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Max Ritvo, poet who chronicled cancer battle, dies at 25

Robert Jablon, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 11:30pm

Max Ritvo, a poet who chronicled his long battle with cancer in works that were both humorous and searing, has died. He was 25.

'Making a Murderer' attorney seeks more evidence testing

Todd Richmond, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 8:31pm

The attorney for a Wisconsin inmate featured in the hit Netflix series "Making a Murderer" filed a motion Friday seeking permission to perform extensive testing on evidence she believes will show he's innocent.

Alaskans live among bears _ both real and brightly colored

Dan Joling, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 6:02pm

Alaska's largest city is home to more than 300 grizzly and black bears — and now more than a dozen multicolored ones.

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 4:50pm

Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:

Jesse Metcalfe revels in real-life romance, music on TV

Lynn Elber, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 1:10pm

Jesse Metcalfe is stretching himself artistically as a musician and, on the side, as a jewelry designer.

Actor Marvin Kaplan, a diner patron on 'Alice,' dead at 89

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 12:50pm

Veteran actor Marvin Kaplan has died at 89.

Linda Thompson writes of love, loss and what she's learned

Alicia Rancilio, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 11:40am

Linda Thompson, who lived with Elvis Presley and was married to Bruce Jenner, has kept the details of her high-profile relationships private over the years.

NEEDTOBREATHE hit stride with expansive new album, tour

Kristin M. Hall, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 10:00am

On their new album, the rock band NEEDTOBREATHE have a song about the dangers of indulging in a rock 'n' roll lifestyle in which lead singer Bear Rinehart boasts that he "found the bottom from the top somehow."

Springsteen breaks his record for longest US show

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 9:00am

It was another record-breaking night for Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band with a few surprises thrown in at New Jersey's MetLife Stadium.

Sarajevo Chamber Music Festival to organize house concerts

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 8:00am

Organizers of the sixth annual Sarajevo Chamber Music Festival have invited music lovers to open their homes for concerts.

'Game of Thrones' composer creating 'Gears of War 4' score

Derrik J. Lang, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 7:13am

The composer for "Game of Thrones" is swapping the sword-filled realm of Westeros for the alien-plagued world of Sera.

Ex-Wailers members go to court over use of band's name

Alanna Durkin Richer, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 4:43pm

Former members of Jamaican reggae band The Wailers, which played alongside Bob Marley, are going to court to try to stop the group they left from performing under the same name.

Sarah Jessica Parker cuts ties with EpiPen after price hike

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 4:41pm

Saying she is "disappointed, saddened and deeply concerned" by the price hike of the EpiPen, actress Sarah Jessica Parker has cut ties with the company that makes the emergency allergy treatment.

WGN hit series 'Underground' moves production to Georgia

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 4:14pm

The second season of WGN America's drama series "Underground" has moved filming to southeast Georgia.

Housing aid theft: Probation for bounce artist Big Freedia

Kevin McGill, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 4:02pm

Bounce entertainer Big Freedia was sentenced to three years' probation and fined $35,000 by a federal judge Thursday after admitting to bilking the federal government out of housing aid.

Fox News' Ed Henry returning in new role after 4 months off

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 3:31pm

Fox News correspondent Ed Henry is returning to the air four months after allegations of an extramarital affair led to his "taking some time off," as the network said then.

Country star Jana Kramer separates from husband Mike Caussin

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 2:21pm

Country singer and actress Jana Kramer has separated from her husband, former NFL tight end Mike Caussin.

Florida shock jock's lawyers permanently disbarred

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 11:34am

The Florida Supreme Court has permanently disbarred two lawyers accused of orchestrating the arrest of a rival attorney.

Herb Alpert endows LA City College music education

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 11:11am

Herb Alpert's foundation has given $10.1 million to endow music education at Los Angeles City College.

Review: Stresiand's new album with Hollywood stars is uneven

Mark Kennedy, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 11:10am

Barbra Streisand, "Encore: Movie Partners Sing Broadway" (Columbia)