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Dockery to auction Prada gown for Syria charity

05/16/2014 4:30am
"Downton Abbey" star Michelle Dockery is selling the eye-catching gown she wore to last year's Emmy Awards to help victims of the Syria civil war.

Variety is spice of Maya Rudolph's TV special

05/16/2014 7:00am
There's no kitchen sink, but Maya Rudolph has thrown just about everything else into the opening number of her variety series inspired NBC special, "The Maya Rudolph Show."

Hunter Hayes says new album is most honest yet

05/16/2014 7:30am
Hunter Hayes may be a platinum-selling, arena-headlining, Grammy Award-nominated country star, but he has all the same questions about love as any other 22-year-old.

'Wolf Hall' takes to the stage, TV series in works

05/16/2014 8:10am
Like its sharp-toothed namesake, "Wolf Hall" is a fearsome beast.

City official: Kim Kardashian, Kanye West to wed at Florence fort on May 24

05/16/2014 8:11am
City official: Kim Kardashian, Kanye West to wed at Florence fort on May 24.

CANNES WATCH: Watts says stop male comparisons

05/16/2014 8:21am
Oscar-nominated Naomi Watts says she's had enough with female directors constantly being sized up to their male counterparts.

British Library puts literary treasures online

05/16/2014 8:21am
Hundreds of the British Library's most valuable literary resources, from the Bronte sisters' earliest writings and drawings to an early draft of Oscar Wilde's "The Importance of Being Earnest," have been posted online.

Florence official: Kardashian,West to wed May 24

05/16/2014 9:52am
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West will wed and host a reception at Florence's imposing 16th-century Belvedere Fort on May 24, a spokeswoman at the Florence mayor's office said Friday.

CANNES WATCH: Blanchett plays jokester at Cannes

05/16/2014 11:51am
Cate Blanchett had plenty of witty replies — a couple on the saucy side — as she answered sometimes wacky questions during a Cannes news conference for the upcoming "How to Train Your Dragon 2."

Correction: Italy-La Scala story

05/16/2014 11:51am
In a story May 15 about La Scala's decision to oust its incoming general director at the end of his first season, The Associated Press misspelled the first names of two opera figures. Their names are Riccardo Muti and Stephane Lissner.

Simon, Brickell court case continued until June 17

05/16/2014 1:32pm
Paul Simon and his wife, singer Edie Brickell, have appeared briefly in court for their disorderly conduct case.

Handwritten Pat Conroy manuscripts being archived

05/16/2014 2:01pm
Best-selling author Pat Conroy said Friday he's proud to have a vast collection of his papers and memorabilia kept in his "literary home" of South Carolina, where scholars will be able to study handwritten manuscripts of works like "The Great Santini" for years to come.

CANNES WATCH: Phoenix's last film to be released

05/16/2014 2:11pm
More than 20 years after his death, River Phoenix's last film is finally getting a release.

CANNES WATCH: Weinstein hypes film slate

05/16/2014 2:31pm
Harvey Weinstein's annual Cannes presentation promoted films featuring a buff Jake Gyllenhaal, a Shakespearean Michael Fassbender and an old-school Bill Murray.

Caretaker wins in 'Wizard of Oz' actor case

05/16/2014 2:41pm
A jury has sided with a caretaker in a case involving the estate of an actor who played one of the Munchkins in "Wizard of Oz."

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

05/16/2014 3:41pm
Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:

Mel Gibson's domestic violence conviction vacated

05/16/2014 4:01pm
A Los Angeles court has vacated Mel Gibson's misdemeanor domestic violence battery conviction in a case filed after a highly publicized fight with his ex-girlfriend.

15 aspiring filmmakers win Student Academy Awards

05/16/2014 4:41pm
Fifteen aspiring filmmakers are joining a club that includes John Lasseter, Trey Parker and Spike Lee: They've won Student Academy Awards.

Joaquin Phoenix, James Gray reteam for 'Immigrant'

05/16/2014 4:50pm
In James Gray's "The Immigrant," a dismal tale of survival in 1920s New York, Joaquin Phoenix shifts through a gallery of identities, from savior to cad to pitiful loner. His performance — often improvised with co-star Marion Cotillard — is masterfully layered, though his character wasn't initially written that way.

Man dives under star's dress on Cannes red carpet

05/16/2014 5:40pm
A man rushed onto the red carpet at the Cannes Film Festival and dove beneath the dress of actress America Ferrera.