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Armani democratizes the double-breasted jacket

Colleen Barry, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 6:44pm

In a week normally reserved for men's fashion, the June edition of Milan Fashion Week closed Monday with a mélange of men's and women's previews for next spring and summer.

Authorities: Rapper XXXTentacion shot dead in Florida

Kelli Kennedy, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 6:44pm

Troubled rapper-singer XXXTentacion was shot and killed Monday in Florida in what police called an apparent robbery attempt.

The Latest: Fan rushes to scene of XXXTentacion's death

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 6:22pm

The Latest on rapper XXXtentacion's fatal shooting in Florida (all times local):

Author Junot Diaz cleared of wrongdoing in MIT investigation

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 5:22pm

A Massachusetts Institute of Technology investigation cleared Pulitzer Prize-winning author and creative writing professor Junot Diaz to return to the classroom this fall.

More than melting watches: Spain's Salvador Dali Triangle

Dana Schimmel, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 5:04pm

If the name Salvador Dali conjures images of melting watches and one conspicuous mustache but not much else, then a visit to Spain's "Dali Triangle" will not only make for a fantastic road trip, it will show that there's so much more to the renowned surrealist's work.

Bail revoked for promoter of failed music fest in Bahamas

Larry Neumeister, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 4:08pm

Bail was revoked Monday for the promoter of a failed music festival on a Bahamian island by a judge who called him a flight risk and a nonviolent danger to the community.

Judge withholds ruling on Meek Mill's request for new trial

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 3:59pm

A Pennsylvania judge said Monday she'll rule in "due time" after an evidence hearing to determine whether rapper Meek Mill should get a new trial in his decade-old gun and drug convictions.

Rock trio The Record Company is back but not much changed

Mark Kennedy, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 1:04pm

Nowhere is there a better sign of how far the rock trio The Record Company has come than in the difference between where the group recorded its first and second albums.

AFI highlights Clooney's life of acting, activism and pranks

Pablo Arauz Pena, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 12:12pm

George Clooney's Hollywood career spans more than three decades, with memorable roles including fighting vampires, playing Batman and drifting through space in "Gravity." But Clooney's other accomplishments, including directing, screenwriting and activism, led to him becoming the latest recipient of the American Film Institute's Life Achievement Award.

In 'Jurassic World,' a dino-sized animal-rights parable

Jake Coyle, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 11:44am

The dinosaurs of "Jurassic Park" are many things. They are special-effects wonders. They are unruly house guests. And they are some of the biggest, most foot-stomping metaphors around.

Florida photographer explores surrealist artist Dali's roots

Tamara Lush, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 9:28am

Photographer Clyde Butcher is known for his sweeping, evocative black-and-white photos of Florida's Everglades. But when he first arrived in the Sunshine State almost 40 years ago, he looked around and couldn't find anything to photograph.

Roll out the barrels: Christo artwork floats on London lake

Jill Lawless, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 8:15am

The ducks, geese and hardy cold-water swimmers in London's Hyde Park have a new neighbor: a monumental floating structure made from 7,506 stacked barrels colored bright red, mauve and blue.

New study finds continued gender disparity in book coverage

Hillel Italie, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 8:14am

A new study finds that few of the top literary publications are giving equal time to women authors and reviewers.

Michael Jackson's elephant escapes enclosure at Florida zoo

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 7:14am

An elephant that once lived at Michael Jackson's Neverland Ranch briefly escaped its enclosure at a Florida zoo.

Thomas Markle says Prince Harry said to give Trump a chance

Gregory Katz, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 6:06am

The father of the former Meghan Markle says he talked politics with Prince Harry over the phone — and Harry argued that he should give President Donald Trump a chance.

TV host Jimmy Kimmel beat by Sen. Ted Cruz in charity game

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 3:00pm

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz has triumphed over late night TV host Jimmy Kimmel in their much-hyped charity basketball game that Kimmel dubbed the Blobfish Basketball Classic.

Ex-3 Doors Down bass player arrested, drugs, weapons found

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 12:18pm

One of the founding members of the rock band 3 Doors Down is back in jail after guns and drugs were seen in his Mississippi home.

Cornell's daughter pays tribute to late rocker with duet

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 9:58am

Chris Cornell's daughter has released a recording of a duet with her late father as part of an emotional tribute to the late rocker on Father's Day.

Jay-Z, Beyonce release surprise album 'Everything Is Love'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 6:08am

Jay-Z and Beyonce are keeping up a family tradition, dropping a surprise album before anyone knew it was coming.

AMC Networks: Hardwick's talk show on hold amid allegations

Lynn Elber, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 16th - 4:56pm

Chris Hardwick's cable talk show is on hold and he has withdrawn as moderator of AMC and BBC America's Comic-Con panels, AMC Networks said Saturday.