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April 6, 2015 10:39 PM Harry Styles Shows That Being Charitable Is Really 'What Makes You Beautiful'

Harry Styles can be a pretty amazing guy -- and that's not just because he has fabulous hair. Though One Direction has been busy performing around the world as part of the "On The Road Again" tour, Styles took time out last week to visit students from the Lalela Project, an organization that provides arts education to at-risk youth in Cape Town, South 31

April 6, 2015 10:29 PM Homestead mansion with seven “safe rooms” hits auction

If you’ve ever wanted to live in a house with as many safe rooms as bedrooms, now’s your chance: an 8,152-square-foot mansion in Homestead that its owner bills as the “safest home” in South Florida will hit the auction block on April 12. The high price is unusual for rural southwest Miami-Dade County. A search of shows only two homes in the area with higher 20

April 6, 2015 10:16 PM Rates for US Treasury Bills Drop at Weekly Auction

The Treasury Department auctioned $24 billion in three-month bills at a discount rate of 0.020 percent, down from 0.035 percent last week. Another $24 billion in six-month bills was auctioned at a discount rate of 0.095 percent, down from 0.135 percent last week. The discount rates reflect that the bills sell for less than face value. For a $10,000 bill, the three-month 81

April 6, 2015 9:27 PM 'Hillary' websites going for up to $295K

In the world of website domains, Hillary Clinton's name is prime real estate. The likely Democratic presidential hopeful already claims one: That's owned by Friends of Hillary, the campaign committee created for her U.S. Senate runs in 2000 and 2006. And she used it when she ran for president in 2008. Today,'s homepage 83

April 6, 2015 7:39 PM Neighbors in Religion: Thursday workshop to encourage ending the shame of sexual assault

Perhaps some of you will disagree with me for placing the following announcement in a column that is geared to news about different religions and faith. However, to me, it is as much about faith as anything I will ever write about. It is about a workshop encouraging sexual-assault victims to end their silence. I believe every person of faith should stand 26

April 6, 2015 5:57 PM 'American Pie' lyrics sell for $1.2 million

The lyrics to the famed Don McLean song sold for $1.2 million Tuesday morning at an auction held by Christie's. "Don McLean's manuscript of 'American Pie' achieved the 3rd highest auction price for an American literary manuscript, a fitting tribute to one the foremost singer-songwriters of his generation," Christie's Tom Lecky said in a statement 33

April 6, 2015 4:45 PM 'American Pie' lyrics to go up for auction

(CNN)If you've ever wanted to know what "American Pie" is REALLY about, Tuesday may be your day. "I'm going to be 70 this year," singer and songwriter Don McLean told Rolling Stone in February. "I have two children and a wife, and none of them seem to have the mercantile instinct. I want to get the best deal that I can for them. It's time." Over the years 23

April 6, 2015 4:29 PM Davy Jones' guitars, clothes to hit the auction block in NYC next month

Jones is best known for his work with the band The Monkees, which was famous for its hits "I'm a Believer," "Pleasant Valley Sunday" and "Daydream Believer." Jones died of a heart attack in 2012. He was 66. Among the dozens of items to hit the auction block are Jones' plaque commemorating the installation of the Monkees' star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame; his Carvin 20

April 6, 2015 3:19 PM After being shut out, Astros returning to TV for many fans

For those of you DirecTV and AT&T U-verse subscribers who may have been otherwise occupied the last couple of years, the young men in the orange, blue and white uniforms on your television screens tonight are the Houston Astros. After a two-year absence from two of the Houston area’s largest television carriers, the Astros return tonight for their 2015 season 37

April 6, 2015 3:02 PM The Top 50 Most Expensive Chinese Artists Of 2014 At Auction

With help from artnet's Analytics team and the artnet Fine Art & Design Price Database, we combed through auction results from 2014. (If you'd like to see our latest list of the Top 100 Most Collectible Living Artists, have a look at the March 2015 report.) According to artnet's Fine Art & Design Price Database, artworks by fine art artists of Chinese 21