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Some old favorites - very old - reappear on television

David Bauder, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 11th - 1:20pm

Some of last week's most popular television programs are much older than most of the people who watched them.

Aaron Sorkin hits Broadway with an iconic courtroom drama

Mark Kennedy, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 11th - 1:09pm

Aaron Sorkin is a huge fan of courtroom dramas, both as a reader and as a watcher. His first Broadway play was the swashbuckling military justice story, "A Few Good Men," and he's returned with another legal thriller this winter. But this time he had to shake off a real courtroom drama.

2018 Breakthrough: John David Washington, 'Black KkKlansman'

Jonathan Landrum Jr., Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 11th - 1:09pm

John David Washington comes from a strong acting lineage, but he has carved out his own identity as a powerful actor, earning a Golden Globe nomination and generating Oscar buzz for his standout role in Spike Lee's "BlacKkKlansman."

Golding's 'Crazy Rich Asians' stardom lands him more roles

Jonathan Landrum Jr., Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 11th - 12:59pm

Even though Henry Golding garnered instant fame from starring in the smash hit "Crazy Rich Asians," the British-Malaysian actor isn't sure if he'll ever eclipse his meteoric success in the box-office hit.

Cannibal Corpse guitarist charged with burglary, assault

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 11th - 12:57pm

Authorities say the lead guitarist for the death metal band Cannibal Corpse broke into a Florida house and tried to attack a deputy.

Nick Cannon sees irony in the way Oscars handled Kevin Hart

Gary Gerard Hamilton, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 11th - 12:29pm

Nick Cannon isn't just defending his friend and fellow comedian Kevin Hart over the Oscars hosting controversy. He's also going after the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences itself.

AP names Nicky Jam and J Balvin's 'X' its top song of 2018

Mesfin Fekadu, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 11th - 12:14pm

The top 10 songs of the year by Associated Press Music Editor Mesfin Fekadu.

AP's top 2018 albums: Janelle Monae, Kacey Musgraves, J Cole

Mesfin Fekadu, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 11th - 11:42am

The top 10 albums of the year by Associated Press Music Editor Mesfin Fekadu.

Kirk Douglas honored in NY birthplace with historic marker

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 11th - 10:36am

Public officials and relatives of Kirk Douglas have unveiled a new historic marker in his upstate New York birthplace to honor the Hollywood legend on his birthday.

4 journalists and a newspaper are Time's Person of the Year

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 11th - 10:19am

Time magazine named four journalists and a newspaper on Tuesday as its 2018 Person of the Year for standing up for the truth in the face of persecution and violence.

Protesters demanding clemency for woman, interrupt governor

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 11th - 9:07am

Gov. Bill Haslam told a group of protesters demanding clemency for a Tennessee woman serving life in prison that he's reviewing her case.

Rapper Ty Dolla $ign indicted on felony drug charges

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 11th - 9:00am

Singer and rapper Ty Dolla $ign faces drug charges in Atlanta.

Kathie Lee Gifford to leave NBC's 'Today' show in April

Mark Kennedy, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 11th - 8:22am

Kathie Lee Gifford will put aside her morning glass of wine and step away from NBC's "Today" show in April.

Floyd Parton, brother of Dolly Parton, has died

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 11th - 6:56am

Floyd Estel Parton, the brother of country singer Dolly Parton, has died.

New Golden Globes honor will be named after Carol Burnett

Mark Kennedy, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 11th - 6:24am

The Golden Globe Awards will introduce a new TV special achievement trophy at next month's telecast and name it after its first recipient — comedic icon Carol Burnett.

Juliette Binoche to head Berlin film festival jury

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 11th - 6:04am

Juliette Binoche will be the jury president at this winter's Berlin International Film Festival.

Big plans in store for Dav Pilkey's 'Dog Man' series

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 11th - 6:01am

Dav Pilkey and his publisher have high hopes for the next installments of his best-selling "Dog Man" series.

Minneapolis Star Tribune film critic resigns over plagiarism

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 11th - 5:43am

The Minneapolis Star Tribune's film critic has resigned in the face of plagiarism accusations, the newspaper reported in an apology to its readers.

Shameik Moore slings webs as 1st biracial Spider-Man in film

Jonathan Landrum Jr., Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 4:04pm

A journal entry penned when Shameik Moore was a teenager laid out one of his dreams — to play Spider-Man on the big screen. That dream is now partially realized with Moore serving as the voice of the webslinger in the new animated film, "Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse ."

Study: Social media surpasses newspapers as news source

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 3:21pm

A survey says Americans today are more likely to get news from social media web sites than newspapers.