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Preservationists note 10 sites saved, lost in 2013

01/03/2014 6:01am
Chicago's Wrigley Field, New Orleans' Saenger Theatre and a historic Los Angeles' shipbuilding center have joined a list of sites being saved thanks to the efforts of historic preservationists in 2013.

A look at 10 historic sites saved, 10 lost in 2013

01/03/2014 6:03am
The National Trust for Historic Preservation compiled a list of 10 historic preservation saves and losses from 2013.

'Cazalet' author Elizabeth Jane Howard has died

01/03/2014 6:20am
Elizabeth Jane Howard, whose saga of a wealthy English family living in the shadow of war enchanted readers a generation ahead of "Downton Abbey," died Thursday, her friend and publicist said. She was 90.

NY judge nixes 50 Cent's bid to toss video lawsuit

01/03/2014 6:30am
Rapper 50 Cent has lost a bid to end a Florida woman's lawsuit over a sex video posted online with him edited into it as a wig-wearing narrator.

Gloomy Americans foresee a downhill slide to 2050

01/03/2014 7:46am
Ask people to imagine American life in 2050, and you'll get some dreary visions.

Donnie Yen finds 'Monkey King' a test of endurance

01/03/2014 8:05am
Donnie Yen found playing the Monkey King in the upcoming fantasy epic "The Monkey King" to be a test of endurance.

Healthy haddock that doesn't taste healthy

01/03/2014 8:10am
We all know that baked white fish is a fast and healthy way to get dinner on the table, particular during this annual time of dietary vow renewal.

MSNBC's Roberts named host of 'Way Too Early'

01/03/2014 8:25am
MSNBC's Thomas Roberts will be getting used to early hours as the new host of the network's "Way Too Early" program.

Author of Lincoln mystery letter identified

01/03/2014 8:52am
It's been more than 25 years since workers renovating Abraham Lincoln's home in Springfield found a letter fragment in a mouse's nest inside a wall, but researchers think they've finally identified the mystery letter's author.

Jos A Bank cuts 'poison pill' trigger to 10 pct

01/03/2014 9:56am
Jos. A. Bank is cutting the ownership threshold of its "poison pill" to a 10 percent stake from 20 percent as it gears up for a possible proxy fight with rival Men's Wearhouse.

Correction: Obit-Grant story

01/03/2014 10:11am
In later versions of an obituary Jan. 2 for radio host Bob Grant, The Associated Press erroneously reported his year of birth. He was born in 1929, not 1939.

After cancer diagnosis, Broadway star fights back

01/03/2014 10:54am
Valisia LeKae has a New Year's resolution that has nothing to do with weight loss, money or watching less TV.

Will surge of older workers take jobs from young?

01/03/2014 12:26pm
It's an assertion that has been accepted as fact by droves of the unemployed: Older people remaining on the job later in life are stealing jobs from young people.

'Blue Jasmine,' 'Nebraska' gain Writers Guild bids

01/03/2014 12:32pm
"Blue Jasmine," "Nebraska" and "American Hustle" have been nominated for Writers Guild honors, continuing their imprint on Hollywood's awards season.

NC politician writes resignation letter in Klingon

01/03/2014 2:12pm
Call it a politician boldly going where no one has gone before.

Old-school Vegas show "Jubilee!" will be revamped

01/03/2014 2:37pm
"Jubilee!", the campy Las Vegas show with elaborate sequined costumes, chorus boys and, of course, showgirls, will close on Jan. 30 for a complete makeover.

Boats, pearls, crabs: new museum channels Miami

01/03/2014 3:31pm
Model yachts, rustic fishing boats and wooden rafts dangle above visitors as they step into the new Perez Art Museum Miami. The colorful display is both a playful nod to South Florida's maritime culture and a somber reference to the perilous journeys many make to get here. It is the perfect entry to a museum that channels the city around it: whimsical, vibrant, brimming with culture from across the Americas - and yes, a work in progress.

Car in Walker crash may have been going 100 mph

01/03/2014 3:44pm
The Porsche carrying "Fast & Furious" star Paul Walker may have been going 100 mph or more before it crashed, killing both Walker and the driver, according to a coroner's report released Friday.

Records: Missing doctor had stalked gospel singer

01/03/2014 5:11pm
Grammy-nominated gospel singer Marvin Sapp received a personal protection order against a 30-year-old Michigan doctor about three months before she went missing, according to court documents.

George Goodman, aka TV's "Adam Smith," dies at 83

01/03/2014 5:48pm
George Goodman, a journalist, business author and award-winning television host who under the pseudonym "Adam Smith" made economics accessible to millions of people, died Friday at age 83.

Actress Barbara Lawrence dies at age 83

01/03/2014 6:17pm
Actress Barbara Lawrence, who played Gertie Cummings in the 1955 movie "Oklahoma!", has died. She was 83.

'Gone With the Wind' actress dies at 98

01/03/2014 8:39pm
Alicia Rhett, an actress who played one of the sisters of Ashley Wilkes in "Gone with the Wind," died Friday. She was 98.

Ke$ha checks into rehab for eating disorder

01/03/2014 9:04pm
Ke$ha has checked into rehab to treat an eating disorder.

Rescued Antarctic passengers resume journey home

01/03/2014 9:26pm
An Australian icebreaker carrying 52 passengers who were retrieved from an icebound ship in the Antarctic resumed its journey home on Saturday after it was halted for a second potential rescue operation.