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Facebook may be facing an 'era of accountability'

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Facebook may be facing an 'era of accountability'. More>>

Clinton mocks 'manspreading' Putin

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When Hillary Clinton took the guest's seat on "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert," she was in a mood to put Russian President Vladimir Putin on the psychiatrist's couch. More>>

Trump mocks Emmy ceremony for low ratings

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President Donald Trump is mocking Sunday's Emmy Awards ceremony _ where he himself was frequently mocked by host Stephen Colbert, presenters and prize-winners. More>>

O'Reilly says his ouster was hit job and business decision

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Fired Fox News host Bill O'Reilly, in a "Today" show appearance Tuesday, says he was the victim of a political hit job and that the company made a business decision to get rid of him. More>>

Protesting Venezuelan violinist may seek asylum in US

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A violinist who became the young face of anti-government protests in Venezuela may seek political asylum in US. More>>

Nielsen's top programs for Sept. 11-17

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A list of the top 20 prime-time programs in the Nielsen ratings for Sept. 11-17. More>>

Fired US Attorney Bharara starting podcast on justice

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New York-based former U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara launches a podcast on justice issues, says he won't hesitate to talk about Trump or legal issues he's been involved in. More>>

Latin Grammy nominations postponed over natural disasters

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Nominations for the Latin Grammy Awards have been postponed because of Tuesday's earthquake in Mexico and the aftermath of hurricanes Harvey and Irma. More>>

Leonardo DiCaprio foundation awards $20M in eco-grants

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Leonardo DiCaprio's eco-focused foundation announces $20 million in fresh grants. More>>

Words With Friends adds 50,000 pop culture words

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The Scrabble-esque mobile game Words With Friends is adding thousands of pop culture words, like BFF, delish and FOMO. More>>

Court reinstates lawsuit over debunked Rolling Stone story

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A federal appeals court in New York has reinstated a defamation lawsuit against Rolling Stone magazine over the magazine's debunked article about a University of Virginia gang rape. More>>

Tommy Hilfiger and Gigi Hadid stage London Fashion Week show

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Designer Tommy Hilfiger and model Gigi Hadid have staged a grungy rock affair for their catwalk show on the final night of London Fashion Week. More>>

Ex-tennis star Blake testifies about his mistaken arrest

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Former pro tennis star James Blake's mistaken arrest in New York City has become the subject of a disciplinary trial for the arresting officer, who's accused of using excessive force. More>>

Member of Kennedy family pays fine after arrest at party

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Court officials in Massachusetts have dismissed a disorderly conduct charge against a Kennedy family member who was arrested last month after complaints about a loud party. More>>

Oh brother: Hank Green, sibling of John Green, has book deal

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John Green isn't the only author in his family: His brother and YouTube collaborator, Hank Green, has a two-book deal with the Penguin Random House imprint Dutton. More>>

The top 10 books on Apple's iBooks-US

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The top 10 books on Apple's iBooks-US. More>>

The person named most dangerous online might surprise you

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Avril Lavigne leads all celebrities in 2017 as the one most likely to land users on websites that carry viruses or malware, according to a new study by cybersecurity firm McAfee. More>>

The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

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This week's top 10 paid and free apps for iPhone and iPad on the App Store. More>>

The top 10 movies on the iTunes Store

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The top 10 movies on the iTunes Store. More>>

Film academy president welcomes new members at private party

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Film academy president, chief executive welcome new members at private reception. More>>

Jesmyn Ward is a finalist for the $50,000 Kirkus Prize

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Jesmyn Ward's "Sing, Unburied, Sing" and Mohsin Hamid's "Exit West" are among the finalists for the fourth annual Kirkus Prize. More>>

Prosecutors to argue Pistorius should get more jail time

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Oscar Pistorius faces another legal challenge when South Africa's Supreme Court of Appeal convenes Nov. 3 to hear arguments by state prosecutors that the former track star and convicted murderer should get more jail time. More>>

Neko Case's Vermont home is damaged by fire

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Fire investigators are looking for the cause of the blaze that heavily damaged the 225-year-old Vermont home of indie musician Neko Case and destroyed a nearby barn. More>>

