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Michael Jordan will present Kobe Bryant for Hall induction

Michael Jordan will present Kobe Bryant for induction into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame next month. ...

Venice Film gives lifetime achievement to Roberto Benigni

ROME (AP) — The Venice Film Festival said Thursday it will give its lifetime achievement award this year to Oscar-winning director and actor Roberto...

Judge: R. Kelly to be moved to NYC for sex-trafficking trial

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge gave the green light Thursday to move jailed R&B singer R. Kelly to New York City to...

EXPLAINER: Here’s why Derek Chauvin won’t testify at trial

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The former Minneapolis police officer charged with murder in George Floyd’s death said Thursday that he won't testify in his own...

Princes William, Harry won’t walk side-by-side at funeral

LONDON (AP) — Prince William and Prince Harry won’t walk side-by-side Saturday as they follow their grandfather’s coffin into the church ahead of Prince...

Leroy Keyes, gold standard of Purdue football, dies at 74

Leroy Keyes, a two-time consensus All-American running back and one of the greatest football players in Purdue history, died Thursday. He was 74. ...

J-Rod are done: Jennifer Lopez, Alex Rodriguez have split

LOS ANGELES (AP) — J-Lo and A-Rod are no longer J-Rod — officially. ...

Queen returns to royal duties after death of Prince Philip

LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II has returned to royal duties, four days after the death of her husband, Prince Philip, as preparations stepped...

‘The Bachelor’ star Colton Underwood comes out as gay

Colton Underwood, the former football tight end who found fame on "The Bachelor,” has revealed that he is gay. ...

Man who attacked 2 women in SF not guilty of felony assault

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A man who attacked two women on San Francisco's Embarcadero was acquitted of felony assault after his attorneys said he...

Selena Gomez and J.Lo headline vax concert for poor nations

NEW YORK (AP) — Backed by an international concert hosted by Selena Gomez and headlined by Jennifer Lopez, Global Citizen is unveiling an ambitious...

Prince Philip shaped, and was shaped by, a century of tumult

LONDON (AP) — Born into an age of revolutions in the wake of a pandemic, Prince Philip lived through a tumultuous century and worked...

California’s ArcLight and Pacific Theaters to close for good

Hollywood’s theatrical business may be slowly rebounding but for some exhibitors the last year has been catastrophic. Pacific Theaters, which operates some 300 screens...

Kanye agrees with Kim on joint custody in divorce response

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kanye West agrees with Kim Kardashian West that they should have joint custody of their four children and neither of...

William, Harry remember Prince Philip’s wit, service to UK

LONDON (AP) — Princes William and Harry paid tribute Monday to their grandfather, Prince Philip, remembering his wit, sense of duty and barbecue skills. ...

Luke Bryan tests positive for COVID, sidelined from ‘Idol’

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Luke Bryan says he's tested positive for COVID-19, which sidelined him from the season's first live “American Idol” episode on...

Harrison Ford, Brad Pitt join Oscars starry presenting cast

The Oscars are aiming to be more like a movie than a television show and enlisting A-list stars like Harrison Ford, Brad Pitt, Halle...

Sidelined last year, the Met Gala is returning — twice

The Met Gala is coming back. Actually, twice. ...

Costume Designers Guild to honor Shonda Rhimes, Betsy Beers

LOS ANGELES (AP) — From “Grey’s Anatomy” to “Bridgerton,” television producers Shonda Rhimes and Betsy Beers have strived to work with costume designers to...

Brothers Ron and Clint Howard have memoir coming in October

NEW YORK (AP) — Filmmaker-actor Ron Howard and actor Clint Howard, brothers, former child stars and fellow Hollywood veterans, will now share their unusual...

‘Nomadland’ wins 4 BAFTAs including best picture, director

LONDON (AP) — Gig-economy Western “Nomadland” won four prizes including best picture on Sunday at the British Academy Film Awards, which were handed out...

Andrew: Philip’s death has left ‘huge void’ in queen’s life

LONDON (AP) — The death of Prince Philip has left a “huge void” in Queen Elizabeth II’s life, their son Prince Andrew said Sunday,...

Jordanian prince makes first public appearance since arrest

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Jordan's Prince Hamzah on Sunday made his first public appearance since he was placed under house arrest last week, reciting...

Chloé Zhao becomes 1st woman of color to win top DGA honor

Chloé Zhao’s “Nomadland” continued its tour of dominance through awards season Saturday night, when Zhao took top honors at the 73rd annual Directors Guild...

Religious leaders recall Prince Philip’s spiritual curiosity

LONDON (AP) — Churches in Britain held services Sunday to remember Prince Philip as people of many religions reflected on a man whose gruff...

