A German-born man who gained notoriety for impersonating a Rockefeller and later being convicted of kidnapping his daughter was being transferred Wednesday from a Massachusetts prison to Los Angeles to finally face murder charges, authorities said.
Instead of slathering on baby oil and baking in the sun until turning red as a tomato, more beachgoers are donning wide-brimmed hats, flowing tunics and hiding from ultraviolet rays under large umbrellas.
Catherine is "beyond excited" to visit the U.S. next month, says a friend
After a series of romantic-looking sightings, Sean Penn and Scarlett Johansson all but confirmed their coupledom with the ultimate public display of affection for super-private stars.
Award-winning photojournalist Tim Hetherington was killed while documenting the violence in Libya
The teen superstars are photographed on the red carpet at Vanity Fair Party
The 10-year-old "Whip My Hair" singer readies a second single she hopes will get fans dancing
Warren Buffett's still-unrevealed succession plan is a subject of obsessive speculation in the financial world, where it receives a level of scrutiny that's typically reserved for Oscar nominees and presidential candidates. The latest shortlist of contenders comes courtesy of Vanity Fair, which, in a recent profile of Buffett, homed in on four CEOs of Berkshire Hathaway companies: Ajit Jain, who heads Berkshire's reinsurance business; David Sokol of NetJets; Greg Abel of MidAmerican Energy Holdings; and Matthew Rose of Burlington Northern.
The Nashville native joins Glee - and his character may have some surprises
He now plays the dapper, suave Don Draper in Mad Men, so it's hard to picture Jon Hamm battling chronic depression, relying on antidepressants and therapy to beat the illness. But that's just what he did.
Helped by friends, therapy and antidepressants, the star beat chronic depression after his father's death
Attention T-shirt fans: Bag those deep discounts now because come January, stores could have you paying more for your favorite clothing.
But now, she says, "I want my career back. I know that I'm a damn good actress"
As rogue JetBlue airline attendant Steven Slater hits the talk shows this week to discuss his freakout on Monday, it's quite clear that he has the sympathy of the man on the street. All of us have wanted to quit a job with a flourish -- grabbing two beers and hopping on an inflatable slide will be hard to beat -- and all the ninnies talking about his putting potential ground crews in danger by inflating the slide will soon find something else to get all puritanical about.
"We spent all those years together," he says, "Now she's just gone"
Cristiano Ronaldo and Landon Donovan take it all off (almost) in Annie Leibovitz's World Cup photos
British newspapers were filled with speculation Wednesday that Prince William may soon propose to his girlfriend, Kate Middleton, after an influential blog reported on a possible date.
A harsh portrait surfaces of Tiger's double life, outing his team as enablers
â¢ Gerard Butler played the perfect host at the Vanity Fair and Brioni-hosted "Artists for Peace & Justice" event at the Beverly Hills Hotel. The bash, also co-hosted by Paul Haggis and Precious director Lee Daniels, drew out newly engaged Kristen Bell, who flashed her big sparkler around the room. But Butler was a main attraction too: The Scottish actor, in a dapper suit, was bombarded with adoring women as he settled in to welcome his guests. Still, he got a little shy after being called out for making a $250,000 donation to the organization. Also there: Jon Hamm and girlfriend Jennifer Westfeldt, holding hands while sipping cocktails.
Those charged with burglarizing Orlando Bloom, Megan Fox and Lindsay Lohan speak out
Now that the cases of the so-called "Bling Ring" -- five teens and a 27-year-old from the Los Angeles-area accused of breaking into stars' homes in 2008 and 2009, and stealing millions of dollars' worth of property -- are headed back to court, some of the members are speaking out.
He is bare-chested and lifting weights in photos by Annie Leibovitz
There's a lot of head-scratching at the CIA over an article in Vanity Fair magazine that dubs Erik Prince, the founder of the notorious private military contractor Blackwater, a "tycoon, contractor, soldier, spy."
Robert Pattinson would like to set the record straight, once and for all, on any supposed romantic link between him and his "Twilight" co-star Kristen Stewart.
The White House shares a photo snapped by famed photographer Annie Leibovitz
Dominick Dunne, the former Hollywood producer and best-selling author known for his Vanity Fair essays on the courtroom travails of the rich and famous, died Wednesday in New York city after a long battle with cancer.
