Justices say law on offensive trademarks is unconstitutional

AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Monday struck down part of a law that bans offensive trademarks in a ruling that is expected to help the Washington Redskins in their legal fight over the team name. The justices ruled that the 71-year-old...

Jay Z's new album '4:44' to drop June 30 on Tidal

AP Photo/Matt Rourke NEW YORK (AP) — Jay Z’s new album will be released June 30 and will be available only to users of the music streaming service Tidal, which the rapper co-owns. Tidal announced the news on Twitter early Monday along with a 30-second black-and-white...

Review: John Grisham's 'Camino Island' is fine beach read

“Camino Island: a Novel” (Doubleday), by John Grisham The tale opens with a robbery and closes with a reconciliation. In between these bookends, “Camino Island” by John Grisham is populated with ruthless thieves, witty writers and enough intrigue to fill a...

Review: Waxman novel is interesting, if somewhat predictable

“The Garden of Small Beginnings: A Novel” (Berkley), by Abbi Waxman Widowhood was forced on Lilian Girvan without notice. Her husband Dan was struck and killed while jogging through the neighborhood one day. The tragic accident left Girvan and the couple’s two...

Native Americans walk out of musical depicting stereotypes

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — The University of Wyoming is warning audiences about offensive material in a traveling musical after Native American high school students walked out of a performance of “The Fantasticks.” The walkout happened Thursday during intermission,...

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...