ANNA GUNN IS MISSING NEW MEXICO

Anna Gunn has New Mexico on her mind. The actress filmed five seasons of “Breaking Bad” in Albuquerque. She told reporters after her Emmy win for outstanding supporting actress in a drama series that she’s from Santa Fe…

TWITTER DUBS THE EMMYS WEIRD

With its big dance numbers, surprise winners and extended montages honoring departed actors, Sunday night’s Emmy Awards show wasn’t exactly conventional. Twitter came up with a name to reflect that: (hashtag)weirdemmys. A search of the term turns up…

NYPD probes possible bias attack on Sikh man

NEW YORK (AP) — Police are investigating an attack on a Columbia University professor in upper Manhattan by a group of young men who made anti-Muslim statements. Prabhjot Singh (sihnj), who is Sikh (seek), tells the Daily News…

DID SOFIA VERGARA JINX HER VERA WANG GOWN?

Sofia Vergara’s red lace Vera Wang dress couldn’t stand up to the pressure of Emmy night. It ripped. The actress was seen fussing with the lace on the left side of her gown as her “Modern Family” co-stars…

Long, strange trip ending for VW’s hippie van

SAO PAULO (AP) — It carried hippies through the 1960s, hauled surfers in search of killer waves during endless summers and serves as a workhorse across the developing world, but the long, strange trip of the Volkswagen van…

QUICKQUOTE: BRYAN CRANSTON

“What a way to go out.” — Bryan Cranston on the outstanding drama series win for “Breaking Bad,” which airs its series finale next week. ___ Caryn Rousseau – Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/carynrousseau ___ EDITOR’S NOTE — Show Bits brings…

LOTS TO PONDER IN DOUGLAS SPEECH

There was a lot to ponder in Michael Douglas’s acceptance speech — BESIDES those sexual double-entendres lobbed at co-star Matt Damon. Douglas, winner of the trophy for best actor in a miniseries or movie for playing Liberace in…

Hits and misses on the Emmys red carpet

The public loves its Monday morning quarterbacking about a red-carpet hit, and, maybe more so, a miss. (Yes , Lena Dunham, we’ll be talking about those oversized flowers on your dress.) There are plenty of hits to mention…
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Top Plays – Week 4

A look at the top plays from week four of the high school football season.…

NOT TODAY FOR UNDERWOOD’S ‘YESTERDAY’

Emmy watchers were swift in their negative reviews of Carrie Underwood covering the Beatles’ “Yesterday” during the Emmy Awards Underwood broke into song after Don Cheadle introduced a montage of 1960s news clips of President John F. Kennedy’s…

Complete list of winners from Emmys broadcast

Partial list of winners at Sunday’s 65th annual Primetime Emmy Awards presented by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences: — Supporting Actress, Comedy Series: Merritt Wever, “Nurse Jackie,” Showtime. — Writing, Comedy Series: Tina Fey, Tracey Wigfield,…

STARS REACT TO MONTEITH TRIBUTE

The inclusion of young “Glee” actor Cory Monteith among individual salutes at the Emmy Awards was a tough topic on the red carpet. Monteith, who was 31 when he died in July of a drug overdose, was chosen…

Authorities: Man’s body found in NM flood debris

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Deputies in western New Mexico say the body of a man has been found amid debris from flooding that brought widespread damage to much of the state. Catron Country Sheriff’s Office said a hiker…

Hun Sen renamed Cambodia PM as opposition boycotts

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Opposition lawmakers are boycotting the opening of Cambodia’s parliament to protest what they say was widespread cheating in July elections. Monday’s opening of the National Assembly was full of empty seats. The 55…

SIR ELTON REMEMBERS LIBERACE

Upon being introduced by Michael Douglas and Matt Damon, the stars of HBO’s Emmy-winning Liberace biopic “Behind the Candelabra,” Sir Elton John spoke both of the performer’s influence and his great dress sense. Then he added, “What I…

Snake grounds jet with 370 passengers in Sydney

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A tiny snake found on a Qantas Boeing 747 airliner has led to 370 passengers being grounded in Sydney overnight. Qantas said in a statement the 20-centimeter (8-inch) snake was found by staff in…

Powerful typhoon strikes southern China; 21 dead

BEIJING (AP) — Local authorities say the year’s most powerful typhoon has slammed into southern China, leaving 21 dead. The storm has also forced hundreds of flight cancellations, shut down shipping and train lines and blown cars off…

Famed Colombian author Alvaro Mutis dies in Mexico

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s cultural arts commission says that famed Colombian poet and author Alvaro Mutis has died in Mexico. He was 90 years old. Mutis was considered one of the most important Latin American writers of…

HARRIS FINALLY SINGS!

Neil Patrick Harris didn’t disappoint. It just took him a while to get to the song-and-dance number everyone was waiting for. It came right about the middle of the Emmys show — and it was most aptly titled,…

Claire Danes wins Emmy for best actress in drama

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Claire Danes of Showtime’s “Homeland” has won her second straight award for best actress in a drama for her role as CIA agent Carrie Mathison. The Emmy Sunday represented the third time Danes has…