(CBS/AP) MONTE SERENO, Calif. - A California judge has issued a restraining order against the girlfriend of late painter Thomas Kinkade.
The order against Amy Pinto-Walsh was sought by Kinkade's company, Windermere Holdings, which claimed she broke a confidentiality agreement by talking to reporters after Kinkade was found dead and threatening to reveal his secrets.Pictures: Thomas Kinkade, "Painter of Light" Continue »
(CBS News) George Clooney is hosting a fundraiser for President Barack Obama's re-election campaign next month at his Los Angeles home, with tickets reportedly costing $40,000 each. But if that's a little (or a lot) outside your price range, there's another way to get on the guest list.Continue »
(CBS/AP) Dick Clark, who died Wednesday at the age of 82, was more than just a TV host. For generations of Americans, he was the person who helped shape key memories in their lives.
As the host of "American Bandstand," he showed viewers how to dance and what music to listen to. He also helped many celebrate the New Year with his annual "New Year's Rockin' Eve" special.Continue »
The ninth annual list includes Warren Buffett, Mitt Romney, Apple CEO Tim Cook, Hillary Clinton, Ron Paul, Angela Merkel, Christine Lagarde, Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, Pippa Middleton, NFL quarterback Tim Tebow, "Fifty Shades of Grey" author E L James and many others.Pictures: Stars on 2012's Time 100 list Continue »
The Muppets joined Bloomberg on Friday as he announced that Jim Henson's lovable creations are the city's official "Family Ambassadors."Continue »
(CBS/AP) California authorities are investigating the death of the girlfriend of Clark Gable's only son after she was found dead Wednesday n the couple's Malibu home.
The body of 41-year-old makup artist Christiane Candice Lange was found by actor and race-car driver John Clark Gable at 9:40 a.m. Wednesday. Lange reportedly claimed to be feeling unwell before going to bed the previous night.Continue »
(CBS News) George Clooney is hosting a fundraiser at his Los Angeles home next month for President Obama.
The Oscar-winner will host the president and about 150 guests at the event on May 10, according to Entertainment Tonight, to support Mr. Obama's re-election campaign.Continue »
The couple's attorney, Matt Morgan, said Lee called them to apologize for retweeting their address. Specifics of the settlement weren't disclosed.Special Section: Trayvon Martin Shooting Continue »
The Topaz Bar, located in the trendy Dupont Circle neighborhood of Washington DC, is offering patrons cocktails representing each presidential candidate.
"I wanted to have some fun with it, be a little irreverent and still hit on the some of the key points of each candidate," said Topaz Bar's Rico Wisner, who invented the drinks.
The drinks include a Romney Float, Rick's Tea Party, Gin-grich & Tonic, Ron's PBR, and Obama's Home Sweet Home.
When asked who would win the election if a drink were a candidate, Wisner had a tough choice. "I would like to say all drinks are created equal but the Santorum, 'Ricks Tea Party,' came together well with those flavors, as well as that Romney float," said Wisner.Continue »
Christina Aguilera, Mila Kunis and Scarlett Johansson are among the stars whose nude photos eventually landed on the Internet as a result of the hacking.Read more: Alleged celebrity hacker has L.A. court date Continue »
(CBS/AP) Whitney Houston's death was caused by accidental drowning, but heart disease and cocaine use were contributing factors, according to coroner's officials.
The announcement Thursday ends weeks of speculation about what killed the Grammy-winning singer on Feb. 11, at the age of 48.Continue »
(CBS News) Gwyneth Paltrow has shot down a report that she used a ghostwriter while working on her cookbook, "My Father's Daughter."
A New York Times article, titled "I Was a Cookbook Ghostwriter," named the actress as one of a number of cookbook authors who collaborated with ghostwriters.Continue »
(CBS/AP) An actor from the "Harry Potter" films was sent to prison Tuesday for taking part in rioting that flared across England last summer.
Judge Simon Carr sentenced Jamie Waylett, who played Hogwarts bully Vincent Crabbe in six of the "Potter" movies, to two years in jail.Continue »