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Woman says Steven Seagal sexually assaulted her at audition

Andrew Dalton, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 12:28pm

An aspiring actress says she was 17 when actor Steven Seagal sexually assaulted her during a supposed casting session in 2002.

Former "Sex and the City" star Cynthia Nixon says on Twitter that she is running for governor in New York

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 12:13pm

Former "Sex and the City" star Cynthia Nixon says on Twitter that she is running for governor in New York.

Group seeks probe of prosecutor's office over Weinstein case

Colleen Long, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 12:09pm

Time's Up, an initiative started by a powerhouse of Hollywood industry women to fight systemic sexual harassment, called Monday for New York's governor to investigate the Manhattan district attorney's office over a decision in 2015 not to prosecute a sex abuse case against Harvey Weinstein.

Judge moves Cosby jury selection to April 2, nixes big delay

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 12:06pm

A judge is pushing back the start of Bill Cosby's sexual assault retrial just a few days after rejecting his lawyers' demands for a three-month delay.

AP names Nancy Benac as White House news editor

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 11:48am

Nancy Benac, a veteran Washington journalist who has covered the presidency and national political campaigns, has been named White House news editor at The Associated Press.

'Hamilton' and 'Dear Evan Hansen' stars release new song

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 11:34am

Broadway fans are buzzing over the release of a new song by two popular Tony winners in support of the upcoming March for Our Lives.

Man pleads not guilty to damaging 'Field of Dreams' site

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 11:21am

A 20-year-old man has pleaded not guilty to charges that he drove onto and damaged the Iowa baseball field made famous by the 1989 "Field of Dreams" movie.

Eva Longoria weaves empowerment throughout her clothing line

Nicole Evatt, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 10:38am

Eva Longoria is a master of multitasking.

Fifth Harmony going on 'hiatus,' members to go solo

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 10:26am

Fifth Harmony is going on "hiatus."

John Oliver spoofs Pence picture book about bunny

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 10:24am

John Oliver has trolled his way to the top.

Bill Murray takes catnap at SXSW premiere of 'Isle of Dogs'

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 9:46am

Bill Murray took a catnap at the premiere of the film "Isle of Dogs."

John Cena shares his love for kids and how they inspire him

Sandy Cohen, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 9:26am

John Cena has no children of his own, but the WWE superstar has practically dedicated his work to kids.

Dior men's designer Kris Van Assche departs after 11 years

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 7:50am

Christian Dior announced Monday that long-time menswear designer Kris Van Assche would leave the Parisian fashion house and be succeeded by former Louis Vuitton designer Kim Jones.

After 2017 election, US poised to fight fake news - in Kenya

Josh Lederman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 7:04am

Just ahead of Kenya's disputed 2017 election, video clips started spreading on social media of a slick-looking CNN broadcast asserting that President Uhuru Kenyatta had pulled far ahead in the polls. But the CNN broadcast was fake, splicing together real coverage from CNN Philippines with other footage with the network's iconic red logo superimposed in the corner.

James Patterson donating $2 million to classroom libraries

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 6:36am

James Patterson is stepping up his game.

Pitbull to speak at United Nations about global water crisis

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 5:50am

Grammy Award-winning rapper Pitbull is heading to the United Nations to discuss the global water crisis on World Water Day.

Jim Carrey criticized for portrait believed to be Sanders

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 4:52am

Jim Carrey is being criticized on social media for a portrait he painted that is believed to be White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders.

After broken hand, Flight of the Conchords tour postponed

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 18th - 1:34pm

The music comedy group Flight of the Conchords has postponed a series of tour dates after Bret McKenzie injured his hand in what he called a "very rock 'n' roll injury — falling down some stairs."

Leonard Bernstein, social activist, is focus of new exhibit

Kristen By Groot, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 18th - 10:58am

In October 1979, Leonard Bernstein received a fan letter from a high school humanities teacher. Helen Morgan wrote to the celebrity composer-conductor-pianist in hopes he could share the theme that guided his compositions — something she could pass along to her students for inspiration.

Egypt censors play 'Before the Revolution,' director appeals

Brian Rohan, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 18th - 9:36am

Egypt's state censors prohibited the performance of a play just hours before its Sunday premiere in Cairo, the latest episode in authorities' unrelenting crackdown on free speech.