08/01/2013 3:16amFormer Louisiana Gov. Edwin Edwards' wife, Trina, has given birth to a baby boy.
08/01/2013 4:42amThe man who runs Germany's biggest opera house says a chance encounter with an American colleague brought home to him just how fortunate he is.
08/01/2013 4:43amIf Twitter is the chirping chatterbox of the Internet, trolls are its dark underground denizens.
08/01/2013 5:50amFor all the negative publicity that's surrounded Justin Bieber in recent months _ the alleged drinking, smoking, spitting, fighting with a paparazzo and more _ he entered the stage at the Prudential Center in angelic form: In all white, he descended to the center of the stage with wings on his sides as nearly 20,000 fans screamed at the top of their lungs.
08/01/2013 6:42amJust shy of midnight, Shahar Hadar trades his knitted white yarmulke for a wavy blond wig and a pink velvet dress.
08/01/2013 6:55amHundreds of bus drivers are on strike in the Phoenix area, shutting down service that serves some 57,000 riders daily within several suburbs and on routes to other cities.
08/01/2013 7:18amNBC's "Parks and Recreation" is losing two of its cast members.
08/01/2013 7:29amCharlie Chaplin's cane, costumes from "The Sound of Music" and a jacket worn by Steve McQueen in "Bullitt" have sold for several million dollars at an auction of Hollywood memorabilia.
08/01/2013 8:51amSince the arrival of the Wii U eight months ago, early adopters have been thirsting for a killer app, that one game that shows off the flair and imagination for which Nintendo's best-loved hits _ such as "Super Mario Galaxy" or "The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time" _ are known.
08/01/2013 9:40amVince Gill, country music's modern ambassador, and Paul Franklin, Nashville's most sought after steel guitar player, are bringing the twang back to country with a new collection of songs from the Bakersfield era.
08/01/2013 10:05amEveryone loves a good homemade pickle. But not everyone loves to break out the canning equipment for the occasion.
08/01/2013 10:16amCasey Anthony has agreed to pay $25,000 to her bankruptcy estate to avoid having to sell her life story.
08/01/2013 10:25amAlaska Airlines is partnering with The Nature Conservancy of Hawaii to restore near-shore coral reefs.
08/01/2013 10:27amIf Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson never steps back into the ring for a professional wrestling match, he won't have a problem staying retired, even though his last bout was a loss to nemesis John Cena.
08/01/2013 10:32am"Matlida the Musical" is losing its two British imports _ Bertie Carvel and Lauren Ward.
08/01/2013 10:41amRussia will enforce a new law cracking down on gay rights activism when it hosts international athletes and fans during the 2014 Olympics in Sochi, the country's sports minister said Thursday, appearing to contradict assurances to the contrary from the International Olympic Committee.
08/01/2013 10:42amAfter several delays, Swedish budget fashion chain Hennes & Mauritz AB on Thursday launched its online sales operations in the United States.
08/01/2013 11:02amWomen are preparing to rock this year's Lollapalooza music festival.
08/01/2013 11:03amThe BBC has apologized for accidentally broadcasting a picture of Prince William in which an obscene doodle has been drawn onto his head.
08/01/2013 11:45amOld Faithful it's not.
08/01/2013 12:18pmThe British government has stepped in to stop singer Kelly Clarkson from taking a ring once owned by author Jane Austen out of the country.
08/01/2013 12:20pmAnthony Rapp has joined "If/Then," the new musical led by Idina Menzel from the creative team behind "Next to Normal."
08/01/2013 12:23pmAndre Braugher has had two decades of acclaim for his serious TV roles, ranging from "Homicide" to "Last Resort."
08/01/2013 1:13pmFox says it's launching an American version of a popular British crime drama _ and U.S. viewers will get to sample the original series beginning next week.
08/01/2013 1:16pmPlayboy, Penthouse and other sex-themed magazines will no longer be sold at Army and Air Force exchanges _ a move described by the stores' operators as a business decision based on falling sales, and not a result of recent pressure from anti-pornography activists.
08/01/2013 1:38pmComic Josh Wolf may not want to hear the word "shark" after next week, much less bump into one.
08/01/2013 2:27pmDarren Criss of "Glee" and Lucy Hale of "Pretty Little Liars" will co-host Teen Choice 2013, which will include a performance by country group Florida Georgia Line.
08/01/2013 2:30pmAn unexpected flash of skin under a sheer fabric can be sexy and sophisticated on a date, at a party, even in the office.
08/01/2013 3:15pmKristen Wiig, Zach Galifianakis, Rachel Maddow and Daniel Radcliffe will be among the celebrities lending their voices to a new season of "The Simpsons" this fall on Fox.
08/01/2013 3:22pmColorado investigators are asking for help finding a man suspected of killing Sid Wells, a 22-year-old college student who was dating actor-director Robert Redford's daughter when he was shot to death three decades ago.
08/01/2013 3:43pmThe outbreak of a stomach bug two states have linked to bagged salad came as little surprise to food safety experts, who say the process of harvesting, washing and packaging leafy greens provides numerous opportunities for contamination.
08/01/2013 3:57pmFan favorite Mary Lynn Rajskub is reteaming with Kiefer Sutherland for a 12-episode run of "24: Live Another Day" to debut next May on Fox.
08/01/2013 4:04pmDespite suffering from incurable brain cancer, actress Valerie Harper is back at work.
08/01/2013 4:07pmLike the famous marble lions out front, the New York Public Library's flagship building has long symbolized serene endurance in the service of knowledge. But plans for a major change within the landmark have kindled an intellectual culture clash over its direction and the future of libraries themselves.
08/01/2013 6:36pmGordon Ramsay's, dare we say it, softer side comes out when the formidable chef presides over aspiring kid cooks on a new reality show.
08/01/2013 7:19pmIt doesn't debut until next month, but the Fox sitcom "Dads" is already taking heat in early reviews for being crass, sexist and exploiting racial stereotypes.
08/01/2013 8:26pmA lawsuit by Shakira's ex-boyfriend seeking tens of millions of dollars from the singer was dismissed Thursday by a judge who determined the case should not be heard in California.
08/01/2013 8:44pmA lawsuit by Shakira's ex-boyfriend seeking tens of millions of dollars from the singer was dismissed Thursday by a judge who determined the case should not be heard in California.
08/01/2013 8:51pmThe mostly female judges' panel for "The X Factor" reflects the "girls' world" of today's music business, Simon Cowell said Thursday.