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Sarah Jessica Parker cuts ties with EpiPen after price hike

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 1:31pm

Saying she is "disappointed, saddened and deeply concerned" by the price hike of the EpiPen, actress Sarah Jessica Parker has cut ties with the company that makes the emergency allergy treatment.

Florida shock jock's lawyers permanently disbarred

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 11:34am

The Florida Supreme Court has permanently disbarred two lawyers accused of orchestrating the arrest of a rival attorney.

Herb Alpert endows LA City College music education

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 11:11am

Herb Alpert's foundation has given $10.1 million to endow music education at Los Angeles City College.

Review: Stresiand's new album with Hollywood stars is uneven

Mark Kennedy, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 11:10am

Barbra Streisand, "Encore: Movie Partners Sing Broadway" (Columbia)

Dwayne Johnson tops Forbes list of highest-paid actors

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 9:50am

Dwayne Johnson elbowed Robert Downey Jr. aside to become the highest-paid actor with a fast and furious income of $64.5 million, according to Forbes magazine.

Fan-made 'Star Trek' sets become tourist attraction in NY

Michael Hill, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 7:31am

On its many voyages through space, the Starship Enterprise has endured bridge-shaking blasts from enemy ships and infiltration by scheming aliens. Now it's being invaded by tourists.

Springsteen performs for nearly 4 hours at MetLife Stadium

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 4:40am

Bruce and the boys are back in the swamps of Jersey, and they're in no rush to get off the stage.

Belarusian leader treats action hero Seagal to local melons

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 4:20am

Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko has treated American action hero Steven Seagal to a harvest of carrots and watermelons at his country residence.

Paisley Park, home of Prince, opens for public tours Oct. 6

Steve Karnowski, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 24th - 9:21pm

Paisley Park, the private estate and studio complex of the late rock superstar Prince, will open for daily public tours starting Oct. 6, the trust company overseeing his estate announced Wednesday, and the company that runs Elvis Presley's Graceland will manage it.

'SNL' star Leslie Jones' personal site offline after hacking

Derrik J. Lang, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 24th - 7:12pm

Leslie Jones, the black "Saturday Night Live" and "Ghostbusters" actress-comedian, is again the target of racist and sexist online attacks.

Bob Odenkirk to write a book of essays about his life

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 24th - 3:02pm

"Better Call Saul" star Bob Odenkirk has nabbed a book deal to write essays about his life and comic journey.

Rape trial for former "Sons of Guns" star reset for December

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 24th - 1:30pm

The rape trial of former "Sons of Guns" reality TV star Will Hayden and former owner of Red Jacket Firearms has been rescheduled for December.

'The Color Purple' lands Jennifer Holliday on Broadway

Mark Kennedy, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 24th - 1:11pm

Broadway's revival of "The Color Purple" has lured a real dream girl — Jennifer Holliday.

BBC lists Top 100 films of 21st century; David Lynch tops it

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 24th - 12:01pm

so far.

AFI postpones 'The Birth of a Nation' screening, Parker Q&A

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 24th - 11:01am

The American Film Institute has canceled plans to screen writer-director Nate Parker's "The Birth of a Nation" for students this week amid controversies surrounding a 17-year-old rape accusation against Parker and his co-writer.

Ciara joins celebrity judges panel for Miss America pageant

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 24th - 8:40am

Ciara is the final member of the celebrity judges panel for the 2017 Miss America competition.

Long Island artist paints Pokemon mural

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 24th - 5:20am

A Long Island artist has captured all the Pokemon critters — on a 25-foot-high wall of his studio, that is.

APNewsBreak: Ohio literary peace award to Marilynne Robinson

Dan Sewell, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 24th - 4:00am

Writer Marilynne Robinson has been named the winner of a lifetime achievement award that celebrates the power of literature to foster peace, social justice and global understanding.

Burt Bacharach cancels 2 concerts to recover from broken arm

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 23rd - 10:40pm

Burt Bacharach is canceling two September concerts to recover from a broken arm.

'Amazing Race' contestant loses Oklahoma Senate runoff

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 23rd - 9:20pm

A former Ada mayor and current city councilman has defeated a cowboy turned reality show contestant for the Republican nomination in a race for an open Oklahoma state Senate seat.