Skittish employers slashed 533,000 jobs in November, the most in 34 years, catapulting the unemployment rate to 6.7 percent, dramatic proof the country is careening deeper into recession.
A broken O.J. Simpson has been sentenced to at least 15 years in prison for a Las Vegas hotel armed robbery by a judge who rejected his apology and said, "It was much more than stupidity."
Paul Benedict, the actor who played the English neighbor Harry Bentley on the sitcom "The Jeffersons," died Dec. 1 on Martha's Vineyard in Mass. He was 70.
Ms. Winfrey is going to Washington. Harpo Productions says Winfrey will host a live episode of "The Oprah Winfrey Show" from the Kennedy Center Opera House on January 19, the day before Barack Obama…
The 8th annual Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival will be held June 11-14.
Odetta, the folk singer with the powerful voice who moved audiences and influenced fellow musicians for a half-century, has died. She was 77.
Ted Rogers, founder of Canada's largest cable-television and mobile-phone company and owner of the Toronto Blue Jays' baseball team, died in his Toronto home Tuesday.
Coldplay was the hottest iTunes album download this year: Its "Viva la Vida" was crowned the best-selling album of 2008, while Leona Lewis's "Bleeding Love" was named the top-selling single.
Police arrested the estranged brother-in-law of Jennifer Hudson on Monday in the deaths of the entertainer's mother, brother and young nephew, taking him from a prison where he had been held on a…
Emmy-nommed production designer Richard Stiles, who designed sets for "Wheel of Fortune" for 27 years , died Nov. 24 of pneumonia following complications from brain surgery. He was 74.