News archive from 7 June 2011

'Modern Family,' 'Mad Men' and a few underdogs top first Critics' Choice Television Awards nominations

The Critics' Choice Awards branch out with a strictly TV kudo-fest on June 20 -- and topping its list of nominees are award favorites "Modern Family," "Mad Men" and "30 Rock," as well as a few surprise entries from fan...

 
Anthony Weiner admits lying about online photos

Anthony Weiner admits lying about online photos

Reporting from Washington and New York- Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-N.Y.) admitted Monday that he had sent explicit photographs of himself to women online and apologized to his family and constituents for what he called a "hugely regrettable...

 

'Dallas' Reboot on TNT: What's the Best Prime-Time Soap of All Time?

We know, we know -- some of you weren't even born yet when "Dallas" went off the air after 13 seasons in 1991. (Justin Bieber wasn't even a glimmer in his mom's eye.) But if you missed the pop culture phenomenon the first time around --...

 

BCS strips Southern Cal of 2004 national championship

The Bowl Championship Series has stripped Southern California of its 2004 title and will leave that season without a BCS champion. BCS officials had said USC was in danger of having its championship vacated after the Trojans were hit with heavy NCAA...

 
Libyan Rebels Retake Town in West

Libyan Rebels Retake Town in West

TRIPOLI, Libya - Following a series of NATO airstrikes, rebel forces retook the western mountain town of Yafran on Monday, breaking a month-long siege by forces loyal to Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi, news agencies reported. Multimedia Photographs Battle...

 

Jason Terry: Portland has better D than Heat; can LeBron guard me?

Jason Terry has averaged 14.3 points during the Finals on 38-percent shooting, a significant drop from the first three playoff series, when he averaged 17.3 points on 47.1-percent shooting. His on-court production has slipped, but his rhetoric...

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USC stripped of 2004 BCS national championship

The Bowl Championship Series has stripped Southern California of its 2004 title and will leave that season without a BCS champion. The announcement Monday is no surprise. BCS officials had said USC was in danger of having its championship vacated...

 

Compuware co-founder Karmanos steps down as CEO

Compuware Corp. announced today that the company's co-founder and longtime leader Peter Karmanos Jr. is handing his CEO reins over to Bob Paul, Compuware's president and chief operating officer. The technology company said Karmanos will serve as...

 
Travel Insider: Don't take a vacation from Internet security

Travel Insider: Don't take a vacation from Internet security

Time is money, so today I'm going to save you both by telling you what happens when your Facebook and Gmail accounts get hacked and how to avoid that fate, which is especially important for travelers. Until this happened to me, I thought strong...

 
Weiner admits he sent lewd picture; won't quit

Weiner admits he sent lewd picture; won't quit

NEW YORK After days of denials, a choked-up New York Democratic Rep. Anthony Weiner confessed Monday that he tweeted a bulging-underpants photo of himself to a young woman and admitted to "inappropriate" exchanges with six women before and...

 
Rep. Anthony Weiner admits he sexted, tweeted crotch pic; says he will not step down amid scandal

Rep. Anthony Weiner admits he sexted, tweeted crotch pic; says he will not step down amid scandal

Embattled Rep. Anthony Weiner admitted Monday he sent dirty pictures of himself to Internet strangers and lied about it but he denied cheating on his wife - and said he wasn't stepping down. "I have terrible mistakes that have hurt the people I...

 

Earle and Stuart display seamless synchronicity

The demands of relentless touring can either break or build the traveling troubadour. In the case of Stacey Earle and Mark Stuart, a life lived on the road has made them tight as twin fiddles. There was near-seamless synchronicity between the...

 

Tuesday Talk: At 4 p.m., Discuss Detroit's budget

It was just last week that a budget compromise looked promising between Detroit City Council and Detroit Mayor Dave Bing. After Bing staved off additional cuts to the budget with a veto, Detroit City Council on Monday voted to make the cuts anyway....

 

U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner admits tweeting lewd pics, won't resign

New York- After days of denials, a choked-up New York Democratic Rep. Anthony Weiner confessed Monday that he tweeted a bulging-underpants photo of himself to a young woman and admitted to "inappropriate" exchanges with six women before and...

 

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