Author Dominick Dunne tells Larry King how he got interested in writing about crimes.
Nearly a decade has passed since Bill Clinton left the White House, but despite becoming a private citizen, the former president never left the public eye.
Simpson and Romo say they can ride out the hurdles amid the comforts of home
She plays Rita opposite Camilla Belle's Maria for Vanity Fair
The Benjamin Button star talks about her resistance to plastic surgery and the possibility of more children
"What you see is how she looks or she would never have agreed to pose for those shots," her rep tells PEOPLE
The rapper uses a stint as guest editor of King magazine to get serious about voting
Celebrity crime writer Dominick Dunne was rushed Monday from the courtroom where he is covering the O.J. Simpson trial to a Las Vegas hospital after complaining of pain.
A new story details her emotional breakup from Italian businessman Rafaello Follieri just before his arrest
French first lady Carla Bruni-Sarkozy says her husband was not upset when he learned of all the nude photos she did during her modeling days
Miley Cyrus promised her new album would be more grown-up -- it's the kind of talk that sets off alarm bells when you're a 15-year-old tween idol coming off a controversial, bare-backed Vanity Fair photo shoot.
The Gossip Girl is among the latest of this generation's fast-lane celebs
"The more you stomp in poop, the more it stinks," he says of the controversy
Actress Gina Gershon is demanding a retraction from Vanity Fair after the magazine reported "high-end Hollywood dinner-party gossip" that former President Clinton "has been seen visiting" her in California.
Vanity Fair's Todd Purdum discusses his controversial story about Bill Clinton with Wolf Blitzer in The Situation Room.
The Vanity Fair journalist who infuriated the Clinton campaign over the weekend with an explosive article that questions former President Bill Clinton's business dealings and behavior since leaving the White House strongly defended his reporting Monday.
Hillary Clinton's campaign has apologized for "inappropriate" language used by her husband in response to what it called an "outrageously unfair" article about the former president.
Former President Bill Clinton talks with a Huffington Post blogger about the author of an article about him.
No controversy here! Listen to the singer's latest tune, "7 Things"
The teen actress/singer is caught in a photo scandal that's sparking outrage from some.
The teen star, who faced more controversy for watching the racy show, tunes in to the cleaner TBS version
Kevin Jonas Sr. tells PEOPLE he supports Cyrus – and feels for her family
Disney calls the Hannah Montana star a "bright, talented young lady"
The tween star's representatives are shocked, shocked, at the results of Vanity Fair's photo shoot. But was it a career move?
The famed photographer says she discussed the image with Cyrus and thinks it's "very beautiful"
Annie Leibovitz on Monday defended her provocative photograph for Vanity Fair magazine of teen heartthrob Miley Cyrus -- aka Hannah Montana -- who has expressed embarrassment about the pose.
The 15-year-old has apologized for the pictures, but what do YOU think?
"I feel so embarrassed," the teen tells PEOPLE about a new set of provocative pictures
Vanity Fair's annual Oscar bash may have been canceled this year, but the A-listers will still have plenty of places to party, with Madonna and Demi Moore throwing a last-minute soiree emerging as one of the hottest invites in Hollywood.
The annual Vanity Fair Oscar party is the latest casualty of the ongoing Writers Guild of America strike. The magazine has decided to cancel its annual bash on Academy Awards night.
After knocking the movie Knocked Up, in which she starred, as being "a little bit sexist" in a recent interview, Katherine Heigl has clarified to PEOPLE that it was the "best filming experience of my career."
From "Mississippi Masala" to "Vanity Fair," Mira Nair's movies have entranced audiences in India and the West. CNN spoke to the director of "Monsoon Wedding" and "Salaam Bombay!" at the Bollywood Movie Awards in Long Island about filmmaking in India and America and her adaptation of Jhumpa Lahiri's novel about loss and family, "The Namesake."
Annie Leibovitz lopes through the blond-floored galleries at the High Museum of Art, eyed by film stars, comedians, writers, dancers and those who have known and loved her best.
A celebrity in the animal kingdom, polar bear cub Knut is no stranger to TV cameras, visiting fans and posing for Vanity Fair photographer Annie Leibovitz.
