Hilary Rhoda hosting glittery Met Gala red carpet

NEW YORK (AP) — Red-carpet arrivals of celebrities such as Beyonce and Rooney Mara at The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute Benefit in New York City will be streamed live on Vogue.com. The annual gala draws a…
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Former Pa. tax collector gets prison for theft

BARNESVILLE, Pa. (AP) — A former township tax collector in eastern Pennsylvania has been sentenced to prison after admitting he stole nearly $400,000 in public money……

In a first, YouTube to showcase a week of comedy

NEW YORK (AP) — For a week in May, YouTube will turn into the biggest open mic on the planet. On Thursday, the Google Inc.-owned site will announce the YouTube Comedy Week, a seven-day cyber extravaganza designed to…

“Senna” director to make Amy Winehouse documentary

LONDON (AP) — The director of award-winning film “Senna” is making a documentary about the late soul singer Amy Winehouse. Focus Features International says the movie will feature unseen archive footage to tell the story of the art…
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Ex-band director faces sex charges in Ohio

CLEVELAND (AP) — A former Ohio college band director has pleaded not guilty to charges that he tried to have sex with underage girls at a motel. The (Cleveland) Plain Dea……
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Police: Pa. teen gets stuck on roof after chase

UPPER DARBY, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say the fire department had to be called in to rescue a 16-year-old boy who got stuck on a roof while running from police just outside P……

4 artists up for UK’s contentious Turner Prize

LONDON (AP) — British art’s prestigious Turner Prize embraced the playful and the satirical Thursday, announcing a list of four finalists including a cartoonist known for his scathing humor and an artist who orchestrates encounters that break down…
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Reading police seek former hoops star in stabbing

READING, Pa. (AP) — Police in Reading say they are searching for a former high school basketball star in a fatal stabbing. Authorities say 19-year-old Anthony Clay-Ra……
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Judge rules in Ohio officer’s favor in shooting

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A judge in a wrongful-death lawsuit has ruled that a central Ohio police officer was justified in fatally shooting an armed man who was running awa……
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Police: Teen assaulted Philly mayor’s daughter

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A teenager has been charged in an alleged assault on the teenage daughter of Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter. Authorities say it’s in con……
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Ohio man gets prison for Facebook rants

CLEVELAND (AP) — An Ohio man who had been arrested for drunken-driving has been sentenced to 17 months in prison for subsequent Facebook rants against police and judge……
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The nation’s weather

Weather Underground midday recap for Thursday, April 25, 2013. Multiple weather features brought active weather to the nation on Thursday. In the east, a strong cold front finally pushed offshore and into the Atlantic Ocean, which allowed for…

3 generations of Wyeths coming to auction

NEW YORK (AP) — American realist painter Andrew Wyeth left an indelible impression on Eric Sambol after a museum class trip in the 1970s. Many years later, the New Jersey businessman was able to acquire a work by…