Fonda, Tomlin play it 'fierce' in comedy 'Grace and Frankie'LOS ANGELES (AP) — Age rarely catches a break in pop culture. But when Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin lend their outsized talents to a sitcom, expect something far removed from old-lady cliches and self-negating punchlines.
"Grace and Frankie," the 13-episode Netflix comedy debuting...
Bono and U2 set as sole guests on Friday's 'Tonight Show'NEW YORK (AP) — New Yorkers have been running into Bono and his band, U2, all over town the past few days.
The group has been taping music and comedy bits to include in their Friday appearance on NBC's "Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," where they'll be the only guests.
Challenged by 'Going Clear,' another test awaits Tom CruiseNEW YORK (AP) — When Janeane Garofalo asked Brad Bird, the director of "Mission: Impossible — Ghost Protocol," about Tom Cruise at a recent Tribeca Film Festival event, she peppered Bird with allusions to the Scientology documentary "Going Clear." Bird called it "a very inside...
Foxx says anthem performance was not 'a sin against America'LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jamie Foxx is defending his national anthem performance at the Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao fight against online criticism.
On "Entertainment Tonight" Tuesday, Foxx says that his earpiece fell off just before he started to sing "The Star-Spangled Banner." He said...
CBS keeps its winning ways with another top-ranked weekNEW YORK (AP) — A slate of CBS dramas and comedies dominated the Nielsen Top 20 last week, lifting CBS to its 10th consecutive win in viewership.
CBS claimed 13 of the Top 20 series, led by the No. 1 show, "NCIS," followed by "NCIS: New Orleans" and "The Big Bang Theory."
ABC had four...
Five paintings missing since WWII returning to GermanyWASHINGTON (AP) — Five paintings missing since World War II are being returned to collections in Germany at the behest of the heirs of their American acquirers.
The paintings, including three won by an American GI in a poker game, were turned over to the German government on Tuesday....
Nielsen's top programs for April 27-May 3Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for April 27-May 3. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership.
1. "NCIS,"CBS, 14.9 million.
2. "NCIS: New Orleans," CBS, 14.6 million.
3. "The Big Bang Theory," CBS, 13.9 million.
4. "Dancing with the Stars," ABC, 13.2...
'Ultimate Survival Alaska' personality found dead in AlaskaFAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — An outdoorsman and past character on National Geographic's reality show "Ultimate Survival Alaska" has been found shot dead, and Alaska State Troopers were investigating the case as a homicide.
Officers responded to 69-year-old Jimmy Gojdics' (GAY'-dohs)...
Bobby Jindal book on lessons of history coming in OctoberNEW YORK (AP) — Republican Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, who may or not be running for president, says he has a publication coming in October but it's definitely not a campaign book.
"I think those books are actually quite boring," Jindal said Tuesday during a telephone...
Singer Chris Brown's battery case in Las Vegas droppedLAS VEGAS (AP) — Authorities are dropping the Las Vegas battery case against singer Chris Brown.
Las Vegas police said Tuesday that the man who claimed the star had punched him during a weekend basketball game is withdrawing his complaint.
Police said Brown, 25, was suspected of...
Moments from safety, migrants die trying to reach Europe
CATANIA, Sicily (AP) — Young men piled over each other, some shimmying up ropes dangling from the towering rescue ship and others falling into the churning sea. Women and children were the last off the stricken dinghy during a chaotic... Full story
Fingerprint ruse IDs Florida man as longtime Ohio fugitive
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A man convicted of manslaughter escaped from an Ohio prison farm in 1959, then was allowed to slip away from law enforcement in 1975 and disappeared until a ruse to get his fingerprints led to his arrest in Florida... Full story
Gun in officer's slaying 9th from Georgia heist found in NY
NEW YORK (AP) — A handgun used to fatally shoot a New York Police Department officer is the ninth of 23 weapons reported stolen from a Georgia pawn shop in 2011 to be recovered on the city's streets.
Two of the guns taken from Little's... Full story
Islamic State group claims responsibility for Dallas assault
PHOENIX (AP) — The Islamic State group claimed responsibility Tuesday for the assault on a Texas cartoon contest that featured images of the Prophet Muhammad, but counterterrorism experts said IS has a history of asserting involvement... Full story
Regulators: California fell far short of water-saving target
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Californians conserved little water in March and local officials were not aggressive in cracking down on waste, state regulators reported Tuesday as they considered tough measures to force savings amid a... Full story