- Springfield scouts search for Sasquatch Updated: Feb-13-16 2:33 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Tennessee - Deep in the woods of Robertson County, there's a group of Boy Scouts on a four-year search for a large, hairy creature that's attracted the attention of the national television program "Finding Bigfoot."
- The maestro, the money and unfinished 'Great Gasby' opera Updated: Feb-13-16 2:09 pm
ST. PETERSBURG, Florida - Mark Sforzini's unfinished opera is about a complicated relationship.
- Artists designs to celebrate subs' history in Connecticut Updated: Feb-13-16 2:01 pm
GROTON, Connecticut - Artists in southeastern Connecticut are being called upon to design sculptures of submarines for a public art project celebrating 100 years of subs in the Groton area.
- The Latest: Bosh to have more tests on calf in Miami Updated: Feb-13-16 1:51 pm
TORONTO - The Latest on Saturday's events at the NBA's All-Star Weekend in Toronto (all times local):
- Documentary "Fire at Sea" opens at Berlin Film Festival Updated: Feb-13-16 1:40 pm
BERLIN - The director of "Fire at Sea" - a documentary about the Italian island of Lampedusa, where thousands of asylum-seekers have been arriving from lawless Libya - says he wanted "to show the tragedy that's playing out in front of our eyes ... We're all responsible."
- Head of BAFTA: Film industry not diverse enough Updated: Feb-13-16 1:34 pm
LONDON - The head of the British Academy Film and Television Awards says its annual ceremony does not feature more ethnic minority nominees because the film industry itself is not diverse enough.
- Beckley students perform in 'High School Musical' Updated: Feb-13-16 1:32 pm
BECKLEY, West Virginia - Bright and early on the morning of Feb. 4 inside Stephen Wilson's classroom at Woodrow Wilson High School, more than a dozen students of all grade levels and all social cliques stood on a wooden platform dancing and singing, "We're All in This Together."
- Jennifer Lawrence donating $2 million to hometown hospital Updated: Feb-13-16 11:57 am
LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - Actress Jennifer Lawrence is donating $2 million to a Kentucky hospital where she visited sick youngsters during a recent holiday trip home.
- Czech designer, architect Borek Sipek dies at age 66 Updated: Feb-13-16 10:23 am
PRAGUE - Borek Sipek, Czech architect and designer best known in his country for his work for late President Vaclav Havel has died. He was 66.
- Ai Weiwei art project in Berlin features refugee life vests Updated: Feb-13-16 9:52 am
BERLIN - An art installation by Chinese artist Ai Weiwei in Berlin showcases thousands of used life vests by refugees from the Greek island of Lesbos.
- Rock band kicks off rescheduled tour after Paris carnage Updated: Feb-13-16 7:45 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark - Jesse Hughes, frontman of the U.S. band whose Nov. 13 gig at the Bataclan theater in Paris was stormed by Islamic extremist suicide bombers killing 89 people, says "my friends died very beautifully, they died very well, with great courage."
- Steve Coogan film at Berlin fest puts death penalty on trial Updated: Feb-13-16 7:39 am
LONDON - Is it possible to discuss an emotive topic like the death penalty with both passion and reason? Steve Coogan hopes so.
- 'Project Runway' finalist LeBlanc to speak at NC museum Updated: Feb-13-16 4:01 am
RALEIGH, North Carolina - Fashion designer and "Project Runway" finalist Justin LeBlanc will discuss how his ties to North Carolina influence his work in a program at the North Carolina Museum of History.
- Rihanna hits the runway - this time, as designer Updated: Feb-13-16 2:12 am
NEW YORK - Rihanna is certainly used to stopping the show, whether as a performer or as a fashion figure whose daring choices can make headlines.
- Questions raised about what happened in Mexican prison brawl Updated: Feb-13-16 12:10 am
MONTERREY, Mexico - Prosecutors charged three state officers with homicide after a bloody prison brawl that ended with 49 dead, raising questions about what happened during the melee inside Mexico's Topo Chico lockup that saw inmates fight with hammers, cudgels and makeshift knives.
- NY Fashion Week: Rihanna does Puma, Wu on fast fashion Updated: Feb-13-16 12:02 am
NEW YORK - The Associated Press is all over New York Fashion Week, from the runway designs to the celebrity-filled front rows. Here are some recent highlights:
- The Latest: Pope briefly emerges to speak with well-wishers Updated: Feb-12-16 11:21 pm
HAVANA - The latest on Pope Francis's historic meeting in Cuba with Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill and his subsequent trip to Mexico (all times local):
- Alabama Shakes ready to rock at Grammy Awards Updated: Feb-12-16 11:19 pm
LOS ANGELES - Brittany Howard of Alabama Shakes remembers being a nervous, fresh-faced, first-time nominee at the Grammys back in 2013.
- The Latest: US beats World 157-154 in Rising Stars Challenge Updated: Feb-12-16 11:04 pm
TORONTO - The Latest on Friday's events at the NBA's All-Star Weekend in Toronto (all times local):
- Canada tops US in All-Star celebrity game, 74-63 Updated: Feb-12-16 9:24 pm
TORONTO - Drake outcoached Kevin Hart, and Win Butler was aptly named in the NBA All-Star celebrity game Friday night.
- Jidenna talks snagging a Grammy nod and finishing his album Updated: Feb-12-16 8:23 pm
NEW YORK - If ever you've laid eyes on Jidenna - the nattily dressed singer and emcee behind the Grammy-nominated anthem "Classic Man" - then certainly you remember him: He's straight out of a time machine with his fiery red hair, slicked into a dapper 1930s style, slim suits and a gold watch chain dangling from his pocket.
- Mom of boy found dead in septic tank guilty of neglect Updated: Feb-12-16 7:21 pm
PULASKI, Virginia - The mother of a Virginia boy found dead in a septic tank has been convicted of neglect and abuse.
- Conan's biggest regret at Harvard? Skipping economics Updated: Feb-12-16 7:16 pm
BOSTON - Conan O'Brien was a prankster during his Harvard years, but he also credits his success to hard work in the classroom.
- Cain finally healthy and ready to rejoin Giants' rotation Updated: Feb-12-16 5:57 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - If the San Francisco Giants had any lingering concerns about Matt Cain's health, the veteran pitcher helped ease their minds with one impressive swing - on the golf course.
- Cosby's lawyers try again to get his sex assault case tossed Updated: Feb-12-16 5:50 pm
PHILADELPHIA - Lawyers for Bill Cosby tried again Friday to have his criminal sex-assault case dismissed, asking an appeals court to consider whether Cosby had a binding agreement that he would never be charged.