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‘Get Smart’ actor Dick Gautier dead at 85

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actor Dick Gautier, who gained fame playing an Elvis-like singer in the Broadway musical "Bye Bye Birdie" and went on to play Hymie the Robot on TV's "Get Smart," has died. He was 85….

Britain’s Prince Charles co-authors a book on climate change

LONDON (AP) — Penguin Books says Prince Charles has co-authored a book on climate change together with an environmentalist and a Cambridge scientist….

Milan’s Brera protects artworks after humidity system breaks

MILAN (AP) — Restorers at Milan's famous Brera Art Gallery have taken measures to protect the collection after its temperature and humidity control system reportedly broke during a recent cold snap….

Justices to hear free speech clash over offensive trademarks

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Slants aren't exactly a household name when it comes to music, but the Asian-American rock band has certainly made its mark in the legal world….

‘Reality TV’ campaigning is part of new political world

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump proved you could ride reality TV fame to the White House. Former U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner proved that having a film crew around can just compound the embarrassment of a political freefall….

Repaired and ready: Venue where a young Dylan played reopens

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) — Bob Dylan would surely still recognize the low-ceilinged room in Caffe Lena where he played a couple of gigs almost 60 years ago….

What happens between now and Ringling’s closure in May?

ELLENTON, Fla. (AP) — The owners of Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey Circus announced Saturday that they will close the 146-year-old show in May….

The big top comes down: Ringling Bros. circus is closing

ELLENTON, Fla. (AP) — After 146 years, the curtain is coming down on "The Greatest Show on Earth." The owner of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus told The Associated Press that the show will close forever in May….

Kidman says comments about Trump support weren’t endorsement

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nicole Kidman says her comments that Americans should support President-elect Donald Trump were merely a statement of her belief in democracy, not an endorsement of the incoming president….

Brie Larson and Jennifer Hudson to announce Oscar nominees

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Oscar winners Brie Larson and Jennifer Hudson will help announce this year's Academy Award nominees….