Appeals court rejects Weinstein bid to move trial out of NYC
NEW YORK (AP) — An appeals court turned down Harvey Weinstein's request to move his rape trial out of New York City on the eve of opening statements.
Pamela Anderson marries film producer Jon Peters
MALIBU, Calif. (AP) — Pamela Anderson has married movie producer Jon Peters. Anderson and Peters married Monday in a private ceremony in Malibu, California, a representative for Anderson said Tuesday.
Oscar presenters to include Colman, Malek, King and Ali
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The winners of last year’s acting Academy Awards will return to the Oscar stage next month to present the coveted statuettes.
Masha Gessen book, ''Surviving Autocracy,' coming in June.
NEW YORK (AP) — Masha Gessen, the Russian-born author and journalist, has a new book out in June. It's called “Surviving Autocracy," and is her first book since “The Future Is History: How Totalitarianism Reclaimed Russia," winner of the National Book Award in 2017.
Nipsey Hussle's legacy takes center stage at Grammy Awards
NEW YORK (AP) — Even before Nipsey Hussle laid down his first verse on “Higher,” DJ Khaled predicted he had a Grammy-nominated hit on his hands.
Celebrity birthdays for the week of Jan. 26-Feb. 1
Celebrity birthdays for the week of of Jan. 26-Feb. 1. Jan. 26: Sports announcer-actor Bob Uecker is 85. Actor Scott Glenn is 81.
As a producer, Victoria Monét reaches longtime Grammy goal
NEW YORK (AP) — Take a look at the list of producers nominated for album of the year at this year’s Grammy Awards, and yes, you’ll notice it is still a boy's club.
Rocker Ozzy Osbourne announces Parkinson's diagnosis
NEW YORK (AP) — Rocker Ozzy Osbourne says that he's been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease, a nervous system disorder that affects movement.
Challenges for public following impeachment, Weinstein cases
NEW YORK (AP) — Americans who want to follow President Donald Trump's impeachment saga and Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein's rape trial through the media will sit in obstructed seats.
Buckle up: What to watch as impeachment trial takes off
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senators like to float above messy politics in what's known by some as the dignified “upper chamber," home of Congress' cooler heads and lofty rhetoric.
German court may reject appeal to remove anti-Semitic relic
NAUMBURG, Germany (AP) — A court in eastern Germany indicated Tuesday that it will likely reject a Jewish man’s bid to force the removal of an ugly remnant of centuries of anti-Semitism from a church where Martin Luther once preached.
Review: Love and fear drive migrants in `American Dirt’
“American Dirt,” Flatiron Books, by Jeanine Cummins In her beautiful, suspenseful and timely new novel ``American Dirt,’’ Jeanine Cummins succeeds in taking migration — one of the central issues of our time — and bringing it down to human size.
Chanel delves into founder's orphanage past in couture show
PARIS (AP) — A humble stone fountain, overgrown scrubs and flowers and white sheets drying on a line met Chanel's curious guests, including Pharrell Williams, on Tuesday inside the Grand Palais in Paris.
Winfrey chooses the novel "American Dirt" for her book club
NEW YORK (AP) — Jeanine Cummins' “American Dirt,” one of the year's most anticipated and debated novels, is Oprah Winfrey's new pick for her book club.
Paris couture climbs Mount Olympus, plumbs marine depths
PARIS (AP) — Female empowerment, controversies about race, and designs that plunged to the depths of the seas then climbed Mount Olympus were among themes to grace Paris Couture Week on its drama-filled first day.
Prince Harry hopes for calmer future, but not much chance
LONDON (AP) — Prince Harry says he's taking a “leap of faith’’ as he steps back from royal duties in an attempt to build a more peaceful life — one free of the journalists who have filmed, photographed and written about him since the day he was born.
Jazz composer and saxophone player Jimmy Heath dies at 93
NEW YORK (AP) — Jimmy Heath, a Grammy-nominated jazz saxophonist and composer who performed with such greats as Miles Davis and John Coltrane before forming the popular family group the Heath Brothers in middle age, has died.
Rapper, law enforcement shed light on Atlanta mall shooting
ATLANTA (AP) — Statements from law enforcement officials and a Kentucky-based rapper are shedding more light on what led to a shooting that caused chaos outside one of Atlanta’s largest malls last week.
Prince wrongful death case dismissed; estate case continues
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A wrongful death lawsuit filed by Prince's family members has been quietly dismissed in recent months, suggesting family members have reached settlements with defendants including the Minnesota doctor who saw Prince in the weeks before his death and the Illinois hospital that treated him for an opioid overdose seven days before he died.
Prosecutors seek prison terms for accused in gold coin heist
BERLIN (AP) — German prosecutors are seeking lengthy prison terms for four men accused of staging the brazen theft of a 100-kilogram (221-pound) Canadian gold coin that disappeared from a Berlin museum almost three years ago.
BBC chief Tony Hall to step down amid mounting challenges
LONDON (AP) — BBC Director-General Tony Hall announced Monday that he will step down from the helm of the U.K. broadcaster in six months after seven years in the job.
New Al Sharpton book looks at America's political crossroads
NEW YORK (AP) — The Rev. Al Sharpton is working on a book that will address what he calls an urgent moment in American history. The longtime civil rights activist's “Rise Up: Confronting a Country at the Crossroads” is coming out Sept.
James Dean revival spurs debate on raising the digital dead
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The men bringing James Dean back to life for a forthcoming film are aiming not just to give his digital likeness a role, but a whole new career.
'Parasite' parties, Leo greets young fans inside SAG Awards
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Off-camera and during commercials, the stars at the Screen Actors Guild Awards got to rub shoulders, give congratulatory kisses, and meet for the first or the 50th time.
'Parasite' wins at SAG Awards, so do Pitt and Aniston
“Parasite” has officially infected Hollywood's award season. Bong Joon Ho’s Korean class satire became the first foreign language film to take top honors from the Screen Actors Guild on Sunday, setting itself up as a legitimate best picture contender to the front-runner “1917” at next month’s Academy Awards.