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Johnson says 'Baywatch' is summer's 'sexiest, funniest' pic

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 3:22am

CinemaCon just got a little less dressed.

First reactions to 'Pirates of the Caribbean 5' at CinemaCon

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 3:12am

The Walt Disney Studios unveiled the fifth installment in their "Pirates of the Caribbean" franchise "Dead Men Tell No Tales" Tuesday night at CinemaCon in Las Vegas.

N.W.A., Vin Scully to be preserved by Library of Congress

Ben Nuckols, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 1:54am

First it became the basis for an Oscar-nominated movie. Now, "Straight Outta Compton" — the groundbreaking album from rap group N.W.A. and a one-time flashpoint in the nation's culture wars — has been selected for the prestigious National Recording Registry.

2017 Jazz Fest to include Stevie Wonder, Nas, Maroon 5

Chevel Johnson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 5:42pm

It's 30 days and counting until nearly 600 performers converge on the New Orleans Fair Grounds Race Course for the annual celebration of music known as Jazz Fest.

Cosby lawyers ask to exclude testimony on other women, pills

Maryclaire Dale, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 4:43pm

Bill Cosby's lawyers filed a motion Tuesday to prevent jurors at his upcoming sex-assault trial from hearing the actor admit giving women quaaludes, money or educational funds, saying the testimony would unfairly prejudice them.

Trump's lawyers: 'Apprentice' contestant can't sue president

Larry Neumeister, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 4:12pm

Republican President Donald Trump's lawyers say he's immune while president from defamation claims brought by a former contestant on his reality TV show "The Apprentice" who accused him of unwanted sexual contact.

Sean Spicer tells reporter to 'stop shaking your head'

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 3:33pm

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer told a reporter to "stop shaking your head" during an exchange at his daily press briefing Tuesday.

'60 Minutes' tops ratings for first time since 2008

David Bauder, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 1:53pm

CBS' "60 Minutes" returned this week to a familiar place it hadn't been accustomed to visiting that much lately: first place in the prime-time television rankings.

O'Reilly apologizes for jest about Maxine Waters' hair

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 1:05pm

Fox News personality Bill O'Reilly apologized Tuesday for saying he had a hard time concentrating on California Rep. Maxine Waters during a speech because he was distracted by her "James Brown wig."

Millennials, hoping to find real connections, ban the booze

Kelli Kennedy, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 11:46am

It's not really about the meal at the monthly Conscious Family Dinner, although there is plenty of vegan Indian food. You can spend time in a cuddling sanctuary, sit down with a tarot reader, chat career goals with a life coach or sit in on an acro-yoga sex psychotherapy presentation. And there's almost always some form of dancing.

Family files lawsuit in Canadian filmmaker's Keys dive death

Curt Anderson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 11:23am

The family of a Canadian filmmaker and conservationist who died during a shark filming excursion off the Florida Keys filed a wrongful death lawsuit Tuesday.

Darlene Cates, the mother in 'Gilbert Grape,' dies at 69

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 11:00am

  Darlene Cates, who played the housebound mother in the 1993 film "What's Eating Gilbert Grape," has died.

Syrian poet Adonis wins $50,000 lifetime achievement prize

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 9:33am

Syrian poet and translator Adonis has won a $50,000 prize from PEN America for lifetime achievement. The literary and human rights organization also has handed out prizes for best book of 2016 and best debut fiction.

Alec Baldwin 'stunned' at popularity of Trump impression

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 8:34am

Alec Baldwin says he's "stunned" at the popularity of his impression of President Donald Trump on "Saturday Night Live."

Expanded audiobook of 'The Handmaid's Tale' coming next week

Hillel Italie, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 6:54am

Margaret Atwood hasn't quite finished telling "The Handmaid's Tale."

'Spider-Man,' 'Blade Runner' footage kicks off CinemaCon

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 3:21am

Iron Man just put Spider-Man in time out.

Golden Globe winner Christine Kaufmann dies in Germany

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 2:02am

Christine Kaufmann, an Austrian-born actor who became the country's first Golden Globe winner and was married to Tony Curtis in the 1960s, has died. She was 72.

Arrest after shooting involving hip-hop star Fetty Wap

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 2:41pm

A hip-hop promoter was charged on Monday with pistol-whipping someone during an altercation that included a shooting involving hip-hop star Fetty Wap in his hometown that left three people wounded, authorities said.

Drake's new CD 'More Life' breaks a new streaming record

Mark Kennedy, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 2:00pm

Drake, who was the most streamed act on Spotify last year, has started 2017 strong — his new album, "More Life," has broken the U.S. record for the number of online streams from a single album in one week.

Barry Jenkins' next project? 'The Underground Railroad'

Jake Coyle, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 1:25pm

"Moonlight" director Barry Jenkins will follow up his Oscar-winning film with a drama series for Amazon based on Colson Whitehead's "The Underground Railroad."