CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Britain's Prince William bid
farewell to Australia on Thursday in the only speech of his
national tour, revealing that his baby son George had become
particularly fond of a toy native animal during the visit.
KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — When they moved from Georgia to the
theme park playground of central Florida four years ago, Anthony
and Candice Johnson found work at a barbecue restaurant and a
7-Eleven. Their combined salaries nevertheless fell short of what
they needed to rent an apartment, so the couple and their two
children have instead been hopping among cheap motel rooms along
CLEVELAND (AP) — Attorneys for two women held in a Cleveland
home and abused for a decade say Joan Rivers should apologize for
comparing living in her daughter's guest room with the captivity
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lawyers for a theater producer on Wednesday
denied sexual abuse claims made against their client in a lawsuit
by a man who has leveled similar allegations against other
entertainment industry figures.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Singer Chris Brown's trial on an assault
charge was put on hold for months Wednesday after prosecutors
declined to grant immunity to his bodyguard, who would be a key
witness in the case.
ATLANTA (AP) — A 9-year-old Atlanta boy who police say was
abducted for a short time from his driveway is being praised by
community leaders for his calm as he sang the gospel song "Every
Praise" until the man released him.
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City's Tavern on the Green, closed
since the previous operators lost their lease and declared
bankruptcy in 2009, reopens Thursday under new management. Here are
five things to know about the once-grand restaurant in Central
NEW YORK (AP) — Slightly more than half of the people who
watched the Sochi Olympics on NBC also used a computer, tablet or
smartphone to get information about the games while the TV was on,
the network said Wednesday.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — An Ovation guitar factory in the
western Connecticut hills that produced instruments for music
legends from Paul Simon to Cat Stevens to Glen Campbell will be
closing in June after 47 years and production of the Ovation line
in the United States will stop, the manufacturer's parent company
told the shop's 46 workers this week.
NEW YORK (AP) — Neil Patrick Harris knows that his character
Hedwig speaks directly to the audience throughout his Broadway
show, "Hedwig and the Angry Inch." So he understands how things can
sometimes get unruly.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jon Bon Jovi's hit tune "Who Says You Can't
Go Home?" took on new meaning Tuesday as the rock star cut the
ribbon on a namesake housing development for low-income residents
and the formerly homeless in Philadelphia.