ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) -- The World Video Game Hall of Fame on Thursday inducted the groundbreaking Microsoft Flight Simulator, franchise-inspiring Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego? award-winning StarCraft and Animal Crossing, whose popularity has surged during the pandemic.
Wednesday, May 05, 2021
NEW YORK (AP) -- Chef, cookbook author and TV host Carla Hall has always wondered about an antique wooden highchair her family has long cherished.
Tuesday, May 04, 2021
NEW YORK (AP) -- Nothing like a prominent life in public service to help your other career as a romance novelist.
Monday, May 03, 2021
INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) -- President Joe Biden spoke about the COVID-19 vaccination being safe, Prince Harry advocated for vaccine distribution everywhere and Jennifer Lopez embraced her fully-vaccinated mother on stage during one of the largest concert gatherings in Southern California since…
Friday, April 30, 2021
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) -- Former reality TV star Josh Duggar faces charges of downloading and possessing child pornography under a federal indictment unsealed Friday.
Thursday, April 29, 2021
NEW YORK (AP) -- Christine Baranski wants your help cleaning out her closet.
Wednesday, April 28, 2021
NEW YORK (AP) -- Michael B. Jordan's power on screen has taken many forms. His heavyweight force in "Creed." His capacity to inspire change as Bryan Stevenson in "Just Mercy." His raw fury in "Black Panther."
Tuesday, April 27, 2021
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A judge on Monday dismissed the lawsuit of a man who alleged that Michael Jackson sexually abused him as a boy.
Monday, April 26, 2021
Chloe Zhao's "Nomadland," a wistful portrait of itinerant lives on open roads across the American West, won best picture Sunday at the 93rd Academy Awards, where the China-born Zhao became the first woman of color to win best director and a historically diverse group of winners took home awards.
Friday, April 23, 2021
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- "Jersey Shore" star Ronnie Ortiz-Magro was arrested Thursday for investigation of felony domestic violence, police said.
Thursday, April 22, 2021
NEW YORK (AP) -- The cast appears at first chatting amiably as they enter a theater. They're in street clothes -- hoodies, sneakers and backpacks. They seem blissfully unaware that not all will survive the next hour or so.
Wednesday, April 21, 2021
Rocker Ted Nugent is revealing he was in agony after testing positive for coronavirus -- months after he said the virus was "not a real pandemic."
Tuesday, April 20, 2021
Ahead of Sunday's 93rd Academy Awards, Associated Press Film Writers Jake Coyle and Lindsey Bahr share their predictions for a ceremony that is forging on in the midst of the pandemic.
Monday, April 19, 2021
The NFL is making a more aggressive push into podcasting.
Friday, April 16, 2021
NEW YORK (AP) -- Members of the Monkees, R.E.M., Dashboard Confessional and The Black Keys are turning out for a virtual tribute concert next month for Adam Schlesinger, who died of COVID-19 a year ago.
Thursday, April 15, 2021
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- J-Lo and A-Rod are no longer J-Rod -- officially.
Wednesday, April 14, 2021
NASHVILLE, Tennessee (AP) -- Inside the Nashville basement studio of audio engineer Gena Johnson, she has mementos from many of the artists she's helped to record and who have also shaped her own career.
Tuesday, April 13, 2021
NEW YORK (AP) -- Mick Jagger and Dave Grohl have teamed up for a hard-rock pandemic anthem called "Eazy Sleazy."
Monday, April 12, 2021
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Luke Bryan says he's tested positive for COVID-19, which sidelined him from the season's first live "American Idol" episode on ABC.
LONDON (AP) -- The death of Prince Philip has left a "huge void" in Queen Elizabeth II's life, their son Prince Andrew said Sunday, as Princess Anne paid tribute to her father as "my teacher, my supporter and my critic."
Friday, April 09, 2021
NEW YORK (AP) -- DMX, the raspy-voiced hip-hop artist who produced the songs "Ruff Ryders' Anthem" and "Party Up (Up in Here)" and who rapped with a trademark delivery that was often paired with growls, barks and "What!" as an ad-lib, has died, according to a statement Friday from his family…
Thursday, April 08, 2021
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- After facing off against the Kansas City Chiefs' defense, Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady had no problem taking a lightsaber to Star Wars' Kylo Ren and a unit of storm troopers.
Wednesday, April 07, 2021
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Tiger Woods was driving nearly 90 mph -- twice the posted speed limit -- on a downhill stretch of road when he lost control of an SUV outside Los Angeles and crashed in a wreck that left the golf superstar seriously injured, authorities said Wednesday.
Tuesday, April 06, 2021
Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers got quite the surprise in his first episode as a guest host of "Jeopardy!"
Monday, April 05, 2021
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) -- A prayer vigil was planned for Monday outside the suburban New York hospital where rapper DMX remained on life support Sunday following a heart attack.
Friday, April 02, 2021
NEW YORK (AP) -- Paul Simon is the latest icon to sell his rich catalog of songs.
Wednesday, March 31, 2021
NEW YORK (AP) -- Laurie Metcalf smiles and laughs when she thinks of her character Jackie and her assorted misadventures on the "Roseanne" spinoff, "The Conners."
