‘Elle’ Mindy Kaling cover slammed as racist, ‘fat-ist’ – USA TODAY

USA TODAYElle magazine seems to be covered in controversy lately. They wrapped Melissa McCarthy in a capacious coat last year. And now for one of four February fronts, they’ve hacked…

Ford CEO Alan Mulally won’t take Microsoft’s top job – USA TODAY

USA TODAYFord Motor CEO Alan Mulally said today he will not leave the job this year and that he is not in the running to succeed retiring CEO Steve Ballmer…

Star Surveillance: Celine Dion, Ne-Yo, Kristin Chenoweth, Ryan Lochte, Alesso … – Las Vegas Sun

Star Surveillance: Celine Dion, Ne-Yo, Kristin Chenoweth, Ryan Lochte, Alesso …Las Vegas SunBe it for work or play — or a combination of both — Las Vegas topped the timetables…

With Luol Deng trade, Cavs finally give up on LeBron’s return – USA TODAY

USA TODAYWhen the Cleveland Cavaliers acquired Luol Deng from the Chicago Bulls late on Monday, they took three very important steps in their future development. First, they unloaded Andrew Bynum’s…

Quartet likely to get elected, but Hall process still messy – USA TODAY

USA TODAYIt has turned into the most vicious, acrimonious, mud-slinging process in all of sports. It’s the Baseball Hall of Fame voting. We can’t agree on the value of a…

Eric Wynalda expands role with Atlanta, set to be Silverbacks’ Mr. Everything … – NBCSports.com

NBCSports.comAt the risk of navel-having, posts like these are exactly why the Atlanta Silverbacks should be trilled to have Eric Wynalda. Without their technical director, this site — one that…

Islanders captain John Tavares calls Olympic call-up for Team Canada a ‘big … – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsKyle Okposo might have gotten snubbed from Team USA, but at least Islanders fans can fall back on John Tavares. On Tuesday, the Islanders captain was officially…

Courteney Cox: Coco Is “Really Excited” to Be a Big Sister to David Arquette’s … – E! Online

E! OnlineCourteney Cox is opening up about ex-husband David Arquette expecting his first child with girlfriend Christina McLarty. During today’s episode of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, the Cougar Town star…

CES 2014 live: Yahoo buys Aviate, launches new digital efforts – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesMarissa Mayer, Yahoo chief executive, took the stage Tuesday to address the CES 2014 crowd, talking Yahoo’s acquisition of the mobile app Aviate, as well as new digital…

Ex-Miss Venezuela Monica Spear killed in robbery – USA TODAY

USA TODAYCARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Assailants shot and killed a popular soap-opera actress and former Miss Venezuela and her Irish ex-husband in the presence of their 5-year-old daughter when they…

Sony Corp. Plans Internet-Based TV Service in US This Year (2) – Businessweek

BusinessweekSony Corp. (6758) will begin testing an Internet-based television service in the U.S. this year, challenging traditional cable and satellite providers including Comcast Corp. and DirecTV. The product will combine…

Jessica Simpson Flaunts Her Slim Post-Baby Physique on Twitter (Yes, Again!) – People Magazine

People MagazineThe singer/fashion mogul Tweeted a photo of herself Tuesday looking even more svelte just prior to an appearance on Good Morning America. “Good Morning, America! Going live soon! #weightwatchers”…

Booster on Texas hiring Strong: ‘Kick in the face’ – FOXSports.com

FOXSports.comIt didn’t take long for new Texas coach Charlie Strong to collect his first critic. Texas businessman and Longhorns booster Red McCombs called Strong’s hiring a “kick in the face”…

Los Angeles Clippers to waive Stephen Jackson – USA TODAY

USA TODAYThe Los Angeles Clippers are expected to waive small forward Stephen Jackson on Tuesday, according to a person with knowledge of the situation. The person spoke to USA TODAY…

Could Chicago Bulls be moving more players? – USA TODAY

USA TODAYRENO, Nev. – When news broke late Monday night that the Chicago Bulls had broken up their championship-contending core by trading Luol Deng to the Cleveland Cavaliers, the proverbial…

North Las Vegas mayor says city deceitfully played games with finances – Las Vegas Sun

Las Vegas SunFinancially beleaguered North Las Vegas is in even greater trouble than previously acknowledged, the result of “games” being played in how the city balances it books, according to…

Baseball Hall of Fame ballot includes home runs like Greg Maddux and question … – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsFamine to smorgasbord. This is the Baseball Hall of Fame’s great anticipation Wednesday when, a year after the Baseball Writers Association sent no one to Cooperstown they…

