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Pigs smart as dogs? Activists pose the question

07/29/2013 1:44am
There's extensive evidence that pigs are as smart and sociable as dogs. Yet one species is afforded affection and respect; the other faces mass slaughter en route to becoming bacon, ham and pork chops.

Pioneering 'Avenue Q' celebrates 10th anniversary

07/29/2013 6:32am
Theater producer Robyn Goodman walked into the popular Broadway restaurant Angus McIndoe in mid-2003 and bumped into Nathan Lane, sipping wine.

Angelina Jolie speaks out against rape in war

07/29/2013 6:33am
Movie star and director Angelina Jolie urged a Japanese audience Monday to join her fight to stop sexual violence in war zones.

Unsealed birth records give adoptees peek at past

07/29/2013 6:56am
Maura Duffy spent a day in Chicago last September with her mother: A walk along Lake Michigan, shared meals, a boat tour highlighting Second City architecture.

PBS: Acting like a network as well as service

07/29/2013 7:00am
Honey Boo Boo, the management at PBS wants to thank you.

Review: Mom's troubled waters swirl novel

07/29/2013 7:34am
"Sea Creatures" (Harper), by Susanna Daniel

Review: C.J. Box returns with `The Highway'

07/29/2013 8:08am
"The Highway" (Minotaur), by C.J. Box

Review: Glen Campbell reimagines some of his hits

07/29/2013 8:09am
Glen Campbell, "See You There" (Surfdog)

Bryce Pinkham joins 'Gentleman's Guide' on B'way

07/29/2013 9:49am
Bryce Pinkham has nobly decided to join "A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder" on Broadway.

Dead fans keep on truckin' at summer festivals

07/29/2013 10:11am
The Gathering of the Vibes festival raises some challenging aesthetic questions: Among them, is it possible for a 1960s veteran with a long ponytail to wear tie-dyed shirt, shorts and socks without looking slightly silly, particularly if suffering from varicose veins?

A versatile, tangy salad with scallops as the star

07/29/2013 10:27am
Scallops are the perfect summertime food _ light, yet filling, flavorful, but also versatile enough to pair with all sorts of foods. In this case, with salad.

Music Review: Backstreet Boys bore on 8th album

07/29/2013 11:19am
Backstreet Boys, "In a World Like This" (K-BAHN, BMG)

SAfrica: Theron pledges help in AIDS fight

07/29/2013 11:25am
Actress Charlize Theron has pledged her support in the campaign against AIDS during a meeting with South African President Jacob Zuma.

Fog lifting at Denver Int'l Airport after delays

07/29/2013 11:35am
Operations are returning to normal at Denver International Airport now that fog there is lifting.

Review: Robin Thicke delivers with 'Blurred Lines'

07/29/2013 11:54am
Robin Thicke, "Blurred Lines" (Interscope)

CBS renews summer series 'Under the Dome'

07/29/2013 12:22pm
CBS says it's renewing the summer series "Under the Dome" for next year.

Arnett says the Bluth family may return to Netflix

07/29/2013 12:47pm
Will Arnett hopes the mixed reviews of season 4 of "Arrested Development" will mellow out over time.

Lea Michele breaks silence after Monteith death

07/29/2013 12:59pm
Lea Michele is breaking her silence online after her "Glee" co-star and real-life boyfriend Cory Monteith died of an overdose earlier this month.

LaChanze to return to Broadway in 'If/Then'

07/29/2013 1:03pm
LaChanze plans to return to Broadway for the first time since winning a Tony in 2006 for "The Color Purple."

CBS: It was de Pablo's decision to exit 'NCIS'

07/29/2013 1:43pm
CBS Corp. chief executive Les Moonves says every effort was made to keep the actress who plays Ziva David on TV's highest-rated show, "NCIS."

Swiss police say 35 injured in train collision

07/29/2013 2:01pm
At least 35 people were injured, five of them seriously, in a head-on collision of two trains in western Switzerland late Monday, police said. One person had yet to be recovered from the wreckage.

2 'Real Housewives of NJ' stars charged with fraud

07/29/2013 3:09pm
Two stars of the "Real Housewives of New Jersey" were indicted Monday on federal fraud charges, accused of exaggerating their income while applying for loans before their TV show debuted in 2009, then hiding their improving fortunes in a bankruptcy filing after their first season aired.

Jerry O'Connell gets skimpy on `We Are Men'

07/29/2013 3:15pm
Jerry O'Connell got a surprise when he saw part of his character's wardrobe in the new CBS comedy "We Are Men."

Along with Miss America, parade returns to NJ

07/29/2013 3:38pm
The Miss America parade is getting a television-friendly makeover as the tradition returns to Atlantic City in September for the first time in nine years.

Evan Rachel Wood gives birth to baby boy

07/29/2013 4:16pm
Evan Rachel Wood is a mom.

Right at Home: Metals glow in fall decor

07/29/2013 4:18pm
Never been a heavy metal fan? The new look of brass, copper, bronze and nickel in this fall's decor might change your mind.

AP PHOTOS: Fantasy fans revel at Mexico comic con

07/29/2013 5:02pm
The worldwide cult of cosplay is seeing a boom across Latin America, spread by increasing legions of fans of comics and video games.

Oldest daughter of Loretta Lynn dies in Tennessee

07/29/2013 5:38pm
A family representative says Betty Sue Lynn, the oldest daughter of country singer Loretta Lynn, has died. She was 64.

Autopsy: Radio host Kraddick had enlarged heart

07/29/2013 6:08pm
A preliminary autopsy found that David "Kidd" Kraddick, the popular host of syndicated radio and TV shows, had an enlarged heart and blocked arteries that probably led to an irregular heartbeat, a Louisiana coroner's office said Monday.

CBS defends handling of 'Big Brother' controversy

07/29/2013 7:14pm
The "social experiment" that is CBS' "Big Brother" included appalling behavior this season but the network has responded appropriately, CBS Corp. CEO Les Moonves said Monday.

Crime novelist Leighton Gage dies from cancer

07/29/2013 7:28pm
A crime novelist whose books were inspired by Brazilian law enforcement has died. Leighton Gage was 71.

Jackson concludes 'Hobbit' filming in New Zealand

07/29/2013 7:47pm
Peter Jackson has wrapped up filming "The Hobbit" trilogy and shared pictures of his last day on the set with his Facebook fans.

Friends proud of amateur film on Snowden's HK stay

07/29/2013 7:50pm
It was shot in single takes with amateur actors, hobbyist directors and about $650 _ mainly to pay for a room in the same Hong Kong hotel that briefly housed Edward Snowden.

Police: Woman arrested in DC cathedral vandalism

07/29/2013 8:29pm
A woman was arrested Monday after green paint was found splattered inside two chapels at the Washington National Cathedral, and police were investigating her in connection with two similar incidents on the National Mall, authorities said.

Radio's Art Bell returning with Sirius XM show

07/29/2013 10:08pm
Art Bell, radio's master of the paranormal and outward edges of science, will return to the microphone on Sept. 16 with a new nighttime show on Sirius XM Radio.