BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Taking center stage in the weekly protests against Serbia's autocratic president was a role that actor siblings Sergej and Branislav Trifunovic felt compelled to play.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Yalitza Aparicio, the Oscar-nominated, first-time actress in "Roma," is finding strong support among Mexican-American women who identify with her indigenous roots despite backlash she is receiving in Mexico.
CHICAGO (AP) — R. Kelly, the R&B star who has been trailed for decades by allegations that he violated underage girls and women and held some as virtual slaves, is due in court Saturday after being charged with aggravated sexual abuse involving four victims, including at least three betw…
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Vietnamese authorities are not amused by the antics of two impersonators of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump.
CHICAGO (AP) — Tears streamed down R. Kelly cheeks as a court official read a jury's not guilty verdict to all 14 counts of child pornography at his 2008 trial in Chicago. The R&B superstar had successfully dodged up to 15 years in prison and likely financial ruin.
CAMDEN, Maine (AP) — Don McLean has threatened to sue a weekly newspaper that wrote about his former wife's photo exhibition about domestic abuse, which includes a copy of the protection order issued against him.
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Diane von Furstenberg, Laura Dern, Ava DuVernay and film academy CEO Dawn Hudson took a break from Oscars madness to gather for a relaxed lunch at von Furstenberg's Beverly Hills home Thursday to celebrate this year's class of female Academy Award nominees.
CHICAGO (AP) — The story Jussie Smollett told police had it all: racism, homophobia, politics, celebrity — all tied up with a hangman's noose. There was no question the news coverage was going to be massive.
Of all the little moments of joy and strife that fill the top-nominated Oscar film "Roma," the most gut-wrenching takes place in a Mexico City hospital room, where a doctor coolly tells a frightened young woman, "Your baby was born dead."
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Jackie Shane, a black transgender soul singer who became a pioneering musician in Toronto where she packed out nightclubs in the 1960s, has died. She was 78.
CHICAGO (AP) — Attorney Michael Avenatti says he has evidence R. Kelly and his "enablers" paid witnesses and others to "rig" the outcome of the R&B star's 2008 trial, when he was acquitted on child pornography charges.
CHICAGO (AP) — The producers of the TV show "Empire" said Friday that Jussie Smollett's character will be removed from the final two episodes of this season "to avoid further disruption on set" after Smollett was accused of faking a racist, anti-gay attack on himself in Chicago.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The gender equality initiative Time's Up says its president and CEO resigned because of sexual misconduct allegations against her son.
CHICAGO (AP) — Two brothers who played central roles in what Chicago police say was a staged racist and homophobic attack on Jussie Smollett are, compared to the "Empire" actor, so far walking away legally unscathed.
NEW YORK (AP) — Sasha Sagan, daughter of the late Carl Sagan, is working on a book her publisher is calling "part memoir, part guidebook and part social history."
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The estate of Michael Jackson on Thursday sued HBO over a documentary about two men who accuse the late pop superstar of molesting them when they were boys, saying the film violates a 1992 contract to air a Jackson concert.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Peter Tork, who rose to teen-idol fame in 1966 playing the lovably clueless bass guitarist in the made-for-television rock band The Monkees, has died.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Nashville producer Fred Foster, who produced some of Roy Orbison's most popular records and was the first to produce records from Kris Kristofferson and Dolly Parton, has died at the age of 87.
CINCINNATI (AP) — The Kentucky teen at the heart of an encounter last month with a Native American activist at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington is suing The Washington Post for $250 million, alleging the newspaper falsely labeled him a racist. His attorneys are threatening numerous other n…
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson took it personally when detectives determined that "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett allegedly lied about being the victim of a racist and homophobic attack .
MILAN (AP) — Fendi paid understated tribute Thursday to Karl Lagerfeld, who died this week and was the Rome-based fashion house's creative director for 54 years.
CHICAGO (AP) — The whispers about "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett started with reports that he had not fully cooperated with police after telling authorities he was attacked in Chicago by two men who hurled racist, anti-gay slurs and looped a rope around his neck.
CHICAGO (AP) — R. Kelly's lawyer says the R&B singer is moving out of his Chicago recording studio because a judge barred him from working there overnight as a result of building-code violations.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A "60 Minutes" interview with fired FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe helped make the CBS news magazine one of TV's top-rated programs.
NEW YORK (AP) — On a year where one of the lead Oscar contenders is titled "The Favourite," the 91st Academy Awards lack a clear front runner.
NEW YORK (AP) — The not-so-secret baby shower for the Duchess of Sussex has apparently occurred, with Gayle King and Amal Clooney among an intimate group of friends gathered at a swanky hotel on Manhattan's Upper East Side.
NEW YORK (AP) — The Metropolitan Opera will hire an all-black outside chorus next season for its first presentation in nearly three decades of the Gershwins' "Porgy and Bess," which opens the season on Sept. 23.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Actress Gwyneth Paltrow says a skier who accused her in a lawsuit of seriously injuring him at a Utah resort was actually the one who plowed into her from behind.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Chris Stapleton and Dan + Shay lead the 54th Academy of Country Music Awards with six nominations each while Grammy album of the year winner Kacey Musgraves comes in with five nominations.
LONDON (AP) — Home-grown talents Dua Lipa, Anne-Marie and George Ezra lead nominations for the U.K. music industry's Brit Awards , set to be handed out at a ceremony featuring performances by "The Greatest Showman" star Hugh Jackman and DJ Calvin Harris.
MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian artist has put a spotlight on what he calls "the ruins of a Soviet mythology" with a new exhibit that focuses on the chemical industry in his hometown.
NEW YORK (AP) — A judge who ruled that an aspiring actress can use sex trafficking laws to sue Harvey Weinstein will hear lawyers argue whether his decision can be appealed before trial.
CHICAGO (AP) — Prosecutors will have to clear a series of high legal hurdles if they intend to charge R. Kelly and convict him, even if there's video evidence.
NEW YORK (AP) — The luxury fashion house Burberry has apologized for putting a hoodie with strings tied in the shape of a noose on its London Fashion Week runway.
NEW YORK (AP) — Meghan Markle has been spotted at several swanky venues in New York City, cradling her baby bump as she visited friends for what is rumored to be a baby shower.
NEW YORK (AP) — Oscar-winning actress Julianne Moore has helped New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's administration unveil the governor's series of initiatives aimed at improving the lives of women in New York.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Michael B. Jordan, Brian Tyree Henry, Michelle Yeoh and Elsie Fisher may have missed out on Oscar nominations this year, but they will be on stage at the Dolby Theatre during Sunday's ceremony.