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Iconic Hot Wheels race to 50th Anniversary

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 14:37:14 -0500

The hot little die-cast toy has been running for 50 fast years.


Marc Jacobs pumps up the volume for fall

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 21:55:08 -0500

The American designer debuts his fall 2018 collection at New York Fashion Week: The Shows. Rough cut (no reporter narration) Video provided by Reuters


'Descendants 3' is coming in 2019; Disney Channel makes it official with a teaser release

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 22:26:31 -0500

Disney Channel confirmed a third edition of the popular movie franchise, releasing a teaser video.


Jeffrey Tambor won't return for 'Transparent' Season 5

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 18:32:20 -0500

Jeffrey Tambor will not return for the next season of 'Transparent.'


Saddest celeb breakups of the last year

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 08:12:49 -0500


Rebecca Gayheart, Eric Dane call it quits after 14 years of marriage

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 00:38:48 -0500

"After 14 years together we have decided that ending our marriage is the best decision for our family," the Hollywood told USA TODAY in a joint statement.


Bill Murray steals the limelight at Berlinale opening night

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 21:50:47 -0500

Bill Murray, Jeff Goldblum, Tilda Swinton and Liev Schreiber add their star power to the opening of the annual Berlin film festival. Rough Cut (no reporter narration) Video provided by Reuters


Weekend picks for book lovers, including Zadie Smith's 'Feel Free'

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 06:00:03 -0500

Spend your weekend reading 'Feel Free' by Zadie Smith. Plus more recommendations by USA TODAY's book reviewers.


The Mothership podcast: Why 'Black Panther' is so important

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 17:28:51 -0500

The Mothership crew breaks down the latest Marvel superhero film, and why it matters.


'Black Panther' Chadwick Boseman is ready to make screen history

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 16:48:00 -0500

Chadwick Boseman has played historical figures such as Jackie Robinson and James Brown. Now he's breaking big as a black superhero.


Jimmy Kimmel makes tearful plea to Donald Trump for gun control

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 10:58:41 -0500

Late night host Jimmy Kimmel gave a tearful plea for President Trump to pursue gun control following the shooting at a Parkland, Florida school. Nathan Rousseau Smith has the story.


'S.I.' Swimsuit Issue models reunite in NYC

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 14:41:17 -0500


First lady Melania Trump: Style Diary

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 17:07:40 -0500


How much longer will 'auteur' filmmakers torment women for art?

Wed, 7 Feb 2018 13:27:48 -0500

Thanks to Uma Thurman and Quentin Tarantino, Hollywood's new/old scandal is abusing performers for "authenticity."


Drake gives away $1 million in jubilant 'God's Plan' music video

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 16:18:13 -0500

The video is introduced by the message, "The budget for this video was $996,631.90. We gave it all away. Don't tell the label."


'Minneapolis Star Tribune': Source of Garrison Keillor allegations was actually a man

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 15:07:33 -0500

'Minneapolis Star Tribune': Dan Rowles, who'd worked with Keillor for 16 years before being fired, was source of sexual-misconduct allegations.


London Fashion Week 2018: See all the runway looks

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 14:23:37 -0500


Here's the secret to cleaning your Ugg boots at home

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 12:17:14 -0500

Get your sheepskin boots clean and fluffy again


Duchess Kate: Style Diary

Wed, 7 Feb 2018 11:38:36 -0500


Passages 2018: those we’ve lost through the year

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 21:29:21 -0500


10 new TV shows you need to watch this winter

Wed, 3 Jan 2018 10:42:16 -0500

Penélope Cruz, Bryan Cranston and Josh Radnor are just a few of the big names appearing in fresh cable and network offerings in the next few months.


Jennifer Aniston, husband Justin Theroux announce separation

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 07:52:33 -0500

The split was "was mutual and lovingly made at the end of last year," according to Aniston's publicist.


The most unusual baby names, from Stormi to Apple

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 08:26:06 -0500


List: All of the Hollywood power players accused of sexual assault or harassment

Sat, 3 Feb 2018 14:25:57 -0500

The fall of media mogul Harvey Weinstein following sexual assault allegations shook Hollywood — and brought other accusations forward in its wake.


Watch what happens when Jeff Goldblum's 'Thor: Ragnarok' character moves to Earth

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 12:00:06 -0500

The Grandmaster gets a roommate — and maybe a new assistant — in this exclusive video.


Surprise! Amy Schumer and chef Chris Fischer are married!

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 12:38:48 -0500

The two tied the knot in a private ceremony in Malibu on Tuesday, a source has confirmed to PEOPLE.


