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Gaga on Bennett duet CD: Jazz comes easier vs. pop

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Lady Gaga is a bonafide pop star, but the singer says recording jazz music was easier than pop. More>>

Judge OKs record-setting $2B sale of Clippers

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Embattled Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling lost his attempt to block the $2 billion sale of the team to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer. More>>

'Of Mice and Men' leaves Broadway on a record high

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James Franco's play "Of Mice and Men" has left Broadway with a roar - a box office record. More>>

'Pawn Stars' TV star plans stores near famous shop

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The long parade of tourists who regularly stop by the downtown Las Vegas shop featured on the History Channel reality show "Pawn Stars" could soon have something better to do while waiting in line. More>>

Palace of 'Queen of Mean' goes on block for $65M

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The Connecticut mansion that belonged to Leona Helmsley is on the market for $65 million after a three-year renovation. More>>

Report says surveillance is hampering journalists

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Revelations over the past few years about how U.S. security officials have the ability to track people through phone, email and other electronic records are making it harder for journalists to report on what the government... More>>

'Lucy' smacks down 'Hercules' in box office bout

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The Scarlett Johansson-led action flick "Lucy" took it to stalwart action star Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson's "Hercules" over the weekend for the No. 1 spot at the box office. More>>

Dozens treated for illness at Keith Urban concert

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Authorities say several dozen people were treated for alcohol-related illnesses at a weekend Keith Urban concert in Massachusetts. More>>

The Situation agrees to anger management classes

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The Situation will be getting lessons in anger management. More>>

Sarah Palin launches online subscription channel

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Sarah Palin has started her own subscription-based online network. More>>

Commonwealth Games get royal audience

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His family may have castles to choose from, but Prince Edward, alas, is a man without a pingpong table. More>>

Comic-Con gets first look at 'Mockingjay' trailer

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The trailer for the next film in the popular "Hunger Games" series is making its premiere at Comic-Con. More>>

New Spain king moves to clean up palace's image

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Spain's royal palace accounts will be subject to external audits and the results made public under a series of measure ordered by new King Felipe VI in an apparent bid to clean up the royal family's tarnished image. More>>

Beijing, Chicago architects to design Lucas Museum

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Architects from Beijing and Chicago will design George Lucas' new museum to be built along Chicago's lakefront. More>>

'Sharknado' sequel has bite and lots of laughs

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Don't worry about me. The Sharknado Evacuation map supplied by Syfy network places me, as a resident of Lower Manhattan, smack in the zone most in peril this sharknado season. But I'll be ready. More>>

Italian tenor Bergonzi dies at age 90

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Italian tenor Carlo Bergonzi, considered one of the most authoritative interpreters of Verdi's operas, has died at the age of 90. More>>

Kevin Bacon brings his 'Six Degrees' to Comic-Con

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Kevin Bacon's "Six Degrees" world got even bigger Sunday at Comic-Con. More>>

BSkyB to create multinational European TV network

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London-based pay TV network BSkyB has agreed to take control of its sister companies in Italy and Germany, creating a multinational European broadcaster. The deal could have a wider impact on the media industry, giving... More>>

'Sons of Anarchy' book announced at Comic-Con

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"Sons of Anarchy" is revving up for its final season but the outlaw motorcycle club will live on in books. More>>

Driver seriously injures woman during Zombie Walk

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A driver struck and seriously injured a woman while fleeing from angry members of the annual Zombie Walk held during Comic-Con, police said. More>>

Comic-book convention organizers clash over name

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Organizers of two of the biggest comic-book conventions in the country are clashing over their names. More>>

Charles Russell art fetches millions at auction

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A total of 30 Charles M. Russell works fetched millions of dollars at auction in Reno, with one painting symbolizing the railroad's effect on American Indians drawing $1.9 million and another depicting a Native... More>>

Comic-Con's dark side: Harassment amid the fantasy

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Amid the costumes and fantasy of this weekend's Comic-Con convention, a group of young women drew widespread attention to a very real issue - allegations of sexual harassment at the annual pop-culture festival. More>>

