Jane Fonda returns to civil disobedience for climate change
Jane Fonda is picking up where she left off in civil disobedience nearly a half-century ago.
Netflix releases Panama Papers movie despite lawsuit
Netflix has released a movie based on the so-called Panama Papers despite an attempt by two lawyers to stop the streaming premiere.
Naomi Wolf and publisher part ways amid delay of new book
Naomi Wolf and her U.S. publisher have split up amid a dispute over her latest book, "Outrages.".
Lady Gaga falls off stage while dancing with fan
Lady Gaga is recovering after falling off the stage while dancing with a fan at a concert.
Jury recommends death penalty for 'Boy Next Door Killer'
A Los Angeles jury has recommended the death sentence for a man dubbed "The Boy Next Door Killer.".
'Maude' co-star, character actor Bill Macy dies at 97
Bill Macy, foil to Bea Arthur's feminist wife in '70s sitcom 'Maude,' dies at 97.
Adam Lambert: Happy to see more LGBTQ artists find success
Adam Lambert, who rose on the music scene as the runner-up on "America Idol" in 2009, says he's happy to see more mainstream LGBTQ artists find major success.
Film academy honors 16 Student Academy Award winners
An animated film about Grendel, a drama about transgender identity and a documentary about a girl finding her birth parents in China are among the gold medal winners at the Student Academy Awards.
Shaq donates a year's rent to a paralyzed Atlanta boy
Basketball Hall of Famer Shaquille O'Neal has donated a home to an Atlanta woman whose 12-year-old son was paralyzed in a shooting at a high school football game.
Hotel ousts singer Gretchen Wilson following noise complaint
Country singer Gretchen Wilson was removed from a New Mexico hotel after performing at a weekend music festival.
Dave Matthews reacts to getting Rock Hall nomination
Dave Matthews says his band's nomination for the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame's 2020 class was unexpected and a "little bit insane.".
CBS signs Stephen Colbert to 3-year extension
CBS says it has signed Stephen Colbert to a contract extension that will keep him as 'Late Show' host until at least 2023.
Country artists bring tears, prayers to CMT awards show
Country artists cried together and prayed together at an emotional CMT Artists of the Year awards show.
Library exhibit offers glimpse into Salinger's life and work
A new exhibit opening this week offers a glimpse into the life and work of J.D. Salinger and features early drafts of 'The Catcher in the Rye,' 'Franny and Zooey'.
UK royal couple returns home after 5-day visit to Pakistan
A plane carrying Britain's Prince William and wife Kate has safely landed in Pakistan's capital of Islamabad, hours after two failed landing attempts in bad weather forced them to fly back to the eastern city of Lahore.
About that photo: Trump, Pelosi clash amid impeachment
Pelosi: Trump 'didn't like' her questions or commentary on Syria, Putin, leading to "meltdown.".
'The Casagrandes' extols Mexican American life via animation
Nickelodeon's "The Casagrandes" premiered this week and became one of the first cartoons in U.S. history to feature a multigenerational Mexican American family.
Alicia Alonso, the grande dame of Cuban ballet, has died
An official of the National Ballet of Cuba says the revered ballerina and choreographer Alicia Alonso has died at age 98. Miguel Cabrera says Alonso died Thursday at a hospital in Havana.
'Spirited Away,' other Studio Ghibli films head to HBO Max
The vast catalog of storied Japanese animation house Studio Ghibli, including 'Spirited Away' and 'Princess Mononoke,' is heading to the new HBO Max streaming service.
'Tarzan' actor Ron Ely's wife killed; son shot by deputies
Authorities in Southern California say a woman was killed at the home of former "Tarzan" actor Ron Ely and sheriff's deputies fatally shot a suspect.
Farrow books sells across Australia despite legal threat
Ronan Farrow's new book is being sold in Australia despite threats of defamation lawsuits that the Pulitzer-winning journalist believes led some Australian retailers to drop the bestseller.
UK's Prince William, Kate tour Pakistani cultural hub Lahore
Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate are touring Pakistan's eastern city of Lahore, where they will visit a cancer hospital previously visited by William's mother, the late Princess Diana.
