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Tragically Hip's Gord Downie diagnosed with terminal cancer

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 24th - 6:30am

The Tragically Hip says lead singer Gord Downie has been diagnosed with terminal brain cancer.

Angelina Jolie to teach at London School of Economics

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 24th - 5:30am

Oscar-winning actress and activist Angelina Jolie has been appointed a visiting professor at one of Britain's most prestigious universities.

Ginger Zee shines on 'Dancing with the Stars' despite injury

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 24th - 5:30am

Ginger Zee's ailing back didn't seem to affect her much during the first half of the two-night season finale of ABC's "Dancing with the Stars."

Writings by Mother Teresa to be published in August

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 24th - 4:50am

A collection of previously unreleased writings by Mother Teresa is coming out in August, weeks before the late Nobel Peace Prize winner is to be canonized.

UK actor Ian McKellen: 'India needs to grow up' about gays

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 24th - 4:10am

British actor Ian McKellen has criticized India's use of a British colonial law to crack down on homosexuals, saying in an interview with a Mumbai newspaper published Tuesday that "India needs to grow up."

Johnny Depp's daughter, Lily-Rose, face of new Chanel scent

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 24th - 4:00am

Chanel has tapped Johnny Depp's 16-year-old daughter, Lily-Rose, to represent a new perfume.

Opening statements expected in 'Shield' actor murder trial

Anthony McCartney, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 24th - 1:30am

Opening statements are expected to begin Tuesday in the murder trial of an actor who played a police officer in the television series "The Shield."

Sanders wants David to keep his job on 'Saturday Night Live'

Ken Thomas, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 24th - 1:30am

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders says comedian Larry David shouldn't worry about his role on NBC's "Saturday Night Live."

Cosby due in court in Pennsylvania sex-assault case

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 23rd - 11:03pm

Bill Cosby is due in Pennsylvania court Tuesday morning for a key hearing in his criminal sex-assault case.

The Latest: Jury selection in actor trial to resume Tuesday

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 23rd - 6:11pm

The Latest on the murder trial of "The Shield" actor Michael Jace (all times local):

Murder trial for 'Shield' actor begins in Los Angeles

Anthony McCartney, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 23rd - 5:50pm

A murder trial began Monday for an actor who played a police officer on TV and is accused of shooting and killing his wife while their young children looked on two years ago in their Los Angeles home.

Songs for the dying: Hospice choirs provide peace, comfort

Philip Marcelo, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 23rd - 2:50pm

The singers enter single file, taking slow, deliberate steps as they intone a soft melody.

Cosby hearing still on after appeals court rejects delay

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 23rd - 2:40pm

Bill Cosby has lost a bid to delay a key hearing Tuesday in his criminal sex-assault case.

Zedd, The Chainsmokers to play Electric Daisy Carnival

Rlskmh, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 23rd - 1:50pm

Zedd, The Chainsmokers, Tiesto, Kaskade, Paul Oakenfold and Martin Garrix will perform at the 20th annual Electric Daisy Carnival in Las Vegas in June.

'Pawn Stars' star Chumlee taking plea deal to avoid jail

Ken Ritter, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 23rd - 10:50am

One of the stars of the reality TV show "Pawn Stars" told a judge on Monday he's taking a plea deal that would spare him jail time in a case stemming from the discovery of guns, marijuana and other drugs at his Las Vegas home.

Japan singer in coma after being stabbed 20 times by fan

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 23rd - 10:41am

A part-time Japanese pop singer is in a coma after being stabbed about 20 times by a fan near a concert site, police said Monday.

Cosby faces evidence hearing Tuesday on sex charge

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 23rd - 10:11am

Bill Cosby is due in court Tuesday so a judge can decide whether there's enough evidence to send 12-year-old sex-assault accusations to trial in suburban Philadelphia.

Vintage Mickey doll, Disney Studios desk up for auction

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 23rd - 10:01am

An original animator's desk from Walt Disney Studios and a vintage Mickey Mouse doll signed by Walt Disney are among the items up for bid next month in an online auction of rare Disney memorabilia.

Dan Rather to host program on fallen musicians

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 23rd - 9:21am

Dan Rather will host an hour-long television special in two weeks on five musicians who have died within the past 13 months, featuring his own interview with the late Merle Haggard.

Obama dines with CNN's Anthony Bourdain for series

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 23rd - 9:10am

President Barack Obama dined in Hanoi, Vietnam, on Monday with CNN personality Anthony Bourdain, whose "Parts Unknown" food travelogue is one of the network's most popular nonfiction series.