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'Rockefeller' impersonator to face murder charge in Californiaupdated: Wed Jul 06 2011 20:32:00

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.

Sun-blocking styles: A healthy new fashion trendupdated: Fri Jun 17 2011 15:44:00

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. Prince William, Kate Middleton All Smiles in Never-Seen Engagement Photoupdated: Tue May 31 2011 16:31:00

Catherine is "beyond excited" to visit the U.S. next month, says a friend Scarlett Johansson and Sean Penn's White House Party PDAupdated: Mon May 02 2011 09:49:00

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.

Veteran photojournalist killed in Libyaupdated: Thu Apr 21 2011 21:02:00

Award-winning photojournalist Tim Hetherington was killed while documenting the violence in Libya Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez Step Out Together on Oscar Nightupdated: Mon Feb 28 2011 13:52:00

The teen superstars are photographed on the red carpet at Vanity Fair Party Hear Willow Smith's Club-Ready New Songupdated: Tue Jan 25 2011 13:29:00

The 10-year-old "Whip My Hair" singer readies a second single she hopes will get fans dancing

Fortune: A new contender for Buffett's jobupdated: Tue Jan 18 2011 18:30:00

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. What to Know About Rumer Willis's New Guy Chord Overstreetupdated: Tue Oct 12 2010 16:29:00

The Nashville native joins Glee - and his character may have some surprises

Jon Hamm struggled with depressionupdated: Wed Sep 22 2010 18:02:00

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. How Jon Hamm Struggled with Depressionupdated: Wed Sep 22 2010 15:08:00

Helped by friends, therapy and antidepressants, the star beat chronic depression after his father's death

CNNMoney: Cotton shortage = Pricey T-shirts and jeansupdated: Thu Sep 09 2010 14:14:00

Attention T-shirt fans: Bag those deep discounts now because come January, stores could have you paying more for your favorite clothing. Lindsay Lohan Admits 'I Was Irresponsible'updated: Tue Aug 31 2010 11:48:00

But now, she says, "I want my career back. I know that I'm a damn good actress"

Fortune: JetBlue, the comeback kid of the skiesupdated: Thu Aug 12 2010 05:21:00

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. Robin Wright 'Is a Ghost to Me Now,' Says Sean Pennupdated: Thu Jun 03 2010 16:27:00

"We spent all those years together," he says, "Now she's just gone" Soccer's Biggest Stars Strip for Vanity Fairupdated: Tue May 04 2010 15:51:00

Cristiano Ronaldo and Landon Donovan take it all off (almost) in Annie Leibovitz's World Cup photos

Speculation rife over British royal engagementupdated: Wed Apr 07 2010 06:16:00

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. Mistresses Call Tiger Woods Cheapupdated: Wed Mar 31 2010 13:13:00

A harsh portrait surfaces of Tiger's double life, outing his team as enablers Kristen Bell Flashes Her Rock at Gerard Butler's Charity Bashupdated: Fri Mar 05 2010 10:36:00

• 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. Details of Alleged Celebrity Burglary Ring Emergeupdated: Fri Feb 05 2010 07:50:00

Those charged with burglarizing Orlando Bloom, Megan Fox and Lindsay Lohan speak out

Details of celebrity robbery ring emergeupdated: Thu Feb 04 2010 17:58:00

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. 'Raw' Tiger Woods Shots on Cover of Vanity Fairupdated: Mon Jan 04 2010 19:11:00

He is bare-chested and lifting weights in photos by Annie Leibovitz

Blackwater's Prince raising concern in Washingtonupdated: Mon Dec 07 2009 10:42:00

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."

'Twilight' star Pattinson says he and Stewart just 'good friends'updated: Mon Nov 02 2009 15:05:00

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. PHOTO: First Family's Official Portrait Releasedupdated: Sat Oct 24 2009 10:48:00

The White House shares a photo snapped by famed photographer Annie Leibovitz

Celebrity crime writer Dominick Dunne dies at 83updated: Thu Aug 27 2009 07:12:00

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.

Dunne used to sneak tabloidsupdated: Thu Aug 27 2009 07:12:00

Author Dominick Dunne tells Larry King how he got interested in writing about crimes.

