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Geragos named in extortion case, has string of celeb clients

Christopher Weber, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 7:58pm

Attorney Mark Geragos has had a long career representing high-profile clients including Michael Jackson, Colin Kaepernick and Jussie Smollett. Now he might need a defense attorney himself after being named Monday in a case accusing lawyer Michael Avenatti of trying to extort Nike.

Media takes heat following Mueller conclusions

David Bauder, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 3:59pm

Holding a copy of the New York Times to the camera on Monday, a giddy Steve Doocy of Fox News Channel said the headline about special counsel Robert Mueller's findings in the Russia investigation "probably killed whoever had to type this."

'Shadows' sucks comedy from the everyday lives of vampires

Andrew Dalton, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 12:19pm

Think your roommates are a pain? Try living in a house full of vampires.

Tom Clancy's widow expands challenge of rights ownership

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 12:09pm

Tom Clancy's widow says in a lawsuit that his estate is the exclusive owner not just of the novelist's famous character Jack Ryan, but the rights to the character John Clark and several books.

Family members celebrate birthday of late 'Queen of Soul'

Mike Householder, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 11:39am

Family members celebrated Aretha Franklin on what would have been the Queen of Soul's 77th birthday Monday with a memorial service and a screening of a documentary film.

Tate exhibition looks at Van Gogh's early years in London

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 11:21am

Vincent Van Gogh left behind just one painting of a British scene, but a new exhibition shows that London was a big influence on the Dutch artist.

Review: Happy hunting Bonnie and Clyde in 'The Highwaymen'

Mark Kennedy, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 10:24am

in a famous ambush and a hail of bullets.

Luke Combs, Ashley McBryde, LANCO win ACM new artists awards

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 9:55am

Country artists Luke Combs, Ashley McBryde and LANCO get to attend the ACM Awards in Las Vegas next month knowing they are already winners.

Actor Michael Madsen accused of driving under the influence

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 9:48am

Police have arrested actor Michael Madsen after they say he was stopped while driving under the influence.

Benatar, Etheridge added to Tanglewood summer lineup

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 8:41am

Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo, Melissa Etheridge and Richard Thompson have been added to Tanglewood's 2019 Popular Artist summer series.

Hugh Jackman "very excited" to be heading back to Broadway

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 7:33am

Hugh Jackman says he's looking forward to coming back to Broadway next year as a classic roguish traveling salesman in a play he first performed in as a teenager.

Country duo Maddie & Tae return with new label, new music

Kristin M. Hall, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 7:29am

Two years ago, country duo Maddie & Tae were in the studio working what they thought would be their sophomore record on Dot Records. Maddie Marlow and Taylor Dye were both just 18 when they signed their record deal and had a successful debut album "Start Here" with a No. 1 platinum debut single "Girl in a Country Song," a roasting of gender stereotypes in contemporary country music. Expectation was high for their follow-up record.

Leah Naomi Green wins Walt Whitman Award for debut poet

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 5:06am

A debut poet from Greensboro, North Carolina, has received a prize named for one of the country's greatest writers.

Scott Walker of the Walker Brothers dies at age 76

Gregory Katz, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 3:19am

Scott Walker, the influential singer, songwriter and producer whose hits with the Walker Brothers in the 1960s included "The Sun Ain't Gonna Shine Anymore," has died. He was 76.

Media quick to declare Trump as Mueller's winner

David Bauder, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 24th - 7:05pm

A media narrative declaring President Donald Trump the clear victor of special counsel Robert Mueller's Russian electoral tampering investigation settled in Sunday before more than a handful of Mueller's actual words has become public.

Get Out! Jordan Peele's 'Us' shatters records with $70.3M

Jake Coyle, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 24th - 4:19pm

Jordan Peele has done it again. Two years after the filmmaker's "Get Out" became a box-office sensation, his frightening follow-up, "Us," debuted with $70.3 million in ticket sales, according to studio estimates Sunday.

'Fuller House' actress gets co-star's support

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 24th - 2:45pm

Actress Candace Cameron Bure says "family sticks together no matter what," in what seems a sign of support for "Fuller House" co-star Lori Loughlin, who has been charged in an alleged college admissions scandal.

Streisand apologizes for remarks on Michael Jackson accusers

Jocelyn Noveck, The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 24th - 1:29pm

Barbra Streisand apologized Saturday for her remarks about Michael Jackson and two men who have accused him of sexual abuse, saying that she should have chosen her words more carefully and that she admires the accusers for "speaking their truth."

Larry Cohen, director of cult horror films, dies at 77

Jake Coyle, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 24th - 12:32pm

Larry Cohen, the maverick B-movie director of cult horror films "It's Alive" and "God Told Me To," has died. He was 77.

Dubai denies there were plans for R. Kelly concert

Jon Gambrell and Malak Harb, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 24th - 8:38am

Dubai's government on Sunday forcefully denied a claim by R&B singer R. Kelly that the artist had planned concerts in the sheikhdom after he had sought permission from an Illinois judge to travel here despite facing sexual-abuse charges.