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Viola Davis shares story of assault at Rape Foundation event

Sandy Cohen, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 25th - 5:51pm

Viola Davis has seen the effects of sexual assault first hand.

'Magnificent Seven' rides Denzel's star power to $35M debut

Jake Coyle, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 25th - 3:31pm

Movie stars don't open movies anymore? Tell that to Denzel Washington and Tom Hanks.

Young stars of social media fill Dolce&Gabbana front row

Colleen Barry, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 25th - 3:11pm

Social media stars have brought a fresh buzz to Milan Fashion Week. As word of their whereabouts spreads, gaggles of fans gather outside the restaurant or show venue where they are gathered, hoping for the chance to get a selfie — the pixel version of the 15 minutes of fame.

Country singer Jean Shepard dies; was Grand Ole Opry staple

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 25th - 12:41pm

Jean Shepard, "the grand lady of the Grand Ole Opry" who had a long recording career as an influential female in country music, died Sunday, according to an Opry spokeswoman. Shepard was 82.

Funeral arrangements made for the late rapper Shawty Lo

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 25th - 12:21pm

Funeral arrangements have been announced for rapper Shawty Lo who was killed in a fiery car crash on a freeway near southwest Atlanta.

Tom Hanks returning to Cleveland to headline film benefit

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 25th - 11:51am

Tom Hanks is returning to Cleveland in December to headline the Greater Cleveland Film Commission's annual fundraiser, "Behind the Camera."

Still no will, but work to settle Prince estate forges ahead

Steve Karnowski, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 25th - 11:32am

Work to settle Prince's estate is moving forward, and a closed hearing is expected to be held this week to resolve an undisclosed dispute between the likely heirs and the trust company that's managing the estate. Court papers say only that the dispute involves "confidential business agreements." Five months after the musician's death, here's a look at where things stand:

Rihanna, Kendrick, Metallica play at Global Citizen fest

Mesfin Fekadu, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 25th - 12:31am

Rihanna ran through her pop and R&B hits, Eddie Vedder partnered with Chris Martin and Kendrick Lamar was enthusiastic and energetic during his hour-long set at the Global Citizen Festival in New York.

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 24th - 6:21pm

Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:

Louisiana accordionist Buckwheat Zydeco has died

Rebecca Santana, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 24th - 4:21pm

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.

Ashes to auction: Capote remains sell for $45,000

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 24th - 3:51pm

Some people will pay good money for anything involving the late Truman Capote.

Bill Nunn, actor in "Do the Right Thing," dead at 63

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 24th - 3:21pm

Bill Nunn, a veteran character actor whose credits ranged from the "Spider-Man" movie franchise to such Spike Lee films as "Do the Right Thing" and "He Got Game," has died.

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.