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Suge Knight pleads to manslaughter over fatal confrontation

Andrew Dalton, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 3:13pm

Former rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight pleaded no contest Thursday to voluntary manslaughter and after he ran over two men, killing one, nearly four years ago.

Former rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight pleads no contest to voluntary manslaughter in fatal 2015 confrontation

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 3:11pm

Former rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight pleads no contest to voluntary manslaughter in fatal 2015 confrontation.

Poet Sonia Sanchez working on memoir, 'Watch My Language'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 3:09pm

With the help of Ta-Nehisi Coates, poet Sonia Sanchez is writing a memoir.

'Pod Save America' political podcast is coming to HBO

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 12:43pm

The popular political podcast "Pod Save America" is coming to HBO for a series of four specials.

Brad Pitt's foundation sues architect over New Orleans homes

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 12:17pm

Actor Brad Pitt's foundation has sued a New Orleans architect, saying defective design work led to leaks and other flaws in homes built for residents of an area that was among the hardest hit by Hurricane Katrina.

'Veronica Mars' starring Kristen Bell gets revived by Hulu

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 11:53am

Veronica Mars has another mystery to solve.

Texas man allegedly sent threatening letters to Taylor Swift

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 10:09am

A 26-year-old Austin, Texas, man has been arrested on federal charges for allegedly sending threatening letters to pop star Taylor Swift and showing up at her record label in Nashville, Tennessee.

Harvard's Hasty Pudding casts first women in 175 years

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 9:17am

Harvard University's Hasty Pudding theater troupe has cast its first women after nearly two centuries of all-male productions.

Nicki Minaj struts into Fendi; Max Mara rewrites classics

Colleen Barry, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 9:09am

Milan designers were letting go of streetwear and turning back to the basics of elegant design on the second day of Milan Fashion Week.

J Balvin leads Latin Grammy noms with 8 nods, 1 with Beyonce

Sigal Ratner-Arias, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 8:33am

Reggaeton star J Balvin received eight Latin Grammy Award nominations on Thursday, including two for record of the year, one for album of the year and one featuring Beyonce for his hit version of "Mi gente" with Willy William.

Jefferson Airplane's Kaukonen is still on embryonic journey

John Rogers, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 8:09am

Long before he wrote and recorded the Jefferson Airplane classic "Embryonic Journey," Jorma Kaukonen was on a decades-long journey of discovery of his own.

Isabel Allende to receive honorary National Book Award medal

Hillel Italie, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 7:53am

Isabel Allende, winner of an honorary National Book Award, sees no reason to discuss her legacy.

Meghan Markle takes mom to UK cookbook fundraiser

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 7:44am

Meghan Markle was joined by her mother Thursday to launch a cookbook aimed at raising money for the victims of London's Grenfell Tower fire.

Demi Lovato's mom says star is 'getting the help she needs'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 5:44am

Demi Lovato's mother says the singer is "doing really well" nearly two months after being hospitalized for a drug overdose.

'Ramblin' Man' singer critical but stable after falling

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 5:42am

Allman Brothers Band guitarist Dickey Betts is in "critical but stable" condition after slipping and cracking his head while playing with the family dog in Florida.

The Latest: Uganda's pop star politician vows to fight on

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 4:42am

The Latest on Uganda's pop star politician (all times local):

Daisy Johnson, Rachel Kushner among Man Booker finalists

Jill Lawless, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 3:55am

A novel in verse and a story about trees and the people who love them are among six finalists announced Thursday for the prestigious Man Booker Prize for fiction.

Fukunaga to direct next James Bond film for release in 2020

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 3:19am

American filmmaker Cary Joji Fukunaga is replacing Danny Boyle as director of the next James Bond movie, producers announced Thursday.

Ugandan pop star vows to fight on after arriving from US

Rodney Muhumuza, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 1:47am

Uganda's pop star politician Bobi Wine vowed Thursday to continue his fight for more freedom in the country "or we shall die trying," shortly after security forces took him into custody on his arrival from the United States after treatment for alleged torture.

Singer Belinda hit for involvement in Mexican politics

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 5:49pm

Pop singer Belinda may have illegally interfered in Mexico's politics because she's a Spanish citizen and campaigned for President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, authorities said Wednesday.