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  • Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones sell in New York

    Move-up buyers Catherine Zeta-Jones and Michael Douglas have sold their rural estate in Bedford, N.Y., for $7.5 million.  A long driveway leads to the Colonial-style painted-brick two-story, which sits on 5.7 acres and is surrounded on three sides by...
  • USC's marching band is named the best in college football

    USC's marching band is named the best in college football
    The tune is unmistakable. USC fans love it. Opponents loathe it. Regardless of allegiance -- or how one responds to the playing of “Fight On” -- USA Today says there is no doubt that the Spirit of Troy is the best marching band in...
  • Survey: Neil Patrick Harris Outranked by Ellen DeGeneres as Oscar Host

    Neil Patrick Harris has some big shoes to fill for his upcoming 2015 Oscar hosting gig, as a recent online poll finds he is generating less fan excitement than Ellen DeGeneres did when she announced last year. In comparing surveys done at the time of...
  • Oscars: Neil Patrick Harris' huge challenge

    Oscars: Neil Patrick Harris' huge challenge
    Ten weeks from today is New Year's Eve, and you're going to see a lot of Top 10 film lists and year-end prizes in those weeks. In a very smart move, the Oscar folks have lined up Neil Patrick Harris as host. He wowed the Tonys and the Emmys, and he...
  • PBS Binge-Watching Experiment Boosts Ken Burns' 'Roosevelts'

    Binge-watching is a relatively new TV-viewing behavior that has the viewer making an active choice to watch a series hour after hour after hour. Now PBS appears to have cracked the nut on getting people to do it with a TV network more firmly in control of...
  • Palm Springs for holidays offers a merry glow

    Palm Springs for holidays offers a merry glow
    The bespectacled man, a cigar in his mouth, floats in an aqua blue swimming pool atop a yellow air mattress. The sun worshipper holds a newspaper with a prominent headline: "Blizzard hits East" The cover art from Palm Springs Life magazine reminds...
  • George Clooney to receive Golden Globes' Cecil B. DeMille Award

    George Clooney to receive Golden Globes' Cecil B. DeMille Award
    The Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. would really have had to stretch to give George Clooney a Golden Globe nomination this year, what with his latest movie, "The Monuments Men," not being all that great. So, apparently fearing a Clooney-free ceremony, the...
  • Neil Patrick Harris will host variety show on NBC

    Neil Patrick Harris will host variety show on NBC
    Neil Patrick Harris has been a sitcom star, Broadway regular and award-show host, among many other things. Now he's about to add variety emcee to his resume. The former star of "How I Met Your Mother" will host a new hour-long variety show for NBC based...
  • Ben Bradlee dies at 93; Washington Post editor led Watergate coverage

    Ben Bradlee dies at 93; Washington Post editor led Watergate coverage
    More than 40 years ago, two young Washington Post reporters began digging into a local burglary that would have roused little interest except for one odd fact: One of the five men arrested at the Democratic Party's national headquarters worked for the...
  • Oscar de la Renta dies at 82; fashion designer behind red-carpet icons

    Oscar de la Renta, the Dominican-born fashion designer who spent more than 50 years dressing royalty, Hollywood celebrities and U.S. first ladies from Jacqueline Kennedy to Hillary Clinton, died Monday. He was 82. A spokesman for his wife, Annette de la...
  • Tom Cruise Nabs Top Spot on Home Video Sales Charts With 'Edge of Tomorrow'

    The latest Tom Cruise action film, "Edge of Tomorrow," topped the national home video sales charts the week ending Oct. 12, bumping the prior week's top seller, "Transformers: Age of Extinction," from Paramount Pictures, to No. 2. "Edge of Tomorrow,"...