MENU

Author archives: - Associated Press

  • 6 show-runners who’ve made their mark in TV

    December 11, 2014 • EntertainmentComments Off on 6 show-runners who’ve made their mark in TV

    FILE – In this March 14, 2014 dil photo, Jenji Kohan arrives at PALEYFEST 2014 – “Orange is the New Black” in Los Angeles. Kohan created “Orange is the New Black,” based on a memoir of the same name, for Netflix. Its third...

  • Kirk and Anne Douglas reflect on 60-year romance

    December 11, 2014 • EntertainmentComments Off on Kirk and Anne Douglas reflect on 60-year romance

    In this Friday, Dec. 5, 2014 photo, Kirk Douglas, right, and wife Anne Douglas pose for a portrait in Beverly Hills, Calif. The rakish screen legend with the famously dimpled chin made it abundantly clear that he was done with writing on a recent overcast...

  • No coverage at ‘The Interview’ premiere

    December 11, 2014 • EntertainmentComments Off on No coverage at ‘The Interview’ premiere

    This image released by Columbia Pictures shows James Franco, left, and Seth Rogen in “The Interview.” The comedy is set for release in 2014 on Christmas Day. (AP Photo/Columbia Pictures, Sony, Ed Araquel) LOS ANGELES (AP) — There will be no...

  • Garcia Marquez archive cost kept secret

    December 11, 2014 • EntertainmentComments Off on Garcia Marquez archive cost kept secret

    FILE – This undated file photo shows Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez at an undisclosed location. The University of Texas on Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014 refused to disclose what it paid for the archive of Colombian novelist and Nobel laureate Gabriel...

  • Detroit mayor: Challenges remain after bankruptcy

    December 11, 2014 • BusinessComments Off on Detroit mayor: Challenges remain after bankruptcy

    Gov. Rick Snyder, left, speaks as emergency manager, Kevyn Orr listens at a news conference in Detroit Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014. Snyder said that the nation’s largest municipal bankruptcy will end at midnight. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya) DETROIT (AP) — The...

  • ‘Next Top Model’ contestant sues Tyra Banks

    December 11, 2014 • Business, EntertainmentComments Off on ‘Next Top Model’ contestant sues Tyra Banks

    FILE – In this May 6, 2014 file photo, Tyra Banks attends the Flawsome Ball in New York. A former “America’s Next Top Model” contestant is suing Banks for $3 million, saying she was improperly denied a top prize because she used to be an escort....

  • Asia shares drop as oil reinforces growth jitters

    December 11, 2014 • BusinessComments Off on Asia shares drop as oil reinforces growth jitters

    Brendan Connolly works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014. U.S. stocks are opening modestly lower as indexes in Europe and China recover from a slump the previous day. (AP Photo/Richard Drew) TOKYO (AP) — Asian stock...

  • Son to reunite with dad found after 12 days at sea

    December 11, 2014 • BusinessComments Off on Son to reunite with dad found after 12 days at sea

    This photo provided by the U.S. Navy, sailors assigned to the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Paul Hamilton (DDG 60) rescue Ron Ingraham on Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014 near Hawaii. Ingraham, 67, was found dehydrated and hungry after going missing...

  • Tech summit addresses industry’s lack of diversity

    December 11, 2014 • BusinessComments Off on Tech summit addresses industry’s lack of diversity

    Joven Palma, 13, is reflected in the screen of a laptop computer, Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014, at Pacific Middle School in Des Moines, Wash., as he listens to instructions for taking part in the international Hour of Code project. The project seeks to increase...

  • A climate idea comes of age: Zero emissions

    December 11, 2014 • BusinessComments Off on A climate idea comes of age: Zero emissions

    Farhana Yamin, London-based environmental lawyer who is an adviser for the Marshall Islands, speaks with the Associated Press during the Climate Change Conference in Lima, Peru, Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014. Farhana pointed out a paragraph in a copy of the 1992 U.N....