10/07/2013 5:08amA Philadelphia TV news anchor is being criticized for trying to get her Twitter followers to watch the station's coverage of a deadly shooting by comparing it to "Breaking Bad."
10/07/2013 6:23amIt's all well and good to play soccer on the beautiful lawns at Buckingham Palace, but don't break a window.
10/07/2013 7:29amThe "Today" show is remembering its biggest fan.
10/07/2013 8:22amThe panel that selects the winner of the Nobel Prize for literature says it will announce its decision on Thursday.
10/07/2013 8:44amMiley Cyrus, "Bangerz" (RCA)
10/07/2013 8:49am"Command and Control" (The Penguin Press), by Eric Schlosser
10/07/2013 9:14amYou don't need to live on the prairie to have a prairie garden. Natural landscapes featuring mainly native plants are being sown in yards across North America as environmentally friendly alternatives to turf grass.
10/07/2013 9:30amAs a young musician, Pixies frontman Charles Thompson was determined to make it past the velvet rope at the mythical club that is rock stardom.
10/07/2013 10:01amSpaghetti with clams _ or spaghetti alle vongole to the Italians _ is one of my favorite dishes: simple, flavorful and satisfying.
10/07/2013 10:19amThe title of "The Tomorrow People" sounds like a good name for a circa-1967 rock band.
10/07/2013 10:19amJoe Nichols, "Crickets" (Red Bow)
10/07/2013 10:23amIn a story Oct. 4 about spoilers for movies and TV shows, The Associated Press misspelled the last name of a man who commented on the phenomenon. His name is Danny Groner.
10/07/2013 10:23amKenny Rogers, "You Can't Make Old Friends" (Warner Bros.)
10/07/2013 10:52amSleigh Bells, "Bitter Rivals" (Mom + Pop)
10/07/2013 11:01am"David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants" (Little, Brown and Company), by Malcolm Gladwell
10/07/2013 11:09amDee Dee Bridgewater might have been a Broadway star were she not so successful as a jazz singer. She won a Tony Award in her Broadway debut as Glinda the Good Witch in "The Wiz." But she later rededicated herself to her jazz career, touring the world, winning three Grammys Awards and hosting NPR's nationally syndicated "Jazz Set."
10/07/2013 11:49amPeople don't just watch TV anymore; they talk about it on Twitter. From the comfort of couches, they share reactions to touchdowns and nail-biting season finales _ and advertisers and networks are taking note.
10/07/2013 12:08pmMusic producer Jermaine Dupri is joining Mariah Carey's management team.
10/07/2013 1:34pmAlan Cumming and Michelle Williams will have some experienced veterans alongside them in the upcoming Broadway revival of "Cabaret."
10/07/2013 1:42pmA Belarusian journalist who has criticized her country's authoritarian government has won a major freedom-of-speech prize.
10/07/2013 1:56pmMinutes after 14-year-old Elizabeth Smart was snatched from her bedroom in the dead of night, a police cruiser idled by along a neighborhood street as she was forced to the ground at knifepoint. "Move and I will kill you!" her captor hissed.
10/07/2013 2:11pmBetty Halbreich had something to share over brunch the other morning.
10/07/2013 2:12pmA Fox News Channel anchor apologized for falsely saying that President Barack Obama had offered to pay for the operation of a museum of Muslim culture "out of his own pocket" during the government shutdown.
10/07/2013 2:18pmMention the name Rudyard Kipling, and images of tropical forests, mongooses and cobras come to mind _ not the snowy vistas of Vermont. But that's exactly where many of the British writer's best-known tales, including "The Jungle Book," took shape.
10/07/2013 2:22pmFormer "Beverly Hills, 90210" stars Jennie Garth and Tori Spelling are reuniting.
10/07/2013 2:54pmThe Obama administration is blocking a federal law enforcement agent from publishing a book about the failed "Fast and Furious" gun-smuggling sting operation because of concerns that the book would negatively affect morale, the American Civil Liberties Union said Monday.
10/07/2013 3:15pmHenry Guettel, a film executive with both 20th Century Fox and Columbia Pictures as well as a former head of the Theatre Development Fund, died Monday of pneumonia in Southampton, N.Y., according to his wife, Mary Rodgers Guettel. He was 85.
10/07/2013 3:35pmThe real-life husband-and-wife team Daniel Craig and Rachel Weisz helped propel "Betrayal" to a Broadway record _ and the show hasn't even officially opened yet.
10/07/2013 6:00pmIt's a turkey. It's a menorah. It's Thanksgivukkah!
10/07/2013 6:13pmA white diamond the size of a small egg sold for $30.6 million at a Hong Kong auction, although a blue diamond that was the night's other highlight with a $19 million estimate failed to sell.
10/07/2013 8:37pmWhen you've got the smallest marketing budget of the Detroit Three automakers, you have to take risks to get your TV spots noticed.