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Holocaust play 'The Soap Myth' goes digital

01/27/2014 12:28am
In the spring of 2012, as the off-Broadway run of the Holocaust play "The Soap Myth" was winding down, its director wasn't ready to let go.

Brilliant, baffling moments at the Grammys

01/27/2014 2:48am
A teenager from New Zealand and two French "robots" shall lead them.

Police will not investigate Nigella drug admission

01/27/2014 5:57am
British police have decided not to investigate celebrity cook and author Nigella Lawson for admitting illegal drug use in a recent court case.

AP PHOTOS: Grammys' sights equal the sounds

01/27/2014 6:04am
Beyonce kicked off the 56th Grammy Awards with a steamy and smoky performance of "Drunk In Love." She started on a chair and then grinded in a revealing black outfit. Jay Z emerged in a fitted suit to rap his verse, and the couple held hands and danced together.

Want to get the flu? Volunteers sneeze for science

01/27/2014 6:05am
Forget being sneezed on: Government scientists are deliberately giving dozens of volunteers the flu by squirting the live virus straight up their noses.

Bob Marley musical for kids jammin' in New York

01/27/2014 6:57am
A snowy, frigid New York is about to enjoy a blast of Caribbean warmth courtesy of Jamaica and its most favorite son, Bob Marley.

'Brokeback Mountain,' the opera, to open in Spain

01/27/2014 7:29am
It was a short story, then a Hollywood movie. Now the tragic tale of two cowboys in love is being reinvented again as "Brokeback Mountain" _ the opera.

THC-Hawks? Pot puns pack this Super Bowl

01/27/2014 8:01am
The way Bryan Weinman sees it, he and his friends already won their Super Bowl bet.

Prevent a garden slugfest with baits, upkeep

01/27/2014 8:35am
Slugs and snails are ravenous plant eaters that leave behind slimy trails of destruction as they glide through nurseries and lawns, farm fields and gardens. Remedies abound, but prevention is an effective way to start.

A writer devoted to George Eliot and "Middlemarch"

01/27/2014 8:39am
"My Life in Middlemarch" (Crown), by Rebecca Mead

Mirren to be honored at British Academy awards

01/27/2014 8:48am
Oscar-winning actress Helen Mirren, whose roles have ranged from a hard-nosed detective to Queen Elizabeth II, is to receive the British Academy Film Awards' highest honor.

Grammy win for Daft Punk boosts French pride

01/27/2014 9:30am
They're helmeted, mute and mysterious, and they're suddenly the pride of France.

Review: Novel revives famed case of missing judge

01/27/2014 9:33am
"The Wife, the Maid, and the Mistress" (Doubleday), by Ariel Lawhon

MSNBC shuffles daytime following departures

01/27/2014 9:53am
MSNBC has given Ronan Farrow a time slot for his new show, part of a shuffling of the news network's daytime schedule.

Author, poet Helga Sandburg Crile dies in NE Ohio

01/27/2014 10:54am
Helga Sandburg Crile, an author and the youngest of three daughters of poet and Lincoln biographer Carl Sandburg, has died at her home near Cleveland. She was 95.

5 Things to Know as James Holmes returns to court

01/27/2014 11:01am
Colorado theater shooting defendant James Holmes returned to court Monday for a closed hearing on whether he should get a second psychiatric evaluation. Holmes is charged with the July 2012 Aurora shootings that killed 12 people and injured 70. Here are five things to know about the case so far:

Miles Teller rides Sundance wave to leading roles

01/27/2014 11:18am
Miles Teller is a name movie fans can expect to hear a lot this year.

Grammy Awards reach 28.5 million viewers

01/27/2014 11:21am
The Grammy Awards are a hit with television viewers, with Nielsen reporting in its preliminary ratings that 28.5 million viewers tuned in to music's biggest night.

A tired tradition? Defining the union in a word

01/27/2014 11:39am
Is "strong" losing its strength?

Serve a bundle of love (and caviar) on Valentine's

01/27/2014 11:40am
Just in time for Valentine's Day, here's a luxurious little treat to make and serve at home that may bring to mind your most elite restaurant thrills. It's based on the beggar's purse, a signature appetizer at the Quilted Giraffe, a groundbreaking `80s-era New York City restaurant.

Rosie O'Donnell coming back to 'View' as guest

01/27/2014 11:51am
Proving nothing is impossible in the world of daytime television, Rosie O'Donnell is coming back to "The View" _ at least for a day.

Aide: Obama still looks forward to Hollande visit

01/27/2014 12:11pm
The White House says French President Francois Hollande's relationship woes are not affecting plans for his visit to the U.S. next month.

Macklemore says Lamar 'robbed' at Grammy Awards

01/27/2014 12:40pm
Everyone felt sorry for Kendrick Lamar after the dazzling young rapper was shut out at the Grammy Awards _ even Macklemore, the guy who beat him head-to-head in several categories.

Football betting more popular than ever in Vegas

01/27/2014 12:43pm
With the Super Bowl approaching, fans are talking trash, buying snacks, and, more than ever, placing bets.

Feds suspend NJ slaughterhouse; cruelty alleged

01/27/2014 12:54pm
One of the country's largest veal and lamb companies was temporarily barred from processing meat after federal officials viewed secretly shot video showing animals being treated inhumanely at its New Jersey slaughterhouse.

Review: Wilco bandmates produce tight pop

01/27/2014 1:06pm
The Autumn Defense, "Fifth" (Yep Roc Records)

DiCamillo wins Newbery for best children's book

01/27/2014 1:13pm
Kate DiCamillo's "Flora & Ulysses," a comic superhero tale featuring a deadly vacuum cleaner and a mighty squirrel, has won the John Newbery Medal for the year's best work of children's literature. Brian Floca won the Randolph Caldecott Medal for his illustrations in "Locomotive," a story of the early years of train travel that Floca also wrote.

Pinks credited for Alaska's largest salmon harvest

01/27/2014 2:14pm
Pink salmon are credited for creating Alaska's largest salmon harvest ever, according to new figures from an organization that promotes Alaska seafood.

Hawaii longline boats face lower tuna catch quota

01/27/2014 2:44pm
Hawaii's longline fishing boat owners expect their sales of ahi will drop by millions of dollars under an agreement in which the United States will reduce its longline tuna catch for three years starting in 2015.

Max Roach music, records go to Library of Congress

01/27/2014 3:48pm
Music and recordings from Max Roach, one of the creators of modern jazz drumming, will be preserved at the Library of Congress, curators and his family announced Monday.

NY trial over Jasper Johns art ends in guilty plea

01/27/2014 4:32pm
A former New York foundry owner once popular with artists pleaded guilty Monday to charges that he tried to sell phony knockoffs of a sculpture of Jasper Johns' classic 1960 "Flag" painting and the sculptures of two other artists, ending a weeklong trial that featured testimony by Johns.

Herb Alpert's totem sculptures on display in NYC

01/27/2014 7:51pm
Jazz musician Herb Alpert is bringing a different kind of art to New York City.

Plan for Vanderbilt mansion in RI to go forward

01/27/2014 8:28pm
A proposal to build a welcome center on the grounds of The Breakers, a Gilded Age mansion once home to Cornelius Vanderbilt, cleared a critical hurdle on Monday.