By ANICK JESDANUNAP Technology Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Shortly before the Harry Potter saga came to an end on movie screens a year ago, we were teased with more adventures about the young wizard through a website called Pottermore.
One million fans who were able to solve riddles and find a Magical
By Robyn Ross,
Tired of Christian Bale's super-husky Batman voice? Maybe you'll like this better.On Wednesday's Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, Paul Reubens (aka Pee-Wee Herman) used his distinctive voice to overdub a TV spot for the hotly anticipated Batman film, The Dark Knight Rises.
By BY JEAN H. LEEAssociated Press
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) - Her eyes well up when Li Pun Hui recalls her role in a historic example of "ping pong diplomacy."
In 1991, the North Korean table tennis star paired with her archrival, South Korea's Hyun Jung-hwa, as part of the first "unified
By JOHN FLESHERAP Environmental Writer
HAVANA, Ill. (AP) - As scientists aboard a research boat activate an electric current, the calm Illinois River transforms into a roiling, silvery mass. Asian carp by the dozen hurtle from the water as if shot from a gun, soaring in graceful arcs before
By JOANN LOVIGLIOAssociated Press
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Caretakers for the SS United States, the legendary ocean liner moored on the Delaware River since 1996, are renewing and expanding their emergency distress call for the beleaguered piece of American maritime history.
In an eleventh-hour
By BRETT BARROUQUEREAssociated Press
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - It's a common tactic for pornography producers trying to protect their product from online piracy: They sue unknown "John Does" who illegally download movies, then go to Internet providers to learn their true identities and collect.
NEW YORK (AP) - Comcast's NBCUniversal is selling its stake in A&E Television Networks to Disney and Hearst for $3.03 billion in cash.
Comcast Corp., which owns 15.8 percent of A&E, said Tuesday that it will sell its stake to Walt Disney Co. and Hearst Corp., its partners in the A&E
By VERENA DOBNIKAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Mayor Michael Bloomberg says that if New Yorkers want to kill themselves with sugar - that's their right.
That was the mayor's response Monday to a small, peaceful protest rally against a ban on big sodas on a sidewalk near City Hall Park
By Kate Stanhope,
Ernest Borgnine, who won the Best Actor Oscar in 1955 for Marty, died Sunday, The Associated Press reports. He was 95 years old.
Borgnine's longtime spokesman, Harry Flynn, told the news agency that the actor died of renal failure at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center with his wife