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US to lose vote at UNESCO, incurs debts

November 7, 2013 • EntertainmentComments (0)

Phyllis Magrab, the Washington-based US National Commissioner for UNESCO, poses outside the UNESCO headquarters in Paris, France, Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013. American influence in culture, science and education around the world will take a high-profile blow on Friday as the US is stripped of its vote at the world’s premier cultural agency, UNESCO...

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‘Star Trek’ actress Kate Mulgrew to publish memoir

November 7, 2013 • EntertainmentComments (0)

FILE – This Oct. 7, 2013 file photo shows American actress Kate Mulgrew from the Netflix original series “Orange Is The New Black,” in New York. Mulgrew, known for her roles in “Star Trek: Voyager” and “Ryan’s Hope” has a deal with...

Chess, rubber duck inducted into Toy Hall of Fame

November 7, 2013 • EntertainmentComments (0)

Michael Fisher, of Pittsford, N.Y., holds an oversized chess piece during the National Toy Hall of Fame ceremony at the National Museum of Play at The Strong in Rochester, N.Y., Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013. The rubber duck and the ancient game of chess were...

US documents raise questions on Munich art hoard

November 7, 2013 • EntertainmentComments (0)

A painting from Max Liebermann “Zwei Reiter am Strande” (“Two riders on the beach”) is projected on a screen during a news conference in Augsburg, southern Germany, Tuesday, Nov.5, 2013, on the art found in Munich. A hoard of more than...

Kimmel prank brings tears to eyes of kids

November 7, 2013 • EntertainmentComments (0)

This July 3, 2013 photo released by ABC shows Jimmy Kimmel on “Jimmy Kimmel Live” ABC’s late-night host conducted what is becoming an annual prank during the past week, encouraging parents to tell their children that they had eaten all of...

George Strait wins CMA entertainer of the year

November 7, 2013 • EntertainmentComments (0)

George Strait accepts the award for entertainer of the year at the 47th annual CMA Awards at Bridgestone Arena on Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013, in Nashville, Tenn. (Photo by Wade Payne/Invision/AP) NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Country Music Association Awards...

Spanish pop sensation Sanz awarded Berklee honor

November 7, 2013 • EntertainmentComments (0)

Alejandro Sanz addresses the audience after receiving an honorary doctor of music degree at Berklee College of Music in Boston, Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer) BOSTON (AP) — Spanish pop sensation Alejandro Sanz stepped into a music school...

Model of Chicago’s Picasso doesn’t sell at auction

November 7, 2013 • EntertainmentComments (0)

FILE – This 2013 file photo provided by Christie’s Images Ltd. shows a model of Pablo Picasso’s famed Chicago sculpture named “Tete.” The late Spanish artist created the piece between 1962 and 1964. Christie’s auction house...

Ohio victim: Ariel Castro took ‘coward’s way out’

November 7, 2013 • EntertainmentComments (0)

FILE – In this Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013, file photo, Michelle Knight sits in the courtroom during the sentencing phase for Ariel Castro in Cleveland. During a taped interview that aired on the “Dr. Phil” show Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013, Knight,...

User burnout could threaten Twitter’s prosperity

November 7, 2013 • EntertainmentComments (0)

The Twitter bird logo is on an updated phone post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Wednesday Nov. 6, 2013. Twitter’s initial public offering was priced at $26 a share, Wednesday evening, and is expected to start trading on the New York Stock...