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Deputy: Wife, daughter argued in Kasem episode

AP Photo/Eric Jamison PORT ORCHARD, Wash. (AP) — Ailing radio personality Casey Kasem was taken by ambulance to a medical facility in Washington state after an argument between his wife and daughter, authorities said Monday. Kasem, 82, and his wife Jean were staying with...
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Rihanna honored for style at annual fashion awards

AP Photo/Evan Agostini NEW YORK (AP) — Rihanna, an undisputed fashion star of the moment, was the big draw Monday at the annual Council of Fashion Designers of America awards, which also honor the year’s top designers. The singer and pop culture star was being handed...
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‘Breaking Bad’ leads Twitter TV popularity

AP Photo/Frank Ockenfels NEW YORK (AP) — AMC’s “Breaking Bad” is the champion of a new television metric: more second-screen activity on Twitter than any other TV series. The Nielsen company, for the first time this season, is measuring how many people are...

Man arrested on red carpet says he never hit Pitt

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The man who was arrested after jostling with Brad Pitt on a red carpet last week says he was merely trying to give the actor a hug and didn’t mean him any harm. Vitalli Sediuk says he accepts responsibility for the incident and will spend the next...
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Lupita Nyong’o joins ‘Star Wars’ cast

AP Photo/Arthur Mola NEW YORK (AP) — Three months after winning an Oscar, Lupita Nyong’o is going to a galaxy far, far away. The Walt Disney Co. announced Monday that Nyong’o is joining the cast of “Star Wars: Episode VII.” The 31-year-old actress...

Egyptian satirist Bassem Youssef ends his show

CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian satirist Bassem Youssef said Monday he has canceled his landmark TV show, which broke ground by lambasting the nation’s politicians and elites and mocking the pro-military fervor of the past year. Youssef said the atmosphere in the country no...

Joel Osteen gets his own SiriusXM channel

NEW YORK (AP) — Texas pastor Joel Osteen is getting his own channel on SiriusXM satellite radio, which will air his sermon at Yankee Stadium this Saturday live nationally. Osteen, who preaches to 40,000 people each week at Houston’s Lakewood megachurch, already shows...
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Monty Python reunion to screen live in US theaters

AP Photo/Matt Dunham LONDON (AP) — American Monty Python fans who can’t attend the troupe’s London reunion can always look on the bright side of life. The show will be screened in hundreds of U.S. movie theaters. The anarchic British comedians are getting back...
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Comedian David Spade has book due out in 2015

AP Photo/Frank Micelotta NEW YORK (AP) — There is more to David Spade than the catchphrase “Buh-Bye.” Dey Street Books announced Monday that the actor and comedian is working on a memoir scheduled to come out in fall 2015. Its title has not been released....
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LA deputy: Singer Chris Brown released from jail

AP Photo/Nick Ut LOS ANGELES (AP) — Singer Chris Brown was released early Monday from a Los Angeles County jail, authorities said. Los Angeles Sheriff’s deputy Tony Moore told The Associated Press that Brown was released at 12:01 a.m. Monday, but he didn’t have...