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The Latest: Sofia Coppola takes directing prize at Cannes

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 12:41pm

The Latest on the Cannes Film Festival (all times local):

Ruben Ostlund's "The Square" has won the Cannes Film Festival's top award, the Palme d'Or

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 12:13pm

Ruben Ostlund's "The Square" has won the Cannes Film Festival's top award, the Palme d'Or .

Sofia Coppola wins the Cannes Film Festival best director prize for "The Beguiled," her remake of 1971 Civil War drama.

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 12:02pm

Sofia Coppola wins the Cannes Film Festival best director prize for "The Beguiled," her remake of 1971 Civil War drama.

Joaquin Phoenix wins best actor award at Cannes for his role in Lynne Ramsay's thriller "You Were Never Really Here."

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 12:00pm

Joaquin Phoenix wins best actor award at Cannes for his role in Lynne Ramsay's thriller "You Were Never Really Here."

Diane Kruger has won the best actress award at the Cannes Film Festival for her role in Fatih Akin's "In the Fade"

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 12:00pm

Diane Kruger has won the best actress award at the Cannes Film Festival for her role in Fatih Akin's "In the Fade"

Modern-day revolution celebrated in Philadelphia street art

Natalie Pompilio, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 10:22am

Seeking to appeal to visitors more familiar with the words of "Game of Thrones" heroine Daenarys Targaryen than the writings of James Wilson, Philadelphia museums and historic sites are thinking differently, using creative art exhibitions and adding online components to their offerings.

Who'll win? Cannes gears up for Palme d'Or prize night

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 9:11am

The Cannes Film Festival awarded its coveted Palme d'Or award to Ruben Ostlund's "The Square" on Sunday, while Sofia Coppola became only the second woman to win the best director award.

Top Brazilian musicians to call for new elections at concert

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 7:30am

Top Brazilian musical performers are lending their talents to the latest protest in the country calling for new presidential elections while pressure mounts on the country's leader to resign amid corruption allegations.

Manager: Allman tried to keep playing music until the end

Russ Bynum and Kristin M. Hall, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 12:51am

As Greg Allman neared the end of his life, he tried to maintain some privacy about what was coming.

Manager: Allman tried to keep playing music until the end

Russ Bynum and Kristin M. Hall, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 12:20am

As Gregg Allman neared the end of his life, he tried to maintain some privacy about what was coming.

Rocker Gregg Allman dies at age 69; sang and lived the blues

Russ Bynum and Kristin M. Hall, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 10:31pm

Gregg Allman, a survivor of tragedy, knew the blues musically and in a painfully personal way.

Barbra Streisand's dog dies, was her companion for 14 years

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 10:00pm

Barbra Streisand is mourning the loss of her beloved dog, Sammie.

Southern rock founding father Gregg Allman dies at age 69

Russ Bynum and Kristin M. Hall, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 6:42pm

Music legend Gregg Allman, whose bluesy vocals and soulful touch on the Hammond B-3 organ helped propel The Allman Brothers Band to superstardom and spawn Southern rock, died Saturday, his manager said. He was 69.

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 2:00pm

Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:

Publicist: Music legend Gregg Allman has died; organist, singer for The Allman Brothers Band helped spawn Southern rock

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 1:40pm

Publicist: Music legend Gregg Allman has died; organist, singer for The Allman Brothers Band helped spawn Southern rock.

John Travolta donates plane to Australia aviation group

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 11:50am

John Travolta has donated his personal vintage Boeing 707 airplane to a restoration group in Australia.

Not exactly Cannes, this film fest is Fargo _ with drones

Dave Kolpack, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 8:48am

Spencer Kuhlman was playing junior hockey in Canada when a knee injury wiped out his hopes of playing in college. With time on his hands, Kuhlman turned to another passion — aviation — and soon lost himself in the pleasures of drone photography.

Long-awaited display of restored Memphis Belle set for 2018

Mitch Stacy, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 7:39am

The fabled World War II bomber Memphis Belle will finally go on public display next spring at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force alongside John F. Kennedy's presidential plane, an early Wright Brothers flyer and other national treasures.

Rocker Chris Cornell remembered as 'voice of our generation'

Sandy Cohen, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 8:53pm

Music's elite and Hollywood stars remembered Chris Cornell at a somber memorial service Friday that focused on the Soundgarden frontman's love of family and friends as much as it did on his musical achievements as one of rock's leading voices.

Melania Trump wears $51K Dolce & Gabbana jacket in Sicily

Colleen Barry, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 6:44pm

Melania Trump's first outing in the Sicilian sunshine was in a colorful floral applique jacket by Dolce & Gabbana that sells for $51,000, or several thousand dollars below the median U.S. income in 2015.