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'Southern Charm' star to quit show amid rape allegations

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 7:25pm

An original cast member on the Bravo reality TV show "Southern Charm" has announced he's quitting amid rape allegations.

'Not an easy time' for Chris Pratt after Gunn firing

Ryan Pearson, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 6:21pm

Chris Pratt says "it's not an easy time" as he and the rest of the "Guardians of the Galaxy" cast look to the future of the hit superhero franchise after Disney fired writer-director James Gunn.

Ex-White House aide says Trump trying to silence her

Darlene Superville, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 5:41pm

Former White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman declared Tuesday that she "will not be silenced" by President Donald Trump, remaining defiant as her public feud with her former boss appeared to shift to a possible legal battle.

Stevie Wonder, Jesse Jackson visit ailing Aretha Franklin

Mesfin Fekadu, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 4:19pm

Stevie Wonder visited an ailing Aretha Franklin at her home in Detroit on Tuesday.

The Latest: Omarosa tells AP: 'I will not be silenced'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 2:53pm

The Latest on former White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman (all times local):

Actress returns laptops, calls theft claims publicity stunt

Verena Dobnik, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 2:07pm

Two laptops actress Sean Young was accused of stealing from a movie production company that had fired her were returned Tuesday after the new director urged her to "please turn yourself in to the police, who are looking for you."

The Latest: Laptops Sean Young accused of stealing returned

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 1:55pm

The Latest on laptops actress Sean Young is accused of stealing (all times local):

Ex NYC Ballet leader Martins convicted of impaired driving

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 1:09pm

Former New York City Ballet leader Peter Martins has been convicted of driving while impaired in the New York City suburbs.

Author of book on Columbine writing an account of Parkland

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 12:05pm

The author of a best-seller about the Columbine school shooting is working on a book about Parkland.

Indiana police say bomb threat halted Rascal Flatts concert

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 10:27am

Authorities say a bomb threat is what prompted country group Rascal Flatts to abruptly end a concert in Indiana last week.

AP source: Trump campaign files arbitration action against Omarosa Manigault Newman alleging breach of secrecy agreement

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 9:28am

AP source: Trump campaign files arbitration action against Omarosa Manigault Newman alleging breach of secrecy agreement.

The wild ascent of 'Crazy Rich Asians' star Henry Golding

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 8:43am

Henry Golding was working as a travel show host in Singapore when news broke that "Crazy Rich Asians" was going to be a movie. The city, he remembers, was abuzz about a major Hollywood production coming to Southeast Asia.

Following instincts led to rock collaboration Arthur Buck

David Bauder, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 8:33am

Despite making three albums of baseball-themed songs with some friends, Peter Buck isn't much of a fan. He does, however, have the savvy of a veteran ballplayer.

The Latest: Trump denies using racial slur on tapes

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 13th - 8:13pm

The Latest on former presidential adviser Omarosa Manigault Newman (all times local):

Actor Liev Schreiber set to answer harassment charge

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 13th - 6:39pm

Liev Schreiber is facing a harassment charge in suburban New York, where his lawyer says the actor is accused of shoving a photographer's camera.

Sean Young under investigation for alleged laptop theft

Verena Dobnik, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 13th - 6:13pm

Actress Sean Young was under investigation Monday in New York after the alleged theft of two laptops belonging to a production company that fired her from a new film she was directing.

Wu's fight for 'Crazy Rich Asians' part of a bigger crusade

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 13th - 5:44pm

Constance Wu had resigned herself to the fact that "Crazy Rich Asians" was not going to work out for her. She was under contract for her sitcom "Fresh Off the Boat", both were filming in the fall, and that was that. "Crazy Rich Asians" would be the first studio-made Asian-American movie in 25 years, and Wu, who has established herself as a crusader for Asian-American representation in Hollywood, would have to sit this historic moment out.

Trump, Omarosa trade insults, charges; reality TV rerun?

Catherine Lucey and Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 13th - 5:41pm

President Donald Trump and former aide Omarosa Manigault Newman faced off Monday in a messy clash that involved an explosive tell-all book, secret recordings and plenty of insults — reviving their roles as reality show boss and villain.

Box office Top 20: 'The Meg' reels in $45.4 million debut

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 13th - 4:04pm

It took until mid-August, but an original movie is finally no. 1 at the box office. After several months of sequel and franchise reboots leading the weekend box office, the shark thriller "The Meg" swam away with $45.4 million in its debut at North American theaters, according to final figures Monday.

American Book Awards honor cultural diversity

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 13th - 2:28pm

Books on human caging, early Detroit and African-American culture in Los Angeles are among this year's winners for works reflecting the country's diversity.