02/12/2014 12:47amMichelle Obama chose a Venezuelan-American designer for the gown she wore Tuesday to the state dinner honoring French President Francois Hollande.
02/12/2014 12:54amThe grandeur of Olympic Park is obvious in its celebration of the Winter Olympics _ from the circle of flags surrounding Medals Plaza near the Olympic flame to the iconic rings everywhere, including the facade of Bolshoy Ice Dome and the button of each curling house.
02/12/2014 12:58amThe praises of Shirley Temple are being sung by celebrities across Hollywood who remembered her as America's prolific little darling.
02/12/2014 4:42amThe man once lauded as Japan's Beethoven said he can partially hear in a new disclosure Wednesday following the stunning revelation last week that his "Hiroshima" symphony and other famed musical compositions were ghostwritten.
02/12/2014 5:16amIt was the talk of the town that no one seemed to want to talk about, French President Francois Hollande's very public breakup from his first lady just weeks before President Barack Obama raised a glass to him at an elegant White House state dinner.
02/12/2014 5:37amArcade Fire is the top nominee for the 2014 mtvU Woodie Awards.
02/12/2014 5:38amChildren's book artist Erik Blegvad, known for his whimsical illustrations of more than 100 books, has died in London. He was 90.
02/12/2014 7:40amWhen Danish director Thomas Vinterberg wrote the script for "The Hunt" _ one of this year's contenders for Best Foreign Language Film _ he pictured a young Robert de Niro as the lonely teacher whose life crumbles because of an innocent lie.
02/12/2014 8:30am"Did you think I'd forgotten you?" asks Francis Underwood, addressing us viewers near the end of the second-season "House of Cards" debut. Then he roguishly adds, "Perhaps you hoped I had."
02/12/2014 8:40amMy favorite thing about fancy parties? They almost always include a shrimp cocktail appetizer _ platters of giant, plump shrimp just waiting to be dunked into a piquant cocktail sauce.
02/12/2014 9:31amAn appeals court has upheld a bus driver's convictions for a Virginia crash that killed four passengers, injured dozens and cast national attention on low-fare carriers operating on the East Coast.
02/12/2014 10:53amThe burgundy velour suit Christian Bale finished with an ascot stands next to the slinky, leopard-print gown worn by Jennifer Lawrence in "American Hustle." Five of the flashy, low-cut dresses worn by Amy Adams occupy extra-small mannequins beside them.
02/12/2014 11:48amSinger-songwriter Sting's new musical "The Last Ship" has found a nice berth on Broadway.
02/12/2014 12:42pmThe Titans are coming _ and they're dropping something new on gamers.
02/12/2014 12:52pmPaula Deen has found a key ingredient to bringing some sizzle back to her career _ a cash infusion worth at least $75 million from a private investment firm.
02/12/2014 1:00pmA Senate committee report released Wednesday raises concerns over whether parents are informed when their children are strapped down, physically restrained or placed in seclusion in school to punish or control them.
02/12/2014 1:20pmTourists are giving way to dancers as a production crew takes over Hearst Castle on the California coast, where Lady Gaga is shooting a big-budget music video.
02/12/2014 1:29pmThe four guys from Il Divo will get some help from a Broadway veteran as they tour this spring singing musical theater hits _ Lea Salonga.
02/12/2014 1:31pmAfter 50 years of debate over her unattainably perfect figure, Barbie now is unapologetic about her tiny waist and endless legs.
02/12/2014 1:41pmIt's the dirty work of home life: dusting the shelves, mopping the floors and doing the laundry, load after load. Yet asking kids to help has gotten harder for some parents, caught up in the blur of today's competitive, time-pressed, child-focused world.
02/12/2014 1:46pmIt's the dirty work of home life: dusting the shelves, mopping the floors and doing the laundry, load after load. Yet asking kids to help has gotten harder for some parents, caught up in the blur of today's competitive, time-pressed, child-focused world.
