By MIKE SILVERMANFor The Associated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - That most endearing of all comedies, Donizetti's "L'Elisir d'Amore," opened the Metropolitan Opera season on Monday night in a modest new production made memorable by an outstanding cast.
Soprano Anna Netrebko, headlining her
By LINDSEY ANDERSONAssociated Press
BOSTON (AP) - A beloved Boston-area independent alternative radio station is getting new life online several times over in partnership with traditional print media, and experts say it could be a model for other stations that can no longer be found on a radio
By KRISTI EATONAssociated Press
CUSTER, S.D. (AP) - Two-year-old Jameson Maxwell sat mesmerized Monday as nearly 1,000 bison rumbled across the prairie in western South Dakota, the massive creatures racing at speeds of up to 50 mph in the annual Buffalo Roundup at Custer State Park.o
By CHRIS BRUMMITTAssociated Press
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) - A Vietnamese court issued jail sentences ranging from four to 12 years on Monday to three bloggers who wrote about human rights abuses, corruption and foreign policy, intensifying a crackdown on citizens' use of the Internet to
By The Associated Press
Verizon will pay Tivo Inc. at least $250.4 million to license its digital video recording technology and settle a patent lawsuit.
It is the third settlement that Tivo has garnered in recent patent cases. At the heart of the cases, Tivo has alleged that companies have
By AMBER HUNT and KRISTI EATONAssociated Press
CUSTER, S.D. (AP) - When Bennie and Elaine Barcroft first traveled to western South Dakota's Custer State Park for its annual buffalo roundup and auction 10 years ago, they were looking to buy more buffalo for their herd back in Tennessee.
By MICHAEL GRACZYKAssociated Press
LIVINGSTON, Texas (AP) - What Cleve Foster remembers most about his recent brushes with death is the steel door, the last one condemned Texas inmates typically walk through before their execution.
"You can't take your eyes off that door," he says.
By DAVID GERMAINAP Movie Writer
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Hollywood is in photo-finish mode with three new movies bunched up tightly for the No. 1 spot during a sleepy weekend at the box office.
Studio estimates Sunday put two movies in a tie for first-place with $13 million each: Jake Gyllenhaal and
By JENNIFER AGIESTA and NANCY BENACAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Loretta Mitchell is 100 percent sure she's going to vote in the presidential race come November. She doesn't have a clue who'll get that vote.
That makes her a rare and highly sought after commodity: an undecided
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Demonstrators in the United States and other countries protested Saturday against the natural gas drilling process known as fracking that they say threatens public health and the environment.
Participants in the "Global Frackdown" campaign posted photos on social media websites