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Urban, Miguel prepare for Grammy nomination duet

12/06/2013 3:16am
It took a few tries, but Keith Urban and Miguel finally got into a groove while preparing for their upcoming collaboration at Friday's Grammy nominations concert.

Director Zhang Yimou sued for too many children

12/06/2013 3:26am
Famed Chinese film director Zhang Yimou is being sued by two lawyers for breaking China's one-child policy, in what they say is a protest against rich people flouting the rules.

Sondheim himself sings in HBO's 'Six by Sondheim'

12/06/2013 6:59am
At age 9, America Ferrera came across a videotape that changed her life.

Russia PM: No amnesty for political prisoners

12/06/2013 7:01am
Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev hinted Friday that members of the punk band Pussy Riot, former tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky and others widely referred to as political prisoners will not be freed in Russia's upcoming amnesty.

Iconic Saratoga Springs, NY, restaurant for sale

12/06/2013 7:14am
An iconic restaurant in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., whose owners include "Entourage" actors Kevin Connolly and Kevin Dillon has been put up for sale.

TV Review: Broadway wins in live 'Sound of Music'

12/06/2013 8:48am
Whew, that was nerve-wracking, right? All those kids and staircases, pillow fights, candles and dancing. But somehow the cast and crew of NBC's three-hour live telecast of "The Sound of Music" pulled it off Thursday night with only a trodden-on dress, some inconsistent sound levels and a flubbed few words.

'Harry Potter' stars up for theater awards

12/06/2013 9:56am
Former "Harry Potter" stars Daniel Radcliffe and Rupert Grint are both prize contenders for performances on the London stage.

Judge approves auction of sacred Hopi masks

12/06/2013 11:09am
A judge has ruled that the controversial sale of 32 Native American Hopi masks can go ahead next week.

Easy entertaining with a flourless chocolate cake

12/06/2013 11:25am
The problem with holiday potlucks is the travel factor.

Final suspect in Dutch art heist arrested

12/06/2013 11:48am
British police have arrested the final suspect in the theft of paintings by Matisse, Picasso and Monet from a Dutch museum.

Teen arrested in theft of part from Walker crash

12/06/2013 12:47pm
Detectives arrested a teenager Thursday accused of stealing some wreckage from the Porsche that "Fast & Furious" star Paul Walker was in when he died in a crash, and a second suspect was planning to turn himself in, authorities said.

Sundance Film Festival to add children's movies

12/06/2013 2:14pm
The Sundance Film Festival will soon become more child friendly.

British jazz great Stan Tracey dies at 86

12/06/2013 2:23pm
British jazz pianist and composer Stan Tracey, who played with everyone from Sonny Rollins to Charlie Watts of the Rolling Stones in the course of a 70 year-career, has died at the age of 86.

Mandela film shifts from tribute to eulogy

12/06/2013 2:26pm
With the passing of Nelson Mandela, the sweeping biopic "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom" transforms in the midst of its theatrical release from a living tribute to a big-screen eulogy.

Stephen King launches Twitter account

12/06/2013 2:50pm
Stephen King has decided to give Twitter a try. But don't expect to hear a lot from him.

Famed door-to-door salesman Bill Porter dies at 81

12/06/2013 3:29pm
Bill Porter, the door-to-door salesman in Portland, Ore., who was portrayed by William H. Macy in an Emmy-winning TV movie, has died at 81.

Maya Angelou mourns longtime friend Nelson Mandela

12/06/2013 3:48pm
Maya Angelou, who first met Nelson Mandela in the early 1960s, praised him as a great man worthy of comparison to another icon she knew, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.

Craze for coveted craft brews creates black market

12/06/2013 3:54pm
Fancy a pint of Pliny the Elder or Heady Topper double India pale ales, but can't find it in your neighborhood? Get out your wallet.

California citrus growers fight off cold spell

12/06/2013 3:59pm
Citrus grower Fred LoBue breathed a sigh of relief on Friday after two sleepless nights monitoring the icy temperatures in his family's Central Valley orange groves.

Cargo bikes the new minivan for cycling families

12/06/2013 4:17pm
One fisherman uses a bike to deliver hundreds of pounds of salmon to local markets. A mom who regularly shuttles her two kids around town once tried to haul a twin mattress home. And some companies are using the bikes to deliver beer kegs or pick up recycling.

'Singin' in the Rain' suit auction postponed

12/06/2013 6:51pm
Although rain couldn't stop Gene Kelly from singing and dancing, an ice storm has postponed the auction of the Hollywood star's gray wool suit.

Party celebrates Washington pot anniversary

12/06/2013 6:58pm
Crowds of people bundled in winter coats celebrated the anniversary of marijuana legalization in Washington state Friday by sparking up at a city-sanctioned party under Seattle's Space Needle.

Judge: Brennan's Inc. in New Orleans is bankrupt

12/06/2013 7:17pm
Brennan's Inc., former owner of the landmark Brennan's restaurant, is bankrupt and must be liquidated, a federal bankruptcy judge has found.

'Sound of Music' alive for 18.6 million viewers

12/06/2013 7:36pm
"The Sound of Music" has the sound of a hit for NBC.

Select nominees for 56th annual Grammy Awards

12/06/2013 9:41pm
Nominees announced Friday in top categories for the 56th annual Grammy Awards: