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5/23/2014 12:00 AM
‘American Idol’ crowns rocker
LOS ANGELES — Big-voiced rocker Caleb Johnson is the season 13 American Idol, winning the title over teenage pop singer Jena Irene.

5/23/2014 12:00 AM
‘Chef’ stirs the appetite
From the mouth-watering carne asada to the molten chocolate cake, Jon Favreau’s Chef is a delectable take on an out-of-work cook who experiences career rejuvenation when traveling cross-country serving Cuban entrees on a food truck.

5/23/2014 12:00 AM
Dinner Tonight: Pizza
"The word 'piza' first appears in a document concerning the Duchy of Gaeta and its adjoining lands dating to 997," according to Gusto: The Very Best of Italian Food and Cuisine. "The 1600s saw the preparation and consumption of the 'pizza alla mastunicola,' or a flatbread topped with cheese and basil, and 'pizza ai cecinelli,' filled with …

5/23/2014 12:00 AM
‘Railway Man’ a dark look at WWII
In Hollywood parlance, they “meet cute” — he stumbles into her first class seat on the train to Edinburgh.

5/22/2014 6:45 PM
'Shield' actor charged with wife's murder
LOS ANGELES — Actor Michael Jace, who played a police officer in the TV series “The Shield,” was charged with murder today in the shooting death of his wife in their Los Angeles home.

5/22/2014 6:39 PM
McCartney recovering after virus halts tour
NEW YORK — Paul McCartney is on the mend after being treated for a virus that led him to cancel his tour in Japan.

5/22/2014 3:48 PM
Fox News anchor charged after airport arrest
MINNEAPOLIS — Fox News weekend anchor Gregg Jarrett was charged with a misdemeanor after he allegedly became combative and refused to cooperate with police at a bar in the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport.

5/22/2014 2:01 PM
Chicago mayor to appear on 'Tonight Show'
CHICAGO — Mayor Rahm Emanuel is to appear on “The Tonight Show” with Jimmy Fallon, making good on his promise after the host came to Chicago in March and jumped into icy Lake Michigan.

5/22/2014 1:13 PM
Construction-themed park lets kids move earth
WEST BERLIN, N.J.  — A theme park opening next month in New Jersey will let kids, and adults, move some earth with excavating equipment.

5/22/2014 12:38 PM
Facebook expands privacy checkup tool
NEW YORK  — More Facebook users can expect to see a blue cartoon dinosaur popping up in their feeds, reminding them to check their privacy settings.