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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Leonard Nimoy, the actor known and loved by generations of "Star Trek" fans as the pointy-eared, purely logical science officer Mr. Spock, has died. Nimoy died Friday of end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at his Los Angeles home, said his son,...
NEW YORK (AP) — A couple of New York exhibits are paying homage to the centennial of Frank Sinatra's birth by displaying rare photographs and mementos, many of them from the family archive. "Sinatra: An American Icon" opens Wednesday at the New York Public Library for the...
NEW YORK (AP) — A couple of New York exhibits are paying homage to the centennial of Frank Sinatra's birth by displaying rare photographs and mementos, many of them from the family archive. "Sinatra: An American Icon" opens Wednesday at the New York Public Library for the...
PARIS (AP) — The Pompidou Centre in Paris hopes to display a long-vanished Picasso painting in May, now that it has been recovered by U.S. customs authorities. The 1911 cubist painting "The Hairdresser," worth millions of dollars, was reported missing from a Pompidou storeroom...
Nintendo's Kirby is just a pink sphere with feet, arms, eyes and a mouth. He doesn't appear to pose much of a threat — instead, he looks like a wad of bubble gum that, at worst, you might have to peel off the sole of your shoe. And yet, he's so flexible that his creators, Tokyo'...
NEW YORK (AP) — Diane Lane has returned to a New York stage. It took her long enough. The "Unfaithful" and "Man of Steel" star was still basically a girl the last time she appeared live here — a whopping 37 years ago. What lured her back was "The Mystery of Love & Sex," a...
HONG KONG (AP) — Sylvia Chang's return to the director's chair will open the Hong Kong International Film Festival, which will screen 14 films from the veteran Taiwanese actress and director. "Murmur of the Hearts," Chang's first directing feature after a five-year hiatus, tells...
NEW YORK (AP) — Since strutting onto the big screen in "Saturday Night Fever," John Travolta's career has been one of dramatic ups and downs, from comeback king to Internet meme. Travolta's latest step back into the spotlight at Sunday's Academy Awards was uneasy. He's been...
LONDON (AP) — Former pop star Gary Glitter has received a 16-year prison sentence after being convicted of sexually abusing three young girls in the 1970s. The 70-year-old singer, whose real name is Paul Gadd, showed no response as he was sentenced Friday. He had been found...