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Alum David Letterman donates hundreds of items to Ball State

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 22nd - 2:34pm

Ball State University alum and comedian David Letterman has donated more than 1,000 memorabilia items -- including 15 Emmy Awards he won as talk show host -- to the eastern Indiana school.

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Actor John Heard, of 'Home Alone' movies, dies at 71

David Bauder, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 22nd - 2:02pm

Actor John Heard, whose many roles included the father in the "Home Alone" series and a corrupt detective in "The Sopranos," has died. He was 71.

Harrison Ford delights Comic-Con with gruff charm

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 22nd - 2:01pm

Harrison Ford is still Harrison Ford, gruff charm and all. The actor delighted and toyed with excited audiences at Comic-Con on Saturday in promotion of "Blade Runner 2049." Ford reprises his role as Rick Deckard in the film, which hits theaters in October.

Spielberg debuts action-packed 'Ready Player One' footage

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 22nd - 1:51pm

Steven Spielberg dives into the world of virtual reality in his adaptation of "Ready Player One." The director unveiled action- and nostalgia-packed footage from the film Saturday at San Diego Comic-Con.

90 hospitalized during Chance the Rapper show

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 22nd - 11:01am

Police in Connecticut say more than 90 people were hospitalized during a concert featuring Chance the Rapper.

Country singer Scotty McCreery cited for handgun at airport

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 22nd - 10:31am

Country singer Scotty McCreery has been cited after authorities say he had a loaded handgun with him in Raleigh-Durham International Airport.

Man indicted in scheme to sell paintings from art heist

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 22nd - 10:31am

A Boston federal jury has indicted a West Virginia man on charges he tried to sell paintings he did not have access to and falsely claimed were stolen in the largest art heist in U.S. history.

Medical examiner: Actor John Heard, who played dad in "Home Alone" movies, dies at 72

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 22nd - 9:46am

Medical examiner: Actor John Heard, who played dad in "Home Alone" movies, dies at 72.

UK palace releases Prince George's 4th birthday portrait

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 22nd - 4:40am

Kensington Palace has released a portrait to mark Prince George's fourth birthday.

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 22nd - 1:41am

Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:

Small seaplane makes hard landing in NY's East River.

Jennifer Peltz and Jake Pearson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 21st - 10:01pm

A seaplane made a hard landing in New York's East River on Friday and passengers including TV producer Bill Lawrence, the creator of "Scrubs" and other shows, were rescued.

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 21st - 9:31pm

Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:

Marvel TV shows 1st episode of 'The Defenders' at Comic-Con

Sandy Cohen, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 21st - 8:52pm

The head of Marvel Television surprised fans at Comic-Con Friday by showing the entire first episode of the new Netflix series "The Defenders."

'Teen Wolf' cast makes special appearance for Make-A-Wish

Sandy Cohen, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 21st - 8:52pm

The stars of "Teen Wolf" made a special appearance at Comic-Con Friday for an audience of one.

Sean Spicer unlikely to disappear from television

David Bauder, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 21st - 6:51pm

He won't be behind a podium at the White House, but it's unlikely Sean Spicer will disappear from television.

'Twin Peaks' cast discusses the mystery of David Lynch

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 21st - 6:31pm

Judging by the "Twin Peaks" panel at Comic-Con, solving the mystery of David Lynch seemed more pressing than the mystery of where the show is going.

Game of Thrones' Sophie Turner says Sansa is 'woke now'

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 21st - 5:11pm

Sansa Stark is woke now, Alfie Allen has a cute dog and everyone got sick of answering all those questions about whether Jon Snow was dead or alive, but little else was revealed at the annual "Game of Thrones" panel at San Diego Comic-Con on Friday.

Linkin Park cancels tour after Chester Bennington's death

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 21st - 4:02pm

The band Linkin Park canceled its North American tour Friday after its lead singer, Chester Bennington, was found dead by hanging the day before.

'Walking Dead' Comic-Con panel pays tribute to late stuntman

Sandy Cohen, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 21st - 3:51pm

There will never be an antidote or immunity to the zombie apocalypse in "The Walking Dead."

Beyonce wax figure touched up after fans say it's too white

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 21st - 3:41pm

A wax figure of Beyonce at Madame Tussauds in New York has been given a makeover after fans of the megastar said the figure was too white.