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Shakira expecting second child with Gerard Pique

Speculation has grown in recent weeks over whether "The Voice" coach was with baby

David Hyde Pierce joins cast of "The Good Wife"

The recurring role marks Pierce's first appearance in a television series since "Frasier" ended in 2004

Did Jon Voight attend Angelina Jolie's wedding?

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​While Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie's private wedding in France did include family and friends, there was one relative that was noticeably missing

​Oscar to honor Belafonte, O'Hara, Miyazaki

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French screenwriter Jean-Claude Carriere also named among recipients of Academy's Governors Awards

Brad Pitt spotted wearing wedding ring

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The actor was seen wearing a gold band the same day it was announced he and Angelina Jolie have gotten hitched


Critic’s Notebook: ‘Football’ and Other Books of the Season

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Critic’s Notebook: ‘Football’ and Other Books of the Season
“Football: Great Writing About the National Sport” is among the new books on the game to greet the season.

Books of The Times: Gamache Is Back in Louise Penny’s ‘The Long Way Home’

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Books of The Times: Gamache Is Back in Louise Penny’s ‘The Long Way Home’
In Louise Penny’s “The Long Way Home,” a battered former detective retreats to an idyllic town, but gets drawn into the mystery of a neighbor’s ... more

Ingrained racism

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Ingrained racism
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ArtsBeat: A Book for Children, and Others, by Bruce Springsteen

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ArtsBeat: A Book for Children, and Others, by Bruce Springsteen
“Outlaw Pete,” based on a song of the same name, is for “for anybody who loves a good Western,” said his publisher.

Martin Amis's holocaust 'comedy' fails to find German publisher

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Martin Amis's holocaust 'comedy' fails to find German publisher
The Zone of Interest, set in Auschwitz, is declined by the author's publishers in Germany and France, although alternative French house picks up novel The ... more

Woman gives birth inside Walmart near Atlanta

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Woman gives birth inside Walmart near Atlanta
Labor Day came early for a Roswell woman who gave birth inside a Walmart near Atlanta.         

Human skull donated to Texas Goodwill store

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Human skull donated to Texas Goodwill store
Police are scratching their heads trying to work out who donated a human skull to a thrift store in Austin, Texas.         

52 pounds of wool shorn from Australian sheep

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52 pounds of wool shorn from Australian sheep
Shaun the shaggy Australian sheep has at last been shorn smooth. But the woolly wanderer wasn't the wooliest of them all.         

Pomeranian is world's fastest dog on 2 feet

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Pomeranian is world's fastest dog on 2 feet
Jiff was already cute, lovable and talented. Now he's proven he's speedy too.         

Woman accused of setting fire with bacon

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Woman accused of setting fire with  bacon
A Utah woman accused of using a pound of bacon to start a fire in her ex-boyfriend's house will stand trial on arson charges.         

Movie Review: Life of Crime

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Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt are married

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By Teresa Jue People reports pair were wed Saturday in France; rep confirms to Associated Press vows were exchanged

Movie Review: The Congress

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Reviewed by Chris Nashawaty | --

Movie Review: The Calling

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Reviewed by Melissa Maerz | --

Rap Star Repents for Pouring Champagne on Video Vixens

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Rap entrepreneur Damon Dash would like the women of the world to know that his days of pouring bubbly all over their bikini'd bodies are over, ... more

Album Sales Are at an All-Time Low, Again

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In what come as a surprise to probably no one, album sales have hit a new all-time low. The 3.97 million albums that sold across ... more

It's a Fact: Americans Really Love Beyonce

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In case there was any doubt, between the lifetime achievement awards, HBO specials, and http://www...

David Lynch Almost Directed a Kanye West Video but He Had No Ideas

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A David Lynch and Kanye West collaboration? Chalk this one up to a case of what could have been. The brilliantly eccentric auteur is apparently ... more

Hear Puff Daddy's Lost Smashing Pumpkins Remix From 1998

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In what will surely be forever known as the ultimate Throwback Thursday move, today the Smashing Pumpkins shared a long-lost remix of their song "Ava ... more

Theater Review: Kieron Barry’s ‘Tomorrow in the Battle’: A Love Triangle

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Theater Review: Kieron Barry’s ‘Tomorrow in the Battle’: A Love Triangle
Kieron Barry’s “Tomorrow in the Battle,” at Stageworks/Hudson, follows powerful, self-destructive Londoners in a romantic triangle.

Spectators Walk Out of a Show for Many Reasons

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Spectators Walk Out of a Show for Many Reasons
Boredom and irritation. A waiting train. Or deep disappointment. Ticketholders walk out of a show for varied reasons.

Ruby Rae Spiegel’s Play ‘Dry Land’ Confronts Abortion

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Ruby Rae Spiegel’s Play ‘Dry Land’ Confronts Abortion
Ruby Rae Spiegel, still a Yale undergraduate, will see her play “Dry Land,” about a DIY abortion, produced in New York.

Checking Back: Broadway Darlings, Rejects and Mixed Memories

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Checking Back: Broadway Darlings, Rejects and Mixed Memories
Critics for The New York Times recently checked back on long-running Broadway shows. We asked readers for their memories of the shows.

ArtsBeat: Schimmel Center Offers Patti LuPone, Buster Keaton and Loudon Wainwright III

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The center’s season includes classical and pop concerts as well as a silent movie series.

Labor Day dining guide: What's new at Phoenix restaurants

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Labor Day dining guide: What's new at Phoenix restaurants
Valley restaurants such as Gadzooks, Proof and SumoMaya add brunches, update menus and make other changes         

Review: 'Life of Crime' is just fine, but doesn't pay

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Review: 'Life of Crime' is just fine, but doesn't pay
The Elmore Leonard adaptation is decent fun, but that's disappointing, considering the source.         

'Glee's star engaged to Arizona sweetheart

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'Glee's star engaged to Arizona sweetheart
The 27-year-old actress, who has an 11-month-old son, Elijah, got engaged to her baby's daddy Taylor Hubbell.         

Reports: Joan Rivers stops breathing during surgery

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Reports: Joan Rivers stops breathing during surgery
Rivers was rushed to Mt. Sinai hospital in critical condition after she stopped breathing while undergoing surgery.         

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are married!

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Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are married!
Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt were married Saturday in the French hamlet of Correns, a spokesman for the couple says.         

ArtsBeat: Joan Rivers Hospitalized in New York

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ArtsBeat: Joan Rivers Hospitalized in New York
The comedian was transported to Mount Sinai Hospital after going into cardiac arrest, the police said.

What’s on TV Thursday

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Television highlights.

ArtsBeat: David Chase Says Remarks About ‘Sopranos’ Finale Were Misconstrued

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ArtsBeat: David Chase Says Remarks About ‘Sopranos’ Finale Were Misconstrued
The creator of “The Sopranos” says that he was misquoted and that there is “no right or wrong answer” to the fate of his best-known ... more

The Carefully Scripted Red-Carpet Look of Lena Dunham

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The Carefully Scripted Red-Carpet Look of Lena Dunham
Her choices can be feminine and pretty, and a tad unusual.

Critic’s Notebook: Amazon Unveils Its Latest Smiles and Thrills

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Critic’s Notebook: Amazon Unveils Its Latest Smiles and Thrills
Trying hard to reach the Netflix orbit, Amazon is releasing five pilots on Thursday, two dramas and three comedies, involving some familiar names.