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EAST BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — "American Idol" finalist Jax says she's battling thyroid cancer. MyCentralJersey.com reports ( http://mycj.co/2aIoTjd ) Jax was diagnosed in the spring and underwent surgery to remove the thyroid and several lymph nodes. The 20-year-old singer and...
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Thanks to the efforts of Vermont Gov. Jim Douglas and a horde of Norman Rockwell's former models, the site where the illustrator conceived many of his iconic Saturday Evening Post covers was honored with a historical marker. The historic marker is at the...
NEW YORK (AP) — NBCUniversal has agreed to make customized episodes of "The Tonight Show," ''Saturday Night Live" and several other shows for Snapchat under a multiyear deal between the broadcast network and social media app. NBC says episodes of "The Voice" and "E! News" from E...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Rio Olympics are in full swing: Michael Phelps is back to winning races in the pool, Simone Biles is running up the score in the gym and Hillary Clinton is advertising with eyes on doing just as well on Election Day. Donald Trump isn't even competing. The...
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's Supreme Court has stripped an Israeli family of a collection of Franz Kafka manuscripts, ruling that they be transferred to the country's National Library. The National Library says in an announcement on Tuesday that the court ruled it was "the...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — NBC says "Saturday Night Live" cast members Jay Pharoah and Taran Killam are exiting the show. Pharoah and Killam won't be back when "SNL" returns this fall for its 42nd season, the network said Monday. The comedians have been on the show for six seasons. Both...
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Significant talks are underway with "The X-Files" stars Gillian Anderson and David Duchovny and creator Chris Carter for more of the drama series, Fox's entertainment president said. "Schedules are hard, but we are working hard to get this done and...
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Viewers may pay a lot of attention to what Taraji P. Henson wears as Cookie on Fox's "Empire," but guess who doesn't? Taraji P. Henson. "It's not my job," Henson told TV critics Monday at a bi-annual press event. She added that some actresses get...
NEW YORK (AP) — After an exhausting summer buffet of set pieces, superheroes and whatever s-word you might use for "Suicide Squad," the gentle "Pete's Dragon" is a welcome palate cleanser. Where other summer movies are chest-thumping, it's quiet; where others are brashly cynical...