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NEW YORK (AP) — A couple of New York exhibits are paying homage to the centennial of Frank Sinatra's birth by displaying rare photographs and mementos, many of them from the family archive. "Sinatra: An American Icon" opens Wednesday at the New York Public Library for the...
LONDON (AP) — Former pop star Gary Glitter has received a 16-year prison sentence after being convicted of sexually abusing three young girls in the 1970s. The 70-year-old singer, whose real name is Paul Gadd, showed no response as he was sentenced Friday. He had been found...
LONDON (AP) — Madonna says she hit her head and suffered whiplash when she was yanked backward down some steps while performing live at the Brit Awards. The dramatic tumble occurred Wednesday as the 56-year-old sang "Living For Love." Madonna's dancers tugged at her flowing...
PARIS (AP) — Madonna is lamenting a rise in anti-Semitism and far right politics in France and Europe, re-igniting the anger of France's increasingly popular National Front party. The singer said on France's Europe-1 radio Friday that "the level of intolerance is really scary"...
ST. LOUIS PARK, Minn. (AP) — Just because you have a family and a mortgage doesn't mean you can't rock and roll. In Minnesota, Rock Camp for Dads is giving baby boomers and younger musicians a chance to unleash their inner Jimi Hendrix. Since 2009, hundreds of dads — and moms —...
NEW YORK (AP) — Wednesday was Tea Leoni's birthday. But when referring to her age recently, she realized she wouldn't be turning 50 this time, but 49 instead. "I keep doing this!" she laughed, meaning giving her age a boost. Ever since her last birthday, she had reported her age...
MEXICO CITY (AP) — The record company of popular Mexican ballad singer Ariel Camacho says he has died in a traffic accident while leaving a concert. Del Records says in its social media accounts that Camacho died Wednesday after a guest performance with the group Clave Azul in...
NEW YORK (AP) — Wednesday was Tea Leoni's birthday. But when referring to her age recently, she realized she wouldn't be turning 50 this time, but 49 instead. "I keep doing this!" she laughed, meaning giving her age a boost. Ever since her last birthday, she had reported her age...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A tree has been planted in a Los Angeles park in memory of George Harrison to replace one that was killed by a beetle infestation. City News Service says a yew pine honoring the late Beatles guitarist was planted Wednesday in Griffith Park on what would have...