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BUSINESS
August 16, 2013 | By Lauren Beale
Actor Paul Wesley, who stars on "The Vampire Diaries," and actress Torrey DeVitto listed their home in the Hollywood Hills for sale at $1.595 million and within two weeks had a bite. The house is in escrow. The 1920s Mediterranean-style villa features a rotunda entry, beamed ceilings, vintage tile, a circular dining room, an oak staircase, three bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms and 3,262 square feet of living space. There is a courtyard and a detached office/gym. Wesley has starred on "Diaries" since the show started in 2009.
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ENTERTAINMENT
August 14, 2013 | By Nardine Saad
Khloe Kardashian Odom and Lamar Odom are not divorcing - that from Kardashian momager Kris Jenner, who on Wednesday addressed rumors of the couple's rocky marriage. "Khloe and Lamar are absolutely not getting divorced," Jenner told E! News. "There's been no talk of divorce. " Jenner also said both Khloe and Lamar were at her home two days ago and everything was fine, TMZ reported .   PHOTOS: Meet the Kardashians and their extended family The site also said that Kardashian Odom, 29, had not even spoken with a divorce lawyer, despite reports that a divorce was imminent.
SCIENCE
August 13, 2013 | By Melissa Healy
People who grow up with lots of siblings are more likely to marry -- and to stay married -- than are only children or those who grew up with one or two siblings, a new study has found. Those of us who grew up in big families may get more practice suppressing the urge to strangle a bullying older brother in his sleep, or to stick an annoying little sister's head in the toilet -- a useful exercise for sustaining a marital relationship. We may be more skilled in creating alliances with siblings when adversity outside or elsewhere in the family mounts.
ENTERTAINMENT
August 11, 2013 | By Noel Murray
What Maisie Knew Millennium, $28.99; Blu-ray, $29.99 Available on VOD beginning Aug. 13 It's tough enough to have a normal childhood in the cramped bustle of the big city, but even harder when being shuttled back and forth between two parents who hate each other and are too busy with their careers to be actual guardians. In co-director Scott McGehee and David Siegel's adaptation of Henry James' novel "What Maisie Knew" (scripted by Nancy Doyne and Carroll Cartwright), Onata Aprile plays a little girl who gets lost in the shuffle when her mom and dad split up and take new lovers.
ENTERTAINMENT
July 30, 2013 | By Nardine Saad
A "Vampire Diaries" hearthrob is single again: Paul Wesley and wife Torrey Devitto are getting a divorce. While this may be happy news for fans of the CW's successful supernatural drama, the split comes just after two years of marriage. The pair "have decided to amicably split. They will continue to remain good friends," Wesley's rep told People. PHOTOS: Celebrity splits of 2013 Wesley, 31, plays brooding vampire Stefan Salvatore on "The Vampire Diaries," and DeVitto, 29, has appeared in ABC Family's "Pretty Little Liars" and also played Dr. Meredith Fell alongside Wesley in "TVD.
WORLD
July 24, 2013 | By Edmund Sanders
JERUSALEM - There was no white smoke and little pomp, but a collection of religious and political leaders emerged Wednesday from a much-anticipated private meeting in a Jerusalem hotel to announce the election of Israel's next two chief rabbis, who will take their place among the nation's most influential religious figures. It was a bruising, sometimes ugly campaign in which many of the candidates were tainted by allegations of corruption, nepotism or racism, underscoring why the government-funded rabbinate has fallen so low in public opinion in recent years.
ENTERTAINMENT
July 24, 2013 | By Nardine Saad
Toni Braxton has officially ended her 12-year marriage. The Grammy-winning singer's divorce from Keri Lewis is final, her rep said in a statement Wednesday. "The couple has had an amicable split and will still both be actively involved in raising their two sons," the statement said. PHOTOS: Celebrity splits of 2013  Braxton, 45, and Lewis married in 1998 and separated in 2009. The couple share two sons: 11-year-old Denim and 10-year-old Diezel, who is autistic.
SPORTS
July 23, 2013 | By Chuck Schilken
A financial settlement has been reached between Miami Heat star Dwyane Wade and ex-wife Siohvaughn Funches, bringing to an end a long and bitter divorce saga. The Chicago Sun-Times is reporting that as part of the settlement, Funches will receive $5 million, four cars and a mansion she once shared with Wade. There is also an agreement that says neither side can make disparaging comments about each other, the Sun-Times reports. The settlement comes three days after Funches sat alongside a busy Chicago street outside a courthouse with a sign implying that the three-time NBA champ had left her homeless and destitute.
ENTERTAINMENT
July 22, 2013 | By Christie DZurilla
Miley Cyrus' parents are staying married. Again. Billy Ray and Tish Cyrus both filed for divorce -- he in Nashville, she in L.A. -- in mid-June. It wasn't Billy Ray's first filing, however. He'd done so once before, in October 2010, but the couple reconciled that time too. "We both woke up and realized we love each other and decided we want to stay together," they said Monday in a statement obtained by People. PHOTOS: Celebrity splits of 2013 "We both went into couples therapy something we haven't done in 22 years of being together, and it's brought us closer together and really opened up our communication in amazing ways.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 8, 2013 | By Robin Abcarian
English celebrities Nigella Lawson and Charles Saatchi are hardly household names in the United States. Lawson, 53, is a television chef and cookbook author (“How to be a Domestic Goddess”) whose warmth and casual approach to entertaining belie her upper-class background as the daughter of one of former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher's cabinet members. She is curvy and gorgeous and fun to watch, and is becoming familiar to American viewers as a judge on the ABC competitive cooking show “The Taste,” which is about to start filming its second season in Los Angeles.
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