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Porn group lifting HIV-prompted filming moratorium

09/17/2013 1:24am
An adult film trade group will lift its second production moratorium of the past month, saying that an HIV scare has passed.

Timberlake, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis lead MTV EMAs

09/17/2013 6:14am
It's something old, something new, as Justin Timberlake and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis lead the 2013 MTV EMA nominations with five nods each.

Coppola, Domingo among arts prize winners

09/17/2013 6:35am
Moviemaker Francis Ford Coppola and opera singer Placido Domingo are among five winners of a lucrative award that has been dubbed the "Nobel Prize of the arts."

Collect your own seeds for next year's planting

09/17/2013 7:23am
September finds me saving seeds of some of this year's best sweet peppers and most colorful flowers to plant in next year's garden.

Codrescu, Bidart make long-list for poetry award

09/17/2013 7:40am
Andrei Codrescu, already known as a filmmaker, novelist and NPR commentator, is now a National Book Award finalist.

Stella McCartney swaps catwalk for the treadmill

09/17/2013 8:08am
After days of runways showcasing skinny models in high heels, London Fashion Week switched gears Tuesday and took to the gym for a spot of spinning and synchronized swimming.

Orlando Bloom, Condola Rashad tackle Shakespeare

09/17/2013 8:09am
When Condola Rashad snagged the coveted role of Juliet opposite Orlando Bloom's Romeo on Broadway, she was overjoyed. Now she could get finally get some answers.

Q&A: Rick Ross on Reebok, Jay-Z, acting and music

09/17/2013 8:35am
Even though Rick Ross lost his deal with Reebok this year, the Miami-based rapper continues to sport and promote the sneaker brand.

Penthouse magazine owner files for bankruptcy

09/17/2013 10:08am
FriendFinder Networks Inc., the owner of Penthouse magazine and a bevy of online dating and adult websites, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Tuesday.

Graham Nash looks back on a life of 'Wild Tales'

09/17/2013 10:34am
Graham Nash is in the recording studio, having a hard time saying the words.

Polish playwright Slawomir Mrozek buried in Krakow

09/17/2013 11:32am
Dissident playwright Slawomir Mrozek, considered by many to be one of Poland's greatest writers for the stage, was buried during a state ceremony on Tuesday.

Pynchon's 'Bleeding Edge' looks back to 2001

09/17/2013 11:46am
"Bleeding Edge" (The Penguin Press), by Thomas Pynchon

Kendrick Lamar is the lead Soul Train nominee

09/17/2013 12:19pm
Kendrick Lamar is the top nominee for the Soul Train Awards.

'Revolution,' UN spotlight global energy crisis

09/17/2013 12:22pm
The cast and crew of J.J. Abrams' post-apocalyptic drama "Revolution" are kicking off season two at the United Nations to discuss the basis of the show: what happens to people when the power goes off.

Bareilles: Happy with success after Perry chatter

09/17/2013 12:33pm
Sara Bareilles says although she doesn't think Katy Perry's "Roar" steals from her song "Brave," she's enjoying her tune's newfound success because of the chatter.

London Fashion Week closes after flurry of shows

09/17/2013 12:45pm
There were bursts of sunshine yellow, blooms evoking tropical gardens, and lots of pastel confections: As the rest of us unpack our warm coats and hunker down for the wintry season, the fashion elite are already looking ahead to the trends for the spring shown at London Fashion Week.

Review: Ethan Coen's new play twisted, of course

09/17/2013 12:53pm
Ethan Coen waxes entertainingly absurd on motherhood and deception, conjoining those themes in his first full-length play, the entertaining comedy "Women Or Nothing."

Springsteen returns to Argentina after 25 years

09/17/2013 12:54pm
Bruce Springsteen has mustered his best Spanish in a tribute to the people of Argentina, posting an internet version of the song "I only ask of God" (Solo le pido a Dios) that he said he learned from the late Argentine folk singer Mercedes Sosa.

Rockwell returns to 'dark stuff' for 'Single Shot'

09/17/2013 1:08pm
In the crime drama thriller "A Single Shot," Sam Rockwell stars as John Moon, a man who gets caught up in a tense cat-and-mouse struggle with a pack of hardened criminals after mistakenly shooting a woman and then discovering a box of cash by her body. Rockwell describes Moon as a "down-on-his-luck" anti-hero who is really trying to "get reunited with his family."

'Mad Men' to wrap its run with 2-part final season

09/17/2013 1:10pm
AMC is keeping "Mad Men" around an extra year, expanding the final season of this acclaimed drama series to 14 episodes and portioning them equally in 2014 and 2015.

Firm with Jordache tie top bidder for Versace home

09/17/2013 1:25pm
The new owners of the South Beach mansion where Gianni Versace lived and died said Tuesday that they hope to use the Italian fashion designer's name and legacy in rebranding the property as a hotel.

Britney Spears announces Las Vegas residency

09/17/2013 2:43pm
After months of rumors and hint-dropping, pop icon Britney Spears revealed what she called her "(not-so-)secret" news _ she's heading to Las Vegas.

Jack Johnson is back, more mellow than ever

09/17/2013 3:04pm
Want to hear the sound of pure contentment? Pop on the new Jack Johnson record.

Orange juice, coffee futures fall sharply

09/17/2013 3:39pm
Orange juice futures fell sharply on Tuesday after Florida said consumer demand fell last month.

Fox News shuffling prime-time lineup

09/17/2013 3:50pm
Fox News Channel is shuffling its prime-time lineup for the first time in more than a decade, adding a show with Megyn Kelly and giving Sean Hannity and Greta Van Susteren new time slots.

NYC's Rainbow Room will reopen to public in 2014

09/17/2013 4:26pm
New York City's Rainbow Room, where music greats Tommy Dorsey, Guy Lombardo and others performed, will reopen to the public in the fall of 2014.

Billionaire Broad says his LA museum will be free

09/17/2013 5:12pm
Billionaire philanthropist Eli Broad said Tuesday he's hit on a failsafe way to expose the most people possible to his collection of priceless contemporary art: He's going to let everybody in for free to the $140 million museum he's building in downtown Los Angeles.

Ex-staffer sues Insane Clown Posse, cites abuse

09/17/2013 6:36pm
An ex-publicist and lawyer for the rap duo Insane Clown Posse has sued them and their recording company, saying she was sexually harassed and asked to perform illegal acts.