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Ex-Wailers members go to court over use of band's name

Alanna Durkin Richer, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 4:43pm

Former members of Jamaican reggae band The Wailers, which played alongside Bob Marley, are going to court to try to stop the group they left from performing under the same name.

Sarah Jessica Parker cuts ties with EpiPen after price hike

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 4:41pm

Saying she is "disappointed, saddened and deeply concerned" by the price hike of the EpiPen, actress Sarah Jessica Parker has cut ties with the company that makes the emergency allergy treatment.

WGN hit series 'Underground' moves production to Georgia

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 4:14pm

The second season of WGN America's drama series "Underground" has moved filming to southeast Georgia.

Housing aid theft: Probation for bounce artist Big Freedia

Kevin McGill, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 4:02pm

Bounce entertainer Big Freedia was sentenced to three years' probation and fined $35,000 by a federal judge Thursday after admitting to bilking the federal government out of housing aid.

Fox News' Ed Henry returning in new role after 4 months off

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 3:31pm

Fox News correspondent Ed Henry is returning to the air four months after allegations of an extramarital affair led to his "taking some time off," as the network said then.

Country star Jana Kramer separates from husband Mike Caussin

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 2:21pm

Country singer and actress Jana Kramer has separated from her husband, former NFL tight end Mike Caussin.

Florida shock jock's lawyers permanently disbarred

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 11:34am

The Florida Supreme Court has permanently disbarred two lawyers accused of orchestrating the arrest of a rival attorney.

Herb Alpert endows LA City College music education

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 11:11am

Herb Alpert's foundation has given $10.1 million to endow music education at Los Angeles City College.

Review: Stresiand's new album with Hollywood stars is uneven

Mark Kennedy, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 11:10am

Barbra Streisand, "Encore: Movie Partners Sing Broadway" (Columbia)

Dwayne Johnson tops Forbes list of highest-paid actors

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 9:50am

Dwayne Johnson elbowed Robert Downey Jr. aside to become the highest-paid actor with a fast and furious income of $64.5 million, according to Forbes magazine.

Fan-made 'Star Trek' sets become tourist attraction in NY

Michael Hill, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 7:31am

On its many voyages through space, the Starship Enterprise has endured bridge-shaking blasts from enemy ships and infiltration by scheming aliens. Now it's being invaded by tourists.

Springsteen performs for nearly 4 hours at MetLife Stadium

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 4:40am

Bruce and the boys are back in the swamps of Jersey, and they're in no rush to get off the stage.

Belarusian leader treats action hero Seagal to local melons

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 4:20am

Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko has treated American action hero Steven Seagal to a harvest of carrots and watermelons at his country residence.

Paisley Park, home of Prince, opens for public tours Oct. 6

Steve Karnowski, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 24th - 9:21pm

Paisley Park, the private estate and studio complex of the late rock superstar Prince, will open for daily public tours starting Oct. 6, the trust company overseeing his estate announced Wednesday, and the company that runs Elvis Presley's Graceland will manage it.

'SNL' star Leslie Jones' personal site offline after hacking

Derrik J. Lang, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 24th - 7:12pm

Leslie Jones, the black "Saturday Night Live" and "Ghostbusters" actress-comedian, is again the target of racist and sexist online attacks.

Bob Odenkirk to write a book of essays about his life

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 24th - 3:02pm

"Better Call Saul" star Bob Odenkirk has nabbed a book deal to write essays about his life and comic journey.

Rape trial for former "Sons of Guns" star reset for December

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 24th - 1:30pm

The rape trial of former "Sons of Guns" reality TV star Will Hayden and former owner of Red Jacket Firearms has been rescheduled for December.

'The Color Purple' lands Jennifer Holliday on Broadway

Mark Kennedy, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 24th - 1:11pm

Broadway's revival of "The Color Purple" has lured a real dream girl — Jennifer Holliday.

BBC lists Top 100 films of 21st century; David Lynch tops it

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 24th - 12:01pm

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AFI postpones 'The Birth of a Nation' screening, Parker Q&A

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 24th - 11:01am

The American Film Institute has canceled plans to screen writer-director Nate Parker's "The Birth of a Nation" for students this week amid controversies surrounding a 17-year-old rape accusation against Parker and his co-writer.