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The Weeknd, Belly cancel Kimmel performance because of Trump

Mesfin Fekadu, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 25th - 8:30pm

R&B singer The Weeknd and rapper Belly have canceled their performance on "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" because Donald Trump was set to appear on the episode.

500-pound actor known for low-budget movies dies in NY at 62

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 25th - 7:30pm

Joe Fleishaker (FLY'-shay-kur), a 500-pound actor known for his work in low-budget horror films, has died. He was 62.

Johnny Depp's wife files for divorce in Los Angeles

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 25th - 7:30pm

Johnny Depp's wife has filed for divorce, citing irreconcilable differences after 15 months of marriage.

Ex-owner: Jon Stewart's horse used for kids' finger-painting

Kristen By Groot and Kathy Matheson, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 25th - 6:11pm

A horse adopted by Jon Stewart and his wife hadn't been shot more than 100 times by a paintball gun as previously reported but had been used as a canvas for children's finger-painting parties, its former owner said.

Memorable moments from the National Spelling Bee

Ben Nuckols, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 25th - 5:31pm

The 284 kids competing in this year's Scripps National Spelling Bee got their first opportunity to approach the microphone on Wednesday — and to hear the dreaded bell that signals an incorrect spelling. At the end of Wednesday's onstage rounds, the field was cut to 45 spellers for Thursday's finals.

Gisele Bundchen to fight illegal animal trafficking

Michael Astor, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 25th - 4:21pm

Gisele Bundchen is fighting for sea turtles.

Artist makes Louvre Pyramid disappear in optical illusion

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 25th - 4:11pm

French street artist JR has made the famous Louvre Pyramid in Paris disappear in an optical illusion.

Documents show different medal count for 'American Sniper'

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 25th - 4:01pm

Documents show the number of medals slain Navy Seal and "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle received for his military service is different from what he indicated in his best-selling memoir about his four tours of duty in Iraq.

'Dear Evan Hansen' making the jump to Broadway

Mark Kennedy, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 25th - 3:20pm

"Dear Evan Hansen," a musical about growing up in the age of social media, will make the jump to Broadway this November.

Lawyer for Mexico drug lord demands payment from US networks

Mark Stevenson, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 25th - 3:10pm

A lawyer for Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman said Wednesday that he will sue television networks if they air a new series on the imprisoned Mexican drug lord's life without paying him.

The golden voice of Cameroon, Anne Marie Nzie, dies at 84

Edwin Kindzeka Moki, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 25th - 3:01pm

Singer Anne Marie Nzie, known as the golden voice of Cameroon, has died. She was 84.

Florida 6th-grader wins National Geographic Bee

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 25th - 2:01pm

A Florida sixth-grader has won the 2016 National Geographic Bee.

Best new theme park rides: Virtual reality, interactivity

Terrance Harris, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 25th - 1:40pm

You're flying alongside Superman, seeing the world as the Man of Steel views it, thanks to virtual reality headsets on a roller coaster at Six Flags New England.

Paris auction house defends divisive sale of tribal items

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 25th - 12:40pm

A Paris auction house has defended its practices as within the law after Native American leaders in Washington protested its latest plan to sell off part of their tribal history, getting bi-partisan support.

HBO producer among 2 charged in dermatologist's OD death

Michael Balsamo, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 25th - 12:40pm

The producer of an HBO series was among two men arrested Wednesday in the 2015 death of a dermatologist who overdosed on cocaine and alcohol.

'Fast & Furious' revs up for 15th anniversary re-release

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 25th - 12:01pm

"The Fast and the Furious" is speeding back into theaters this summer in celebration of the 15th anniversary of the film that launched the improbable $3.9 billion franchise. Tickets are now on sale for the nationwide June 22 re-release, Universal Pictures said Wednesday.

Actor's young son says he heard shots in killing of mom

Anthony McCartney, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 25th - 11:41am

The 10-year-old son of an actor on trial for murder in the killing of his wife testified Wednesday that he heard his father tell her that she should run to heaven before shooting her twice in the legs in a hallway outside the boy's bedroom.

'The Americans' renewed for 2 more seasons before bowing out

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 25th - 11:30am

"The Americans" will conclude its series run on FX with two more seasons, the network announced Wednesday.

Shakespeare First Folio fetches $2.75 million at auction

Jill Lawless, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 25th - 11:11am

A set of the first four editions of William Shakespeare's plays — dubbed the "Holy Grail of publishing" by Christie's auction house — sold Wednesday for almost 2.5 million pounds ($3.68 million).

Actress Beth Howland, who played Vera on 'Alice,' dies at 74

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 25th - 11:02am

Beth Howland, the actress best known for her role as a ditzy waitress on the 1970s and '80s CBS sitcom "Alice," has died. She was 74.