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'Touched by an Angel' producer back in series TV

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In the decade that "Touched by an Angel" executive producer Martha Williamson has been away from series TV, much has changed. A new golden age has brought more daring shows, from "Mad Men" to "House of Cards" to "Breaking... More>>

Costa Rican a celebrity after certified miracle

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On a warm spring day, Floribeth Mora was in her bed waiting to die from a seemingly inoperable brain aneurysm when her gaze fell upon a photograph of Pope John Paul II in a newspaper. More>>

Lawyer: Director not in Hawaii during alleged acts

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Credit card receipts, telephone records and production schedules show that "X-Men" franchise director Bryan Singer was not in Hawaii when a lawsuit claims he sexually abused a 17-year-old on the islands, a defense attorney... More>>

Prince reaches agreement with music label

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Prince now owns the rights to the music he recorded on Warner Bros. Records after years of disputes and battles with the record label. More>>

WGN America tries 'Salem' magic to expand audience

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WGN America is calling on witchcraft to help launch the cable channel in a new direction. More>>

Title of new Hillary Clinton book: 'Hard Choices'

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Hillary Rodham Clinton's upcoming book will be called "Hard Choices," a title that reflects how the potential 2016 presidential candidate may try to define her record as President Barack Obama's secretary of state... More>>

'The Boondocks' back for final 'offensive' season

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The brash animated series "The Boondocks" returns to Adult Swim for its fourth and final season without Aaron McGruder, the man who spawned it, but with its brashness intact. More>>

Bill Clinton jokes with Spacey at benefit concert

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Near the end of the first half of Thursday's 25th Anniversary Rain Forest benefit concert at Carnegie Hall, chairwoman Trudie Styler introduced a man who recently learned he was going to be a grandfather, and out came... More>>

Levine designs womenswear with help from fiancee

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Maroon 5 frontman-turned designer Adam Levine says his lack of fashion training is not a problem. More>>

Kim Novak speaks out against Oscar night 'bullies'

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Kim Novak says that cruel jabs about how she looked during the Oscar ceremony amounted to bullying that left her crushed at first, but then determined to speak out in protest. More>>

Chelsea Clinton expecting first child this fall

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For the Clintons, 2014 is the year of the baby. More>>

Williams in talks to reprise 'Mrs. Doubtfire' role

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Fox 2000 is developing the sequel to the 1993 hit comedy "Mrs. Doubtfire," which starred Robin Williams. More>>

Lost radio program featuring Hank Williams found

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Previously unreleased recordings of country music legend Hank Williams performing songs on a 1950 radio show will be released next month for download and on vinyl. More>>

Ill, hospitalized Miley Cyrus postpones more shows

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Miley Cyrus is postponing more concerts as she remains in a hospital for a severe allergic reaction to antibiotics. More>>

87th Annual Academy Awards date set for Feb. 22

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The 87th annual Academy Awards will air live beginning at 8:30 p.m. EST from the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles on ABC on Sunday, Feb. 22. More>>

From 'Unwrapped' to new TV show 'Rewrapped'

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Consider the simple but beloved chocolate chip cookie. Now imagine that cookie encrusting a brioche roll tucked around a turkey meatball. More>>

Jones, Godard, Cronenberg in competition at Cannes

David Cronenberg deconstructs Hollywood, Tommy Lee Jones goes Western, and reclusive New Wave legend Jean-Luc Godard returns in 3-D in films competing for top honors at next month's Cannes Film Festival. More>>

4 Non Blondes to reunite for 1 night at LA event

What's up with 4 Non Blondes? How about a one-night-only reunion? More>>

Nas kicks off Tribeca with documentary, concert Video included

The raw New York lyricism of Nas kicked off the 13th annual Tribeca Film Festival with an exuberant hip-hop beat. More>>

'Vampire Diaries' star sinks teeth into directing

Paul Wesley admits to experiencing jitters on his first day of directing Thursday's episode of the CW's "The Vampire Diaries," particularly when it came to saying the word "action." More>>

Ailing Malcolm Young taking break from AC/DC

Malcolm Young is taking a break from AC/DC to focus on his health, the band said. More>>

Will Arnett files for divorce from Amy Poehler

Court records show Will Arnett has filed for divorce from Amy Poehler more than 18 months after the comedians announced their separation. More>>

Jay Z to bring Made in America music fest to LA

The Budweiser Made in America music festival is coming to Los Angeles, but who is performing and how the city will manage the two-day concert are still mysteries. More>>

Seeger will be celebrated at Hudson River festival

Folk singer Pete Seeger's life will be celebrated at the annual Clearwater Festival this summer. More>>

Colbert to visit future home of CBS' 'Late Show'

Stephen Colbert will be paying a visit to CBS' "Late Show," his future home. More>>

