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At star-packed Glamour awards, Malala steals show

11/12/2013 12:15am
There was a flamboyant pop star. A legendary singer. A TV star, some supermodels, and one of the world's most powerful philanthropists. Even a former secretary of state who may soon be running for president.

Ang Lee sees clout of Chinese film awards growing

11/12/2013 3:48am
Academy Award-winning director Ang Lee believes the modest clout of the premier awards for Chinese-language films will grow as the market for such films increases.

Biggest haul of looted church icons back in Cyprus

11/12/2013 7:03am
The largest haul of looted, centuries-old church icons, frescoes and mosaics ever repatriated to Cyprus were officially welcomed Tuesday after a nearly four-decade journey.

Film directors protest at Iran's embassy in Sweden

11/12/2013 7:17am
A group of international film directors are protesting outside Iran's embassy in Stockholm against that government's censorship of Iranian film maker Mohammad Rasoulof.

Book chronicles businessmen who led fracking boom

11/12/2013 7:21am
"The Frackers: The Outrageous Inside Story of the New Billionaire Wildcatters" (Portfolio/Penguin), by Gregory Zuckerman

Court won't overturn Rasta pictures decision

11/12/2013 7:41am
The Supreme Court won't hear an appeal from a photographer who said that painter Richard Prince violated his copyrights with paintings and collages based on the photographer's published works.

Letterman books it with artist-writer Bruce McCall

11/12/2013 8:45am
Hear David Letterman, who knows something about comedy, pay tribute to the comic artistry of Bruce McCall.

This Thanksgiving, try a handmade apron

11/12/2013 8:48am
Every apron tells a story, according to EllynAnne Geisel, who collects vintage aprons and sews her own.

A glance at store hours for holiday kickoff

11/12/2013 9:18am
Thanksgiving and Black Friday store hours for several major retailers:

Lawrence first-time producer with 'Glass Castle'

11/12/2013 9:19am
Jennifer Lawrence will not only star in the upcoming film adaptation of Jeanette Walls' 2005 best-selling memoir "The Glass Castle," the project will also mark her first time as a producer.

Robert Stone tells another story of misbehavior

11/12/2013 11:42am
Seated on a small couch in his living room, beneath shelves filled with his many novels and story collections, Robert Stone knocks softly on a quilted pillow for luck.

First lady undertakes new education initiative

11/12/2013 11:43am
Edging into a broader policy role, Michelle Obama is joining President Barack Obama's efforts to get the United States on track to have the highest percentage of college graduates by 2020.

Wahlbergs to star in reality restaurant show

11/12/2013 11:47am
A&E network is feasting on the Wahlberg brothers, who will star in a new reality show titled, "Wahlburgers," and set in the family's Boston restaurant.

CNN names Brian Stelter host of 'Reliable Sources'

11/12/2013 12:07pm
CNN says media reporter Brian Stelter is the new host of "Reliable Sources," the network's weekly look at developments in the media world.

Gossip maven Elaine Lui has book deal

11/12/2013 12:11pm
Here's the latest on Internet gossip superstar Elaine Lui (LEW'-ee): She has a book coming out next spring.

John Tavener, composer and seeker, dies at 69

11/12/2013 12:42pm
British composer John Tavener, whose career was boosted with the help of The Beatles and who often is remembered for the elegiac song performed as Princess Diana's coffin was carried out of Westminster Abbey, died Tuesday. He was 69.

iTunes to allow donations for typhoon relief

11/12/2013 12:44pm
Apple is giving iTunes users a chance to donate to relief efforts for the typhoon tragedy in the Philippines.

All day shopping frenzy on Thanksgiving?

11/12/2013 2:14pm
Last Thanksgiving Day, Kimberly Mudge Via's mother, sister and nieces left in the middle of their meals to head for the mall.

'Nebraska' continues allure of black-and-white

11/12/2013 2:45pm
Black-and-white movies are a rarity today, of course, but they nevertheless cling to a persistent and exceptional existence among more flashy fare at the multiplexes.

Nicks to guest star on 'American Horror Story'

11/12/2013 4:31pm
Lily Rabe's Stevie Nicks-obsessed character on "American Horror Story: Coven" is in for a treat.

Classic and modern takes on the Thanksgiving bird

11/12/2013 5:39pm
Thanksgiving can be a landmine of a meal. Creative cooks who tinker too aggressively with classic recipes may find themselves at the head of a table of disgruntled diners.

Seat belts on commercial buses delayed 45 years

11/12/2013 5:54pm
After a drunken driver on a California highway back in 1968 slammed into a bus carrying passengers to Las Vegas, killing 19, investigators said a lack of seat belts contributed to the high death toll. But 45 years later, safety advocates are still waiting for the government to act on seat belts and other measures to protect bus passengers.

Kim Kardashian cited for speeding on LA freeway

11/12/2013 6:20pm
Kim Kardashian was cited for speeding Tuesday after a California Highway Patrol officer spotted the reality star apparently being chased by paparazzi on a Los Angeles freeway.

Sarah Palin launches book tour in Bethlehem, Pa.

11/12/2013 7:12pm
Former Alaska governor and 2008 Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin launched a tour to promote her new book about restoring the religious spirit of Christmas in _ where else? _ Bethlehem Township, Pa.