Country singer Slim Whitman, the high-pitched yodeler who sold millions of records through ever-present TV ads in the 1980s and 1990s and whose song saved the world in the film comedy "Mars Attacks!," died Wednesday at a...
Daniel Radcliffe has won magical reviews for his latest stage role as a disabled Irish dreamer in Martin McDonagh's "The Cripple of Inishmaan."
By MATT MOORE Associated Press Jet packs, sky pirates and mountaintop taverns.
Best-selling author Vince Flynn, who wrote the Mitch Rapp counterterrorism thriller series and sold more than 15 million books in the U.S. alone, died Wednesday in Minnesota after a more than two-year battle with prostate...
With Prince William and the former Kate Middleton expecting their first child in mid-July - and much of the world interested in the birth of a future monarch - the royals' office has released some of the couple's...
By The Associated Press Serena Williams says she's reaching out to the family of the victim in the Steubenville rape case after the tennis star was quoted in a Rolling Stone article saying "she...
A Milan court on Wednesday convicted the designers Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana of tax evasion.
The gown Elizabeth Taylor wore at the first of her eight weddings is for sale. You'll need at least 30,000 pounds ($47,000) to buy it and a tiny waist to wear it.
Seems Warner Bros. has taken movie marketing to a whole new level - even higher than a bird or a plane.
ABC News "Nightline" anchor Terry Moran is getting a new posting as the network's London-based chief foreign correspondent.
Danielle Bradbery has "The Voice" - and the microphone-holding trophy to match.
"Dancing With the Stars" duo Karina Smirnoff and Maksim Chmerkovskiy have shimmied aboard the Broadway-bound "Forever Tango."
Video shows Justin Bieber running into a photographer with his white Ferrari in Hollywood, but police say there was no crime and the injuries aren't life-threatening.
Valerie Harper has agreed to give a first-person account of her battle with terminal cancer to NBC News.
Cher is no stranger to tabloid fodder.
Selma Blair is making a sudden exit from the Charlie Sheen sitcom "Anger Management."
A woman has been sentenced to eight days in jail for stealing a former "American Idol" contestant's iPhone while the singer was performing at a California elementary school.
'Terminator 2' star Edward Furlong has been charged with assault after a May 21 incident in which his girlfriend called police and reported he attacked her.
Michael Jackson's personal chef described for jurors the home lives of the children during the final months of the singer's life and their ongoing grief over their father's death nearly four years ago.
Mariah Carey and Nicki Minaj will take the stage at the BET Awards.
Lil Wayne says he wasn't intentionally stepping on the American flag when shooting his latest video.
Israeli and global leaders, local celebrities and Hollywood superstars celebrated under one roof Tuesday to honor Israeli President Shimon Peres for his upcoming 90th birthday, reflecting world respect for one of the...
Years of talk about building an arena capable of hosting professional sports and big-name concerts yielded an announcement Tuesday that casino giant MGM Resorts International and entertainment company AEG will build a...
Well, that was close. Or was it? Shortly after wrapping up one of the most peaceful Group of Eight summits in recent memory, Prime Minister David Cameron let a cat out of the bag.
A former Playboy Playmate has admitted helping her Canadian boyfriend after he illegally entered the United States in northern New York last summer.
A woman who worked as a stunt double for Angelina Jolie sued Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. in Los Angeles on Tuesday, claiming she's a victim of a phone hacking scheme to obtain information about the actress.
Womenswear and accessories like handbags may be the mainstays of the luxury goods market, but right now menswear is where the growth is.
A made-for-television movie on Jodi Arias is scheduled to air this weekend.
Romanian prosecutors said Tuesday they are investigating a popular singer's claim that she was beaten up by her manager-boyfriend after a dispute over money, prompting a rare debate about domestic violence in this...
He really is more than a businessman.
By The Associated Press The following list represents the most viral tracks on Spotify, based on the number of people who shared it divided by the number who listened to it, from Monday, June 10, to...
Following crowd-funding campaigns from "Veronica Mars" and Zach Braff, James Franco is trying to raise $500,000 to bankroll a trilogy of movies.
Survivors of a woman killed during the production of a reality TV show pilot have filed a wrongful death and negligence lawsuit against Discovery Communications Inc. and Anthropic Productions Corp.
By The Associated Press The following list represents the top streamed tracks on Spotify from Monday, June 10, to Sunday, June 16:
Fox News host Bill O'Reilly is taking his book-turned-movie franchise and running with it.
