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Country stars pay tribute to pioneering band

08/26/2013 6:35am
Various Artists, "Alabama & Friends" (10 Spot)

Fashion mostly noted for its absence at VMAs

08/26/2013 8:50am
The clothes that had everyone talking at MTV's Video Music Awards were mostly notable for their absence.

Trump calls NY attorney general a 'political hack'

08/26/2013 10:47am
Donald Trump on Monday defended his Trump University as a booming success for student entrepreneurs and blasted New York's attorney general, who called it a scam.

Judge approves deal dismissing Paula Deen lawsuit

08/26/2013 10:47am
A federal judge signed off Monday on a deal to dismiss a discrimination lawsuit against celebrity cook Paula Deen.

Timberlake, 'N Sync take over Video Music Awards

08/26/2013 11:09am
Miley Cyrus' foam finger, Lady Gaga's thong, Taylor Swift's mean streak and the look on Rihanna's face while Drake performed will surely be remembered, but these MTV Video Music Awards belonged to Justin Timberlake.

Gilbert, King and Fielding have novels out in fall

08/26/2013 11:26am
Elizabeth Gilbert spent enough years as a memoir writer, and had so much success, that even her admirers forget that she started out in fiction.

Reggae star sues Va. groups after bottle injury

08/26/2013 11:31am
Grammy-winning reggae musician Frederick "Toots" Hibbert is suing several organizations after he was injured during a May concert in Richmond.

James Brown biopic to be filmed in Mississippi

08/26/2013 11:40am
Tate Taylor, the Mississippi native who directed "The Help," said Monday that he'll make a biographical feature film about James Brown in the state, starting this fall.

Michelle Obama, daughters see 2 Broadway shows

08/26/2013 11:46am
Michelle Obama and her daughters caught two Broadway shows over the weekend _ "The Trip to Bountiful" and "Motown the Musical."

A baked apple that is healthy, fast and festive

08/26/2013 11:49am
Like many Jewish holidays, Rosh Hashana _ the Jewish new year _ is rich with delicious, symbolic foods. Rounds of challah bread, for example, signify continuity, while apples and honey represent wishes for a sweet year to come. Of course, just as important is spending time with loved ones.

Is Coke's 127-year-old recipe the same? Not quite

08/26/2013 12:31pm
Coca-Cola keeps the recipe for its 127-year-old soda inside an imposing steel vault that's bathed in red security lights. Several cameras monitor the area to make sure the fizzy formula stays a secret.

Damon, Panettiere get Environmental Media Awards

08/26/2013 1:17pm
The Environmental Media Association is honoring Matt Damon and Hayden Panettiere for their dedication to ecological causes.

Rural Andean churches plagued by sacred art theft

08/26/2013 1:59pm
The thieves tunneled under the thick walls of the colonial-era Roman Catholic church in the tiny southern Bolivian town of San Miguel de Tomave, emerged through the floor and made off with five 18th-century oil paintings of inestimable value.

Rapper 'Fat Joe' reports to prison in tax case

08/26/2013 2:09pm
Rap star "Fat Joe" has reported to federal prison in Florida to serve a 4-month sentence for tax evasion.

Why twerking is already over: A countdown

08/26/2013 3:17pm
The day after the MTV Video Music Awards came with a few more people Googling the phrase: "What is twerking?"

Kate Gosselin sues ex over book, alleges hacking

08/26/2013 3:18pm
Former reality TV star Kate Gosselin filed a lawsuit Monday accusing her ex-husband of stealing her hard drive and hacking into her phone and computer to get material for a tell-all book.

Retired CBS newsman Bruce Dunning dies at 73

08/26/2013 4:57pm
CBS News says longtime foreign correspondent Bruce Dunning has died.

Music Review: Another portrait of Bob Dylan

08/26/2013 6:16pm
Bob Dylan, "Another Self Portrait (1969-1971): The Bootleg Series Vol. 10" (Columbia)

Fewer school districts promoting junk food, soda

08/26/2013 7:38pm
There's been a big shift in how many school districts take money from soda companies and ban junk food from vending machines, health officials say.

Radio star Piolin sues former employees

08/26/2013 7:41pm
Spanish-language radio host Eddie "Piolin" Sotelo filed suit Monday against six former Univision employees, accusing them of a plot to extort $4.9 million from him with threats that they would falsely accuse him of sexual harassment and workplace humiliation.