A love for reading and writing as a youngster led Jamel Brinkley to teach high school English and begin pursuit of an advanced degree in literature. But it was the encouragement from professional writers that ultimately led him to quit his job and become a full-time author.
David Bauder, Associated Press | PostedJan 23rd - 1:19pm
Following the apparent demise of the traditional afternoon briefing of reporters, White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders told Fox News Channel on Wednesday that any notion the Trump administration is not accessible to the press is "absolutely laughable."
Thomas Adamson, Associated Press | PostedJan 23rd - 1:07pm
Valentino took drama to its height at its Wednesday spring couture collection in Paris, where Celine Dion wept theatrically as a solemn Naomi Campbell swept past to close the house's show in a see-through black organza gown.
Jonas Mekas the Lithuanian-born director, critic, patron and poet widely regarded as the godfather of modern American avant-garde film and as an indispensable documenter of his adopted New York City, has died. He was 96.
News of Alfonso Cuaron's "Roma" being nominated for 10 Academy Awards Tuesday had residents of the director's childhood Mexico City neighborhood joyfully mining their own memories and anticipating showing their children the film someday.
John Carucci, Associated Press | PostedJan 23rd - 7:25am
When Alan Alda receives his life achievement award from the Screen Actors Guild on Sunday, it will celebrate a career that includes multiple Emmy awards, an Oscar nomination and social activism over nearly seven decades.