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Books on conservatism and rural whites up for Lukas Prize

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 21st - 4:10am

Jane Mayer's "Dark Money" and Zachary Roth's "The Great Suppression" are among several works about the modern conservative movement that are on the short list for the J. Anthony Lukas Book Prize.

Noted movie critic Richard Schickel dies at 84

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 20th - 10:03pm

Richard Schickel, a noted movie critic for Life and Time magazines who also wrote dozens of books and made documentaries about Hollywood, has died. He was 84.

Jazz fusion guitarist Larry Coryell dies in NYC at age 73

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 20th - 8:33pm

Jazz guitarist Larry Coryell, known as the "Godfather of Fusion," has died in New York City. He was 73.

Conservative group cancels speech by Yiannopoulos

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 20th - 8:21pm

Right-wing provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos has been disinvited to this year's Conservative Political Action Conference after his attempt to clarify past comments on relationships between boys and older men fell flat with organizers.

Venezuelan art promoter, journalist Sofia Imber dies at 92

Fabiola Sanchez, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 20th - 6:20pm

Sofia Imber, who turned a garage into the Caracas Museum of Contemporary Art and became one of Venezuela's most influential women journalists, died Monday in the capital. She was 92.

David Cassidy fighting memory loss, wants to 'enjoy life'

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 20th - 4:04pm

Former "Partridge Family" star David Cassidy says he's struggling with memory loss.

Hot sauce and hope for Conan O'Brien in Mexico

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 20th - 3:34pm

The towering U.S. television host Conan O'Brien is drawing stares in Mexico, where he's taping an episode of his show in a bid to "do something positive" about the tensions in U.S.-Mexico relations.

Burberry draws on sculptor Henry Moore in fashion highlight

Gregory Katz, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 20th - 3:23pm

All eyes were on Burberry and creative director Christopher Bailey Monday night as London Fashion Week reached its starry climax.

Survivors mark anniversary of nightclub fire that killed 100

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 20th - 2:33pm

Survivors of a 2003 nightclub fire that killed 100 people have marked the 14th anniversary of the blaze with small gatherings where it happened.

Jolie hopes family will come out 'stronger' after breakup

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 20th - 11:16am

Angelina Jolie says that she and her family have been going through a "difficult time" since the breakup of her marriage to Brad Pitt, but added that hopefully they would come out "stronger for it."

Eric Church cancels 25K tickets bought by scalpers

Kristin M. Hall, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 20th - 9:46am

Country star Eric Church has been battling ticket scalpers for years as his popularity grew and he began selling out arenas. But he's taken his biggest step yet by cancelling more than 25,000 tickets to his spring tour that were purchased by scalpers and putting them back on sale for fans to purchase.

New Zealand judge upholds Kim Dotcom extradition ruling

Nick Perry, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 19th - 11:23pm

A New Zealand judge on Monday upheld an earlier court ruling that flamboyant internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom and three of his colleagues can be extradited to the U.S. to face criminal charges.

Actor Shia LaBeouf brings anti-Trump piece to New Mexico

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 19th - 12:10am

Actor Shia LaBeouf has brought a performance-art piece against President Donald Trump to New Mexico's largest city.

James Brown's 'Funky Drummer' Clyde Stubblefield dies at 73

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 18th - 5:42pm

Clyde Stubblefield, a drummer for James Brown who created one of the most widely sampled drum breaks ever, died Saturday. He was 73.

Milo Yiannopoulos, Larry Wilmore go head-to-head on 'Maher'

David Bauder, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 18th - 5:02pm

While conservative provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos insulted comics Lena Dunham, Leslie Jones, Amy Schumer and Sarah Silverman, his appearance on HBO's "Real Time with Bill Maher" was relatively tame — at least until the television cameras were turned off.

London fashion: Versus rocks on; Wickstead favors florals

Gregory Katz and Sylvia Hui, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 18th - 4:31pm

London Fashion Week kicked it up a notch Saturday with the latest womenswear previews for fall and winter — just as the weather in the British capital took a decidedly spring-like turn.

Lisa Marie Presley says she's broke after ex asks for money

David Bauder, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 18th - 3:54pm

Lisa Marie Presley describes herself as deeply in debt and just out of a treatment facility in court papers that accuse her estranged fourth husband of having hundreds of inappropriate photographs of children on his computer.

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 18th - 1:08pm

Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:

NY's Met Museum offers exercise amid world-class art

Verena Dobnik, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 18th - 9:40am

World-class art, meet sweaty aerobics.

James Earl Jones, Donald Glover cast in 'Lion King' remake

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 18th - 9:33am

James Earl Jones and Donald Glover are lending their voices to Disney's upcoming remake of "The Lion King."