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Defense raises race bias in Cosby jury selection process

Joe Mandak and Maryclaire Dale, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 7:04am

With just one black person seated among the first 11 jurors chosen for Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial, defense lawyers are crying foul and accusing prosecutors of trying to systematically keep blacks off the jury.

The Latest: Cosby arrives for Day 3 of jury selection

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 7:04am

The Latest on jury selection in Bill Cosby's sex assault case (all times local):

Elvis Week to feature concerts, auction, candlelight vigil

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 4:50am

Musical performances, a memorabilia auction and a candlelight vigil are among events planned this Elvis Week, the annual celebration honoring Elvis Presley.

Fire guts New York bar favored by author Jack Kerouac

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 4:43am

A famous New York bar once frequented by Beat Generation writer Jack Kerouac has been gutted by a fire.

Playboy model who shot nude of unwitting woman due in court

Brian Melley, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 1:35am

A Playboy centerfold who ignited a backlash of criticism when she secretly snapped a photo of a naked 71-year-old woman in a locker room and posted it online mocking the woman's body is expected to appear in court Wednesday to resolve a criminal charge.

The Latest: Investigators hunt for accomplices of bomber

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 11:20pm

The Latest on the blast at an Ariana Grande concert in northern England (all times local):

With an arched brow, Roger Moore found humor in Bond, life

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 10:43pm

Sir Roger Moore always made sure to laugh at himself before the audience could.

Hannity backs off story about murdered DNC staffer

David Bauder, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 9:32pm

Fox News Channel's Sean Hannity said Tuesday he's backing off his speculation about the 2016 murder of Democratic National Committee employee Seth Rich after talking with Rich's family, which had appealed to the media to stop.

Ariana Grande fans tremble as they recall Manchester attack

Mike Corder, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 7:24pm

Rihanna Hardy had been excited about seeing Ariana Grande ever since she got her concert ticket as a Christmas gift. So when the day came, the 11-year-old left school a couple of hours early to make sure to get to Manchester Arena on time.

Alcoholics Anonymous sues for return of 12-step manuscript

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 6:26pm

Alcoholics Anonymous is demanding the return of its 1939 original manuscript describing the "Twelve Step" program of recovery from alcoholism.

Tom Cruise reveals 'Top Gun 2' to start filming soon

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 6:20pm

The Danger Zone may have gotten old and dusty, but Tom Cruise says he's about to fly back in.

Some musicians cancel concerts after Manchester blast

Mark Kennedy, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 6:06pm

The suicide bombing at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England has shaken the music world, with some artists canceling upcoming gigs and others planning to go ahead as scheduled.

11 people seated on Cosby jury; defense sees race bias

Joe Mandak and Maryclaire Dale, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 5:50pm

Bill Cosby's lawyers accused Pennsylvania prosecutors of trying to systematically keep blacks off the jury Tuesday after prosecutors used their strikes to send two black women home.

Cannes fetes itself with massive 70th anniversary bash

Jake Coyle, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 5:46pm

The Cannes Film Festival threw a star-studded celebration Tuesday for its 70th anniversary, drawing mobs of celebrities and a dozen former Palme d'Or winners to commemorate the illustrious French Riviera festival's birthday.

Warning of "imminent" attack, Britain raises threat level

Jill Lawless, Rob Harris and Sylvia Hui, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 5:20pm

As officials hunted for accomplices of a suicide bomber and Britain's prime minister warned another attack could be "imminent," thousands of people poured into the streets of Manchester in a defiant vigil Tuesday for victims of a blast at a pop concert — the latest apparent target of Islamic extremists seeking to rattle life in the West.

The Latest: Cosby defense alleges race bias in jury strikes

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 4:50pm

The Latest on jury selection in Bill Cosby's sex assault case (all times local):

Juan Gabriel's son sues Univision, Telemundo for defamation

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 4:39pm

Mexican superstar Juan Gabriel's son is seeking $100 million from Spanish-language broadcasters Univision and Telemundo in a defamation lawsuit filed in a state court in Miami.

Reaction to death of actor Roger Moore at age 89

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 3:39pm

Reaction to the death of Roger Moore Tuesday at age 89:

'Voice" singer's family will refile lawsuit after dismissal

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 2:30pm

An attorney for the family of singer Christina Grimmie says he will refile an amended wrongful death lawsuit against the promoter and venue where "The Voice" contestant was fatally shot.

Kubrick's little-known right-hand man takes a bow in Cannes

Jake Coyle, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 2:07pm

No place on Earth is more devoted to the "auteur" filmmaker than the Cannes Film Festival. Directors are hailed with minutes-long standing ovations, while movie stars parade a gauntlet of flashbulbs on the red carpet.