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Bacall's legend more than just acting and Bogart

08/13/2014 12:42am
Lauren Bacall had one of those incredible lives.

On 'Tonight Show,' Fallon pays tribute to Williams

08/13/2014 2:30am
Jimmy Fallon paid tribute to Robin Williams on the "Tonight Show," where the late comic made many memorable, seldom-seated appearances.

Lucky mag fall tips: Santa Fe look, hiking boots

08/13/2014 7:40am
It may feel like summer outside, but many stores are showing styles for cooler weather. Here are some tips and trends to help your wardrobe look "clean and fresh for fall," according to Lucky magazine's style editor, Laurel Pantin.

Duran Duran coming to theaters (and your earbuds)

08/13/2014 7:41am
Nick Rhodes is on the phone to talk about Duran Duran's concert film collaboration with director David Lynch that's slated for a one-night-only theatrical engagement next month. As he talks of being inspired by Lynch's "The Elephant Man" as a teenager, he can hear another one of his inspirations nearby: Nile Rodgers on guitar.

Dion postpones career to focus on health, husband

08/13/2014 8:10am
Celine Dion is postponing her music career to focus on her health, husband and three children.

Carol Burnett honored by Jimmy Stewart Museum

08/13/2014 8:50am
Carol Burnett is being honored by a Pennsylvania museum dedicated to actor Jimmy Stewart.

Celine Dion cancels all shows, cites family health

08/13/2014 10:21am
Celine Dion has cleared her calendar of all scheduled performances, saying she needs to focus on her health, her husband's recovery from a cancerous tumor and raising their three young children.

Justin Bieber pleads guilty to lesser charges, avoids DUI in Florida street racing case

08/13/2014 11:50am
Justin Bieber pleads guilty to lesser charges, avoids DUI in Florida street racing case.

Justin Bieber pleads guilty in deal in Florida

08/13/2014 1:11pm
Pop singer Justin Bieber's guilty plea to charges of careless driving and resisting arrest puts an end to a legal saga that began seven months ago inside a rented Lamborghini at what police called an illegal drag race. The judge who accepted Bieber's plea Wednesday said it's time for the 20-year-old singer to stop his misbehavior — especially for his millions of young fans.

Cronenberg, Godard in New York Film Fest lineup

08/13/2014 1:30pm
The New York Film Festival has announced a lineup heavy on the hits from May's Cannes Film Festival, including David Cronenberg's grimly dark Hollywood satire, "Maps to the Stars," and Jean-Luc Godard's 3-D film, "Goodbye to Language."

Dove Awards announce nominees

08/13/2014 1:30pm
Hillsong United, Lecrae, Mandisa and Matt Maher lead the 45th annual Dove Awards nominations for artists with five apiece for gospel and Christian music excellence.

Review: 'The Giver' alters book for softer tale

08/13/2014 2:01pm
An agreeable young adult riff on Orwell — via "Logan's Run" — topped with the kind of magic-transformative baloney that passes for an ending in too many otherwise-fine Hollywood adventures, Phillip Noyce's "The Giver" greets a man-made Utopia with an eternal question: "If you can't feel, what's the point?"

Robin Williams: Bay Area made him feel normal

08/13/2014 2:31pm
Robin Williams was everywhere in San Francisco, it seemed, as he made a place for himself in the everyday fabric of a city where he once said he passed for normal.

Daughter of Robin Williams faced online abuse

08/13/2014 2:31pm
Robin Williams' daughter has abandoned her online social media accounts in disgust following what she called "cruel and unnecessary" messages following her father's death, a move that has prompted Twitter to explore how it handles such situations.

Review: 'Let's Be Cops' falls flat on humor

08/13/2014 3:11pm
At one point during "Let's Be Cops," actor Damon Wayans Jr. has a scene in which a huge naked man's groin is inches from his face. That's a good approximation of what filmgoers will experience during this witless high-concept comedy featuring him and his co-star on Fox sitcom New Girl, Jake Johnson, who must be newly appreciating the sophistication of the small screen.

'The Giver' arrives, after a two-decade journey

08/13/2014 4:01pm
It was almost 20 years ago, and actor Jeff Bridges was searching for a movie project that would be a family affair — one in which he could direct his father, Lloyd, and that his children, then around middle-school age, would want to see.

'Vape', 'binge-watch' added to Oxford Dictionaries

08/13/2014 5:21pm
Don't know what "vaping" is? How about "listicle"?

The Boxcars top nominees for bluegrass awards

08/13/2014 5:31pm
The Boxcars, Blue Highway and The Del McCoury Band are the leading nominees in the 2014 International Bluegrass Music Awards.

Pioneering Chicano artist Emigdio Vasquez dies

08/13/2014 5:40pm
Emigdio Vasquez, whose bold use of color, exacting brush skills and uncanny ability to capture everyday people in dramatic moments made him one of the most influential pioneers of the Chicano art movement, has died in California. He was 75.

Sheriff defends release of Williams' death details

08/13/2014 6:11pm
Sheriff's officials in the San Francisco Bay Area defended their decision to release details about how actor Robin Williams killed himself, saying state law requires they be disclosed to the public.

Chinese theaters won't hire drug-related actors

08/13/2014 7:31pm
Performing arts associations in Beijing have pledged not to hire any actors connected with drugs, state media reported Thursday, after an actor became the latest Chinese celebrity detained in one of China's sternest crackdowns on illegal drug use in two decades.

'Aladdin' stage, film stars mourn Robin Williams

08/13/2014 10:32pm
The casts of "Aladdin" — both the 1992 film and the current Broadway hit — are honoring Robin Williams, who played the manic, fast-talking, unforgettable Genie.