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'Game of Thrones' actor Peter Vaughan dies at 93

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 6th - 10:41am

Veteran British character actor Peter Vaughan, who played the enigmatic Maester Aemon in "Game of Thrones," has died aged 93.

11 Grammy facts: Beyonce's a rock star, Amy Schumer gets nod

Mesfin Fekadu, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 6th - 10:03am

A look at interesting factoids during the Grammy nominations, announced Tuesday:

Margaret Whitton, star of 'Major League,' dies at 67

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 6th - 9:43am

Margaret Whitton, who starred as a former showgirl who became owner of the Cleveland Indians in the 1989 comedy "Major League," has died. She was 67.

Poland's top court upholds refusal to extradite Polanski

Monika Scislowska, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 6th - 9:23am

Poland's Supreme Court on Tuesday confirmed that the country would refuse to detain and extradite filmmaker Roman Polanski to the U.S.

Hamilton creators to help choose scholarship recipient

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 6th - 9:10am

The creator and director of the Broadway hit "Hamilton" will serve as honorary chairs of a committee giving someone a shot at a four-year scholarship to their alma mater.

He won fame on TV but found a home on Broadway

Mark Kennedy, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 6th - 8:50am

Fourteen years ago, with 23 million people watching, Justin Guarini came achingly close to superstardom.

Grammy noms: 9 for Beyonce, 8 each for Drake, Rihanna, Kanye

Mesfin Fekadu, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 6th - 8:12am

The Grammy Awards are sipping all of Beyonce's lemonade.

Beyonce leads Grammys with 9 nominations; Drake, Rihanna, Kanye West each score 8

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 6th - 6:50am

Beyonce leads Grammys with 9 nominations; Drake, Rihanna, Kanye West each score 8 .

Beyonce, Adele, Justin Bieber, Drake, Sturgill Simpson nominated for Grammy album of the year

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 6th - 6:40am

Beyonce, Adele, Justin Bieber, Drake, Sturgill Simpson nominated for Grammy album of the year .

Lady Gaga calls PTSD struggle one of her 'deepest secrets'

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 6th - 5:20am

Lady Gaga has revealed that she suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder stemming from her rape at the age of 19.

Police chief quits, won't work with acquitted comedian mayor

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 6th - 5:10am

The police chief in a small Ohio city says he can't, in good conscience, continue to work with the mayor, who moonlights as a stand-up comedian and was recently acquitted on charges alleging he abused his power.

AP Interview: Matt Damon defends being cast for 'Great Wall'

Louise Watt, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 6th - 3:50am

Matt Damon criticized "outrageous" stories in the era of fake news as he responded Tuesday to accusations that his role in the new China-Hollywood co-production "The Great Wall" should have gone to an Asian actor.

Poland's Supreme Court upholds refusal to extradite filmmaker Roman Polanski to the U.S. if he enters Poland

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 6th - 3:00am

Poland's Supreme Court upholds refusal to extradite filmmaker Roman Polanski to the U.S. if he enters Poland.

Indian actress-turned-politician Jayaram Jayalalithaa dies

Ashok Sharma and Nirmala George, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 5th - 11:00pm

Jayaram Jayalalithaa, the hugely popular south Indian actress who later turned to politics and became the highest elected official in the state of Tamil Nadu, has died. She was 68.

Dunham and Coates, mutual admirers, talk writing and Trump

Hillel Italie, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 5th - 11:00pm

"Girls" creator Lena Dunham and author-essayist Ta-Nehisi Coates, strangers until Monday night, found they had a lot in common.

News guide: Prosecutors can use Cosby's deposition at trial

Maryclaire Dale, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 5th - 10:30pm

A suburban Philadelphia judge settled one of two key pretrial issues in Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial when he ruled on Monday that the jury could hear Cosby's damaging testimony from a decade-old civil deposition. The defense had argued that Cosby only gave the testimony after being assured he would never be charged in the case. But Montgomery County Judge Steven O'Neill concluded that Cosby had no such guarantee. O'Neill has vowed to bring the case to trial by June. The 79-year-old Cosby is charged with felony sexual assault.

Mel Harris: 'thirtysomething' stars remain 'close' friends

Lauri Neff, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 5th - 8:15pm

Almost 30 years since "thirtysomething" went off the air, the now 50-something cast of the drama about a group of American baby boomers remain friends.

Judge: Prosecutors can use Bill Cosby's deposition at trial

Maryclaire Dale, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 5th - 6:33pm

Damaging testimony that Bill Cosby gave in an accuser's lawsuit, including admissions that he gave young women drugs and alcohol before sex, can be used at his sex assault trial, a judge ruled Monday.

Jessica Williams, Cate Blanchett star in Sundance premieres

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 5th - 5:50pm

Former "Daily Show" correspondent Jessica Williams flexes her dramatic chops, Cate Blanchett pays homage to great 20th century artists and "Silicon Valley" star Kumail Nanjiani tells a very personal story in some of the films premiering at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival.

Vet, author who advocated for vets, criticized war, dies

Betsy Blaney, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 5th - 5:32pm

Luis Carlos Montalvan, a decorated Iraq war veteran who became a strong critic of the war and wrote a best-selling book about it, has died in El Paso. He was 43.