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''Mission: Impossible' Climbs to No. 1, 'Vacation' Is a Bust

By Lindsey Bahr | Aug 2
The stakes may be high for Ethan Hunt and his team in "Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation," but it was hardly impossible for the Tom Cruise pic to conquer the box office.

Walt Disney Experts Rebut Dogged Anti-Semitic Allegations

CELEBRITIES | By Lynn Elber | Aug 3
Walt Disney was a complex figure, both celebrated and condemned, but allegations that he was a rabid anti-Semite are unproven, Disney experts said.

British Singer and TV Host Cilla Black Dies at 72

CELEBRITIES | By Jill Lawless | Aug 3
Big-voiced British singer Cilla Black, a product of Beatles-era Liverpool who became a national treasure over a 50-year music and television career, has died. She was 72.

Veteran Actress to Step into Valerie Harper's Role in Play

Performer Brenda Vaccaro will replace Valerie Harper in a play in Maine as Harper recovers from an illness and brief hospitalization.

Chita Rivera Tells Young Performers to Lose the Lip-Synching

CELEBRITIES | By Lynn Elber | Aug 3
Musical theater great Chita Rivera has friendly advice for young stars who are unable to dance and sing at the same time: Learn how.

Legendary Vocalist Darlene Love Releases New Album

MUSIC | By EDGE | Aug 3
The first new album in decades from legendary vocalist Darlene Love, "Introducing Darlene Love," is available for pre-order today at iTunes, Google Play, and Amazon.