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Singer Taylor Swift leads People Magazine's best-dressed list


- Pop star Taylor Swift, who has adopted a sexier look on red carpets, was named People magazine's best-dressed celebrity of the year on Wednesday. | Video

Entertainment, People 4:05pm EDT

A Minute With: Ethan Hawke on lessons from Robin Williams


TORONTO - It has been more than 25 years since a young Ethan Hawke stepped on his desk to salute his teacher, portrayed by Robin Williams, in "Dead Poets Society."

Film, Entertainment, People 9:29am EDT

Rapper Lecrae leads debut-filled top ten of Billboard 200 chart


LOS ANGELES - Rapper Lecrae earned his first chart-topping album on the weekly U.S. Billboard 200 album chart on Wednesday, leading seven new records in the top ten of the chart.

Music, People, Entertainment 4:24pm EDT

Biography of late comedian Joan Rivers to be published in 2016


NEW YORK - A biography of legendary comedian , who died earlier this month, will be published in 2016, publisher Little, Brown and Company said on Wednesday.

People, Entertainment 10:52am EDT

Flautist Galway tells awards audience of his 'bug' for practicing

LONDON - James Galway, known as "the man with the golden flute", attributed his success in part to his "video-game-like" style of practicing as he received a lifetime achievement award at the Gramophone Classical Music Awards on Wednesday.

Music, People, Entertainment 4:02pm EDT

Tue, Sep 16 2014

Rihanna, CBS bench opening number for Thursday football


LOS ANGELES - R&B singer Rihanna's record label on Tuesday said it has refused to license a song to CBS for its "Thursday Night Football" program after the TV network chose not to use the song in its season opener because it was focused on the NFL's domestic violence scandal. | Video

Entertainment, Music 16 Sep 2014

China prosecutor approves arrest of Jackie Chan's son on drug charge


BEIJING - Chinese prosecutors have approved last month's arrest of Jaycee Chan, son of kung fu movie star Jackie Chan, after a suspected drugs offence, the state-owned Beijing News reported on Wednesday, meaning he can now be formally charged.

Entertainment, People 5:57am EDT

Hey, hey it's a Monkee house: Davy Jones home for sale


HARRISBURG Pa. - A remote Pennsylvania country house and horse farm that the late Monkees lead singer and teen heartthrob Davy Jones called home for nearly 30 years is on the market.

Entertainment, People 16 Sep 2014

Leonardo DiCaprio named U.N. messenger of peace for climate


UNITED NATIONS - Hollywood actor and environmental activist Leonardo DiCaprio has been named a United Nations Messenger of Peace, a post he will use to raise awareness about climate change, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said on Tuesday. | Video

As it moves into Europe, Netflix orders Judd Apatow comedy series 'Love'


LOS ANGELES - Netflix on Tuesday said it has ordered two seasons of a romance comedy by Hollywood hitmaker Judd Apatow as the online streaming service ramps up its original programming while it expands into France and Germany.


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.