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Louvre Abu Dhabi shows off its treasures in Paris

04/29/2014 10:21am
The oil-rich United Arab Emirates certainly has the wealth of a first-class nation. Now it hopes to buy in the culture of a first-class nation to the tune of 400 million euros ($550 million).

Correction: Paul Simon-Edie Brickell-Arrests story

04/29/2014 12:12pm
In a story April 28 about the arrest of Paul Simon and Edie Brickell, The Associated Press, relying on information from police, erroneously reported Brickell's age. She is 48, not 47.

Teen finds meaning in 1950s popularity guide

04/29/2014 12:32pm
Respecting or learning from one's elders isn't exactly a top priority for most teens. They're too busy texting or mastering the latest social media platform to relate to the idea that their grandparents ever battled teenage issues like acne or fitting in.

Danish police probe alleged celebrity snooping

04/29/2014 1:21pm
Police in Copenhagen say they are investigating claims that an employee at a Danish IT company passed on details about celebrities' credit card transactions to a Danish gossip magazine.

Reports: Scorpions drummer jailed in Dubai

04/29/2014 1:21pm
Newspapers in the United Arab Emirates are reporting that the American drummer for the rock band Scorpions has been sentenced to one month in jail after being convicted of offensive behavior in Dubai.

'Idol' winner to help reopen Washington Monument

04/29/2014 1:41pm
"American Idol" winner Candice Glover will help reopen the Washington Monument, which has been closed since a 2011 earthquake.

Led Zeppelin's Page, will address Berklee seniors

04/29/2014 2:31pm
Former Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page will be this year's commencement speaker at the Berklee College of Music in Boston.

Hollywood stars get little love at Tony noms

04/29/2014 2:41pm
It was a brutal Tuesday morning for some A-list stars on Broadway.

'Velocity of Autumn' with Estelle Parsons to close

04/29/2014 3:12pm
The first casualty of the Tony Award nominations has fallen: The play "Velocity of Autumn" will close.

Stage star Valisia LeKae fights back from cancer

04/29/2014 3:21pm
Broadway is celebrating the Tony Awards nominations, but it has another reason to cheer: One of its own is cancer-free.

'Star Wars: Episode VII' cast unveiled

04/29/2014 5:10pm
"Star Wars: Episode VII" finally has its stars. May the Force be with them.

Florida Mega Millions winners claim $207M prize

04/29/2014 5:51pm
A central Florida man and woman who have come forward to claim their half of a Mega Millions jackpot of $414 million say the money will allow them to do all sorts of things including investing, traveling and going to as many Notre Dame football games as they can.

Colorado Symphony links up with pot industry

04/29/2014 6:11pm
The Colorado Symphony Orchestra said Tuesday it will play a series of "cannabis-friendly" fundraising concerts sponsored by the state's burgeoning pot industry.

Fight over rap lyrics at New York murder trial

04/29/2014 6:11pm
When he wasn't busy being what prosecutors portray as the ruthless leader of a violent drug gang, Ronald Herron was moonlighting as a rapper known as Ra Diggs.

Gwen Stefani to coach season 7 of 'The Voice'

04/29/2014 6:50pm
NBC says Gwen Stefani will be a coach on "The Voice" next season.