Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly has book deal

NEW YORK (AP) — Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly has a book deal. HarperCollins Publishers announced Thursday that it has acquired world rights to Kelly’s first book. It will be published by the Harper imprint this fall. Kelly currently anchors Fox News Channel’s...

Joe Dowell, had No. 1 hit with ‘Wooden Heart,” dies at 76

NEW YORK (AP) — Joe Dowell, a singer briefly popular in the early 1960s who had a No. 1 hit with the ballad “Wooden Heart,” has died. He was 76. Dowell died Thursday at a hospital in his longtime hometown of Bloomington, Illinois. His publicist and friend Johnny...

Zola twitter story in development for James Franco to direct

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Zola twitter story about a wild road trip to Florida that went viral late last year is in development to be turned into a feature film that actor James Franco will direct. Franco’s publicist confirmed on Thursday reports that Franco, Andrew Neel...

A look back at Earth Wind & Fire’s greatest hits

AP Photo/Kevork Djansezian LOS ANGELES (AP) — A look back at Earth, Wind & Fire’s highest charting songs following the passing of founding member Maurice White, who died Wednesday at age 74: — “Boogie Wonderland”: Inspired by the film...

Capitol Hill Buzz: Alicia Keys flirty appeal to Speaker Ryan

AP Photo/Molly Riley WASHINGTON (AP) — Singer Alicia Keys has a flirty message for Speaker Paul Ryan: He can be her Valentine if the House acts on criminal justice reform. In a YouTube video, Keys speaks directly to Ryan in a sultry tone and refers to old photos of Ryan...

Review: ‘The Choice’ a Sparks romance with a side of cheese

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nicholas Sparks’ novels wouldn’t continue to be best-sellers and be adapted into movies if some audiences didn’t like their romances with a hearty helping of cheese. The 11th big-screen adaptation of one of his books, “The...

Earth, Wind & Fire founder Maurice White dead at 74

AP Photo/Matt Sayles NEW YORK (AP) — Earth, Wind & Fire founder Maurice White, whose horn-driven band sold more than 90 million albums and made hits like “September,” ”Shining Star” and “Boogie Wonderland,” died Wednesday at his home...

CBS aims to strike balance with added Super Bowl cameras

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — With some 70 cameras located from the pylons in the end zone to those isolated on single players, the ability to show plays from a 360-degree perspective and tracking technology that determines how fast and far players run, almost no aspect of the Super...

Meet ‘Hail, Caesar!’ breakout Alden Ehrenreich

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “This is my favorite place,” says Alden Ehrenreich. It’s 11 a.m. outside The Musso & Frank Grill on a clear, crisp Los Angeles day, and Ehrenreich is chatting about the previous night’s “Hail, Caesar!” premiere,...

Multi-Ethnic Media Coalition wants full Hollywood diversity

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Organizations representing Hispanics, Asian-Americans and Native Americans, who joined with the NAACP in 2000 to increase minority hiring in the TV industry, are broadening their focus to the big screen. The Multi-Ethnic Media Coalition called Thursday on...