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NEW YORK (AP) — "I can't believe I have to say this," Gabrielle Hamilton admonishes us in an asparagus recipe, "but please arrange with all the tips facing the same direction. Not in a chaotic jumble." And when you're making her sable butter, "let's not food poison anyone,...
NEW YORK (AP) — Welcome to New York, Taylor Swift! The locals are kvetching about you already. Swift's new gig as New York City's global welcome ambassador is getting a Bronx cheer (not that she knows what that is) from locals who questioned her street cred and mocked the videos...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A federal judge says a trial is needed to determine whether the hit song "Blurred Lines" copied elements of Marvin Gaye's music. The ruling Thursday by U.S. District Judge John A. Kronstadt says there is a genuine dispute about whether the song by Robin Thicke...
PARAMUS, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey professor suspended after he posted an online photo containing a quote from "Game of Thrones" has had his punishment rescinded by the college. Francis Schmidt, who teaches art and animation at Bergen County Community College, said he was...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Since playing the lucky-unlucky lottery winner Hurley on "Lost," Jorge Garcia's career has moved along nicely from "Alcatraz" to "Hawaii Five-O" and upcoming big-screen movies. It's logical that he might indulge himself in, say, a fast car or pricey wristwatch...
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Prosecutors in Poland questioned filmmaker Roman Polanski on Thursday at the request of U.S. prosecutors who are seeking his arrest on charges from 1977 of having sex with a minor. Boguslawa Marcinkowska, a spokeswoman for prosecutors in Krakow, said the...
VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican says the Sistine Chapel's precious frescoes are starting to turn white from the air pollution caused by so many visitors passing through each day. Officials first noticed the whitening patina in 2010 and immediately launched an investigation...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Rap music mogul Marion "Suge" Knight is due to face a Las Vegas judge on a traffic warrant following his arrest as a fugitive in a California robbery case. Records show Thursday's court appearance for the 49-year-old founder of Death Row Records stems from a...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — After the sitcom "Happy Endings" was, ironically, abruptly canceled, writer Brian Gallivan looked close to home for his next gig: his own family inspired "The McCarthys," a new CBS comedy about a sports-obsessed brood with one gay son. Fiction, he says, is...