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Malin Akerman brings comedic chops to network TV

10/01/2013 4:02am
After roles in films including "27 Dresses," "Couples Retreat" and "Wanderlust," Malin Akerman is bringing her comedic chops to network TV with the sitcom "Trophy Wife."

Spain's king leaves hospital after hip surgery

10/01/2013 5:02am
Spain's King Juan Carlos has left a Madrid hospital a week after he had a hip prosthesis successfully removed because it had developed an infection.

Actor Danny Aiello's memoir due out in 2014

10/01/2013 6:32am
Danny Aiello ('EYE-yellow), the Oscar-nominated character actor, is eager to take on his latest role: author.

UK police add more indecent assault charges for DJ

10/01/2013 8:05am
A prominent British disc jockey has been charged with two more counts of indecent assault on top of the 11 he is already facing.

Will Arnett stars in family comedy 'The Millers'

10/01/2013 8:08am
Calling "The Millers" a fully loaded vehicle isn't a stretch.

ABC's new sitcom 'Super Fun Night' fun? Fat chance

10/01/2013 8:39am
Too often, Rebel Wilson flashes a huge, embarrassed grin that eerily recalls another portly comedian, the late John Candy.

Uncoordinated sports parents take heart

10/01/2013 8:50am
Decades have passed. But Rich Cooper still vividly remembers standing on a baseball field as a kid, silently praying the ball wouldn't come anywhere near him.

Duckies: Small rafts permit solo whitewater trips

10/01/2013 8:52am
The small boat dropped into the trough beneath the 3-foot wave, then tilted up toward the white-capped crest, which broke over it, drenching me. The force of the upper Hudson River then propelled it downriver and straight into the next wave.

Superheroes rule but comics fight for respect

10/01/2013 8:54am
He towers over the land, his muscles rippling and blond mane blowing in a windstorm of his own making. Wielding his trusty magical hammer, he crushes villains as easily as he romances beautiful women.

Balance bike racing for tots is catching on fast

10/01/2013 9:02am
They gather at the starting line with their tiny handlebars nearly touching. Decked out in helmets, jerseys and protective knee guards, they wait at the gate, listening to the call of "On your mark, get set, go!" before racing off.

Film puts Muhammad Ali, US high court in the ring

10/01/2013 9:16am
Christopher Plummer may be frozen in some filmgoers' memories as the noble-browed patriarch who made stern parenting and anti-Nazism sexy in "The Sound of Music."

Trudie Styler on her new play and being Mrs. Sting

10/01/2013 9:52am
Trudie Styler would love it if you came to her new play. Just don't tell her when.

Memoir by '60s Dylan tour manager out in 2014

10/01/2013 10:32am
A posthumous memoir by Bob Dylan's tour manager during the 1960s is due out next September.

Correction: School Hair Bans story

10/01/2013 10:43am
In a story Sept. 25 about school bans on natural hairstyles, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Leila Noelliste has two daughters. Noelliste has one son.

Justices to hear appeal over 'Raging Bull'

10/01/2013 10:51am
The daughter of the man whose work was the basis of the Oscar-winning movie "Raging Bull" is hoping the Supreme Court will give her a final second TKO against a movie studio for ownership of boxer Jake LaMotta's life story.

'Welcome to the Family' creates blended family

10/01/2013 10:56am
NBC's new comedy "Welcome to the Family" starts with an unfortunate image problem.

Poe Museum in Va. seeks to preserve illustrations

10/01/2013 11:02am
The Edgar Allan Poe Museum is starting a fundraising effort to preserve illustrations of the American writer's famous 1845 poem, "The Raven."

Lostprophets splits in wake of sex charges

10/01/2013 11:10am
British rock group Lostprophets has announced it is disbanding, months after its lead singer was charged with sex offenses against children.

Valentino ditches aristocrat look for ethnic vibe

10/01/2013 12:09pm
Valentino put its typical Italian aristocratic look on hold this season to channel Balkan-style ethnic patterns in its spring-summer 2014 preview show.

`The October List' is a small but powerful book

10/01/2013 12:40pm
"The October List" (Grand Central Publishing), by Jeffery Deaver

Van Herpen goes conceptual in ready-to-wear debut

10/01/2013 1:26pm
If clothes could make music, what would they sound like?

