Trumps to skip Kennedy Center Honors for 2nd straight year
NEW YORK (AP) — For the second straight year, President Donald Trump will not be attending the Kennedy Center Honors celebrating cultural achievement.
Actress Paz de la Huerta sues Harvey Weinstein, alleges rape
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actress Paz de la Huerta filed a lawsuit Tuesday accusing disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein of raping her in 2010 and then embarking on a campaign of harassment that harmed her career.
CNN sues Trump, demanding return of Acosta to White House
NEW YORK (AP) — CNN took its access battle against the Trump administration to court on Tuesday, demanding the reinstatement of correspondent Jim Acosta's White House credentials because their revocation violates the right of freedom of the press.
NBC, CBS fighting for television ratings dominance
NEW YORK (AP) — Score one week for NBC in what's becoming an intriguing battle with CBS for dominance in the television ratings this season.
Nielsen's top programs for Nov. 5-11
Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for Nov. 5-11. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership. 1. NFL Football: Dallas at Philadelphia, NBC, 20.1 million.
As design element, ode to passion, big books are great gifts
NEW YORK (AP) — Whether as a design element or an ode to a passion or hobby, coffee table books have it covered, especially as holiday gifts.
With J.K. Rowling's help, Jude Law builds a new Dumbledore
LOS ANGELES (AP) — When Jude Law met with J.K. Rowling about portraying the younger version of Albus Dumbledore, the two discussed how to rebuild the fan-favorite character from the "Harry Potter" films.
Cardi B, Chance, T.I. to judge hip-hop competition series
NEW YORK (AP) — Cardi B, Chance the Rapper and T.I. will work as judges in a new Netflix competition series looking for the next big hip-hop star.
Michael Buble returns with 'love' album after 2-year break
WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Michael Buble says though his cancer-stricken son aspires to have superhuman powers, he's already a superhero in his eyes.
Cyrus, Hemsworth donate $500K after losing home in wildfire
NEW YORK (AP) — Though Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth lost their home in a deadly California wildfire, they are donating $500,000 to The Malibu Foundation through Cyrus' charity, The Happy Hippie Foundation.
Metallica, ex-bandmates to pay concert tribute to Cornell
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The late Chris Cornell will be honored with a tribute concert in Los Angeles on Jan. 16 featuring members of his former bands along with Metallica and the Foo Fighters.
Film Review: A commanding turn from Viola Davis in 'Widows'
When you think of the wives and girlfriends of criminals and mobsters in cinema and television, what or who comes to mind? Kay Adams? Elvira Hancock? Skyler White? They are either victims of a man's misdeeds or end up becoming part of the problem.
Glamour magazine honors Teigen, Monae, Gonzalez and Raisman
NEW YORK CITY (AP) — Powerful and influential women from all walks of life smiled and hugged at the 2018 Glamour Women of the Year Awards on Monday, but the devastating wildfires on the other side of the country were on a lot of minds.
Iconic Barbie fashion comes alive in vintage collaboration
NEW YORK (AP) — In time for her 60th birthday, Barbie has a new collaborator bringing her wide-ranging style to life for humans. One of the largest sellers of vintage-inspired clothes, Unique Vintage, is working with Barbie parent Mattel on the first women's line to meticulously duplicate some of the doll's most iconic early looks.
A universe of flawed heroes: Stan Lee was ahead of his time
It became easy, in recent years, to dismiss him as the wisecracking grandpa of the American comic book, a past-his-prime gimmick who cameoed alongside Earth's angstiest superheroes in the high-grossing Marvel blockbusters of the past decade.
Red-carpet fanfare dropped amid deadly California fires
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hollywood cut back on the glamor trappings of movie premieres as a vast wildfire destroyed or imperiled the homes of celebrities and other Southern California residents.
Correction: Lin-Manuel Miranda story
NEW YORK (AP) — In a story Nov. 11 about the MacDowell artist colony's annual Chairman's Evening, The Associated Press reported erroneously that "Hamilton" playwright Lin-Manuel Miranda would be speaking at the event in Manhattan next month with visual artist Carrie Mae Weems.
Mets' Tim Tebow adds offseason TV hosting job
New York Mets minor leaguer Tim Tebow has another offseason job. The 2007 Heisman Trophy winner and former NFL quarterback will host "Million Dollar Mile," a 10-episode high-stakes physical competition show on CBS.
Mira Sorvino urges #MeToo to do more than 'name and shame'
NEW YORK (AP) — Mira Sorvino believes the key to eradicating sexual misconduct lies more in preventative education than in "naming and shaming" perpetrators.
Celebrities offer thanks, condolences in death of Stan Lee
Celebrities offer their thanks, remembrances and condolences in the death of Marvel legend Stan Lee, who died Monday at age 95. "Sad, sad day.
Stan Lee, creator of a galaxy of Marvel superheroes, dies
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Stan Lee, the creative dynamo who revolutionized the comic book and helped make billions for Hollywood by introducing human frailties in Marvel superheroes such as Spider-Man, the Fantastic Four and the Incredible Hulk, died Monday.
Catch the cameo: A list of Stan Lee's movie moments
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Part of the fun in watching Marvel movies was finding out how Stan Lee would make his presence in his famous cameos.
Actor Douglas Rain, who supplied HAL's voice, dies at 90
NEW YORK (AP) — Canadian actor Douglas Rain, who played some of Shakespeare's most intriguing characters onstage but perhaps is best known for supplying the creepily calm voice of the computer HAL in Stanley Kubrick's "2001: A Space Odyssey" has died at 90.
'This Is Us' season will answer war mysteries, creator says
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "This Is Us" star Milo Ventimiglia was between scenes on the set in Vietnam, the setting for a critical flashback story about his character Jack's wartime tragedy.
Could country's new class cause an upset at the CMA Awards?
The Country Music Association Awards tend to be fairly predictable as far as winners go, but could this year be different? Can the new class of country artists upset the longtime favorites on Wednesday? The well-researched music writers of The Associated Press weigh in on predictions.

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