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'Roseanne' ends season with a hopeful note as storms brew

Mark Kennedy, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 7:18pm

The reboot of "Roseanne" ended the season Tuesday with a flood, a feast and a prayer. It was a hopeful climax to a show that's been popular and yet also divisive.

Clint Walker, star of TV's 'Cheyenne,' dies at age 91

Andrew Dalton, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 5:38pm

Clint Walker, the towering, strapping actor who handed down justice as the title character in the early TV western "Cheyenne," has died, his daughter said Tuesday.

Poland's Olga Tokarczuk wins Man Booker International Prize

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 4:26pm

Polish novelist Olga Tokarczuk won the prestigious Man Booker International Prize for fiction Tuesday with "Flights," a novel that charts multiple journeys in time, space and human anatomy.

CBS to finish season atop ratings, for 10th straight year

David Bauder, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 3:38pm

CBS is finishing another television season atop the television ratings, but the network had to sweat a little this time.

Drummer accused of stealing from Fats Domino won't be tried

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 2:30pm

Prosecutors won't pursue charges against a drummer accused of stealing rare coins and a passport from famed New Orleans musician Fats Domino.

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

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 2:06pm

R. Kelly sexually abused and demeaned a woman, locked her in rooms and vehicles for punishment and infected her with herpes, according to a lawsuit that furthers a string of misconduct accusations against the platinum-selling singer.

Snitch: FBI's use of informants as old as the agency itself

Anne Flaherty, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 1:26pm

Snitches, moles, spies, whistleblowers. Government informants are an age-old investigative tool that's as much a part of the FBI's 110 years of history as J. Edgar Hoover or its "10 Most Wanted" list.

German foundation examining origin of colonial-era goods

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 11:01am

The German foundation that coordinates research into the origin of Nazi-confiscated property says it will also start looking into cultural objects collected during Germany's colonial past.

Prince Harry, Meghan at first royal event as newlyweds

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 10:48am

Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, on Tuesday attended their first royal event as newlyweds — a Buckingham Palace garden party honoring Harry's father, Prince Charles, for his many years of charitable work.

A farewell to the road for Paul Simon

David Bauder, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 10:28am

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.

Alabama doctor acquitted in rock guitarist's overdose death

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 10:16am

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

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.

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.

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.