Tags


Everything tagged


Sort by:

Stories tagged: Arts and entertainment


  • THURSDAY, JAN. 17, 2013, 10:51 A.M.

    ‘Dear Abby’ advice columnist dies at age 94

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Pauline Friedman Phillips, who under the name of Abigail Van Buren, wrote the long-running “Dear Abby” advice column that was followed by millions of newspaper readers throughout …


  • THURSDAY, DEC. 20, 2012, 2:31 A.M.

    Miss USA Olivia Culpo is crowned Miss Universe

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — An American university student is the new Miss Universe, defeating dozens of contestants from six continents to bring the crown back to the U.S. after a …


  • WEDNESDAY, DEC. 19, 2012, 5:48 P.M.

    Funerals become a routine in shattered Newtown

    NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — One by one by one by one, each with fresh heartbreak, hearses crisscrossed two New England towns on Wednesday, bearing three tiny victims of the Sandy …


  • WEDNESDAY, DEC. 19, 2012, 4:39 P.M.

    ‘Lincoln’ at the Capitol draws director and star

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Today’s lawmakers might be excused for thinking they’ve seen this movie: A recently re-elected president spars with a quarrelsome Congress over an issue that roils the nation. …


  • WEDNESDAY, DEC. 19, 2012, 3:56 P.M.

    Senators write Sony, criticize ‘Zero Dark Thirty’

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The movie “Zero Dark Thirty” is misleading and “grossly inaccurate” in its suggestion that torture produced the tip that led the U.S. military to find terrorist leader …


  • WEDNESDAY, DEC. 19, 2012, 12:56 P.M.

    Affleck calls for stronger US leadership in Congo

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Actor-director Ben Affleck says a desperate humanitarian situation in Congo requires a stronger display of U.S. leadership. The “Argo” star told a House committee in Washington on …


  • WEDNESDAY, DEC. 19, 2012, 9:20 A.M.

    Clarification: TV-New Millennial Network story

    NEW YORK (AP) — In a story Dec. 17, The Associated Press reported that the upcoming cable channel being launched by Participant Media had acquired the distribution assets of the …


  • WEDNESDAY, DEC. 19, 2012, 6:29 A.M.

    President Obama is Time’s ‘Person of the Year’

    NEW YORK (AP) — President Barack Obama has been named Time magazine’s “Person of the Year” for 2012. “We are in the midst of historic cultural and demographic changes, and …


  • WEDNESDAY, DEC. 19, 2012, 2:30 A.M.

    ‘Breakfast at Tiffany’s‘ added to US film registry

    WASHINGTON (AP) — “Breakfast at Tiffany’s,” ”Dirty Harry” and “A League of Their Own” will be preserved for their enduring significance in American culture by the Library of Congress, along …


  • WEDNESDAY, DEC. 19, 2012, 12:07 A.M.

    Dancing cop stops holiday traffic in Rhode Island

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Ah, Christmas in Rhode Island. Exquisitely decorated mansions in Newport. A red nose on the giant termite that sits atop a Providence exterminator’s building. And a …


  • TUESDAY, DEC. 18, 2012, 4:55 P.M.

    McCain rejects torture scene in ‘Zero Dark Thirty’

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The movie “Zero Dark Thirty” suggests the CIA’s harsh interrogation techniques led the U.S. to Osama bin Laden. Sen. John McCain watched the movie Monday night and …


  • TUESDAY, DEC. 18, 2012, 3:19 P.M.

    Newsman’s disappearance largely kept secret

    NEW YORK (AP) — NBC was able to keep the abduction of chief Middle East correspondent Richard Engel in Syria largely a secret until he escaped late Monday because it …


  • TUESDAY, DEC. 18, 2012, 8:53 A.M.

    Petraeus mistress won’t face cyberstalking charge

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department has decided not to charge David Petraeus’ mistress, Paula Broadwell, with cyberstalking as part of its investigation into an email scandal that led to …


  • MONDAY, DEC. 17, 2012, 3:28 P.M.

    Hollywood hacker sentenced to 10 years in prison

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A federal judge sentenced a hacker to 10 years in prison on Monday after he broke into the personal online accounts of Scarlett Johansson, Christina Aguilera …


  • MONDAY, DEC. 17, 2012, 1:12 P.M.

    TV network aimed at millennials set for summer

    NEW YORK (AP) — Participant Media plans to launch a cable network aimed at viewers 18 to 34 years old with programming it describes as inspiring and thought-provoking. The as-yet-unnamed …


  • MONDAY, DEC. 17, 2012, 10:36 A.M.

