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Broadway's 'Mamma Mia!' moves, reaches milestone

10/25/2013 8:44am
During one of her last visits to the Winter Garden Theatre, Judy Craymer took in the empty seats, the elegant gilding and the ghost light quietly burning onstage.

Air Serbia to start flying, marking end of JAT

10/25/2013 9:45am
Air Serbia, the Balkan country's new national carrier partly owned by Etihad Airways, formally starts flying this weekend, spelling the end for the old loss-making JAT Airways.

Lindsey Gort plays young Samantha Jones

10/25/2013 10:06am
About a year ago, Lindsey Gort's name came up for a part but the casting director said she wasn't right for it because she was more of a young Kim Cattrall-type.

FDA proposes rules to make animal food safer

10/25/2013 12:11pm
Amid incidents of pets dying from dog treats, the Food and Drug Administration is proposing long-awaited rules to make pet food and animal feed safer.

Wachowskis hope to surprise with next film

10/25/2013 12:59pm
The Wachowski siblings say they're hoping to again surprise audiences with the science-fiction movie "Jupiter Ascending," starring Channing Tatum and Mila Kunis.

Alex O'Loughlin ponders future on 'Hawaii Five-0'

10/25/2013 1:20pm
Alex O'Loughlin says he's signed up for two more seasons of "Hawaii Five-0" but is looking forward to a career beyond the hit TV series.

Arcade Fire pays tribute to Haiti on new album

10/25/2013 2:01pm
A traditional Haitian rara band loudly snaked through the crowd, its insistent drums and horns drawing the members of Arcade Fire to a small outdoor stage.

Agency recommends national park for Cesar Chavez

10/25/2013 2:24pm
The National Park Service is recommending that Congress create a new historic park to honor farm labor leader Cesar Chavez, one that would be made up of four sites in California and a former Phoenix church hall where the now-famous rallying cry "Si se puede" was popularized.

Pastrami-wrapped bird for Hanukkah and Turkey Day

10/25/2013 2:56pm
Pastrami. Horseradish. Matzo. Frying in oil. All the makings of a traditional Jewish holiday meal. But this time, we add turkey, a nod to the first day of Hanukkah falling on Thanksgiving this year.

A sauce that's a bit Thanksgiving, a bit Hanukkah

10/25/2013 3:11pm
With Thanksgiving falling on the first day of Hanukkah, I wanted to look for ways to blend a little each holiday at the same table.

At least 7 hurt at Howard homecoming concert in DC

10/25/2013 3:20pm
D.C. police say at least seven people have been injured when crowds rushed the gates during a homecoming concert at Howard University.

Orlando Bloom and Miranda Kerr announce split

10/25/2013 3:26pm
The marriage of actor Orlando Bloom and model Miranda Kerr has ended _ even as Bloom tackles one of the most romantic roles in history, Romeo.

Correction: Ellis Island story

10/25/2013 3:33pm
In a story Oct. 24 about Ellis Island reopening, The Associated Press erroneously reported when artifacts were moved. They were moved after the storm, not before.

Kraft recalls string cheese that may spoil early

10/25/2013 4:51pm
Kraft Foods Group Inc. is voluntarily recalling some of its Kraft and Polly-O string cheese because they may spoil and change color before the expiration date on the packages.

Jackie Chan completes mission with 'Zodiac' film

10/25/2013 5:26pm
Jackie Chan says his mission is complete.

Police question driver on Philly museum steps

10/25/2013 5:34pm
Police say they've questioned the driver of a car seen going down the Philadelphia Museum of Art steps made famous in the movie "Rocky."

Rap promoter gets life in prison in NYC drug case

10/25/2013 5:40pm
A hip-hop promoter was sentenced to life in prison on Friday on charges he moonlighted as a drug kingpin who made a fortune by smuggling vast amounts of cocaine into New York City, sometimes by concealing it in music equipment cases.

Fox orders full season of new sitcom 'Dads'

10/25/2013 6:02pm
Fox says it's ordering a full season of the new comedy "Dads," which came under early fire by critics.

Malaysia bans Ke$ha concert, cites 'culture' clash

10/25/2013 9:04pm
Authorities in Muslim-majority Malaysia have banned a planned concert by U.S. pop singer Ke$ha after deciding it would hurt cultural and religious sensitivities.