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Netflix engineers rescue Luke Cage after service falters

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 1st - 5:01pm

Superhero Luke Cage can thank Netflix's engineers for coming to his rescue.

Patrick Dempsey returns to Maine for cancer fundraiser

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 1st - 4:21pm

After hitting the red carpet this month for the release of his new movie, actor Patrick Dempsey has returned to his home state for a cancer fundraiser.

'Folksong Festival' radio host Oscar Brand dies at 96

Lynn Elber, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 1st - 2:54pm

Oscar Brand, a longtime force on the American folk scene whose radio program "Folksong Festival" showcased Woody Guthrie and a young Bob Dylan among music greats and newcomers, has died, his manager said Saturday. He was 96.

Orchestra musicians on strike in Philadelphia, Pittsburgh

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 1st - 2:31pm

Musicians have been walking picket lines on both ends of Pennsylvania with strikes at orchestras in Pittsburgh and now Philadelphia, prompting cancellation of weekend concerts scheduled in both cities.

New PBS documentary spotlights Latino voting rights advocate

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 1st - 2:14pm

Willie Velasquez isn't as well-known as some other Latino activists, but a new VOCES/PBS documentary airing next week hopes to change that.

Park service making author David McCullough honorary ranger

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 1st - 12:11pm

Acclaimed author David McCullough can add a quirky new title to his resume: honorary park ranger.

'Godspeed' heads list of Golden Horse Award nominees

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 1st - 8:41am

The Taiwanese dark comedy "Godspeed" took home eight nominations for next month's 53rd annual Golden Horse Awards, with the nominees announced in Taipei on Saturday.

Police stop Schwarzenegger riding bike in Munich station

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 1st - 7:50am

A police officer in Germany got himself an unusual souvenir after finding none other than Arnold Schwarzenegger breaking the rules at Munich's main train station.

Sanders and Giuliani among guests on Sunday's news shows

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 1st - 6:00am

Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:

Philadelphia Orchestra goes on strike, cancels opening gala

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 8:51pm

The Philadelphia Orchestra has gone on strike, canceling an opening night performance that about 1,000 people had come to hear.

Mexico prosecutors eye son in killing of film director, wife

Peter Orsi, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 8:12pm

The murder of film director Leon Serment and his producer wife's subsequent death are believed to have been contract killings arranged by their son for the equivalent of about $5,200 per victim, Mexico City's top prosecutor said Friday.

Clinton in a landslide _ in endorsements: Do they matter?

David Bauder and Hillel Italie, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 8:01pm

"A clear and present danger to our country." ''Xenophobia, racism and misogyny." ''Beneath our national dignity."

Former 'Power Rangers' actor pleads not guilty to murder

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 7:41pm

A former "Power Rangers" actor charged with stabbing his California roommate to death with a sword has pleaded not guilty to murder.

Sanders and Giuliani among guests on Sunday's news shows

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 6:11pm

Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:

Damon Gupton joins cast of 'Criminal Minds'

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 5:11pm

Damon Gupton has joined the cast of "Criminal Minds" after Thomas Gibson was fired last month.

Prince William and Kate arrive in northern B.C.

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 5:11pm

Prince William and Kate have arrived at a small village off the coast of British Columbia in a replica aboriginal war canoe, ferried to a remote island by paddlers.

Man who got generations singing Oscar Mayer Wiener song dies

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 2:22pm

The man who got generations of hot dog lovers singing along to the Oscar Mayer Wiener song has died.

AP Sources: Deal will allow Pitt visitation with children

Anthony McCartney, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 1:41pm

Angelina Jolie Pitt and Brad Pitt have reached a temporary custody agreement that will allow the actor to visit with his six children, sources said Friday.

John Legend to portray Frederick Douglass on 'Underground'

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 1:21pm

Grammy-winning singer John Legend will play an iconic runaway slave-turned abolitionist on WGN America's drama series "Underground."

Van Gogh paintings stolen in 2002 found in Italian farmhouse

Frances D'Emilio, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 11:43am

Police investigating suspected Italian mobsters for cocaine trafficking discovered two Van Gogh paintings hidden in a farmhouse near Naples, masterpieces that had vanished in 2002 during a nighttime heist at Amsterdam's Van Gogh Museum, authorities said Friday.