1 year after Prince's death, another turn for The Revolution

AP Photo/Jim Mone MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — For members of Prince’s 1980s backing band The Revolution, reuniting and hitting the road for a spring U.S. tour is how they are coping with the “Purple Rain” pop superstar’s unexpected death a year ago....

Boston library to return historical artifacts to Italy

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Public Library is returning to Italy medieval manuscripts and a volume of works, ending in one case a mystery dating back seven decades. The items include a manuscript from 1392, an illuminated leaf from a manuscript dating between 1418 and 1422,...

Love game for Serena: Spox says Williams is pregnant

A spokeswoman for Serena Williams says the tennis star is pregnant. Kelly Bush Novak wrote in an email to The Associated Press on Wednesday: “I’m happy to confirm Serena is expecting a baby this Fall.” Earlier in the day, Williams posted a photo of herself on...

A few heated, barbed interludes with Fox News' Bill O'Reilly

NEW YORK (AP) — Over the years, “The O’Reilly Factor” was a forum for heated exchanges led by host Bill O’Reilly and, appearing elsewhere on Fox News Channel, he was often ready with a barbed remark. Here are a few examples: – 2003: Jeremy...

O'Reilly's departure creates new challenges for Fox

AP Photo/Mary Altaffer NEW YORK (AP) — With its biggest star departing in another blowup over sexual harassment, Fox News faces some big challenges. It now has to show that it can hang on to its loyal army of conservative viewers, improve its working culture, and still...

'Blacklist' actor's real-life roles: Marine, NYC firefighter

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actor Hisham Tawfiq has played an impressive range of roles in his own life, from Marine to New York City firefighter to man of faith. His best-known screen part to date is that of Dembe, stalwart field soldier for criminal mastermind Red (James Spader)...

Former Hillary Clinton aide writing memoir

NEW YORK (AP) — A former Hillary Clinton aide and speechwriter is writing a book about Clinton and her inner circle of advisers. Penguin Press announced Wednesday that it had acquired Lissa Muscatine’s “Hillaryland,” which will chronicle her 25 years with...

Bill O'Reilly's statement following his firing from Fox News

NEW YORK (AP) — Former Fox News personality Bill O’Reilly issued the following statement following his firing Wednesday: “Over the past 20 years at Fox News, I have been extremely proud to launch and lead one of the most successful news programs in history,...

Viggo Mortensen slams Argentina's Macri over film policies

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Oscar-nominated actor Viggo Mortensen is joining a protest by Argentine actors against the government’s decision to fire the head of the country’s film institute. In a video posted online, Mortensen also calls center-right...

'Mississippi Grind' directors sign on for 'Captain Marvel'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The co-directors of the indie gambling drama “Mississippi Grind” are making the leap to superhero films. A source close to the project who was not authorized to speak publicly says Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck will direct “Captain...