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Dutch sleuth hopes for breakthrough in biggest US art heist

Mike Corder, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 4:25am

A Dutch art sleuth who says he's following two possible leads in the largest art heist in U.S. history is hoping a $10 million reward will help track down the collection stolen from a Boston museum in 1990.

Box Office Top 20: 'Transformers 5' tops with series low

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 12:31am

Michael Bay's "Transformers: The Last Knight" topped the box office charts, but it was a dubious success. The fifth installment in the series took in a franchise low of $68.5 million in its first five days in theaters, $44.7 million of which came from weekend sales.

Cosby venue could move to California in sex abuse lawsuit

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 12:13am

The stage for Bill Cosby's next legal challenge shifts to California with a hearing scheduled Tuesday to set a trial date in a lawsuit accusing him of sexually assaulting a teen at the Playboy Mansion more than 40 years ago.

U2 bassist thanks band for helping him through addiction

Jocelyn Noveck, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 12:03am

In a frank and heartfelt speech, U2 bassist Adam Clayton thanked his bandmates of four decades for their support during his treatment and recovery for alcohol abuse years ago, and then joined them for a rollicking rendition of a few hits.

Detroit studio gets historic marker after facing demolition

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 4:14pm

A legendary recording studio in Detroit that once welcomed artists such as Aretha Franklin and Miles Davis has received a historic marker just four years after being targeted for demolition.

Spokeswoman: Cosby town hall's about education, not assault

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 4:14pm

A spokeswoman for Bill Cosby is clarifying the purpose of the comedian's planned town hall meetings after she and a colleague initially appeared to draw a link between the meetings and his mistrial on felony charges of sexual assault.

President's media strategy creating friction

David Bauder, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 3:35pm

White House press secretary Sean Spicer's briefing with reporters turned testy on Monday, with CNN's Jim Acosta interrupting President Donald Trump's chief spokesman to demand he explain why television cameras were ordered off.

Vintage Disneyland concept map sells at auction for $708,000

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 1:30pm

A hand-drawn map that shows Walt Disney's original ideas for Disneyland has sold at auction for $708,000.

Dali's bones to be exhumed in Spain for paternity test

Aritz Parra, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 11:07am

A Spanish judge on Monday ordered the remains of artist Salvador Dali to be exhumed to settle a paternity suit, despite opposition from the state-run foundation that manages the artist's estate.

Real-life drama in age of Trump challenges TV's storytellers

Frazier Moore, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 9:09am

Say you're a storyteller whose TV show draws inspiration from real-life Washington.

Winners at Sunday night's BET Awards in Los Angeles

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 25th - 11:06pm

A list of winners of the 2017 BET Awards, presented Sunday at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles:

The Latest: Remy Ma beats Minaj for BET's hip hop honor

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 25th - 10:16pm

The Latest on the BET Awards being presented from the Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles (all times local):

Lanvin fuses sartorial and street to cap Paris menswear week

Thomas Adamson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 25th - 2:51pm

Actress Gabrielle Union joined French actor Reda Kateb on the front row of the edgy Lanvin show at Paris Fashion Week.

Prince Harry once 'wanted out' of Britain's royal family

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 25th - 1:40pm

Prince Harry says he once "wanted out" of the British royal family.

Inmate charged in brutal jail beating of Peter Tosh's son

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 25th - 11:44am

A man accused of attacking and seriously injuring the son of late reggae icon Peter Tosh at a New Jersey jail is facing an aggravated assault charge, authorities said.

Opera pops up at NYC garage, dive bar, basketball court

Verena Dobnik, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 24th - 11:12pm

Opera has been popping up recently at the most unlikely New York places: a revamped garage, a dive bar, a basketball court and even an old aircraft carrier.

The Latest: Utah woman speaks about London attack

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 24th - 8:23pm

The Latest on a concert held in honor of a Utah man killed in a high-profile London attack (all times local):

Spokesman: Cosby plans tour to educate youth on misbehavior

Lynn Elber, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 24th - 7:17pm

Bill Cosby will organize a series of town hall meetings to help educate young people about problems their misbehavior could create and other issues, a spokesman for Cosby said.

Al Capone song, pocket watch fetch over $100K at auction

Crystal Hill, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 24th - 4:33pm

Artifacts connected to some of the nation's most notorious gangsters sold for more than $100,000 at auction Saturday.

Gaga on gay pride: It's a time to shine light on equality

Mesfin Fekadu, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 24th - 3:36pm

Lady Gaga, a longtime supporter of gay rights, says pride weekend is a time to shine a light on equality.