The Latest: Tweet recalls queen’s loving anniversary speech

Events and reaction from around the world to mark the death of Prince Philip at age 99: ...

Nas, Eve, Snoop, Aaliyah’s mom react to death of rapper DMX

NEW YORK (AP) — Reaction to the death of Grammy-nominated rapper DMX, who died Friday at 50. ...

‘Nothing less than a giant’: Rapper-actor DMX dies at 50

NEW YORK (AP) — DMX, the iconic hip-hop artist behind the songs “Ruff Ryders’ Anthem” and “Party Up (Up in Here)” whose distinctively gruff...

After Scott Rudin bullying exposé, there are mostly crickets

NEW YORK (AP) — How have Hollywood and Broadway responded to an exposé detailing routine abuse and bullying by producer Scott Rudin? Mostly, with...

COVID, Philip’s no-fuss attitude mean simpler funeral plan

LONDON (AP) — Prince Philip will be laid to rest with all the honors due a prince of the United Kingdom and a consort...

Philip, in role with no job description, was queen’s bedrock

LONDON (AP) — When Prince Philip married the heir to the British throne, he knew he was stepping into virtually uncharted territory. ...

Caitlyn Jenner considers run for California governor

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Caitlyn Jenner has been an Olympic hero, a reality TV personality and a transgender rights activist. Her next step could...

Chauvin trial puts Court TV’s revival in the public eye

NEW YORK (AP) — Scott Tufts believes the media world is not complete without Court TV. If he's ever going to prove his point,...

UK mourns Prince Philip; leaders honor his service to queen

LONDON (AP) — World leaders and people on the street honored Prince Philip’s life of service to his wife, Queen Elizabeth II, and the...

Consorts, past and future, in Britain’s changing monarchy

LONDON (AP) — Prince Philip was the longest serving royal consort in British history by more than a decade when he died Friday at...

Helen Mirren finds bright side during the pandemic

LONDON (AP) — Helen Mirren has been finding the bright side of the pandemic. ...

Events in the long life of Britain’s Prince Philip

LONDON (AP) — 1921: Prince Philip is born on the Greek island of Corfu, the only son of Prince Andrew, younger brother of the...

GLAAD Media Awards presenters support transgender athletes

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Schitt’s Creek” and “The Boys in the Band” were winners at the GLAAD Media Awards, which included soccer’s Ashlyn Harris...

Lance Armstrong’s son charged with sexual assault from 2018

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The son of former cyclist Lance Armstrong was charged with sexual assault from 2018 when he was 18, according to...

OJ Simpson, Las Vegas Strip hotel settle defamation case

LAS VEGAS (AP) — O.J. Simpson and a Las Vegas hotel-casino have settled a lawsuit alleging that unnamed employees defamed Simpson by telling a...

Howard Weitzman, lawyer for Jackson, Bieber, DeLorean, dies

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Howard Weitzman, an attorney whose clients included Michael Jackson, Justin Bieber, and auto maker John DeLorean, has died. He was...

With a wave and smile, Lee Elder helps open the Masters

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — The applause started when Lee Elder’s golf cart began moving toward the first tee. It only got louder when he...

Tiger Woods was driving more than 80 mph when he crashed SUV

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tiger Woods was driving more than 80 mph — nearly twice the posted speed limit — on a downhill stretch...

Bill Owens, uncle and musical mentor to Dolly Parton, dies

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country songwriter Bill Owens, who was a mentor and early songwriting partner to his niece Dolly Parton and helped start...

Sleep-deprived and happy, new father Rahm arrives at Masters

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Jon Rahm arrived at the Masters on Wednesday, after not sleeping much or touching a club for the past few...

Celebrity zookeeper Jack Hanna diagnosed with dementia

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Celebrity zookeeper and animal TV show host Jack Hanna has been diagnosed with dementia and will retire from public life,...

Red Nose Day shifts to year-round fundraising amid pandemic

NEW YORK (AP) — What happened to Comic Relief’s Red Nose Day 2020, like so many philanthropic campaigns during the pandemic, was no laughing...

The Weeknd is top nominee for May’s iHeartRadio Music Awards

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Weeknd, Megan Thee Stallion and Roddy Ricch are among the top nominees for next month’s iHeartRadio Music Awards. ...

Paris Hilton returns to Utah for ceremonial bill signing

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Paris Hilton returned to Salt Lake City Tuesday for a ceremonial bill signing for a law that regulates treatment...

