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Sheryl Sandberg

Sheryl Sandberg

Sheryl Sandberg, Chief Operating Officer of the social network service Facebook, speaks during a panel session at the 41st annual meeting of the World Economic Forum, WEF, in Davos, Switzerland. It's been a year since Sheryl Sandberg came out with "Lean In," her best-selling manifesto for wo…

April 13, 2014 7:30 am
Martha Raye, center, with husband David Rose, left, and gossip columnist Jimmy Fidler and wife Kay

Martha Raye, center, with husband David Rose, left, and gossip columnist Jimmy Fidler and wife Kay

Martha Raye, center, and her second husband (of seven) David Rose, left, announce news of their wedding to gossip Columnist Jimmy Fidler and his wife, Kay, in 1938. Composer Rose left Ray in 1941 to marry Judy Garland.

April 12, 2014 12:00 am
Britain Obit Kate O'Mara

Britain Obit Kate O'Mara

British actress Kate O'Mara, best known for her role in the 1980s soap opera "Dynasty," has died at the age of 74. She died Sunday, March 30, 2014, in a nursing home in southern England after a short illness.

April 07, 2014 11:02 am
Mickey Rooney

Mickey Rooney

Mickey Rooney, seen here in this May 1987 file photo, died April 6, 2014, at his North Hollywood home. He was 93.

April 07, 2014 10:36 am
FDA Antibiotics

FDA Antibiotics

Poults raised without the use of antibiotics are seen at David Martin's turkey farm, in Lebanon, Pa. Twenty-five pharmaceutical companies are voluntarily phasing out the use of antibiotics for growth promotion in animals processed for meat, the Food and Drug Administration said Wednesday, Ma…

March 30, 2014 8:00 am
Etiquette Expert Amy Vanderbilt at Tea Time 1956

Etiquette Expert Amy Vanderbilt at Tea Time 1956

Amy Vanderbilt pouring "a proper cup" of tea in 1956.

March 30, 2014 12:00 am
Gum's Decline

Gum's Decline

A garbage bin sits full of bubble gum. U.S. gum sales tumbled 11 percent over the past four years.

March 23, 2014 11:30 am
Pets-Taming Cats

Pets-Taming Cats

Lux, a 22-pound Himalayan cat that attacked a seven-month old baby after the baby pulled the cat's tail. Cats don't become ferocious felines that turn on their families for no reason, says the cat behavior expert Jackson Galaxy, star of Animal Planet's "My Cat from Hell", who is heading to P…

March 23, 2014 10:00 am
Sheryl Sandberg

Sheryl Sandberg

Sheryl Sandberg, the Chief Operating Officer of Facebook, speaking at the Clinton Global Initiative in New York. Sandberg and the Girls Scouts recently declared a campaign to “Ban Bossy,” complete with Beyonce, Jane Lynch and Condoleezza Rice on video, a helpful website full of tips and thou…

March 23, 2014 8:00 am
Sheila MacRae and Gordon MacRae in 1952

Sheila MacRae and Gordon MacRae in 1952

Sheila MacRae arriving alongside husband, Gordon MacRae, in 1952 at a Hollywood party.

March 15, 2014 12:00 am
Lupita Nyong'o

Lupita Nyong'o

Lupita Nyong'o arrives in a stunning Ralph Lauren Collection red caped gown at the 71st annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, in Beverly Hills, Calif. Nyong'o is nominated for an Oscar for performance by an actress in a supporting role for the film, "12 Years a Slave." The …

March 02, 2014 9:00 am
Parenting Obesity Landscape

Parenting Obesity Landscape

FILE - In this Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014 file photo, Oumou Balde, 4, left, plays with her teacher Jacqualine Sanchez, right, and pretend food in a pre-kindergarten class at the Sheltering Arms Learning Center in New York in a program to educate children about nutrition and health. According to …

March 02, 2014 7:30 am
Harold Ramis

Harold Ramis

In this Dec. 12, 2009 file photo, actor and director Harold Ramis laughs as he walks the Red Carpet to celebrate The Second City's 50th anniversary in Chicago. An attorney for Ramis said the actor died Monday morning, Feb. 24, 2014, from complications of autoimmune inflammatory disease. He w…

February 24, 2014 12:03 pm
Pets Lost Cats

Pets Lost Cats

Jacob Miller scans a cat for a microchip at the East Valley Animal Shelter in the Van Nuys section of Los Angeles. The search for your feline friend tends to be tougher going than if you had lost a dog, experts say. But you can protect against the loss of your cat by microchipping it and str…

February 23, 2014 10:30 am
Homes-Frozen Pipes

Homes-Frozen Pipes

Ice coats leaking pipes in a downtown Cleveland alley, in Ohio. With much of the nation gripped in record cold at some point this winter, homeowners have had to deal with pipes freezing, and then bursting. Damage from a burst pipe can vary greatly, depending on the amount of time that the wa…

February 21, 2014 8:00 am
Homes-Frozen Pipes 2

Homes-Frozen Pipes 2

Roto Rooter plumber Nate Petersen pumps water into the incoming city water line that has been frozen at a south Minneapolis home. In 2013, all winter storm-related insurance losses totaled about $1.9 billion, according to the Insurance Information Institute. That includes damage from frozen pipes.