Jedidiah Bila departs ABC's 'The View;' no replacement named

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Conservative commentator Jedediah Bila has announced her departure from ABC's "The View." Bila made the announcement on Monday's program, saying she was leaving to work on a new book and had "a lot of opportunities" to consider. More>>

Cowboys' Elliott accused of quitting; Garrett plans chat

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Ezekiel Elliott accused of quitting by Hall of Fame running back LaDainian Tomlinson in Dallas' 42-17 loss to Denver. More>>

Small quake rattles nerves, causes no damage in Los Angeles

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A small earthquake with an epicenter just outside Los Angeles has gotten people in southern California talking on social media. More>>

The top 10 audiobooks on Audible.com

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The top 10 audiobooks on Audible.com. More>>

Spicer suggests critics of Emmy appearance should lighten up

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Former White House press secretary Sean Spicer says his appearance at the Emmy Awards was a chance to have some fun, and that people who were critical of it were reading too much into things. More>>

Alabama judge refuses to move man's trial from 'S-Town'

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Podtrac, which analyzes podcast statistics, said the seven episodes of "S-Town" have had more than 64 million streams and downloads since being released in late March. More>>

'Babe' actor James Cromwell charged in SeaWorld protest

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Actor James Cromwell has been charged with trespassing for interrupting and denouncing an orca show at SeaWorld in San Diego. More>>

Pierogis made for Broadway find new home in restaurant

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Producers of the now-closed Broadway musical "Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812" are keeping enthusiasm in the show going by opening a place to serve pierogis like the ones made for show attendees. More>>

Cambodia selects Angelina Jolie film as Oscar submission

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Angelina Jolie's "First They Killed My Father" has been named Cambodia's foreign-language submission to the Academy Awards. More>>

Man who sent Hannibal Lecter photo to judge to go on trial

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A Pennsylvania man has been ordered to trial on charges he threatened a judge by sending her a letter including a picture of movie cannibal Hannibal Lecter. More>>

Laura Ingraham joins Fox News evening lineup

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Fox News announces that Laura Ingraham will join its evening lineup of hosts at 10 p.m. starting next week. More>>

Kane mixes it up, Erdem sparkles at London Fashion Week

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The Canada-born designer Erdem Moralioglu turned the Old Selfridges Hotel into a glamorous vintage speakeasy for his London Fashion Week catwalk show. More>>

Box office top 20: 'It' totals $218M in two weeks

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The horror hit "It" topped the North American box office for the second straight week with $60.1 million, bringing its two-week domestic total to $218.8 million. More>>

Nielsen says 11.4 million watch Emmy Awards

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An estimated 11.4 million people watched Stephen Colbert host the Emmy Awards on Sunday, the show roughly even with last year's audience. More>>

De Niro: Help rebuild Barbuda paradise destroyed by Irma

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Two-time Oscar-winning actor Robert De Niro came to the United Nations on Monday to appeal to all countries and organizations to help rebuild the devastated Caribbean island of Barbuda and ensure that "paradise is not lost.". More>>

NBA players go on trial in 2015 Phoenix assault

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Opening statements will begin Monday for the trial of NBA players Marcus and Markieff Morris, who allegedly assaulted a man outside a Phoenix recreation center two years ago. More>>

Metallics and feathers galore on Emmys red carpet

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Metallics and feathers were plentiful on the Emmys red carpet, led by Tessa Thompson and Tracee Ellis Ross. More>>

Chappelle and Oliver make #DCPublicSchools an internet hit

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What started as a fun throwaway line at the Emmy Awards has turned into an unexpected flood of attention for the Washington DC public school system. More>>

Jackie Hoffman loses Emmy to Laura Dern, curses on camera

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Actress and comedian Jackie Hoffman says she can't believe the media took her reaction to losing out on an Emmy seriously after she yelled an obscenity on camera during the show. More>>

Linkin Park to perform tribute show for Chester Bennington

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Linkin Park has announced a one-night-only concert in tribute to late lead singer Chester Bennington. More>>

