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VENICE, Italy (AP) — The Venice Film Festival is opening under a hazy Italian sun — with a chilling thriller about endurance and extremes on the world's highest peak. Jake Gyllenhaal, Jason Clarke, Josh Brolin and Emily Watson have begun Hollywood's annual influx to Italy for...
NEW YORK (AP) — A Swedish psychologist's self-published picture book about a sleep-deprived rabbit has been acquired by Penguin Random House after becoming a word-of-mouth sensation. A new edition of Carl-Johan Forssén Ehrlin's "The Rabbit Who Wants To Fall Asleep" will come out...
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. Rep. Michael McCaul, a Texas Republican who chairs the House Committee on Homeland Security, has a book deal. McCaul's "Failures of Imagination: The Deadliest Threats to Our Homeland — and How to Thwart Them" will be published Jan. 12 by Crown Forum, the...
NEW YORK (AP) — A California man who was one of three Americans who helped subdue a gunman on a high-speed train traveling to Paris says he couldn't have picked better people to be with that day. On "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" Tuesday, 23-year-old Anthony Sadler...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country star Luke Bryan may have one of the most popular albums in the country, but Loretta Lynn made his day when she gave him a kiss. Bryan, Lynn, Eric Church and the band Alabama were honored by their peers in country music with special achievement...
NEW YORK (AP) — Actor Dylan Baker tried to rescue an elderly neighbor before escaping a high-rise apartment fire in Manhattan. It happened on the 33rd floor of a building on West 43rd Street just before 4:30 p.m. Tuesday. Baker, who has a recurring TV role in "The Good Wife,"...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country singers Loretta Lynn, Luke Bryan, Eric Church and the band Alabama were honored by their peers in country music with special achievement awards from the Academy of Country Music. During the ACM Honors event on Tuesday in Nashville, the stars were...
NEW YORK (AP) — A day after its trailer debuted online, the Will Smith football head-trauma film "Concussion" is already sparking controversy. Citing studio emails leaked in the hack of Sony Pictures, The New York Times reported Tuesday that the movie "Concussion" was altered to...
NEW YORK (AP) — A day after its trailer debuted online, the Will Smith football head-trauma film "Concussion" is already sparking controversy. Citing studio emails leaked in the hack of Sony Pictures, The New York Times reported Tuesday that the movie "Concussion" was altered to...