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  • Texas incident fuels concern about lone-wolf terror attacks

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — The attempted attack on a provocative cartoon contest in Texas appears to reflect a scenario that has long troubled national security officials: a do-it-yourself terror plot, inspired by the Islamic State extremist group and facilitated through the ease of social media. Trying...

  • 10 of the most memorable movie moms ever

    Richard Hall | Published: Thu, May 7, 2015

    Whether they’re great or pisspoor at parenting, here are 10 of the most memorable movie moms ever.

  • Spain's soccer federation suspends matches from May 16

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    MADRID (AP) — Spain's soccer federation is suspending all league and cup matches from May 16 in protest at a proposed law on the sale of television rights and the division of the income earned. The federation said the decision had been taken by its board of directors on Wednesday. The...

  • Al Jazeera America ousts top executive amid defections

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — The troubled Al Jazeera America network ousted its chief executive on Wednesday following a week of management defections and a lawsuit charging an employee with anti-Semitism. The little-watched news network is replacing its CEO, Ehab Al Shihabi, with veteran news executive Al...

  • Business Highlights

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    ___ For some long-term unemployed, hope arises: A job audition WASHINGTON (AP) — Bill Lewis was under more pressure than most new hires when he began a job in information technology last year in Monroe, Connecticut. Jobless for a year, he had eight weeks to persuade his employer to keep him...

  • Johnson denies he allowed Earnhardt to win Talladega

    Updated: 10 hr ago

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Fans of Dale Earnhardt Jr. have spent the last four years believing that Jimmie Johnson owed his teammate a favor for pushing Johnson to the win at Talladega Superspeedway in 2011. Some felt the payback finally came Sunday when Johnson was accused of "letting" Earnhardt...

  • FIFA hits back at German TV after arrests in Qatar

    Updated: 12 hr ago

    GENEVA (AP) — FIFA has heavily criticized its broadcasting partner in Germany for a documentary about World Cup hosts Russia and Qatar that was aired after a reporter revealed his filming crew had been arrested in Doha and had footage and personal data deleted. In an unusual outburst on...

  • This Is What Pop Culture Looked Like In 2005

    Published: Wed, May 6, 2015

    A mere 10 years ago, blockbuster franchises were dominating the box office, "American Idol" and "CSI" were on the air, and Tom Cruise was at the center of a Scientology controversy, The Huffington Post reports. It might seem like not much has changed in the decade that's since unfolded, but it...

  • CBS' Bob Schieffer leaving 'Face the Nation' this month

    Updated: 15 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Bob Schieffer's last Sunday as host of CBS' "Face the Nation" will be on May 31. The veteran newsman, who announced his retirement last month, had said only that he would be leaving this summer. But summer's coming early for Schieffer, who wants to relax for the warm weather...

  • Smartphone video of boxing clash lands blow to copyright

    Published: Wed, May 6, 2015

    The boxing match billed as the fight of the century is over, but the battle over smartphone video streaming of the Las Vegas showdown is just beginning. Revelations that dozens of smartphone users streamed the Manny Pacquiao-Floyd Mayweather weekend fight have raised questions about how new...

  • Harris Faulkner considered rising star at Fox

    Updated: 15 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Harris Faulkner's hobby may sound like a patriotic put-on, but the Fox News Channel anchor insists it's legit. "The thing that I really love to do, that I now only do in the shower, is to sing the national anthem," said Faulkner, a regular on Fox's daytime show "Outnumbered."...

  • How do you get on QVC? Tips from entrepreneur Lori Greiner

    Updated: 15 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Take a product on a home shopping channel and sell out in a matter of minutes— it's the dream of many entrepreneurs. Lori Greiner, who's sold her jewelry organizers, home decor and other products on QVC since 1998, encourages other entrepreneurs to try to get on air. Greiner,...

  • For better steaks, veggies, make better butter to go on top

    Updated: 17 hr ago

    It's summer and your grill is about to go into overdrive. At the start of the season you'll probably be content to cook up perfectly seared, but otherwise unadorned steaks, chops and portobello mushrooms. A few weeks down the road, you may want to dress them up a little bit. Flavored butters do...

  • NCAA's new head of officials ready to make tough calls

    Updated: Tue, May 5, 2015

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — J.D. Collins has one goal as the NCAA's coordinator of men's basketball officials: Get it right. A few hours after Tuesday's announcement of his new job, Collins told The Associated Press he expects referees to enforce the rules correctly, consistently and efficiently — and...

  • Team behind Tony Awards to produce Kennedy Center Honors

    Updated: Tue, May 5, 2015

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Producers who have created the Tony Awards show for the past 12 years will be given a "clean slate" and a mandate to update the "Kennedy Center Honors," marking a new direction for the CBS broadcast for the first time in nearly four decades. The John F. Kennedy Center for the...

  • In online era, chefs face scorn, raves of the amateur critic

    Updated: Tue, May 5, 2015

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The online reviews had filtered in, and they weren't good: The restaurant Mark Cammarano had invested nearly all of his mother's retirement money in got just two stars. So the FYI Network — known for gimmicky reality TV shows like "Married at First Sight" — offered to step in...

  • CBS keeps its winning ways with another top-ranked week

    Updated: Tue, May 5, 2015

    NEW YORK (AP) — A slate of CBS dramas and comedies dominated the Nielsen Top 20 last week, lifting CBS to its 10th consecutive win in viewership. CBS claimed 13 of the Top 20 series, led by the No. 1 show, "NCIS," followed by "NCIS: New Orleans" and "The Big Bang Theory." ABC had four series...

  • Bono and U2 set as sole guests on Friday's 'Tonight Show'

    Updated: Tue, May 5, 2015

    NEW YORK (AP) — New Yorkers have been running into Bono and his band, U2, all over town the past few days. The group has been taping music and comedy bits to include in their Friday appearance on NBC's "Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," where they'll be the only guests. Lucky subway riders...

  • Nielsen's top programs for April 27-May 3

    Updated: Tue, May 5, 2015

    Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for April 27-May 3. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership. 1. "NCIS,"CBS, 14.9 million. 2. "NCIS: New Orleans," CBS, 14.6 million. 3. "The Big Bang Theory," CBS, 13.9 million. 4. "Dancing with the Stars," ABC, 13.2 million. 5....

  • Fonda, Tomlin play it 'fierce' in comedy 'Grace and Frankie'

    Updated: Tue, May 5, 2015

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Age rarely catches a break in pop culture. But when Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin lend their outsized talents to a sitcom, expect something far removed from old-lady cliches and self-negating punchlines. "Grace and Frankie," the 13-episode Netflix comedy debuting Friday with the...



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