Andrea Bocelli prays at Jordan River site of Jesus' baptism

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Italian star tenor Andrea Bocelli prays for 'peace in the world' at the traditional site of Jesus' baptism on the River Jordan. More>>

Lady Gaga postpones European leg of world tour

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Lady Gaga has postponed her world tour's European leg until next year because of ongoing health problems. More>>

President Trump omnipresent over Emmy Awards ceremony

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He may not have an Emmy, but Donald Trump had a huge impact on television's annual awards ceremony. More>>

NBC's Carson Daly announces death of mom Pattie Daly Caruso

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"Today" show correspondent and "The Voice" host Carson Daly has announced the death of his mother, Pattie Daly Caruso. More>>

Elvis Costello, Lana Del Rey headline Leonard Cohen tribute

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Elvis Costello and Lana Del Ray will headline a tribute concert for singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen in November to mark a year since his death. More>>

Rooney gets road ban after pleading guilty to drunk driving

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Wayne Rooney has pleaded guilty to drunk driving. More>>

Street art museum opens in Berlin, a hub for the scene

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Street art has a new, permanent home in Berlin. More>>

Bolshoi opera singer Zurab Sotkilava dies at 80

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The Bolshoi Theater has announced that renowned Soviet and Russian opera singer Zurab Sotkilava has died. More>>

PEN America among arts organizations opposing travel ban

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PEN America and the Sundance Institute are among nearly 30 arts organizations that have filed a brief urging the Supreme Court to strike down the Trump administration's travel ban. More>>

Angry Birds maker Rovio valued at $1 billion in planned IPO

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Rovio Entertainment, the Finnish maker of "Angry Birds" and other popular mobile games, says that its initial public share offering will value it at about $1 billion. More>>

White House aide unamused by political Emmy Awards

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A top White House aide is offering a lackluster review for the politically-charged Emmy Awards. More>>

Emmy audience adores Parton, Fonda and Tomlin Emmy reunion

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The first standing ovation of the the 69th annual Emmy Awards has gone not to a winner but to a trio of presenters _ Dolly Parton, Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin. More>>

List of Emmy Award winners

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Partial list of Emmy Award winners. More>>

Former New York US Attorney Preet Bharara launching podcast

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Former federal prosecutor and outspoken White House critic Preet Bharara is launching a podcast. More>>

Kevin Hart apologizes to wife, kids for 'mistakes'

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In an Instagram post, Kevin Hart apologizes to pregnant wife, kids, for 'bad error in judgment'. More>>

'It' stomps 'Mother' with $60M in its second week

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The Stephen King adaption "It" continues to scare up record ticket sales, taking in an estimated $60 million in its second week and leaving a paltry $7.5 million for Darren Aronofsky's audacious genre-bending psychological thriller "mother!". More>>

Emmys red carpet includes Issa Rae in revenge red

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Issa Rae wore red by Vera Wang, Tessa Thompson stunned in multicolored pleats at Emmys. More>>

Wilson's escape act helps Seahawks top 49ers 12-9

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Russell Wilson avoided two potential sacks and found Paul Richardson in the front corner of the end zone for a 9-yard touchdown with 7:06 left and the Seattle Seahawks held on for an unsightly 12-9 win over the San Francisco 49ers. More>>

The Latest: A bar _ for engraving _ is hit at Emmys ball

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The Latest: Sterling K. Brown, Jackie Hoffman among early arrivals on Emmys red carpet. More>>

'Veep' and 'The Handmaid's Tale' win top Emmy Award prizes

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This Sunday's Emmy ceremony is about winners and losers and more, including politics and a cheeky turn by host Stephen Colbert. More>>

Rolling Stone magazine to be sold

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Rolling Stone founder Jann Wenner plans to sell his company's controlling stake in the legendary magazine that chronicled the music and politics of the counterculture movement and changed music journalism forever. More>>

Boston Symphony season opener highlights Bernstein works

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The Boston Symphony Orchestra is kicking off its performance season with a tribute to the famed conductor and composer Leonard Bernstein. More>>

McDonaugh's 'Three Billboards' wins TIFF audience award

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Martin McDonaugh's "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" has won the Toronto International Film Festival's People's Choice Award. More>>

