09/18/2013 4:13amFor some heroes, power comes from the stars or a mutation or a secret experiment gone awry.
09/18/2013 4:32amInside the gallery, artworks by Syrian artists were drawing auction bids from collectors. Outside on the street, the artists traded the latest gossip from Syria and checked their smartphones for news from the civil war.
09/18/2013 4:41amThey may not be binging on broccoli, but some University of New Hampshire students are at least pausing before they fill up on fried food, thanks to dishware designed to remind them about healthy options.
09/18/2013 7:11amCarole King will perform at Alicia Keys' Black Ball event in November.
09/18/2013 7:28am"Scandal" star Kerry Washington is the world's best-dressed woman, according to People magazine.
09/18/2013 7:37amA pair of best-selling works by staff writers for The New Yorker, Lawrence Wright's "Going Clear" and George Packer's "The Unwinding," were among 10 books chosen for the nonfiction long-list of the National Book Awards.
09/18/2013 7:48amGrace Jones, who once vowed she'd never write a memoir, has changed her mind.
09/18/2013 7:48amWill your kids be clamoring for an Elmo that gives hugs, a loom that lets you make rubber bracelets or a kid-size go-cart this holiday?
09/18/2013 8:26amFamed Cuban troubadour Silvio Rodriguez says authorities have reversed their decision to bar another singer from performing in state-run venues because of his bold lyrics at a concert last week.
09/18/2013 8:30am"The Big Crowd" (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt), by Kevin Baker.
09/18/2013 8:32amSome jewelry makers take more than inspiration from nature; they incorporate found objects from trails and beaches in their work.
09/18/2013 8:51amOn the brink of the fourth-series premiere of "Downton Abbey," Phyllis Logan is still laughing about the French windows.
09/18/2013 8:55amThis cake is inspired by a classic recipe that originated in Brittany, France. Simply called gateau Breton _ Brittany cake _ it's like a super-ultra-rich version of pound cake. Quickly mixed together by hand in a single bowl, it makes the most dense, luxurious cake ever.
09/18/2013 8:56amEmmy Awards crystal-ball gazing was so much easier in the old days, circa the last few years: ABC's "Modern Family" would be honored as best comedy series and a cable show, "Homeland" or "Mad Men" or such, would win best drama.
09/18/2013 9:29amFamed Cuban troubadour Silvio Rodriguez says authorities have reversed their decision to bar another singer from performing in state-run venues because of his provocative lyrics at a concert last week.
09/18/2013 10:14amJ. Crew is courting customers for life, launching its new baby collection on Wednesday to go with its existing kids, womenswear and menswear.
09/18/2013 10:18amChris Young was nervous about his new single "Aw Naw."
09/18/2013 10:29amMarcel Reich-Ranicki, who grew up in Poland and Nazi Germany, survived the Warsaw Ghetto and went on to become post-war Germany's best-known literary critic, has died at age 93.
09/18/2013 10:29amJackie Lomax, a singer-songwriter who worked with The Beatles and enjoyed a long solo career, has died at age 69.
09/18/2013 10:43amMGMT, "MGMT" (Columbia)
09/18/2013 10:54amHollywood couple Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis have attended the funeral of a Kabbalah teacher to the stars in Israel.
09/18/2013 11:23amChild beauty pageants may soon be banned in France, after a surprise vote in the French Senate that rattled the pageant industry and raised questions about how the French relate to girls' sexuality.
09/18/2013 12:03pmHBO says Susan Lacy, creator and executive producer of WNET's "American Masters," has signed a multi-year deal to produce and direct documentaries for the network.
09/18/2013 12:10pmRappers The Game and Drake plan to donate $22,500 to help an Ohio woman pay for the funerals of her five children and boyfriend who died in a mobile home fire.
09/18/2013 12:14pmAlberta Ferretti creates pretty folkloric looks for next summer with ribbons, embroidery and applique flowers.
09/18/2013 12:14pmThe shipwreck saga that dominated their lives for the last 20 months is winding down _ and residents of the Tuscan island of Giglio are waiting to see what the future will bring.
09/18/2013 12:15pmDean and Dan Caten harken to the simplicity of the techno-color 1950s and early 1960s when `'fashions were gay and colorful," for next summer's looks for women.
09/18/2013 12:17pmEmmy organizers say Carrie Underwood will perform at the awards ceremony as part of a tribute to television's role in significant 1960s events.
09/18/2013 1:56pmMilan Fashion Week got off to an energetic start Wednesday, and not only on the runways where the clothes were seductive and sexy while flirting with romantic notions of femininity.
09/18/2013 1:58pmHarvey Weinstein is developing a feature film about J.D. Salinger to follow a recently released documentary.
09/18/2013 2:08pmEmmy host Neil Patrick Harris isn't planning to leave the stage during Sunday's ceremony unless he's really, really gotta go.
09/18/2013 2:11pmBefore celebrating the Emmys, Kerry Washington and other TV insiders took a moment to toast diversity.
09/18/2013 2:36pmEmmy attendees are going into the woods at this year's Governors Ball.
09/18/2013 3:08pmA Canadian man is facing charges that he stalked the brother of actress Jennifer Lawrence has been ordered held without bond pending the resolution of his case.
09/18/2013 3:08pmThis is not your usual bread. This is neither a yeast bread nor a quick bread. In fact, this bread has no leavener at all.
09/18/2013 3:11pmWalt Disney Pictures has pushed the release date of the Pixar film "The Good Dinosaur" to November 2015, leaving the Pixar cupboard bare for next year.
09/18/2013 3:29pmA pilot killed this week when his helicopter crashed while attempting to lift logs in an Oregon forest has been identified as a former cast member of the History Channel series "Ax Men."
09/18/2013 3:41pmYou nurse and nurture, live with and love an animal in your home. After a few weeks or months, you turn it over to someone or return it to a shelter. Watching a foster pet leave the nest can be rewarding, but you are probably still going to cry your eyes out.
09/18/2013 5:10pmChoreographer and dance instructor Patsy Swayze, the mother of late actor Patrick Swayze, has died. She was 86.
09/18/2013 6:36pmMark Wahlberg is now a high school graduate _ 25 years after dropping out of a Boston high school.
09/18/2013 8:55pmThe power of two voices raised in harmony was on display Wednesday night at the Americana Music Honors & Awards as Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell and the husband-wife duo Shovels & Rope earned top honors.