National Entertainment

Disney Animation, Pixar chief John Lasseter takes leave, cites 'missteps' with employees

Published Nov. 22 2017

Just days before Pixar's "Coco" is set to hit theaters, Pixar co-founder and Walt Disney Animation chief John Lasseter announced...

Former teen idol, 'Partridge Family' star David Cassidy dies at 67

Published Nov. 21 2017

David Cassidy, the teen and pre-teen idol who starred in the 1970s sitcom "The Partridge Family" and sold millions of...

CBS News and PBS cut ties to Rose following sex allegations

Published Nov. 21 2017

CBS News and PBS both cut ties to Charlie Rose on Tuesday, less than 24 hours after several women who...


Teen idol David Cassidy remains in Florida hospital

Published Nov. 20 2017

Television and music star David Cassidy remains in a Florida hospital where he is dealing with multiple organ failure.

CBS suspends Charlie Rose, PBS halts his show following allegations

Published Nov. 20 2017

Charlie Rose is the latest public figure to be felled by sexual misconduct allegations, with PBS halting distribution of his...

Mary J. Blige and Jay-Z lead NAACP Image Award nominations

Published Nov. 20 2017

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Mary J. Blige and Jay-Z are the leading nominees with five apiece for January's NAACP Image...

Germany: police arrest man over stolen John Lennon objects

Published Nov. 20 2017

BERLIN (AP) - German police say they have arrested a man suspected of handling stolen objects from the estate of...

Women dominate American Music Awards, but not as nominees

Published Nov. 20 2017

This year's American Music Awards was a reflection of the year in pop music, with women dominating the show, but...

Musicians unite at American Music Awards in wake of tumultuous year

Published Nov. 19 2017

Kelly Clarkson and Pink kicked off the 2017 American Music Awards paying tribute to those affected this year by hurricanes,...

Longtime country singer-songwriter Mel Tillis dies

Published Nov. 19 2017

Mel Tillis, the affable longtime country music star who wrote hits for Kenny Rogers, Ricky Skaggs and many others, and...

Rep says David Cassidy in hospital, 'surrounded by family'

Published Nov. 18 2017

"Partridge Family" star David Cassidy has been hospitalized in Florida.

AC/DC founding member Malcolm Young dead at 64

Published Nov. 18 2017

Malcolm Young, the rhythm guitarist and guiding force behind the bawdy hard rock band AC/DC who helped create such head-banging...


Widow of Grateful Dead's longtime lawyer auctions rare items

Published Nov. 18 2017

RENO, Nev. (AP) - The widow of the Grateful Dead's longtime lawyer is auctioning off treasures from their long strange...

Global hit 'Despacito' dominates Latin Grammys with 4 awards

Published Nov. 17 2017

The global hit "Despacito" was the big winner at Thursday's Latin Grammy Awards, making good on all four of its...

Melania Trump to accept White House Christmas tree on Monday

Published Nov. 16 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) - Christmas is coming to Donald Trump's White House a bit early this year.

Target run: Taylor Swift shocks shoppers while buying album

Published Nov. 16 2017

Taylor Swift has left some fans shocked by dropping by a Tennessee Target store.

Leonardo da Vinci's Christ painting sells for record $450 million

Published Nov. 16 2017

A painting of Christ by the Renaissance master Leonardo da Vinci sold for a record $450 million (380 million euros)...

Aspiring actress sues Harvey Weinstein, former company

Published Nov. 15 2017

LOS ANGELES (AP) - An unnamed aspiring actress has filed a proposed class action lawsuit against Harvey Weinstein and his...

Strong ratings for country awards _ with an asterisk

Published Nov. 14 2017

NEW YORK (AP) - After two years of record low ratings, the Country Music Association Awards rebounded last week and...

Singer Carrie Underwood recuperating after fall at home

Published Nov. 13 2017

Country music star Carrie Underwood is recuperating from injuries sustained in a fall on steps outside her home.

Liz Smith, syndicated gossip columnist, dies at 94

Published Nov. 12 2017

Liz Smith, the syndicated gossip columnist whose mixture of banter, barbs, and bon mots about the glitterati helped her climb...

The Latest: Warner Bros. suspends "Supergirl" showrunner

Published Nov. 11 2017

NEW YORK (AP) - The Latest on widening sexual harassment and abuse allegations against men in the entertainment and media...

Report: 5 women accuse Louis C.K. of sexual misconduct

Published Nov. 9 2017

Comedian Louis C.K. has been accused of sexual misconduct toward several women, including masturbating in front of them to their...