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Ruth Bader Ginsburg biopic to open AFI Fest

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 12:03pm

The Ruth Bader Ginsburg biopic "On the Basis of Sex" is having its world premiere at the 32nd AFI Fest in Los Angeles.

Jesse Jackson Jr.'s mother is releasing of book of letters

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 11:58am

The mother of former Rep. Jesse L. Jackson Jr. is working on a book of letters she sent him while he was in prison.

Will Smith to make birthday bungee jump near Grand Canyon

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 11:44am

Will Smith is diving head first into turning 50.

Books on famine, factories vie for $75,000 history prize

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 11:00am

A story of starvation in Stalin's Soviet Union, a biography of Laura Ingalls Wilder and a look at how factories changed the world are among finalists for a $75,000 history book prize.

'Making a Murderer' sequel set to premiere Oct. 19

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 9:12am

A sequel to the popular "Making a Murderer" documentary series is set to premiere Oct. 19 on Netflix.

CBS' 'Murphy Brown' is back, ready to 'make some noise'

Lynn Elber, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 7:33am

Last season's short-lived "Roseanne" revival blew an air kiss to President Donald Trump in its debut episode before it reverted to finding laughs in family and working-class woes, not politics. Expect "Murphy Brown," another reborn 20th-century sitcom, to be consistently faithful to its own roots.

Singer Gary Numan's tour bus involved in fatal crash

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 3:13am

Police say a tour bus carrying British singer Gary Numan struck and killed a 91-year-old man in Cleveland.

Lawyer: Mental illness led to Fyre Festival promoter's crime

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 5:14pm

A lawyer says mental illness caused the promoter of a failed music festival to rip off investors and commit other crimes.

Mel Gibson to direct, co-write remake of 'The Wild Bunch'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 4:13pm

Mel Gibson will co-write and direct a remake of Sam Peckinpah's classic 1969 Western "The Wild Bunch."

CBS star Weatherly says Moonves situation is 'complicated'

Alicia Rancilio, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 10:33am

Michael Weatherly is a fixture at CBS. He played Anthony DiNozzo on "NCIS" from its premiere in 2003 until 2016, when he left to star in his own CBS series, "Bull."

Celine Dion to end Las Vegas concert residency next year

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 9:52am

Las Vegas will soon have to find a way to go on without Celine Dion, who announced Monday that her concert residency will end next year.

Score! Scrabble dictionary adds 'OK,' 'ew' to official play

Leanne Italie, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 9:00am

Scrabble players, time to rethink your game because 300 new words are coming your way, including some long-awaited gems: OK and ew, to name a few.

Ken Burns turns his attention to the Mayo Clinic

Mark Kennedy, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 7:55am

After spearheading an epic, 18-hour documentary on the Vietnam War, acclaimed filmmaker Ken Burns has turned to more personal subject matter — one that knows him very intimately, too.

Will Smith's bungee jump: The latest stunt near Grand Canyon

Felicia Fonseca and Terry Tang, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 10:04pm

At the end of the 1991 movie "Thelma & Louise," the two leading ladies — fugitives cornered by authorities in the Grand Canyon — decide against surrendering and instead drive off a cliff.

Actor James Woods bashes Twitter after getting locked out

Amy Forliti, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 2:27pm

Actor James Woods has been locked out of his Twitter account over a tweet he sent out months ago that was found to be in violation of Twitter's rules.

Tresnjak makes Met Opera debut in 'Samson et Dalila'

Ronald Blum, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 1:57pm

Darko Tresnjak thought back to November 2016, when he headed to the acclaimed modernist home designed by Charles Gwathmey in Manchester, Connecticut, he had purchased a year earlier with his husband.

Meghan reveals 'something blue' she wore at royal wedding

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 10:20am

It's an old tradition that a bride should have something old, something new, something borrowed and something blue on her wedding day, and the Duchess of Sussex followed at least part of that when she married Prince Harry.

Robert Indiana's home needs love if it's to be a museum

David Sharp, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 9:13am

Pop artist Robert Indiana died in a house with a hole in the roof and pigeons living inside. The front windows are now boarded up. Buckets collect water. Clapboards are peeling.

Get out the needle: Tattoo artists show off their skills

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 3:31am

Tattoo fans around the world may be wondering just where their favorite artists are.

Aretha Franklin exhibit debuts with eye toward her legacy

Jeff Karoub, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 10:07pm

The Detroit museum that hosted Aretha Franklin's public visitations after her death is again holding space for her — this time with an exhibit featuring photographs, videos and the red shoes she wore at the first funeral viewing that drew global attention.