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Spielberg to Harvard grads: Be the movie heroes of real life

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 26th - 5:00pm

Filmmaker Steven Spielberg has told Harvard University graduates to become heroes in real life. Speaking at commencement on Thursday, Spielberg invoked stories from his films and his life as he encouraged students to take on the world's woes.

The Latest: NYC rapper arrested in shooting at concert hall

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 26th - 4:40pm

The Latest on a fatal shooting inside a New York City concert venue where hip-hop artist T.I. was getting ready to perform (all times local):

Police seek gunman in shooting at T.I. concert that killed 1

Jake Pearson and Stephanie Siek, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 26th - 4:30pm

Police searched Thursday for a man captured on surveillance footage firing a gun in a packed hip-hop concert where artist T.I. was set to perform. Four people were shot, one of them fatally.

Trump agrees to debate Sanders but sets stiff price

Laurie Kellman and David Bauder, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 26th - 3:50pm

Donald Trump has provisionally accepted Bernie Sanders' proposal to debate, but the billionaire is setting a high price for participating. His condition: The hosting TV network would have to put up millions of dollars for charity.

Bill Moyers turns down $35,000 speaking fee from Rutgers

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 26th - 3:10pm

PBS journalist Bill Moyers has turned down a $35,000 fee that Rutgers University offered for speaking at part of its graduation ceremony.

Transcript: Actor said he wanted to wound wife, not kill her

Anthony McCartney, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 26th - 3:00pm

An actor who played a police officer on television said he wanted to hurt his wife and only intended to shoot her in the leg in what turned out to be a deadly attack, according to a transcript of his interview with detectives released Thursday during his murder trial.

Memorable words from the National Spelling Bee

Ben Nuckols, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 26th - 2:31pm

Here are some memorable words and definitions from the final rounds of the 89th Scripps National Spelling Bee. Biological terms were particularly challenging, and shorter words often present a greater challenge than longer ones, which are made up of roots that spellers can piece together.

The Latest: 'Shield' actor said he only wanted to wound wife

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 26th - 2:21pm

The Latest on the murder trial of Michael Jace, who played a police officer on the television series "The Shield" (all times local):

YouTube prankster arrested after climbing Hollywood sign

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 26th - 10:11am

A YouTube prankster has been arrested after climbing the Hollywood sign.

Leona Lewis will lead the new cast of 'Cats' on Broadway

Mark Kennedy, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 26th - 10:02am

British singer Leona Lewis will play the ragged and lonely star Grizabella in the Broadway revival of the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical "Cats."

Miranda Lambert closes Pink Pistol boutique in Oklahoma town

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 26th - 10:00am

Miranda Lambert is closing her Pink Pistol clothing boutique in the tiny Oklahoma town where she and her ex-husband, Blake Shelton, once shared a home.

Tony presenters will include Oprah Winfrey, Cate Blanchett

Mark Kennedy, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 26th - 9:30am

James Corden will have some big names helping him hand out Tony Awards: Oprah Winfrey, Cate Blanchett, Carole King, Audra McDonald, Saoirse Ronan, Patina Miller and Nathan Lane have signed up to help present.

Jennifer Aniston announces death of mother Nancy Dow at 79

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 26th - 9:00am

Jennifer Aniston's mother, Nancy Dow, has died. She was 79.

Ozzy Osbourne's hometown names a tram after him

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 26th - 7:40am

Rocker Ozzy Osbourne, whose hits include "Crazy Train," has had a slightly more sober tram named after him in his English hometown.

China state media promote rap song praising Karl Marx

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 26th - 5:20am

The latest hot topic for Chinese rappers is a bearded 19th century German philosopher who wrote a book called "The Communist Manifesto."

Gun supporters claim Katie Couric documentary deceptive

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 26th - 5:00am

Gun rights activists featured in a new documentary on the issue hosted by Katie Couric say it utilizes deceptive editing to misrepresent their response to a question from the news anchor.

Trump vs. Sanders debate? The two are tossing idea around

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 26th - 3:00am

Chances are likely slim, but what about a Donald Trump-Bernie Sanders debate heading into the crucial June 7 California primary?

Irish author wins time in Hemingway studio in Key West

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 26th - 2:00am

An Irish author has won a 10-day writing stint in Ernest Hemingway's former Key West study in Florida.

Police: 1 dead, 3 wounded in shooting at NYC concert venue

Stephanie Siek, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 25th - 11:40pm

One person was killed and three others wounded in a shooting inside a concert venue in New York City, where hip-hop artist T.I. was scheduled to perform, police said.

Police: 1 dead, 3 others wounded in shooting inside New York City concert venue where hip-hop artist T.I. was scheduled to perfo

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 25th - 10:10pm

Police: 1 dead, 3 others wounded in shooting inside New York City concert venue where hip-hop artist T.I. was scheduled to perform.