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Race, gender, fame questions loom as Cosby jurors sought

Maryclaire Dale and Dake Kang, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 9:27am

Thirteen years after a Temple University basketball team manager went to famous alumnus Bill Cosby's nearby home for career advice, her complaint that Cosby drugged and molested her that night will soon be a task for a Pennsylvania jury.

With 4 projects at Cannes, Kidman is open to 'bold' material

Jake Coyle, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 8:19am

Unveiling a new chapter in her already-considerable career, Nicole Kidman has brought four projects to Cannes this year, making her almost ubiquitous at the French Riviera festival.

The Latest: Cosby 'holding up' as jury pick gets underway

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 8:06am

The Latest on jury selection in Bill Cosby's sex assault case (all times local):

Katy Perry's 'backpack kid' steals show during 'SNL' gig

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 7:10am

A teen Instagram dancing sensation has gone from online to on-air after Katy Perry invited him to show off his moves during her "Saturday Night Live" performance this weekend.

Circus performer falls from Wheel of Death at New York show

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 7:07am

A circus performer fell from a spinning cage called the Wheel of Death during a suburban New York performance and is recovering from his injuries.

Billy Bush says he's ready to get back into television

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 11:25pm

Former "Today" co-host Billy Bush says he's a better man and ready to get back into television seven months after being fired from his job at NBC following the release of a videotape in which he can be heard engaging in lewd talk with Donald Trump.

Not just 'Sgt. Pepper': Many 1967 musical firsts echo today

Hillel Italie, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 10:19pm

"Sgt. Pepper" was only the beginning. Half a century after the Beatles' psychedelic landmark, it stands as just one of many musical astonishments of 1967 that shaped what we listen to now.

Oprah Winfrey tells grads to seek fulfillment in service

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 2:44pm

Oprah Winfrey advised Smith College graduates to seek fulfillment by serving others and live with intention during the school's commencement Sunday.

Clint Eastwood tells Cannes he might act again some day

Jake Coyle, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 1:53pm

Clint Eastwood regaled the Cannes Film Festival on Sunday with stories from his long career, predicted a possible return to acting and decried the rise of political correctness.

TV's Judge Judy gives commencement speech in West Virginia

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 12:54pm

Syndicated television's Judge Judy has told graduating high school seniors in West Virginia to fill their lives and work with passion.

Q&A: Cosby jury: A look at what to expect during selection

Maryclaire Dale, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 9:15am

A crucial phase of comedian Bill Cosby's sex assault trial starts Monday when lawyers gather in Pittsburgh to pick the jury that will weigh his case.

'Migrant Mother' photographer's images of oppressed resonate

Eric Risberg, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 8:54am

Dorothea Lange was driving by a pea pickers' camp on the California coast when she stumbled across a weary mother and her many children huddled in a lean-to.

Adam Sandler earns raves at Cannes Film Fest (yes, really)

Jake Coyle, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 7:56am

It's not every day you hear the name "Happy Gilmore" referenced at the Cannes Film Festival.

Facebook CEO, wife celebrate 5th anniversary with Maine hike

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 7:03am

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan have spent a day hiking around Mount Katahdin in Maine and talking with local residents on their anniversary weekend.

Prince Harry brings girlfriend Meghan Markle to wedding fest

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 6:40am

Privacy-hungry Prince Harry was nearly able to bring his American girlfriend to Pippa Middleton's private wedding reception without being photographed. Nearly.

Actor Tom Hanks is on the beat, flagging car for police

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 5:58pm

Actor Tom Hanks is on the beat in New York City, using Twitter to alert police to a car with a slew of tickets on its windshield.

Alleged bomb scare briefly delays Cannes film screening

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 4:06pm

A bomb scare has caused the Cannes Film Festival to briefly evacuate the Debussy theater before the first screening of director Michel Hazanavicius' movie "Redoubtable," a film in competition for the Palme d'Or prize.

Winfrey extols life of 'inner truth' at Skidmore graduation

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 3:40pm

Oprah Winfrey advised graduates at Skidmore College to follow their "inner truth" and live a spiritual life during a commencement speech Saturday in upstate New York.

'Deadliest Catch' star pleads not guilty in Uber incident

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 3:13pm

Celebrity crab-boat captain Sig Hansen has pleaded not guilty to misdemeanor charges that he spit on an Uber driver last week in Seattle.

Cast member Vanessa Bayer leaving 'SNL'

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 2:26pm

"Saturday Night Live" is losing cast member Vanessa Bayer following this weekend's season finale.