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Spokesman: Cosby plans tour to educate youth on misbehavior

AP Photo/Matt Rourke LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bill Cosby will organize a series of town hall meetings to help educate young people about problems their misbehavior could create, a spokesman for Cosby said Thursday. Cosby is eager to get back to work following a deadlocked jury...

Correction: Shakespearean Trump-Threats story

NEW YORK (AP) — In a story June 21 about threats made over a production of Shakespeare’s “Julius Caesar,” The Associated Press reported erroneously that Bank of America had pulled its sponsorship of the Public Theater. The company withdrew its support from...

George Orwell's son says his father's '1984' was 'prescient'

NEW YORK (AP) — The audience at the opening night on Broadway of a new stage adaptation of George Orwell’s dystopian fantasy “1984” will include a special guest – the author’s son. Richard Blair, whose father finished the book in 1949 when he...

Colbert goes to Russia, vows to search for Comey 'tapes'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Stephen Colbert is on a mission to Russia. The host of CBS’ “The Late Show” is on assignment there for a future broadcast, the network said Thursday. Colbert, whose steady political wisecracks have been accompanied by a rise in his...

Judges affirm 'Making a Murderer' confession was coerced

AP Photo/Morry Gash MILWAUKEE (AP) — The confession of a Wisconsin inmate featured in the Netflix series “Making a Murderer” was improperly obtained and he should be re-tried or released from prison, a three-judge federal appeals panel ruled Thursday. Brendan...

Family: Peter Tosh's son left in coma following jail beating

AP Photo/Mel Evans TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The family of the late reggae icon Peter Tosh is seeking answers after they say his son was left in a coma following an attack in a New Jersey jail. Jawara McIntosh has been hospitalized since suffering traumatic brain injuries in the...

Family: Peter Tosh's son left in coma following jail beating

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The family of the late reggae icon Peter Tosh is seeking answers after they say his son was left in a coma following an attack in a New Jersey jail. Jawara McIntosh’s family say he has been hospitalized since suffering traumatic brain injuries in...

The song that begat 'Baby Driver,' a quasi-musical on wheels

NEW YORK (AP) — In the jagged grooves and quivering violins of the Jon Spencer Blues Explosion song “Bellbottoms,” a young Edgar Wright heard a movie. When Wright first started fanatically listening to the lead track off the band’s “Orange”...

In the stars: New John Green novel coming in October

NEW YORK (AP) — John Green fans, mark your calendar. The author of the million-selling “The Fault in Our Stars” has a new novel coming Oct. 10, Dutton Books announced Thursday. The book is called “Turtles All the Way Down” and tells of a 16-year girl...

Shipping out of Boston: Grand sailing vessels depart

AP Photo/Stephan Savoia BOSTON (AP) — The tall ships are shipping out of Boston. A unique gathering of more than 50 grand sailing vessels from around the world is winding down after six days. The ships started departing Boston Harbor on Thursday morning. Among them was the...