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A new Utah polygamous family on reality TV

09/16/2013 2:38am
Brady Williams has five wives, 24 children but no organized religion.

Bob Newhart finally gets his Emmy Award

09/16/2013 5:00am
Bob Newhart, among TV's most enduring stars with shows stretching back more than five decades, wept as he finally captured his first Emmy Award.

Stronger shapes, neon colors from Roksanda Ilincic

09/16/2013 5:16am
Roksanda Ilincic's modern, feminine dresses have won her acclaim and commercial success, but for the new spring season she has given her style a bolder and more experimental spin.

Miss America cancels visit to boardwalk fire site

09/16/2013 5:50am
A visit to the scene of New Jersey's devastating boardwalk fire by the newly crowned Miss America will have to wait.

Christopher Kane goes for flower power in London

09/16/2013 6:59am
Scottish-born designer Christopher Kane tapped into flower power for his spring and summer floral fashion collection Monday, and the petals pulled him through despite a confusing detour or two.

Actor Billy Connolly treated for prostate cancer

09/16/2013 7:11am
Representatives of Scottish actor Billy Connolly say he has had surgery for the early stages of prostate cancer and is also receiving treatment for the initial symptoms of Parkinson's disease.

Turkey Talk Line to have 1st male spokesman

09/16/2013 7:52am
This year if you call Butterball's Turkey Talk Line for some cooking advice, you might get a male voice on the line.

Holmes sanity evaluation due from state hospital

09/16/2013 7:57am
Both sides in the Colorado theater shootings soon will get their first look at a long-awaited opinion from a state psychiatrist on whether James Holmes was insane when he killed 12 people and injured 70.

Healthy baked apple treat for the pastry-impaired

09/16/2013 8:13am
It's apple season again, one of the few times of the year I'm sorry I live in the city, without a car. If only I lived near an orchard, I'd pick my own apples and be happy.

Harper Lee settles lawsuit to secure copyright

09/16/2013 8:14am
Harper Lee has settled the lawsuit she filed to secure the copyright to her classic novel, "To Kill a Mockingbird."

6 additions to 'SNL,' new 'Update' co-anchor named

09/16/2013 8:31am
NBC says "Saturday Night Live" has added six featured players to its roster.

Emmy-nominated stars eager for Harris' host redux

09/16/2013 9:35am
Neil Patrick Harris has established himself as an ideal awards-show host. He won rave reviews the four times he hosted the Tony Awards, and he's returning for his second time as host of the Emmy ceremony on Sunday.

Poland to celebrate Penderecki's 80th birthday

09/16/2013 9:46am
As Polish composer Krzysztof Penderecki approaches his 80th birthday, he says he is working on a new opera and some chamber music, and has no plans to retire.

Review: Costello, Roots a winning collaboration

09/16/2013 9:58am
Elvis Costello and the Roots, "Wise Up Ghost" (Blue Note)

Russian diva to open third Met season in a row

09/16/2013 9:59am
Already one of the most famous singers in the world, Anna Netrebko is about to claim a new title at the Metropolitan Opera: The prima donna is becoming a "three-ma" donna.

Game Review: 'GTA V' triples the intensity

09/16/2013 10:05am
I had such a fun weekend.

Kevin Costner donating items to benefit SD auction

09/16/2013 11:25am
Actor Kevin Costner has donated personal items and movie memorabilia to a charity auction that will benefit a Lakota interpreter at his Tatanka tourist attraction in South Dakota.

'The Collaboration' knocks Hollywood too hard

09/16/2013 11:47am
"The Collaboration: Hollywood's Pact With Hitler" (Belknap Press), by Ben Urwand

Correction: '12 Years a Slave' story

09/16/2013 11:58am
In a story Sept. 10 about the film "12 Years a Slave," The Associated Press erroneously reported the last name of the film's main character. The movie is based on Solomon Northup, not Solomon Northop.

Former music exec held hostage, stabbed in LA

09/16/2013 12:21pm
A former music industry executive was slashed with a machete while being held hostage for several hours Sunday in Los Angeles by his girlfriend's ex-husband, who slit his own wrists before being taken into custody, authorities said.

Book offers close look at GOP opportunity fumbled

09/16/2013 12:23pm
"Collision 2012: Obama vs. Romney and the Future of Elections in America" (Viking), by Dan Balz

Title, release date set for Robert Gates book

09/16/2013 12:29pm
Former Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates has a title and release date for his memoir.