In post-presidency, Clinton shows no signs of slowing downupdated: Tue Aug 04 2009 20:58:00

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. Jessica & Tony Weather the Criticism Togetherupdated: Mon May 04 2009 21:48:00

Simpson and Romo say they can ride out the hurdles amid the comforts of home Jennifer Lopez Stars in Photo Homage to West Side Storyupdated: Thu Mar 19 2009 11:57:00

She plays Rita opposite Camilla Belle's Maria for Vanity Fair Cate Blanchett's Real-Life Love Storyupdated: Tue Dec 30 2008 08:18:00

The Benjamin Button star talks about her resistance to plastic surgery and the possibility of more children Kate Winslet 'Furious' Over Body Airbrush Claimsupdated: Wed Nov 05 2008 11:36:00

"What you see is how she looks or she would never have agreed to pose for those shots," her rep tells PEOPLE T.I. Tells Fans to Turn Off the PlayStation and Get Politicalupdated: Thu Oct 09 2008 18:52:00

The rapper uses a stint as guest editor of King magazine to get serious about voting

Crime writer rushed from O.J. trial to hospitalupdated: Mon Sep 22 2008 16:26:00

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. Report: Anne Hathaway Called Alleged Con Man Ex 'The Love of My Life'updated: Wed Sep 03 2008 14:51:00

A new story details her emotional breakup from Italian businessman Rafaello Follieri just before his arrest Nude Shots of First Lady? In France, No Problemupdated: Mon Jul 28 2008 16:00:00

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

Review: On new CD, she's just being Mileyupdated: Tue Jul 22 2008 11:40:00

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. Blake Lively Spearheads Hollywood's New Waveupdated: Mon Jun 30 2008 14:55:00

The Gossip Girl is among the latest of this generation's fast-lane celebs Billy Ray Fires Back on Miley Topless Photoupdated: Wed Jun 18 2008 07:55:00

"The more you stomp in poop, the more it stinks," he says of the controversy

Actress named in Clinton article wants retractionupdated: Tue Jun 03 2008 18:25:00

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.

Purdum defends Clinton articleupdated: Tue Jun 03 2008 14:17:00

Vanity Fair's Todd Purdum discusses his controversial story about Bill Clinton with Wolf Blitzer in The Situation Room.

Journalist defends article slamming Bill Clintonupdated: Tue Jun 03 2008 14:17:00

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.

Bill Clinton sorry for 'scumbag' remarks, spokesman saysupdated: Tue Jun 03 2008 13:19:00

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.

Clinton: Reporter a 'scumbag'updated: Tue Jun 03 2008 13:19:00

Former President Bill Clinton talks with a Huffington Post blogger about the author of an article about him. Miley Cyrus Debuts Her New Singleupdated: Tue May 13 2008 17:55:00

No controversy here! Listen to the singer's latest tune, "7 Things"

Miley Cyrus photo shockerupdated: Fri May 02 2008 02:45:00

The teen actress/singer is caught in a photo scandal that's sparking outrage from some. Miley Watches 'Sanitized' Version of Sex and the Cityupdated: Thu May 01 2008 16:55:00

The teen star, who faced more controversy for watching the racy show, tunes in to the cleaner TBS version Jonas Brothers' Dad Feels 'Bad' About Miley Picturesupdated: Thu May 01 2008 16:36:00

Kevin Jonas Sr. tells PEOPLE he supports Cyrus – and feels for her family Miley to Perform at Disney Channel Gamesupdated: Thu May 01 2008 09:24:00

Disney calls the Hannah Montana star a "bright, talented young lady" The Miley Cyrus Pics: Damage Control updated: Tue Apr 29 2008 10:00:00

The tween star's representatives are shocked, shocked, at the results of Vanity Fair's photo shoot. But was it a career move? Annie Leibovitz Sorry Miley Portrait Was 'Misinterpreted'updated: Tue Apr 29 2008 09:23:00

The famed photographer says she discussed the image with Cyrus and thinks it's "very beautiful"

Photographer defends Miley Cyrus photoupdated: Tue Apr 29 2008 08:00:00

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. PEOPLE POLL: Will the Photos Help or Hurt Miley?updated: Tue Apr 29 2008 00:24:00

The 15-year-old has apologized for the pictures, but what do YOU think? Miley Cyrus: I'm Sorry for Photosupdated: Mon Apr 28 2008 17:55:00

"I feel so embarrassed," the teen tells PEOPLE about a new set of provocative pictures Madonna, Demi Moore Throwing Exclusive Oscar Bashupdated: Fri Feb 22 2008 21:24:00

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. Vanity Fair Cancels Its Oscar Partyupdated: Wed Feb 06 2008 10:04:00

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. Katherine Heigl Clarifies Knocked Up Remarksupdated: Sun Dec 09 2007 20:05:00

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."

