09/27/2013 3:51amIt has doubled as an alien planet, a Himalayan peak and even the snow-filled fantasy world of the "Game of Thrones." Still recovering from financial collapse, Iceland can perhaps be forgiven for seeking alternate identities.
09/27/2013 3:57amThe Georgia Aquarium is giving visitors the chance to peer inside the bodies of giant sea creatures.
09/27/2013 4:13amRoland Mouret used the black and white stripes of contemporary artist Daniel Buren that lie inside Paris' historic Palais Royal for his spring-summer 2014 show.
09/27/2013 5:37amJimmy Kimmel and Kanye West either are engaged in a bitter feud or a wild parody of one.
09/27/2013 6:38amThe songwriting team of composer Stephen Flaherty and lyricist Lynn Ahrens has lasted longer than many marriages _ 30 years, a number that even shocks the duo.
09/27/2013 6:46amFranco-Japanese fashion house Issey Miyake used state-of-the art techo fabrics for its spring-summer 2014 collection, perfecting an array of crisp garments that resembled origami.
09/27/2013 7:55amJon Hamm says he's "fine" despite an upcoming procedure to remove a polyp on his vocal cord.
09/27/2013 8:00amTrees at Cornell University's research orchard this fall are heavy with waxy apples, deep-red, round apples, oblong apples and aromatic apples that smell like autumn.
09/27/2013 8:26amOzzy Osbourne can't help himself.
09/27/2013 8:46amWe all know that men, in matters of love, are likely to be wounded warriors.
09/27/2013 8:57amHow do you make a big, bold, savory French toast even bigger, bolder and more savory? Instead of building it a slice at a time, you build it by the loaf.
09/27/2013 9:49amBeauty queens and backstage drama may seem inevitable, but at this year's Miss World competition, something more serious than hair-pulling and name-calling has come from host country Indonesia: Muslim hardliners have threatened to hijack the competition despite major concessions from the government and organizers.
09/27/2013 9:58amFormer "X-Files" star Gillian Anderson is returning to the London stage next year as Blanche DuBois in "A Streetcar Named Desire."
09/27/2013 11:20amReid Scott is used to being cast as an abrasive character, his latest being scheming Washington political aide Dan Egan in "Veep."
09/27/2013 12:32pmNegotiations for a new musicians' contract have not been harmonious as the Fort Wayne Philharmonic prepares to open its 70th season this weekend.
09/27/2013 1:17pmCountry singer Billy Currington has pleaded no contest months after he was charged with threatening a 70-year-old tour boat captain who cruised past the dock of his waterfront home in coastal Georgia.
09/27/2013 1:20pmA line of travel trunks with handles that pose a laceration hazard were among this week's recalled consumer products. Votive candle holders with arms that can break, resulting in a tipped candle and a fire hazard, were also recalled.
09/27/2013 1:39pmA theater manager says a stuffed armadillo that was stolen from Willie Nelson's band after a show in suburban New York has been returned unharmed.
09/27/2013 2:03pmThe Senate is seeking to reverse a controversial law that allows farmers to harvest genetically modified crops even when the crops are caught up in legal battles.
09/27/2013 2:15pm"Against Nature" was the title of Raf Simons' experimental Christian Dior spring-summer 2014 show, presented in a tent within Paris' Rodin Museum.
09/27/2013 2:42pmRobin Williams has early bragging rights over Michael J. Fox in the competition between two sitcom veterans returning to network TV _ with an asterisk.
09/27/2013 2:56pmThe southwestern New Mexico city that's played home to "Breaking Bad" is preparing for the end, with the Emmy-award winning series airing its last episode on Sunday.
09/27/2013 5:00pmTom Hanks has had enough of playing real people.
09/27/2013 5:13pmA new study suggests the proliferation of gay and transgender characters in films and television shows has not prevented gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender actors from experiencing discrimination in Hollywood.
09/27/2013 5:22pmAn oil painting by German abstract artist Gerhard Richter (GEHR'-hahrd RIHK'-tur) from Eric Clapton's collection is heading for a New York City auction.
09/27/2013 5:49pmA jury deciding a negligence lawsuit filed against a concert promoter after the death of Michael Jackson has recessed for a long weekend without reaching a verdict.
09/27/2013 6:49pmThousands of square meters (yards) of hanging vines, wisteria and roses _ some real, some fake _ created a garden setting through which designer Raf Simons' took guests on the latest Christian Dior journey for spring-summer 2014.