Placido Domingo's European cultural award delayed
Placido Domingo will not receive a European cultural award this weekend in Vienna as previously announced.
Iconic Las Vegas wedding chapel is no longer up for sale
The owner of a Las Vegas chapel where celebrity couples like Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner have gotten married is staying wedded to her business.
2 writers claim they deserve credit on Lizzo's 'Truth Hurts'
The songwriting brothers Justin and Jeremiah Raisen, who worked on Lizzo's "Healthy," claim they deserve writing credit on "Truth Hurts" since the song borrows a line from "Healthy".
Shonda Rhimes, iHeartMedia strike 3-year podcast deal
Television powerhouse Shonda Rhimes is moving aggressively into the burgeoning podcast world.
Hollywood 'fixer' Scotty Bowers dies; he wrote tell-all book
Scotty Bowers, a self-described Hollywood "fixer" who wrote a tell-all book about his sexual adventures, has died.
Jury to decide on death sentence for 'Boy Next Door Killer'
A Los Angeles jury is set to decide whether a man prosecutors call "The Boy Next Door Killer" will get a sentence of death or life in prison for the killings of two women and other crimes.
Lawyers linked to Panama Papers seek to stop Netflix movie
Two lawyers linked to the so-called Panama Papers are asking a federal judge to stop Neflix's upcoming release of "The Laundromat.".
Dragon Con co-founder fights charge based on artist's photo
A digital image of a Sally Mann photograph depicting the genitals of a young boy has prompted a child pornography charge against a co-founder of a popular sci-fi, fantasy and gaming convention.
Crossover artist Lauren Daigle reigns at Dove Awards
Grammy-winning singer Lauren Daigle reigned at the 50th annual Gospel Music Association's Dove Awards, winning artist of the year, song of the year and pop/contemporary album of the year.
Musicians Hall of Fame to honor group with New Jersey roots
A New Jersey-based group of former A-list session musicians that has toured together since 2012 is receiving an award.
The Latest: 'Tarzan' actor Ron Ely's wife and son killed
The Latest: Authorities say "Tarzan" actor Ron Ely's wife has been stabbed to death in their Southern California home by the couple's son, who police subsequently shot to death.
Da Vinci's "Vitruvian Man" drawing can go on loan to Louvre
An Italian court has ruled that Leonardo Da Vinci's iconic "Vitruvian Man" drawing can be loaned to France's Louvre Museum, solving an ongoing cultural dispute between Italy and France.
Felicity Huffman starts serving prison time in college scam
A representative for Felicity Huffman says the actress has reported to a federal prison in California to serve a two-week sentence in the college admissions scandal.
Gooding faces new charges and a potential parade of accusers
Cuba Gooding Jr. has pleaded not guilty to an indictment alleging two instances of sexual misconduct; prosecutors are also seeking to bring in other accusers who've come forward to bolster their case.
Gina Rodriguez apologizes for singing N-word lyric
Gina Rodriguez has apologized for singing along on her Instagram story to a Lauryn Hill verse that includes the N-word.
University may lose Superman papers over Liz Cheney comments
The University of Wyoming could lose archive of a longtime 'Superman' editor after son takes offense to Cheney comments.
Vietnam bans animated 'Abominable' over South China Sea map
Vietnam has pulled the Hollywood animation movie "Abominable" from theaters for featuring a scene with a map with the controversial South China Sea nine-dash line.
Houston, Notorious B.I.G. nominated for rock hall of fame
The late musical icons Whitney Houston and the Notorious B.I.G. are among the 16 acts nominated for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's 2020 class.
Farrow details lack of enthusiasm at NBC for Weinstein story
Pulitzer Prize-winner Ronan Farrow says NBC lacked enthusiasm for Weinstein story and set up roadblocks that led him to take the story to New Yorker.
'No human is limited': Kipchoge runs sub-2 hour marathon
Eliud Kipchoge has become the first athlete to complete a marathon in less than two hours although it will not count as a world record.
