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Growing number of seniors caring for other seniors

01/06/2014 1:59am
Paul Gregoline lies in bed, awaiting the helper who will get him up, bathed and groomed. He is 92 years old, has Alzheimer's disease and needs a hand with nearly every task the day brings. When the aide arrives, though, he doesn't look so different from the client himself _ bald and bespectacled.

Singapore Airlines A380 makes emergency landing

01/06/2014 4:13am
A Singapore Airlines Airbus A380 superjumbo jet flying from London to Singapore was forced to make an emergency landing in Baku, Azerbaijan, after cabin pressure dropped, the airline said Monday.

Nyong'o, Seydoux, up for rising star film award

01/06/2014 5:22am
Kenyan actress Lupita Nyong'o and "Blue is the Warmest Color" actress Lea Seydoux are among nominees for the British film academy's Rising Star award.

Jim Norton joins Broadway's 'Of Mice and Men'

01/06/2014 6:31am
Jim Norton will join James Franco and Chris O'Dowd in the Broadway revival of "Of Mice and Men."

Should we? CIA memoir reveals what wasn't asked

01/06/2014 7:28am
"Company Man: Thirty Years of Controversy and Crisis in the CIA" (Scribner), by John Rizzo

Plants wait out the darkest days

01/06/2014 7:36am
Plants and people can't help but feel a bit wan this time of year, but things are brightening up already. Every day the sun is gradually moving higher in the sky, burning with increasing intensity and duration.

Sweet dream: Eurythmics uniting at Beatles tribute

01/06/2014 7:41am
The Eurythmics are reuniting _ to pay tribute to the Beatles.

Coming to America: Shteyngart writes first memoir

01/06/2014 8:39am
"Little Failure: A Memoir" (Random House), by Gary Shteyngart

A healthy chicken soup with Chinese influences

01/06/2014 9:07am
When it's cold outside, I love making soup for supper. Everything goes into a single pot, starting with an aromatic broth and a substantial array of vegetables, then a little bit of protein, and finally a crispy garnish. And when dinner's over, there's only that one pot to wash!

Wave of wearable gadgets expected at CES event

01/06/2014 9:14am
Will 2014 be remembered as the year wearable computing took off?

New novel follows lives of slave, unwilling owner

01/06/2014 10:39am
"The Invention of Wings: A Novel" (Viking), by Sue Monk Kidd

Tips for surviving massive flight cancellations

01/06/2014 11:36am
A wave of snowstorms and bitter cold temperatures has caused headaches for hundreds of thousands of fliers whose flights have been canceled. In the past three days, more than 8,000 flights in the United States have been canceled, according to flight tracking site On Monday alone, 1 out of every 10 domestic flights never took off.

Review: Dick Wolf delivers in `The Execution'

01/06/2014 12:03pm
"The Execution: a Jeremy Fisk Novel" (William Morrow), by Dick Wolf

Company rolls out Apples iBeacon to grocery stores

01/06/2014 12:18pm
Pretty soon, your phone might remind you to pick up laundry detergent as you peruse the microbrews in the supermarket, just a couple of aisles away.

`Fear Nothing' is vivid psychological narrative

01/06/2014 12:21pm
"Fear Nothing" (Dutton), by Lisa Gardner

Kate Atkinson's novel wins UK's Costa Book Award

01/06/2014 12:41pm
British writer Kate Atkinson has won the novel-of-the-year prize at Britain's Costa Book Awards with her reality-altering historical saga "Life After Life."

Late artist's trustees seeking $60 million in fees

01/06/2014 12:59pm
Before he died in 2008, pop artist Robert Rauschenberg asked three of his closest friends to oversee his $600 million estate.

Publishers sell Bookish website to startup

01/06/2014 1:21pm
Three publishers who invested millions of dollars in an online site for discovering and buying books have sold it to a digital startup.

Filipino diva is feel-good story of Israeli TV

01/06/2014 1:35pm
A 47-year-old Filipino caregiver has emerged as the newest star of Israeli reality television, putting a human face on the thousands of foreign workers who toil away in menial, back-breaking jobs in this country.

4 hours, 4 Super Bowl meals with Guy Fieri

01/06/2014 2:28pm
The idea: With Food Network star Guy Fieri and comedian Judy Gold as my guides, find the best spots for Super Bowl-style grub in Manhattan.

NYC museum presents 'The Little Prince' exhibit

01/06/2014 2:46pm
Antoine de Saint-Exupery crafted "The Little Prince" in New York City, mentioning Rockefeller Center and Long Island in one draft of the beloved children's tale _ references he ultimately deleted.

LG jumps into wearable fitness gadget market

01/06/2014 2:58pm
Korean electronics maker LG is jumping into the wearable fitness market.

Twitter, Internet increasingly popular for blacks

01/06/2014 3:16pm
Young, college-educated and higher-income African Americans are just as likely as their white counterparts to use the Internet, and Twitter seems to be a favorite place in cyberspace, according to a new report by the Pew Research Center.

'Downton' draws record audience for season debut

01/06/2014 3:35pm
"Downton Abbey" drew a record-breaking audience for Sunday's much-anticipated season premiere.

Aspen airport remains closed after deadly crash

01/06/2014 4:08pm
Two men from Mexico were being treated Monday for serious injuries and another was dead after a fiery plane crash at the airport in Aspen, a popular ski resort where wealthy visitors shuttle in and out on private flights.

'Rudolph' voice actor Larry D. Mann dies at 91

01/06/2014 5:06pm
Larry D. Mann, who voiced Yukon Cornelius in the animated Christmas favorite "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer," has died. He was 91.

JetBlue, Southwest halt some flights amid freeze

01/06/2014 6:08pm
JetBlue Airways stopped all scheduled flights to and from New York and Boston on Monday, and Southwest ground to a halt in Chicago as airlines dealt with a blast of freezing temperatures that caused massive cancelations and delays.

As cohabitation gains favor, shotgun weddings fade

01/06/2014 8:38pm
No longer taboo, living together has become a more common arrangement for America's couples who become pregnant while dating.