Former Olympic diving champion Greg Louganis plans to get married this fall.
Katy Perry "goes there" with Vogue about two of her high-profile relationships in the magazine's July cover story.
Prominent British art collector Charles Saatchi has admitted assault and accepted a police caution after published photos showed him grasping the throat of his wife, celebrity chef Nigella Lawson.
Health officials in Mumbai are investigating reports that Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan and his wife know the sex of a baby they are having through a surrogate mother.
Thousands of screaming fans brought Times Square to a standstill as they waited to catch a glimpse of Brad Pitt at the premiere of his new thriller, "World War Z."
Kris Jenner says her daughter Kim Kardashian is thrilled to have a new baby girl.
The cast of an Atlanta sports radio show has been fired after mocking a former NFL player who has Lou Gehrig's disease, a station official said Monday.
Prosecutors won't be filing charges of vandalism against "Curb Your Enthusiasm" actor Jeff Garlin after he was accused of smashing a car window in a dispute over a parking space.
The promoter of Michael Jackson's ill-fated series of comeback shows created a conflict of interest with the singer's physician when it negotiated terms of his deal, an expert testifying for the superstar's...
Art collector Charles Saatchi has been cautioned over a dramatic assault on his TV presenter wife Nigella Lawson captured by a tabloid photographer just outside a fancy London restaurant.
Comedy fans know the names - John Belushi, Bill Murray, Harold Ramis, Joan Rivers - but before those famous faces graced Hollywood movies or the "Saturday Night Live" stage they were discovered by Bernie Sahlins, co-founder...
Netflix said Monday that it would offer new TV shows from DreamWorks Animation starting in 2014 in what the company described as its biggest transaction ever for original first-run content.
There were smiles at many Broadway box offices last week as a big financial bounce followed the Tony Awards, with the biggest winners being "Pippin," ''Matilda the Musical" and "Motown the Musical."
A contrite Chad Johnson apologized Monday for disrespecting a judge when the former NFL star slapped his attorney on the backside in court last week and was released from jail after only a week instead of 30 days.
Jason Leffler, like every other racer, understood the risks of his profession. It's a conversation he had with his longtime girlfriend when his NASCAR prospects dried up and a return to the sprint car circuit was the...
Entertainer Barbra Streisand waded into one of Israel's touchiest issues Monday on the first major stop of her tour of the country - Jewish religious practices that separate men and women.
"Man of Steel" went up, up and away at the box office.
Neil Patrick Harris is returning to the stage - and not to hand out awards.
This year's Miss Universe pageant will be held in Russia's capital Moscow.
As a queen, Helen Mirren reigns on screen and stage.
The newest Miss USA is leaving a white-collar job behind for the glamour and excitement that go with her new role - and she can't wait.
Dave Chappelle is making his most substantial return to stand-up comedy with a one-month tour for Funny Or Die.
It looks to be a baby girl for Kim Kardashian and her rapper boyfriend Kanye West. Or does it?
Daniel Barenboim is conducting the first week-long presentation of Wagner's Ring cycle at La Scala since 1938.
Britain's Prince Philip was discharged from a London hospital on Monday, 10 days after undergoing exploratory surgery on his abdomen.
"Days of Our Lives" scored a rare win for best drama series at the Daytime Emmys in a show marked by an envelope mix-up, expletives and the constant din of audience chatter heard during the cable telecast that stretched...
Bernard "Bernie" Sahlins, who co-founded Chicago's Second City theater and who nurtured the early careers of many of the earliest stars of "Saturday Night Live," died Sunday. He was 90.
A 25-year-old accountant from Connecticut with a secret glamorous side is the new Miss USA.
Around the time the U.S. Supreme Court was considering the same-sex marriage issue, news reports had more comments from supporters than opponents, a study released Monday concluded.
It looks to be a baby girl for Kim Kardashian and her rapper boyfriend Kanye West. Or does it?
"Days of Our Lives" won drama series honors for just the second time in 40 years at the Daytime Emmys in a rough-hewn ceremony that included more upsets and an envelope mix-up on Sunday night.
Jay-Z is teaming up with Samsung to release his new album, unveiling a three-minute commercial during the NBA Finals on Sunday and announcing a deal that will give the music to 1 million users of Galaxy mobile phones.
