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Allen defends self against Farrow's abuse claims

02/08/2014 12:48am
In a nearly 2,000-word open letter punctuated with rhetorical questions and decades-old anecdotes, notoriously media-shy Woody Allen again defended himself against renewed claims that he molested adoptive daughter Dylan Farrow 21 years ago.

Beatlemania: A moment in time never to be repeated

02/08/2014 6:34am
Musical moments that capture the attention of a national audience _ and beyond _ never seem to be in short supply. Last week, Bruno Mars set a ratings record with 115 million people watching his Super Bowl performance. A few months ago, the talk was about Beyonce's surprise album. And there's still discussion of That Miley Moment at the MTV Video Music Awards.

The heroin mill next door: NYC dealers blend in

02/08/2014 8:20am
In a major drug bust that drew little attention just a week before Philip Seymour Hoffman's death, authorities found a sophisticated heroin packaging and distribution operation in an apartment in the Bronx.

French comic with disputed gesture is defiant

02/08/2014 9:51am
A French comic whose gesture touched off allegations of anti-Semitism and prompted a government ban on his shows is defiant, saying the "quenelle" has nothing to do with the Nazi salute.

DiCaprio, Hill re-team for story of Richard Jewell

02/08/2014 9:52am
Leonardo DiCaprio says he and "The Wolf of Wall Street" co-star Jonah Hill are "going to come up with something unique" as they re-team to tell the story of 1996 Olympics security guard Richard Jewell.

Pa. exhibit highlights early black comic artists

02/08/2014 11:40am
Comic books are full of superheroes and a dazzling variety of characters, but in the early days of the industry one thing was conspicuously rare: black characters. Now, an exhibit in Pittsburgh chronicles some early artists and a publisher who started to break the comic color barrier in the 1930s and 1940s.

Ga. concert hall inspected after fans evacuated

02/08/2014 12:26pm
A century-old concert hall in downtown Atlanta was being inspected by engineers Saturday -- and postponed at least one show -- after fans were evacuated during a Friday night rock concert.

Spain princess testifies in historic fraud probe

02/08/2014 12:48pm
In a historic judicial hearing that could further impact the deteriorated image of Spain's monarchy, Princess Cristina testified Saturday in a fraud and money laundering case in which she and her husband could eventually be charged.

Valentino apologizes for Amy Adams bag-gate

02/08/2014 12:59pm
The fashion house Valentino has apologized for touting in an email blast to journalists that one of their pricey bags was carried by Amy Adams as she stepped from a car at the wake of Philip Seymour Hoffman.

'Love & Hip Hop' star says brawl was overblown

02/08/2014 1:10pm
Reality star Benzino says reports were overblown about a massive brawl that included "Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta" cast members during a recent filming of the VH1 reality show.

Prabal Gurung show disrupted by G-string streaker

02/08/2014 5:46pm
There were opulent gongs, mood music and richly colored coats on Prabal Gurung's Himalayas-inspired runway Saturday at New York Fashion Week.

What's for dinner? The farm bill has a big impact

02/08/2014 6:39pm
Look no further than your dinner plate to understand how the new farm bill affects you.

Bandage dresses _ with feathers, too _ at Leger

02/08/2014 7:03pm
How many ways can you make a bandage dress? There seems to be no finite answer to that question, as Herve Leger keeps coming up with new adornments _ some more successful than others _ to the label's famous skintight garment.

Next step uncertain in Woody Allen allegations

02/08/2014 7:16pm
A week bracketed by op-ed letters of accusation and denial of child molestation left little clarity and scant hope for resolution in a bitter saga that has haunted Woody Allen and the Farrow family for more than two decades.

Monique Lhuillier shows her darker side

02/08/2014 7:51pm
It's hard to think of Monique Lhuillier as having a darker side, but there it was, though still playful and girlie.

Conservatives push agenda at Japan's public TV

02/08/2014 10:07pm
Minutes of a recent governing board meeting of Japan's public broadcaster NHK seem to back up suspicions that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, despite his denials, is trying to use Japan's news giant to promote his nationalist agenda.