2 members of Ohio family band dead, 1 hospitalized

BEACH CITY, Ohio (AP) — Police are investigating a double homicide and attempted suicide involving members of an Ohio family band known for its bluegrass music. The Stark County Sheriff’s Office says two family members are dead and a third, believed to be the shooter,...

Conspiracy theorist vows to release full Kelly interview

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones says he'll release an unedited version of his controversial interview with Megyn Kelly set to air Sunday on NBC….

The Latest: Bat-Signal at LA City Hall honors Adam West

AP Photo/Mark Elias LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a Los Angeles tribute to Batman actor Adam West (all times local): 9:30 p.m. Los Angeles has become Gotham City as the Bat-Signal glows at City Hall. Hundreds of fans – some in costume – cheered Thursday night...

Absent Jay Z inducted to Songwriters Hall by Obama via video

NEW YORK (AP) — Jay Z, whose wife Beyonce is expecting twins soon, was absent from the 2017 Songwriters Hall of Fame, where he was inducted by a charismatic longtime fan: former U.S. President Barack Obama. Obama, appearing in a taped video, told the audience Thursday that...

Dr. Dre pledges $10M for Compton High performing arts center

COMPTON, Calif. (AP) — Dr. Dre is pledging $10 million toward the construction of a performing arts center at Compton High School. The Compton Unified School District said Thursday that the rapper-producer will help raise additional funds for the new facility, which is...

YouTube star charged with child porn ordered to stay offline

CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago federal judge has freed a YouTube singer with millions of teenage followers as he awaits trial on two counts of producing child pornography for allegedly asking underage fans via social media to send him sexually explicit videos of themselves. The...

US show of Saudi art aims to share ideas, test perceptions

DETROIT (AP) — A U.S. exhibition featuring the works of roughly 40 Saudi Arabian artists aims to share their expressions, foster conversations and challenge conceptions of life in the conservative Islamic nation. “Epicenter X: Saudi Contemporary Art” opens July...

US seeks to recover more assets stolen from Malaysian fund

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department moved Thursday to recover $540 million in assets it says were stolen from Malaysia’s troubled wealth fund. It’s part of an effort to seize luxury property, art and other ill-gotten assets linked to fraud at the...

Designer Pierre Cardin skips US fashion show after accident

AP Photo/Christophe Ena PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Fashion designer Pierre Cardin said he won’t be able to attend a fashion show in the United States because of an unspecified accident. The 94-year-old designer was scheduled to host the show in Newport, Rhode Island, on...

Busy Aisha Tyler says goodbye to 'The Talk' after 6 years

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The daytime TV show “The Talk” is losing one of its co-hosts. Aisha Tyler announced on the air Thursday that her increasingly busy career prompted the decision. Tyler became emotional as she described her realization that she had to give up...