CNN's chief Zucker lays blame on Trump for threats

AP Photo/Susan Walsh NEW YORK (AP) — CNN chief Jeff Zucker says the level of threats faced by his journalists is more serious than people realize and he lays the blame squarely at the feet of President Donald Trump and other politicians he says try to delegitimize the...

Margaret Atwood to get literary lifetime achievement award

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Margaret Atwood is receiving a lifetime achievement award from one of the world’s oldest literary organizations. PEN Center USA announced Wednesday that Atwood will accept the honor at the group’s annual Literary Awards Festival in October....

Review: 'The Book of Henry' loses sight of its own plot

When film students in the future search for terrible movies in 2017, they’ll have a hard time locating “The Book of Henry.” Not because it’s good – trust us, it isn’t – but because it will be hard to find. The Naomi Watts-led film is a...

CNN chief: Alex Jones interview worthy, but NBC mishandled

NEW YORK (AP) — Some top people at CNN are coming to Megyn Kelly’s defense. The NBC News personality has been the subject of criticism for interviewing conspiracy theorist Alex Jones, who has questioned whether the Sandy Hook school massacre in 2012 was a hoax. CNN...

Jury questions posed during Bill Cosby's sex assault trial

AP Photo/Matt Slocum The jury in Bill Cosby’s sexual assault trial declared Thursday that it was deadlocked after 30 hours of deliberations, but a judge ordered the panel to keep trying to reach a unanimous decision. Before the impasse, the sequestered jury of seven men and...

Landmarks to be illuminated in orange for Make Music Day

NEW YORK (AP) — Landmarks including Niagara Falls, Nashville’s Parthenon and Boston City Hall will turn orange next week for a global music celebration. The landmarks will be illuminated in orange – signifying the sun and the start of summer – to mark Make...

Fake architect busted in 'Operation Vandelay Industries'

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A fake architect named Newman has pleaded guilty to fraud after an investigation New York’s attorney general dubbed “Operation Vandelay Industries.” Attorney General Eric Schneiderman’s office says Paul J. Newman had rendered...

'Rocky' statue reopens outside Philadelphia Museum of Art

AP Photo/MATT ROURKE PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Yo, tourists! The Rocky statue in Philadelphia is open again, and ready for your selfies. The statue of the fictional boxer is located near the Philadelphia Museum of Art, where Sylvester Stallone runs up the steps while training for...

Bat-Signal to light up Los Angeles in tribute to Adam West

AP Photo/Mark Elias LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Bat-Signal will shine over Los Angeles in tribute to the late Adam West, the actor best-known for playing Batman in the campy 1960 television series. Mayor Eric Garcetti says the Bat-Signal will be lit at L.A.’s City Hall at...

Ben Stiller reunites 'Dodgeball' cast for charity fundraiser

AP Photo/Chris Pizzello Ben Stiller has brought Vince Vaughn and the rest of the cast of his 2004 film, “Dodgeball,” back together for a charity fundraiser. Stiller reprises his role as White Goodman, the uber-intense leader of a dodgeball team named the Purple...