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NEW YORK (AP) — Bob Belden, a Grammy-winning jazz musician, composer, arranger and producer who was the first American musician to perform in Iran since its 1979 revolution when he toured there earlier this year, died Wednesday. He was 58. Belden died at Lenox Hill Hospital in...
NEW YORK (AP) — Bob Belden, a jazz musician, composer and producer who was the first American musician to perform in Iran since its 1979 revolution when he took the stage there this year, has died in New York City. He was 58. His sister, Elizabeth Belden Harmstone, says he died...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The first Republican presidential debate will feature no fewer than 10 candidates. That's according to guidelines released Wednesday by debate hosts Fox News and Facebook, which offer the first clues as to how the GOP will handle its largest presidential class...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Model Janice Dickinson has sued Bill Cosby for defamation over statements by his representatives that called her claims the comedian raped her in 1982 lies. Dickinson's lawsuit filed Wednesday in Los Angeles Superior Court seeks unspecified damages on...
CANNES, France (AP) — Cannes is by the water so it was only appropriate that the film festival on Wednesday celebrated a stunning mermaid dress. Day Eight also uncovered news that the '80s pop band Pet Shop Boys influenced a film from China and the upcoming "Toy Story 4" won't...
WASHINGTON (AP) — NBC's Brian Williams has withdrawn from hosting a broadcast honoring those who support U.S. veterans and military families, and first lady Michelle Obama is stepping in to film an introduction instead. Williams was set to host the inaugural Lincoln Awards,...
GREAT NECK, N.Y. (AP) — The suburban New York home where F. Scott Fitzgerald is believed to have written "The Great Gatsby" is up for sale. A spokeswoman for Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage says Wednesday that the asking price for the manor home on Long Island is just over...
NEW YORK (AP) — Two dozen members of the world's smallest penguin species have taken up residence at the Bronx Zoo. The little penguins are also called blue penguins or fairy penguins. When fully grown, they are only about 13 inches tall and weigh 2 to 3 pounds. All of the birds...
NEW YORK (AP) — Barbra Streisand is set to publish her long-discussed and long-awaited memoir. The legendary singer-actress-filmmaker has a deal with Viking for her life story, the publisher announced Wednesday. The book is currently untitled and scheduled for 2017. According to...
MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin signed a bill into law Saturday giving prosecutors the power to declare...
MIAMI (AP) — Baltimore Orioles reliever Brian Matusz has left the game against the Miami Marlins in the 12th...
MIAMI (AP) — Baltimore Orioles reliever Brian Matusz has left the game against the Miami Marlins in the 12th...
HONOLULU (AP) — Demonstrators spent Saturday planting coconut trees and waving signs in rallies across the...
HONOLULU (AP) — Demonstrators spent Saturday planting coconut trees and waving signs in rallies across the...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Long is the list of problems Congress has addressed with short-term answers. When senators left...