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Where Caitlyn Jenner found her Vanity Fair style inspiration

The stealth Caitlyn Jenner cover shoot for Vanity Fair sprang from her chats with the magazine's fashion and style director, Jessica Diehl, about inspirations ranging from Lauren Bacall to "The Thomas Crown Affair." In an interview released by the magazine, Diehl called Jenner "all-American in so many ways," style wise. ...

Jim Bailey, impersonator of female show biz legends, dies

A singer-actor who transformed himself into such show biz legends as Judy Garland, Barbra Streisand and Peggy Lee during a career that spanned decades has died. Jim Bailey was 77. Manager Stephen Campbell says Bailey died Saturday in Los Angeles of complications from pneumonia. Bailey was a Philadelphia native. He ...

FILE - This July 15, 1950 file photo shows folksinger Jean Ritchie. Ritchie, the Kentucky-born folksinger who brought the centuries-old ballads she grew up with to a wide audience from the 1950s onward, died Monday, June 1, 2015, in her home in Berea, Kentucky, with family around her, her niece Judy Hudson said. She was 92. (AP Photo/File)

Kentucky folksinger, dulcimer player Jean Ritchie dies at 92

Jean Ritchie, the Kentucky-born folksinger who brought the centuries-old ballads she grew up with to a wide audience from the 1950s onward, died Monday evening. She was 92. Ritchie died in her home in Berea, Kentucky, with family around her, her niece Judy Hudson said. The tall, red-haired Ritchie, who ...

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Jenner's change a high-profile step for transgender movement

The handsome, muscular Bruce Jenner, whose picture appeared on the Wheaties cereal box the year after he won the Olympic gold medal, is on the cover of Vanity Fair this week, only now as Caitlyn Jenner, an attractive woman in a strapless, white corset. Although not the first celebrity (think ...

FILE - In this Feb. 2, 2015, file photo, actress Mila Kunis attends a premiere at TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood, Calif. Authorities are looking for a man sentenced for stalking Kunis after he escaped from a mental health facility in Southern California, on Saturday, May 30, 2015. (Photo by Paul A. Hebert/Invision/AP, File)

Police target transient areas for man who stalked Mila Kunis

Authorities focused on transient populations in the search for a man sentenced for stalking actress Mila Kunis after he escaped from a Southern California mental health facility. Probation officials said Tuesday that Stuart Lynn Dunn had few local contacts and investigators had no leads. Dunn disappeared Saturday night from the ...

FILE - In this Feb. 26, 2007 file photo, Guitar legend Les Paul performs at the Iridium Jazz Club in New York.A yearlong celebration marking guitarist Les Paul’s 100th birthday kicks off in Times Square in New York on June 9, 2015.  (AP Photo/ Colin Archer, file)

Les Paul anniversary celebration to kick off in Times Square

A yearlong celebration marking guitarist Les Paul's 100th birthday kicks off in Times Square next week. It'll begin with Neal Schon of the rock band Journey accepting a proclamation from the Les Paul Foundation declaring June 9 as Les Paul Day. Organizers say other cities around the country also will ...

Rapper Iggy Azalea, NBA player Nick Young are engaged

Iggy Azalea recently canceled her fall tour, so she has time to plan for a big moment in her life: her wedding. Nick Young of the Los Angeles Lakers proposed to the rapper late Monday as they celebrated Young's 30th birthday. A short video of Azalea saying yes as Young ...

Kim Kardashian West and Kanye West arrive at the 2015 CFDA Fashion Awards at Alice Tully Hall on Monday, June 1, 2015, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

Kim Kardashian says dress caught fire; Pharrell rescued her

It's an eventful time for Kim Kardashian: A new baby coming, a huge transition for her stepfather, and now a fire emergency, with none other than Pharrell and his wife to the rescue. Kardashian reported on social media Tuesday that her dress caught fire following the Council of Fashion Designers ...

