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...
Unscripted TV stripped bare by scripted drama 'UnREAL'NEW YORK (AP) — "UnREAL" might be TV's most fully realized reality series. Why shouldn't it be? It's scripted, then performed by professional actors.
Premiering Monday at 10 p.m. EDT on...
TV actor Dustin Diamond to testify during trial over brawlPORT WASHINGTON, Wis. (AP) — TV actor Dustin Diamond is expected to testify about what happened during a barroom scuffle outside of Milwaukee.
The 38-year-old Diamond, who played...
Suge Knight returns to court to try to dismiss murder caseLOS ANGELES (AP) — Marion "Suge" Knight's lawyer argues that a murder case against the former rap music mogul should be dismissed because one of the men he is accused of running over...
Who? Townshend, Springsteen, Daltrey jam at NYC eventNEW YORK (AP) — Bruce Springsteen called Pete Townshend "the greatest rhythm guitarist of all-time," told a story about attending his first Who concert as a pimply-faced teenager and...
Gordon-Levitt has high hopes for impact of 'Snowden'LOS ANGELES (AP) — Joseph Gordon-Levitt has big expectations for the impact of "Snowden."
The 34-year-old actor wrapped filming earlier this month on the Oliver Stone thriller about...
Hulu pulls '19 Kids' after allegations against Josh DuggarNEW YORK (AP) — Hulu has pulled the reality series "19 Kids and Counting" from its lineup, following reports of sexual misconduct allegations against one of the stars, Josh Duggar,...
Aretha plans memorial for father, brother at Detroit churchDETROIT (AP) — Aretha Franklin is planning a memorial to her father and brother at a Detroit church that will include gospel music and a soul food buffet.
The event called "Aretha...
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...
Debut of 'Daily Show With Trevor Noah' set for Sept. 28NEW YORK (AP) — Comedy Central says Sept. 28 will be opening night for Trevor Noah as the new host of "The Daily Show."
The 31-year-old South African comedian will be stepping into the...
THE LATEST: Sepp Blatter tells FIFA voters: 'You know me'
ZURICH (AP) — The latest on FIFA developments:
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Sepp Blatter has told FIFA delegates "I don't need to introduce myself to you" just minutes before they began to vote in Zurich to pick the next FIFA... Full story
EPA proposes lowering requirements for ethanol in gas
WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation's gasoline supply likely will have more ethanol in coming years — but not as much as was required by federal law.
The Obama administration's proposed renewable fuel standard won't have much of an impact... Full story
Latest on flooding: Riverfront streets near Houston flooded
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Two forks of the San Jacinto River northeast of Houston have overflowed their banks, but no serious problems have being reported.
Harris County emergency management spokesman Francisco Sanchez says the water from the... Full story
No major breakthrough at meeting on Asian boat people crisis
BANGKOK (AP) — A regional conference called to address the swelling tide of boat people in Southeast Asia ended Friday with no major breakthroughs, as Myanmar criticized those blaming it for fueling the crisis and warned that "finger... Full story
Who? Townshend, Springsteen, Daltrey jam at NYC event
NEW YORK (AP) — Bruce Springsteen called Pete Townshend "the greatest rhythm guitarist of all-time," told a story about attending his first Who concert as a pimply-faced teenager and joined Townshend and surprise guest Roger Daltrey... Full story