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NEW YORK (AP) — Stephen Colbert will air two weeks of live programs during the Republican and Democratic conventions next month. CBS said Wednesday that Colbert will host the "Late Show" from his usual studio in New York City. The program will have an "on-air presence" in...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A person who has seen a sealed document says DNA test results show a Colorado prison inmate is not Prince's son, and therefore not entitled to inherit a fortune worth up to $300 million. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — In late July 2014, Danny DeVito started trending on social media after a few people snapped shots of him walking around Manhattan with a dachshund wearing a yellow polka dot dress. The dachshund was in the dress, not DeVito, but it was still quite a sight. He...
The Avett Brothers, "True Sadness" (Republic Records) A quiet, deep sigh opens the loveliest tune on The Avett Brothers' terrific new album, "True Sadness." It might reflect the wistful tale of a romance Seth Avett pines for in "I Wish I Was." But it could be just the opposite...
KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — A famous Sufi singer was shot dead in Pakistan on Wednesday in an attack claimed by Islamic extremists. Two attackers on a motorcycle opened fire on Amjad Sabri's car while he was on his way to a local TV appearance in the southern port city of Karachi,...
NEW YORK (AP) — U.K. singer Birdy burst on the music scene at 15 with a knack for making cover songs sound like her own with her broody, gloomy vocals. Now, she's finding her own voice — with her own lyrics — on her new album. Birdy moved to London from Lymington in Hampshire,...
NEW YORK (AP) — Ashton Kutcher as a television morning show host? Aaron Paul as an advertising spokesman for hybrid automobiles? Those are two of the ideas suggested by a new analytics tool unveiled by the Nielsen company Wednesday, one that it believes can provide scientific...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The next generation of console gaming is coming — or is it? At last week's Electronic Entertainment Expo, the video game industry forecast a future where Xboxes and PlayStations are updated almost as frequently as smartphones. The move to release more consoles...
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Two decades after pretending to be a tourist from Little Rock on a long-running television show about nothing, Jason Alexander has been working in the city this summer, directing a play about something. "Windfall," by Scooter Pietsch, examines how five...