His album sales run in the millions worldwide and he's worked with the biggest names in rap and R&B, but French DJ and dance music producer David Guetta does not feel like a star.
"I don't see myself like that," the 43-year-old Frenchman told Agence France Presse in an interview as his new double-album was released this week.Full Story
A young Native American boy named Chii stares straight into the camera of Vicki Monks. His long, dark hair is tussled by the breeze as she captures his solemn expression while he waits for his family on the edge of a Yuchi burial ground in Oklahoma.
Monks is telling a story of sorts with Chii's photograph — a story about mixed American Indian ancestry.Full Story
Sept. 11 is etched in the memories of millions, and as the 10th anniversary nears, cartoonists are etching their thoughts and emotions about 9/11 into comic strips.
With the anniversary falling on a Sunday, more than 90 cartoonists with five different syndicates have banded together to dedicate their strips on Sept. 11 to those whose lives were lost in the attacks. Sept. 11-themed strips will appear from the writers and artists of "Family Circus," ''Mallard Fillmore," ''Candorville," ''Doonesbury" and "Pluggers," among others.Full Story
Justin Bieber and his Ferrari are both fine after a fender-bender in Los Angeles.
Los Angeles Police Officer Gregory Baek says the 17-year-old singer was involved in "a very minor collision" Tuesday afternoon in LA's Studio City.Full Story
Jonathan Kaplan made it easy for consumers to shoot cheesy home movies when he founded the company behind the Flip Video camcorder. Now, he's hoping to popularize something cheesier — and gooier — by starting a chain of grilled cheese restaurants that combine fast food with high tech.
Kaplan's latest creation, The Melt, opens its first location Tuesday in San Francisco's SoMa neighborhood. Plans are in the works for two more restaurants in San Francisco and one in nearby Palo Alto by Thanksgiving. With financial backing from a venture-capital heavyweight, Sequoia Capital, Kaplan hopes to open 25 to 50 restaurants within the next year and about 500 across the country within five years.Full Story
Ed O'Neill's new star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame would seem to be in an appropriate spot: in front of a shoe store on Hollywood Boulevard.
O'Neill used to play shoe salesman Al Bundy on the long-running sitcom "Married With Children."Full Story
Cinema enthusiasts are descending on Italy's floating city for the 68th edition of the Venice Film Festival, which kicks off on Wednesday with George Clooney's hotly anticipated "Ides of March."
Twenty-two films -- all world premieres -- will compete for the prestigious Golden Lion award, with a host of stars expected on the red carpet, from the blue-eyed Clooney to U.S. singer Madonna and "The Godfather" star Al Pacino.Full Story
Police say about 274 people were arrested during London's Notting Hill Carnival, Europe's largest street festival — a similar number to the previous year, despite worries of major disturbances following England's riots.
London's Metropolitan Police said on Monday they had arrested 245 people during the two-day event in west London, while British Transport Police said they detained 31 people.Full Story
"The Help," a drama about a Southern white woman who writes a book about black women employed as housekeepers in pre-Civil Rights era America, topped the weekend box office, industry data showed Sunday.
Despite some predictions that Hurricane Irene's charge up the U.S. east coast would slash movie attendance, "The Help" needed little help in attracting a crowd almost equal to that seen last week, tracker Exhibitor Relations said.Full Story
BEYONCE'S SURPRISE DATE: Beyonce made a big announcement that practically upstaged the MTV Video Music Awards — and she did it without saying a word.
The 29-year-old superstar announced her pregnancy on the red carpet by cupping her stomach in an "I'm expecting" sort of way. Wearing a blond ponytail and flowing red gown, she used her hands to show the tiniest beginnings of a baby bump.Full Story