02/12/2014 1:57pmTraditionally, the American male was measured against the stoic hero who shook off all doubts, vanquished all foes and offered women a muscular shoulder to cry on.
02/12/2014 2:45pmMichael Kors was California Dreamin' on Wednesday, displaying a fall collection inspired by the left coast, and it was hard not to think that the Mamas and the Papas, featured on the soundtrack, were absolutely right when they sang: "I'd be safe and warm if I was in LA."
02/12/2014 2:46pmHandcrafted in New York was the theme of Nanette Lepore's runway show Wednesday, when she sent out sheer beaded tops, shaggy-collared alpaca coats with girlie geometric prints and dresses and flouncy skirts done in Bordeaux red, violet and a smoky rose.
02/12/2014 2:59pmOfficials at Indianapolis International Airport have grounded artwork inspired by troubled pop star Justin Bieber.
02/12/2014 3:06pmThere can never be too many tales about a one-night stand turned long-term love affair.
02/12/2014 3:17pmWith a little tear and a victory walk down the runway, Donna Karan marked her company's 30th anniversary Monday night with a journey through New York.
02/12/2014 3:36pm"They all look alike."
02/12/2014 3:37pmSeth Meyers has scored a powerful guest for his first episode of "Late Night:" Vice President Joe Biden.
02/12/2014 3:38pmTim Russert isn't around to celebrate the 10th anniversary of "Big Russ & Me," his best-seller about his dad. But Russert's son, Luke, is stepping in.
02/12/2014 4:07pmThey're beautiful, bizarre and sometimes bewildering. The coveted invitations that grant admission to New York Fashion Week events range from ornate floral to felt to minimalist all-black.
02/12/2014 4:20pmThere are plenty of divas onstage at Broadway's "Kinky Boots" _ and a special four-legged kind plans on joining them soon.
02/12/2014 4:29pmWith his wife and adorable 8-year-old son on the front row, Reed Krakoff presented effortless luxury in snakeskin wrap skirts and sleeveless cashmere coats during his first show since reclaiming his namesake brand from Coach, where he spent 16 years at the creative helm of the retail giant.
02/12/2014 4:44pmThe California Highway Patrol has released audio of two motorists' calls reporting erratic driving and the aftermath of an early-morning collision involving actor-comedian Chris Kattan.
02/12/2014 4:48pmA Utah company is recalling about 90,000 pounds of beef jerky products that were mislabeled and didn't list on the packaging the ingredient soy lecithin, an allergen.
02/12/2014 4:48pmIf the racy clothes at Betsey Johnson's runway show weren't enough to cause temperatures to rise, the designer added a surefire sizzle _ two hunks (barely) dressed as firefighters.
02/12/2014 5:11pmOscar de la Renta is known for the sumptuous glamour of his beautifully crafted gowns, and there was plenty of that in his fall 2014 collection.
02/12/2014 5:18pmNarciso Rodriguez says he's always been one to design in black and white. This time, he wanted to mix it up a little.
02/12/2014 5:57pmCelebrities react to the passing of TV comedy pioneer Sid Caesar Wednesday at 91 at his home in Los Angeles:
02/12/2014 6:12pmBefore "Saturday Night Live" and "The Carol Burnett Show," there was Sid Caesar's "Your Show of Shows," the pioneer of television sketch comedy. Here are five classic moments that featured Caesar, who died Wednesday at age 91:
02/12/2014 8:07pmJames Levine will resume a full schedule of six productions at the Metropolitan Opera next season, conducting on opening night for the first time since 2010 following his recovery from a back injury that caused a two-year layoff.
02/12/2014 8:11pmYou'd think that designers would know way ahead of time if a movie star were planning to wear their designs to the Oscars. Not true. They find out the same way we do _ watching the red carpet arrivals on TV. With fingers crossed.
02/12/2014 8:36pmThe Navajo Nation president has vetoed a proposal to impose an additional tax on chips, cookies and sweetened beverages on the country's largest reservation, but the legislation could be resurrected later.