Sweet dream: Eurythmics uniting at Beatles tribute

AP Photo/AXEL SEIDEMANN NEW YORK (AP) — The Eurythmics are reuniting – to pay tribute to the Beatles. The Recording Academy announced Monday that Annie Lennox and Dave Stewart will perform as a duo for “The Night That Changed America: A Grammy Salute to the...

Broke Girls’ wit opens People’s Choice Awards

AP Photo/John Shearer LOS ANGELES (AP) — The People’s Choice Awards are underway with a gut-busting set of wisecracks from hosts Kat Dennings and Beth Behrs. Dennings’ dry delivery cutely blended with Behrs’ quirky disposition, making the stars of hit show...

Timberlake, Thicke have top-selling album, song

AP Photo/Charles Sykes NEW YORK (AP) — Justin Timberlake and Robin Thicke owned 2013 in music. Nielsen Entertainment announced late Tuesday that Timberlake’s “The 20/20 Experience” was the top-selling album with 2.4 million units sold. Thicke’s...

White House defends Biden against Gates criticism

AP Photo/Charles Dharapak WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is bristling over former Defense Secretary Robert Gates’ new memoir accusing President Barack Obama of showing too little enthusiasm for the U.S. war mission in Afghanistan and sharply criticizing Vice...

Insane Clown Posse sues feds over gang label

DETROIT (AP) — The Insane Clown Posse is suing the U.S. Justice Department over a 2011 FBI report that depicts the rap-metal duo’s devoted fans, the Juggalos, as a dangerous gang. The American Civil Liberties Union filed the lawsuit Wednesday in Detroit federal court...

Jim Norton joins Broadway’s ‘Of Mice and Men’

AP Photo/Seth Wenig NEW YORK (AP) — Jim Norton will join James Franco and Chris O’Dowd in the Broadway revival of “Of Mice and Men.” Producers said Monday that Norton, whose recent credits include “The Mystery of Edwin Drood” and a Tony...

‘Lone Survivor’ a brutal tribute to Navy SEALs

AP Photo/Victoria Will NEW YORK (AP) — Marcus Luttrell, the former Navy SEAL whose deadly mission in Afghanistan has been turned into the film “Lone Survivor,” strides into a hotel room for an interview, trailed by his service dog, Mr. Rigby. The tall, hulking,...

Motion picture academy to honor film lab employees

AP Photo/Matt Sayles LOS ANGELES (AP) — The motion picture academy is honoring employees of film laboratories with an honorary Oscar. The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences said Wednesday that other Scientific and Technical Awards recipients this year will include...

‘Saturday Night Live’ adds black women as writers

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Saturday Night” is expanding its ethnic diversity off-screen as well as on. A network spokeswoman, Lauren Roseman, said Wednesday that NBC’s comic institution is adding two black women to its writing staff. The move follows the addition...

Popular Chinese microfilm turned into a movie

BEIJING (AP) — A pivotal online microfilm, “Old Boys,” which was watched by tens of millions and helped to establish the genre in China, is being made into a feature-length movie. The filmmakers presented a trailer for the film at a news conference Thursday in...