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Actor Chris Pine charged in New Zealand with DUI

03/12/2014 1:00am
Hollywood actor Chris Pine, known for playing Captain Kirk in the "Star Trek" movies, has been charged with drunken driving in New Zealand.

Leno, Murdoch among TV Hall of Fame inductees

03/12/2014 2:21am
There are six new members of the Television Academy Hall of Fame.

Q&A: Mary Mary singer breaks out with solo album

03/12/2014 6:50am
When Mary Mary singer Erica Campbell decided to tell her sister Tina she wanted to pursue a solo career outside the Grammy-winning duo, she was nervous about having the talk.

John Mahoney finds home onstage after 'Frasier'

03/12/2014 7:00am
John Mahoney is known to most television fans for playing Frasier Crane's father on the long-running series "Frasier," but the actor has spent much of his time in the years since the show ended pursuing roles on stage.

'Fast & Furious 7' to film in Abu Dhabi in April

03/12/2014 8:20am
Vin Diesel and other members of the "Fast & Furious 7" cast are heading to the Mideast city of Abu Dhabi after months of uncertainty about the fate of the film.

Marcia Gay Harden talks role of 'Fifty Shades' mom

03/12/2014 8:40am
Since being cast in the film adaptation of "Fifty Shades of Grey," Jamie Dornan, who plays the S&M-loving billionaire Christian Grey, has largely stayed out of the public eye.

Belgian jazz musician Thielemans retires at 91

03/12/2014 9:20am
Belgian jazz musician Toots Thielemans has decided to retire together with his trademark harmonica at age 91.

Factory-worker-turned poet wins $100K prize

03/12/2014 10:10am
A former Baltimore factory worker has won some life-changing money. Not from the lottery, but for poetry.

3-year theory: Big renewal deal for 'Big Bang'

03/12/2014 10:30am
CBS says it's renewing its hit comedy "The Big Bang Theory" for three more years.

Czech filmmaker Vera Chytilova dies at 85

03/12/2014 11:11am
Czech film director Vera Chytilova, one of the leading filmmakers of the new wave of Czechoslovak cinema in the 1960s, has died. She was 85.

Pooches put best paw forward for Broadway role

03/12/2014 1:21pm
They were raw talents — some delighted by the attention, others confused. More than one sniffed happily in the audition room, just happy to be there.

Legal battle brews over name change to Rocky Top

03/12/2014 1:40pm
A former coal mining town's effort to revive its fortunes by changing its name to Rocky Top has hit a snag.

History network plans miniseries on birth of Texas

03/12/2014 1:51pm
The History network is planning another big miniseries after the breakout success of "Hatfields & McCoys" and is even bringing back one of that project's stars.

Pooches put best paw forward for Broadway role

03/12/2014 2:01pm
They were raw talents — some delighted by the attention, others confused. More than one sniffed happily in the audition room, just happy to be there.

Lawyer: Bieber should return to Fla. for questions

03/12/2014 2:21pm
A lawyer wants Justin Bieber to return to South Florida so he can ask more questions about the pop singer's ex-girlfriend, Selena Gomez, as part of a photographer's lawsuit against Bieber and his bodyguard.

Mrs. Obama praises military children as 'heroes'

03/12/2014 2:51pm
Touting them as "heroes" who are just as "strong and brave" as their parents, Michelle Obama is praising military children who often have to balance homework and caring for siblings with frequent changes of address.

South By Southwest swag blamed for airport delays

03/12/2014 4:12pm
Swag given to attendees of the South By Southwest festival is setting off airport security alarms and causing reported delays for people leaving Austin, Texas.

'Jeopardy' champ Chu unseated after 12-day run

03/12/2014 6:01pm
"Jeopardy" champ Arthur Chu, who won big money while taking heat for his renegade style, has been defeated.