News archive from 2 January 2013, page 73

'Django Unchained' was more than a role for Kerry Washington

On screen and off, Kerry Washington is a strong woman with strong convictions. Not only does she play the tough political crisis manager Olivia Pope on ABC's highly rated show "Scandal," she also commanded the national stage on the final...

 
For a happy 2013: end gun violence and hunger, find jobs for the unemployed and reform immigration policies 

For a happy 2013: end gun violence and hunger, find jobs for the unemployed and reform immigration policies 

Sitting down to write my annual “Wishes for the New Year” column, I could almost hear the collective sigh of relief with which 2012 would be sent off Monday night by New Yorkers, still reeling from the terrible destruction visited upon our city by...

 

Stocks surge after Congress passes budget deal

NEW YORK -- Stocks roared higher on Wall Street and around the world after Congress passed a last-minute budget deal to avert sweeping tax hikes and government spending cuts. The Dow Jones industrial jumped 308 points to close at 13,412 Wednesday, the...

 
The youngest Elder in 'Book of Mormon'

The youngest Elder in 'Book of Mormon'

As the youngest of the Mormon elders in "The Book of Mormon," Arnold Cunningham is a case study in well-meaning ineptitude and comic confabulations that hybridize Mormon theology with geek-culture signifiers from "Star Wars" and...

 
Hillary Clinton seen leaving hospital after blood clot treatment

Hillary Clinton seen leaving hospital after blood clot treatment

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, only days after checking into a New York hospital for a blood clot near her brain, was seen smiling Wednesday as she left the hospital. Clinton, 65, was seen in the back of a car, leaving New York-Presbyterian...

 

Man armed with scissors shot by cop in confrontation in Brooklyn

An emotionally disturbed man armed with scissors was shot by a police officer and critically wounded in a confrontation in Brooklyn, police sources said.

 

Review: Nintendo's TVii tops button-laden remotes

LOS ANGELES -- Nintendo's TV-watching tool for the new Wii U game console beats my regular remote control hands down. Called TVii, the service transforms how you watch television in three key ways. It turns the touch-screen GamePad controller for the...

 

Juanita Louise Caskey

CULLMAN - Juanita Louise Caskey Memorial services for Juanita Louise Caskey, 67, of Cullman will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013, at Daystar Church, the Rev. Jerry Lawson officiating. Cullman Heritage Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements....

 
Pa. governor sues NCAA over Penn State sanctions

Pa. governor sues NCAA over Penn State sanctions

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. In a bold challenge to the NCAA's powers, Pennsylvania's governor claimed in a lawsuit Wednesday that college sports' governing body overstepped its authority and "piled on" when it penalized Penn State over the Jerry...

 

Did Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie secretly marry on Christmas Day?

Did Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie become "Mr. & Mrs. Smith" on Christmas Day? The unconfirmed rumor du jour has Hollywood's No. 1 celebrity couple spiriting their brood off to the Turks and Caicos Islands in the Caribbean to swap "I...

 

Hilary Mantel wins best-novel Costa Book Award

LONDON -- British writer and two-time Booker Prize winner Hilary Mantel has been named novelist of the year at Britain's Costa Book Awards for "Bring Up the Bodies." Mantel's achievement Wednesday makes her the first author to win both the...

 

King latest celebrity owner of bowling team

SEATTLE -- Billie Jean King is branching out to bowling. King is the celebrity owner of the New York City WTT KingPins, joining Los Angeles Clippers guard Chris Paul and former NFL stars Jerome Bettis and Terrell Owens as celebrity owners in the...

 

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