'Lucy' tops 'Hercules' with $44M at box office

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Luc Besson's "Lucy" proved mind can overpower muscle, topping a remake of "Hercules" by director Brett Ratner at the box office on the weekend. More>>

'Avengers' unleash 'Ultron' footage at Comic-Con

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Several members of "The Avengers" descended on Comic-Con on Saturday to debut the first footage from the upcoming superhero sequel. More>>

4 DC Comics brought to TV get Comic-Con event

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Four DC comics brought to life for television took over the San Diego Convention Center's 6,500 seat Hall H at Comic-Con on Saturday night. More>>

'The Vampire Diaries' takes bite out of Comic-Con

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Season 5 of The CW's "The Vampire Diaries" ended with characters Damon and Bonnie (played by Ian Somerhalder and Kat Graham) being separated from their loved ones as they enter a mysterious, purgatory-like dimension. More>>

At 60, Newport Jazz Fest looks to the future

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Newport Jazz Festival founder George Wein is more interested in where jazz is going than in where it's been as he marks the 60th anniversary of the granddaddy of all outdoor jazz festivals. More>>

'Ant-Man' cast revealed: Lilly, Douglas, Rudd

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The "Ant-Man" cast is set. More>>

'Blacklist' fans get black fedoras at Comic-Con

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Fans gathered for the panel for NBC's drama "The Blacklist" on Saturday received black fedoras, in honor of the character played by James Spader. More>>

Marvel announces 'Guardians of the Galaxy' sequel

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"Guardians of the Galaxy" hasn't opened in theaters yet, but a sequel is already in the works. More>>

'Avengers' unleash 'Ultron' footage at Comic-Con

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Several members of "The Avengers" descended on Comic-Con to debut the first footage from the upcoming superhero sequel. More>>

5 Seconds of Summer get hands-on with ticket sales

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The rising pop-rock band 5 Seconds of Summer gave its feverish female fans the surprise of a lifetime by personally selling tickets Saturday morning for an upcoming concert in Inglewood, California. More>>

Nude models, artists take to New York City streets

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New York really is "the naked city." More>>

Alba reveals her 'Sin City' dark side at Comic-Con

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Jessica Alba told the crowd at Comic-Con that she got in touch with the dark side for her return to "Sin City." More>>

Kingsley voices animated villain in 'Boxtrolls'

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Sir Ben Kingsley was lying down on the job while making his latest film, the stop-motion animated feature "The Boxtrolls." More>>

Radcliffe goes undercover as Spidey at Comic-Con

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That guy in the Spider-Man suit you posed with at Comic-Con? It might have actually been Harry Potter. More>>

5 Seconds of Summer get hands-on with ticket sales

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The rising pop-rock band 5 Seconds of Summer gave its feverish female fans the surprise of a lifetime by personally selling tickets Saturday morning for an upcoming concert in Inglewood, California. More>>

Godzilla returns: Sequel announced at Comic-Con

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Godzilla is coming back. More>>

'Once Upon a Time' has Anna and Elsa of 'Frozen'

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Anna and Elsa of "Frozen" have arrived in Storybrooke. More>>

'Hobbit' cast tease trailer, bloopers at Comic-Con

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"The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies" launched a full-scale assault on Comic-Con. More>>

Clear rules sought for musical items on planes

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The government should clarify federal rules about bringing musical instruments on to commercial flights as carry-on luggage, U.S. Sen. Jack Reed said, after a report of problems encountered by a band flying to Rhode Island... More>>

'Batman v Superman' stare-down comes to Comic-Con

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Batman and Superman engaged in an epic staring contest at Comic-Con. More>>

Aretha Franklin slams server's D-I-S-R-E-S-P-E-C-T

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Aretha Franklin has some harsh words for a server who showed D-I-S-R-E-S-P-E-C-T by telling the Queen of Soul she wasn't allowed to eat her takeout inside the restaurant. More>>

Tatiana Maslany addresses Emmy snub at Comic-Con

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If Tatiana Maslany is upset she wasn't nominated for an Emmy for portraying multiple clones on TV's "Orphan Black," she didn't show it at Comic-Con. More>>

