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CNN's Weir escapes studio for the road

NEW YORK (AP) -- CNN's Bill Weir can thank Anthony Bourdain for all the frequent-flier miles....

Leonard Nimoy, famous as Mr. Spock on 'Star Trek,' dies

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- In 1975, Leonard Nimoy published an autobiography with the defiant title, "I Am Not Spock" - an attempt to show the world he had many more facets than the pointy-eared character that had come to define him....

New York exhibits mark centennial of Frank Sinatra's birth

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....

Madonna: Hit my head, got whiplash in Brits stage tumble

LONDON (AP) -- Madonna says she hit her head and suffered whiplash when she was yanked backward down some steps while performing live at the Brit Awards....

Review: Kirby strikes gold in 'Rainbow Curse'

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....

From 'Pulp Fiction' to Oscar meme, Travolta's highs and lows

NEW YORK (AP) -- Since strutting onto the big screen in "Saturday Night Fever," John Travolta has had a career marked by dramatic ups and downs, from comeback king to Internet meme....

Rediscovered Picasso to go on display in Paris museum

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....

Diane Lane sees ghosts in her return to NYC stage

NEW YORK (AP) -- Diane Lane has returned to a New York stage. It took her long enough....

'House of Cards' dealt Netflix a winning hand

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Even if it never wins another award, "House of Cards" already ranks among the most influential series in television history....

Harrison Ford to reprise role in 'Blade Runner' sequel

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Harrison Ford is set to reprise his role as Rick Deckard in a sequel to the dystopian, neo-noir "Blade Runner," more than 31 years after the film first premiered....

Johansson: Nothing 'creepy or inappropriate' about Travolta

Scarlett Johansson defended John Travolta on Thursday, calling the actor "a class act" and denouncing the image of the two on the Academy Awards red carpet as "an unfortunate still-frame" that doesn't reflect a "totally sweet and totally welcome" encounter....

Daniel Dae Kim takes control in 'Hawaii Five-0' and beyond

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Daniel Dae Kim made an impressively smooth transition from a stalwart husband on "Lost" to dashing crime fighter on "Hawaii Five-0."...

New cable show offers sex in a box as therapy

NEW YORK (AP) -- A relationship therapy TV show that premieres Friday gives most participating couples the same prescription: Go into a modular, windowless room onstage and have sex while the studio audience waits until they're done. Not surprisingly, "Sex Box" has attracted some negative attention....

Popular Mexican singer Ariel Camacho dies in car crash

CULIACAN, Mexico (AP) -- Ariel Camacho, a young, up-and-coming Mexican singer, was killed in a car crash after leaving a concert in Mexico, his record company confirmed Thursday....

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