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Cannes in close-up: Images of the festival's dazzling detail

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 20th - 3:19am

The Cannes Film Festival is a wide-screen spectacle best captured in close-up.

And the winner of the 'Game of Thrones' is ...

Andrew Dalton, Associated Press  |  Posted May 20th - 12:58am

Winter has come and winter has gone.

James Gunn says he's a better person after being fired

Mike Cidoni Lennox, Associated Press  |  Posted May 19th - 1:54pm

It's been a roller-coaster year for James Gunn, who was fired from "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3" over old tweets in July, and rehired this March. But the writer-director who shepherded the first two "Guardians" films to critical and box office success said the experience has been an educational one.

'The Lighthouse,' with Robert Pattinson, illuminates Cannes

Jake Coyle, Associated Press  |  Posted May 19th - 1:44pm

Robert Eggers' "The Lighthouse," starring Robert Pattinson and Willem Dafoe as turn-of-the-century lighthouse keepers, kicked up a storm Sunday at the Cannes Film Festival with a wave-making, madhouse period tale that seemingly washed ashore from another era.

Oprah Winfrey speaks at college graduation in Colorado

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 19th - 1:37pm

Oprah Winfrey tells college graduates in Colorado small steps lead to big accomplishments.

Royal praise for Dutch singer's victory at flashy Eurovision

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 19th - 6:36am

The Dutch royal family and prime minister are leading an unusual outpouring of praise for the 25-year-old singer who brought the Netherlands its first victory in the Eurovision song contest since the 1970s.

Blame it on Bieber: Iceland canyon too popular with visitors

Egill Bjarnason, Associated Press  |  Posted May 19th - 3:36am

A large sign warns motorists that Iceland's Fjadrárgljúfur canyon is closed to visitors but drivers keep on coming down the narrow gravel road. A ranger at a roadblock has to explain why no one can pass: The vulnerable landscape cannot sustain more visitors.

Arnold Schwarzenegger assaulted during event in South Africa

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 18th - 8:27pm

Actor Arnold Schwarzenegger was assaulted during a public appearance in South Africa on Saturday, but the 71-year-old quickly recovered and said, "I'm just glad the idiot didn't interrupt my Snapchat."

Country star Travis Tritt's tour bus involved in fatal wreck

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 18th - 6:39pm

Country music star Travis Tritt says his tour bus was "sideswiped" in a multi-vehicle crash that left two people dead in South Carolina.

The Netherlands wins the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest with Duncan Laurence's piano ballad "Arcade"

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 18th - 5:16pm

The Netherlands wins the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest with Duncan Laurence's piano ballad "Arcade" .

Actor-comedian Sammy Shore, father of Pauly, dies at 92

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 18th - 3:05pm

Sammy Shore, an actor and standup comedian who co-founded the Comedy Store, died Saturday. He was 92.

The Latest: Netherlands wins 2019 Eurovision Song Contest

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 18th - 2:24pm

The Latest on the Grand Final of the Eurovision Song Contest (all times local):

Eurovision Song Contest Grand Final kicks off in Tel Aviv

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 18th - 1:02pm

The Grand Final of the 64th Eurovision Song Contest is under way.

Abortion rights demonstration held on Cannes red carpet

Jake Coyle, Associated Press  |  Posted May 18th - 10:34am

Ahead of Saturday's premiere of an Argentine documentary on abortion, dozens of women demonstrated for abortion rights on the red carpet at the Cannes Film Festival in France.

Matthew McConaughey receives original high school diploma

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 18th - 9:41am

Actor Matthew McConaughey has finally received his high school diploma, more than 30 years after graduating.

A newly restored 'The Shining' debuts in Cannes

Jake Coyle, Associated Press  |  Posted May 18th - 7:38am

Thirty-nine years later, Jack is still not a dull boy.

Queen Elizabeth II attends yet another wedding at Windsor

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 18th - 6:26am

Queen Elizabeth II and other royal family members have gathered at St George's chapel in Windsor for the wedding of the daughter of the monarch's first cousin.

1 year after wedding: Harry and Meghan have new home, son

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 18th - 1:14am

It's been an eventful first year of marriage for Prince Harry and the former Meghan Markle, now known formally as the Duchess of Sussex.

Editor of Carver, McInerney fired for 'breach' of policy

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 17th - 6:14pm

A prominent literary editor has been fired for an undisclosed "breach" of company policy. Gary Fisketjon had worked with such authors as Raymond Carver, Cormac McCarthy and Richard Ford.

Kim Kardashian West reveals Psalm as new baby's name

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 17th - 5:08pm

To messages of support and puzzlement, Kim Kardashian West has, seemingly, revealed her newborn's name: Psalm West.