In this Jan. 28, 1989 file photo, actress and animal rights activist Doris Day poses for photos after receiving the Cecil B. DeMille Award she was presented with at the annual Golden Globe Awards ceremony in Los Angeles, Calif. Day is celebrating a landmark birthday with an auction to benefit her favorite cause: animals. A spokesman for Day said Tuesday, March 11, 2014, the nonprofit Doris Day Animal Foundation will mark her 90th birthday in April with a bash in Carmel, Calif. (AP Photo, file)

Doris Day plans animal-friendly birthday bash

A sold-out fundraising celebration at Doris Day's Cypress Inn will include a doggie fashion show, adoption event and an April 4 tribute dinner for fans and friends.…
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Actress Hargitay backs Detroit rape kit project

Actress Mariska Hargitay, who portrays a police detective on television, on Monday pledged her support for a real-life crime-fighting effort: quicker testing for a backlog of thousands of rape kits in the Detroit area and across Michigan.…
President Barack Obama applauds as he walks with Patti LaBelle to the stage during the "In Performance at the White House: Women of Soul" in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Thursday, March 6, 2014, hosted by he and first lady Michelle Obama. The program included performances by Tessanne Chin, Melissa Etheridge, Aretha Franklin, Ariana Grande, Janelle MonĂ¡e and Jill Scott. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

White House celebrates ‘Women of Soul’

The concert featured a generations-spanning array of soul singers that stretched from musical legends Aretha Franklin and Patti LaBelle to 20-year-old Ariana Grande. It was scheduled as part of Women's History Month.…
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Idina Menzel heats up pop charts

Menzel's musical moment grew even stronger when "Let It Go" won best original song at Sunday's Academy Awards. …
John Travolta appears backstage during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday, March 2, 2014, in Los Angeles.  (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)

Travolta apologizes for flubbing name

On Sunday night's Academy Awards show, Travolta took the stage and introduced Idina Menzel, but he seemed to say "Adele Dazeem" instead.…

Dish, Disney deal envisions Internet-delivered TV

The deal announced late Monday paves the way for Dish to offer live local broadcasts from ABC TV stations and programming from ABC Family, Disney Channel, ESPN and ESPN2 over mobile devices, set-top boxes and other means. …
Disney CEO Bob Iger, left, presents New York Governor Andrew Cuomo with a signed poster during a news conference in New York, Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014. Cuomo and Iger helped to announce the scheduled filming of a TV series based on Marvel characters in New York State. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Marvel live-action series to film in New York

It's the largest film or television production project commitment in New York's history and is expected to bring up to 400 full-time jobs, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said.…