Actresses, gymnast named grand marshals of 2020 Rose Parade
Olympic gymnast Laurie Hernandez and actresses Gina Torres and Rita Moreno have been named grand marshals of the 2020 Rose Parade.
Evaristo says Booker win a landmark for black British women
Winning the Booker Prize is one big step for Bernardine Evaristo _ and, she hopes, a giant leap for British women writers of color.
Will Patton to narrate Dylan's cult publication 'Tarantula'
Bob Dylan's "Tarantula," a stream-of-consciousness work first released in 1971, is coming out in audio.
Author of 'Wreck This Journal' works on project for kids
Creator of the million-selling 'Wreck This Journal' is working on 'Wreck This Picture Book,' an interactive project for ages 5-8.
ABC apologizes for video wrongly said to be from Syria
ABC News is apologizing for twice airing video it said depicted Turkey's attack on Kurds in Syria, when instead it came from a military demonstration in Kentucky.
'Grease' spinoff set for new streaming service HBO Max
"Grease" is the word, again: HBO Max orders a spinoff series inspired by the 1978 movie musical.
White House: Trump condemns violent parody, hasn't seen it
Journalists call on Trump to condemn violent parody video that depicts a likeness of the president shooting and stabbing critics and media members.
Good Grief: Owners of Charlie Brown song sue Dollywood
The copyright owners of the "Charlie Brown Christmas" theme song have sued Dollywood in federal court for copyright infringement.
Harold Bloom, author of 'Anxiety of Influence,' dies at 89
Literary critic, author and Yale professor Harold Bloom dies at age 89.
Richard Jackson, publisher of Judy Blume, dead at 84
Richard Jackson, publisher of acclaimed children's books by Judy Blume, Paula Fox and others, has died at age 84.
Woods to write a memoir on ups and downs of his career
Tiger Woods writing memoir on his rise, fall and return as golf's biggest star.
It's a tie: Atwood and Evaristo share fiction's Booker Prize
Booker Prize winner Margaret Atwood is the bookies' favorite to win the coveted fiction trophy again for "The Testaments," her follow-up to dystopian saga "The Handmaid's Tale.".
Book by Fusion GPS founders coming out next month
The co-founders of a political research firm behind allegations about President Donald Trump's ties to Russia have a book coming out next month.
Trump calls for Spicer votes on 'Dancing with the Stars'
President Donald Trump is trying to influence votes on ABC's 'Dancing with the Stars.'.
'Joker' tops box office again, beats 'Addams Family'
'Joker' tops the box office again, beating 'Addams Family' and 'Gemini Man'.
Houston, Notorious B.I.G. nominated for rock hall of fame
The late musical icons Whitney Houston and the Notorious B.I.G. are among the 16 acts nominated for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's 2020 class.
UK's Prince William, Kate arrive in Pakistan for 5-day visit
Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate have arrived in Pakistan's capital on a five-day visit amid tight security.
For Huda Kattan, beauty has become a billion-dollar business
For Iraqi-American social media influencer Huda Kattan, beauty has become a billion-dollar business.
The Latest: Atwood, Evaristo joint winners of Booker Prize
Canadian writer Margaret Atwood and British author Bernardine Evaristo have split the Booker Prize, after the judging panel ripped up the rulebook and refused to name a single winner for the prestigious fiction trophy.
Queen Latifah to receive Harvard black culture award
Music artist and actress Queen Latifah is among the honorees being recognized by Harvard University this year for their contributions to black history and culture.
Scorsese says he's open-minded about Netflix film revolution
Martin Scorsese has said video streaming services have brought a cinema revolution, as his Netflix-backed mafia epic "The Irishman" closes the London Film Festival.
5 rappers removed from NYC festival at request of police
Organizers of a hip-hop festival taking place in New York this weekend say they have dropped five rappers from the lineup at the request of the police.
Jessye Norman, opera icon, memorialized at hometown funeral
World-famous performers, civil rights leaders and others gathering for the funeral of international opera star Jessye Norman in her Georgia hometown.
Robert Forster, Oscar nominee for 'Jackie Brown,' dies at 78
Robert Forster, Oscar-nominee for 'Jackie Brown,' dies at 78.
