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  • Monday's TV Highlights: 'Archer' on FX

    Monday's TV Highlights: 'Archer' on FX
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  • 'Wild World' of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony

    'Wild World' of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony
    BROOKLYN, N.Y.— The man formerly known as Cat Stevens quietly walked on stage at the Barclays Center arena to be honored at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's 2014 induction ceremony. Now known as Yusuf, the singer-songwriter of 1970s folk-rock hits...

    Quincy Jones tunes up for TCM Classic Film Festival

    Quincy Jones tunes up for TCM Classic Film Festival
    Quincy Jones knew even at a young age that he wanted to compose film scores. "I used to go to movies for 11 cents," Jones said at his mansion nestled in the Bel-Air hills. "I used to play hooky in Seattle every day. I could tell if a movie was scored at...

    Tiny Chinese chicken cup sells for $36 million at auction

    Tiny Chinese chicken cup sells for $36 million at auction
    It measures only 8 centimeters, or about 3 inches, in diameter and couldn't even hold a cup of morning coffee. And yet it is worth $36 million.  Or at least someone was willing to pay that much. A 15th century porcelain cup from China sold at a Sotheby'...

    Frankie Knuckles dies at 59; DJ helped create house music

    Frankie Knuckles dies at 59; DJ helped create house music
    Frankie Knuckles, a record producer and disc jockey who helped develop the sound and culture of house music — a style of Chicago dance music that revolutionized club culture in the 1970s and '80s and resonates today — died Monday at his home...