Publishers hurry to release book editions of Mueller Report
NEW YORK (AP) — With the Mueller Report finally out Thursday, at least in redacted form, publishers are hurrying to release book editions.
'Real Housewives' husband Giudice loses immigration appeal
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — "Real Housewives of New Jersey" husband Joe Giudice (JOO'-dys) has lost his appeal to avoid deportation to Italy.
Kodak Black arrested on drug, gun charge at Canadian border
LEWISTON, N.Y. (AP) — Kodak Black was arrested on drug and weapons charges as the rapper tried to cross from Canada into the United States near Niagara Falls, law enforcement officials said Thursday.
Judge scales back Weinstein suit, allows sex-traffic claim
NEW YORK (AP) — A lawsuit seeking to represent any woman with a claim against Harvey Weinstein can proceed on sex-trafficking grounds, a judge ruled Thursday, as he dramatically shrank the scope of an action trying to treat the disgraced movie producer and various companies like a mob organization.
Report release an event unsuited to instant media world
NEW YORK (AP) — The release of a dense, 400-page report on the results of a two-year investigation is an event uniquely unsuited to today's minute-by-minute news cycles.
'Courage' special brings author Brené Brown to Netflix
NASHVIILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Brené Brown's books on shame, vulnerability and courage have given her A-list fans like Oprah and Melinda Gates and made her a go-to leadership consultant for both Pixar and the Seattle Seahawks.
Medical examiner: Clark Gable's grandson died of overdose
DALLAS (AP) — A medical examiner says the grandson of actor Clark Gable died of an accidental drug overdose. The Dallas County Medical Examiner's office says an autopsy found Clark James Gable III was killed by a combination of the opioids fentanyl and oxycodone, and the sedative alprazolam.
San Francisco's campy "Beach Blanket Babylon" show to end
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The campy "Beach Blanket Babylon" musical revue that has been a must-see for San Francisco tourists for 45 years is coming to an end.
Review: In 'La Llorona,' a creepy folktale made banal
La Llorona, a woman who according to Mexican legend murdered her own children and now wanders the earth looking for them, snatching other unsuspecting tots and drowning them, gets her close-up in a major Hollywood film, Warner Bros.' "The Curse of La Llorona ."
Amazon and Google end spat, bring YouTube to Amazon devices
NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon and Google are ending their nearly 2-year spat, agreeing to bring their video streaming apps to each other's devices.
Jason Momoa shaves signature beard to promote recycling
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Aquaman" is clean-shaven. Actor Jason Momoa on Wednesday released a video in which he shaved off his signature beard and mustache in order to promote recycling.
Before 'Endgame' arrives, a look at Marvel's box-office hits
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Marvel's Avengers are back to save the world, and the box office. "Avengers: Endgame" arrives in theaters on April 26 with the conclusion of the fight between the galaxy's greatest heroes and Thanos, who wiped out half of all life at the end of last year's "Avengers: Infinity War."
Review: Gina Rodriguez stars in Netflix's 'Someone Great'
The romantic comedy, left for dead by most of the major studios, has been reborn on Netflix. Streaming algorithms have swooped in to resurrect an old genre formula.
Heavyweights in world cinema nominated for Cannes' top prize
PARIS (AP) — Cannes Film Festival organizers announced its 2019 line-up Thursday, pitting leading names in world cinema including Ken Loach and Pedro Almodóvar against each other in competition for the top prize, the Palme d'Or.
Marvel closes a decade-long story with 'Avengers: Endgame'
LOS ANGELES (AP) — About five years ago, Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige found himself on a retreat in Palm Springs plotting the future for the wild, experimental "cinematic universe" that he helped start in 2008 .
Fleetwood Mac announces rescheduled dates for tour
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Fleetwood Mac has announced rescheduled dates for its North America tour that were postponed earlier this month because singer Stevie Nicks had the flu.
Earth, meet Polo: Ralph Lauren unveils plastic bottle shirt
NEW YORK (AP) — Earth, meet Polo. Polo Ralph Lauren on Thursday launched a version of its iconic polo shirt made entirely of recycled plastic bottles and dyed through a process that uses zero water.
Gambler sets another 1-day winnings record on 'Jeopardy!'
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A professional sports gambler from Las Vegas has broken his own single-episode winnings record on "Jeopardy!" James Holzhauer won $131,127 during a show aired Wednesday night, breaking the record that viewers saw him set last week.
Judge says Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt are now single
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt are officially single, though more work is left before the terms of their divorce are final.
Writers guild sues talent agencies in heated Hollywood fight
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Writers Guild of America sued the entertainment industry's four biggest talent agencies Wednesday in the latest and boldest move in an increasingly bitter and protracted fight between the two sides over the way Hollywood does business.
Fox News to host town hall meeting with Amy Klobuchar
NEW YORK (AP) — Sen. Amy Klobuchar agreed on Wednesday to become the second Democratic presidential candidate to hold a town hall meeting on Fox News Channel, and others are soon to follow.
Despite recusal, prosecutor told deputy Smollett overcharged
CHICAGO (AP) — Despite recusing herself from the case, Chicago's top prosecutor weighed in on the allegations against Jussie Smollett last month, telling a deputy that she believed her office had overcharged the "Empire" actor, according to newly released texts and emails.
'Bridesmaids' writers Wiig, Mumolo to reunite 8 years later
NEW YORK (AP) — "Bridesmaids" writers Kristen Wiig and Annie Mumolo are finally reuniting, eight years after their smash hit comedy.
Berry Gordy fulfills dreams with Motown reaching 60 years
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Motown Records founder Berry Gordy looked out at the audience at a 60th anniversary tribute to his groundbreaking record label and saw his dream of making music for "all people" in the world fulfilled.
Review: New doc shows how Beyoncé changed Coachella, forever
Beyoncé is extremely private, and only lets you know what she wants you to know, when she wants you to know it — typically, in a surprise post be it on her website or Instagram.