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Dave Dave, who was set afire as boy, died of natural causes

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 5:16pm

Medical examiners in Las Vegas have determined that artist Dave Dave, who was badly scarred when his father set him on fire as a boy, died of natural causes.

Bible Museum admits some of its Dead Sea Scrolls are fake

Ashraf Khalil, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 5:07pm

When Washington's $500 million Museum of the Bible held its grand opening in November 2017, attended by Vice President Mike Pence, there were questions even then about the authenticity of its centerpiece collection of Dead Sea Scrolls.

Man shot by guard in lobby of local Washington Fox station

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 2:42pm

A security guard shot a man at Washington's local Fox station Monday after he kicked through a pair of locked doors and tried to enter the lobby, police said.

'Wonder Woman' sequel pushed back to summer 2020

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 1:24pm

The world will have to wait a little longer for the "Wonder Woman" sequel, which will now arrive in theaters in summer 2020.

Billionaire Boys Club's Joe Hunt seeks cut in life sentence

Paul Elias, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 1:14pm

The young Joe Hunt once used his intelligence, a high-energy salesman's patter and powers of persuasion to get wealthy friends to invest in his Billionaire Boys Club to fuel an opulent lifestyle that abruptly ended with a first-degree murder conviction and a prison sentence of life without the possibility of parole.

PBS docuseries 'Native America' recreates cultures pre-1492

Russell Contreras, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 12:41pm

The story of Native America taught in U.S. public schools usually begins at contact with European explorers. Children then get lessons about Thanksgiving, maybe the Trail of Tears or the 19th century wars over the removal of tribes in the American West. Rarely discussed is life in the Americas before Columbus' 1492 voyage.

Rowling, Tolkien, Austen novels vie for bragging rights

Lynn Elber, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 11:24am

The results are in for an impassioned national election that put the popularity of candidates Jane Austen, J.R.R. Tolkien and J.K. Rowling on the line.

"Frasier" actor Grammer on North Carolina TV for referendum

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 10:31am

"Frasier" actor Kelsey Grammer is seeking to give a boost to a crime victims' amendment on North Carolina ballots by appearing in a television commercial.

AP Exclusive: 2 rarely seen Hemingway stories coming out

Hillel Italie, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 7:29am

Two Ernest Hemingway stories written in the mid-1950s and rarely seen since will be published next year.

Michael Caine looks back in 'Blowing the Bloody Doors Off'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 7:28am

Michael Caine has been looking back, and on the whole he likes the view. Regrets? He's had few.

'Shark Tank' backs late 9/11 cleaner's idea, pitched by kids

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 6:33am

The sharks on "Shark Tank" are supporting an invention created by a New York City firefighter who died of cancer after helping clean up the aftermath of the Sept. 11 attacks.

Julia Louis-Dreyfus gets a top award for comedy

Ashraf Khalil, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 11:29pm

Julia Louis-Dreyfus has been recognized with the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor for a lifetime in comedy.

Harry and Meghan travel in different style on Australia tour

Trevor Marshallsea, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 9:59pm

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex took separate boats Monday to Queensland's Fraser Island as their tour of Australia and the South Pacific continued with a reduced schedule for the pregnant duchess.

Geoffrey Rush says he was 'distraught' over paper's articles

Trevor Marshallsea, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 8:14pm

Geoffrey Rush told the judge hearing his defamation case on Monday he felt distraught and as though his head was filled with lead on seeing a newspaper's publication of allegations he had behaved inappropriately toward a female co-star.

Ricky Skaggs, Dottie West enter Country Music Hall of Fame

Kristin M. Hall, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 7:38pm

Bluegrass and country star Ricky Skaggs, singer Dottie West and fiddler Johnny Gimble are the newest members of the Country Music Hall of Fame.

The Latest: Louis-Dreyfus recalls knowing she had the 'gift'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 5:37pm

The Latest on Julia Louis-Dreyfus receiving the 21st annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor for an iconic career in comedy (all times local):

Family, fans, of Tom Petty gather to name park in his honor

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 4:48pm

A Florida park was renamed after iconic rocker Tom Petty, who played at that park as a boy.

Garth Brooks' concert at Notre Dame success despite weather

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 2:44pm

Bad weather tested the devotion of 84,000 fans who went to see Garth Brooks at Notre Dame Stadium over the weekend.

Jennifer Garner plays with Arkansas kids at health center

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 12:08pm

Actress Jennifer Garner has brought a little fun to a northeast Arkansas childcare and family health center.

Julia Louis-Dreyfus feted for career achievement in comedy

Ashraf Khalil, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 11:05am

Julia Louis-Dreyfus is one of the best-known comedic actresses of her generation, and now she's been recognized with the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor for a lifetime in comedy.