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Ben Foster cycles ahead on Lance Armstrong movie

10/17/2013 4:12am
American actor Ben Foster is cycling into the lead as Lance Armstrong in a new movie about the disgraced American cyclist.

Book offers juicy peek inside Johnny Carson's life

10/17/2013 4:39am
"Johnny Carson" (Eamon Dolan/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt), by Henry Bushkin

Al Hirschfeld exhibition opens in NYC

10/17/2013 6:49am
A new exhibition on caricaturist Al Hirschfeld begins with a video of Whoopi Goldberg talking about his wicked sense of humor.

Donor egg pregnancies on the rise, US study finds

10/17/2013 8:09am
U.S. women are increasingly using donated eggs to get pregnant, with often good results, although the ideal outcome _ a single baby born on time at a healthy weight _ is still uncommon, a study found.

`Swingland' offers peek into kinky sex underworld

10/17/2013 8:30am
"Swingland: Between the Sheets of the Secretive, Sometimes Messy, but Always Adventurous Swinging Lifestyle" (Touchstone), by Daniel Stern

McCreery finds his voice on post-'Idol' album

10/17/2013 9:10am
Scotty McCreery rode his 2011 "American Idol" win to a platinum album and several new artist awards.

As US demographics change, so does the menu

10/17/2013 10:37am
Salsa overtaking ketchup as America's No. 1 condiment was just the start.

Diablo Cody brings complex women to life onscreen

10/17/2013 10:49am
Diablo Cody's real life story almost sounds like a movie she might write: A dynamic young woman with a unique voice wins an Oscar for her first screenplay, is at once embraced and vilified by the media, and then emerges with more opportunities and greater self-assurance than before.

Norway rocker in French court for alleged racism

10/17/2013 11:08am
A Norwegian heavy metal rocker on trial in France on charges of inciting racial hatred has had his case adjourned until June 3.

Review: New 'Skylanders' divide and conquer

10/17/2013 11:20am
As Activision's Skylanders franchise has exploded in popularity, more parents have asked me: Is it as cool as it looks, or just an insidious plot to separate my kids from their allowances?

Burch in beauty biz, using her measured approach

10/17/2013 11:39am
Tory Burch is now in the beauty business, the latest in a string of designers expanding their labels into a full face-to-toe look.

Fireworks shell faulted in July 4 blast in Calif.

10/17/2013 12:31pm
An investigation by the state fire marshal found that a Fourth of July fireworks accident that injured nearly 30 people at a show in Southern California was caused by the malfunction of a shell inside its mortar tube, authorities said Thursday.

Brad Garrett book scheduled for 2015

10/17/2013 12:41pm
Brad Garrett is trying to make peace with middle age.

Tenor Andrea Bocelli to receive master's next week

10/17/2013 12:42pm
Andrea Bocelli will receive a graduate degree in Italy next week.

Easy, edible ideas for a delicious Halloween

10/17/2013 1:56pm
Whipping up a batch of Halloween-inspired treats shouldn't require a scary amount of time or energy.

Larry Flynt doesn't want man who shot him executed

10/17/2013 2:01pm
Porn publisher Larry Flynt says he doesn't want to see the serial killer whose gunshots left him paralyzed 35 years ago put to death for his crimes.

Live events proving worth for networks

10/17/2013 2:14pm
Television executives are looking for more than hot actors these days. They're searching for the next Nik Wallenda.

Visitors flock to DC sites again after shutdown

10/17/2013 2:39pm
Visitors lined up for Washington's museums to finally reopen Thursday after a 16-day government shutdown that cost each site money in lost retail sales, theater tickets and concessions.

Musical of 'An American in Paris' eyes Broadway

10/17/2013 2:51pm
A stage musical based on the film "An American in Paris" with music by George and Ira Gershwin is aiming for Broadway in 2015 after a stop in _ where else? _ Paris next December.

Musical of 'An American in Paris' eyes Broadway

10/17/2013 3:13pm
A stage musical based on the film "An American in Paris" with music by George and Ira Gershwin is aiming for Broadway in 2015 after a stop in _ where else? _ Paris next December.

Bail revoked for man who admitted Broadway fraud

10/17/2013 4:18pm
A judge revoked $3 million bail for a former stockbroker who admitted conning the producers of a failed Broadway production of "Rebecca."

King papers go for more than $130k at NYC auction

10/17/2013 4:54pm
Some civil rights movement history went up for sale Thursday, as papers from the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., including speech outlines and letters, brought in more than $130,000 at auction.

Muse gets unsettlingly close in new concert film

10/17/2013 6:54pm
Muse frontman Matt Bellamy had to be more than just camera-ready for "Muse - Live at Rome Olympic Stadium." The British rock band's new concert film was shot in 4K, which meant a whole new level of detail.

Review: 'The Winslow Boy' _ tonic for the stubborn

10/17/2013 7:24pm
So many things onstage these days champion the notion that change is good _ open your mind, learn to love what you fear, embrace the unknown. So it's refreshing to have something that cheers the hopelessly stubborn.

AP PHOTOS: Yosemite reopens after shutdown

10/17/2013 7:25pm
Visitors from around the world flocked to Yosemite National Park on Thursday after it reopened with the end of the 16-day partial government shutdown.

Maya Angelou accepts Mailer Center lifetime award

10/17/2013 9:43pm
Her body weak, her voice rich and strong, Maya Angelou sang, lectured and reminisced as she accepted a lifetime achievement award Thursday night from the Norman Mailer Center.