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Chicago mayor says students read 2.7 million books

CHICAGO | Chicago Public School students read 2.7 million books this summer as part of Mayor Rahm Emanuel's Readers Summer Learning Challenge, officials announced Monday

September 16, 2014 8:02 am

Miss America: More to worry about than red cup

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. | The new Miss America says there are more important things for people to worry about than her little red cup.

September 15, 2014 12:45 pm Related

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NFL endures one of its worst weeks ever

NFL endures one of its worst weeks ever

FILE - In this June 18, 2014, file photo, Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice stretches during NFL football practice at the team's training facility in Owings Mills, Md. It's an NFL fact of life: If a player has talent, a team can find a place for him, no matter how bad his off-the-field …

September 13, 2014 10:18 pm

CBS names James Corden to replace Craig Ferguson

NEW YORK | British actor James Corden will replace Craig Ferguson as host of "The Late Late Show" on CBS next year, part of a complete overhaul of the network's late-night talk show lineup put in motion by the impending retirement of David Letterman.

September 08, 2014 12:30 pm

Comedian Joan Rivers dead at 81

Joan Rivers, the raucous, acid-tongued comedian who crashed the male-dominated realm of late-night talk shows and turned Hollywood red carpets into danger zones for badly dressed celebrities, died Thursday. She was 81.

September 04, 2014 4:06 pm Related
Daughter: Joan Rivers is in 'serious condition

Daughter: Joan Rivers is in 'serious condition

FILE - In this Jan. 19, 2012, file photo, Joan Rivers attends a screening of the Season 2 premiere of WE TV's "Joan & Melissa: Joan Knows Best?" in New York. Two police officials say Rivers has been rushed in cardiac arrest from a doctor’s office to a New York City hospital, Thursday, Au…

August 29, 2014 2:17 pm
Comedian Joan Rivers hospitalized in serious condition

Comedian Joan Rivers hospitalized in serious condition

NEW YORK (AP) — Joan Rivers remained in serious condition in a New York City hospital Friday, one day after going into cardiac arrest at a doctor's office.

August 29, 2014 1:51 pm
Comedian Joan Rivers hospitalized in New York City

Comedian Joan Rivers hospitalized in New York City

FILE - In this Jan. 19, 2012, file photo, Joan Rivers attends a screening of the Season 2 premiere of WE TV's "Joan & Melissa: Joan Knows Best?" in New York. Two police officials say Rivers has been rushed in cardiac arrest from a doctor’s office to a New York City hospital, Thursday, Au…

August 29, 2014 6:47 am
Not a good night for movie stars at Emmys

Not a good night for movie stars at Emmys

Bryan Cranston, winner of the award for outstanding lead actor in a drama series for his work in “Breaking Bad," poses in the press room at the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

August 26, 2014 6:29 am
Reds, blues dominate Emmy Awards red carpet

Reds, blues dominate Emmy Awards red carpet

Keke Palmer arrives at the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

August 25, 2014 7:55 pm
'Modern Family,' Brian Cranston aim at Emmy record

'Modern Family,' Brian Cranston aim at Emmy record

This image released by HBO shows Matthew McConaughey, left, and Woody Harrelson from the HBO series "True Detective." Both Harrelson and McConaughey were nominated for Emmy Awards for best actor in a drama series for their roles in the series. The 66th Primetime Emmy Awards will be presented…

August 25, 2014 2:01 pm

Video blackouts impede baseball online

LAPORTE | Major League Baseball shows what can be done right when it comes to making its games available on the Internet. It also underscores frustrations fans have with online sports coverage in general: The business of sports is set up to feed TV sets, and Internet viewers are an afterthought.

August 20, 2014 1:57 pm
Manfred given mandate to manage MLB changes

Manfred given mandate to manage MLB changes

BALTIMORE | Kenesaw Mountain Landis is remembered for throwing out the Black Sox, Ford Frick for an asterisk, and Bowie Kuhn for squabbles with players and owners.

August 15, 2014 7:00 pm
Manfred given mandate to manage MLB changes

Manfred given mandate to manage MLB changes

Major League Baseball Chief Operating Officer Rob Manfred speaks to reporters after team owners elected him as the next commissioner of Major League Baseball during an owners quarterly meeting in Baltimore, on Thursday.

August 15, 2014 2:43 am
Manfred elected next MLB commissioner

Manfred elected next MLB commissioner

BALTIMORE | Rob Manfred was elected baseball's 10th commissioner Thursday, winning a three-man race to succeed Bud Selig and given a mandate by the tradition-bound sport to recapture young fans and speed play in an era that has seen competition increase and attention spans shrink.

August 14, 2014 8:05 pm
Rob Manfred elected next MLB commissioner

Rob Manfred elected next MLB commissioner

Major League Baseball Chief Operating Officer Rob Manfred, center, smiles after team owners elected him as the next commissioner of Major League Baseball during an owners quarterly meeting in Baltimore on Thursday.

August 14, 2014 8:05 pm
'Downton Abbey' back on Jan. 4 for season 5

'Downton Abbey' back on Jan. 4 for season 5

This photo released by PBS and Carnival Film and Television Limited shows Laura Carmichael as Lady Edith in a scene from season four of the Masterpiece TV series, "Downton Abbey." The show premieres Sunday, January 5, 2014 at 9 pm ET on PBS. "Downton Abbey" will be back for its fifth season …

July 22, 2014 7:55 pm
1 handed MMA fighter looks for championship win

1 handed MMA fighter looks for championship win

Nick Newell, right, battles Keon Caldwell in the World Series of Fighting at Citizens Business Bank Arena in Ontario, Calif. Newell was born with a shortened left arm that ends just below the elbow. He hasn't let that stop him from chasing an MMA career.

July 03, 2014 4:05 pm
One-handed MMA fighter Newell looks for championship win

One-handed MMA fighter Newell looks for championship win

Nick Newell wants MMA fans to see him as a talented fighter, one skilled enough to fight for a championship and headline a nationally televised card.

July 03, 2014 4:05 pm
Watch parties draw thousands for US-Belgium

Watch parties draw thousands for US-Belgium

Fans watch as Belgium scores against the U.S. during the World Cup viewing party at Solider Field on Tuesday in Chicago. Belgium defeated the U.S. 2-1.

July 01, 2014 7:21 pm
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