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Daughter of legendary soul singer James Brown dies

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 5:06pm

A daughter of the late Godfather of Soul James Brown has died.

Heart patient, Drake fan: Great to be 'back to myself'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 4:49pm

The suburban Chicago girl who received a heart transplant after dancing her way into a meeting with Drake says she's feeling great.

'Assassination Nation' wants to get under your skin

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 3:59pm

"Assassination Nation" is trying to make you uncomfortable. The film even starts out with about a dozen "trigger warnings" previewing the horror that is to come in this internet age Salem witch trial about four teenage girls who become the enemies of an entire town when a hacker stars leaking individuals' information.

Suge Knight pleads to manslaughter over fatal confrontation

Andrew Dalton, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 3:13pm

Averting a murder trial that had been nearly four years in coming, former rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight pleaded no contest Thursday to voluntary manslaughter for running over and killing a Compton businessman and agreed to serve nearly 30 years in prison.

Former rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight pleads no contest to voluntary manslaughter in fatal 2015 confrontation

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 3:11pm

Former rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight pleads no contest to voluntary manslaughter in fatal 2015 confrontation.

Poet Sonia Sanchez working on memoir, 'Watch My Language'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 3:09pm

With the help of Ta-Nehisi Coates, poet Sonia Sanchez is writing a memoir.

'Pod Save America' political podcast is coming to HBO

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 12:43pm

The popular political podcast "Pod Save America" is coming to HBO for a series of four specials.

Brad Pitt's foundation sues architect over New Orleans homes

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 12:17pm

Actor Brad Pitt's foundation has sued a New Orleans architect, saying defective design work led to leaks and other flaws in homes built for residents of an area that was among the hardest hit by Hurricane Katrina.

'Veronica Mars' starring Kristen Bell gets revived by Hulu

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 11:53am

Veronica Mars has another mystery to solve.

Texas man allegedly sent threatening letters to Taylor Swift

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 10:09am

A 26-year-old Austin, Texas, man has been arrested on federal charges for allegedly sending threatening letters to pop star Taylor Swift and showing up at her record label in Nashville, Tennessee.

Harvard's Hasty Pudding casts first women in 175 years

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 9:17am

Harvard University's Hasty Pudding theater troupe has cast its first women after nearly two centuries of all-male productions.

Robbie Williams entertains at Emporio Armani's airport show

Colleen Barry, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 9:09am

Milan designers were letting go of streetwear and turning back to the basics of elegant design on the second day of Milan Fashion Week.

J Balvin leads Latin Grammy noms with 8 nods, 1 with Beyonce

Sigal Ratner-Arias, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 8:33am

Reggaeton star J Balvin received eight Latin Grammy Award nominations on Thursday, including two for record of the year, one for album of the year and one featuring Beyonce for his hit version of "Mi gente" with Willy William.

Jefferson Airplane's Kaukonen is still on embryonic journey

John Rogers, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 8:09am

Long before he wrote and recorded the Jefferson Airplane classic "Embryonic Journey," Jorma Kaukonen was on a decades-long journey of discovery of his own.

Isabel Allende to receive honorary National Book Award medal

Hillel Italie, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 7:53am

Isabel Allende, winner of an honorary National Book Award, sees no reason to discuss her legacy.

Meghan Markle takes mom to UK cookbook fundraiser

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 7:44am

Meghan Markle was joined by her mother Thursday to launch a cookbook aimed at raising money for the victims of London's Grenfell Tower fire.

Demi Lovato's mom says star is 'getting the help she needs'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 5:44am

Demi Lovato's mother says the singer is "doing really well" nearly two months after being hospitalized for a drug overdose.

'Ramblin' Man' singer critical but stable after falling

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 5:42am

Allman Brothers Band guitarist Dickey Betts is in "critical but stable" condition after slipping and cracking his head while playing with the family dog in Florida.

The Latest: Uganda's pop star politician vows to fight on

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 4:42am

The Latest on Uganda's pop star politician (all times local):

Daisy Johnson, Rachel Kushner among Man Booker finalists

Jill Lawless, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 3:55am

A novel in verse and a story about trees and the people who love them are among six finalists announced Thursday for the prestigious Man Booker Prize for fiction.