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...
Fans push to preserve Jim Morrison's New Mexico homeALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Fans of Jim Morrison, the late singer for The Doors, are in a push to preserve his childhood home in New Mexico.
A group of fans want his northeast Albuquerque home designated a historical site and placed in a list of tourist attractions in the city, KOAT-TV...
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...
5 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 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...
Senate adopts GOP budget compromise
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has adopted a compromise GOP budget, paving the way for an assault on President Barack Obama's health care law this summer and a partisan showdown over spending bills this fall.
The Senate passed the... Full story
Fingerprint ruse IDs Florida man as longtime Ohio fugitive
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A man convicted of manslaughter walked away 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... 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
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
5 paintings missing since WWII returning to Germany
WASHINGTON (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... Full story