09/03/2013 12:52amThere are always bad guys in comic books _ rogues and evil geniuses out for world domination. In DC Comics' slate of "New 52" titles there's about to be nothing but villains as the universe finds itself under assault and protected by an unlikely hero: Lex Luthor.
09/03/2013 4:03amA monthlong standoff that prevented millions of viewers from watching hit shows like "Under the Dome" and "NCIS" _ and threatened to interfere with the start of football season _ ended Monday after Time Warner Cable and CBS Corp. resolved a programming dispute.
09/03/2013 4:39amThe Muscular Dystrophy Association's nationally broadcast 48th annual telethon and related fundraising efforts have raised about a million dollars more than last year with $59.6 million in contributions over the Labor Day weekend.
09/03/2013 7:40amAs cars become more like PCs on wheels, what's to stop a hacker from taking over yours?
09/03/2013 7:42amCar windows are designed to protect you in an accident. But they won't necessarily protect you from the sun.
09/03/2013 7:50am"Enemies Within: Inside the NYPD's Secret Spying Unit and bin Laden's Final Plot Against America" (Touchstone Books), by Matt Apuzzo and Adam Goldman
09/03/2013 9:07amModels on Rebecca Minkoff's New York Fashion Week runway will be strutting to the live music of Janelle Monae.
09/03/2013 9:20amMore than 20 years after Communist dictator Nicolae Ceausescu and his wife, Elena, were convicted of genocide and executed in Romania, the country opened a museum about the last two days of their lives during the country's pro-democracy uprising.
09/03/2013 9:38amAriana Grande, "Yours Truly" (Republic Records)
09/03/2013 10:04amNine Inch Nails, "Hesitation Marks" (Columbia)
09/03/2013 10:32amI have always been a huge fan of the Chinese dumplings known as pot stickers. They're wonton wrappers filled with pork or shrimp, crisped up in a pan, steamed, re-crisped, then served with a dipping sauce. Yum!
09/03/2013 10:39amMaria Shriver says her daughter is so terrified of her mother getting Alzheimer's disease that she's constantly introducing her to games that will keep her mom's mind active.
09/03/2013 10:50amThe roads taken to the Academy Awards are many, but they usually run through Toronto.
09/03/2013 10:57amFans of Scarlet Johansson waited for hours under a hot sun for the Hollywood actress to arrive in a water taxi for a news conference at the Venice Film Festival, and she rewarded them with a smile and autographs.
09/03/2013 12:27pmMiley Cyrus says in an interview clip that she doesn't listen to the negative comments regarding her performance on the MTV Video Music Awards.
09/03/2013 12:37pmIt's bad enough that back-to-school comes in June, and Halloween arrives in July. And of course we all know Christmas begins in September. But now even the craft beer industry is caving to seasonal creep. For this year, the beer drinker's harbinger of autumn _ pumpkin ales _ apparently couldn't hold off until the pumpkins actually ripened.
09/03/2013 12:37pmThe artwork may have made people laugh, but Prince's new song is no joke.
09/03/2013 12:47pmIt's a wrap for the sexy supernaturals on HBO's "True Blood."
09/03/2013 12:56pmFor Lori Duron, parenting her younger son C.J. is etched in time as B.B. and A.B. _ before Barbie and after Barbie.
09/03/2013 1:02pmPennsylvania state police ran a top-secret investigation into whether then-Gov. Ed Rendell and his administration rigged the outcome of the casino licensing process to benefit favored applicants, including a wealthy and politically connected businessman suspected of having mob ties, a new book asserts.
09/03/2013 1:29pmKatie Couric is getting married to her financier boyfriend John Molner.
09/03/2013 2:08pmNeko Case, "The Worse Things Get, The Harder I Fight, The Harder I Fight, The More I Love You" (Anti-)
09/03/2013 2:49pmReinforcements have arrived for the upcoming cast of "Macbeth" and some big names are joining Ethan Hawke and Anne-Marie Duff.
09/03/2013 2:53pmWinged Victory of Samothrace, the hulking Hellenistic sculpture that dominates the Louvre Museum's most frequented staircase, is taking flight _ away from tourists' gazes for a restoration project.
09/03/2013 3:10pmMatt Damon and Michael Douglas won't just be competing for an Emmy. They'll be handing one out, too.
09/03/2013 3:26pmPolice in Oklahoma City discovered two semi-automatic pistols and a 12-gauge pump shotgun along with some prescription painkillers and marijuana residue on a tour bus occupied by rapper 2 Chainz and 10 other men, according to documents filed Tuesday in Oklahoma County District Court.
09/03/2013 4:39pmA promising Argentine opera singer suffered a stroke on stage while singing Giuseppe Verdi's "Requiem" and died two days later. Florencia Fabris, 38, was buried Tuesday.
09/03/2013 4:43pmChobani is pulling some of its Greek yogurt from supermarket shelves after hearing of "swelling or bloating" in cups.
09/03/2013 5:27pmDuquesne (doo-KAYN') University says Geraldo Rivera isn't welcome to appear on a panel at the Pittsburgh school because of a half-naked "selfie" he posted this summer.
09/03/2013 6:05pmLeaving San Francisco, singer Chris Hart has made himself at home in "J-pop."
09/03/2013 6:07pmAuthor Frederik Pohl, who over decades gained a reputation of being a literate and sophisticated writer of science fiction, has died at age 93.
09/03/2013 6:15pmThe Miss America pageant is back in the city where it began, six years after spurning the city for Las Vegas.
09/03/2013 6:58pmJudith Glassman Daniels, who blazed a trail for women in the publishing world and became the first woman to serve as top editor of Life magazine, has died at the age of 74.
09/03/2013 10:58pmNew bridge, same traffic.