NEW YORK (AP) — The R-rated comedy, left for dead by some Hollywood studios, again reached No.1 at the box office over the weekend thanks to the raunchy coming-of-age tale "Good Boys," about a...
HONG KONG (AP) — At least eight pop stars from mainland China and one each from Taiwan and Hong Kong are publicly stating their support for Beijing's one-China policy, eliciting a mixture of...
NEW YORK (AP) — A reported book deal for Mark Halperin, the "Game Change" co-author and political commentator who has faced multiple allegations of sexual harassment, is being greeted with...
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Breakfast, lunch and dinner at Burning Man is served with a side of playa dust that covers cars and clothing and finds its way into places where the sun doesn't shine.
NEW YORK (AP) — Jack Whitaker, whose Hall of Fame broadcasting career ranged from the first Super Bowl to Secretariat's Triple Crown to short essays from major sporting events, died Sunday...
‘Who Framed Roger Rabbit’ animator Richard Williams has died
LONDON (AP) — Richard Williams, a Canadian-British animator whose work on the bouncing cartoon bunny in "Who Framed Roger Rabbit" helped blur the boundaries between the animated world and our own,...
LA Opera declines details on Placido Domingo investigation
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Los Angeles Opera has declined to release any details of its promised investigation into allegations of sexual harassment against opera legend Placido Domingo, the...
‘Easy Rider’ star, 1960s swashbuckler Peter Fonda dies at 79
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actor Peter Fonda, the son of a Hollywood legend who became a movie star in his own right after both writing and starring in the counter-culture classic "Easy Rider," died...
Heather Locklear pleads no contest to fighting with deputies
VENTURA, Calif. (AP) — Heather Locklear has pleaded no contest to charges that she fought with first responders during two visits to her Southern California home last year.
AUWAHI, Hawaii (AP) — Musician Paul Simon joined environmentalists trying to reinvigorate a Hawaii forest on Maui and planted a tree during a ceremony, a report said.
"The Cold Way Home: a Novel" (Minotaur Books), by Julia Keller
Julia Keller's eighth yarn featuring small-town West Virginia crime fighter Bell Elkins is a heartbreaking blues song of a...
SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — More than two decades before Jeffrey Epstein took his own life, a woman went into a California police station and filed one of the earliest sex-crime complaints against...
Roller skating evolves into dance, acrobatics, a lifestyle
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Every Thursday night at the Neville Roller Drome, the Steel City Rollers and other skaters flow out on the floor, some of them performing dance moves, others practicing in a...
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Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows
WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:
ABC's "This Week" —White House trade adviser Peter Navarro; Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y.; Stacey Abrams, founder of Fair...
Charles Santore, illustrator of children’s books, dies at 84
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Charles Santore, an illustrator known for his richly detailed and whimsical interpretations of classic children's books has died, his daughter said Friday.
‘After the Wedding’ was a family affair for Julianne Moore
NEW YORK (AP) — Julianne Moore is accustomed to working with her husband, director Bart Freundlich, on set, but it was a real family affair when their daughter joined them for their latest...
Paule Marshall, novelist of diverse influences, dead at 90
NEW YORK (AP) — Paule Marshall, an exuberant and sharpened storyteller who in fiction such as "Daughters" and "Brown Girl, Brownstones" drew upon classic and vernacular literature and her mother's...
Eataly severs ties with Mario Batali amid misconduct scandal
NEW YORK (AP) — Chef Mario Batali, whose career crumbled amid sexual misconduct allegations, no longer owns a stake in Eataly, the Italian marketplaces he once heavily promoted.
FCC fines networks for wrongly using emergency alert system
NEW YORK (AP) — Jimmy Kimmel has learned an expensive lesson: don't mess with the government's emergency alert system.
Kimmel's network, ABC, was one of four media organizations fined by the...
CNN’s Ward says intimidation effort made on Russia story
NEW YORK (AP) — CNN's Clarissa Ward says her story this week about Russian involvement in the Central African Republic came with a price: she was trailed during her reporting and made the subject...
Latino actors, writers pen ‘letter of solidarity’ amid fears
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Actresses America Ferrera and Eva Longoria are leading a group of more than 150 writers, artists and leaders who have written a public "letter of solidarity" to U.S....
With glut of festivals, hard to match Woodstock magic
NEW YORK (AP) — Fifty years after Woodstock, the mystical and messy event that gave birth to a myriad of musical festivals, the entertainment industry is diluted with festivals and events like it...
‘Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ promotion jams up Los Angeles
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A city-wide promotion in Los Angeles for a popular Amazon television series caused chaos when drivers lined up for hours to cash in on 1950s gas prices.