Bullock calls 'Gravity' her 'best life decision'

10/01/2013 1:48pm
Sandra Bullock says making the lost-in-space movie "Gravity" with director Alfonso Cuaron was "the best life decision I think I ever made."

No changes at the top for Michelin Guide New York

10/01/2013 1:50pm
The Michelin Guide's menu of top tier restaurants in New York City tastes a lot like it did last year. And the year before that.

Review: `Sean Saves the World' a funny new sitcom

10/01/2013 1:51pm
Beloved for his supporting role on "Will & Grace," Sean Hayes is back in an NBC sitcom, this time as the leading man whose name is in the title: "Sean Saves the World."

New York City Opera Timeline

10/01/2013 2:41pm
A timeline of the New York City Opera, which announced Tuesday it will file for bankruptcy protection and wind down operations:

Donald Trump interested in NY's Plum Island

10/01/2013 2:43pm
Donald Trump is thinking about adding an island to his already flashy portfolio.

Living room shows: an old idea is new again

10/01/2013 3:14pm
Greg Ching met his wife, Deborah, listening to musicians play in a San Francisco living room. They bought their home near Nederland, Colo., with an eye toward hosting live musical performances.

Angelina Jolie to direct 'Unbroken' in Australia

10/01/2013 3:21pm
Universal Pictures has announced that Angelina Jolie is in Sydney, Australia, to direct the survival saga "Unbroken." The film will tell the true story of Lou Zamperini, a World War II hero and track star who ran in the 1936 Berlin Olympics.

Chanel dazzles with color, as fashions go ethnic

10/01/2013 3:32pm
Karl Lagerfeld is a man of many talents. In addition to Chanel's lauded designer, he also is an industrious artist, a sensitive colorist and a gallery curator. These were the hats he wore Tuesday at Chanel's glorious spring-summer 2014 show, one of the biggest at Paris Fashion Week.

Review: Gear watch has potential, but falls short

10/01/2013 3:38pm
It didn't take long to see how a computerized wristwatch might help manage my digital life _ or to see how Samsung's new Galaxy Gear smartwatch falls short.

NYC Opera to file for bankruptcy

10/01/2013 4:51pm
New York City Opera said Tuesday it is shutting down and filing for bankruptcy protection after seven decades as a fixture on the metropolitan cultural scene.

Ex-Miss Russia's NY drug case dropped after rehab

10/01/2013 5:11pm
A smiling former Miss Russia said Tuesday she has learned from her mistakes after a drug case against her was dismissed since she spent two sometimes rocky years in treatment.

Paramount to cut 110 positions, 5 pct of workforce

10/01/2013 5:12pm
Viacom Inc.'s movie studio, Paramount Pictures, is cutting 110 positions worldwide in a reorganization that the company says will help it adapt to increasing competition.

Review: 'Gravity,' 90 minutes of terrifying beauty

10/01/2013 7:13pm
In an age when we're able to consume content so many different ways _ and that's a good thing, mostly _ let's declare right now that there's only one truly correct way to experience "Gravity," Alfonso Cuaron's thrilling new space film.

Rafters hold out hope for launch on Colorado River

10/01/2013 7:49pm
Tuesday was rigging day. The day that two groups of people from across the country would be in Arizona inflating rafts to launch on the Colorado River, loading food and camping gear, and strapping it all down so it doesn't end up in the water.

Rexford Kennamer, doctor to the stars, dies at 93

10/01/2013 7:52pm
Dr. Redford Kennamer, a "physician to the stars" whose clients once included some of Hollywood's biggest names, has died in Alabama. He was 93.

Bollywood actor granted 2-week break from prison

10/01/2013 8:38pm
Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt was temporarily released Tuesday from an Indian prison where he is serving time for illegal possession of weapons linked to the 1993 terror attack in the financial capital of Mumbai.

Casino mogul Sheldon Adelson loses libel suit

10/01/2013 9:37pm
Billionaire casino mogul Sheldon Adelson has lost a defamation lawsuit against the National Jewish Democratic Council.