Rihanna in queen's garb shuts down Met Gala carpetNEW YORK (AP) — Never let it be said that Rihanna doesn't know how to make an entrance.
On a night when big stars were a dime a dozen — try George and Amal Clooney, Lady Gaga, Madonna and Cher — the pop singer still managed to steal the show and conquer the red carpet at the Met...
Obama jokes about a future playing dominoes with LettermanNEW YORK (AP) — President Barack Obama is envisioning a future of playing dominoes with retiree David Letterman.
Obama joked about their quieter futures during his eighth "Late Show" appearance Monday, saying Americans have grown up with the 33-year veteran comedian.
"After a tough...
UC Berkeley's Mark Twain project finds cache of new writingSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Scholars at the University of California, Berkeley have pieced together a collection of dispatches written by Mark Twain when the author was a young newsman in San Francisco.
In the letters, the man who would write The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and its sequel,...
Lauryn Hill cancels Israel show to avoid stirring tensionsLOS ANGELES (AP) — Lauryn Hill is canceling a planned performance in Tel Aviv because she wasn't able to also schedule a concert in the nearby Palestinian city of Ramallah.
The singer-songwriter said in a statement Monday that she originally intended to perform in both cities in hopes...
Fox renews 'The Simpsons' for 2 more seasonsLOS ANGELES (AP) — "The Simpsons" will keep the satire coming for at least two more seasons.
Fox said Monday it has renewed the animated series for its 27th and 28th seasons, which will carry it to a total of 625 episodes.
The tale of Springfield and the Simpson family is TV's...
Fox anchor: Report of police shooting was in errorLOS ANGELES (AP) — Fox News Channel anchorman Shepard Smith says the channel mistakenly reported that a Baltimore, Maryland, police officer shot a black man during a chase.
Smith told viewers that reporter Mike Tobin's error came during a chaotic situation Monday. Smith apologized for...
'Django Unchained' actress ordered to apologize to policeLOS ANGELES (AP) — An actress who accused Los Angeles police of racial profiling when they investigated a report she was having sex with her boyfriend in a parked car was ordered Monday to apologize to officers.
Daniele Watts, who appeared in "Django Unchained," pleaded no contest...
Singer Chris Brown accused of battery in Las VegasLAS VEGAS (AP) — Singer Chris Brown faces another battery accusation just days after he performed at an after-party to the weekend's much hyped boxing match, which was also billed as the kickoff to his residency at the Drai's nightclub.
Las Vegas police said Brown, 25, is suspected of...
Box Office Top 20: 'Avengers' sequel soars to $191.3 millionLOS ANGELES (AP) — A jam-packed sports weekend didn't stop moviegoers from trekking to theaters in droves to see the Avengers sequel, which posted a massive 1.3 million North American opening, Disney said Monday.
While "Avengers: Age of Ultron" may have solidified its spot as the...
Oscar-winning writer of 'Dances With Wolves' novel diesTUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Michael Blake, the writer whose novel "Dances With Wolves" became a major hit movie and earned him an Academy Award for the screenplay, has died.
Blake, 69, died Saturday in Tucson, Arizona, after a long battle with cancer, his business partner, Daniel Ostroff,...
Accused Texas gunman well-known to FBI before attack
WASHINGTON (AP) — Since 2006, the FBI had been investigating Elton Simpson — one of the men suspected in the Texas shootings outside a contest featuring cartoons of the Muslim Prophet Muhammad.
Agents recorded the young man from... Full story
The Latest on prophet cartoon case: 1 man's mom speaks out
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The Dallas Morning News reports that Sharon Soofi, the mother of suspected gunman Nadir Soofi, says she had no idea her son would turn to violence.
Sharon Soofi tells the newspaper her son was raised "in a normal American... Full story
Rihanna in queen's garb shuts down Met Gala carpet
NEW YORK (AP) — Never let it be said that Rihanna doesn't know how to make an entrance.
On a night when big stars were a dime a dozen — try George and Amal Clooney, Lady Gaga, Madonna and Cher — the pop singer still managed to... Full story
Baltimore police: Man arrested near scene of recent riots
BALTIMORE (AP) — Days after riots crippled Baltimore, tensions again escalated Monday after police said they arrested a man who appeared to be armed. The arrest drew a crowd of protesters who chanted, "Black community, control the... Full story
10 Things to Know for Tuesday
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday:
1. PORTRAITS OF TEXAS GUNMEN EMERGE
One of the men had been on the radar of law enforcement for years for possible terror ties —... Full story