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Alan Cumming Thought His Dancing Days Were Over

The actor is reprising his role as the Emcee in "Cabaret," for which he won a Tony award, and no one is more surprised by that than Cumming himself.

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 01:33:22 GMT
GM Expects Sharp Earnings Drop

General Motors is likely to report a big hit to earnings Thursday as it continues to work through its ongoing recall problems.Industry analysts forecast GM would deliver a meager 9 cents per share in earnings for the first three months of 2014.

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 01:33:21 GMT
Holy Hemihelix! Scientists Discover a Bizarre Twist

Researchers have figured out how to create a natural helix that looks like the tangle in a telephone cord and that discovery could lead to new kinds of circuitry.The new twist is called a "hemihelix," and it's not really that new.

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 01:33:20 GMT
Charlize Theron, Andy Samberg To Close 'SNL' Season

A second-timer and a familiar face will round out the hosting duties as the 39th season of "Saturday Night Live" comes to a close next month, NBC announced Wednesday.

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 01:33:19 GMT
Olivia Wilde and Jason Sudeikis Welcome Baby Boy

Olivia Wilde and Jason Sudeikis welcomed their first child, a son, on Wednesday. Wilde tweeted his name and photo along with an Elvis joke, thankyouverrahmuch.

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 01:33:18 GMT
FCC Proposal Could Be End of 'Net Neutrality': Report

The Federal Communications Commission plans to propose new rules for Internet service providers that would effectively end the concept of "Net neutrality," according to a report from the Wall Street Journal.

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 01:33:17 GMT
Student Arrested in UMass Boston Bomb Threats Case

Police at the University of Massachusetts Boston have charged a student in connection with two bomb threats called into the school in the past week.

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 01:33:16 GMT
Vote Set for Possible Sriracha Plant Shutdown

City residents and Sriracha plant owner meet to determine the fate of a Sriracha plant.

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 01:33:14 GMT
Tiny Wyoming Town Evacuated After Explosion at Natural Gas Plant

A small town in southwestern Wyoming was evacuated on Wednesday afternoon after an explosion and fire at a natural gas processing plant.Lincoln County spokesman Stephen Malik told NBC Station KSL that there were no injuries from the blast, which occurred about 2 p.m.

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 01:33:13 GMT
California Mom and TSA Settle Breast Milk Lawsuit for $75,000

Sometimes it pays to cry over spilled milk.A California mom who was held at an Arizona airport four years ago after an argument with TSA agents who wanted to X-ray her breast milk has won a preliminary settlement of $75,000 from the agency.Stacey Armato, who filed a lawsuit in U.S.

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 01:33:11 GMT
Felines and New Yorkers Cozy Up in Cat Cafe

New York joins the ranks of Tokyo and London in introducing it's first pop-up cat cafe, featuring cats and complimentary caffeinated beverage this week on the Bowery in Manhattan.

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 01:17:38 GMT
Michael Phelps Ready to Start Comeback 'Journey'

There was something I missed, Phelps said Wednesday. I just missed being back in the water.

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 00:15:25 GMT
Australia Casts Doubt on Debris Finding in Malaysian Jet Search

The debris that washed ashore on the coast of Australia is unlikely to have come from the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, Australian officials said Thursday.

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 00:15:24 GMT
Infamous Gacy Case Helps Solve Unrelated Chicago Area Death

MAYWOOD, Ill. Four decades after John Wayne Gacy lured more than 30 young men and boys to his Chicago-area home and strangled them, his case has helped authorities solve another killing one he didn't commit.

Wed, 23 Apr 2014 23:59:49 GMT
Mountain of Danger: Climate Change Could Make Everest Even Riskier

NEW DELHI -- Climbing to the roof of the world is becoming less predictable and possibly more dangerous, scientists say, as climate change brings warmer temperatures that may eat through the ice and snow on Mount Everest.

Wed, 23 Apr 2014 23:59:48 GMT
Chelsea Manning Allowed to Formally Change Name

The Army private convicted of funneling intelligence secrets to whistleblowing website WikiLeaks can legally change her name to Chelsea Elizabeth Manning, a judge ruled Wednesday.

Wed, 23 Apr 2014 23:28:44 GMT
Don't 'Es-stress' Over Spanglish, Say Some Scholars

As readers, booksellers and academics gather Wednesday on World Book Day to celebrate words and language, there is an interesting transatlantic tiff over the use of Spanglish - the mixing of English and Spanish often used among U.S. Latinos when they are hangiando (hanging) together.

Wed, 23 Apr 2014 21:24:23 GMT
Not Just for Sex: Why the Y Chromosome Hasn't Vanished

Men have lost most of the genes originally included on the Y chromosome during evolution, but those genes essential for survival have persevered, new research finds.

Wed, 23 Apr 2014 21:08:53 GMT
Worsening China Factory Strike Threatens Adidas, Nike Sneakers

BEIJING - A wage dispute at a huge sneaker factory that supplies brands including Adidas and Nike escalated Wednesday, highlighting the growing problems faced by Chinas manufacturing powerhouse.Workers at the plant owned by the world's largest maker of sneakers, Yue Yuen earn as little as $1.

Wed, 23 Apr 2014 21:08:52 GMT
Another Michael Set to Make Splash at Mesa Grand Prix

Michael Andrew has drawn a wave of comparisons to Michael Phelps, for breaking many national age group records and for signing an endorsement deal.

Wed, 23 Apr 2014 20:53:18 GMT
Jeb Bush Continues 2016 Presidential Speculation

Jeb Bush is keeping his name near the top of the list when it comes to potential 2016 presidential contenders.

Wed, 23 Apr 2014 20:22:11 GMT
Jodie Foster Marries Photographer Alexandra Hedison

Jodie Foster was coy about her sexuality in the past, but it's out in the open now, as she was married over Easter weekend.

Wed, 23 Apr 2014 20:22:11 GMT
1888 Shipwreck Rediscovered Under Golden Gate Bridge

A steamship that sank with 16 passengers aboard in 1888 has been located again under the Golden Gate Bridge.

Wed, 23 Apr 2014 20:22:10 GMT
College-Educated Brains Recover Better From Injury, Study Suggests

A college education may do a lot more than provide better job opportunities it may also make brains more resilient to trauma, a new study suggests.

Wed, 23 Apr 2014 20:22:09 GMT
Aurora Case on Hold While James Holmes Appeals Sanity Hearing

Colorado movie-massacre shooter James Holmes is appealing a judge's order for a second sanity evaluation, bogging down the timetable for a trial that was to start two months ago.

Wed, 23 Apr 2014 20:06:36 GMT