Trump gets smoother ride than Clinton in Russian media

MOSCOW (AP) — Bias is often in the eye of the beholder, and President Barack Obama's claim that Russia's news media favor Donald Trump isn't an open-and-shut case. But informal surveys of Russia's main outlets suggest that Trump gets...

Damon’s company is taking steps to address diversity crisis

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Matt Damon is taking steps to address the diversity crisis in Hollywood through his and Ben Affleck's production company, Pearl Street Films, and collaboration with the people behind the Media, Diversity and Social Change Initiative at...

Sandy Pearlman, produced Clash, Blue Oyster Cult, dead at 72

NEW YORK (AP) — Sandy Pearlman, a pioneering rock critic who later produced and managed Blue Oyster Cult and worked with The Clash, Patti Smith and other punk artists, has died….

Creator of Broadway hit ‘Hamilton’ visits Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Lin-Manuel Miranda jokingly compared himself to a hard-to-catch Pokemon as fans pursued him with cellphones on Wednesday during a visit to his parents' native Puerto Rico shortly after the end of his run on the Broadway hit...

Netflix sets debut date for rebooted ‘Gilmore Girls’

NEW YORK (AP) — The television revivals at Netflix that began in February with "Fuller House" continue as the streaming network announces the premiere date for another series reboot….

Guns N’ Roses star Slash surprises ‘School of Rock’ cast

NEW YORK (AP) — The kid band at the heart of the Broadway musical "School of Rock" got a surprise guest during rehearsal – Guns N' Roses star Slash….

And now it’s Comcast vs. the wait for the cable guy

NEW YORK (AP) — Did you hear the one about the cable company that's actually improving customer service? The punchline: Comcast and its rivals say it's no joke….

Fergie, Black Eyed Peas headline separate DNC concerts

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Fergie and the Black Eyed Peas haven't played together in five years, but they will be playing separate concerts in Philadelphia during the Democratic National Convention on Wednesday….

Kiwanuka sings about being a ‘Black Man in a White World’

LONDON (AP) — British recording artist Michael Kiwanuka has connections in high places….

Jonathan Pryce makes ‘Merchant of Venice’ a family affair

NEW YORK (AP) — Jonathan Pryce is no stranger to William Shakespeare, but one play he has refused to do is "The Merchant of Venice" – until now….