Arts and entertainment

This image released by Universal Pictures shows Cate Blanchette, from left, Owen Vaccaro and Jack Black in a scene from "The House With A Clock in Its Walls." (Quantrell D. Colbert/Universal Pictures via AP)
September 24, 2018 - 5:22 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A trio of wide-releases sputtered while the gothic family fantasy "The House With a Clock in Its Walls," starring Jack Black and Cate Blanchett, ticked its way to a weekend-best $26.6 million in ticket sales, according to final box-office figures Monday. The Universal Pictures...
Read More
Bill Cosby departs from a sentencing hearing at the Montgomery County Courthouse, Monday, Sept. 24, 2018, in Norristown Pa. Cosby's chief accuser on Monday asked for "justice as the court sees fit" as the 81-year-old comedian faced sentencing on sexual assault charges that could make him the first celebrity of the #MeToo era to go to prison. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
September 24, 2018 - 4:50 pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Declaring Bill Cosby doesn't deserve a free pass because of his advanced age, prosecutors on Monday asked a judge to sentence the comedian to five to 10 years in prison for drugging and sexually assaulting a woman, while the defense argued that he is too old and helpless to...
Read More
File - In this Dec. 13, 2017, file photo, Will Smith arrives at the U.S. premiere of "Bright" in Los Angeles. When Smith turns 50 on Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018, he will jump head-first into the big milestone. The “Fresh Prince” plans to bungee jump from a helicopter over a gorge just outside Grand Canyon National Park. His birthday activity is the latest in a vast history of outrageous stunts staged in and around one of the world’s seven natural wonders. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
September 24, 2018 - 2:42 pm
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — At the end of the 1991 movie "Thelma & Louise," the two leading ladies — fugitives cornered by authorities in the Grand Canyon — decide against surrendering and instead drive off a cliff. One of cinema's most iconic endings wasn't filmed in the national park in Arizona,...
Read More
FILE - In this Feb. 22, 2018, file photo, the Pandora logo appears above a trading post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Subscription radio company SiriusXM says it's buying music streaming service Pandora Media Inc. in a stock deal valued at about $3.5 billion that'll allow it to expand its service beyond cars and into homes and other mobile areas. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
September 24, 2018 - 12:15 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Subscription radio company SiriusXM says it's buying music streaming service Pandora Media Inc. in a deal valued at about $3.5 billion that will allow it to expand its service beyond cars and into mobile devices and homes. Pandora has faced intense pressure from competitors like...
Read More
FILE - In this May 21, 2017 file photo, Celine Dion poses in the press room at the Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas. Dion has announced she will end her Las Vegas residency next year. The singer announced on social media Monday, Sept. 24, 2018, that she will leave Caesars Palace in June 2019. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
September 24, 2018 - 11:59 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Celine Dion has announced she will end her Las Vegas residency next year. The singer announced on social media Monday that she will leave Caesars Palace in June 2019. Dion says the decision brings mixed emotions as the Colosseum venue has been a big part of her life for the past 20...
Read More
FILE - In this June 30, 2017 file photo, musician Debbie Harry of Blondie arrives at the Silver Clef Awards in London. Blondie will be playing two nights in Cuba next March as part of a four-day cultural exchange program. The iconic rock group announced Monday that they will play two concerts during their March 14-18 visit in Havana, which will also feature Cuban musicians Alain Perez, David Torrens and Sintesis. (Photo by Vianney Le Caer/Invision/AP, File)
September 24, 2018 - 10:53 am
Blondie will be playing two nights in Cuba next March as part of a four-day cultural exchange program, and fans can come along. The iconic rock group announced Monday that they will play two concerts during their March 14-18 visit in Havana, which will also feature Cuban musicians Alain Perez,...
Read More
FILE - In this May 24, 2017, file photo, Fan Bingbing poses for photographers as she arrives for the screening of the film The Beguiled at the 70th international film festival, Cannes, southern France. Fan Bingbing, one of China's best-known starlets and a rising Hollywood star, has well and truly fallen off the map amid vague allegations of tax shenanigans and possibly other infractions that have put her at odds with China's Communist Party-appointed culture czars. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant, File)
September 23, 2018 - 8:43 pm
BEIJING (AP) — X-Men star Fan Bingbing's Beijing management office is dark and abandoned. Her birthday passed almost unremarked in China's hyper-adrenalized social media environment. For one of China's best known stars and a rising Hollywood actress, Fan's vanishing is stunning, coming amid vague...
Read More
FILE - In this Nov. 2, 2016, file photo, actor James Woods poses at the premiere of the film "Bleed for This" at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills, Calif. Woods has been locked out of his Twitter account over a tweet he sent out on July 20, 2018, that was found to be in violation of Twitter’s rules. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
September 23, 2018 - 6:34 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Actor James Woods has been locked out of his Twitter account over a tweet he sent out months ago that was found to be in violation of Twitter's rules. The tweet was posted July 20 and includes a hoax meme that said it came from Democrats and encouraged men not to vote in the...
Read More
Model Elettra Rossellini Wiedemann, left, poses with her mother actress Isabella Rossellini as they wear creations as part of the Dolce & Gabbana women's 2019 Spring-Summer collection, unveiled during the Fashion Week in Milan, Italy, Sunday, Sept. 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)
September 23, 2018 - 12:56 pm
MILAN (AP) — Milan designers are embracing women of all shapes, sizes and ages, even if the young, thin model prevailed during this week's previews for next spring and summer. Marni's runway included women of different sizes while Dolce & Gabbana continued their embrace of models in a range of...
Read More
September 23, 2018 - 11:18 am
LONDON (AP) — It's an old tradition that a bride should have something old, something new, something borrowed and something blue on her wedding day, and the Duchess of Sussex followed that when she wed Prince Harry. The former Meghan Markle has revealed in a television documentary that she had a...
Read More

Pages