FILE - In this May 17, 2015 file photo, Mariah Carey arrives at the Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Carey has joined Match.com, not just for love, but to promote her latest single. The pop diva joined the dating website Tuesday, June 2, as she launched the music video for "Infinity," which debuted on Match and VEVO. Carey's profile says she's divorced and has two children. She posted four photos, including one of her singing and another of her taking a selfie. (Photo by Eric Jamison/Invision/AP, File)

Mariah Carey joins Match.com to launch latest single, video

Mariah Carey has joined Match.com — not just for love, but to promote her latest single. The pop diva joined the dating website early Tuesday as she launched the music video for "Infinity," which debuted on Match and VEVO. Carey's profile says she's divorced and has two children. She posted ...

In this photo provided by Francis Ramsden, Enrique Iglesias performs while holding his bloodied and bandaged right hand behind his back during a concert in Tijuana, Mexico on Saturday, May 30, 2015. A representative for the singer says in a statement to The Associated Press that Iglesias was "semi-treated" offstage after his fingers were sliced when he grabbed a drone during the concert. (Francis Ramsden via AP)

Enrique Iglesias suffers fracture, completes hand surgery

A statement on Enrique Iglesias' website said his reconstructive hand surgery "lasted longer than expected" because he suffered a fracture that needed to be corrected. Iglesias had surgery in Los Angeles on Monday after slicing his fingers when grabbing a drone at a concert. "His recent surgery lasted longer than ...

FILE - In this April 12, 2014 file photo, Pharrell Williams performs at the 2014 Coachella Music and Arts Festival in Indio, Calif. Expect chic men's shorts and maybe even a tall hat: Pharrell is being honored by the fashion industry. The producer-singer-songwriter is this year's Fashion Icon at the annual Council of Fashion Designers of America awards, a glittery evening that brings a host of top fashion designers to New York's Lincoln Center along with celebrities like Kim Kardashian, who was scheduled to present one of Monday evening's awards. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)

Pharrell honored, Kimye steals the show at fashion awards

It was Pharrell Williams who was being honored as a fashion icon, but it was another music superstar who got a lot of the attention at the annual Council of Fashion Designers of America awards on Monday night. Introducing Pharrell, the producer-singer-songwriter who was receiving the evening's Fashion Icon award, ...

This photo taken by Annie Leibovitz exclusively for Vanity Fair shows the cover of the magazine's July 2015 issue featuring Bruce Jenner debuting as a transgender woman named Caitlyn Jenner.  (Annie Leibovitz/Vanity Fair via AP)

Bruce Jenner completes transition to Caitlyn in Vanity Fair

Bruce Jenner's transition is complete. "Call me Caitlyn," declares a headline on the July cover of Vanity Fair, with a photo of a long-haired Jenner in a strapless corset, legs crossed, sitting on a stool. The image was shot by famed celeb photographer Annie Leibovitz. Inside, more images show Caitlyn ...

Kim Kardashian, Kendall Jenner react to Caitlyn Jenner

Caitlyn Jenner's loved ones were among numerous well-wishers to support her coming out Monday in Vanity Fair. Her stepdaughter, Kim Kardashian West, tweeted: "How beautiful! Be happy, be proud, live life YOUR way!" Khloe Kardashian declared: "We were given this life because you were strong enough to live it! I ...

FILE - In this Feb. 2, 2015, file photo, actress Mila Kunis attends a premiere at TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood, Calif. Authorities are looking for a man sentenced for stalking Kunis after he escaped from a mental health facility in Southern California, on Saturday, May 30, 2015. (Photo by Paul A. Hebert/Invision/AP, File)

Man sentenced for stalking Mila Kunis flees health facility

A man sentenced for stalking actress Mila Kunis escaped from a mental health facility over the weekend and was being sought by authorities in Southern California on Monday. Stuart Lynn Dunn disappeared around 7:30 p.m. Saturday from the Olive Vista Behavioral Health Center in Pomona, said Deputy Chief Reaver Bingham ...