New 'Game of Thrones' actors revealed at Comic-Con

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They traveled a long way from the continent of Westeros to get there, but cast members of HBO's "Game of Thrones" at Friday's Comic-Con panel remained tight-lipped on spoilers. More>>

'Hitman: Agent 47' trailer takes aim at Comic-Con

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The first trailer for "Hitman: Agent 47" was unloaded at Comic-Con. More>>

'Walking Dead' plays season 5 trailer at Comic-Con

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Fans attending Friday's panel for "The Walking Dead" at Comic-Con got to see the first trailer for season five. More>>

Colin Firth is a killer spy in new 'Kingsman' film

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Colin Firth is a "gentleman spy" with a killer umbrella and Samuel L. Jackson is a blood-hating villain with a lisp in Fox's forthcoming "Kingsman: The Secret Service." More>>

Mike Tyson gets a standing ovation at Comic-Con

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He didn't always stay on topic, and not everything he said was politically correct or easy to understand, but most of the audience at the Comic-Con panel for Mike Tyson's new animated Adult Swim series roared with... More>>

Nolan, McConaughey surprise with 'Interstellar'

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Christopher Nolan and Matthew McConaughey came to Comic-Con unannounced and surprised attendees with a first look at "Interstellar," but neither offered many details about the highly anticipated space adventure. More>>

Salma Hayek pulls trigger on 'Everly' at Comic-Con

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For Salma Hayek, her role in "Everly" was her toughest yet. More>>

Newport Folk Festival celebrates 55th anniversary

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The Newport Folk Festival has kicked off three days of music to a sold-out crowd. More>>

Stan Lee cancels Comic-Con appearance

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Stan Lee is missing in action at Comic-Con. More>>

Dallas Cowboys LB McClain convicted in Alabama

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A judge on Friday convicted Dallas Cowboys linebacker Rolando McClain of resisting arrest and disorderly conduct in his Alabama hometown and imposed an 18-day jail term that could interrupt the player's bid to restart... More>>

'Up the Down Staircase' writer Kaufman dies at 103

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Bel Kaufman, the witty and spirited fiction writer, educator and storyteller whose million-selling "Up the Down Staircase" captured the insanity and the humor, the pathos and the poetry of the American high school, died... More>>

Lifetime drops reality TV show on Texas mortuary

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The Lifetime TV network has dropped a reality show about a Texas mortuary after eight decaying bodies were found at the facility and the co-owners were arrested for alleged corpse abuse. More>>

Bazinga! 'Big Bang Theory' writers hit Comic-Con

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Past "Big Bang" Comic-Con panels have paid off for fans that score tickets. One viewer was awarded a trip to space. And there was a surprise appearance by Johnny Galecki, who hid in the audience in costume until he asked a... More>>

Sam Raimi announces planned 'The Last of Us' film

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"The Last of Us" video game is becoming a film. More>>

Bayreuth Wagner fest starts with stage malfunction

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Bayreuth's annual opera festival has gotten off to an unexpectedly dramatic start, with a technical malfunction forcing an interruption shortly after the opening performance of Richard Wagner's "Tannhaeuser" kicked... More>>

Zimmerman says he'll appeal NBC lawsuit dismissal

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George Zimmerman has filed a notice to appeal the dismissal of his defamation lawsuit against NBC Universal and three reporters. More>>

Comic-Con gets first look at 'Mockingjay' trailer

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The trailer for the next film in the popular "Hunger Games" series is making its premiere at Comic-Con. More>>

Ron Howard sells house in NYC suburbs for $27.5M

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Now that they're empty-nesters, Ron Howard and his wife have sold their nest straddling the New York and Connecticut state line for $27.5 million. More>>

'Lust, Caution' actress Tang marries in Sweden

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"Lust, Caution" star Tang Wei found legendary director Ingmar Bergman's island home to be the perfect scene for a wedding. More>>

Scientists make love, war weapons in 'Manhattan'

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Writer-producer Sam Shaw was grappling with how to craft a TV drama about the war on terror and the price it exacts from those who keep its secrets. More>>

Lockout looms as Met contracts set to expire

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Figaro might not be getting married anytime soon. Mimi and Rodolfo might not fall in love in that cold Parisian garret. And Macbeth might never murder his way to the throne. More>>