What’s new from Google and GM at CES 2014 – USA TODAY

USA TODAYYou definitely aren’t missing a thing by not attending the latest Consumer Electronics Show (CES) this week in Las Vegas. It is, put plainly, 10,000 dog-and-pony shows staged all…

Canada Unveils Loaded Roster as It Goes for Gold – ABC News

ABC NewsSid the Kid is going to have plenty of help when Canada goes for gold at the Sochi Olympics. Hockey Canada announced its 25-man hockey roster on Tuesday and…

UN: First chemical weapon materials removed from Syria – USA TODAY

USA TODAYTHE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The first batch of Syrian poison gas precursor chemicals was loaded onto a Danish cargo ship and taken out of the war-torn country Tuesday…

Nets’ Deron Williams sidelined after ankle treatment – USA TODAY

USA TODAYNEW YORK (AP) — Deron Williams will miss the Brooklyn Nets’ game against Golden State on Wednesday after receiving treatment for his chronically injured ankles. Williams was diagnosed Monday…

Jennifer Lawrence, Matthew McConaughey, Amy Adams and More Stars Cover … – E! Online

E! OnlineNo magazine’s Movie Issue would be complete without Jennifer Lawrence! So, it’s no wonder that star of The Hunger Games: Catching Fire and American Hustle covers W’s Movie Issue,…

Sony HMZT3W Personal Viewer At CES 2014: Zennie Abraham Reaction

(Zennie62Media coverage of CES 2014 sponsored by MaiWorld.com, the leaders in affinity USB flash drives. Sony HMZT3W Personal Viewer At CES 2014: Zennie Abraham Reaction. The Sony HMZT3W Personal Viewer…

Heisman winner Jameis Winston rallies Florida State to title – USA TODAY

USA TODAYPASADENA, Calif. — Most of the season, college football watched in amazement as Florida State’s Jameis Winston put together what looked like perhaps the greatest season a freshman quarterback…

Nets’ Williams sidelined after ankle treatment – Washington Post

Washington PostNEW YORK — Deron Williams will miss the Brooklyn Nets’ game against Golden State on Wednesday after receiving treatment for his chronically injured ankles. Williams was diagnosed Monday with…

Follow someone on Twitter by shaking their hand using Razer’s new Nabu … – GameSpot

GameSpotPC gaming company Razer made a surprise announcement at 2014 CES this week, revealing its entrance into the growing wearable technology market with its new Nabu device. Described as a…

CES 2014 live: Michael Bay ’embarrassed’ by meltdown on stage [Video] – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesSamsung has been everywhere at CES 2014, hosting receptions, a news conference and private dinners to tout its latest products. Besides Bay, also getting buzz for Samsung was…

‘Pretty Little Liars’ Cast On Tonight’s Premiere: ‘This Season Is The Season Of … – MTV.com

MTV.comThe cast breaks down for MTV News what fans can expect from the ABC Family drama, premiering Tuesday. By Jocelyn Vena (@jocelyn1212) , with reporting by James Lacsina. Buckle your…

Alameda, Oakland in fresh fight over traffic – San Francisco Chronicle (blog)

San Francisco Chronicle (blog)AP More than a decade ago, Oakland’s city attorney sued Alameda over plans to redevelop Alameda Point. In the suit, his office claimed Alameda’s analysis of the…

First Batch of Deadly Chemicals Exported From Syria – New York Times

New York TimesThe first batch of the most dangerous materials in Syria’s banned chemical weapons stockpile was exported from the country on Tuesday, loaded onto a Danish commercial vessel in…

Canada names Olympic hockey roster – USA TODAY

USA TODAYTeam Canada put an emphasis on experience in naming 11 members of the 2010 gold medal team, including Pittsburgh Penguins star Sidney Crosby, to the roster that will represent…

Apple App Store Sales Top $1B in December, $10B in 2013 – PC Magazine

PC MagazineApple App Store sales topped $10 billion last year, helped mightily by December’s 3 billion app downloads and $1 billion in sales—the most successful month in App Store history.…

Get To Know ‘Saturday Night Live’s’ New Castmember Sasheer Zamata – MTV.com

MTV.comThe search is over. “Saturday Night Live” has chosen its first black female castmember in more than five years, Upright Citizens Brigade veteran Sasheer Zamata. She will make her debut…

Alien Isolation: Is This The Alien Game You’ve Been Waiting For? – GameSpot

GameSpotPerched high above the desks of the artists, designers, and programmers of Creative Assembly are two screens. For three long years, they’ve been playing Alien on loop, and the motion…

The Las Vegas convention-goer’s guide – USA TODAY

The Las Vegas convention-goer’s guideUSA TODAYSoon, experts and enthusiasts from every industry imaginable will be rolling into Las Vegas for meetings, exhibitions and unveilings of innovations in their fields. Glenn…