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  • Tattoos, martial arts and poker? Casinos wooing millennials
    Associated Press | February 04, 2016 10:00 pm
    Casinos worried that millennials aren't getting into traditional gambling like their parents and grandparents are bringing in tattoo studios, mixed martial arts competitions and other offbeat attractions to attract a younger clientele.
  • Lawyer: Mexican actress willing to talk about drug capo
    Associated Press | February 04, 2016 7:48 pm
    An attorney for actress Kate del Castillo said Thursday she is willing to talk to Mexican authorities about her encounters with Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman and felt "betrayed" and "used" by actor Sean Penn, who wrote a lengthy article about his meeting with the drug kingpin after the actress introduced the two men.
  • Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly has book deal
    Associated Press | February 04, 2016 7:44 pm
    Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly has a book deal.
  • Zola twitter story in development for James Franco to direct
    Associated Press | February 04, 2016 6:12 pm
    The Zola twitter story about a wild road trip to Florida that went viral late last year is in development to be turned into a feature film that actor James Franco will direct.
  • Joe Dowell, had No. 1 hit with 'Wooden Heart," dies at 76
    Associated Press | February 04, 2016 6:08 pm
    Joe Dowell, a singer briefly popular in the early 1960s who had a No. 1 hit with the ballad "Wooden Heart," has died. He was 76.
  • Capitol Hill Buzz: Alicia Keys flirty appeal to Speaker Ryan
    Associated Press | February 04, 2016 3:16 pm
    Singer Alicia Keys has a flirty message for Speaker Paul Ryan: He can be her Valentine if the House acts on criminal justice reform.
  • Universal employee sues over lost job involving gun
    Associated Press | February 04, 2016 2:44 pm
    A former worker is suing Universal Orlando, claiming he was illegally fired for having a gun in his car.
  • Historic, rusting ocean liner could be restored to luxury
    Associated Press | February 04, 2016 1:28 pm
    The SS United States, an ocean liner bigger than the Titanic that once carried celebrities across the Atlantic at record speeds, may one day sail again.
  • Historic, rusting ocean liner could be restored to luxury
    Associated Press | February 04, 2016 1:28 pm
    The SS United States, an ocean liner bigger than the Titanic that once carried celebrities across the Atlantic at record speeds, may one day sail again.
  • Elizabeth Smart working on self-empowerment book due in 2017
    Associated Press | February 04, 2016 12:57 pm
    Kidnap victim Elizabeth Smart's next book will be a guide to self-empowerment.
  • Judge: Suit seeking to stop Chicago Lucas Museum can go on
    Associated Press | February 04, 2016 12:12 pm
    A federal judge on Thursday allowed a lawsuit to proceed that seeks to stop "Star Wars" creator George Lucas from building a $400 million museum along Chicago's lakefront, leaving open the possibility that the museum as currently envisioned may not get built.
  • 5 places in L.A. to soak up Oscars vibes
    Associated Press | February 04, 2016 11:57 am
    It's Oscar season in Los Angeles. With the 88th annual Academy Awards scheduled for Feb. 28, here are five places in L.A. to soak up those glitzy Oscars vibes and maybe even run into one of the nominees.
  • 5 places in L.A. to soak up Oscars vibes
    Associated Press | February 04, 2016 11:57 am
    It's Oscar season in Los Angeles. With the 88th annual Academy Awards scheduled for Feb. 28, here are five places in L.A. to soak up those glitzy Oscars vibes and maybe even run into one of the nominees.
  • Explosives threat one of many due to 'Making a Murderer'
    Associated Press | February 04, 2016 10:17 am
    Bomb threats to a Wisconsin county sheriff's office that made an apparent reference to "getting justice" for the convict profiled in the popular Netflix series "Making a Murderer" are the latest in a long string of threats made to the department and its officers since the series went online, officials said Thursday.
  • Glass expert digs into secrets of historic Venetian process
    Associated Press | February 04, 2016 10:08 am
    A modern-day glassblower believes he has unraveled the mysteries of Renaissance-era Venetian glassmaking, a trade whose secrets were so closely guarded that anyone who divulged them faced the prospect of death.