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The Latest: Colleague: Suspect may have joined police search

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 4:29pm

The Latest on a decades-old serial killing and rape case in California (all times local):

CNN's Gupta urges Sessions to back medical marijuana

David Bauder, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 3:17pm

CNN's medical correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta has taken the unusual step of publicly urging Attorney General Jeff Sessions to reconsider his opposition to medical marijuana, particularly as a way to fight the opioid epidemic.

Lynching memorial and museum in Alabama draw crowds, tears

Beth J. Harpaz, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 2:51pm

Tears and expressions of grief met the opening of the nation's first memorial to the victims of lynching Thursday in Alabama.

Trump says rapper Kanye West has 'good taste' for liking him

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 2:43pm

President Donald Trump praised Kanye West on Thursday for having "good taste" for supporting the president.

Starring inmates, 'O.G' puts incarceration under a new lens

Jake Coyle, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 2:39pm

More than 120 incarcerated men and dozens of prison guards play roles large and small in Madeleine Sackler's "O.G.," a drama believed to be the first fiction film ever made entirely within the walls of a maximum security prison.

Queen Latifah to perform for first time at 2018 Essence Fest

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 2:15pm

A performance by rapper-singer-actress Queen Latifah has been added to this year's Essence Festival in New Orleans.

Queen Latifah to perform for first time at 2018 Essence Fest

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 1:18pm

A performance by rapper-singer-actress Queen Latifah has been added to this year's Essence Festival in New Orleans.

Michael Che, Colin Jost of "SNL" to host Emmy Awards

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 11:21am

NBC says that Michael Che and Colin Jost of "Saturday Night Live" will co-host this year's Emmy Awards.

Brussels university honors director Loach despite critics

Raf Casert, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 11:15am

The Brussels ULB university honored British director Ken Loach with a special doctorate on Thursday despite veiled criticism from Prime Minister Charles Michel and outspoken rebukes from Jewish organizations about anti-Semitism allegations.

Trump praises CNN's Cooper for Comey town hall

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 10:59am

President Donald Trump has found something to like about CNN, and it's Anderson Cooper.

3 student gun control activists to be honored by PEN

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 9:57am

Two survivors of the Parkland school massacre in Florida and the twin sibling of a gun victim from Washington, D.C., will be honored at next month's PEN America gala.

Netflix documentary explores RFK's legacy 50 years later

Alanna Durkin Richer, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 9:53am

He was once called the most likely American in the 20th century to become president. But Robert F. Kennedy's bid to follow in his older brother's footsteps as commander in chief was cut short the same way John F. Kennedy's White House term was: by a man with a gun.

Avicii's family releases 2nd statement about late DJ

Mesfin Fekadu, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 9:29am

Avicii's family has released a second statement about their late son this week, saying the famed DJ "could not go on any longer" and that "he wanted to find peace."

Big Broadway need now? A pillow - play trio test patience

Mark Kennedy, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 8:53am

There are plenty of cocktail and wine options available at Broadway theaters during intermission. But these days, it might be wiser to order a strong cup of coffee instead.

Member of Japan pop group Tokio apologizes for kissing girl

Mari Yamaguchi, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 7:29am

A member of the popular Japanese male pop group Tokio apologized Thursday for forcibly kissing a teenage girl at his home.

Palace: Prince William to be best man at Harry's wedding

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 6:29am

It's a family affair: Britain's royal officials say Prince Harry has asked elder brother Prince William to be best man at his wedding next month.

Uma Thurman, Patty Griffin among readers at poetry tribute

Hillel Italie, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 12:27am

As Uma Thurman rose from her chair during a poetry tribute at Lincoln Center, she turned and bowed to the reader who preceded her, visual artist Lorna Simpson.

John Cena says he still loves ex-fiancee Nikki Bella

Ryan Pearson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 10:17pm

John Cena says he still loves Nikki Bella after their sudden split earlier this month.

Trump and Kanye West trade Twitter love

Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 7:32pm

Trump-West 2020?

Sides agree to drop rape lawsuit against Russell Simmons

Andrew Dalton, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 4:29pm

A lawsuit from a Los Angeles woman who alleged music mogul Russell Simmons raped her at his home in 2016 is being dropped, according to a federal court filing Wednesday.