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Gay rights protester disrupts Met Opera gala

09/24/2013 6:24am
The Metropolitan Opera's Russian-themed opening night gala was disrupted by a protester critical of that country's anti-gay law.

Producing duo ready their third sports play

09/24/2013 8:21am
One night in late 2010, theater producer Fran Kirmser found herself in a Broadway theater beside an unusual guest _ NFL commissioner Roger Goodell.

Right at Home: Furniture makers nail it

09/24/2013 8:33am
If you lived in a comfortable home in 17th century France or 19th century England, your chairs might well have been embellished with nail-head trim. It was a clever, decorative way for craftsmen to secure materials to upholstered furniture.

Burger King launching lower-calorie french fry

09/24/2013 8:36am
Burger King wants people to feel less guilty about gobbling up its french fries.

Mary Pickford film found in NH barn is restored

09/24/2013 8:43am
Carpenter Peter Massie has come across some interesting finds over the years _ antique bottles, old newspapers stuffed in walls. But his biggest discovery of all is the only known copy of a 1911 Mary Pickford movie that marked a turning point in the silent film star's career.

Review: Stephen King shines on in 'Doctor Sleep'

09/24/2013 9:01am
"Doctor Sleep" (Scribner), by Stephen King.

Dule Hill gets a 'West Wing' moment with Obama

09/24/2013 9:05am
Few people get to meet a U.S. president. Dule Hill has met four _ one fake and three real ones. And now he's gotten to strut his stuff in front of a sitting one.

However you feast this fall, there's a craft beer

09/24/2013 10:01am
Fall is a fine time to sample a wide variety of craft beers, because no matter what your autumnal activity there is likely to be a seasonal beer to make it better.

Wendell Pierce sparks new Michael J. Fox sitcom

09/24/2013 10:46am
"I've always wanted one thing," says Wendell Pierce. "To have a diverse career, to be a journeyman actor."

Review: Kings of Leon get back in the saddle

09/24/2013 10:55am
Three years after the Kings of Leon's last record, the edgy, gravely rock foursome return in top shape with "Mechanical Bull."

Prices low, energy high at Fall for Dance festival

09/24/2013 11:15am
The other night in New York's Central Park, the air was nippy but the sky was clear. The moon was full, and though there were no falling stars, there were plenty of falling bodies.

Rogen, Goldberg to make R-rated animated film

09/24/2013 12:17pm
Sony Pictures will make a raunchy, R-rated animated film written by Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg titled "Sausage Party."

Kathie Lee Gifford, Hoda Kotb joining Daily News

09/24/2013 12:20pm
Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb (HOH'-duh KAHT'-bee) are joining the Daily News as columnists.

Fitz and actress Kaylee DeFer have first child

09/24/2013 1:09pm
Kaylee DeFer and Fitz of Fitz and the Tantrums are the proud parents of a baby boy.

Poet Oswald's take on Homer wins Warwick Prize

09/24/2013 1:21pm
A reworking of Homer's "Iliad" by British poet Alice Oswald has won the Warwick Prize for Writing, an eclectic literary award open to English-language works in any genre and from any country.

Plane lands at Louisiana airport after threat

09/24/2013 1:35pm
An American Eagle plane has landed at a Louisiana airport after a note about a bomb threat was found.

Kings of Leon return refreshed, recharged

09/24/2013 1:58pm
The Kings of Leon are having a great time. Problem is, no one really believes them.

Aganovich makes inventive plays on shapes

09/24/2013 2:29pm
Serbian designer Nana Aganovich's spring-summer 2014 collection was said to be inspired by grand portraits of Elizabeth I and her layered fabrics and high collars.

UK art gallery to show Bob Dylan's iron gates

09/24/2013 2:33pm
It turns out folk hero Bob Dylan is something of a metalhead.

Allegiant: No cancellations due to MD-80 work

09/24/2013 3:03pm
Allegiant Air is reporting no cancellations in its modest Tuesday schedule while crews continue a systemwide rehab of emergency exit slides on MD-80 aircraft.

Anthony Vaccarello's fashion courts raunchiness

09/24/2013 3:06pm
Swimwear and naval themes inspired Anthony Vaccarello this season.

Miss Piggy joins Kermit in Smithsonian collection

09/24/2013 3:21pm
Miss Piggy is finally joining her love, Kermit the Frog, in the Smithsonian Institution's collection of Jim Henson's Muppets, and Bert and Ernie will have a place in history, too.

Men-only Mormon conference session to be broadcast

09/24/2013 3:30pm
A Mormon church conference session next month that's previously been limited to men will be broadcast live for all to watch for the first time.

Up-and-coming Paris designers make their mark

09/24/2013 4:34pm
The first day of Paris ready-to-wear collections, which showcases the design world's up-and-coming talents, is a day largely ignored by the top magazine editors.

Bill Nye treated after `Dancing' injury

09/24/2013 6:17pm
Bill Nye "The Science Guy" is also the injured guy.

Calif. governor signs bill to deter paparazzi

09/24/2013 6:46pm
Paparazzi and others who harass the children of public figures will face tougher penalties under legislation that California Gov. Jerry Brown signed Tuesday.

'Law & Order: SVU' returns with cliffhanger

09/24/2013 6:50pm
NBC's "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" will be paying tribute to its ripped-from-the-headlines heritage this season, the drama's executive producer said.