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Dancing with the Stars Recap: America's Choice Results Are Revealed

Which Stars made it to the semi-finals - and who was sent packing in the double elimination?

Elton John: U.S. Congress "has the power to end AIDS"

Musician and activist Sir Elton John thanks the U.S. Congress for its prior efforts on HIV/AIDS relief and urges further action to end the epidemic.

Ashton Kutcher surprises mom with home renovation

The "Two and a Half Men" star pulled off a secret home makeover just in time for Mother's Day

Miguel sued two years after kicking woman

The incident in question went down after the R&B singer's performance at the 2013 Billboard Music Awards

Bollywood star Salman Khan sentenced to jail

​One of India's biggest movie stars was sentenced to five years in jail on charges of driving a vehicle over five men sleeping on a sidewalk


McSweeney's sweeteners: how much would you pay for an email from Nick Hornby?

published about 3 hours ago
In typically eccentric fashion, Dave Eggers’ publishing project is raising money through Kickstarter with inducements including an email exchange with Nick Hornby, and a chance ... more

Hunters in the Dark by Lawrence Osborne review – edgy, gripping and beautifully written

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An English schoolteacher begins a new, dangerous life when he escapes rural Sussex and discovers the omens, dreams and spirits of CambodiaWith the first two ... more

Beata Duncan obituary

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Children’s Books: At Home by the Sea

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Children’s Books: At Home by the Sea
A modest yet captivating picture book conjures the everyday life of a Vietnamese fisherman’s family.

Baby Doesn't Recognize Dad After He Shaves Beard

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Baby Doesn't Recognize Dad After He Shaves Beard
Watch how baby Emmy reacts after seeing her dad for the first time without his beard. It's an absolutely priceless moment!         

Curious Koala Enters Hospital Emergency Waiting Room

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Curious Koala Enters Hospital Emergency Waiting Room
After taking a wrong turn at Albuquerque, this curious koala walked into the Hamilton Base Hospital's emergency department waiting room through the automatic doors. CCTV ... more

Imaginative Adventurers Slide Down Cliff

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Imaginative Adventurers Slide Down Cliff
The intensity levels on Daniel’s backpacking trip through Alaska ratcheted up a notch when his group found themselves stuck on the wrong side of a ... more

Ryan Gosling Does Like Cereal, Films Sweet Tribute to Meme Creator

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Ryan Gosling Does Like Cereal, Films Sweet Tribute to Meme Creator
Ryan Gosling made a Vine of his own, actually eating cereal, in honor of the meme's creator, Ryan McHenry, who passed away over the weekend. ... more

Fearless Dog Climbs Extremely Tall Tree

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Fearless Dog Climbs Extremely Tall Tree
Sherman the Golden Retriever takes fetching to the extreme! Watch him scale this pine tree in order to get his stick. Check out how high ... more

Joss Whedon explains why he quit Twitter

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Joss Whedon explains why he quit Twitter
In an interview with BuzzFeed, Joss Whedon explained that it wasn’t backlash from feminists that forced him to quit Twitter, but rather a desire to step back ... more

'Arrow,' 'Flash' producer Greg Berlanti to helm 'Infinite Horizon' comic adaptation

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'Arrow,' 'Flash' producer Greg Berlanti to helm 'Infinite Horizon' comic adaptation
Greg Berlanti (Green Lantern) recently found success in developing comic properties—Arrow and The Flash—for the small screen. His next project returns him to the big screen: Warner Bros. has tapped ... more

Casting Net: Ashton Kutcher, Josh Hartnett cast in James Franco's 'The Long Home'

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Casting Net: Ashton Kutcher, Josh Hartnett cast in James Franco's 'The Long Home'
Josh Hartnett and Ashton Kutcher are the latest stars to join James Franco’s adaptation of The Long Home, based on the novel by William Gay which centers around a young man (Josh Hutcherson) who ... more

Who said it: Tony Stark or Robert Downey Jr.?

published about 19 hours ago
Who said it: Tony Stark or Robert Downey Jr.?
Avengers: Age of Ultron opened to massive box-office numbers last week, as everyone’s favorite group of superheroes teamed up to once again save the world—this time ... more

'The D Train' co-directors share secrets on THAT Jack Black, James Marsden scene

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'The D Train' co-directors share secrets on THAT Jack Black, James Marsden scene
Since January when The D Train premiered and was quickly snapped up for theatrical distribution as one of the buzzier titles at the Sundance Film ... more

Jackson glove, Harrison guitar up for grabs at Music Icons auction

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Michael Jackson's glove and George Harrison's guitar star in an auction next week which could fetch up to $4 million. Julien's Auctions will host its ... more

Billboard Music Awards: Taraji P. Henson, Laverne Cox, 'Entourage' Cast Among Presenters

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The annual gala returns to ABC on May 17 and will be held at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.

