July 30, 1999 |
The big question about Rene Russo in "The Thomas Crown Affair" is not about her on-screen nudity, but who did her hair? The film hasn't even opened yet, but already Russo's do by L.A. stylist Enzo Angileri is attracting lots of buzz. The layered look seems poised to join Dorothy Hamill's bowl, Farrah Fawcett's wings and Jennifer Aniston's wisps in hair history.
April 11, 2012 |
As the nation inches closer to a resolution of sorts in the Trayvon Martin case, lawyers privy to the evidence predicted Wednesday that George Zimmerman will be vindicated, even as they have come under fire for raising questions about Zimmerman's state of mind and the status of their relationship with him. Craig Sonner and Hal Uhrig made the predictions Wednesday morning during an appearance on CNN's"Early Start....
November 1, 1995 |
A jury took about 2 1/2 hours Tuesday to convict a man of kidnaping and killing a teen-age girl who was repeatedly raped and buried alive as retribution for a $5,000-drug rip-off. Orlando Hall, 24, is one of five men charged with murdering 16-year-old Lisa Rene, who was raped over two days and repeatedly beaten with a shovel before she was buried alive in a shallow grave near Pine Bluff, Ark. In a chilling plea captured on tape during a 911 call to police on Sept.
July 23, 2012 |
The audience vote was a mere formality. The winner of Season 8 of "Food Network Star"was clear from the start. It was up to viewers, but it was practically preordained: Justin Warner, a.k.a. Lipsticks, a.k.a. Alton Brown's mini-me, is the Food Network's newest star. Warner, 27, the Brooklyn, N.Y., restaurateur with an Elvis-like pompadour, was a front-runner from Day 1. At first, he came off a little edgy and a tad bit cocky as he blew the judges' minds with culinary concoctions that should have failed -- but soared.
January 7, 2009 |
Soaring on cocaine, guns smoking, the Camorra hit squad sped down the Via Domitiana, the road built along the Bay of Naples during the Roman Empire. The gangsters had just killed an arcade owner. Now they were hunting an African drug dealer. Bulky in bulletproof vests, they scanned the dim main drag of this no man's land by the sea, a 16-mile strip of a town where Naples blends with Nigeria.
October 3, 2012 |
T-Mobile USA and MetroPCS have announced they will merge in a move to combine two weaker wireless companies in an industry dominated by bigger players. Under the terms of the agreement, MetroPCS shareholders will receive $1.5 billion in cash and 26% ownership in the company, which will have the T-Mobile name. Deutsche Telekom AG, the Germany company that owns T-Mobile, will receive a 74% stake. In a teleconference call with media Wednesday, Rene Obermann, chief executive of Deutsche Telekom, said the merger "means we are here to compete, we are here to unlock value and we are here to win. This deal has the potential to be a game changer.
May 18, 2001 |
Certain entertainers embody Las Vegas' glitz: Elvis Presley. Frank Sinatra. And now, Celine Dion. The Canadian singer has signed a contract to perform five nights a week at Caesars Palace hotel-casino for three years beginning in 2003. It's unprecedented for a pop superstar to agree to be anchored to one venue for such a length of time.
August 15, 2012 |
Julia Child would have been 100 years old today, but there's no doubt that this culinary and cultural legend has achieved immortality by the way the nation is celebrating her centennial birthday. To start with, #JuliaChild is trending on Twitter, and "Julia Child" is the single most searched-for term on Google on Wednesday morning. Then, there's the Google Doodle -- a technological nod to Child's lasting cultural significance. The Google Doodle shows her in her kitchen surrounded by many of the foods she taught Americans to cook without fear: whole chickens, fish, and chocolate layer cake, items that cleverly form the "Google" in the doodle.
September 27, 2006 |
Hips don't lie, Shakira famously sings, but they sure help her win accolades, as the Colombian sensation scoops up a field-leading five nominations for the seventh annual Latin Grammy Awards, announced Tuesday in New York. The belly-dancing singer-songwriter was the only artist to be named in the song, record and album categories, for her Spanish-language CD "Fijacion Oral Vol. 1" and its reggaeton-tinged hit "La Tortura."
January 27, 2012 |
The inspiration for Cirque du Soleil's new show, "Michael Jackson: The Immortal World Tour," began in the late 1980s when Michael Jackson hopped into a van (sans security) with his longtime attorney John Branca to see the French Canadian performance troupe for the first time in Santa Monica. The mega-pop star was fascinated by the avant-garde circus and asked to meet the cast backstage, said Branca, who was named co-executor of Jackson's estate along with music executive John McClain in accordance with Jackson's 2002 will.