Police identify motel intruder shot by ex-CNN reporter

07/03/2015 05:25 PM EDT
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The man fatally shot by a former CNN reporter at an Albuquerque motel had fled parole in Tennessee, police said. 
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HGTV relies on relationships for good TV
07/03/2015 01:46 PM EDT - NEW YORK (AP) — HGTV is working the buddy system. The home-and-garden network has upped the number of shows with co-hosts who are related or married to five, adding "America's Most Desperate Kitchens," hosted by cousins Anthony Carrino and John Colaneri, to its lineup of shows hosted by spouses, siblings and other assorted relatives. Full Story

Hispanic leaders want GOP field to condemn Trump's 'idiocy'
07/03/2015 07:16 PM EDT - WASHINGTON (AP) — Hispanic leaders are bristling at the largely tepid response by Republican presidential candidates to Donald Trump's characterization of Mexican immigrants as rapists and drug dealers. Full Story

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows
07/03/2015 11:01 AM EDT - WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC's "This Week" — Former Texas Gov. Full Story

Reigning Miss Universe rebukes Trump for his migrant remarks
07/02/2015 09:00 PM EDT - BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The reigning Miss Universe says Donald Trump, the beauty pageant's owner, was "hurtful and unfair" in his comments about Mexican migrants. Full Story

TV news crews robbed of cameras during live broadcasts
07/02/2015 05:22 PM EDT - SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — News crews from two San Francisco Bay Area television stations were robbed at gunpoint and a cameraman was pistol whipped during live broadcasts on Thursday. Full Story

'Shark Week' returns for 28th year with first Cuban visit
07/02/2015 01:56 PM EDT - LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sharks are serious business this summer, with "Sharknado"-style flippancy a barely heard echo following grisly attacks on beachgoers off the Florida, California and North and South Carolina coasts. Full Story

Sonia Manzano, who played Maria on 'Sesame Street,' retiring
07/02/2015 12:36 PM EDT - NEW YORK (AP) — "Sesame Street" is about to be less A-OK. Sonia Manzano, who has played the role of Maria on the groundbreaking kid show since 1971, is retiring. Full Story

'Rectify' returns for Season 3 of a murder's aftermath
07/02/2015 10:21 AM EDT - NEW YORK (AP) — Abigail Spencer remembers being about to shoot a scene for last season's "Rectify. Full Story

Reelz rescues Miss USA pageant, dropped by NBC in Trump flap
07/02/2015 08:01 PM EDT - LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Miss USA pageant, left without a TV home following blowback against co-owner Donald Trump over his comments on Mexican immigrants, has been rescued by the Reelz channel. Full Story

140 pairs of underwear stolen from store hit by 4 bra heists

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) — First they took the bras. Now they've come back for the panties. Police say 140 pairs of underwear have been stolen from a northeast Pennsylvania store that's been struck by four bra heists since February. Full Story
(Matthew Mead — The Associated Press)
Be the hit of the picnic with sangria

cocktail: Keep this bubbly drink chilled and don't add too much ice.
Want to be the hero of your July Fourth gathering? Leave the burgers and dogs to somebody else. Ditto for the potato and pasta salads. Full Story
(Claudette Barius/AP)
'Inside Out' celebrates edge over 'Magic Mike,' 'Terminator'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Even with the flashy competition of Terminators and male strippers, the little feelings inside a young girl's head proved to be more of a draw for moviegoers going into the holiday weekend. Full Story