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Scaife leaves art to 2 Pennsylvania museums

07/15/2014 9:21am
Billionaire publisher Richard Mellon Scaife, who two weeks before his death wrote about the importance of art and supporting American museums, left his own extensive art collection to two Pennsylvania museums on either side of the state.

Mayor apologizes for profanity at July 4th concert

07/15/2014 9:50am
The mayor of Philadelphia is apologizing for the profanity used by rapper Nicki Minaj and comedian Marlon Wayans during a family-friendly July Fourth concert.

Archie's death latest comic book to inject reality

07/15/2014 10:20am
For most of Archie Andrews' life, the red-headed comic book icon's biggest quandary was whether he liked Veronica or Betty.

Joely Richardson to play poet Emily Dickinson

07/15/2014 12:31pm
Joely Richardson is coming back to a New York stage in something she never thought she'd do — a one-woman show.

Student writer pursues passion, fights illness

07/15/2014 1:31pm
A Nicholls State senior who has fibromyalgia and Lyme disease uses her passions for writing and art to prevail over her illnesses.

Museum to be built where slaves set foot in US

07/15/2014 1:41pm
Organizers say a $75 million International African American Museum will be built beside the Charleston harbor where tens of thousands of slaves first set foot in the United States.

Senate hopeful says he'll return to reality show

07/15/2014 1:51pm
A day after presenting signatures to run for U.S. Senate, former state treasurer and convicted felon Thomas Ravenel reversed course Tuesday and said he will return for the second season of a reality TV show based in Charleston.

Marvel Comics makes Thor a thunder goddess

07/15/2014 1:51pm
Thor is now a Goddess of Thunder.

Nick and Vanessa Lachey see pink with baby No. 2

07/15/2014 2:01pm
Nick and Vanessa Lachey are expecting their second baby, their publicists confirm.

Steven Weber welcomes new 'Chasing Life' role

07/15/2014 2:01pm
Steven Weber was ready for something different when his role on ABC Family's "Chasing Life" came along.

Viola Davis savors 'messy' humanity in new role

07/15/2014 3:01pm
Bless this mess, Viola Davis says.

Filmmakers in Ga. train crash go briefly to jail

07/15/2014 3:20pm
Two filmmakers charged with involuntary manslaughter several months after a train crash killed a member of their movie crew flew to Georgia over the weekend to turn themselves in at a rural jail, where they posted $25,000 bond apiece before returning home to California, their defense attorney said Tuesday.

ABC's diversity is 'authenticity,' executive says

07/15/2014 3:41pm
ABC's fall slate includes new series about black, Asian-American and Hispanic families. But calling the network's choices a case study in diversity is to miss the point, said Paul Lee, ABC Entertainment Group president.

Harper Lee says she didn't OK new book about her

07/15/2014 4:10pm
The reclusive author of "To Kill a Mockingbird," one of the most acclaimed novels of the 20th century, says she never gave her approval to a new memoir that portrays itself as a rare, intimate look into the lives of the writer and her older sister in small-town Alabama.

Tracee Ellis Ross: 'Black-ish' role is my life

07/15/2014 4:10pm
Tracee Ellis Ross says her upcoming role on the ABC comedy "Black-ish" allows her to be who she really is: a biracial woman.

Star's encounter with stalker described

07/15/2014 4:10pm
Sandra Bullock's recent encounter with a stalker in her home reads like a scene from a scary movie in newly released documents, painting a portrait of an obsessed fan who described himself as her "husband."

James MacGregor Burns, historian, dies at 95

07/15/2014 4:20pm
James MacGregor Burns, a Pulitzer Prize-winning historian and political scientist who analyzed the nature of presidential leadership and wrote candid biographies of Franklin D. Roosevelt and John F. Kennedy, died Tuesday at 95.

Judd Hirsch returns to TV in new ABC drama

07/15/2014 4:41pm
Judd Hirsch is going from the ridiculous to the sublime in his newest TV roles.

Daughter's rep: Casey Kasem's body still unburied

07/15/2014 5:10pm
A spokesman for Casey Kasem's daughter says the famous radio host's unburied body remains at a funeral home in Tacoma, Washington, a month after his death.

Billy Joel's mother, 1978 song's namesake, dies

07/15/2014 5:10pm
Billy Joel's mother, who inspired him to write "Rosalinda's Eyes," has died in New York at age 92.

Affleck, Garner stop by kids' superhero party

07/15/2014 5:20pm
The actor who plays the caped crusader in the upcoming "Batman v. Superman Dawn of Justice" film surprised a group of children at a Detroit-area superhero party.

Ioan Gruffudd plays revealing role in 'Forever'

07/15/2014 6:10pm
Ioan Gruffudd is used to playing extraordinary characters, but his latest comes with a special challenge.

Musical of film 'Rocky' knocked down on Broadway

07/15/2014 8:40pm
The Broadway musical "Rocky" is hanging up its gloves after being battered at the box office.

Reporter who spoke about black families suspended

07/15/2014 9:20pm
A white TV reporter who voiced his opinions about black families and relations with police during a segment about a fatal police shooting said Tuesday he was suspended from his station and won't return.