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Reality TV star, ex-rapper to coach football in Miami

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 9th - 7:30am

The female star of a reality television show along with a former rapper will be leading the football program at Miami's Jackson High School.

Russian town in Siberia makes DiCaprio an ersatz Oscar

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 9th - 7:30am

Residents of a town in Russia's Far East have been donating their gold and silver for something near and dear to their hearts: Leonardo DiCaprio.

Taylor Swift leads iHeartRadio Award nominations

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 9th - 7:22am

Taylor Swift leads the 2016 iHeartRadio Music Awards with eight nominations, followed by The Weeknd with seven.

The Latest: Fat Tuesday gets off to an early morning start

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 9th - 6:50am

The Latest on Mardi Gras in New Orleans (all times local):

Man found on fire outside London's Kensington Palace dies

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 9th - 6:00am

British police say a man has died after being found on fire outside Kensington Palace, the London home of Prince William and his wife Kate.

Parades, floats, costumes mark Fat Tuesday in New Orleans

Rebecca Santana, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 9th - 3:21am

People across New Orleans Tuesday are marking the culmination of the Mardi Gras season with elaborate floats, eccentric costumes and marching bands.

Michael Douglas among film stars honored by AARP

Derrik J. Lang, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 9th - 1:10am

Michael Douglas was initially confused when he was told that he was being honored with a career achievement honor by the AARP Movies for Grownups Awards.

Country legend Merle Haggard returns to stage after illness

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 6:21pm

Country legend Merle Haggard has returned to the stage after canceling several shows in February because of health issues caused by pneumonia.

The Latest: Paltrow's security guard testifies about letters

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 5:50pm

The Latest on the trial of a man accused of stalking Gwyneth Paltrow (all times local):

Academy luncheon is time for reflection in high stakes year

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 5:30pm

The annual Oscar nominees luncheon is generally a time of low-stakes celebration, but this year amid discussions of Oscar diversity and a boycott, as well as dramatic changes to academy membership, the Monday gathering was also one for reflection.

Prosecutors and defense attorneys rest in Adnan Syed hearing

Juliet Linderman, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 5:01pm

Both the prosecution and defense rested after four days of testimony in a hearing to determine whether a man convicted of a killing at the center of popular podcast "Serial" deserves a new trial.

Gwyneth Paltrow tearfully testifies against accused stalker

Anthony McCartney, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 4:30pm

Gwyneth Paltrow testified Monday in the trial of a man accused of stalking her, saying he wrote upsetting letters discussing her death and his intention to marry her and also sent her pornography and unsolicited gifts.

Porn actress drops $500K assault lawsuit against Josh Duggar

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 3:20pm

A porn actress has dropped her $500,000 assault lawsuit against reality TV personality Josh Duggar amid evidence that her claims were fabricated.

Conan O'Brien to discuss liberal arts education at Harvard

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 2:01pm

Conan O'Brien is coming to Harvard to talk about the value of a liberal arts education.

Flavor Flav pleads no contest to DUI charge in Las Vegas

Ken Ritter, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 2:01pm

The entertainer Flavor Flav pleaded no contest Monday to misdemeanor driving under the influence in Las Vegas, marking the second plea in two weeks involving similar charges in Nevada.

Correction: Medical Marijuana-Woody Harrelson story

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 12:00pm

In a story Feb. 5 about actor Woody Harrelson applying for a medical marijuana license in Hawaii, The Associated Press reported erroneously the name of another business seeking a medical marijuana dispensary license. It is Blue Planet Healing, not Blue Planet Foundation.

'Georgy Girl' author Margaret Forster, 77, dies of cancer

Gregory Katz, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 11:11am

Margaret Forster, the author of "Georgy Girl" and more than 20 other novels, has died in London after suffering from cancer in the back and spine. She was 77.

Fans can have Hendrix experience at guitarist's London home

Jill Lawless, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 9:40am

When he was not being a string-shredding, amp-blasting guitar hero, Jimi Hendrix liked nothing better than to sit at home drinking tea and watching the British soap opera "Coronation Street."

Flavor Flav to face Vegas judge in DUI, speeding, pot case

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 7:10am

The entertainer Flavor Flav is due to face a Las Vegas judge on misdemeanor driving under the influence, speeding and marijuana possession charges stemming from a vehicle stop last May.

CBS says 'The Good Wife' will end its run in May

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 7th - 8:00pm

CBS used the Super Bowl as a platform to announce the imminent end of the network's most critically-acclaimed show, the Sunday night drama "The Good Wife" starring Julianna Margulies.