Scrap-metal Transformers on mission to save planet

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Watch out, Transformers are in town! More>>

Fox, Arnett share 'TMNT' love with Comic-Con crowd

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For the human stars of "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles," it's all about Michelangelo. More>>

NYC official: Thieves got into 1K StubHub accounts Video included

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Some of the hottest tickets in town - to Broadway hits, Jay-Z and Justin Timberlake concerts, a New York Yankees-Boston Red Sox game - were snapped up by an international ring of cyber thieves who commandeered more than... More>>

SD museum, collector dispute Elvis' broken guitar

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An acoustic guitar Elvis Presley smashed during his final tour has sparked a custody fight between the South Dakota museum that currently displays it and a collector who insists the instrument never should have ended up... More>>

'Under the Dome' cast teases possibility of escape

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"Under the Dome" is broadening its scope. More>>

Harmon: 'Community' online won't be too different

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Just because "Community" is going online to Yahoo doesn't mean it's in for a lot of changes. More>>

Bridges offers Comic-Con a look at 'The Giver'

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Jeff Bridges keeps on giving at Comic-Con. More>>

Dwayne Johnson holds surprise 'Hercules' screening

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Hercules came to Comic-Con. More>>

Marriage, power and sex rule CW's 'Reign' season 2

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When The CW's "Reign" returns for its second season, we will see Mary, Queen of Scots, and the new King, Francis II, in the first year of marriage. More>>

Woody Allen on magic, movies, and life's meaning

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By The Associated Press Woody Allen's "Magic in the Moonlight" stars Colin Firth as a stage magician and Emma Stone as a young medium whose self-proclaimed powers he's trying to debunk. Allen... More>>

Malkovich, Cumberbatch make Comic-Con premieres

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John Malkovich and Benedict Cumberbatch each made their Comic-Con debuts - as themselves and as their first animated characters. More>>

Suspended WR Blackmon arrested on drug complaint

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The Jacksonville Jaguars have no plans to part ways with troubled receiver Justin Blackmon. More>>

Ricky Martin to be judge on 'The Voice ... Mexico'

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And the fourth and final judge for "The Voice ... Mexico" is: Ricky Martin. More>>

Jon Bon Jovi to be honored for humanitarian work

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Rock star Jon Bon Jovi will be honored with an award named for an opera singer. More>>

Fox won't air men's retry of failed Knievel jump

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Fox Broadcasting officials say they will not televise two daredevils' efforts to jump southern Idaho's Snake River Canyon where Evel Knievel failed 40 years ago. More>>

London critics fall for 'Shakespeare in Love'

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A hit. A very palpable hit. More>>

Kiss, Usher, J.Lo to perform at Fashion Rocks

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Kiss, Usher and Jennifer Lopez will perform at the Fashion Rocks concert this fall. More>>

Baldwin, LaBeouf share a role _ defendant_ in NYC

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Alec Baldwin and Shia LaBeouf never ended up sharing a Broadway stage as planned last year, but real-life dramatics landed both of them Thursday in a distinctly less celebrated venue: Manhattan criminal courts. More>>

Hermes names new womenswear designer

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French luxury powerhouse Hermes has named Nadege Vanhee-Cybulski as its new womenswear designer. More>>

Pop star Azalea talking fashion on MTV

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Pop star Iggy Azalea (uh-ZALE-yuh) is taking on a new role as a commentator for the MTV Video Music Awards. More>>

Lawyers working to resolve LaBeouf's NYC arrest

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Lawyers say they are trying to resolve Shia LaBeouf's (SHY'-uh luh-BUFS') disorderly conduct case stemming from an incident at a Broadway show last month. More>>

Fans start lining up as Comic-Con floor opens

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By The Associated Press Comic-Con is all about bringing fans close to the artists and properties they love - after navigating crowds and waiting in line. More>>

UK: Former reporter sentenced for phone hacking

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A former British tabloid reporter was given a 10-month suspended prison sentence Thursday for his role in the long-running phone hacking scandal that shook Rupert Murdoch's media empire. More>>

