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Jarrett memoir excerpted in free online compilation

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 16th - 6:11am

Former Obama aide Valerie Jarrett's memoir and a new novel by acclaimed author Karl Marlantes are among dozens of upcoming works excerpted in a free online compilation.

Broadway theaters to dim lights to honor Carol Channing

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 16th - 4:34am

Broadway is remembering Tony-winning actress Carol Channing.

Street singer gives voice to Venezuela's growing diaspora

Manuel Rueda and Cesar Barreto, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 15th - 10:26pm

A year ago, Venezuelan migrant Reymar Perdomo was singing for spare change on jammed buses, struggling to make ends meet while building a new life in Peru's capital.

Jason Reitman to direct Ghostbusters sequel for summer 2020

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 15th - 6:41pm

Ivan Reitman is passing the Ghostbusters torch to his son.

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand jumps into 2020 presidential race

Juana Summers, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 15th - 4:27pm

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand entered the growing field of 2020 Democratic presidential contenders Tuesday, telling television host Stephen Colbert that she's launching an exploratory committee.

Bruce Springsteen surprises Irish pub patrons in Boston

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 15th - 1:55pm

Bruce Springsteen made an unexpected visit to a Boston pub last week.

Correction: Met Opera-New Music Director story

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 15th - 1:55pm

In a story Dec. 3 about Yannick Nezet-Seguin, The Associated Press, based on information provided by the Metropolitan Opera, erroneously reported Pierre Tourville is Nezet-Seguin's husband. They are partners but not married.

Sofia Coppola, Bill Murray to reunite for 'On the Rocks'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 15th - 1:08pm

Sofia Coppola and Bill Murray will reunite 16 years after the Oscar-winning "Lost in Translation" in the splashiest feature film yet announced by Apple.

Netflix renews 'Grace and Frankie' ahead of season 5 debut

Lynn Elber, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 15th - 1:04pm

As the fifth-season adventures of "Grace and Frankie " begin, viewers can rest assured there's more to come.

Las Vegas home of mobster portrayed in 'Casino' is for sale

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 15th - 12:57pm

The Las Vegas home of legendary Chicago mob enforcer Tony "The Ant" Spilotro is for sale.

Satisfaction: Rolling Stones to headline 50th Jazz Fest

Chevel Johnson, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 15th - 11:25am

The New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival has got satisfaction: The Rolling Stones are among the headliners for the 50th anniversary festival.

GOP's John Kasich joins CNN as commentator

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 15th - 10:36am

Former Gov. John Kasich (KAY'-sik) says he's joined CNN as a political commentator.

Unknown Rachel Zegler is Maria in Spielberg's 'West Side'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 15th - 8:40am

Steven Spielberg has cast an unknown 17-year-old from New Jersey to play Maria in his remake of "West Side Story."

CBS' Mo Rocca to begin podcast series on 'Mobituaries'

David Bauder, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 15th - 8:39am

CBS News "Sunday Morning" correspondent and humorist Mo Rocca has his own spin on obituaries.

Alicia Keys to host Grammy Awards next month

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 15th - 8:24am

Alicia Keys usually attends the Grammys, but this year she'll be there as a host.

Grisham has new Theodore Boone thriller coming in May

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 15th - 8:01am

John Grisham has a new installment ready in the life of young Theodore Boone.

Effervescent 'Hello, Dolly!' icon Carol Channing mourned

Mark Kennedy, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 15th - 5:39am

Tributes from stars like Kristin Chenoweth and Bette Midler poured in to honor the life and career of Carol Channing, the three-time Tony Award-winning musical comedy star who delighted American audiences over 5,000 performances as the scheming Dolly Levi in "Hello, Dolly!" on Broadway and beyond. She died Tuesday at 97.

Kim Kardashian confirms she and Kanye expecting 4th child

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 15th - 5:29am

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are expecting their fourth child.

Publicist: Broadway legend Carol Channing dies at age 97

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 15th - 5:28am

Publicist: Broadway legend Carol Channing dies at age 97.

Ground zero art exhibit featuring Saudi flag to be moved

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 14th - 3:27pm

An art exhibit installed on the grounds of the World Trade Center that features a giant candy sculpture wrapped in the Saudi flag will be relocated following complaints from 9/11 victims groups, the agency that oversees the site said Monday.