Gun salutes fired in London to honor Britain's new princessLONDON (AP) — Soldiers on horseback have rode out in procession in London to fire gun salutes in honor of Britain's newborn princess.
Dozens of deafening volleys were fired Monday from Hyde Park and the Tower of London to celebrate the birth of Prince William and the Duchess of...
'Gentleman's Guide' creators return to old stomping groundsNEW YORK (AP) — A classroom door opens at New York University and a 20-something student at the piano tries to not seem flustered by the two men who have joined him.
Steven Lutvak and Robert L. Freedman are peeking in to hear how final projects are going for master's candidates at the...
'Star Trek' actress Grace Lee Whitney dies at 85LOS ANGELES (AP) — Grace Lee Whitney, who played Captain Kirk's assistant on the original "Star Trek" series, has died. She was 85.
Whitney died of natural causes Friday in her home in the Central California town of Coarsegold, about 50 miles north of Fresno, her son Jonathan Dweck...
'Avengers' sequel is second biggest US opener of all timeLOS ANGELES (AP) — The Avengers are mighty, but not enough to beat themselves. The Marvel and Disney sequel earned a staggering 7.7 million in its debut weekend, making it the second biggest U.S. opening of all time according to Rentrak estimates Sunday.
But "Avengers: Age of...
Comedian and activist Russell Brand backs LabourLONDON (AP) — Comedian turned political activist Russell Brand has changed his mind and is no longer urging people not to vote in Thursday's general election.
Instead, Brand on Monday used his YouTube channel to urge his more than 1 million subscribers to back the Labour Party's Ed...
Georgia O'Keeffe flower painting going to NYC auctionNEW YORK (AP) — A Georgia O'Keeffe flower painting that the artist kept for herself is among the highlights of an upcoming auction of American art.
Sotheby's says "White Calla Lily" is estimated to bring million to million at the May 20 sale in New York.
O'Keeffe created the...
Cable, pay-per-view problems leave viewers fighting madNEW YORK (AP) — For some boxing fans, the big fight Saturday night turned out to be between them and their cable companies.
Strong pay-per-view demand for the Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao fight in Las Vegas caused problems for cable and satellite systems, especially when people...
Gaiman, Bechdel among new table hosts at PEN galaNEW YORK (AP) — Neil Gaiman, Art Spiegelman and Alison Bechdel are among the writers who have agreed to be table hosts at next week's PEN American Center gala after six authors withdrew in protest of an award being given to the satirical French magazine Charlie Hebdo.
The literary and...
New Orleans wraps up Jazz Fest with raucous performancesNEW ORLEANS (AP) — Raucous performances by New Orleans hometown hero Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews, rocker Lenny Kravitz and rising country star Kacey Musgraves closed out the 2015 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival on Sunday.
The seven-day celebration of Louisiana's heritage...
Bruce Jenner in the spotlight for 2 'Kardashians' specialsNEW YORK (AP) — If you didn't hear enough about Bruce Jenner's gender transition during his recent interview with ABC's Diane Sawyer, the E! network wants to fix that.
The network said it will air a two-part "Keeping up With the Kardashians" on Sunday, May 17, and Monday, May 18. The...
McDonald's to simplify structure, focus on customers
NEW YORK (AP) — McDonald's CEO Steve Easterbrook says he's stripping away layers of bureaucracy and increasing accountability so the company can move more nimbly to keep up with changing tastes.
During a 23-minute video message posted... Full story
NYPD officer shot in the head remains critical but stable
NEW YORK (AP) — An NYPD officer was in critical but stable condition early Monday, two days after being shot in the head while sitting in an unmarked car in Queens.
Officer Brian Moore, 25, was in a coma and "fighting for his life,"... Full story
Gun salutes fired in London to honor Britain's new princess
LONDON (AP) — Soldiers on horseback have rode out in procession in London to fire gun salutes in honor of Britain's newborn princess.
Dozens of deafening volleys were fired Monday from Hyde Park and the Tower of London to celebrate the... Full story
Britain's new princess can't expect fairy-tale life
LONDON (AP) — William and Kate's new daughter is the first British princess who won't face royal discrimination because she's a girl, but that doesn't mean her life will be a fairy tale.
Thanks to a change in the centuries-old rules of... Full story
APNewsBreak: Pentagon accused of withholding sex crimes info
WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of sex-related crimes occurring in U.S. military communities is far greater than the Defense Department has publicly reported, a U.S. senator said Monday in a scathing critique that asserts the Pentagon has... Full story