Tuesday, March 30, 2021
NEW YORK (AP) -- "The Voice" is switching their positions for Ariana Grande: the pop star is taking her seat in the coach's chair later this year.
Monday, March 29, 2021
NEW YORK (AP) -- Beverly Cleary, the celebrated children's author whose memories of her Oregon childhood were shared with millions through the likes of Ramona and Beezus Quimby and Henry Huggins, has died. She was 104.
Friday, March 26, 2021
BOSTON (AP) -- The Museum of Science in Boston is paying tribute to city native Leonard Nimoy with a 20-foot sculpture shaped like Mr. Spock's split-fingered "live long and prosper" hand gesture, the museum and the late "Star Trek" actor's family announced Friday.
Thursday, March 25, 2021
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Chrissy Teigen has deleted her popular Twitter account, saying the site no longer plays a positive role in her life.
Wednesday, March 24, 2021
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- George Segal, the banjo player turned actor who was nominated for an Oscar for 1966's "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" and worked into his late 80s on the ABC sitcom "The Goldbergs," died Tuesday in Santa Rosa, California, his wife said.
Tuesday, March 23, 2021
DETROIT (AP) -- The star of HGTV's "Rehab Addict Rescue" apparently was "scammed" when she bought a blighted Detroit home from someone who wasn't the owner, the mayor said.
Monday, March 22, 2021
Like many famous comics, Jo Koy had early struggles at comedy clubs. But, unlike them, the half white and half Filipino comedian could only seem to book spots on ethnic theme nights like "Wonton Wednesdays" and "Asian Invasion."
Friday, March 19, 2021
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) -- Voting is open for the next inductees into the World Video Game Hall of Fame, with Call of Duty, Guitar Hero and Animal Crossing among the 12 finalists.
Thursday, March 18, 2021
LONDON (AP) -- Lawyers for Johnny Depp told Britain's Court of Appeal Thursday that the actor's ex-wife, Amber Heard, did not donate all of her $7 million divorce settlement to charity as she claimed, part of arguments seeking to overturn a ruling that the actor assaulted Heard during the co…
Wednesday, March 17, 2021
NEW YORK (AP) -- Freshly minted Grammy-winning songwriter Starrah has long helped others be stars. Now it's her turn to shine.
Tuesday, March 16, 2021
NEW YORK (AP) -- Barbara Rickles, the widow of Don Rickles and a fictionalized target of his comic insults during what was otherwise one of Hollywood's most enduring marriages, died on the 56th anniversary of their wedding.
Monday, March 15, 2021
NEW YORK (AP) -- Female performers including Beyonce and Taylor Swift had a record-making night at the 2021 Grammy Awards, a jam-packed but socially distanced show highlighted by live music sorely absent during the pandemic era.
Friday, March 12, 2021
NEW YORK (AP) -- Netflix is testing a way to crack down on password sharing.
Thursday, March 11, 2021
NEW YORK (AP) -- One thing to understand about Soleil Moon Frye is that she is a historian of her life.
NEW YORK (AP) -- Veteran news anchor Nancy Grace will host a weekly program on Fox Nation tied to the return of "America's Most Wanted."
Tuesday, March 09, 2021
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) -- There are going to be more happy campers this summer as more camps choose to reopen despite the pandemic, providing millions more kids an opportunity to gather around a campfire.
Monday, March 08, 2021
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) -- Carla Wallenda, a member of "The Flying Wallendas" high-wire act and the last surviving child of the famed troupe's founder, has died at the age of 85.
Friday, March 05, 2021
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex has described to Oprah Winfrey how "liberating" it was to have a conversation - let alone a sit-down interview - with the television host without royal minders.
Thursday, March 04, 2021
NEW YORK (AP) -- Paramount+ debuts Thursday as the latest -- and last -- streaming option from a major media company, this time from ViacomCBS. It's betting that consumers are willing to add yet another paid streaming service in an increasingly crowded field.
Wednesday, March 03, 2021
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Detectives are looking at data from the so-called "black box" of Tiger Woods' SUV to get a clearer picture of what occurred during the Southern California rollover crash last week that seriously injured the golf star, authorities said Wednesday.
Tuesday, March 02, 2021
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame said Tuesday that it plans to have a live induction of its 36th class on Oct. 30 in Cleveland -- before an actual audience!
Monday, March 01, 2021
NEW YORK (AP) -- With homebound nominees appearing by remote video and hosts Tina Fey and Amy Poehler on different sides of the country, a very socially distanced 78th Golden Globe Awards trudged on in the midst of the pandemic and amid a storm of criticism for the Hollywood Foreign Press As…
LONDON (AP) -- Prince Philip was transferred Monday to a specialized London heart hospital to undergo testing and observation for a pre-existing heart condition as he continues to be treated for an unspecified infection, Buckingham Palace said.
Friday, February 26, 2021
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- When "WandaVision" wraps its initial run next month on the Disney+ streaming service, Elizabeth Olsen's Wanda will make her next appearance in the big-screen "Doctor Strange" sequel.