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Robert Downey Jr, Chris Evans visit Avengers fan with cancer

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 24th - 11:51am

The Avengers have teamed up to help lift the spirits of a teenage fan with cancer.

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Bill Cosby ordered to stand trial in decade-old sex case

Maryclaire Dale and Michael R. Sisak, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 24th - 11:32am

Bill Cosby was ordered Tuesday to stand trial on sexual assault charges after a hearing that hinged on a decade-old police report in which a woman said the comedian gave her three blue pills that put her in a stupor, unable to stop his advances.

Man pleads guilty in Pennsylvania in celebrity hacking case

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 24th - 11:31am

A Pennsylvania man has pleaded guilty to hacking into the email and online accounts of several female celebrities and stealing private information, including nude photos and videos.

The Latest: Cosby waives formal arraignment

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 24th - 11:30am

The Latest on Bill Cosby's preliminary hearing in his Pennsylvania sex-assault case (all times local):

Tragically Hip's Gord Downie diagnosed with terminal cancer

Rob Gillies, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 24th - 11:11am

Canadian rootsy rock band The Tragically Hip announced Tuesday that its lead singer, Gord Downie, has been diagnosed with terminal brain cancer.

Bill Cosby ordered to stand trial in Pennsylvania felony sex-assault case stemming from 2004 encounter

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 24th - 11:00am

Bill Cosby ordered to stand trial in Pennsylvania felony sex-assault case stemming from 2004 encounter.

'Star Wars' actor Peter Mayhew to meet 'Chewbacca Mom'

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 24th - 10:11am

Late night host James Corden has surprised Chewbacca mom Candace Payne with the chance to meet the actor behind the "Star Wars" creature.

Missouri Sen. Blunt calls on VA secretary to resign

Matthew Daly, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 24th - 10:02am

A Republican senator on Tuesday called for Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald to resign after McDonald compared long wait times at VA health care sites to waiting in line at a Disney amusement park.

'Little Syria' exhibit heading 'home' to New York

Jeff Karoub, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 24th - 10:01am

An exhibition about one of the earliest Arab American settlements heads to places near the old New York neighborhood where it first laid roots, as well as the spot where many immigrants first set foot in the U.S.

Burt Kwouk, veteran of the 'Pink Panther' movies, dies at 85

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 24th - 9:21am

Burt Kwouk, an actor who played martial arts expert Cato in the comic "Pink Panther" films, has died. He was 85.

Helen Mirren to narrate audiobook for Beatrix Potter story

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 24th - 9:11am

Helen Mirren's latest role is audio only.

Lowrider car culture takes summer spotlight in New Mexico

Susan Montoya Bryan, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 24th - 9:02am

Those classic cars called lowriders are the focus of a summer celebration in Santa Fe.

PBS to air film of American couple that defied Nazis

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 24th - 8:20am

PBS will air a film in September about an American couple that spent two years rescuing Jews in Europe before and after the start of World War II, made by the couple's grandson with documentarian Ken Burns.

Sanders wants David to keep his job on 'Saturday Night Live'

Ken Thomas, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 24th - 8:10am

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders says comedian Larry David shouldn't worry about his role on NBC's "Saturday Night Live."

Angelina Jolie to teach at London School of Economics

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 24th - 5:30am

Oscar-winning actress and activist Angelina Jolie has been appointed a visiting professor at one of Britain's most prestigious universities.

Ginger Zee shines on 'Dancing with the Stars' despite injury

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 24th - 5:30am

Ginger Zee's ailing back didn't seem to affect her much during the first half of the two-night season finale of ABC's "Dancing with the Stars."

Writings by Mother Teresa to be published in August

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 24th - 4:50am

A collection of previously unreleased writings by Mother Teresa is coming out in August, weeks before the late Nobel Peace Prize winner is to be canonized.

UK actor Ian McKellen: 'India needs to grow up' about gays

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 24th - 4:10am

British actor Ian McKellen has criticized India's use of a British colonial law to crack down on homosexuals, saying in an interview with a Mumbai newspaper published Tuesday that "India needs to grow up."

Johnny Depp's daughter, Lily-Rose, face of new Chanel scent

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 24th - 4:00am

Chanel has tapped Johnny Depp's 16-year-old daughter, Lily-Rose, to represent a new perfume.

Opening statements expected in 'Shield' actor murder trial

Anthony McCartney, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 24th - 1:30am

Opening statements are expected to begin Tuesday in the murder trial of an actor who played a police officer in the television series "The Shield."