Rapper DMX arrested in Miami

MIAMI - Rapper DMX is back behind bars again in Miami after he was arrested by federal authorities for allegedly skipping out on a court appearance.

The 37-year-old, whose real name is Earl Simmons, was arrested Tuesday afternoon on a warrant issued by a Phoenix judge after he wasn't in court Friday. Attorney Charles Kozelka said the entertainer had been in and out of rehab in Florida for a couple of weeks.

DMX was being held at the Miami-Dade County jail. He has pleaded not guilty to charges of drug possession, identity theft and animal cruelty in Arizona.

Miuccia Prada honored by nonprofit group

NEW YORK - In the movies, the devil wears Prada.

In real life, it's Miuccia Prada, who was honored Tuesday by the nonprofit Council for the United States and Italy. The designer wore a black dress with feathery winglike decor on the back.

She received her prize without speaking a word to the gathering in the grand ballroom of the Plaza.

After an ear-numbing string of speeches, Prada explained: 'I am not shy. I just don't like to be generic. I'm not able to speak in sound bites. So I don't do it.'

Ricky Martin calls being a father 'spiritual'

NEW YORK - Ricky Martin is showing off the first photos of his twin boys, who were born last summer to a surrogate mother.

Photos of the Latin superstar and his sons Valentino and Matteo appear in the upcoming issue of People. Martin announced their birth on Aug. 20, when the babies were several weeks old.

Said Martin: 'I'm so happy! Everything they do, from smiling to crying, feels like a blessing. Being a father feels amazing. This has been the most spiritual moment in my life.'