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San Francisco police arrest local filmmaker in homicide

Kbsfchron, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 10:42am

A San Francisco filmmaker and community activist has been arrested in connection with the fatal shooting of a man on Monday, officials said.

Correction: Obit-Lucia Perillo story

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 10:11am

In the headline of an Oct. 23 story about the death of poet Lucia Perillo, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Perillo was a novelist. She was a poet and essayist.

Germany nixes Armenian 'genocide' concert in Istanbul

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 9:51am

Germany's Foreign Ministry has halted plans for a classical concert about the Armenian genocide that was due to be held at its consulate in Istanbul.

'Divergent' author to tour in January/February for new book

Hillel Italie, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 9:42am

Veronica Roth wants the tour for her sci-fi/fantasy novel "Carve the Mark" to be a little like the book itself, a "sojourn" defined by "exploration and curiosity."

A stripped, emotional Lady Gaga comes to life on 'Joanne'

Mesfin Fekadu, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 9:41am

It's 1:30 a.m. and Lady Gaga is on the brink of tears.

Mirren, Bates, Nyong'o share life lessons at Elle dinner

Sandy Cohen, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 9:21am

Lupita Nyong'o, Helen Mirren and Kathy Bates shared life lessons with three generations of actresses at Elle magazine's Women in Hollywood awards.

Glenn Close in 'Sunset Boulevard' to land on Broadway

Mark Kennedy, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 9:21am

Glenn Close just can't get enough of Norma Desmond. The "Fatal Attraction" star will take her new crack at the aging silent film star from the musical "Sunset Boulevard" to Broadway, something she says is a "closing of a circle."

Rihanna seeks information about missing backup dancer

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 8:51am

Rihanna posted an emotional plea online for information leading to the whereabouts of a missing dancer from New Jersey who also performed with Beyonce and Missy Elliot.

Jay Z to headline free Cleveland show in support of Clinton

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 8:21am

Jay Z is planning to hold a free concert in Cleveland to encourage people to vote for Democrat Hillary Clinton for president.

Cyprus joins in objecting to Ohio museum's antiquities sale

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 7:21am

The government of Cyprus is objecting to an Ohio museum's sale of antiquities from the east Mediterranean island.

Rita Wilson loves David S. Pumpkins as much as the internet

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 6:40am

Rita Wilson's phone has been blowing up — and it's all David S. Pumpkins' fault.

Council: Prince's Paisley Park museum can open permanently

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 6:32am

Prince's Paisley Park recording studio and home will begin operating as a permanent museum this week, following a Minnesota city council rezoning vote.

US writers Beatty, Moshfegh up for Man Booker fiction prize

Jill Lawless, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 6:10am

A satirical look at race and racism in the United States and a disturbing small-town American character study are among six novels vying for the prestigious Man Booker Prize, to be awarded Tuesday.

Rapper Ralo 'makes it rain' for Atlanta's homeless

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 5:30am

Atlanta-based rapper Ralo decided he would rather "make it rain" outside of a homeless shelter instead of inside a strip club, and he's challenging others to do the same.

Obama mixes talk of 'mean tweets,' politics on Jimmy Kimmel

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 5:30am

President Barack Obama entertained Jimmy Kimmel's audience with some of the mean tweets sent his way, beginning with one sent by Donald Trump in August when he said "President Obama will go down as perhaps the worst president in the history of the United States."

Singer Pete Burns dies of heart attack at age 57

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 5:02am

Pete Burns, singer with the British band Dead or Alive that had success in the 1980s, has died after suffering a heart attack. He was 57.

Lindsay Lohan's stepmom accused of kicking Florida officer

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 3:00am

Actress Lindsay Lohan's stepmother is accused of assaulting a police officer following a domestic disturbance in South Florida.

Kidman, Woodley, Ford feted at glamorous InStyle event

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 2:30am

The sprawling stone grounds of the Getty Center might have seemed an imposing space, but the second annual InStyle Awards held Monday night in Los Angeles still had the feel of a cozy, albeit extremely glamorous, family reunion.

Jury acquits man of stalking TV star Kendall Jenner

Anthony McCartney, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 12:30am

A jury has acquitted a man of stalking model and reality TV star Kendall Jenner and convicted him of trespassing at her secluded Hollywood Hill home

Award-winning poet and essayist Lucia Perillo dies at 58

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 11:50pm

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