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Revamped ‘View’ begins its daytime run

In this image released by ABC, co-hosts, from left, Whoopi Goldberg, Nicolle Wallace, Rosie Perez and Rosie O’Donnell appear on the set of the daytime talk show “The View,” on Monday, Sept. 15, 2014 in New York. (AP Photo/ABC, Lou Rocco) In this image released...

Atlanta rapper Gucci Mane sentenced in assault

ATLANTA (AP) — Prosecutors say rapper Gucci Mane has pleaded guilty to aggravated assault for attacking a fan at an Atlanta nightclub. Fulton County District Attorney’s spokeswoman Yvette Jones says the 34-year-old rapper, whose real name is Radric Davis, pleaded...

Bob Crewe, ‘Walk Like a Man’ writer, dead at 83

NEW YORK (AP) — Bob Crewe, co-writer of “Can’t Take My Eyes Off of You,” ”Big Girls Don’t Cry” and many other pop hits, died last week. He was 83. Crewe’s brother, Dan Crewe, said Monday in an email that the producer, songwriter...

Kerry Washington talks domestic abuse, motherhood

LOS ANGELES (AP) — It didn’t take the Ray Rice elevator video to get Kerry Washington talking about domestic violence. In fact, it was the day before news outlets were looping security camera images of the NFL running back punching out his then-fiancee Janay Palmer...
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Miss America: More to worry about than red cup

Miss America 2015 Kira Kazantsev of New York, poses for photographers during the traditional toe dip in the Atlantic Ocean the morning after she was crowned, Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, in Atlantic City, N.J. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez) Miss America 2015 Kira Kazantsev of New York, poses...
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Bill Cosby to loan art collection to Smithsonian

This undated handout image provided by the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African Art and part of their collection, shows an oil on canvas work by Gerard Sekoto, entitled Boy and the Candle. The Smithsonian’s National Museum of African Art says Monday that the...
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New Miss America hits the Atlantic City surf

Miss New York Kira Kazantsev, right, walks the runway after she was named Miss America 2015 during the Miss America 2015 pageant, Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014, in Atlantic City, N.J. (AP Photo/Mel Evans) Miss New York Kira Kazantsev, right, walks the runway after she was named Miss...
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Forward-thinking U2 innovating while entertaining

Apple CEO Tim Cook, left, greets Bono from the band U2 after they preformed at the end of the Apple event on Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014, in Cupertino, Calif. Apple unveiled a new Apple Watch, the iPhone 6 and Apple Pay. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez) Apple CEO Tim Cook, left, greets...
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Hiassen a National Book Award finalist

FILE – In this Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2002, file photo, Jacqueline Woodson, a nominee for the National Book Award for young people’s literature, poses for photographers before the ceremony in New York. Carl Hiassen, Laurie Halse Anderson and Woodson are among the 10...
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One man trying to bring Broadway into 21st century

This undated publicity photo provided by Situation Interactive shows president and founder Damian Bazadona. His advertising and marketing firm operates at the intersection of technology and live events. (AP/Situation Interactive) This undated publicity photo provided by Situation...