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Caitlyn Jenner calls Trump transgender decision 'a disaster'

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 7:55pm

Caitlyn Jenner is taking President Donald Trump to task for his administration's reversal of a directive on transgender access to public school bathrooms.

Oprah Winfrey slated to address graduates at 2 colleges

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 6:26pm

Oprah Winfrey has agreed to give commencement speeches at colleges in Massachusetts and New York.

Oscars still lagging in female and minority representation

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 5:35pm

The 2017 Oscar nominations were a banner year for black nominees both in front of and behind the camera, but other nonwhite groups and women were largely left out of the running. As #OscarsSoWhite creator April Reign said, her hashtag was never about just black actors, but all communities marginalized in Hollywood including Asians, Latinos, and women.

Jimmy Kimmel talks about Trump and other pre-Oscars concerns

Sandy Cohen, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 3:26pm

Jimmy Kimmel says he never really wanted to host the Academy Awards.

'24:Legacy' producers apologize for using Kenya attack video

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 1:47pm

The executive producers of the new Fox television series "24: Legacy" apologized Thursday for using footage from a terror attack at a Kenya mall that killed 67 people.

Robin Thicke's ex-wife accuses him of evidence tampering

Anthony McCartney, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 1:47pm

Attorneys for Robin Thicke's ex-wife in a court filing made public Thursday accused the singer of tampering with a court order.

APNewsBreak: Beyonce out of Coachella; will perform in 2018

Mesfin Fekadu, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 1:18pm

Beyonce, who is pregnant with twins, will not perform at Coachella this year, but will headline the festival in 2018.

Fritz Koenig, sculptor whose art withstood 9/11 attack, dies

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 12:37pm

Fritz Koenig, a German sculptor whose work "The Sphere" became a symbol of resilience after the 9/11 attacks in New York, has died. He was 92.

Conservative activist O'Keefe posts tapes targeting CNN

Frazier Moore, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 11:26am

Conservative activist James O'Keefe on Thursday released what he said are 119 hours of raw audio secretly recorded inside CNN's Atlanta headquarters in 2009.

Rihanna is named Harvard University Humanitarian of the Year

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 11:17am

Rihanna has been named the 2017 Harvard University Humanitarian of the Year.

Catching up with 'Hurt Bae' and her viral breakup fame

Leanne Italie, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 11:05am

What does a truly nasty breakup get you? Internet fame, for some, or is it more like notoriety?

Actor Shia LaBeouf ends streaming of anti-Trump installation

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 9:46am

Actor Shia LaBeouf is citing safety concerns in cutting the livestream from the political performance art piece that was installed in downtown Albuquerque just days ago.

AP Oscar predictions: What will win, what should win

Lindsey Bahr and Jake Coyle, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 8:50am

Ahead of Sunday's 89th Academy Awards, Associated Press film writers Lindsey Bahr and Jake Coyle share their predictions for a ceremony many expect will be a "La La Land" sweep.

Oprah Winfrey to speak at upstate NY college commencement

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 7:36am

Oprah Winfrey will be a speaker at the graduation ceremony for an upstate New York college that some graduates of her South African school attended.

Jackie Evancho wants to meet Trump on transgender rights

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 6:30am

More than a month after performing at President Donald Trump's inauguration, singer Jackie Evancho says she and her transgender sister want to meet with him about transgender rights.

Woman wearing anti-Trump sign barred from Lincoln Center

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 9:01pm

A woman is claiming she was barred from attending a performance at New York City's Lincoln Center because she wouldn't remove an anti-Trump sign affixed to the back of her jacket.

Hearing in Roman Polanski's long-running case delayed

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 5:25pm

A hearing to unseal testimony in Roman Polanski's long-running underage sex case has been delayed.

Oscars look to 'La La Land,' host Kimmel for ratings boost

Lynn Elber, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 4:50pm

If the Oscars had doubled down on nominating films with actors named Ryan, the ceremony's chances for a ratings bounce might be as likely as host Jimmy Kimmel's Trump jokes.

Jordan Peele turns his focus to directing in 'Get Out'

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 4:05pm

Jordan Peele is "kind of done" with performing.

Ryan Eggold's Tom takes center stage in 'Blacklist' spinoff

Lynn Elber, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 3:36pm

Ryan Eggold is ready for more action in NBC's "The Blacklist: Redemption."