Ringo Starr, Green Day headline eclectic Rock Hall classCLEVELAND (AP) — Ringo Starr was always behind the other Beatles.
Bobbing his head as he sat at his drum kit, Starr kept the steady backbeat for Paul McCartney, John Lennon and George Harrison, a once-in-a-century group that conquered the music world. Starr got fourth-billing, the...
"3 Still Standing" documentary features Robin WilliamsTORONTO (AP) — Before the late Robin Williams enthralled television audiences on "Mork and Mindy," he was a star on the stand-up comedy circuit in the 1980s.
The political satirist Will Durst had the unenviable task of following the master when he debuted at the legendary stand-up...
5 things from former Bush press secretary Perino's bookWASHINGTON (AP) — Dana Perino, President George W. Bush's spokeswoman at the end of his presidency, is out with a book that is part memoir, part career advice. Perino is the only Republican woman ever to serve as White House press secretary and is now a co-cost of "The Five" on Fox...
Usher, Gwen Stefani among headliners for Earth Day rallyWASHINGTON (AP) — An all-day Earth Day rally and concert Saturday is drawing some big names to the National Mall.
Usher, Mary J. Blige, Gwen Stefani, Common and Train are scheduled to perform during the free Global Citizen 2015 Earth Day rally hosted by will.i.am and Soledad O'Brien....
APNewsBreak: Video released of 'Suge' Knight running over 2LOS ANGELES (AP) — Video of Marion "Suge" Knight plowing into two men with his pickup truck and other key evidence in the former rap music mogul's murder case was released Friday by a Los Angeles court.
Superior Court Judge Ronald Coen reviewed the items before determining this week...
George Lucas to Colbert: Why aren't you replacing Stewart?NEW YORK (AP) — Stephen Colbert came to the Tribeca Film Festival to interview filmmaker George Lucas, but the "Star Wars" creator had a question of his own.
"The perfect choice to replace that Jon Stewart fellow would have been you," Lucas told Colbert on Friday. Why, he wanted to...
Spanish language 'Sabado Gigante' ends 53-year runMIAMI (AP) — Television's longest-running variety show is calling it a wrap after 53 years.
The Miami-based Univision network said Friday the popular "Sabado Gigante" will end its weekly broadcast on Sept. 19.
Created by its Chilean-born host, the boisterous presenter with a huge grin...
'Jane the Virgin,' John Oliver among Peabody Award winnersLOS ANGELES (AP) — "Jane the Virgin" and John Oliver's satirical news show are among the winners in the first round of this year's Peabody Awards.
The Peabody panel deemed the CW sitcom "Jane the Virgin" a "smart, self-aware telenovela" and its star Gina Rodriguez...
ACM hosts Blake Shelton and Luke Bryan work as comedic duoARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Expecting music at Sunday's Academy of Country Music Awards? You should be ready for comedy.
Hosts Blake Shelton and Luke Bryan held a press conference Friday at the AT&T Stadium and offered a preview of what's to come when the ACMs celebrate their 50th...
Dr. Oz tells critics: No conflict of interest on my TV showNEW YORK (AP) — Dr. Mehmet Oz is defending himself against 10 doctors who've accused him of promoting "quack treatments" on his TV show.
Oz said in a statement Friday that his show provides "multiple points of view" including his own.
He added that his own views are offered "without...
Suicide attack in Afghanistan kills at least 30 people
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A suicide bomb attack on a bank branch in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad has killed at least 30 people, officials said.
Ahmad Zia Abdulzai, spokesman for the provincial governor in Nangarhar province,... Full story
Ringo Starr, Green Day headline eclectic Rock Hall class
CLEVELAND (AP) — Ringo Starr was always behind the other Beatles.
Bobbing his head as he sat at his drum kit, Starr kept the steady backbeat for Paul McCartney, John Lennon and George Harrison, a once-in-a-century group that conquered... Full story
Australia arrests 5 on charges of plotting ANZAC Day attack
SYDNEY (AP) — Five Australian teenagers were arrested Saturday on suspicion of plotting an Islamic State-inspired terrorist attack at a Veterans' Day ceremony that included targeting police officers, officials said.
The suspects... Full story
Gas-line blast closes major highway, injures at least 11
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A large gas pipeline exploded into a tower of fire Friday in Central California, closing both directions of a major highway in the region and injuring at least 11 people, three of them critically, authorities... Full story
Amid growing migrant crisis, 20 burn victims rescued at sea
MILAN (AP) — The unabated flow of migrants fleeing instability in Libya brought a new horror on Friday: The discovery of 20 migrants adrift at sea who had suffered grave burn injuries in a cooking gas explosion before departing Libya,... Full story