Essence event affirms the power of black women in Hollywood

Essence event affirms the power of black women in Hollywood

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — Through laughs, tears and speeches that turned into sermons and affirmations, the overarching theme of this year’s...

February 7th, 2020 |  


Women vying for Oscars salute their progress, snubs aside

Women vying for Oscars salute their progress, snubs aside

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — The mood at Diane von Furstenberg’s lunch honoring this year’s female Oscar contenders could have been downb...

February 6th, 2020 |  


Radio host Limbaugh awarded Presidential Medal of Freedom

Radio host Limbaugh awarded Presidential Medal of Freedom

WASHINGTON (AP) — Conservative talk radio host Rush Limbaugh was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian ...

February 5th, 2020 |  



Disney Plus streamer hits nearly 29M subscribers in 3 months

Disney Plus streamer hits nearly 29M subscribers in 3 months

NEW YORK — Disney said its Disney Plus streaming service reached nearly 29 million paid subscribers in less than three months, an impressive sta...

February 4th, 2020 |  


The best and worst of Super Bowl ads

The best and worst of Super Bowl ads

NEW YORK — Boston accents got poked. “Groundhog Day” got – surprise – resurrected, complete with Bill Murray. Google pul...

February 3rd, 2020 updated: February 3rd, 2020. |  


Jennifer Lopez and Shakira vow ‘empowering’ halftime show

Jennifer Lopez and Shakira vow ‘empowering’ halftime show

MIAMI — Jennifer Lopez and Shakira said Thursday their upcoming Super Bowl halftime show will pay homage to Latin culture, promising a joint per...

January 30th, 2020 |  


TV anchor’s meeting with Kobe Bryant sent #GirlDads trending

TV anchor’s meeting with Kobe Bryant sent #GirlDads trending

NEW YORK — Dads with daughters inspired by Kobe Bryant’s special bond with his 13-year-old Gianna took to social media to celebrate their ...

January 29th, 2020 |  


Grandson’s pitch coaxes Redford out of retirement, briefly

Grandson’s pitch coaxes Redford out of retirement, briefly

PARK CITY, Utah (— Midway through the film festival he founded more than four decades ago, Robert Redford hopped out of a car and hollered to hi...

January 28th, 2020 |  


Billie Eilish, a voice of the youth, tops the Grammy Awards

Billie Eilish, a voice of the youth, tops the Grammy Awards

NEW YORK — Singer Billie Eilish, who gave voice to young people struggling with depression on a do-it-yourself album she made at home with her o...

January 27th, 2020 |  


‘Bad Boys,’ ‘1917’ best ‘The Gentleman’ at box office

‘Bad Boys,’ ‘1917’ best ‘The Gentleman’ at box office

PARK CITY, Utah — “Boys” trumped “Gentlemen” in movie theaters over the weekend as Will Smith and Martin Lawrence’...

January 26th, 2020 |