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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.

Poland's Olga Tokarczuk wins Man Booker International Prize

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 2:52pm

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.

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.

Roseanne Barr promises an upbeat 'Roseanne' season finale

Mark Kennedy, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 8:24am

Roseanne Barr says the season finale of her revived and controversial ABC sitcom "Roseanne" will come to a climax Tuesday with the embrace of a hopeful principle.

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.

Miss Nebraska winner of Miss USA competition

Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 11:02pm

Sarah Rose Summers from Nebraska has beaten 50 other women to win the crown at this year's Miss USA competition.