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Trump mocks TV host: 'bleeding badly from a face-lift'

Jonathan Lemire and Julie Bykowicz, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 29th - 10:03am

President Donald Trump on Thursday ridiculed the brains, looks and temperament of a female cable television host whose show he says he has stopped watching. His latest crude broadside against a woman's appearance set off a storm of protest from Republicans and Democrats alike.

The Latest: Speaker says crude Trump tweet was inappropriate

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 29th - 10:00am

The Latest on President Donald Trump's tweet about cable TV host Mika Brzezinski (all times local):

Comedy's best friend Jason Mantzoukas says he's no scumbag

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 29th - 9:24am

Twenty-some years ago, when Jason Mantzoukas was a struggling actor and comedian in New York, a casting agent told him that he wasn't going to work for a while. She said that while he was funny, talented and one of her favorites, he's not what people pictured when writing roles and was falling through the cracks.

Sheriff: Woman blamed boyfriend's death on YouTube stunt

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 29th - 9:17am

A Minnesota woman charged with fatally shooting her boyfriend in a failed YouTube video stunt foreshadowed the event when she tweeted that it would be "one of the most dangerous videos ever."

Diana Ross brings her star power to the Essence Festival

Chevel Johnson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 29th - 8:43am

A little bit of Motown nostalgia will fill the Superdome when "The Boss" herself performs for the first time at the annual Essence Festival in New Orleans.

Correction: Rock Hall Exhibit story

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 29th - 8:13am

In a story June 29 about the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, The Associated Press reported erroneously the name of one of the hall's inductees. The band is the Grateful Dead, not the Breaking Dead.

MTV condemns impaired driving after 'Teen Mom OG' episode

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 29th - 8:00am

MTV says it doesn't condone driving under the influence after a cast member was shown nodding off behind the wheel during the most recent episode of "Teen Mom OG."

Battling brain tumor, Russian baritone cancels Austrian gigs

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 29th - 7:40am

The Vienna State Opera says Russian baritone Dmitri Hvorostovsky has canceled all performances for the coming season due to "severe illness."

From bars to baseball parks: Lady Gaga readies live shows

Mesfin Fekadu, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 29th - 7:33am

Whether it's at a bar or baseball park, Lady Gaga says she's going to give every performance her all.

Pop superstar Adele hints '25' tour is her last

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 29th - 5:16am

Pop superstar Adele has hinted that her current tour for Grammy-winning album "25" will be her last.

Western 'Buster Scruggs' to begin filming in New Mexico

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 29th - 2:40am

A series of feature-length Westerns backed by the Coen Brothers and Annapurna Pictures will begin filming in northern New Mexico in July.

Film academy invites Thor, Wonder Woman to joins its ranks

Sandy Cohen, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 5:17pm

Thor, Captain America, Wonder Woman and Betty White have been invited to join the film academy.

R2-D2 droid used in Star Wars films sells for $2.76m

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 4:43pm

An R2-D2 droid that was used in several "Star Wars" films has sold at auction for nearly $3 million.

Song from Prince's father being released on his 101st b'day

Mesfin Fekadu, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 4:43pm

A new song from Prince's late father, produced at Paisley Park, is being released Thursday to celebrate what would have been his 101st birthday.

Review: More Carell, but fewer ideas in 'Despicable Me 3'

Jocelyn Noveck, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 2:46pm

and we mean many — subplots in "Despicable Me 3" is about a girl's obsession with finding a unicorn. The adorable tot spends her waking hours wishing and hoping and dreaming, and she comes close — but in the end what she finds is a sweet little goat. It's very cute, and it does the trick — but it's still, you know, a goat.

Appeals court: No immediate release for Dassey

Todd Richmond, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 2:23pm

A Wisconsin inmate featured in the hit Netflix series "Making a Murderer" lost another bid Wednesday to get out of prison while state attorneys fight a ruling overturning his conviction.

Correction: Gangster Auction story

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 2:04pm

In a story June 24 about the auction of items connected to famous gangsters, The Associated Press, relying on information from the auction house, erroneously attributed the music and lyrics of a piece titled "Humoresque." While Al Capone did write down the music and lyrics, the piece was originally composed by Antonin Dvorak and written by Howard Johnson.

Sons to attend birthday service at Princess Diana's grave

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 1:18pm

Prince William, his wife, Kate, and Prince Harry will attend a private service at the late Princess Diana's grave on what would have been her 56th birthday.

White House reporter says he's tired of being bullied

David Bauder, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 11:39am

The reporter who accused White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders of inflaming the public against the media at a press briefing says he did it because he's tired of being bullied by the administration.

Robert Durst's pals resist testifying at California hearing

Frank Eltman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 10:47am

Two of Robert Durst's longtime friends are fighting in a New York court to avoid being sent to testify at a pretrial hearing in the millionaire's murder case in California next month.