NEW YORK (AP) — A songwriting team is suing singer Carrie Underwood, the NFL and NBC, saying they stole a song and used it to introduce "Sunday Night Football" last season. Read more
CHICAGO (AP) — Attorneys for R. Kelly have one week to respond to a lawsuit alleging sex abuse or face losing the case.
One Championship plans to stage about 80 martial arts shows in 2020, and the MMA promotion will roughly double its roster of fighters to do it.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jim Pike, co-founder and lead singer of The Lettermen, whose lush vocal harmonies made the Grammy-nominated trio one of the most popular vocal groups of the 1960s, has died at age 82.
NEW YORK (AP) — The guru of a cult-like self-improvement group that attracted heiresses and Hollywood actresses was convicted Wednesday of turning his female devotees into his sex slaves through such means as shame, punishment and nude blackmail photos.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina's Democratic leader says he granted MSNBC exclusive live rights to this weekend's party convention because the network agreed to show speeches from 21 presidential contenders and offered a strong chance to reach black voters.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — In a story June 10 about Lil Nas X, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Broken Bow Records had "just signed" Blanco Brown and misspelled the title of his song as "The Get Up." Brown was signed in 2018 and the name of his song is "The Git Up."
NEW YORK (AP) — Like "Casablanca," ''Toy Story 3" concluded with the beginning of a beautiful friendship.
MALIBU, Calif. (AP) — A plan by U2 guitarist The Edge to build a cluster of mansions on a ridgeline above Malibu appears to be dead after California's highest court declined to consider his last-ditch appeal.
REYKJAVIK, Iceland (AP) — A pair of seasoned performers received a warm welcome Wednesday in Iceland, where the two beluga whales that previously lived at an aquarium in China will help populate a sanctuary for formerly captive marine mammals.
LOS ANGELES — When Ringo Starr decided to live full time in Beverly Hills, he planned to honor his adoptive hometown with an extravagant gift — an 800-pound polished steel monument of his hand making a peace sign.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — After dominating the digital world, Tyler "Ninja" Blevins is branching out — offline.
PARIS (AP) — The photogenic front row at Valentino's show had "Riverdale" actor Charles Melton, NBA player Jaylen Brown and Stevie Wonder's model son Kailand Morris among the seated notables, ensuring cameras stayed busy snapping at Paris Fashion Week.
NATCHEZ, Miss. (AP) — Academy Award Winner Allison Janney will take the stage at a Mississippi theater in a fundraiser for the venue's restoration project.
The Raconteurs, "Help Us Stranger" (Third Man Records)
NEW YORK (AP) — Self-improvement guru whose teachings seduced actresses and heiresses is convicted in New York sex trafficking case.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Goodbye, Norma Jean?
WASHINGTON (AP) — The debate over reparations for descendants of slaves catapulted from the campaign trail to Congress on Wednesday with an impassioned plea from actor Danny Glover and others for lawmakers to address compensation for America's blighted heritage of racism and Jim Crow laws.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Jane Fonda is joining a group of Hollywood power players to host a fundraiser for presidential candidate Steve Bullock on Thursday, a show of support that could lend credibility among Democratic donors to the little-known Montana governor.
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The father-son duo whose video of a gibberish-filled conversation went viral is now featured in a TV commercial.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A night dedicated to an artist as prolific as Denzel Washington is bound to be an emotional one. The Oscar-winning actor, director, and producer is the face of some of the best-known films of the last few decades, including "Fences," ''Training Day," ''Malcolm X," and "Phi…
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — On a high school trip to Jordan's ancient city of Petra, a group of teenagers sneak out at night to drink beer, smoke weed and gossip around a bonfire. A girl asks her frisky boyfriend to take things slow.
Mark Ronson, "Late Night Feelings" (RCA)
Joanna Wallfisch, "Far Away from Any Place Called Home" (Joanna Wallfisch)
Keanu Reeves, the internet’s latest boyfriend and “the most wholesome person alive,” is being championed for Time Magazine’s Person of the Year honorific, according to a fan petition.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tiffany Haddish says she chose to join a boycott of Georgia after she read the state's new anti-abortion legislation.
Q. I need to put a small and discreet security camera in my office, something that can record in the dark and is motion activated. What would you recommend?
Is “Holey Moley” a game show where you whack a mole? Get dipped in Mexican chocolate sauce? Play a round of extreme obstacle-course mini-golf?
The chairman of the world’s largest music conglomerate on Tuesday instructed all who work for him to be transparent with musicians who contact the company to find out whether their recordings were among those destroyed in a 2008 fire reported to have consumed as many as 500,000 recordings.
Ava DuVernay is not the least bit surprised that President Trump has doubled down on his stance regarding the men collectively labeled the Central Park Five, whose wrongful conviction in the 1989 rape and assault of Trisha Meili, and later exoneration, are recounted in the Netflix docudrama …
With our own round-the-clock political circus to contend with, Americans may be forgiven for thinking we have a lock on dramatic, disturbing political theater. Not so, “The Edge of Democracy” insists. Not so at all.
LOS ANGELES — Voting for this year’s Emmy nominations runs through Monday, the culmination of a three-month deluge of premieres and parties, star-studded conversations and gluten-free grub as well as a small scandal that resulted in a handful of votes being disqualified.
“Three chords and the truth.” It’s the tattoo that adorns spitfire Rose-Lynn Harlan’s (Jessie Buckley) forearm. And it’s the reason the Glaswegian lass proclaims she loves good-old American country music. But although she walks the walk, talks the talk and belts the tunes with an astonishing…
MOSCOW (AP) — Iconic art works by Claude Monet, Paul Cézanne, Paul Gaugin, Henri Matisse and Pablo Picasso went on show Wednesday in a major exhibition at Moscow's Pushkin Museum.
After a three-week slump for Hollywood, it looks like theater owners have a friend in Pixar.
‘TOY STORY 4’
PARIS (AP) — A revolver believed used by Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh to kill himself has sold for about $146,000 at an auction in Paris.
NEW YORK (AP) — Joy Harjo, the first Native American to be named U.S. poet laureate, has been ready for a long time.
NEW YORK (AP) — Paul Simon doesn't care much for requests, but he might ask you to sing along.
Paula Saunders published “The Distance Home” to strong reviews last year, but it had percolated for decades. The book — a deeply resonant novel that explores the struggles of a Midwestern family — is autobiographical.
“I Know Who You Are” by Alice Feeney; Flatiron Books (288 pages, $27.99)
Bring a blankie and a hankie to “Toy Story 4,” the latest in Disney-Pixar’s consistently brilliant animated franchise (opening Friday, June 21). The blankie will get you in the mood for another enchanting tale of toys that spring to life, dash off on adventures and reveal inner lives as well…
Most directors whose movies play the Cannes Film Festival are eager to fly to the south of France to walk the red carpet clad in black tie.
“Patsy” by Nicole Dennis-Benn; Liveright (432 pages, $26.95)
Summer is officially upon us, which means summer reading is now mandatory, right? Here are six new-in-paperback titles to get you started.
‘IN WEST MILLS,’ by De’Shawn Charles Winslow. Azalea Centre — known to the residents of her African American community in rural North Carolina as Knot — is one of the most memorable characters to come along in recent fiction. This hot-tempered, independent-minded schoolteacher, whom we follo…
The top 10 DVD rentals at Redbox kiosks for the week of June 10: