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New Mitch Albom book, 'Chika,' coming in November

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 19th - 9:01am

The tragic, but inspiring story of a young Haitian orphan led Mitch Albom to write his first nonfiction book in over a decade.

Judge orders Roger Stone to court over Instagram post

Michael Balsamo, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 19th - 8:56am

A federal judge on Tuesday ordered Roger Stone to appear in court to consider whether to revoke his bail after the Trump confidant posted a photo on Instagram of the judge with what appeared to be crosshairs of a gun.

The Latest: Keira Knightley calls Lagerfeld 'legend'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 19th - 5:58am

The Latest on the death of fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld (all times local):

Costume Designers Guild to honor Ruth E. Carter, Glenn Close

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 19th - 1:08am

Oscar nominees Glenn Close and "Black Panther" costume designer Ruth E. Carter will be honored Tuesday night at the 21st annual Costume Designers Guild Awards.

W.E.B. Griffin, prolific military novelist, dead at age 89

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 18th - 3:47pm

W.E.B. Griffin, the prolific and best-selling author of military novels, has died at age 89.

No plan for Smollett to do follow-up police interview Monday

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 18th - 11:22am

Attorneys for "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett say there are no plans for him to meet with Chicago detectives Monday for a follow-up interview about his reported assault.

Ancient site linked to Caesar's murder to open to public

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 18th - 10:30am

A complex of ancient temples in Rome that are linked to the scene of Julius Caesar's murder will be opened to the public.

Venezuela's Maduro to throw concert rivaling Richard Branson

Luis Andres Henao, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 18th - 10:30am

Refusing to back down amid a mounting battle over Venezuela's humanitarian crisis, the government of President Nicolas Maduro announced Monday that it will hold its own huge concert to rival one being organized by billionaire Richard Branson, a backer of opposition leader Juan Guaido.

First-ever 'Jeopardy!" team contest draws top champions

Lynn Elber, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 18th - 8:55am

Glance around the "Jeopardy!" set during rehearsals for its first-ever team championship and it's easy to be intimidated by the assembled brain power.

Vandal topples wax statue of Sean 'Diddy' Combs

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 18th - 8:21am

Police say someone attacked a statue of Sean "Diddy" Combs at Madame Tussauds wax museum in New York, shoving the rap impresario's likeness so forcefully it lost its head.

Million-selling 'Questioneers' team readies new picture book

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 18th - 7:03am

The million-selling "Questioneers" team of author Andrea Beaty and illustrator David Roberts has an Election Day special planned.

Julia Roberts to receive George Eastman Award for movie work

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 17th - 5:06pm

Actress Julia Roberts will be this year's recipient of the George Eastman Award, given to honor contributions to the art of cinema.

The Latest: Chicago police still seek Smollett interview

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 17th - 3:38pm

The Latest on the reported attack on "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett (all times local):

Chicago police seek follow-up interview with Jussie Smollett

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 17th - 1:02pm

Chicago police and representatives for Jussie Smollett aren't speaking publicly about the investigation into a reported attack on the "Empire" actor.

Don Cheadle sports political shirts as he hosts 'SNL'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 17th - 9:22am

Don Cheadle delivered some political messages along with jokes as he hosted "Saturday Night Live" for the first time.

Burberry catwalk showcases streetwear, elegant classics

Sylvia Hui and Gregory Katz, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 17th - 7:52am

Victoria Beckham doesn't need celebrities at her fashion shows — her A-list family provides more than enough star power.

'Black Panther' costume designer blazes trail to inspire

Jonathan Landrum Jr., Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 17th - 7:02am

Ruth E. Carter is a black woman blazing a trail as a costume designer in a film industry with not many who look like her. But through her upcoming career achievement award and Oscar nomination for her Afro-futuristic wardrobes in the superhero film "Black Panther," Carter believes she can "knock down" more doors so others like herself can walk through them.

Jussie Smollett attorneys' statement: No truth to reports that "Empire" actor played a role in attack on him

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 16th - 10:00pm

Jussie Smollett attorneys' statement: No truth to reports that "Empire" actor played a role in attack on him.

Manhole fires force evacuation of NYC theater complex

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 16th - 9:17pm

A series of manhole fires in midtown Manhattan on Saturday forced the evacuation of a theater complex where performances of plays including "Jersey Boys" and "Avenue Q" were underway.

Country star Miranda Lambert reveals secret marriage

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 16th - 4:54pm

Country star Miranda Lambert celebrated Valentine's Day weekend with the announcement that she secretly got married.