Garcia Marquez archive goes to University of Texas

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The archive of celebrated Colombian novelist and Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez has been acquired by the University of Texas — meaning the critic of U.S. foreign policy is having his papers end up in a country he wasn’t always too...
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Judith Ivey to play Thatcher in ‘The Audience’

FILE – In this Sept. 13, 2012 file photo, actress Judith Ivey poses for a portrait at the Empire Hotel in New York. Producers of “The Audience†said Monday, Nov. 24, 2014 that Ivey, the two-time Tony Award winner and one-time cast member of “Designing...
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Sting tries to help his ailing Broadway musical

FILE – In a Nov. 17, 2014 file photo, Sting performs at the 2014 ASCAP Centennial Awards, at the Waldorf-Astoria, in New York. It was announced Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, that the singer-songwriter will play the role of a foreman onstage in “The Last Ship” starting...

Bill Weir’s new CNN series to begin in 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — Bill Weir’s new series on CNN will entail a lot of travel. CNN said Monday the former ABC newsman will host “The Wonder List” starting next year. The series will be about people, places and cultures at a crossroad. The last person to see...
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One Direction, Iggy Azalea shine at 2014 AMAs

Iggy Azalea actúa en la 42 edición de los American Music Awards en el Nokia Theatre L.A. Live, el 23 de noviembre de 2014, en Los Ãngeles, EEUU. (Foto by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP) Iggy Azalea actúa en la 42 edición de los American Music Awards en el Nokia Theatre L.A. Live, el...
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Aretha Franklin blasts author of unauthorized bio

FILE – In this Oct. 1, 2014 file photo, Aretha Franklin attends the 92Y Presents Aretha Franklin and Clive Davis In Conversation at the 92nd St. Y in New York. Franklin, in a statement to the Associated Press on Tuesday, called David Ritz’s unauthorized biography...

Kerouac letter discovery shows poet didn’t toss it

This image provided by the Profiles in History auction house shows the cover of an auction catalog, featuring several pages of what has become known as “The Joan Anderson Letter,” some 16,000 Benzedrine-fueled, stream-of-consciousness words written by Neal Cassady to...

‘Mockingjay’ dominates box office with $121.9M

Katniss Everdeen took down Optimus Prime at the box office. “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 1″ opened with $121.9 million over the weekend, topping the record $100 million debut of “Transformers: Age of Extinction” to make the “Hunger...

‘Wizard of Oz’ Cowardly Lion costume fetches $3M

NEW YORK (AP) — Bert Lahr’s Cowardly Lion costume from the classic film “The Wizard of Oz” has sold for more than $3 million at an auction in New York City. The big cat outfit had been authenticated as the one Lahr wore in the 1939 film. Its face is a...

Britain wins three International Emmys

NEW YORK (AP) — Britain’s Stephen Dillane and the Netherlands’ Bianca Krijgsman have won the top acting awards at the International Emmys. The highlight of Monday night’s gala came when “Mad Men” stars Christina Hendricks and John Slattery...