09/05/2013 5:19amDid fate decree that Arsenio Hall would return to late night after two decades' absence?
09/05/2013 5:52amThere is a beach with fluffy sand in Cicely Tyson's future. She can't wait to get to it. Just don't ask where it is.
09/05/2013 6:13amApparently love didn't get lost in translation for Scarlett Johansson, who is engaged to a Frenchman and onetime journalist.
09/05/2013 8:31amCarrie Underwood has taken the handoff from Faith Hill to perform the musical introduction for NBC's "Sunday Night Football," but don't expect the two country superstars to sing it the same way.
09/05/2013 8:49amThe book world is finally honoring Maya Angelou.
09/05/2013 9:02amIndonesian Muslim hard-liners resumed protests Thursday against the Miss World pageant, as organizers insisted that the event would go on as scheduled this weekend on the resort island of Bali.
09/05/2013 9:03amHere's one kid who'll be guaranteed to have healthy baby food.
09/05/2013 9:33amThe star of a new film celebrating the dignity of manual labor is lamenting that many of his fellow Italians shun traditional trades like carpentry, leaving such jobs to immigrants even during stubborn economic crises.
09/05/2013 10:26amAs satisfying as it is to eat freshly picked apples straight up and unadorned, the chill of fall makes it equally tempting to head back to the kitchen and bake them into a pie.
09/05/2013 11:08am"The Mayan Secrets: a Fargo Adventure" (Putnam), by Clive Cussler and Thomas Perry
09/05/2013 11:13amMadame Tussauds says its Washington location will start displaying wax figures of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge later this month.
09/05/2013 11:54amJudy Garland's talented daughters Lorna Luft and Liza Minnelli will perform together for the first time in 20 years during two concerts next month to raise money to fight breast cancer.
09/05/2013 1:20pmWith tensions high in the Mediterranean over Syria, Italy has decided it's not the right time to send a Botticelli masterpiece on loan to Israel.
09/05/2013 1:34pmTo no one's surprise, Robin Thicke's "Blurred Lines" is Billboard's song of the summer.
09/05/2013 1:56pmThe National Symphony Orchestra is preparing a multimedia composition focused on George Washington's life.
09/05/2013 2:37pmWikiLeaks founder Julian Assange may be holed up in the Ecuadorian embassy in London, but he's very present at the Toronto International Film Festival.
09/05/2013 2:48pmHip-hop star A$AP Rocky is facing an allegation of assault during the Made in America festival in Philadelphia.
09/05/2013 4:36pmHartford's mayor said Thursday comedian Dave Chappelle should "quit whining" about being heckled.
09/05/2013 4:59pmEdgy and raw is OK for someone else, but designer Tadashi Shoji says he's happy to have his clothes called pretty, sweet and ladylike, among other flowery terms.
09/05/2013 5:05pmIt's hard-knock life on Broadway _ the revival of "Annie" is set to close in January.
09/05/2013 5:14pmMaine prosecutors have dropped a drunk-driving charge against actress Sally Struthers under an agreement in which she pleaded guilty to a lesser charge.
09/05/2013 5:21pmFashion is having a moment of fluidity, particularly in the newest collections from Richard Chai that debuted Thursday at New York Fashion Week.
09/05/2013 5:39pmTwo years after resigning from Congress amid an ethics probe involving his affair with a former campaign staffer, former U.S. Sen. John Ensign of Nevada is opening a luxury animal hospital in Las Vegas.
09/05/2013 5:58pmCreatures of the Wind seems to be finding its footing at New York Fashion Week.
09/05/2013 6:18pmPreviews of spring styles officially started Thursday at New York Fashion Week, but the crowd here always likes to get a jump on things, so the stylists, editors, retailers, models and celebrities were drawn to a slew of early events, including the Style Awards at the Lincoln Center tents that serve as a hub for the next eight days.
09/05/2013 8:52pmWikiLeaks founder Julian Assange may be holed up in the Ecuadorian embassy in London, but he's very present at the Toronto International Film Festival.
09/05/2013 9:32pmThe protagonists of one of Mexico's newest soap operas go through love, betrayal and family problems, a typical story line for the popular genre, except they do it in an ancient language.