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Castro's death celebrations collide with Art Basel Miami

Kelli Kennedy, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 2nd - 6:10pm

"Fidel, may you rot in hell." That was the stark message on a mural outside a popular thrift store in Miami's Wynwood neighborhood that had dozens waiting in line to sign their name.

Katt Williams pleads no contest to assault, battery charges

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 2nd - 2:51pm

Katt Williams has pleaded no contest to assault and battery charges stemming from an incident with a bodyguard in north Georgia.

Q&A: Sonia Braga plays the role of her life at 66

Sigal Ratner-Arias, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 2nd - 2:10pm

While female actors are fighting for more and better roles in Hollywood, Sonia Braga got the part of her life at 66 in Kleber Mendonça Filho's "Aquarius".

'La La Land' named best film by New York film critics

Jake Coyle, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 2nd - 2:02pm

Damien Chazelle's Los Angeles musical "La La Land" was named best film of the year by the New York Film Critics Circle.

TV's 'Full House' home is staying in the Tanner family

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 2nd - 1:21pm

The San Francisco home featured in television's "Full House" has sold to the producer who created the show.

Shots fired, but at who? J. Cole's track has people guessing

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 2nd - 12:13pm

A track off J. Cole's forthcoming album has some people playing the guessing game on who he's taking shots at.

Swiss seize 9 relics allegedly stolen from Libya, Palmyra

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 2nd - 10:02am

The Geneva prosecutor's office has confiscated nine cultural artifacts including a sculpted head of Aphrodite and two bas-reliefs that were allegedly stolen from Yemen, Libya and the site of ancient Palmyra in Syria.

Rapper Kendrick Lamar performs in Miami for Art Basel party

Kelli Kennedy, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 2nd - 8:51am

Hot, sticky and sweaty, rapper Kendrick Lamar performed Thursday night inside a spaceship-looking dome on the beach as part of the Art Basel Miami Beach festivities.

Luke Bryan slaps heckler from stage with microphone in hand

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 2nd - 8:01am

Country star Luke Bryan took care of a heckler without skipping a beat during a concert this week by taking a swing at the man from the stage with his microphone still in hand.

Andrew Sachs, known as Manuel in 'Fawlty Towers,' dies

Danica Kirka, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 2nd - 6:41am

Comic actor Andrew Sachs, known primarily for his role as the well-intentioned but somewhat dim character of Manuel in the 1970s comedy "Fawlty Towers," has died. He was 86 and had been suffering from vascular dementia.

Mila Kunis, Ashton Kutcher welcome second child

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 1st - 10:40pm

Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher are parents for the second time.

Obama lights National Christmas Tree for final time

Kevin Freking, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 1st - 7:41pm

President Barack Obama on Thursday marked his final time lighting the National Christmas Tree with a wish that Americans will care for the sick, the hungry and the downtrodden this holiday season and treat one another as they would want to be treated.

Shelton, Lambert to headline 2017 Bayou Country Superfest

Chevel Johnson, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 1st - 6:22pm

Some of the biggest names in country music will headline the 2017 Bayou Country Superfest, which moves from Louisiana's capital to the Superdome in New Orleans for its eighth year.

Tony-winning play 'The Humans' to close in January

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 1st - 2:21pm

"The Humans," Stephen Karam's play about a fractious family's holiday get-together, will soon be clearing its plates. The show will have its last Broadway performance on Jan. 15.

'La La Land' leads Critics Choice Awards with 12 nominations

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 1st - 2:21pm

The Los Angeles romance "La La Land" has landed 12 nominations from the Critics' Choice Awards, including best picture, best director for Damien Chazelle and nods for its stars, Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling.

Cirque du Soleil cancels shows after fatal accident

Kristin J. Bender, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 1st - 1:23pm

Cirque du Soleil "Luzia" has canceled its San Francisco shows through Friday and hired psychologists to counsel cast and crew members in the wake of an accident that killed a technician earlier this week, officials said Thursday.

New 'Hamilton' CD features songs by Alicia Keys, Sia, Usher

Mark Kennedy, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 1st - 1:20pm

The Broadway megahit "Hamilton" has already spawned a best-selling cast album, a PBS documentary and a book about its creation. Now it's spinning off a CD by fans who happen to be some of popular music's biggest stars.

Neil Diamond to celebrate career with world tour

John Carucci, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 1st - 1:20pm

Neil Diamond took "Song Sung Blue" to the top of the charts, and now he promises to leave "no song unsung" when he takes the stage next year for a world tour.

Mickey Mouse hits the road with NASCAR stars in new series

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 1st - 12:40pm

Mickey Mouse is hanging with a fast crowd in a new Disney TV series.

How many days does it take Rolling Stones to make an album?

Mesfin Fekadu, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 1st - 12:40pm

The Rolling Stones initially went into the studio to create original rock music, but after rehearsing blues songs to flex their musical muscles, they took an unintended path.