Journalist who got docs from Snowden has book deal

NEW YORK (AP) — The reporter central to revealing the massive U.S. government surveillance efforts has a book deal. The Guardian’s Glenn Greenwald has signed with Metropolitan Books, an imprint of Macmillan, for a book to be published…

Pirates vs. Zombies: Comic-Con’s latest showdown

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Avast! While the international pop-culture celebration known as Comic-Con has long been the domain of superheros, the biggest showdown at this year’s convention might not even involve spandex. Several pirate-themed properties are sailing to…

NY art dealer indicted; suspected of selling fakes

NEW YORK (AP) — A Long Island art dealer suspected of selling millions of dollars in counterfeit paintings has been indicted on charges of wire fraud and money laundering. Federal authorities say Glafira Rosales of Sands Point sold…

Internet shows its muscle by making Emmy history

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Groundbreaking Internet series and movie actors could be the headliners in the Emmy Awards contest. Two Netflix shows, “House of Cards” and “Arrested Development,” may become the first online programs to compete for major…

‘Red’ and ‘RIPD’ end up in a game of chicken

NEW YORK (AP) — Scheduling the release of a summer movie isn’t exactly a science. It clearly isn’t an art, either. It’s more akin to a contact sport: Seize the advantageous position, sustain as little damage as possible,…

ESPY Awards List

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Winners at the 21st annual ESPY Awards presented Wednesday: Male Athlete: LeBron James, Miami Heat Female Athlete: Serena Williams Team: Miami Heat Coach-Manager: Rick Pitino, Louisville Cardinals Breakthrough Athlete: Colin Kaepernick, San Francisco 49ers…

Ex-Vegas prosecutor found dead after drug sentence

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A former prosecutor-turned-fugitive who handled the high-profile drug cases of celebrities Paris Hilton and Bruno Mars has been found dead in his Las Vegas home. David Schubert recently completed a five-month stint in prison…

Brother of Randy Travis arrested on meth charge

MARSHVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Authorities in Union County say a brother of country singer Randy Travis has been arrested after sheriff’s deputies found a methamphetamine lab inside his home. Investigators with the sheriff’s office searched the home of…

Trayvon Martin’s friend gets scholarship offer

WASHINGTON (AP) — Syndicated radio personality Tom Joyner is offering help in attending college to the young woman who was the last to speak to Trayvon Martin. Joyner addressed Rachel Jeantel and other young people in what he…

MLB All-Star game TV rating up slightly from ’12

NEW YORK (AP) — The Major League Baseball All-Star game’s television rating is up slightly from last year’s record low. The American League’s 3-0 victory Tuesday night on Fox earned a 6.9 rating and 12 share, up from…

NCAA to stop putting name, logo on video game

NEW YORK (AP) — The NCAA said Wednesday it won’t allow Electronic Arts Inc. to use its logo and name in video games while it fights a lawsuit that says the governing body owes billions of dollars to…

Brother of Randy Travis arrested on meth charge

MARSHVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Authorities in North Carolina say a brother of country singer Randy Travis was arrested after sheriff’s deputies found a methamphetamine lab inside his home. Union County sheriff’s investigators searched the home of 50-year-old David…

Review: Sara Bareilles shines on ‘Blessed Unrest’

Sara Bareilles, “The Blessed Unrest” (Epic Records) There’s a sweet way Sara Bareilles sings about her breakup on her new album. She’s soft on the honeyed, piano pop gems that make up “The Blessed Unrest,” her voice is…