James recently topped Forbes's 2013 list of highest-earning authors. She's now also tied for third on its list of highest-earning celebrities.
Payroll tax cut advocates had hoped a Senate deal Saturday would keep the Social Security payroll tax cut in effect for 2012. But the House, under Speaker John Boehner, it set to reject the deal.
Television talk-show host Oprah Winfrey relaxes in her studio office following a morning broadcast in Chicago. Winfrey came to Chicago in 1984 to WLS-TV's morning talk show, 'A.M. Chicago.' A month later the show was No. 1 in the market. A year later it was renamed 'The Oprah Winfrey Show.'
Daytime soaps are dying and Oprah is leaving, sort of, so where is daytime TV headed? With changing demographics and women's evolving tastes, it's not yet clear where the next hit will come from.