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Jack Bruce, bassist of 60’s band Cream, dies at 71

- Associated Press

British musician Jack Bruce, best known as the bass player and vocalist of the power blues trio Cream, died Saturday at his home, his family and publicist said. He was 71.

Michael Keaton (left) and Edward Norton appear in "Birdman." (Fox Searchlight Pictures via Associated Press)

MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Birdman’

‘Birdman” is not a superhero movie, exactly — its pretentious parenthetical subtitle, “or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)” gives that away — but it sometimes seems to have been created via superhuman effort.

Actress Halle Berry poses for a photo at a small press event to announce her new lingerie line, Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014 in New York. The Oscar-winning actress, an owner of the Scandale Paris line, is offering a collection of 10 bras and panties to be sold by Target. (AP Photo/Frazier Moore)

Halle Berry launches lingerie line

- Associated Press

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.

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

- Associated Press

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.

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Pauline "Frankie" Birnn of Darby hasn't let something as small as a few years get in the way of her lifelong love for riding motorcycles. The 86-year-old has logged in more than 600 miles on her Suzuki Savage this summer and fall. (AP Photo/Ravalli Republic, Perry Backus)

Darby woman still riding easy at 86

- Associated Press

There's been a lot of life that's gone by since she parked her very first motorcycle - a 1949 Indian Scout - at the gas station where her boyfriend worked.

Benito Mussolini's first air raid shelter, created in old wine cellars, is seen during a visit for the press in Villa Torlonia in Rome, Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014. After the outbreak of World War II, the shelter was quickly constructed in 1940 in what had been the wine cellar of Torlonia noble family, who lived there before Mussolini took up residence during his Fascist rule. The city of Rome now owns the villa and opened the shelter to tourists with reservations starting from Oct. 31. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)

Mussolini air raid shelter opens to tourists

- Associated Press

A Roman villa's wine cellar, which was converted into an air raid shelter for Benito Mussolini and the Italian dictator's family, is opening its anti-gas, double steel doors to tourists.

Director to leave LSU Museum of Art

Associated Press

Jordana Pomeroy will leave her position as executive director of the LSU Museum of Art to become director of the Patricia and Phillip Frost Art Museum at Florida International University in Miami.

Korean food: Chicago, Mississippi, New Orleans

- Associated Press

Sophie Lee says a plan has guided her life - it just wasn't one that Lee, now manager and co-owner of Three Muses and the new Korean restaurant Seoul Shack, could always recognize.

Journey into the home and mind of Ernest Gaines

- Associated Press

Along the False River near New Roads, northwest of Baton Rouge, the sun beats down on blue water and sugarcane fields surrounding a house in a hamlet called Oscar.

DJ nears 50 years of spinning Jewish platters

- Associated Press

He isn't a turbocharged, larger-than-life character, like Jerry Blavat. Nor is he a benign presence still embracing the peace-and-love ethos of the 1960s, like Pierre Robert. Or an agent provocateur, nonchalantly hurling verbal Molotov cocktails, on the order of Angelo Cataldi or Howard Eskin.

Anderson woman finds long-hidden art talent

- Associated Press

When Dana Evans was a teen, she would lay out on the lawn of her parents' front yard and spend hours sketching their red-brick, ranch-style home.

Northampton author's novel tells of '80s Nicaragua

- Associated Press

When two American journalists were beheaded in the last several weeks by Islamic State militants, Joe Gannon was saddened and horrified. But in another sense, he wasn't that surprised, knowing full well the dangers that foreign correspondents can face in a war zone.

This booking photo released by the Franklin, Tenn., Police Department shows Shonn Greene of the Tennessee Titans NFL football team. Greene was arrested Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, for allegedly parking in a handicapped space and speeding away when an officer was issuing him a citation. Franklin, Tennessee police Sgt. Charles Warner says Greene was charged with driving on a suspended license, reckless driving, failure to stop/halt/frisk and illegal parking.  Greene was released on $2,000 bond. He is due in court Nov. 13. (AP Photo/Franklin, Tenn., Police Department)

Titans' Greene arrested after parking incident

- Associated Press

Tennessee Titans running back Shonn Greene was arrested in a suburban Nashville community for allegedly parking in a handicapped space and speeding away in his luxury car as an officer was issuing a citation.

Vernice White, Chaka Khan, and Ray Parker Jr. perform at the 13th annual "A Great Night in Harlem" gala concert, presented by The Jazz Foundation of America to benefit The Jazz Musicians Emergency Fund, at The Apollo Theater on Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, in New York. This year's Lifetime Achievement Award honoree is musician Herbie Hancock. (Photo by Mark Von Holden/Invision/AP)

Hancock honored at jazz benefit concert at Apollo

- Associated Press

Herbie Hancock enjoyed "A Great Night in Harlem" with a look to the past and the future as the legendary jazz pianist received a lifetime achievement award from the Jazz Foundation of America at a benefit concert at the historic Apollo Theater.