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Netflix announces 2 more seasons of 'Queer Eye'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 1:12pm

Netflix's show "Queer Eye" says it's bringing fabulousness to the masses for two more seasons.

Man standing trial in 2018 burglaries at Wayne Newton home

Ken Ritter, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 1:08pm

A jury in Las Vegas is due to hear longtime entertainer Wayne Newton and his wife describe encountering two burglars at their home a year ago, including one who attacked their dogs with a crowbar before escaping over a wall.

Tree that some say inspired Dr. Seuss' 'The Lorax' topples

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 9:57am

A century-old tree with a long trunk and bushy branches that some believe was the inspiration for fictional Truffula trees in Dr. Seuss' "The Lorax" has fallen in a coastal San Diego park.

Jon Stewart keeping up pressure on Mitch McConnell

David Bauder, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 9:41am

Comic Jon Stewart used his buddy Stephen Colbert's late-night show to keep the heat on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell for passage of legislation to replenish a victims' fund for first responders to the 9/11 attacks.

Mariska Hargitay: Haven't been in touch with Linda Fairstein

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 9:10am

"Law & Order: SVU" star Mariska Hargitay says she hasn't been in touch with friend Linda Fairstein since the former "Central Park Five" prosecutor was dropped by her publisher, though the actress acknowledged Fairstein resigned from the board of a charity she founded.

Mariska Hargitay: Haven't been in touch with Linda Fairstein

Mesfin Fekadu, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 8:43am

"Law & Order: SUV" star Mariska Hargitay says she hasn't been in touch with friend Linda Fairstein since the former "Central Park Five" prosecutor was dropped by her publisher, though the actress acknowledged Fairstein resigned from the board of a charity she founded.

UK judge sentences teen for abhorrent post on Prince Harry

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 8:27am

A U.K. judge has sentenced a teenager who created an "abhorrent" online image of Prince Harry to 4 years and three months in a young offenders' institution.

La Scala board agrees on new manager, ending uncertainty

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 5:43am

Milan's mayor says that the board of the La Scala opera house has agreed on a new general manager to succeed Austrian Alexander Pereira, whose five-year mandate expires in February.

Former Hearst CEO Frank Bennack writing memoir

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 4:21am

Former Hearst CEO Frank Bennack is working on a memoir.

The Rock and other stars promote positivity at MTV awards

Katie Campione, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 9:04pm

Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson didn't make a household name for himself by conforming to someone else's idea of who he should be, an approach he encouraged others to take while accepting a top honor at the MTV Movie & TV Awards.

'Greening of America' author Charles Reich dead at 91

Hillel Italie, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 6:19pm

Charles Reich, the author and Ivy League academic whose "The Greening of America" blessed the counterculture of the 1960s and became a million-selling manifesto for a new and euphoric way of life, has died.

Corden's 'Late Late Show' visits London, gets silly in Paris

Lynn Elber, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 4:33pm

When James Corden takes his "The Late Late Show" to England, he does it up royally.

Tension developing in Aretha Franklin will dispute

Ed White, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 3:19pm

A fight is emerging over whether a son of Aretha Franklin could be put in charge of the late singer's estate after a 2014 handwritten will was found under cushions in her suburban Detroit home.

Megadeth's Dave Mustaine says he has throat cancer

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 1:41pm

Megadeth's Dave Mustaine says he has been diagnosed with throat cancer.

Gloria Vanderbilt, heiress, jeans queen, dies at 95

Ula Ilnytzky, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 10:06am

Gloria Vanderbilt, the intrepid heiress, artist and romantic who began her extraordinary life as the "poor little rich girl" of the Great Depression, survived family tragedy and multiple marriages and reigned during the 1970s and '80s as a designer jeans pioneer, died Monday at the age of 95.

Another "Empire" actor arrested, but on traffic offense

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 9:59am

Another "Empire" actor has been arrested in Chicago, but this time on a traffic-related offense.

Alan Brinkley, scholar of liberalism, dead at 70

Hillel Italie, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 9:47am

Alan Brinkley, an influential historian and academic who traced the evolution of liberalism from the New Deal to the 21st century and was a popular commentator on culture and politics, has died at age 70.

Prince Harry champions mother's cause: clearing land mines

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 9:07am

Prince Harry has offered his support to a new initiative to clear land mines from a wilderness area in Angola, saying it will protect lives and help communities.

Gloria Vanderbilt has died at 95, son Anderson Cooper announces on CNN

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 8:19am

Gloria Vanderbilt has died at 95, son Anderson Cooper announces on CNN.

Taylor Swift's new video features Ellen, RuPaul and more

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 7:06am

Taylor Swift's new music video features a number of famous faces, including Ellen DeGeneres, Laverne Cox, RuPaul and the cast of "Queer Eye."