Daphne Oz’s cookbook aims for weekend cooking on weekdays

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Weekday cooking is fast, frazzled and too often defrosted. Weekend cooking, at its best, is relaxed, fresh and tempting….

After 18-years, Moorhouse returns with ripping revenge tale

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The comeback tale of "The Dressmaker" director Jocelyn Moorhouse is a Hollywood story in its own right….

National black history museum could spur interest locally

DETROIT (AP) — The dedication and official opening of the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of African American History and Culture won't just be celebrated in Washington….

J.K. Rowling: Harambe isn’t part of Harry Potter universe

Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling has clarified that slain Ohio gorilla, Harambe, is not a part of her fictional universe….

Puff Daddy donates $1 million to Howard University

WASHINGTON (AP) — Puff Daddy is donating $1 million to Howard University, where he once was a student….

Getting deep, and growing up, with Florida Georgia Line

NEW YORK (AP) — Recording new music had Florida Georgia Line, country music's carefree party boys, looking to the past….

‘Tobacco Road’ songwriter John D. Loudermilk dies

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — John D. Loudermilk, a singer and songwriter who wrote pop and country songs such as "Tobacco Road" and "Indian Reservation," has died. He was 82….

CBS to donate Charles Osgood’s bow tie to museum

NEW YORK (AP) — CBS says it will donate the bow tie that Charles Osgood wears Sunday to host his final edition of "Sunday Morning" to the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History….

Review: Bragg and Henry shine on rail-inspired, recorded set

Billy Bragg and Joe Henry, "Shine a Light: Field Recordings from the Great American Railroad" (Cooking Vinyl)…

Review: Jake Shimabukuro takes roaming ukulele to Nashville

Jake Shimabukuro, "Nashville Sessions" (JS Records)…