Attorney: DMX has recovered after being resuscitated

NEW YORK (AP) — An attorney for DMX said the rapper has recovered after he was resuscitated by police outside Yonkers, New York hotel on Monday. Murray Richman said Tuesday that the artist, whose given name is Earl Simmons, is out of the hospital. Yonkers Police Detective...

Martin Shkreli sued by artist over Wu-Tang Clan album

NEW YORK (AP) — A Long Island artist has sued ex-pharmaceutical CEO Martin Shkreli and others over use of his art in a Wu-Tang Clan album. Artist Jason Koza says portraits of members of the New York-based hip-hop group he put on a fan blog was used without authorization on...

Jennifer Garner urges lawmakers to fund children’s program

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Hollywood actress Jennifer Garner is asking Kentucky lawmakers to spend $1 million on an early-childhood education program. The star of the TV show “Alias” and movies including “Juno” and “Dallas Buyers Club”...

Tony-nominated actor Ken Watanabe battling stomach cancer

NEW YORK (AP) — A publicist for Ken Watanabe says the Tony Award- and Oscar-nominated actor has been forced to delay his return to Broadway’s “The King and I” while he battles stomach cancer. The 56-year-old Japanese actor, who made his American stage...

Second City names new film comedy school for Harold Ramis

AP Photo/Jim Prisching CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago improv troupe Second City is opening a school focusing on comedic filmmaking and naming it after late writer-director-actor Harold Ramis. Second City said Tuesday that applications are being accepted for the school’s...

With restraint, YouTube rolls out original programming

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Michael “Burnie” Burns hears a discrepancy. Before greeting moviegoers at the debut of his film, the writer-actor is eavesdropping on all the big-budget movie trailers playing ahead of his much smaller crowdfunded concoction, “Lazer...

Nat Wolff turns to the dark side in ‘Buried Child’

NEW YORK (AP) — Actor and musician Nat Wolff couldn’t resist agreeing to do a darkly weird off-Broadway play about a strange family. After all, he’s got a weird family connection to it. Wolff, 21, is starring this month in Sam Shepard’s “Buried...

Sam Hunt: Hard to wrap head around 2 Grammy nominations

AP Photo/John Carucc SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — It’s hard for rising singer Sam Hunt to wrap his head around earning two Grammy nominations – mainly because music started as a hobby for the 31-year-old. “Then it turned into, ‘Well maybe I can make a...

Taylor Swift leads iHeartRadio Award nominations

NEW YORK (AP) — Taylor Swift leads the 2016 iHeartRadio Music Awards with eight nominations, followed by The Weeknd with seven. The nominations were announced Tuesday by iHeartMedia and Turner. The event will be televised live from Los Angeles on April 3 on TBS, TNT and...

Paltrow describes years of messages from accused stalker

AP Photo/Thibault Camus LOS ANGELES (AP) — The letters addressed to Gwyneth Paltrow came for years, often with unsolicited items ranging from pornography and sex toys to religious books, earrings and clothes. The last package for Paltrow arrived in January 2015 and is now...