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Koppel says Hannity is 'bad for America'; Hannity fires back

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 26th - 3:40pm

Veteran newsman Ted Koppel told Fox News host Sean Hannity that he is "bad for America" in an interview that aired on CBS' "Sunday Morning" that quickly became a trending topic on social media Sunday.

Cheryl and partner Liam Payne announce birth of first son

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 26th - 3:40pm

Former Girls Aloud star Cheryl and her partner Liam Payne of One Direction fame have announced the birth of their first child.

Toscanini's musical and anti-Fascist legacy remembered

Colleen Barry, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 26th - 1:34pm

Italian conductor Arturo Toscanini's legacies included abolishing encores at La Scala. So it was a playful touch when one of the maestro's musical heirs included a Verdi encore during a tribute at the Milan opera house marking the 150th anniversary of Toscanini's birth.

Antonio Banderas says he's recovered from a heart attack

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 26th - 10:50am

Spanish film star Antonio Banderas says he has recovered from a heart attack that he had in January.

Reynolds and Fisher honored with humor, music and dance

Anthony McCartney, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 25th - 10:07pm

Laughter, music and the tapping of dancing shoes reverberated throughout a public memorial to Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher, which loved ones say is just how the actresses would have wanted it.

The Latest: Reynolds, Fisher remembered for wit at memorial

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 25th - 4:53pm

The Latest on a public memorial honoring late actress Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher, the mother-daughter duo who died one day apart in December. (all times local):

'SNL' star doesn't back away from Boston racism comment

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 25th - 12:26pm

"Saturday Night Live" star Michael Che (CHAY) is not backing away from comments he made about Boston, when he called it the "most racist city" he has ever visited.

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 25th - 10:44am

Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 9:03pm

Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:

TCM Classic Film Fest dedicated to late host Robert Osborne

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 4:16pm

Turner Classic Movies will continue memorializing Robert Osborne at the TCM Classic Film Festival in Los Angeles next month.

Barry Manilow joins concert to help human rights groups

Mark Kennedy, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 2:59pm

Barry Manilow is adding his legendary voice to a concert series in New York City that raises money for human rights organizations.

Melee in court in case tied to 'Real Housewives' guest

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 2:59pm

A melee broke out Friday at a hearing for a pair charged in the deaths of two men found in a burning car owned by a woman who often appears on "Real Housewives of New Jersey."

Subject of film 'Bernie' appeals lengthy sentence for murder

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 2:02pm

A former Texas mortician whose legal issues were the subject of the 2011 film "Bernie" is appealing his sentence of 99 years to life in prison in the killing of a wealthy widow.

Correction: Whitney Biennial-Emmett Till Protest story

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 1:57pm

In a story March 23 about a protest at the Whitney Museum of American Art, The Associated Press erroneously reported the length of the demonstration. Artist Parker Bright spent two days standing in front of a painting of lynching victim Emmett Till, not several days over a week.

Are 'gay moments' in 'Beauty' and 'Power Rangers' progress?

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 12:17pm

A hug. A wink. A dance. A non-answer. These are the so-called gay moments in a handful of recent high-profile studio movies that have sparked both rapturous celebration and startling backlash.

Sao Paulo street art debate over what makes cities livable

Sarah Dilorenzo, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 11:46am

When completed in 2015, the mayor's office hailed the graffiti panels along Avenida 23 de Maio as Latin America's largest open-air mural — 70 works of street art stretching for more than 3 miles (5 kilometers) along a boulevard connecting a well-to-do district with the city center.

Misty Copeland's next leap: Giving us all better bodies

Jocelyn Noveck, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 11:17am

If you've ever binged on a box of doughnuts — yep, the whole blessed thing — ballerina Misty Copeland can relate. She's done it too, lots.

John Mayer's new single is ode to ex-girlfriend Katy Perry

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 10:58am

John Mayer's new single, "Still Feel Like Your Man," is about ex-girlfriend Katy Perry.

Even if 'Snooki' bill approved, university to pay speaker

Josh Cornfield, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 9:56am

Even if New Jersey's governor approves a measure inspired by former "Jersey Shore" star Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi to cap what state public universities can pay speakers, Rutgers University is still offering $35,000 for this year's commencement speaker.

Katy Perry, Maroon 5 to perform at Wango Tango radio concert

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 8:48am

Katy Perry, Maroon 5 and One Direction's Niall Horan are set to perform at the annual Wango Tango concert near Los Angeles in May.