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Michael Wolf, photographer of mega-cities, dies in Hong Kong

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 26th - 1:52am

Michael Wolf, an award-winning photographer known for his work depicting megacities, has died at his home in Hong Kong. He was 64.

Day 2 at New Orleans Jazz Fest: Sunshine and Santana

Kevin McGill, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 25th - 11:09pm

Sunshine and Santana. Both are expected to be welcome sights on the second day of the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival.

John Singleton of 'Boys N the Hood' in coma after stroke

Andrew Dalton, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 25th - 2:33pm

"Boyz N the Hood" director John Singleton is in a coma at a Los Angeles hospital eight days after suffering a major stroke, court papers filed Thursday showed.

Motown Records aims to boost artists, startups in hometown

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 25th - 2:07pm

Motown Records is launching two new programs designed to boost musicians and music technology startups in its hometown.

Police-shooting drama brings young actress into spotlight

Lynn Elber, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 25th - 1:49pm

Aliyah Royale imagined her TV series debut might be a comedy. Instead, she plunged into an emotionally demanding role in a police-shooting drama that brought the 19-year-old into the daunting orbit of a veteran star and heavyweight producers.

Taylor Swift to open Billboard Awards with performance

Mesfin Fekadu, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 25th - 12:49pm

Taylor Swift will open next week's Billboard Music Awards with a performance of her new single "ME!"

Harry and Meghan: Newest royal baby could be an American

Gregory Katz, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 25th - 10:49am

What would the founding fathers think? Almost 250 years after the United States launched a revolution to rid itself of the British royal family, the next royal baby could be an American.

Emilio Estefan to make documentary on late star Jenni Rivera

Sigal Ratner-Arias, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 25th - 9:39am

A documentary on Jenni Rivera with unseen concert footage from her last performance is being developed by Emilio Estefan, who hopes to show the world the person and the friend that he got to know.

New Prince album featuring unreleased demos out in June

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 25th - 9:23am

A new Prince album featuring his versions of songs he wrote for other artists will be released in June.

Emilio Estefan to make a documentary late star Jenni Rivera

Sigal Ratner-Arias, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 25th - 9:23am

A documentary on Jenni Rivera with unseen concert footage from her last performance is being developed by Emilio Estefan.

400-year-old Bible stolen from US is found in Netherlands

Ramesh Santanam, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 25th - 9:07am

A 17th century Geneva Bible, one of the hundreds of rare books authorities said were stolen from a Pittsburgh library as part of a 20-year-long theft scheme, is back home.

Biden hires strategist Symone Sanders, adds diversity to bid

Julie Pace and Errin Haines Whack, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 25th - 9:03am

Joe Biden has hired Symone Sanders, a prominent African American political strategist, as a senior adviser to his newly launched presidential campaign.

Sale of tickets for Woodstock 50 delayed for now

Mesfin Fekadu, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 25th - 9:01am

The much-anticipated sale of tickets for this summer's Woodstock 50 anniversary concerts has been put on hold for now.

Poet Joy Harjo wins $65,000 Jackson Prize

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 25th - 8:30am

Poet Joy Harjo has won a $65,000 prize for writers deemed worthy of greater recognition.

Jersey's Springsteen readies a Western-style album

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 25th - 7:48am

Fresh off his Broadway run, New Jersey's Bruce Springsteen looked West for inspiration on a new album he's planning to release on June 14.

Filmmaker Ava DuVernay shares her favorite classic films

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 25th - 7:03am

To say filmmaker Ava DuVernay is a busy woman is an understatement, but when Turner Classic Movies called and asked her to curate the channel's "The Essentials" series, she knew she had to make it work.

Prince Harry attends public event as royal baby wait goes on

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 25th - 6:43am

Prince Harry has attended a service commemorating war dead from Australia and New Zealand as he and his wife Meghan await the birth of their first child.

Bond 25 launches in Jamaica, Rami Malek to play villain

Jake Coyle, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 25th - 6:42am

The 25th James Bond movie and Daniel Craig's fifth and final installment as 007 is heading home to Jamaica.

50th New Orleans Jazz Fest opens after brief rain delay

Janet McConnaughey, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 11:14pm

Rain delayed the start of the 50th New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival on Thursday but didn't seem to dampen spirits.

Ellen Burstyn, Ann Curry and others read at poetry benefit

Hillel Italie, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 7:20pm

Some nights remind you there's a poem for everyone.