Angelina Jolie rips world powers on Syria’s refugee crisis

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Actress Angelina Jolie pleaded with world powers Friday to help the millions of Syrian refugees, sharply criticizing the U.N. Security Council for being paralyzed by its division over Syria’s four-year conflict. Jolie brief the council as...

Sawyer Sweeten of ‘Everybody Loves Raymond’ dies at 19

NEW YORK (AP) — Sawyer Sweeten, who played one of Ray Romano’s twin sons in the CBS comedy “Everybody Loves Raymond,” has died. He was 19. Sweeten committed suicide, his sister Madylin Sweeten, said in a statement. There were no other details. Madylin,...
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Oprah’s household items going to highest bidder

In this April 20, 2015 photo, household items from Oprah Winfrey’s Chicago apartment are seen on display in a showroom at Leslie Hindman Auctioneers in Chicago. Furniture, artwork and personal items will be sold at auction on April 25. Included are pieces from Oprah’s...
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Filmmaker says ‘Nerd Prom’ has grown to reflect poorly on DC

FILE – In this May 3, 2014 file photo, President Barack Obama laughs as actor and comedian Joel McHale speaks during the White House Correspondents’ Association (WHCA) Dinner at the Washington Hilton Hotel in Washington. A former Politico journalist is poking a hole...

Spoiler alert: Shocking ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ episode!

NEW YORK (AP) — If you haven’t seen Thursday’s “Grey’s Anatomy” and plan to — spoiler alert! Out of nowhere, the episode walloped viewers with the shocking exit of — wait for it — Derek “McDreamy” Shepherd,...

Icelandic film about 43-year-old virgin tops Tribeca awards

NEW YORK (AP) — An offbeat Icelandic romantic comedy about a 43-year-old virgin has won best narrative feature at the Tribeca Film Festival. “Virgin Mountain” by the Icelandic filmmaker Dagur Kari also won best screenplay and best actor for Gunnar Jonsson in...
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Renner, Evans apologize for ‘juvenile’ Black Widow joking

Jeremy Renner arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of “Avengers: Age Of Ultron” at the Dolby Theatre on Monday, April 13, 2015. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP) Jeremy Renner arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of “Avengers: Age Of Ultron” at the Dolby...

Dates announced for ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ sequels

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Christian Grey and Anastasia Steele are returning to the big screen. Universal Pictures said Thursday the “Fifty Shades of Grey” stars will reprise their roies in the sequels “Fifty Shades Darker” to be released on Feb. 10, 2017,...

Dr. Oz mounts spirited defense against critical letter

NEW YORK (AP) — Dr. Mehmet Oz says last week’s attack by 10 doctors who accused him of promoting “quack treatments” on his TV show was spurred by his vocal support for labeling genetically modified foods — a stance he says some if not all of...

First footage shown of ‘The Revenant,’ ‘The Martian,’ ‘Joy’

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Leonardo DiCaprio has gone wild. A first look at footage from “The Revenant,” an upcoming film by Oscar-winning director Alejando Iñárritu, shows a scraggly DiCaprio in furs and skins in the snowy, bleak 1820s Canadian wilderness. The movie...