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,...
Cannes fans eager to know: Who will get coveted Palme d'Or?CANNES, France (AP) — Just what film directors Joel and Ethan Coen are thinking is a question that has long bedeviled moviegoers. Now they have the Cannes Film Festival on pins and needles, too.
The 68th Cannes Film Festival wraps up with an awards ceremony Sunday night that will...
At Cannes, Michel Franco's 'Chronic' looks death in the faceCANNES, France (AP) — Death is something we'd all like to avoid. But director Michel Franco thinks a reluctance to look at the end of life is unhealthy.
The Mexican filmmaker's Cannes Film Festival entry "Chronic" stars Tim Roth as a homecare nurse to the dying. It's an unflinching...
Cannes celebrities protected by seagull-deterrent falconsCANNES, France (AP) — As Mary J. Blige walked outside with her entourage and Mads Mikklesen sipped his chilled glass of wine, the VIP guests of Cannes' Grand Hyatt Martinez appeared blissfully unaware of the dangers circling above their heads.
Aggressive gulls have for years been the...
Longtime Oscars director Marty Pasetta dies in car accidentLA QUINTA, Calif. (AP) — Marty Pasetta, a television veteran who directed Academy Awards telecasts for most of the 1970s and 80s, has died.
Pasetta died Thursday night in La Quinta, California, after being hit by an unattended car that was apparently left running. He was 82.
Susan Sarandon urges tourists to visit earthquake-hit NepalKALLABARI, Nepal (AP) — Oscar-winning Hollywood actress Susan Sarandon is urging tourists to come to Nepal, where two powerful earthquakes in the last month killed thousands of people and raised concerns that the nation's vital tourism industry could be seriously hurt.
Sarandon is in...
Sweden wins Eurovision Song Contest while Russia is booedVIENNA (AP) — Sweden beat Russia to win the 60th Eurovision Song Contest on Saturday, in an event described by organizers as beyond politics but marred by boos for the Russian that were apparently prompted by the Ukraine conflict and the Kremlin's anti-gay policies.
Italy took third...
B.B. King memorial more cheers than tears in Las VegasLAS VEGAS (AP) — A standing ovation for B.B. King and more cheers than tears marked a family-and-friends memorial of the late blues great's life and legacy Saturday in Las Vegas.
"B.B. was energetic, Amen?" Pastor Pamela Myrtis Mason said to open the service that drew more than 350 to...
CANNES WATCH: Going out In styleCANNES, France (AP) — The 68th Cannes Film Festival was going out in style this weekend, with Marion Cotillard drawing raves on both carpet and screen at the "Macbeth" premiere and the very cool entourage from the LA indie "Dope" continuing to wow the fest as anticipation grew for...
'Heroes' welcome for Sweden's Eurovision winnerSTOCKHOLM (AP) — Hundreds of elated fans have welcomed Eurovision Song Contest winner Mans Zelmerlow upon his return to Sweden after the country's sixth triumph in the annual pop fest.
The 28-year-old old singer-slash-TV host arrived at Stockholm's Arlanda Airport on Sunday draped in...
Defense chief: After Ramadi, Iraq's 'will to fight' at issue
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Islamic State group's takeover of the provincial capital Ramadi is stark evidence that Iraqi forces lack the "will to fight," Defense Secretary Ash Carter acknowledged, a harsh assessment that raised new questions... Full story
AP Was There: Muhammad Ali-Sonny Liston heavyweight rematch
EDITOR'S NOTE: On May 25, 1965, Muhammad Ali defeated Sonny Liston in the first round of a heavyweight bout that produced one of the strangest finishes in boxing history as well as one of sports' most iconic moments — photos of Ali... Full story
Gays wake up to changed Ireland, let 'new normal' sink in
DUBLIN (AP) — The gay couples of Ireland woke up Sunday in what felt like a nation reborn — some with dreams of wedding plans dancing in their heads.
Many weren't rising too early, however, after celebrating the history-making... Full story
John Nash, wife, 'A Beautiful Mind' inspiration, die in NJ
TRENTON, 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... Full story
The Latest in Cleveland: Ohio governor praises protests
Gov. John Kasich has praised the mostly peaceful protests following the acquittal of a white patrolman charged in the deaths of two unarmed black motorists in a barrage of police gunfire.
Kasich said Sunday on ABC's "This... Full story