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Supreme Court asked to review 'Making a Murderer' confession

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 20th - 4:24pm

Lawyers for a Wisconsin inmate featured in the "Making a Murderer" series on Netflix asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday to review a federal appeals court decision that held his confession was voluntary.

Stephen King in tweet slams congressman as "NRA sweetheart"

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 20th - 4:22pm

Author Stephen King on Tuesday called a Maine congressman an "NRA sweetheart" for receiving thousands of dollars from the gun rights advocacy group.

Q&A: Yance Ford on race, justice and making Oscar history

Jake Coyle, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 20th - 4:02pm

In the Oscar-nominated documentary "Strong Island," Yance Ford stares back at the camera with profound sorrow and calm resilience.

Rhode Island marks 15 years since 100 killed in club fire

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 20th - 3:00pm

Rhode Island is marking the 15th anniversary of a nightclub fire that killed 100 people and injured more than 200 others.

Man convicted of stealing John Legend's bag at JFK Airport

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 20th - 2:53pm

A 64-year-old man has been convicted of stealing Grammy winner John Legend's Louis Vuitton bag containing $25,000 Cartier cufflinks from an airport luggage cart in New York.

Stylish Queen Elizabeth II makes first Fashion Week visit

Gregory Katz, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 20th - 11:34am

Queen Elizabeth II has always dressed with style and flair — but Tuesday marked her first visit to the showy catwalks of London Fashion Week.

George and Amal Clooney donate $500k to march against guns

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 20th - 10:44am

Actor George Clooney and his wife, Amal Clooney, are donating $500,000 to students organizing nationwide marches against gun violence, and they say they'll also attend next month's planned protests.

Spanish court rejects rapper's freedom of speech argument

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 20th - 10:00am

Spain's Supreme Court has upheld the conviction of a rapper who argued that his lyrics praising terror groups were protected by freedom of expression laws.

'Organized chaos' - behind the scenes at 'La Boheme'

Mike Silverman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 20th - 9:34am

Mimis come and Rodolfos go, but one thing never changes in "La Boheme" at the Metropolitan Opera: When the curtain goes up on Act 2, the audience always applauds.

On the Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera art trail in Mexico City

Anita Snow, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 20th - 9:02am

With her unibrow, braided updo, colorful clothing and mustache, the late Mexican artist Frida Kahlo has become an idiosyncratic cult figure in the United States.

Costume designers celebrate top work at 20th awards show

Sandy Cohen, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 20th - 8:06am

The president of the Costume Designers Guild says there's so much to the art form, it can't be contained in one award.

Eugenides, Chernow voted into arts academy

Hillel Italie, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 20th - 6:44am

Jeffrey Eugenides, a Pulitzer Prize winning novelist, was in an especially inventive mood one night as he was walking to his office at Princeton University.

R Kelly evicted from 2 Georgia homes over $30K unpaid rent

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 20th - 4:52am

Court documents show R&B singer R. Kelly has been evicted from two Atlanta-area homes over unpaid rent.

Court told actress swore at Geoffrey Rush to leave toilet

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 20th - 4:44am

An actress who accused Oscar-winning actor Geoffrey Rush of inappropriately touching her on a Sydney stage later swore at him when he followed her into a toilet at a party after a performance, Australian court documents allege.

Fred Rogers, America's favorite neighbor, celebrated in 2018

Mark Kennedy, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 20th - 12:59am

Fred Rogers is gone but definitely not forgotten.

Actor Michael Keaton to give Kent State commencement address

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 10:16pm

Actor Michael Keaton is slated to give the commencement address at Ohio's Kent State University.

'SNL' alum Quinn recovering from heart attack with humor

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 5:19pm

"Saturday Night Live" alum Colin Quinn is exercising his wit days after a heart attack interrupted his busy touring schedule.

New exhibit examines Native American imagery in US culture

Felicia Fonseca, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 3:55pm

Bold. Visionary. A spectacular success.

Key mix-up at Met leaves tenor, conductor scrambling

Ronald Blum, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 3:22pm

Michael Fabiano was singing at the Metropolitan Opera when a key mix-up occurred.

London Fashion: Erdem shows fancy florals; Kane goes for sex

Gregory Katz, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 2:19pm

London Fashion Week saw a flurry of shows Monday emphasizing romance and femininity, often with exquisite workmanship and dashes of mystery and drama.