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Chin Han mixes global blockbusters, home projects

10/23/2013 1:59am
Following up on successful turns in blockbuster films like "The Dark Knight," Chin Han has taken on a project closer to home.

Stars to hold tribute concert for Gregg Allman

10/23/2013 6:38am
The Allman Brothers, Sam Moore, Taj Mahal, Warren Haynes, Eric Church and several others have signed on to pay tribute in concert to Gregg Allman early next year.

Underwood will star on live TV in 'Sound of Music'

10/23/2013 6:54am
The end of the year looks busy for Carrie Underwood, and she couldn't be happier.

Foreign arrivals show boost for Greek tourism

10/23/2013 7:53am
Foreign arrivals in financially struggling Greece increased 12.3 percent in the first half of 2013, official data show, backing government hopes of a bumper year for the key tourism industry.

Pumpkin, not potatoes, make these latkes winners

10/23/2013 9:08am
Potato latkes may be the best known variety of this crispy staple of Hanukkah meals, but don't feel you need to limit yourself to them.

Seinfeld has help for cooking-phobic with 3rd book

10/23/2013 9:17am
Jessica Seinfeld's first two cookbooks "Deceptively Delicious" and "Double Delicious" showed parents how to sneak vegetables into their kids' meals.

Ultra-Orthodox singers defy stereotypes in Israel

10/23/2013 9:28am
For most Israelis, the common perception of the ultra-Orthodox Jewish minority is that of an insulated, segregated society devoted to studying ancient biblical texts and rejecting the ills of secular life.

Cumberbatch's 'Sherlock' back with 'Downton'

10/23/2013 9:28am
"Sherlock" starring Benedict Cumberbatch will return to public TV in January, keeping company on Sunday nights with the "Downton Abbey" crowd.

Raise the house, lower the flood risk

10/23/2013 9:32am
Eileen Benner says elevating her home in Atlantic City, N.J., was a "no-brainer" after it suffered extensive flood damage during Superstorm Sandy. "I would tell anybody who has the money available to go ahead and do it," she says.

Getting great pork chops is all about the size

10/23/2013 9:41am
Everyone loves the idea of a grilled pork chop, but they often fall short of expectations. And I blame the butcher!

Raise the house, lower the flood risk

10/23/2013 9:43am
Eileen Benner says elevating her home in Atlantic City, N.J., was a "no-brainer" after it suffered extensive flood damage during Superstorm Sandy. "I would tell anybody who has the money available to go ahead and do it," she says.

UK town Stilton told it can't make stilton cheese

10/23/2013 10:14am
They make fine cheese in the English village of Stilton. Just don't call it stilton.

2 Miss. museums to take on its turbulent history

10/23/2013 10:57am
Mississippi breaks ground Thursday on side-by-side museums that are expected to break ground of their own in how they depict the Southern state once rocked by racial turmoil, one promising a frank focus on civil rights and the other a sweep of history from pre-European settlements to Elvis Presley and more.

George Clooney's 'Monuments Men' pushed to 2014

10/23/2013 11:04am
George Clooney's World War II drama "The Monuments Men" is being pushed to 2014 and out of the fall awards season.

Starbucks to open 'tea bar' in New York City

10/23/2013 11:40am
Starbucks is trying to make tea trendy, with plans to open its first "tea bar" in New York City.

Q&A: Alec Baldwin on 'fetid septic tank' movie biz

10/23/2013 12:21pm
In "Seduced and Abandoned," Alec Baldwin and James Toback present a portrait of today's movie business and an elegy to what it once was. In person, Baldwin's even more candid, venting on tasteless studio executives, the pay for actors and the "fetid septic tank" of the movie business.

Heidi Fleiss accused of DUI with marijuana in Nev.

10/23/2013 12:51pm
Former Hollywood madam Heidi Fleiss was arrested in Nevada on suspicion of driving under the influence of marijuana, her second marijuana-related run-in with the law in the past three months.

Ex-Utah Gov. Huntsman hosting weekly radio show

10/23/2013 1:03pm
Former Republican Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman, a 2012 presidential candidate, will host a new weekly radio talk show on SiriusXM satellite radio aimed at promoting bipartisan politics.

FDA seeks pet owner help on dangerous jerky treats

10/23/2013 1:18pm
The Food and Drug Administration is trying to solve a stubborn mystery surrounding the deaths of almost 600 dogs that ate jerky treats, and officials are hoping pet owners and veterinarians can help them figure out what exactly may be causing the illnesses.

Top Italian court sides with Loren in tax dispute

10/23/2013 1:22pm
Sophia Loren once served time in an Italian jail for tax evasion. Now Italy's top court has handed the actress a victory in a nearly 40-year-long battle over back taxes.

3-month-old Prince George is christened in London

10/23/2013 1:53pm
Dressed in a lace and satin gown designed in the 1840s, Britain's 3-month-old future monarch, Prince George, was christened Wednesday with water from the River Jordan at a rare gathering of four generations of the royal family.

Hairy, scary tarantulas don't spook loyal owners

10/23/2013 2:07pm
Tarantulas are the heaviest, hairiest, scariest spiders on the planet. They have fangs, claws and barbs. They can regrow body parts and be as big as dinner plates, and the females eat the males after mating. But there are many people who call these creepy critters a pet or a passion and insist their beauty is worth the risk of a bite.