| Jan 4, 2012
Ten days before Bob Anderson headed to the 1952 Olympic Games in Helsinki as part of the British fencing team, he responded to a call from a British film studio in need of three fencers to coach the lead actors for sword-fighting scenes in a new pirate...
| Mar 7, 2012
At the Academy Awards ceremony in 1965, Robert and Richard Sherman already had accepted their Oscar for best score for "Mary Poppins" when they returned to the stage to pick up another statuette for best song, "Chim Chim Cher-ee."
| Jan 20, 2012
Canadian skier Sarah Burke, a leading pioneer of the freestyle halfpipe and the best-known athlete in her sport, died Thursday, nine days after crashing at the bottom of the superpipe during a training run in Utah. She was 29.
Burke, who was a driving...
| Jan 22, 2011
Theoni V. Aldredge, a preeminent costume designer in theater and film who created wardrobes for more than 300 productions over nearly 50 years, died Friday at a Connecticut hospice, said her husband, actor Tom Aldredge. She was 78.
Know for her...
| Apr 19, 2011
Michael Sarrazin, a tall, dark-eyed Canadian actor who starred opposite Jane Fonda in Sydney Pollack's 1969 film "They Shoot Horses, Don't They?", died of cancer Sunday at a Montreal hospital, said his agent, Michael Oscars. He was 70.
| May 28, 2011
Jeff Conaway, an actor who came to fame in the late 1970s as a high school greaser in the hit movie musical "Grease" and as a regular on the TV series "Taxi" but in more recent years was known for his appearances on "Celebrity Rehab With Dr. Drew," died...
| Mar 26, 2012
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A Canadian appeals court in Ontario ruled Monday that banning brothels is unconstitutional and could put prostitutes in danger by not allowing them to work in a safe location....
| Nov 16, 2011
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Books that had been banned in Libya during Kadafi's regime were unbanned in a ceremony this week in Tripoli....
| Dec 1, 2011
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Boy band Hanson to sell their own beer...
| Dec 16, 2011
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The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is said to be close to suing the National Sept. 11 Memorial & Museum foundation over hundreds of millions of dollars in disputed costs. Banksy, the anonymous street artist, is causing a stir with a sculpture...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 4:33 PM
Canadian freeskiing superstar Sarah Burke, a favorite to win the gold medal at the 2014 Winter Olympics, was seriously injured Tuesday during a crash in the halfpipe at Park City Mountain Resort in Utah. Burke, a four-time X Games champion,......