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Swedish cinemas launch feminist movie rating

11/06/2013 3:42am
You expect movie ratings to tell you whether a film contains nudity, sex, profanity or violence. Now movie theaters in equality-minded Sweden are introducing a new rating to highlight gender bias, or rather the absence of it.

5 Things to Remember about chef Charlie Trotter

11/06/2013 6:02am
Five things to remember about acclaimed Chicago chef Charlie Trotter, who died Tuesday:

Copy of Napoleon's will sold for $483,000

11/06/2013 7:46am
The only known copy of the will of French emperor Napoleon Bonaparte has sold at auction for 357,000 euros $483,000 _ more than twice the expected price.

Advocates believe dogs will make schools safer

11/06/2013 7:59am
While some say school safety hinges on guns, cameras or alarms in classrooms, Mark Gomer and Kristi Schiller think specially trained dogs should take point in preventing violence in schools.

Jim Morrison's handwritten notebook up for auction

11/06/2013 9:37am
An unpublished notebook containing the musings and poems of Jim Morrison in the last year of his life is included in a coming sale of rock 'n' roll memorabilia.

In banner year for black films, hopes for momentum

11/06/2013 9:56am
Oprah Winfrey has heard this story before.

Editta Sherman, 'Duchess of Carnegie Hall,' dies

11/06/2013 11:03am
Editta (eh-DEE'-tah) Sherman, a photographer dubbed the "Duchess of Carnegie Hall," has died. She was 101.

'Covert Affairs' star on directing, globe-trotting

11/06/2013 11:15am
Christopher Gorham plays a globe-trotting CIA agent on USA Network's "Covert Affairs," and he's starting to feel like one in real life.

Kennedy Center to host Broadway revival of 'Gigi'

11/06/2013 11:20am
Theater producers planning a Broadway revival of the musical comedy "Gigi" will open the production at the Kennedy Center in Washington.

Broadway's 'A Time to Kill' to close this month

11/06/2013 1:10pm
After some critical roasting and a constant box office slump, "A Time to Kill" will soon die on Broadway.

Report: Bieber caught spraying graffiti in Brazil

11/06/2013 1:28pm
The website of Brazil's biggest news outlet published photos Wednesday it says show pop star Justin Bieber spray painting graffiti on a wall. And it adds that police want to question him about it.

Mexican exhibit displays famous exiles' papers

11/06/2013 1:38pm
Leon Trotsky, Fidel Castro, Augusto Cesar Sandino.

Holocaust museum highlights Myanmar's Rohingya

11/06/2013 1:57pm
Images of homeless and stateless Rohingya Muslims forced to flee a deadly outbreak of sectarian violence in Myanmar are being projected onto the outside walls of the Holocaust Memorial Museum, putting a spotlight on a tragedy that has unfolded as the former pariah state has won praise for embracing democracy.

Eva Longoria gets animated with 'Mother Up!'

11/06/2013 2:05pm
Eva Longoria wants to shake up TV animation starting with one meaningful character: a woman stumbling through motherhood.

Cause of death for Trotter could take 2 months

11/06/2013 2:38pm
Charlie Trotter had built a reputation so stellar that the culinary world still had high expectations for the famed chef after he closed his award-winning namesake Chicago restaurant last summer.

Crew boots unruly actor off flight in Phoenix

11/06/2013 2:54pm
US Airways denies crew members used racial slurs against actor Brandon T. Jackson, who was kicked off a flight at a Phoenix layover because of unruly behavior.

Save time and oven space by grilling your turkey

11/06/2013 3:17pm
It all started with the Butterball Turkey Talk-Line! My love of grilled turkey, that is!

Mexican Coke in US will still use cane sugar

11/06/2013 3:34pm
Fans of "Mexican Coke" in the U.S. need not worry about losing the cane sugar that sweetens their favorite drink.

A look back at key milestones at the CMAs

11/06/2013 3:41pm
Here's a look at some key moments in the history of the Country Music Association Awards, which honor the best of the country music (the 47th annual CMAs air on Wednesday night).

Editta Sherman, 'Duchess of Carnegie Hall,' dies

11/06/2013 3:41pm
Photographer Editta Sherman, dubbed the "Duchess of Carnegie Hall" while living in a studio over the famed auditorium for six decades, has died. She was 101.

ABC says Elizabeth Vargas is in alcohol rehab

11/06/2013 3:49pm
Veteran ABC News reporter and "20/20" anchor Elizabeth Vargas is in treatment for alcohol dependency, the network said Wednesday.

Vt. beer's fans are trouble for neighbors

11/06/2013 4:06pm
A popular Vermont beer is in such high demand that its makers are shuttering their retail operation to head off the trouble brewing with its neighbors.

Autopsy of chef Charlie Trotter inconclusive

11/06/2013 4:47pm
An autopsy on acclaimed chef Charlie Trotter found no signs of foul play or trauma Wednesday, but officials will conduct further tests to determine the exact cause of death.

United allowing wider use of electronic devices

11/06/2013 5:21pm
United Airlines is allowing passengers to use portable electronic devices throughout domestic flights.

Obama picks ambassadors to Saudi Arabia, Hungary

11/06/2013 5:24pm
President Barack Obama is nominating a top Defense Department official to become the U.S. ambassador to Saudi Arabia.

Ohio victim: Ariel Castro took 'coward's way out'

11/06/2013 5:36pm
The first of three women who were kidnapped and held for a decade in a Cleveland home described kidnapper Ariel Castro as cowardly when he died in prison in what was ruled a suicide.

Model of Chicago's Picasso doesn't sell at auction

11/06/2013 5:48pm
Christie's auction house in New York says Pablo Picasso's model of his famed downtown Chicago sculpture did not sell at auction after bids failed to meet a minimum reserve.

Broadway's summer romance with 'First Date' ends

11/06/2013 6:12pm
Like most summer romances, Broadway's affair with "First Date" is ending with the arrival of cold weather.

Wash. state measure on labeling GMO foods defeated

11/06/2013 6:45pm
Voters in Washington state have rejected a ballot measure requiring mandatory labeling of genetically engineered foods.

Simple steps to a home both cozy, cost-efficient

11/06/2013 7:08pm
As temperatures drop and daylight is in shorter supply, we fight back: We crank up the heat in our homes and turn on lights earlier and earlier. And yet we also want to keep our heating and electric bills as low as we can.

Shelton and Lambert win again at CMA Awards

11/06/2013 8:53pm
The Country Music Association Awards continued to show its love for Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton on Wednesday night while giving a nod to new duo Florida Georgia Line and doling out a few more awards to Taylor Swift.

Spanish pop sensation Sanz awarded Berklee honor

11/06/2013 9:00pm
Spanish pop sensation Alejandro Sanz stepped into a music school for the first time Wednesday and received an honorary doctorate degree from one of the world's foremost institutions devoted to his craft.

Winners at the 47th annual CMA Awards

11/06/2013 9:18pm
Winners of the 47th annual Country Music Association Awards presented Wednesday night in Nashville: