‘Shield’ actor pleads not guilty in death of wife

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An actor who played a police officer on “The Shield” TV show pleaded not guilty to murder Wednesday in the death of his wife and was ordered to stay away from his two young sons. Michael Jace entered the plea through his attorneys and was told by a...

Fierce feline who terrorized family stumps TV host

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — In what truly epitomized the title of his TV show, “My Cat From Hell,” feline behaviorist Jackson Galaxy is calling his attempt to tame the Portland cat notorious for attacking a baby and boxing his panicked owners into a bedroom “the...

Jay Leno to win nation’s top humor prize in DC

WASHINGTON (AP) — Newly retired from “The Tonight Show,” Jay Leno is now being awarded the nation’s top humor prize for following in the tradition of satire and social commentary of Mark Twain, the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts announced Wednesday. Leno...
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D-Day ship’s flag among WWII artifacts up for sale

AP Photo ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A U.S. flag from one of the thousands of Allied ships that delivered troops and supplies to the Normandy beaches is among the hundreds of D-Day and other World War II artifacts being auctioned in New York City, a day before the 70th anniversary...

PBS: Ivory tusks are off ‘Antiques Roadshow’

LOS ANGELES (AP) — PBS says “Antiques Roadshow” is dropping appraisals of ivory tusks. The tusks won’t be shown in new episodes or in segments drawn from previously aired shows, PBS said Wednesday. The popular public TV series features a wide variety of...
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Why would gay ally Jonah Hill let fly with a slur?

AP Photo/Douglas Gorenstein LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jonah Hill is winning points for what appears to be a sincere apology for hurling a gay slur at a paparazzo he says was harassing him. But the insult the actor hurled last week still raises the question: Why would someone like...
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Co-founder of Burt’s Bees says he was ousted

AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty PARKMAN, Maine (AP) — Conventional wisdom suggests the Burt behind Burt’s Bees left the company after he became disillusioned with the corporate world in North Carolina and wanted to return to his solitary life in Maine. The reality, Burt...
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CBS News’ Lara Logan back at work

AP Photo/Chris Pizzello NEW YORK (AP) — CBS News’ Lara Logan is back at work at “60 Minutes” more than six months after being ordered to take a leave of absence for her role in a story on the Benghazi raid. CBS News spokeswoman Sonya McNair said Wednesday...
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In sweats, Cosby remembers classmate at memorial

AP Photo/Matt Rourke PHILADELPHIA (AP) — There was no missing Bill Cosby at a memorial for businessman and philanthropist Lewis Katz. Among a sea of dark suits, Cosby sported red Temple University sweatpants and a school T-shirt. The 72-year-old Katz died Saturday in a...
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Review: Woodley pitch-perfect on ‘Fault’

AP Photo/James Bridges Let’s start with the obvious. For its core audience, “The Fault in Our Stars” is essentially critic-proof. If you’re a fan of the wildly popular young-adult book by John Green, and have already shed tears at its story of teenage...