Parents: Cameraman in good spirits despite Ebola

NEW YORK (AP) — The parents of an American freelance cameraman diagnosed with Ebola said Friday that their son was in good spirits. “Obviously he is scared and worried,” Dr. Mitchell Levy said of his son, Ashoka Mukpo, who was hired Tuesday to be the second...
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Los Angeles police recover Ed Sullivan statue

FILE – In this Feb. 8, 1964 file photo, Ed Sullivan, center, stands with The Beatles, from left, Ringo Starr, George Harrison, John Lennon and Paul McCartney, during a rehearsal for the British group’s first American appearance on “The Ed Sullivan Show,”...
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Can a football stadium be as ‘smart’ as a phone?

In this Sept. 14, 2014 photo, a fan uses an app on a smartphone to order food and drinks at Levi’s Stadium during an NFL football game between the San Francisco 49ers and the Chicago Bears in Santa Clara, Calif. If 49ers CEO Jed York realizes his vision, Levi’s...
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London exhibit charts chilling allure of gothic

Undated handout photo issued by the British Library on Thursday Oct. 2, 2014 of a Victorian vampire slaying kit on display in Terror and Wonder: The Gothic Imagination exhibition, at the British Library, in London. The gothic genre that has been spooking readers and viewers for...

‘Real Housewives’ couple face sentencing for fraud

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The married stars of the “Real Housewives of New Jersey” are due for a dose of unscripted reality. Teresa and Giuseppe “Joe” Giudice are scheduled to be sentenced Thursday on conspiracy and bankruptcy fraud charges in federal...
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Oops! UK council destroys Banksy immigration mural

In this released by banksy.co.uk on Thursday Oct. 2, 2014 shows a mural by graffiti artist Bansky in Clacton-on-Sea England taken earlier this week. The local authority in Clacton-on-Sea is mortified after telling its workers to remove a mural it later realized was created by the...
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Movie RV vandalized at Ohio museum

Buy AP Photo Reprints MEDINA, Ohio (AP) — A dilapidated recreational vehicle that played a memorable role in a beloved Christmas movie has been vandalized at an Ohio museum. The owner of the Castle Noel museum in Medina (meh-DY’-nuh), just south of Cleveland,...

Kosovo selects its first Oscar contender

PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — Kosovo says it has nominated an Oscar contender for the first time since it announced independence in 2008 from Serbia. An official in charge of nominations said “Three Windows and a Hanging” by veteran filmmaker Isa Qosja has been...
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Queen of Soul says new covers album feels fresh

Aretha Franklin, left, and Clive Davis attend the 92Y Presents Aretha Franklin and Clive Davis In Conversation at the 92nd St. Y on Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014 in New York. (Photo by Brad Barket/Invision/AP) Aretha Franklin, left, and Clive Davis attend the 92Y Presents Aretha...