By JACQUES BILLEAUDAssociated Press
PHOENIX (AP) - When Joe Arpaio, the tough-talking Arizona law enforcement official, found himself in the awkward position of having his own words used against him in a discrimination lawsuit, the usually brash sheriff was unusually quiet.
The Maricopa County she
By The Associated Press
Britain's phone-hacking scandal erupted last July after it emerged that journalists at Rupert Murdoch's News of the World routinely eavesdropped on cellphones' voicemail boxes in order to score scoops.
The probe has since grown to include allegations of computer
By MICHELLE LOCKEFor The Associated Press
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Marion Cunningham, the home-cooking champion whose legacy can be found in the food-spattered pages of "Fannie Farmer" cookbooks in kitchens across America, has died at age 90.
Cunningham, who had been ill for some years, died Wednesday
By NEKESA MUMBI MOODYAP Music Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Spike Lee worked with Michael Jackson and considered him a friend, but the director says even he learned a lot combing through footage of the icon for a planned documentary about the singer's "Bad" album.
Lee calls it a "treasure chest of fi
By VERENA DOBNIKAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Mayor Michael Bloomberg says that if New Yorkers want to kill themselves with sugar - that's their right.
That was the mayor's response Monday to a small, peaceful protest rally against a ban on big sodas on a sidewalk near City Hall Park -
By ROXANA HEGEMANAssociated Press
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - Kansas State University student Greg Peterson and some friends were unwinding at a drive-in restaurant when LMFAO's song "Sexy and I Know It" came on the radio.
By Natalie Abrams,
Nora Ephron, the prolific, Oscar-nominated writer of such films as Sleepless in Seattle and When Harry Met Sally..., died Tuesday, TVGuide.com has confirmed. She was 71.
Ephron succumbed to pneumonia after battling acute myeloid leukemia.
By HILLEL ITALIEAP National Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Among the injustices about the death of Nora Ephron is that she isn't around to tell us about it.
"She was so, so alive," says her friend Carrie Fisher.