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  • Planned AEG sale means hazy future for LA sports

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A for-sale sign for the owner of the Staples Center arena, the NHL’s Los Angeles Kings, Major League Soccer’s LA Galaxy and a stake in the …


  • Macy’s NYC flagship getting $400M makeover

    NEW YORK (AP) — A $400 million makeover is giving New York’s iconic Macy’s store a sleek, new 21st-century style. And some preservationists aren’t happy about it. They see the …


  • Philly pizza museum serves up slices, memorabilia

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — How much does Brian Dwyer love pizza? Let us count the ways: He holds the Guinness World Record for largest collection of pizza memorabilia; he has a …


  • Free speech, religion clash over anti-Muslim film

    CERRITOS, Calif. (AP) — While the man behind an anti-Islam movie that ignited violence across the Middle East would likely face swift punishment in his native Egypt for making the …


  • ‘The Master’ smashes box-office records

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Paul Thomas Anderson’s cult drama “The Master” commanded a huge following in its opening weekend, smashing records on just a handful of screens. The Weinstein Co. …


  • ‘Resident Evil’ rules box office with $21.1M

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Resident Evil: Retribution” ruled the box office this weekend, taking in an estimated $21.1 million. The fifth film in the Sony Screen Gems action franchise, starring …


  • Panetta: violence leveling off; protests to go on

    ABOARD A US MILITARY AIRCRAFT (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta says the turmoil raging across the Muslim world is likely to continue into the days ahead, but he …


  • FAMU holds first home game without famed band

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — As Florida A&M’s Marching 100 quick-stepped across the grass, the stadium announcer’s voice would boom through the speakers to remind those in the stands that no …


  • Calif. filmmaker: I won’t return to besieged home

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Southern California filmmaker linked to an anti-Islamic movie inflaming protests across the Middle East was interviewed Saturday at a Los Angeles sheriff’s station and afterward …


  • Calif. filmmaker released, avoids besieged home

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Southern California filmmaker linked to an anti-Islamic movie inflaming protests across the Middle East was interviewed and released Saturday by federal probation officers at a …


  • LA Sheriff: Feds interview Calif. filmmaker

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Southern California filmmaker linked to an anti-Islamic movie inflaming protests across the Middle East was interviewed by federal probation officers at a Los Angeles sheriff’s …


  • Anger for Islam ties players behind prophet film

    DUARTE, Calif. (AP) — The shared belief that radical Islam threatens the world brought together an ex-convict, an insurance salesman and a Christian charity in production of a crudely crafted …


  • Anger for Islam ties players behind prophet film

    DUARTE, Calif. (AP) — The shared belief that radical Islam threatens the world brought together an ex-convict, an insurance salesman and a Christian charity in production of a crudely crafted …


  • Romney: Gene Hackman should play him in a movie

    NEW YORK (AP) — Who would Mitt Romney like to see play him in a movie? (Gene Hackman) What’s Romney’s guilty pleasure (peanut butter sandwiches and chocolate milk).


  • Anti-Muslim film promoter outspoken on Islam

    HEMET, Calif. (AP) — The public face for the anti-Muslim film inflaming the Middle East is not the filmmaker, but an insurance agent and Vietnam War veteran whose unabashed and …


  • Calif. art work emerges from Solyndra’s bankruptcy

    BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — A small building tucked in the hills of Northern California shines with an unusual green glow from hundreds of glass tubes jutting out from one side …


  • Lawyers: ‘Pink slime’ lawsuit an uphill climb

    LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Beef Products Inc. will face a steep climb in its “pink slime” defamation lawsuit against ABC News as the South Dakota-based meat processor works to rebuild …


  • For Muhammad Ali, a Liberty Medal in Philly

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Retired boxing champ Muhammad Ali was known as “The Greatest” inside the ring. But some say the moniker has been even more fitting in the years since …


  • Muhammad Ali receives Liberty Medal in Philly

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Boxing great Muhammad Ali was honored Thursday with the Liberty Medal for his longtime role outside the ring as a fighter for humanitarian causes, civil rights and …


  • Anti-Muslim film promoter outspoken on Islam

    HEMET, Calif. (AP) — The public face for the anti-Muslim film inflaming the Middle East is not the filmmaker, but an insurance agent and Vietnam War veteran whose unabashed and …


  • ABC News sued for defamation over ‘pink slime’

    NORTH SIOUX CITY, S.D. (AP) — Beef Products Inc. sued ABC News, Inc. for defamation Thursday over its coverage of a meat product that critics dub “pink slime,” claiming the …


  • Key facts after fallout from prophet film

    Anti-American protests have erupted in the Middle East over a crudely made film mocking the prophet Muhammad, resulting in violent embassy protests around the Middle East, fallout in the U.S. …


  • Q&A: Coptic Christians on film sparking protests

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The California man who made “Innocence of Muslims,” a film denigrating Islam and the Prophet Muhammad, is a Coptic Christian. The film has sparked protests in …


  • White House: Deplores prophet film inciting raids

    GOLDEN, Colo. (AP) — The White House says the U.S. deplores the content of an amateur film that denigrates Islam, but America’s free speech rights allow such films to air. …


  • Feds ID California man’s role in anti-Islam film

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal authorities have identified a southern California man once convicted of financial crimes as the key figure behind the anti-Muslim film that ignited mob violence against U.S. …


  • BPI sues ABC News for ‘pink slime’ defamation

    NORTH SIOUX CITY, S.D. (AP) — Beef Products Inc. sued ABC News, Inc. for defamation Thursday over its coverage of a meat product that critics dub “pink slime,” claiming the …


  • Jewel pens new song, ‘Flower’ for cancer survivors

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Singer-songwriter Jewel has penned numerous lyrics empowering women after heartbreak and loss, and now she hopes to do the same for breast cancer survivors. Jewel’s latest …


  • APNewsBreak: US identifies anti-Muslim filmmaker

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal authorities have identified a Coptic Christian in southern California who is on probation after his conviction for financial crimes as the key figure behind the anti-Muslim …


  • APNewsBreak: BPI sues ABC News for defamation

    LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Beef Products Inc. filed a defamation lawsuit Thursday against ABC News for its coverage of a meat product that critics have dubbed “pink slime,” alleging that …


  • Protesters storm US Embassy in Yemen

    SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Chanting “death to America,” hundreds of protesters angered by an anti-Islam film stormed the U.S. Embassy compound in Yemen’s capital and burned the American flag on …

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