In this photo provided by Profiles in History, July 9, 2013, is a 1955 portrait of actress Marilyn Monroe by fashion and celebrity photographer Milton H. Greene. (AP Photo/Milton H. Greene)

Auction selling copyright with Monroe negatives

NEW YORK (AP) — Fashion and celebrity photographer Milton H. Greene was only 26 years old when he photographed Marilyn Monroe for Look magazine. He went on to take thousands of photos of the Hollywood siren. Now, 3,700…

Broadway gets beastly _ thanks to a dog lover

NEW YORK (AP) — Bernadette Peters stopped by a desolate corner of Brooklyn the other day to hang out with a special group of fans. They were literally barking. A deafening chorus of woofs greeted the two-time Tony…
FILE - In this June 25, 2013 file photo, director Sam Mendes arrives for the opening night of the musical "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory," at the Drury Lane Theatre in central London.  (Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP, File)

Sam Mendes returning to direct 24th Bond film

NEW YORK (AP) — Sam Mendes is coming back to direct another James Bond film with Daniel Craig following the enormously successful “Skyfall.” The British director Mendes had said earlier that “Skyfall” would be his lone entry in…

Union doctor faces challenges in ‘Surgeon in Blue’

“Surgeon in Blue: Jonathan Letterman, the Civil War Doctor Who Pioneered Battlefield Care” (Arcade Publishing), by Scott McGaugh Here’s what a real Washington scandal looks like: Many Union soldiers wounded at Bull Run, the Civil War’s first major…

Early Heller story to be published this month

NEW YORK (AP) — Before Joseph Heller satirized the madness of war in “Catch-22,” he told a serious tale about the tragedy of racism. “Almost Like Christmas,” to appear next week in Strand Magazine, is a grim short…

Pastor of his domain: Real Kramer a real minister

NEW YORK (AP) — The real-life inspiration for the zany Kramer character on “Seinfeld” can now help fans say “I do.” For years, Kenny Kramer has operated a tour of New York City sites made famous in the…
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Rare FDR film uncovered

Indiana professor discovers film of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt being pushed in his wheelchair.…

Singer Randy Travis recovering from brain surgery

NASHVILLE, Tennessee (AP) — Country music stars and fans joined together to urge prayers for Randy Travis overnight as he recovered from brain surgery following a stroke at a Texas hospital. Travis remained in critical condition after surgery…

Review: ‘Grown Ups 2′ no easier to watch than No.1

LOS ANGELES (AP) — It would be dishonest to call “Grown Ups 2″ the most repellent high-profile comedy in recent memory. But that’s largely because few moviegoers have memories kind enough to have already erased 2010′s “Grown Ups”…

Wonder, Kings, Keys, Mayer headline Global Fest

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Stevie Wonder, Alicia Keys, John Mayer and Kings of Leon have volunteered their time to attend the second Global Citizen Festival in New York’s Central Park, and organizers hope you will, too. Tickets are…
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Grand Ole Opry installs 2 new tours

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Darius Rucker’s surprise invitation to become a member of the Grand Ole Opry is a moment he says he will always cherish — and now fans will be able to share the experience with…
Left to right, "The Newsroom" cast members Jeff Daniels, Sam Waterston, Olivia Munn, Dev Patel, Thomas Sadoski, Alison Pill and John Gallagher Jr. pose together at the season 2 premiere of the HBO series at the Paramount Theater on Wednesday, July 10, 2013 in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

‘Newsroom’ cast on critics, season 2

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Even the star of HBO’s drama “The Newsroom” admits that season one had its growing pains. Creator Aaron Sorkin’s show-about-a-news-show was, along with the now-defunct “Smash,” last year’s TV series most likely to be…