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'Glee' star Mark Salling changes lawyer in child porn case

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 2:31pm

An actor who starred on the musical dramedy "Glee" has a new lawyer to represent him in a federal child pornography case.

Mack Rice, composer of 'Mustang Sally,' dies at 82

Jeff Karoub, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 2:20pm

Mack Rice, the composer of '60s hit "Mustang Sally" and co-writer of the Staple Singers' landmark "Respect Yourself" has died in Detroit. He was 82.

JK Rowling's latest tale of wizardry is set in Massachusetts

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 2:20pm

J.K. Rowling's latest tale of wizardry is set atop the mountains in Massachusetts.

Apollo Theater to hold auditions in New Orleans, on internet

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 2:00pm

New York's famed Apollo Theater is taking its Amateur Night talent competition to New Orleans and to the internet.

Obama says he doesn't anticipate huge change from EU exit

Kevin Freking, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 12:51pm

President Barack Obama isn't expecting "major, cataclysmic changes" as a result of Britain's pending exit from the European Union.

Prince estate lawyers get deadline to weigh in on DNA tests

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 11:30am

A Minnesota judge overseeing the legal proceedings about Prince's estate has set a deadline for attorneys to weigh in on protocols for genetic testing.

Funeral planned Friday for slain Baltimore rapper

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 10:51am

A funeral is planned this week for a Baltimore rapper who was fatally shot as he was driving from a charity basketball game.

AP EXCLUSIVE: Suge Knight's defense in murder case previewed

Anthony McCartney, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 10:21am

Toi-Lin Kelly has known Marion "Suge" Knight for 11 years, and says the former rap music mogul is nothing like the fearsome reputation associated with him from his heyday at the helm of the influential gangster rap label Death Row Records.

'Avatar' mobile game landing ahead of film sequels

Derrik J. Lang, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 10:21am

Before moviegoers return to Pandora, they'll be able visit the exotic alien world from "Avatar" on their smartphones.

'Daily Show' faces backlash for abortion ruling tweet

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 10:21am

"The Daily Show" is facing backlash on social media for a tweet about the Supreme Court's decision on Texas abortion laws.

Prince Harry takes up Diana's fight against AIDS

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 10:01am

Prince Harry is set to follow his mother's example and use part of his time in the fight against AIDS.

Spain: Court drops terrorism probe against puppeteers

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 8:50am

Spain's National Court judge has shelved an investigation into two puppeteers for allegedly praising terrorism in a theater show.

Broadway version of 'Anastasia' reveals its cast

Mark Kennedy, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 8:11am

The musical stage adaptation of the 1997 animated musical film "Anastasia" will land on Broadway starring Christy Altomare, Derek Klena, John Bolton and Caroline O'Connor.

Italian film comic Bud Spencer, the 'good giant,' dies at 86

Frances D'Emilio, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 7:01am

Bud Spencer, a burly comic actor dubbed the "good giant" for punching out bad guys on the screen, often in a long series of spaghetti westerns, has died in Italy. He was 86.

'North Pole Ninjas' Christmas book has message of giving

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 6:10am

A best-selling poet will help tell a Christmas story featuring the North Pole Ninjas. The message: Be kind.

Aerosmith drummer's new Massachusetts coffee shop to open

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 10:10pm

A rock 'n' roll-themed coffee shop owned by Aerosmith's drummer is set to open in Massachusetts this week.

Man pleads guilty in robbery of 'Idol's' Scotty McCreery

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 2:01pm

A man has pleaded guilty to charges stemming from the robbery of "American Idol" winner Scotty McCreery and some of his friends two years ago.

UConn to vote on revoking Bill Cosby's honorary degree

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 1:11pm

University of Connecticut trustees are voting this week whether to revoke an honorary degree awarded to Bill Cosby.

Judge says no hurry in determining Prince claims

Kyle Potter, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 12:51pm

A Minnesota judge overseeing the legal proceedings surrounding Prince's estate said Monday there will be no quick decisions on who should be allowed to inherit from the late megastar.

'Dance Moms' star Abby Lee Miller pleads in bankruptcy case

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 12:21pm

"Dance Moms" star Abby Lee Miller pleaded guilty Monday to bankruptcy fraud and failing to report thousands of dollars in Australian currency she brought into the country.