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Polanski laments leveling of sexes as 'idiotic'
CANNES, France (AP) -- Roman Polanski says the birth control pill has had a "masculinizing" effect on women and that the leveling of the sexes is "idiotic"...
Cambodian film on Pol Pot rule wins Cannes prize
CANNES, France (AP) -- An autobiographical French-Cambodian film, "The Missing Picture," which explores the bloody history of Pol Pot's dictatorship in late 1970s Cambodia, has won the "Un Certain Regard" prize at the Cannes Film Festival....
Palme d'Or race wide open at Cannes Film Festival
CANNES, France (AP) -- After two weeks, 20 films and parade after parade down the red carpet, the Cannes Film Festival has not produced a clear-cut frontrunner for the Palme d'Or....
NYPD investigating actress Bynes allegations
NEW YORK (AP) -- Internal Affairs officers on Saturday were looking into allegations made by actress Amanda nes that New York Police Department officers sexually assaulted her when she was charged with heaving a marijuana bong out the window of her 36th-floor Manhattan apartment....
A list of previous Palme d'Or winners at Cannes
CANNES, France (AP) -- For 66 years, the Cannes Film Festival's highest prize, the Palme d'Or, has been one of the most prestigious in movies. Winners have ranged from classic American films (Martin Scorsese's "Taxi Driver," Francis Ford Coppola's "The Conversation") to European classics (Federico Fellini's "La Dolce Vita")....
A controversial victory lap for Lewis at Cannes
CANNES, France (AP) -- Jerry Lewis, so beloved in France, isn't quite overcome with emotion now that he's back at the Cannes Film Festival....
Tilda Swinton brings erudite vampires to Cannes
CANNES, France (AP) -- Tilda Swinton injects her own brand of otherworldly-cool into Jim Jarmusch's latest movie "Only Lovers Left Alive," an unusual comedy that puts a spin on the age-old vampire genre....
Museum starts night tours of signs from Vegas past
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- The junked signs that attracted throngs to old Las Vegas have for years gathered dust in a neon boneyard just a few miles from the sleek mega-casinos on the Strip....
Civil trial over Jackson's death focuses on AEG
A look at key moments this past week in the wrongful death trial in Los Angeles between Michael Jackson's mother, Katherine Jackson, and concert giant AEG Live LLC, and what is expected at court in the week ahead:...
Correction: France-Cannes Notebook story
CANNES, France (AP) -- In a May 24 Cannes Notebook item about jewelry at the Cannes Film Festival, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the Swavorski earrings Milla Jovovich wore cost $321,000. They cost $321....
Do you think the Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium should be found negligent and forced to pay damages to the family of the toddler who was fatally mauled by African painted dogs after falling into the exhibit last fall? <More Info>
The Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium is being sued in connection with the two-year-old boy who was mauled to death after he slipped from his mother's grasp and fell into the African painted dog exhibit last fall. The lawsuit claims the zoo knew or should have known how to protect its visitors from the killer dogs and was negligent for failing to have an adequate emergency response plan. The lawsuit seeks monetary damages.
Do you think the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay should be closed or remain open?