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16th-century manual shows 'rocket cat' weaponry

03/06/2014 12:50am
You're a 16th century German prince plotting to crush a peasant rebellion, or perhaps you're leading an army against the Ottoman Empire or looking to settle the score with a rival nobleman. What's a guy looking for a tactical edge to do?

Prince Harry launches event for wounded servicemen

03/06/2014 4:41am
Britain's Prince Harry is launching the "Invictus Games," a new sporting event for wounded, injured and sick service personnel.

Rapper Lil' Boosie released from Louisiana prison

03/06/2014 5:30am
Rapper Lil' Boosie has been released from the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola, where he had been serving an eight-year sentence on drug charges.

Prison sentences reduced in Bolshoi attack

03/06/2014 5:40am
A Moscow appeals court has lightened the prison sentences of a Bolshoi dancer and two accomplices for their roles in an acid attack on the ballet's artistic director.

Books among items at Elmore Leonard estate sale

03/06/2014 5:40am
Books, furnishings and other contents from the suburban Detroit home of the late author Elmore Leonard are being sold at a three-day estate sale.

Freestyle Love Supreme ready for its close-up

03/06/2014 7:30am
The improv hip-hop act Freestyle Love Supreme is known for its daring, anything-can-happen live shows. So a few TV cameras and thousands of extra eyeballs don't scare it.

Queen, Adam Lambert to embark on summer tour

03/06/2014 8:41am
Queen will embark on a summer tour with Adam Lambert as its frontman.

'12 Years' vies with 'Hunger Games' at MTV Awards

03/06/2014 8:50am
Oscar winner "12 Years a Slave" will face off with blockbusters like "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" and "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug" at the MTV Movie Awards.

Pharrell details the top songs he's produced

03/06/2014 9:20am
Who hasn't Pharrell produced for?

Police video of Bieber's urine test released

03/06/2014 9:20am
Miami prosecutors have released police video of Justin Bieber giving urine for a drug test, with sensitive portions blacked out as ordered by a judge.

Police arrest woman found in Bieber's rented home

03/06/2014 10:11am
Police in suburban Atlanta have apprehended a woman they say was found sleeping in a bedroom at a home rented by pop star Justin Bieber.

Tribeca fest features Katie Holmes, Robin Williams

03/06/2014 11:01am
The 13th annual Tribeca Film Festival will premiere films starring Katie Holmes and Robin Williams, and feature Courteney Cox's directorial debut.

A theater seat for 3 pennies? Believe it

03/06/2014 11:30am
Most theater ticket prices are sky high, but one new offer will get you into a big musical for less than a nickel.

'Fiddler on the Roof' returning to Broadway in '15

03/06/2014 12:31pm
Teyve is coming back.

Bill Whitaker joins '60 Minutes' cast

03/06/2014 1:41pm
Veteran CBS News correspondent Bill Whitaker is joining the cast of the network's "60 Minutes."

Casting Jesus: Did he really look like Brad Pitt?

03/06/2014 1:51pm
They say you can never be too rich or too thin. Surely it goes without saying that you can't be too good-looking, either, right? Especially in Hollywood.

Lawsuit: Univision newscaster's book had false ID

03/06/2014 2:41pm
A Guatemalan man claims in a lawsuit that popular Univision news host Jorge Ramos wrongly identified him as a U.S. immigration agent in a 2005 book about a fatal migrant smuggling venture, leading to death threats and eventually forcing the man and his family to leave Guatemala.

Titus Welliver awaits verdict on 'Bosch' pilot

03/06/2014 3:11pm
Titus Welliver knows what it's like to wait for a pilot's fate to be decided, but this time around is different: Viewers are among the decision-makers, and he's the star of the show.

Review: 'Peabody & Sherman' a sweet, geeky jaunt

03/06/2014 4:30pm
the most memorable being merman Triton and his strict rule over daughter Ariel in "The Little Mermaid" and the over-protective caveman Grug in the prehistoric journey "The Croods." Mr. Peabody the dog in the charming "Mr. Peabody & Sherman" is no different.

Isaiah Washington returning to 'Grey's Anatomy'

03/06/2014 5:40pm
ABC says Isaiah Washington will return to "Grey's Anatomy" for a guest appearance in May, seven years after he was fired from the medical drama.

Review: Bryan Cranston superb in 'All the Way'

03/06/2014 7:10pm
The new Broadway play "All the Way," about President Lyndon B. Johnson's first bumpy term in office, may seem like a serious, dusty affair suitable for high school field trips. Don't be fooled: Leave the little ones at home or risk having some kids come home with foul stories.

Japan's Beethoven apologizes before cameras

03/06/2014 7:51pm
The man lauded as "Japan's Beethoven," who has admitted he never wrote his compositions, appeared before cameras for the first time since the scandal surfaced — clean-shaven and minus his trademark sunglasses.

Belafonte receives honorary Berklee doctorate

03/06/2014 8:20pm
Boston's Berklee College of Music has presented an honorary doctor of music degree to singer, songwriter and activist Harry Belafonte.

Man lauded as Japan Beethoven sorry for fake work

03/06/2014 11:00pm
The man once lauded as "Japan's Beethoven" bowed repeatedly and apologized Friday at his first media appearance since it was revealed last month that his famed musical compositions were ghostwritten and he wasn't completely deaf.

On short notice, Goerne sings 2nd Wozzeck in week

03/06/2014 11:00pm
Matthias Goerne got to sing the title role of Berg's "Wozzeck" twice as many times as he bargained for during his trip to New York.