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Tired celebs show up in NYC for '24 Hour Plays'

11/19/2013 3:57am
The stars were out in force on Broadway on Monday _ and they were frantic.

Gift Guide: Wireless audio gizmos under $500

11/19/2013 7:45am
If "unplugged" acoustic music was a hallmark of the `90s, surely "wireless" listening is the big trend of the `10s.

CNN acquires Vargas' immigration film 'Documented'

11/19/2013 9:03am
A former Washington Post journalist who later revealed he has been living in the country illegally since childhood has made a documentary about his experience and announced Tuesday that he is selling broadcast rights for the project to CNN Films.

Gift Guide: Wireless audio gizmos under $500

11/19/2013 9:37am
If "unplugged" acoustic music was a hallmark of the `90s, surely "wireless" listening is the big trend of the `10s.

Lincoln trilogy coming from former Clinton aide

11/19/2013 9:59am
A former White House aide to Bill Clinton has spent the past few years writing a trilogy about the life of another president _ Abraham Lincoln.

Butterball mystery: Turkeys wouldn't fatten up

11/19/2013 10:23am
Butterball apparently has big fat mystery on its hands: The company says it doesn't know why some of its turkeys wouldn't plump up in time for Thanksgiving this year.

700 fans camp out for `Catching Fire' premiere

11/19/2013 10:28am
The latest "Hunger Games" are yet to begin, but the fans have already arrived in force.

London exhibit features fashionista Isabella Blow

11/19/2013 10:31am
She wore everything from a crystal-studded lobster to a tall ship made of feathers on her head, and chose a purple medieval robe for her wedding dress. Long before Lady Gaga rose to fame, British fashion editor and stylist Isabella Blow made theatrical clothes and outlandish headgear her personal trademark.

AP PHOTOS: `Selfie' is declared word of the year

11/19/2013 10:36am
Smartphone self-portraits are now so prevalent that Britain's Oxford University Press has crowned "selfie," the name the public has given them, as the word the year for 2013.

Ron White to host CMT's artist of year special

11/19/2013 10:56am
Comedian Ron White will host CMT's celebration of 2013's top country music stars, making this year's show something of a boys club.

Santa at Radio City is no department store elf

11/19/2013 11:05am
Forget the cookies and milk. What Santa really wants for Christmas is water _ and lots of it.

Syd Field, author of screenplay how-to, dies

11/19/2013 12:24pm
The author of the screenplay manual that inspired James Cameron and Judd Apatow to make movies has died.

Suzanne Vega samples 50 Cent

11/19/2013 2:01pm
Singer-songwriter Suzanne Vega has seen her work sampled by rap artists many times. Now she's showing the inspiration runs both ways.

Home-made decor to order: 3-D printers come home

11/19/2013 2:03pm
Looking for that perfect light for your home office? A new chair or coffee table? You might try making it yourself, at home, with just the click of a button.

FX orders 13 episodes of drama series 'The Strain'

11/19/2013 2:07pm
The FX channel says it's ordering 13 episodes of a drama series based on "The Strain" trilogy of vampire novels.

Holiday gift ideas for your 1 percenters

11/19/2013 2:08pm
They own yachts, big ol' French chateaux and collect fine wine, so what's left to buy the one percenter for the holidays when your budget is more cook-at-home than caviar?

What did Narcissus say to Instagram? Selfie time!

11/19/2013 2:39pm
In these hyper-connected, over-shared times dwell two kinds of people: those preoccupied with taking and uploading photos of themselves and those who have never heard of the selfie.

Mexican president denies meeting Justin Bieber

11/19/2013 2:59pm
Mexico's president has denied a tweet by Justin Bieber saying the singer met with the president and his family prior to a show.

First lady: Air Force One shorts created a 'stink'

11/19/2013 4:00pm
Michelle Obama says she won't wear shorts on Air Force One again because the one time she did, it created "a huge stink."

Agency considers pinto abalone for endangered list

11/19/2013 4:06pm
A 6-inch Pacific Ocean marine snail prized for its delicate flavor and colorful shell will be considered for endangered or threatened species status.

Chanel bringing show to Dallas

11/19/2013 4:08pm
Chanel designer Karl Lagerfeld is bringing his "Metiers d'Art" show to Dallas next month.

Elvis Presley's intellectual property rights sold

11/19/2013 4:13pm
The money-making enterprise called Elvis Presley has been sold.

'Wild Recon' host admits to selling rare lizards

11/19/2013 7:43pm
The former host of Animal Planet's "Wild Recon" show admitted Tuesday that he sold two endangered Iranian desert monitor lizards without a permit.

Adam Levine named People's 'sexiest man alive'

11/19/2013 7:54pm
People has spoken and its named Adam Levine the "sexiest man alive" of 2013, the magazine announced Tuesday.

Kelly Clarkson announces pregnancy on Twitter

11/19/2013 9:16pm
Kelly Clarkson says she's expecting her first child.

Study: Kids are less fit than their parents were

11/19/2013 10:42pm
Today's kids can't keep up with their parents. An analysis of studies on millions of children around the world finds they don't run as fast or as far as their parents did when they were young.

Diane Disney Miller, Walt Disney's daughter, dies

11/19/2013 11:46pm
Diane Disney Miller, Walt Disney's daughter and one of his inspirations for building the Disneyland theme park, has died at her Northern California home. She was 79.