Winners of the Daytime Emmy Awards presented at the Beverly Hilton on Sunday:
Los Angeles police say "Curb Your Enthusiasm" actor and comedian Jeff Garlin has been arrested on a felony vandalism charge after a dispute with another motorist over a parking space.
"Man of Steel" leaped over box office expectations in a single weekend.
For the first time in more than 20 years, the July 4 Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular will not be televised nationally.
Nicely done, Jack Johnson.
Kevin Clash, the Elmo puppeteer who resigned amid allegations that he sexually abused underage boys, won three Daytime Emmy Awards for his work on "Sesame Street."
Even a former Beatle needs a moment standing on the main stage at Bonnaroo.
The woman who was kicked by Miguel during a Billboard Music Awards performance continues to suffer cognitive difficulties and has yet to receive any assistance from the R&B singer nearly a month after the incident, her...
A look at key moments this past week in the wrongful death trial in Los Angeles between Michael Jackson's mother, Katherine Jackson, and concert giant AEG Live LLC, and what is expected at court in the week ahead:
Queen Elizabeth II celebrated her birthday Saturday with traditional pomp and circumstance, followed by a visit to her husband in the hospital.
Beyonce has settled a New York City lawsuit that said she didn't play fair in a deal for a video game structured around her.
Billy Ray Cyrus' wife has filed for divorce from the country singer after 19 years of marriage.
Award-winning chef Charlie Trotter is being sued by two New York wine collectors who say he sold them a bottle of wine for more than $46,000 that wasn't what it said on the label.
It's Jack Johnson to the rescue at Bonnaroo.
They call him "The Hag," but now Merle Haggard can answer to "doctor" as well.
Prince Charles has visited his father Prince Philip in the hospital and reported that he is doing much better following his abdominal surgery.
By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer An emotional Parnelli Jones fondly recalled Jason Leffler's rise from a volunteer in Jones' race shop to a championship-caliber driver.
Kim Deal is no longer part of the Pixies.
Private investigators found that CBS News Washington reporter Sharyl Attkisson's computer was tampered with multiple times late last year, the network said Friday.
A man has been charged with allegedly spraying paint on a portrait of Queen Elizabeth II hanging in Westminster Abbey, police said Friday.
Robert Downey Jr. may not be a real superhero, but he sure acted like one for a little Massachusetts boy.
Harry Connick Jr. has written a song in honor of a 6-year-old girl killed in the Newtown, Conn., school shooting.
Can watching two people suffer for four hours be enjoyable? The Vienna State Opera makes it happen with its new production of "Tristan and Isolde."
Actress Scarlett Johansson is suing a French publishing house over a novel that uses her name and image and explores the challenges of being beautiful.
Sting performed in honor of Elton John, Billy Joel sang snippets of Foreigner's hits when introducing the band and Smokey Robinson debuted part of a new song he wrote about Berry Gordy.
Singer Willie Nelson is taking his annual Farm Aid benefit concert to upstate New York with an all-day festival of music and locally grown food in September.
As she considers another White House bid, Hillary Rodham Clinton intends to work in the nonprofit world on issues like improving early childhood education, promoting the rights of women and girls, and finding ways to improve...
An 11-year-old Latino boy whose singing of the national anthem at the NBA Finals set off a barrage of racist tweets earned a roaring ovation in an encore performance before Game 4 between the San Antonio Spurs and Miami Heat...
Mumford & Sons has canceled its headlining performance at Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival in Tennessee.
Another star-studded country music concert is planned to benefit victims of the deadly tornadoes in Oklahoma last month.
Chicago's 4-3 triple-overtime win over Boston attracted the most TV viewers for an opening game of the Stanley Cup finals in 16 years.
A documentary on the rise and fall of Albuquerque-born, multiple-time world champion boxer Johnny Tapia premieres this weekend.
A production company making a documentary about the song "Happy Birthday to You" is challenging the copyright to the famous jingle.
Sarah Palin is rejoining Fox News Channel as an analyst less than half a year after they decided to part ways.
Bargain hunters from around the world flock to Manhattan's Chinatown for bags, jewelry and other accessories bursting onto sidewalks from storefronts along Canal Street.
The head of the company promoting Michael Jackson's ill-fated comeback concerts testified Thursday that he received conflicting and confusing information about the singer's health days before his death.
Fresh off its Tony Award-winning night, "Kinky Boots" is planning a national tour that will kick off in Las Vegas in September.
