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NEW YORK (AP) — Joel Grey has publicly announced at age 82 that he is gay. The Oscar- and Tony-winning actor tells People magazine, "I don't like labels, but if you have to put a label on it, I'm a gay man." Grey was married to actress Jo Wilder for 24 years and they have two...
NEW YORK (AP) — Selections of Rolling Stone magazine's near 50-year archive will be available for free on Google Play. Rolling Stone made the announcement Wednesday. Articles from its archive will be available Friday for Android and iOS phones and tablets. All of its issues will...
NEW YORK (AP) — Ne-Yo, "Non-Fiction" (Motown) Ahh, Ne-Yo. So much talent — the voice, the songwriting. And yet, somehow, such a boring album. It's a little crazy-making, truth be told. All the ingredients are here — some hot beats; smooth, rich vocals; and the idea of an album...
TOKYO (AP) — Johnny Depp has recovered from a cold. And a chupacabra attack. The 51-year-old actor was all smiles while joking Wednesday with journalists in Tokyo about why he was a no-show at a news conference a day earlier. Depp explained he had been ill but said that wasn't...
PARIS (AP) — A 250-year-old book by the Enlightenment anti-establishment writer Voltaire is climbing best-seller lists in France weeks after attacks by French-born Islamic extremists that left 20 people dead, including the gunmen. The "Treatise on Tolerance" is a cry against...
The hot Malian sands of Abderrahmane Sissako's "Timbuktu" are a cool reservoir of placid beauty, where desert dunes are swept by quiet ripples of colorful, everyday village life and haphazard storms of violence. "Timbuktu," the Oscar-nominated foreign-langue film from Mauritania...
NEW YORK (AP) — A biographer of one of World War I's most famous veterans, Sgt. Alvin York, has won a $5,000 prize. Officials announced Wednesday that Col. Douglas V. Mastriano won the William E. Colby Award for "Alvin York: A New Biography of the Hero of the Argonne." The award...
STRASBOURG, France (AP) — Lawyer Amal Clooney is going before Europe's top human rights court to argue against a man convicted for denying the 1915 Armenian genocide. Clooney is arguing on an appeal before the Strasbourg-based European Court of Human Rights, which ruled in favor...
What have we done to deserve another found-footage movie? The tired hand-held technique that seemed so fresh in 1999 with "The Blair Witch Project" long ago wore out its welcome. The only thing noteworthy about its use in "Project Almanac," which follows a group of high school...