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Actress Gwyneth Paltrow files for divorce from Chris Martin


LOS ANGELES - A year after Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin announced their decision to "consciously uncouple," the Oscar-winning actress has filed divorce papers in a Los Angeles court. | Video

Entertainment, People 6:41pm EDT

The aliens are back! 'Independence Day 2' to start filming


LONDON - Production on the sequel to sci-fi action blockbuster "Independence Day" is under way, one of the cast has revealed, nearly 20 years since the box office hit was released. | Video

Entertainment, Film 3:31pm EDT

Betty Willis, designer who left mark on Vegas with famous sign, dies at 91


- Betty Willis, an artist who designed a popular welcome sign on the Las Vegas strip and created a number of other famous neon signs in the tourist haven, has died at age 91, a mortuary said on its website.

Entertainment, People 4:15pm EDT

Comedian Roseanne Barr says she is losing her sight


NEW YORK - American comedian, actress and TV star Roseanne Barr has revealed that she is suffering from glaucoma and macular degeneration and is slowly going blind. | Video

Entertainment, People 6:25pm EDT

Just when you thought a T-Rex was deadly enough, here comes 'Jurassic World'

- "Jurassic Park" fans have had a glimpse of the long-awaited fourth instalment in the dinosaur disaster franchise, with the release of the film's trailer heralding a terrifying new predator. | Video

Entertainment, Film 7:41am EDT

Actor William Shatner proposes pipeline to solve California drought

LOS ANGELES - - William Shatner in full Captain Kirk mode is looking to marshal a crew for a project with an astronomical budget to deal with California's drought problems, although some might call it a pipe dream.

AC/DC's Rudd pleads guilty to threatening to kill, drug possession

WELLINGTON - Phil Rudd, the Australian-born drummer from world-famous rock band AC/DC, pleaded guilty in a New Zealand court on Tuesday to charges of threatening to kill and possession of drugs, his lawyer said. | Video

Entertainment, Music 9:20am EDT

Prognosis unclear for daughter of late singer Whitney Houston: lawyer


- Bobbi Kristina Brown, the daughter of the late singer Whitney Houston who was hospitalized in January after being found unresponsive in her bathtub, is expected to live a long life but her prognosis remains unclear, an attorney for her father said. | Video

Entertainment, People 6:46am EDT

Mon, Apr 20 2015

'The Golden Era' scoops top prize at Hong Kong Film Awards


HONG KONG - A biographical drama about Chinese writer Xiao Hong emerged as the big winner at the Hong Kong Film Awards, scooping best film as well as best director for Ann Hui. | Video

Entertainment, Film 20 Apr 2015

Britain's Old Vic honors Kevin Spacey for key artistic role


LONDON - Stars of stage and screen have paid tribute to Hollywood actor Kevin Spacey at a special gala event as his 11-year tenure at London's The Old Vic theater comes to an end. | Video

Entertainment, People 20 Apr 2015

Key retirements mean a changing of the guard next year in U.S. Congress

Regardless what voters decide in the November elections, there will be a major changing of the guard next year in the U.S. Congress as result of a number of key retirements.