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Wahlberg shoots down Kardashian comparison

11/13/2013 1:27am
Mark Wahlberg says his family won't be the new Kardashians.

Classic and modern takes: Thanksgiving green beans

11/13/2013 5:14am
Can we all just agree that by 2013 we should be able to do better by green beans than dumping canned soup and fried onions all over them? Surely, there is a better way.

Classic and modern takes on pecan pie

11/13/2013 5:18am
If your Thanksgiving spread has just one pie _ even if that one pie is of the classic pumpkin variety _ you just aren't doing it right.

Healthcare website model felt bullied by critics

11/13/2013 6:17am
The model whose face appeared on the much-maligned Obama health care website says she felt intimidated by harsh public criticism of the program.

Former top CIA official has book deal

11/13/2013 7:05am
A former top CIA official whose 33 years of service included the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks and the death of Osama bin Laden has a book deal.

Katy Perry planning something special to open AMAs

11/13/2013 7:10am
Katy Perry is on a four-week journey that snakes around the world, including stops in Amsterdam, Australia and Japan. She's got Germany to go before crossing the Atlantic Ocean to Miami. And then it's across the continent to Los Angeles.

AP PHOTOS: Prince Charles over the years

11/13/2013 7:24am
Prince Charles turns 65 on Thursday, the usual retirement age for British workers, but he's still waiting to take up the job he has been destined for since birth.

Home office gathering dust? Consider other options

11/13/2013 7:59am
The home office, it seems, is going the way of the fax machine.

For Argentine chemo patients, mirrors can hurt

11/13/2013 8:08am
For cancer patients dealing with the physical and psychological trauma of the disease, even looking in the mirror can be difficult. When chemotherapy robs your hair, it's common to feel that a part of your identity goes missing as well.

Charles ready for pension, still in line for job

11/13/2013 9:24am
Prince Charles plans to claim the government pension he qualifies for when he turns 65 on Thursday, but he still hasn't started the job he was born to do.

Too much? Lady Gaga saturates market

11/13/2013 9:43am
There's just one way to escape the blitz surrounding Lady Gaga's new album: completely unplug from society.

'Fifty Shades of Grey' film postponed until 2015

11/13/2013 10:29am
The release of the big-screen adaptation of "Fifty Shades of Grey" has been postponed until 2015.

Flannery O'Connor prayer journal published

11/13/2013 10:55am
"A Prayer Journal" (Farrar, Straus and Giroux), by Flannery O'Connor

'Shakespeare in Love' getting stage adaptation

11/13/2013 11:10am
Another much-loved film is getting the screen-to-stage treatment. Producers say a theatrical adaptation of "Shakespeare in Love" is coming to London's West End next year.

Spike Lee wants Fla. Zimmerman tweet lawsuit ended

11/13/2013 11:46am
Spike Lee has asked a federal judge to throw out lawsuit filed by a Florida couple who say the movie director mistakenly retweeted their address as the home of George Zimmerman.

The Weather Channel tightening focus

11/13/2013 12:19pm
The Weather Channel is trying a novel approach to turn around some flagging ratings: It is reemphasizing weather.

Hawaiian Airlines tops on-time rankings

11/13/2013 12:26pm
Here are the government's rankings of U.S. airlines for arriving on time during September:

Jennifer Garner promotes early childhood education

11/13/2013 12:26pm
Actress Jennifer Garner says education is "without a doubt the ticket out of poverty."

Comixology to offer 'Classics Illustrated' comics

11/13/2013 12:35pm
Hundreds of literary classics adapted and illustrated as comics in the pages of "Classics Illustrated" are going digital.

Sandoval, Train to perform at US Christmas Tree

11/13/2013 1:32pm
Jazz trumpeter and pianist Arturo Sandoval and the band Train will perform at the National Christmas Tree lighting ceremony this year, along with singer Janelle Monae and Latin musician Prince Royce.