February 21, 2014 8:00 am
Sid Caesar

Sid Caesar

Sid Caesar, whose sketches lit up 1950s television with zany humor, died Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014. He was 91.

February 19, 2014 1:05 pm
Britain Orchids

Britain Orchids

Jess Lee a student horticulturist makes final adjustments to an arch of 'Vanda' orchids during a media pre-view of an Orchid festival at Kew Botanical Gardens in London. The annual Orchid Festival at the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew is a rite of early spring as British as breakfast tea, a ch…

February 14, 2014 10:00 am
Britain Orchids

Britain Orchids

A new orchid Phalaenopsis hybrid 'Diamond Sky' is displayed during a media pre-view of an Orchid festival at Kew Botanical Gardens in London. The annual Orchid Festival at the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew is a rite of early spring as British as breakfast tea, a chance to celebrate the hardy …

February 14, 2014 10:00 am
Juanita Moore

Juanita Moore

FILE - This March 31, 1960 file photo showsJuanita Moore, a groundbreaking actress and an Academy Award nominee for her role as Lana Turner's friend in the classic weeper "Imitation of Life," died Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014, at her home in Los Angeles. She was 99, according to Kelleykahn. Accou…

February 11, 2014 2:10 pm
Larry Speakes

Larry Speakes

Larry Speakes, former press secretary for President Ronald Reagan, died Friday, Jan. 10, 2014.

February 11, 2014 2:09 pm
Shirley Temple

Shirley Temple

In this 1936 file photo, actress Shirley Temple is photographed as she appeared in "Poor Little Rich Girl." Temple, the curly-haired child star who put smiles on the faces of Depression-era moviegoers, died Feb. 10, 2014. She was 85.

February 11, 2014 2:09 pm
Ruth Robinson Duccini

Ruth Robinson Duccini

In this Nov. 20, 2007, photo, the Munchkins from "The Wizard of Oz" pose as they honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at Grauman's Chinese Theatre, site of the film's 1939 premiere, in Los Angeles. The Munchkins cast members, from left: Clarence Swensen, a Munchkin soldier, Jerr…

February 11, 2014 2:10 pm
Juan Gelman

Juan Gelman

Argentine poet Juan Gelman, who authored several dozen books and received the Cervantes prize in 2007, died Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014, in Mexico. He was 83.

February 11, 2014 2:09 pm
Amiri Baraka

Amiri Baraka

Amiri Baraka, a Beat poet, black nationalist and Marxist revolutionary known for his blues-based, fist-shaking manifestos, died, Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014.

February 11, 2014 2:09 pm
Russell Johnson

Russell Johnson

Russell Johnson, who played the professor on "Gilligan's Island," died Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014. He was 89

February 11, 2014 2:10 pm
Franklin McCain

Franklin McCain

Franklin McCain, who helped spark a movement of nonviolent sit-in protests across the South by occupying a segregated Woolworth’s lunch counter in 1960, died late Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014, in North Carolina. He was 73.

February 11, 2014 2:10 pm
Christopher Chataway

Christopher Chataway

Christopher Chataway (right), a former 5,000-meter world record-holder who turned to a career in British politics, died Jan. 19, 2014. He acted as a pacemaker to help Roger Bannister (left) become the first man to break the four-minute mile barrier in 1954.

February 11, 2014 2:09 pm
Curls and dimples: Shirley Temple dies at 85

Curls and dimples: Shirley Temple dies at 85

In this 1933 file photo, child actress Shirley Temple is seen in her role as "Little Miss Marker." Shirley Temple, the curly-haired child star who put smiles on the faces of Depression-era moviegoers, has died. She was 85. Publicist Cheryl Kagan says Temple, known in private life as Shirley …

February 11, 2014 1:15 pm
Gatorade

Gatorade

FILE - In this Friday, Aug. 24, 2012, file photo, Gatorade bottles sit on the bench during preseason NFL football game between the Minnesota Vikings and the San Diego Chargers in Minneapolis. As of Jan. 16, 2015, photo, PepsiCo discontinued a line of Gatorade it marketed as "natural," even a…

January 24, 2014 9:30 am
America is on board with public transportation

America is on board with public transportation

A Tri-Rail train heading to a Hollywood, Fla. station, is disorted by the heat waves rising from the ground Florida's Tri-Rail has turned trips into destinations and scored a 7 percent increase in riders in 2013 in the process.. (AP Photo/J.Pat Carter)

January 17, 2014 5:38 pm
Metra success hard to ignore

Metra success hard to ignore

Bundled up commuters board a Metra train in 2007 in Blue Island, Ill. South Shore extension promoters are taking a close look at how Metra connects collar county residents with jobs as they develop their own plans for laying new South Shore tracks to Lowell and Valparaiso.

January 16, 2014 4:55 pm
Metra success hard to ignore

Metra success hard to ignore

A Metra commuter train passes through a railroad crossing in Chicago's Beverly neighborhood. Metra carries about 300,000 passengers every weekday as compared to the South Shore's 12,100.

