TV, Broadway's Conrad Ricamora on a 'life-changing' momentNEW YORK (AP) — Conrad Ricamora's acting career is on fire of late. He may want to thank his genes.
He's on ABC's hot new drama "How To Get Away with Murder" and he's also singing on Broadway in Rodgers & Hammerstein's classic musical "The King and I." Not bad for a guy who took his...
Bollywood star Salman Khan sentenced to 5 years in 2002 caseMUMBAI, India (AP) — One of India's biggest and most popular movie stars, Salman Khan, was sentenced to five years in jail Wednesday on charges of running over five men sleeping on a sidewalk and killing one in a hit-and-run case that has dragged for more than 12 years.
Judge D. W....
Author to face critics of new book about city's rape casesHELENA, Mont. (AP) — Author Jon Krakauer doesn't like to make public appearances, so there will be no book tour to promote his latest work, "Missoula: Rape and the Justice System in a College Town."
Instead, he plans to make one public appearance Wednesday night in Missoula, Montana,...
Smashing Pumpkins frontman brings awareness to vetsNEW YORK (AP) — When Smashing Pumpkins takes the stage this summer, part of the band's mission will be to raise awareness of the plight of U.S. military veterans.
For its "The End Times" tour, the band will work with the Easter Seals Dixon Center on a joint venture called "New...
Charlie Hebdo receives PEN award at literary gala in NYCNEW YORK (AP) — This year's PEN American Center gala was a defense of free expression, of Charlie Hebdo and of PEN itself.
Salman Rushdie, Neil Gaiman and Roz Chast were among hundreds who gathered Tuesday night at the American Museum of Natural History, where guests of honor included...
Francis Ford Coppola wins prestigious Spanish prize for artsMADRID (AP) — Francis Ford Coppola, director of such classics as "The Godfather" trilogy and "Apocalypse Now," has won Spain's Princess of Asturias arts prize for his outstanding contribution to the world of film.
The prize foundation on Wednesday described the 76-year-old Coppola as...
Scientific study: Beatles, Stones eclipsed by hip-hop impactLONDON (AP) — The impact of hip-hop's arrival on the pop music scene eclipsed that of the Beatles-led British invasion of 1964, a computer analysis of 17,000 songs has found.
The unusual study found three revolutions on the charts: the 1991 emergence of rap and hip-hop on mainstream...
PHOTOS: Skywriter's message of love, peace and smiley facesNEW ORLEANS (AP) — High above New Orleans, a small plane rolled in tight barrels, trailing smoke to create inspirational messages: smiley faces, peace signs, hearts and words like "jazz," ''amen" and — in a true testament of flying ability — "transform."
Over seven days of the New...
Van Gogh work fetches over $66 million at New York auctionNEW YORK (AP) — A painting Vincent van Gogh created while briefly working side by side with his friend Paul Gauguin in the south of France brought in .3 million at auction Tuesday.
"The Allee of Alyscamps" was offered at Sotheby's impressionist and modern art sale. The autumnal...
Fonda, Tomlin play it 'fierce' in comedy 'Grace and Frankie'LOS ANGELES (AP) — Age rarely catches a break in pop culture. But when Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin lend their outsized talents to a sitcom, expect something far removed from old-lady cliches and self-negating punchlines.
"Grace and Frankie," the 13-episode Netflix comedy debuting...
Idaho officer fatally shot; man held after high-speed chase
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — A 26-year-old north Idaho man accused of fatally shooting a veteran police officer and stealing his patrol car has been ordered held on $2 million bail.
Coeur d'Alene police Sgt. Greg Moore died Tuesday evening... Full story
10 Things to Know for Today
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
1. WHICH CLUES HINTED AT TEXAS PLOT
Minutes before the cartoon contest shooting, a final tweet on an account linked to one of the... Full story
Bollywood star Salman Khan sentenced to 5 years in 2002 case
MUMBAI, India (AP) — One of India's biggest and most popular movie stars, Salman Khan, was sentenced to five years in jail Wednesday on charges of running over five men sleeping on a sidewalk and killing one in a hit-and-run case that... Full story
Woman seeks rescue from boyfriend in online pizza order
AVON PARK, Fla. (AP) — A central Florida woman who says her boyfriend was holding her and her children hostage sent a secret message asking for help in an online pizza order.
Highlands County Investigators told WFLA-TV... Full story
Migrants rescued after 12 days at sea, UN to hear of crisis
CATANIA, Sicily (AP) — Italian crews have rescued a boatload of migrants who say they were at sea for 12 days, as the U.N. Security Council gears up to hear first-hand about the Mediterranean migrant crisis.
The rescue of the 98... Full story