Emmys to honor Gandolfini, Monteith, 3 others

09/16/2013 1:12pm
The Emmy Awards will feature five special memorial tributes, including one to "Glee" star Cory Monteith, organizers said.

Controversial JFK book to be reissued in October

09/16/2013 1:29pm
One of the most controversial books about John F. Kennedy, William Manchester's "The Death of a President," is being reissued as an e-book and paperback.

Tour features home of California serial killer

09/16/2013 1:39pm
A former boardinghouse run by a California woman convicted of killing her elderly tenants and burying them in the yard became a tourist destination over the weekend.

Cast revealed for Disney's new show 'Aladdin'

09/16/2013 2:03pm
When he was a kid, James Monroe Iglehart wished to be a Disney character. When he was 17, he wanted to be the Genie in "Aladdin." Now at 39, he's getting all his wishes.

It's murder at the museum in `The Final Cut'

09/16/2013 2:03pm
"The Final Cut" (Putnam), by Catherine Coulter and J.T. Ellison

Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth call off engagement

09/16/2013 2:10pm
A wrecking ball has hit Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth's relationship.

NY art dealer pleads guilty in fake art case

09/16/2013 2:20pm
A New York art dealer admitted Monday she took part in a 15-year scam that fooled art enthusiasts into buying more than $80 million of counterfeits imitating famous artists like Jackson Pollock and Willem de Kooning.

Extreme binge drinking not uncommon in high school

09/16/2013 2:31pm
Almost 1 in 10 U.S. high school seniors have engaged in recent extreme binge drinking _ downing at least 10 drinks at a rate that barely budged over six years, according to a government-funded report.

Rocker to stand trial on charge of hiring hitman

09/16/2013 3:05pm
The frontman of the Grammy-nominated metal band As I Lay Dying will stand trial on a charge of trying to hire someone to kill his estranged wife, a judge in San Diego ruled Monday.

Model campaign brings more diversity to runways

09/16/2013 3:17pm
Supermodel Iman watched the runways like a hawk this Fashion Week _ but she wasn't looking at the clothes.

First 'Spider-Man' hero says 'it's hard to leave'

09/16/2013 4:02pm
Reeve Carney, the actor who played the hero in "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" for three years on Broadway, returned to his dressing room to clean it out Monday, a day after bidding an emotional goodbye to a show he still calls "amazing."

White House postpones music event, cites shooting

09/16/2013 4:04pm
The White House decided late Monday to postpone the taping of a program celebrating Latin music, citing a morning shooting at the Washington Navy Yard that left at least 12 people dead.

Curb appeal: Design options abound for driveways

09/16/2013 4:46pm
The driveway that came with the 1921 Craftsman-style house that David Ulick bought five years ago was the original concrete one, marred by cracks and with tree roots starting to break through.

Pa. woman charged with assaulting flight attendant

09/16/2013 5:30pm
Police say a 23-year-old woman was removed from a Miami-bound plane at Philadelphia International Airport after she allegedly threw her cellphone at a flight attendant, slapped him and scratched his face.

Burberry, Tom Ford headline London Fashion Week

09/16/2013 6:25pm
Soft, lacey pastel confections at Burberry Prorsum, wacky florals at Christopher Kane, sparkly party dresses at Tom Ford: London Fashion Week was in full swing Monday, with a huge diversity of new spring looks from a parade of big names all jostling for buyers' attention.

Emmy host Neil Patrick Harris is magic ambassador

09/16/2013 7:29pm
Neil Patrick Harris is magical, and not just because he can sing, dance, act and host the Tony and Emmy awards. He's actually magical, like in the abracadabra way, and has been since he was a kid.

Sandra Bullock tells Vogue she doesn't look back

09/16/2013 10:05pm
It's been three years since Sandra Bullock split from her husband Jesse James but she has no desire to go backward and examine what happened, especially not publicly.

McAfee: Collins most 'dangerous' celeb search

09/16/2013 10:20pm
If you're curious about Lily Collins and head to the Internet to find out, beware _ McAfee has ranked the actress as the most dangerous celeb to search for online.

Moore tells daughter it takes help to get made up

09/16/2013 10:22pm
Julianne Moore is known for her milky white skin and striking red hair but the actress says her "camera ready" look is much different than when she's off the clock.