10/21/2013 4:57amOverseers 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.
10/21/2013 6:11amA 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.
10/21/2013 7:47amSlavery in the United States was once a roaring success whose wounds still afflict the country today.
10/21/2013 8:20amWhen 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.
10/21/2013 9:23amIn 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.
10/21/2013 9:29amHanukkah and Thanksgiving may not coincide very often, but these pumpkin honey doughnuts will make you wish they did.
10/21/2013 9:40amPlants 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.
10/21/2013 10:59amWillie Nelson, "To All The Girls ." (Sony Legacy)
10/21/2013 12:09pmThis dish is my idea of a one-size-fits-all appetizer for the looming holidays, whether we're talking about Hanukkah, Thanksgiving or Christmas.
10/21/2013 12:28pmOnline dating is shedding its stigma as a refuge for the desperate, but people who use sites such as Match.com and eHarmony are still in the minority.
10/21/2013 12:51pmBritney 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."
10/21/2013 2:57pmIt'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.
10/21/2013 3:41pmDolly Parton is home resting after being treated and released for minor injuries she suffered in a car crash she described as "a fender bender."
10/21/2013 4:11pmTen emerging authors, poets and playwrights have been picked as winners of $50,000 prizes for showing "exceptional talent and promise."
10/21/2013 5:28pmThe 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.
10/21/2013 5:51pmCee 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.
10/21/2013 6:25pmAn 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.
10/21/2013 6:26pmLady 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.
10/21/2013 9:58pmDressed 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.