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Heroes Among Us: Aracely Basurto Teaches Kids with Diabetes How to Stay Healthy

After her daughter's life-threatening health struggles, Basurto started a nonprofit that has helped more than 200 Ecuadorian families

Steve Carell's North Korea film dropped after Sony hack

New Regency has dropped plans for a film set in North Korea in the wake of hacker threats over Sony Pictures' "The Interview"

Ferguson welcomes Corden to "Late Late Show"

The departing host of the CBS late-night show gave his successor a warm welcome in his final week of shows

Stephen Collins: "I'm a human being with flaws"

Former "7th Heaven" star addresses his past inappropriate sexual contact with young girls in a new interview with Katie Couric

Stephen Colbert: A look back at nine years of biting satire

Some critics said the character the comedian created in 2005 wouldn't sustain a season, but now he's finishing his 9th and getting ready for his next gig


ArtsBeat: Cuba: A Reading List

published about 2 hours ago
ArtsBeat: Cuba: A Reading List
Recommended books for learning more about Cuban life, politics and culture.

Experts demand urgent overhaul of England’s public library service

published about 4 hours ago
Report says libraries are at a crossroads and calls for national strategy and government investment in digital resources• Library usage falls significantly as services shrink• ... more

Dick Cavett: By the Book

published about 5 hours ago
Dick Cavett: By the Book
The author of “Brief Encounters: Conversations, Magic Moments, and Assorted Hijinks” is a great fan of rereading. “We’d all have been better off to have ... more

The Teenage Guide to Stress by Nicola Morgan - review

published about 5 hours ago
'This book was very motivational and I think every teenager should read it' Continue reading...

Charles I: An Abbreviated Life by Mark Kishlansky – review

published about 6 hours ago
He’s been called duplicitous, selfish and stupid, but is Charles I simply misunderstood? Continue reading...

99-year-old woman robbed while delivering cookies

published about 2 hours ago
99-year-old woman robbed while delivering cookies
Police in Connecticut say a 99-year-old woman was robbed of her purse while delivering cookies to a local community center.         

Dognapped! 13 puppies snatched from pet store

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Dognapped! 13 puppies snatched from pet store
Police in New Hampshire say they have collared the humans responsible for snatching 13 puppies from a New Hampshire pet store in a smash-and-grab dognapping. ... more

Cow jumps fence to avoid butcher, killed by police

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Cow jumps fence to avoid butcher, killed by police
A 1,000-pound cow being prepared for slaughter jumped a 6-foot fence and bolted through the streets of Pocatello before police shot and killed it following ... more

Police In Idaho Corral And Shoot Loose Cow

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Police In Idaho Corral And Shoot Loose Cow
The efforts of five police officers and an animal control officer were required to corral and kill a large cow.         

Cow bolts butcher shop, police give chase

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Cow bolts butcher shop, police give chase
A 1,000-pound cow being prepared for slaughter jumped a 6-foot fence and bolted through the streets of Pocatello before police shot and killed it following ... more

Movie Preview: Big Eyes

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By Joe McGovern

Movie Review: The Hobbit: The Battle of The Five Armies

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Reviewed by Chris Nashawaty | --

Movie Review: Into the Woods

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Reviewed by Chris Nashawaty | --

Sony cancels 'The Interview' Xmas release

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By Esther Zuckerman Studio statement cites exhibitors' decision not to show the film after threats invoking 9/11 attacks

Movie Review: The Interview

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Reviewed by Joe McGovern | --

Somebody Found the Vinyl Records That Jack White Hid in Reupholstered Furniture

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Back in the early aughts, before the White Stripes, Jack White worked as an upholsterer in Detroit. Toiling alongside his friend and mentor Brian Muldoon, the pair ... more

Watch 'The Daily Show' Defend Jay Z's Honor Against Fox News

published about 2 hours ago
On last night's episode of the Daily Show With Jon Stewart, correspondent Jessica Williams took Fox News to task for referring to Jay Z (inarguably one ... more

Dan Deacon Scored Adult Swim's Truly Disturbing 'Too Many Cooks' Follow-Up

published about 2 hours ago
If you're just recovering from the madness that was Adult Swim's Too Many Cooks, we've got some bad news...

