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Meek Mill seeks new trial, judge after decade-long probation

Maryclaire Dale, Associated Press  |  Updated Jul 15th - 11:17pm

Lawyers for Philadelphia rapper Meek Mill will ask an appeals court Tuesday to overturn a 2008 drug and gun conviction that's kept the Philadelphia rapper on probation for a decade.

Austin Butler to star as Elvis in Baz Luhrmann-helmed biopic

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 15th - 4:04pm

Baz Luhrmann's Elvis Presley biopic has found its King.

Australian model sentenced for airline flight disturbance

Andrew Dalton, Associated Press  |  Updated Jul 15th - 1:33pm

An Australian model was sentenced Monday in Los Angeles to community service and probation for slapping a flight attendant and going on an obscene tirade during a flight, with a federal judge saying he believed she was deeply remorseful and did not deserve fines or prison time.

The Latest: Avenatti says he represents 3 R. Kelly victims

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 15th - 12:19pm

The Latest on the charges against singer R. Kelly (all times local):

State investigating Wally Lamb's inmate writing program

Pat Eaton-robb, Associated Press  |  Updated Jul 15th - 12:17pm

The state of Connecticut is investigating an inmate writing program run by author Wally Lamb after a lawsuit was filed this spring by participants.

Judge combines R. Kelly hearings in separate federal cases

The Associated Press  |  Updated Jul 15th - 10:17am

A federal court hearing for R&B singer R. Kelly has been pushed back a day and will instead be held Tuesday when the singer was expected to be arraigned.

Barbie goes glam rock to honor David Bowie's Ziggy Stardust

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 15th - 10:07am

Barbie has been many things over the years. Now, she's dressed as Ziggy Stardust.

Sen. Chris Murphy writing book on gun violence

The Associated Press  |  Updated Jul 15th - 9:44am

One of Washington's leading advocates for gun control, Sen. Chris Murphy, has a book coming out next year.

Oliver Stone writing memoir, scheduled for 2020

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 15th - 7:02am

Oliver Stone has some memories to share, not all of them happy.

Oprah Winfrey visits Maui Humane Society following wildfire

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 14th - 8:03pm

Oprah Winfrey surprised the Maui Humane Society with a visit to thank the organization for evacuating animals during a wildfire, a report said.

Remains found in Oregon believed to be actor Charles Levin

The Associated Press  |  Updated Jul 14th - 3:41pm

Remains found in a remote area of Oregon are believed to be of missing actor Charles Levin, who played numerous roles on television comedies such as "Seinfeld" and "Night Court."

Calls for investigations after power restored in Manhattan

Deepti Hajela, Associated Press  |  Updated Jul 14th - 2:03pm

A Manhattan power outage that temporarily turned off the bright lights of the big city only lasted for a few hours, but left plenty of lingering questions and calls for investigations on Sunday.

The Latest: Con Ed: Demand didn't cause power problem

The Associated Press  |  Updated Jul 14th - 1:23pm

The Latest on a power outage in New York City (all times local):

CBS News takes some chances with new anchor, Norah O'Donnell

David Bauder, Associated Press  |  Updated Jul 14th - 8:11am

Long consigned to the evening news ratings basement, CBS News figures it can't hurt to take some chances.

Iran spy TV show glorifies hard-liners imprisoning reporter

Jon Gambrell, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 14th - 4:23am

The Farsi caption has unfurled across the black screen of a channel of Iranian state television every night for days now, promising viewers that what they are about to witness is "based on a real case."

Barbie goes glam rock to honor David Bowie's Ziggy Stardust

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 13th - 4:44pm

Barbie has been many things over the years. Now, she's dressed as Ziggy Stardust.

Funeral held for Beth Chapman of 'Dog the Bounty Hunter'

The Associated Press  |  Updated Jul 13th - 4:28pm

Friends and family of the late "Dog the Bounty Hunter" reality TV show co-star Beth Chapman gathered in Colorado on Saturday where they remembered her as tough and irreverent, yet full of love even for some of the fugitives she helped apprehend.

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

The Associated Press  |  Updated Jul 13th - 12:07pm

Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:

Film airing on PBS recalls city's dark deportation history

Anita Snow, Associated Press  |  Updated Jul 13th - 10:29am

The darkest, most violent chapter in the history of Bisbee was an open secret for decades in the funky old Arizona copper town 7 miles (11 kilometers) north of the U.S.-Mexico border.