The New Yorker won awards for its stories about climate change and Vanity Fair publishes a "green" issue, but just try to find parent company Conde Nast's environmental policy. You can't.
So Boom, that was it! The summer of 2006 now gone...okay you get to create some memories this weekend, but up in the Northeast, it feels over with the weather and all. See you kids when school starts!
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Pop diva Beyonce denied rumors she is secretly married to rapper and music impresario Jay-Z, and said she assumed an alter-ego called "Sasha" for her sexy stage persona in an upcoming Vanity Fair cover story.
Louis Cona, the publisher of Vanity Fair magazine will take on a new position in September as Vice President and publisher of The New Yorker, said Conde Nast Publications, amid several editorial shifts at the company.
Roman Polanski's libel action against the publishers of Vanity Fair magazine began at London's High Court on Monday -- with the Oscar-winning film director giving evidence from Paris.
Arnold Schwarzenegger's announcement last week that California will hold a special election this November may turn out to be the biggest political thriller of the year.
W. Mark Felt, better known as "Deep Throat," has sold book and film rights to his life story for undisclosed sums to PublicAffairs and Universal Pictures, the companies said Thursday.
The Bush administration prosecutes government officials who leak sensitive information, even when that information is not classified.
The revelation that retired FBI official W. Mark Felt was "Deep Throat," the famous confidential source in the Watergate scandal, ended more than three decades of speculation and drew new attention to his role in the story.
The legendary source "Deep Throat" in the Watergate scandal that brought down a president was identified Tuesday by Vanity Fair magazine and The Washington Post as W. Mark Felt.
Does anyone ever read a coffee-table book?
As a teenager growing up in India, director Mira Nair spent her days and nights voraciously reading her favorite novel, "Vanity Fair."
In today's fantasy-obsessed entertainment world, rocket ships and slimy aliens keep audiences in eye-popping awe, while classic novel adaptations with phony European accents and ultra-tight bustiers seem to have others reaching for the NoDoz.
William Makepeace Thackeray's classic 19th-century serialized story "Vanity Fair" ends with the words, "Ah! vanitas vanitatum! (vanity of vanities!) Which of us is happy in this world? Which of us has his desire? Or, having it, is satisfied?"
A man who called himself a longtime friend of Michael Jackson's family attacked as "trash" Friday a magazine article alleging that the pop star plied children with alcohol hidden inside soda cans and showed them pornography.
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Earlier this fall, in a profile of Martha Stewart, a Vanity Fair scribe wrote that Martha was the second-richest self-made woman in America, ahead of Oprah (well, duh!) and behind Theresa Pan, owne...
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Last year Joseph Park, the 28-year-old CEO of Kozmo.com, bragged to Vanity Fair that if his one-hour video- and munchies-delivery company failed, he'd shrug off the loss as a useful anecdote for ge...
Don't be a fashion victim. Following the in crowd to the usual summer watering holes (the Hamptons, Santa Fe) means wasting precious vacation days sitting in traffic or standing in line for ice cre...
Since its launch last August, Talk magazine has gone through an odd cycle in the media world. First, everyone was talking about it, then nobody was talking about it, then everyone was talking about...
Karie and Alex, her now ex-boyfriend, had dated for eight years when her cell phone came between them. One night Karie was riding in a friend's convertible, confessing her doubts about her love lif...
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A sailor at heart, investment maven Katherine Busboom Magrath, 54, set up shop in the yachting mecca of Marblehead, Massachusetts. With her yawl Gesina moored nearby, the chief investment officer o...
Calvin Klein Jeans started it all last year by laying out $1 million for a racy 116-page ad supplement to Vanity Fair magazine in which models displayed more flesh than fabric. Now copycats are tea...
Manufacturers call them body shapers, smoothers, slender slips, and heaven knows what else. ''We don't use the G-word around here,'' says Peter Velardi, chief executive of VF Corp's Vanity Fair, th...
-- TINA BROWN, 36 editor of Vanity Fair, on why she put Cher instead of Marla Maples on the cover of the November issue: ''In light of the Gulf crisis, we thought a brunette was more appropriate.''...
''Running a company is not fun most of the time.'' -FRED JOSEPH, 48, newly named C.E.O. of Drexel Burnham Lambert. ''I feel like Custer, being shot at from all sides. Maybe it's because I'm flamboy...
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