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Michelle Obama headlines college signing day event at UCLA

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 23rd - 11:29am

Former first lady Michelle Obama and a host of celebrities will join thousands of students to celebrate college signing day.

War veteran Paul Scharre wins award for book 'Army of None'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 23rd - 11:10am

A veteran of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan has won a $5,000 award named for the late CIA director William E. Colby.

Paul Simon to donate festival proceeds to environmental orgs

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 23rd - 9:02am

Paul Simon is donating all net proceeds from his 2019 Outside Lands Festival performance to two environmental organizations.

I robot? Ian McEwan tells android tale in 'Machines Like Me'

Jill Lawless, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 23rd - 8:43am

Ian McEwan is fascinated by artificial intelligence. His new novel, "Machines Like Me," features a lifelike android with access to all human knowledge who writes haiku poetry.

Brothers who say they helped Jussie Smollett stage an attack against the "Empire" actor sue his attorney for defamation

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 23rd - 8:36am

Brothers who say they helped Jussie Smollett stage an attack against the "Empire" actor sue his attorney for defamation.

Town keeps playing Smith recording amid racist allegations

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 23rd - 7:15am

The mayor of a New Jersey shore town says they keep playing Kate Smith's recording of "God Bless America" on its boardwalk despite allegations of racism against the singer.

Avengers get epic send-off at 'Endgame' world premiere

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 23rd - 6:13am

There were more than a few sniffles from the audience at the premiere of "Avengers: Endgame" Monday night in Los Angeles, which Chris Evans and Chris Hemsworth proudly admitted contributing to.

Prosecutors to seek death penalty for rapper YNW Melly

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 23rd - 5:39am

Prosecutors in Florida are seeking the death penalty against rapper YNW Melly in the deaths of his two friends, who were aspiring rappers.

Sheryl Crow records 'Redemption Day' with Johnny Cash vocals

Kristin M. Hall, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 23rd - 5:29am

Sheryl Crow has released a political and spiritual song about war featuring vocals from the late Johnny Cash that will be featured on what she says is her last full-length album.

New photos mark 1st birthday of Britain's Prince Louis

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 23rd - 2:47am

Britain's Prince William and his wife, Kate, have released new photos of their youngest child Prince Louis to celebrate his first birthday.

Prosecutor threatened after Smollett charges dropped

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 6:53pm

The Chicago prosecutor whose office handled the Jussie Smollett case has received death threats in the wake of the dismissal of charges against the "Empire" actor.

In Tribeca Film Festival docs, tragedy seen in first-person

Jake Coyle, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 2:51pm

Sasha Joseph Neulinger knew that if he was going to work through the traumas of his childhood, he was going to have to watch the home movies.  

'Young and the Restless' honors Kristoff St. John, his work

Lynn Elber, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 12:27pm

As "The Young and the Restless" head writer Josh Griffith screened the episode in which Neil Winters' family learns of his death, the tears began to flow.

Britain's Prince Louis a baby no more, turning 1 on Tuesday

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 8:28am

The youngest child of Britain's Prince William and his wife, Kate, is about to celebrate his first birthday.

'Today' co-anchor Jenna Bush Hager expecting 3rd child

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 7:45am

"Today" show co-anchor Jenna Bush Hager is pregnant with her third child.

News groups fight to keep Harvey Weinstein's hearing open

Michael R. Sisak, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 6:44am

News organizations are fighting to pull back the curtain on a Harvey Weinstein court appearance that the prosecution and defense want held in secret.

Henry Winkler has 3-book deal for new middle-grade series

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 5:03am

Henry Winkler is planning an out-of-this-world take on fame and show business.

Prince memoir 'The Beautiful Ones' coming out in the fall

Hillel Italie, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 4:03am

The memoir Prince was working on at the time of his death is coming out Oct. 29.

Harry and Meghan's royal baby: Questions asked and answered

Gregory Katz, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 1:11am

The time is drawing near for the impending birth of the first child for Prince Harry and his wife Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex. The couple is keeping many details about Meghan's pregnancy and birth plan private and say they don't know the baby's gender yet. Here are some key points about what will be the latest addition to the world's most famous royal family.

Notre Dame fire was a warning bell. But will Europe listen?

Raf Casert, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 12:19am

It's a thin line where the patina of age on Europe's countless monuments gives way to the onset of neglect. Like with so many loved ones, all is assumed to be fine, until suddenly it's not.