Arts and entertainment

A model wears a creation as part of Maison Margiela Spring/Summer 2019 ready-to-wear fashion collection presented in Paris, Wednesday, Sept.26, 2018. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
September 26, 2018 - 2:08 pm
PARIS (AP) — Maison Margiela went co-ed in Wednesday's installment of Paris Fashion Week, as designer John Galliano bravely championed gender difference in a powerful new runway show. It's an important issue everywhere, but particularly in the image-driven global fashion industry which has...
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September 26, 2018 - 10:00 am
NEW YORK (AP) — 21st Century Fox will sell its remaining stake in British pay TV provider Sky to Comcast in the latest financial wrangling as Disney prepares to acquire Fox's entertainment assets. Over the weekend, Comcast won a rare bidding auction for 61 percent of Sky offering 17.28 pounds per...
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FILE - In this B/W file photo dated Oct. 27, 1960, a queue forms outside The Old Bailey Central Criminal Court, in London, for admission to the public gallery where the "Lady Chatterley's Lover" case is resuming. A paperback copy of "Lady Chatterley's Lover" by D.H. Lawrence's, used by the judge in the book’s landmark U.K. obscenity trial is expected to sell at auction for up to 15,000 pounds ($20,000) by Sotheby's on Oct. 30, 2018. (AP Photo/File)
September 26, 2018 - 8:54 am
LONDON (AP) — A paperback copy of "Lady Chatterley's Lover" used by the judge in the U.K. obscenity trial of the novel's publisher is expected to sell at auction for up to 15,000 pounds ($20,000), auctioneer Sotheby's said Wednesday. Penguin Books was prosecuted in 1960 for publishing D.H. Lawrence...
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This Sept. 13, 2018, photo shows a sampling of angels at The Angel Museum in Beloit, Wis. The museum's final day will be Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018. Berg and her late husband, who helped start the museum, hold a Guinness World Record, with more than 13,000 angels. Berg said they are closing after 20 years due to insufficient funds, membership, sponsors and volunteers. (AP Photo/Carrie Antlfinger)
September 26, 2018 - 8:38 am
BELOIT, Wis. (AP) — A museum in Wisconsin that contains the world's largest collection of angels is closing. Joyce Berg, who launched The Angel Museum 20 years ago with her personal collection, says it's shutting down due to a lack of funds, membership, corporate sponsors and volunteers. Berg and...
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September 26, 2018 - 7:59 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Engaged? Check. Anxious? Check. With weeks to go until the November midterm elections, more young Americans are interested but, according to a new poll, they're also feeling more anxious about the results. A poll released Wednesday by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public...
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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 26, 2018 - 6:14 am
LITTLE COLORADO RIVER GORGE, Ariz. (AP) — Like a scene out of a high-octane action movie that he would star in, Will Smith celebrated his 50th birthday Tuesday by successfully bungee jumping from a helicopter near the Grand Canyon. Cameras, which captured the stunt for a livestream on YouTube ,...
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British artist David Hockney stands in front of The Queen's Window, a new stained glass window at Westminster Abbey, London, designed by David Hockney and revealed for the first time on Wednesday Sept. 26, 2018. (Victoria Jones/Pool via AP)
September 26, 2018 - 5:56 am
LONDON (AP) — A stained glass window by artist David Hockney, based on a design he sketched on an iPad, was unveiled Wednesday amid the marble and monuments of London's ancient Westminster Abbey. The Queen's Window was commissioned to celebrate the long reign of Queen Elizabeth II and depicts a...
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This image provided by the Montgomery County Correctional Facility shows Bill Cosby on Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018, after he was sentenced to three-to 10-years for sexual assault. (Montgomery County Correctional Facility via AP)
September 25, 2018 - 9:59 pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — At an age when other Hollywood stars are settling into retirement and collecting lifetime-achievement awards, an 81-year-old Bill Cosby was led away to prison in handcuffs Tuesday, sentenced to three to 10 years behind bars in what was seen by many of his accusers as a...
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., joined from left by Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., and Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., speaks with reporters about the confirmation for President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, following a closed-door GOP policy meeting, at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
September 25, 2018 - 9:35 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump denounced Democratic efforts to block Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court confirmation as a cynical "con job" on Tuesday and launched a dismissive attack on a second woman accusing the nominee of sexual misconduct in the 1980s, asserting she "has nothing."...
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September 25, 2018 - 8:18 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — CBS says it has named media industry veteran Richard Parsons as interim chairman of the board as the company moves to reshape itself following the ouster of longtime chief Les Moonves. Parsons is the former chairman of Time Warner and Citicorp. He was added to the board of CBS...
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