Historian with expert predictions ponders Trump impeachment

NEW YORK (AP) — A college professor who has successfully predicted every presidential election since 1984, including Donald Trump’s upset victory last year, is working on a book based on a possible future plot twist: Trump’s removal from office. Dey Street Books...

'Today' show anchor Hoda Kotb adopts baby girl

NEW YORK (AP) — “Today” show host Hoda Kotb says she has adopted a baby girl. The co-anchor of the fourth hour of the NBC morning program said in an emotional phone interview Tuesday that she adopted a newborn and named her Haley Joy. The 52-year-old Kotb says...

Circus lionized for cutting animal acts will bring them back

BOSTON (AP) — A circus is under fire for bringing back animal acts a year after earning praise from animal rights groups for dropping them to keep up with changing public attitudes. The Melha Shrine Circus, which has seven performances over four days scheduled for May in...

Noted movie critic Richard Schickel dies at 84

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Richard Schickel, a noted movie critic for Life and Time magazines who also wrote dozens of books and made documentaries about Hollywood, has died. He was 84. His daughter, Erika Schickel, tells The New York Times and Los Angeles Times that he died on...

Jazz fusion guitarist Larry Coryell dies in NYC at age 73

NEW YORK (AP) — Jazz guitarist Larry Coryell, known as the “Godfather of Fusion,” has died in New York City. He was 73. His publicist, Kurt Nishimura, said Coryell died Sunday in his hotel room of natural causes. Nishimura says he had just performed two shows at...

Fox News host Brenda Buttner dies at age 55

NEW YORK (AP) — Brenda Buttner, host of Fox News Channel’s “Bulls and Bears” has died after a battle with cancer. She was 55. Buttner served as CNBC’s Washington correspondent and hosted the network’s “The Money Club” before joining...

David Cassidy fighting memory loss, wants to 'enjoy life'

NEW YORK (AP) — Former “Partridge Family” star David Cassidy says he’s struggling with memory loss. The 66-year-old actor-singer tells People magazine his family has a history of dementia and he had sensed “this was coming.” He says for now he...

Publisher cancels Milo Yiannopoulos book 'Dangerous'

NEW YORK (AP) — Milo Yiannopoulos’ publisher has cancelled his planned book, “Dangerous.” Simon & Schuster and its Threshold Editions imprint announced Monday that “after careful consideration” they had pulled the book, which had been high...

Hot sauce and hope for Conan O'Brien in Mexico

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Television host Conan O’Brien is drawing stares in Mexico, where he’s taping an episode of his show in a bid to “do something positive” after the tensing of U.S.-Mexico relations. O’Brien arrived late last week and has spent...

Rhode Island marks anniversary of club fire that killed 100

WEST WARWICK, R.I. (AP) — Survivors of a 2003 nightclub fire that killed 100 people, and relatives of those who died, are marking the 14th anniversary of the blaze. Small gatherings were held Sunday afternoon and Monday morning at the site of the former Station nightclub in...