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SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The man accused of throwing a banana peel at comedian Dave Chappelle during a New Mexico performance is headed to court. Jury selection is scheduled for Sept. 23 for the trial of Christian Englander, Assistant District Attorney Anastasia Martin told the...
NEW YORK (AP) — Mariah Carey will receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame next week. The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce announced Monday that Carey will get the 2,556th star on Aug. 5. Guest speakers will include directors Lee Daniels and Brett Ratner, as well as Epic...
NEW YORK (AP) — Andrew McCarthy is taking a new step in his life as a writer — a young adult novel. The actor known in the 1980s for "Pretty In Pink" and "St. Elmo's Fire" has a deal with Algonquin Young Readers for "Just Fly Away," the story of a teenage girl who learns her...
The great American family road trip seems, in the 32 years since we first met the Griswolds, as antiquated a concept as ever. Middle class families fly now — device enabled, efficiency obsessed and always aware of the outside world. Families flew in 1983, too, of course. "...
NEW YORK (AP) — Madonna, who co-owns Tidal with Jay Z, Beyonce and others, says it's just the beginning for the streaming service that's had some troubles since its launch in March. "It's just the beginning, so we're working out a lot of kinks and hopefully we're going to build...
"Badlands" (Minotaur Books), by C.J. Box The new Wild West, in which a hamlet becomes a boomtown because of its oil-rich fields, makes a sturdy background for C.J. Box's intriguing new stand-alone novel. Taking another break from his best-selling series about Wyoming game warden...
NEW YORK (AP) — The modern comedy remake is among the most laughable of movie genres. In Hollywood's reboot frenzy, the movie industry has increasingly turned to reviving classic comedies, only to find that few things are harder to rekindle than the elusive elements — Bill...
NEW YORK (AP) — Madonna, who co-owns Tidal with Jay Z, Beyonce and others, says it's just the beginning for the streaming service that's had some troubles since its launch in March. "It's just the beginning, so we're working out a lot of kinks and hopefully we're going to build...
NEW YORK (AP) — During a recent interview in an empty midtown theater, James Lecesne is heckled — by his phone. The writer and actor who co-founded The Trevor Project, a youth suicide prevention program, stirs in his seat and inadvertently launches Siri, the voice assistant on...