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Michael Buble shuts down rumors of retirement from music

Jonathan Landrum Jr., Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 3:15pm

Michael Buble is shutting down rumors that he's going to retire from music, saying he was misquoted in a recent interview.

Gustavo Dudamel wins the Gish Prize, a top arts honor

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 2:04pm

Los Angeles Philharmonic conductor Gustavo Dudamel has been named the recipient of a top arts prize worth approximately $250,000 for his craft and music education advocacy.

Prosecutors disclose more misconduct by Weinstein detective

Michael R. Sisak and Tom Hays, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 1:39pm

A police detective already facing allegations that he coached a witness in Harvey Weinstein's criminal sexual assault case was accused Wednesday of urging one of the movie mogul's accusers to delete material from her cell phones before she handed them over to prosecutors.

New York prosecutors say police detective under scrutiny in Weinstein case urged accuser to delete info from her phone

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 1:14pm

New York prosecutors say police detective under scrutiny in Weinstein case urged accuser to delete info from her phone.

In struggling Baltimore, police union focuses on comedy skit

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 12:54pm

The leadership of Baltimore's police union isn't laughing at a "Saturday Night Live" skit.

Chaka Khan named 2019 Rose Parade grand marshal

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 11:21am

Chaka Khan has been named grand marshal of the 2019 Rose Parade, which will feature the theme, "The Melody of Life."

Illinois candidate once said harassment leads to promiscuity

Sara Burnett, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 11:09am

A former Miss America who is running for Illinois attorney general once said that many victims of sexual harassment believe what is said about them and "become very promiscuous," and that some young people who are called names such as "whore" or "slut" think: "That's what I want to be."

Nielsen says 10.5 million watch premiere of 'The Conners.'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 10:43am

The 10.5 million people who tuned in to ABC to watch the premiere of ABC's sitcom "The Conners" is a classic half-full, half-empty story.

Puppeteer who played Big Bird on 'Sesame Street' retiring

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 10:33am

The puppeteer who has played Big Bird on "Sesame Street" is retiring after nearly 50 years on the show.

CBS says Secret Service blocked reporter from Kushner

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 9:34am

CBS News says a Secret Service agent blocked one of its correspondents from asking Jared Kushner a question when he was walking out of an airplane, saying there was a "time and a place" for such interactions.

Roseanne's TV son: Filming 'The Conners' without Barr 'odd'

John Carucci, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 9:29am

"The Conners" star Michael Fishman says dealing with the cancellation of the "Roseanne" reboot was heartbreaking but describes the return of the cast in the revamped show without Roseanne Barr as a gift.

MTV's 'Real World' going international and digital

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 8:08am

MTV's long-running reality show "The Real World" is going digital and international.

For Ed Asner, comic-books and autism are family matters

Mike Cidoni Lennox, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 5:14am

Even at age 88, actor Ed Asner still hangs out at the comic-book store with his kid.

Release of film featuring fallen Chinese celebrity Fan nixed

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 4:48am

The director of "Air Strike," featuring Chinese actress Fan Bingbing, says the film's release has been canceled in the wake of her disappearance and conviction on tax evasion charges.

Mega Millions jackpot soars to $900 million, second-highest

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 16th - 11:19pm

The Mega Millions jackpot is now up to $900 million.

No winning lottery ticket sold in Tuesday night's Mega Millions drawing, meaning jackpot climbs to $868 million.

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 16th - 11:10pm

No winning lottery ticket sold in Tuesday night's Mega Millions drawing, meaning jackpot climbs to $868 million.

TV Review: A Roseanne Barr-less 'The Conners' is a triumph

Mark Kennedy, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 16th - 6:38pm

Can there be a "Roseanne" without Roseanne? The answer is yes, indeed. There can even be a pretty good sitcom. And you might not miss her that much.

Town OKs steep fines for parking near 'The Goonies' house

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 16th - 5:17pm

The Astoria City Council has taken a step toward cracking down on motorists who illegally park near "The Goonies" house.

Fall foliage, tradition, wildlife star in PBS' 'AutumnWatch'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 16th - 4:29pm

Attention would-be leaf peepers: Even if fall is a bit player where you live, PBS has got you covered.

MeToo, Kavanaugh topics of talk at women filmmakers' event

Jocelyn Noveck, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 16th - 3:46pm

The midterm elections, #MeToo, and the recent confirmation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court: All were key topics of discussion at an annual gathering for women filmmakers Tuesday in Manhattan.