Trump mocks Emmy ceremony for low ratings

AP Photo/Evan Vucci WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is mocking Sunday’s Emmy Awards ceremony – where he himself was frequently mocked by host Stephen Colbert, presenters and prize-winners. Trump tweets, “I was saddened to see how bad the ratings...

Latin Grammy nominations postponed over natural disasters

AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell MIAMI (AP) — Nominations for the Latin Grammy Awards have been postponed because of Tuesday’s earthquake in Mexico and the aftermath of hurricanes Harvey and Irma. Latin Recording Academy President Gabriel Abaroa Jr. said in a statement...

Leonardo DiCaprio foundation awards $20M in eco-grants

NEW YORK (AP) — Leonardo DiCaprio announced Tuesday that his eco-focused foundation has given more than $20 million this year in fresh grants to more than 100 organizations around the world. From lion recovery and mangrove restoration to the defense of indigenous rights and...

'Stronger' spawns a friendship for Gyllenhaal and Bauman

AP Photo/Steven Senne TORONTO (AP) — As the cast and makers of “Stronger” collectively rose to take a bow after the film’s Toronto International Film Festival premiere, Jake Gyllenhaal realized that Jeff Bauman, whom he plays in the film and who wears...

'Stronger' spawns a friendship for Gyllenhaal and Bauman

AP Photo/Steven Senne TORONTO (AP) — As the cast and makers of “Stronger” collectively rose to take a bow after the film’s Toronto International Film Festival premiere, Jake Gyllenhaal realized that Jeff Bauman, whom he plays in the film and who wears...

Oh brother: Hank Green, sibling of John Green, has book deal

NEW YORK (AP) — John Green isn’t the only author in his family. Green’s brother and YouTube collaborator, Hank Green, has a two-book deal with the Penguin Random House imprint Dutton. The first book is a novel about an art student and a sculpture of a giant...

Court reinstates lawsuit over debunked Rolling Stone story

NEW YORK (AP) — A defamation lawsuit against Rolling Stone over the magazine’s debunked article about a University of Virginia gang rape was reinstated Tuesday by an appeals court in a manner that one judge says would allow any member of a school fraternity to join...

Fired US Attorney Bharara starting podcast on justice

AP Photo/Andrew Harnik NEW YORK (AP) — New York’s Preet Bharara, who says he knows nothing more about why President Donald Trump fired him as U.S. attorney than on the day it happened, is about to step back into the spotlight with a podcast on justice issues. The...

Neko Case's Vermont home is damaged by fire

BARNET, Vt. (AP) — Fire investigators are looking for the cause of a fire that heavily damaged Neko Case’s 225-year-old Vermont home. Barnet firefighters were called to the indie musician’s home at about 9:30 p.m. Monday. The Caledonian Record...

Neko Case's Vermont home is damaged by fire

BARNET, Vt. (AP) — Fire investigators are looking for the cause of a fire that heavily damaged Neko Case’s 225-year-old Vermont home. Barnet firefighters were called to the indie musician’s home at about 9:30 p.m. Monday. The Caledonian Record...