The Latest: OJ Simpson says he mediated inmate conflicts

AP Photo/Terry Chea LOVELOCK, Nev. (AP) — The Latest on O.J. Simpson’s parole hearing (all times local): 10:35 a.m. O.J. Simpson has told a Nevada parole board that he has often mediated conflict among inmates. Simpson told the board Thursday that an...

In surrealist twist, Dali to be exhumed in paternity lawsuit

FIGUERES, Spain (AP) — Salvador Dali’s eccentric artistic and personal biography is taking yet another bizarre turn with the exhumation of his embalmed remains in order to find genetic samples that could settle whether one of the founding figures of surrealism...

Rapper Common surprises students at NY school, donates money

NEW YORK (AP) — Oscar and Grammy winner Common surprised a group of New York students by donating $10,000 to help their teachers buy supplies like calculators and science kits. The rapper-actor partnered with the nonprofit AdoptAClassroom.org and Burlington Stores to give...

The Latest: OJ Simpson supporters arrive at Nevada prison

AP Photo/Terry Chea LOVELOCK, Nev. (AP) — The Latest on O.J. Simpson’s parole hearing (all times local): 9:20 a.m. O.J. Simpson’s supporters have arrived at a Nevada prison where the incarcerated former football star will ask a parole board for his freedom....

2 top executives retiring from Library of America

NEW YORK (AP) — At age 35, the Library of America is in transition. Longtime president Cheryl Hurley and longtime editor-in-chief Geoffrey O’Brien are retiring at the end of the year, the publisher told The Associated Press on Thursday. Hurley will be succeeded by...

UK lawmaker calls Austen among 'greatest living authors'

LONDON (AP) — A British legislator has told Parliament that Jane Austen – who died two centuries ago – was one of Britain’s greatest living authors. Andrea Leadsom quickly corrected herself Thursday after her comment provoked unwanted laughter in the House...

Ryan Seacrest back as host of 'Idol' when it returns on ABC

NEW YORK (AP) — Seacrest in! Ryan Seacrest will be back hosting “American Idol” when it returns for its first season on ABC. Kelly Ripa made the announcement on Thursday’s “Live with Kelly and Ryan,” which she has co-hosted with Seacrest since...

Where to watch O.J. Simpson's parole hearing

AP Photo/Chris Carlson NEW YORK (AP) — Television networks will interrupt this presidency on Thursday to revisit an old obsession. ABC, NBC, CNN, Fox News Channel, MSNBC, HLN and ESPN will show O.J. Simpson’s parole hearing at a Nevada prison, as he seeks freedom...

Ryan Seacrest back as host of 'Idol' when it returns on ABC

NEW YORK (AP) — Seacrest in! Ryan Seacrest will be back hosting “American Idol” when it returns for its first season on ABC. Kelly Ripa made the announcement on Thursday’s “Live with Kelly and Ryan,” which she has co-hosted with Seacrest since...

Q&A: Casey Affleck goes under a sheet for 'A Ghost Story'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Casey Affleck says the intense public scrutiny he received last year around a years old civil sexual harassment lawsuit was sobering and difficult for him and his family, but that he’s trying to move on. Speaking to The Associated Press to promote...