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  • DeGeneres angles for ‘Bridesmaids’ sequel, role

    December 20, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this April 29, 2013 file photo, TV host Ellen DeGeneres arrives at the season 4 premiere of “Arrested Development” in Los Angeles. Ellen DeGeneres wants to be in “Bridesmaids 2.” The returning Oscar host, DeGeneres, says...

  • Settlement reached on Casey Kasem conservatorship

    December 20, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this Oct. 27, 2003 file photo, Casey Kasem poses for photographers after receiving the Radio Icon award during The 2003 Radio Music Awards in Las Vegas. Attorneys for Kasem’s wife and one of his adult daughters told a Los Angeles judge...

  • Foul weather threatens to snarl US holiday travel

    December 20, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Passengers wait in the security line at Terminal 3 at O’Hare International Airport in Chicago on Friday, Dec. 20, 2013. A local weather forecast predicts rain will continue Friday with some light freezing drizzle, with a chance of rain and sleet...

  • Stores open for 100 hours to attract shoppers

    December 20, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Nov. 28, 2013 file photo, a shopper who declined to give his name waits outside a Kmart store for it to open in Anaheim, Calif. Some retailers, disappointed by sales so far during the holiday shopping season, are staying open for up to 81...

  • Neighbors say Nevada gunman had botched vasectomy

    December 20, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    This photo provided by the California Department of Motor Vehicles via the Reno Gazette-Journal and KXTV News 10 shows Alan Frazier. Frazier, who complained he had a botched 2010 surgery, left a suicide note outlining plans for his attack before targeting...

  • Former exec charged with murder in NH crash

    December 20, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    This booking photo provided by the Lebanon, N.H., Police Department Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013, shows Robert Dellinger, 53, of Sunapee, N.H. charged with manslaughter in the deaths of a Vermont couple who were expecting their first child in January 2014....

  • Congress OKs new IRS chief, ends turbulent year

    December 20, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    John Koskinen, President Barack Obama’s choice to head the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013, before the Senate Finance Committee hearing on his nomination. Koskinen, 74, is a retired...

  • Fury and frustration over Target data breach

    December 20, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Shoppers arrive at a Target store in Los Angeles on Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013. Target says that about 40 million credit and debit card accounts may have been affected by a data breach that occurred just as the holiday shopping season shifted into high gear. (AP...

  • GNOSF marks 25 years of luring big games

    December 20, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Feb. 3, 2013, file photo, Streamers and confetti fall after the Baltimore Ravens won the NFL Super Bowl XLVII football game 34-31 over the San Francisco 49ers in New Orleans. When a record New Orleans Bowl crowd of well over 50,000 files...

  • Lawsuit: Casey’s fired manager in dead twins case

    December 20, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Jan 11, 2012 file photo, Jackie Burkle, 22, of Huxley, Iowa, looks over her shoulder at her family in a courtroom at the Story County courthouse during her preliminary hearing in Nevada, Iowa. A lawsuit contends that a gas station chain...