Historic Gay Head Lighthouse completes 135-foot moveAQUINNAH, Mass. (AP) — A historic Martha's Vineyard lighthouse has arrived at its new location after a painstaking 135-foot move from the edge of an eroding cliff.
Richard Pomroy, manager of the relocation project, says the 160-year-old Gay Head Light landed on its new location at...
Waters to college grads: 'It's your turn to cause trouble'PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Filmmaker John Waters tells Rhode Island School of Design graduates it's their turn to go out in the world and cause artistic trouble.
Waters, known for the cult classic "Pink Flamingos" and other films that pushed the boundaries of good taste, was given an...
'Office' colleagues Kaling, Novak confirm book projectNEW YORK (AP) — Mindy Kaling and BJ Novak say they are indeed writing a book together.
The two were on a panel at BookCon on Saturday at the Javits Center in New York. It was organized around Novak interviewing Kaling about her upcoming second book entitled "Why Not Me?" due out in...
Funeral for B.B. King held in Mississippi Delta hometownINDIANOLA, Miss. (AP) — Hundreds of people filled a church in the Mississippi Delta for the funeral Saturday of B.B. King, who rose from sharecropper in the area's flat cotton fields to worldwide fame as a blues singer and guitarist who influenced generations of entertainers.
McCartney says he's given up pot now that he's a granddadLONDON (AP) — Paul McCartney says he has given up marijuana after many years of indulgence and now prefers wine or "a nice margarita."
The former Beatle told the Daily Mirror he doesn't want to set a bad example for his children and grandchildren by using marijuana. He said Saturday...
Jury convicts TV actor Diamond of misdemeanors in stabbingPORT WASHINGTON, Wis. (AP) — TV actor Dustin Diamond was convicted Friday of two misdemeanors stemming from a barroom fight, but a Wisconsin jury cleared the former "Saved by the Bell" actor of the most serious felony charge.
The jury's verdict came just hours after the 38-year-old...
Judge delays case after 'Suge' Knight hires Jackson lawyerLOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge on Friday delayed the murder trial of Marion "Suge" Knight after the former rap music mogul hired the attorney who successfully defended Michael Jackson against child molestation charges.
The appearance of attorney Thomas Mesereau prompted the judge to...
Rihanna in Cuba's capital to record music videoHAVANA (AP) — Pop star Rihanna drew a crowd Friday while cruising down Havana's Malecon shore boulevard in a classic American convertible from the 1950s.
Children and young people swarmed around the car, using their cellphones to snap pictures of the singer while security guards kept...
Maine man to explore final resting places of poets in SouthFREEPORT, Maine (AP) — A former teacher who travels the country to document the final resting places of poets is looking forward to calling attention to African-American poets on a tour of the South and elsewhere.
Black poets have been writing about injustice and hardship since the...
James Patterson launches children's imprintNEW YORK (AP) — James Patterson, already one of the book world's most popular authors, is now becoming a publisher.
Little Brown & Company announced Friday that Patterson has launched the "jimmy patterson" imprint for children's books. The imprint will feature books by Patterson, who...
Former Md. Gov. O'Malley jumps into 2016 Democratic race
DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) — Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley entered the Democratic presidential race on Saturday in a longshot challenge to Hillary Rodham Clinton for the 2016 nomination, casting himself as a new generation leader who... Full story
Flooded rivers don't faze some Houston-area residents
ROSENBERG, Texas (AP) — The seemingly ceaseless rain has ended in North Texas and Oklahoma, but residents in the greater Houston area warily eyed the swollen Brazos River and the skies, which threatened to drop up to 5 additional... Full story
Latest on flooding: Body of woman recovered in Central Texas
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A search team has recovered a woman's body from the Blanco River bank near San Marcos.
A Hays County statement says the body was found about 5 miles upstream from San Marcos and about 5 miles downstream from... Full story
Small clubs, youth teams feel victimized by FIFA scandal
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The accused in the FIFA scandal are easy to spot: globe-trotting executives charged with diverting millions meant to build the game to their personal accounts. Those who feel victimized aren't as obvious: Youth... Full story
What would happen if Western powers boycotted World Cup?
NEW YORK (AP) — What would happen if Sepp Blatter hosts a World Cup and most of Europe, several South American powers and the United States don't show up?
Blatter was voted to a fifth term as FIFA president on Friday, but the governing... Full story