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Jude Law, Judi Dench up for Olivier theater awards

03/10/2014 6:11am
Screen stars Jude Law, Tom Hiddleston and Judi Dench have seen their stage work rewarded with nominations at Britain's Laurence Olivier theater awards.

Miranda Lambert 'ready to rock' as she preps album

03/10/2014 7:00am
The good news? Miranda Lambert has completed her much anticipated, though somewhat overdue, fifth album. The bad news? You have to wait until June 3 for "Platinum," a full two years and eight months since her last LP.

Aretha Franklin says Obama knows 'R-E-S-P-E-C-T'

03/10/2014 10:00am
Aretha Franklin has much R-E-S-P-E-C-T for President Barack Obama — regardless of his spelling skills.

Plans eyed for 'Confederacy of Dunces' onstage

03/10/2014 12:01pm
Things are looking up for fans of the hard-to-love Ignatius Reilly — finally. A New Orleans-based theatrical production company has plans to turn the obnoxious, overweight and very funny protagonist of "A Confederacy of Dunces" into a stage hero.

Police: Miley fan sneaked into Omaha dressing room

03/10/2014 12:11pm
Police say an 18-year-old Miley Cyrus fan sneaked into her dressing room a day before her Omaha concert and left a note pleading her to meet him.

George Saunders wins Folio Prize for literature

03/10/2014 1:31pm
American writer George Saunders has won the 40,000 pound ($67,000) Folio Prize for literature with his humorous and disturbing short-story collection "Tenth of December."

Bieber surprises with performance during SXSW

03/10/2014 2:20pm
Justin Bieber has kicked off the music portion of South by Southwest before the real program begins.

Lil Boosie: Prison term of the 1,000 songs

03/10/2014 2:21pm
Rapper Lil Boosie says serving prison time in a Louisiana prison was life changing and it's made him a better person and ultimately, he hopes, a better artist.

Refurbished Pollock masterpiece goes on display

03/10/2014 2:31pm
After a little nip here and a tuck there, "Mural," Jackson Pollock's brilliant, larger-than-life painting, is once again ready for its close-up.

LaughFest organizers claim new sunglasses record

03/10/2014 3:21pm
There appears to be another arcane world record in Grand Rapids, this time for the most people wearing sunglasses at night.

Ted Turner recovering from appendicitis surgery

03/10/2014 3:41pm
Media mogul Ted Turner says he's bouncing back from surgery and is looking forward to getting back to business as usual.

Idina Menzel's 'If/Then' off to a strong start

03/10/2014 3:51pm
Adele Dazeem may be having the last laugh.

New Anne Rice vampire book coming in October

03/10/2014 7:11pm
Lestat de Lioncourt is back from the dead.

Vieira hosts inspirational book awards event

03/10/2014 7:11pm
Meredith Vieira and Lee Woodruff have attended a ceremony honoring the Books for a Better Life organization.

Officer sues over Whitney Houston fallout

03/10/2014 7:20pm
A Beverly Hills police sergeant is suing the city, claiming he faced retaliation after reporting that a detective made inappropriate remarks about Whitney Houston's body at her death scene.

Attorney: Joe McGinniss, author of 'Fatal Vision,' 'Selling of the President,' dies at 71

03/10/2014 7:20pm
Attorney: Joe McGinniss, author of 'Fatal Vision,' 'Selling of the President,' dies at 71.

'Fatal Vision' author Joe McGinniss dies at age 71

03/10/2014 7:20pm
"Fatal Vision" author Joe McGinniss has died at age 71.