Dave Grohl memoir ‘The Storyteller’ coming out October 5

NEW YORK (AP) — Some unexpected free time in 2020 led Grammy winner Dave Grohl to put some thoughts and memories into words. ...

Myanmar junta charges celebrities with promoting protests

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar’s ruling junta stepped up its campaign against celebrities who support nationwide protests against its seizure of power, publishing wanted...

Prayer vigil held outside NY hospital for rapper DMX

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — Supporters and family of the rapper DMX chanted his name and offered up prayers Monday outside the New York...

Prayer vigil planned for stricken rapper DMX

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — A prayer vigil was planned for Monday outside the suburban New York hospital where rapper DMX remained on life...

Viola Davis, ‘Schitt’s Creek’ among SAG Awards winners

List of winners for the 27th Screen Actors Guild Awards, presented Sunday in a virtual ceremony: ...

Rapper DMX on life support after heart attack, lawyer says

DMX’s longtime New York-based lawyer, Murray Richman, said the rapper was on life support Saturday evening at White Plains Hospital. ...

April, the giraffe that became an online star, dies

HARPURSVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — April, the giraffe that became a sensation when a rural New York zoo livestreamed her 2017 pregnancy and delivery, was...

‘Real Housewives’ star pleads not guilty to fraud charges

NEW YORK (AP) — A Utah woman with a star role in “The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City” reality show pleaded not guilty...

Biden launches community corps to boost COVID vaccinations

WASHINGTON (AP) — Seeking to overcome vaccine hesitancy, the Biden administration on Thursday stepped up its outreach efforts to skeptical Americans, launching a coalition...

Cause of Tiger Woods crash found, officials won’t reveal it

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles County sheriff said detectives have determined what caused Tiger Woods to crash his SUV last month in...

‘Philip Roth’: Blake Bailey’s story behind the story arrives

NEW YORK (AP) — The life of Philip Roth was a story. So was the writing of his biography. ...

Chrissy Teigen graces cover of People’s ‘Beautiful Issue’

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Chrissy Teigen will grace the front of People magazine’s “The Beautiful Issue” in a cover story that delves into her...

Suns turn away late Hawks rally for a 117-110 victory

PHOENIX (AP) — Devin Booker scored 21 points, Dario Saric added 20 and the Phoenix Suns held on in the final minutes to beat...

2 members of Salt Lake City’s ‘Real Housewives’ arrested

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Two members of “The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City” reality television show appeared in court for the first...

TikTok star on cellphone with fiancee as tree limb kills her

WATERVILLE, Maine (AP) — A motorist was talking on her cellphone to her future wife when powerful winds blew a tree limb onto her...

Supreme Court case could change the nature of college sports

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Supreme Court case being argued this week amid March Madness could erode the difference between elite college athletes and professional...

Oscars add UK hub for broadcast after concerns about travel

With less than a month until showtime, the 93rd Oscars are taking another pass at the script. ...

San Francisco ‘dope lawyer’ to the stars Brian Rohan dies

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Brian Rohan, who was known as San Francisco's “dope lawyer” for 1960s counterculture clients like the Grateful Dead and Ken...

Logano takes the checkered flag in a haze of Bristol dirt

BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Somewhere under the thick red haze floating over Bristol Motor Speedway, Joey Logano took the checkered flag for NASCAR's first...

Shooter at Kansas Jewish centers appeals death sentence

LIBERTY, Mo. (AP) — An avowed anti-Semite who shot three people to death at two suburban Kansas City Jewish sites in 2014 is asking...

Capitals hold on to beat Rangers for 10th win in 11 games

WASHINGTON (AP) — Capitals players and coach Peter Laviolette sounded as if they'd lost after holding on to beat the New York Rangers 5-4...

Eddie Murphy inducted into NAACP Image Awards Hall of Fame

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Eddie Murphy was inducted into the NAACP Image Awards Hall of Fame at the organization’s show that highlighted works by...

Garcia comes up aces on a frenetic Friday at Match Play

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Needing to win the final hole to advance, Bob MacIntrye drilled a driver to 3 feet of the cup on...

China erasing H&M from internet amid Xinjiang backlash

HONG KONG (AP) — H&M disappeared from the internet in China as the government raised pressure on shoe and clothing brands and announced sanctions...

US court sides with photographer in fight over Warhol art

NEW YORK (AP) — A U.S. appeals court sided with a photographer Friday in a copyright dispute over how a foundation has marketed a...

Live long in sculpture: 20-foot art planned for Spock symbol

BOSTON (AP) — The Museum of Science in Boston is paying tribute to city native Leonard Nimoy with a 20-foot sculpture shaped like Mr....

