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Retracted CNN story a boon for president at war with media

David Bauder, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 12:25pm

For a president seemingly at perpetual war with "fake news," the resignation of three CNN journalists over a retracted story about a Donald Trump Russian connection is a gift from the political gods at a time the struggling effort to repeal Obamacare dominates the headlines.

Cosby lawyer casts doubt on comedian's 'town hall' events

Brian Melley, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 11:55am

Bill Cosby's so-called town hall tour is unlikely to happen before his retrial on sex assault charges in Pennsylvania, one of his lawyers said Tuesday.

U2 bassist thanks band for helping him through addiction

Jocelyn Noveck, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 11:05am

In a frank and heartfelt speech, U2 bassist Adam Clayton thanked his bandmates of four decades for their support during his treatment and recovery for alcohol abuse years ago, and then joined them for a rollicking rendition of a few hits.

The Latest: Cosby lawyer doubts he'll speak publicly

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 10:58am

The Latest on a California lawsuit claiming Bill Cosby sexually assaulted a teenage girl more than 40 years ago (all times local):

LaVar Ball appears at WWE event, son LaMelo uses slur

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 10:50am

LaVar Ball has brought his Big Baller Brand from the basketball court to the wrestling ring.

The Latest: CNN tweets a correction at Trump

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 9:45am

The Latest on CNN's retracted Russia story (all times local):

Longtime editor of venerable Yale Review stepping down

Hillel Italie, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 8:53am

The longtime editor of one of the world's oldest literary publications is stepping down.

Queen Elizabeth II to see an increase in official funding

Gregory Katz, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 7:24am

Queen Elizabeth II is set to receive an increase in the official funding she receives each year.

Rascal Flatts surprises bride and groom at wedding reception

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 6:20am

A bride and groom in Wisconsin got some surprise entertainment over the weekend when country music trio Rascal Flatts stopped by their wedding reception.

Dutch sleuth hopes for breakthrough in biggest US art heist

Mike Corder, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 4:25am

A Dutch art sleuth who says he's following two possible leads in the largest art heist in U.S. history is hoping a $10 million reward will help track down the collection stolen from a Boston museum in 1990.

Box Office Top 20: 'Transformers 5' tops with series low

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 12:31am

Michael Bay's "Transformers: The Last Knight" topped the box office charts, but it was a dubious success. The fifth installment in the series took in a franchise low of $68.5 million in its first five days in theaters, $44.7 million of which came from weekend sales.

Detroit studio gets historic marker after facing demolition

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 4:14pm

A legendary recording studio in Detroit that once welcomed artists such as Aretha Franklin and Miles Davis has received a historic marker just four years after being targeted for demolition.

Spokeswoman: Cosby town hall's about education, not assault

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 4:14pm

A spokeswoman for Bill Cosby is clarifying the purpose of the comedian's planned town hall meetings after she and a colleague initially appeared to draw a link between the meetings and his mistrial on felony charges of sexual assault.

President's media strategy creating friction

David Bauder, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 3:35pm

White House press secretary Sean Spicer's briefing with reporters turned testy on Monday, with CNN's Jim Acosta interrupting President Donald Trump's chief spokesman to demand he explain why television cameras were ordered off.

Vintage Disneyland concept map sells at auction for $708,000

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 1:30pm

A hand-drawn map that shows Walt Disney's original ideas for Disneyland has sold at auction for $708,000.

Dali's bones to be exhumed in Spain for paternity test

Aritz Parra, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 11:07am

A Spanish judge on Monday ordered the remains of artist Salvador Dali to be exhumed to settle a paternity suit, despite opposition from the state-run foundation that manages the artist's estate.

Real-life drama in age of Trump challenges TV's storytellers

Frazier Moore, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 9:09am

Say you're a storyteller whose TV show draws inspiration from real-life Washington.

Winners at Sunday night's BET Awards in Los Angeles

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 25th - 11:06pm

A list of winners of the 2017 BET Awards, presented Sunday at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles:

The Latest: Remy Ma beats Minaj for BET's hip hop honor

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 25th - 10:16pm

The Latest on the BET Awards being presented from the Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles (all times local):

Lanvin fuses sartorial and street to cap Paris menswear week

Thomas Adamson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 25th - 2:51pm

Actress Gabrielle Union joined French actor Reda Kateb on the front row of the edgy Lanvin show at Paris Fashion Week.