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Winter Carnival

January 24, 2015 HOUGHTON — Since its debut as the “Ice Carnival” in 1922, Michigan Technological University’s Winter Carnival has become a treasured tradition for both the university and the communit. more »»

New Kids on the Block: New boy bands can learn from us

January 24, 2015 NEW YORK — New Kids on the Block are ready to take new boy bands on the block to school. more »»

‘SNL’ photographer gives the most to each host every week

January 24, 2015 NEW YORK — Country music superstar Blake Shelton was poised on a mid-Manhattan sidewalk, looking right at home beside a split-rail fence while he toyed with a lariat. more »»

Oscar fever has fans scrambling to watch, watch, watch

January 24, 2015 NEW YORK (AP) — There’s a fever spreading across the land. It’s Oscar fever, with a reasonably short incubation period but symptoms that turn otherwise rational film buffs into bingeing maniac. more »»

Tablets may cause sleep deprivation

January 22, 2015 LAURIUM — E-books boast some advantages over their print counterparts, such as portability of large collections, quick downloading and illuminated screens. But that last one may have its downside. more »»

Jazz Cabaret

January 22, 2015 HOUGHTON — When the Rozsa Center presents a show, most people don’t expect to take their seats on the stage. But for the upcoming Jazz Cabaret, that’s exactly where they’ll be sittin. more »»

Study: Fewer struggle with medical costs as coverage grows

January 22, 2015 WASHINGTON — Not only do more Americans have health insurance, but the number struggling with medical costs has dropped since President Barack Obama’s health care law expanded coverage, according to... more »»

Formaldehyde risk in some e-cigarette vapor

January 22, 2015 Using certain electronic cigarettes at high temperature settings could potentially release more formaldehyde, a cancer-causing chemical, than smoking traditional cigarettes does, new lab tests... more »»

Adult fiddling classes

January 22, 2015 The Copper Country Suzuki Association (CCSA) will be offering adult fiddling classes beginning January 29. An intermediate class will be offered at 5:45 p.m. more »»

'Sniper' success reveals conservative power

January 22, 2015 NEW YORK — Empty seats were hard to come by at Clint Eastwood’s “American Sniper” over the holiday weekend, where the R-rated Iraq War drama — all words seldom attached to “blockbuster” — rolled to... more »»

‘Selma’ sparks interest in historic Alabama city

January 22, 2015 SELMA, Ala. — The 50th anniversary of the civil rights marches in Selma and the movie that tells the story are expected to bring thousands of visitors to this historic Alabama city this year. more »»

What to watch for at the Sundance Film Festival

January 22, 2015 By SANDY COHEN AP Entertainment Writer LOS ANGELES — Just as Hollywood’s awards season heats up, half the town takes off for a snowy getaway to Park City, Utah, for the Sundance Film Festival. more »»

Comedy Central to roast Justin Bieber

January 22, 2015 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Comedy Central says Justin Bieber will be the victim of its next roast. more »»

TV son says painful to watch Bill Cosby face allegations

January 22, 2015 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Malcolm-Jamal Warner says it’s difficult to see Bill Cosby face allegations of sexual assault. more »»

Sunglasses with a cause

January 17, 2015 HOUGHTON — A company founded in part by a Michigan Technological University student has a goal of providing fashionable sunglasses that will benefit the environment. more »»

Miss Universe reflects as her reign winds down

January 17, 2015 MIAMI — When Gabriela Isler wakes up on Jan. 25, it will mark the 441st and final time that she will begin a day while wearing the title of Miss Universe. more »»

Book about journey to heaven is pulled

January 17, 2015 NEW YORK — A best-selling account of a 6-year-old boy’s journey to heaven and back has been pulled after the boy retracted his story. more »»

Gillian Anderson talks swimming and sleuthing on 'The Fall'

January 17, 2015 NEW YORK (AP) — There’s agent Dana Scully of “The X-Files” and Blanche Dubois in “A Streetcar Named Desire. more »»

Nominations add intrigue to Oscar race

January 17, 2015 The Oscar nominations added intrigue if not diversity to an Academy Awards race by favoring one late-season release (“American Sniper”) over another (“Selma”. more »»

Swan Lake

January 15, 2015 HOUGHTON — It’s a classic story that’s been performed for over a century: Tchaikovsky’s “Swan Lake. more »»

 
 
 

 

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