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Conductor Marvin Hamlisch Dies at 68 in Los Angeles
Oscar, Grammy, Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning composer and conductor Marvin Hamlisch has died, Billboard.biz reports. He was 68. His family reports he collapsed after a brief illness and died Monday. Hamlisch is best known for his Academy Award-winning composition “The Way We Were,” from the...
'Nightline' Daily Line, Aug. 7: Holmes' Psychiatrist Exclusive
10: 50 a.m. ET: The best city for the United States to host the 2024 summer games is… Milwaukee?? That’s what the Wall Street Journel is saying. They compared sport-crazed towns with big TV markets to come up with their recommendation. Read the full...
Obamas Host India's Singh at Glitzy First State Dinner
Hundreds of Guests Fill White House Tent, Treated to Meatless Menu Of Local And Indian Flavors
White House State Dinner: The Menu, Entertainment, and Decor
ABC News' Sunlen Miller reports:Tonight's guests at the White House's state dinner honoring India's Prime Minister Singh will be treated to a night – in food, decoration, and entertainment, that will include not only some Indian elements but also American...
Obamas' First State Dinner to Honor India's Prime Minister
Every Detail of the Much-Anticipated First Couple's First Fete Has Been Pored Over
The Note's Sneak Peek
Start planning your Tuesday. The Democratic '08ers hold two multi-candidate forums on that day. At Washington's Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, the Democratic '08ers will make their pitches and answer questions in front of the nation's public employees union – the American Federation of State County
Pittsburgh forges ahead
After undergoing three renaissances, placing in the top ranks of "most livable cities" and hosting one of the nation's largest concentrations of eco-friendly buildings, this river town still can't seem to shake its bum rap. Witness the reaction of first-time visitor Beth Whitman, 42, of Seattle,
A Chorus Line Returns to Broadway
In 1990 -- after 6,137 shows -- A Chorus Line closed its doors after a 15 year run on stage, at the time the longest run of any Broadway musical. But now the show created for Broadway and about Broadway is back on Broadway. The storyline, which follows 17 dancers desperately trying to land a role
Book Excerpt: America the Beautiful
We've all sung it a thousand times, and most of us know at least the first verse by heart. "America the Beautiful" has been called a hymn, a prayer, even the "national heartbeat set to music." In this book, ABCNEWS correspondent Lynn Sherr explores the history of our "unofficial national anthem.
White House Wag: Political Hot Air
Is the weather making some politicans crazy from the heat? ABCNEWS' Josh Gerstein analyzes some curious comments coming from our political leaders in the last week. By Josh GersteinABCNEWS.com M A R T H AS V I N E Y A R D, Mass. Aug. 6 As President Clinton golfs, eats and fund-raises his way