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Laverne Cox hopes to inspire with life story

08/21/2014 12:41am
Laverne Cox realizes she is having a winning moment as a transgender actor in entertainment — including a recent Emmy nomination — and she hopes her story will continue to inspire others.

Vandal splashes red substance on NYC museum wall

08/21/2014 5:50am
A vandal has splashed a red substance on a wall inside New York City's Whitney Museum of American Art.

Vampire Weekend member makes a Broadway play sing

08/21/2014 6:40am
The music playing when you first file into the Cort Theatre to see "This Is Our Youth" is no mere canned, off-the-shelf tune. It's an original by a Grammy Award winner.

Amy Winehouse to be commemorated with statue

08/21/2014 6:40am
Amy Winehouse is to be commemorated with a statue in the London neighborhood where she lived and worked.

Emmy hopefuls play the angles to nab trophies

08/21/2014 6:42am
If it walks like a drama and talks like a drama and yet calls itself a comedy, that's just fine with the Emmy Awards.

Julianne Hough dances back to 'Dancing' as judge

08/21/2014 8:00am
"Dancing With the Stars" says two-time champion Julianne Hough is returning to the ballroom as a judge this season. She will preside alongside Len Goodman, Carrie Ann Inaba and Bruno Tonioli.

Fade to black: Leonard Maltin ending movie guides

08/21/2014 9:31am
The closing credits are rolling for Leonard Maltin's movie guides.

Joel, Wonder, Brooks to receive ASCAP honors

08/21/2014 10:20am
Billy Joel, Stevie Wonder and Garth Brooks are among a list of performers set to receive ASCAP Centennial Awards.

Mento performer Joseph 'Powda' Bennett dies at 76

08/21/2014 12:20pm
Jamaican folk musician Joseph Bennett, who played a rollicking genre of traditional dance music with the long-running Jolly Boys, has died in his Caribbean homeland. He was 76.

Jon Hamm hopes Ferguson will come out stronger

08/21/2014 12:31pm
Jon Hamm, a St. Louis native, says he hopes "cooler heads prevail" in the Missouri city of Ferguson and "people come through it for the better."

Actor Dreyfuss: Politics should be noble calling

08/21/2014 4:31pm
Oscar winner Richard Dreyfuss told California lawmakers Thursday that he hopes the public will once again view politics as a noble calling, and he pledged to do his part through his civics education initiative.

Dominican Republic bans Miley Cyrus concert

08/21/2014 5:40pm
The Dominican Republic government commission that oversees public performances is banning a Sept. 13 concert by Miley Cyrus on morality grounds.

Kansas told to turn over 'In Cold Blood' files

08/21/2014 7:20pm
A Kansas judge ordered the state Thursday to release more documents to people trying to write a book about the 1959 "In Cold Blood" murders.

Accuser of 'X-Men' director seeks case dismissal

08/21/2014 7:20pm
A former child model accusing "X-Men" director Bryan Singer of sex abuse in Hawaii said he wants to dismiss the lawsuit — not because it lacks merit but because he can't find a new attorney to represent him.

Met Opera, remaining unions reach labor agreements

08/21/2014 9:21pm
The Metropolitan Opera has reached labor agreements with the remaining unions that had expired contracts, averting the threat of a lockout with about a month to go before the season is scheduled to start.