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MTV launches drive to get young people to vote

David Bauder, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 7:01am

MTV is launching its first-ever drive to encourage young people to register and vote during a midterm election year.

Gretchen Carlson: Miss America's claims cost pageant $75K

Wayne Parry, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 10:11pm

Miss America chairwoman Gretchen Carlson has struck back against the reigning Miss America, saying Cara Mund's allegations that Carlson and others have bullied and silenced her has led to the loss of $75,000 in scholarship money for this year's contestants.

Comedian Andy Gross stirs outrage at Purdue University

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 1:52pm

Comedian Andy Gross stirred outrage at Indiana's Purdue University, which says the Los Angeles-based performer's act during a student orientation was inappropriate.

Backstreet Boys fans treated for injuries after storm

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 12:33pm

An Oklahoma casino says 14 people suffered cuts and bruises when a powerful rainstorm toppled entrance trusses and disrupted the start of an outdoor concert by the Backstreet Boys.

The Latest: The new alternative facts: 'Truth isn't truth'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 9:59am

The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local):

AP Interview: Photographer documented 1968 Soviet invasion

Karel Janicek, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 1:43am

It's been 50 years, but powerful images of the Soviet-led invasion of Czechoslovakia taken by photographer Josef Koudelka still resonate among Czechs and elsewhere in the world — they've even been admired in Russia.

Correction: Backstreet Boys Concert-Oklahoma story

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 18th - 8:10pm

In a story Aug. 18 about fans injured at a Backstreet Boys concert in Oklahoma, The Associated Press misspelled the name of the city in the dateline. The city is Thackerville, not Thackersville.

Ariana Grande tears up as she recalls Manchester tragedy

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 18th - 11:13am

The very mention of Manchester still brings Ariana Grande to tears.

Priyanka Chopra, Nick Jonas make their engagement official

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 18th - 9:09am

It's official for Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas.

John Williams composition about ghost making world premiere

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 18th - 7:59am

A new John Williams composition about a ghost said to have scared Leonard Bernstein is making its world premiere.

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 18th - 7:10am

Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:

Janet Jackson, Daddy Yankee celebrate release of new song

Mesfin Fekadu, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 17th - 10:47pm

Janet Jackson's fans were so energetic at an event Friday for her new single that one fan chimed in so the icon could speak without interruption.

Aretha Franklin's funeral set for Aug. 31 in Detroit

Mesfin Fekadu, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 17th - 8:05pm

Aretha Franklin's funeral will be held Aug. 31 in her hometown of Detroit.

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 17th - 4:03pm

Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:

AP source: It's not just audio, Manigault Newman has video

Darlene Superville, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 17th - 3:39pm

It's not just audiotapes.

MTV VMAs working to craft tribute for Aretha Franklin

John Carucci, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 17th - 2:54pm

The MTV Video Music Awards plans on honoring the legacy of Aretha Franklin — they're just not sure how they will do it.

A focused Mackenzie Phillips takes it one day at a time

Lynn Elber, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 17th - 1:39pm

Mackenzie Phillips, who's upending expectations with her portrayal of a brutal inmate on "Orange is the New Black," deserves another look off-screen as well.

Stan Lee gets 3-year restraining order against ex-adviser

Andrew Dalton, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 17th - 1:01pm

Stan Lee's restraining order against a former business manager was extended for three years on Friday, in another apparent step toward stability for the Marvel Comics mogul after a tumultuous year.

Jefferson Airplane co-founder: Botched surgery ruined career

Tom Hays, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 17th - 10:42am

A co-founder of Jefferson Airplane is accusing a New York City hospital of destroying his musical career with a botched tracheotomy after heart surgery in 2016.

Bob Mackie's designs for Cher, Carol Burnett up for auction

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 17th - 8:51am

Bob Mackie-designed outfits worn by Cher, Carol Burnett, Diana Ross and other celebrities are going up for auction.