Bobby Brown, 96, a life of Yankees, military, medicine, dies

NEW YORK (AP) — At the very first Old-Timers’ Day at Yankee Stadium, on the final day of the 1947 season, 22-year-old rookie Bobby...

Trump defends Capitol rioters, says there was ‘zero threat’

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former President Donald Trump on Thursday defended some of his supporters who rioted at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, saying...

Acclaimed French director Bertrand Tavernier dies at age 79

PARIS (AP) — French filmmaker Bertrand Tavernier, who directed acclaimed movies such “A Sunday in the Country,” “Captain Conan” and “The Judge and the...

‘Arrested Development’ actor Jessica Walter dies at 80

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jessica Walter, whose roles as a scheming matriarch in TV’s “Arrested Development” and a stalker in “Play Misty for Me”...

Spielberg donates Genesis Prize money to justice nonprofits

NEW YORK (AP) — Steven Spielberg said Thursday that he will donate his $1 million Genesis Prize to 10 nonprofits that are working for...

UK court rejects Depp bid to appeal ‘wife beater’ ruling

LONDON (AP) — A British court on Thursday refused Johnny Depp permission to appeal a judge’s ruling that he assaulted ex-wife Amber Heard, saying...

It’s Elton John’s birthday and he’s got rare music for fans

NEW YORK (AP) — Elton John is celebrating his 74th birthday on Thursday — and he's sending fans a very rare present. ...

Chrissy Teigen deletes Twitter account, citing negativity

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Chrissy Teigen has deleted her popular Twitter account, saying the site no longer plays a positive role in her life....

CEO says Harry hire is a natural fit, not a publicity stunt

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The CEO of BetterUp Inc. said Wednesday that he hired Prince Harry as an executive because of his tenacious advocacy...

Women’s soccer stars join Biden to promote closing pay gap

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden made the case Wednesday that the pay disparity between men and women has hurt the economy, bringing members...

Tatis feeling better, could return soon to Padres lineup

Star shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr. was feeling better a day after coming out of a game due to left shoulder discomfort, leaving the San...

Bono, Cruz to star in animated series on vaccine importance

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bono, Penélope Cruz and David Oyelowo will lend their voices in an animated series to raise awareness about the importance...

Flying the flag: UK govt tells ministries to wave Union Jack

LONDON (AP) — The British government said Wednesday that the national flag should fly on all government buildings, the latest move in a highly...

Queen Elizabeth’s granddaughter Zara has third child at home

LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II's granddaughter Zara Tindall and her husband, the former rugby player, Mike Tindall, are celebrating the birth of their...

 ‘Virginia Woolf,’ ‘Goldbergs’ star George Segal dies at 87

LOS ANGELES (AP) — George Segal, the banjo player turned actor who was nominated for an Oscar for 1966's “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?”...

Prince Harry joins coaching startup as chief impact officer

NEW YORK (AP) — Prince Harry has joined the corporate world as employee coaching and mental health firm BetterUp Inc.'s Chief Impact Officer. ...

Parents call for charges in drug death of Bobby Brown Jr

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The parents of Bobby Brown Jr., son of singer Bobby Brown, said Tuesday that they want those responsible for his...

Elgin Baylor, Lakers great and aerialist pioneer, dies at 86

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Elgin Baylor changed the very direction of basketball when he joined the NBA and brought his vertical feats of athletic...

Autopsy report: Bobby Brown’s son died from drugs, alcohol

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bobby Brown Jr., the son of singer Bobby Brown, died from the combined effects of alcohol, cocaine and the opioid...

On federal death row, inmates talk about Biden, executions

CHICAGO (AP) — On federal death row, prisoners fling notes on a string under each other’s cell doors and converse through interconnected air ducts....

Elton John opens his Oscar night party to all this year

Attending Elton John's long-running Oscar-night party has always been one of the hardest tickets to get. Now you can go — if you have...

Northern California recreational red abalone fishery closed

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Anglers are being reminded that the Northern California recreational red abalone fishery will remain closed for the next five years. ...

Comic, Netflix staple Jo Koy talks race, rejection in memoir

Like many famous comics, Jo Koy had early struggles at comedy clubs. But, unlike them, the half white and half Filipino comedian could only...

UK judge says newspaper can delay statement on Meghan case

LONDON (AP) — A British newspaper doesn’t have to run a front-page statement about the Duchess of Sussex’s legal victory until it has had...

Lawsuit filed over hit-and-run death of Nicki Minaj’s father

MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — Rapper Nicki Minaj’s mother, Carol Maraj, has filed a $150 million lawsuit against the man who is accused of killing...

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