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Sarah Jessica Parker goes thrift shop in new HBO comedy

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 3:41pm

In "Sex and the City," Sarah Jessica Parker's wardrobe was all about the look and the label. In "Divorce," her new HBO comedy series, it's more about emotion.

Kelly Ripa not saying who she'd like as new 'Live!' co-host

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 2:51pm

If Kelly Ripa has a preference for who will join her as the co-host of "Live! With Kelly" she isn't saying who it is.

'Game of Thrones' to end after season 8, but 7th still ahead

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 2:21pm

HBO is confirming what "Game of Thrones" fans never wanted to hear: The fantasy-thriller phenomenon will be coming to an end after Season 8.

Congo musician accused of assault is provisionally released

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 1:21pm

Authorities in Congo have provisionally released a popular musician detained this week after being accused of assaulting a female member of his band.

Equal opportunity violence on HBO dramas, its boss says

Frazier Moore, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 12:30pm

HBO took a bit of heat Saturday for its shows' sexualized violence toward women.

Wizard magic: JK Rowling hopes Harry Potter play goes global

Jill Lawless, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 12:30pm

London is under Harry Potter's spell once more — and J.K. Rowling hopes the rest of the world will eventually follow.

Harlem burgeons as an art gallery district

Ula Ilnytzky, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 9:31am

The opening of the Clara Francis Gallery on Wednesday in a renovated Harlem storefront was an exciting moment for Haile King Rubie. It was the first solo show for the 26-year-old painter, whose expressive works are all the more remarkable because he was born with Down syndrome.

Donald Trump speech beats Hillary Clinton in TV viewership

David Bauder, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 4:22pm

Donald Trump pulled off the upset — at least in television popularity.

Court order sharply narrows Prince's potential heirs

Kyle Potter, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 3:51pm

A Minnesota judge overseeing Prince's estate narrowed down the wide pool of potential heirs for the late superstar's fortune on Friday, ruling out nearly 30 claimants while ordering genetic testing for six purported family members.

Washington Monument reopens; elevator bearings replaced

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 11:20am

The Washington Monument has reopened after being closed for nearly a week because of problems with its elevator.

Ken Barrie, voice of Postman Pat, dies at 83

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 10:41am

Ken Barrie, who provided the voice of affable animated letter-carrier Postman Pat, has died. He was 83.

Internet star Hayes Grier hospitalized after bike accident

Derrik J. Lang, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 10:10am

Internet celebrity and former "Dancing with the Stars" contestant Hayes Grier is recovering after a dirt bike accident.

Potter play hype shows the world is still wild about Harry

Jill Lawless, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 9:31am

There are fans with wands and wizard costumes, midnight book parties and throngs of excited muggles. Harry Potter's magic is back.

VP Biden to appear on episode of 'Law & Order: SVU'

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 9:30am

You have the right to remain starstruck: It's Vice President Joe Biden on "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit."

Debra Messing, Blake Shelton spar over presidential campaign

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 7:20am

Actress and outspoken Democrat Debra Messing has called a Twitter truce with country singer and "The Voice" judge Blake Shelton following a politically charged spat.

George Strait to honor Jim Lauderdale at Americana Awards

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 6:20am

Country music star George Strait will honor singer-songwriter Jim Lauderdale with a lifetime achievement award at this year's Americana Honors and Awards Show, to be held Sept. 21 in Nashville.

Cosby drops litigation against accuser in sex assault case

Maryclaire Dale, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 9:11pm

Bill Cosby has dropped a lawsuit that demanded the accuser in his criminal case repay the money from their confidential 2006 court settlement.

Memorial to slain Navy Seal Chris Kyle unveiled in Texas

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 8:21pm

A memorial for slain Navy Seal and "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle has been unveiled in the West Texas city where he was born in 1974.

Judge says he may allow cameras in Prince estate proceedings

Kyle Potter, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 5:21pm

A Minnesota judge overseeing Prince's estate said Thursday he'll consider allowing cameras in court on a hearing-by-hearing basis, but broader questions of access into business dealings of the late superstar's entertainment empire — and the many potential heirs claiming a stake to it — will have to wait.

Yes, Harrison Ford uses checklists when he flies

Todd Richmond, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 5:01pm

Yes, Harrison Ford uses a checklist when he flies his plane.