Pacino, Dafoe set for Venice Film Festival

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This year's Venice Film Festival will tackle topics from the financial crisis to drone warfare, and feature performances from Willem Dafoe, Al Pacino, Jennifer Aniston and Ethan Hawke. More>>

More works found at German collector's apartment

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More art works have been found at the Munich apartment of the late collector Cornelius Gurlitt, including a sculpture apparently by Edgar Degas and another that could be by Auguste Rodin, the task force investigating the... More>>

Bing Crosby's kids recall dad's duet with Bowie

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David Bowie's duet with Bing Crosby on the entertainer's 1977 Christmas television special left an indelible impression on Crosby's teenage children. More>>

Stonestreet: Acceptance will grow for gay athletes

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Actor Eric Stonestreet predicts that one day, it's not going to take an act of courage for an openly gay person to play in the NFL. More>>

Fans hop aboard exclusive train to Comic-Con

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For a lucky fellowship of fans, Comic-Con is beginning early on a private train car trekking to the pop-culture convention. More>>

Musician Nas finds his family tree in PBS series

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When Nas became the first rapper invited to trace his family tree through the PBS series "Finding Your Roots," he welcomed the opportunity. More>>

Jury reaches no verdict in Ventura defamation case

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There's still no verdict as jurors try to decide whether a decorated military sniper libeled former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura in his best-selling memoir. More>>

CBS event marks civil rights anniversary

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A CBS News event Thursday marking the 50th anniversary of civil rights legislation is both a look back at history and a glimpse into future business opportunities for a broadcast news division. More>>

Filmmaker Michael Moore's divorce is finalized

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Filmmaker Michael Moore's divorce from Kathleen Glynn has been finalized, ending their two-decade-long marriage. More>>

'Sinister Six' spinoff to come next for Spider-Man

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The Spider-Man franchise will detour next with a "Sinister Six" spinoff in 2016, pushing "The Amazing Spider-Man 3" to 2018, Sony's Columbia Pictures said Wednesday in announcing an updated schedule. More>>

George Harrison memorial tree killed by beetles

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A tree planted in Los Angeles to honor former Beatle George Harrison has been killed - by beetles. More>>

Shemar Moore to return to 'Young and Restless'

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Shemar Moore is returning to his daytime roots with a two-day guest appearance on "The Young and the Restless." More>>

CBS says Colbert keeping CBS' 'Late Show' in NYC

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Stephen Colbert will not only be following in David Letterman's footsteps, he'll be doing it on the same stage. More>>

Duran Duran accuses fan club of contract breach

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Popular 1980s band Duran Duran is suing its own fan club. More>>

4-day Comic Con festival kicks off in San Diego

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Like Batman responding to a beaming Bat signal in the sky, fans are streaming to San Diego for the 45th annual Comic-Con pop culture extravaganza. More>>

Dumb Starbucks explained on Comedy Central show

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Dumb Starbucks is coming back, but only on TV. More>>

Americans aplenty as UK's Booker Prize goes global

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The Americans have arrived in force for Britain's Booker literary prize. More>>

No romance for 'Downton Abbey' in-laws, say actors

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Michelle Dockery and Allen Leech of "Downton Abbey" say Cupid's arrow is not headed for their characters. More>>

Swift, Coldplay set for iHeartRadio festival

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Taylor Swift, Coldplay and One Direction are part of the star-studded lineup for this year's iHeartRadio Music Festival. More>>

Coroner: Heroin overdose killed Peaches Geldof

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Model and TV personality Peaches Geldof died from a heroin overdose after relapsing from a battle to give up the drug, a British coroner ruled Wednesday. More>>

3 NYC students get recording contract approval

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Three middle school students in a heavy metal band have gotten permission from a Manhattan judge to sign a multi-year recording contract with Sony. More>>

Son of British singer Adele wins privacy case

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British singer Adele's toddler son has won a five-figure sum in damages after paparazzi photographed private family moments. More>>

LeBron apologizes to neighbors, sends cupcakes

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LeBron James has sent cupcakes to his neighbors to apologize for the ruckus caused by the announcement of his homecoming earlier this month. More>>

Spike Lee helps a film student face his past

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When a film student decided to revisit his criminal teenage past, he found a powerful ally in filmmaker Spike Lee. More>>

