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Detroit crime tour tells and sells macabre history

10/29/2013 12:15am
A black-caped woman with a lantern guides more than two dozen people through downtown Detroit as night falls, spinning ghoulish, grisly tales from the gritty city's history.

Mia Farrow's brother gets 10 years in sex case

10/29/2013 5:19am
The brother of actress Mia Farrow has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for sexually abusing two boys in his neighborhood in Maryland.

Bolshoi ballet dancer: Not guilty of acid attack

10/29/2013 6:39am
A Bolshoi ballet dancer who is accused of ordering an acid attack on the company's ballet chief pleaded not guilty Tuesday as his trial began in Moscow.

Blockbuster UK goes into administration - again

10/29/2013 8:03am
The DVD and games rental store Blockbuster has filed for a form of U.K. bankruptcy _ again.

'The Returned': A quiet zombie drama from Sundance

10/29/2013 8:54am
One exception to the mysteries of death is a certain cold comfort in its finality. "Dead as a doornail" leaves no room for doubt.

Dark and moody, collodion photos make a comeback

10/29/2013 8:57am
Frustrated by the ease at which digital photos can be taken and doctored, some artists are kicking it old school: They've revived wet plate collodion photography, a medium invented and popular during the mid-1800s.

McConaughey 'unabashed' in 'Dallas Buyers Club'

10/29/2013 9:21am
In 1986, Texan Ron Woodroof was diagnosed with HIV and given 30 days to live. When receiving the news, the rodeo-lover argued with the doctor, saying only homosexuals got such a disease-and he was as straight as they came.

The Jonas Brothers announce breakup

10/29/2013 9:39am
The Jonas Brothers are disbanding.

Loretta Lynn delays 2 Iowa shows, cites exhaustion

10/29/2013 9:50am
Country music legend Loretta Lynn is postponing two shows in Iowa because of exhaustion.

Delevingne, Beckham, McQueen up for fashion awards

10/29/2013 10:06am
Cara Delevingne, the model whose face seems to be everywhere, will compete with Edie Campbell and Sam Rollinson as this year's British Model of the Year.

Former NBC news chief now a Yes man

10/29/2013 10:09am
For eight years as NBC News president, Steve Capus worried about Brian Williams, the "Today" show and rapid changes in the news industry. Now he's taking time for a passion project: getting Yes into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Tyler Blackburn talks about move to 'Ravenswood'

10/29/2013 10:30am
Tyler Blackburn says it was bittersweet to leave ABC Family's "Pretty Little Liars" to star in the supernatural spinoff, "Ravenswood," which premiered last week.

Morrissey book to be published in US on Dec. 3

10/29/2013 11:10am
The Morrissey memoir show will soon arrive in the U.S.

Dutch museums find 139 likely Nazi-looted artworks

10/29/2013 12:17pm
A major investigation into whether art hanging in Dutch museums may have once been Nazi loot has yielded an unexpectedly large result: 139 suspect works, including ones by masters like Matisse, Klee and Kandinsky.

Be thankful for well-dressed Brussels sprouts

10/29/2013 12:22pm
Whatever you do this Thanksgiving, don't spoil your spread with underdressed vegetables.

Sweet and wild _ stuffing that goes with the grain

10/29/2013 12:40pm
Stop fussing over whether to prepare your Thanksgiving stuffing inside or alongside the turkey. Your life will be so much easier if you just embrace the wonder that is casserole dish stuffing.

Newer, budding music acts sell out top venues

10/29/2013 12:53pm
In just two years, English singer Ed Sheeran has gone from the small stage to the big league.

Scorsese's 'Wolf of Wall Street' moves to Dec. 25

10/29/2013 2:02pm
The release of Martin Scorsese's "The Wolf of Wall Street" has been pushed to Dec. 25.

Iran gives activist actress 18-month sentence

10/29/2013 2:34pm
An Iranian court has sentenced an actress known for her reformist political activism to 18 months in prison on security charges, newspapers reported Tuesday, in another sign of the underlying tensions between Iran's hard-liners and calls for greater openness by new President Hassan Rouhani.

Deal puts Al-Jazeera America in top markets

10/29/2013 2:47pm
The Al-Jazeera America cable news network, which has attracted little viewer interest during its first two months on the air, announced a deal Tuesday that will give it a significant presence in the country's two largest television markets.

Kanye: Kardashian is fashion queen over first lady

10/29/2013 3:55pm
Kanye West says when it comes to fashion, Kim Kardashian reigns supreme over every woman, including Michelle Obama.

Music Review: Gyptian brings the heat on 4th album

10/29/2013 4:05pm
Gyptian, "Sex, Love & Reggae" (VP Records)

Citations proposed in Cirque acrobat's death

10/29/2013 4:33pm
Safety officials announced plans Tuesday to cite performance company Cirque du Soleil and Las Vegas Strip casino MGM Grand after an acrobat died over the summer in a fall witnessed by the audience.

Stevie Wonder plans 2 albums next year

10/29/2013 5:58pm
Stevie Wonder plans to release two albums next year, including some newly written songs, and he's working on a third.

Parents still turn to troubled-youth ranches

10/29/2013 6:24pm
David Hall was afraid of his own son. They were getting into violent, physical fights requiring police intervention. Fearing the teen would end up in juvenile detention, Hall had his son hauled away in handcuffs and shackles to a southern New Mexico ranch for troubled youths.

Sharpton, Barneys NY CEO discuss racial profiling

10/29/2013 6:31pm
Civil rights activist Al Sharpton met with the CEO of Barneys New York on Tuesday to discuss allegations of racial profiling at the high-end retailer, while the New York state attorney general's office demanded its own meeting with Barneys and also Macy's.

Warner's DC comic-book unit leaving Gotham

10/29/2013 6:38pm
DC Comics, the home of Batman, is leaving Gotham.

Blackface costumes revive controversy at Halloween

10/29/2013 9:16pm
Is donning blackface to dress up as a favorite TV character ever OK for Halloween?

'Entourage' star Ferrara happy movie finally a go

10/29/2013 9:43pm
Jerry Ferrara feels relieved that the controversy surrounding the long-planned movie version of the HBO series, "Entourage" is finally over.

Chris Brown heading to rehab after assault charge

10/29/2013 10:53pm
Troubled singer Chris Brown is heading to rehab.

Olympic Team USA uniforms get Made in USA label

10/29/2013 11:16pm
Team USA will now wear the Made in the USA label. Every article of clothing made by Ralph Lauren for the U.S. Winter Olympic athletes in Sochi, including their opening and closing ceremony uniforms and their Olympic Village gear, has been made by domestic craftsman and manufacturers.

NYC subway performers eke out a living

10/29/2013 11:26pm
To many, the real soundtrack of New York City plays out well below the street cacophony of rumbling traffic and honking horns, in the subways, where screeching trains combine with the drumming, strumming and singing of hundreds of performers.

25 years after 'Sandman,' Gaiman returns anew

10/29/2013 11:35pm
Some questions remain unanswered for what may seem lifetimes. In "The Sandman Overture" writer Neil Gaiman hopes to answer at least one that has puzzled fans for more than two decades: How could Sandman have been captured so easily to begin with?