STOCKHOLM - Sweden's Princess Madeleine, fourth in line to the throne, is expecting her second child, the royal court said on Friday.
LONDON - Mandy Rice-Davies, a former model who was at the center of one of Britain's biggest political sex scandals - the 1960s Profumo Affair - has died aged 70 after a short battle with cancer, her publicist said on Friday.
BOGOTA - Colombia's central bank will print banknotes to honor the country's most celebrated writer, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, who died in April and who is renowned as the father of magical realism storytelling.
NEW YORK - Actor Stephen Collins, who played the family pastor in the television series "7th Heaven," has admitted to having inappropriate sexual contact with three underage girls decades ago, People magazine reported on Wednesday.
LOS ANGELES - Comedian Bill Cosby, who has been the subject of dozens of sex abuse allegations over the past two months, will not be charged in connection with a 1974 sexual molestation claim, the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office said on Tuesday.
LOS ANGELES - Lawyers for filmmaker Roman Polanski have launched a new bid to have the Oscar winner's 37-year-old child sex case closed, which would allow "The Pianist" director to travel freely without the threat of extradition.
LOS ANGELES - Early in the film "Still Alice," the Columbia University professor played by Julianne Moore is the picture of health taking a jog through campus, until she realizes she is completely lost.
NEW YORK - The estate of actress Joan Fontaine, who died a year ago aged 96, withdrew her Oscar from a much-anticipated auction when the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences threatened to sue over its sale, representatives of the estate said on Thursday.
NEW YORK - Robert Durst, scion of one of New York's largest real estate empires, was found not guilty on Thursday of trespassing on property in midtown Manhattan owned by his estranged family.
WASHINGTON - Pulitzer Prize-winning Washington Post photographer Michel du Cille died of an apparent heart attack on Thursday in Liberia where he was on assignment covering the Ebola outbreak, the newspaper said.