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Coppola, Jia selected for 9-member Cannes jury

04/28/2014 4:30am
American director Sofia Coppola and China's Jia Zhangke have been selected among the nine members of the Cannes film festival jury.

Peaches Geldof inquest to open this week

04/28/2014 5:10am
A British coroner will open an inquest this week into the death of Peaches Geldof and may reveal details of what killed the 25-year-old celebrity.

'Rosemary's Baby' remake shifts horror to Paris

04/28/2014 6:11am
Wiry Zoe Saldana got a kick out of wearing a huge fake belly as she played a young, pregnant wife on the Paris set of the remake of the classic horror tale "Rosemary's Baby."

China video site: US TV show ban not policy change

04/28/2014 6:40am
The boss of a Chinese online video site said Monday he believes the sudden banning of four American TV shows does not represent a wider trend, though it's unclear why the shows were targeted.

Hunt on to find Cervantes _ Spain's great writer

04/28/2014 6:50am
Miguel de Cervantes, Spain's greatest writer, was a soldier of little fortune. He died broke in Madrid, his body riddled with bullets. His burial place was a tiny convent church no larger than the entrance hall of an average house.

'Looped' playwright sues Valerie Harper for $2M

04/28/2014 7:20am
The playwright of Valerie Harper's Broadway show "Looped" is suing the actress for $2 million, claiming she didn't disclose she had cancer until after she signed on to star in the play.

Outkast returns to home state for CounterPoint

04/28/2014 7:41am
Despite the wet and muddy conditions, the energy was high for Outkast's performance in their home state at the CounterPoint Music & Arts Festival.

Pussy Riot members to attend May 5 literary gala

04/28/2014 9:01am
Two members of Pussy Riot will be attending a literary celebration that already includes Toni Morrison, Salman Rushdie and Robert Caro on the guest list.

Oscar-winning director questions Mexican president

04/28/2014 9:23am
Oscar-winning director Alfonso Cuaron published a full-page ad Monday in Mexican newspapers questioning President Enrique Pena Nieto's energy reform.

Paula Deen to cook for fans live on 20-show tour

04/28/2014 9:50am
Approaching a year since the Food Network pulled the plug on her TV show, Paula Deen plans to hit the road this summer to cook live for fans.

British PR man found guilty of indecent assaults

04/28/2014 10:11am
Max Clifford, once one of the most powerful figures in the British entertainment world, was found guilty Monday of eight counts of indecent assault stemming from attacks on teenagers dating back more than 40 years.

Uncertain mood felt on eve of Tony nominations

04/28/2014 10:31am
It's Tony Award nomination time and this year that means a lot of nail-biting. Not only are there no obvious front-runners for best musical or play, but there's also virtually no lock in the acting categories.

Willie Nelson to receive 5th-degree black belt

04/28/2014 11:30am
The Red Headed Stranger is getting his fifth-degree black belt.

Atlantic City gets photo-ready Miss America statue

04/28/2014 12:21pm
The Miss America Pageant is in Atlantic City only once a year, but visitors to the seaside resort where the historic pageant began can now have their own crowning moments year-round.

Hungarian, Italian works win translation prize

04/28/2014 12:31pm
A Hungarian novel about art and creativity across space and time and a collection of surreal Italian poems have won prizes for best translated books.

Beyonce, Jay Z to co-headline summer tour

04/28/2014 1:51pm
Beyonce and husband Jay Z will launch the co-headlining "On the Run Tour" on June 25 in Miami.

Fox to broadcast live musical 'Grease' next year

04/28/2014 2:02pm
Fox apparently isn't going to let NBC dominate the world of live TV musicals.

Another celebrity joins NYC carriage horse fight

04/28/2014 3:01pm
More celebrities are choosing sides in the debate over carriage horses in New York City.

Billy Joel tells Howard Stern about trying heroin

04/28/2014 3:22pm
Billy Joel, in a wide-ranging interview at an event that included performances of his hits by Tony Bennett and Melissa Etheridge, dished on his past, including trying heroin and almost forming a supergroup with Sting.

Documentary on life, not death, of Ruben Salazar

04/28/2014 3:31pm
Many people consider Mexican-American journalist Ruben Salazar a martyr of the Chicano Movement after he was struck by a tear gas projectile fired by a sheriff's deputy during a 1970 riot in Los Angeles.

Former TLC manager sues Viacom for defamation

04/28/2014 3:41pm
The former manager of TLC is suing Viacom for defamation, saying the biopic on the Grammy-winning R&B group made her seem like "an unethical and dishonest businesswoman."