Review: Drew Holcomb holds on to sincerity on ‘Dragons’
Drew Holcomb and the Neighbors, "Dragons" (Thirty Tigers)
Drew Holcomb has slotted himself as the dad next door type, one who writes love songs to his children and wife and who takes an...
The real Brian Banks speaks out on prison injustice, reform
NEW YORK (AP) — When Brian Banks' home was a prison cell due to a crime he didn't commit, he never imagined his life would be the subject of a film. He was only concerned with clearing his name...
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Aidy Bryant tries her hand at fashion with plus-size line
NEW YORK (AP) — World, meet Pauline.
Aidy Bryant has rolled out the start of a new plus-size fashion line named for her great aunt, but the "Saturday Night Live" star is starting small with...
Robin Thede looks to build legacy in HBO sketch comedy show
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Robin Thede knew plenty of talented African-American female comedians, but only a few were getting hired on popular TV comedy shows such as "Saturday Night Live" and "Mad...
Rapper NBA YoungBoy freed from Louisiana jail
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Rapper NBA YoungBoy has been released from a Louisiana jail where he was sent after being accused of violating his probation.
Comedians injured in car crash on way to Atlanta performance
ATLANTA (AP) — Comedians Bobcat Goldthwait and Dana Gould reportedly suffered minor injuries in a car crash on their way to perform at an Atlanta theater.
Dutch Princess Christina, sister of former queen, dies at 72
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch Princess Christina, the youngest sister of former Queen Beatrix, died Friday after a battle with bone cancer. She was 72.
Actor Michael Madsen pleads no contest to DUI
MALIBU, Calif. (AP) — Michael Madsen has pleaded no contest to misdemeanor drunken driving after crashing his SUV into a pole in Malibu in March.
Jury convicts man dubbed ‘Boy Next Door Killer’ of 2 murders
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A jury on Thursday found an aspiring actor who prosecutors called "The Boy Next Door Killer" guilty of fatally stabbing two Los Angeles-area women, one of whom was killed the...
Column: Jay-Z sells out Kaepernick, grabs big money from NFL
Remember when Jay-Z was a dynamic hip-hop artist whose stark lyrics gave voice to the oppressed and downtrodden?
Gyllenhaal attributes conquering fear to Oscar-winning doc
NEW YORK (AP) — Few performances are as daunting as the one-person play.
That's why Jake Gyllenhaal had to find a way to conquer that fear when he took on the role of Abe in the second half...
The Latest: Jury finds man guilty in serial killing case
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a verdict in a California serial killing case (all times local):
A jury has found a man described by prosecutors as a serial killer guilty...
Los Angeles jury reaches verdict in serial-killings case
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jurors have reached a verdict the case of a man charged with fatally stabbing two women in their Southern California homes and attempting to kill a third.
Melanie recalls Woodstock concert and not being paid for it
NEW YORK (AP) — Melanie, known as the First Lady of Woodstock, remembers having a supernatural experience as she walked on the rainy stage in 1969 to perform at one of the most iconic events of...
UK judge sentences Schwimmer lookalike to 9 months in jail
LONDON (AP) — A British judge has sentenced a lookalike of "Friends" actor David Schwimmer to nine months in prison for theft and fraud.
Judge Sara Dodd sentenced Abdulah Husseni on Thursday...
Aretha Franklin’s cancer doctors recall her grace, grit
DETROIT (AP) — Regardless of her reputation as a performer, Aretha Franklin's cancer doctors say she was no diva as a patient.
As the anniversary of her death approaches, two of her doctors...
Ski resort loses bid to be dismissed from Paltrow lawsuit
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah ski resort where actress Gwyneth Paltrow is accused of smashing into a skier was denied its request Wednesday to be dismissed from a lawsuit that it argued should be...
Brian Austin Green would’ve skipped straight ’90210′ reboot
NEW YORK (AP) — Brian Austin Green says if Tori Spelling, Jennie Garth and the other creators of "BH90210," had approached him with a standard reboot of the 90s drama, he would've said...
‘Chrisley Knows Best’ couple plead not guilty to charges
ATLANTA (AP) — Reality television stars Todd and Julie Chrisley pleaded not guilty Wednesday to tax evasion and other federal charges that their lawyers said stemmed from false allegations made by...
Jets’ Le’Veon Bell wants to be No. 1 on field, in rap game
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Le'Veon Bell was in fifth grade when he simply couldn't shake music from his mind.
The creative beats. The grooving basslines. The raw lyrics.
‘Diagnosis’ column that uses crowdsourcing leaps to Netflix
NEW YORK (AP) — There are some physicians who forbid their patients from going online to type in their symptoms, fearing they'll get incorrect information or become more anxious. Dr. Lisa Sanders...