Claire Foy tries the scones at BAFTA's pre-Emmy tea party

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"The Crown" star Claire Foy nibbled on a scone with jam and cream while "Transparent" star Jeffrey Tambor eyed the finger sandwiches, including English cucumber and egg and watercress. More>>

London Fashion Week: Burberry brings back vintage check

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Unfazed by the London subway attack, celebrities, models and fashion editors have flocked to London Fashion Week to celebrate all things stylish. More>>

Emmy nominee Dolly Parton still gets a kick out of Hollywood

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Dolly Parton says she still gets a kick out of Hollywood. More>>

Friends, family gather to celebrate the life of Dick Gregory

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Friends and family of comedian Dick Gregory gathered at a Maryland church in the suburbs of the nation's capital to celebrate the comedian's life. More>>

The Latest: UK lowers its national threat level to "severe"

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A senior British minister has renewed criticism of U.S. President Donald Trump for tweeting about the police inquiry into the bombing of a subway train in London. More>>

Jay-Z dedicates song to Colin Kaepernick at NYC concert

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Jay-Z performed his first headlining concert in three years in his hometown of New York City on Friday, a show that featured his popular hits and a dedication to outspoken NFL player Colin Kaepernick. More>>

Vettel's recklessness plays straight into Hamilton's hands

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Lewis Hamilton profited from the chaos to win the Singapore Grand Prix and extend his championship lead on Sunday while his title rival Sebastian Vettel lost huge ground after crashing out on the first lap. More>>

Actress Kelly Macdonald has separated from husband

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A publicist for Scottish actress Kelly Macdonald says she and her husband, musician Douglas Payne, have separated. More>>

Beer flowing in Munich: Thousands head to Oktoberfest

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The beer is flowing again at Munich's fabled Oktoberfest. More>>

The Latest: Animal rights protesters disrupt Burberry show

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Guests attending Burberry's catwalk show at London Fashion Week have found their usual red carpet welcome replaced by heckling protesters. More>>

Bob Newhart gets a TV marathon; 'Big Bang Theory' ahead

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Bob Newhart is pleased that his 1970s sitcom about a psychologist and his quirky patients and pals will mark its 45th anniversary with a TV marathon. More>>

Exhibit allows virtual 'interviews' with Holocaust survivors

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NYC exhibit uses hours of video footage, technology to allow virtual 'interview' with Holocaust survivors. More>>

The Latest: Some public transportation halted after violence

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Activists say they will meet again Saturday to plan further protests after the acquittal of a white former St. Louis police officer in the fatal shooting of a black man. More>>

Music review: Ringo Starr gives his love on new "Love" album

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Ringo Starr and an all-star cast deliver the goods on "Give More Love"; legendary musicians lend the Beatle a hand. More>>

Judge sets date for Cosby retrial on sexual assault charges

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A judge has scheduled a new date for Bill Cosby's retrial on charges he drugged and molested a woman more than a decade ago. More>>

J Balvin arrives to US with "Mi gente" high in the charts

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J Balvin starts the US leg of his "EnergĂ­a Tour" with seven sold out concerts and the hit "Mi gente" high up in the Spotify and Billboard charts. More>>

Beloved character actor Harry Dean Stanton dies at 91

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Hollywood is mourning the loss of beloved character actor Harry Dean Stanton. More>>

Champagne on ice: London Fashion Week off and running

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London has stepped into its role as style capital with the opening of Fashion Week. More>>

Rihanna, Dave Chappelle team up to raise money for charity Video included

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Rihanna played the role of slick bartender at her charity event, encouraging the audience to drink up and donate money to her foundation at the same time. More>>

Alec Baldwin, Sterling K. Brown, more kick off Emmys weekend

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Actor Sterling K. Brown and fellow nominees and industry peers gathered Thursday night for drinks and treats at Jean-Georges at the Waldorf Astoria for The Hollywood Reporter and SAG-AFTRA Emmy Nominees Night party. More>>

Character actor Harry Dean Stanton dies at age 91

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Legendary character actor Harry Dean Stanton has died at age 91. Stanton's agent John S. Kelly says the actor died Friday afternoon at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. More>>

