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Visiting the Tunisian desert where 'Star Wars' was filmed

Cain Burdeau, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 9:08am

There's a reason the original "Star Wars" movie was filmed here in the deserts of southern Tunisia. This stark, remote landscape looks like another planet.

Clinton: Free press is under 'open assault' in Trump era

Jocelyn Noveck, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 9:00am

Hillary Clinton says press rights and free speech are "under open assault" under Donald Trump, and has likened his administration to an authoritarian regime.

Next O'Reilly book coming in September

Hillel Italie, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 8:38am

Bill O'Reilly's next "Killing" book will be set during World War II.

Q&A: Mel Brooks still loves movies, just not streaming them

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 8:26am

Mel Brooks is just two months shy of his 92nd birthday and he still carves out time for movie nights with his pal Carl Reiner. The two just recently got together to watch a restoration of the 1938 Errol Flynn and Olivia de Havilland classic "The Adventures of Robin Hood."

5 things to know as William and Kate have 3rd child

Jill Lawless, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 8:08am

Like everything to do with Britain's royal family, a mix of tradition and modernity governed the birth of Prince William and Kate's third child. Here are five things to know about Britain's royal births:

Royal baby: It's a boy for Kate on England's national day

Jill Lawless and Sylvia Hui, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 7:58am

For Kate, the wait is over. The Duchess of Cambridge gave birth Monday to a healthy baby boy — a third child for Kate and Prince William and fifth in line to the British throne.

Key events in the life of William, Kate and their family

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 6:56am

The Duchess of Cambridge gave birth Monday to a baby boy, a third child for her and Prince William and a younger brother to Prince George and Princess Charlotte. Some highlights of the lives of the couple and their children:

The Latest: UK leader congratulates royals on birth of son

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 6:54am

The Latest on the royal baby birth (all times local):

Palace: Duchess of Cambridge gives birth to 8 pound, 7 ounce baby boy

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 6:05am

Palace: Duchess of Cambridge gives birth to 8 pound, 7 ounce baby boy.

Janet Jackson is extending her State of the World Tour

Mesfin Fekadu, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 5:14am

Janet Jackson is extending her uber-successful tour with more shows.

Macaulay Culkin tells Ellen he avoids watching 'Home Alone'

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 5:06am

Macaulay Culkin avoids watching his "Home Alone" movie.

'The Crown' star speaks about pay disparity

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 5:04am

"The Crown" star Matt Smith says he supports fellow actor Claire Foy over the revelation that Foy was paid less than her male co-star in the Netflix drama.

Director Oliver Stone reportedly in Iran for movie festival

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 4:48am

Iranian media say American movie director Oliver Stone is in Tehran to attend an international film festival.

Twain apologizes for saying she would have voted for Trump

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 8:28pm

Shania Twain has apologized for saying if she were American she would have voted for Donald Trump for president, even though he's offensive.

Report: Autopsies show nothing suspicious in Avicii's death

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 2:31pm

Sweden's public broadcaster says police in Oman have conducted two autopsies on the body of Grammy-nominated electronic dance DJ Avicii, who died Friday at age 28.

Poster for Elvis North Carolina show sells for over $42,000

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 11:53am

A rare vintage poster for a 1955 Elvis Presley show in North Carolina has sold at auction for more than double the expected price.

Verne Troyer, Mini-Me from 'Austin Powers' films, has died

Andrew Dalton, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 4:39pm

Verne Troyer, who played Dr. Evil's small, silent sidekick "Mini-Me" in the "Austin Powers" movie franchise, has died. He was 49.

Thousands sing 'Happy Birthday' to Queen Elizabeth II

Gregory Katz, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 4:18pm

The audience at Royal Albert Hall got a rare treat Saturday — the chance to sing "Happy Birthday" to the longest reigning monarch in British history.

Investigation says Prince was isolated, addicted and in pain

Amy Forliti, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 10:26am

After Prince had to be revived from a drug overdose a week before his death, one friend told the musical superstar that he needed to stop taking painkillers. But Prince said he couldn't — his hands hurt so much that if he quit, he'd have to stop performing.

Library of Congress brings America to life in LA photo show

John Rogers, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 9:59am

If a picture tells a thousand words, the Library of Congress is bringing 440,000 of them to Los Angeles with a free-wheeling photo exhibition that seeks to define America's zeitgeist in a way people have never seen.