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Browne, Lynn to get lifetime Americana awards

07/08/2014 5:00am
Jackson Browne, Loretta Lynn, conjunto musician Flaco Jimenez and blues musician Taj Mahal will receive lifetime achievement awards at The Americana Music Association Honors and Awards ceremony in Nashville, Tennessee, in September.

Nash sees young people as saviors of the future

07/08/2014 6:10am
Graham Nash feels optimistic that young people will once again change America for the better. So while he's frustrated by political ideals surrounding issues like global warming and marriage equality, he realizes "those powers against progress" will naturally run their course.

Late-night US talk show 'Conan' debuts in China

07/08/2014 6:10am
The American late-night talk show "Conan" has racked up more than 3 million hits since its debut on an online video site in China.

'Kinky Boots' star prepares for high-kicking tour

07/08/2014 6:30am
Kyle Taylor Parker is going from backup dancer to leading man — but staying in 6-inch heels.

Harry Potter is back in new J.K. Rowling story

07/08/2014 6:40am
Harry Potter is back — mysterious, married, and going gray.

Priscilla Presley tells upset fans to 'calm down'

07/08/2014 11:21am
Priscilla Presley is asking fans of her late ex-husband Elvis Presley to "please calm down" after a report that two jets once owned by the singer could be removed from Graceland.

Local feud scuttles 5 Garth Brooks' Dublin shows

07/08/2014 11:21am
Like an ill-fated romance in a country song, Garth Brooks and Dublin just weren't meant to be.

'Half of a Yellow Sun' to premiere in Nigeria

07/08/2014 11:51am
The Nigerian civil war movie "Half of a Yellow Sun" will finally premier in its home country in August, the film's producer announced Tuesday. The move came after Nigerian censors had earlier refused to approve it, saying the movie could undermine national security.

Play about Nazi hunter Wiesenthal to come to NYC

07/08/2014 12:31pm
A one-man play about famed Nazi hunter Simon Wiesenthal will make its New York premiere this winter.

Linklater's 'Boyhood' is the time of your life

07/08/2014 1:20pm
Richard Linklater's "Boyhood," shot over 12 years, has already been hailed as a landmark without parallel in movie history. It took a rare feat of commitment from Linklater and his actors, including star Ellar Coltrane, who was cast as a 6-year-old and wrapped as a 19-year-old.

Man charged with assaulting author Colum McCann

07/08/2014 1:31pm
A Connecticut man assaulted award-winning novelist Colum McCann last month outside a hotel after the author tried to help the man's wife following a domestic dispute, police said Tuesday.

Wait time for new Harry Potter ride: 450 minutes

07/08/2014 2:32pm
Lines to get on the new Harry Potter ride at Universal Orlando Resort were more than seven hours long Tuesday — enough time to watch a couple of Harry Potter movies or for a fast reader to get through a Harry Potter book.

Music duo Insane Clown Posse loses gang lawsuit

07/08/2014 2:41pm
The federal government can't be blamed for any fallout from a 2011 FBI report that put a gang tag on fans of the music group Insane Clown Posse, a judge said.

Reality TV husband gets prison sentence for fraud

07/08/2014 3:11pm
The husband of a "Real Housewives of Atlanta" star has been sentenced to eight years in prison after pleading guilty to federal fraud charges.

Discovery Life Channel to premiere next year

07/08/2014 4:01pm
Discovery Communications says its fitness network will undergo a transformation to Discovery Life Channel early next year.

Pop-rocker scores song to soothe anxious canines

07/08/2014 4:01pm
Score one for the dogs.

Land dispute erupts among ultra-wealthy in Bahamas

07/08/2014 4:21pm
A land development dispute between some of the world's wealthiest people in one of the world's most exclusive communities has escalated on a small island in the Bahamas.

Sean Hayes joins cast of CBS sitcom 'The Millers'

07/08/2014 4:21pm
CBS says popular sitcom star Sean Hayes is joining the cast of its comedy "The Millers" as a series regular.

Stevie Nicks joining 'The Voice' as adviser

07/08/2014 6:01pm
Stevie Nicks is joining "The Voice" as an adviser to Adam Levine's team for the upcoming season.

Al Jazeera America says it's building to last

07/08/2014 6:12pm
As it approaches its first birthday, Al Jazeera America anchor Tony Harris says he's surprised by how good the network is.