Trump demands ESPN apologize for anchor's tweets

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President Donald Trump called on ESPN to apologize days after one of the sports network's anchors called him a "white supremacist" and "bigot.". More>>

Top 20 Global Concert Tours from Pollstar

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Top 20 Global Concert Tours from Pollstar. More>>

Jennifer Egan, Jesmyn Ward are National Book Award nominees

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Jennifer Egan and Jesmyn Ward are on the fiction long list for the National Book Awards. More>>

Jennifer Garner posts laughing gas video after dental work

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Jennifer Garner is receiving plenty of praise for a performance not on television or the big screen, but on Instagram. More>>

The top 10 songs and albums on the iTunes Store

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This week's top selling songs and albums on Apple iTunes. More>>

Lords of the Underground rapper Doitall running for office

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A member of hip-hop trio Lords of the Underground says he's running for political office in New Jersey. More>>

Gaga pulls out of Rock in Rio, posts photo of IV in her arm

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Lady Gaga has been hospitalized and pulled out of the Rock In Rio festival, citing "severe physical pain". More>>

Fergie and Josh Duhamel separate after 8 years of marriage

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Singer Fergie and actor Josh Duhamel have decided to separate after eight years of marriage. More>>

Hurricane Irma set records for The Weather Channel, too

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The Weather Channel reached its biggest audience ever on Sunday for its coverage of Hurricane Irma striking Florida. More>>

The Latest: Melania Trump salutes hurricane victims

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President Donald Trump is praising the recovery efforts in Florida before departing for the state to survey hurricane damage from Irma. More>>

ESPN says it accepts Hill's apology for Trump tweets

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ESPN says it has accepted the apology of host Jemele Hill for tweeting that President Donald Trump was a white supremacist and bigot. More>>

Stars honor country singer Troy Gentry at Opry memorial

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Vince Gill, Trace Adkins and many more music stars have gathered to honor country singer Troy Gentry, a member of the popular country duo Montgomery Gentry, who died in a helicopter crash. More>>

Nielsen's top programs for Sept. 4-10

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A list of the top 20 prime-time programs in the Nielsen ratings for Sept. 4-10. More>>

Comedy Central keeps Noah at 'Daily Show' through 2022

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Comedy Central says it has signed Trevor Noah to a contract extension through 2022 to continue as host of 'The Daily Show.'. More>>

Grant Hart of pioneering indie rock band Husker Du dies

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Grant Hart, the drummer and vocalist for pioneering indie rock band Husker Du, has died. More>>

Selena Gomez undergoes kidney transplant due to lupus

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Selena Gomez says she has received a kidney transplant due to her struggle with lupus. More>>

South Africa's Johnny Clegg begins last international tour

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South Africa's Johnny Clegg, famous for mixed bands under apartheid, begins last global tour. More>>

150th anniversary of pioneering composer Amy Beach observed

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The University of New Hampshire is celebrating the 150th birthday of pioneering composer Amy Beach with an academic conference, concerts and a museum exhibit. More>>

Avs forward Matt Duchene reports to camp amid uncertainty

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Matt Duchene says he arrived for the start of the Colorado Avalanche camp to honor his contract and out of respect for his teammates even as his future with the team remains murky. More>>

Woman arrested near Prince George's school is free on bail

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London police say a woman arrested on suspicion of attempted burglary near the school attended by four-year-old Prince George has been released on bail. More>>

Jim Gaffigan's wife says she doing well after brain surgery

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Jeannie Gaffigan, wife and writing partner of comedian Jim Gaffigan, made her first public appearance since undergoing brain surgery in the spring. More>>

J.P. Donleavy, author of 'The Ginger Man,' dies at age 91

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J.P. Donleavy, the incorrigible Irish-American author and playwright whose ribald debut novel "The Ginger Man" was censored and scorned, but eagerly read and later embraced as a groundbreaking classic, has died. More>>

Sean Spicer pressed (gently) as 'Jimmy Kimmel Live' guest

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It was a different, smiling Sean Spicer who paid a visit to ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" in marked contrast to the six hot-tempered months he spent as White House Press Secretary before he resigned. More>>