Irene Dalis, Opera Singer and Company Founder, Dies at 89

published about 4 hours ago
Irene Dalis, Opera Singer and Company Founder, Dies at 89
Ms. Dalis was a mezzo-soprano who starred at the Metropolitan Opera for two decades before building a second career as the founder and director of ... more

Watch the Video for Tesla Boy's Synth-Pop Gem 'Strong'

published about 4 hours ago
Russian synth-pop exports Tesla Boy may still be relatively unknown in the States, but based on their new video for their preternaturally catchy Penguin Prison-esque ... more

Stage Memories From 2014

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Stage Memories From 2014
Writers and editors for The New York Times list memorable moments onstage this year.

ArtsBeat: Andrew Lloyd Webber’s ‘School of Rock’ Musical Coming to Broadway in November

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ArtsBeat: Andrew Lloyd Webber’s ‘School of Rock’ Musical Coming to Broadway in November
The plot of the musical will largely hew to the Jack Black movie. Casting will begin in January.

ArtsBeat: ‘It’s Only a Play’ Recoups on Broadway

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Terrence McNally’s satire about theater people has recouped its $3.9 million capitalization, becoming the first show of the 2014-15 season to announce that it has ... more

Second Stage in Push for Money to Buy Helen Hayes

published about 21 hours ago
Second Stage in Push for Money to Buy Helen Hayes
The Second Stage Theater company is moving ahead on buying the Helen Hayes Theater and hopes to set aside a reserve fund to cover production ... more

'Red, White, & Blaine' a Tribute to 'Waiting for Guffman'

published about 21 hours ago
'Red, White, & Blaine' a Tribute to 'Waiting for Guffman'
The stage parody “Red, White, & Blaine” at the Chicago theater iO, takes the cult film “Waiting for Guffman” as its inspiration.

12/19-21: Contemporary twist to traditional carols

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12/19-21: Contemporary twist to traditional carols
'A Chorale Christmas' features fresh arrangements by Norwegian composer Ola Gjeilo.         

Bruce Jenner's ex-wife supports his new appearance

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Bruce Jenner's ex-wife supports his new appearance
Chrystie Scott supports his decision to change his appearance and just wants him to be happy         

Review: 'Night at the Museum: Tomb' doomed by ennui

published about 20 hours ago
Review: 'Night at the Museum: Tomb' doomed by ennui
There are a few laughs, but it's a mostly lackluster affair.         

Review: 'Annie' will please tween girls but bore parents

published about 21 hours ago
Review: 'Annie' will please tween girls but bore parents
Updated musical stars Jamie Foxx, "Beast of the Southern Wild" standout Quvenzhané Wallis.         

Year in review: Our fave events photos of 2014

published about 22 hours ago
Year in review: Our fave events photos of 2014
As the year rushes to a close, it's time to look back at all the fun we had. Are you featured in our photo roundup? ... more

What’s on TV Thursday

published about 14 hours ago
Television highlights.

Stephen Colbert by the Numbers

published about 22 hours ago
Stephen Colbert by the Numbers
As Mr. Colbert prepares for his last “Colbert Report” on Comedy Central, a summing-up of facts, numbers and spin.

After ‘The Affair,’ Ruth Wilson Hits Broadway in ‘Constellations’

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After ‘The Affair,’ Ruth Wilson Hits Broadway in ‘Constellations’
Ruth Wilson, an established presence in Britain, is poised to conquer America, making her Broadway debut in “Constellations” just as her first season on Showtime’s ... more

Stephen Colbert Prepares Final 'Colbert Report'

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Stephen Colbert Prepares Final 'Colbert Report'
After nine years nurturing his TV persona of a conservative blowhard talk show host, Stephen Colbert will bid farewell to the other Stephen Colbert on ... more

ArtsBeat: ‘Beowulf’ Series Will Bring More Monsters to TV

published 2 days ago
The British network ITV is moving forward with a 13-part adaptation.