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Britain's Queen Elizabeth II sends the first royal tweet under her own name to declare the opening of the new Information Age Galleries at the Science Museum, South Kensington, London, Friday Oct. 24, 2014. Normally a plaque is unveiled to herald the launch of a new project, but after touring the attraction dedicated to the history of communication and information the Queen touched a tablet screen to send her message to the world. (AP Photo/PA, Chris Jackson)  UNITED KINGDOM OUT  NO SALES  NO ARCHIVE

Queen sends her first tweet, signed 'Elizabeth R'

Queen Elizabeth II has sent her first tweet — though she kept things traditional, signing off with "Elizabeth R." The 88-year-old monarch tried her hand at Twitter as she opened a new gallery Friday in central London's Science Museum, taking off a glove to press a tablet screen as 600 ...

FILE - In this Monday, Sept. 10, 2012, file photo, beauty pageant regular and reality show star Alana "Honey Boo Boo" Thompson speaks during an interview as her mother, June Shannon, looks on in her home in McIntyre, Ga. On Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, the TLC network canceled the “Here Comes Honey Boo Boo” series, following published reports that Shannon was in a relationship with a man who had a criminal past. (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)

TLC cancels its 'Honey Boo Boo' series

The TLC network on Friday canceled its colorful series about child beauty pageant contestant Honey Boo Boo and her Georgia family. The network had already completed filming of another season of "Here Comes Honey Boo Boo" and was set to begin airing it at the end of this year. TLC ...

Canadian Architect  Frank O. Gehry, 3rd left and his wife Berta Isabel Aguilera meet Spain's King Felipe VI  and Queen Letizia before the Prince of Asturias award ceremony in Oviedo, northern Spain, Friday Oct. 24, 2014. Gehry will receive the Prince of Asturias Prize for the Arts. (AP Photo/Paco Garcia)

Architect Frank Gehry shocks with obscene gesture

Architect Frank Gehry traveled to Spain to receive a prestigious award but shocked his hosts by responding to a reporter's question with an obscene gesture and making contemptuous comments about most modern architecture. The American-Canadian was in the northern city of Oviedo to accept one of Spain's Prince of Asturias ...

Joan Jett, center, speaks with children backstage at the 6th Annual Little Kids Rock benefit presented by Guitar Center at the Hammerstein Ballroom on Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014 in New York. (Photo by Stephen Chernin/Invision/AP)

Punk icon Joan Jett savors rockin' role-model gig

"Can't stay at home, can't stay at school! Old folks say: 'Ya poor little fool!'" Punk pioneer Joan Jett doesn't give a spit if you lump her in with old folks. The "wild girl" in the incendiary anthem "Cherry Bomb" embraces aging while raging — and, at 56, relishes her ...

This photo provided by PBS/Masterpiece shows Matthew Rhys, left, as Darcy and Anna Maxwell Martin as Elizabeth Darcy, in "Death Comes to Pemberley." The television show airing Oct. 26, 2014 and Nov. 2 on PBS, is adapted from P.D. James’ 2011 mystery novel that revisits characters from Jane Austen’s “Pride and Prejudice.” (AP Photo/PBS/Masterpiece, Robert Viglasky/Origin Pictures)

P.D. James' riff on Jane Austen comes to TV

Actors generally are eager for work and a challenge, but Matthew Rhys and Anna Maxwell Martin admit they were skittish about taking on the lead characters of "Pride and Prejudice." This despite the fact Mr. Darcy and Elizabeth are out of their element in "Death Comes to Pemberley," an adaptation ...

FILE - In this July 28, 2013 file photo, singer Britney Spears arrives to the world premiere of "The Smurfs 2" in Los Angeles. Caesars Entertainment says pop star Britney Spears will get a key to the Las Vegas Strip and celebrate with her own dedicated day. The Las Vegas-based casino giant announced Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014  it would host “Britney Day” at The LINQ Promenade starting at 5:30 p.m. Nov. 5. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP, File)

Britney Spears to get Vegas key, 'Britney Day'

Caesars Entertainment says pop star Britney Spears will get a key to the Las Vegas Strip and celebrate with her own dedicated day. The Las Vegas-based casino giant announced Thursday that it would host "Britney Day" at The LINQ Promenade starting at 5:30 p.m. on Nov. 5. Caesars says that ...

Chan wants to be better father after son's arrest

Jackie Chan has pledged to become a better father after his son Jaycee was arrested on drug charges. The film star said in his first comments in person after the arrest: "I am always a father. I used to be an unqualified father. Now, after this event, I want to ...

FILE - In this Aug. 29, 2014 file photo, Ariana Grande performs on NBC's "Today" show in New York. The Recording Academy will announce the nominees for the 2015 Grammy Awards the morning of Dec. 5, 2014, except for one category: album of the year. The nominees for the top prize will come later that day when the Academy debuts the TV special, “A Very GRAMMY Christmas,” featuring Grande and Pharrell, to air on CBS at 9 p.m. EST.  (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)

Nominees for Grammy Awards to be announced Dec. 5

The Recording Academy will announce the nominees for the 2015 Grammy Awards the morning of Dec. 5, except for one category: the coveted album of the year. The nominees for the top prize will come later that day when the academy debuts the new TV special, "A Very GRAMMY Christmas," ...

R&B singer Chris Brown, center, appears in court at a progress report hearing with his attorney, Mark Geragos, right, Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, in Los Angeles. Brown continues to serve out his probation for the 2009 beating of his then-girlfriend Rihanna. Another progress report hearing for Brown has been scheduled for Jan. 2015. (AP Photo/Robyn Beck, Pool)

Judge: Chris Brown following probation rules

A judge says Chris Brown has been doing well and following his probation rules since his last hearing in August. The Grammy-winning R&B singer appeared in a Los Angeles court Thursday for a progress report. Judge James Brandlin told Brown he's shown good cooperation with the probation department. Brandlin bumped ...

