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Beyonce hopes her documentary inspires Blue Ivy

02/13/2013 12:28am
Beyonce is hoping that her ultra-revealing documentary will someday provide inspiration for Blue Ivy, the year-old daughter she and husband Jay-Z have.

Key dates in history of National Broadcasting Co.

02/13/2013 1:05am
Comcast Corp.'s deal to buy the rest of NBCUniversal would end General Electric Co.'s long ties with the broadcast network. Comcast now owns 51 percent, and GE the remaining 49 percent. Comcast expects to get full ownership by the end of March.

Comcast's revenue from different sources

02/13/2013 1:07am
Comcast Corp. had $15.9 billion in revenue in the October-to-December quarter. Here's how this breaks down among different sources, such as cable TV and the broadcast network.

Key dates in the history of Comcast Corp.

02/13/2013 1:09am
Comcast Corp. announced Tuesday that it plans to buy the rest of NBCUniversal from General Electric Co. years ahead of schedule. Comcast now owns 51 percent, and GE the remaining 49 percent. Comcast expects to get full ownership by the end of March.

Cable TV company has gone from Tupelo to 30 Rock

02/13/2013 1:09am
Comcast Corp. dates back to 1963, when businessman Ralph Roberts got into the cable TV business in its early days. He spent $500,000 for American Cable Systems, a company in Tupelo, Miss., that strung up cable to carry TV broadcasts to homes that couldn't get clear reception with antennas.

Heineken full-year profit soars on one-time gain

02/13/2013 3:19am
Heineken NV said Wednesday its profit doubled in 2012 following a reappraisal of its Asian business.

Jenners take a Kue from sisters with Klothes line

02/13/2013 5:28am
Kendall and Kylie Jenner are taking a cue from big sisters Kourtney, Kim and Khloe Kardashian _ launching their own clothing line.

Roma couple recreate own struggle in Berlin film

02/13/2013 5:34am
A Bosnian Roma couple re-enact their personal struggle to get treatment after their baby died in the womb, in a tiny-budget movie by an Oscar-winning director that's competing for the top prize at the Berlin film festival.

Man featured on 'Storage Wars' dies of suicide

02/13/2013 5:36am
Authorities say the death of a businessman featured on A&E's "Storage Wars" has been declared a suicide.

NY school names theater after singer Pete Seeger

02/13/2013 6:00am
The high school in Pete Seeger's upstate New York hometown has named its theater after the 93-year-old folk singer and his wife.

Giffords, Kelly featured in March issue of Vogue

02/13/2013 6:19am
Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and her husband, Mark Kelly, talk about their continued push for gun regulation in the upcoming issue of Vogue magazine.

Rodriguez takes ideas for fall from the street

02/13/2013 6:32am
Was it you who inspired Narciso Rodriguez's fall collection?

MacFarlane gets Oscar-hosting advice from Crystal

02/13/2013 6:50am
Despite getting advice from Billy Crystal and working as hard as he can to prepare to host the Academy Awards, Seth MacFarlane thinks his hosting gig is a "one-off" and that he'll be "flayed by the press" no matter what he does.

Duct cleaning gives some homeowners peace of mind

02/13/2013 6:54am
John Santos of Los Angeles wants his home to be a healthy gathering place for family and friends, some of whom are recovering from major illness. As part of his effort, he recently had his home's ductwork professionally cleaned.

J. Crew finds its fashion week niche

02/13/2013 7:05am
J. Crew's seasonal collection at New York Fashion Week is a bit of an anomaly: Most people know J. Crew, and many can afford to buy the clothes. It shows how New York Fashion Week, while staged largely for editors, retailers and stylists, has become a bit more democratic.

Rapper DMX arrested for not having license in SC

02/13/2013 7:41am
Rapper DMX has been arrested in northwestern South Carolina for driving without a license.

Summertime outdoor pianos returning to NYC

02/13/2013 7:45am
A new player is coming to the city's street scene this summer: everyday New Yorkers.

Eagles document their complicated history

02/13/2013 7:45am
Consider how unusual it is for the exact breaking point of a big-time rock band to be chronicled on film.

California drama cuts into speech coverage

02/13/2013 7:55am
The California standoff involving fugitive Christopher Dorner shortened television's previews of President Obama's State of the Union address Tuesday but did not interrupt coverage of the speech.

Norway honors Munch with 'The Scream' stamp

02/13/2013 8:13am
Norway is celebrating the 150th anniversary of expressionist painter Edvard Munch's birth with postage stamps of his most famous compositions, including "The Scream" _ the world's most expensive artwork ever sold at auction.

Dressing up popcorn for an Oscars viewing party

02/13/2013 8:16am
Of all of the awards shows I love to watch (and I love to watch them all), the Oscars is my favorite. And it's a great excuse to throw a party. Many of my friends do the "red carpet" thing for their own parties and ask guests to dress in their black tie best. But I prefer watching in comfy clothes and snacking on simple but satisfying nibbles. After all, it's a very long show!

Wallis a beast of an actress, but is 9 too young?

02/13/2013 8:47am
"Beasts of the Southern Wild" star Quvenzhane Wallis is an actress of talent, poise and maturity well beyond her years.

Taco Bell to launch Cool Ranch tacos March 7

02/13/2013 9:03am
Taco Bell fans can finally mark their calendars: Doritos Locos Tacos in Cool Ranch flavor will be launched March 7.

Regina King needs sleep, both on-screen and off

02/13/2013 9:17am
When "Southland" returns to TNT on Wednesday, viewers will see the character of Los Angeles police Detective Lydia Adams as a new mom desperately in need of sleep.

Eric Church leads ACM Awards nominations with 7

02/13/2013 9:39am
They don't call him Chief for nothing: Eric Church is the top nominee at this year's Academy of Country Music Awards.

Want a home-cooked meal? It's in the can

02/13/2013 9:49am
There's nothing more satisfying than a home-cooked meal, especially if it comes out of a can or a pouch.

Michelle Obama plugs `Beats of the Southern Wild'

02/13/2013 10:04am
The Oscar-nominated film "Beasts of the Southern Wild" has gotten Michelle Obama's ringing endorsement.