- On Arctic voyage, Obama banks on power of his celebrity Updated: Sep-03-15 9:28 am
KOTZEBUE, Alaska - President Barack Obama brought no grand policy pronouncements, new legislative proposals or major tranches of federal aid with him to Alaska. Instead, he sought to use the power of his own celebrity to command attention to the issue of climate change.
- Australian police won't charge Mel Gibson over tirade claim Updated: Sep-03-15 7:04 am
SYDNEY - Police do not intend to charge Mel Gibson over an allegation that the Oscar-winning director shoved and abused a newspaper photographer who snapped pictures of him and his new girlfriend in Sydney last month, officials said Thursday.
- Polish fireman returns huge diamond ring to Paris Hilton Updated: Sep-03-15 6:40 am
WARSAW, Poland - Paris Hilton got lucky in Poland.
- Ludacris kicks off 10th annual LudaDay with celebrities Updated: Sep-03-15 5:07 am
ATLANTA - Rapper-actor Ludacris is celebrating the 10th anniversary of his yearly weekend events known to bring out top celebrities and raise money for local community charities.
- Autopsy: Amanda Peterson died from accidental overdose Updated: Sep-03-15 1:01 am
GREELEY, Colorado - The death of Amanda Peterson, best known for her role in the 1987 romantic comedy "Can't Buy Me Love," was the result of an accidental morphine overdose.
- Son of man convicted in Jewish site shootings testifies Updated: Sep-02-15 8:13 pm
OLATHE, Kansas - The son of a man convicted of killing three people at Jewish sites in suburban Kansas City says no one else in their family shares his father's anti-Semitic views.
- Dean Jones, boyish Disney star, dies at 84 Updated: Sep-02-15 8:05 pm
LOS ANGELES - Dean Jones, whose boyish good looks and all-American manner made him Disney's favorite young actor for such lighthearted films as "That Darn Cat!" and "The Love Bug," has died of Parkinson's disease. He was 84.
- Man charged in connection with OJ Simpson Heisman theft Updated: Sep-02-15 7:52 pm
LOS ANGELES - A man arrested in connection with the theft of a copy of O.J. Simpson's Heisman Trophy more than 20 years ago from the University of Southern California pleaded not guilty Wednesday to receiving stolen property.
- Colbert, Abrams to join forces for film festival fundraiser Updated: Sep-02-15 7:25 pm
NEWARK, New Jersey - Stephen Colbert (kohl-BEHR') and J.J. Abrams will soon be joining forces for a celebrity nerd-off that will benefit a New Jersey film festival.
- Assistant convicted of stealing millions from ex-NBA star Updated: Sep-02-15 6:27 pm
ORLANDO, Florida - A federal jury has convicted a former personal assistant of Gilbert Arenas of stealing more than $2 million from the former NBA basketball player.
- Stephen Colbert one-ups Jeb Bush raffle with 1 of his own Updated: Sep-02-15 6:09 pm
NEW YORK - Score one for Stephen Colbert.
- Director defends Taylor Swift's music video of whitewashing Updated: Sep-02-15 6:07 pm
NEW YORK - The director of Taylor Swift's new music video is defending the singer after some claimed she whitewashed her video based in Africa.
- Rapper Kevin Gates accused of kicking woman during show Updated: Sep-02-15 3:52 pm
LAKELAND, Florida - Rapper Kevin Gates is facing a battery charge in Florida after authorities say he kicked a woman during a performance.
- Nicky Jam leads nominees for new Latin American Music Awards Updated: Sep-02-15 3:40 pm
LOS ANGELES - Latin urban singer Nicky Jam leads the nominees for the first Latin American Music Awards with six nominations.
- Clooney, Bush and Biden among Stephen Colbert's first guests Updated: Sep-02-15 12:37 pm
NEW YORK - Nearly nine months after exiting Comedy Central, Stephen Colbert returns Tuesday as host of CBS' "The Late Show," airing nightly at 11:35 p.m. EDT.
- Unmasked, Stephen Colbert debuts Tuesday hosting 'Late Show' Updated: Sep-02-15 12:31 pm
NEW YORK - Stephen Colbert is about to turn a corner in his career: onto Broadway at 54th Street.
- Actor Dylan Baker tries to rescue neighbor in high-rise fire Updated: Sep-02-15 10:01 am
NEW YORK - Actor Dylan Baker tried to rescue an elderly neighbor before escaping a high-rise apartment fire in Manhattan.
- Jets' Maccagnan goes from behind scenes to sudden celebrity Updated: Sep-02-15 8:40 am
FLORHAM PARK, New Jersey - The shouts from the stands kind of caught Mike Maccagnan off-guard.
- Loretta Lynn, Luke Bryan, Eric Church receive ACM Honors Updated: Sep-02-15 12:14 am
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - Country star Luke Bryan may have one of the most popular albums in the country, but Loretta Lynn made his day when she gave him a kiss.
- Biden to appear on Colbert's 'Late Show' Updated: Sep-01-15 7:28 pm
LOS ANGELES - Vice President Joe Biden will be among Stephen Colbert's inaugural guests on "The Late Show."
- Wrestler 'Superfly' Snuka charged in girlfriend's 1983 death Updated: Sep-01-15 6:36 pm
ALLENTOWN, Pennsylvania - Former professional wrestling star Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka was charged Tuesday with third-degree murder and involuntary manslaughter in the death of his mistress more than three decades ago.
- Television and movie producers announced for Oscars telecast Updated: Sep-01-15 6:01 pm
LOS ANGELES - The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences says David Hill and Reginald Hudlin will produce the 88th Oscars telecast.
- Prosecutor: Ex-Jared Foundation chief to plead guilty Updated: Sep-01-15 4:45 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - The former director of a foundation created by longtime Subway spokesman Jared Fogle has agreed to plead guilty to 12 counts of child exploitation and one count of child pornography, federal prosecutors said Tuesday.
- MTV spreads out its awards show to get more viewers Updated: Sep-01-15 3:20 pm
NEW YORK - MTV boosted the viewership of its annual Video Music Awards, this year hosted by Miley Cyrus, with a little help from its friends.
- Bond author sorry for saying Idris Elba 'too street' for 007 Updated: Sep-01-15 2:53 pm
LONDON - The author of the new James Bond novel apologized on Tuesday after he said that British actor Idris Elba is "too street" to play 007.