At Tribeca, movies are only part of the story

The Tribeca Film Festival is now a teenager. And like most teens, its eyes are on a lot of screens. More>>

Young raises $6M in Kickstarter campaign for Pono

Neil Young has raised more than $6 million through a Kickstarter campaign to fund the singer-songwriter's digital music project PonoMusic. More>>

Jenny McCarthy announces engagement on 'The View'

Jenny McCarthy had big news to share Wednesday on "The View": She's engaged to Donnie Wahlberg. More>>

Miley Cyrus still hospitalized, cancels 2nd show

Miley Cyrus is canceling another concert and remains hospitalized for a severe allergic reaction to antibiotics. More>>

Miley Cyrus hospitalized, cancels Kansas City show

Miley Cyrus is in the hospital and unable to perform her "Bangerz" concert in Kansas City, Mo., as planned. More>>

Coulson: 'Didn't know about tabloid phone hacking'

Prime Minister David Cameron's former communications chief said under oath Tuesday that he was never involved in phone hacking when he was the editor of a Rupert Murdoch-owned tabloid, though he acknowledged he... More>>

Victoria's Secret announces London fashion show

London is getting a new fashion extravaganza - the Victoria's Secret Show, which will take place for the first time in the British capital this year. More>>

Flavor Flav takes plea deal in Vegas battery case

Entertainer Flavor Flav pleaded guilty Monday to reduced charges and was sentenced to probation and more counseling in a Las Vegas domestic violence case involving the teenage son of his longtime girlfriend. More>>

Fans think Banksy behind artwork mocking UK spies

Street artist Banksy may have struck again, leaving an espionage-themed graffiti artwork in the hometown of Britain's electronic spy agency. More>>

Judge: Michael Jackson's mom should pay costs

Michael Jackson's mother should pay more than $800,000 in trial costs to a concert promoter that she targeted in a failed negligent hiring lawsuit involving the death of her son, a judge said Monday. More>>

Review: Rodney Crowell in fine form on new album

By STEVEN WINE Associated Press Rodney Crowell, "Tarpaper Sky" (New West) More>>

MTV Movie Awards big Hollywood studio plug-fest

Last year, the MTV Movie Awards moved up its broadcast date from June to April to incorporate a summer movie plug-fest. Sunday night's show cemented that change as clips from anticipated blockbusters debuted at the... More>>

'Grandmaster' wins a dozen Hong Kong Film Awards

Wong Kar Wai's much lauded kung fu epic "The Grandmaster" won a record dozen honors at the Hong Kong Film Awards. More>>

Outkast reunite, headline Coachella festival

By MESFIN FEKADU AP Music Writer Outkast reunited onstage after a near decadelong hiatus with a jam-packed set at the Coachella music festival, their first of many performances planned this year. More>>

'Hunger Games' top winner at MTV Movie Awards

"The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" earned the prize for best film at Sunday night's MTV Movie Awards, besting even top Oscar winner "12 Years a Slave." More>>

With $41.4M, 'Captain America' holds off 'Rio 2'

"Captain America" continued to flex its Marvel muscle at the global box office, as "The Winter Soldier" took in $41.4 million domestically and $60.6 million overseas. More>>

'Chimerica,' 'Book of Mormon' win at Oliviers

Irreverent musical "The Book of Mormon" and hit geopolitical drama "Chimerica" were the big winners Sunday at Britain's Olivier stage awards, on a night when London's small theaters flexed their substantial muscle. More>>

Tony Award-winning actress Phyllis Frelich dies

By TERRY TANG Associated Press Phyllis Frelich, a Tony Award-winning deaf actress who starred in the Broadway version of "Children of a Lesser God," has died. She was 70. More>>

Stephen Baldwin pays off his New York back taxes

A lawyer for Stephen Baldwin says the actor has paid off his New York back taxes with a check for the final $100,000. More>>

New technology unwraps mummies' ancient mysteries

Our fascination with mummies never gets old. Now the British Museum is using the latest technology to unwrap their ancient mysteries. More>>

Obamas and friends take in dinner and play in NYC

Capping two days devoted to praising the advances of the civil rights movement, President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama attended the Broadway revival of "A Raisin in the Sun," a play about an African-American... More>>

Who else was worthy of 'Late Show' prize?

