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Obama: Recalling horrors protects the future

05/08/2014 12:10am
Saluting a Holocaust history foundation founded by Steven Spielberg, President Barack Obama said Wednesday that the purpose of memory is not simply to preserve the past but to protect the future.

Acropolis' famed Caryatids get "cosmetic surgery"

05/08/2014 12:10am
They're some of Greece's most celebrated beauties. And after nearly 2,500 years, it's perhaps only fitting that they're getting a face-lift.

Sellars and Berry share Sweden's Polar Music Prize

05/08/2014 2:20am
U.S. rock legend Chuck Berry and American opera director Peter Sellars have been awarded the 2014 Polar Music Prize, Sweden's most prestigious award for musicians.

Obama hangs with Spielberg, Springsteen at benefit

05/08/2014 5:10am
President Obama shared a table with Steven Spielberg and Bruce Springsteen at a benefit dinner, but broke away to chat with Barbra Streisand and Samuel L. Jackson.

NFL draft prospects consider life in the big time

05/08/2014 5:50am
Wearing diamond studs and pressing a cellphone to his ear, Missouri defensive end Kony Ealy saunters into a gift suite, compliments of Diddy, and closes his eyes as he slides into a barber chair for a trim.

Herbie Hancock memoir set for Oct. 28 release

05/08/2014 6:41am
Herbie Hancock's memoir is scheduled to come out this fall.

Simon makes 1st public appearance since arrest

05/08/2014 7:01am
Paul Simon performed a rousing set and accepted an award from New York University in his first public appearance since he and wife Edie Brickell were arrested on disorderly conduct charges.

ABC's Spencer apologizes for Cinco de Mayo segment

05/08/2014 9:11am
ABC's Lara Spencer is apologizing for referring to Cinco de Mayo as "Cinco de Drinko" on a "Good Morning America" segment this week.

Josh Hartnett buys into TV, 'Penny Dreadful'

05/08/2014 9:41am
A big reason film actors are drawn to TV is that it offers the sort of character-driven projects found less and less in a movie world tilted toward blockbusters.

Gardner's Rockwell painting hits auction block

05/08/2014 9:41am
An original Norman Rockwell painting that for years hung on the wall in a high school principal's office before being put in storage for more than a decade is headed to the auction block.

It's a boy for country singer Zac Brown

05/08/2014 11:01am
It's a boy for country singer Zac Brown.

Ken Burns' 'The Roosevelts' to open PBS season

05/08/2014 11:50am
PBS said Thursday its fall season will open with a binge-viewing opportunity: a seven-part Ken Burns documentary on the Roosevelt political dynasty.

CBS to air recording of woman before murder

05/08/2014 12:21pm
CBS' "48 Hours" this weekend will air parts of a haunting voicemail recorded during the last minutes of a young woman's life as she was murdered, although the victim's mother says she wishes the show wouldn't.

Brothers disappointed in HGTV ouster

05/08/2014 1:51pm
Two brothers shown the door by HGTV before their upcoming real estate show made it on the air say that if their Christian faith cost them a shot at TV fame, "then so be it."

Judge: Jury can hear rap rhymes at murder trial

05/08/2014 1:51pm
Jurors will be allowed to hear the gritty rhymes of a New York City man accused of being a murderous drug kingpin.

Tony the Tiger voice Lee Marshall dies at 64

05/08/2014 2:51pm
Lee Marshall, one of the actors who supplied the booming voice of Tony the Tiger in commercials, has died. He was 64.

Wallenda plans New York county fair tightrope walk

05/08/2014 4:40pm
Nik Wallenda is planning to take his high-wire act to a county fair in western New York where he performed with his family when he was 13.

Jackman excited about Broadway return, Tony duties

05/08/2014 6:41pm
Hugh Jackman is jacked to host the Tony Awards for the third time, but he's also looking forward to being onstage for a longer stint in the near future.