WASHINGTON (AP) — A group of Republicans and Democrats in the House is finalizing a sweeping immigration bill that offers work permits and the eventual prospect of citizenship to millions of people living illegally in the United States,
Roger Ebert reviewed thousands of films over the years, influencing moviegoers across the country with his uncomplicated, yet intelligent reviews that were breezy and often quotable. Along with fellow film critic Gene Siskel, Ebert, who died on Thursday
The death of film critic Roger Ebert elicits wide reaction from directors, actors, fellow critics and others:
“I am devastated by the loss of my love, Roger — my husband, my friend, my confidante and oh-so-brilliant partner of
WASHINGTON (AP) — North Korea’s latest outburst of nuclear and military threats has given the U.S. a rare opportunity to build bridges with China — a potential silver lining to the simmering crisis that could revitalize the Obama
LOS ANGELES (AP) — It turns out “The Last Show” wasn’t the last, after all.
Just around the corner from the intersection of Mary Tyler Moore Avenue and Newhart Street at CBS Studio Center, actress Mary Tyler Moore
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Roger Ebert could be tough on filmmakers, but unlike many critics, he earned their respect.
So much so that they claimed him as one of their own when the Directors Guild of America made
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Gun enthusiasts fearful of new weapon controls and alarmed by rumors of government hoarding are buying bullets practically by the bushel, making it hard for stores nationwide to keep shelves stocked and even putting
NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook Home, the new application that takes over the front screen of a smartphone, is a bit of a corporate home invasion. Facebook is essentially moving into Google’s turf, taking advantage of software the
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy has enjoyed a four-month stretch of robust job gains, and on Friday the government will report whether that trend endured into March.
Economists generally think it did. They predict that employers added
“I don’t want to call them doomsdayers, but people get on these blogs on the Internet and they drive people’s fears. They do not want to wait around and see.” — Hans Farnung, a gun retailer in Rochester,
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An official says a bomb attached to a donkey has exploded, killing a policeman and wounded three civilians.
Local government spokesman Sarhadi Zwak says the donkey blew up in front a police security post
NEW YORK (AP) — Prosecutors have turned down an inmate’s bid to be cleared in the 1998 killing of a retired police officer, an exoneration effort championed by actor Martin Sheen.
After an 18-month review of information including
NEW YORK (AP) — Think Wall Street trading is brutal? Head up to the grittiest part of the South Bronx, where cutthroat deals are made in the dead of night on a massive concrete floor that reeks of
KITTERY, Maine (AP) — The first sign of trouble for the USS Thresher was a garbled message about a “minor difficulty” after the nuclear-powered submarine descended to about 1,000 feet on what was supposed to be a routine
UNDATED (AP) — Economists say March likely was another month of solid job gains.
The survey by FactSet finds that economists believe the Labor Department report due Friday will include the creation of 195,000 jobs, marking a fifth
NEW YORK (AP) — There’s been plenty of star power already at the Women in the World summit in New York: Angelina Jolie and Meryl Streep both were part of the opening night program.
But a different sort
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Gun enthusiasts fearful of new weapon controls and hearing false rumors of government hoarding are buying bullets practically by the bushel.
The demand is making it hard for gun stores to keep shelves stocked