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TV ratings: Halle Berry's 'Extant' gets big audience that skews older

Halle Berry's new sci-fi series launched with a big audience Wednesday night for CBS but didn't blast off quite like "Under the Dome" did last year.

Clayton Kershaw, Mike Trout, Yasiel Puig among top jerseys sold in MLB

Is Mike Trout or Yasiel Puig the most popular ballplayer in Southern California?

Emmys 2014: 'Breaking Bad,' 'True Detective' among nominees for best drama

"Breaking Bad," "True Detective," "House of Cards" and "Game of Thrones" earned Emmy nominations in the drama series category Thursday morning, while comedies "Modern Family," "Orange Is the New Black" and "Veep" also performed well...

Nigeria gas depot blast was suicide bombing, security analysts say

Nigeria's nightmare scenario has been this: Islamist militias waging terror in the country's northeast launch attacks in distant Lagos, a chaotic megacity of about 20 million in the southeast and the country's economic engine.

Indiana won't recognize same-sex marriages performed after ruling

Indiana won't recognize the same-sex marriages that were hurriedly performed after a federal judge struck down the state's ban in June, state officials announced this week.

Hedge fund to give American Apparel a lifeline

American Apparel Inc. is getting a financial lifeline from its largest shareholders in an agreement that could leave founder Dov Charney out in the cold.

Shooting leaves several dead in Harris County, Texas, authorities report

Several people have been gunned down  outside Houston, law enforcement officials said.

Trial delayed for Colorado theater shooting suspect James Holmes

The murder trial of James E. Holmes, charged in the Aurora, Colo. theater massacre, will be delayed to allowed enough time for a second sanity review to be completed, a judge ruled on Wednesday.

Citigroup said to be near $7 billion mortgage settlement

Citigroup Inc. may reach an agreement with federal prosecutors as early as next week to resolve a probe into sales of mortgage-backed bonds before the 2008 financial crisis, a person familiar with the negotiations said.

Gay rights groups halt support for ENDA workplace discrimination bill

Six national gay rights groups withdrew support Tuesday for what had been hailed as historic legislation to prohibit workplace discrimination, citing concerns over an exemption for employers who object to homosexuality on religious grounds.

'Hollywood Costume' exhibit coming to future site of Academy Museum

Dorothy's ruby slippers are coming home -- to Hollywood, that is. Cinema's most famous shoes, which the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences acquired in 2012 for its future museum, have been on loan to London's Victoria and Albert Museum for the London institution's touring "Hollywood...

Coach has right touch for the Dutch

Perhaps it was a joke. Or more mind games from a man who has become a master at them.

Marcel Kittel wins fourth stage of Tour de France

LILLE, France --- Marcel Kittel won the fourth stage of the Tour de France — his third of the race — in a sprint as the tour returned home from England on Tuesday.

Bitcoin ATM builder takes aim at traditional financial services

In a makeshift office — a living room crowded with desks, monitors and a beanbag chair — a handful of programmers are hacking away on computers, aiming to make their mark on the multibillion-dollar financial services industry.

Emmy ad blitz escalates

Networks spend big as wins can can add cachet to shows, lure top talent and boost syndication values Networks spend big as wins can can add cachet to shows, lure top talent and boost syndication values

AEG to consolidate L.A. offices by leasing former warehouse downtown

International sports and entertainment behemoth AEG has agreed to consolidate its Los Angeles offices by leasing a historic former warehouse near downtown's LA Live.

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