Review: DC superhero pic 'Shazam!' is a joy...seriously
Holy superhero fatigue, Batman, "Shazam!" is actually good. OK, so it's basically "Big" with superheroes and villains instead of businesspeople and girlfriends, but director David F.
Adele and Jennifer Lawrence whoop it up at NYC gay bar
NEW YORK (AP) — Bar patrons in New York's Greenwich Village were in the right place at the right time when Adele and Jennifer Lawrence showed up.
Streisand apologizes for remarks on Michael Jackson accusers
NEW YORK (AP) — Barbra Streisand apologized Saturday for her remarks about Michael Jackson and two men who have accused him of sexual abuse, saying that she should have chosen her words more carefully and that she admires the accusers for "speaking their truth."
Cable viewers digest Mueller news through Hannity, Maddow
NEW YORK (AP) — For Sean Hannity, the "witch hunt" was finally over. Rachel Maddow considered it the start of something. The diametrically opposed opinion hosts, who vie for the distinction of the most popular in cable news, were the windows through which many Americans digested Friday's news that special counsel Robert Mueller had concluded a nearly two-year investigation into Russian involvement in the 2016 election.
R Kelly defense emerges, including saying accusers are lying
CHICAGO (AP) — R. Kelly yelled through tears in a recent TV interview before an audience numbering in the millions, saying he's in a fight for his life to disprove sexual abuse charges.
Museum is glad to finally hear: Yes, it's really a Van Gogh
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A painting at a Connecticut museum that has long been thought to be by Vincent Van Gogh has been authenticated as such by Dutch researchers.
DJ Khaled inspired by son before hosting Kids' Choice Awards
LOS ANGELES (AP) — In the run-up to the Kids' Choice Awards, host DJ Khaled is feeling plenty of support — from his son. The producer-DJ said his 2-year-old son, Asahd, gets excited just watching his dad in the ads promoting the show on Nickelodeon.
Papa John's scores Shaq to help revive its image
NEW YORK (AP) — Papa John's is getting "Shaq-ified." The pizza chain said Friday that basketball Hall of Famer Shaquille O'Neal will be its new pitchman, appearing in TV commercials and promoting Papa John's in other ways.
R. Kelly's trip to Dubai off for now as contracts reworked
CHICAGO (AP) — An overseas trip by R. Kelly is in limbo after his attorney asked a judge Friday for more time to provide details to the court about up to five concerts the R&B singer wants to perform next month in Dubai.
CNN's profile of Kellyanne Conway gets social media blowback
NEW YORK (AP) — CNN's Dana Bash is learning the perils of doing personality profiles in a political city that's always on a war footing.
After a decade, Wallows finally releases band's first album
NEW YORK (AP) — In their early days, the Beatles were called Johnny and the Moondogs and Coldplay went by Pectoralz. The rock band Wallows is no different.
Gary Clark Jr. is confronting racism with 'This Land'
BURBANK, Calif. (AP) — Gary Clark Jr. has created a lot of conversation with "This Land," the provocative first song off his latest album that shares the same name.
The Latest: No decision on R. Kelly's Dubai travel request
CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on R. Kelly's request to travel to Dubai for concerts (all times local): 11 a.m. An overseas trip by R.
Barack Obama congratulates A-Rod J. Lo on their engagement
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Barack Obama is feeling the love about the engagement of Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez. A-Rod shared a congratulatory handwritten note Thursday on Twitter he received from the former president and his wife, Michelle.
Chicago Symphony musicians' strike over wages, pension
CHICAGO (AP) — A line of classical musicians marching with picket signs in front of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra's historic downtown building is fast becoming one of the city's must-see spots.
Tate galleries won't accept donations from Sackler family
LONDON (AP) — Britain's Tate group of galleries won't accept future donations from the charitable arm of a family embroiled in the U.S.
Fox 2000, arm behind 'Hidden Figures,' to close under Disney
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Fox 2000, the specialty unit behind such diverse literary adaptations as "Hidden Figures," ''Love, Simon" and "Life of Pi," is closing shop under the Walt Disney Co.
'Thrones' actress Emilia Clarke says she's had 2 aneurysms
NEW YORK (AP) — "Game of Thrones" actress Emilia Clarke revealed Thursday that she has had two life-threatening aneurysms, and two brain surgeries, since the show began.
Donny and Marie Osmond announce end of Las Vegas residency
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Donny and Marie Osmond say they will end their Las Vegas show later this year, concluding an 11-year run on the Strip.
Court hearing delayed for Loughlin, husband in college scam
BOSTON (AP) — Actress Lori Loughlin (LAWK'-lin) and her fashion designer husband, Mossimo Giannulli, are scheduled to appear in federal court in Boston next month in a college admissions bribery case.
Review: Maverick Sabre's new album is unapologetically cool
Maverick Sabre, "When I Wake Up" (FAMM) English-Irish musician Maverick Sabre doesn't hold back on his new album "When I Wake Up."
Derulo reaches out to K-pop with 'Let's Shut Up & Dance'
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jason Derulo is simultaneously looking ahead, looking back and looking across the ocean for his new project. In "Let's Shut Up & Dance," the pop singer collaborates with Asian K-pop acts Lay Zhang and NCT 127 in a trans-Pacific partnership he thinks ought to be increasingly common in the musical future.
Candy Crush vs. Mortal Kombat for Video Game Hall of Fame
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — The World Video Game Hall of Fame fielded thousands of nominations for the Class of 2019 from more than 100 countries, hall officials said Thursday after narrowing the field to 12.
New exhibit of items from Tutankhamun's tomb comes to Paris
PARIS (AP) — A new exhibit of artifacts from the tomb of ancient Egyptian pharaoh Tutankhamun is opening in Paris more than 50 years after a similar exhibit set a visitor attendance record that still stands in the French capital.
First artificial intelligence Google Doodle features Bach
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — Google is celebrating composer Johann Sebastian Bach with its first artificial intelligence-powered Doodle.