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'Good Wife' star empathizes with Weiner's spouse

07/30/2013 12:12am
Julianna Margulies says playing a wronged political wife on TV gives her compassion for what Anthony Weiner's spouse is going through.

Flossie leaving Hawaii weaker than when storm came

07/30/2013 1:47am
Flossie's Hawaiian adventure: Short, scattered and more powerful than many believed it would be at first.

Cyrus says wild-child behavior part of growing up

07/30/2013 3:44am
Miley Cyrus' transformation from a sweet-faced child star into a twerking, wild-child sensation has garnered plenty of debate, but she says it's not really all that deep _ she just grew up, y'all.

Thai oil spill spreads to new bay on resort island

07/30/2013 5:09am
Workers in white suits used buckets to scoop up globs of crude oil blackening the once white sands and emerald waters of a tourist island in Thailand's eastern sea on Tuesday, as the oil slick continued to spread three days after leaking from a nearby pipeline.

Bus on Bieber tour in border pot bust

07/30/2013 5:51am
U.S. border agents say they found marijuana on a bus with singer Justin Bieber's tour as it crossed into Detroit from Windsor, Canada.

Ivete Sangalo brings her Carnival sound to the US

07/30/2013 5:51am
Ivete Sangalo can fill large venues in the United States, even while few Americans have ever heard of her or her brand of indefatigable Brazilian party music.

Mercury-Jackson 1983 duets could get release

07/30/2013 6:21am
Queen guitarist Brian May says he's working to complete duets recorded 30 years ago by the band's late frontman Freddie Mercury and Michael Jackson.

Chinese man stands trial for poisoning dumplings

07/30/2013 6:38am
A former food plant worker in China confessed in court on Tuesday to poisoning frozen dumplings that sickened 10 people in Japan in 2008, a scandal that strained Beijing-Tokyo relations just months before China hosted the Olympic Games.

Handwritten poem by Poe sells for $300K in Mass.

07/30/2013 9:12am
An original manuscript of a poem written by Edgar Allan Poe has sold for $300,000 at an auction in Massachusetts.

Germany to Bieber: Pay monkey bill, or else

07/30/2013 9:17am
German authorities have posted a public notice urging Justin Bieber to get in touch with them about an unpaid bill for his former pet monkey Mally.

Slow gardening: a lifestyle rather than a race

07/30/2013 9:30am
Felder Rushing is not a man to be hurried. This former county extension agent turned folklorist, author and lecturer is an advocate of slow gardening _ emphasizing the process over the product.

Q&A: 'Soup' host dishes on his show, new movie

07/30/2013 9:54am
There's no stopping Joel McHale this summer.

Broadway's 'Spider-Man' musical seeks a new hero

07/30/2013 10:17am
The hit Broadway musical "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" is losing its longtime superhero but producers are holding open casting calls for anyone who wants to don the red and blue suit.

'BioShock' diving back to Rapture in new chapter

07/30/2013 10:18am
"BioShock" is returning to the sea.

Rapper Kat Dahlia arrested on DUI charges

07/30/2013 10:39am
Rapper Kat Dahlia has been arrested on charges of DUI and resisting arrest without violence.

Kids' network launches online hunt for host

07/30/2013 11:00am
If you want to speak to thousands of preschoolers in the morning without worrying about fixing breakfast or calming tantrums, the Sprout TV network is offering an opportunity.

Radio's 'Piolin' accused of sexual harassment

07/30/2013 12:07pm
A lawyer has accused Spanish-language radio host Eddie "Piolin" Sotelo of sexually harassing one of his staffers before Univision abruptly ended Sotelo's morning show after a decade on the air.

Time Warner drops CBS, then halts decision

07/30/2013 12:08pm
The fee dispute between Time Warner Cable and CBS Corp. took an odd turn when the cable giant announced it was turning off the broadcaster in three major cities, then quickly reversed the decision.

The CW to introduce The Flash on 'Arrow' season 2

07/30/2013 12:34pm
The upcoming season of The CW's "Arrow" is getting some flash, as in the popular DC comic book character, the network announced at Tuesday's annual Television Critics Association press tour.

Leno, other celebs oppose Calif. prison practice

07/30/2013 1:08pm
Celebrities including Jay Leno and Gloria Steinem have condemned the isolation of inmates to control gang violence at California prisons _ a practice that sparked a hunger strike by hundreds of inmates.

Deborah Rush to star in Ethan Coen's new play

07/30/2013 1:30pm
Tony Award-nominated actress Deborah Rush will star in the world premiere of Ethan Coen's first full-length stage play at the Atlantic Theater Company.

Makeover planned to reinvigorate Forum in Calif.

07/30/2013 1:35pm
The Forum, where the likes of Elvis Presley and the Rolling Stones played to thousands of screaming fans, wants to rock again in January 2014 with a $100 million makeover that its new owner hopes will draw the biggest names in pop music.

Gay couples choosing whether to re-celebrate vows

07/30/2013 1:36pm
Maggie George and Rebecca Voelkel have married each other twice, first ceremonially in their Minneapolis church in 2006, then legally while visiting San Francisco five years ago. Now the couple is mulling whether to do it all again _ or to simply sleep through it _ when gay marriage becomes legal in Minnesota this week.

Star, creator of The CW's `Reign' defend show

07/30/2013 1:38pm
The cast and creator of the upcoming CW series "Reign," about the rise of Mary, Queen of Scots, are defending creative liberties taken for the show.

Meghan McCain gets own show on new TV network

07/30/2013 1:45pm
Meghan McCain is getting her own show on a new TV network targeting the generation of Americans known as millennials.

3 fresh takes on the basic boneless chicken breast

07/30/2013 1:48pm
Boneless, skinless chicken breasts are literally THE white meat of the meat world. They are a great lean protein, quick and easy to prepare, freeze well, and take to just about any flavor or cuisine you care for. But they also can be rather dull. So we've come up with three ways to jazz up this weeknight staple.

A small business star to be born this Super Bowl

07/30/2013 1:58pm
A small business star will be born during a commercial break in Super Bowl XLVIII.

Reality check: Criminal cases involving reality TV

07/30/2013 2:58pm
The charges that Teresa Giudice of "The Real Housewives of New Jersey" and her husband failed to file tax returns and tried to hide their income are hardly the first time people in reality TV have made appearances in criminal reports. Here are some other prominent cases:

'Vampire Diaries' star Paul Wesley divorcing wife

07/30/2013 3:25pm
Two married actors from the CW series "The Vampire Diaries" are splitting up.

Josh Hartnett, Eva Green join Showtime thriller

07/30/2013 4:45pm
Showtime says Josh Hartnett and Eva Green have been cast in the period psychological thriller "Penny Dreadful."

Louis-Dreyfus praises Gandolfini's final film role

07/30/2013 6:06pm
Julia Louis-Dreyfus says audiences will "really freak out" over James Gandolfini's performance in his final film.

Calif. porn maker to stop Ben & Jerry's spoofs

07/30/2013 6:25pm
The days of buying pornographic videos with names based on Ben & Jerry's ice cream flavors are over.

Showtime executive hints at 'Dexter' spinoff

07/30/2013 6:38pm
Showtime's president is hinting that a "Dexter" spin-off may be forthcoming.