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From afar, Dylan muses on honor and surprise of Nobel prize


STOCKHOLM Nobel laureate Bob Dylan sent a message on Saturday thanking the Swedish academy for awarding him the Nobel prize for literature, an honor the American singer and songwriter believed was about as likely as "standing on the moon." | Video

Motherhood is biggest challenge for 'Woman of the Year' Madonna

NEW YORK Madonna was presented on Friday with Billboard magazine's Woman of the Year award, but the seven-time Grammy Award winner said one of her biggest challenges was being a good mother. | Video

Music Dec 09 2016

Actor T.J. Miller arrested after altercation with Uber driver

LOS ANGELES "Office Christmas Party" actor T.J. Miller was arrested in Los Angeles early on Friday because of an altercation with his Uber driver over President-elect Donald Trump, according to police and media.

U.S., Dec 09 2016

Actor Judge Reinhold released from Dallas jail after airport disturbance

Actor Judge Reinhold was released from a Dallas jail on Thursday night following his arrest for causing a disturbance at a local airport after refusing to be screened at a security checkpoint, police said on Friday. | Video

U.S. Dec 09 2016

Mother of One Direction singer Tomlinson dies from cancer

LONDON One Direction singer Louis Tomlinson's mother has died from an aggressive form of leukemia, her family said on Friday.

Music, Dec 09 2016

Wife of billionaire Pimco co-founder Bill Gross files for divorce

NEW YORK The wife of Pacific Investment Management Co co-founder Bill Gross is seeking a divorce after 31 years of marriage.

Dec 08 2016

John Glenn, first American to orbit Earth, dies at 95

John Glenn, who became one of the 20th century's greatest explorers as the first American to orbit Earth and later as the world's oldest astronaut, and also had a long career as a U.S. senator, died in Ohio on Thursday at age 95. | Video

U.S., Science, Dec 08 2016

Samuel L. Jackson honored at Dubai International Film Festival

DUBAI Hollywood actor Samuel L. Jackson has been honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Dubai International Film Festival for his contribution to cinema. | Video

Film, Dec 08 2016

Actress Sofia Vergara faces lawsuit from her own frozen embryos

"Modern Family" star Sofia Vergara is being sued by her two frozen embryos in an unusual lawsuit as part of a three-year battle by her ex-fiance to see the embryos brought to life. | Video

U.S., Oddly Enough, Dec 08 2016

Mick Jagger a dad again at 73

NEW YORK Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger became a father for the eighth time on Thursday when his ballet dancer girlfriend gave birth to a son in New York, his publicist said. | Video

Music, Dec 08 2016