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Tom Sawyer with a revolver? Twain house has live 'Clue' game

Pat Eaton-Robb, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 21st - 7:28am

Was it Tom Sawyer in Samuel Clemens' billiard room with a revolver?

Buckingham Palace exhibit marks 20 years since Diana's death

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 21st - 7:28am

London's Buckingham Palace has unveiled an intimate tribute to Diana, the Princess of Wales, marking the 20th anniversary of her death.

'American Pie' singer's domestic assault charge dismissed

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 21st - 6:48am

A domestic assault charge against "American Pie" singer-songwriter Don McLean has been dismissed after he met the terms of a plea agreement, including staying out of trouble for a year.

Bennington's death mirrors that of close friend Cornell

Mesfin Fekadu, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 21st - 6:41am

The death of Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington came as a surprise to the world when it was announced, but it also struck similarities to the death of fellow rocker and close friend Chris Cornell, who killed himself in May.

Romania: Art exhibit at ex-prison show horrors of communism

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 21st - 5:08am

An art exhibition has gone on display at a former Romanian prison where communists tortured and killed political prisoners in a gruesome reeducation program.

Exhumation of Dali's remains finds his mustache still intact

Hernan Munoz and Aritz Parra, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 21st - 4:01am

Forensic experts in Spain have removed hair, nails and two long bones from Salvador Dali's embalmed remains to find genetic samples for a paternity test — a move that opens the possibility for a woman who says she is the surrealist artist's daughter to claim part of the Dali estate.

Late 'Batman' actor Adam West honored at Comic-Con

Sandy Cohen, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 11:40pm

There are typically a lot of Batmen at Comic-Con, but only one was the subject of a star-filled tribute.

Netflix makes Hall H debut with big budget Will Smith pic

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 9:20pm

Imagine "End of Watch" but with orcs and fairies and magic. That's the vibe of Will Smith's big budget Netflix film "Bright ," which unveiled its first full trailer Thursday in a presentation at Comic-Con.

'Blade Runner 2049,' 'Stranger Things' bring VR to Comic-Con

Sandy Cohen, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 8:01pm

Comic-Con visitors are getting more than an early look at anticipated movies and shows. They're going inside them with virtual reality.

Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington dies in LA at 41

Anthony McCartney and Mark Kennedy, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 5:40pm

Linkin Park lead singer Chester Bennington, whose screeching vocals helped the rock-rap band become one of the most commercially successful acts in the 2000s, was found dead in his home near Los Angeles on Thursday, the Los Angeles County coroner said. He was 41.

In surrealist twist, Dali exhumed in paternity lawsuit

Hernan Munoz and Aritz Parra, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 5:10pm

Salvador Dali's eccentric artistic and personal history has taken yet another bizarre turn with the exhumation of his embalmed remains in order to find genetic samples that could settle whether one of the founding figures of surrealism fathered a girl decades ago.

Actor Red West, longtime Elvis confidant, dies

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 5:10pm

Actor and songwriter Robert Gene "Red" West, a longtime confidant of Elvis Presley, has died in Memphis.

The Latest: Experts remove biological samples from Dali

Hernan Munoz and Aritz Parra, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 4:41pm

The Latest on the exhumation of Salvador Dali (all times local):

Reaction to death of Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 4:01pm

Reaction to the death of Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington:

Romeo Santos has the golden touch on his new album

Sigal Ratner-Arias, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 2:53pm

Romeo Santos would rather let his fans figure out what he and Julio Iglesias are singing about in their duet, "El Amigo," included in his new album, "Golden."

Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington dies in LA at 41

Anthony McCartney and Mark Kennedy, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 2:43pm

Linkin Park lead singer Chester Bennington, who sold millions of albums with a unique mix of hard rock, hip-hop and rap, was found dead in his home near Los Angeles on Thursday, the Los Angeles County coroner says. He was 41.

Kermit the Frog performer on his firing: 'Complete shock'

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 10:55am

The longtime performer of Kermit the Frog says Disney's decision to fire him from the role came as "a complete shock."

Maybe Michelangelo: Is living room painting a masterpiece?

Carolyn Thompson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 9:46am

Martin Kober is convinced the painting of a dying Jesus that hung above the mantel in his upstate New York childhood home is the work of Michelangelo. Getting experts to agree remains the $300 million hurdle.

Q&A: Casey Affleck goes under a sheet for 'A Ghost Story'

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 9:21am

Casey Affleck plays the ghost in the new David Lowery film, "A Ghost Story." For most of the movie, expanding wide Friday, he's silent and cloaked in a white sheet with eye holes cut out as he returns to his home to look in on his still-living partner played by Rooney Mara. It's a weird, wild, sometimes funny and breathtakingly gorgeous film that will leave you thinking about the big ideas of love, life, eternity.

Ryan Seacrest back as host of 'Idol' when it returns on ABC

Frazier Moore, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 9:02am

Seacrest in!