July 30, 2012 |
CENTENNIAL, Colo. - For some of the families recovering from the July 20 shooting rampage at a movie theater, Monday's court proceeding was a chance to show suspect James E. Holmes that they were still strong and weren't going to be intimidated. Prosecutors charged Holmes with 24 counts of first-degree murder and 116 counts of criminal intent to commit murder in connection with the rampage at an Aurora, Colo. movie theater showing “The Dark Knight Rises.” Twelve people were killed and 58 were injured in the attack.
January 29, 2012 |
The Gig: Paul Telegdy is president of alternative and late-night programming for NBC Entertainment. He is responsible for unscripted shows, including "The Voice," "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno" and "Saturday Night Live. " The gregarious 40-year-old Brit, son of a Hungarian political refugee who became a chemical engineer and a former British actress turned teacher, has lived in Switzerland, Austria, England, Belgium and the U.S. Telegdy, a father of two young daughters, took an unconventional path to network television, but the seeds were planted early.
August 11, 2010
Pop singer Lady Gaga arrives in Los Angeles on Wednesday for the first of two shows at Staples Center. To get a sense of the concert, and Gaga's achievements, here's a statistical (and not so statistical) analysis of her world. 667,070,854 : Combined hits from her videography on her official YouTube/Vevo channel for "Alejandro," "Telephone," "Bad Romance," "Beautiful, Dirty, Rich," "Poker Face," "Eh, Eh (Nothing Else I Can Say)," "Paparazzi," "Love Game" and "Just Dance. " 18.1 million.
May 16, 2010 |
Chris Fargis thought his big job interview was over. But when the partners at Wall Street upstart Toro Trading finished with their questions, they broke out a deck of cards and a green-felt card table. Mind playing a few hands of poker? It was a final test, and Fargis was relieved. The 30-year-old never went to business school or even took a finance class. But he knew poker. He had made a living playing the game online for six years from his Manhattan apartment, betting on up to eight hands at a time.
August 5, 2009 |
Though the cursory nods were there -- Britney Spears and Eminem were both recognized multiple times -- Tuesday's MTV Video Music Award nominations were about christening a new star. Synth-pop newcomer Lady Gaga was nominated nine times, tying with Beyonce for the most nods. Yet whereas Beyonce's nominations went solely to her relatively minimalist "Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)," a stark celebration of choreography, MTV spread the love for the '80s-inspired songs of Lady Gaga, who was recognized for the "Poker Face" and "Paparazzi" videos, both exercises in excess.
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July 26, 2009 |
With a handbag over a shoulder and a bounce to her step, 47-year-old school psychologist Lisa Klenner bounded through the doors of the small casino in the Mojave Desert. Gerald Morris, the floor man of Diamond Jim's, greeted her with a familiar smile and coaxed her to a table where a game of poker was already underway.