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Beatles, Kristofferson honored for life's work

01/26/2014 12:04am
The unofficial theme for the Recording Academy's laughter-filled Special Merit Awards ceremony could easily have been old friends.

`Whiplash' wins audience, jury awards at Sundance

01/26/2014 1:41am
The dramatic story of a drummer who pursues excellence at all costs won top honors at the Sundance Film Festival

German newspaper publishes top Nazi's letters

01/26/2014 8:13am
One black-and white photo shows Heinrich Himmler on an idyllic family outing, holding his wife's hand while his blond, pigtailed daughter is picking flowers. Others show the SS Nazi leader feeding a little fawn or taking a bath at Lake Tegernsee near his home in Bavaria.

Taxpayer advocate: Avoid health-care tax surprises

01/26/2014 8:20am
It's not too early to start thinking about the tax implications of health care reform.

Richie, Fogerty, Cyrus perform at Clive Davis gala

01/26/2014 10:16am
John Fogerty performed with the Foo Fighters and Jennifer Hudson. R. Kelly debuted a tribal new song in tribute to Nelson Mandela. And Miley Cyrus basically called the audience old.

Attorneys promote gay marriage doc at Sundance

01/26/2014 11:45am
Attorneys Ted Olson and David Boies once argued the Bush v. Gore case in front of the U.S. Supreme Court, but they say fighting California's law prohibiting same-sex marriage is the most significant thing they've done.

Growing up in Africa impacts "Walking Dead" actor

01/26/2014 12:09pm
Growing up in Zimbabwe and visiting South Africa as a young woman helped forge Danai Gurira's passion for producing theater in Africa.

Cuaron wins DGA for 'Gravity,' gains Oscar edge

01/26/2014 12:32pm
Alfonso Cuaron was awarded the top film honor from the Directors Guild of America for "Gravity" on Saturday night, giving the lost-in-space saga an edge on the journey to the Academy Awards.

Senegal star sings for C. African Republic peace

01/26/2014 2:17pm
Renowned Senegalese musician Youssou Ndour plans to release a song calling for peace in Central African Republic, teaming up with a Christian singer from the battle-scarred country to convey a message of religious harmony.

Ex-French first lady travels to India for charity

01/26/2014 2:18pm
A day after splitting up with France's president, Valerie Trierweiler launched a new stage in her life Sunday with a charity visit to India.

The new face of food stamps: working-age Americans

01/26/2014 3:14pm
In a first, working-age people now make up the majority in U.S. households that rely on food stamps _ a switch from a few years ago, when children and the elderly were the main recipients.

Bieber relaxing in Panama after Florida scrape

01/26/2014 4:30pm
Pop star Justin Bieber is relaxing at the beach in Panama after being charged in Florida with driving under the influence.

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis early leaders at Grammys

01/26/2014 6:27pm
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis are dominating the Grammy Awards already, picking up major honor best new artist.

Mexican poet Jose Emilio Pacheco dies at age 74

01/26/2014 7:18pm
Jose Emilio Pacheco, widely regarded as one of Mexico's foremost poets and short story writers, died Sunday at age 74, the country's National Council for Culture and the Arts announced on its official Twitter account.

Lorde's 'Royals' wins Grammy song of the year

01/26/2014 8:55pm
Precocious teenager Lorde is the Grammy Awards song of the year winner.

Daft Punk 'Get Lucky' with Grammy record of year

01/26/2014 9:08pm
Daft Punk's infectiously catchy song "Get Lucky " is the Grammy Awards' record of the year.

Daft Punk wins Grammy album of year

01/26/2014 9:47pm
Daft Punk has won the top honor at Grammy Awards, taking album of the year for "Random Access Memories."

Ex-Marlboro man dies from smoking-related disease

01/26/2014 9:47pm
Eric Lawson, who portrayed the rugged Marlboro man in cigarette ads during the late 1970s, has died. He was 72.

Select winners from the 56th annual Grammy Awards

01/26/2014 10:14pm
Winners in selected categories at the 56th annual Grammy Awards announced Sunday during ceremonies at the Nokia Theatre and Staples Center:


01/26/2014 10:14pm
By the time Nine Inch Nails, Queens of the Stone Age and Lindsey Buckingham hit the stage to close out the Grammys show, many celebs in attendance had already headed for the limo lineup outside, including Bruno Mars, Taylor Swift, and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis.

SHOW BITS: Love in the air and aisles at Grammys

01/26/2014 10:34pm
Show Bits brings you Sunday's 56th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles through the eyes of Associated Press journalists. ollow them on Twitter where available with the handles listed after each item.