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Beyonce and Jay Z: Contemporary pop's ultimate duo

07/06/2014 1:40am
For all of Beyonce and Jay Z's up-tempo joint hits — the irresistible and catchy "Crazy In Love," the swagger anthem "Upgrade U" and the beat-driven "Drunk In Love" — it was the performers' emotional solo material that made their presence as a collaborative duo strong and resilient during their On the Run tour.

'Transformers' could earn record China box office

07/06/2014 3:40am
The latest "Transformers" movie, which features Chinese locations, actors and products, has so far earned almost as much in China as in the United States, driven by a record number of screenings for a foreign movie.

Gehry redesign of art museum yields more space

07/06/2014 9:10am
Traditionalists can rest easy knowing architect Frank Gehry's vision for the Philadelphia Museum of Art does not include wrapping the neoclassical building in his trademark chunky silver swooshes.

Muti conducts 'Requiem' for WWI 100th anniversary

07/06/2014 2:00pm
Maestro Riccardo Muti is conducting Verdi's Requiem Mass in northeastern Italy to mark the 100th anniversary of World War I's outbreak in Europe and honor its millions of war dead.

J-Lo, Versace lead Paris' haute couture revival

07/06/2014 2:51pm
Just a few years ago it was on the brink of extinction. Now, haute couture — the 150-year-old Parisian tradition of making unique, astronomically-priced handmade gowns — is back.

Ford injury to halt 'Star Wars' for 2 weeks

07/06/2014 2:51pm
Harrison Ford's injury will cause production on "Star Wars: Episode VII" to be suspended for two weeks.

Correction: Guatemala Massacre Film story

07/06/2014 4:20pm
In a story July 5 about a documentary on Guatemala's civil war, The Associated Press reported erroneously that filmmaker Pamela Yates returned to the country in 2011 to speak to the survivors of a massacre. She returned in 2014.

Flavor Flav cited by police over fireworks show

07/06/2014 7:30pm
Police have cited rapper Flavor Flav over his annual Fourth of July fireworks show outside his Las Vegas home.