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DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A judge says the widow of Slipknot bassist Paul Gray waited too long to file a lawsuit against Gray's former doctor. The Des Moines Register says ( http://dmreg.co/1s9iTxQ ) Polk County District Judge Dennis Stovall ruled earlier this week to dismiss a...
NEW YORK (AP) — A group of young people at a New York City jail complex got some words of encouragement on Thursday from hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons and actor LL Cool J. The two visited Riker's Island to mark the launch of a national anti-violence program from Simmons'...
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — More than 60,000 fans are rocking to a free Blake Shelton concert on the Atlantic City beach. The country music star and judge on the TV's "The Voice" was performing on a stage near The Pier at Caesars Thursday. Those who don't have tickets can still...
NEW YORK (AP) — A federal mediator has arrived in New York to try to resolve a labor faceoff at the Metropolitan Opera. Thousands of company members face the prospect of losing their paychecks and health care at 12:01 a.m. Friday if company general manager Peter Gelb acts on his...
ATLANTA (AP) — Rhythm and blues singer Usher said he was overwhelmed with gratitude by the amount of supporters at his New Look Foundation's 15th anniversary luncheon. Legendary boxer Sugar Ray Leonard, director Kenny Leon and producer Jermaine Dupri were among more than 450...
NEW YORK (AP) — A federal mediator is on her way to New York to try to resolve a labor faceoff at the Metropolitan Opera. Thousands of company members face the prospect of losing their paychecks and health care at 12:01 a.m. Friday if company General Manager Peter Gelb acts on...
ATLANTA (AP) — Rhythm and Blues singer Usher said he was overwhelmed with gratitude by the amount of supporters at his New Look Foundation's 15th anniversary luncheon. Legendary boxer Sugar Ray Leonard, director Kenny Leon and producer Jermaine Dupri were among more than 450...
NEW YORK (AP) — Grammy winner Ne-Yo wants $8 million from his ex-manager. The Daily News reports ( http://nydn.us/1lgmBAH ) that the R&B singer-songwriter has sued one-time manager and confidant Kevin Foster in Manhattan federal court. Foster started handling Ne-Yo's...
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — In 1968, Dionne Warwick had never been to San Jose and didn't think much of the song. But after the iconic singer recorded "Do You Know The Way To San Jose?" and the song became a huge hit, the 73-year old singer says with a laugh that she "cried all the...