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Lewis receives 4 literary awards for 'March: Book Three'

Hillel Italie, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 9:14am

Rep. John Lewis is having quite a run in the literary world.

Fate of Polish WWII museum unclear amid battle over history

Vanessa Gera, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 9:11am

It was supposed to be the first museum in the world to tell the story of World War II in its entirety by focusing on all the nations caught up in that global conflict. But it has fallen foul of changing political priorities in its Polish home, and as it opened its doors for the first time Monday, it's facing an uncertain future.

Henry Ford Museum changing name to reflect innovation focus

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 9:01am

The Henry Ford Museum in suburban Detroit has changed its name to better convey the museum's collection and its core focus on innovation, officials announced Monday.

Wayne Brady hurts leg during 'Hamilton,' returns to stage

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 9:00am

Wayne Brady says he had to abandon a performance of "Hamilton" in Chicago because he hurt his leg during the show.

'Batman v Superman,' 'Zoolander 2' lead Razzie nominations

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 8:40am

The much-derided superhero clash "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" and the far-too-late comedy sequel "Zoolander 2" are the leading nominees for the 37th annual Razzie Awards.

Trump's 'war with the media' raises questions of trust

David Bauder, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 8:34am

Donald Trump's "running war" on the media is continuing into his presidency, with statements over the weekend calling into question the extent to which information from the White House can be trusted.

Estonian choral composer Veljo Tormis dead at 86

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 8:31am

Veljo Tormis, a prolific Estonian composer known for his numerous choral works, has died at the age of 86.

High court won't hear 'Sister Wives' appeal over bigamy law

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 8:00am

The Supreme Court said Monday it won't hear an appeal from the family on TV's "Sister Wives" challenging Utah's law banning polygamy.

Philippine leader tames his words for Miss Universe hopefuls

Bullit Marquez, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 4:20am

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte delivered a speech without sex jokes and expletives Monday, telling a gathering of Miss Universe contestants that he was told to be careful with his language.

Actor killed while filming scene for Australian music video

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 4:00am

An actor was killed Monday while filming a scene featuring several guns for an Australian band's music video, police said.

Whitehead, Desmond receive medals from library association

Hillel Italie, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 22nd - 5:31pm

Colson Whitehead's latest honor is a thank-you from the country's libraries.

Matt Damon says he'll pitch clean water to Trump

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 22nd - 2:51pm

Matt Damon took the cause of clean water to the Sundance Film Festival, where he said he's hoping to pitch Donald Trump on the issue.

Madonna defends her anti-Trump speech at women's march

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 22nd - 2:21pm

Madonna is defending her fiery, expletive-laden speech at the women's march, saying her words were "taken wildly out of context."

Dee Rees' American odyssey 'Mudbound' captivates Sundance

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 22nd - 1:31pm

Director Dee Rees wanted to get to the big questions in her enthralling period epic "Mudbound." Specifically: What is it to be a citizen and what is it to fight for a country that doesn't fight for you? The film, which premiered Saturday night at the Sundance Film Festival, had audiences raving and some already speculating about Oscar chances.

Alec Baldwin's Trump wasn't on 'SNL,' but mock-Putin was

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 11:11pm

Maybe Alec Baldwin was busy. Maybe "Saturday Night Live" figured viewers had seen plenty of President Donald Trump for real this inauguration weekend.

Country star Crystal Gayle inducted in Grand Ole Opry

Jeff Martin, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 8:51pm

Country music legend Crystal Gayle was inducted into the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville, nearly a half-century after she first walked onto its stage to perform as a teenager.

Cyberattack on Sundance briefly shutters box office

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 7:31pm

Representatives for the Sundance Film Festival say that their network systems were subject to a cyberattack that caused its box offices to shut down briefly Saturday afternoon.

A-list celebs out in force for anti-Trump women's marches

Jocelyn Noveck, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 5:31pm

If you wondered where many of Hollywood's A-list celebrities had gone during President Donald Trump's inauguration, you didn't have to wonder any longer on Saturday, when scores of them showed up at huge women's marches in Washington and other cities to send the new president a pointed message that he was in for a fight — and that, as so many signs said, women's rights are human rights.

Nielsen: 31 million viewers saw Trump's swearing-in

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 3:44pm

Nielsen estimates 31 million viewers watched TV coverage of President Donald Trump's inauguration on Friday.

'Before I Fall' explores Groundhog Day themes, for teens

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 11:40am

"Before I Fall" begins by telling the audience that you're watching the last day of its heroine's life. Yes, 17-year-old Samantha (Zoey Deutch) is about to die. You don't know when, or where, or how it'll happen, but after it does, she wakes up again in her bed, sweaty and disoriented, to find that she has to live that same day over again. And again. And again.