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TV Review: Broadway wins in live 'Sound of Music'
NEW YORK (AP) -- Whew, that was nerve-wracking, right? All those kids and staircases, pillow fights, candles and dancing. But somehow the cast and crew of NBC's three-hour live telecast of "The Sound of Music" pulled it off Thursday night with only a trodden-on dress, some inconsistent sound levels and a flubbed few words....
Teen arrested in theft of part from Walker crash
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Detectives arrested a teenager Thursday accused of stealing some wreckage from the Porsche that "Fast & Furious" star Paul Walker was in when he died in a crash, and a second suspect was planning to turn himself in, authorities said....
Dylan's electric guitar from Newport up for sale
NEW YORK (AP) -- Bob Dylan's sunburst Fender Stratocaster made rock history when he played it at the 1965 Newport Folk Festival. Now it is again set to make news when it goes on the auction block, where it could sell for half a million dollars....
Director Zhang Yimou sued for too many children
BEIJING (AP) -- Famed Chinese film director Zhang Yimou is being sued by two lawyers for breaking China's one-child policy, in what they are calling a protest against rich people flouting the rules....
New 'X-Men' movie coming in 2016
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The "X-Men" franchise will get another boost in 2016 with the release of "X-Men: Apocalypse."...
Mandela inspired music, movies, poems
NEW YORK (AP) -- Heroic in his deeds, graceful in his manner, sainted in his image, Nelson Mandela long served as both cause and muse in the entertainment community....
Celebrities pay tribute to Nelson Mandela
Celebrity reactions Thursday to the death of Nelson Mandela:...
Mandela daughters ask that film's premiere go on
LONDON (AP) -- Prince William and others attending the London premiere of a new film about Nelson Mandela were told of his death Thursday night as the closing credits rolled....
Judge says Farrah Fawcett caregiver can testify
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- One of Farrah Fawcett's caregivers will be allowed to testify that the late actress told her an Andy Warhol portrait hanging in her home was owned by Ryan O'Neal....
Bruce Lee jumpsuit fetches $100,000 at HK auction
HONG KONG (AP) -- The yellow jumpsuit worn onscreen by martial arts legend Bruce Lee in the movie "Game of Death," his final film, has sold at a Hong Kong auction for $100,000....
Do you think the 39-year prison sentence for David Kwiatkowski, a traveling medical technician convicted of infecting dozens of patients with hepatitis C, is too lenient, too harsh, or appropriate? <More Info>
A traveling medical technician was sentenced this week to 39 years in prison for stealing painkillers and infecting dozens of patients in four states with hepatitis C through tainted syringes. Prosecutors had pushed for a 40-year sentence, saying 34-year-old David Kwiatkowski created a "national public health crisis." Defense lawyers argued that a 30-year sentence would better balance the seriousness of the crime against his mental and emotional problems and his addiction to drugs and alcohol, which clouded his judgment.
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