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Lawyer says accused Kendall Jenner stalker meant her no harm

Anthony McCartney, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 1:53pm

The defense lawyer for a man charged with stalking Kendall Jenner urged jurors not to be star struck by the model and reality television star and acquit his client, who he said posed her no harm.

Oxford says Shakespeare will share credit for Henry VI

Danica Kirka, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 12:53pm

The Bard was not a solo act.

Ship that helped saved 7 in 'The Perfect Storm' to be sunk

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 12:04pm

A ship that towed warships to safety during World War II and battled 40-foot waves to help rescue seven people in what was portrayed in the book and film "The Perfect Storm" is poised to be sunk off the New Jersey and Delaware coasts.

1960s pop singer Bobby Vee has died at age 73

Jeff Baenen, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 11:10am

Pop idol Bobby Vee, the boyish, grinning 1960s singer whose career was born when he took a Midwestern stage as a teenager to fill in after the 1959 plane crash that killed rock 'n' roll stars Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and J.P. "The Big Bopper" Richardson, has died. He was 73.

Screaming fans prompt Justin Bieber to walk off stage

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 10:11am

It seems even Justin Bieber finds his screaming fans irritating.

For Stephanie J. Block, motherhood fuels new Broadway role

Mark Kennedy, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 9:20am

She may hit a Broadway stage, as she always does, focused and ready eight times a week, but there's a tiny part of Stephanie J. Block's heart that's missing these days.

Actress Woodley faces January trial in pipeline protest

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 7:51am

Actress Shailene Woodley is to stand trial in North Dakota early next year on charges related to her protest against the Dakota Access pipeline.

Japan animation auteur Hosoda sees beasts in child's growth

Yuri Kageyama, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 6:20am

Time warps, half-bestial children and parallel worlds are, for Mamoru Hosoda, a natural way to pursue the universal coming-of-age story that has driven all his movies.

Dreams do come true: Ruby slippers project passes $300K goal

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 5:40am

Smithsonian officials are "over the rainbow" after reaching their fundraising goal to help preserve the ruby slippers from "The Wizard Oz."

Sting to perform, receive honor at American Music Awards

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 5:23am

Sting will hit the stage at the American Music Awards next month, and the icon will receive a special honor for his successful career.

Bill Murray honored as he accepts Mark Twain prize for humor

Ben Nuckols, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 5:20am

In an evening filled with jokes about Bill Murray's elusiveness and quirky personality, it was David Letterman who provided the most touching moment as Murray was honored with the nation's top prize for comedy.

Poet and novelist Lucia Perillo dies at 58

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 23rd - 11:40pm

Lucia Perillo, an award-winning author and Pulitzer Prize finalist, has died at the age of 58.

The Latest: Bill Murray receives prize at Kennedy Center

Ben Nuckols, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 23rd - 9:40pm

The Latest on Bill Murray being honored at the Kennedy Center (all times local):

Chicago DJ Herb Kent dies after 7-decade career in radio

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 23rd - 3:11pm

One of Chicago's earliest African-American disc jockeys, Herb Kent, has died at age 88 after a seven-decade career.

Tyler Perry's 'Madea' tops Cruise's 'Jack Reacher' sequel

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 23rd - 2:39pm

Tyler Perry bested Tom Cruise at the box office this weekend.

Bill Murray to receive humor prize at Kennedy Center

Ben Nuckols, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 23rd - 9:34am

Bill Murray will get the sort of attention he doesn't usually seek out when he's honored with the nation's top prize for humor.

Katy Perry visits UNLV dorms, urges students to vote Clinton

Michelle Rindels, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 22nd - 8:11pm

UNLV students relaxing in their dorms got an unexpected knock on their doors Saturday afternoon from Katy Perry, who was roaming the halls and drumming up support for Hillary Clinton on the first day of early voting in Nevada.

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 22nd - 3:02pm

Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:

Nobel academy member calls Bob Dylan's silence 'arrogant'

Jan M. Olsen, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 22nd - 12:51pm

A member of the Swedish Academy that awarded the 2016 Nobel Prize in literature to Bob Dylan says the American singer-songwriter's silence since receiving the honor is "impolite and arrogant."

American couple pledge $380 million art donation to France

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 22nd - 9:50am

France's President Francois Hollande is honoring an American couple for pledging the largest foreign collection of art to be donated to France since World War II.