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Judge: Prosecutors can use Cosby's deposition at trial

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 5th - 2:21pm

A Pennsylvania judge has ruled that damaging testimony Bill Cosby gave in an accuser's lawsuit can be used at his criminal sex assault trial.

Indian actress-turned-politician Jayaram Jayalalithaa dies

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 5th - 2:14pm

Hospital authorities say South Indian actress-turned-politician Jayaram Jayalalithaa has died at age 68.

Judge rules that damaging testimony Bill Cosby gave in accuser's lawsuit can be used at sex assault trial

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 5th - 2:10pm

Judge rules that damaging testimony Bill Cosby gave in accuser's lawsuit can be used at sex assault trial.

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'Last Tango in Paris' rape scene revelation sparks outrage

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 5th - 2:03pm

"Last Tango in Paris" is making headlines again 44 years after the controversial film came out. A recently unearthed video interview with Italian director Bernardo Bertolucci from 2013 has renewed interest, and outrage, over what happened to actress Maria Schneider on set.

You can't stop the beat with 'Hairspray Live!' telecast

Lynn Elber, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 5th - 2:00pm

In the steadily escalating battle of the TV musicals, NBC's "Hairspray Live!" is the most ambitious contender yet.

Mel Harris: 'thirtysomething' stars remain 'close' friends

Lauri Neff, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 5th - 1:50pm

Almost 30 years since "thirtysomething" went off the air, the now 50-something cast of the drama about a group of American baby boomers remain friends.

'Crimetown' podcast tells of mob and political corruption

Michelle R. Smith, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 5th - 1:00pm

The podcast "Crimetown" opens with the mayor of Providence attacking a man with a lit cigarette and a fireplace log.

After Emmy, Sterling K Brown still winning with 'This Is Us'

Alicia Rancilio, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 5th - 12:30pm

Sterling K. Brown can chalk 2016 up as a win. He won an Emmy for his portrayal of Christopher Darden in FX's "The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story," and he's one of the stars of NBC's "This Is Us," which premiered this fall and is doing well in the ratings.

Jimmy Kimmel to host Academy Awards

Jake Coyle, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 5th - 12:11pm

The Oscars finally have a host: Jimmy Kimmel will emcee the 89th Academy Awards.

Standing ovation for Obama at his last Kennedy Center Honors

Ben Nuckols, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 5th - 10:50am

The longest, loudest standing ovation of the Kennedy Center Honors gala wasn't reserved for Al Pacino, Mavis Staples or the Eagles. Instead, it went to the man sitting to their left, attending his eighth and most likely his last honors presentation: President Barack Obama.

To create Baltimore in Hollywood, just ask Derek McLane

Mark Kennedy, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 5th - 9:30am

Set designer Derek McLane's transition from working on Broadway to the Oscars hit a bit of a bump on his first day.

A seasoned film critic eyes TV in 'Television: A Biography'

Frazier Moore, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 5th - 7:20am

At 75, David Thomson is the sultan of cinema criticism. British-born but long based in America, he is the author of nearly two dozen film-related books including "Moments that Made the Movies," "'Have You Seen...?': A Personal Introduction to 1,000 Films" and "The New Biographical Dictionary of Film."

Dylan writes Nobel Prize fest speech; Patti Smith to sing

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 5th - 6:40am

He won't be there in person but the Nobel Foundation says Bob Dylan has written a speech that will be read out at the traditional Nobel Prize banquet.

A look at the music accompanying massive S. Korean rallies

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 5th - 3:40am

Any good South Korean protest needs a soundtrack, and the music that accompanies the massive rallies on the verge of bringing down President Park Geun-hye includes the mournful, the tongue-and-cheek and a smattering of defiance from "Les Miserables."

Maine girl featured in new HBO documentary 'The Trans List'

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 4th - 10:10pm

A transgender student whose battle over the right to use a girls' bathroom led to a landmark court ruling in Maine is being featured in a new HBO documentary.

Obamas celebrated at their last Kennedy Center Honors

Ben Nuckols, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 4th - 9:10pm

The longest, loudest standing ovation of the Kennedy Center Honors gala wasn't reserved for Al Pacino, Mavis Staples or the Eagles. Instead, it went to the man sitting to their left, attending his eighth and most likely his last honors presentation: President Barack Obama.

Leftovers 'Moana,' 'Fantastic Beasts' rule box office again

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 4th - 11:29am

Audiences came back for a second helping of "Moana" and "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" this weekend. Both family-friendly films topped the post-Thanksgiving box office charts, with "Moana" bringing in $28.4 million and "Fantastic Beasts" earning $18.5 million, according to studio estimates Sunday.

"Rogue One" director Gareth Edwards has a cameo in the film

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 3rd - 7:31pm

Director Gareth Edwards says he gave himself a cameo in the "Star Wars" spinoff "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story." But, as with most things "Star Wars," Edwards is staying mum on what exactly that entails.

Teyana Taylor advises Kanye on recovery: "Take your time"

John Carucci, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 3rd - 12:20pm

Teyana Taylor has some practical advice for her mentor Kanye West.

Country artist Granger Smith breaks ribs after stage fall

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 3rd - 11:50am

Country music artist Granger Smith was able to continue performing after falling from a stage in New Jersey, but was later hospitalized.