Baby No. 2 on way for Adam Levine and wife Behati Prinsloo

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Adam Levine is set to become a father of two. More>>

UK asks regulator to probe standards doubts over Fox-Sky bid

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Britain's culture secretary has confirmed she is asking the country's competition regulator to investigate Twenty-First Century Fox Inc.'s bid for satellite broadcaster Sky because of concerns about broadcasting standards. More>>

After arrest, radio host quits 'Boomer and Carton' show

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New York sports radio personality Craig Carton has quit his show on WFAN following his arrest on fraud charges. More>>

Klein, Gessen among National Book Award nominees

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Naomi Klein, Masha Gessen among National Book Award nominees for nonfiction. More>>

'Sopranos' mobster, veteran actor Frank Vincent dies at 80

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Frank Vincent, a veteran character actor who often played tough guys including mob boss Phil Leotardo on "The Sopranos," has died. More>>

Q&A: Del Toro on his festival sensation and love of monsters

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Guillermo del Toro's "The Shape of Water" has been an undeniable breakout on the festival circuit, where it took the top prize at the Venice Film Festival over the weekend. More>>

Larry King says he was operated on for lung cancer

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Veteran broadcaster Larry King said he was operated on for lung cancer this summer, but doctors appeared to catch the disease in an early stage. More>>

White House: ESPN could justify firing Hill for Trump tweets

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ESPN distanced itself from anchor Jemele Hill's tweets one day after she called President Trump "a white supremacist" and "a bigot.". More>>

Robot conducts tenor Bocelli, orchestra in Pisa

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Tenor Andrea Bocelli has brought down the house at Pisa's Teatro Verdi by performing with an unusal conductor: a robot. More>>

Prosecutor: Rap mogul's girlfriend sold video to TMZ

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Prosecutors say Marion "Suge" Knight's girlfriend and a business partner violated a court order by selling surveillance video of the rap mogul running down two men in his car to celebrity news website TMZ for $55,000. More>>

Marc Jacobs closes out Fashion Week with an operatic finale

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Ralph Lauren channeled James Bond in an opulent runway show set amid the gleaming sports cars of his private collection in suburban New York, and Naeem Khan based his collection on the famous ballerina Anna Pavlova. More>>

Phoenix trial begins for NBA players accused of assault

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A trial will start Wednesday for NBA players Marcus and Markieff Morris, who allegedly assaulted a man outside a Phoenix recreation center two years ago. More>>

Kings' Zach Randolph gets community service after LA arrest

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Sacramento Kings forward Zach Randolph has been sentenced to community service after being charged with marijuana possession and resisting arrest following an incident last month at a Los Angeles housing project. More>>

Engine problems caused copter crash that killed Troy Gentry

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Engine problems caused a helicopter crash in New Jersey last week that killed country music performer Troy Gentry and the aircraft's pilot. More>>

Clinton's book publisher questions reviews from Amazon users

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The publisher of Hillary Clinton's new book "What Happened" is questioning Amazon reviews posted within a day of the book's release. More>>

Le'Veon Bell tweet leads to Dairy Queen gig for a day

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Pittsburgh Steelers' running back Le'Veon Bell jokingly tweeted during his preseason contract holdout that he might have to apply for a job at Dairy Queen and, on Tuesday, Dairy Queen obliged. More>>

Grand Slam Titles: 1; Serena Williams announces baby's birth

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Serena Williams says on social media that she gave birth to a baby girl named Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr. More>>

New Miss America hopes win draws attention to North Dakota

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The new Miss America has been crowned and she's North Dakota's first-ever winner. More>>

AP NewsBreak: $20M-$30M Picasso portrait of muse up for sale

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A late Picasso portrait of his paramour Jacqueline Roque is going up for auction for the first time, with an estimated price of up to $30 million. More>>

Josh Duggar welcomes baby amid battle over fondling claims

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Reality TV star Josh Duggar has announced the birth of a baby boy a day after a judge halted his lawsuit over the release of information related to allegations he fondled his sisters as a child. More>>

