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'Breakfast Club' actor Hall pleads no contest to assault


LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Breakfast Club" actor Anthony Michael Hall has pleaded no contest to shoving a neighbor who fell and broke his wrist.

Wednesday, Sep 20


Lillian Ross, longtime New Yorker writer, dead at 99


NEW YORK (AP) — Lillian Ross, the ever-watchful New Yorker reporter whose close narrative style defined a memorable and influential 70-year career, including a revealing portrait of Ernest Hemingway, a classic Hollywood expose and a…


At 82, Judi Dench's mission remains the same: 'To learn'


"I've had one of those pep-up drinks," Dench, beaming as she sits down for a recent interview. "I feel rather sparky."

Jake LaMotta, boxer who inspired 'Raging Bull,' dies at 95


Jake LaMotta, an iron-fisted battler who brawled his way to a middleweight title and was later memorialized by Robert De Niro in the film "Raging Bull," has died. He was 95.


Review: Chris Hillman revives the Byrds' glorious sound


Chris Hillman, "Bidin' My Time" (Rounder)

Woman in Kevin Hart scandal denies being an extortionist


LOS ANGELES (AP) — On the heels of comedian Kevin Hart's Instagram video about someone seeking financial gain from a mistake he made, a woman came forward Wednesday and said she was "involved" with the box office star a month ago but is…


The Latest: Lawyer says woman and Kevin Hart are victims


LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the Kevin Hart scandal (all times local):; 11:18 a.m. A lawyer for a woman involved in the Kevin Hart scandal says someone secretly placed cameras in his Las Vegas hotel suite and made bedroom images of the…

Review: 'Stronger' tells a survivor's heart-wrenching story


"Stronger " is about a survivor but it is not a feel-good movie.

Milan Fashion Week: Gucci extends news cycle with Rocket Man


MILAN (AP) — Green has been declared the color of Milan Fashion Week, with the fashion chamber promoting sustainability in the trend-driven world of ready-to-wear.


Rodney Crowell cancels tour due to unspecified health issues


NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Grammy-winning country singer songwriter and producer Rodney Crowell is cancelling all of his remaining 2017 tour dates due to unspecified health issues.

Review: The Killers return with complex and brilliant angst


The Killers, "Wonderful Wonderful " (Island)


Jasper Johns to leave Connecticut estate for artists retreat


HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Famed painter Jasper Johns is making plans for his rural estate in the Connecticut hills to become an artists' retreat after he's gone.

Review: 'Kingsman' sequel lacks punch and vibe of first film


In the first film about a secret spy group known as Kingsman, we learned they are well-dressed, courtly and perfectly groomed. But by the second film, there's a decidedly ungentlemanly whiff about them — of desperation.

Jimmy Kimmel: Senator 'lied right to my face' on health care


Jimmy Kimmel sharply criticized U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy on his late-night show, saying the Louisiana Republican "lied right to my face" by going back on his word to ensure any health care overhaul passes a test named for the host.


Daryl Hall renews effort for outdoor stage at NY music venue


POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. (AP) — Officials in an upstate New York town are again considering Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Daryl Hall's request to build an outdoor stage at his restaurant and music venue.

AP Exclusive: Clinton book has sold more than 300,000 copies


NEW YORK (AP) — Hillary Clinton's "What Happened" had a big debut.

Review: 'Battle of the Sexes' serves up a too-timely story


Can an inspirational movie also be a drag?


Linda Hamilton set to return to 'Terminator' franchise


NEW YORK (AP) — Linda Hamilton is returning to the "Terminator" franchise for the first time since 1991's "Terminator 2: Judgment Day."

Brussels exhibit tackles Islam in city scarred by terror


BRUSSELS (AP) — For months after the Brussels extremist attacks of 2016 it seemed an exhibition on Islam's legacy in Europe might never open in the city. At first, the creators and city officials felt the time wasn't right, and then they…


Billy Bush separating from wife after nearly 20 years


NEW YORK (AP) — Former "Access Hollywood" and "Today" show personality Billy Bush has separated from wife Sydney Davis after nearly 20 years of marriage.

New mom Serena Williams thanks mother for being a role model


New mom Serena Williams is thanking her own mother for being the role model she says she needed.


Little Big Town heads back on tour after Ryman residency


NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Every time country vocal group Little Big Town walked into the 125-year-old Ryman Auditorium to play one of their residency shows this year, the four singers breathed a little sigh of relief.


Image of rapper Drake imposed into park renovation rendering


NEW YORK (AP) — The New York City Parks Department livened up a rendering of a planned park renovation by inserting an image of the Grammy-winning rapper Drake into the background, alongside an image of rapper Akon laughing in the…


Clinton mocks 'manspreading' Putin


NEW YORK (AP) — When Hillary Clinton took the guest's seat on "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert," she was in a mood to put Russian President Vladimir Putin on the psychiatrist's couch.


Protesting Venezuelan violinist may seek asylum in US


NEW YORK (AP) — A violinist who became the young face of anti-government protests in Venezuela may soon seek political asylum in the United States.


Trump mocks Emmy ceremony for low ratings


WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is mocking Sunday's Emmy Awards ceremony — where he himself was frequently mocked by host Stephen Colbert, presenters and prize-winners.

Latin Grammy nominations postponed over natural disasters


MIAMI (AP) — Nominations for the Latin Grammy Awards have been postponed because of Tuesday's earthquake in Mexico and the aftermath of hurricanes Harvey and Irma.


Tommy Hilfiger and Gigi Hadid stage London Fashion Week show


LONDON (AP) — London Fashion Week has reached its giddy conclusion, the extravaganza more than meeting expectations with a string of shows, parties and presentations.

Member of Kennedy family pays fine after arrest at party


BARNSTABLE, Mass. (AP) — Authorities in Massachusetts have dismissed a disorderly conduct charge against a Kennedy family member who was arrested last month after complaints about a loud party.

Tuesday, Sep 19


Emmys steady in ratings but no Colbert bump; football rules


LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hard-working Emmy Awards host Stephen Colbert and a Sean Spicer cameo helped the ceremony avoid a ratings slide but failed to significantly boost viewership.