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Correction: US-Obit-Ocasek story

The Associated Press  |  Updated Sep 16th - 3:45pm

In a story Sept. 16 about the death of Cars frontman Ric Ocasek, The Associated Press reported erroneously the number of studio albums the band released. They put out seven, not six.

The Latest: GOP stands by Kavanaugh, rips NY Times

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 16th - 3:39pm

The Latest on a new allegation of sexual impropriety against Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh (all times local):

Ocasek's wife says he died while recuperating from surgery

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 16th - 3:03pm

The New York City medical examiner says Ric Ocasek , the 75-year-old frontman for The Cars, died of heart disease, worsened by emphysema.

'SNL' rescinds cast invitation to Gillis over YouTube video

Mark Kennedy, Associated Press  |  Updated Sep 16th - 2:43pm

"Saturday Night Live" has rescinded its invitation to a cast member who posted a video last year in which he used a racial slur for Chinese people and derided Asians trying to learn English.

Hurt Christie Brinkley pulls out of 'Dancing with the Stars'

The Associated Press  |  Updated Sep 16th - 12:34pm

Christie Brinkley has been sidelined for Monday's season premiere of "Dancing with the Stars."

Actress Jessica Hecht's Emmy night comes down to the dress

Leanne Italie, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 16th - 11:34am

Jessica Hecht, the "Special" actress, inherited at least a couple of things from her mother: her sample-size frame, a 2, and — she laughs — "a lot of neurosis."

Dreamy, confident shows mark London Fashion Week

Gregory Katz, Associated Press  |  Updated Sep 16th - 9:49am

Fashion devotees basked in sunny weather and strong, sometimes whimsical collections as London Fashion Week neared its climax Sunday with runway shows by Roland Mouret, Victoria Beckham, Simone Rocha and others throughout the city.

Young people's longlist announced for National Book Awards

Hillel Italie, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 16th - 9:17am

Laurie Halse Anderson, Jason Reynolds and Kwame Alexander are among the 10 authors on the young people's literature longlist for the National Book Awards.

Times apologizes for tweet, revises Kavanaugh article

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 16th - 8:09am

The New York Times is under fire for its story about a new sexual misconduct allegation against Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh. The paper apologized for an offensive tweet, and revised its article to reflect that the alleged victim couldn't recall the incident.

Former 'The Wire' actor escapes Baltimore police custody

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 16th - 6:07am

Maryland authorities are searching for a former actor from the Baltimore-based television show "The Wire" who they say escaped custody after being taken to a hospital.

'Handmaid's Tale,' 'Mrs. Maisel' guest stars capture Emmys

The Associated Press  |  Updated Sep 16th - 12:55am

A trio of Emmy-honored actors are winners again for their guest performances in TV series, joined by an awards newcomer.

Virtual reality used to highlight uranium contamination

The Associated Press  |  Updated Sep 15th - 9:24pm

Activists are using virtual reality technology to focus on areas of the Navajo Nation affected by uranium contamination.

'Crazy Ex' star Rachel Bloom wins Emmy, announces pregnancy

The Associated Press  |  Updated Sep 15th - 8:26pm

Rachel Bloom has won an Emmy for writing music and lyrics, and soon she'll be singing lullabies.

Tony-winner and women's health advocate Phyllis Newman dies

Mark Kennedy, Associated Press  |  Updated Sep 15th - 8:04pm

Phyllis Newman, a Tony Award-winning Broadway veteran who became the first woman to host "The Tonight Show" before turning her attention to fight for women's health, has died. She was 86.

New York police say Ric Ocasek, frontman for The Cars, found dead in Manhattan apartment.

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 15th - 7:19pm

New York police say Ric Ocasek, frontman for The Cars, found dead in Manhattan apartment.

'Jojo Rabbit' wins Toronto's sought-after audience award

Jake Coyle, Associated Press  |  Updated Sep 15th - 1:49pm

Taika Waititi's Nazi Germany-set satire "Jojo Rabbit" won the People's Choice award Sunday at the Toronto International Film Festival, a prize that has historically been one of the most ironclad predicators of Academy Awards chances.

Model Naomi Campbell takes spotlight at London Fashion Week

Gregory Katz, Associated Press  |  Updated Sep 14th - 6:19pm

Model Naomi Campbell took center stage at London Fashion Week on Saturday night with a gala charity benefit at the impressive setting of the world famous British Museum.

Women recreate Homer Simpson's New Orleans gobble tour

The Associated Press  |  Updated Sep 14th - 12:07pm

Two Swiss women have recreated Homer Simpson's gourmandizing tour of New Orleans, snarf for snarf, finger-wiggle for finger-wiggle.

'Ghostbuster' sequel to focus on a family of original film

Ryan Pearson, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 14th - 10:49am

The upcoming "Ghostbuster" sequel will focus on the descendants of the original ghost-catchers who rushed around New York City in proton packs and jumpsuits.