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Cage, Kidman receive Chinese entertainment awards

10/08/2013 1:55am
Nicolas Cage, accepting a film award in China, says he's enjoying the warmth and enthusiasm he feels while working there on a new film.

Betty White to join Madame Tussauds museum in wax

10/08/2013 2:16am
Actress and animal lover Betty White is joining the collection in wax at the Madame Tussauds museum in Washington.

50 Cent says 'Dream School' is fresh reality show

10/08/2013 7:36am
50 Cent said he's excited to be part of the new Sundance series "Dream School" because the reality show focuses on uplifting people.

Taliban shooting survivor speaks in 'I Am Malala'

10/08/2013 7:42am
A year ago, Malala Yousafzai was a 15-year-old schoolgirl in northwest Pakistan, thinking about calculus and chemistry, Justin Bieber songs and "Twilight" movies.

NBC's new boss faces challenges

10/08/2013 7:45am
NBC News President Deborah Turness pushed correspondent Kevin Tibbles to go beyond the standard story when reporting this summer on Hannah Anderson, the California girl kidnapped and taken to the Idaho wilderness.

Characters are well drawn in new Pelecanos novel

10/08/2013 9:20am
"The Double" (Little, Brown and Co.), by George Pelecanos

Superman license plates available for Ohio drivers

10/08/2013 9:25am
Ohio fans of the Man of Steel now officially can have the Superman logo on their wheels.

Jessica Lange pens debut children's book

10/08/2013 9:55am
Screen legend Jessica Lange says the secret to her longevity in Hollywood is simply trusting her instincts.

Pogues guitarist Phil Chevron dies at 56

10/08/2013 10:59am
Phil Chevron, the guitarist for boisterous Anglo-Irish band The Pogues, has died at 56.

Nest Labs tries to smarten up smoke detectors

10/08/2013 11:11am
Smoke detectors frequently produce more headaches than useful warnings. The devices have an irritating habit of shrieking when there's no cause for alarm, and always seem to wait until the middle of the night to chirp when their batteries run low.

Marvel, Disney unveil 1st comic under new imprint

10/08/2013 11:46am
Marvel Comics and Disney said Tuesday they will publish a comic book inspired by Disneyland's fabled but never built Museum of the Weird as the first title under its "Disney Kingdoms" banner.

For a different bulb, try planting alliums

10/08/2013 12:14pm
Beautiful and sturdy with a flair for the dramatic, alliums are a graceful way to add color and architectural dimension to your garden.

Cranston 'transformative' in Broadway-bound play

10/08/2013 12:46pm
Bryan Cranston will surprise Broadway audiences when he portrays President Lyndon B. Johnson after being so closely associated with his "Breaking Bad" anti-hero, says the producer who is luring the actor to a New York stage.

Nugent still fired up about music, mad at liberals

10/08/2013 2:13pm
Ted Nugent scheduled interviews this week to talk about his new live CD and DVD set, but politics naturally entered the discussion as a partial government shutdown moves through a second week.

Lauryn Hill allowed to tour before sentence ends

10/08/2013 2:54pm
Grammy-winning singer Lauryn Hill is being allowed to participate in a concert tour before completing her sentence in a tax case, her lawyer said Tuesday.

$1.9M diamond deal on Neiman Marcus Christmas list

10/08/2013 3:56pm
Need that one-of-a-kind stocking stuffer and have $1.9 million burning a hole in your pocket? Design your own diamond ring and travel to Africa to see where the stone came from.

John Sayles gives his film archives to U-Michigan

10/08/2013 4:54pm
Iconoclastic American filmmaker John Sayles has donated decades of documents, images, props and other material to the University of Michigan for an archive covering his 34-year directorial career, the school president announced Tuesday.

Kris and Bruce Jenner confirm they've split up

10/08/2013 6:02pm
Which "Keeping up with the Kardashians" couple might be on the rocks always makes for good tabloid fodder but one couple is ready to say they're over _ and have been for a while.

In 'Afterlife,' Archie Comics veers into horror

10/08/2013 7:31pm
The vibrant, cheerful and safe town of Riverdale is getting a ghoulish makeover.

NY's Met Opera to premiere Golijov work in 2018-19

10/08/2013 7:48pm
The Metropolitan Opera has commissioned an adaptation of the Euripides play "Iphigenia in Aulis" from composer Osvaldo Golijov and intends to give the long-delayed work its world premiere during the 2018-19 season.

Cyrus on making up with O'Connor: I don't know

10/08/2013 8:08pm
Miley Cyrus says she's not sure she'll make up with Sinead O'Connor after the back and forth drama between the singers.