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...
John Nash, wife, 'A Beautiful Mind' inspiration, die in NJTRENTON, N.J. (AP) — John Forbes Nash Jr., a mathematical genius whose struggle with schizophrenia was chronicled in the 2001 movie "A Beautiful Mind," has died along with his wife in a car crash on the New Jersey Turnpike. He was 86.
Nash and Alicia Nash, 82, of Princeton Township,...
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...
Nigerian senator-elect to fight US extradition, drug chargesLAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — A man newly elected to Nigeria's Senate was on Monday refusing to attend a court hearing on his extradition to the United States on 20-year-old drug charges related to the TV hit "Orange is the New Black."
Senator-elect Buruji Kashamu, 56, has declared his...
Redford to college graduates: World needs you; be fearlessWATERVILLE, Maine (AP) — Two-time Academy Award winner Robert Redford is encouraging college graduates to be fearless in a world of challenges and to become collaborators with others and the environment to overcome life's daunting difficulties.
Redford was the commencement speaker...
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...
French president revives political duo with his ex
PARIS (AP) — Someone has been appearing more and more often alongside French President Francois Hollande on official visits abroad and in high-level meetings in Elysee Palace. It's no ordinary someone — it's Segolene Royal, the... Full story
Malaysia: Human traffickers' camps had 139 suspected graves
WANG KELIAN, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian authorities said Monday a cluster of abandoned jungle camps used by human traffickers contained 139 suspected graves as well as barbed-wire pens likely used to cage migrants, shedding more light... Full story
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
Turkmenistan unveils massive gold-leaf statue of president
ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan (AP) — Turkmenistan has unveiled a grandiose gold-leafed statue of the president carrying a dove and riding atop a horse — a move aimed at burnishing the leader's burgeoning personality cult.
The 21-meter... Full story
UK airport expansion threatens to take out entire villages
LONDON (AP) — With its classic red phone booth, pub, and medieval church, Harmondsworth's center looks quintessentially British. But the search for a twee English village isn't what brings millions of people within a stone's throw of... Full story