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Box Office Top 20: 'Hotel Transylvania 3' beats 'Skyscraper'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 4:11pm

Family-friendly won out this weekend among North American moviegoers as "Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation" towered over Dwayne Johnson's action pic "Skyscraper."

Union opens probe into veteran Broadway actor's suicide

Michael R. Sisak, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 4:09pm

A Broadway union is investigating a veteran actor's suicide, which happened about a week after his friends say he was subjected to a grueling, demoralizing rehearsal.

Showtime and Sacha Baron Cohen push back against Sarah Palin

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 3:51pm

Showtime and Sacha Baron Cohen are pushing back against allegations the comedian duped guests on his new show by posing as a disabled veteran.

CNN's Cooper calls Trump's summit performance 'disgraceful'

David Bauder, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 3:13pm

Seconds after President Donald Trump's news conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin ended Monday, CNN anchor Anderson Cooper called the American leader's performance "disgraceful."

CNN anchor Anderson Cooper to receive Walter Cronkite Award

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 2:56pm

Arizona State University is awarding its 2018 Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism to CNN anchor Anderson Cooper.

Cardi B leads MTV VMA nods with 10; Beyonce, Jay-Z nab 8

Mesfin Fekadu, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 2:33pm

The year of Cardi B continues — this time with 10 MTV Video Music Award nominations.

Pianist's wife not guilty by reason of insanity in 2 deaths

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 2:17pm

A Texas judge has found the estranged wife of concert pianist Vadym Kholodenko (va-DEEM' koh-loh-DEHN'-koh) not guilty by reason of insanity in the 2016 deaths of the couple's two daughters.

Stevie Nicks and LeAnn Rimes share heartbreak in new duet

Pablo Arauz Pena, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 1:43pm

Stevie Nicks cried on her living room floor when she first saw LeAnn Rimes perform "Borrowed" on her TV in 2013.

Lebanon must investigate torture claims by actor, HRW says

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 1:43pm

The New York-based Human Rights Watch called Monday on Lebanese authorities to investigate allegations of torture made by a well-known actor who was detained and later exonerated of charges of spying for Israel.

2 arrested in fatal shooting after 2016 Meek Mill concert

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 11:17am

Two men have been arrested in connection with the shooting deaths of two people outside a 2016 Meek Mill concert in Connecticut.

The Go-Go's on their legacy and advice for other rockers

John Carucci, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 10:14am

Go-Go's guitarist Jane Wiedlin has five simple words of advice for female rock bands — "Write. Write. Write. Write. Write," she said.

Iran arrests 46 in fresh crackdowns on Instagram models

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 10:04am

Iranian authorities have arrested dozens of people in fresh crackdowns on models and associated colleagues posting "immoral images" online.

Madonna back in Malawi; now considering soccer academy

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 9:57am

Madonna has returned to Malawi to celebrate the first anniversary of a medical facility named after one of the four children she adopted children from this southern African country.

1st Comic-Con of the MeToo era grapples with harassment

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 8:23am

Comic-Con, the annual gathering of over 130,000 fans, artists, collectors and geek culture savants, has already been changed by the #MeToo and Time's Up era, with at least one notable figure stepping aside due to sexual misconduct allegations. But questions remain about its atmosphere and whether convention organizers will take any extra steps to address longstanding allegations of harassment issues during the event which kicks off Wednesday night in San Diego.

Royals release new photos to mark Prince Louis's christening

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 15th - 9:15pm

Kensington Palace has released family photos of Prince Louis in the arms of his mother, the Duchess of Cambridge, to mark the baby boy's christening.

Lawsuit filed against 'S-Town' podcast creators by estate

Kim Chandler, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 14th - 6:23pm

The estate of the man at the center of the popular "S-Town" podcast is suing the show's creators, saying they exploited details of his private life for financial gain.

LA's landmark observatory evacuated due to suspicious item

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 14th - 4:17pm

Authorities say the landmark Griffith Observatory overlooking Los Angeles has been evacuated because of a suspicious package.

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 14th - 11:39am

Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:

U of Kansas leaders: altered flag to remain museum display

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 14th - 11:28am

University of Kansas leaders say they will keep an altered U.S. flag on display in a school museum, despite demands from the governor and his top election rival to remove it from campus.

Nancy Sinatra Sr., first wife of Frank Sinatra, dies at 101

John Rogers, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 13th - 11:06pm

Nancy Sinatra Sr., the childhood sweetheart of Frank Sinatra who became the first of his four wives and the mother of his three children, has died. She was 101.