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Disney actor Stoney Westmoreland fired after arrest in Salt Lake

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 15th - 6:11pm

Disney Channel actor Stoney Westmoreland has been fired after he was arrested in Salt Lake City for allegedly attempting to have a sexual relationship with an online acquaintance he believed was 13 years old.

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 15th - 12:38pm

Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:

Toni Braxton is in the holiday spirit with Lifetime movie

Gary Gerard Hamilton, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 15th - 9:49am

Toni Braxton has been nominated for Grammys again for her latest album, but these days the singer is also focusing on acting — and flexing her producing muscles.

Putin says rap should be controlled in Russia, not banned

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 15th - 6:45am

Alarmed by the growing popularity of rap among Russian youth, President Vladimir Putin wants cultural leaders to devise a means of controlling, rather than banning, the popular music.

1947 best-picture Oscar sells for nearly $500,000 at auction

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 14th - 5:45pm

One Academy Award trophy sold for nearly $500,000 and the second for well over $200,000 in a rare auction of Oscars that ended Friday in Los Angeles.

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 14th - 4:18pm

Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:

Comedian Lange avoids jail time despite positive drug test

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 14th - 11:58am

A judge has spared comedian Artie Lange jail time even though he tested positive for cocaine and amphetamine.

With blockbuster effects, Peter Jackson brings WWI to life

Jake Coyle, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 14th - 11:54am

Peter Jackson has used digital wizardry to conjure J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle Earth and King Kong's 1930s New York, but he has now — in perhaps his most acclaimed film — employed all his technical powers to bring to life the Western Front of the first World War.

CBS replacing head of struggling morning show

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 14th - 9:45am

CBS News is replacing the top executive at "CBS This Morning," which has struggled to maintain its footing since Charlie Rose was fired a year ago on sexual misconduct charges.

Top TV moments: 'Roseanne,' Oprah's speech, message funerals

Lynn Elber, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 14th - 8:59am

It was a remarkably dramatic year on television, with much of it unscripted.

2018 Breakthrough: Awkwafina of 'Crazy Rich Asians'

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 14th - 8:46am

Awkwafina became a household name this summer, stealing scenes from the likes of Cate Blanchett and Sandra Bullock in the heist movie "Ocean's 8" and then as a standout in the cultural phenomenon that was "Crazy Rich Asians."

Royals reveal the images on their Christmas cards

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 14th - 8:09am

British officials have released the photos chosen by members of the royal family for their Christmas cards.

School defends expulsion of Wade family friend

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 14th - 7:57am

A South Florida prep school at the center of a dispute over the expulsion of a student who is friends with NBA star Dwayne Wade and actress Gabrielle Union says its handbook explicitly states that any student who uses profanity toward a staff member will be expelled.

Kanye reignites Drake feud on Twitter, alleges threats

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 14th - 6:52am

Kanye West is not sending Christmas cheer to Drake.

Historian lays out vision for new Holocaust museum in Warsaw

Vanessa Gera, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 14th - 6:48am

The Warsaw Ghetto Museum should be an ambitious state-of-the art facility —"the major Holocaust museum in Poland" — when it opens in 2023, its newly appointed chief historian said Friday.

Kelly Clarkson backs lip-synching mom who embarrassed son

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 14th - 5:03am

Kelly Clarkson is sending some love to the mom who was captured lip-syncing on a fan cam while her son dove for cover in his hoodie.

Nancy Wilson, Grammy winning jazz singer, dies at 81

Andrew Dalton and Hillel Italie, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 13th - 9:39pm

Nancy Wilson, the Grammy-winning "song stylist" and torch singer whose polished pop-jazz vocals made her a platinum artist and top concert performer, has died.

Manager says Grammy-winning jazz singer Nancy Wilson has died at age 81

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 13th - 9:34pm

Manager says Grammy-winning jazz singer Nancy Wilson has died at age 81.

Oscar-nominated actress Sondra Locke dies at 74

Andrew Dalton, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 13th - 6:17pm

Actress and director Sondra Locke, who was nominated for an Academy Award for her first film role in 1968's "The Heart is a Lonely Hunter" and went on to co-star in six films with Clint Eastwood, has died.

CNN: Anchor promptly made on-air correction about Arpaio

Jacques Billeaud, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 13th - 4:09pm

Former Sheriff Joe Arpaio alleged in a defamation lawsuit earlier this week against three news organizations that CNN made no effort to correct anchor Chris Cuomo's erroneous statement that the lawman was a convicted felon.