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  • Lopez's concert doc to air New Year's Eve on HBO
    Associated Press | December 30, 2014 9:48 am
    Jennifer Lopez decided to hit the road after her split from singer Marc Anthony two years ago.
  • Guitarist doesn't miss day of Vegas Cirque work
    Associated Press | December 27, 2014 12:00 pm
    It's easy to miss Bruce Rickerd during the "Mystere" show at Treasure Island especially when there's a man balancing upside-down on the foot of another, or a giant inflatable snail emerging from the massive moving stage or the gasp-inducing drops from acrobats above.
  • 'Christmas Vacation' prank: Clark Griswold exit
    Associated Press | December 25, 2014 7:56 pm
    At least one "Christmas Vacation" fan was driving on New Jersey's Garden State Parkway Thursday.
  • 30 years later, Cabbage Patch Kids still have fans
    Associated Press | December 23, 2014 2:52 am
    Standing in a loose circle with one hand raised, a group of about five dozen adults recited an oath to be the best adoptive parent in the world. Then, when the word was given, they scrambled around the room to find the perfect baby.
  • As dust clears, what's next for Sony?
    Associated Press | December 22, 2014 1:44 pm
    The Sony hacking attack continues to deliver more dramatic plotlines than any fictional movie, but meanwhile the movie studio must move forward and tackle the next steps in minimizing the mess. Will Sony eventually release "The Interview" in some form? In theaters, on DVD or online? And what recourse does the company have against the North Korean-linked hackers?
  • Bold booty or sheer reveal: 2014 was big on flesh
    Associated Press | December 20, 2014 12:30 pm
    Skin was definitely in, but was 2014 all about the big, bold booty or a sheer reveal up top?
  • More than 4 million people watched 1st dog telethon
    Associated Press | December 19, 2014 3:36 pm
    Producers say more than 4,400 people filed adoption papers for homeless dogs during "Cause for Paws: An All-Star Dog Spectacular," billed as the first all-star dog adoption telethon.
  • Kim Jong Un game spoof 'Glorious Leader!' moving forward
    Associated Press | December 19, 2014 1:52 pm
    The creator of a satirical video game that depicts Kim Jong Un as a gun-toting, unicorn-riding hero has no plans to cancel his zany creation following a cyberattack and threats of violence against Sony Pictures that the FBI has attributed to North Korea.
  • Marathon bombing survivor in 'Yes to Dress' finale
    Associated Press | December 18, 2014 11:00 pm
    The Boston Marathon bombings took Rebekah DiMartino's leg, but they couldn't rob her of her joy as a new bride.
  • Oakland joins LA in banning circus elephant tool
    Associated Press | December 18, 2014 3:00 pm
    The circus will stop coming to Oakland in a few years after a tool used by elephant handlers was banned in the city.
  • Miyamoto on 'amiibo,' 'Zelda' and 'Mario' movie
    Associated Press | December 18, 2014 12:36 pm
    Shigeru Miyamoto seems giddy -- and with good reason.
  • Deaths and sex allegations rock the comedy world
    Associated Press | December 18, 2014 10:33 am
    For comedians, there was very little to laugh about in 2014.
  • Stanford aims to bring player pianos back to life
    Associated Press | December 17, 2014 12:17 pm
    Stanford University wants to unlock the secrets of the player piano, which brought recorded music into living rooms long before there were cassettes, compact discs or iPods.
  • Churchill painting sells for record $2.8 million
    Associated Press | December 17, 2014 12:14 pm
    A painting by Winston Churchill of the fishpond at his rural home has sold for just under 1.8 million pounds ($2.8 million), almost double the previous record for his work.
  • The D'oh of Homer: Professors employ TV's Simpsons
    Associated Press | December 17, 2014 12:10 pm
    Bart and Lisa Simpson have been in elementary school for 25 years. But that hasn't stopped them from showing up on college campuses.
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