By BY JAKE COYLEAP Entertainment Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes reached a settlement on Monday, legally sorting out their divorce with the same speed that kicked off their much-scrutinized romance seven years ago.
Just as Hollywood was settling in for what was expected to be a
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) - Canadian celebrity chef Anthony Sedlak has died at the age of 29.
Sedlak's family released a statement Monday saying he collapsed this past Friday from an undiagnosed medical condition and his body was found in his North Vancouver apartment.
Sedlak was best-
By MICHAEL FELBERBAUMAP Business Writer
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Pork producer Smithfield Foods Inc. is opening a hometown restaurant to showcase its products.
The company, still based in Smithfield, Va., where it was founded in 1936, is opening the Taste of Smithfield on Tuesday to help boost its
By NATALIYA VASILYEVAAssociated Press
MOSCOW (AP) - Russia on Monday signaled that it would not sign new weapons contracts with Syria until the situation there calms down.
Russia will continue with previously agreed exports, but will not be selling new arms to Syria, Vyacheslav Dzirkaln, deputy
By JULIE PACEAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is launching a push to extend tax cuts for the middle class, as he seeks to shift the election-year economic debate away from the dismal jobs market and toward the issue of tax fairness.
Obama, in an address from the White
By NANCY BENACAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Leaks are springing. Trial balloons are floating. Egos are being stroked. Wannabes are auditioning. And, chances are, lies are being told.
Somewhere, amid all of the shenanigans, Republican Mitt Romney is considering his choices for a running mate
By DAVID ESPOAP Special Correspondent
WASHINGTON (AP) - Republicans and Democrats in Congress who congratulated themselves for passing relatively routine legislation before July 4 are returning to the Capitol for a summer stocked with political show votes and no serious role for bipartisanship.
By MARK SCOLFOROAssociated Press
HERSHEY, Pa. (AP) - The annual Farm Aid benefit concert is coming to Hershey in September as the country's small and medium-sized farms face a shifting economic landscape, but board member Dave Matthews sees some hopeful signs in the uncertainty.
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
By DAVID GERMAINAP Movie Writer
LOS ANGELES (AP) - He was a tubby tough guy with a pug of a mug, as unlikely a big-screen star or a romantic lead as could be imagined.
Yet Ernest Borgnine won a woman's love and an Academy Award in one of the great lonelyhearts roles in "Marty," a highlight in