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Pat Schroeder: Clinton would face `subdued sexism'

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) -- Former House Democrat Pat Schroeder predicts that Hillary Clinton would face "a lot of sexism" if she decides to run for president in 2016....

Nathan Lane: Straight actors can play gay roles

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) -- Gay actors shouldn't have a monopoly on gay roles, award-winning stage and screen actor Nathan Lane said....

Review: Allen casts a limp spell in 'Magic'

Woody Allen's late period has been defined by a quality you wouldn't have expected from the man who produced the inspired chaos of "Bananas" or the Fellini-esque carnival of "Stardust Memories": tidiness....

Ken Burns turns his lens on Roosevelt dynasty

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) -- For 30 years, Ken Burns has found the Roosevelt family "irresistible."...

'Downton Abbey' back on Jan. 4 for season 5

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) -- "Downton Abbey" will be back for its fifth season on Jan. 4, but the return date for another hit PBS series, "Sherlock," is up in the air, PBS chief executive Paula Kerger said Tuesday....

Oops! EPA goes off topic, tweets about Kardashian

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Environmental Protection Agency's fight to clean up water pollution got a splash of pop culture Tuesday, thanks to an Internet flub involving reality TV star Kim Kardashian....

George Harrison memorial tree killed by beetles

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A tree planted in Los Angeles to honor former Beatle George Harrison has been killed - by beetles....

Freida Pinto speaks at girls' rights summit in UK

LONDON (AP) -- Actress Freida Pinto of "Slumdog Millionaire" fame has joined forces with girls' rights campaigners in calling for an end to the practice of female genital mutilation....

Toronto Film Festival unveils lineup

NEW YORK (AP) -- The Toronto International Film Festival unveiled a star-heavy lineup amid increased festival jockeying for the most plum premieres of Hollywood's fall season....

Another author boosted by `Colbert Bump'

NEW YORK (AP) -- The "Colbert Bump" is becoming contagious....

Working late in life, directors refuse to say cut

Visiting a retired Frank Capra at his Sierra Nevada hideaway, Clint Eastwood was baffled....

'X-Men' VR experience coming to Comic-Con

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Comic-Con attendees will have a once-in-a-lifetime chance to enter the mind of Professor X....

Vine star Mendes finds breakthrough on pop charts

NEW YORK (AP) -- Six seconds isn't a long time, but Vine superstar Shawn Mendes made the time count when posting cover songs on the social media platform....

Library honors Billy Joel with US pop music prize

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Library of Congress is honoring Billy Joel with its Gershwin Prize for Popular Song....

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