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UK's Prince William and wife Kate expecting baby in April

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LONDON - The second child of Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate is due to be born in April, his office announced on Monday. | Video

U2's Bono says glaucoma is reason for trademark sunglasses

- U2 frontman Bono has revealed the mystery behind his trademark sunglasses. The Irish rocker has glaucoma.

Music, 17 Oct 2014

Famed U.S.-born translator and Chinese citizen, dies aged 98

BEIJING - Sidney Shapiro, a famed U.S.-born translator who was one of the few Westerners to gain Chinese citizenship and become a member of a high-level parliamentary body, died on the weekend in Beijing, his granddaughter said. He was 98.

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Actress Misty Upham's body identified by Seattle coroner

SEATTLE/LOS ANGELES - "August: Osage County" actress Misty Upham's body, found at the bottom of a deep river embankment near Seattle, was officially identified on Friday by a Washington state coroner, more than a week after her family reported her missing.

18 Oct 2014

Al Pacino to return to Broadway in Mamet's 'China Doll'

NEW YORK - Oscar- and Tony-winning actor Al Pacino will return to Broadway next year in the world premiere of "China Doll," a new play by David Mamet, its producers said on Thursday.

16 Oct 2014

Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation grants $2 million for ocean conservation

NEW YORK - Actor and environmental activist Leonardo DiCaprio's conservation foundation said on Thursday it has awarded a $2 million grant to establish marine reserves and to stop overfishing.

Environment 16 Oct 2014

Author John Grisham apologizes for child porn comments

LONDON/LOS ANGELES - Best-selling U.S. author John Grisham apologized on Thursday for comments he made to a British newspaper that not all men who look at child pornography should be sent to prison and that sentences for such crimes were too harsh.

16 Oct 2014

Stars mourn U.S. actress Elizabeth Pena, dead at 55

- Television stars and other celebrities mourned U.S. actress Elizabeth Pena, whose career was marked by roles in the films "La Bamba," "Jacob's Ladder" and "Lone Star," and who died earlier this week at age 55.

17 Oct 2014

Michael Jackson tops Forbes list of highest-earning dead celebrities

NEW YORK - Five years after his death, singer Michael Jackson is generating a fortune and is the top-earning dead celebrity, raking in an estimated $140 million in the past year for his estate, Forbes said on Wednesday.

15 Oct 2014

'7th Heaven' actor faces new sex crime investigation over 1983 incident

LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles County Sheriff is investigating actor Stephen Collins on an allegation of indecent exposure or molesting a teenage girl three decades ago, the department said on Wednesday.

16 Oct 2014