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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."

George Lucas gives another $10M to USC for student diversity

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 1:25pm

George Lucas has given another $10 million to the University of Southern California's School of Cinematic Arts to fund the student diversity program he helped establish.

Arrest after shooting involving hip-hop star Fetty Wap

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 12:46pm

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

The Latest: Cops: Hip hop promoter pistol whipped victim

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 12:40pm

The Latest on a shooting in New Jersey involving hip-hop star Fetty Wap (all times local):

Prosecutors fight Cosby bid to query 2,000 potential jurors

Maryclaire Dale, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 11:14am

Prosecutors in Bill Cosby's sex assault case in Pennsylvania objected Monday to defense efforts to prescreen as many as 2,000 potential jurors.

Leonardo's "Adoration of the Magi" now cleaner, brighter

Francesco Fedeli and Nicole Winfield, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 10:55am

Leonardo da Vinci's unfinished masterpiece "Adoration of the Magi" has emerged from a six-year restoration cleaner, brighter and with a depth that hasn't been seen for centuries.

Punk legend Johnny Rotten supports Trump, Brexit vote

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 10:45am

Count punk pioneer Johnny Rotten among President Donald Trump's supporters.

Books on gun violence and immigration win prizes

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 9:14am

Books on gun violence, Koch Industries and New York's history of immigration have won prizes for outstanding nonfiction work.

Massive gold coin worth millions stolen from German museum

David Rising, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 9:05am

Thieves broke into the German capital's Bode Museum before dawn Monday and made off with a massive 100-kilogram (221-pound) gold coin worth millions of dollars, police said.

Former White House press secretary Josh Earnest joins NBC

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 8:21am

Former White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest has joined NBC News as an analyst, making his debut Monday on the "Today" show.

'American Horror Story' stars discuss potential Trump plot

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 8:20am

The cast of "American Horror Story" is opening up about rumors of a season of the series centered on President Donald Trump.

Holly Taylor shines as Russian spies' all-American daughter

Frazier Moore, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 8:19am

Learning and keeping secret that your parents are Russian spies would be a lot for any teenager to handle. That's been the heavy burden for Paige Jennings on FX's Cold War-era thriller "The Americans."

Kevin Kline says farce looks easy but it's certainly not

Mark Kennedy, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 8:13am

At a press event celebrating his return to Broadway, Kevin Kline wanted to be crystal clear on one topic: He's not having a midlife crisis. He's PLAYING someone who's having a midlife crisis.

Adele: 'I don't know if I will ever tour again'

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 8:00am

Adele fans who didn't catch her on her world tour that's winding down may be out of luck in the future.

Actress, producer-writer of 'Orange Is The New Black' marry

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 26th - 5:14pm

An actress and producer-writer from "Orange Is The New Black" have married.

Koppel says Hannity is 'bad for America'; Hannity fires back

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 26th - 4:43pm

Veteran newsman Ted Koppel told Fox News host Sean Hannity that he is "bad for America" in an interview that aired on CBS' "Sunday Morning" that quickly became a trending topic on social media Sunday.

Cheryl and partner Liam Payne announce birth of first son

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 26th - 3:40pm

Former Girls Aloud star Cheryl and her partner Liam Payne of One Direction fame have announced the birth of their first child.

Toscanini's musical and anti-Fascist legacy remembered

Colleen Barry, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 26th - 1:34pm

Italian conductor Arturo Toscanini's legacies included abolishing encores at La Scala. So it was a playful touch when one of the maestro's musical heirs included a Verdi encore during a tribute at the Milan opera house marking the 150th anniversary of Toscanini's birth.

Antonio Banderas says he's recovered from a heart attack

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 26th - 10:50am

Spanish film star Antonio Banderas says he has recovered from a heart attack that he had in January.

Reynolds and Fisher honored with humor, music and dance

Anthony McCartney, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 25th - 10:07pm

Laughter, music and the tapping of dancing shoes reverberated throughout a public memorial to Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher, which loved ones say is just how the actresses would have wanted it.