By Natalie Abrams,
Portia de Rossi has been cast as Lily Munster in NBC's upcoming Munsters reboot Mockingbird Lane, TVGuide.com has confirmed.
Jerry O'Connell to play Herman Munster in NBC's Mockingbird Lane
By SARAH DiLORENZOAP Business Writer
BRUSSELS (AP) - The head of the European Union's executive body urged the region's leaders on Wednesday to show the world that they were ready to move closer together to resolve their debt crisis.
Jose Manuel Barroso
NEW YORK (AP) - Another major e-book holdout has joined the digital world: Thomas Pynchon.
Penquin Press announced Tuesday that the electronic editions of "Gravity's Rainbow," ''V." and other influential works will go on sale Wednesday.
By PABLO GORONDIAssociated Press
The price of oil slipped closer to $83 a barrel Wednesday amid speculation OPEC will leave its production quotas unchanged at this week's meeting to avoid hurting an already fragile global economy.
By early afternoon in Europ
By MARTIN CRUTSINGERAP Economics Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - Cheaper gas has yet to cause consumers to spend enough on other goods to boost the slumping economy.
Americans barely increased their spending at retail businesses this spring, leading economists to predi
By CHRISTINA REXRODEAP Business Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - U.S stocks skidded Wednesday, a looming election in Greece and the broader debt maelstrom in Europe their ominous backdrop.
Major market indexes wavered for much of the day but fell sharply after the finance
By COLLEEN LONGAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - A police officer was indicted Wednesday in the death of an unarmed drug suspect, the first time a New York City officer has faced criminal charges in a fatal shooting since a groom was killed in a 50-shot police barrage on his weddi
By JILL LAWLESS and MEERA SELVA
LONDON (AP) - British lawmakers granted a reprieve Wednesday to the embattled culture minister, ruling that he should not be investigated over allegations that he favored the bid by Rupert Murdoch's News Corp.
By ELENA BECATOROSAssociated Press
ATHENS, Greece (AP) - The new French president has warned Greeks that if they vote to move away from international bailout commitments in the upcoming election, they could be pushed out of the eurozone.
Greece holds a repeat el