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Brazen thief steals $20,000 Dali artwork in San Francisco

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 14th - 6:31pm

A brazen thief stole a Salvador Dali etching valued at $20,000 from a San Francisco gallery, then walked off down the street with the work in his hand.

Margaret Atwood, Bernardine Evaristo split Booker Prize as judges break prestigious literary award's single-winner rule

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 14th - 2:53pm

Margaret Atwood, Bernardine Evaristo split Booker Prize as judges break prestigious literary award's single-winner rule.

Kevin Smith crafts his 'real big cinematic gravestone'

Ryan Pearson, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 14th - 12:25pm

Twenty-five years after "Clerks," Kevin Smith says he's crafted his "real big cinematic gravestone."

Trump calls for Spicer votes on 'Dancing with the Stars'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 14th - 10:00am

President Donald Trump is trying to influence votes on ABC's "Dancing with the Stars."

In 'Jojo Rabbit,' Waititi attempts his boldest balancing act

Jake Coyle, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 14th - 9:21am

Taika Waititi could have made just about anything after the success of "Thor: Ragnarok." But he used his industry capital to make the Nazi satire "Jojo Rabbit."

South Korean pop star Sulli found dead at her home

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 14th - 3:46am

South Korean pop star and actress Sulli was found dead at her home south of Seoul on Monday, police said.

Book by Fusion GPS founders coming out next month

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 14th - 3:04am

The co-founders of a political research firm behind allegations about President Donald Trump's ties to Russia have a book coming out next month.

Still working '9 to 5,' Dolly Parton marks 50 years at Opry

Kristin M. Hall, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 13th - 7:04am

Country superstar Dolly Parton is still working "9 to 5," and doing what she loves as she celebrated her 50th anniversary as a Grand Ole Opry member.

Wayne Newton's former ranch Casa de Shenandoah sold

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 12th - 10:29pm

Records show that Wayne Newton's former home Casa de Shenandoah has been sold.

5 rappers removed from NYC festival at request of police

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 12th - 2:05pm

Organizers of a hip-hop festival taking place in New York this weekend said Saturday they have dropped five rappers from the lineup at the request of police.

The Latest: Famous figures pay tribute to Jessye Norman

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 12th - 11:11am

The Latest on the public funeral for international opera star Jessye Norman (all times local):

For opera legend Placido Domingo, the show goes on in Europe

Colleen Barry, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 12th - 7:49am

Even as his U.S. career seemingly winds down amid accusations of sexual harassment, opera legend Placido Domingo remains on the bill of a host of European opera houses. But cracks, even if slight, are beginning to show in his support.

Robert Forster, Oscar nominee for 'Jackie Brown,' dies at 78

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 11th - 10:57pm

Robert Forster, the handsome and omnipresent character actor who got a career resurgence and Oscar nomination for playing bail bondsman Max Cherry in "Jackie Brown," died Friday. He was 78.

The Latest: Opera star's hometown names street after her

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 11th - 4:12pm

The Latest on ceremonies honoring renowned opera star Jessye Norman (All times local):

Shepard Smith leaves Fox News Channel

David Bauder, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 11th - 2:08pm

Shepard Smith, whose newscast on Fox News Channel seemed increasingly an outlier on a network dominated by supporters of President Donald Trump, abruptly quit after signing off his final newscast on Friday.

Jane Fonda arrested protesting climate change in Washington

Mark Kennedy, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 11th - 1:25pm

Jane Fonda was arrested at the U.S. Capitol on Friday while peacefully protesting climate change.

Sue Monk Kidd's next novel imagines a married Jesus

Hillel Italie, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 11th - 6:03am

Sue Monk Kidd's next novel is very much a work of fiction.

Czechs pay last respect to pop singer Karel Gott

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 11th - 3:19am

Czechs are paying their last respects to Karel Gott, the country's most popular pop singer who died last week.

Imagine this: Natalie Merchant honored with Lennon award

David Bauder, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 10th - 2:25pm

At this stage of her life, Natalie Merchant is more proud of getting an honor named for John Lennon because of what it says about her activism than her music.

George Clooney calls Trump's quip on Kurds 'pretty shocking'

Jari Tanner, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 10th - 1:37pm

George Clooney said on Thursday he was appalled U.S. President Donald Trump partly justified the decision to withdraw U.S. troops from Syria by stating Kurds "didn't help us with Normandy" during World War II.