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  • Pharrell Williams crowned 'Hat Person of the Year' for 2014

    Pharrell Williams crowned 'Hat Person of the Year' for 2014
    The hat Pharrell Williams wore to the Grammy Awards is the gift that keeps on giving, earning the rapper, music producer and fashion plate bragging rights as "Hat Person of the Year," the Headwear Assn. announced Wednesday. The handmade brown felt...
  • Annie Leibovitz talks Taschen book, Miley Cyrus, John & Yoko

    Annie Leibovitz talks Taschen book, Miley Cyrus, John & Yoko
    During four decades, Annie Leibovitz has been a dominant force in portrait photography, first at Rolling Stone and then with increasing skill and vision at Vanity Fair and Vogue. At 64, Leibovitz works hard at it still and isn't ready for a broad career...
  • '12 Years' is a hit with these Brits

    '12 Years' is a hit with these Brits
    LONDON — For the second straight year, a story taken from the pages of American history triumphed at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts Awards, with "12 Years a Slave" winning prizes for best film and for leading actor Chiwetel Ejiofor....
  • Walter Ehlers dies at 92; awarded Medal of Honor for WW II heroism

    Walter Ehlers dies at 92; awarded Medal of Honor for WW II heroism
    For extraordinary acts of courage during the D-day invasion of World War II, Walter Ehlers received the nation's highest military award — the Medal of Honor. And it changed his life. "I didn't have a life before the medal," Ehlers said in a 2004...
  • Dolson Finishes Gampel Career In Royal Fashion

    Dolson Finishes Gampel Career In Royal Fashion
    STORRS — With two minutes, 40 seconds remaining in another UConn women's rout Tuesday night, Stefanie Dolson left the Gampel Pavilion floor for the final time. Geno Auriemma briefly threw one arm around her as Dolson went down the line to slap hands...
  • Helen Mirren Eyes Biopic 'Trumbo' With Bryan Cranston (EXCLUSIVE)

    Helen Mirren is in talks to costar with Bryan Cranston in the biopic "Trumbo," which is based on the life of blacklisted screenwriter, Dalton Trumbo. Jay Roach is attached to direct with Michael London producing through his Groundswell Productions...
  • Rare, hefty blue diamond found in South Africa; check out these gems

    Rare, hefty blue diamond found in South Africa; check out these gems
    A big blue diamond has been found at a South African mine known for churning out famous diamonds, and the stone could be worth tens of millions of dollars. The diamond, extracted from the Cullinan mine near Pretoria, is 29.6 carats. Larger blue...
  • Zara Phillips' husband shares royal baby name ... on Twitter

    Zara Phillips' newborn daughter has a name now: It's Mia Grace Tindall. Still, the Ministry was partial to "the other royal baby." Phillips, 32, Prince William's cousin and granddaughter of Queen Elizabeth II, welcomed the tiny royal on Jan. 17, but...
  • Peeping behind the front door of the homes of London's famous residents

    Peeping behind the front door of the homes of London's famous residents
    He craved more, more and even more stuff. "I think he went a bit loopy after his wife died," whispered the woman standing next to me as we stood in Sir John Soane's Museum gazing at antiquities dangling from ceilings and perched on the rafters. Was...
  • West End Review: 'Handbagged'

    Everyone likes secrets, especially dramatists. So it's no surprise that the unraveling of the mysteries of the current Queen Elizabeth's famously undocumented weekly meetings with her prime minister proved audience catnip in Peter Morgan's fictional...
  • Vintage Chicago newsreels released, show classic city life

    Vintage Chicago newsreels released, show classic city life
    Dateline: Chicago, where ladies are bowling, ovens are operated by telephone and city folk can't make heads or tails of how to walk in a blizzard.  Thanks to a massive YouTube video dump over the last week by newsreel makers British Pathe, the digitized...
  • Queen Elizabeth joins the 88 club

    Queen Elizabeth joins the 88 club
    That Queen Elizabeth II just keeps on trucking. She's now joined the double-eight club, turning 88 on April 21, 2014. Born in 1926 and having taken over head of state duties in 1952 at the age of 25, she has been the Queen for 62 years, which is the...