Pat Schroeder: Clinton would face 'subdued sexism'

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Former House Democrat Pat Schroeder predicts that Hillary Clinton would face "a lot of sexism" if she decides to run for president in 2016. More>>

Nathan Lane: Straight actors can play gay roles

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Gay actors shouldn't have a monopoly on gay roles, award-winning stage and screen actor Nathan Lane said. More>>

Another author boosted by 'Colbert Bump'

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The "Colbert Bump" is becoming contagious. More>>

Ken Burns turns his lens on Roosevelt dynasty

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For 30 years, Ken Burns has found the Roosevelt family "irresistible." More>>

Toronto Film Festival unveils lineup

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The Toronto International Film Festival unveiled a star-heavy lineup amid increased festival jockeying for the most plum premieres of Hollywood's fall season. More>>

Oops! EPA goes off topic, tweets about Kardashian

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The Environmental Protection Agency's fight to clean up water pollution got a splash of pop culture Tuesday, thanks to an Internet flub involving reality TV star Kim Kardashian. More>>

'Downton Abbey' back on Jan. 4 for season 5

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"Downton Abbey" will be back for its fifth season on Jan. 4, but the return date for another hit PBS series, "Sherlock," is up in the air, PBS chief executive Paula Kerger said Tuesday. More>>

Freida Pinto speaks at girls' rights summit in UK

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Actress Freida Pinto of "Slumdog Millionaire" fame has joined forces with girls' rights campaigners in calling for an end to the practice of female genital mutilation. More>>

The Source mag launches expo, all-star concert

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The hip-hop magazine The Source is celebrating its 25th year with an expo and an anniversary concert. More>>

T.J. Ward hearing on Denver assault charge delayed

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A court hearing for Broncos safety T.J. Ward on charges stemming from an incident at a strip club has been delayed until next month. More>>

Thomas Berger, 'Little Big Man' author, dead at 89

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Thomas Berger, the witty and eclectic novelist who reimagined the American West in the historical yarn "Little Big Man" and mastered genres ranging from detective stories to domestic farce, has died at age 89. More>>

'X-Men' VR experience coming to Comic-Con

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Comic-Con attendees will have a once-in-a-lifetime chance to enter the mind of Professor X. More>>

Big milestone for Britain's little prince

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The palace is releasing special pictures, the Royal Mint is striking a commemorative coin and newspapers are publishing glowing tributes. More>>

Library honors Billy Joel with US pop music prize

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The Library of Congress is honoring Billy Joel with its Gershwin Prize for Popular Song. More>>

Imax, Shanghai Film to open 19 screens in China

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Imax and China's biggest state-owned film exhibitor are teaming up to open 19 giant screen cinemas in the world's No. 2 movie market. More>>

Thomas Berger, 'Little Big Man' author, dead at 89

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Thomas Berger, the witty and eclectic novelist who reimagined the American West in the historical yarn "Little Big Man" and mastered genres ranging from detective stories to domestic farce, has died at age 89. More>>

Love and Manson guest on 'Sons of Anarchy'

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Courtney Love and Marilyn Manson have roles on the upcoming final season of "Sons of Anarchy." More>>

'Fargo' gets 2nd season on FX with new cast, crime

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FX is taking another trip to "Fargo," where the cast is changing but some of the characters are not. More>>

Box office top 20: 'Apes' holds reign with $36.3M

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"Dawn of the Planet of the Apes," maintained its box office rule with $36.3 million over the weekend, according to final studio figures Monday. More>>

Bills DT Dareus to enter substance abuse program

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Bills defensive tackle Marcell Dareus agreed to enter an NFL substance abuse program in a bid to have felony drug charges in Alabama dismissed, his attorney said on Monday. More>>

Citing 'racist views,' tribe cancels Nugent show

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A Native American tribe has canceled an Aug. 4 concert by Ted Nugent at its casino. More>>

Israel violence moves production of FX's 'Tyrant'

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Production of FX's series "Tyrant" recently relocated from Tel Aviv to Istanbul, showrunner Howard Gordon told a TV Critics' panel Monday. More>>

