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British Singer Amy Winehouse Found Dead

Troubled British singer Amy Winehouse, known for her smoky soul voice and her struggle with drink and drugs, has been found dead at her flat in north London, police said. She was 27 years old.

The Grammy award-winning soul singer with her trademark beehive battled with well-documented addictions that she documented in her hit single "Rehab". Her death is being treated as unexplained, Scotland Yard said.

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'The Walking Dead' to Explore 'Monsters Inside'

Flesh-eating zombies aren't the only worry in the second season of "The Walking Dead."

Sarah Wayne Callies, who plays one of the survivors in the hit AMC zombie apocalypse saga, teased during a Friday panel at Comic-Con that "the most dangerous things out there are the monsters inside."

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Jazz Great Herbie Hancock a U.N. Culture Ambassador

Jazz great Herbie Hancock wants his music to build bridges between cultures, a mission that fits perfectly with his new role as a U.N. cultural ambassador promoting peace through culture and education.

The 71-year-old — imbued with boundless energy, curiosity and cool-cat poise — is a natural for the job. His "The Imagine Project" album is a multicultural potpourri featuring collaborations with musicians from 11 countries and seven languages. He founded The International Committee of Artists for Peace, too.

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Schwarzenegger's Son Injured in Surfing Accident

Arnold Schwarzenegger's 13-year-old son with estranged wife Maria Shriver is recovering after being seriously injured in a surfing accident, the couple said Friday, describing it as "scary."

Christopher Schwarzenegger has been in intensive care since suffering broken bones and a collapsed lung in the boogie-boarding accident in Malibu last weekend, according to People magazine and the TMZ celebrity news website.

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On First Day of NY Gay Marriage, Record Number Set to Marry

Hundreds of couples who registered for the New York City marriage lottery will be able to tie the knot Sunday, the first day the state will allow gay marriage, the city announced.

Overwhelmed by marriage requests since July 5 -- 1,728 of the 2,661 couples who registered are gay -- the city had originally decided to randomly award 764 couples marriage spots and hold a lottery to fill them.

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Queen Spooked by Catherine's Wedding Dress Display

Britain's Queen Elizabeth II has reportedly described as "creepy" a new exhibition featuring the wedding dress worn by the former Kate Middleton when she married Prince William in April.

The Alexander McQueen dress is being exhibited on a headless mannequin in the ballroom at Buckingham Palace, with the tiara and veil that the now Duchess of Cambridge wore, suspended above it.

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Barbie's U.S. Toymaker Father Dies, Aged 95

Elliot Handler, the co-founder of U.S. toy giant Mattel who gave the world the Barbie doll, has died aged 95, the company said Friday.

Handler, who with his wife Ruth named the doll after their daughter Barbara in 1959 -- and two years later created Ken, after their son -- died on Thursday from heart failure, according to the TMZ celebrity news website.

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Rodriguez Announces 'Sin City,' 'Machete' Sequels

Robert Rodriguez waited until Comic-Con to announce that he's planning sequels to "Sin City" and "Machete."

He says a script for "Sin City 2" is being refined, and he hopes for two sequels to last year's "Machete" — at least one of which will bring the blade-slinging star into space.

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'Beavis and Butthead' Set to Return to MTV in Fall

Nearly two decades after their heyday, Beavis and Butthead are coming back.

Creator Mike Judge says the ever adolescent, trash-talking duo will return to MTV in the fall.

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Judge Says Lindsay Lohan Needs to Speed up Community Service

A judge warned Lindsay Lohan Thursday that she must spend more time doing community service and enroll in psychological counseling or risk running into problems with her probation.

In a separate development, Lohan was sued for assault and battery in Riverside County by a former worker at the Betty Ford Center who had a dispute with the actress in December.

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