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UK commissioner creates `pensions' for police dogs

11/05/2013 4:32am
They work hard, sniffing out crime with only the occasional pat on the nose in gratitude.

Jennifer Nettles talks new solo album, motherhood

11/05/2013 5:50am
Jennifer Nettles has finished the music, chosen a cover photo and now she has a release date for her debut solo album _ Jan. 14.

Right at Home: Bar gear gets swanky

11/05/2013 7:17am
Home beer and spirit-making have become popular hobbies. Bars and beverage stores feature a growing range of artisanal spirits and craft brews. Cocktail parties are back in vogue.

Rapper DMX again arrested in South Carolina

11/05/2013 7:47am
Rapper DMX has been arrested again in South Carolina.

Review: Luscious Jackson party on in return

11/05/2013 8:23am
Listening to Luscious Jackson's four records from the `90s is like a night out hitting the clubs in New York City: a rock riff here, reggae grooves there, some sugary pop, and plenty of low end. All in all, a good time, and plenty eclectic.

'Walking Dead' actor reports car break-in, theft

11/05/2013 9:04am
Atlanta police are investigating a car break-in and theft of electronics belonging to a cast member from "The Walking Dead" TV show.

Pajamas a perennial holiday gift favorite

11/05/2013 9:21am
Cynthia Greenwood's three girls always get new sleepwear at Christmas, the only gift they are allowed to open on Christmas Eve. The sisters waste no time getting comfy before the family sits down to a holiday dinner and relaxes by the fire.

Mix of new and old keeps annual parties fun

11/05/2013 9:23am
As parents of a toddler, Miranda and Dave Anderson realized that ringing in the New Year with a late-night bash had gotten a lot harder. So they began hosting a New Year's Day brunch.

Meredith launches new food magazine 'Allrecipes'

11/05/2013 9:32am
Meredith Corp., the publisher of "Better Homes and Gardens" and "Parents" magazines, has launched "Allrecipes" magazine.

5 works from the art hoard found in Germany

11/05/2013 9:35am
German investigators on Tuesday showed images of some of the hoard of more than 1,400 art works they found at a Munich apartment. Here is a glance at some of the highlights.

Recycled Christmas trees: mulch, dunes, habitats

11/05/2013 9:45am
It's one of America's great recycling success stories: Every year, hundreds of thousands of discarded Christmas trees are collected and reused.

Is it rude to ask guests to take their shoes off?

11/05/2013 9:46am
In Michigan, you're expected to leave snowy boots in the mudroom before going inside. In Alaska, boots are taken off in "Arctic entries." In Japan, Thailand and many other countries, you wouldn't dream of entering a home with your shoes on, regardless of the season.

Republic extends time to close Frontier sale

11/05/2013 9:50am
The parent company of Frontier Airlines says a deadline to sell the airline will be extended by two more days.

Review: 'Call of Duty' has new dog but old tricks

11/05/2013 9:54am
"Call of Duty" adds a new dog but trots out mostly old tricks in the latest installment of the first-person shooter franchise.

Pitbull to host American Music Awards

11/05/2013 11:05am
Pitbull will host the American Music Awards.

Israel: Paula Abdul moves ceremony

11/05/2013 11:11am
Paula Abdul has moved a Bat Mitzvah ceremony that she'd originally planned to hold at Jerusalem's Western Wall, Israel's Tourism Ministry said Tuesday.

Burger King to bring back Big Mac copycat

11/05/2013 12:01pm
What has two all-beef patties, special sauce, lettuce, cheese, pickles and onions on a sesame bun? Burger King's latest sandwich.

Jacksons perform Gordy tribute at Ebony gala

11/05/2013 12:10pm
Motown founder Berry Gordy recalls that when he first signed The Jackson 5, he sent them to live in a house in California _ and the rowdy kids ended up getting kicked out and had to move in with him.

'Glee' scores 8 People's Choice nominations

11/05/2013 12:15pm
"Glee" hit the right note as it leads with eight nominations for the People's Choice Awards.

50 years looks good on ABC's 'General Hospital'

11/05/2013 1:43pm
A few years ago, ABC's "General Hospital" was in trouble.

21st Century Fox profit shrinks in 1Q

11/05/2013 2:29pm
Entertainment giant Twenty-First Century Fox Inc. on Tuesday posted net income in its fiscal first quarter that shrank more than analysts had expected as its movies didn't fare as well as a year ago.

Rather not invited to join CBS Kennedy coverage

11/05/2013 2:31pm
CBS News hasn't invited Dan Rather back to participate in its 50th-anniversary coverage of the Kennedy assassination, but images of the longtime anchor who parted bitterly with the network will be a part of its upcoming documentary on how the story unfolded that day.

Correction: Health Overhaul-Hollywood story

11/05/2013 2:42pm
In a story Nov. 4 about a $500,000 grant to provide TV writers and producers with information about the Affordable Care Act, The Associated Press misidentified a senior vice president of The California Endowment. His name is Daniel Zingale, not David Zingale.

History network in deal to remake 'Roots'

11/05/2013 3:08pm
A remake of the groundbreaking television miniseries "Roots" is in the works at the History network.

Zapruder film: Images as history, pre-smartphone

11/05/2013 3:28pm
If anything of consequence occurs in this era of smartphones and multi-G wireless networks, a horde of "citizen journalists" will doubtless be on hand to capture and broadcast the sights and sounds. But of hundreds of witnesses in Dallas's Dealey Plaza on Nov. 22, 1963, only a handful managed to record the biggest news story of a generation: the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.

Sarah Palin begins book tour next week

11/05/2013 3:44pm
Sarah Palin will soon be on a holiday season book tour.

Reaction to death of famed chef Charlie Trotter

11/05/2013 3:58pm
Reaction to the death Tuesday of famed Chicago chef Charlie Trotter.

Ovation puts a new spin on TV arts programming

11/05/2013 4:05pm
James Franco has discovered Ovation. So have Jon Hamm and Vogue's Anna Wintour.

Cirque temporarily modifies Vegas show after fall

11/05/2013 4:42pm
Cirque du Soleil officials say they've temporarily removed the "Wheel of Death" stunt from one of their Las Vegas Strip shows after an acrobat was injured while performing on it over the weekend.

In Marvel Comics, Ms Marvel returns as Muslim teen

11/05/2013 5:57pm
Marvel Comics is bringing Ms. Marvel back as a 16-year-old daughter of Pakistani immigrants living in Jersey City named Kamala Khan.

Click to celebrate, but consider doing it on delay

11/05/2013 7:44pm
It's so easy to share all that holiday fun in an instant: One click and you can cover Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and all your other social media accounts. Two seconds later, everyone who wasn't included will know about it, too.

Songwriter Dean Dillon honored as BMI Icon

11/05/2013 9:32pm
Songwriter Dean Dillon penned hits for George Strait, George Jones, Kenny Chesney and more in his prolific career in Nashville and several of those artists honored him as the newest BMI Icon at Tuesday's BMI Country Awards.

Tilda Swinton honored at MoMA on 53rd birthday

11/05/2013 9:34pm
The last time Oscar-winning actress Tilda Swinton had a birthday party, she told a New York audience on Tuesday, she was nine years old.