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Fans' Holy Grail: unreleased songs in Prince's vault

Christopher Weber, Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 28th - 4:31pm

Before his death, fans searching online for Prince were likely to find just a handful of his performance videos and almost none of his recorded music. In the days since he died, YouTube and other uploading sites have been flooded with hundreds of hours of the superstar musician's songs, concert footage, TV appearances and music videos.

The Latest: Man's 'bomb' was candy bars wrapped in foil

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 28th - 4:21pm

The Latest on a man shot by police after he walked into a Baltimore TV station dressed in an animal costume and claiming to have a bomb: (all times local):

Obamas, Bidens to kick off USO comedy show next week

Darlene Superville, Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 28th - 4:00pm

President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden are joining their wives next week for a USO comedy show in observance of Military Appreciation Month.

Police sniper shoots man who says he has bomb at TV station

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 28th - 3:50pm

A police sniper shot a man who walked into a TV station lobby wearing a full animal costume and surgical mask and displaying what appeared to be an explosive device on his chest, authorities said Thursday.

The Latest: Rundown of calls to police from Prince estate

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 28th - 3:40pm

The Latest on the investigation into the death of music superstar Prince (all times local):

Start of 2nd weekend of Jazz Fest soaked by rain

Cain Burdeau, Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 28th - 2:51pm

The start of the second weekend of the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival was marked with thunderstorms, but the music played on.

Official Whitney Houston doc in the works from Oscar-winner

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 28th - 12:21pm

An official Whitney Houston documentary is in the works from Oscar-winning filmmaker Kevin Macdonald. It will be the first to be authorized by the late pop superstar's estate since her death in 2012 at age 48. Altitude Film Entertainment announced the project on Thursday.

Alec Baldwin to host revived 'Match Game' on ABC this summer

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 28th - 11:30am

It's going to be fun and games for Alec Baldwin as he joins Steve Harvey and Michael Strahan for ABC's summer prime-time game-show block.

Les Waas, creator of the Mister Softee jingle, dies at 94

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 28th - 11:21am

Les Waas, the advertising legend behind the Mister Softee jingle heard in hundreds of ice cream trucks for more than half a century, has died. He was 94.

Police: Katt Williams charged with battery in Georgia

Kate Brumback, Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 28th - 11:00am

Comedian and actor Katt Williams was arrested after he threw a salt shaker at a restaurant manager, police in an Atlanta suburb said Thursday.

Reports: Prescription drugs found with Prince at death scene

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 28th - 10:02am

Prescription drugs were discovered with Prince when he was found dead in his Paisley Park home in suburban Minneapolis, several news organizations reported.

Duke Ellington personal items heading to NYC auction

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 28th - 9:31am

More than 250 items belonging to pianist, songwriter and bandleader Duke Ellington are headed for auction.

Caitlyn Jenner uses women's room at Trump hotel, posts video

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 28th - 9:21am

Caitlyn Jenner has taken up Donald Trump's offer and used the women's restroom at one of his luxury buildings.

Holocaust Remembrance Day to connect 9 states with plays

Mark Kennedy, Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 28th - 8:21am

Events in nine states will honor Holocaust Remembrance Day with readings of plays that deal with that darkest time in world history.

Essence Festival Durban to be held in November

Chevel Johnson, Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 28th - 8:20am

The inaugural Essence Festival in Durban, South Africa, will be held during that country's summer season in November.

Waltz with Leo, Brad or Beyonce _ or their holograms anyway

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 28th - 8:10am

You can waltz with Leo, pirouette to "Swan Lake" or join Beyonce on the disco floor. Well, your holograms can, at Tokyo's Madame Tussauds wax museum.

Beach Boys to headline Memorial Day concert in DC

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 28th - 6:30am

The Beach Boys will be the headliners for this year's Memorial Day concert on the lawn of the U.S. Capitol.

Andrea Barrett wins $30,000 short story prize

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 28th - 6:10am

Andrea Barrett, an acclaimed fiction writer best known for the story collection "Ship Fever," has won a $30,000 honor for making a "significant contribution" to the art of short fiction.

Movie 'Doctor Strange' turns Tibetan man into European woman

Louise Watt, Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 27th - 8:20pm

A Tibetan male character from the "Doctor Strange" comic books presented such a potential political minefield to Marvel that in the film version they cast a Caucasian woman in the role, reflecting the pressures Hollywood movie makers perceive when trying to appeal to the Chinese market.

Manager says Chyna's death may be accidental overdose

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 27th - 6:40pm

Former wrestling star Chyna died of an accidental overdose of a prescription sleeping pill and a tranquilizer, her manager said Wednesday.