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Mirren honored with Harvard's Hasty Pudding award

01/31/2014 12:01am
Helen Mirren has been honored as woman of the year by Harvard University's Hasty Pudding Theatricals, twerking as part of the traditional spoof roast on Thursday.

'Back to the Future' musical planned for London

01/31/2014 4:09am
Director Robert Zemeckis is literally going back into the past for his next project _ a stage musical of "Back to the Future."

A rich, saucy steak you'll eat with your hands

01/31/2014 7:48am
Like it or not, it's best to simply embrace that chocolate must play a key role in any Valentine's Day dinner.

US aviation agency downgrades Indian safety rating

01/31/2014 8:03am
The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration has downgraded India's air safety rating over concerns about pilot training and other issues, the agency said Friday.

New treatment could reduce kids' peanut allergies

01/31/2014 8:16am
An experimental therapy that fed children with peanut allergies small amounts of peanut flour has helped more than 80 percent of them safely eat a handful of the previously worrisome nuts.

Monet painting part of NYC copper heiress auction

01/31/2014 9:10am
Important paintings by Claude Monet and Pierre-Auguste Renoir are among 400 items that will be sold from a reclusive heiress' private trove at Christie's this spring, the auction house announced Friday.

FDA proposes rules for safe transport of foods

01/31/2014 10:04am
The Food and Drug Administration is proposing new rules to keep food safe while it's transported.

The American Kennel Club's most popular dogs list

01/31/2014 10:41am
The top 10 most popular dog breeds in the United States in 2013, according to the American Kennel Club's registry:

Review: Wayne Marshall's `Tru Colors' delivers

01/31/2014 10:50am
Wayne Marshall, "Tru Colors" (Ghetto Youths International)

Labrador retrievers set popularity-ranking record

01/31/2014 11:40am
It's puppy love for the record books: The Labrador retriever was the nation's most popular dog breed last year for a 23rd year in a row, the American Kennel Club announced Friday.

Work to cause delays at San Francisco airport

01/31/2014 11:46am
Air travelers will likely endure delays at San Francisco International Airport in spring and summer because of construction work on some runways.

Cases may mean more than legal woes for Bieber

01/31/2014 12:45pm
Justin Bieber's court cases on both sides of the U.S.-Canadian border could complicate the pop star's jet-setting ways as his troubles bring more scrutiny by judges and prosecutors.

Despite critics, 'Single Ladies' gains viewers

01/31/2014 12:56pm
Actress LisaRaye McCoy has heard of some of the harsh reviews of her VH1 romantic comedy series, "Single Ladies," that call the show's script and acting subpar. But McCoy says numbers speak louder than words.

Romania lifts ban on the 'Nymphomaniac II' movie

01/31/2014 1:39pm
Romania's cinema board has lifted its ban on Danish director Lars von Trier's movie "Nymphomaniac II."

Hungarian film director Miklos Jancso dies at 92

01/31/2014 1:48pm
Hungarian filmmaker Miklos Jancso, winner of the best director award at the 1972 Cannes film festival, has died. He was 92.

Cyrus wants voice, not twerking, to be spotlighted

01/31/2014 1:53pm
Miley Cyrus wants you to concentrate on her voice _ not her twerking _ when she launches her tour next month.

CDC: Norovirus caused cruise ship outbreak

01/31/2014 1:58pm
Highly contagious norovirus was to blame for an outbreak on a cruise ship that sickened nearly 700 in one of the worst such incidents in 20 years, federal health investigators said Friday.

Documents: Teen planned to sell Guy Fieri's car

01/31/2014 2:07pm
A Northern California teenager convicted of stealing celebrity chef Guy Fieri's Lamborghini planned to sell the car and also commit a jewelry heist, according to court documents.

Banderas: Chile miners taught world a life lesson

01/31/2014 2:58pm
Actor Antonio Banderas says the 33 Chilean miners who were trapped deep underground for 69 days in 2010 taught the world a huge lesson about the value of human life.

Bill's Gamblin' Hall to reopen as Cromwell

01/31/2014 4:14pm
Caesars Entertainment Corp. says it plans to replace Las Vegas' shuttered Bill's Gamblin' Hall & Saloon in the spring with a swanky 188-room hotel renamed the Cromwell.

Anna Gordy Gaye, Marvin Gaye's ex-wife, dies at 92

01/31/2014 4:43pm
Anna Gordy Gaye, who was married to musical great Marvin Gaye and whose brother founded Motown Records, has died, her family said. She was 92.

Build schedule set for Guthrie home in Okla.

01/31/2014 5:13pm
Work on the rebuild of folk legend Woody Guthrie's boyhood home is scheduled to begin in mid-March so it can to be finished before an annual summer festival that celebrates the singer's life, a project manager said Friday.

Amanda Knox: heading for an extradition fight?

01/31/2014 5:20pm
Roman Polanski. Edward Snowden. Manuel Noriega. Over the years, the famous and the infamous have been caught up in the legal process called extradition, which governs whether one country will turn over fugitives from justice to another country.

Irwindale spicing up suit against Sriracha plant

01/31/2014 7:44pm
A Los Angeles suburb is spicing up its lawsuit against a hot-sauce manufacturer it claims polluted the air with pungent smells.

DA rejects battery charge against Kanye West

01/31/2014 9:32pm
Kanye West will not face criminal charges over an incident in which he apparently punched a man in a Beverly Hills chiropractor's office, prosecutors determined Friday.

Jesse Eisenberg cast as Lex Luthor

01/31/2014 9:47pm
Warner Bros. has announced that Jesse Eisenberg will play Lex Luthor in the studio's planned Superman-Batman film.

Christie celebrates Howard Stern's birthday in NYC

01/31/2014 10:25pm
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie wished Howard Stern a happy birthday during a celebration in New York for the radio personality.