Tracy Morgan now in fair condition after crash

Morgan’s assistant, Jeffrey Millea, of Shelton, Connecticut, has also been upgraded to fair condition, Kay said. Hospital officials said comedian Ardie Fuqua, of Jersey City, remains in critical condition.

Morgan showing signs of improvement after crash

Morgan, a former star of “Saturday Night Live” and “30 Rock,” remained hospitalized in critical but stable condition on Thursday but his medical team is “optimistic that his recovery is progressing,” spokesman Lewis Kay said.

Eric Hill, creator of Spot the Dog, dies at 86

His first book, “Where’s Spot?” — with its clean design, whimsical characters, and bold, bright colors — was an instant success with preschool children when it hit store shelves in 1980.

Amazon music

Amazon launches music streaming for Prime members

Amazon is launching a music streaming service for its Prime members, adding yet another freebie to its popular free-shipping plan ahead of the expected unveiling of its first smartphone next week.

Despite more leaks and teases, E3 still surprises

Traditionally, the Electronic Entertainment Expo is the place where video game publishers reveal their biggest and boldest creations. That’s changed in recent years as game release dates have moved beyond the holiday season and leaks about upcoming titles have spread across the Internet.

Paula Deen

Paula Deen launching digital network

Paula Deen Ventures, a new company formed to help launch a comeback for Deen, on Wednesday announced plans for the creation of the Paula Deen Network. The paid subscription-based network is set to launch in September.

Cher tickets on sale now

Cher tickets are on sale now. She performs at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum in Fort Wayne on October 27.

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Startled carriage horse goes on Central Park run

The horse became detached from its bridle on Monday evening and ran into the Manhattan park, following its usual route, according to the union that represents carriage drivers. It was unclear what startled it.

Miss USA

Miss Nevada Nia Sanchez crowned as 63rd Miss USA

Newly crowned Miss USA Nia Sanchez, a fourth-degree black belt in the Korean martial art of taekwondo, says that women need to be able to defend themselves as a way to battle the problem of campus rape and that bringing awareness to the issue is very important.

Tracy Morgan, 2 others critical; trucker charged

Actor and comedian Tracy Morgan and two members of his entourage were in critical condition Sunday, a day after a tractor-trailer rammed into his chauffeured limousine bus, setting off a deadly chain-reaction pileup.

Last stop, Texas, for country star George Strait

Country music king George Strait capped off the last tour of his career with an epic, star-studded final performance at the billion-dollar stadium where the Dallas Cowboys play.

Tracy Morgan

Tracy Morgan in intensive care after 6-car crash

Actor and comedian Tracy Morgan was in intensive care Saturday after the limousine bus he was riding in was involved in a multi-vehicle accident on the New Jersey Turnpike, state police said.

Underwood wins 3rd straight CMT video of year

Underwood teamed with Miranda Lambert to shut down the show with their song “Somethin’ Bad” and was clearly surprised when she took fan-voted video of the year.