- Residents return to smoldering ruins after damaging wildfire Updated: Jun-30-15 4:21 pm
WENATCHEE, Washington - Surveying the smoldering ruins of his upscale home in this central Washington city, Vern Smith pointed to what had been his garage.
- Travel new and now: Boston, food apps, surf rodeo Updated: Jun-30-15 4:05 pm
NEW YORK - BOSTON
- Campbell movie sets standard for CNN film Updated: Jun-30-15 3:40 pm
NEW YORK - CNN's airing of a documentary on singer Glen Campbell's fight with Alzheimer's Disease shattered previous viewership records for a movie on the news network.
- Journey drummer Deen Castronovo jailed on rape charge Updated: Jun-30-15 2:10 pm
PORTLAND, Oregon - The drummer for the classic-rock band Journey sat in jail Tuesday after being indicted on a rape charge two weeks after his domestic violence arrest.
- UK: Royal Opera defends 'distressing' rape scene after boos Updated: Jun-30-15 1:26 pm
LONDON - Britain's Royal Opera says it's sorry for causing distress but the show will go on after a rape scene in "Guillaume Tell" sparked boos and walkouts.
- 'Glee'-type music contest crowns winners in New York City Updated: Jun-30-15 1:20 pm
NEW YORK - A 17-year-old New Yorker math and science whiz and an 18-year-old Californian who will study musical theater in college have won top honors at the National High School Musical Theater Awards.
- Bon Jovi's politics: Cash for Clinton, music for Christie Updated: Jun-30-15 12:08 pm
LIVINGSTON, New Jersey - Bon Jovi is playing a big role in the 2016 presidential campaign in New Jersey.
- Atlantic City to host Rascal Flatts beach concert in August Updated: Jun-30-15 11:25 am
ATLANTIC CITY, New Jersey - Country music stars Rascal Flatts will play a concert on the Atlantic City beach in August.
- Owensboro bluegrass festival sets another attendance record Updated: Jun-30-15 10:32 am
OWENSBORO, Kentucky - Owensboro's annual bluegrass music festival has set a new attendance record - and by a large margin.
- 'Changed' Justin Bieber attends Sydney church conference Updated: Jun-30-15 9:58 am
SYDNEY - Justin Bieber credited a Pentecostal pastor with changing his life as he mingled Tuesday with thousands of Christians at a five-day church conference in Sydney.
- Man beaten to death after country music concert Updated: Jun-30-15 6:16 am
SEATTLE - Police are looking for two suspects after a man was beaten to death after a country music concert at CenturyLink Field.
- NBC to Donald Trump: You're fired; Televisa drops pageant Updated: Jun-29-15 10:49 pm
NEW YORK - NBC said Monday that it is ending its business relationship with mogul and GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump because of comments he made about Mexican immigrants during the announcement of his campaign.
- Construction on scaled-down nightclub fire memorial to begin Updated: Jun-29-15 9:53 pm
WEST WARWICK, Rhode Island - The first phase of construction for a scaled-down memorial at the site of a nightclub fire that killed 100 people is set to begin, and the head of the nonprofit group that has worked for years to build it says it expects to complete it by the spring.
- Sheriff: Man dies after Washington music festival Updated: Jun-29-15 8:13 pm
GEORGE, Washington - The Grant County sheriff's office says it has assigned a detective to investigate a 22-year-old Portland, Oregon, man's death after a music festival in Washington state over the weekend.
- AP Source: AC/DC finally heading to Spotify Updated: Jun-29-15 6:52 pm
NEW YORK - AC/DC is finally heading to Spotify, three years after the veteran rock band decided to put its catalog on iTunes.
- Looking for love on a dating app? You may find music instead Updated: Jun-29-15 3:59 pm
NEW YORK - In your quest to find a date, a spouse or a hook-up, you might discover something else when using dating apps: new music.
- Rapper 'The Game' charged with hitting off-duty officer Updated: Jun-29-15 3:46 pm
LOS ANGELES - The rapper known as "The Game" has been charged with hitting an off-duty Los Angeles police officer during a basketball game.
- Music Review: Joy Williams goes solo and bares soul Updated: Jun-29-15 2:50 pm
Joy Williams, "Venus" (Sensibility/Columbia)
- Neil Young's 'The Monsanto Years' attacks corporate greed Updated: Jun-29-15 1:48 pm
Neil Young + Promise of the Real, "The Monsanto Years" (Warner Bros.)
- Diddy's son Quincy calls father's arrest a 'hiccup' Updated: Jun-29-15 12:06 pm
LOS ANGELES - Diddy's son Quincy Brown has dismissed his father's recent arrest as a "hiccup."
- Man wants Taylor Swift to testify in his trespassing case Updated: Jun-29-15 11:50 am
WAKEFIELD, Rhode Island - A man charged with trespassing at Taylor Swift's Rhode Island mansion wants the singer to testify on his behalf.
- Lady Gaga, European official slam Turkish gay pride violence Updated: Jun-29-15 11:11 am
ISTANBUL - Pop singer Lady Gaga and a European rights official are condemning the attacks on Istanbul's gay pride rally after security forces doused demonstrators with water cannons and tear gas.
- Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan awards $26M Updated: Jun-29-15 9:14 am
DETROIT - The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan has approved grants totaling more than $26 million.
- Jolin Tsai, Eason Chan, A-Mei win at Golden Melody Awards Updated: Jun-29-15 5:59 am
TAIPEI, Taiwan - Jolin Tsai was the big winner at the Golden Melody Awards, honoring some of the biggest names in Asian music.
- Chris Brown, Nicki Minaj, Beyonce win big at BET Awards Updated: Jun-29-15 1:18 am
Though she was absent, Beyonce won three BET Awards, including video of the year for "7/11," while Chris Brown and Nicki Minaj also won multiple awards at the all-star show Sunday night.