Meek Mill’s conviction thrown out, granted new trial

Meek Mill’s conviction thrown out, granted new trial

A Pennsylvania appeals court on Wednesday overturned rapper Meek Mill’s conviction in a drug and gun case that has kept the rapper on probation ...

July 25th, 2019 updated: July 25th, 2019. |  


Lil Nas X ties Billboard record set by Mariah, ‘Despacito’

Lil Nas X ties Billboard record set by Mariah, ‘Despacito’

NEW YORK — Lil Nas X has taken his horse to the old town road and ridden it to the top of the Billboard charts for 16 weeks, tying a record set ...

July 23rd, 2019 |  


Iowa State pays, praises ex-director to end Lego art dispute

Iowa State pays, praises ex-director to end Lego art dispute

CORALVILLE, Iowa — In 2016, Iowa State University accused an employee of fraud and theft in a dispute over the unusual but lucrative campus asse...

July 22nd, 2019 |  



Instagram hides ‘likes’ to make you happier

Instagram hides ‘likes’ to make you happier

SAN FRANCISCO — Instagram is expanding a test to hide how many “likes” people’s posts receive as it tries to combat criticism ...

July 19th, 2019 |  


Seinfeld happier with cars, coffee

Seinfeld happier with cars, coffee

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — Jerry Seinfeld would rather cruise in classic cars and sip coffee with comedy’s best than reboot his uber-successf...

July 18th, 2019 |  


Fans to descend on San Diego for the 50th Comic-Con

Fans to descend on San Diego for the 50th Comic-Con

LOS ANGELES — Dust off your Captain Marvel cosplay, San Diego Comic-Con is here.The four-and-a-half day convention kicked off Wednesday when the...

July 17th, 2019 |  


‘Spider-Man’ does victory lap over ‘Crawl,’ ‘Stuber’

‘Spider-Man’ does victory lap over ‘Crawl,’ ‘Stuber’

LOS ANGELES — “Spider-Man: Far From Home” is celebrating another weekend at No. 1, but non-franchise fare continues to struggle at t...

July 15th, 2019 |  


Feds bring new sex crimes charges against singer R. Kelly

Feds bring new sex crimes charges against singer R. Kelly

CHICAGO — R. Kelly appeared in court Friday to face new federal charges that accuse him and members of his entourage of recruiting women and gir...

July 12th, 2019 |  


‘Game of Thrones,’ ‘Veep’ make final grabs for Emmy glory

‘Game of Thrones,’ ‘Veep’ make final grabs for Emmy glory

LOS ANGELES — When a long-running, much-admired television series ends, Emmy voters can bring the show and its stars back for a final bow —...

July 11th, 2019 |  


Research, restoration begins on Rembrandt’s ‘Night Watch’

Research, restoration begins on Rembrandt’s ‘Night Watch’

AMSTERDAM — Researchers and restorers at Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum launched a months-long project Monday, using high-tech imaging technology...

July 8th, 2019 |