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Born to write: Springsteen memoir coming in September

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 11th - 8:51am

The Boss has a book deal.

'Star Wars' producers charged over Harrison Ford accident

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 11th - 8:10am

British health authorities announced Thursday they have issued criminal charges against the producers of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" over an on-set accident in which Harrison Ford broke his leg.

South African bookshop a treasure trove of eclectic history

Lynsey Chutel, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 11th - 7:50am

The only clue to a literary treasure trove tucked away in downtown Johannesburg is a fading sign, but behind this door is a fantastic maze containing an estimated 2 million books and prints.

Woman admits stealing thousands from comedian Joe Piscopo

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 11th - 6:20am

A New Jersey woman has admitted stealing money from former "Saturday Night Live" cast member Joe Piscopo.

Berlin Film Festival jury questioned over diversity

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 11th - 6:00am

The Berlin International Film Festival became embroiled in the debate about diversity in the movie industry Thursday, with jury president Meryl Streep dismissing questions about the all-white panel by telling reporters that "we're all Africans really."

AP PHOTOS: Preparing for the glittering BAFTA awards

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 11th - 5:50am

The red carpet for the BAFTA Film Awards doesn't roll out until the weekend but behind the scenes preparations are well underway for the annual star-studded event in London.

Accused Paltrow stalker discusses desire to marry actress

Anthony McCartney, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 10th - 5:51pm

An Ohio man charged with stalking Gwyneth Paltrow testified Wednesday that he sent her dozens of messages in the hope she might want to marry him despite her testifying against him in a previous stalking case.

Trial over gallery's fake paintings ends with settlement

Larry Neumeister, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 10th - 5:50pm

A civil trial exposing the ugly underbelly of New York's art world ended with a settlement just as the once highly respected president of a gallery was to testify Wednesday about selling forged fakes of modern masters for millions of dollars.

Familiar Stars Hollow faces back for 'Gilmore Girls' reboot

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 10th - 5:40pm

Some familiar Stars Hollow faces will be on hand for the "Gilmore Girls" reboot.

Police: Jay Cutler's dead brother-in-law dealt with paranoia

Brady McCombs, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 10th - 4:50pm

The brother-in-law of NFL quarterback Jay Cutler was paranoid about being followed by gang members when he crashed his car in a remote part of Utah and wandered off to his death in frigid temperatures, according to police reports obtained Wednesday by The Associated Press.

Van Gogh's bedroom recreated in Chicago as Airbnb rental

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 10th - 3:31pm

Art lovers have a chance to spend one starry night in a replica of Vincent Van Gogh's bedroom for only $10.

Donald Trump skewered in Funny or Die film

Jake Coyle, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 10th - 1:00pm

In one of the more elaborate and unexpected spoofs of Donald Trump, Johnny Depp has joined the ranks of the combed-over, starring in a mock documentary released the morning after the GOP candidate's primary victory in New Hampshire.

Adele holds tour warm-up in LA

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 10th - 11:50am

Adele is warming up for her upcoming concert tour with a special show for fans in Los Angeles on Friday.

Author of 'Thirteen Reasons Why' has new novel coming

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 10th - 11:40am

The author of "Thirteen Reasons Why," the million-selling young adult novel being developed as a Netflix series, has finished his first solo work of fiction in nearly a decade.

Bartoli, Max Martin win Polar Music Prize

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 10th - 10:01am

Italian opera singer Cecilia Bartoli who brought back "long-lost music" to listeners and Swedish hit songwriter Max Martin have won the 2016 Polar Music Prize, the prize committee said Wednesday.

Paris music hall where 89 were killed to reopen this year

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 10th - 9:41am

The owners of the Paris concert hall where 89 people were massacred by Islamic extremists say they are aiming to host music shows again before the end of the year.

New Potter play coming out in book form

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 10th - 9:30am

The new Harry Potter play will become a new Harry Potter book.

Eagles band members to honor Glenn Frey at Grammys

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 10th - 9:20am

Singer and songwriter Jackson Browne will join members of the Eagles in a tribute to the band's founding member Glenn Frey during Monday's 58th annual Grammy Awards.

The Latest: Witness hopes judge has enough info for decision

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 10th - 7:50am

The Latest on Adnan Syed's retrial request in a murder case explored by the popular "Serial" podcast (all times local):

Ken Watanabe battling cancer but promises fans he'll be back

Yuri Kageyama, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 10th - 6:20am

Ken Watanabe, one of a handful of Japanese actors who has made it on the international stage, underwent surgery for stomach cancer. But he has beaten serious sickness before, having had leukemia more than 20 years ago.