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Cal Worthington, car dealer famed for TV ads, dies

09/10/2013 2:06am
He said he would eat a bug to get you to buy a car. He promised that he would even stand upon his head until his ears were turning red if you would just, "Go see Cal."

Tales of Torture on movie screens in Toronto

09/10/2013 4:51am
?A year after the debate stirred up by the torture scenes of "Zero Dark Thirty," several films at the Toronto International Film Festival are taking up stories of torture and prisoner rights with obvious contemporary relevance.

Blogger calls 911 over phone use at film screening

09/10/2013 5:04am
A movie blogger irate about cellphone usage during a Toronto International Film Festival screening called 911 to report the offense.

Q&A: John Legend on music, wedding, Kanye, Syria

09/10/2013 5:22am
John Legend has one more thing to do before launching his fall tour: get married.

Columbia to house El Diario's photo archive

09/10/2013 6:05am
Columbia University has entered a partnership with New York City's Spanish-language newspaper El Diario/La Prensa to house its photographic archive.

Color journey from white to gold at KaufmanFranco

09/10/2013 6:57am
Whites in breezy silk parachute pants and strapless tops opened the KaufmanFranco show at New York Fashion Week, but Hollywood gold brought it home.

Katie Holmes shops her own collection

09/10/2013 7:57am
Off in the makeshift model dressing room at their New York Fashion Week presentation Monday, Katie Holmes and Jeanne Yang picked out the outfits they'd like to take home with them.

Harvey Weinstein proud of his Sandy benefit film

09/10/2013 8:27am
As autumn draws near and awards season looms, movie mogul Harvey Weinstein says he has one thing on his mind: that the Knicks go all the way.

'Coronation Street' actor cleared of sex charges

09/10/2013 8:54am
A British jury has cleared Michael Le Vell, a longtime star of the British soap opera "Coronation Street," of child sex abuse charges.

Don't throw it out; use it in the garden

09/10/2013 9:02am
Looking for a cheaper way to fertilize flowers or keep pests at bay? A better tool for planting tiny seeds?

Ex-'Jersey Shore' star opens up about addiction

09/10/2013 9:03am
Former "Jersey Shore" cast member Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino realized he had an addiction problem on a trip to Australia in February 2012.

Right at Home: bedrooms for the modern kid

09/10/2013 9:08am
Like a lot of modern decor, children's rooms are enjoying a rethinking.

Pulled pork makes friends with soba noodle soup

09/10/2013 9:27am
We tend to associate pulled pork with Southern-style barbecue. But for this hearty fall soup, we decided to take our favorite moist and tender pork in a decidedly Japanese direction.

Roberts calls 'Osage' her best acting experience

09/10/2013 9:27am
An exuberant Julia Roberts calls working on her latest film, "August: Osage County," "the best acting experience of my life."

Documentary brings together 20 presidential chiefs

09/10/2013 9:31am
The only man to hold both jobs says in a Discovery documentary that airs Wednesday that the White House chief of staff generally has more power than the vice president.

NTSB probes cause of LA Angels Flight derailment

09/10/2013 9:45am
Federal officials are investigating last week's derailment of the historic Angels Flight, a tiny downtown Los Angeles funicular railway with a history of safety problems.

Harrison Ford, Indonesia president discuss climate

09/10/2013 10:13am
Hollywood actor Harrison Ford interviewed Indonesia's president on Tuesday about environmental degradation for a TV documentary on climate change.

Billy Crystal _ from Sha Na Na to Yankee Stadium

09/10/2013 10:58am
Billy Crystal remembers a show in Baltimore, around 1975, when he opened for the `50s revival act Sha Na Na.

Shacochis back with 'The Woman Who Lost Her Soul'

09/10/2013 12:06pm
"The Woman Who Lost Her Soul" (Atlantic Monthly Press), by Bob Shacochis

Pa. police: Off-duty cop hit man who mooned bus

09/10/2013 12:57pm
An off-duty police officer was charged with aggravated assault because police said he punched a man who allegedly exposed his buttocks after a Kid Rock concert.

Roger Ebert's hometown raising money for statue

09/10/2013 1:33pm
Organizers in Roger Ebert's hometown announced plans Tuesday to try to raise $125,000 to build a life-size bronze statue of the late famed film critic.

NOLA Brewing sued over MechaHopzilla beer

09/10/2013 2:17pm
The Japanese company that produced the classic series of "Godzilla" movies has sued a New Orleans brewery, claiming the MechaHopzilla beer brand infringes on its copyrights and trademarks.

AP Photos: NY Fashion Week with Rebecca Minkoff

09/10/2013 5:08pm
There was a lot of buzz after Rebecca Minkoff's runway show during New York Fashion Week _ not just for her colorful casual clothes infused with a Latin American vibe, but also for the live music by Janelle Monae and her band. Minkoff, who is especially popular with younger women, also got raves for her dramatic patterned gladiator heels, and her ankle booties adorned with multi-colored tassels. "Aren't they the sickest things EVER?" gushed Minkoff's friend Kelly Osbourne, who attended the show and hosted an event afterward, part of the American Express Unstaged program, that included a second Monae performance and an interview with Minkoff. The entire event was live streamed.

Wes Gordon likes lace, satin, crystals for spring

09/10/2013 5:26pm
A skirt with high slits of sheer lace. A crystal-embedded cropped top over a brushed cotton pencil skirt. A pair of super-wide bell-bottoms. A crisp coat of copper satin.

5 facts about Vegas' record-breaking Ferris wheel

09/10/2013 5:48pm
The Las Vegas Strip is getting the world's largest Ferris wheel, dubbed the High Roller. Workers hoisted the final 60-foot piece of the 55-story outer wheel into place Tuesday. Here are five things to know about the gargantuan carnival ride:

Documentary filmmaker Saul Landau dies

09/10/2013 5:52pm
Saul Landau, a prolific, award-winning documentary filmmaker who traveled the world profiling political leaders like Cuba's Fidel Castro and Chile's Salvador Allende and used his camera to draw attention to war, poverty and racism, has died. He was 77.

'Pirates' sequel not coming July 2015 as planned

09/10/2013 6:17pm
The next "Pirates of the Caribbean" sequel has been temporarily docked.

Kimmel: I'm the prankster behind twerking video

09/10/2013 6:29pm
Jimmy Kimmel confessed to being the prankster behind a staged twerking accident video, saying his revelation might bring an end to the suggestive move.

In heels and pounds lighter, Leto back in movies

09/10/2013 6:30pm
Jared Leto's return to acting started, as so many things do, with a flirtation.

'Jurassic Park' sequel titled 'Jurassic World'

09/10/2013 7:52pm
The fourth installment of "Jurassic Park" has a name: "Jurassic World."

Texas Book Festival announces author lineup

09/10/2013 9:30pm
The Texas Book Festival announced Tuesday the lineup of more than 225 authors set to attend the upcoming event in Austin, including author James McBride, who will punctuate the discussion of his new book detailing the journey of a young slave in the 1850s with a selection of gospel songs he'll perform with his band.