Conor Oberst dismisses lawsuit against accuser

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Singer-songwriter Conor Oberst has dropped his federal libel lawsuit against a woman who accused him of sexual assault in online comments. More>>

Shania Twain's Vegas residency to end in December

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Country superstar Shania Twain will end her residency in Las Vegas with a final show Dec. 13, two years after she made a grand Sin City entrance on horseback and began performing at Caesars Palace. More>>

'Simpsons' marathon, digital Simpsons World coming

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The full 25-year run of "The Simpsons" will arrive on cable channel FXX with a summer marathon, to be followed this fall by a digital extravaganza that could turn other TV shows yellow with envy. More>>

Star Wars Car, a Doomsday doll: Toys of Comic-Con

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When it comes to designing coveted collectible toys for sale at Comic-Con, the annual celebration of pop culture lifting off Thursday in San Diego, the sky's the limit for the designers at Mattel. Fittingly, the... More>>

Ex-'X Factor' judge trial nixed over lying claims

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The drug trial of a former British "X Factor" judge collapsed on Monday after the judge said the star prosecution witness, an undercover reporter known as the "Fake Sheik," had lied under oath. More>>

New alcohol charge against John Mellencamp's son

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The 20-year-old son of rock star John Mellencamp faces an underage drinking charge while awaiting resolution of charges that he and his brother seriously injured a man in a fight. More>>

Swimwear on Miami Beach runway goes sporty chic

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Surf's up next summer. More>>

Kirilenko ends engagement to NHL star Ovechkin

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Another sports power couple's engagement is off. More>>

ABC's Paula Faris gets weekend anchor job

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Paula Faris is replacing the departing Bianna Golodryga as the news anchor on the weekend edition of "Good Morning America." More>>

Johnson calls Christie 'a buddy' despite video

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Dwayne Johnson says he considers New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie "a buddy" despite making Christie take down an online video that featured the Hollywood star. More>>

Court: Hoffman didn't want 'trust fund' kids

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Court documents show Philip Seymour Hoffman rejected his accountant's suggestion that he set aside money for his three children because he didn't want them to be "trust fund" kids. More>>

Sam Smith, Maroon 5 on tap for iTunes Festival

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Last year Sam Smith says he was a spectator at the iTunes Festival. This year, his view will be much improved - he'll be onstage. More>>

Charlie Hunnam talks about leaving 'Fifty Shades'

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The first trailer for the "Fifty Shades of Grey" movie will be released this week and the original Christian Grey, Charlie Hunnam, says he can't wait for the finished product. More>>

Film, TV legend James Garner, reluctant hero, dies

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Few actors could register disbelief, exasperation or annoyance with more comic subtlety. More>>

'Simpsons' producer jokes about crossover show

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"We're doing a crossover with Scooby-Doo to find Casey Kasem's body." - "The Simpsons" executive producer Al Jean on whether there would be a crossover with "The Simpsons" and "Futurama." More>>

Rimes applauds skimpy bikinis at Miami Beach show

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Country singer LeAnn Rimes attended the Mercedes Benz Fashion Swim shows in Miami Beach and says she was wowed by a selection of skimpy swimwear on the walk. More>>

Reactions to the death of James Garner

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By The Associated Press "Jim was a mentor to me and a friend, and I will miss him." - Tom Selleck, who early in his career guest-starred on Garner's series "The Rockford Files." More>>

Producers: 'Gracepoint' differs from U.K. version

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"Gracepoint," the American version of the critically acclaimed British crime drama "Broadchurch," won't be a mirror image of the original, its producers promise. More>>

Leslie headlines 2015 women's Hall of Fame class

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By DOUG FEINBERG AP Basketball Writer Four-time Olympic gold medalist Lisa Leslie headlines the 2015 women's basketball Hall of Fame induction class announced Saturday. More>>

Bartusiak, actress from 'The Patriot,' dies at 21

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Actress Skye McCole Bartusiak, who portrayed Mel Gibson's young daughter in the 2000 film "The Patriot," died in her Houston home, her mother said Sunday. She was 21. More>>

