News groups fight to keep Harvey Weinstein's hearing open
NEW YORK (AP) — News organizations are fighting to pull back the curtain on a Harvey Weinstein court appearance that the prosecution and defense want held in secret.
'Thrones' is ending, but will live on in merchandise
NEW YORK (AP) — From wine to clothing to tours, HBO and retailers have cashed in through the years with "Game of Thrones" merchandise.
'Young and the Restless' honors Kristoff St. John, his work
LOS ANGELES (AP) — As "The Young and the Restless" head writer Josh Griffith screened the episode in which Neil Winters' family learns of his death, the tears began to flow.
Prince memoir 'The Beautiful Ones' coming out in the fall
NEW YORK (AP) — The memoir Prince was working on at the time of his death is coming out Oct. 29. Random House confirmed Monday to The Associated Press that "The Beautiful Ones" will combine a Prince unfinished manuscript with rare photos, scrapbooks and lyrics.
New Ukrainian leader's campaign took page from sitcom script
MOSCOW (AP) — The president-elect of Ukraine does not have a political record that foreign governments and companies can search for clues.
Notre Dame fire was a warning bell. But will Europe listen?
PARIS (AP) — It's a thin line where the patina of age on Europe's countless monuments gives way to the onset of neglect. Like with so many loved ones, all is assumed to be fine, until suddenly it's not.
Review: Young friends make a bad decision in Gudenkauf novel
"Before She Was Found" by Heather Gudenkauf (Park Row) Twelve-year-old Cora Landry starts junior high, and she lacks friends and social skills to succeed in the environment of cliques and budding puberty.
Review: Estranged sisters team up in 'The Better Sister'
"The Better Sister: a Novel" by Alafair Burke (Harper) In "The Better Sister," Chloe Taylor edits a woman's magazine and is married to Adam, a high-profile attorney.
Review: Erin Kelly's new novel staggers at an asylum
"Stone Mothers: a Novel" (Minotaur), by Erin Kelly An imposing former mental asylum reconfigured as a high-end spa and apartment building looms over a remote England town and over the life of Marianne Thackeray in this gothic-inspired thriller that languishes in over-plotting.
'Today' co-anchor Jenna Bush Hager expecting 3rd child
NEW YORK (AP) — "Today" show co-anchor Jenna Bush Hager is pregnant with her third child. The 37-year-old journalist shared the news with colleagues during Monday morning's show.
Collection of David Carr's writings coming in 2020
NEW YORK (AP) — Writings by the late David Carr, the revered author and journalist, are coming out in book form next year. Ta-Nehisi Coates, a friend whom Carr once mentored, is providing the introduction.
Henry Winkler has 3-book deal for new middle-grade series
NEW YORK (AP) — Henry Winkler is planning an out-of-this-world take on fame and show business. The 73-year-old actor known for "Happy Days" and "Barry" has a three-book deal with Abrams Children's Books for a middle-grade series about an alien who somehow lands in Hollywood and becomes a teen sensation.
Harry and Meghan's royal baby: Questions asked and answered
LONDON (AP) — The time is drawing near for the impending birth of the first child for Prince Harry and his wife Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex.
'The Curse of La Llorona' reigns over weekend box office
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "The Curse of La Llorona" brought good fortune at the box office. The Warner Bros. horror film based on a Mexican legend about a woman who murdered her children and wanders the world looking for them brought in $26.5 million according to studio estimates Sunday, putting it in the top spot on its opening weekend — the last before "Avengers: Endgame" arrives to dominate.
LA man wounded alongside Nipsey Hussle released from custody
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Authorities say a man arrested on a parole violation after being wounded in the Los Angeles shooting that killed Nipsey Hussle has been released from jail.
Michelle Branch, Black Keys' Patrick Carney tie the knot
NEW YORK (AP) — Michelle Branch and Patrick Carney of the Black Keys are married. The Grammy-winning musicians tied the knot Saturday at the Marigny Opera House in New Orleans in front of close friends and family, a representative for Carney told The Associated Press on Sunday.
Happy birthday: Queen Elizabeth II turns 93 on Easter Sunday
LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II is celebrating her 93rd birthday, which this year coincides with Easter Sunday. The queen is marking Easter by attending a service with other senior royals at St.
John Singleton of 'Boys N the Hood' hospitalized with stroke
NEW YORK (AP) — "Boyz N the Hood" director John Singleton suffered a stroke last week and remains hospitalized, according to his family.
Actress Anjelica Huston supports banning fur sales in NYC
NEW YORK (AP) — Actress Anjelica Huston is supporting efforts to outlaw fur sales in the fashion mecca of New York. Huston says in an opinion piece in the Daily News that she used to think fur was a symbol of "glamour and affluence" but now she's ashamed of having supported the fur trade years ago.
Rep: Adele, husband Simon Konecki have separated
NEW YORK (AP) — Adele and her husband Simon Konecki have separated. The pop singer's representatives Benny Tarantini and Carl Fysh confirmed the news Friday in a statement to The Associated Press.
'La Llorona' movie promotion with Mexican healers draws fire
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A promotion around the movie "The Curse of La Llorona" using traditional Mexican healers for "spiritual cleansings" before screenings of the horror film is drawing strong criticism from healers and scholars who say the stunts are offensive and demeaning.
Polanski asks court to restore his film academy membership
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Roman Polanski asked a judge Friday to restore his membership in the organization that bestows the Academy Awards nearly a year after he was expelled from it for sexual misconduct.
Cardi B rejects plea deal in strip club melee case
NEW YORK (AP) — Cardi B has rejected a plea deal in a case stemming from a New York strip club melee last fall. WNBC says the rapper did not speak to journalists before or after her three-minute court appearance on Friday.
The Latest: Academy stands by decision to expel Polanski
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on Roman Polanski asking a court to reinstate his film academy membership (all times local): 3:45 p.m.
Paranormal investigator Lorraine Warren dies at 92
MONROE, Conn. (AP) — World-wide paranormal investigator and author Lorraine Warren, whose decades of ghost-hunting cases with her late husband inspired such frightening films as "The Conjuring" series and "The Amityville Horror," died.