Kardashian family to watch Bruce Jenner's interview togetherNEW YORK (AP) — Kim Kardashian says her family plans to watch Bruce Jenner's Friday night TV interview as they do most things, which is together.
Kardashian told reporters in New York at Friday's Variety Power of Women event — where she was being honored along with Lena Dunham,...
Angelina Jolie rips world powers on Syria's refugee crisisUNITED NATIONS (AP) — Actress Angelina Jolie pleaded with world powers Friday to help the millions of Syrian refugees, sharply criticizing the U.N. Security Council for being paralyzed by its division over Syria's four-year conflict.
Jolie briefed the council as special envoy for the...
Time magazine longtime film critic Richard Corliss diesNEW YORK (AP) — Richard Corliss, the longtime film critic for Time magazine, has died after suffering a major stroke last week, the magazine said Friday. He was 71.
"He conveyed nothing so much as the sheer joy of watching movies — and writing about them," Time theater critic...
Jake Tapper to host Sunday program on CNNNEW YORK (AP) — Jake Tapper will take over as host of CNN's Sunday morning public affairs program "State of the Union" in June.
The former ABC newsman, who hosts a weekday afternoon program on CNN, replaces Candy Crowley. She left CNN in December and a rotating series of substitutes...
Sawyer Sweeten of 'Everybody Loves Raymond' dies at 19NEW YORK (AP) — Sawyer Sweeten, who played one of Ray Romano's twin sons in the CBS comedy "Everybody Loves Raymond," has died. He was 19.
Sweeten committed suicide, his sister Madylin Sweeten, said in a statement. There were no other details. Madylin, and Sawyer's twin brother...
Group seeks rights to 'Mockingbird' play in Lee's hometownBIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A new group plans to produce a stage version of "To Kill a Mockingbird" in author Harper Lee's hometown, where leaders fear a stalemate over rights to the play will kill an annual production that lures thousands of visitors annually.
An actor in the play,...
Oprah's household items going to highest bidderCHICAGO (AP) — Oprah Winfrey is selling the furniture, artwork, household items and clothing that once filled her Chicago home.
In the market for size 10 yellow patent leather designer shoes? How about a hand-painted porcelain soup tureen valued at ,000 to ,000?
More than 500...
Spoiler alert: Shocking 'Grey's Anatomy' episode!NEW YORK (AP) — If you haven't seen Thursday's "Grey's Anatomy" and plan to — spoiler alert!
Out of nowhere, the episode walloped viewers with the shocking exit of — wait for it — Derek "McDreamy" Shepherd, the reigning heart-throb and a charter member of the long-running ABC...
Women held captive in Ohio home for decade release a memoirNEW YORK (AP) — When Amanda Berry's toddler daughter had night terrors and started screaming and running around the room, Berry couldn't always get to her — because she was chained and couldn't move that far.
Big, heavy chains were a regular part of Berry's life for years as she,...
Icelandic film about 43-year-old virgin tops Tribeca awardsNEW YORK (AP) — An offbeat Icelandic romantic comedy about a 43-year-old virgin has won best narrative feature at the Tribeca Film Festival.
"Virgin Mountain" by the Icelandic filmmaker Dagur Kari also won best screenplay and best actor for Gunnar Jonsson in the festival honors...
Ducking the spotlight, some stars decide to skip NFL draft
The hat-and-hug routine with the NFL commissioner that has become a rite of passage for many college football stars on draft night is not for everybody.
The waiting is the hardest part, even for players good enough to be invited to the... Full story
After drone killings, pressure for a new hostage strategy
WASHINGTON (AP) — The accidental killing of two hostages in a U.S. operation against al-Qaida has put a new spotlight on the Obama administration's reliance on drones in the battle against terrorism — and has also raised pressure on... Full story
Diet Pepsi dropping aspartame on customer concerns
NEW YORK (AP) — PepsiCo says it's dropping aspartame from Diet Pepsi in response to customer worries and replacing it with sucralose, another artificial sweetener commonly known as Splenda.
The decision to swap sweeteners comes as... Full story
Armenians around the world mark 1915 genocide
BEIRUT (AP) — Around the world on Friday, tens of thousands of people of Armenian descent commemorated the genocide 100 years ago of 1.5 million Armenians by Ottoman Turks.
The annual April 24 commemorations mark the day when the mass... Full story
Hostage deaths a reminder of risk of 'deadly mistakes'
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. investigators took months to piece together evidence that led to the conclusion that drone strikes had killed two Western hostages and two Americans who worked for al-Qaida, U.S. officials said Friday.
New... Full story