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Swiss photographer Rene Burri dies at 81
GENEVA (AP) — Rene Burri, a Swiss photographer best known for his iconic black and white portraits of Communist revolutionary Ernesto "Che" Guevara and painter Pablo Picasso, has died. He was 81.
British royal couples' 2nd child due in April
LONDON (AP) — The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have confirmed that their second baby is due in April — the first time they have offered a month for the royal birth.
Barkley to tip off NBA season in Times Square
NEW YORK (AP) — Charles Barkley is coming to Times Square to tip off the NBA season.
San Francisco radio stations ban hit song 'Royals'
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The popular song "Royals" by New Zealand artist Lorde is getting caught up in the fervor over the upcoming World Series between the San Francisco Giants and Kansas City Royals.
Review: Little Big Town top-notch on new album
Little Big Town, "Pain Killer" (Capitol Nashville)
Queen guitarist rocks out with Victorian 3D photos
London (AFP) - Queen guitarist Brian May on Monday launched an exhibition of Victorian 3D photographs from his own collection, united for the first time with the famous paintings they tried to recreate.
Tuneful tunes with touch of twang from Colerick
Brad Colerick, "Tucson" (Back 9 Records)
Celeb birthdays for the week of Oct. 26-Nov. 1
Oct. 26: Actress Jaclyn Smith ("Charlie's Angels") is 69. "Wheel of Fortune" host Pat Sajak is 68. Musician Bootsy Collins is 63. Singer Maggie Roche of The Roches is 63. Actor James Pickens Jr. ("Grey's Anatomy") is 62. Guitarist Keith Strickland of The B-52's is 61. Actress Rita Wilson is 58. Actor Dylan McDermott is 53. Actor Cary Elwes is 52. Singer Natalie Merchant is 51. Country singer Keith Urban is 47...
An android opera: Japan's Shibuya plots new era of robot music
Life and death, surveillance and privacy, humans and robots: Keiichiro Shibuya likes to unsettle and push boundaries in music.
'Gray Mountain' won't disappoint Grisham fans
"Gray Mountain" (Doubleday), by John Grisham
Sale of Joan Fontaine's house to aid animal group
CARMEL, Calif. (AP) — More property from the late Academy Award-winning actress Joan Fontaine will benefit an animal welfare organization.
'Superstorm' crafts narrative from Sandy's wrath
"Superstorm" (Dutton), by Kathryn Miles
Creator of 'Found' magazine amazed by musical
NEW YORK (AP) — A day after seeing himself onstage, Davy Rothbart was still a little dazed. The celebratory drinks afterward sure didn't hurt, but those weren't what kept him floored.
Still the Same: Bob Seger launching tour, album
NEW YORK (AP) — At 69, Bob Seger says he's ready to hit the road again: He's scaled back smoking and bicycles 10 miles a day as part of a workout routine.
The 10 semifinalists for World's Funniest Person
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The 10 semifinalists in the World's Funniest Person competition are:
On the road to find the world's funniest person
LOS ANGELES (AP) — It was last summer and Israeli-Palestinian tensions were at the highest they'd been in some time when Jamie Masada hit on a formula for world peace: Forget about guns and bombs, and just tell jokes to each other.
Comedians honor Jay Leno with humor prize in DC
WASHINGTON (AP) — The joke was on Jay Leno as comedians saluted the former "Tonight Show" host Sunday when he received the nation's top humor prize.
Singer James Blunt calls 'You're Beautiful' annoying
London (AFP) - British singer-songwriter James Blunt has described the song that made his name "annoying".
Police: Man spray-paints on NYC museum wall
NEW YORK (AP) — Police say a vandal has marred the walls of New York City's Whitney Museum of American Art for a second time in two months as it prepares to move.
Review: Emily Dickinson comes out of the shadows
NEW YORK (AP) — Acclaimed 19th-century American poet Emily Dickinson was famously reclusive, although she maintained numerous correspondences. She was an extremely prolific poet, though not publicly recognized in her lifetime, and many details of her life remain a mystery.
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