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Film gives Indonesia view of bloody, obscured past

10/04/2013 7:02am
Everyone in Bulumulyo village knew the mass grave was there, but no one dared to visit.

Myanmar returning to Miss Universe competition

10/04/2013 7:13am
Myanmar is sending its first contestant in half a century to the Miss Universe pageant, in another sign that the once-isolated Southeast Asian nation is undergoing dramatic change.

Lumineers, Lorde, Sheeran to perform at VH1 show

10/04/2013 7:17am
The Lumineers, Lorde and Ed Sheeran will perform at a concert Nov. 11 to celebrate VH1's "You Oughta Know" campaign.

Jane Fonda to receive AFI achievement award

10/04/2013 7:36am
Jane Fonda will receive the American Film Institute's 42nd Life Achievement Award, one of Hollywood's most prestigious career honors.

APNewsBreak: 'Hobbit' trilogy costs $561M so far

10/04/2013 7:55am
Making the movie trilogy "The Hobbit" has cost more than half a billion dollars so far, double the amount spent on the three movies in the "The Lord of the Rings" series.

Rick Riordan: 'House of Hades' is 'very intense'

10/04/2013 8:12am
Rick Riordan spent the past few months in hell, and liked it.

Stitch-by-stitch; knitting live on Norway TV

10/04/2013 9:27am
In its latest experiment with live coverage of mundane events, Norway's public broadcasting network plans to dedicate five hours of air-time to an attempt to break the knitting world record.

Fans place 'Breaking Bad' obituary in newspaper

10/04/2013 9:43am
Some fans of "Breaking Bad," the AMC series which concluded Sunday night, were inspired to place an obituary for character Walter White in the Albuquerque Journal.

Posthumous novel coming from Rolling Stone journo

10/04/2013 10:06am
A posthumous novel by Michael Hastings, the Rolling Stone journalist killed in a car crash last summer, is coming out next summer.

A seafood stew than can be ladled up in 30 minutes

10/04/2013 11:02am
When fall weather has us hankering for a bowl of warmth, we tend to think of chili and beef stew.

'Glee' actress Naya Rivera engaged to Big Sean

10/04/2013 11:33am
On the new season of "Glee," Naya Rivera's character Santana has just fallen for new cast member Demi Lovato.

Paul Giamatti takes on Zapruder in 'Parkland'

10/04/2013 11:54am
When Dallas businessman Abraham Zapruder set up his Bell and Howell home movie camera to film President Kennedy's visit, he had no idea he would capture the most examined piece of film footage in human history.

In Vegas, clubbing almost as popular as gambling

10/04/2013 1:03pm
The cannon at the Flutter Fetti booth near the front of the gambling trade show in Las Vegas last week delivered regular bursts of metallic and crepe paper cutouts, shooting them to the ceiling in big booms and carpeting the floor with shimmering hearts, stars and circles. The glittery mess outshone the slot machines and online poker touchscreens in more ways than one.

Warhol's 'Car Crash' work coming to NYC auction

10/04/2013 1:31pm
"Silver Car Crash (Double Disaster)," a monumental silkscreen by Andy Warhol, is heading to a New York City auction where it could fetch more than $60 million.

Social media fuel dangerous weight-loss goal

10/04/2013 1:45pm
Experts in eating disorders are concerned about an Internet-fueled trend in which teenage girls and young women pursue an elusive and possibly dangerous weight-loss goal: to become so slender that their thighs don't touch even when their feet are together.

Spielberg honors Clooney for humanitarian work

10/04/2013 1:52pm
It's been 20 years since Steven Spielberg made his Oscar-winning "Schindler's List," but the director has keen memories of Holocaust survivors coming up to him during filming, wanting to tell him about their lives.

Letterman signs for CBS's 'Late Show' into 2015

10/04/2013 2:16pm
David Letterman, already the longest-tenured talk show host on late-night television, has agreed to extend his contract with CBS to remain on the "Late Show" into 2015.

Chili Peppers, Neil Young to perform for charity

10/04/2013 2:35pm
Neil Young will perform at a benefit for the Silverlake Conservatory of Music that Red Hot Chili Peppers' Flea and Anthony Kiedis will host.

Halle Berry to star in CBS series next summer

10/04/2013 3:21pm
CBS says Halle Berry will star in a serialized drama coming to the network next summer.

ABC's 'Lucky 7' 1st show of new season to get axed

10/04/2013 3:54pm
The ABC drama "Lucky 7" has won a dubious derby as the first television show of the new season to be cancelled.

'Breaking Bad' fans place Walter White obituary

10/04/2013 3:59pm
The government is shut down. There was a deadly chase in the nation's capital. But the reason Albuquerque Journals are selling out across town has nothing to do with all that seriousness. Fans are clamoring for copies of Friday editions with a fake obit for Walter White.

Dead Poets Society founder visits 300th grave

10/04/2013 4:04pm
A Maine man who's devoted himself to honoring the memory of poets from the past has now visited 300 grave sites of poets ahead of this weekend's fourth annual Dead Poets Remembrance Day.

Poehler, Theron shed tears at Power of Women lunch

10/04/2013 5:24pm
Amy Poehler and Charlize Theron were moved to tears Friday, and it wasn't for a role.

Volunteers, port-a-potties help Salem in shutdown

10/04/2013 5:32pm
The partial federal government shutdown is riling witches and visitors alike in the Massachusetts city that held the notorious witch trials of 1692, where officials have lined up dozens of volunteers and some portable toilets to replace services lost when the National Park Service closed its visitor center.

Mich. quilter wins $200K ArtPrize contest

10/04/2013 8:18pm
A quilter inspired by a Lake Michigan lakeshore near her home was declared the winner Friday of the $200,000 ArtPrize competition in Michigan.