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Polly Bergen, versatile actress, singer dies at 84
NEW YORK (AP) -- Emmy-winning actress and singer Polly Bergen, who in a long career played the terrorized wife in the original "Cape Fear" and the first woman president in "Kisses for My President," died Saturday, according to her publicist. She was 84....

Craig Ferguson plays it loose with new game show
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Craig Ferguson approached his first TV game show host's job with a subversive attitude. Then came the simple matter of his wardrobe for "Celebrity Name Game."...

Ruby Dee to be memorialized Saturday in NYC
NEW YORK (AP) -- Ruby Dee will be remembered in poetry and song this weekend as the actress and civil rights activist is memorialized by admirers including Alicia Keys, Audra McDonald, Harry Belafonte and Angela Bassett....

Lady Gaga: 'It's a very happy time in my life'
NEW YORK (AP) -- After hip surgery and parting ways with her longtime manager, Lady Gaga says things are looking up....

2-day iHeartRadio festival kicks off on Las Vegas
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Taylor Swift didn't divulge any more new secrets about her forthcoming album when she took the stage at the iHeartRadio Music Festival in Las Vegas, but the crowd's enthusiasm about her bouncy new single, "Shake it Off," seems to bode well for the new record....

U2 guitarist's plan for Malibu development gets OK
MALIBU, Calif. (AP) -- The California Coastal Commission staff has agreed to allow U2's guitarist to build a scaled-down compound in the mountains above Malibu....

Oculus unveils new prototype VR headset
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Oculus has unveiled a new prototype of its virtual reality headset. However, the VR company still isn't ready to release a consumer edition....

Actress detained by police refuses to apologize
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- An actress who was detained by Los Angeles police is refusing to apologize for claiming race played a role in the incident, despite calls from local civil rights leaders....

'Nearly empty' Picasso museum open in Paris
PARIS (AP) -- Paris' Picasso museum is reopening for two days this weekend after five years of closure over a renovation fraught with setbacks, accusations and sackings. But if the public expects art they'll be disappointed: it's practically empty....

Keyshia Cole arrested on suspicion of battery
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Police say Grammy-nominated R&B singer Keyshia Cole has been arrested on suspicion of battery after an altercation early Friday morning in Los Angeles....

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