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Steve Rossi, 82, of comedy duo Allen & Rossi, dies

06/23/2014 1:50am
Steve Rossi, one half of the prolific comedy duo Allen & Rossi, which became a favorite of "The Ed Sullivan Show" and other TV variety shows, died Sunday at age 82.

UNESCO adds French cave art to world heritage list

06/23/2014 2:20am
Drawings of mammoths, human footprints and other art carved on cave walls in southern France about 30,000 years ago have been inscribed on UNESCO's World Heritage list.

Ed Sheeran stretches into radio-friendly territory

06/23/2014 6:11am
Promoting an album kills creativity, says Ed Sheeran, preferring to watch a World Cup game rather than talk about "X," the anticipated follow-up to his 2011 debut, "+."

Med series producer directly sees impact of work

06/23/2014 7:00am
Two of the nurses who treated ABC News producer Terence Wrong when he was hospitalized for a minor ailment recently told him they traced their interest in medicine directly to his work.

Cast changes give 'Transformers' a fresh start

06/23/2014 8:01am
The robots aren't the only part of the latest "Transformers" film that changed. Led by star Mark Wahlberg, a whole new cast was brought in to give a fresh start to the blockbuster franchise.

AP PHOTOS: Electric Daisy Carnival lights up Vegas

06/23/2014 8:20am
More than 130,000 people poured through the gates of the Las Vegas Motor Speedway each night of the weekend-long Electric Daisy Carnival, a dazzling, multi-sensory ode to electronic dance music.

Pakistani author's debut novel captures Karachi

06/23/2014 9:20am
"Karachi, You're Killing Me!" (Random House India), by Sabaz Imtiaz

French composer to head Venice film festival jury

06/23/2014 9:50am
For the first time, a composer will lead the international jury at the Venice Film Festival.

Felix Dennis, counterculture publisher, dies at 67

06/23/2014 10:20am
Felix Dennis, a flamboyant publisher who co-edited the 1960s underground magazine Oz and went on to build a magazine empire, has died. He was 67 and had cancer.

Cuba's Buena Vista Social Club on 'Adios Tour'

06/23/2014 10:41am
They were forgotten masters of a long-ago sound, their faces deeply lined and their hands spotted with age.

Monaco prince is excited, anxious father-to-be

06/23/2014 2:11pm
Monaco's Prince Albert II isn't holding back the superlatives when he talks about the baby that his wife is expecting later this year — his first royal heir.

Muti to conduct 'Requiem' in WWI anniversary event

06/23/2014 2:11pm
Maestro Riccardo Muti will mark the 100th anniversary this year of World War I's outbreak by leading a youth orchestra in a performance of Verdi's "Requiem."

Museums, musicians say ivory order hampers travel

06/23/2014 3:21pm
Museums and musicians are concerned that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's stricter rules on the transport of items containing elephant ivory are inflicting unintended complications on the music community.

Smithsonian gets $5.4M for Renwick Gallery project

06/23/2014 3:41pm
Businessman David Rubenstein is giving $5.4 million to help the Smithsonian renovate the Renwick Gallery, the nation's first structure built to be an art museum.

US wants Insane Clown Posse lawsuit dismissed

06/23/2014 3:41pm
Lawyers for the federal government and fans of rap-metal duo Insane Clown Posse clashed in court Monday over whether the FBI can be sued for the negative fallout of describing them as a loosely organized gang.

Verdict upheld against 'Girls Gone Wild' founder

06/23/2014 4:53pm
An appellate court on Monday upheld a $19 million judgment against "Girls Gone Wild" founder Joe Francis in a slander case filed over his claims that casino mogul Steve Wynn had threatened to kill him.

Singer Merry Clayton injured in car accident

06/23/2014 5:20pm
Merry Clayton, the veteran backup singer who was featured in the Oscar-winning documentary "20 Feet From Stardom," is recovering after being seriously injured in an automobile accident.

'American Idol' bringing back same judging panel

06/23/2014 7:30pm
Fox says it's bringing back the same trio of "American Idol" judges for the show's 14th season.

Geometry's basic line gets fresh exposure in Milan

06/23/2014 9:30pm
The line, long under-rated as one of geometry's most basic form, is getting a lot of exposure on the Milan menswear runway.

1942 Oscar auctioned in Rhode Island

06/23/2014 10:21pm
A rare auction of an Oscar statuette brought a total of $79,200, well more than expected, at its sale Monday by a Rhode Island auction house.