10/17/2013 4:12amAmerican actor Ben Foster is cycling into the lead as Lance Armstrong in a new movie about the disgraced American cyclist.
10/17/2013 4:39am"Johnny Carson" (Eamon Dolan/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt), by Henry Bushkin
10/17/2013 6:49amA new exhibition on caricaturist Al Hirschfeld begins with a video of Whoopi Goldberg talking about his wicked sense of humor.
10/17/2013 8:09amU.S. women are increasingly using donated eggs to get pregnant, with often good results, although the ideal outcome _ a single baby born on time at a healthy weight _ is still uncommon, a study found.
10/17/2013 8:30am"Swingland: Between the Sheets of the Secretive, Sometimes Messy, but Always Adventurous Swinging Lifestyle" (Touchstone), by Daniel Stern
10/17/2013 9:10amScotty McCreery rode his 2011 "American Idol" win to a platinum album and several new artist awards.
10/17/2013 10:37amSalsa overtaking ketchup as America's No. 1 condiment was just the start.
10/17/2013 10:49amDiablo Cody's real life story almost sounds like a movie she might write: A dynamic young woman with a unique voice wins an Oscar for her first screenplay, is at once embraced and vilified by the media, and then emerges with more opportunities and greater self-assurance than before.
10/17/2013 11:08amA Norwegian heavy metal rocker on trial in France on charges of inciting racial hatred has had his case adjourned until June 3.
10/17/2013 11:20amAs Activision's Skylanders franchise has exploded in popularity, more parents have asked me: Is it as cool as it looks, or just an insidious plot to separate my kids from their allowances?
10/17/2013 11:39amTory Burch is now in the beauty business, the latest in a string of designers expanding their labels into a full face-to-toe look.
10/17/2013 12:31pmAn investigation by the state fire marshal found that a Fourth of July fireworks accident that injured nearly 30 people at a show in Southern California was caused by the malfunction of a shell inside its mortar tube, authorities said Thursday.
10/17/2013 12:41pmBrad Garrett is trying to make peace with middle age.
10/17/2013 12:42pmAndrea Bocelli will receive a graduate degree in Italy next week.
10/17/2013 1:56pmWhipping up a batch of Halloween-inspired treats shouldn't require a scary amount of time or energy.
10/17/2013 2:01pmPorn publisher Larry Flynt says he doesn't want to see the serial killer whose gunshots left him paralyzed 35 years ago put to death for his crimes.
10/17/2013 2:14pmTelevision executives are looking for more than hot actors these days. They're searching for the next Nik Wallenda.
10/17/2013 2:39pmVisitors lined up for Washington's museums to finally reopen Thursday after a 16-day government shutdown that cost each site money in lost retail sales, theater tickets and concessions.
10/17/2013 2:51pmA stage musical based on the film "An American in Paris" with music by George and Ira Gershwin is aiming for Broadway in 2015 after a stop in _ where else? _ Paris next December.
10/17/2013 3:13pmA stage musical based on the film "An American in Paris" with music by George and Ira Gershwin is aiming for Broadway in 2015 after a stop in _ where else? _ Paris next December.
10/17/2013 4:18pmA judge revoked $3 million bail for a former stockbroker who admitted conning the producers of a failed Broadway production of "Rebecca."
10/17/2013 4:54pmSome civil rights movement history went up for sale Thursday, as papers from the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., including speech outlines and letters, brought in more than $130,000 at auction.
10/17/2013 6:54pmMuse frontman Matt Bellamy had to be more than just camera-ready for "Muse - Live at Rome Olympic Stadium." The British rock band's new concert film was shot in 4K, which meant a whole new level of detail.
10/17/2013 7:24pmSo many things onstage these days champion the notion that change is good _ open your mind, learn to love what you fear, embrace the unknown. So it's refreshing to have something that cheers the hopelessly stubborn.
10/17/2013 7:25pmVisitors from around the world flocked to Yosemite National Park on Thursday after it reopened with the end of the 16-day partial government shutdown.