Congratulations, Stephen Colbert, on winning CBS' "Late Show" gig. You're brilliantly funny, you've proven yourself in the Comedy Central farm leagues, and odds are you will be a worthy successor to David... More>>

Colbert hosting 'Late Show' raises questions, hope

With the announcement that Stephen Colbert will be the new host of CBS' "Late Show," his fans likely feel a clash of emotions: More>>

'Juno,' 'Crucible' in Dowling's last Guthrie year

After running the renowned Guthrie Theater for 20 years, Joe Dowling plans to revive some of his favorite plays, stage new works and produce a classic American musical as part of his final season, the theater announced... More>>

Chowan University host Meherrin Chamber Orchestra

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Local artist and students combine for concert. More>>

Tyler, Perry's new 'Dream On' for marathon victims

Aerosmith's Steven Tyler and Joe Perry have recorded a new arrangement of "Dream On" to honor victims of the Boston Marathon bombings. More>>

Prosecutor mocks Pistorius' version of events

The chief prosecutor laughed scornfully at an answer from Oscar Pistorius during the Olympic athlete's murder trial Thursday, mocking the man who shot his girlfriend. The judge sternly instructed the prosecutor to... More>>

Stephen Colbert to replace David Letterman on "Late Show" Video included

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CBS didn't waste too much time finding a new host for the"Late Show." More>>

William and Kate meet director Peter Jackson

Britain's Prince William and his wife, Kate, have met with "The Lord of the Rings" director Peter Jackson during a visit to an aviation museum in New Zealand. More>>

In China, jar of French mountain air fetches $860

Beijing artist Liang Kegang returned from a business trip in southern France with well-rested lungs and a small item of protest against his home city's choking pollution: a glass jar of clean, Provence air. More>>

Rolling Stone flubs Constitution tattoo on cover

Julia Louis-Dreyfus better hope her latest tattoo is a temporary one. More>>

2 Paris exhibits shed light on First World War

Irish photographer Mike Sheil says he knew nothing about military history before he began taking photos of World War I battlefields. More>>

Off-Broadway Janis Joplin musical delayed

Fans of "A Night With Janis Joplin" will just have to hold on, hold on. More>>

Kiss not the first to tell Rock Hall to kiss off

By CHRIS TALBOTT AP Music Writer Graciousness is not always high on the list of attributes you find in successful rock 'n' roll stars. More>>

8-year-old girl befriended by hoops star dies

When Michigan State was fighting to stay afloat despite a succession of injuries to key players, Lacey Holsworth was there. More>>

Rapper Drake to host ESPYs sports awards show

Drake is carving out a new niche as a television host and will helm the 2014 ESPYs, the sports award show of ESPN. More>>

Former pro wrestler Ultimate Warrior dies at 54

By DAN GELSTON AP Sports Writer The Ultimate Warrior put on his signature airbrushed trench coat, shook the white ring ropes, and, for a few fleeting minutes, the wrestler billed as hailing from Parts... More>>

Peaches Geldof autopsy inconclusive

An autopsy on Peaches Geldof was inconclusive and toxicology tests will be conducted in an attempt to determine what killed the 25-year-old celebrity, police said Wednesday. More>>

French photo duo Pierre et Gilles love to shock

Pierre et Gilles may have timid smiles. More>>

CNN bringing back Anthony Bourdain's hot series

Anthony Bourdain has traveled to all sorts of exotic places over the past couple of years, with none as important as where he's taken CNN itself. More>>

Father from 'The Waltons' dies at age 85

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Ralph Waite, who played the father in TV's hit CBS series "The Waltons," has died.    Waite's manager, Alan Mills, says the actor died midday Thursday in the Palm Springs area. He was 85.    Waite was More>>

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  • Miss America: Don't suspend teen over prom invite

    Miss America: Don't suspend teen over prom invite

    Sunday, April 20 2014 2:32 PM EDT2014-04-20 18:32:51 GMT
    Miss America is asking a Pennsylvania school district to reconsider the punishment of a high school senior who asked her to prom during the question-and-answer portion of an assembly.
    Miss America is asking a Pennsylvania school district to reconsider the punishment of a senior who asked her to prom during the question-and-answer portion of an assembly.
  • Woman reunited with dog, TV snatched on 1st date

    Woman reunited with dog, TV snatched on 1st date

    Sunday, April 20 2014 12:13 PM EDT2014-04-20 16:13:09 GMT
    A New Jersey woman has been reunited with her Yorkshire Terrier and flat-screen TV that were snatched during her first date with a man she met online.
    A woman has been reunited with her Yorkshire Terrier and flat-screen TV that were snatched during her first date with a man she met online.
  • Tacoma zoo's trained owl spooked, flies off

    Tacoma zoo's trained owl spooked, flies off

    Sunday, April 20 2014 10:13 AM EDT2014-04-20 14:13:01 GMT
    A Tacoma zoo says a Eurasian eagle owl named Forrest that is trained to fly during performances of its outdoor theater got spooked and flew off into a nearby park.
    A Tacoma zoo says a Eurasian eagle owl named Forrest that is trained to fly during performances of its outdoor theater got spooked and flew off into a nearby park.
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