    Newtown holds the first funerals for the victims

    NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — A grief-stricken Newtown on Monday began burying the littlest victims of the school massacre, starting with two 6-year-old boys — one of them a big football …


  • SUNDAY, DEC. 16, 2012, 11:40 P.M.

    Hollywood hacker honed his skills for years

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Long before Christopher Chaney made headlines by hacking into the email accounts of such stars as Scarlett Johansson and Christina Aguilera, two other women say he …


  • SUNDAY, DEC. 16, 2012, 10:27 A.M.

    ‘Hobbit’ bests ‘Rings’ with $84.8 million opening

    NEW YORK (AP) — Peter Jackson’s “The Hobbit” led the box office with a haul of $84.8 million, a record-setting opening better than the three previous “Lord of the Rings” …


  • SUNDAY, DEC. 16, 2012, 8:03 A.M.

    ‘The Hobbit’ tops box office with $84.8 million

    NEW YORK (AP) — Peter Jackson’s “The Hobbit” led the box office with an opening of $84.8 million, a start better than the three previous “Lord of the Rings” films. …


  • SATURDAY, DEC. 15, 2012, 12:15 P.M.

    Owner of Rivera plane denies drug connections

    PHOENIX (AP) — The man who runs the business that owns a luxury jet that crashed and killed Latin music star Jenni Rivera says he has never been involved in …


  • SATURDAY, DEC. 15, 2012, 10:28 A.M.

    As Conn. story unfolds, media struggle with facts

    NEW YORK (AP) — The scope and senselessness of the Newtown, Conn., school shooting challenged journalists’ ability to do much more than lend, or impose, their presence on the scene. …


  • SATURDAY, DEC. 15, 2012, 1:11 A.M.

    2 dead after shooting at Las Vegas Strip hotel

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — A man shot and fatally wounded a woman, then killed himself Friday at the Excalibur hotel-casino on the Las Vegas Strip, sending many patrons fleeing in …


  • FRIDAY, DEC. 14, 2012, 12:37 A.M.

    Transgender college hoops player keeps head high

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The women’s basketball team at Mission College expected the bleachers to be full and the hecklers ready when its newest player made her home court …


  • FRIDAY, DEC. 14, 2012, 12:18 A.M.

    Owner of Rivera plane being investigated by DEA

    PHOENIX (AP) — The company that owns a luxury jet that crashed and killed Latin music star Jenni Rivera is under investigation by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, and the …


  • FRIDAY, DEC. 14, 2012, 12:05 A.M.

    Tolkien class at Wis. university proves popular

    MILWAUKEE (AP) — The vast collection of J.R.R. Tolkien manuscripts initially sold senior Joe Kirchoff on Marquette University, so when the school offered its first course devoted exclusively to the …


  • THURSDAY, DEC. 13, 2012, 11:12 P.M.

    Owner of Rivera plane being investigated by DEA

    PHOENIX (AP) — The company that owns a luxury jet that crashed and killed Mexican pop superstar Jenni Rivera is under investigation by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, and the …


  • THURSDAY, DEC. 13, 2012, 11:06 P.M.

    Transgender college hoops player keeps head high

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The women’s basketball team at Mission College expected the bleachers to be full and the hecklers ready when its newest player made her home court …


  • THURSDAY, DEC. 13, 2012, 12:30 A.M.

    Like 9/11 concert, musicians turn out for Sandy

    NEW YORK (AP) — Call the “12-12-12” benefit show “The Concert for New York City” 2.0. Eleven years after the benefit concert in response to the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks …


  • WEDNESDAY, DEC. 12, 2012, 2:50 P.M.

    NJ Gov. Christie: My weight no bar to presidency

    TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says he is “more than a little” overweight — but fit enough to be in the White House. The Republican governor …


  • WEDNESDAY, DEC. 12, 2012, 2:22 P.M.

    Joe Allbritton, 87, DC media, banking giant dies

    McLEAN, Va. (AP) — Joe L. Allbritton, who became one of Washington’s most influential men through a media conglomerate of newspapers and television stations and a financial empire that once …


Sections


Profile

Contact the Spokesman

Main switchboard:
(509) 459-5000
Customer service:
(509) 747-4422
Newsroom:
(509) 459-5400
(800) 789-0029
Back to Spokesman Mobile