FILE - In this April 9, 2014 file photo, actor Tracy Morgan attends the FX Networks Upfront premiere screening of "Fargo" at the SVA Theater in New York. Actor-comedian Morgan has settled his lawsuit against Wal-Mart over a New Jersey highway crash that killed one man and left Morgan and two friends seriously injured. A filing in federal court in Newark on Wednesday, May 27, 2015, refers to a confidential settlement reached by the two sides.  (Photo by Greg Allen/Invision/AP, File)

Tracy Morgan: Bad days and good days a year after limo crash

Tracy Morgan said Monday that he doesn't remember anything about the limo crash that left him in a coma for two weeks and that, a year later, he still has bad days as well as good. Appearing live on NBC's "Today" show for his first public appearance since the accident, ...

Enrique Iglesias undergoing reconstructive hand surgery

Enrique Iglesias is undergoing reconstructive hand surgery in Los Angeles after his fingers were sliced during a recent concert. His representative said in a statement to The Associated Press that surgery on the 40-year-old singer will be completed Monday. Iglesias sliced some of his fingers when he grabbed a drone ...

FILE - In this Sept. 11, 2013, file photo, former Olympic athlete Bruce Jenner arrives at the Annual Charity Day hosted by Cantor Fitzgerald and BGC Partners, in New York. Jenner made his debut as a transgender woman on the cover for the July 2015 issue of Vanity Fair. The image was shot by famed celeb photographer Annie Leibovitz. (Photo by Mark Von Holden/Invision/AP, File)

Trans woman Bruce Jenner debuts Caitlyn in Vanity Fair

Bruce Jenner made his debut as a transgender woman in a va-va-voom fashion in the July issue of Vanity Fair. "Call me Caitlyn," declares a headline on the cover, with a photo of a long-haired Jenner in a strapless corset, legs crossed, sitting on a stool. The image was shot ...

FILE - In this Oct. 14, 2010 file photo, a police officer escorts Spanish singer Isabel Pantoja, center, as she arrives at the court in Marbella, southern Spain. Pantoja is getting out of prison for four days after completing part of her two-year sentence for money laundering. The 58-year-old Pantoja smiled and waved to fans and journalists, Monday June 1, 2015 as she left the Alcala de Guadiara jail in Seville province. The fixture in Spain’s gossip magazines and TV shows qualified for the pass to visit relatives but must return to jail later this week. (AP Photo/Sergio Torres, File)

Spain: Folk singer Pantoja leaves jail for family visit

Spanish folk singer Isabel Pantoja has been let out of prison for four days after completing part of her two-year sentence for money laundering. The 58-year-old smiled and waved to fans and journalists Monday as she left the Alcala de Guadaira jail in Seville province with her brother. The fixture ...

In this undated photo provided by The O & M Company, Chita Rivera, as Claire Zachanassian, left, and Michelle Veintimilla, as young Claire, perform in the Tony Award-nominated musical "The Visit," in New York. (Thom Kaine/The O & M Company via AP)

Michelle Veintimilla on Broadway playing young Chita Rivera

If Chita Rivera ever wants a quick reminder of her past, she only needs to walk down a hall and knock on Michelle Veintimilla's Broadway dressing room. There she'll find a smiling, effervescent 22-year-old just out of school who is a spitting image of the theater icon when she was ...

Britain's Prince William, left, shakes hands with Aston Villa’s Christian Benteke after the English FA Cup final soccer match between Aston Villa and Arsenal at Wembley stadium in London, Saturday, May  30, 2015 .  Arsenal won the match 4-0. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

Back to the salt mine: Prince William's paternity leave ends

Princess Charlotte's father is returning to work after nearly a month of unpaid paternity leave. Prince William, second in line to the British throne, is back on duty Monday as an air ambulance pilot after Britain's latest princess was born on May 2. He works with the East Anglian Air ...

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