Susan Sarandon to receive upstate NY film festival award

WOODSTOCK, N.Y. (AP) — Susan Sarandon will receive the Maverick Award at an annual film festival in New York's Hudson Valley….

Mindy Kaling announces pregnancy, talks parenting

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mindy Kaling has confirmed pregnancy rumors and says she's excited to be a mom….

Grab your bonnet and musket: It's a 19th-century getaway

STURBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Perhaps it was the intrigue of a straw bed or the chance to finally shoot a gun, but when asked to spend a night living like a farmer in the 19th century, I jumped at the opportunity. I like to think I’m always up for adventure –...

Review: 'Logan Lucky' is sure to put a smile on your face

“Logan Lucky ” is an easy movie to like, but maybe not love. In his big return to film after a four-year hiatus (or retirement, if it can even be called that now), Steven Soderbergh has created a sort of cinematic bingo of his well of tricks. Heist movie? Check....

Crosby: Talent, not politics, behind Nugent's Rock Hall snub

David Crosby says fellow rocker Ted Nugent has been kept out of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame because he’s not good enough, not because of his politics. Crosby responded to a fan’s question about whether political correctness kept Nugent out of the Hall by saying...

Scaramucci: If it were up to me, Bannon would be gone

NEW YORK (AP) — Short-lived White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci says if it were up to him, top adviser Steve Bannon would be gone from President Donald Trump’s administration. But, he notes, “it’s not up to me.” “The...

What happened during protests? Media divided on narrative

AP Photo/Evan Vucci NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump’s media loyalists constructed an anti-police, anti-media narrative to defend the president following criticism of his initial response to weekend violence in Charlottesville, at least until forced into a quick pivot...

Pantone creates shade of purple named for Prince symbol

NEW YORK (AP) — A shade of purple inspired by the late superstar Prince and his custom-made Yamaha piano was announced Monday by the icon's estate….

AP Exclusive: ‘Despacito’ video not submitted for MTV VMAs

NEW YORK (AP) — Surprised the video for "Despacito" – YouTube's most viewed clip of all-time – didn't earn any nominations at the MTV Video Music Awards? MTV says it's because the video was never submitted for...

Edinburgh Fringe festival takes on Donald Trump

EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) — Donald Trump may not be planning to visit the United Kingdom this year but he’s become a very popular figure in Scotland’s capital. Performers at this year’s Edinburgh Fringe festival – an annual buffet of hundreds of...