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Italy probes whether negligence played role in quake toll

Vanessa Gera, Frances D'Emilio and Hakan Kaplan, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 12:01pm

Italian authorities are vowing to investigate whether negligence or fraud in adhering to building codes played a role in the high death toll in last week's earthquake in Italy.

In North Korea, a hardboiled (and fictional) cop keeps watch

Tim Sullivan, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 8:31am

The hero, a police inspector, prowls a city known more for its political malevolence than its street crime. If you read the local newspapers, you could think it's a city with almost no crime at all. There have been no murders reported there for years, no bank robberies, no muggings, no rapes.

Max Ritvo, poet who chronicled cancer battle, dies at 25

Robert Jablon, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 5:01pm

Max Ritvo, a poet who chronicled his long battle with cancer in works that were both humorous and searing, has died. He was 25.

Dukes of Hazard actor's Louisiana home, studio swamped

Chevel Johnson, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 3:20pm

Actor, writer and director John Schneider, known for his past role on the "Dukes of Hazzard" and current role on "The Haves and the Have Nots," thought the first flood he experienced at his Louisiana production studio was bad but says he now knows there are different levels of what's considered "bad."

Nate Parker talks male privilege, consent in new interview

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 2:40pm

Nate Parker, the actor-director dealing with a 17-year-old rape case casting a storm over his new film and career, opened up about the incident in a new interview.

Dukes of Hazard actor's Louisiana home, studio swamped

Chevel Johnson, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 10:50am

Actor, writer and director John Schneider, known for his past role on the "Dukes of Hazzard" and current role on "The Haves and the Have Nots," thought the first flood he experienced at his Louisiana production studio was bad.

'Making a Murderer' attorney seeks more evidence testing

Todd Richmond, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 8:31pm

The attorney for a Wisconsin inmate featured in the hit Netflix series "Making a Murderer" filed a motion Friday seeking permission to perform extensive testing on evidence she believes will show he's innocent.

Alaskans live among bears _ both real and brightly colored

Dan Joling, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 6:02pm

Alaska's largest city is home to more than 300 grizzly and black bears — and now more than a dozen multicolored ones.

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 4:50pm

Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:

Jesse Metcalfe revels in real-life romance, music on TV

Lynn Elber, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 1:10pm

Jesse Metcalfe is stretching himself artistically as a musician and, on the side, as a jewelry designer.

Actor Marvin Kaplan, a diner patron on 'Alice,' dead at 89

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 12:50pm

Veteran actor Marvin Kaplan has died at 89.

Linda Thompson writes of love, loss and what she's learned

Alicia Rancilio, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 11:40am

Linda Thompson, who lived with Elvis Presley and was married to Bruce Jenner, has kept the details of her high-profile relationships private over the years.

NEEDTOBREATHE hit stride with expansive new album, tour

Kristin M. Hall, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 10:00am

On their new album, the rock band NEEDTOBREATHE have a song about the dangers of indulging in a rock 'n' roll lifestyle in which lead singer Bear Rinehart boasts that he "found the bottom from the top somehow."

Springsteen breaks his record for longest US show

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 9:00am

It was another record-breaking night for Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band with a few surprises thrown in at New Jersey's MetLife Stadium.

Sarajevo Chamber Music Festival to organize house concerts

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 8:00am

Organizers of the sixth annual Sarajevo Chamber Music Festival have invited music lovers to open their homes for concerts.

'Game of Thrones' composer creating 'Gears of War 4' score

Derrik J. Lang, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 7:13am

The composer for "Game of Thrones" is swapping the sword-filled realm of Westeros for the alien-plagued world of Sera.

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.