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Shirley MacLaine to receive AARP Movies for Grownups honor

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 18th - 6:08am

Actor Shirley MacLaine will receive AARP the Magazine's lifetime achievement honor at the Movies for Grownups Awards next year.

Romanian-Canadian singer dies after car plunges into Danube

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 18th - 4:57am

Romanian police say singer-songwriter Anca Pop has died after her car plunged into the River Danube. She was 34.

Keillor back in spotlight after sexual misconduct allegation

Jeff Baenen, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 17th - 10:48pm

Garrison Keillor looked comfortable on the small stage as he sang Christmas lullabies, told off-color limericks and spun a tale about a lutefisk dinner at the fictitious Lake Wobegon.

'Tonight Show' to air episode in Puerto Rico with 'Hamilton'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 17th - 6:44pm

Jimmy Fallon's "Tonight Show" will air an episode next year from Puerto Rico including an exclusive performance with Lin-Manuel Miranda reprising his role in "Hamilton."

Rapper T.I.: No contest to violating ban on public cursing

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 17th - 6:03pm

Rapper T.I. is paying a $300 fine after pleading no contest to violating a local law in Georgia that prohibits public cursing.

'Roma,' 'Burning' among foreign language Oscar contenders

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 17th - 4:55pm

A number of Oscar hopefuls just got one step closer to a nomination with Monday's reveal of nine Academy Awards shortlists, including best foreign language film where Alfonso Cuaron's "Roma" and Lee Chang-dong's thriller "Burning" are among nine films in consideration.

'Fresh Prince' star sues maker of video games over his dance

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 17th - 4:10pm

"The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" star Alfonso Ribeiro is suing the creators of Fortnite and NBA 2K for using his famous dance on the popular video games.

Detective sues Netflix over 'Making a Murderer' series

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 17th - 3:58pm

A former detective is suing the filmmakers who produced the Netflix series "Making a Murderer" alleging the documentary defamed him.

Chelsea Clinton working on book about endangered animals

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 17th - 11:38am

Chelsea Clinton's career as a children's author continues with a picture book about endangered animals.

Review: 'Transformers' gets a great savior in 'Bumblebee'

Mark Kennedy, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 17th - 9:41am

male-driven, mindless spectaculars with sophomoric humor. How can it be saved? Just hand the keys over to some talented women.

Garth Brooks adds 2nd Minneapolis show at governor's request

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 17th - 9:23am

Country superstar Garth Brooks says Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton is why he's adding a second concert when he visits Minneapolis.

Top of mind: 'Justice' is Merriam-Webster's word of the year

Leanne Italie, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 17th - 8:29am

Racial justice. Obstruction of justice. Social justice. The Justice Department. Merriam-Webster has chosen "justice" as its 2018 word of the year, driven by the churning news cycle over months and months.

Actor Geoffrey Rush accused of sexual misconduct

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 17th - 8:28am

"Orange Is the New Black" actress Yael Stone alleged actor Geoffrey Rush engaged in sexually inappropriate behavior when they starred in "The Diary of a Madman" in 2010.

Country band Alabama mark 50 years with new tour

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 17th - 8:01am

Country band Alabama will mark their 50th year together with a new tour in 2019, more than a year after founding member Jeff Cook announced that he has Parkinson's disease.

Meghan's father Thomas Markle appeals to her to call home

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 17th - 6:38am

Thomas Markle appealed to his daughter Meghan to call home, saying Monday they hadn't spoken since her wedding to Prince Harry in May.

Jeff Bridges to receive Cecil B. DeMille Award at Globes

Jonathan Landrum Jr., Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 17th - 6:24am

Jeff Bridges may have once been considered as one of Hollywood's most underappreciated actors, but next month's Golden Globe Awards will showcase his life and illustrious career next month by bestowing him one of its highest honors.

Philippines contestant Catriona Gray named Miss Universe

Kaweewit Kaewjinda, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 16th - 10:27pm

The Philippines' Catriona Gray was named Miss Universe 2018 in a competition concluding Monday in Bangkok, besting contestants from 93 other countries and delighting her home country.

Offset interruption of Cardi B at Rolling Loud spurs outrage

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 16th - 4:46pm

Cardi B is asking the public to not bash Offset, who became the target of internet outrage after he interrupted her set at the Rolling Loud Festival in Los Angeles Saturday night and asked her to get back together with him.

'Spider-Verse' swings to the top; 'Mortal Engines' tanks

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 16th - 12:41pm

"Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse" swung to the top of the domestic box office in its first weekend in theaters, proving that there is widespread audience interest in big screen animated versions of Marvel's marquee superheroes.

Police visit 'Saturday Night Live' star after Instagram post

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 15th - 9:37pm

New York City police were concerned about Pete Davidson after he wrote "I don't want to be on this earth anymore" on Instagram. And they visited the "Saturday Night Live" star to make sure he was OK.