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The Latest: 'Black Panther' wins best movie at BET Awards

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 7:59pm

The Latest on the 2018 BET Awards, which are being presented Sunday at the Microsoft Theater (all times local):

Trump tells Jimmy Fallon to 'be a man' over hair-mussing

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 7:12pm

President Donald Trump is telling "Tonight Show" host Jimmy Fallon to "be a man" and stop "whimpering" about the personal anguish he felt over the backlash he received after messing up Trump's hair during a 2016 campaign appearance on Fallon's late-night talk show.

Prolific, painfully candid ex-poet laureate Donald Hall dies

Hillel Italie, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 2:04pm

Donald Hall, a prolific, award-winning poet and man of letters widely admired for his sharp humor and painful candor about nature, mortality, baseball and the distant past, has died at age 89.

Roseanne Barr in interview: 'I made myself a hate magnet'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 1:14pm

In an emotional interview, Roseanne Barr said she definitely feels remorse for the racist tweet that prompted ABC to cancel the revival of "Roseanne."

Association removes Laura Ingalls Wilder's name from award

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 9:45am

A division of the American Library Association has voted to remove Laura Ingalls Wilder's name from a major children's book award over concerns with how the early-to-mid 20th century author portrayed blacks and Native Americans.

France, Belgium seek UNESCO recognition for WWI memorials

Raf Casert, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 2:01am

France and Belgium are urging UNESCO to designate scores of their World War I memorials and cemeteries as World Heritage sites as the centennial remembrance of the 1914-1918 war nears its end.

Han Solo's Blaster from 'Return of the Jedi' tops auction

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 9:03pm

Han Solo's Blaster from the "Return of the Jedi" has sold for $550,000 at a Las Vegas auction.

Brigitte Nielsen, 54, has given birth to her fifth child

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 5:07pm

Brigitte Nielsen says she has given birth at age 54.

Memorial set at Florida arena for slain rapper XXXTentacion

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 3:09pm

A major public memorial is planned at a Florida arena for rising rap star XXXTentacion (ex-ex-ex-ten-ta-see-YAWN), who was shot and killed this week.

Actress Cynthia Nixon says son has come out as transgender

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 2:39pm

Actress and New York gubernatorial candidate Cynthia Nixon has announced that her oldest child has come out as transgender.

HGTV's Joanna & Chip Gaines welcome 5th child

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 2:17pm

HGTV's Joanna and Chip Gaines have welcomed their fifth child — a boy.

Teen actress wears 'I do care' jacket to protest first lady

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 12:01pm

Teen actress Jenna Ortega cares, and says Melania Trump should do the same.

'Game of Thrones' co-stars Kit Harington, Rose Leslie wed

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 11:39am

Former "Game of Thrones" co-stars Kit Harington and Rose Leslie married Saturday with a church service and a celebration at the bride's ancestral castle in Scotland.

Michelle Obama's memoir conveys lessons of an eventful life

Chevel Johnson, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 8:56pm

Former first lady Michelle Obama said Friday that her upcoming memoir "Becoming" is a "re-humanization effort" that shares the "ordinariness of a very extraordinary story" that she hopes will give voice to people who feel voiceless.

Michelle Obama says her memoir is a 're-humanization' effort

Chevel Johnson, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 7:32pm

Former first lady Michelle Obama said Friday her upcoming memoir "Becoming" is a "re-humanization effort" that shares the "ordinariness of a very extraordinary story" that she hopes will give voice to people who feel voiceless.

The Latest: Cohen denies discussing Trump with Tom Arnold

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 7:26pm

The Latest on a photo of President Donald Trump's former attorney, Michael Cohen, and comedian Tom Arnold that has fueled speculation Cohen has secret tapes of Trump and is willing to share them (all times local):

AP Source: J. Cole to perform at BET Awards

Mesfin Fekadu, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 5:26pm

J. Cole is set to perform at Sunday's BET Awards.

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 4:38pm

Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:

Honduran girl in symbolic photo not separated from mother

David Bauder, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 4:14pm

A crying Honduran girl depicted in a widely-seen photograph that became a symbol for many of President Donald Trump's immigration policies was not actually separated from her mother, U.S. government officials said on Friday.

Jailed filmmaker in Russia loses 44 pounds on hunger strike

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 1:28pm

A lawyer for a Ukrainian filmmaker who has been on hunger strike for more than a month in a Russian prison says his client has lost about 20 kilograms (44 pounds) and is severely weak.