‘North Pole Ninjas’ Christmas book has message of giving

NEW YORK (AP) — A best-selling poet will help tell a Christmas story featuring the North Pole Ninjas. The message: Be kind….

‘Avatar’ mobile game landing ahead of film sequels

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Before moviegoers return to Pandora, they'll be able visit the exotic alien world from "Avatar" on their smartphones….

‘Avatar’ mobile game landing ahead of film sequels

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Before moviegoers return to Pandora, they'll be able visit the exotic alien world from "Avatar" on their smartphones….

Ex-US soccer star Donovan getting comfortable on TV

Landon Donovan keeps thinking back to a lesson from the teacher in his high school speech class: "Speaking is 10 percent what you actually say, and 90 percent how you're presenting it."…

Judge approves settlement in ‘Happy Birthday’ copyright case

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge has approved a settlement that will put "Happy Birthday to You" in the public domain….

Jimmy Buffett musical unveils creative team and new name

NEW YORK (AP) — The Jimmy Buffett musical making its world premiere next year in California has a new name and a Tony Award-winning creative support team….

APNewsBreak: Suge Knight sues Chris Brown over club shooting

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former rap music mogul Marion "Suge" Knight sued Chris Brown and the owners of a popular nightclub on Monday after he was shot seven times at a 2014 party hosted by the R&B singer….

From CMA Fest to Bonnaroo, Maren Morris is at home onstage

MANCHESTER, Tenn. (AP) — Over the course of a week in June, rising singer Maren Morris had crisscrossed the country performing on late night and daytime talk shows, opening up for Keith Urban's new tour and then playing two major music festivals in Tennessee….

‘Dance Moms’ star Abby Lee Miller pleads in bankruptcy case

PITTSBURGH (AP) — "Dance Moms" star Abby Lee Miller has pleaded guilty in Pittsburgh to bankruptcy fraud and failing to report thousands of dollars in Australian currency she brought into the country….

Justin Timberlake apologizes for tweet after backlash

NEW YORK (AP) — Justin Timberlake, who praised actor-activist Jesse Williams' moving speech at the BET Awards, has apologized for responding to a tweet claiming he appropriates black culture….