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JERUSALEM (AP) — U.S. actress Natalie Portman, this year's recipient of a prize dubbed the "Jewish Nobel," has pulled out of the June awards ceremony in Israel because of extreme distress over recent events in the country, the Genesis Prize Foundation said. The foundation said...
JERUSALEM (AP) — The foundation behind the prestigious Genesis Prize says this year's winner, Natalie Portman, has pulled out of the June awards ceremony in Israel, quoting a representative for the U.S. actress as saying recent events in Israel were "extremely distressing to her...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Susette Kelo's Supreme Court case now has a Hollywood ending, just not the one she hoped for. What Kelo wanted when she took her case to the high court more than a decade ago was to get to stay in her little pink house in New London, Connecticut. The city was...
NEW YORK (AP) — Old "Scarface" friends said hello again at a 35th anniversary screening Thursday that reunited stars Al Pacino, Michelle Pfeiffer and Steven Bauer and filmmaker Brian De Palma for an evening full of reflection on how the ferocious and garish gangster epic — like...
DALLAS (AP) — Rock star Bono, frontman for the band U2, has been presented with the first of what the George W. Bush Presidential Center intends to be an annual medal for individuals who change the world in some way. Former President George W. Bush presented the George W. Bush...
HOUSTON (AP) — The memorials to former first lady Barbara Bush have begun with a celebration of her life in front of Houston's City Hall. Mayor Sylvester Turner and several of Houston's leading clergy members from different faiths offered tributes to Bush. She died at her...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A stuntman who was pinned beneath an SUV driven by Tom Sizemore on a TV production has settled a lawsuit with the actor and Paramount Pictures. Court papers show that a notice of settlement was filed March 29, and the sides are scheduled to appear in court in...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Scott Dixon will be the latest IndyCar driver to enter the realm of reality TV when he auditions in Indianapolis next week for "American Ninja Warrior." The four-time IndyCar champion, nicknamed "The Iceman," thought it sounded fun when he was approached...
GALT, Calif. (AP) — Thieves made off with 8,000 Disneyland tickets worth about $800,000 when they stole a box trailer from a youth agricultural education organization that was going to distribute them to participants at a conference in Southern California, officials said. The...
BERLIN (AP) — A closely watched survey is showing a bigger-than-expected drop in German business confidence amid...
NEW YORK (AP) — As part of its collection of Babe Ruth items, the Baseball Hall of Fame says it has the bat the...
NEW YORK (AP) — As part of its collection of Babe Ruth items, the Baseball Hall of Fame says it has the bat the...
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The discovery in Iran of a mummified body near the site of a former royal...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — After dropping the first two playoff games at home in overtime, the Washington Capitals...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — After dropping the first two playoff games at home in overtime, the Washington Capitals...