January 16, 2014 4:57 pm
OSCARS

OSCARS

OSCARS

January 14, 2014 4:25 pm
Vatican Pope

Vatican Pope

In this photo provided by the Vatican paper L'Osservatore Romano, Pope Francis meets Pope emeritus Benedict XVI in Castel Gandolfo March 23, 2013. Pope Francis had traveled to Castel Gandolfo to have lunch with his predecessor Benedict XVI in a historic and potentially problematic melding of…

December 27, 2013 6:59 pm
Philippines Typhoon

Philippines Typhoon

A Philipine Air Force crew looks out from his helicopter as Typhoon Haiyan-ravaged city of Tacloban is seen in the background, during a flight to deliver relief goods in Leyte province, Philippines, Nov. 19, 2013. Hundreds of thousands of people were displaced by Typhoon Haiyan, which tore a…

December 27, 2013 7:01 pm
Vatican Pope

Vatican Pope

In this photo provided by the Vatican paper L'Osservatore Romano, Pope Francis meets Pope emeritus Benedict XVI in Castel Gandolfo March 23, 2013. Pope Francis had traveled to Castel Gandolfo to have lunch with his predecessor Benedict XVI in a historic and potentially problematic melding of…

December 27, 2013 6:59 pm
Paul Walker

Paul Walker

From Tara: Paul Walker

December 25, 2013 4:00 pm
Charlie Trotter

Charlie Trotter

From Eloise: Charlie Trotter

December 25, 2013 4:00 pm
Daft Punk

Daft Punk

From Katie: Daft Punk

December 25, 2013 4:00 pm
Holiday No Shopping

Holiday No Shopping

Shoppers rest on chairs in the Fashion Show mall in Las Vegas. The National Retail Federation estimates that sales over the four-day 2013 holiday weekend including Thanksgiving declined 2.9 percent from last year, marking the first drop since the group began tracking the figure in 2006. Over…

December 14, 2013 10:00 am
Holidays-The Gift Surprise

Holidays-The Gift Surprise

While gift registries, online and off, abound, along with old-fashioned list-making that you just turn over to mom or Santa, a couple of new websites are looking to bring back the surprise while also pleasing the picky. Welcome to gifting 3.0, when we can _ and do _ make our own dreams come …

December 04, 2013 8:00 am
Fashion-Shopping for Yourself

Fashion-Shopping for Yourself

Getting up early on Black Friday for a little shopping? Doing your part on Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday, too? It’s all in the name of gift-giving or at least the guise of it. It seems a lot of consumers are using these sales and retail events to treat themselves to a new little s…

December 01, 2013 1:00 pm
Ruling on hot sauce factory raises job worries

Ruling on hot sauce factory raises job worries

Sriracha chili sauce bottles are produced at the Huy Fong Foods factory in Irwindale, Calif. A judge has given a dose of cold water to the hot sauce Sriracha, ruling Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013, that the factory that manufactures the trendy condiment must partially shut down after neighbors compl…

December 01, 2013 12:00 pm
Kimmel prank brings tears to eyes of kids

Kimmel prank brings tears to eyes of kids

This July 3, 2013 photo released by ABC shows Jimmy Kimmel on "Jimmy Kimmel Live" ABC's late-night host conducted what is becoming an annual prank during the past week, encouraging parents to tell their children that they had eaten all of their Halloween candy, film the response and upload t…

November 10, 2013 11:15 am
Trans Fats Taste

Trans Fats Taste

A rack of donuts is displayed at a Dunkin' Donuts franchise in Boston. Consumers wondering what food without trans fat will taste like, probably already know as food manufacturers began eliminating it years ago.

November 10, 2013 8:00 am
Most booster seats do well in new safety rankings

Most booster seats do well in new safety rankings

Gov. Pat Quinn and Illinois Transportation Secretary Ann L Schneider at the podium during the official opening of a section of Illinois highway 255 in Godfrey, Ill. Quinn has until Monday Aug. 19, 2013 to sign or veto legislation raising the speed limit on rural interstates in Illinois from …

November 09, 2013 10:00 am
Johnny Carson with Connie Francis in 1964

Johnny Carson with Connie Francis in 1964

Talk show host Johnny Carson with singer Connie Francis in 1964 in New York.

November 08, 2013 12:00 am
Facebook to let teens share with bigger audience

Facebook to let teens share with bigger audience

FILE - This Feb. 8, 2012 file photo shows a view inside Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif. Facebook is now allowing teenagers to share their posts on the social network with anyone on the Internet, raising the risks of minors leaving a digital trail that could lead to trouble. The c…

October 20, 2013 12:15 pm
Apple hires Burberry CEO to boost store sales

Apple hires Burberry CEO to boost store sales

Burberry CEO Angela Ahrendts speaks at the National Retail Federation's annual convention in New York. Apple said Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, that Ahrendts, who used technology to drive a remarkable turnaround at Burberry, will take charge of Apple's expansion plans and retail operation, as she …

October 19, 2013 2:00 pm
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