Child star Shirley Temple dead at 85

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Shirley Temple won praise in diplomatic career

NEW YORK (AP) — Shirley Temple got her first ambassador appointment after Secretary of State Henry Kissinger heard her discussing Namibia at a party and, in her words, was “surprised that I even knew the word.” She would have to prove herself over and over during a...
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CVS Caremark 4Q profit jumps more than 12 pct

AP Photo/Steven Senne CVS Caremark says its fourth-quarter earnings climbed more than 12 percent, as improved sales from established locations helped the drugstore operator and pharmacy benefits manager The Woonsocket, R.I., company says it earned $1.27 billion, or $1.05 per...

Fasel will work tirelessly to get NHL to S Korea

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — International Ice Hockey Federation President Rene Fasel says he will do everything he can to convince the NHL and its players to participate in the 2018 Olympics. Ultimately, though, he acknowledges it will be up to them. Fasel told The Associated...
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10 Things to Know About Olympic Hockey

AP Photo/Mark Humphrey SOCHI, Russia (AP) — The ice surface is bigger, the pay non-existent and what used to mean bragging rights around the world in the days of dueling superpowers counts for less now that everyone wound up on the same side of capitalism. The trade-off is...

Feature films of Shirley Temple

“The Red-Haired Alibi,” 1932. “To the Last Man,” 1933. “Out All Night,” 1933. “Carolina,” 1934. “Mandalay,” 1934. “Stand Up and Cheer,” 1934. “Now I’ll Tell,” 1934. “Change of...

Shirley Temple: Crying on cue was method acting

As a child actress, Shirley Temple was noted for being able to cry on cue for a movie scene. In a 1999 interview, she explained how she did it: “I guess I was an early method actress. I would go to a quiet part of the sound stage with my mother. I wouldn’t think of...
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NJ festival lets you eat, drink, floss with bacon

This Monday, Feb. 10. 2014 photo shows a bacon-lettuce-and-tomato sandwich made with an entire pound of bacon at the Tropicana Casino and Resort in Atlantic City, N.J. The casino’s Bacon Week festival includes unusual offerings like bacon milk shakes, bacon cupcakes, bacon...
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Jury to resume deliberations in ex-mayor’s case

FILE – In this Jan. 27, 2014, file photo, former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin arrives at the Hale Boggs Federal Building in New Orleans. Federal prosecutors on Monday, Feb. 10, summed up their case for convicting Nagin of corruption during his two terms as mayor. (AP...