NY Times: Violent parody video shown at Trump resort
NY Times: Violent parody video shown at Trump resort, depicting a likeness of the president as he shoots, stabs critics and media members.
Shepard Smith leaves Fox News Channel
Shepard Smith announces he's leaving Fox News Channel.
Jennifer Aniston, Mariah Carey honored at women's event
Jennifer Aniston, Mariah Carey, Brie Larson, Awakwafina and Chaka Khan are being celebrated for their charitable endeavors and contributions to the entertainment industry at a women's event in Beverly Hills.
For opera legend Placido Domingo, the show goes on in Europe
Even as his U.S. career winds seemingly down amid accusations of sexual harassment, opera legend Placido Domingo remains on the bills of top opera houses in Europe.
Jane Fonda arrested protesting climate change in Washington
Jane Fonda was arrested at the U.S. Capitol on Friday while peacefully protesting climate change.
First female head of Nobel's literature award body has died
Sara Danius, the former and first female head of the prestigious Swedish Academy awards the Nobel Prize in Literature, dies at 57.
Sue Monk Kidd's next novel imagines a married Jesus
Sue Monk Kidd's next novel offers a very different take on the life of Jesus.
Chris Cuomo apologizes for remark at LGBTQ town hall
CNN's Chris Cuomo is apologizing for a remark at the top of a CNN town hall on LGBTQ issues that angered some members of the community and their supporters.
Allison K. Hill named new CEO of booksellers trade group
The head of a popular independent bookstore in California will soon be CEO of the American Booksellers Association.
Report: Driver recklessness caused crash injuring Kevin Hart
Authorities say an accident that left Kevin Hart seriously injured was caused by the man driving Hart's vintage car, who accelerated recklessly on a highway near Malibu.
Imagine this: Natalie Merchant honored with Lennon award
Singer Natalie Merchant says she's honored to get an award named after John Lennon as much for what it says about her activism than her music.
Late opera star Jessye Norman's US hometown honors her life
The hometown of renowned opera star Jessye Norman is continuing four days of honoring her life.
2 Nobel literature prize winners expose Europe's fault lines
Two Nobel Prizes in literature, one for 2019 and one for last year, will be announced.
Global Fund raises $13.92 billion to fight AIDS, TB, malaria
Heads of states, CEOs and global health leaders are gathered in France to try to raise at least $14 billion to finance the fight against AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria over the next three years.
Suspect in rapper Mac Miller's drug death pleads not guilty
A man charged with selling rapper Mac Miller the drugs that killed him last year is set to appear in federal court in Los Angeles.
Nobel literature pick heartens liberal Poles in populist era
The Swedish Academy's decision to bestow the 2018 Nobel Prize in literature on Polish author Olga Tokarczuk has given a rare morale boost to liberal Poles only three days before a national election.
Rape accusations against Lauer ensnare NBC management
Rape accusations against former 'Today' host Matt Lauer ensnares NBC management, which denies it knew about his behavior until late 2017.
Georgia mall featured in 'Stranger Things' to go up for sale
The Georgia mall heavily featured in the latest season of Netflix's "Stranger Things" is going up for sale.
George Clooney calls Trump's quip on Kurds 'pretty shocking'
George Clooney says he was appalled U.S. President Donald Trump partly justified the decision to withdraw U.S. troops from Syria by stating Kurds "didn't help us with Normandy" during World War II.
The Latest: Group want Handke award revoked
The Nobel Prizes for literature have been awarded to Poland'r Olga Tokarczuk and Austria's Peter Handke.
'Big Bang Theory' gets shout out to Nobel Prize announcement
"The Big Bang Theory" has made its way into the annals of the Nobel Prizes in real life.
Cuba Gooding Jr. faces new charge in NYC sex misconduct case
Cuba Gooding Jr.'s New York trial on groping charges is set to begin.
Bedbound and 'bored stiff' Ozzy Osbourne cancels tour dates
Ozzy Osbourne says he's going off the rails of the crazy train while stuck at home with health woes, but plans to be back on track soon.
