Ben Affleck launches epic ‘Deflategate’ rant on new HBO show

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ben Affleck has given former ESPN personality Bill Simmons' new HBO talk show a lively start with a five-minute, expletive-filled rant on "Deflategate."…

Washington, Dunham, Gomez are faces of new LeanIn campaign

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kerry Washington, Lena Dunham, Emma Watson, Selena Gomez and Serena Williams say help from other women has been critical to their success….

Michael Strahan tells Chelsea Handler he doesn’t miss ‘Live’

CULVER CITY, Calif. (AP) — Michael Strahan says he doesn't miss doing "Live with Kelly and Michael."…

Japanese who created the popular Othello board game dies

TOKYO (AP) — Goro Hasegawa, the Japanese man credited with creating the Othello board game, has died. He was 83….

Busan film festival’s new chair confident of no boycott

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The new chair of Asia's largest film festival says he is confident that a threatened boycott would be averted allowing the festival to go ahead this fall….

Sequel to classic German war film ‘Das Boot’ in the works

BERLIN (AP) — Thirty-five years after the massively successful World War II classic "Das Boot," or "The Boat," which chronicled the brutal life aboard a German U-boat, plans are underway for a sequel….

TV academy sues to block auction of Whitney Houston’s Emmy

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An Emmy Award won by Whitney Houston 30 years ago is the focus of a legal fight….

Review: ‘Swiss Army Man’ imaginative but tonally imbalanced

Flatulence is a key element of "Swiss Army Man ," but the film isn't exactly a comedy….

C-SPAN uses social media feeds to cover protest

NEW YORK (AP) — With the cameras it uses to cover Congress shut off, C-SPAN turned to social media feeds on Wednesday to beam live coverage of the House Democrat's sit-in to demand votes on gun control legislation…

Rebuilding of “Blue Hawaii” hotel begins decades after storm

HONOLULU (AP) — Work has finally begun on rebuilding the storied resort where Elvis Presley's character got married in the 1961 film "Blue Hawaii," decades after a major hurricane heavily damaged its buildings and forced its closure….