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Former Boston drummer Sib Hashian dies at age 67 on cruise

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 12:00pm

John "Sib" Hashian, former drummer for the arena rock band Boston, died on board a cruise ship Wednesday. He was 67.

James Corden felt a 'long way from home' amid London attack

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 10:47am

James Corden has taken a moment to pay respects to his native London following a deadly attack there.

Another baby expected as Sweden royal family expands

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 10:10am

Sweden's Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia are expecting their second child.

British actress Emma Thompson turns down Trump offer

Matti Huuhtanen, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 10:00am

British actress Emma Thompson says she once turned down an offer by Donald Trump to stay at the Trump Towers, years before he became the U.S. president.

CBS renewing 18 series for fall, including 5 freshman shows

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 9:50am

     CBS says it's bringing back 18 of its current series for the 2017-2018 season.

Debbie Reynolds' son says she prepared him for her death

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 9:10am

Todd Fisher says his mother, Debbie Reynolds, set him up "for her leaving the planet" the day his sister and Reynolds' daughter, Carrie Fisher, died in December.

AP FACT CHECK: Willie Nelson not deathly ill, publicist says

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 8:36am

Willie Nelson has played nearly a dozen shows in recent weeks and is not deathly ill, his publicist said, despite a series of reports claiming the country music legend is struggling to breathe.

Snooki inspires bill to cap public university speaker fees

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 8:28am

Under legislation inspired by former "Jersey Shore" star Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi, no more than $10,000 of state money could go to pay speakers at New Jersey's public universities.

Netflix/Marvel's 'Iron Fist' epic fail, say viewers, critics

Frazier Moore, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 7:36am

If your web connection seems sluggish while you're watching "Iron Fist," don't blame your internet provider. The problem is the listless pace of this new Netflix series.

Actress Naturi Naughton expecting first child

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 6:10pm

Actress Naturi Naughton says she is expecting her first child in July.

Breslin celebrated for bringing 'honor' to his press pass

Karen Matthews, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 4:17pm

Generations of New York journalists and political leaders joined Jimmy Breslin's family Wednesday in celebrating the life of the pugnacious Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist who championed the downtrodden and battled corrupt public officials for more than five decades.

Subject of film 'Bernie' appeals lengthy sentence for murder

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 3:29pm

A former Texas mortician whose legal issues were the subject of the 2011 film "Bernie" is appealing his sentence of 99 years to life in prison in the killing of a wealthy widow.

CBS and 'Young and Restless' lead with Daytime Emmy nods

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 2:19pm

CBS led with 70 nominations overall while its daytime drama "The Young and the Restless" led with 25 nods when nominations were announced Wednesday for the 44th Annual Daytime Emmy awards.

'No Scrubs' writers get added to Sheeran hit 'Shape of You'

Mesfin Fekadu, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 2:06pm

The songwriters behind TLC's 1999 megahit "No Scrubs" are now listed as co-writers of Ed Sheeran's No. 1 hit "Shape of You."

The film is 'CHIPS' and 'CHiPs TV fans are poised to hate it

John Rogers, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 11:10am

Hardcore "CHiPs" fans hate it and the real California Highway Patrol seems not quite sure what to make of it.

Ukraine bans Russia's entry to Eurovision song contest

Jim Heintz, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 10:43am

The Eurovision song contest, nominally an apolitical festival of pop music confections and cheerfully tacky costumes, erupted into a political dispute Wednesday after Ukraine banned Russia's contestant from entering the country.

ABC's Diane Sawyer to interview Caitlyn Jenner again

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 10:19am

ABC News' Diane Sawyer is reprising her interview with Caitlyn Jenner, with the former Olympic gold medalist slated to talk about her first couple of years of life as a woman.

Chance the Rapper to play Lollapalooza in Chicago hometown

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 7:50am

Grammy-winning artist Chance the Rapper is planning a return to his hometown of Chicago this summer to headline the Lollapalooza music festival.

Liverpool plans extravaganza for 50 years of 'Sgt. Pepper'

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 7:24am

It was 50 years ago today — almost — that Sgt. Pepper taught the band to play.

Missed, not missing: Simmons' withdrawal sparks fascination

Sandy Cohen, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 5:49am

Officially, Richard Simmons is not missing.