February 26, 2013 |
Bono said during his talk Tuesday at the TED conference in Long Beach that he was asked by TED organizer Chris Anderson to give an overview of the last 10 years of anti-poverty efforts. But the U2 lead singer and international activist was more interested in looking at where these efforts could go in the next two decades with the help of technology and social media. "I thought, forget the rock opera, forget the bombast, the only thing I would be singing today is the facts," Bono said.
February 19, 2013 |
Click here to download TV listings for the week of Feb. 17 - 23, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies CBS This Morning (N) 7 a.m. KCBS Today Martha Stewart. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC Good Morning America (N) 7 a.m. KABC Live With Kelly and Michael Walt Disney World: Johnny Galecki; Chris Wallace performs. (N) 9 a.m. KABC The View Abby Lee Miller; Don Cheadle. (N) 10 a.m. KABC The Talk Benjamin Bratt; Drew Carey. (N)
January 17, 2013 |
A new U2 album is rattling (and humming) to life. In an interview with England's Sun newspaper, frontman Bono said the legendary Irish band is at work on the follow-up to 2009's "No Line on the Horizon. " "U2 have been back and they're really in fine fettle," he said, pushing the rock star's royal "we" to a curious extreme. "They're mad for it at the moment and they really want to make a new record. And they don't care if it takes 10 years -- they don't care if it never happens again, they just want to get it right.
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November 9, 2012 |
Rep. Mary Bono Mack (R-Palm Springs) on Friday conceded defeat in her Coachella Valley congressional race against Democratic emergency room doctor Raul Ruiz. "Today, I called Dr. Ruiz and congratulated him on his impressive victory. Dr. Ruiz will do a fine job if he is guided as well by the people of the congressional district as I was. Please give him the opportunity to succeed," Bono Mack said in a statement. Ruiz said he thanked Bono Mack for her dedicated public service when the two spoke Friday, and he assured voters that he would strive to represent everyone in the district, no matter their party affiliation.
May 18, 2012 |
Bono could become the richest musician on the planet after Facebook Inc.'s first day of trading, according to numerous reports. Elevation Partners, the investment group of the lead singer of the rock band U2, owns 2.3% of Facebook, worth an estimated $1.5 billion based on the company's IPO, according to various reports on the Web. The Irish artist, who is listed as the 12th-largest owner of Facebook shares by Forbes , invested $90...
April 23, 2012 |
Though "The Hunger Games" relinquished the top spot at the box office after four weeks at No. 1, star Josh Hutcherson still brought the franchise some glory this weekend. Young Hutcherson, who played baker's son Peeta Mellark in "Games," cooked up a win at Saturday evening's GLAAD Media Awards in Los Angeles, where as we told you he was honored with the organization's Vanguard Award. Recognized as a person making a significant difference in promoting equal rights for the LGBT community - other recent winners have included Kristin Chenoweth, Drew Barrymore and Kathy Griffen - Hutcherson was a huge hit with the crowd as the Vanguard's youngest-ever recipient.