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NEW YORK (AP) — Neil Gaiman, Art Spiegelman and Alison Bechdel are among the writers who have agreed to step in as table hosts at next week's PEN American Center gala after six authors withdrew in protest of an award being given to the French magazine Charlie Hebdo. PEN tells...
LONDON (AP) — Britain's newborn princess has spent her first night at home in Kensington Palace — but the guessing game continues over what her name will be. It's possible she will be named Sunday by her parents, Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge, but there's no fixed...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The most anticipated boxing fight in years has been delayed because of high pay-per-view demand causing problems for cable and satellite systems. Jim Lampley, the main telecaster for the Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao showdown in Las Vegas told viewers Saturday...
MOSCOW (AP) — Maya Plisetskaya, regarded as one of the greatest ballerinas of the 20th century and whose career at the Bolshoi Theater spanned more than 35 years, has died at age 89. Bolshoi director Vladimir Urin told the state news agency Tass that Plisetskaya died in Germany...
MOSCOW (AP) — Maya Plisetskaya, regarded as one of the greatest ballerinas of the 20th century and whose career at the Bolshoi Theater spanned more than 35 years, has died at age 89. Bolshoi director Vladimir Urin told the state news agency Tass that Plisetskaya died in Germany...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — David Goldberg, a popular Silicon Valley executive and husband of Facebook second-in-command and "Lean In" author Sheryl Sandberg, has died suddenly at age 47, his company and family members said Saturday. Goldberg was CEO of online survey questionnaire...
The Kentucky Derby is known for women's fashion, especially the hats. But 48-year-old Jeff Rieg wasn't going to let the women upstage him. His hat, a flowing feather boa that reached down to his calves, included a "lucky monkey" and roses. He's been wearing it to the Derby for...
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Filmmaker Roman Polanski has received a film award and pressed his palms into plaster for the hall of independent cinema stars in Krakow, in Poland — the same city where a court is weighing a U.S. request for his extradition. Polanski attended the opening...
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — A yearslong effort to honor comedian Richard Pryor with a statue in Peoria is coming to a conclusion and prompting some residents of his hometown to re-examine the comic and his legacy. Sculptor Preston Jackson will unveil the 9-foot bronze statue Sunday in...
NEW YORK (AP) — Anna Wintour wore an orange floral couture look from Chanel as she walked up the grand staircase...
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The 25-9 roll call vote Monday by which the Missouri Senate overrode Gov. Jay Nixon's...
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Hundreds of spectators lined the beach and gasped, cheered and clapped on Monday as...
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri senators have voted to override Gov. Jay Nixon's veto of a bill removing...
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CLEVELAND (AP) — Cavaliers veteran swingman Mike Miller was a surprise starter for Game 1 against Chicago. With...