Lauren. Ralph Lauren. Designer channels 007 in opulent show

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Ralph Lauren channels James Bond in an opulent fashion show set amid his staggering collection of vintage cars. More>>

Willie Nelson, Raitt to headline Texas storm benefit concert

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Willie Nelson, Paul Simon, James Taylor, Bonnie Raitt and other stars are headlining a benefit concert next week to help Texas residents affected by Hurricane Harvey. More>>

Stars turn out to push for donations for hurricane relief

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A hurricane relief benefit, originally planned to help victims of Harvey but expanded because of Hurricane Irma, will air on major broadcast networks Tuesday night. More>>

Woman arrested near Prince George's London school

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London police say a woman has been arrested at the school attended by four-year-old Prince George. More>>

Frank Bidart among poets on National Book Awards long list

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Frank Bidart is among the poets on National Book Awards long list. More>>

Kid Rock opens Detroit arena with no political announcement

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Kid Rock may have more to say about his political future while performing in the opening concert at Detroit's new sports arena. More>>

Swedish YouTube star apologizes again

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YouTube star Felix Kjellberg (SHEHL'-burg), who goes by the online name PewDiePie, says he regrets using the "n-word" during a video live stream, saying he was an "idiot". More>>

J.J. Abrams to write and direct 'Star Wars: Episode IX'

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J.J. Abrams is returning to "Star Wars," and will replace Colin Trevorrow as writer and director of "Episode IX." Disney announced Abrams return on Tuesday. More>>

US author George Saunders favorite to win Man Booker Prize

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American author George Saunders is favored to win Man Booker Prize for fiction with his novel "Lincoln in the Bardo.". More>>

Russia seeks to calm tensions over czar love affair film

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Russia's Culture Minister Vladimir Medinsky has said he is upset by the "hysteria" surrounding a new film about the love affair between Russia's last czar and a ballerina. More>>

Rebel Wilson awarded millions in Australia defamation case

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A judge has awarded Rebel Wilson millions in damages over magazine articles the Australian actress said cost her roles in Hollywood films. More>>

Movie about marathon bombing survivor premieres at hospital

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The U.S. premiere of a film chronicling the story of Boston Marathon bombing survivor Jeff Bauman is taking place at the hospital where he and others who were injured in the 2013 deadly attack were treated. More>>

Sides agree to stop monkeying around in primate selfie suit

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Monkey see. Monkey sue. Monkey settle. Attorneys representing a macaque monkey have agreed to a compromise in a case where they asserted the animal owned the copyright to selfies it had shot with a photographers camera. More>>

Cops 'find' red balloon floating in Stephen King's hometown

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Police in the Maine city that's home to Stephen King played a prank to coincide with the opening of the horror film "It," based on King's book. More>>

Stephen Colbert rolls out red carpet for political Emmy show

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Stephen Colbert rolled out the ceremonial red carpet Tuesday for the upcoming Emmy Awards, and as soon as he finished, a pair of workers rolled it back up and hauled it away. More>>

Lawyer: 'Pharma Bro' joking about bounty for Clinton's hair

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Martin Shkreli's lawyer says his client's caustic online rants shouldn't be taken so seriously. More>>

Judge Judy funds debate space to promote exchange of ideas

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Judy Sheindlin, better known as Judge Judy, is funding a forum for public debate at the University of Southern California. More>>

Study finds Asian-American characters "tokens" on TV

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A new study finds that Asian-American characters are slighted on TV programs despite some progress over the past decade. More>>

Lewis, Moss, Urlacher among first-year nominees for HOF

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Ray Lewis, Randy Moss and Brian Urlacher are among 11 first-year eligible players for the Pro Football Hall of Fame. More>>

Radio host vows to fight fraud charges, return stronger

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Sports radio personality Craig Carton has spoken out on Twitter, vowing to defeat fraud charges and return "stronger than ever.". More>>

Aretha Franklin to perform at Elton John's AIDS gala

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Aretha Franklin will sing in honor of Elton John before she retires later this year. More>>

'Last Week Tonight with John Oliver' gets 3-season renewal

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"Last Week Tonight" is going to last a few years longer. More>>

