Fergie says she and Josh Duhamel still 'great friends'

NEW YORK (AP) — Fergie says even though she and husband Josh Duhamel are splitting up they’re still “great friends” who love one another and their young son. The singer talked about her marriage Wednesday at a screening for her new visual album,...

Boston kicks off a year of US tributes to Leonard Bernstein

AP Photo/Uncredited BOSTON (AP) — He was a wunderkind: the youngest music director ever to lead the New York Philharmonic and the genius behind the score to “West Side Story.” The late Leonard Bernstein would have turned 100 next year, and on Friday, the Boston...

Bernie Casey, pro football player turned actor, dies

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bernie Casey, a professional football player turned actor known for parts in “Revenge of the Nerds” and “I’m Gonna Git You Sucka,” has died. His talent agent Erin Connor says Casey died Tuesday in Los Angeles after a brief...

'Breakfast Club' actor Hall pleads no contest to assault

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Breakfast Club” actor Anthony Michael Hall has pleaded no contest to shoving a neighbor who fell and broke his wrist. The 49-year-old Hall entered the plea in Los Angeles County Superior Court on Wednesday to one misdemeanor count of assault...

'Breakfast Club' actor Hall pleads no contest to assault

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Breakfast Club” actor Anthony Michael Hall has pleaded no contest to shoving a neighbor who fell and broke his wrist. The 49-year-old Hall entered the plea in Los Angeles County Superior Court on Wednesday to one misdemeanor count of assault...

Review: Chris Hillman revives the Byrds' glorious sound

Chris Hillman, “Bidin’ My Time” (Rounder) From the opening beat drop of his first album in more than a decade to the bluegrass-infused cover of a Tom Petty song at the end, Chris Hillman doesn’t apologize for the nostalgic journey he’s on. But...

The Latest: Lawyer says woman and Kevin Hart are victims

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the Kevin Hart scandal (all times local): 11:18 a.m. A lawyer for a woman involved in the Kevin Hart scandal says someone secretly placed cameras in his Las Vegas hotel suite and made bedroom images of the two. Lawyer Lisa Bloom told a Los...

At 82, Judi Dench's mission remains the same: 'To learn'

TORONTO (AP) — Judi Dench is not tired. “I’ve had one of those pep-up drinks,” Dench, beaming as she sits down for a recent interview. “I feel rather sparky.” Caffeinated or not, Dench, 82, remains fully energized. As Stephen Frears, the...

Lillian Ross, longtime New Yorker writer, dead at 99

AP Photo/JOE TABACCA NEW YORK (AP) — An ever-watchful New Yorker reporter whose close, narrative style defined a memorable and influential 70-year career has died. Lillian Ross was 99. New Yorker editor David Remnick confirmed her death, but did not immediately have other...

Review: The Killers return with complex and brilliant angst

The Killers, “Wonderful Wonderful ” (Island) Don’t be fooled by the title of The Killers’ latest CD. Things aren’t “Wonderful” – much less “Wonderful Wonderful.” This may be the most misleading album title since Pink...