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Review: Tori Spelling grows up in latest book

11/07/2013 6:16am
"Spelling It Like It Is" (Gallery Books), by Tori Spelling

Comics, Springsteen, Waters in benefit for wounded

11/07/2013 7:54am
Bruce Springsteen auctioned off the guitar around his shoulder for $250,000 to benefit wounded servicemen and women, the climax of Wednesday's seventh annual "Stand Up for Heroes" benefit run by ABC newsman Bob Woodruff's foundation.

Marvel to develop 4 original series for Netflix

11/07/2013 8:38am
Marvel will develop four original series for Netflix in a deal that gives the streaming service one of its most high-profile content partnerships.

Charity auction offers 'experiences' with celebs

11/07/2013 8:51am
Are you interested in a trip to the Grammy Awards with VIP access? How about a round of golf with New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg? Or lunch with Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick?

Boo, Collins elected to Pulitzer Prize Board

11/07/2013 9:16am
Katherine Boo, a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist, and Gail Collins, an op-ed columnist for The New York Times, have been elected to the Pulitzer Prize Board.

Artwork helps parents of slain NY kids find solace

11/07/2013 9:38am
Finding her two small children stabbed to death in her Upper West Side apartment last year, Marina Krim felt robbed of her entire existence.

Alexa Chung puts musings of an It Girl onto paper

11/07/2013 11:01am
It's easy to know when you are an It Girl, says British model-TV host-girl about town Alexa Chung: Photographers snap at you on the street, designers throw clothes at you and party invitations flow faster than champagne. She's not quite sure, though, how to become one, or even what It is.

AP Photos: Nashville turns up the glamour at CMAs

11/07/2013 11:23am
Country music stars were all dressed up with somewhere to go: the Country Music Awards.

Stars align for telethon to aid US veterans

11/07/2013 11:32am
Connie Francis, Alan Alda and Joe Mantegna are joining forces to help raise money for veterans suffering the wounds of war.

News and information shows explore JFK anniversary

11/07/2013 11:34am
"Don't let it be forgot," goes the plaintive song from "Camelot."

Penny Marshall, Cindy Williams together again

11/07/2013 11:37am
Penny Marshall and Cindy Williams play feuding ex-TV partners on an episode of Nickelodeon's "Sam & Cat," but they brush aside any comparison to their past.

Georgina Chapman on fashion, film, `Runway'

11/07/2013 12:26pm
Georgina Chapman studied costume design in college with the hope of one day seeing her creations in the movies. That dream took a slight turn when she launched the fashion label Marchesa in 2004 with partner Keren Craig. Now, their designs are frequently worn by actresses at red-carpet movie premieres and award ceremonies.

Judi Dench brings Bond character M back from dead

11/07/2013 12:27pm
The head of the Secret Intelligence Service, where James Bond works, has returned from the dead.

Amy Tan tells sweeping tale in new book

11/07/2013 12:33pm
"The Valley of Amazement" (Ecco), by Amy Tan

Kimmel prank brings tears to eyes of kids

11/07/2013 1:19pm
Jimmy Kimmel brought tears to the eyes of many children recently. But they weren't tears of joy.

Save time and money with a fuss-free Thanksgiving

11/07/2013 1:37pm
Every year Americans wrestle with yet another round of seemingly ever more complex Thanksgiving dilemmas.

Taste the difference of no trans fat? Probably not

11/07/2013 1:43pm
What will food without trans fats taste like? You probably already know.

Most booster seats do well in new safety rankings

11/07/2013 1:46pm
More than half of child booster seats that went on sale this year earned a top rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.

Chess, rubber duck inducted into Toy Hall of Fame

11/07/2013 1:47pm
The rubber duck squeaked out a win for a place in the National Toy Hall of Fame, joining the ancient game of chess in the 2013 class inducted Thursday.

Thanksgiving: When to save, where to splurge

11/07/2013 2:24pm
Thanksgiving is the holiday of sanctioned indulgence, but that doesn't mean the meal has to break the bank. Strategic splurging can keep your budget _ and your time _ under control.

'Star Wars: Episode VII' gets Dec. 2015 release

11/07/2013 2:56pm
For the first time in the franchise's history, a "Star Wars" film won't be released in the summer.

'Star Trek' actress Kate Mulgrew to publish memoir

11/07/2013 3:13pm
Kate Mulgrew has figured out a way to introduce her two great passions, acting and writing, to each other: She's working on a memoir.

US to lose vote at UNESCO, incurs debts

11/07/2013 3:29pm
American influence in culture, science and education around the world is facing a high-profile blow Friday as the U.S. is stripped of its voting rights at the world's cultural agency, UNESCO. And it would cost the U.S. hundreds of millions of dollars to win this voice back.

Johnston files petition for custody of son Tripp

11/07/2013 3:42pm
The father of Bristol Palin's son is seeking at least equal custody.

FDA to ban artery-clogging trans fats

11/07/2013 6:51pm
Heart-clogging trans fats were once a staple of the American diet, plentiful in baked goods, microwave popcorn and fried foods. Now, mindful of the health risks, the Food and Drug Administration is getting rid of what's left of them for good.

Strongest typhoon of the year slams Philippines

11/07/2013 7:48pm
One of the most powerful typhoons ever recorded slammed into the Philippines Friday, cutting communications and blocking roads in the center of the country amid worries of serious damage and casualties.

Soldier's dad hopes 'I Drive Your Truck' a comfort

11/07/2013 8:14pm
The Massachusetts father whose story was told in Country Music Association song of the year "I Drive Your Truck" says the song is a tribute to all parents who have lost a child.

No more trans fat: FDA banning the artery-clogger

11/07/2013 10:04pm
Heart-clogging trans fats were once a staple of the American diet, plentiful in baked goods, microwave popcorn and fried foods. Now, mindful of the health risks, the Food and Drug Administration is getting rid of what's left of them for good.