Trump receives $25,000 per minute for speech NEW YORK - At $25,000 per minute, advice from Donald Trump doesn't come cheap.

That didn't stop thousands of fans from attending a Sunday lecture by the real estate mogul, who received $1.5 million for the hour-long speech.

Rapper recovering from carjacking

NEW YORK - Cam'ron, who is recovering from a gunshot wound suffered in an apparent carjacking in Washington, said would-be thieves shouldn't expect him to give up his ride so easily.

The 29-year-old rapper was wounded early Sunday when he refused to give up his Lamborghini at a traffic light after leaving a nightclub. When he attempted to drive away, the gunman fired a single shot that passed through both of his arms, Lynn Hobson, a spokeswoman for Cam'ron's label, Diplomat Records, said Sunday.

Cam'ron was treated at Howard University Hospital and released Sunday.

Phoenix had work cut out for him playing Cash

LOS ANGELES - Joaquin Phoenix had his work cut out for him before playing Johnny Cash in the film ''Walk the Line.''

Phoenix, who had no musical background, ''was pretty horrible when he started,'' said Dan John Miller, leader of the indie band Blanche, who plays Cash's lead guitarist.

''Walk the Line,'' also starring Reese Witherspoon, is set for release in U.S. theaters Nov. 18.

Philip Roth honored by hometown

NEWARK, N.J. - Philip Roth has been honored in his hometown of Newark, which has served as the setting for many of his 26 books.

Roth's ''American Pastoral'' won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 1997.

Mayor Sharpe James helped Roth unveil a plaque on the home and a street sign renaming the road ''Philip Roth Plaza.''

- From wire reports