NBC News sets goal of a workforce that is half minority

NBC News sets goal of a workforce that is half minority

NEW YORK — NBC News leader Cesar Conde, in one of his first public acts in the job, has committed to building a workforce at the news organizati...

July 10th, 2020 |  


With a satirical fictional memoir, Jim Carrey gets real

With a satirical fictional memoir, Jim Carrey gets real

NEW YORK — When Jim Carrey and Dana Vachon handed in the book they had toiled on for eight years — a satirical “anti-memoir” a...

July 8th, 2020 |  


Posthumous memoir by Sargent Shriver scheduled for January

Posthumous memoir by Sargent Shriver scheduled for January

NEW YORK (AP) — The late Sargent Shriver, the Peace Corps’ founding director and an architect of President Lyndon Johnson’s “W...

July 7th, 2020 |  



Comedy icon Carl Reiner dies

Comedy icon Carl Reiner dies

NEW YORK — Carl Reiner, the ingenious and versatile writer, actor and director who broke through as a “second banana” to Sid Caesar ...

June 30th, 2020 updated: June 30th, 2020. |  


Rolling Stones threaten to sue Trump over using their songs

Rolling Stones threaten to sue Trump over using their songs

LONDON — The Rolling Stones are threatening President Donald Trump with legal action for using their songs at his rallies despite cease-and-desi...

June 28th, 2020 |  


The Dixie Chicks officially drop the Dixie

The Dixie Chicks officially drop the Dixie

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Grammy-winning country group The Dixie Chicks have dropped the word Dixie from their name, now going by The Chicks. The band&...

June 26th, 2020 |  


Disney changing Splash Mountain, ride tied to Jim Crow film

Disney changing Splash Mountain, ride tied to Jim Crow film

ORLANDO, Fla. — Amid calls to change the Splash Mountain theme park ride over its ties to “Song of the South,” the 1946 movie many v...

June 25th, 2020 |  


Jimmy Kimmel apologizes for use of blackface in sketches

Jimmy Kimmel apologizes for use of blackface in sketches

NEW YORK — Jimmy Kimmel apologized Tuesday for his 1990s blackface impressions of NBA player Karl Malone and other Black celebrities but said hi...

June 24th, 2020 |  


AMC Theaters reverses course on masks after backlash

AMC Theaters reverses course on masks after backlash

LOS ANGELES — The nation’s largest movie theater chain changed its position on mask-wearing less than a day after the company became a tar...

June 19th, 2020 updated: June 19th, 2020. |  


2 Garrison Keillor books set for release this fall

2 Garrison Keillor books set for release this fall

NEW YORK — Garrison Keillor will have two books out this fall — a novel and a memoir — marking his first releases since sexual haras...

June 18th, 2020 |