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Kitty Kelley writes 'heartwarming' text on Kennedy
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NEW YORK (AP) — Kitty Kelley's next book project will be "heartwarming." Promise. The author of gossipy best sellers about Frank Sinatra, Jacqueline Kennedy and others is providing the text to "Capturing Camelot," a collection of photographs by her friend Stanley Tretick. Tretick, who died
Review: Efron is all grown up in 'The Lucky One'
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"The Lucky One" is yet another adaptation of a Nicholas Sparks novel, so you know exactly what you're getting walking into this thing. It's predictable and schmaltzy and sappy and smothered with voiceover that explains the film's already none-too-subtle themes of destiny and fate and second
Chalk it up: Coloring hair with pastels new trend
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CHICAGO (AP) — First there were feathers, then the "Hunger Games" braid took over. Now there's a new hair trend just as easy to embrace — coloring strands with craft-store chalk. No stylist, no complicated instructions, no great expense. Everyone from hipsters to children to Hollywood
The top 10 songs and albums on the iTunes Store
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iTunes' Official Music Charts for the week ending April 16, 2012 Top Songs: 1. "Somebody That I Used to Know," Gotye 2. "We Are Young (feat. Janelle Monáe)," Fun. 3. "What Makes You Beautiful," One Direction 4. "Boyfriend," Justin Bieber 5. "Call Me Maybe," Carly Rae Jepsen 6.
Review: Cast makes 'Think Like a Man' appealing
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What is essentially a shameless and overlong infomercial for Steve Harvey's dating advice book becomes more tolerable and even enjoyable at times with the help of an attractive, likable cast in "Think Like a Man." Harvey's best-seller "Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man" serves as the launching
Alec Baldwin explains tweets about 'leaving' NBC
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Alec Baldwin says he's still a fan of NBC despite tweeting angrily last week that he was "leaving NBC just in time" after a "Today" show crew camped outside his apartment building. In Washington to push for arts funding, the actor said Monday that a big draw of joining the
Quiara Alegria Hudes wins Pulitzer Prize for drama
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NEW YORK (AP) — Quiara Alegria Hudes's play "Water by the Spoonful," about an Iraq war veteran struggling to find his place in the world, has won the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for drama, leaving its author in a "daze." The drama, which was produced last fall at Hartford Stage Company in Connecticut,
3-D release steers 'Titanic' past $2 billion mark
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — James Cameron has shored up his position as king of the worldwide box office. Cameron's 1997 blockbuster "Titanic" sailed beyond the $2 billion mark in lifetime ticket sales, thanks to a 3-D re-release of the film that was timed to the centennial of the ship's
Texas eatery serves 10-course Titanic meal
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HOUSTON (AP) — Crystal tinkles as women clad in dinner best bow their heads over champagne glasses, listening attentively to the captain's evening address. The Armagnac they sip is circa 1900. The dishes, crystal and silverware also hark back to a bygone era — one when the Titanic sailed the
Guns N' Roses jams way into Rock Hall
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CLEVELAND (AP) — On their way into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Guns N' Roses got together for one more gig. Axl Rose missed it. The hedonistic hard rockers, who became the world's top music act amid endless dysfunction, members of Guns N' Roses reunited for three songs in Cleveland on
Lionel Richie, Pamela Anderson among tax scofflaws
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Pamela Anderson and Lionel Richie owe the government money. California tax authorities have put Anderson on the latest list of the state's biggest income-tax delinquents. The Franchise Tax Board said the former "Baywatch" star owes $524,241 in state income
Woody's 'To Rome with Love' shows the sweet life
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ROME (AP) — Woody Allen brought "To Rome with Love" to the city that inspired his latest film, but some homegrown critics are grumbling that the American director's new work is loaded with old-fashioned Italian stereotypes. At a news conference Friday in Rome following a screening for Italian
Finally! Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt get engaged
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NEW YORK (AP) — It's official: Brangelina is engaged. Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie haven't set a wedding date yet, but their engagement "is a promise for the future," Pitt's manager, Cynthia Pett-Dante, said in an email Friday. Pitt, 48, and Jolie, 36, have six children together. "Their
Proms aren't typical red carpets for Disney stars
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NEW YORK (AP) — Debby Ryan and Laura Marano get dressed up more than average teenagers: As Disney Channel starlets, they've done their fair share of red carpets. But, they say, there's still something special — and different — about picking a dress for a school dance and, especially, the
Europe's biggest contemporary art center opens
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PARIS (AP) — After a renovation that nearly tripled its size, the revamped Palais de Tokyo swung open its doors Thursday, inaugurating what is now the largest — and perhaps dustiest — contemporary arts center in Europe. The dust is not a mistake. It's part of an unfinished look meant to