Netflix gets ‘Love’ comedy from Judd Apatow

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Netflix says filmmaker Judd Apatow co-created a new series that will take a frank, comic look at modern relationships. Netflix said Tuesday it has made a two-season commitment to the series, titled “Love.” It will star Paul Rust and Gillian...

Miley Cyrus date barely makes court appearance

DALLAS, Ore. (AP) — The young homeless man who accompanied Miley Cyrus to the MTV Video Music Awards arrived 45 minutes late for his arraignment on a charge that he violated his probation in Oregon. Polk County Judge Monte Campbell was just about ready to wrap up the...

Leonardo DiCaprio named UN Messenger of Peace

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Leonardo DiCaprio’s movie roles have made him an international star, but his long and little-known commitment to preserving the global environment has led to his new role — as a U.N. Messenger of Peace. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon...
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Nik Wallenda to tightrope walk over Chicago River

FILE – In this June 18, 2013 file photo, high-wire performer Nik Wallenda practices in Sarasota, Fla. On Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, Wallenda said that his next tightrope walk will be more than 50 stories high from one high-rise building to another over the Chicago River in...
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Nik Wallenda to tightrope walk over Chicago River

FILE – In this June 18, 2013 file photo, high-wire performer Nik Wallenda practices in Sarasota, Fla. On Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, Wallenda said that his next tightrope walk will be more than 50 stories high from one high-rise building to another over the Chicago River in...

Nik Wallenda to tightrope walk over Chicago River

FILE – In this June 18, 2013 file photo, high-wire performer Nik Wallenda practices in Sarasota, Fla. On Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, Wallenda said that his next tightrope walk will be more than 50 stories high from one high-rise building to another over the Chicago River in...

Leonardo DiCaprio named UN Messenger of Peace

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has appointed Leonardo DiCaprio as a United Nations Messenger of Peace to help promote global action on climate change. Ban told a news conference Tuesday that the American actor “is not just one of the...

Octavia Spencer: Content with new ensemble TV role

NEW YORK (AP) — As the offers poured in for Oscar winner Octavia Spencer to join the many other film actors who have recently transitioned to television, she was clear on what she wanted. For one, she didn’t want to do a sitcom. She had a recurring role on the first...

Leonardo DiCaprio named UN Messenger of Peace

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has appointed Leonardo DiCaprio as a United Nations Messenger of Peace to help promote global action on climate change. Ban told a news conference Tuesday that the American actor “is not just one of the...

UN names DiCaprio a Messenger of Peace

NEW YORK (AP) — The United Nations has named Leonardo DiCaprio a UN Messenger of Peace with a special focus on climate change. UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon made the announcement Tuesday, calling DiCaprio “a credible voice in the environmental movement.” He...