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Louis Armstrong house marks 10 years as NYC museum

10/14/2013 4:15am
To mark the 10th anniversary of the Louis Armstrong museum in the modest brick house where he lived for 28 years, curators are unveiling one of the jazz trumpeter's most unusual artifacts _ a plaster mask that had been stored in a cupboard for decades.

Bridget Jones is back in 'Mad About the Boy'

10/14/2013 4:40am
Readers, there is good news and bad news. Bridget Jones is back. But _ brace yourselves _ Mark Darcy is dead.

Thai bar owner arrested following Rihanna's tweets

10/14/2013 6:19am
Thai authorities have arrested a bar owner in connection with a lewd sex show mentioned in racy tweets by pop star Rihanna during her recent trip to Thailand, officials said Monday, two weeks after an Instagram photo of Rihanna with a protected primate led to the arrest of two other men.

A killer who found prey through lonely hearts ads

10/14/2013 7:17am
"Quiet Dell" (Scribner), by Jayne Anne Phillips

Familiar visitors: Fruit flies move indoors

10/14/2013 7:20am
I suppose I should look upon fruit flies as old friends. Our formal introduction took place in junior high school, in science lab. Now they visit regularly, every late summer and early fall.

Review: Andre Dubus III explores quest for love

10/14/2013 8:45am
"Dirty Love" (W.W. Norton & Co.), by Andre Dubus III

Banksy: I sold original artwork for $60 in NYC

10/14/2013 8:52am
Banksy, the British graffiti artist causing a sensation in New York City, says he sold a few of his artworks over the weekend for up to $60 apiece, far below the thousands they typically fetch.

Review: Pearl Jam's 'Lightning Bolt' fizzles out

10/14/2013 9:29am
Pearl Jam, "Lightning Bolt" (Monkeywrench/Republic)

Don't toss those pumpkin seeds _ snack on them!

10/14/2013 9:35am
New York City has a zillion charms, but it may not be the ideal place to celebrate Halloween. Here's the problem _ where do you display your jack-o'-lantern if you live in an apartment building with no porch?

Review: The Avett Brothers 'Magpie' is smooth folk

10/14/2013 9:51am
"Magpie and the Dandelion," The Avett Brothers (American)

Review: McCartney stays fresh, familiar on 'New'

10/14/2013 10:02am
Paul McCartney, "New" (Hear Music)

Study ties chemical to possible miscarriage risk

10/14/2013 10:10am
New research suggests that high levels of BPA, a chemical in many plastics and canned food linings, might raise the risk of miscarriage in women prone to that problem or having trouble getting pregnant.

Review: McCreery moving beyond 'Idol' with new LP

10/14/2013 10:23am
Scotty McCreery, "See You Tonight" (19/Mercury Nashville)

Review: Thompson's brand of gloom sounds lovely

10/14/2013 10:41am
Linda Thompson, "Won't Be Long Now" (Pettifer Sounds)

US shutdown hits cult German late-night TV show

10/14/2013 10:41am
The United States government shutdown could have the unintended effect of making Germans go to bed earlier.

Dempsey's fundraiser raises $1.1M for cancer

10/14/2013 10:49am
Patrick Dempsey's bicycling, running and walking fundraiser in western Maine to raise money for his cancer center has netted more than $1 million.

Taylor Swift talks next album, CMAs and Ed Sheeran

10/14/2013 10:59am
Songwriting is the topic of the moment for Taylor Swift.

Warhol's Mercedes-Benz silkscreen to sell in NYC

10/14/2013 11:11am
Andy Warhol's Mercedes-Benz silkscreen is coming to a New York City auction, where it's expected to fetch up to $16 million.

Manzo leaving 'The Real Housewives of New Jersey'

10/14/2013 11:14am
One of the original members of "The Real Housewives of New Jersey" has announced she's leaving the show after five seasons.

'The Bachelor' couple sets televised wedding date

10/14/2013 11:34am
Mark your calendars: Sean Lowe and Catherine Giudici of ABC's "The Bachelor" are getting married.

Poll: Half of older workers delay retirement plans

10/14/2013 12:18pm
There was a time when Tom Sadowski thought he'd stop working after turning 65 earlier this year. But he's put off retirement for at least five years _ and now anticipates continuing to do some work afterward.

Shania Twain announces 2014 Las Vegas show dates

10/14/2013 12:46pm
Shania Twain has added another 15 dates to her Las Vegas performing calendar.

Author tells of life as humanitarian aid worker

10/14/2013 12:47pm
"Chasing Chaos: My Decade in and out of Humanitarian Aid" (Broadway Books,) by Jessica Alexander

Labelle, Latifah honorees of Black Girls Rock!

10/14/2013 1:42pm
Patti Labelle is a known diva and Queen Latifah does not consider herself one, but both will be among those honored as part of the Black Girls Rock! awards show on BET.

Lady Antebellum pushes back concert tour

10/14/2013 1:53pm
Lady Antebellum is postponing the start of its 60-date concert tour.

Hollywood-style sting nabs alleged pirate kingpin

10/14/2013 2:21pm
The alleged pirate kingpin thought he was going work in the movies. Instead he landed in jail.

Vegas nightclub closes after battle over sex shows

10/14/2013 2:24pm
A Las Vegas Strip nightclub closed over the weekend, a month after a judge ordered it to clean up its envelope-pushing sex shows.

Review: Bridget Jones older, shallower and boring

10/14/2013 3:11pm
"Bridget Jones: Mad About the Boy" (Alfred A. Knopf), by Helen Fielding

ABQ Trolley Co. expands 'Breaking Bad' tours in NM

10/14/2013 3:24pm
A New Mexico trolley company that takes "Breaking Bad" fanatics on a tour around Albuquerque is lengthening its season.

10 recommendations for Verdi's 200th birthday

10/14/2013 3:24pm
The 200th anniversary of Giuseppe Verdi's birth is being celebrated this month. Of the more than two dozen operas he composed, here are 10 The Associated Press recommends:

Powell, Motown Records' chief of charm, dies at 98

10/14/2013 3:43pm
Maxine Powell, who was responsible for developing the charm, grace and style of Motown Records' artists during the Detroit label's 1960s heyday, died Monday at age 98.

Review: Trudie Styler soars in 'The Seagull'

10/14/2013 3:45pm
"The Seagull" is a ruefully comic tragedy about unfulfilled lives laden with human foibles.

Liza Minnelli performs with broken wrist in NY

10/14/2013 7:44pm
The show went on for Liza Minnelli.

Cards, Dodgers, Tigers, Bosox sport longtime logos

10/14/2013 7:54pm
Tune in this week to watch Yasiel Puig or David Ortiz in high-def, then check out these throwbacks: Jackie Robinson stealing home in a grainy newsreel, Ted Williams swinging in a black-and-white photo.