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Theron calls idea of arming US teachers 'so outrageous'

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 5:52am

Actress Charlize Theron says the idea of arming teachers after recent U.S. school shootings or "adding more guns" to the situation is "so outrageous."

Spokeswoman: Matt Damon not moving to Australia with family

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 16th - 11:14pm

A publicist for Matt Damon is batting down reports that the actor is moving to Australia with his family.

Reality TV star pleads guilty to 2 counts in fatal DUI wreck

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 16th - 8:10pm

A former reality TV star charged with killing a U.S. Coast Guard technician in a drunken wrong-way collision on a Virginia highway has pleaded guilty to two misdemeanors.

ProPublica leads media into correction of murky CIA story

David Bauder, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 16th - 7:46pm

The news organization ProPublica issued a detailed correction of a story about Gina Haspel, President Donald Trump's choice for the next CIA director, and the waterboarding of a detainee the year after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.

The Latest: Trump lawyer claims up to $20m in damages

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 16th - 7:06pm

The Latest on Stormy Daniels and President Trump (all times local):

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 16th - 5:47pm

Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:

Being Lara Croft takes months of training, plates of protein

Sandy Cohen, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 16th - 3:56pm

It took months of training and endless plates of protein to transform former ballerina Alicia Vikander into musclebound action hero Lara Croft for the new "Tomb Raider" film.

Archive of Studs Terkel radio shows to be released to public

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 16th - 3:52pm

More than 5,600 of Studs Terkel's radio interview programs on the Chicago station WFMT will be released to the public.

60 years later, Kim Novak reflects on 'Vertigo'

Jake Coyle, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 16th - 1:34pm

Last fall, on her ranch in southern Oregon, Kim Novak found herself doing what she calls "my own Me Too painting."

Sean Bean on his many deaths and 'Game of Thrones' legacy

Mark Kennedy, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 16th - 1:24pm

Sean Bean is as famous for his rugged looks and thick northern British accent as the many creative ways in which he dies onscreen.

Former Suge Knight lawyers deny witness-tampering charges

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 16th - 12:05pm

Two former lawyers for Marion "Suge" Knight have pleaded not guilty to charges that they conspired to pay off witnesses for false testimony in the rap mogul's murder trial.

Actress Yara Shahidi hopes to inspire tiny acts of good

Alicia Rancilio, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 16th - 11:12am

Actress Yara Shahidi wants young people to know that little by little, it's possible to make a difference in the world.

St. Patrick's parade in Boston won't let anti-war vets march

Sarah Betancourt, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 15th - 10:18pm

Boston's popular St. Patrick's Day parade is all about veterans — but not all who've served in uniform will be allowed to march this weekend.

Joan Silber, Frances FitzGerald win Critics Circle awards

Hillel Italie, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 15th - 7:05pm

"Improvement," Joan Silber's novel about interconnected lives spanning from Turkey to New York's Harlem, won the National Book Critics Circle award for fiction.

Judge: 5 other accusers can testify at Bill Cosby's retrial

Michael R. Sisak, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 15th - 7:04pm

A judge agreed Thursday to let five additional Bill Cosby accusers testify at his April 2 retrial for an alleged 2004 sexual assault, giving prosecutors a chance to portray the man once known as "America's Dad" as a serial predator who made a sadistic habit of drugging and molesting women.

Conductor Levine, ousted after sex abuse inquiry, sues Met

Jennifer Peltz, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 15th - 5:44pm

Conductor James Levine sued the Metropolitan Opera on Thursday after a sexual misconduct investigation sank his storied career, saying the renowned company exploited baseless allegations to tarnish him and then fired him without so much as a phone call.

The Latest: Met Opera says Levine's suit full of 'untruths'

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 15th - 5:34pm

The Latest on conductor James Levine's suit against the Metropolitan Opera (all times local):

5 of these 8 accusers could testify at Bill Cosby's retrial

Michael R. Sisak, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 15th - 5:02pm

A judge agreed Thursday to let five additional accusers testify at Bill Cosby's April 2 sexual assault retrial.

Ava DuVernay to direct DC superhero film 'The New Gods'

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 15th - 4:52pm

Ava DuVernay's "A Wrinkle in Time" may have disappointed at the box office, but she's already booked another big-budget project.

'Slap Rihanna' ad on Snapchat brings outrage, apologies

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 15th - 4:28pm

An ad on Snapchat asking users if they'd rather "Slap Rihanna" or "Punch Chris Brown" has spawned widespread outrage, including from the singer herself, and brought profuse apologies from the company behind the visual-messaging app.