Actor Michael Sheen likes variety in his roles

NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Sheen can mold himself into just about any kind of role. He’s played British Prime Minister Tony Blair, interviewer David Frost and a vampire in the “Twilight” films. Sheen says that with public figures like Blair and Frost, the...
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Darrell Hammond takes over for Don Pardo on ‘SNL’

FILE – In this June 13, 2011 file photo, Darrell Hammond appears onstage at the 15th Annual Webby Awards in New York. Hammond, who spent 14 years in the cast of “Saturday Night Live,” will replace longtime announcer Don Pardo for the show’s season opener...
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MTV to air documentary about transgender youths

In this Sept. 6, 2014 image released by Starpix, actress Laverne Cox poses at the Herve Leger by Max Azria Spring 2015 show during Fashion Week in New York. Cox will host a documentary on MTV and Logo next month that profiles seven young transgenders. The special, “Laverne...
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Massachusetts woman who stalked Spacey sentenced

FILE – In a April 26, 2014 file photo, actor Kevin Spacey walks the green carpet as he arrives for the 15th annual International Indian Film Awards, in Tampa, Fla. A Massachusetts woman, Linda Louise Culkin of Quincy, Mass., who threatened to blow up, torture and castrate...

Puerto Rico singer Don Omar faces abuse charges

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico reggaeton star Don Omar has been charged with four counts of domestic violence. Police spokesman Angel Mariani said in a phone interview Thursday that 36-year-old William Omar Landron Rivera faces two counts of abuse and two counts...

A glance at disputed passages in Three Cups of Tea

Greg Mortenson’s best-selling book Three Cups of Tea came under intense scrutiny after 60 Minutes, author Jon Krakauer and some people in the book said some of the stories were fabricated. Here is a glance at some of those stories, what is being disputed and...

Massachusetts woman who stalked Spacey sentenced

BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts woman who threatened to blow up, torture and castrate Oscar-winning actor Kevin Spacey in what prosecutors called a “persistent and malevolent” cyberstalking campaign has been sentenced to more than four years in prison. A federal...
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World leaders to appear at NYC’s Citizen Festival

AAA Sep. 18, 2014 8:42 AM ETWorld leaders to appear at NYC’s Citizen FestivalAP FILE – In this April 16, 2014 file photo, Shawn “Jay Z” Carter announces the Made in America Festival from the steps of City Hall in Los Angeles. The leaders of India,...
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Md. teacher wins $1M on ‘Wheel of Fortune’

Buy AP Photo Reprints SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — A Silver Spring teacher has become the third contestant to win more than $1 million on “Wheel of Fortune.” Sarah Manchester will take home about $1,017,500 and a trip to the Dominican Republic after winning the...
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Zachery Quinto rules out role in ‘Heroes Reborn’

FILE – In this June 10, 2014 file photo, Zachary Quinto attends amfAR’s fifth annual Inspiration Gala in New York. Quinto will mentor two first-time filmmakers on the unscripted series “The Chair,†which airs Saturdays on the Starz network. (Photo by...