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Louisiana accordionist Buckwheat Zydeco has died

Rebecca Santana, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 24th - 1:01pm

Musician Stanley "Buckwheat" Dural Jr., who rose from a cotton-picking family in southwest Louisiana to introduce zydeco music to the world through his namesake band Buckwheat Zydeco, has died. He was 68.

VIEWER'S GUIDE: Look for trust, temperament themes in debate

Nancy Benac, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 24th - 9:51am

The most telling moments in presidential debates often come out of the blue — an offhand remark or unrehearsed gesture that helps to reveal the essence of a candidate who's already been poked, prodded and inspected for years.

A time hop through the hotbed of celebrity divorce

Leanne Italie, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 24th - 8:40am

Doug and Mary. Eddie and Debbie. Alec and Kim. Brad and Angelina. Liz and, well, take your pick.

Chinese superstar Lang Lang playing Boston Symphony opener

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 24th - 8:30am

A classical music superstar from China is helping the Boston Symphony Orchestra kick off its new season this weekend.

Man killed at home rented by former Canadian talk show host

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 23rd - 6:51pm

Los Angeles police were searching Friday for the killer of a man in a Hollywood Hills home being rented by a former Canadian TV talk show host.

Backstreet Boys to perform Las Vegas residency

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 23rd - 6:01pm

Backstreet will be back — and back and back and back — in Las Vegas.

AP Source: Brad Pitt allegations relate to treatment of son

Anthony McCartney, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 23rd - 4:30pm

Allegations Brad Pitt was abusive on a private plane last week relate to the actor's treatment of his 15-year-old son, sources said Friday, as the FBI continued to gather information before determining whether to open an investigation.

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 23rd - 4:11pm

Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:

After 18-years, Moorhouse returns with ripping revenge tale

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 23rd - 1:40pm

The comeback tale of "The Dressmaker" director Jocelyn Moorhouse is a Hollywood story in its own right.

Puff Daddy donates $1 million to Howard University

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 23rd - 11:31am

Puff Daddy is donating $1 million to Howard University, where he once was a student.

Adult son of MSNBC's Joe Scarborough fractures skull in fall

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 23rd - 11:31am

MSNBC host Joe Scarborough says his son is doing "much better" after suffering a fractured skull Thursday.

CBS to donate Charles Osgood's bow tie to museum

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 23rd - 11:01am

CBS says it will donate the bow tie that Charles Osgood wears Sunday to host his final edition of "Sunday Morning" to the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History.

'Tobacco Road' songwriter John D. Loudermilk dies

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 23rd - 11:01am

John D. Loudermilk, a singer and songwriter who wrote pop and country songs such as "Tobacco Road" and "Indian Reservation," has died. He was 82.

Getting deep, and growing up, with Florida Georgia Line

Mesfin Fekadu, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 23rd - 10:20am

Recording new music had Florida Georgia Line, country music's carefree party boys, looking to the past.

Monty Python's Terry Jones diagnosed with dementia

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 23rd - 8:02am

Terry Jones, one of the founding members of comedy troupe Monty Python, has been diagnosed with dementia.

Naked in Charleston: Netflix to film movie in South Carolina

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 23rd - 7:31am

Netflix will film a feature length move entitled "Naked" starring Marlon Wayans and Regina Hall in Charleston.

Go 4 It: An unfazed Corey Feldman planning return to 'Today'

Derrik J. Lang, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 23rd - 3:50am

After being widely ridiculed for a music performance on the "Today" show last week, Corey Feldman didn't seek solace from drugs or alcohol. He didn't speak with a therapist. The former child star got down on his knees and prayed to God.

Young filmmakers thank the academy at Student Academy Awards

Sandy Cohen, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 23rd - 1:00am

Seventeen young filmmakers from around the world gathered in Beverly Hills, California, to utter the six magic words they've been practicing all their lives: "I'd like to thank the academy."

Smithsonian museum also tells story of black cuisine

Errin Haines Whack, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 23rd - 12:12am

Jerome Grant grew up in Fort Washington, Maryland, but also visited his stepfather's family in Hampton, Virginia, and spent summers with his Jamaican grandmother in Philadelphia.

FBI says it's evaluating abuse allegations against Pitt

Anthony McCartney, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 22nd - 8:43pm

The FBI is gathering information about an incident involving actor Brad Pitt and his family aboard a private flight last week, the agency confirmed Thursday.