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Correction: Obit-Clint Walker story

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 2:00pm

In a May 22 obituary of Clint Walker, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Walker was 91 years old when he died. He was 90.

In taking on 'Solo,' Ehrenreich faced an unenviable task

Ryan Pearson, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 1:24pm

Thandie Newton jokes that there might be something off about Alden Ehrenreich — because how else could he take on the pressure-filled role of Han Solo with so much ease?

Fox corrects mistake on Jemele Hill, but not on the air

David Bauder, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 1:18pm

The morning show "Fox & Friends" corrected by tweet a segment that described former ESPN anchor Jemele Hill as unemployed, but has not set the record straight on the air.

Minneapolis diners throw water at conservative Tomi Lahren

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 12:38pm

Conservative commentator Tomi Lahren says she is disheartened and embarrassed but not broken after a patron threw water on her at a Minneapolis restaurant.

Philip Roth: a generation's defining voice

Hillel Italie, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 12:26pm

In the self-imposed retirement of his final years, Philip Roth remained curious and removed from the world he had shocked and had shocked him in return.

Mount Rushmore to improve avenue of flags in $14M renovation

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 11:46am

The Mount Rushmore National Memorial is getting a $14 million upgrade, though the carved heads of U.S. presidents won't be touched.

'Solo' shows off young Chewie, from a veteran Wookiee actor

Ryan Pearson, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 11:04am

"Solo: A Star Wars" story doesn't just introduce audiences to a new actor playing Han Solo, it shows his sidekick Chewbacca in ways he hasn't been seen in previous "Star Wars" films.

After a hiatus, Sugarland start a conversation with music

Kristin M. Hall, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 10:34am

When the Grammy-award winning country duo Sugarland went back to the studio after a five-year hiatus, Jennifer Nettles and Kristian Bush had a big secret to keep under wraps.

Review: In 'Ibiza' a summer comedy, streaming at home

Jake Coyle, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 8:48am

"Ibiza," starring the terrific Gillian Jacobs and the former "Saturday Night Live" cast member Vanessa Bayer — isn't playing in theaters but is streaming on Netflix.

Jury gets closing arguments in Copperfield negligence case

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 8:38am

A Nevada jury is due to hear closing arguments in a British tourist's lawsuit blaming Las Vegas Strip headliner David Copperfield for injuries the tourist suffered while taking part in a 2013 vanishing.

Chris Stapleton, Kelly Clarkson to perform at CMT Awards

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 8:28am

Blake Shelton, Chris Stapleton, Kelly Clarkson, Kelsea Ballerini, Sam Hunt and Luke Bryan will be performing live at the CMT Awards show next month.

Philip Roth, fearless and celebrated author, dies at 85

Hillel Italie, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 7:38am

Philip Roth, the prize-winning novelist and fearless narrator of sex, death, assimilation and fate, from the comic madness of "Portnoy's Complaint" to the elegiac lyricism of "American Pastoral," died Tuesday night at age 85.

Couple featured on 'Weed Country' show charged in Tennessee

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 2:31am

Federal prosecutors say an Oregon couple featured on the television show "Weed Country" has been indicted on marijuana-related charges in Tennessee.

Stephen King among the honorees at PEN America gala

Hillel Italie, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 1:06am

On a night when speakers included Stephen King, Morgan Freeman and Margaret Atwood, no one at the PEN American gala had a more moving and inspiring presence than Parkland shooting survivor Samantha Fuentes.

Philip Roth, fearless and celebrated author, dies at 85

Hillel Italie, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 10:48pm

Philip Roth, the prize-winning novelist and fearless narrator of sex, death, assimilation and fate, from the comic madness of "Portnoy's Complaint" to the elegiac lyricism of "American Pastoral," died Tuesday night at age 85.

Literary agent: Philip Roth, prize-winning novelist and fearless narrator of sex, religion and mortality, has died at 85

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 9:44pm

Literary agent: Philip Roth, prize-winning novelist and fearless narrator of sex, religion and mortality, has died at 85.

Stephen King among the honorees at PEN America gala

Hillel Italie, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 9:10pm

Stephen King has been presented an award by PEN America for literary service.

Prince Harry, Meghan at first royal event as newlyweds

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 9:02pm

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.

'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.

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.