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Playboy bunny art being moved to Dallas museum

11/15/2013 12:22am
A 40-foot high Playboy bunny logo that had upset some residents of the West Texas town of Marfa will be removed from a roadside display and hauled to a Dallas museum, where it will be featured in an exhibition.

Wis. woman types letters, poems, stories on demand

11/15/2013 1:32am
Need a breakup letter? How about a letter to a potential love interest? Anja Sieger and her typewriter can help.

10,000 Finnair passengers grounded

11/15/2013 3:04am
Finnair says some 10,000 passengers have been grounded as the airline canceled flights in anticipation of a planned strike by cabin crews and other personnel that was averted at the last minute.

Folk singer Roy Harper charges with sex offenses

11/15/2013 4:50am
British police say veteran folk singer-songwriter Roy Harper has been charged with sexual offenses against an underage girl during the 1970s.

New Bartlett's compiles black quotations

11/15/2013 5:07am
For the debut Bartlett's anthology of black quotations, editor Retha Powers wanted to capture the personal, the political and the artistic.

Queen's daughter wonders about eating horse meat

11/15/2013 5:27am
Britain's Princess Anne says Britons should consider changing their attitude toward eating horse meat.

Q&A: Alexander Payne on his life at the movies

11/15/2013 7:41am
Alexander Payne is equal parts filmmaker and film buff.

Norway's crown princess has neck surgery

11/15/2013 8:32am
Norway's royal palace says Crown Princess Mette-Marit has had successful surgery on her neck to remove a herniated disk.

Warhol painting fetches record $105M at NY auction

11/15/2013 9:05am
A prized 1963 Andy Warhol painting that captures the immediate aftermath of a car crash has sold for $105 million at a New York auction, shattering the record for the famed pop artist amid a spending frenzy in the art world.

Mayor-elect De Blasio debates staying in Brooklyn

11/15/2013 9:06am
Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio draws much of his populist identity from his Brooklyn neighborhood of Park Slope, a bastion of outer-borough liberalism where the tree-lined streets and charming brownstones are a far cry from Manhattan's steel-and-glass canyons.

Turn to bourbon for easy, warming holiday cocktail

11/15/2013 10:03am
My definition of the ideal summer cocktail? Easy to make, refreshing to drink. Come the winter holidays, I make only one change: Easy to make, comforting to drink.

'Anchorman' parody of TV news lands at Newseum

11/15/2013 10:47am
While Dorothy's ruby slippers from "The Wizard of Oz" are prize artifacts at the Smithsonian, Ron Burgundy's burgundy "Anchorman" suit might turn out to be the most popular item at the Newseum.

Egypt plans ambitious renovation for Cairo museum

11/15/2013 12:23pm
Egypt unveiled Friday a multimillion dollar renovation project for Cairo's famed Egyptian Museum, including plans to demolish a scorched building that stands between it and the Nile, in a bid to draw tourists back and restore a sense of normalcy after more than two years of unrest.

Film recounts outpouring of grief to JFK's widow

11/15/2013 2:58pm
Veteran TV comedy writer Janis Hirsch is used to her words entertaining millions of viewers. But the letter she scrawled in early 1964 as a hospitalized teenager was intended to comfort an audience of one: bereaved first lady Jacqueline Kennedy.

AP NewsBreak: Macy's moves Joan Jett off SD float

11/15/2013 3:22pm
Macy's is moving rocker Joan Jett and her band off the South Dakota tourism float in its Thanksgiving Day parade after ranchers complained about having a vegetarian and animal rights advocate representing their state.

007 settlement hints at evil Blofeld's return

11/15/2013 4:20pm
Could Blofeld be back?

William Weaver, acclaimed translator, dies at 90

11/15/2013 4:31pm
William Weaver, one of the world's most honored and widely read translators who helped introduce English-language readers to the works of Umberto Eco, Italo Calvino and many other Italian writers, has died.

Chicago mayor, comic engage over deep-dish diss

11/15/2013 5:06pm
Chicago's mayor has delivered a message to comedian Jon Stewart: Don't diss his city's prized pizza.

Jay Z says he'll continue Barneys collaboration

11/15/2013 7:43pm
Jay Z announced Friday he'll move forward with a planned collaboration with Barneys New York despite recent allegations of racial profiling at the luxury store, an ongoing investigation into the claims and public pressure that he back out of the deal.

Netflix revives 'The Killing' for final 6 episodes

11/15/2013 7:44pm
Netflix says it is reviving "The Killing" after its cancellation by AMC.

Ohio prosecutor: Abandonment cases will be pursued

11/15/2013 8:22pm
An Ohio prosecutor said Friday he will pursue abandonment charges in cases similar to his latest in which authorities say a couple gave their 9-year-old adopted son to child welfare officials after raising him from infancy.