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6/25/2014 1:28 PM
Pope orders mob ‘‍excommunicated’
PITTSBURGH — When Pope Francis declared last week that organized crime figures are “excommunicated” from the Catholic Church, he wasn’t making a formal legal declaration against any individuals.

6/25/2014 1:14 PM
NBC: Jillian Michaels exiting 'Biggest Loser'
LOS ANGELES  — Jillian Michaels is exiting “The Biggest Loser,” NBC and the producer of the weight-loss competition series said today.

6/25/2014 11:41 AM
Justices rule for broadcasters in Aereo fight
WASHINGTON  — The Supreme Court ruled today that a startup Internet company has to pay broadcasters when it takes television programs from the airwaves and allows subscribers to watch them on smartphones and other portable devices.

6/25/2014 7:00 AM
Always give a plant a chance
Carol Ann Erford lives in a part of South Toledo that’s still suffering from the 2008 recession. The 799-square-foot, two-bedroom, 1925 home she bought as a single mom 25 years ago for $42,000 would bring about half that now, she said.

6/25/2014 10:26 AM
Sawyer stepping down at 'World News'
NEW YORK  — Diane Sawyer is stepping down as anchor of ABC’s “World News” in September after nearly five years in the job, to be replaced by her regular substitute, David Muir.

6/25/2014 12:00 AM
Taylor is 'fresh voice' on WGTE-FM
WGTE FM 91 has been airing a fresh-faced voice since last March, a radio personality who knows her way around often-challenging composer and musician names yet who brings the enthusiasm of an ingenue to the airwaves.

6/25/2014 12:00 AM
Wahlberg: From bears to Autobots
LOS ANGELES — Before Mark Wahlberg ever attempted to test his mettle vis-a-vis giant metamorphosizing robots from outer space — before he befriended a heroic battle-bot named Optimus Prime on screen — the actor prepared for his latest part with an unlikely foil: a talking teddy bear with an outsize taste for prostitutes and cocaine.

6/24/2014 2:34 PM
Company tests space tourism balloon
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — An Arizona company says it has successfully completed the first scale test flight of a high-altitude balloon and capsule being developed to take tourists to the edge of space.

6/24/2014 1:43 PM
'Like a Rolling Stone' draft sells for $2M
NEW YORK  — One of the most popular songs of all time, Bob Dylan’s “Like a Rolling Stone,” has been sold at auction for more than $2 million.

6/24/2014 12:00 AM
Holy month: Fast food
Ramadan, Islam‘s holiest month, begins Saturday night at sundown. ‍Each day during Ramadan, from sunrise to sunset, observant Muslims will not take any food or water.