'Tomorrowland' nets a soft $42.7 million holiday debutLOS ANGELES (AP) — Disney's original fantasy adventure "Tomorrowland" ended up earning slightly more in its debut than Monday estimates suggested with .7 million across the holiday weekend.
While that's within the range of what the studio and analysts predicted going into the...
Actor Sam Shepard arrested for drunken driving in Santa FeSANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Actor and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Sam Shepard was arrested Monday on suspicion of drunken driving after a Santa Fe restaurant's security complained about a possibly intoxicated driver.
The 71-year-old Shepard told a police officer that he had two...
Nielsen survey says Liam Neeson is big ad manNEW YORK (AP) — Ad executives looking for a celebrity to endorse their product can't do much better than actor Liam Neeson.
That's the conclusion of the Nielsen company, which looked at celebrities who made commercials during the first three months of the year and ranked them with a...
Judge orders children returned to actress in custody fightLOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge has ordered the ex-husband of actress Kelly Rutherford to return their two children to her over concerns that a custody order was violated.
Rutherford, who starred on "Melrose Place" and "Gossip Girl," filed an emergency petition on Friday stating that her...
Newport festival to mark 50th year since Dylan went electricNEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — This year's Newport Folk Festival in Rhode Island plans to pay tribute to the moment when Bob Dylan made rock history by going electric 50 years ago.
The festival will have a secret lineup of musicians billed as '65 Revisited.
Festival producer Jay Sweet on...
Historian, author of 'The Pacific' Hugh Ambrose dies at 48HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Hugh Ambrose, who wrote the World War II history "The Pacific" after years of researching for his father, the renowned historian Stephen Ambrose, has died at age 48.
Ambrose died of cancer Saturday in Helena, sister Stephenie Ambrose Tubbs said Tuesday.
Jessica Lange to return to Broadway in 2016 a familiar roleNEW YORK (AP) — Jessica Lange will return to Broadway next spring in a production of "Long Day's Journey Into Night," playing the same role she did 15 years ago in London.
The Roundabout Theatre Company said Tuesday that the Oscar- and Emmy-winner will join Gabriel Byrne in a revival...
Sen. Mitch McConnell working on memoirNEW YORK (AP) — Sen. Mitch McConnell, the Senate majority leader, is working on a memoir.
The Kentucky Republican told The Associated Press on Tuesday that he planned to tell both his personal story, including overcoming polio as a child in Alabama, and the story of his long career in...
Bob Marley musical tries to help heal an uneasy BaltimoreNEW YORK (AP) — Most theater professionals like to say that whatever they're working on is very relevant to what's going on in the real world. That was not possibly more true than in Baltimore this spring.
The city's flagship theater, Center Stage, debuted a musical about reggae icon...
Broadway's box office and attendance figures hit recordsNEW YORK (AP) — Broadway's revenue and attendance figures both hit record highs for the third season in a row, fed largely by premium prices and a steady stream of more shows.
The Broadway League said Tuesday that box offices reported a record total gross of NEW YORK (AP) — Broadway's revenue...
10 Things to Know for Wednesday
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday:
1. US STAYING THE COURSE, DESPITE GAINS BY ISLAMIC STATE EXTREMISTS
For now, Obama is showing no sign of easing his opposition to... Full story
The Latest on weather: 2 more bodies found near Austin
Authorities in the Austin area say they've found the bodies of two more people after waters receded from flash flooding Saturday.
A spokesman for the Williamson County Sheriff's Office says a state trooper flying over Georgetown... Full story
Top 10 highest-paid CEOs
NEW YORK (AP) — Here are the 10 highest-paid CEOs for 2014, as calculated by The Associated Press and Equilar, an executive pay data firm:
1. David Zaslav, Discovery Communications, $156.1 million, up 368 percent
2. Leslie Moonves,... Full story
Media heads rule ranks of best-paid CEOs
NEW YORK (AP) — They're not Hollywood stars, they're not TV personalities and they don't play in a rock band, but their pay packages are in the same league.
Six of the 10 highest-paid CEOs last year worked in the media industry,... Full story
APNewsBreak: IRS says thieves stole tax info from 100,000
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sophisticated criminals used an online service run by the IRS to access personal tax information from more than 100,000 taxpayers, part of an elaborate scheme to steal identities and claim fraudulent tax refunds, the... Full story