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DC readies weekly series, 'Futures End' for spring

12/11/2013 12:04am
Nearly three years after its debut, DC Comics is pushing its New 52 five years into the future with writers Jeff Lemire, Keith Giffen, Brian Azzarello and Dan Jurgens to examine how heroes change with the passing of time and technology.

UK woman wins right to marry in Scientology chapel

12/11/2013 4:57am
Britain's highest court has ruled in favor of a woman who wants to marry in a Church of Scientology chapel.

Kate Winslet gives birth to a son, her 3rd child

12/11/2013 5:14am
A spokeswoman for Kate Winslet says the actress has given birth to a son and is "doing great."

6 geezers laying? Holidays bring on song botches

12/11/2013 6:46am
Milk and spiders? Nine lazy Hansons? Sleep in heavenly peas?

Looming large: Parents find a craft craze to like

12/11/2013 7:45am
Cooper Volkman is 8 years old and full of energy. While his 10-year-old sister sits down easily to focus on projects, Cooper tends to be perpetually in motion.

Liquor producers experiment with exclusive booze

12/11/2013 9:23am
There's something different about the gin and tonics they mix at Rickhouse bar on San Francisco's Kearny St. And it tastes a lot like... exclusivity.

Damien Hirst artworks stolen from London gallery

12/11/2013 9:45am
Two Damien Hirst artworks together valued at 33,000 pounds ($54,000) have been stolen from a London art gallery, police said Wednesday.

US charity buys up Hopi masks to return to tribe

12/11/2013 9:46am
A U.S. charitable foundation said Wednesday that it was the anonymous bidder that paid $530,000 for 24 Native American masks in a contested Paris auction two days ago, and will return them to the Hopi and the San Carlos Apache tribes.

Hospice care offered to ill pets, grieving owners

12/11/2013 10:02am
As Mike Kelley stroked his cat Andy for the last time, he recalled how the feline would eat yogurt every morning and meet him at the door every night.

Musical of film 'Bull Durham' eyes Atlanta bow

12/11/2013 10:39am
The baseball film "Bull Durham" is hoping to be a hit onstage.

17-city tour to mark Newport Jazz Festival's 60th

12/11/2013 10:47am
The Newport Jazz Festival is kicking off its 60th anniversary with a 17-city U.S. tour.

Nominees at 20th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards

12/11/2013 11:27am
Nominees for the 20th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards announced Wednesday:

Gift Guide: Do homework when buying tablet for kid

12/11/2013 11:37am
Tablet computers are expected to top many kids' holiday lists, but parents need to do their homework first.

Gift Guide: Do homework when buying tablet for kid

12/11/2013 11:40am
Tablet computers are expected to top many kids' holiday lists, but parents need to do their homework first.

How the AP-GfK poll was conducted

12/11/2013 11:43am
The Associated Press-GfK poll on the use of electronics on planes was conducted by GfK Public Affairs and Corporate Communications Dec. 5-9. It is based on online interviews of 1,367 adults who are members of GfK's nationally representative KnowledgePanel.

AP-GfK poll: strong opposition to in-flight calls

12/11/2013 11:45am
As federal regulators consider removing a decades-old prohibition on making phone calls on planes, a majority of Americans who fly oppose such a change, a new Associated Press-GfK poll finds.

Moncler IPO shows strong investor appetite

12/11/2013 12:06pm
The Italian luxury down jacket maker Moncler says investors sought more than 31 times the stock offered in its initial public offering.

Viktor&Rolf open Paris pied-a-terre

12/11/2013 12:11pm
Viktor&Rolf can finally boast a pied-a-terre in Paris.

4 new Matildas set to take the Broadway stage

12/11/2013 12:35pm
A new batch of Matildas are en route to Broadway.

Estate of slain reality TV producer's wife settled

12/11/2013 1:21pm
The family of a reality TV producer accused of killing his wife in Mexico has settled a dispute with the woman's sisters over her estate, and all its money will be set aside for the couple's two young children, attorneys told a judge Wednesday.

Year after Newtown, gun control groups keep hope

12/11/2013 1:28pm
Having already lost her 6-year-old son, Nicole Hockley insists she won't lose the fight to reduce gun violence _ no matter how long it takes.

Bio Channel to be rebranded as FYI next summer

12/11/2013 2:15pm
A&E Networks says its Bio Channel will be going through big changes next summer.

Weinsteins sue Warner Bros. over 'Hobbit' profits

12/11/2013 2:18pm
Harvey and Bob Weinstein sued Warner Bros.' New Line Cinema on Wednesday, claiming they're owned a share of the profits from the second and third "Hobbit" films.

'12 Years a Slave' tops SAG Awards with 4 noms

12/11/2013 2:29pm
Steve McQueen's historic saga "12 Years a Slave" topped the nominations list for the 20th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Wednesday, cementing it as a solid Academy Awards prospect with four nominations.

Neiman Marcus gives Lagerfeld award

12/11/2013 2:50pm
A day after Chanel designer Karl Lagerfeld's extravagant Metiers d'Art fashion show in Dallas featuring models wearing fringe, feathers and leather, he accepted Neiman Marcus' fashion award at its flagship store on Wednesday.

Health care sign-ups pick up but may not close gap

12/11/2013 3:38pm
With time running short, the nation's health care rolls still aren't filling up fast enough.

FDA takes steps to phase out antibiotics in meat

12/11/2013 3:58pm
Citing a potential threat to public health, the Food and Drug Administration is taking steps toward phasing out the use of some antibiotics in animals processed for meat.

4 new Matildas set to take the Broadway stage

12/11/2013 3:58pm
A fresh batch of Matildas are en route to Broadway.

Actor Christopher Evan Welch dies at age 48

12/11/2013 4:11pm
Christopher Evan Welch, the actor whose roles on New York stages led to a series of film and television parts, including a regular spot on AMC's "Rubicon," has died in Southern California.

How to survive a subzero stranding

12/11/2013 6:00pm
More than 200 rescuers feared for the worst when a couple and four children vanished this week in the bitterly cold Nevada wilderness. But two days after their ill-fated trip to play in the snow Sunday, the family was found in good condition. By Wednesday, the mother and a child were released from the hospital.

Sriracha maker says Calif. put hold on its sauces

12/11/2013 6:42pm
The Southern California-based maker of Sriracha has been told it can't ship any more of its popular hot sauce to food distributors until next month because the state Department of Public Health is enforcing stricter guidelines that require a 30-day hold on the product.

California city OKs parade despite gay exclusion

12/11/2013 11:53pm
A Southern California city granted a private group a permit Wednesday night to hold a Vietnamese new year's parade, despite objections over its exclusion of the community's gay and lesbian residents.