Pulitzer Prize-winning author John Hersey, a World War II correspondent who captured the horrors of the world's first atomic bomb attack in his book "Hiroshima," died yesterday. He was 78.
The Los Angeles City Council voted yesterday to pick up almost $ 50,000 in traffic-control costs for Monday's Oscar ceremony.
Larz E. Bourne, creator of the TV cartoon character Deputy Dawg, died March 14.
Burdette (Burd) Bullock III, a longtime weather and entertainment TV reporter in Orlando, died March 15 of cancer at age 38.
General Electric Co.'s CNBC cable network pulled a widely-advertised paid program from its weekend schedule because of concerns that the show improperly promoted stocks of three featured companies.
Helen Hayes, 92, whose onstage versatility and offstage generosity earned her the title "First Lady of the American Theater," died yesterday in the New York suburb of Nyack.
Parke Levy, who created the mother-in-law TV series "December Bride" and wrote and directed for the hit radio show "My Friend Irma," has died at age 84.
Michael Kanin, a playwright and screenwriter who shared an Oscar in 1942 for the Katharine Hepburn-Spencer Tracy film classic "Woman of the Year," has died at age 83.
Two members of the rap group "2 Pac" were arrested Saturday for allegedly assaulting a driver who protested their use of drugs in a limousine, police said.
Varujan Kojian, music director and conductor of the Santa Barbara Symphony, died March 4 at his Carpinteria home. He was 57.
Domestic Film DAILY
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300: Rise of an Empire
300: Rise of an Empire1Daily:$3.9M Cumulative:$48.9M Warner Brothers -66.23%
Mr. Peabody & Sherman
Mr. Peabody & Sherman2Daily:$2.2M Cumulative:$34.4M Fox / DreamWorks Animation -77.26%
Non-Stop3Daily:$1.3M Cumulative:$53.9M Universal Pictures -67.83%