Ringo Starr, Green Day headline eclectic Rock Hall classCLEVELAND (AP) — Ringo Starr was always behind the other Beatles.
Bobbing his head as he sat at his drum kit, Starr kept the steady backbeat for Paul McCartney, John Lennon and George Harrison, a once-in-a-century group that conquered the music world. Starr got fourth-billing, the...
Robin Williams the posthumous star of '3 Still Standing'TORONTO (AP) — Before the late Robin Williams enthralled television audiences on "Mork and Mindy," he already was a star on the 1970s stand-up comedy circuit — and by the '80s was a leading light for a new stand-up generation.
The political satirist Will Durst recalls how he once...
5 things from former Bush press secretary Perino's bookWASHINGTON (AP) — Dana Perino, President George W. Bush's spokeswoman at the end of his presidency, is out with a book that is part memoir, part career advice. Perino is the only Republican woman ever to serve as White House press secretary and is now a co-cost of "The Five" on Fox...
Usher, Gwen Stefani among headliners for Earth Day rallyWASHINGTON (AP) — An all-day Earth Day rally and concert Saturday is drawing some big names to the National Mall.
Usher, Mary J. Blige, Gwen Stefani, Common and Train are scheduled to perform during the free Global Citizen 2015 Earth Day rally hosted by will.i.am and Soledad O'Brien....
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...
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...
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...
Philanthropist, shopping mall developer Taubman dies at 91
BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich. (AP) — A. Alfred Taubman, the self-made Michigan billionaire whose philanthropy and business success — including weaving the enclosed shopping mall into American culture — was clouded by a criminal... Full story
Egypt runners defy Cairo mayhem as sport's popularity grows
CAIRO (AP) — Young Egyptians are once again organizing on social media and taking to the streets of Cairo by the hundreds every Friday, not to protest injustice or clash with police, but to enjoy long runs through one of the world's... Full story
Robin Williams the posthumous star of '3 Still Standing'
TORONTO (AP) — Before the late Robin Williams enthralled television audiences on "Mork and Mindy," he already was a star on the 1970s stand-up comedy circuit — and by the '80s was a leading light for a new stand-up generation.
The... Full story
US Treasury secretary urges Greece to reach debt deal
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew is urging Greece to reach a deal with its creditors, warning that a default would "create immediate hardship for Greece" and damage the world economy.
Greece is in negotiations with... Full story
Ringo Starr, Green Day headline eclectic Rock Hall class
CLEVELAND (AP) — Ringo Starr was always behind the other Beatles.
Bobbing his head as he sat at his drum kit, Starr kept the steady backbeat for Paul McCartney, John Lennon and George Harrison, a once-in-a-century group that conquered... Full story