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Bette Midler, Brooke Shields among 'Murphy Brown' guests

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 18th - 6:32pm

Bette Midler and Brooke Shields are among the guest stars dropping in on CBS' "Murphy Brown" revival.

Hi Mickey, 'Bye Mickey: 6 Disney parks on 2 coasts in 1 day

Mike Schneider, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 18th - 10:59am

Heather and Clark Ensminger breathed sighs of relief when their Los Angeles-bound plane took off from Florida on time: Their biggest hurdle was now eliminated for achieving their goal of visiting six Disney parks on two coasts in one day.

Q&A: McCarthy and Grant on New York, forgery and friendship

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 18th - 10:18am

"Can You Ever Forgive Me?" is a film about Lee Israel, a biographer who started a side hustle writing fake letters as Noel Coward, Louise Brooks, Dorothy Parker and other deceased luminaries and selling them to collectors. Part cautionary tale, part celebration of this unapologetic literary rebel who was so good that her forgeries even appeared in a Coward biography, it's also the year's unlikeliest mediation on friendship between two people who've been tossed out by polite society.

Lawsuit over fatal crash involving Berman's wife settled

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 18th - 10:12am

A Connecticut restaurant accused of serving alcohol to the wife of ESPN broadcaster Chris Berman before she was killed in a car crash has settled a lawsuit filed by the family of an 87-year-old man who also died in the wreck.

'First Reformed' leads Gotham Awards nominees

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 18th - 8:07am

Paul Schrader's religious thriller "First Reformed" is the leading nominee for the 28th annual Gotham Awards, including nods for best feature and best actor for star Ethan Hawke.

Rapper's motion for drug charge dismissal denied

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 18th - 7:18am

A judge in South Dakota has denied a motion to dismiss a drug charge against rapper Chief Keef.

2 'Love & Hip Hop' stars arrested in separate incidents

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 18th - 5:00am

Two stars of this past season of VH1's "Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta" have been arrested in separate incidents in metropolitan Atlanta.

Country women lift each other up at CMT Artists of the Year

Kristin M. Hall, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 8:45pm

This one's for the girls, during a night when CMT honored all female stars, from Loretta Lynn to Carrie Underwood and Kelsea Ballerini, at their annual Artists of the Year show in an empowering night of lifting up each other.

3 members of Machine Gun Kelly's entourage wanted in assault

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 7:11pm

Three members of rapper Machine Gun Kelly's entourage are wanted in connection with an alleged attack on an actor in Atlanta last month.

'Orange Is the New Black' to wrap after next year's season 7

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 4:30pm

"Orange Is the New Black" is fading to black after its upcoming seventh season.

1st indigenous Miss Panama advocates for native peoples

Juan Zamorano, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 4:14pm

She spent much of her life in an indigenous village without electricity, using wattles to cross rivers and make it to her school in the poorest region of Panama. The hardships she endured as a child still make her cry.

The Latest: Ex-teacher is 5th person charged in 'celebgate'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 3:47pm

The Latest on a former Virginia high school teacher charged in a hacking scheme that allowed him and others to obtain nude photographs of celebrities and others (all times local):

Michael Buble shuts down rumors of retirement from music

Jonathan Landrum Jr., Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 3:15pm

Michael Buble is shutting down rumors that he's going to retire from music, saying he was misquoted in a recent interview.

Gustavo Dudamel wins the Gish Prize, a top arts honor

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 2:04pm

Los Angeles Philharmonic conductor Gustavo Dudamel has been named the recipient of a top arts prize worth approximately $250,000 for his craft and music education advocacy.

New accusation of police wrongdoing in Weinstein case

Michael R. Sisak and Tom Hays, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 1:39pm

The sexual assault case against Harvey Weinstein was roiled Wednesday for the second time in a week by what New York City prosecutors said was a police detective's improper conduct.

New York prosecutors say police detective under scrutiny in Weinstein case urged accuser to delete info from her phone

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 1:14pm

New York prosecutors say police detective under scrutiny in Weinstein case urged accuser to delete info from her phone.

In struggling Baltimore, police union focuses on comedy skit

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 12:54pm

The leadership of Baltimore's police union isn't laughing at a "Saturday Night Live" skit.

Chaka Khan named 2019 Rose Parade grand marshal

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 11:21am

Chaka Khan has been named grand marshal of the 2019 Rose Parade, which will feature the theme, "The Melody of Life."

Illinois candidate once said harassment leads to promiscuity

Sara Burnett, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 11:09am

A former Miss America who is running for Illinois attorney general once said that many victims of sexual harassment believe what is said about them and "become very promiscuous," and that some young people who are called names such as "whore" or "slut" think: "That's what I want to be."

Nielsen says 10.5 million watch premiere of 'The Conners.'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 10:43am

The 10.5 million people who tuned in to ABC to watch the premiere of ABC's sitcom "The Conners" is a classic half-full, half-empty story.