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Paul Beatty's 'The Sellout' is first US Booker Prize winner

Jill Lawless, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 3:04pm

Paul Beatty's "The Sellout," a stinging satire of race and class in the United States, won the Man Booker Prize on Tuesday — the first time an American has taken the prestigious fiction award.

Ohio museum sells pieces despite protests from Cyprus, Egypt

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 2:51pm

The sale of nearly two dozen antiquities from an Ohio art museum brought in $640,000 on Tuesday despite objections to the auction from the governments of Egypt and Cyprus.

'Atlanta' memes give cast member Brian Tyree Henry the feels

Alicia Rancilio, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 2:33pm

With dozens of TV shows that are available for viewing each night, it's not easy for a new series to cut through the noise and get attention.

Prince Albert II visits new purchase: mom Grace Kelly's home

Kristen By Groot, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 1:51pm

Prince Albert II of Monaco was in Philadelphia on Tuesday inspecting a house he recently purchased: the home where his mother, Oscar-winning actress Grace Kelly, grew up and accepted a marriage proposal from his father, Prince Rainier III.

A stripped, emotional Lady Gaga comes to life on 'Joanne'

Mesfin Fekadu, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 12:53pm

It's 1:30 a.m. and Lady Gaga is on the brink of tears.

Film academy dedicates Nicholl Fellowships event to Yelchin

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 12:32pm

The organization that presents the Academy Awards is dedicating a performance of promising new screenplays to late actor Anton Yelchin.

Can't stop the voting: Timberlake casts ballot in Memphis

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 12:01pm

Justin Timberlake flew from California to Tennessee in order to vote early, and state officials say that's great — but he shouldn't have taken a selfie at the ballot box.

Gary Condit to discuss Chandra Levy case on 'Dr. Phil'

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 11:41am

Former congressman Gary Condit is set to discuss the 2001 disappearance and death of Washington intern Chandra Levy on the "Dr. Phil" show.

San Francisco police arrest local filmmaker in homicide

Kbsfchron, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 10:42am

A San Francisco filmmaker and community activist has been arrested in connection with the fatal shooting of a man on Monday, officials said.

Correction: Obit-Lucia Perillo story

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 10:11am

In the headline of an Oct. 23 story about the death of poet Lucia Perillo, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Perillo was a novelist. She was a poet and essayist.

Germany nixes Armenian 'genocide' concert in Istanbul

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 9:51am

Germany's Foreign Ministry has halted plans for a classical concert about the Armenian genocide that was due to be held at its consulate in Istanbul.

'Divergent' author to tour in January/February for new book

Hillel Italie, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 9:42am

Veronica Roth wants the tour for her sci-fi/fantasy novel "Carve the Mark" to be a little like the book itself, a "sojourn" defined by "exploration and curiosity."

Mirren, Bates, Nyong'o share life lessons at Elle dinner

Sandy Cohen, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 9:21am

Lupita Nyong'o, Helen Mirren and Kathy Bates shared life lessons with three generations of actresses at Elle magazine's Women in Hollywood awards.

Glenn Close in 'Sunset Boulevard' to land on Broadway

Mark Kennedy, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 9:21am

Glenn Close just can't get enough of Norma Desmond. The "Fatal Attraction" star will take her new crack at the aging silent film star from the musical "Sunset Boulevard" to Broadway, something she says is a "closing of a circle."

Rihanna seeks information about missing backup dancer

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 8:51am

Rihanna posted an emotional plea online for information leading to the whereabouts of a missing dancer from New Jersey who also performed with Beyonce and Missy Elliot.

Jay Z to headline free Cleveland show in support of Clinton

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 8:21am

Jay Z is planning to hold a free concert in Cleveland to encourage people to vote for Democrat Hillary Clinton for president.

Rita Wilson loves David S. Pumpkins as much as the internet

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 6:40am

Rita Wilson's phone has been blowing up — and it's all David S. Pumpkins' fault.

Council: Prince's Paisley Park museum can open permanently

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 6:32am

Prince's Paisley Park recording studio and home will begin operating as a permanent museum this week, following a Minnesota city council rezoning vote.

Rapper Ralo 'makes it rain' for Atlanta's homeless

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 5:30am

Atlanta-based rapper Ralo decided he would rather "make it rain" outside of a homeless shelter instead of inside a strip club, and he's challenging others to do the same.

Obama mixes talk of 'mean tweets,' politics on Jimmy Kimmel

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 5:30am

President Barack Obama entertained Jimmy Kimmel's audience with some of the mean tweets sent his way, beginning with one sent by Donald Trump in August when he said "President Obama will go down as perhaps the worst president in the history of the United States."