- B.B. King viewing draws more than 1,000 in Las Vegas Updated: May-23-15 12:37 am
LAS VEGAS - B.B. King kept drawing fans Friday in Las Vegas, and a family feud simmered, during a public chance to say goodbye ahead of a weekend memorial service and a final King of the Blues road tour leading back home to the Mississippi Delta.
- Casey Kasem's widow won't face criminal charges Updated: May-22-15 8:01 pm
LOS ANGELES - Los Angeles prosecutors said Friday that they won't file elder abuse charges against Casey Kasem's widow despite efforts by three of the radio personality's children to have her prosecuted.
- Unpublished Orson Welles draft memoir obtained by university Updated: May-22-15 6:59 pm
DETROIT - A "very raw draft" of an unpublished Orson Welles memoir has joined the University of Michigan's archives on the trailblazing filmmaker, the school says.
- Harlem Globetrotters great Marques Haynes dies at 89 Updated: May-22-15 6:28 pm
PHOENIX - Marques Haynes' dribbling skills wowed fans in more than 100 countries. He was a showstopper, a player who helped make the Harlem Globetrotters beloved ambassadors of basketball around the world.
- Rockefeller makes rare appearance ahead of 100th birthday Updated: May-22-15 6:14 pm
MOUNT DESERT, Maine - David Rockefeller made a rare public appearance ahead of his 100th birthday to formally announce the donation of 1,000 acres bordering Acadia National Park in Maine.
- TLC pulls Duggar family series amid misconduct reports Updated: May-22-15 5:34 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - TLC pulled the reality series "19 Kids and Counting" from its schedule on Friday, a move that follows reports of sexual misconduct allegations against one of the stars, Josh Duggar, stemming from when he was a juvenile.
- De Niro tells NY arts graduates 'You have to keep working' Updated: May-22-15 4:26 pm
NEW YORK - Robert De Niro urged new graduates at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts on Friday to keep fighting to create careers in the arts even though it probably would have been easier if they had picked something more practical.
- Oklahoma native, Harlem Globetrotter Haynes dies at age 89 Updated: May-22-15 3:37 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - Harlem Globetrotter star and Oklahoma native Marques Haynes has died at age 89.
- Amid celebrity show offs, $30 million raised at AIDS gala Updated: May-22-15 2:42 pm
CAP D'ANTIBES, France - Amid celebrity schmoozing, glamorous fashions, musical performances and the frequent banging of the auction hammer, the French Riviera's annual star-filled amfAR gala brought in its expected share of drama - with celebrity invitees including Leonardo DiCaprio, Jake Gyllenhaal, Michael Fassbender, Marion Cotillard, Sienna Miller and Adrien Brody.
- Lawyer: Ex-NFLer Aaron Hernandez, now in prison, low on cash Updated: May-22-15 2:27 pm
NEW BEDFORD, Massachusetts - Former NFL player and convicted killer Aaron Hernandez is running out of money after hiring a platoon of lawyers for all his criminal cases, his attorney said.
- Judge allowing new lawsuit in Sofia Vergara embryo fight Updated: May-22-15 2:14 pm
SANTA MONICA, California - Sofia Vergara's ex-fiance will be allowed to file an amended lawsuit seeking custody of two embryos he created with the "Modern Family" star, a judge ruled Friday.
- Cannes favorite Nanni Moretti explores loss in 'My Mother' Updated: May-22-15 11:58 am
CANNES, France - Director Nanni Moretti is pleased to hear that some audience members came out of "Mia Madre," his new movie about a filmmaker whose mother is dying, and immediately called their own moms to say "I love you."
- Joel McHale to host annual ESPY awards Updated: May-22-15 9:37 am
NEW YORK - Actor and talk-show host Joel McHale will be the host of the annual ESPY Awards show in July.
- Tim Roth deals with death, sadness in Cannes entry 'Chronic' Updated: May-22-15 8:08 am
CANNES, France - Tim Roth toned things down for his role in the Cannes Film Festival entry "Chronic."
- B.B. King public viewing expected to draw lines in Las Vegas Updated: May-22-15 5:55 am
LAS VEGAS - A funeral director says he's prepared for lines around the block for a public viewing of blues legend B.B. King in Las Vegas.
- CANNES WATCH: Karlie Kloss stuns, Andie MacDowell reveals Updated: May-21-15 7:55 pm
CANNES, France - Day Nine at the Cannes Film Festival showed off model Karlie Kloss' figure in a slinky little Tom Ford number, while actress Andie MacDowell revealed why she never showed up at Cannes in 1989 with her hit film "Sex, Lies and Videotape." And a film honoring designer Oscar de la Renta showed that he may be gone, but his influence at Cannes is still strong.
- Sharper set to plead in federal rape case May 29 Updated: May-21-15 7:32 pm
NEW ORLEANS - Former NFL star Darren Sharper, who already has pleaded guilty or no-contest to sexual assault charges in three states, is set to enter a new plea in a federal case on May 29 in New Orleans.
- Flavor Flav arrested in Vegas, suspected of impaired driving Updated: May-21-15 7:22 pm
LAS VEGAS - Flavor Flav was arrested in Las Vegas early Thursday on allegations of driving under the influence, speeding, possessing less than an ounce of marijuana and having an open container of alcohol in the 2005 black BMW he was driving, authorities said.
- Judge: Convicted killer Aaron Hernandez can't sell Hummer Updated: May-21-15 6:28 pm
NEW BEDFORD, Massachusetts - A judge has extended a restraining order barring former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez, who was recently convicted of murder, from selling his 2005 Hummer and keeping the money.
- Blues great B.B. King's daughter to host Vegas Strip event Updated: May-21-15 4:41 pm
LAS VEGAS - B.B. King's eldest daughter says she'll host a free musical tribute event at a Las Vegas Strip venue after a public viewing of her father's body at a funeral chapel.
- Rockefeller to mark 100th birthday with land gift in Maine Updated: May-21-15 4:30 pm
PORTLAND, Maine - The oldest member of the Rockefeller family is giving a gift as part of his 100th birthday celebration: 1,000 acres of land including streams, trails and carriage roads abutting Acadia National Park.
- Nielsen: 13.76 million viewers for Letterman Updated: May-21-15 3:07 pm
NEW YORK - Comic celebrities turned out for David Letterman's late-night farewell - and so did his biggest audience in more than 21 years.
- Red carpet Emergency Room at Cannes is always full of drama Updated: May-21-15 12:16 pm
CANNES, France - For most of the year, room 331 of the Martinez Hotel is just your run-of-the mill luxury five star hotel suite.
- Jon Bon Jovi breaks out guitar at commencement address Updated: May-21-15 12:13 pm
CAMDEN, New Jersey - Rocker Jon Bon Jovi couldn't resist breaking out a guitar Thursday to help give advice to graduates at Rutgers University's Camden campus.
- Macklemore, Snoop Dogg to play in celeb softball game Updated: May-21-15 10:54 am
NEW YORK - Rappers Snoop Dogg and Macklemore and "Hunger Games" actor Josh Hutcherson will play in the 2015 MLB All-Star Legends and Celebrity Softball Game.