Trump's firewall holds solid on Fox News' prime time
Any critic of President Trump who wonders about the tenacity of his supporters need only spend three hours with Fox News Channel's headliners each night.
Kurt Cobain's 'Unplugged' sweater, guitar, head to auction
Kurt Cobain's olive green cardigan that he wore during MTV's 'Unplugged' and a custom guitar he played on tour head to auction.
Thousands mourn Mexican singer José José at homage
Thousands mourn Mexican singer José José at Mexico City homage.
Clint Eastwood's 'Richard Jewell' gets AFI Fest premiere
Clint Eastwood's 'Richard Jewell' film to premiere at AFI Fest.
Rape accusations against Lauer ensnares NBC management
A woman who worked with NBC at the Sochi Olympics claims she was raped by former anchor Matt Lauer at a hotel there.
Fox takes second week of television season
For the second time in the 2-week old TV season, a network wins the ratings.
Josh Groban plans to 'let go' in upcoming show series
Josh Groban has a date for Valentine's Day _ with 6,000 or so of his fans.
Couple get month sentence in college bribery scandal
The founder of a packaging company and his wife, a former journalist, are returning to court to be sentenced in the college admissions scandal.
Marlon James, Laili Lalami are National Book Award nominees
Marlon James fantasy novel "Black Leopard, Red Wolf" and are among this year's finalists for the 70th annual National Book Awards.
Man charged in Los Angeles with 1985 death of TV director
Prosecutors have charged a man in the cold-case killing of a TV director who worked on "The Incredible Hulk," "The Six Million Dollar Man" and other shows more than three decades ago.
Impostor shows up at comedian Lampanelli's home
Lisa Lampanelli can be forgiven if she didn't laugh when an impostor showed up at her home.
With China rift ongoing, NBA says free speech remains vital
Chinese state broadcaster won't air NBA preseason games set in China after Houston Rockets official tweeted support of anti-government demonstrations in Hong Kong.
Venice court temporarily blocks da Vinci loan to Louvre
An administrative court in Venice has temporarily suspended the loan of Leonardo da Vinci's "Vitruvian" Man to the Louvre for an exhibition set to open later this month.
Eagles plan massive 'Hotel California' performances on tour
Eagles are planning massive performances of their album "Hotel California" during 2020 tour.
Judd Nelson: No misgivings about 'The Breakfast Club'
Actor Judd Nelson says he doesn't share the misgivings about 'The Breakfast Club' that co-star Molly Ringwald expressed in a first-person column.
HBO orders 2 new seasons of Axios news series
HBO has ordered 2 new seasons of its 'Axios on HBO' series, a Sunday night news programs that mirrors the newsletter's interest in politics, business and technology.
LA Opera eliminates Placido Domingo's old job title
Los Angeles Opera's current president, CEO will take over duties of ex-general director Placido Domingo.
Book of Toni Morrison quotations is coming out in December
A book of Toni Morrison quotations is coming out in December.
Michelle Obama's next project is a companion to 'Becoming'
Michelle Obama's first book since "Becoming" is more about her readers than about herself.
Books on supremacist's awakening, Iranian refugees, honored
Books on a white supremacist's awakening and Iranian refugees in Sweden are winners of awards celebrating literature's power to promote peace and understanding.
Broadway theater will turn into a cinema for 'The Irishman'
Broadway will be turning back the clock next month when it turns one of its august theaters into a movie theater and starts screenings of Martin Scorsese's "The Irishman.".
Laurence Fishburne, others to honor Jessye Norman at funeral
The public funeral for opera star Jessye Norman has been set for Saturday in Georgia and will feature tributes from actor Laurence Fishburne, civil rights activist Vernon Jordan and Tony Award-winner Audra McDonald.
Correction: Obit-Rip Taylor story
Rip Taylor, the mustached comedian with a fondness for confetti-throwing who became a television game show mainstay in the 1970s, has died.
Correction: FTC-HGTV Real Estate Classes story
A court has agreed to put a temporary stop to pricey real estate seminars fronted by HGTV stars, after the Federal Trade Commission said promises that the classes could make people rich were "misleading" and "bogus.".
