Congressional organization denies credentials to Breitbart

WASHINGTON (AP) — The panel that approves media credentials to cover Congress declined to grant permanent credentials to Breitbart News Network, LLC. The Standing Committee of Correspondents voted unanimously Tuesday to table an application from Breitbart and declined to...

Disney sets May 2019 release date for new 'Star Wars' film

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Star Wars: Episode IX” is coming to theaters on May 24, 2019. The Walt Disney Co. on Tuesday announced the summer date for the Colin Trevorrow-directed “Star Wars,” as well as release dates for “Indiana Jones” and the...

Paul McCartney adds tour dates for New York, New Jersey

AP Photo/Julio Cortez NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Paul McCartney is bringing his One On One tour to New Jersey and New York City. Officials on Tuesday announced McCartney will perform for the first time at Prudential Center in Newark on Sept. 11. He’ll then perform at Madison...

Drake named world's most popular recording artist in 2016

LONDON (AP) — Drake was the world’s most popular recording artist in 2016, as the growth of music streaming gave global music sales their biggest boost in 20 years. The International Federation of the Phonographic Industry said Tuesday that Drake had the years’...

'Grey's Anatomy's' Jesse Williams files for divorce

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Grey’s Anatomy” star Jesse Williams has filed for divorce from wife Aryn Drakelee-Williams after more than four years of marriage. Williams cites irreconcilable differences in the April 11 filing in a Los Angeles court. The 36-year-old...

Will Smith, Paolo Sorrentino join Cannes Film Festival jury

NEW YORK (AP) — Will Smith, Jessica Chastain and Italian director Paolo Sorrentino are joining the jury for the 70th Cannes Film Festival. Festival organizers announced the jury lineup Tuesday. Spanish filmmaker Pedro Almodovar was previously announced as the jury...

Review: Damon Albarn masterminds chaos on new Gorillaz album

Gorillaz, “Humanz” (Warner Bros.) Damon Albarn masterminds a chaotic party on “Humanz,” the fifth album by Gorillaz, the virtual band relying on an extensive guest list, from De La Soul and Peven Everett to D.R.A.M. and Grace Jones. Across 20 tracks,...

'Bachelor' star Chris Soules jailed after deadly Iowa crash

AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Former “The Bachelor” star Chris Soules was arrested early Tuesday, accused of fleeing the scene of a deadly crash on a highway a few miles from his northern Iowa farm. The Iowa State Patrol reports that a...

Beyonce to fund scholarships for black women at 4 schools

AP Photo/Andrew Harnik Beyonce is marking the anniversary of her album “Lemonade” by announcing scholarships for black women to attend selected colleges. The singer announced that her Formation Scholars Award will go to a single black woman student at four schools....

Disney to premiere 'Descendants' sequel across 5 networks

NEW YORK (AP) — The Disney Channel is giving a big push to its sequel for the “Descendants” movie in July, premiering it simultaneously on 5 television networks and online. Disney said Tuesday that “Descendants 2” will air July 21 on ABC, the Disney...