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France, Belgium seek UNESCO recognition for WWI memorials

Raf Casert, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 12:59am

France and Belgium are urging UNESCO to designate scores of their World War I memorials and cemeteries as World Heritage sites as the centennial remembrance of the 1914-1918 war nears its end.

Han Solo's Blaster from 'Return of the Jedi' tops auction

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 9:03pm

Han Solo's Blaster from the "Return of the Jedi" has sold for $550,000 at a Las Vegas auction.

Brigitte Nielsen, 54, has given birth to her fifth child

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 5:07pm

Brigitte Nielsen says she has given birth at age 54.

Memorial set at Florida arena for slain rapper XXXTentacion

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 3:09pm

A major public memorial is planned at a Florida arena for rising rap star XXXTentacion (ex-ex-ex-ten-ta-see-YAWN), who was shot and killed this week.

Actress Cynthia Nixon says son has come out as transgender

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 2:39pm

Actress and New York gubernatorial candidate Cynthia Nixon has announced that her oldest child has come out as transgender.

HGTV's Joanna & Chip Gaines welcome 5th child

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 2:17pm

HGTV's Joanna and Chip Gaines have welcomed their fifth child — a boy.

Teen actress wears 'I do care' jacket to protest first lady

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 12:01pm

Teen actress Jenna Ortega cares, and says Melania Trump should do the same.

'Game of Thrones' co-stars Kit Harington, Rose Leslie wed

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 11:39am

Former "Game of Thrones" co-stars Kit Harington and Rose Leslie married Saturday with a church service and a celebration at the bride's ancestral castle in Scotland.

Michelle Obama's memoir conveys lessons of an eventful life

Chevel Johnson, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 8:56pm

Former first lady Michelle Obama said Friday that her upcoming memoir "Becoming" is a "re-humanization effort" that shares the "ordinariness of a very extraordinary story" that she hopes will give voice to people who feel voiceless.

Michelle Obama says her memoir is a 're-humanization' effort

Chevel Johnson, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 7:32pm

Former first lady Michelle Obama said Friday her upcoming memoir "Becoming" is a "re-humanization effort" that shares the "ordinariness of a very extraordinary story" that she hopes will give voice to people who feel voiceless.

The Latest: Cohen denies discussing Trump with Tom Arnold

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 7:26pm

The Latest on a photo of President Donald Trump's former attorney, Michael Cohen, and comedian Tom Arnold that has fueled speculation Cohen has secret tapes of Trump and is willing to share them (all times local):

AP Source: J. Cole to perform at BET Awards

Mesfin Fekadu, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 5:26pm

J. Cole is set to perform at Sunday's BET Awards.

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 4:38pm

Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:

Honduran girl in symbolic photo not separated from mother

David Bauder, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 4:14pm

A crying Honduran girl depicted in a widely-seen photograph that became a symbol for many of President Donald Trump's immigration policies was not actually separated from her mother, U.S. government officials said on Friday.

Jailed filmmaker in Russia loses 44 pounds on hunger strike

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 1:28pm

A lawyer for a Ukrainian filmmaker who has been on hunger strike for more than a month in a Russian prison says his client has lost about 20 kilograms (44 pounds) and is severely weak.

Ex-Las Vegas headliner loses bid to undo federal porn plea

Ken Ritter, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 12:46pm

A former Las Vegas Strip headliner from Germany lost his bid to withdraw his guilty plea in a federal child pornography case involving thousands of videos and images.

Jerusalem backlash casts shadow over Eurovision contest

Tia Goldenberg, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 10:56am

When the United States recognized Jerusalem as Israel's capital, Israelis hoped other countries would follow suit. Instead, the move has created a backlash. The latest setback threatens the contested city's hopes of hosting the 2019 Eurovision song contest — an affair that has become something of a national obsession.

Actress Betty Buckley wants to 'make America happy again'

Mike Cidoni Lennox, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 10:42am

There's busy. And then there's Betty Buckley busy.

Charles Krauthammer, conservative columnist and pundit, dies

Hillel Italie, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 9:48am

Charles Krauthammer, the Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist and pundit who helped shape and occasionally dissented from the conservative movement as he evolved from "Great Society" Democrat to Iraq War cheerleader to denouncer of Donald Trump, has died at age 68.

So much TV, so little summer: Amy Adams, Kevin Hart, Dr. Pol

Lynn Elber, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 9:44am

The fall television season is months away but that's no reason to stare moodily at a blank screen. In this era of peak TV, there are so many outlets and shows clamoring for your summertime attention that it can be as daunting as choosing between a mojito and a frozen daiquiri.