Batman will not appear in Fox's 'Gotham' series

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Yes, the new Fox series "Gotham" will feature a young Bruce Wayne, but don't expect him to turn into the caped crusader. More>>

'Apes' outmuscles 'The Purge' at box office

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The summer box office continued to lack mojo, as the R-rated "Sex Tape" failed to turn on moviegoers over a weekend where "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" maintained its rule. More>>

Reactions to the death of James Garner

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By The Associated Press "Jim was a mentor to me and a friend, and I will miss him." - Tom Selleck, who early in his career guest-starred on Garner's series "The Rockford Files." More>>

Actor Tyler Posey to host Teen Choice Awards

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Actor Tyler Posey will host Teen Choice 2014, with musical groups Magic and Rixton performing on the show that awards popular teens in television, music, film, sports and fashion. More>>

Fox admits 'Idol' has lacked engaging contestants

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"American Idol" needs to find contestants the audience cares about. More>>

Film, TV legend James Garner, reluctant hero, dies

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Few actors could register disbelief, exasperation or annoyance with more comic subtlety. More>>

Tom Hanks in Egypt to film 'Hologram for the King'

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Hollywood star Tom Hanks has started shooting portions of his new film "A Hologram for the King" in Egypt's Red Sea resort city of Hurghada, the country's state news agency reported Saturday. More>>

Judge orders James Brown documents made public

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A judge has ordered South Carolina's attorney general to turn over documents to a freelance journalist investigating the court fight over the estate of soul singer James Brown. More>>

Judge orders James Brown documents made public

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A judge has ordered South Carolina's attorney general to turn over documents to a freelance journalist investigating the fight over the estate of soul singer James Brown. More>>

Group hopes to build Oklahoma pop culture museum

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Jamie Oldaker toured the world drumming for the likes of Eric Clapton, among others, but he never lost touch with Oklahoma, where he honed the skills that enabled him to spend his life making music. More>>

Fonda, Kardashian voice Fox animated episodes

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Jane Fonda, Sarah Silverman and Nick Offerman are among the guest voices on "The Simpsons" this fall, while Kim Kardashian lends her voice in the final episode of "American Dad." More>>

'Ninja Warrior' competitor wants to inspire others

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A YouTube video that shows Kacy Catanzaro, a 5-foot, 100-pound gymnast, breezing through an obstacle course where others twice her size often fail has garnered more than 6 million views since she competed in the "American... More>>

Scientists name Puerto Rico water mite after JLo

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Pop singer Jennifer Lopez may be thinking life is funny after a group of scientists named a water mite in her honor after discovering a new species near Puerto Rico. More>>

Police: Movie, TV legend James Garner dies

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Actor James Garner, whose whimsical style in the 1950s TV Western "Maverick" led to a stellar career in TV and films such as "The Rockford Files" and his Oscar-nominated "Murphy's Romance," has died, police said. He... More>>

CNN reassigns reporter after 'scum' tweet

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CNN has pulled reporter Diana Magnay out of the Middle East after she referred to a group of Israelis who had allegedly threatened her while reporting on Gaza as "scum" in a tweet. More>>

NBC sends reporter back to Gaza after sudden exit Video included

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NBC said Friday it was sending Middle East correspondent Ayman Mohyeldin back to the Gaza strip this weekend after he left the region for unexplained reasons following his eyewitness report on the killing of four... More>>

Exec producer of 'The Flash' teases new series

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Geoff Johns, executive producer of "The Flash," says the upcoming CW series is probably the most faithful DC Comics adaptation ever. More>>

Lawyer: Unclear where Casey Kasem's body is

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A judge has granted Casey Kasem's daughter a temporary restraining order preventing the famous radio host's wife from cremating his remains, but it's unclear where those remains are or whether they've... More>>

Jazz trumpeter Lionel Ferbos dies at 103

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Centenarian jazz musician Lionel Ferbos died Saturday at his home in New Orleans, just days after celebrating his 103rd birthday on July 17 with friends and family in the French Quarter. More>>

'Supernatural' stars still energized at season 10

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"Supernatural" stars Jensen Ackles and Jared Padalecki say the TV series they started nine years ago remains just as fun today as it did at the beginning. More>>

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