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Women filmmakers have record showing at Berlin Film Festival

Louise Dixon, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 16th - 8:18am

The voice of the female filmmaker was louder than ever at this year's Berlin Film Festival, with seven out of the 17 films in the competition section helmed by women, and female directors from all corners of the globe featured prominently at the festival.

London Fashion Week: Jasper Conran goes for monastic chic

Sylvia Hui and Gregory Katz, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 16th - 7:38am

London Fashion Week is picking up pace with Alexa Chung, Jasper Conran and other designers offering catwalk shows Saturday, to be followed by the House of Holland and Simone Rocha.

Swiss actor Bruno Ganz, star of 'Downfall,' dies at 77

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 16th - 7:30am

Swiss actor Bruno Ganz, who played Adolf Hitler cooped up in his Berlin bunker in "Downfall" and an angel in Wim Wenders' "Wings of Desire," has died. He was 77.

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 16th - 7:05am

Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 15th - 5:03pm

Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:

The Latest: 21 Savage surrenders on outstanding warrant

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 15th - 4:54pm

The Latest on saga involving Atlanta-based rapper 21 Savage (all times local):

All Academy Awards categories will air live on Oscars telecast, reversing plan to give 4 honors during commercials

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 15th - 4:13pm

All Academy Awards categories will air live on Oscars telecast, reversing plan to give 4 honors during commercials.

Chicago police spokesman: 2 suspects arrested in reported hate crime against black actor Jussie Smollett are also black

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 15th - 1:02pm

Chicago police spokesman: 2 suspects arrested in reported hate crime against black actor Jussie Smollett are also black.

Ex-FBI official recounts discussion about 25th Amendment

Eric Tucker, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 15th - 12:25pm

Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe said in an interview posted Friday that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein broached the idea of using the Constitution to oust President Donald Trump, saying the Justice Department official "discussed it with me in the context of thinking about how many other cabinet officials might support such an effort."

APNewsBreak: Allred contacted authorities about R Kelly tape

Michael Tarm, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 15th - 11:44am

Attorney Gloria Allred tells The Associated Press she has contacted law enforcement about concerns one of her clients may be the person in a VHS tape recently given to Chicago prosecutors that purportedly shows R&B star R. Kelly having sex with an underage girl.

Tichina Arnold finds a new sitcom home in 'The Neighborhood'

Lynn Elber, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 15th - 9:58am

Tichina Arnold knew as a tot she was meant to perform.

Outtakes: Regina King on white lies, directing and '227'

Mesfin Fekadu, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 15th - 9:04am

Regina King — who is nominated for her first-ever Academy Award for her work in "If Beale Street Could Talk" — discusses sitting in the director's chair and following up on the promise she made to female filmmakers during her Golden Globes speech in outtakes from a recent interview with The Associated Press. Read the interview here .

The Latest: 2 questioned in Smollett attack now suspects

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 15th - 8:54am

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

Main suspect in Sweden's royal jewels heist confesses

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 15th - 8:15am

The main suspect in the theft of royal funeral artifacts from a Swedish cathedral confessed Friday to stealing them after his DNA was found on the items that were pulled out last week from a garbage bin north of Stockholm.

Regina is already a King, but what about president?

Mesfin Fekadu, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 15th - 8:05am

So, Regina King walked into a 99-cent store. And what'd she get? A prophecy on her life.

Chicago police, Fox dispute reports about Smollett attack

Don Babwin, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 15th - 7:39am

Chicago police says local media reports that allege the attack against "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett was a hoax are unconfirmed.

21 Savage 'wasn't hiding' being British, feared deportation

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 15th - 7:22am

The Atlanta-based rapper 21 Savage said in an interview aired Friday that he didn't talk about his British citizenship before because he didn't want to get deported.

'Small Island' author Andrea Levy dies of cancer aged 62

Danica Kirka and Jill Lawless, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 15th - 4:44am

Andrea Levy, a prize-winning novelist who chronicled the hopes and horrors experienced by the post-World War II generation of Jamaican immigrants in Britain, has died. She was 62, and had suffered from cancer.

It's a girl! Berlin zoo's baby polar bear has 1st checkup

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 15th - 2:40am

Berlin's Tierpark zoo says its latest baby polar bear is "a perky, strong girl."

Syrians act in playback theater to heal war trauma

Bassem Mroue, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 14th - 11:14pm

The young Syrian woman walked on stage and began telling the story of her brother's abduction in the early years of her country's civil war, wiping away tears as she recalled the 2013 incident that changed her life.