Review: 'Battle of the Sexes' serves up a too-timely story

Can an inspirational movie also be a drag? That’s the distinct feeling one can’t shake walking out of “Battle of the Sexes ,” a fictionalized rendering of the 1973 tennis match between 29-year-old Billie Jean King and 55-year-old hustler Bobby Riggs and...

AP Exclusive: Clinton book has sold more than 300,000 copies

AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster NEW YORK (AP) — Hillary Clinton’s “What Happened” had a big debut. Clinton’s book about her stunning loss in 2016 to Donald Trump sold more than 300,000 copies in the combined formats of hardcover, e-book and audio, Simon...

Jimmy Kimmel: Senator 'lied right to my face' on health care

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jimmy Kimmel says U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy “lied right to my face” by going back on his word to ensure any health care overhaul passes a test named for him. Kimmel says a health care bill co-sponsored by the Louisiana Republican fails the...

Linda Hamilton set to return to 'Terminator' franchise

AP Photo/STEPHEN J. BOITANO NEW YORK (AP) — Linda Hamilton is returning to the “Terminator” franchise for the first time since 1991’s “Terminator 2: Judgment Day.” “Terminator” creator James Cameron announced Hamilton’s...

Little Big Town heads back on tour after Ryman residency

AP Photo/Mark Humphrey NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Every time country vocal group Little Big Town walked into the 125-year-old Ryman Auditorium to play one of their residency shows this year, the four singers breathed a little sigh of relief. “When we go into the dressing...

Image of rapper Drake imposed into park renovation rendering

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York City Parks Department livened up a rendering of a planned park renovation by inserting an image of the Grammy-winning rapper Drake into the background, alongside an image of rapper Akon laughing in the foreground. The image of Drake is taken...

Clinton mocks 'manspreading' Putin

AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster NEW YORK (AP) — When Hillary Clinton took the guest’s seat on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert,” she was in a mood to put Russian President Vladimir Putin on the psychiatrist’s couch. Clinton said Tuesday night that Putin...

Protesting Venezuelan violinist may seek asylum in US

AP Photo/Claudia Torrens NEW YORK (AP) — A violinist who became the young face of anti-government protests in Venezuela may soon seek political asylum in the United States. Wuilly Arteaga became well-known after playing somber renditions of Venezuela’s national anthem...

Trump mocks Emmy ceremony for low ratings

AP Photo/Evan Vucci WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is mocking Sunday’s Emmy Awards ceremony – where he himself was frequently mocked by host Stephen Colbert, presenters and prize-winners. Trump tweets, “I was saddened to see how bad the ratings...

Latin Grammy nominations postponed over natural disasters

AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell MIAMI (AP) — Nominations for the Latin Grammy Awards have been postponed because of Tuesday’s earthquake in Mexico and the aftermath of hurricanes Harvey and Irma. Latin Recording Academy President Gabriel Abaroa Jr. said in a statement...