Demi Lovato is the face of mental health in new campaignLOS ANGELES (AP) — When Demi Lovato was diagnosed with bipolar disorder, she was actually relieved.
"Growing up, I felt very, very depressed," she said. "Even though I was playing concerts and living out my dream, I couldn't tell you why I was upset."
After a family intervention, she...
Lawyer: Tracy Morgan happy Wal-Mart crash lawsuit behind himTRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Actor-comedian Tracy Morgan was very emotional after settling his lawsuit against Wal-Mart over a highway crash that killed one man and left Morgan and two friends seriously injured.
Appearing on NBC's "Today" show Thursday, Morgan's lawyer, Benedict Morelli, said...
Appeals court: Apple must submit to imposition of monitorNEW YORK (AP) — A federal appeals panel has refused to disqualify a court-appointed monitor after a judge found Apple colluded with book publishers in 2010 to raise electronic book prices.
The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan ruled against Apple Inc. Thursday. The...
Win or not, Tony-nominee Brian d'Arcy James feels victoriousNEW YORK (AP) — Brian d'Arcy James throws some serious shade at William Shakespeare in the Tony-nominated musical "Something Rotten." And it has paid off, nicely.
Playing the great Bard's fictional adversary in the comedy set in the 16th century has earned James his third Tony Award...
Judge to determine whether to close Lohan driving caseLOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge will determine Thursday whether Lindsay Lohan has completed her community service in a reckless driving case and can finally put her Los Angeles court troubles behind her.
The "Mean Girls" star is under a deadline to complete more than 100 hours by Thursday...
Molestation claim against Michael Jackson's estate dismissedLOS ANGELES (AP) — A choreographer who accused Michael Jackson of years of molestation cannot pursue his allegations against the singer's estate because he waited too long to file the legal action, a judge ruled.
Superior Court Judge Mitchell Beckloff wrote in his ruling Tuesday that...
NPR's 'Serial' plans for 2 more seasons, beginning this fallNEW YORK (AP) — "Serial" junkies, get out your sleuthing kits again. National Public Radio's wildly popular podcast is coming back with two new series.
In an email sent to "Serial" newsletter subscribers on Wednesday, producers said they hope to launch Season Two this fall and Season...
Correction: Obit-U2 Tour Manager storyNEW YORK (AP) — In a story May 27 about the death of veteran U2 tour manager Dennis Sheehan, The Associated Press reported erroneously that his death came just hours after the band kicked off its latest tour. In fact, his death came just hours after the band kicked off the Los Angeles...
Connecticut theater's future in doubt amid noise complaintsWALLINGFORD, Conn. (AP) — Noise complaints have put the future of a major Connecticut music venue in jeopardy.
Wallingford's Zoning Board of Appeals on Wednesday night let stand a cease-and-desist order against the Oakdale Theatre, after complaints from neighbors that music from...
Natalie Portman urges new Harvard graduates to take chancesCAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Natalie Portman advised graduating Harvard seniors Wednesday to use their inexperience to their advantage, saying she has learned that taking calculated risks can lead to life-changing rewards.
The Academy Award-winning actress, speaking at Harvard College's...
Administration asks judge to toss House health care suit
WASHINGTON (AP) — Obama administration attorneys urged a skeptical federal judge on Thursday to throw out a lawsuit by House Republicans over the president's health care law.
"The House cannot sue the executive branch over the... Full story
Indians scramble for heat relief, but many still must work
HYDERABAD, India (AP) — Eating onions, lying in the shade and splashing into rivers, Indians were doing whatever they could Thursday to stay cool during a brutal heat wave that has killed more than 1,400 in the past month.
But some had... Full story
Twice-caught fugitive's clean life led to decades of freedom
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — In 55 years as a fugitive, Frank Freshwaters got caught twice.
The first time, in 1975, the escaped Ohio inmate's good behavior helped him avoid a trip back to prison when West Virginia's governor refused to... Full story
Putin accuses US of meddling into FIFA affairs
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin accused the United States of meddling in the affairs of soccer's governing body and hinted that its corruption investigation is part of an attempt to take the 2018 World Cup away from his... 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. U.S., SWISS TIMED FIFA RAIDS FOR MAXIMUM EFFECT
The anti-corruption investigation that would shake the soccer world was planned... Full story