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SIMI VALLEY, Calif. (AP) — He's made 18,000 parachute jumps, helped train some of the world's most elite skydivers, done some of the stunts for "Ironman 3." But the plunge Luke Aikins knows he'll be remembered for is the one he's making without a parachute. Or a wingsuit. Or...
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — Camden, one of the country's most impoverished cities, will get some time in the Democratic convention spotlight Thursday with some help from Lady Gaga. But while thousands of delegates have been invited across the Delaware River for an afternoon concert with...
WOODSTOCK, N.Y. (AP) — Bob Dylan tumbled from a Triumph motorcycle on a sunny Friday morning here 50 years ago on July 29, 1966. The banged-up musician holed up in the mountains of upstate New York for months afterward, dramatically altering the rocket ride of his career. It's...
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Melissa McCarthy answered the call for Netflix's "Gilmore Girls" sequel and made magic again with star Lauren Graham, the show's creator said. McCarthy's career has soared with movies including "Bridesmaids" and "Ghostbusters" since she played Sookie...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles prosecutors have declined to bring gun charges against rapper Dr. Dre. A spokesman for the Los Angeles district attorney said Wednesday there was a lack of evidence that the record producer and entrepreneur had brandished a gun in public. Sheriff's...
NEW YORK (AP) — Jack Davis, the prolific Mad magazine illustrator, cartoonist and movie poster artist, has died. He died Wednesday, according to the University of Georgia, his alma mater, for which he produced innumerable Bulldog-boosting drawings. He was 91. As a struggling...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Earls of Leicester are nominated for eight awards individually and as a group, including entertainers of the year, at this year's International Bluegrass Music Awards. The Grammy-winning musical group is the reigning entertainer of the year and leads...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lawyers have appealed a jury decision that cleared Led Zeppelin of accusations it lifted a riff from an obscure 1960s instrumental for the intro to its classic rock anthem "Stairway to Heaven." At attorney for the trust of the late Randy Wolfe filed a notice...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Matt Damon is taking steps to address the diversity crisis in Hollywood through his and Ben Affleck's production company, Pearl Street Films, and collaboration with the people behind the Media, Diversity and Social Change Initiative at USC's Annenberg School...