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Venezuela rails against portrayal in US spy drama

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) -- Venezuelan officials are denouncing a U.S. spy drama that portrayed country stockpiling nerve gas to put down social unrest....

Ontario police: Bieber charged with assault

TORONTO (AP) -- Canadian pop star Justin Bieber faces new charges after police said Tuesday he was arrested for dangerous driving and assault following a collision between a minivan and an ATV that led to a physical altercation in southwestern Ontario....

Versatile Viggo speaks French in 'Far From Men'

VENICE, Italy (AP) -- Is there a language Viggo Mortensen doesn't speak?...

Study: Action-packed TV might make you snack more

CHICAGO (AP) -- Could action-packed TV fare make you fat? That's the implication of a new study that found people snacked more watching fast-paced television than viewing a more leisurely paced talk show....

Burning Man festival draws peak crowd of 66,000

RENO, Nev. (AP) -- The Burning Man counterculture festival drew a peak crowd of nearly 66,000 celebrants as it neared an end Monday on the northern Nevada desert....

Children's poems by Nick Cannon due in March

NEW YORK (AP) -- Nick Cannon has been keeping a notebook for much of his life, and next year we'll get to see some of the entries....

Dethroned Myanmar beauty queen blasts pageant boss

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) -- A dethroned beauty queen from Myanmar said Tuesday she won't return her bejeweled $100,000 crown until pageant organizers apologize for calling her a liar and a thief....

Barnes, Heigl in tune in romance 'Jackie and Ryan'

VENICE, Italy (AP) -- "Jackie and Ryan" takes viewers into an America of tough times, train-hopping and old-time fiddle music....

David Muir takes over at ABC's 'World News'

NEW YORK (AP) -- Among the stories David Muir will introduce during his first week as ABC's "World News" anchor is one he reported about a generation of Syrian refugees missing out on an education....

Chinese director Jiang Wen launches latest movie

BEIJING (AP) -- Hoping for maximum publicity, Chinese director Jiang Wen launched his latest movie at an event Monday - more than three months before it is due to open in cinemas....