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Film academy invites Leslie Jones, Dwayne Johnson, Riz Ahmed

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 1:34pm

The film academy is inviting 774 new members to join its ranks, including actors Leslie Jones, Dwayne Johnson, Riz Ahmed, Chris Pratt and Anna Faris.

Sons to attend birthday service at Princess Diana's grave

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 1:18pm

Prince William, his wife, Kate, and Prince Harry will attend a private service at the late Princess Diana's grave on what would have been her 56th birthday.

White House reporter says he's tired of being bullied

David Bauder, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 11:39am

The reporter who accused White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders of inflaming the public against the media at a press briefing says he did it because he's tired of being bullied by the administration.

Robert Durst's pals resist testifying at California hearing

Frank Eltman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 10:47am

Two of Robert Durst's longtime friends are fighting in a New York court to avoid being sent to testify at a pretrial hearing in the millionaire's murder case in California next month.

Lin-Manuel Miranda has celebs singing 'Hamilton' for charity

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 10:26am

Lin-Manuel Miranda has Hollywood singing lyrics from his hit musical, "Hamilton," in order to raise money for a coalition of nonprofits focused on immigration.

Q&A: Coppola and Kidman on female gaze of 'The Beguiled'

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 9:38am

The intersection of Sofia Coppola and Nicole Kidman didn't start with "The Beguiled."

Edward James Olmos wants pet owners to stay home July 4

Sigal Ratner-Arias, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 9:29am

Edward James Olmos has a message for pet owners on the Fourth of July: Stay home.

After 2018 in NYC, Grammys will return to LA in 2019

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 9:27am

The 2018 Grammy Awards will be held in New York City, but the show will return to Los Angeles for four years beginning in 2019.

Paddington bear creator Michael Bond dies at 91

Jill Lawless and Danica Kirka, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 8:34am

It was a last-minute Christmas gift for his wife that inspired Michael Bond to create Paddington bear, the marmalade-loving teddy in a duffel coat and floppy hat.

Elvis Presley hit 'Love Me Tender' inspires picture book

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 7:10am

One of Elvis Presley's biggest hits is the latest song to be turned into a picture book, and part of an effort to introduce the King to a new generation.

TV, films turning to young girls for their new action stars

Sandy Cohen, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 4:14am

From the murderous Laura in "Logan" to the mysterious Eleven in "Stranger Things" to the audacious determination of Mija in "Okja," opening Wednesday, powerful young girls are starring in mainstream action fare like never before.

'Big Bang Theory' star home destroyed by California wildfire

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 1:44am

The home of "Big Bang Theory" star Johnny Galecki has been destroyed in a wildfire in California.

Cosby rejects 'sexual assault tour' idea floated by reps

Brian Melley, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 5:53pm

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

Christie says he won't meet with 'Dog' over bail reform

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 5:40pm

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has shut down any prospect of meeting with the former star of "Dog the Bounty Hunter" over the state's bail reform.

Retracted CNN story a boon for president at war with media

David Bauder, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 5:06pm

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 when the struggling effort to pass a health bill dominates the headlines.

Ballet dancer seriously injured by box truck in hit-and-run

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 4:24pm

A ballet dancer has been seriously injured by a truck in a Rhode Island hit-and-run but is recovering.

'John Wick,' 'Dragon Tattoo' star Michael Nyqvist dies at 56

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 3:35pm

Swedish actor Michael Nyqvist, who starred in the original "The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo" films and often played villains in Hollywood movies like "John Wick" has died. Nyqvist's representative Jenny Tversky said Tuesday that he died after a year-long battle with lung cancer. He was 56.

Tennessee man takes Elvis guitar fight to appeals court

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 3:16pm

A Tennessee man is asking an appeals court to overturn a decision awarding a guitar once owned by Elvis Presley to the National Music Museum at the University of South Dakota.

Dutch sleuth hopes for breakthrough in biggest US art heist

Mike Corder, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 2:45pm

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.

The Latest: Sanders attacks CNN, media in briefing

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 1:57pm

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