World markets rise on hopes US out of recession

World stock markets power ahead on optimism that US is emerging from recession World stock markets rallied Wednesday after Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said the U.S. recession was likely over, a view largely supported by recent economic figures. Germany’s DAX rose 0.9 percent to 5,677.32 and Britain’s FTSE 100 gained 1.1 percent to 5,099.10. […]

House Arrest Episode 24

Directed by: Tim Van Patten Written by: Terence Winter This week Tony finds out that going to jail might not be as bad as what you have to do to avoid it. Tony’s lawyer, Neil Mink, warns him that while he dodged a bullet on the Bevilaqua matter, the Feds are still gunning for him. […]

What ‘Baby Jessica’ is doing today

What ‘Baby Jessica’ is doing today Jessica McClure, or ‘Baby Jessica,’ Not a Baby Anymore Chilean Miners Spark Searches on Other Rescues The Chilean miners have inspired the world. They’ve also inspired massive Web interest on other miraculous, against-all-odds rescues from times past. While the 33 miners were being hoisted to the surface earlier this […]

Chewy Chicken Feet

Chewy Chicken Feet May Quash a Trade War China is threatening to cut off imports of American chicken, but poultry experts have at least one reason to suspect it may be an empty threat: Many Chinese consumers would miss the scrumptious chicken feet they get from this country. “We have these jumbo, juicy paws the […]

Knight and Day

Knight and Day follows the adventures of Roy Miller (Tom Cruise), a rogue spy, and June Havens (Cameron Diaz), a car restorer. We see Miller watching Havens, and he bumps into her a couple of times as they go through security at Wichita Airport. Havens is making her way back home to Boston from Wichita […]

Stepmom – 1998

A terminally-ill mother has to settle on the new woman in her ex-husband’s life, who will be their new stepmother. Anna and Ben, the two children of Jackie and Luke, have to cope with the fact that their parents divorced and that there is a new woman in their father’s life: Isabel, a successful photographer. […]

Sexiest Woman Alive

Though loyal fans of the critically acclaimed, woefully underappreciated series “Friday Night Lights” know exactly who Minka Kelly  is, the majority of the general public might wonder why Kelly was tapped to follow in the famous footsteps of former Sexiest Women Alive — who include Kate Beckinsale, Halle Berry, Charlize Theron, Scarlett Johansson, Jessica Biel, […]

Emotions flow as freed miners emerge

Chile Mine Rescue: Questions and Answers It’s been over two months since the 33 Chilean workers were trapped a half mile underground in the San Jose mine. Now their return to the surface of the earth looks like a reality. Here, some answers to questions about the rescue effort. How did the miners become trapped […]

Mergers and Acquisitions Episode 47

Directed by: Daniel Attias Written by: David Chase, Robin Green & Mitchell Burgess and Terry Winter By his own admission, Tony may not be the most moral man on earth, ” . . . but I do have rules.” And one of those rules is that you don’t move in on another guy’s goomara. So […]

playing card mysteries explained

Unchanged for years, the iconography of modern playing cards make them one of gaming’s most familiar sights. But how much do you really know about the history of the modern 52 (or 54) card deck? 1. We think of playing cards as being as ancient as chess or draughts, but while the general idea of […]