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UAE mosque shows Rihanna the door over photo shoot

10/21/2013 4:57am
Overseers of Abu Dhabi's Grand Mosque say they asked pop star Rihanna to leave the compound after she posed for photographs considered to be at odds with the "sanctity" of the site.

Czech artwork makes obscene gesture to president

10/21/2013 6:11am
A Czech artist known for his anti-communist stance has floated a huge statue of a hand making an obscene gesture on Prague's main river, days before parliamentary elections that could give the communists a taste of power almost a quarter-century after they were ousted.

Charting 5 centuries of African American history

10/21/2013 7:47am
Slavery in the United States was once a roaring success whose wounds still afflict the country today.

Carol Burnett receives top US humor prize in DC

10/21/2013 8:20am
When Carol Burnett launched her namesake variety show in the 1960s, one TV executive told her the genre was "a man's game." She proved him wrong with an 11-year run that averaged 30 million viewers each week.

AP PHOTOS: Indigenous fashion show in Bolivia

10/21/2013 9:23am
In dazzling embroidered shawls, wide skirts and black bowler hats, Aymara models strutted their stuff on the catwalk in Bolivia's capital in a fashion show designed to promote Andean style and beauty.

Pumpkin pie and doughnuts are meant to be together

10/21/2013 9:29am
Hanukkah and Thanksgiving may not coincide very often, but these pumpkin honey doughnuts will make you wish they did.

`Steppable' plants for walkways, patios and more

10/21/2013 9:40am
Plants you can walk on are attractive additions to pathways. These low-lying perennials can withstand heavy foot traffic, release pleasant odors when crushed, smother weeds, and cushion your step in the narrow spaces between bricks or flagstones.

Review: Willie Nelson's new albums of duets uneven

10/21/2013 10:59am
Willie Nelson, "To All The Girls ." (Sony Legacy)

A fried holiday appetizer that's still healthy

10/21/2013 12:09pm
This dish is my idea of a one-size-fits-all appetizer for the looming holidays, whether we're talking about Hanukkah, Thanksgiving or Christmas.

Pew: Love is in the air and on the Web

10/21/2013 12:28pm
Online dating is shedding its stigma as a refuge for the desperate, but people who use sites such as and eHarmony are still in the minority.

Britney: Balancing 'crazy mom' home life with work

10/21/2013 12:51pm
Britney Spears may take on a sexy pop star persona in the video for her latest single "Work B---- ," but at home she says she feels like a "crazy mom."

Thanksgiving and Hanukkah _ together at the table

10/21/2013 2:57pm
It's a meeting of holidays so rare it will be tens of thousands of years before it happens again. Thanksgiving and the first day of Hanukkah _ the Jewish Festival of Lights _ fall on the same day this year, creating what many celebrants have dubbed "Thanksgivukkah." And it's opened up a whole new world of culinary opportunities.

Dolly Parton suffers minor injuries in car crash

10/21/2013 3:41pm
Dolly Parton is home resting after being treated and released for minor injuries she suffered in a car crash she described as "a fender bender."

10 emerging writers receive $50,000 prizes

10/21/2013 4:11pm
Ten emerging authors, poets and playwrights have been picked as winners of $50,000 prizes for showing "exceptional talent and promise."

Calif singer gets 7-year prison term for bank scam

10/21/2013 5:28pm
The frontman for a fledgling Los Angeles rock band was sentenced to seven years in prison Monday after bilking more than $11 million from banks and using it to fuel his fantasy of being a rock star, prosecutors said.

Cee Lo Green pleads not guilty in felony drug case

10/21/2013 5:51pm
Cee Lo Green pleaded not guilty on Monday to giving a woman ecstasy at a Los Angeles restaurant during a 2012 dinner, and prosecutors declined to file a rape count against the singer because of insufficient evidence.

Ex-con blamed in fatal Vegas Strip club shooting

10/21/2013 6:25pm
An ex-convict with a history of alcohol-related arrests at Las Vegas Strip clubs was identified as the man who opened fire in an after-hours casino nightclub early Monday, wounding two employees and killing a patron who tried to stop him following a dispute about a $30 cover charge.

Lady Gaga, ex-assistant settle NY lawsuit

10/21/2013 6:26pm
Lady Gaga and a former personal assistant who sued her won't face off in a trial next month after settling their differences out of court.

Film director urges Japan to improve nuclear power

10/21/2013 9:58pm
Dressed in white hazmat coveralls and carrying a dosimeter, documentary film director Robert Stone ventured into the damaged Fukushima nuclear plant's exclusion zone a year after a massive earthquake and tsunami triggered meltdowns in three reactors.