Dealer wanted in US for art fraud nabbed in Spain

MADRID (AP) — Spanish officials say a businessman suspected of having dealt in millions of dollars of fake art has been arrested during Easter festivities in southern Spain. Art dealer Jose Carlos Bergantinos Diaz, who is wanted for fraud in the United States, was arrested...

Jack White records songs, releases vinyl in hours

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Jack White played his new single for a couple of hundred fans on Record Store Day and four hours later a copy of the performance was available on a limited run of vinyl. The singer and guitarist touted the accomplishment as the “world’s...

Mrs. Obama to appear on May episode of ‘Nashville’

WASHINGTON (AP) — Michelle Obama is going a little bit country. The first lady’s office says she’ll appear on the May 7 episode of the ABC country music drama “Nashville.” The episode is titled “All Or Nothing With Me” and is set at Fort...

Sen. Warren’s book focuses on working family woes

BOSTON (AP) — At the beginning of her new book, “A Fighting Chance,” U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren describes the moment she grew up. She was 12, living in Oklahoma with her family, and noticed her mother putting on a dress for a job interview to answer telephones...

Carriage horse foes picket Liam Neeson’s NYC home

NEW YORK (AP) — Animal rights activists protesting outside Liam Neeson’s home say they don’t agree with him that New York’s carriage horses should keep working. Neeson didn’t appear Saturday as about 50 demonstrators filled the sidewalk in front of...
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‘Touched by an Angel’ producer back in series TV

AP Photo/Katie Yu LOS ANGELES (AP) — The producer of “Touched by an Angel” is back on television with a new series. Martha Williamson is the creator and producer of “Signed, Sealed, Delivered,” a Hallmark Channel show debuting Sunday night....
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Exhibit recreates Warhol’s 1964 World’s Fair mural

AP Photo NEW YORK (AP) — Even for a 1964 New York World’s Fair that celebrated “The World of Tomorrow,” Andy Warhol may have been ahead of his time. His monumental piece commissioned specifically for the fair was deemed too edgy for the family friendly...
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Sutton Foster and Jeanine Tesori bond backstage

AP Photo/Joan Marcus NEW YORK (AP) — There were two visitors to Sutton Foster’s Broadway dressing room the other day. One was a new friend, the other an old one. One makes beautiful music. One just barks. Foster was entertaining composer Jeanine Tesori, who has...
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Gabriel Garcia Marquez hailed as literary giant

AP Photo/Andres Reyes MEXICO CITY (AP) — His death mourned around the globe, Gabriel Garcia Marquez is being hailed as a giant of modern literature, a writer of intoxicating novels and short stories that illuminated Latin America’s passions, superstition, violence and...

After his death, Garcia Marquez book sales soar

NEW YORK (AP) — The death of Gabriel Garcia Marquez has brought his classic “One Hundred Years of Solitude” to the top of best seller lists. The novel known for its “magic realism” was No. 1 on Amazon.com on Friday, a day after Garcia Marquez died at...