In blow to Murdoch, UK refers Fox bid for Sky to regulator

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The British government says it is referring Twenty-First Century Fox Inc.'s bid for satellite broadcaster Sky to the country's competition regulator, in a blow to Rupert Murdoch's takeover plans. More>>

White House accuses Clinton of 'reckless attacks' in book

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The White House is accusing former campaign rival Hillary Clinton of "propping up book sales with false and reckless attacks.". More>>

Husband of 'Real Housewives' star challenges prison ruling

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The husband of "Real Housewives of New Jersey" star Teresa Giudice says prison officials are improperly preventing him from entering an alcohol-treatment program. More>>

Charles Oakley sues Knicks owners, claiming defamation

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Former New York Knicks star Charles Oakley has sued the team's owners, saying he was defamed when they claimed he committed assault and was an alcoholic. More>>

Boudia preparing to make 1 more chase at Olympic gold

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Olympic gold medalist David Boudia isn't giving up his Olympic dreams yet. More>>

The top 10 audiobooks on Audible.com

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The top 10 audiobooks on Audible.com. More>>

The Latest: 'Star Wars: Episode IX' shifts release date

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The Latest: Disney shifts 'Star Wars: Episode IX' release date to December 2019. More>>

Hillary Clinton signs copies of new book at NYC bookstore

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Hundreds of people are crowding into a New York City bookstore to see Hillary Clinton as she promotes her new book. More>>

Russian movie chain won't show film about czar's love affair

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Russia's largest operator of movie theaters says it has decided not to screen a film about the love affair between Russia's last czar and a ballerina because of safety concerns in the wake of arson attacks. More>>

Television ratings another casualty of Hurricane Irma

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The Nielsen company says its measurement of who is watching television is delayed because its Florida processing plant was closed because of Irma. More>>

New Miss America: US needs seat at Paris climate pact table

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The new Miss America has taken the traditional morning-after dip in the ocean a day after winning the title. More>>

Cult of 'The Room' cheers James Franco's 'Disaster Artist'

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The spoon-throwing, football-tossing cult of "The Room" was out in full force at the premiere of James Franco's "The Disaster Artist," a making-of movie that earned the blessing of the notorious film's creator Tommy Wiseau. More>>

Awkward 'MNF' debut makes ESPN's Sergio Dipp an online star

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ESPN sideline reporter Sergio Dipp has become an unlikely star of "Monday Night Football" thanks to an awkward debut. More>>

Correction: Obit-Don Williams story

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Don Williams, an award-winning country singer with love ballads like "I Believe in You," has died. More>>

Bruno Mars' first TV special to air Nov. 29 on CBS

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Bruno Mars is getting his own TV special, a first for the Grammy-winning superstar. More>>

John Oliver, Jon Stewart to headline veterans fundraiser

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John Oliver, Jon Stewart, Trevor Noah and Conan O'Brien are headlining this year's Stand Up for Heroes fundraiser, which benefits injured veterans and their families. More>>

Liam Neeson says his days as an action hero are over

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Special set of skills or not, Liam Neeson says he's finished making thrillers. More>>

Angie Thomas among National Book Award nominees

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Jason Reynolds, Rita Williams-Garcia and Angie Thomas are among National Book Award nominees. More>>

Swiss send 2nd-century coffin depicting Hercules to Turkey

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A Turkish consular official in Geneva says a rare, ancient sarcophagus depicting the 12 labors of Hercules is poised to be shipped home to Turkey. More>>

Tonya Harding, Louis C.K. films lead big buys in Toronto

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A film that finds the comedy and humanity in Tonya Harding is the biggest acquisition of the Toronto International Film Festival. More>>

Photographers respond to Trump's comments on Sweden

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Sweden's photographers are launching an exhibition and publishing a book in response to US President Trump's controversial comments on the country's immigration policy. More>>

Tests in death of former Fox News host's son may take weeks

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The investigation into the death of the son of former Fox News host Eric Bolling could take weeks. More>>

Evolving Trump: From business celeb on 9/11 to stern leader

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Trump prepares to preside over his first 9/11 commemoration in office. More>>

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