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Barbara Sinatra, Frank's 4th wife and philanthropist, dies

John Rogers, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 1:41pm

Barbara Sinatra, the fourth wife of legendary singer Frank Sinatra and a prominent children's advocate and philanthropist who raised millions of dollars to help abused children, died Tuesday at 90.

Review: In 'Atomic Blonde,' Theron heats up the Cold War

Jake Coyle, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 12:53pm

which is to say a John le Carre one — is characterized by a deathly stillness: grave faces meeting under gray clouds.

Al Gore on 'Inconvenient Sequel,' Trump, and the environment

John Carucci, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 12:53pm

Al Gore admits he was frustrated upon hearing the news last month that President Trump was pulling out of the Paris Climate Accord, but since then he's become more optimistic.

Films from Jolie, Clooney, Aronofsky among TIFF premieres

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 12:51pm

George Clooney's crime comedy "Suburbicon," Angelina Jolie's Khmer Rouge drama "First They Killed My Father," and Darren Aronofsky's horror feature "mother!" starring Jennifer Lawrence are among the films that will be playing at the Toronto International Film Festival this year.

Kendrick Lamar is leader of MTV VMAs with 8 nominations

Mesfin Fekadu, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 12:21pm

Kendrick Lamar's "Humble" is giving the rapper reason to brag: He is the leader of the MTV Video Music Awards with eight nominations.

Fire, evacuation at Miami Beach hotel that hosted Beatles

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 11:49am

An electrical fire at a Miami Beach hotel that hosted the Beatles in 1964 sent guests scrambling to find another place to stay.

Retired police go on tourist patrol at Rome's Trevi Fountain

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 9:17am

Retired traffic officers at Rome's Trevi Fountain are working to keep tourists on good behavior.

In 'Detroit,' Bigelow revisits still-burning flames of 1967

Jake Coyle, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 8:13am

Kathryn Bigelow hasn't forgotten the out-of-body experience she felt when she won the best director Academy Award for her 2009 "The Hurt Locker." At that moment, she became the first woman to win the award. None have been nominated since.

Backstreet Boys, Florida Georgia Line back together on CMT

Kristin M. Hall, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 6:51am

Backstreet Boys got their first hit country song this year on a collaboration with country duo Florida Georgia and now the two powerhouse acts are teaming up for a "CMT Crossroads" episode airing Aug. 30.

Disney splits with YouTube star Jake Paul after TV report

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 6:03am

Disney has parted ways with a YouTube star days after a local television news report that revealed some of his Los Angeles neighbors were fed up with his stunts.

'Despacito' singers veto Venezuelan leader's campaign remix

Jorge Rueda, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 7:00pm

There's a new take on the hit Latin pop song "Despacito." And this one is not garnering accolades from its producers.

The Who's Roger Daltrey visits teenage cancer patients

Tom Withers, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 6:11pm

Roger Daltrey's voice may not soar as it once did. But even after 50 years of touring he hasn't lost his teenage spirit.

Rapper from Little Rock club shooting held in separate case

Kelly P. Kissel, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 6:10pm

A federal magistrate declared Monday that the rapper who was performing at a Little Rock club during a mass shooting was too dangerous to cut loose pending a trial on a separate weapons charge, rejecting arguments that gunplay captured on video and a tough-guy persona were just part of an act.

Linkin Park releases statement about band member's death

Mesfin Fekadu, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 4:50pm

Linkin Park said their hearts are broken following the death of lead singer Chester Bennington, who died by hanging last week.

The Latest: Bennington's housekeeper found him hanging

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 4:37pm

The Latest on announcements related to the death of Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington. (all times EST):

Actor John Boyega wanted to challenge self with "Detroit"

Mike Householder, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 2:46pm

"Detroit" star John Boyega says his new movie may be set a half-century ago, but it explores issues that remain relevant.

Bieber cancels rest of tour for 'unforeseen circumstances'

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 2:21pm

Justin Bieber is canceling the rest of his Purpose World Tour "due to unforeseen circumstances."

Chris Harrison, Sage Steele to return as Miss America hosts

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 9:05am

ABC says Chris Harrison and Sage Steele are returning to host "The 2018 Miss America Competition."

Comic-Con hits: 'Black Panther,' Batman, 'Stranger Things'

Sandy Cohen, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 7:54am

From "Black Panther" to Batman, "Stranger Things" to "Blade Runner 2049," and "Ready Player One" to Rep. John Lewis, Comic-Con had something for almost every pop-culture appetite.

Shakespeare's Globe names Michelle Terry artistic director

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 7:01am

Shakespeare's Globe — London's open-air, Elizabethan-style playhouse — announced Monday that Olivier Award-winning actress Michelle Terry will be its new artistic director.