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  • Hillary Clinton among speakers at Angelou memorial

    Updated: Fri, Sep 12, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — It was New York's turn to say goodbye to Maya Angelou. Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Nobel laureate Toni Morrison were among those sharing memories of the late author and Renaissance woman artist Friday at The Riverside Church in Manhattan, a few blocks...

  • Style goes digital as London Fashion Week opens

    Updated: Fri, Sep 12, 2014

    LONDON (AP) — What to wear to London Fashion Week? The hottest designer heels, the latest fall jacket — or perhaps a tech accessory like Google Glass. Hundreds of models, stylists and fashion insiders descended on the British capital Friday as the five-day whirlwind of catwalk shows kicked off,...

  • Some weird & wonderful moments of NY Fashion Week

    Updated: Fri, Sep 12, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — Modern dancers, writhing half-naked in front of giant weather-themed video installations. Miley Cyrus, not twerking, but working — in a new gig making jewelry with children's beads. A guy mowing a fake indoor lawn in a suit, top hat and fishnet tights. We didn't need to tell you...

  • Q&A: Mathis on new box set, yoga and 'Simpsons'

    Updated: Fri, Sep 12, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — Chances are you haven't heard these Johnny Mathis albums — but that will change. The 78-year-old singer is dropping a 13-CD box set of unsuccessful commercial albums released from 1963 to 1967, when Mathis left his longtime label, Columbia Records, for Mercury Records and Global...

  • Redmayne to Gyllenhaal, actors lead Toronto buzz

    Updated: Fri, Sep 12, 2014

    TORONTO (AP) — This year's Toronto International Film Festival belonged to the actors. Among the 300-plus films premiering at the annual movie feast — the north star to much of Hollywood's fall season and the continent's largest film fest — there were, of course, many terrific movies and a...

  • Nicholas Sparks tests TV with 'Deliverance Creek'

    Updated: Fri, Sep 12, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — Nicholas Sparks' romance-drama novels have already found a second life as film adaptations. Now the best-selling author is turning to television. Sparks is executive producer of the TV movie "Deliverance Creek," premiering Saturday on Lifetime (8 p.m. EDT). He says television...

  • Nicole Kidman's father dies in Singapore

    Updated: Fri, Sep 12, 2014

    SINGAPORE (AP) — Authorities say actress Nicole Kidman's father, psychologist Tony Kidman, has died in Singapore. Tan Tock Seng Hospital said Kidman was brought there Friday, but would not release any other details. The University of Technology in Sydney, where Kidman worked as a researcher and...

  • Spring 2015: Key shows at NY Fashion Week

    Updated: Fri, Sep 12, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — Wondering how some of the most prominent fashion designers fared at New York Fashion Week? Here's a look at the spring collections of some of the best-known names: OSCAR DE LA RENTA: DETAIL, AND SOME SKIN Oscar de la Renta's collection featured all the sumptuous, rich detail...

  • 'Of Mice and Men' screening dates set

    Updated: Fri, Sep 12, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — The recent revival of "Of Mice and Men" starring James Franco may have closed on Broadway, but you can still catch it on the silver screen. The play will be screened in more than 700 movie theaters across the United States and Canada on Nov. 6. It is the first American...

  • 'Daily Show' correspondent Che joins 'SNL'

    Updated: Fri, Sep 12, 2014

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — NBC says a correspondent on Jon Stewart's "The Daily Show" is joining "Saturday Night Live." Comedian Michael Che will handle "Weekend Update" duties with Colin Jost during the upcoming 40th season of "SNL," the network said Thursday. Che, who wrote for "SNL" last season,...

  • Scottish celebrities take sides on independence

    Updated: Fri, Sep 12, 2014

    LONDON (AP) — Scotland's independence battle is a tough one to call. The Yes side has James Bond, but the No campaign has Harry Potter. Former 007 Sean Connery has long been a vocal Scottish nationalist — from his home in the Bahamas. Earlier this year he backed independence and the "core...

  • Marc Jacobs closes NY Fashion Week

    Updated: Thu, Sep 11, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — New York Fashion Week's eight-day whirl wrapped on Thursday with some of the design world's biggest names showing on the runways. Ralph Lauren, Calvin Klein and Marc Jacobs all presented on Thursday, as the morning-to-night introduction of the spring 2015 collections featuring...

  • Networks say they're cutting back on Rice video

    Updated: Thu, Sep 11, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — At least six television networks said Thursday they plan to stop or minimize airings of video showing Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice striking his then-fiancee and knocking her unconscious, footage that has called into question how the NFL disciplines players involved in...

  • Marc Jacobs ends NY Fashion Week with a pink house

    Updated: Thu, Sep 11, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — With a Barbie-pink house and matching plush carpeting set up in an armory, Marc Jacobs closed New York Fashion Week on Thursday with models in military outfits and a computerized voice piped through Beats by Dr. Dre at every seat that spoke of a slower, quieter life. And Jacobs...

  • Calvin Klein for spring: classic sophistication

    Updated: Thu, Sep 11, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — Classic and sophisticated, the spring collection from Francisco Costa for Calvin Klein moved fluidly in papyrus white sleeveless dresses and read and blue leather on Thursday, the final day of New York Fashion Week. Save a bit of patchwork and silver metallic embroidery, the...



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