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Father of Muslim boy arrested over clock sues for defamation

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 1:41pm

The father of a Muslim boy arrested after taking a homemade clock to his Dallas-area school has sued conservative commentator Glenn Beck and a Texas mayor alleging they falsely portrayed the family as terrorists.

My Hometown: Springsteen launches book tour in New Jersey

Dan Gelston, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 1:21pm

The Boss was back in his hometown.

Transgender child actor to guest star on 'Modern Family'

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 11:51am

A transgender child actor will guest star on Wednesday night's "Modern Family."

Naya Rivera shares why timing is everything in her new book

Alicia Rancilio, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 10:31am

Naya Rivera writes about a number of personal subjects in her new book, "Sorry Not Sorry," but says one of the hardest was the death of her "Glee" co-star Cory Monteith, who died of a drug overdose in 2013.

Kevin Hart tops Forbes list of highest-paid comedians

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 10:21am

Kevin Hart is literally laughing all the way to the bank. The funnyman tops the Forbes magazine list of the highest-paid comedians with earnings of $87.5 million.

'Will & Grace' stars reunite for pro-Clinton video

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 9:50am

The stars of "Will & Grace" are back together in a video that delivers punchlines and a political message: Vote for Hillary Clinton.

Allison Janney clowns around in Rachael Yamagata's new video

Nicole Evatt, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 9:23am

It's a steamy afternoon in a sun-soaked loft in Los Angeles and Allison Janney is in full clown makeup preparing for her dance solo.

Adele is still winning: '25' album reaches diamond status

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 9:10am

Adele's comeback album "25" has reached diamond status in less than a year.

Jason Aldean shuns streaming, tops the charts with new album

Kristin M. Hall, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 8:50am

Country star Jason Aldean rarely has time to be a tourist when he's touring, but during a recent trip to New York, he and his wife, Brittany, found some downtime to walk around the city. The crowds afford the Georgia-born singer a little anonymity that he doesn't always get back home.

Beyonce and Bieber lead the nominations for MTV EMAs

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 8:41am

MTV has announced the contenders for this year's Europe Music Awards , with Beyonce and Justin Bieber coming out on top with five nods each for the music awards.

Tom Hanks crashes wedding photo shoot in Central Park

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 8:21am

Tom Hanks took a break from a jog around New York to surprise a couple on their wedding day.

Memorials come down at Paisley Park ahead of public opening

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 8:01am

The flowers, artwork and memorials that have adorned Paisley Park since Prince's death are coming down.

A torch is passed at national tour of 'The Curious Incident'

Mark Kennedy, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 7:40am

The national tour of the hit play "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time" is being led by a young actor from Vermont with a special tie to the guy who won a Tony Award in the show.

Lyric Opera staging 2 epics in 1 season

Mike Silverman, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 6:40am

The stagehands were having trouble fitting a missing chunk of Carthage into place, but Michael Smallwood wasn't worried.

Miss Universe dubbed 'Miss Piggy' by Trump a topic at debate

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 6:40am

Donald Trump says it was a "real problem" when the 1996 Miss Universe gained significant weight after winning the pageant he then owned.

Stage version of 'Frozen' musical changes its director

Mark Kennedy, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 6:20am

Some changes are coming in the kingdom of Arendelle: Tony Award-winning director Michael Grandage has been officially unveiled to helm the upcoming stage musical "Frozen."

Life-size bronze tribute statue to Glenn Frey now in Winslow

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 4:51am

A life-size bronze tribute statue to the late singer-songwriter Glenn Frey of the Eagles has been installed in the "Standing On The Corner" park in Winslow, Arizona.

Moderator Lester Holt worked to keep control of debate

David Bauder, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 2:20am

After initially taking a hands-off approach to the two strong-willed presidential candidates before him, NBC's Lester Holt more aggressively challenged Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump as the general election's first debate wore on and he warmed to the often-thankless role of moderator.

Marilyn Monroe's dresses, notes, checkbook seen before sale

Louise Watt, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 1:50am

Marilyn Monroe's dress from "Some Like It Hot." Handwritten notes and letters expressing the Hollywood icon's inner thoughts and, at times, despair.

Moderator Lester Holt works to keep control of debate

David Bauder, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 10:21pm

NBC's Lester Holt struggled to keep control of the first debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, learning the dangers of fact-checking in the midst of a tense confrontation being viewed by tens of millions of people.