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NEW YORK (AP) — The numbers are unavoidable. Paul Thomas Anderson has made seven feature films and he has made seven films set in California. "It's just there, isn't it?" sighs Anderson. "If there was ever any kind of intention to have a wide variety of work, all of it's gone...
PARIS (AP) — Monaco is expecting a double dose of royal babies — but only one twin will get to be the principality's future ruler. Her Serene Highness Princess Charlene, 36, will be giving birth to twins but the doctor delivering them will have no more than a symbolic hand in...
JEFFERSON, Ohio (AP) — Soap opera actor Freddie Smith has pleaded guilty to charges stemming from the car crash that seriously injured his girlfriend in northeast Ohio. The 26-year-old "Days of Our Lives" actor from Los Angeles lost control of a vehicle Oct. 7 in Ashtabula (ash-...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The dark show-business comedy "Birdman" topped the Screen Actors Guild Award nominations with four, including best ensemble cast. Star Michael Keaton was recognized for his work, as well as supporting co-stars Emma Stone and Edward Norton. Following with three...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The felines are fighting back — on the bookshelf. Cats outnumber dogs in the U.S., but in bookstores, dog titles reign, the American Pet Products Association says. Fans insist felines are getting more popular as they ride the coattails of Internet sensations...
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Kirk Douglas is done with writing. The rakish screen legend with the famously dimpled chin made that abundantly clear on a recent afternoon at his Beverly Hills home, a few days before the release of his poetry collection "Life Could Be Verse:...
NEW YORK (AP) — This year's breakthrough new singer, Sam Smith, went from an artist to watch to MTV's best artist of 2014 and beat out megastars like Beyonce and Taylor Swift. The 22-year-old Smith performed his soulful song, "Stay With Me," at the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rapper Earl Warren Hayes and his estranged wife were trying to reconcile and she was optimistic about their chances only days before Hayes killed her and committed suicide, a police detective said Tuesday. The bodies of Hayes, 34, and 30-year-old Stephanie...
NEW YORK (AP) — Grammy Award-winner Sting jumped aboard his Broadway musical "The Last Ship" as its newest star Tuesday night, hoping to help right a show that's been listing dangerously at the box office. A bearded Sting got a standing ovation — and a bouquet of white roses —...