A Tunisian court convicted on Thursday a rap artist for insulting police with a song calling them dogs and sentenced him to two years in prison, his lawyer said.
Twenty-two years after breaking up, The Replacements are reuniting for at least three shows.
News Corp. CEO Rupert Murdoch has filed for divorce from Wendi Deng Murdoch, his wife since 1999, citing a breakdown in the relationship. The matter doesn't alter the succession plan for the media company, which the...
ESPN's decision to shut down its 3-D channel by the end of the year is the latest sign the format won't revolutionize entertainment as the industry once hoped.
After hearing from fans of Kurt Cobain and Nirvana, the Washington state city of Aberdeen is keeping the words "Come as you are" on a welcome sign.
The Scottish play isn't taking much of a break before coming back. Ethan Hawke plans to return to Broadway this winter to play the title role in "Macbeth."
Vince Zampella is back at E3.
The sportscaster who once asked "Do you believe in miracles?" has a book deal.
Jazz composer Terence Blanchard couldn't have imagined how timely his opera about a gay boxer would become when he accepted a commission three years ago.
Taylor Swift shares her feelings and personal experiences on her hit records, but the 23-year-old Grammy winner isn't worried about losing intimacy with her fans on a stadium tour.
A Pulitzer Prize-winning author and investigative journalist is working on a book about the "surveillance-industrial state" that emerged after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.
A portrait of Queen Elizabeth II was defaced with spray paint Thursday at London's Westminster Abbey, and police arrested a man at the church on suspicion of vandalism.
Women in Film is turning 40, and the organization celebrated its milestone birthday at its annual Crystal + Lucy Awards. But while the night was one of celebration, honorees and guests said women's move toward equality...
A glowing Kate Middleton on Thursday christened a gigantic new cruise ship named the Royal Princess.
Russian police have launched a criminal investigation into the embezzlement of 90 million rubles (about $3 million) of state funds during the refurbishment of Moscow's legendary Bolshoi Theater.
German police said Thursday they have broken up a multi-million-euro (-dollar) international forgery ring which specialized in producing bogus works attributed to Russian avant-garde artists including Vasily Kandinsky.
NASCAR driver Jason Leffler died after an accident in a heat race at a dirt car event at Bridgeport Speedway.
NASCAR driver Jason Leffler died after an accident Wednesday night in a heat race at a dirt car event at Bridgeport Speedway.
The headliners usually get all the ink and this year's group at the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival is definitely ink-worthy: Paul McCartney, Mumford & Sons and Tom Petty.
Soledad O'Brien is joining fellow "Today" show alum Bryant Gumbel at HBO's "Real Sports."
Jennifer Lopez says Latinos in the United States are starting to realize their power in politics and media, making the timing good for her latest undertaking: lobbying for greater diversity in TV programming.
The head of AEG Live LLC told jurors Wednesday that he knew Michael Jackson as a sophisticated, forceful businessman and not the drugged-up performer who's been described throughout an ongoing civil trial filed over the...
A Spanish prosecutor filed a fraud complaint Wednesday against Lionel Messi, alleging the Barcelona and Argentina star owes $5.3 million in back taxes.
A state-funded museum in Paris is causing outrage among France's Jewish community for staging a photo exhibition that calls Palestinian suicide bombers "martyrs."
Actress Holland Taylor's one-woman portrait of Ann Richards, the former Texas governor with the cotton candy hair and down-home humor, will be moving along.
By The Associated Press The following list represents the most viral tracks on Spotify, based on the number of people who shared it divided by the number who listened to it, from Monday, June 3, to Sunday,...
By The Associated Press The following list represents the top streamed tracks on Spotify from Monday, June 3, to Sunday, June 9:
Tim and Chris Vanderhook think Myspace had it right - at one point. And they believe they've revived and improved that formula for success as the revamped first titan of social media debuts its latest incarnation.
A British coroner on Wednesday opened an inquest into the 2011 death of reggae star Smiley Culture, who was stabbed in the heart during a police raid on his home.
A rare copy of the comic book featuring Superman's first appearance that went undiscovered for over 70 years in the insulation of a Minnesota house has sold for $175,000.
The country's book-buyers are reading up on being watched.
It's a video game more than seven years in the making.
Longtime soap opera actress Maxine Stuart has died at age 94. She had regular roles on "The Young and the Restless" and "The Edge of Night."
MTV, VH1 and CMT are going back to their roots on the Fourth of July.
