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NYC artists live on 'human hamster wheel'

03/05/2014 12:11am
Ever feel like you're on a big hamster wheel and you can't get off?

Beyonce's father granted cut in child support

03/05/2014 3:50am
A court has substantially cut the amount that Beyonce Knowles' father must pay in child support to an actress he had a son with.

Trial begins in UK case against famous PR guru

03/05/2014 4:40am
The trial of public relations guru Max Clifford on charges of indecent assault is underway with jury selection at a central London court.

'Chicagoland': An unscripted saga of city life

03/05/2014 8:31am
When President Barack Obama spoke out last week against the crime, violence and poverty that ensnares young men of color in epidemic numbers, he might have been voicing a promo for "Chicagoland," the docuseries debuting Thursday on CNN.

Idina Menzel, 'Frozen' heat up pop charts

03/05/2014 9:00am
Tony-winning Idina Menzel — or Adele Dazeem if you're John Travolta — is enjoying massive success with "Let It Go" from the animated film "Frozen," but the entertainer is still perplexed that she's finally triumphing on the pop charts with a show tune-esque track.

White House to hold Easter Egg Roll on April 21

03/05/2014 10:41am
The White House says the Easter Egg Roll will be held on Monday, April 21.

Kristin Chenoweth says she suffers from asthma

03/05/2014 10:51am
Kristin Chenoweth is ready to tell the world she suffers from asthma. The Tony-winning actress says she's suffered with the respiratory disorder for more than a decade, noticing it sometime after the 9/11 terror attacks on lower Manhattan.

'Nymphomaniac' film is banned in Turkey

03/05/2014 11:21am
Turkey's film board has banned the screening of director Lars von Trier's movie "Nymphomaniac Volume 1" at cinemas in the country because of the film's sex scenes.

TV anchorwoman criticizes Kremlin on Ukraine

03/05/2014 11:40am
An anchorwoman on a Kremlin-funded TV network is standing by her criticism of Russia's military incursion in Ukraine, saying she would rather risk her job and "go down on the right side of history."

Sentence in lake crash that killed Usher's stepson

03/05/2014 1:01pm
The Atlanta man convicted in a jet ski crash that killed the stepson of R&B singer Usher has been ordered to serve four years in prison.

Akon looks to bring electricity to homes in Africa

03/05/2014 1:01pm
Grammy-nominated singer Akon has a goal of bringing solar-powered electricity to 1 million homes in Africa by the end of the year, and the singer is using millions of his own dollars for the cause.

Finalists announced for PEN/Faulkner prize

03/05/2014 3:11pm
Karen Jay Fowler, best known for her novel "The Jane Austen Book Club," is a finalist for the prestigious PEN/Faulkner award for fiction.

A Broadway musical reaches a bloody milestone

03/05/2014 4:11pm
Dying onstage has been remarkably easy for Broadway's "A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder."

Agent: Game show host Geoff Edwards dies at 83

03/05/2014 6:21pm
Geoff Edwards' agent says the veteran TV game show host has died at age 83.

George Saunders wins $20,000 short-story prize

03/05/2014 7:31pm
George Saunders' acclaimed story collection "Tenth of December" has won a $20,000 prize for short fiction.