WASHINGTON (AP) — Acclaimed actress Shirley MacLaine and four musicians spanning rock, jazz and opera — Billy Joel, Carlos Santana, Herbie Hancock and Martina Arroyo — will receive this year’s Kennedy Center Honors, considered the nation’s highest honor
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s president will award this year’s Presidential Medal of Distinction to a group that includes Hollywood director Steven Spielberg and Nobel laureate Elie Wiesel.
Shimon Peres’ office said Thursday that Spielberg will be recognized for
NEW YORK (AP) — NBC says Carson Daly is joining the on-air team at the “Today” show.
Daly will be host of the Orange Room, a digital studio that will be part of the show’s revamped Manhattan home,
NEW YORK (AP) — Christina Aguilera says that although she went to Rwanda to help others, she ended up helping herself.
The 32-year-old singer visited Rwanda in June for a hunger relief effort. She said the experience helped
NEW YORK (AP) — The opening night of the musical “The Fantasticks” wasn’t so fantastic.
The reviews were decidedly mixed, with the New York Herald Tribune critic only liking Act 2. The New York Times grudgingly enjoyed just
SENOIA, Ga. (AP) — An actor playing a zombie on the set of the hit cable show “The Walking Dead” is recovering after reports that he was struck by a military vehicle during filming in Georgia.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Pulitzer Prize-winning author Alice Walker has accepted an invitation to speak at the University of Michigan next year.
The announcement comes after the University of Michigan’s Center for the Education of Women earlier
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Lady Antebellum may be on hiatus, but fans are still getting a chance to see something new from the Nashville trio.
Lady A will join Stevie Nicks on Friday night’s episode of “CMT Crossroads,”
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian authorities say a prominent center for filmmakers and artists can reopen, more than 20 months after it was closed by hard-liners.
The decision, reported Thursday by the official IRNA news agency, appears to
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Contestants from Oklahoma and Minnesota have won the second night of preliminary competitions in the Miss America pageant.
Miss Oklahoma Kelsey Griswold won a $1,000 scholarship for the swimsuit competition Wednesday.