Reports swirl about Beyonce's twins, but no confirmation yet

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Are Beyonce and Jay Z parents again? Mum’s the word from the parents and their reps, even though reports are flying that the much-anticipated twins have made their arrival. Several outlets have published reports with no official confirmation. Even...

Stephen Furst, Flounder in 'Animal House,' dies at 63

AP Photo/Lennox McLendon LOS ANGELES (AP) — Stephen Furst, who played naive fraternity pledge Flounder in the hit movie “Animal House,” has died of complications from diabetes, his family said Saturday. Furst was 63. Furst died Friday at his home in Moorpark,...

Stephen Furst, Flounder in ‘Animal House,’ dies at 63

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The family of Stephen Furst says the "Animal House" actor has died….

Woman who stormed stage during 'Julius Caesar' is arrested

AP Photo/Verena Dobnik NEW YORK (AP) — A New York production of Shakespeare’s “Julius Caesar” with a Trump-like character who is assassinated had a boisterous new scene this weekend: an activist who stormed the stage, yelling, “Do you want Trump to...

Woman who stormed stage during 'Julius Caesar' is arrested

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York production of Shakespeare’s “Julius Caesar” with a Trump-like character who is assassinated had a boisterous new scene this weekend: A 24-year-old activist stormed the stage, yelling, “Do you want Trump to be...

Pain of racism can sting more when source is familiar

Timothy Welbeck remembers being 24 and at work venting to colleagues in his majority white office about how police had pulled him over 22 times in 19 months – a phenomenon known among African-Americans as “driving while black.” A white female co-worker whom...

Director John Avildsen dies at 81; won Oscar for 'Rocky'

AP Photo/Uncredited LOS ANGELES (AP) — John G. Avildsen, who directed “Rocky” and “The Karate Kid” – two dark-horse, underdog favorites that went on to become Hollywood franchises – died Friday at age 81. Anthony Avildsen said his father...

Director John Avildsen dies at 81; won Oscar for 'Rocky'

AP Photo/Uncredited LOS ANGELES (AP) — John G. Avildsen, who directed “Rocky” and “The Karate Kid” – two dark-horse, underdog favorites that went on to become Hollywood franchises – died Friday at age 81. Anthony Avildsen said his father...

Monterey Pop celebrates 50th with Eric Burdon, Norah Jones

AP Photo/Eric Risberg MONTEREY, Calif. (AP) — The Monterey International Pop Festival turned 50 on Friday and celebrated its anniversary by kicking off another three-day concert that’s bringing back a few acts from a half century ago. Back in 1967, the Monterey...

Michael Phelps' latest challenge: 'Shark Week'

“Shark Week” has a new star attraction: Michael Phelps. Discovery Channel’s list of “Shark Week” programming next month includes a July 23 show titled “Phelps vs. Shark: Great Gold vs. Great White.” Discovery Channel billed it as...