Rowling finishes first post-Potter project, a book of fairy tales

LONDON - J.K. Rowling has completed her first book after her wildly popular series on teen wizard Harry Potter - an illustrated collection of magical fairy stories titled 'The Tales of Beedle the Bard.'

Only seven copies of the handwritten book have been made, Rowling said Thursday.

Swank donates locks on 'Oprah'

NEW YORK - Hilary Swank must really trust Oprah Winfrey.

The Oscar-winning actress let the talk-show host chop off a little more than 9 inches of her hair during a segment that was to air today on 'The Oprah Winfrey Show.'

Swank, 33, donated her locks to Pantene Beautiful Lengths, which works with the American Cancer Society to provide wigs at no charge to women suffering from hair loss caused by their cancer treatments.

Depp: daughter is in good health

NEW YORK - Johnny Depp says his 8-year-old daughter is now healthy and well following her hospitalization earlier this year.

'Now every single millisecond is a mini-celebration,' the 44-year-old actor tells Entertainment Weekly in its Nov. 9 issue. 'Every time we get to breathe in and exhale is a huge victory. She pulled through beautifully, perfectly, with no lasting anything.'

Imus to return to the airwaves

NEW YORK - Don Imus will return to the airwaves Dec. 3 on New York's WABC-AM, only nine months after the cantankerous shock jock's career seemed doomed over his racist, sexist remark about a women's college basketball team.

Citadel Broadcasting Corp. made the announcement Thursday, confirming long-rumored reports that Imus was coming back to morning drive time in the same city where he was banished in April.