09/25/2013 5:32amThis month marks the 20th anniversary of Nirvana's final studio album, and fans aren't just able to buy a new "super deluxe" box set to celebrate the occasion. They can also buy the childhood home of late frontman Kurt Cobain, complete with his mattress.
09/25/2013 6:25amSpain has selected the movie "15 Anos y un día" (15 Years and a Day) directed by Gracia Querejeta as its entry for Best Foreign Language Film at next year's Oscars.
09/25/2013 6:59amFor an actor on "Sesame Street," the letter P is for palimony.
09/25/2013 7:01amDon't be fooled by how mild-mannered Ben West seems. He's the musical theater world's Sherlock Holmes and Victor Frankenstein rolled into one.
09/25/2013 7:10amRomania may have nominated the acclaimed "Child's Pose" for best foreign language film at next year's Oscars, but not everyone in the country is rooting for it.
09/25/2013 7:28amWriting a children's book isn't enough for Oscar winner Octavia Spencer. She's also narrating the audio edition.
09/25/2013 7:32amFuturistic looks played a major part in Guy Laroche's spring-summer show, which put a spin on designer Marcel Marongiu's signature male styles.
09/25/2013 7:49amCroatian-born designer Damir Doma channeled a summer vibe Wednesday at Paris Fashion Week, producing an unusually delicate spring-summer 2014 collection.
09/25/2013 7:59amCooking has never been more creative or more fun than it is today. When it comes to combinations of ingredients and flavors, there no longer are hard and fast rules. Often times a crazy idea turns into a favorite recipe. And that's how I came to love chicken brined in sweet tea.
09/25/2013 8:00amPop culture consumes authors, musicians and actors and quickly moves on. Only a few have staying power, and Stephen King is one of those rare figures.
09/25/2013 8:04amCreators of a Detroit statue of the fictional crime-fighting cyborg RoboCop say they plan to unveil it next summer.
09/25/2013 8:13amA step back in time proved to be a forward-looking move for Elton John.
09/25/2013 8:28amA bill allowing stray dogs to be euthanized is legal, Romania's constitutional court ruled Wednesday, prompting hundreds of dog lovers to block a main road outside Parliament in protest.
09/25/2013 9:59am"Jim Henson: The Biography" (Ballantine Books), by Brian Jay Jones.
09/25/2013 10:02amJay-Z's latest collaboration is with Barneys New York, whose flagship store is creating an "immersive gallery space" with him for the holidays.
09/25/2013 10:12amIn a story Sept. 23 about Ellen Pompeo's disappointment with the Emmy Awards, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Pompeo said: "That dance number was embarrassing. Did you see one person of color in that dance number?" Her actual quote was: "I mean, TV's getting a little better, but I don't know if you saw the Emmys last night, but that dance number was embarrassing. Did you see one black girl in that dance number? I mean, no Asians, no Hispanics, nothing. It was just like - it was so embarrassing."
09/25/2013 10:23amHere's one way to land a billionaire: Silvio Berlusconi's 28-year-old girlfriend says she courted the 76-year-old former premier relentlessly until he finally surrendered.
09/25/2013 10:49amAn anti-war theater troupe traveling from Northern Ireland to Bosnia says four of its members were arrested at a Belfast airport after security officials found bullets inside a costume.
09/25/2013 11:06amThe historic main building of the Library of Congress was evacuated after sprinklers went off in the building.
09/25/2013 11:48amFrom a shaded area where toddlers can climb on a wooden ant or partake in a plant petting zoo, to a place where older kids can shoot water pistols at turbines and watch the energy they created set off water fountains, a new children's garden in Dallas aims to teach kids about science while they have fun in the lush landscape.
09/25/2013 12:07pmDries Van Noten's unchallenged mastery of contradictory styles was on full view in the Belgian fashion house's spring-summer 2014 collection in Paris.
09/25/2013 12:16pmMourners sang funeral dirges and traditional leaders poured libations Wednesday for beloved poet Kofi Awoonor as hundreds gathered at the airport where his body was brought home days after he was slain in the Kenya mall terror attack.
09/25/2013 12:40pmWhen "Saturday Night Live" returns this weekend for its 39th year, executive producer Lorne Michaels won't be fretting.
09/25/2013 12:50pmWhen Joseph Gordon-Levitt was 12 years old and shooting "Angels in the Outfield," one of his co-stars, Tony Danza, asked him if he'd like to hang out during some down time.
09/25/2013 1:17pmAlthough Sarah Michelle Gellar has been married to actor Freddie Prinze Jr. for 11 years, the premiere of her new series, "The Crazy Ones," has Gellar feeling like a bride-to-be.
09/25/2013 1:30pmCBS says "Breaking Bad" star Bryan Cranston is coming back to "How I Met Your Mother."
09/25/2013 1:30pmA man accused of trying to break into musician Kid Rock's suburban Detroit home has been sentenced to at least 46 months in prison.
09/25/2013 2:45pmGold, space-age sheens, peasant garb, gravity-defying skirts and 1950s boudoir slippers all made for a dramatic _ if incongruous _ array for Paris' first full day of spring-summer 2014 fashion shows.
09/25/2013 3:16pmIt wasn't opening night, it wasn't a new production, it wasn't even a gala _ but it was nonetheless a momentous event in the history of the Metropolitan Opera: Conductor James Levine returned to the house he has called home for more than 40 years.
09/25/2013 3:37pmGold, space-age sheens, peasant garb, gravity-defying skirts and 1950s boudoir slippers all made for a dramatic - if incongruous - array for Paris' first full day of spring-summer 2014 fashion shows.
09/25/2013 3:49pmSheep and goats may not be known as party animals, but they're increasingly at the center of the celebration as petting zoos grow in popularity for birthdays, graduations and other bashes.
09/25/2013 3:58pmActor Gary Sinise (suh-NEES'), well-known for his role as Lieutenant Dan in the movie "Forrest Gump," has made a large donation to help first responders who rescued people and fought the most destructive wildfire in Colorado history.
09/25/2013 5:14pmHBO says Robert De Niro will step into a project that was thrown into question by the death of James Gandolfini.
09/25/2013 5:33pmThe action franchise "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." is off to a fast start for ABC. "Lucky 7" is not so lucky.
09/25/2013 6:02pmFederal transportation officials are investigating whether Asiana Airlines failed to meet legal obligations to help the families of passengers whose flight crash landed at San Francisco International Airport.