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Helen Eustis, award-winning mystery writer, dead at 98

NEW YORK (AP) — Helen Eustis, an Edgar Award-winning mystery writer who later translated works by Georges Simenon and other European authors, has died. She was 98.

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Jim Parsons to play God in Broadway’s ‘An Act of God’

In this Aug. 25, 2014 file photo, Jim Parsons poses in the press room after winning the award for outstanding lead actor in a comedy series for his work on “The Big Bang Theory” at the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles. Producers on Thursday said Parsons will star in a stage adaptation of the humor book "The Last Testament: A Memoir by God" on Broadway by 2015. The play, called "An Act of God," is adapted by its author David Javerbaum. Joe Mantello will direct the show, which begins performances May 5 at the Studio 54 theater. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Jim Parsons is going from a scientific nerd in “The Big Bang Theory” to a pretty big religious role — the Almighty.

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Lady Gaga, Ariana Grande to pay tribute to Stevie Wonder

In this Dec. 15, 2014 file photo, Ariana Grande performs in concert during the Hot 99.5 Jingle Ball at the Verizon Center in Washington D.C. Grande, Lady Gaga, and John Legend have been added to the group of artists set to pay tribute to Stevie Wonder next month. The Recording Academy announced Thursday that the Band Perry will also perform alongside Usher and Chris Martin at "Stevie Wonder: Songs in the Key of Life _ An All-Star Grammy Salute" on Feb. 10. (Photo by Owen Sweeney/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Lady Gaga, Ariana Grande and John Legend have been added to the group of artists set to pay tribute to Stevie Wonder next month.

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William Shatner knows the ups, downs of traveling

Ina Thursday, July 3, 2014 file photo, Calgary Stampede Parade Marshal William Shatner speaks to the media about the upcoming event at a news conference in Calgary, Alberta. Shatner returns as the priceline.com Negotiator in a new ad campaign that launches Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015, with Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting again playing the travel pro's daughter. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jeff McIntosh, File)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — William Shatner is back as a shrewd, unflappable travel expert in his latest TV commercial for an online company.

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Tommy Hilfiger memoir to be published this fall

In this Feb. 10, 2013 file photo, Tommy Hilfiger greets the crowd after showing his Fall 2013 collection during Fashion Week in New York. Hilfiger, 63, has a deal with Ballantine Books for a book expected this fall, the publisher announced Thursday. According to Ballantine, an imprint of Random House, Hilfiger will describe “the setbacks, triumphs, and sheer determination” that marked his rise from a little denim shop in Elmira, New York to worldwide fame. The memoir is currently untitled.  (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Fashion giant Tommy Hilfiger is working on a memoir.

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