The movies that will keep buzzing after CannesCANNES, France (AP) — The Cannes Film Festival is a grand hierarchy with strictly defined elevations of movies and media access, where films are met by high praise or lowly boos. And so there was a strange fittingness that the scandal of the 68th Cannes Film Festival, where all status...
Fashion's greatest hits, misses on the Cannes red carpetCANNES, France (AP) — Cannes' red carpet can be as kind as it is cruel when it comes to fashion.
For 12 days, major Hollywood actresses such as Marion Cotillard, Emily Blunt, Naomi Watts and Sienna Miller graced the film festival's red carpet in clothes designed by the world's...
Rolling Stones kick off 'Zip Code' stadium tour in San DiegoSAN DIEGO (AP) — The Rolling Stones launched their "Zip Code" North American tour in San Diego Sunday with more than two hours of music.
In front of a sold-out crowd at Petco Park, the stalwart foursome rocked hit after hit from their 50-year catalog.
Mick Jagger, Keith Richards,...
Some Native Hawaiians disapprove of 'Aloha' movie titleHONOLULU (AP) — Some Native Hawaiians disapprove of the name of a movie filmed and set in Hawaii, saying that titling it "Aloha" is a disrespectful misappropriation of culture and simplifies a word that's rich with meaning.
The Cameron Crowe film starring Bradley Cooper, Rachel...
Actress Anne Meara, wife of Jerry Stiller, diesLOS ANGELES (AP) — Actress and comedian Anne Meara, whose comic work with husband Jerry Stiller helped launch a 60-year career in film and TV, has died. She was 85.
Jerry Stiller and son Ben Stiller say Meara died Saturday. No other details were provided.
The Stiller family released a...
Actress, comedian Anne Meara, nominated for 4 Emmys, diesLOS ANGELES (AP) — Anne Meara, the loopy, lovable comedian who launched a standup career with husband Jerry Stiller in the 1950s and found success as an actress in films, on TV and the stage, has died.
Jerry Stiller and son Ben Stiller say Meara died Saturday. She was 85. No other...
France touts Cannes prizes as vindication for film subsidiesPARIS (AP) — France's president says his country's strong showing at this year's Cannes film festival is no accident — suggesting it's partly thanks to government subsidies.
France has had long dry spells without prizes at Cannes. This year, unusually, five French films were...
David Letterman drives into retirement with Indy 500 tributeINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — David Letterman has a new No. 1 on his personal Top Ten list of reasons he loves the Indianapolis 500.
The freshly retired Letterman was all grins early Sunday as his IndyCar team paid tribute to the former "Late Show" host by putting a gap-toothed, smiling...
Audiard's 'Dheepan' wins Palme d'Or in upset Cannes finaleCANNES, France (AP) — The 68th Cannes Film Festival was brought to a surprising close Sunday with Jacques Audiard's Sri Lankan refugee drama taking the festival's coveted top honor, the Palme d'Or.
The choice of "Dheepan," as selected by a jury led by Joel and Ethan Coen, left some...
Famed Detroit jazz trumpeter Marcus Belgrave dies at 78DETROIT (AP) — Marcus Belgrave, a jazz trumpeter who graced stages and studios with Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin, Dizzy Gillespie, Joe Cocker and Motown artists galore, died Sunday. He was 78.
Belgrave died at an Ann Arbor care facility and the cause of death was heart failure, said...
Vocabulary test takes away some National Spelling Bee drama
WASHINGTON (AP) — For viewers of last year's Scripps National Spelling Bee, one of the most surprising results came courtesy of a test nobody saw.
Vanya Shivashankar was one of the stars of the show, heavily promoted in ESPN's... Full story
Fashion's greatest hits, misses on the Cannes red carpet
CANNES, France (AP) — Cannes' red carpet can be as kind as it is cruel when it comes to fashion.
For 12 days, major Hollywood actresses such as Marion Cotillard, Emily Blunt, Naomi Watts and Sienna Miller graced the film festival's red... Full story
Launching campaign, Sanders appeals to party's Warren wing
PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) — For Democrats who had hoped to lure Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren into a presidential campaign, independent Sen. Bernie Sanders might be the next best thing.
Sanders, who is opening his official... Full story
Iraq, Iran push back on US defense chief over Ramadi loss
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq and Iran pushed back Monday against U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter's criticisms over the fall of Ramadi to the Islamic State group, with an Iranian general going as far as saying America had "no will" to fight... Full story
California looks Down Under for drought advice
SYDNEY (AP) — California has turned to the world's driest inhabited continent for solutions to its longest and sharpest drought on record.
Australia, the land poet Dorothea Mackellar dubbed "a sunburnt country," suffered a torturous... Full story