Met Opera starts regular Sunday matinees, breaking tradition
The Metropolitan Opera began regular Sunday-afternoon staged performances for the first time in its 136-year history with Puccini's "Turandot" in an effort to boost ticket sales and revenue.
New York library exhibit to pay tribute to JD Salinger
An upcoming exhibit at the New York Public Library will offer a look into the very private life of J.D. Salinger.
Prince Harry to sue 2 UK tabloids over alleged phone hacking
Prince Harry is suing two British tabloid newspapers over alleged phone hacking.
Former champ Mike Tyson takes a swing at MMA coverage
Former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson is set to join the Professional Fighters League and host the new series "The New Fight Game: PFL at Tyson Ranch.".
'Joker' laughs its way to October box office record
'Joker' laughs its way to October box office record with $93.5 million debut.
Ginger Baker, Cream's volatile drummer, dies at 80
Ginger Baker, Cream's volatile and propulsive drummer, dies at 80.
Hundreds mourn José José, star Mexican crooner at Miami wake
Hundreds are gathering in Miami to honor the life of Mexican crooner José José, who died in Miami eight days ago at age 71. Known as the "Prince of Song," José Rómulo Sosa Ortiz was beloved across Latin America and among Hispanics in the United States.
Tyler Perry christens new studio with help of Oprah, others
Tyler Perry Studios opening night gala draws Hollywood luminaries to the red carpet, including Oprah Winfrey, Halle Berry, Samuel L. Jackson and others.
Thousands show up for free Kanye West "service" in Utah
Thousands of people showed up to an outdoor shopping center in Utah to see rapper Kanye West perform what he calls a worship service.
Marcello Giordani, tenor of beauty and heft, dies at 56
Tenor Marcello Giordani, renowned for a voice of beauty and heft that made him a star at the world's top opera houses, dies at age 56.
Lauren Cohan gives Comic Con reveal to 'Walking Dead' return
Lauren Cohan walked away from "The Walking Dead." Now she's headed back.
Diahann Carroll, Oscar-nominated, pioneering actress, dies
Diahann Carroll, singer-actress, star of pioneering TV series "Julia," has died.
Kansas apologizes for risque Snoop Dogg show at hoops event
Kansas apologizes for risque basketball kickoff in which rapper Snoop Dogg performed.
Youngest of musical Hanson brothers injured in Tulsa crash
Zac Hanson of the pop music band Hanson is recovering following a motorcycle crash in Oklahoma this week.
Comedian Andy Dick pleads not guilty to groping driver
Comedian Andy Dick has been charged with groping a driver from a ride-hailing service.
'Wow child' is special guest of orchestra that inspired him
The 9-year-old New Hampshire boy who charmed the world when he exclaimed "Wow!" at the end of a classical music concert in May was a special guest of the orchestra that inspired his delight.
21 Savage: Kids in US illegally should become citizens
Rapper 21 Savage says undocumented immigrants who lived in America as children should automatically become U.S. citizens.
Spanish cinema great Almodóvar plans his 1st film in America
Pedro Almodóvar, master of Spanish cinema, plans to cross the Atlantic for the first time to direct a movie in North America.
Police: 'Jersey Shore' star arrested in LA after struggle
Los Angeles say "Jersey Shore" star Ronnie Ortiz-Magro has been arrested on suspicion of kidnapping and had to be shocked with a stun gun while being taken into custody.
'Joker' sets October box-office record for Thursday showings
'Joker' is getting the first laugh of its debut weekend, scoring an October box-office record with $13.3 million earned in Thursday night showings.
Title, book cover announced for 'The Hunger Games' prequel
The 'Hunger Games' prequel 'The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes' is set to be released on May 19. Suzanne Collins' book will take place 64 years before 'The Hunger Games.'.
Judge finds no bias from Jussie Smollett special prosecutor
Chicago judge to decide whether to let ex-US attorney stay on as special prosecutor looking into the dismissal of charges against Jussie Smollett.
‘Housewives’ spouse can be in Italy as he fights deportation
Joe Giudice, ‘Real Housewives of New Jersey’ husband, can go to Italy while he fights deportation efforts.