DETROIT (AP) — Actress Mariska Hargitay, who portrays a
police detective on television, on Monday pledged her support for a
real-life crime-fighting effort: quicker testing for a backlog of
thousands of rape kits in the Detroit area and across
PARIS (AP) — Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy and his
pop-star-supermodel wife have always thrived under the public gaze.
But recent scrutiny has given even this French glamour couple
reason to squirm.
PARIS (AP) — His conversations secretly recorded by a trusted
adviser and investigating judges, former French President Nicolas
Sarkozy and his singer-songwriter wife sought an emergency
injunction Monday to block further publication of their private
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The good news? Miranda Lambert has
completed her much anticipated, though somewhat overdue, fifth
album. The bad news? You have to wait until June 3 for "Platinum,"
a full two years and eight months since her last LP.
NEW YORK (AP) — The shirtless warriors of the "300" sequel
"Rise of an Empire" ravaged the post-Oscars box-office weekend with
a domestic debut of $45.1 million but an even bigger international
haul of $87.8 million.
Two years after launching its Infinite line of digital comics,
Marvel Entertainment said it intends to expand the line's offerings
with its first all-ages titles as it moves to attract younger
readers familiar with characters like Spider-Man from animated
ENGLEWOOD, N.J. (AP) — Sheila MacRae starred on the Broadway
stage and in films, yet it was her small-screen role as the
tolerant and brassy wife of a Brooklyn bus driver for which she is
CAIRO (AP) — The signal of a Saudi-based television network was
deliberately jammed while airing the show of Egypt's top satirist,
the broadcaster's spokesman said Saturday, the latest disruption to
hit the popular program.
NEW YORK (AP) — A mystery man. A splashy reveal. A media
frenzy. Newsweek staked its return from the dead on a story it knew
would get attention. A cover story claiming it had uncovered "the
face behind bitcoin," the world's most popular digital
NEW YORK (AP) — Three weeks after losing much of his left arm,
science correspondent Miles O'Brien appeared on the "PBS NewsHour"
to declare "I'll be OK" and to announce he had tied his necktie