Surviving Iran band members 'paralyzed with grief'

11/13/2013 1:35pm
The surviving members of an Iranian indie rock band said Wednesday they are "paralyzed with grief" over the shocking shooting deaths of their drummer and guitarist and another friend at their Brooklyn apartment.

Caught on video: Bieber mistreats Argentine flags

11/13/2013 1:38pm
Argentines are expressing outrage over the latest scandal to emerge from Justin Bieber's wild tour through Buenos Aires, saying the way he treated the Argentine flag shows he has no respect for his fans or the country.

Bobbie Gentry gets country music trail marker

11/13/2013 2:18pm
Country singer Bobbie Gentry is being honored in her home state with a marker on the Mississippi Country Music Trail.

With vacationers home, airlines boost on-time mark

11/13/2013 2:59pm
Airlines are doing a better job of staying on schedule now that fewer people are flying.

JFK portrayals brought challenge for screen actors

11/13/2013 3:13pm
A wide range of actors have played President John F. Kennedy in the movies and on TV, starting even before his assassination 50 years ago. Some memorable portrayals:

Motion picture group defends movie ratings system

11/13/2013 3:23pm
Under increasing pressure over its threshold for violence in PG-13 films, the Motion Picture Association of America defended its often-criticized rating system on Wednesday.

NBCUniversal takes control of Sprout network

11/13/2013 3:39pm
Comcast Corp.'s NBCUniversal says it has taken full control of Sprout, the pay TV channel for preschoolers that it had launched with joint venture partners PBS, Sesame Workshop and Hit Entertainment in 2005.

Cheadle to play Miles Davis in long-planned biopic

11/13/2013 4:09pm
Don Cheadle will play Miles Davis in a biopic the actor has long planned on the innovative jazz pioneer.

British Library obtains Lennon lyrics and letters

11/13/2013 5:02pm
The British Library has been given letters and lyrics by John Lennon under a program that accepts donations of art and cultural artifacts in place of tax.

New casino, restaurants brighten downtown Vegas

11/13/2013 5:45pm
The newest addition to Las Vegas' resurgent downtown announced itself this week with a marching band, a ribbon cutting and, of course, showgirls.

Trainer to stars says any dog can learn new tricks

11/13/2013 5:51pm
If it seems like your dog knows every trick in the book, try changing books.

'Challenger Disaster' TV film stars William Hurt

11/13/2013 5:53pm
The watching world was horrified when, on Jan. 28, 1986, the space shuttle Challenger exploded over Cape Canaveral, Fla., just seconds after liftoff. Seven crew members, including beloved Teacher-In-Space Christa McAuliffe, lost their lives and the manned space program was dealt a nearly mortal blow.

Review: Billy Crystal's '700 Sundays' still moving

11/13/2013 6:09pm
If you're lucky, at the end of Billy Crystal's moving one-man show "700 Sundays," you'll get to watch the actor really move. He does a cartwheel across the Imperial Theatre stage after the curtain call.

Actor seeks class-action status for Macy's suit

11/13/2013 6:39pm
An actor on HBO's "Treme" (truh-MAY') is seeking class-action status for his profiling lawsuit against Macy's.

Coast Guard responds to overboard cruise passenger

11/13/2013 8:58pm
Coast Guard officials sent a rescue plane to waters northeast of Hawaii on Wednesday afternoon to respond to reports of a woman going overboard on a cruise ship.

Swift shares catwalk with Victoria's Secret angels

11/13/2013 9:11pm
The Victoria's Secret Angels worked their magic on the catwalk Wednesday, weaving between chart-toppers Taylor Swift and Fall Out Boy, and some fancy sets and stage tricks, yet somehow keeping the spotlight mostly on themselves.

Hawaii town to state: Stop sending tourists here

11/13/2013 11:33pm
People from across the world are drawn to the coastal town of Kailua. Its white sand beaches are among the nation's best. Some recommend the Honolulu suburb for its laid-back vibe. And President Barack Obama vacations there with his family each Christmas.