ArtsBeat: Classical Playlist: Beethoven, Haydn, Steve Reich and More

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ArtsBeat: Classical Playlist: Beethoven, Haydn, Steve Reich and More
Times critics share what they’ve been listening to lately.

Review: ‘Let Us Now Praise Susan Sontag,’ by Sibyl Kempson

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Review: ‘Let Us Now Praise Susan Sontag,’ by Sibyl Kempson
The inaugural production by Ms. Kempson’s company, 7 Daughters of Eve Thtr. & Perf. Co., is a consideration of how stories are told and who ... more

Theater Review: Review: ‘ToasT’ Where Words Are a Cellblock’s Weapon of Choice

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Theater Review: Review: ‘ToasT’ Where Words Are a Cellblock’s Weapon of Choice
In Lemon Andersen’s play about versifying behind bars, a convict can secure his status by being able to chant and riff in the form that ... more

An Actor Takes His Portrayal of La Guardia Far Beyond Broadway

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An Actor Takes His Portrayal of La Guardia Far Beyond Broadway
Tony Lo Bianco, who has spent almost three decades revising and performing “The Little Flower,” a one-man show about Mayor Fiorello H. La Guardia, will ... more

Review: ‘The Floatones,’ Making Song and Sense of Life and Nonsense

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Review: ‘The Floatones,’ Making Song and Sense of Life and Nonsense
Jim Neu’s musical about four characters who form a doo-wop group based on nonattachment.

Review: ‘All Dancing! All Singing! Irving Berlin in Hollywood,’ a Lighter-Than-Air Revue

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Review: ‘All Dancing! All Singing! Irving Berlin in Hollywood,’ a Lighter-Than-Air Revue
As promised, there was plenty of singing and dancing in this show at the 92nd Street Y, reminiscent of Berlin’s movie musicals.

The Top Home Chef winner is...

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The Top Home Chef winner is...
Alison Tedor of Phoenix wins our Top Home Chef contest with a James Beard quality dinner.         

Mother's Day: Dining, recipes and gift ideas

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Mother's Day: Dining, recipes and gift ideas
Everything you need to give your mom a special Mother's Day.         

Scottsdale art-museum director Timothy Rodgers resigns

published about 16 hours ago
Scottsdale art-museum director Timothy Rodgers resigns
Has led Scottsdale's contemporary-art museum since 2009.         

Mothers in the movies: The 10 best and the 10 worst

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Mothers in the movies: The 10 best and the 10 worst
Mothers can be good or bad. Here's our list of movie moms that fall in one category — or the other.         

The Grateful Dead: A long, strange trip at 50

published about 19 hours ago
The Grateful Dead: A long, strange trip at 50
This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Grateful Dead, whose long, strange trip began at Magoo's Pizza Parlor.         

What’s On TV Wednesday

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Television highlights.

Ellen Albertini Dow, Who Played Rapping Granny in ‘The Wedding Singer,’ Dies at 101

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Ellen Albertini Dow, Who Played Rapping Granny in ‘The Wedding Singer,’ Dies at 101
Ms. Dow found acting success in her 70s, turning to film and television after retiring as a drama and acting teacher in the mid-1980s.

Review: ‘I Am Big Bird’ Tells Carroll Spinney’s Story

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Review: ‘I Am Big Bird’ Tells Carroll Spinney’s Story
This documentary includes anecdotes about Mr. Spinney’s 45-year run as the “Sesame Street” character.

Critic’s Notebook: ‘Labor Games’ Is a Brilliantly Absurd TV Game Show

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Critic’s Notebook: ‘Labor Games’ Is a Brilliantly Absurd TV Game Show
In TLC’s new quiz show, expectant parents try to win prizes by answering trivia questions while the woman is in labor.

Native American Actors Work to Overcome a Long-Documented Bias

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Native American Actors Work to Overcome a Long-Documented Bias
Mainstream portrayals of native peoples remain far from accurate, critics say, and reflect a lack of opportunities for performers.