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AP editor Sue Manning dies; gave world LA's biggest stories

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Sue Manning, an editor in the Los Angeles bureau of The Associated Press who for decades coordinated coverage of some of the nation's biggest news including the Los Angeles riots, the Northridge earthquake, the death of…


Johnny Depp settles lawsuits involving former managers

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Johnny Depp has settled lawsuits with his former business managers that put a spotlight on the actor's lavish lifestyle.

Box Office Top 20: 'Hotel Transylvania 3' beats 'Skyscraper'

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Family-friendly won out this weekend among North American moviegoers as "Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation" towered over Dwayne Johnson's action pic "Skyscraper."


Reality TV star charged over scuffle with hotel security

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles prosecutors have charged reality TV star Farrah Abraham with two misdemeanor charges over a scuffle with a Beverly Hills hotel security guard last month.

Monday, Jul 16


Showtime and Sacha Baron Cohen push back against Sarah Palin

NEW YORK (AP) - Showtime and Sacha Baron Cohen are pushing back against allegations the comedian duped guests on his new show by posing as a disabled veteran.


Union opens probe into veteran Broadway actor's suicide

NEW YORK (AP) - A Broadway union is investigating a veteran actor's suicide, which happened about a week after his friends say he was subjected to a grueling, demoralizing rehearsal.

Hulk Hogan reinstated into wrestling Hall of Fame

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. has reinstated Hulk Hogan to its Hall of Fame, three years after he was found to have used racial slurs in a conversation caught on a sex tape.

Kelly Clarkson to serve as headline act at US Open

NEW YORK (AP) - Singer Kelly Clarkson will headline opening night at the U.S. Open.

Anderson Cooper of CNN to receive 2018 Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism

PHOENIX — Arizona State University is awarding its 2018 Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism to CNN anchor Anderson Cooper.


Stevie Nicks and LeAnn Rimes share heartbreak in new duet

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Stevie Nicks cried on her living room floor when she first saw LeAnn Rimes perform "Borrowed" on her TV in 2013.


Anthony Bourdain slammed 'monstrous' Clintons in newly released interview

In a wide-ranging interview published more than a month after his death, celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain slammed the Clintons for the way they "dismantled, destroyed, and shamelessly discredited" the multiple women who accused former…

Review: In 'Blindspotting,' simmering tensions with a beat

"Blindspotting," the directorial debut of Carlos Lopez Estrada, stalks the streets of Oakland with a heightened, spoken-word flow, passionately freestyling on race, police brutality and gentrification through a searing story about two…

Cardi B leads MTV VMA nods with 10; Beyonce, Jay-Z nab 8

NEW YORK (AP) - The year of Cardi B continues - this time with 10 MTV Video Music Award nominations.


Celebrity birthdays for the week of July 22-28

July 22: Actor Orson Bean ("Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman") is 90. Actress Louise Fletcher is 84. Actor Terence Stamp is 80. Game-show host Alex Trebek is 78. Singer George Clinton is 77. Singer-actor Bobby Sherman is 75. Actor Danny Glover is…


Sacha Baron Cohen slapped with 'stolen valor' claim on 'Sabo's' latest Los Angeles billboard

Prankster Sacha Baron Cohen has received a dose of his own medicine, courtesy of conservative street artist Sabo.


1st Comic-Con of the MeToo era grapples with harassment

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Comic-Con, the annual gathering of over 130,000 fans, artists, collectors and geek culture savants, has already been changed by the #MeToo and Time's Up era, with at least one notable figure stepping aside due to sexual…


'Rescued' by David Rosenfelt is heartwarming mystery

"Rescued: an Andy Carpenter Mystery" (Minotaur), by David Rosenfelt

Saudi Arabia bans many video games after children's deaths

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) - Saudi Arabia says it's banning a long list of popular video games after allegations surfaced that two children killed themselves after being encouraged to do so in an online game.


Review: 'The Real Deal' is flirty summer beach read

"The Real Deal" (St. Martin's Griffin), by Lauren Blakely


Review: Sacha Baron Cohen back with old style, same results

NEW YORK (AP) - The provocateur Sacha Baron Cohen has rebooted his ambush chat show and before any judgment is made about the wisdom of that decision, you have to admire the sheer perseverance of not only the host but also his so-called…

Royals release new photos to mark Prince Louis's christening

LONDON (AP) - Kensington Palace has released family photos of Prince Louis in the arms of his mother, the Duchess of Cambridge, to mark the baby boy's christening.

Sunday, Jul 15


Rapper buys every seat in house, takes strangers to movies

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - A Maine rapper surprised moviegoers with free tickets to a sci-fi satire movie.


'Hotel Transylvania 3' tops charts, 'Skyscraper' stumbles

LOS ANGELES (AP) - "Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation" has checked into the No. 1 spot at the box office in its opening weekend and left the Dwayne Johnson action thriller, "Skyscraper," in the dust.

Saturday, Jul 14


Hacking charges brought over Selena Gomez breach

Prosecutors announced felony charges Friday against a New Jersey woman accused of hacking pop star Selena Gomez, stealing her digital property and then sharing it without permission.

Lawsuit filed against 'S-Town' podcast creators by estate

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - The estate of the man at the center of the popular "S-Town" podcast is suing the show's creators, saying they exploited details of his private life for financial gain.


On deck: Kate Upton, Justin Verlander expecting baby

HOUSTON (AP) - Supermodel Kate Upton and Houston Astros pitcher Justin Verlander are expecting their first child.

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

WASHINGTON (AP) - Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC's "This Week" - National security adviser John Bolton; Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn.

Veterans, military widows slam Sacha Baron Cohen for impersonating wounded warrior

Veterans and their advocates have expressed outrage over comic actor Sacha Baron Cohen impersonating a wheelchair-bound wounded warrior to trick former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin into a mock interview for his new satirical series on the…


Yvette Nicole Brown is interim guest host of 'Walking Dead'

NEW YORK (AP) - Yvette Nicole Brown is filling in for Chris Hardwick as host of "The Walking Dead" and "Talking Dead" while AMC Networks reviews sexual-assault allegations against Hardwick.


Nancy Sinatra Sr., first wife of Frank Sinatra, dies at 101

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Nancy Sinatra Sr., the childhood sweetheart of Frank Sinatra who became the first of his four wives and the mother of his three children, has died. She was 101.