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New baby and new music: Ricky Martin hosts the Latin Grammys

Sigal Ratner-Arias, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 12th - 3:08pm

Between a household with four children, the release of a new single and his debut as host of the Latin Grammys, Ricky Martin hasn't gotten much sleep lately. But it's all good.

De Niro named Screen Actors Guild life achievement honoree

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 12th - 1:17pm

Robert De Niro will receive the Screen Actors Guild's life achievement award.

'We love you, Alex!' Contestant on 'Jeopardy!' moves Trebek

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 12th - 1:13pm

"Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek got choked up when he read the final response from a Brown University student who wanted to show support as he battles pancreatic cancer.

HBO doc peers into Ralph Lauren's rose-tinted American Dream

Jocelyn Noveck, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 12th - 1:01pm

Of all the editors, fashion notables, filmmakers and cultural critics who opine on Ralph Lauren in the new documentary "Very Ralph," it's an unlikely voice who perhaps most succinctly describes the appeal of the Lauren empire.

Cena related to character pursuing NFL dreams in new series

Joe Reedy, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 12th - 12:49pm

When John Cena was offered an audio series about a former college football star chasing an NFL dream, he felt a personal connection to it right away.

Pete Doherty fined in Paris over double set of arrests

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 12th - 9:30am

The Paris prosecutor's office says British singer Pete Doherty has been handed a three-month suspended sentence and a fine of 10,000 euros ($11,000) after being arrested in Paris twice in one week.

Winfrey, Coates to speak at upcoming Toni Morrison tribute

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 12th - 9:01am

Oprah Winfrey, Ta-Nehisi Coates and Jesmyn Ward will be among the speakers at a tribute to the late Toni Morrison.

Chicago rapper Lil Reese shot, in critical condition

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 12th - 8:13am

Hospital officials say Chicago rapper Lil Reese is in critical condition after being shot at a suburban Chicago intersection.

Sen. Mazie Hirono of Hawaii is writing memoir, due in 2021

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 12th - 6:55am

Sen. Mazie Hirono of Hawaii, the Senate's first Asian American woman and only current immigrant, is working on a memoir.

Ricky Gervais returning to host the 2020 Golden Globe Awards

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 12th - 6:27am

Look out Hollywood, Ricky Gervais is returning to host the Golden Globe Awards.

Airborne Toxic Event leader Mikel Jollett writing memoir

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 12th - 6:00am

Airborne Toxic Event frontman Mikel Jollett is writing a memoir.

Provocative Atlantic asks how civil war can be avoided

David Bauder, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 12th - 3:03am

The Atlantic magazine was founded in the years leading up to the Civil War, so it's worth noting when it produces a special new issue on the theme, "How to stop a Civil War."

Pete Doherty arrested again in Paris, for violent behavior

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 11th - 7:47am

Paris authorities say British singer Pete Doherty has been arrested for the second time in the space of a week.

Woody Allen and Amazon end legal battle

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 9th - 3:02pm

Woody Allen and Amazon.com have ended their legal battle.

Beatles album cover photographer Robert Freeman dies at 82

Jill Lawless, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 9th - 5:39am

Photographer Robert Freeman, who helped define the image of The Beatles with some of the band's best-known album covers, has died aged 82.

French paper: French woman claims rape by Polanski in 1975

Elaine Ganley, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 8th - 2:31pm

A French woman in her early 60s claims she was violently raped at age 18 by Oscar-winning filmmaker Roman Polanski, a fugitive from the U.S. for more than four decades since pleading guilty to a sex offense with a minor, a French newspaper reported Friday.

Bale and Damon go into overdrive for 'Ford v Ferrari'

Jake Coyle, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 8th - 1:58pm

France's legendary Le Mans race, the central contest depicted in James Mangold's "Ford v Ferrari," runs more than 3,000 miles over the course of 24 hours. But that's nothing compared to the distance Christian Bale had to cover coming off playing Dick Cheney in "Vice."

ABC cancels 'Fresh Off the Boat,' sets finale for February

Lynn Elber, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 8th - 12:39pm

ABC's "Fresh Off the Boat," the first network TV comedy in two decades to focus on an Asian American family, is coming to an end after six seasons.

OJ Simpson sues Las Vegas casino, contends he was defamed

Ken Ritter, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 8th - 11:50am

O.J. Simpson is suing a Las Vegas hotel-casino that banned him in November 2017, alleging that unnamed employees defamed him by telling a celebrity news site he had been drunk, disruptive and unruly.

Parolee is no hometown hero in TV comedy 'Back to Life'

Lynn Elber, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 8th - 11:04am

An actor who can provoke belly laughs with grunts clearly is gifted. Fans of the show business comedy "Episodes" will fondly recall Daisy Haggard's skill at unleashing a symphony of nasal grumbles, effectively underscored by a sourpuss grimace.