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Creator of Broadway hit 'Hamilton' visits Puerto Rico

Danica Coto, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 1:31pm

Lin-Manuel Miranda jokingly compared himself to a hard-to-catch Pokemon as fans pursued him with cellphones on Wednesday during a visit to his parents' native Puerto Rico shortly after the end of his run on the Broadway hit "Hamilton."

Sandy Pearlman, produced Clash, Blue Oyster Cult, dead at 72

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 1:01pm

Sandy Pearlman, a pioneering rock critic who later produced and managed Blue Oyster Cult and worked with The Clash, Patti Smith and other punk artists, has died.

Netflix sets debut date for rebooted 'Gilmore Girls'

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 12:50pm

The television revivals at Netflix that began in February with "Fuller House" continue as the streaming network announced a premiere date for another series reboot.

Attorneys eye what led to charge against Motley Crue's Neil

Ken Ritter, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 12:31pm

Attorneys for Vince Neil said Wednesday they're investigating what led to a misdemeanor battery charge accusing the Motley Crue frontman of grabbing a woman's hair and pulling her to the ground in April outside a Las Vegas Strip resort.

Guns N' Roses star Slash surprises 'School of Rock' cast

Mark Kennedy, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 11:31am

The kid band at the heart of the Broadway musical "School of Rock" got a surprise guest during rehearsal — Guns N' Roses star Slash.

Bill O'Reilly: Slaves that built White House were 'well-fed'

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 10:51am

Bill O'Reilly says the slaves who helped build the White House "were well-fed and had decent lodgings provided by the government."

Fergie, Black Eyed Peas headline separate DNC concerts

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 10:11am

Fergie and the Black Eyed Peas haven't played together in five years, but they will be playing separate concerts in Philadelphia during the Democratic National Convention on Wednesday.

J.M. Coetzee, Elizabeth Strout on Man Booker Prize list

Jill Lawless, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 8:30am

Celebrated South African novelist J.M. Coetzee and U.S. Pulitzer Prize winner Elizabeth Strout are among the contenders announced Wednesday for Britain's prestigious Man Booker Prize for fiction.

Britain's Prince William and Kate to visit Canada this fall

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 8:00am

Prince William and his wife, Kate, are visiting Canada this fall.

Hollywood hosting benefit for Florida's Pulse nightclub

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 5:51am

Hollywood is hosting a benefit for the Pulse nightclub in Florida, where a gunman killed 49 patrons and injured 53 people last month.

47 people arrested at Guns N' Roses concerts in New Jersey

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 12:20am

Police say more than 40 people were arrested at two Guns N' Roses concerts in New Jersey over the weekend on a variety of charges including assaulting police and selling items without a permit.

Actress who played TV psychic Miss Cleo dies of cancer at 53

Terry Spencer, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 6:21pm

The actress who became famous playing the Jamaican psychic Miss Cleo, claiming to know callers' futures in ubiquitous TV infomercials and commercials 15 years ago, has died of cancer.

HBO didn't renew 'Project Greenlight,' Damon says

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 5:40pm

"Project Greenlight" won't be getting a fifth season on HBO.

Florida Georgia Line respond to police comments

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 4:31pm

Country duo Florida Georgia Line said they meant no disrespect to police when they requested that armed officers not be allowed backstage during music festivals on Friday and Saturday.

Broadway giant James 'Jimmy' Nederlander dies at 94

Mark Kennedy, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 3:31pm

James M. Nederlander, who took over the fledgling Nederlander Organization from his father and built it into one of the largest producers of live entertainment and a dominant national theater chain that includes nine Broadway houses, has died. He was 94.

Indiana prosecutor to seek death penalty in 'Purge' killings

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 2:51pm

A prosecutor said Tuesday that he'll seek the death penalty against an Indianapolis man who he says killed three people in four days in attacks inspired by the horror movie "The Purge."

Documentary turns Disney-loving man with autism into a star

Jake Coyle, Assoicated Press, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 2:03pm

Owen Suskind had largely retreated into silence in the years after his autism began to manifest, around age 3. Three painfully mute years later, and after countless rapt hours spent watching Disney animated movies, a word broke through.

Beyonce, Adele, Kanye West earn top nominations at MTV VMAs

Mesfin Fekadu, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 12:41pm

Beyonce and Adele are the top nominees at the MTV Video Music Awards, where their music videos will compete against Kanye West's controversial "Famous" for video of the year.

Review: In artful documentary 'Gleason,' a hero battles ALS

Mark Kennedy, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 11:50am

Football star Steve Gleason was known for throwing caution to the wind. He'd launch himself down the field with seemingly no regard for his own well-being.

Fuqua's 'Magnificent Seven' to open Toronto Film Festival

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 10:50am

Lupita Nyong'o, Justin Timberlake, Denzel Washington and Emma Stone are just a few of the stars with films headed to the Toronto International Film Festival this year.