PASADENA, Calif. — NBC said Sunday it decided to pull the plug on the Jay Leno experiment when some affiliate stations considered dropping the nightly prime-time show, and the network is waiting to hear if Leno and “Tonight” host Conan O’Brien accept its new late-night TV plans.
WHITEHORSE — A Whitehorse, Yukon man says he’s shocked to learn that his book was published unedited, full spelling mistakes that include even his name.
“It’s a huge disappointment,” Ramesh Ferris said Friday, describing the situation as a “communication failure at its finest.”
LOS ANGELES — The people have chosen vampires.
“The Twilight Saga,” ”True Blood“ and ”The Vampire Diaries“ all sucked up trophies Wednesday at the 36th annual People’s Choice Awards.
VATICAN CITY — The Vatican says it has stripped charismatic African Archbishop Emmanuel Milingo of his priestly duties because he defiantly continues to ordain bishops despite already being excommunicated.
TORONTO — Conrad Black is taking his fight to the U.S. Supreme Court in a last-ditch appeal that, if successful, could grant him the vindication he has long dreamed of and cast doubt on a controversial law used to trap white-collar criminals.
TORONTO — In her 105 years, Baltimore-born Sister Constance Murphy has lived long enough to see innumerable history-defining moments, including watching the inauguration of the first black U.S. president.
ARKALYK, Kazakhstan — Bob Thirsk is back on Earth after spending a record length of time in space for a Canadian astronaut — an experience he has described as an exhausting but exhilarating six months aboard the International Space Station.
MUNICH, Germany — A German court put John Demjanjuk on trial Monday to face charges of being an accessory to the murder of 27,900 Jews at a Nazi death camp and his lawyer immediately accused the court in Munich of bias.
TORONTO — An oil sketch by Group of Seven member Lawren Harris sold at auction Thursday night for $3.5 million, the second-highest price ever paid for a painting in Canada.
WASHINGTON — Michaele and Tareq Salahi didn’t look out of place at Tuesday’s White House state dinner. They were all smiles as they rubbed shoulders with Vice-President Joe Biden, White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel, Washington Mayor Adrian Fenty and CBS News anchor Katie Couric.
No one suspected the Salahis were a couple of brazen party crashers — and wannabe reality TV stars.