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For Utah parents, hurdle to divorce could advance

02/25/2014 1:19am
A few nights a week in Utah, rooms in courthouses typically reserved for deliberating juries fill up with parents looking to divorce. And among the first lessons they are taught is a simple, if not emotional, one: Keep the kids out of it.

Albom to help rebuild libraries in Philippines

02/25/2014 2:21am
U.S. author Mitch Albom has launched a drive to rebuild 10 libraries in Tacloban, a central Philippine city ravaged by Typhoon Haiyan in November.

Lloyd Webber musical closing after 4 months

02/25/2014 4:45am
It's curtains for Andrew Lloyd Webber's latest musical in London's West End.

Gamble and Huff to be honored at Songwriters Hall

02/25/2014 5:31am
Writing duo Gamble and Huff will receive the Johnny Mercer award at the Songwriters Hall of Fame ceremony.

France's Pantheon opens to all (selfies welcome)

02/25/2014 5:42am
The mausoleum that is the final resting place for 72 of France's renowned men _ and just one woman _ will get a little more `egalite' during two years of renovations.

Director reimagines Borodin's 'Prince Igor'

02/25/2014 5:54am
You heard it at the opening ceremony in Sochi. You know it from the pop standard "Stranger in Paradise."

Elaine Stritch returns to really 'tell the truth'

02/25/2014 6:17am
Elaine Stritch just loves the documentary about her. Adores it, actually. There's just one thing she'd change.

Obama: Ramis' movies made him root for underdog

02/25/2014 6:37am
President Barack Obama says the late actor and director Harold Ramis, a native of his hometown of Chicago, was one of America's "greatest satirists."

Rules to limit marketing unhealthy food in schools

02/25/2014 6:46am
Even the scoreboards in high school gyms eventually will have to promote good health.

Urban students take their best shots at squash

02/25/2014 7:05am
Sakora Miller remembers being puzzled when a group of strangers visited her gym class in tough west Philadelphia and offered to teach them a sport.

George Lucas, wife donate $25M to Chicago school

02/25/2014 7:21am
Filmmaker George Lucas and his wife Mellody Hobson are donating $25 million to a prestigious private school on Chicago's South Side.

AP Exclusive: Few Army women want combat jobs

02/25/2014 7:23am
Preliminary results from a survey of the Army's nearly 170,000 women show that only a small fraction of them would like to move into one of the newly opening combat jobs. Those who do want to make the move say they want a job that takes them right into the heart of battle.

Rebekah Brooks: I felt 'horror' at Dowler hacking

02/25/2014 7:48am
Former News of the World editor Rebekah Brooks said Tuesday that she never sanctioned phone hacking, and was horrified when she learned the tabloid had targeted the cellphone of a missing teenager.

Murphy beds make a multipurpose room a guest room

02/25/2014 7:56am
The clients came to interior designer Laura Casey with a space dilemma: They did not want to give up the guest room in their suburban home, yet they needed a place for their child to play.

Bellamy Young thrives in 'Scandal' love triangle

02/25/2014 7:57am
Of all the fans of "Scandal" _ and clearly there are lots of them _ none seems more gung-ho than Bellamy Young.

Baldwin becomes meddling newsman on 'Law & Order'

02/25/2014 10:51am
Alec Baldwin is putting a twist on his rocky relationship with the media: He's playing a meddling newspaperman on a NBC drama.

PBS reporter Miles O'Brien recounts amputation

02/25/2014 10:51am
PBS science correspondent Miles O'Brien says his left arm was amputated above the elbow after an apparently minor injury turned serious.

Bieber bodyguard and driver arrested in Atlanta

02/25/2014 1:11pm
A security guard and driver for pop singer Justin Bieber have been arrested near Atlanta and charged with stealing a photographer's camera.

Man gets 8 months for One Direction bomb threat

02/25/2014 3:33pm
A New Jersey man will spend eight months in federal prison for calling in a phony bomb threat to Hersheypark Stadium before a concert last summer by boy band One Direction.

Rosemary Harris to star in Stoppard's 'Indian Ink'

02/25/2014 3:33pm
Rosemary Harris has been lured back onto a New York stage for the upcoming revival of Tom Stoppard's "Indian Ink."

As I Lay Dying singer admits seeking wife's murder

02/25/2014 3:54pm
The lead singer of Grammy-nominated metal band As I Lay Dying has pleaded guilty to trying to hire someone to kill his estranged wife.

Drinking games with cast of new comedy 'Mixology'

02/25/2014 3:55pm
ABC's newest comedy "Mixology" isn't your standard "boy meets girl but obstacles keep them apart for a while" story.

Academy president Cheryl Boone Isaacs' game change

02/25/2014 3:55pm
When Bette Davis became the first female president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in 1941, it's believed she was met with such opposition by the predominantly male organization that she resigned after two months.

Spain: Flamenco guitarist Paco de Lucia dies at 66

02/25/2014 8:30pm
Spanish officials say world-renowned flamenco guitarist Paco de Lucia has died. He was 66.

BBC drama 'Ripper Street' rescued in Amazon deal

02/25/2014 9:00pm
"Ripper Street" has been rescued.

Justin Bieber jail video release is expected

02/25/2014 10:10pm
Video of Justin Bieber at a South Florida police station after his January arrest is expected to be made public, with some sensitive parts omitted.