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Author guards fan favorites in TV's 'Outlander'

08/05/2014 12:00am
When she first saw raw scenes from the TV adaption of her "Outlander" book, Diana Gabaldon caught something. It was a line of dialogue she says her "fans consider iconic," one they would miss and that had been left out.

NYPL opens pop-up outdoor reading room

08/05/2014 7:01am
The New York Public Library is offering book lovers an outdoor reading room.

Wesley Snipes: 'You can't take life too seriously'

08/05/2014 8:01am
U.S. action star Wesley Snipes is back on the big screen for the first time since his release from prison as he joins Sylvester Stallone and the cast of "The Expendables 3."

Hearing rescheduled in Justin Bieber DUI case

08/05/2014 8:20am
A Miami-Dade County judge has postponed a hearing to determine whether Justin Bieber will be tried on charges of driving under the influence and resisting arrest.

'Please Like Me' lets its comic creator be himself

08/05/2014 8:41am
"I float around," says Josh Thomas, "and I've just been very lucky."

Grammy-winning folk duo The Civil Wars announce formal breakup after long hiatus

08/05/2014 9:01am
Grammy-winning folk duo The Civil Wars announce formal breakup after long hiatus.

Review: One Direction uneven at stadium concert

08/05/2014 9:50am
In just four years, One Direction has cultivated a feverish fan base so strong, the boy band can sell out U.S. stadiums, a feat that mirrors 'N Sync's success more than a decade ago, and an achievement only a handful of musicians can claim.

Sherri Shepherd to make her Broadway debut

08/05/2014 10:30am
A wicked stepmother has been picked for Cinderella on Broadway — Sherri Shepherd.

The Civil Wars music duo announce formal breakup

08/05/2014 11:50am
The members of folk duo The Civil Wars have made it official: They're breaking up.

'Please Like Me' lets its comic creator be himself

08/05/2014 12:01pm
"I float around," says Josh Thomas, "and I've just been very lucky."

Review: Made-over 'Turtles' return in a reboot

08/05/2014 1:00pm
Rebooting the popular franchise after Paramount acquired the "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle" rights, producer Michael Bay and director Jonathan Liebesman have taken on a full recap of the turtle's origin story and their epic conflict with the dastardly Foot Clan crime syndicate. As a late-summer entry arriving just before the school year begins, "Turtles" could see some moderately enthusiastic if somewhat unpredictable response from the film's target audience, since many of the series' fans may have already moved on in the seven years since the last outing.

A digital and divisive redesign of 'Ninja Turtles'

08/05/2014 2:32pm
Over the past two years, inside the high-tech sanctuary of Industrial Light and Magic, the man who built a virtual virgin jungle for the last "Indiana Jones" movie and conjured 150-foot-tall aliens for "War of the Worlds" has been confronting his most difficult task yet: creating a digital version of the beloved Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles that could realistically interact on screen with Megan Fox.

Rapper Lil Durk pleads guilty to gun charges

08/05/2014 3:21pm
Chicago-based rapper Lil Durk has pleaded guilty to two weapons charges, but won't go to jail.

Correction: Box Office story

08/05/2014 3:21pm
In the Aug. 4 box office report, The Associated Press, relying on a report from box-office tracker Rentrak, erroneously transposed the No. 9 and No.10 films and the No.14 and No. 15 films.

Man arrested at Rhode Island Woody Allen movie set

08/05/2014 3:31pm
A man accused of throwing furniture on the set of a Woody Allen movie in Rhode Island's capital has been arrested and charged with assault.

Jay-Z fan charged with biting off fingertip

08/05/2014 5:41pm
A San Diego man has pleaded not guilty to biting off a man's fingertip during a Jay-Z and Beyonce concert at Pasadena's Rose Bowl.