'American in Paris,' 'Fun Home' get a leading 12 Tony nomsNEW YORK (AP) — The musicals "An American in Paris" and "Fun Home" each received a leading 12 Tony Award nominations on Tuesday, showing two very different sides of this Broadway season.
One side is sunny — the dance-heavy stage adaptation of the 1951 musical film with George and...
Dr. Phil to Cat Cora: Celebs thank their moms in lettersNEW YORK (AP) — Moms. Everybody has one. Not everybody remembers to thank them when it's well deserved.
In time for Mother's Day, Lisa Erspamer takes care of that in her third "letter" book, a series of collected missives that has already covered some written by humans to their dogs...
Lifetime planning behind-the-scenes 'Full House' TV filmNEW YORK (AP) — Lifetime says it's joining in the 'Full House' revival with a behind-the-scenes movie of the long-running family sitcom.
With the working title, "The Unauthorized Full House Story," the film promises to unveil the pressures on cast members to balance the idyllic family...
Rare Robert Redford family reunion at Chaplin AwardsNEW YORK (AP) — Robert Redford says getting his entire family in one place at one time can be a challenge.
"We don't come together that easy," the actor said at the Film Society of Lincoln Center Chaplin Award ceremony, where he was honored with the prestigious prize as his wife,...
Man held in bar fight that left Nicki Minaj crew member deadPHILADELPHIA (AP) — A musician says an argument outside a Philadelphia bar led to a stabbing that killed a member of rapper Nicki Minaj's tour.
Marcus Kincy (KIHN'-see) testified Tuesday at 31-year-old Pierce Boykin's preliminary hearing.
A judge says there's enough evidence to hold...
Pop star Mariah Carey makes grand entrance for Vegas showLAS VEGAS (AP) — For anyone wondering what to expect from Mariah Carey's upcoming series of Las Vegas shows at Caesars Palace beyond her 18 number one hit singles, her grand entrance on Monday provided a hint of what's to come.
"No matter what, we're going to make it into a festive...
Daredevil to walk on moving, 400-foot-high Ferris wheelORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — In the days leading up to one of his craziest stunts ever, tightrope walker Nik Wallenda has done the following: drop his kid off at school. Paint windowsills. Mow the lawn.
"It's not like I'm preparing for the end of my life," laughs the 36-year-old Sarasota,...
Disney told to rehire workers who refused soiled costumersORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Walt Disney World must rehire three performers who were fired when they refused to wear soiled spandex unitards as part of their costumes for the "Festival of the Lion King" show, an arbitrator ruled Monday.
The workers said their clean unitards became wet and...
Miss Piggy is recipient of prestigious New York museum awardNEW YORK (AP) — A prestigious award from the Brooklyn Museum honors women who have made outstanding contributions in their fields.
This year's surprise honoree is ... Miss Piggy.
The Muppets character joins a distinguished list of recipients of the Sackler Center First Awards. They...
Sweet Surprise: Palace delivers pastry to royal fansLONDON (AP) — The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge offered a sweet surprise to die-hard fans on Tuesday, sending luxury pastries to thank them for camping outside the hospital and awaiting the birth of the royal baby.
Prince William and the former Kate Middleton sent boxes with...
The bilingual Bush in Puerto Rico
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Jeb Bush confronted one of the Republican Party's touchiest debates head-on Tuesday, telling Puerto Ricans that conservatives should be proud that America is "an immigrant nation" and value the contribution... Full story
Survivors of Colorado theater shooting begin testifying
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Katie Medley was nine months pregnant, so she picked a seat near the exit door, just in case she went into labor when her husband and a friend took her to see the "Batman" premiere nearly three years ago.
She... Full story
Choppers ferry injured in Nepal; new mudslide hits village
GORKHA, Nepal (AP) — Helicopters crisscrossed the mountains above a remote district Tuesday near the epicenter of the weekend earthquake in Nepal that killed more than 4,600 people, ferrying the injured and delivering emergency... Full story
NFL relinquishing tax-exempt status
WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Football League is giving up its tax-exempt status, which Commissioner Roger Goodell called a "distraction."
In a letter to team owners, Goodell said that the league office and its management council will... Full story
Saudi Arabia foils US Embassy attack, arrests 93 suspects
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia on Tuesday announced the arrest of 93 suspects with ties to the Islamic State group who it says were planning multi-pronged attacks on the U.S. Embassy, security forces and residential compounds... Full story