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Avicii's family releases 2nd statement about late DJ

Mesfin Fekadu, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 9:29am

Avicii's family has released a second statement about their late son this week, saying the famed DJ "could not go on any longer" and that "he wanted to find peace."

Trump says rapper Kanye West has 'good taste' for liking him

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 9:01am

President Donald Trump is praising Kanye West, saying the rapper has "good taste" because he supports Trump.

3 student gun control activists to be honored by PEN

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 9:00am

Two survivors of the Parkland school massacre in Florida and the twin sibling of a gun victim from Washington, D.C., will be honored at next month's PEN America gala.

Big Broadway need now? A pillow - play trio test patience

Mark Kennedy, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 8:53am

There are plenty of cocktail and wine options available at Broadway theaters during intermission. But these days, it might be wiser to order a strong cup of coffee instead.

The Latest: Oswalt: 'Great news' on arrest of suspect

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 8:47am

The Latest on a serial killing and rape case in California (all times local):

Member of Japan pop group Tokio apologizes for kissing girl

Mari Yamaguchi, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 7:29am

A member of the popular Japanese male pop group Tokio apologized Thursday for forcibly kissing a teenage girl at his home.

Palace: Prince William to be best man at Harry's wedding

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 6:29am

It's a family affair: Britain's royal officials say Prince Harry has asked elder brother Prince William to be best man at his wedding next month.

Brussels university to honor Loach despite criticism of PM

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 4:55am

The Brussels ULB university says it is going ahead with honoring British director Ken Loach on Thursday despite veiled criticism from Prime Minister Charles Michel.

Uma Thurman, Patty Griffin among readers at poetry tribute

Hillel Italie, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 12:27am

As Uma Thurman rose from her chair during a poetry tribute at Lincoln Center, she turned and bowed to the reader who preceded her, visual artist Lorna Simpson.

Lynching memorial and museum in Montgomery open to public

Beth J. Harpaz, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 11:13pm

The public is getting its first look at a lynching memorial and museum in Montgomery, Alabama.

Netflix documentary explores RFK's legacy 50 years later

Alanna Durkin Richer, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 10:19pm

He was once called the most likely American in the 20th century to become president. But Robert F. Kennedy's bid to follow in his older brother's footsteps as commander in chief was cut short the same way John F. Kennedy's White House term was: by a man with a gun.

John Cena says he still loves ex-fiancee Nikki Bella

Ryan Pearson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 10:17pm

John Cena says he still loves Nikki Bella after their sudden split earlier this month.

Trump and Kanye West trade Twitter love

Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 7:32pm

Trump-West 2020?

Sides agree to drop rape lawsuit against Russell Simmons

Andrew Dalton, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 4:29pm

A lawsuit from a Los Angeles woman who alleged music mogul Russell Simmons raped her at his home in 2016 is being dropped, according to a federal court filing Wednesday.

Musicians to raise funds for Waffle House shooting victims

Kristin M. Hall, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 4:13pm

Nashville's musical community is raising money to benefit the victims of a shooting at a Tennessee Waffle House with a special T-shirt honoring the man who stopped the gunman.

'BlacKkKlansman' star hopes Lee film starts a conversation

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 3:05pm

Denzel Washington's son John David Washington has technically worked with Spike Lee before. When he was 7-years-old he had a bit part in "Malcolm X," which his dad starred in.

Jazz Museum director says she will step down by mid-May

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 2:52pm

The director of a financially troubled jazz museum in Kansas City says she's stepping down.

Universal promotes films with Cher performance, new footage

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 2:25pm

From a surprise Cher performance to new footage of everything from Damien Chazelle's Neil Armstrong biopic "First Man" to M. Night Shyamalan's "Glass" and Jamie Lee Curtis's return to "Halloween," Universal Pictures pulled out all the showstoppers for CinemaCon attendees Wednesday morning.

Venues reject Cynthia Nixon campaign event, she blames Cuomo

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 2:08pm

Democratic candidate for New York governor Cynthia Nixon thinks two-time incumbent Andrew Cuomo is behind two venues refusing to host her campaign's first stop in the state's second-largest city.

Lawyers say others were hurt in Copperfield illusion show

Ken Ritter, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 1:33pm

Lawyers for a British tourist who claims he was badly hurt taking part in an illusion by Las Vegas Strip headliner David Copperfield told a judge on Wednesday that they've found three other people who were injured in Copperfield shows over the years.