This undated handout photo provided by The Kennedy Center shows the Little Dancer Company visit to the "Little Dancer Aged Fourteen" sculpture by Edgar Degas, at the National Gallery of in Art in Washington. “Little Dancer Aged Fourteen,” a famous sculpture by Edgar Degas that can be seen in museums around the world, is coming to life in a new musical debuting on the Kennedy Center stage in Washington. The new $7 million production opening for previews Saturday is the brainchild of playwright and lyricist Lynn Ahrens, composer Stephen Flaherty and director and choreographer Susan Stroman. The show was born out of a love of dance and their shared interest in one of the most important sculptures at the National Gallery of Art that depicts a defiant 14-year-old dancer who posed for Degas.  (AP Photo/The Kennedy Center)

'Little Dancer' musical readies for opening in DC

"Little Dancer Aged Fourteen," a famous sculpture by Edgar Degas that can be seen in museums around the world, is coming to life in a new musical exploring the story of a mysterious 14-year-old dancer and the artist who portrayed her. The production imagines the story of Marie van Goethem, ...

FILE - In this Oct. 16, 2014 file photo, actress Halle Berry arrives at the God's Love We Deliver Golden Heart Awards in New York. The Oscar-winning actress is reviving Scandale Paris with a collection of 10 bras and panties to be sold by Target, and while "rich with history and heritage," they will boast "a very good price," said Berry. (Photo by Evan Agostini]/Invision/AP, File)

Halle Berry: Underneath, most women love underwear

What's in a bra? Femininity, sexiness and self-empowerment, says Halle Berry, who is launching a lingerie line she says will do it all. The Oscar-winning actress is reviving Scandale, a lingerie label born in France in 1932. "We've taken this brand and revamped it," Berry said in an interview Thursday. ...

FILE - In this Oct. 8, 2014 file photo, British actress Keira Knightley poses during the photo call of the film "The Imitation Game", at the Corinthia Hotel in central London. Knightley will make her Broadway debut next year as a beautiful but doomed heroine. The Roundabout Theatre Company said Thursday, Oct. 23, that Knightley  will star in “Therese Raquin,” a stage adaptation of the Emile Zola novel. It will be directed by Evan Cabnet and begin previews on Oct 1. (Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP, File)

Keira Knightley to make her Broadway debut in '15

Keira Knightley will make her Broadway debut next year as a beautiful but doomed heroine. The Roundabout Theatre Company said Thursday that Knightley will star in "Therese Raquin," a stage adaptation of the Emile Zola novel. It will be directed by Evan Cabnet and begin previews on Oct 1. Knightley ...

This image released by IFC Films shows Ellar Coltrane at age six in a scene from the film,"Boyhood." Richard Linklater’s 12-year-long family drama “Boyhood” leads the Gotham Independent Film Awards with four nominations including best feature. The Independent Filmmaker Project, which presents the awards, announced nominations Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, for its 24th annual awards to take place December 1 in New York. The Gothams honor independent film and mark one of the first galas in the film industry’s lengthy awards season. (AP Photo/IFC Films)

'Boyhood' tops Gotham Awards with 4 nominations

Richard Linklater's 12-year-long family drama, "Boyhood," leads the Gotham Independent Film Awards with four nominations, including best feature. The Independent Filmmaker Project announced nominations Thursday for its 24th annual awards Dec. 1 in New York. The Gothams honor independent film and mark one of the first galas in the film ...

FILE - In this  Monday, Oct. 13, 2014 file photo Father David Rider, left, and father John Gibson dance before an interview with the Associated Press at the Pontifical North American College in Rome. A video of a pair of dueling, dancing American priests studying in Rome has gone viral, following in the footsteps of a now-famous Italian nun whose Alicia Keyes-esque voice won her a singing contest and a record contract. The Rev. David Rider of Hyde Park, New York and the Rev. John Gibson of Milwaukee first shot to Internet fame when they were filmed during a fund-raiser at the North American College, the elite American seminary just up the hill from the Vatican. (AP Photo/Domenico Stinellis, File)

Dancing priests become Internet sensation

A video of a pair of dueling, dancing American priests studying in Rome has gone viral, following in the footsteps of a now-famous Italian nun whose Alicia Keys-esque voice won her a singing contest and a record contract. The Rev. David Rider, 29, of Hyde Park, New York, and the ...

Singer Charli XCX performs to high school students during the Just Dance Homecoming at Aspire Pacific Academy on Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, in Huntington Park, Calif. The event celebrated the launch of the video game Just Dance 2015. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

Charli XCX surprises at school homecoming dance

Singer Charli XCX took a break from touring Wednesday night to perform at an unlikely venue: a high school gymnasium. The chart-topping 22-year-old pop star delivered the tunes "I Love It," ''Fancy" and "Boom Clap" to a crowd of excited high school students at Aspire Pacific Academy's homecoming dance. She ...

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Oct. 3, 2014

Photos: Cirque Du Soleil's 'Amaluna' Atlanta Premiere Night

‘Bachelorette’ Andi Dorfman and fiance Josh Murray, 'RHOA' stars Kenya Moore and Cynthia Bailey, attended opening night of Cirque Du Soleil's 'Amaluna' at the Big Top at Atlantic Station on October 3, 2014 in Atlanta.

Oct. 2, 2014

Photos: 'Walking Dead' Season 5 premiere

Photos: 'Walking Dead' Season 5 premiere

Annual Woofstock event in Suwanee

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