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Freshman series 'Downward Dog' canceled by ABC

Mike Cidoni Lennox, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 3:50pm

The producer of ABC's freshman series "Downward Dog" says the comedy has been canceled after eight episodes.

Olympic spectacle upstages menswear Fashion Week in Paris

Thomas Adamson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 3:40pm

It's rare that an event can upstage a top Paris Fashion Week show taking place in the French capital's ornate Grand Palais.

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Depp's 'assassin' comments the latest in celebrity anger

Mark Kennedy, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 3:40pm

Johnny Depp apologized Friday for joking about assassinating Donald Trump during an appearance at a large festival in Britain, the latest example of artists using violent imagery when dealing with the president.

The Latest: White House reacts to Depp 'assassin' comments

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 3:30pm

The Latest on Johnny Depp's remarks about assassinating President Donald Trump during an appearance at the Glastonbury Festival (all times local):

The Latest: Brendan Dassey lawyers petition for his release

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 2:56pm

The Latest on a federal appeals court ruling that said a confession was improperly obtained from Brendan Dassey, one of two defendants in a Wisconsin killing that was the focus of the Netflix series "Making a Murderer" (all times local):

Disneyland devotee visits park for 2,000 days in a row

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 2:56pm

If Disneyland is "The Happiest Place on Earth," Jeff Reitz may be its happiest citizen.

Schwarzenegger talks climate change with French president

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 1:07pm

Former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger says the environment shouldn't be a partisan issue.

Lionel Richie: Tour with Mariah Carey will be 'camp city'

Mike Cidoni Lennox, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 1:05pm

Lionel Richie is welcoming full diva behavior from Mariah Carey when she joins his "All the Hits " tour next month.

Watch ole 'Bandit' run: Fans ride to Georgia for film's 40th

Jeff Martin, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 12:55pm

They had a long way to go and a short time to get there, but hundreds of fans in Trans Ams have put the hammer down and made it to Atlanta to celebrate the 40th anniversary of "Smokey and the Bandit."

University of Missouri revokes Cosby's honorary degree

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 10:47am

The University of Missouri's Board of Curators has voted unanimously to revoke an honorary degree it granted to Bill Cosby.

Prosecutors seek to uphold 'Making a Murderer' confession

Todd Richmond and Steve Karnowski, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 10:18am

The confession of a Wisconsin inmate featured in the Netflix series "Making a Murderer" was improperly obtained and he should be retried or released from prison, a three-judge federal appeals panel ruled.

Olivia Wilde on totalitarianism, babies and split lips

John Carucci, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 9:54am

As an actress, Olivia Wilde has lots of reasons why making her Broadway debut in George Orwell's dystopian thriller "1984" is special. As a mother, she has just two: her young children.

NY-based Sloop Clearwater cancels voyage to Washington, DC

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 7:30am

The Sloop Clearwater has had to cancel its scheduled voyage to Washington, D.C., to lobby on environmental matters because of rough conditions on the Atlantic Ocean.

Billy Joel returning to NY hometown to speak at graduation

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 6:03am

Fifty years after he finished short by one English class credit from graduating high school, Billy Joel is returning to his Long Island hometown to speak at this weekend's commencement ceremony.

Pitbull considering opening SLAM charter school in Baltimore

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 4:52am

The rapper Pitbull may open a charter school in Baltimore.

It's a girl: Japan zoo's star panda baby gets a checkup

Yuri Kageyama, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 3:03am

The baby panda who has become an overnight celebrity in Japan is a girl.

A timeline of events in the Brendan Dassey case

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 11:27pm

A federal appeals panel affirmed a lower court's ruling that Brendan Dassey's confession was improperly obtained in a Wisconsin killing that was the focus of the Netflix series "Making a Murderer." The three-judge panel of the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled 2-1 Thursday that "no reasonable court" could have confidence that Dassey's confession was voluntary. The state of Wisconsin hinted it would appeal, keeping Dassey behind bars for now.

Spokesman: Cosby plans tour to educate youth on misbehavior

Lynn Elber, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 6:56pm

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.

Bernie Mac, Snoop Dogg to get Hollywood Walk of Fame stars

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 6:05pm

Snoop Dogg, Shonda Rhimes, "Weird Al" Yankovic and late entertainers Bernie Mac and Steve Irwin will be receiving stars on Hollywood's Walk of Fame next year.

Judges: 'Making a Murderer' confession improperly obtained

Todd Richmond and Steve Karnowski, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 4:57pm

The confession of a Wisconsin inmate featured in the Netflix series "Making a Murderer" was improperly obtained and he should be retried or released from prison, a three-judge federal appeals panel ruled Thursday.