O'Reilly surprised by Fox exit, says truth will come out

AP Photo/Richard Drew LOS ANGELES (AP) — Five days after being fired from his top-rated Fox News Channel perch, Bill O’Reilly used a podcast to express his dismay and vowed that “the truth will come out.” “I am sad that I’m not on television...

Writers Guild votes to authorize strike as talks continue

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Members of the Writers Guild of America are one step closer to striking come May 2. In a letter to its members Monday, the WGA said 96.3 percent voted to authorize a strike as the May 1 contract expiration deadline looms. Negotiations between the Guild...

HGTV's 'Flip or Flop' to return with divorcing co-hosts

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The divorcing co-hosts of HGTV’s “Flip or Flop” are returning to the show for a seventh season. HGTV announced late Monday that Tarek and Christina El Moussa will be back on the show for a 20-episode run beginning in December. Tarek El...

'Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance' author dead

NEW YORK (AP) — Robert M. Pirsig, whose philosophical novel “Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance” became a million-selling classic and cultural touchstone after more than 100 publishers turned it down, died Monday at age 88. Pirsig’s publishing...

Lawsuit claims ex-Fox News host was harassed online by Fox

NEW YORK (AP) — Former Fox News host Andrea Tantaros said in a lawsuit Monday she believes network operatives used bogus social media accounts to torture her after she complained about sexual harassment. She also said she believes someone hacked her computer and phone....

Bacterial infection forces Elton John to cancel May shows

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Elton John has cancelled more than a month of upcoming shows after contracting an unusual bacterial infection during a South America tour that left him in intensive care for two nights. John is scrapping all upcoming April and May dates of “The...

'Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance' author dead

NEW YORK (AP) — Robert M. Pirsig, whose novel “Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance” became a million-selling classic after more than 100 publishers turned it down, has died. Pirsig’s publishing house, William Morrow, announced that he died Monday at...

At Tribeca, Bourdain reluctantly plays the role of activist

NEW YORK (AP) — Anthony Bourdain is not one for activism. Tattooed on his arm in Greek is “I am certain of nothing.” But at the Tribeca Film Festival, Bourdain has, a little reluctantly, presented a documentary, “Wasted! The Story of Food Waste,” in...

Sex, lies and physics: 'Genius' drama is Einstein tell-all

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The unparalleled brilliance and puckish wit? Check. The trademark wild mop of hair? Check. The marital infidelity and free-wheeling sex? Yes, check again for Albert Einstein, who in National Geographic’s miniseries “Genius” comes across...

Ohio governor, ex-GOP presidential candidate, publishes book

AP Photo/Ron Schwane COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. John Kasich’s new book, “Two Paths: America Divided or United,” provides a rare, and sometimes raw, behind-the-scenes look at being a 2016 presidential candidate. The book, released Tuesday (Thomas Dunne...