09/06/2013 12:37amCorporate art buying in North American has fallen off since the boom days of the 1970s and 1980s but even as the economy improves, some companies are buying less art but doing more to put their works out for the public to enjoy.
09/06/2013 2:45amThe cable spy drama "Burn Notice" is coming to an end, but it's certainly not being burned itself.
09/06/2013 7:48amIt's only 3 p.m. but master director Mike Nichols warns that he's been through a lot already.
09/06/2013 7:53amThe northern Italian town where Antonio Stradivari and other master violin-makers worked will open a new museum celebrating the instrument.
09/06/2013 8:17amThe Japanese master of whimsical animation, Hayao Miyazaki, has retired before. This time, he says he really means it.
09/06/2013 8:30amAspiring novelist Quinn Gilman-Forlini, an ardent admirer of "The Catcher in the Rye," wouldn't mind following in its author's footsteps.
09/06/2013 8:47amThe San Diego school district has agreed to expunge the records of 31 high school students who were suspended for making an on-campus video featuring "twerking" dance moves.
09/06/2013 8:55amGallery owner Renato Gouvea Jr. stares at a wall full of art and laments what's missing.
09/06/2013 9:08amAs families try to get back into their school year routines, there will be many cool autumn nights when the comfort and speed of warm breakfast foods would be just the thing to finish the day. But having breakfast for dinner doesn't mean the meal can't have a savory side.
09/06/2013 9:25amRobert Redford will join conservationists from across the U.S. and Mexico at an event Saturday in Phoenix aimed at raising money and awareness for the restoration of part of the overtaxed Colorado River that has become more desert than delta.
09/06/2013 10:02amThe Desigual show at New York Fashion Week was, on the one hand, an example of what has some industry insiders saying is wrong with the seasonal previews for retailers, editors and stylists: It was a largely media _ and social media _ frenzy.
09/06/2013 10:12amIn a Sept. 2 story about an Ohio couple's wedding interrupted by a Beach Boys sound check, The Associated Press misspelled the last name of the bride. She is Jaime Diadiun, not Jaime Diadium.
09/06/2013 10:16amAfter falling four years in a row, U.S. births may finally be leveling off.
09/06/2013 11:55amSuperstar pianist Lang Lang will join the Detroit Symphony Orchestra on its home stage, and he has agreed to share the musical collaboration live with the world.
09/06/2013 12:42pmThe Mormon church's family history research center has signed a new agreement with Ancestry.com in a project to make 1 billion new genealogical records available to the public.
09/06/2013 1:01pmThe population of the Oklahoma town of Guthrie is expected to quadruple in size this weekend as more than 35,000 people descend on the area to watch British rockers Mumford & Sons perform on the second of three U.S. stops in the Gentlemen of the Road concert series.
09/06/2013 1:28pmJeff Koons' whimsical "Balloon Dog (Orange)" is going to auction Nov. 12 in New York City. The pre-sale estimate is $35 million to $55 million.
09/06/2013 1:35pmAfter Nicole Holofcener cast James Gandolfini in her divorcee romantic comedy "Enough Said," the "Sopranos" actor kept suggesting she rethink her decision.
09/06/2013 1:39pmA Texas art museum announced Friday it had acquired a rarely displayed painting by John Singer Sargent that depicts Edwin Booth, the renowned 19th-century actor and brother of President Abraham Lincoln's assassin.
09/06/2013 1:46pmThe Florida defense attorney who was the public face of George Zimmerman's legal team has signed on to be a legal analyst for CNN.
09/06/2013 2:17pmA.C. Crispin, a science fiction author who wrote popular tie-in novels to "Star Trek" and "Star Wars" and helped run the online watchdog "Writer Beware" that alerted authors to literary scams, has died.
09/06/2013 2:28pmAfter the crossfire, CNN's new debating crew plans a "Ceasefire."
09/06/2013 3:09pmSome students toted lunchboxes to the first day of school in Boston this week, but district administrators are expecting that could become a more unusual sight as parents learn about a federal program that is now providing all public school students in the city with free breakfast and lunch.
09/06/2013 4:14pmBefore all things, fashion is a business and victory laps are showered in dollars. There are those whose goals are green to the bone while some have other plans.
09/06/2013 4:24pmKaty Perry says although she's "older and wiser," she still plans to have fun.
09/06/2013 4:42pmIt's the 13-minute shot heard round the world.
09/06/2013 6:09pmThere was a glamorous whiff of scandal _ make that "Scandal" _ at "Project Runway" on Friday, with Emmy-nominated actress Kerry Washington making an appearance as guest judge for the reality show's season finale at New York Fashion Week.
09/06/2013 6:29pm"To Kill a Mockingbird" author Harper Lee has settled a New York lawsuit against two of the defendants she sued in May to re-secure the copyright to her Pulitzer Prize-winning novel.
09/06/2013 6:56pmSleek and slim is nothing new for Carly Cushnie and Michelle Ochs, but throw in all the cutouts, harnesses and bra tops in their spring collection presented Friday at New York Fashion Week and it might cause a craze for crunches, even among their model-like customers.
09/06/2013 7:47pmLoose boyfriend trousers and slouchy, sleeveless tops came _ surprise! _ mostly in black and white on the Helmut Lang runway Friday during New York Fashion Week.