George Lucas to Colbert: Why aren't you replacing Stewart?NEW YORK (AP) — Stephen Colbert came to the Tribeca Film Festival to interview filmmaker George Lucas, but the "Star Wars" creator had a question of his own.
"The perfect choice to replace that Jon Stewart fellow would have been you," Lucas told Colbert on Friday. Why, he wanted to...
APNewsBreak: Video released of 'Suge' Knight running over 2LOS ANGELES (AP) — Video of Marion "Suge" Knight plowing into two men with his pickup truck and other key evidence in the former rap music mogul's murder case was released Friday by a Los Angeles court.
Superior Court Judge Ronald Coen reviewed the items before determining this week...
Spanish language 'Sabado Gigante' ends 53-year runMIAMI (AP) — Television's longest-running variety show is calling it a wrap after 53 years.
The Miami-based Univision network said Friday the popular "Sabado Gigante" will end its weekly broadcast on Sept. 19.
Created by its Chilean-born host, the boisterous presenter with a huge grin...
'Jane the Virgin,' John Oliver among Peabody Award winnersLOS ANGELES (AP) — "Jane the Virgin" and John Oliver's satirical news show are among the winners in the first round of this year's Peabody Awards.
The Peabody panel deemed the CW sitcom "Jane the Virgin" a "smart, self-aware telenovela" and its star Gina Rodriguez...
ACM hosts Blake Shelton and Luke Bryan work as comedic duoARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Expecting music at Sunday's Academy of Country Music Awards? You should be ready for comedy.
Hosts Blake Shelton and Luke Bryan held a press conference Friday at the AT&T Stadium and offered a preview of what's to come when the ACMs celebrate their 50th...
Dr. Oz tells critics: No conflict of interest on my TV showNEW YORK (AP) — Dr. Mehmet Oz is defending himself against 10 doctors who've accused him of promoting "quack treatments" on his TV show.
Oz said in a statement Friday that his show provides "multiple points of view" including his own.
He added that his own views are offered "without...
12 hurt in Denver-area crash involving tour buses amid fogDENVER (AP) — A dozen people were injured in a crash involving tour buses for two different bands and two trucks on a foggy stretch of Interstate 70 east of Denver on Friday, as a spring storm made driving dangerous across Colorado and Wyoming.
A bus carrying crew members for the...
'Star Wars: Battlefront' unleashed at fan conventionANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Force isn't merely awakening on the big screen. It's also returning to the video game realm.
"Star Wars: Battlefront" publisher Electronic Arts and Swedish developer DICE showcased their next-generation rendition of the "Star Wars" multiplayer shooter Friday...
Obama: World would be 'pretty barren' without poetryWASHINGTON (AP) — Poetry helps people understand themselves and each other, and the world would be "pretty barren" without it, President Barack Obama said Friday.
Obama and his wife, Michelle, celebrated National Poetry Month at the White House by inviting student poets to a workshop...
Back on the USA Network: Sports return with NHL playoffsNEW YORK (AP) — In the three decades since USA Network had last broadcast an NHL playoff game, just about everything in television watching changed.
In that rapidly evolving world, the cable channel is again embracing the value of sports.
USA aired two games as hockey's postseason...
Cardinal Francis George, key Catholic orthodoxy voice, dies
CHICAGO (AP) — Cardinal Francis George, a vigorous defender of Roman Catholic orthodoxy who played a key role in the church's response to the clergy sex abuse scandal and led the U.S. bishops' fight against Obamacare, has died after a... Full story
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Sen. Marco Rubio, a Spanish speaker whose parents came to the United States from Cuba, says English should be the country's official language. But, he says, resources should still be available in school for students who... Full story
Family wins back seized gold coins that could be worth $80M
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A family was awarded the rights to 10 rare gold coins possibly worth $80 million or more on Friday after a U.S. appeals court overturned a jury verdict.
U.S. Department of the Treasury officials insist the $20... Full story
Bryant 0 for 4 with 3 Ks in debut as Cubs lose to Padres 5-4
CHICAGO (AP) — Kris Bryant absorbed the sights and smells and sounds of Wrigley Field. He cherished playing in front of 30,000 charged-up fans. He appreciated all the family members and friends who turned out for his big league... Full story
Global finance leaders see economy strengthening
WASHINGTON (AP) — Financial officials from the world's major economies on Friday welcomed modest improvements in the global economy while side-stepping fears rattling global financial markets that Greece will default on its bailout... Full story