Sisters Lynne and Moorer finally working together

NEW YORK (AP) — Shelby Lynne has a succinct explanation for why she and her sister Allison Moorer had two decades of successful solo careers before making a disc together. “Timing,” she said. The Alabama-bred sisters have forged their own identities skirting the...

HBO regains control of hacked social media accounts

NEW YORK (AP) — HBO says it has regained control of its social media accounts after the latest security breach to hit the entertainment company. The hacking group OurMine on Wednesday night took over several of HBO’s Twitter accounts, including ones for “Game of...

Cash family: Keep Johnny's name away from 'hateful ideology'

AP Photo/MARK DUNCAN NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The children of Johnny Cash are asking white supremacists and other hate groups not to wear or use the country singer’s name or image. In a lengthy Wednesday night Facebook post from son John Carter Cash, the siblings say...

Nobel winner shot for education advocacy to study at Oxford

AP Photo/Jossy Ola LONDON (AP) — Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai, who was shot by a Taliban gunman at age 15 for speaking out for the right to an education, has been accepted to the University of Oxford. The 20-year-old activist shared word of her acceptance to the school...

Bonnie Tyler to sing 'Total Eclipse' hit during eclipse

AP Photo/Alastair Grant MIAMI (AP) — Some cruise passengers will have the ultimate soundtrack for Monday’s solar eclipse when Bonnie Tyler sings her hit “Total Eclipse of the Heart” on board. Royal Caribbean says the Welsh singer will be backed on the...

Can't see the solar eclipse? Tune in online or on TV

AP Photo/Uncredited LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ronald Dantowitz has been looking forward to Monday’s solar eclipse for nearly 40 years. An astronomer who specializes in solar imaging, he’s been photographing eclipses for more than three decades, and will be using 14...

Review: 'Hitman's Bodyguard' a fun, action-packed escape

There’s not a whole lot that’s new about “The Hitman’s Bodyguard .” Its mismatched-pals premise is the stuff of classic buddy comedies. Stars Ryan Reynolds and Samuel L. Jackson play their typical character types: Reynolds the handsome do-gooder;...

SeaWorld veterinarians euthanize orca that had lung disease

SAN DIEGO (AP) — SeaWorld euthanized one of the entertainment company’s last killer whales to come from the wild, marking the third orca death this year at one of its marine parks. Kasatka died Tuesday evening “surrounded by members of her pod, as well as the...

SeaWorld veterinarians euthanize sick orca

SAN DIEGO (AP) — SeaWorld veterinarians in San Diego euthanized one of the entertainment company’s last killer whales to come from the wild, marking the third orca death this year at one of its marine parks. The whale named Kasatka died Tuesday evening...

Review: In 'Patti Cake$,' hip-hop dreams in New Jersey

The Sundance sensation “Patti Cake$” may flow with formulaic beats but it’s got spirit for miles (eight of them, at least) and features one of the best mother-daughter relationships of the year. Patricia Dombrowski (the terrific newcomer Danielle Macdonald) is...