Interview: Film director Mira Nairupdated: Tue Jul 10 2007 07:02:00

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."

'Rock 'n' roll photographer' comes of ageupdated: Thu May 10 2007 19:11:00

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.

Death call for celebrity bearupdated: Tue Mar 20 2007 06:02:00

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.

Fortune: Not-so-green magazinesupdated: Wed Feb 21 2007 15:34:00

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.

Fortune: Serwer: The lure of liquor, jeans and Fordupdated: Fri Sep 01 2006 08:13:00

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!

Today's Buzz storiesupdated: Tue Oct 04 2005 13:31:00

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.

CNNMoney: Vanity Fair publisher to The New Yorkerupdated: Fri Aug 26 2005 06:10:00

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.

Polanski sues over sex claimsupdated: Mon Jul 18 2005 03:48:00

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's political thrillerupdated: Wed Jun 22 2005 12:43:00

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.

CNNMoney: 'Deep Throat' makes book/film dealupdated: Thu Jun 16 2005 07:10:00

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.

John Dean: Deep Throat revelation creates another mysteryupdated: Fri Jun 03 2005 13:37:00

The Bush administration prosecutes government officials who leak sensitive information, even when that information is not classified.

'Deep Throat's' role revisitedupdated: Wed Jun 01 2005 02:59:00

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.

Ex-FBI No. 2 was 'Deep Throat' updated: Tue May 31 2005 16:10:00

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.

Books your table will be proud ofupdated: Fri Dec 17 2004 11:55:00

Does anyone ever read a coffee-table book?

Strength and cunning in a filthy societyupdated: Tue Sep 07 2004 12:22:00

As a teenager growing up in India, director Mira Nair spent her days and nights voraciously reading her favorite novel, "Vanity Fair."

Alas, bustiers don't make blockbustersupdated: Thu Sep 02 2004 10:23:00

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.

Review: 'Vanity Fair' captivates audienceupdated: Wed Sep 01 2004 09:09:00

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?"

Jackson family friend attacks Vanity Fair articleupdated: Fri Jan 30 2004 18:20:00

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.

Fortune: Editor's Deskupdated: Mon Mar 04 2002 00:01:00

Consistent extraordinary performance. That quality defines the companies that top FORTUNE's Most Admired list. It also defines photographer Michael O'Neill (above left, at work on his latest subjec...

Fortune: January The FORTUNE Business Calendar "Everything you need to know about what's going on, and a whole lot you don't."updated: Mon Jan 07 2002 00:01:00

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Fortune: Peopleupdated: Mon Dec 24 2001 00:01:00

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...

Fortune: The Meaning of Lunch They may call it prosciutto, but it's still a lot of baloney.updated: Mon Apr 03 2000 00:01:00

Think back. Think all the way back. Go ahead. Do it.

Fortune: Will It Play in Peoria?updated: Mon Apr 03 2000 00:01:00

Last year Joseph Park, the 28-year-old CEO of, 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...

FSB: Beyond Fashion This summer, go far from the madding crowds.updated: Sat Apr 01 2000 00:01:00

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...

Fortune: The Talk FAQupdated: Mon Mar 06 2000 00:01:00

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...

Fortune: Scenes From Cell Hellupdated: Mon Dec 06 1999 00:01:00

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...

Fortune: Lyle Lets His Hair Downupdated: Mon Jun 07 1999 00:01:00

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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...

Fortune: OUTSERT RAUNCHupdated: Mon Nov 02 1992 00:01:00

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...

Fortune: THE RETURN OF THE G-THINGupdated: Mon Jan 27 1992 00:01:00

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...

Fortune: NOW HEAR THIS updated: Mon Nov 19 1990 00:01:00

-- 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.''...

Fortune: NOW HEAR THISupdated: Mon Jun 24 1985 00:01:00

''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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