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Chinese theaters won't hire drug-linked performers

08/14/2014 2:40am
Performing arts associations in Beijing have pledged not to hire any actors connected with drugs, state media reported Thursday, after an actor became the latest Chinese celebrity detained in one of China's sternest crackdowns on illegal drug use in two decades.

Letterman nominated for humor prize

08/14/2014 5:30am
David Letterman, maybe your next career should be as an author.

Christopher Fitzgerald does 'Chicago' double duty

08/14/2014 6:30am
Christopher Fitzgerald liked being in "Chicago" so much that he's doing it again.

Netflix goes for laughs with new stand-up specials

08/14/2014 9:11am
You can have Bill Cosby in the palm of your hand. And Jim Jefferies will tickle you at your discretion.

It's a girl for 'Today' host Savannah Guthrie

08/14/2014 9:21am
"Today" host Savannah Guthrie has a new daughter.

Museums team up to digitize Warhol films

08/14/2014 10:40am
Hundreds of films by Andy Warhol will be digitized and made available for public screening under a museum partnership.

Taylor Swift to perform on MTV Video Music Awards

08/14/2014 10:50am
Tune-in alert: Taylor Swift is performing at the MTV Video Music Awards.

UK police search singer Cliff Richard's house

08/14/2014 11:11am
British police on Thursday searched a house belonging to veteran rock star Cliff Richard in connection with sexual allegations dating back to the 1980s.

Robin Williams' wife: He had Parkinson's disease, was sober when he died

08/14/2014 12:51pm
The wife of Robin Williams says he was in the early stages of Parkinson's disease and was sober at the time of his apparent suicide.

Inspiration for 'Orange' character has book deal

08/14/2014 1:41pm
The real-life Alex Vause of "Orange is the New Black" is ready to tell her story.

Hikers rescued amid 'Into the Wild' bus pilgrimage

08/14/2014 2:41pm
Authorities rescued three men making a pilgrimage to an abandoned bus in the Alaska wilderness made famous by the book and film "Into the Wild."

Robin Williams' wife: He had Parkinson's disease

08/14/2014 4:10pm
Robin Williams was in the early stages of Parkinson's disease at the time of his death, his wife said Thursday.

Chuck Todd taking over NBC's 'Meet the Press'

08/14/2014 5:01pm
Embattled "Meet the Press" moderator David Gregory is leaving NBC News and Chuck Todd will replace him on the venerable Sunday morning public affairs program, NBC said Thursday.

'Warcraft' to memorialize Robin Williams in game

08/14/2014 5:11pm
Robin Williams' spirit will live on in the virtual world of Azeroth.

Robin Williams' death united many _ if they knew

08/14/2014 5:21pm
I was spending a few days in the Colorado woods when I voluntarily logged off the digital landscape. No laptop. No TV. No radio. No phone. Not so much as a wristwatch. For someone like me, who, like so many others, finds his every waking hour filled with emails, text alerts and old-fashioned phone calls, it was an alien but placid world.

Capaldi gets New York welcome at 'Who' premiere

08/14/2014 8:51pm
Peter Capaldi knew he was in New York on Thursday the minute he stepped out of a classic yellow cab that drove him to the premiere of "Doctor Who."

Emmy Awards plan Robin Williams tribute

08/14/2014 9:30pm
The producer of this month's Emmy Awards says Robin Williams will receive a "meaningful" remembrance during the ceremony.

Golden Globes group holds another starry dinner

08/14/2014 11:51pm
Call it Golden Globes Lite. Only instead of trophies, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association handed out nearly $2 million in grants to nonprofit groups.