Maybe the cash-strapped U.S. government should start selling iPads. According to the latest statement from the U.S. Treasury, the government had an operating cash balance Wednesday of $73.8 billion. That’s still a lot of money, but it’s less than what Steve Jobs has lying around. Tech juggernaut Apple had a whopping $76.2 billion in cash and marketable securities...

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama ratcheted up the Congressional pressure game on the debt ceiling Friday by penning a tweet to urge Americans to contact their members of Congress — then sending out a stream of tweets from his account publishing the Twitter handles for GOP members in each state. “The time for putting party first is over,” his...

SAN FRANCISCO — It was a case of too much information when 71-year-old “Jeopardy” host Alex Trebek on Thursday inadvertently indicated to millions of Americans that he goes to bed in the buff. Trebek made headlines Wednesday when he suffered an agonizing injury while chasing after a burglar at a San Francisco hotel. The TV veteran sprang into action after...

SAN FRANCISCO — “Jeopardy” host Alex Trebek suffered an agonizing injury Wednesday while chasing after a burglar at a San Francisco hotel, according to a new report. The TV veteran sprang into action after a female crook entered his room and tried to swipe cash and other items including a treasured bracelet given to him by his mother. He gave chase along...

Actress Denise Richards said she used a children’s book on addiction to help explain the erratic behavior of her ex-husband Charlie Sheen to their children. “I did have to have a conversation with them about addiction and got a book to read to them because I was just lying to them so much and covering up and telling lies, and it was just getting too confusing,”...

Oh Mariah Carey, there are no words to express how much we have missed your zany. The songbird has rebounded from the birth of her twins to make her first appearance hawking her wares on HSN. Carey has a thriving business on the shopping channel selling everything from earrings to fragrances, and she’s been tweeting all about her return to the small screen.   The...

A 60-day countdown to the end of the ban on gays and lesbians serving openly in the U.S. military has begun, President Barack Obama announced Friday. Obama, with his top men at the Pentagon, formally “certified” to Congress that the present “don’t ask-don’t tell” policy will end in mid-September without harming “military readiness,...

Singer Amy Winehouse, infamous for erratic public behavior, arrests and drug problems, was found dead at her apartment in London Saturday, the UK Press Association reported. She was 27. Her death came less than two months after her latest release from a rehabilitation program and weeks following a disastrous performance where she was booed off a Belgrade stage by disappointed...

It would have seemed improbable two years ago, but Chris Brown is coming to a theater near you in a romantic comedy. The singer and actor will star alongside Steve Harvey, Gabrielle Union, Oscar-nominee Taraji P. Henson and Michael Ealy in “Think Like A Man,” an adaptation of Harvey’s best-selling book advice book for women, “Act Like A Lady, Think...