The singer and dancer known as Big Freedia is taking his hypersexual, booty-shaking moves from the streets of New Orleans to cable television with a reality show in the Fuse network.
British officials are hoping that the impending royal birth will produce a bouncing baby buoy for the economy.
An aspiring actress has helped police track down a suspect in her father's 1986 slaying.
It's all about the games for Nintendo.
A lawsuit against comic book publisher Marvel Entertainment by a man who claims he owns the rights to the Ghost Rider character was reinstated on Tuesday.
Paramedics were dispatched to Paris Jackson's home on a report that the 15-year-old had taken 20 Motrin pills and cut herself with a kitchen knife, audio of an emergency dispatch released Tuesday shows.
Macmillan CEO John Sargent, who testified this week at a trial over alleged price-fixing of e-books, was no one's idea of a friendly witness.
Environmental activist and movie namesake Erin Brockovich will face a misdemeanor charge of operating a boat while intoxicated at Lake Mead, the district attorney in Las Vegas decided Tuesday.
The backside pat former NFL star Chad Johnson gave his lawyer in court was not meant as disrespect to a judge and certainly wasn't something that warrants a 30-day jail sentence, the attorney said Tuesday in a motion...
Despite being set up to shine, "The Voice" is limping to its finish.
The lawyer for former NFL star Chad Johnson says the backside pat Johnson gave him in court was not meant as disrespectful to a judge - and not enough to warrant 30 days in jail.
Donald Trump's Miss USA pageant will be judged by experts in cooking, fashion and looking hot.
Michael Douglas' son is speaking out from behind bars, calling for treatment rather than jail time for non-violent drug offenders.
A cloud is hanging over the upcoming free-trade talks between the European Union and the United States after France said it won't back any deal that threatens the country's prestigious film, radio or TV industries.
Ringo Starr is turning an old Beatles favorite into a children's book.
Oprah Winfrey is giving $12 million to a museum being built on Washington's National Mall that will document African-American history, officials said Tuesday.
Mumford & Sons bassist Ted Dwane has a blood clot on his brain that will require surgery.
More than a decade after many of its animals drowned, the Prague Zoo is counting the cost of yet another devastating flood. In 2002, more than 100 animals died - among them, Kadir, a male elephant that became stranded up to...
Henry Cecil, who trained unbeaten superstar Frankel and was one of British horse racing's greatest trainers in a career spanning nearly half a century, died Tuesday following a long battle with cancer. He was 70.
The man who claimed to leak state secrets on U.S. government eavesdropping sought to break the story through a columnist for a U.K.-based publication who has made no secret of his distaste for intrusions on privacy.
Music City has snared another star: Ed Sheeran.
Kanye West says his new album is all about giving.
Sting, Green Day, Ed Sheeran and Mumford & Sons are among musicians raising their voices against poverty by re-recording classic protest songs.
The son of a Bollywood couple has been arrested on suspicion of abetting the suicide of his girlfriend, actress Jiah Khan, police said.
Sony broke out the heavy ammunition Monday against Microsoft, announcing its forthcoming PlayStation 4 will cost $399 - $100 less than the competing Xbox One.
Apple unveiled an Internet radio service called iTunes Radio on Monday and said the service will personalize listeners' music based on what they've listened to and what they've purchased on iTunes.
Jurors in the Michael Jackson case were shown an email on Monday in which the top executive at AEG Live LLC expressed grave concerns about treatments Jackson was receiving from his longtime dermatologist.
Twitter, meet (at)HillaryClinton.
NBC's quirky sitcom "Community" is getting creator Dan Harmon back in charge for season five.
Microsoft has its head in the cloud with Xbox One.
Made for just $3 million, the suspense thriller "The Purge" scared up more than 10 times that in its opening weekend at the box office.
Drake and Aaron Paul are bringing some star power to the Electronic Entertainment Expo.
By The Associated Press "Glee" star Jane Lynch is divorcing her wife of three years.
Newly crowned Tony Award winner "Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike" has gotten a new lease on life but one of its original actresses will be leaving.
By The Associated Press In a story June 7 about J.C. Penney's new home department, The Associated Press reported erroneously Ordning & Reda is a U.K. firm. In fact, it is based in Sweden.
Kobe Bryant reached a settlement with a New Jersey auction house that allows his mother sell a small amount of his memorabilia, while also getting an apology from his parents, who thanked him for his financial support.