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The Latest: DA says ruling lets him show Cosby's 'scheme'

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 10:10am

The Latest on the pretrial ruling in the Bill Cosby sex-assault case (all times local):

How stars spend a month getting ready for Oscars' red carpet

Sandy Cohen, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 10:06am

Like prom for movie stars, the Academy Awards is Hollywood's most glamorous night. It's also the most photographed celebrity event of the year, its starry images beamed instantly around the world and endlessly reproduced in fashion magazines.

Rocker pleads guilty: Carried pistol on plane, in airport

Jeff Martin, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 10:06am

Rock guitarist Rick Derringer has pleaded guilty and agreed to pay a $1,000 fine after stepping off a Delta Air Lines flight from Mexico with a loaded handgun in Atlanta's airport.

Rae gets laughs, King draws tears at Essence pre-Oscar gala

Sandy Cohen, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 9:58am

Actresses Aja Naomi King and Yara Shahidi quoted James Baldwin. "Insecure" creator Issa Rae shared awkward memories of her first trip down a Hollywood red carpet. And singer-songwriter Janelle Monae, who makes her acting debut in two films best-picture nominated films at Sunday's Oscars, insisted black women "have a right to have our stories told."

Judge: 1 additional accuser can testify at Bill Cosby trial

Maryclaire Dale, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 8:58am

A judge will let only one other accuser testify at Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial to bolster charges that the actor drugged and molested a woman at his estate near Philadelphia.

Judge rules that only one other accuser can testify at Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial in Pennsylvania

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 7:34am

Judge rules that only one other accuser can testify at Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial in Pennsylvania.

Fans in Japan rush to get Murakami book with esoteric title

Mari Yamaguchi, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 3:14am

Fans of Haruki Murakami rushed to Japanese bookstores Friday to get his latest work with an esoteric title.

Caitlyn Jenner calls Trump transgender decision 'a disaster'

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 1:50am

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.