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Kansas makes case for visit from 'Star Wars' actor

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 12:37pm

Kansas is rolling out the welcome mat after "Star Wars" actor Mark Hamill tweeted about wanting to visit.

RFK funeral train photo exhibit: Kennedy's final journey

Juliet Williams, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 12:29pm

The assassination of Robert F. Kennedy Jr. 50 years ago this June fractured the nation just two months after the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. and five years after his brother John F. Kennedy was killed.

First lady Melania Trump greets the Macrons with a hat

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 12:13pm

Melania, or more specifically Melania's hat, what were you saying?

3 murdered Mexican film students caught in gang turf battle

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 12:05pm

Three vanished film students whose case had become emblematic of Mexico's 30,000 missing people were killed after being caught unaware in the midst of a drug gang turf battle.

'Infinity War' caps a decade of success for Marvel Studios

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 11:58am

Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige talks about his job like a fan who's just lucky to be there.

A look at how Marvel Studios built a box-office juggernaut

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 11:39am

Marvel Studios has built a movie empire that has not only proved crowd-pleasing, but has also racked up box-office profits to the tune of nearly $15 billion in the 10 years since "Iron Man" was released.

Copperfield returns to stand in British man injury lawsuit

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 11:24am

Las Vegas Strip headliner David Copperfield is due to return to the witness stand in a lawsuit by a British tourist who claims he was seriously hurt in a fall while taking part in one of Copperfield's signature illusions in 2013.

McConaughey fears March for Our Lives will get 'hijacked'

Ryan Pearson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 11:20am

A month after speaking at the March for Our Lives in his hometown of Austin, Texas, Matthew McConaughey says he supports some gun control but fears the youth-led movement could be "hijacked" by those hoping to eliminate all guns in the United States.

Masseuse accuses Marvel's Stan Lee of fondling himself

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 11:06am

A Chicago masseuse is suing Marvel Comic's Stan Lee, accusing him of inappropriate behavior during two massages in 2017.

Review: Van Morrison in relaxed groove with jazzy reworkings

Gregory Katz, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 10:44am

recycle old songs and standards with a brand new approach.

Ibrahim Nasrallah wins Arabic book prize for dystopian novel

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 10:35am

Jordanian-Palestinian writer Ibrahim Nasrallah has won the International Prize for Arabic Fiction with a novel about humanity's capacity for savagery.

Tisch Fund gives $10 million for arts-mental health

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 9:46am

The Laurie M. Tisch Illumination Fund has pledged $10 million to fund arts programs focused on mental health issues in New York City.

Stephanie Blythe stars in Met production of 'Cendrillon'

Mike Silverman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 9:08am

It was opening night for the Metropolitan Opera's production of Massenet's "Cendrillon" and Stephane Blythe — all but absent from the house for three years — was nervous as she sat backstage waiting to go on as the wicked stepmother.

Here's what's playing this summer at the movies

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 8:42am

Dates are subject to change.

Foy: 'Crown' pay gap issue 'definitely opened my eyes'

Ryan Pearson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 8:37am

Claire Foy says the controversy over her pay for the Netflix series "The Crown" has changed her approach to Hollywood.

Prince Harry, Meghan Markle select gospel group for wedding

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 8:34am

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are striking a different note with the music for their upcoming wedding, mixing gospel with choral works as the soundtrack for what they pledge will be a joyful occasion.

AP Photos: Immersive art gallery in Paris showcases Klimt

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 8:20am

A digital gallery in Paris is making art an immersive experience for visitors who can walk into and over paintings projected around a warehouse.

Royal baby: Prince Charles welcomes new grandson

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 7:56am

Prince Charles said Tuesday it is a "great joy" to be a grandfather once again with the birth of a third child for the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.

Royal wedding dress: Will Meghan go trendy or classic?

Sylvia Hui, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 7:28am

A dramatic ball gown, or a classic, simple silhouette? Sleeves, or bare shoulders?

Bob Dorough of 'Schoolhouse Rock' is dead at 94

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 7:06am

A musician whose songs helped teach children on ABC's "Schoolhouse Rock" has died.