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Iceland's wild scenery, tax breaks lure Hollywood

09/27/2013 3:51am
It has doubled as an alien planet, a Himalayan peak and even the snow-filled fantasy world of the "Game of Thrones." Still recovering from financial collapse, Iceland can perhaps be forgiven for seeking alternate identities.

Georgia Aquarium exhibits preserved sea creatures

09/27/2013 3:57am
The Georgia Aquarium is giving visitors the chance to peer inside the bodies of giant sea creatures.

Roland Mouret's inventive take on black and white

09/27/2013 4:13am
Roland Mouret used the black and white stripes of contemporary artist Daniel Buren that lie inside Paris' historic Palais Royal for his spring-summer 2014 show.

Kimmel and Kanye West are at war _ or are they?

09/27/2013 5:37am
Jimmy Kimmel and Kanye West either are engaged in a bitter feud or a wild parody of one.

Songwriters Ahrens and Flaherty celebrate 30 years

09/27/2013 6:38am
The songwriting team of composer Stephen Flaherty and lyricist Lynn Ahrens has lasted longer than many marriages _ 30 years, a number that even shocks the duo.

Issey Miyake makes origami moonlight fashion

09/27/2013 6:46am
Franco-Japanese fashion house Issey Miyake used state-of-the art techo fabrics for its spring-summer 2014 collection, perfecting an array of crisp garments that resembled origami.

Jon Hamm on vocal cords: 'I'm fine'

09/27/2013 7:55am
Jon Hamm says he's "fine" despite an upcoming procedure to remove a polyp on his vocal cord.

Cornell research orchard seeks the perfect apple

09/27/2013 8:00am
Trees at Cornell University's research orchard this fall are heavy with waxy apples, deep-red, round apples, oblong apples and aromatic apples that smell like autumn.

From 3D Sabbath to real 'Purge,' new ways to scare

09/27/2013 8:26am
Ozzy Osbourne can't help himself.

4 funny guys go men-tal on CBS sitcom 'We Are Men'

09/27/2013 8:46am
We all know that men, in matters of love, are likely to be wounded warriors.

A ham and cheese French toast built by the loaf

09/27/2013 8:57am
How do you make a big, bold, savory French toast even bigger, bolder and more savory? Instead of building it a slice at a time, you build it by the loaf.

Miss World drama fueled by host country Indonesia

09/27/2013 9:49am
Beauty queens and backstage drama may seem inevitable, but at this year's Miss World competition, something more serious than hair-pulling and name-calling has come from host country Indonesia: Muslim hardliners have threatened to hijack the competition despite major concessions from the government and organizers.

Gillian Anderson to star in London 'Streetcar'

09/27/2013 9:58am
Former "X-Files" star Gillian Anderson is returning to the London stage next year as Blanche DuBois in "A Streetcar Named Desire."

'Veep' actor Scott is a rascal on TV, romantic off

09/27/2013 11:20am
Reid Scott is used to being cast as an abrasive character, his latest being scheming Washington political aide Dan Egan in "Veep."

Fort Wayne orchestra, musicians in tough talks

09/27/2013 12:32pm
Negotiations for a new musicians' contract have not been harmonious as the Fort Wayne Philharmonic prepares to open its 70th season this weekend.

Currington pleads no contest in Ga. threats case

09/27/2013 1:17pm
Country singer Billy Currington has pleaded no contest months after he was charged with threatening a 70-year-old tour boat captain who cruised past the dock of his waterfront home in coastal Georgia.

Recalls this week: candle holders, travel trunks

09/27/2013 1:20pm
A line of travel trunks with handles that pose a laceration hazard were among this week's recalled consumer products. Votive candle holders with arms that can break, resulting in a tipped candle and a fire hazard, were also recalled.

Toy taken from Willie Nelson's band returned in NY

09/27/2013 1:39pm
A theater manager says a stuffed armadillo that was stolen from Willie Nelson's band after a show in suburban New York has been returned unharmed.

Senate seeks to reverse law on engineered crops

09/27/2013 2:03pm
The Senate is seeking to reverse a controversial law that allows farmers to harvest genetically modified crops even when the crops are caught up in legal battles.

Simons takes Christian Dior against nature

09/27/2013 2:15pm
"Against Nature" was the title of Raf Simons' experimental Christian Dior spring-summer 2014 show, presented in a tent within Paris' Rodin Museum.

Williams tops Fox in return of sitcom vets

09/27/2013 2:42pm
Robin Williams has early bragging rights over Michael J. Fox in the competition between two sitcom veterans returning to network TV _ with an asterisk.

Albuquerque set to say goodbye to 'Breaking Bad'

09/27/2013 2:56pm
The southwestern New Mexico city that's played home to "Breaking Bad" is preparing for the end, with the Emmy-award winning series airing its last episode on Sunday.

'Captain Phillips' premieres at NY Film Festival

09/27/2013 5:00pm
Tom Hanks has had enough of playing real people.

Report: Hollywood is less gay-friendly off-screen

09/27/2013 5:13pm
A new study suggests the proliferation of gay and transgender characters in films and television shows has not prevented gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender actors from experiencing discrimination in Hollywood.

Eric Clapton-owned Richter painting to sell in NYC

09/27/2013 5:22pm
An oil painting by German abstract artist Gerhard Richter (GEHR'-hahrd RIHK'-tur) from Eric Clapton's collection is heading for a New York City auction.

Jackson jury ends deliberations until Tuesday

09/27/2013 5:49pm
A jury deciding a negligence lawsuit filed against a concert promoter after the death of Michael Jackson has recessed for a long weekend without reaching a verdict.

Simons stamps his natural mark on Dior

09/27/2013 6:49pm
Thousands of square meters (yards) of hanging vines, wisteria and roses _ some real, some fake _ created a garden setting through which designer Raf Simons' took guests on the latest Christian Dior journey for spring-summer 2014.