Exclusive: Jeff Goldblum gets toasty in 'Thor: Ragnarok' bonus clip

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 11:53:39 -0500

The Grandmaster (Jeff Goldblum) comes to Earth and finds a new friend in an exclusive clip from the bonus features of 'Thor: Ragnarok.'


Netflix in February: What's new and expiring

Thu, 25 Jan 2018 16:12:52 -0500

'Kill Bill,' 'Ocean's 11,' and Netflix's new 'Altered Carbon' are among the offerings perfect for cold winter nights.


'Black Panther': What those end-credits scenes tell us (spoilers!) about Marvel's future

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 08:01:02 -0500

Chadwick Boseman's King T'Challa addresses the world, while a new hero meets an old good guy.


Day in celebrities

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 16:01:03 -0500


Adam Levine, Behati Prinsloo welcome their second daughter, Geo Grace

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 16:19:31 -0500

The Maroon 5 frontman and Victoria's Secret model have welcomed their second daughter, Geo Grace.


Week in entertainment: Miguel on tour; 'Seven Seconds' premieres on Netflix

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 14:05:09 -0500

What's on tap for the week ahead?


New York Fashion Week 2018

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 22:19:43 -0500

New York Fashion Week 2018


'New Yorker' says handwritten note by former Playmate details affair with Trump

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 10:37:42 -0500

Karen McDougal, who says she has been emboldened by the #MeToo movement and declining health, confirmed the details to "The New Yorker."


Movies we can't wait to see in 2018

Thu, 28 Dec 2017 15:41:28 -0500


Should Jennifer Aniston reunite with Brad Pitt? The Internet has thoughts

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 15:21:57 -0500

Is a Brad/Jen reunion meant to be or is it the worst idea in the history of the world?


How Jimmy Kimmel inspired John Oliver to share his own son's health scare

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 19:55:54 -0500

"It was personally very helpful to me watching him suffer publicly," John Oliver says of his late-night rival Jimmy Kimmel. "And it was funny."


11 burning questions about the Prince Harry, Meghan Markle royal wedding

Tue, 2 Jan 2018 18:39:58 -0500

What will she wear? Who will be there? Who will be her 'Pippa' bridesmaid? Prince Harry/Meghan Markle royal wedding questions abound.


Review: Rousing, representative 'Black Panther' is one spectacular superhero

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 00:15:03 -0500

Chadwick Boseman lends dignity and swagger to the title superhero in a stellar Marvel cast.


TV gets a new dose of medical dramas: Life-or-death situations boost genre's appeal

Wed, 24 Jan 2018 13:53:19 -0500

A TV genre that had its heyday years ago with 'ER,' 'Chicago Hope,' 'House' and more seems to be returning in a major way.


Gallery: Hail to our pop-culture presidents

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 15:16:01 -0500


Male stars at Berlin film festival say #MeToo movement is making them think

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 21:49:10 -0500

Male stars at the Berlin film festival say they are reassessing their own behavior in light of the #MeToo movement by women against sexual harassment and abuse. Rough cut (no reporter narration) Video provided by Reuters


Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux separate

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 19:34:03 -0500

Actors Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux are separating after more than two years of marriage.


You're doing your laundry wrong

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 12:21:39 -0500

Doing your laundry the right way is easier on your clothes


Stars to wear black at UK film awards: Will Duchess Kate join them?

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 10:10:49 -0500

Many female stars are expected to dress in monochrome for Sunday's ceremony as a statement of solidarity with victims of sexual harassment and abuse.


Weinstein Co. fires president David Glasser after suit alleges inaction

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 15:03:29 -0500

The Weinstein Co. board said Friday it voted unanimously to dismiss David Glasser.


5 ways to celebrate 'Mister Rogers' as Neighborhood' turns 50

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 12:13:21 -0500

Fred Rogers welcomed generations of Americans into his 'Neighborhood' with kindness and comfort. As his iconic children's show celebrates its 50th anniversary, here are five ways to celebrate the beloved neighbor.


Weekend TV: The 90s nostalgia is real on Netflix's 'Everything Sucks!'

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 03:00:04 -0500

What’s worth watching, and what might not be, in prime time.


The 5 best Chadwick Boseman movies to binge-watch in honor of 'Black Panther'

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 10:00:07 -0500

From biopics to more biopics, get to know the superheroic Chadwick Boseman's films before 'Black Panther.'


The Internet is loving 'Black Panther,' calling film 'so good' and 'worth the hype'

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 16:17:04 -0500

Not only is the Marvel film being praised by critics, the high-profile black superhero movie is getting two thumbs up from viewers on Twitter.