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A farewell to the road for Paul Simon

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 9:58am

Farewell tours don't always mean farewell, but are a ripe time for appreciation and appraisal. Paul Simon's concerts and a new biography offer the opportunity for both.

The Latest: R. Kelly team has no comment on woman's lawsuit

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 9:48am

The Latest on a lawsuit that accuses singer R. Kelly of sexual battery (all times local):

A pregnant Claire Danes mulls motherhood stress in new film

John Carucci, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 9:42am

A radiant Claire Danes walked the red carpet for the New York premiere of her new film, "A Kid Like Jake." She was glowing for a good reason — not just a new movie.

Camila Cabello cancels performance, blames dehydration

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 9:27am

Camila Cabello (kah-MEE'-lah kah-BAY'-oh) is getting some rest after she was diagnosed with dehydration and a low-grade fever.

Alabama doctor acquitted in rock guitarist's overdose death

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 9:22am

Jurors have acquitted an Alabama physician accused of prescribing drugs that killed a former guitarist for rock band 3 Doors Down.

Woman accuses R. Kelly of sexual battery, giving her herpes

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 9:12am

A woman has filed a lawsuit against R. Kelly, accusing the singer of sexual battery, knowingly infecting her with herpes and locking her in rooms for punishment.

Avicii's family says DJ-producer's funeral will be private

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 8:42am

The family of late Swedish DJ-producer Avicii says his funeral will be private.

Roseanne Barr promises an upbeat 'Roseanne' season finale

Mark Kennedy, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 8:24am

Roseanne Barr says the season finale of her revived and controversial ABC sitcom "Roseanne" will come to a climax Tuesday with the embrace of a hopeful principle.

The 'King of the Commode' seeks an heir to his thrones

Allen G. Breed, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 7:52am

FOR SALE: One tiny kingdom, with many thrones. But it doesn't come with a hereditary title.

Norman Rockwell 'Four Freedoms' exhibit opens this weekend

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 6:32am

An exhibit featuring Norman Rockwell's iconic "Four Freedoms" paintings is opening this weekend.

Reese Witherspoon launching audiobook project

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 6:04am

Reese Witherspoon is launching another literary project.

Iowa native Maddie Poppe wins 'American Idol'

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 5:02am

Iowa native Maddie Poppe has won "American Idol."

US bishop at royal wedding thought invitation was a prank

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 2:40am

The American bishop whose sermon caused a stir at the wedding of Prince Harry to Meghan Markle thought the invitation was a prank.

Miss Nebraska winner of Miss USA competition

Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 11:02pm

Sarah Rose Summers from Nebraska has beaten 50 other women to win the crown at this year's Miss USA competition.

Actress who accused Weinstein needs money to finish film

Colleen Long, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 10:18pm

Actress Paz de la Huerta has started a crowdfunding campaign to finish a movie she began making years before she publicly accused Harvey Weinstein of rape.

Miss Nebraska wins Miss USA competition

Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 9:34pm

Sarah Rose Summers from Nebraska beat out 50 other women Monday to win this year's Miss USA competition.

Artist Robert Indiana, known for 'LOVE' series, dies at 89

David Sharp, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 8:58pm

Pop artist Robert Indiana, best known for his 1960s "LOVE" series, has died at his island home off the coast of Maine. He was 89.

Reactions to the death of speechwriter Richard Goodwin

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 5:32pm

Reaction to the death of presidential speechwriter Richard Goodwin:

Box Office Top 20: 'Deadpool 2' dethrones 'Infinity War'

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 4:11pm

The release of "Deadpool 2" this weekend ended "Avengers: Infinity War's" three week stronghold on the top spot at the box office. 20th Century Fox's "Deadpool 2" grossed $125.5 million in its first weekend in theaters, slightly less than the first film's record-breaking $132.4 million launch.

Despite Spotify change, R. Kelly's streams still intact

Mesfin Fekadu, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 3:54pm

Streaming numbers for R. Kelly have remained intact a week after Spotify announced it had removed the R&B singer's music from its playlists, citing its new policy on hate content and hateful conduct.