Arts and entertainment

April 29, 2017 - 3:26 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the White House Correspondents' Association dinner and the competing event organized by late-night TV star Samantha Bee (all times EDT): 2:50 p.m. On a sweltering Washington spring day, several TV stars who walked the red carpet to Samantha Bee's "Not the White House...
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FILE - In this April 25, 2017 file photo, Ja Rule attends City Harvest's 23rd Annual Gala, "An Evening of Practical Magic" in New York. Organizers of the Fyre Festival in the Bahamas, produced by a partnership that includes rapper Ja Rule, have canceled the weekend event at the last minute Friday after many people had already arrived and spent thousands of dollars on tickets and travel. (Photo by Christopher Smith/Invision/AP, File)
April 29, 2017 - 2:59 pm
In this day and age, the young and beautiful live and die on social media. In the case of the ill-fated Fyre Festival — a multiday music, art and culture party that promised "an invitation to let loose and unplug with the likeminded" on the Bahamian island of Exuma — it's been a sudden and ugly...
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Britain's Prince Harry, right, uses a smartphone to take a photograph as he sits with competitors from the 2014 and 2016 Invictus Games in the crowd watching the annual Army Navy armed forces rugby match at Twickenham, west London, on Saturday, April 29, 2017. Prince Harry attended the Army Navy match at Twickenham as Patron of the Invictus Games Foundation, which is the Official Charity of the day for this year's match. The Army Navy Match is the annual rugby union match between the senior XV teams of the Royal Navy and British Army. This year sees the 100th fixture. (Adrian Dennis/ Pool via AP)
April 29, 2017 - 1:52 pm
LONDON (AP) — Prince Harry has joined thousands of rugby fans at a London stadium to cheer on the annual British armed forces rugby match. The 32-year-old prince, a former Army captain, was attending the 100th edition of the annual match between senior teams from the Army and the Royal Navy. Harry...
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April 29, 2017 - 1:19 pm
ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey has passed two new decrees — one that expelled more than 4,000 civil servants and another that banned television dating programs. The country's Official Gazette published the decrees Saturday evening. The first named thousands of civil servants to be dismissed, including...
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April 29, 2017 - 12:34 pm
NEWTON FALLS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio family says they learned just 20 minutes before dinner this week that a planned mystery guest would be Facebook founder and billionaire Mark Zuckerberg. The Vindicator of Youngstown reports ( http://bit.ly/2oSVBQ3 ) Zuckerberg dined Friday evening with the Moore...
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April 29, 2017 - 11:49 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the White House Correspondents' Association dinner and the competing event organized by late-night TV star Samantha Bee (all times EDT): 11:25 a.m. Washington's most glitzy "nerd prom" is about to get overshadowed. Late-night TV star Samantha Bee has organized the...
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FILE - In this April 26, 2017 file photo, Tom Hanks attends "The Circle" premiere during the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival in New York. Hanks and Bruce Springsteen paid tribute Friday, April 26 to the late director Jonathan Demme, the man who brought them together on his film "Philadelphia," which won each of them Oscars. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)
April 29, 2017 - 10:38 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Bruce Springsteen and Tom Hanks paid tribute Friday night to the late director Jonathan Demme, the man who brought them together on his film "Philadelphia," which won each of them Oscars. "God bless Jonathan Demme, we just lost him," Hanks told the crowd attending an event that was...
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April 29, 2017 - 8:43 am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival enters its second day with performances by Maroon 5, Usher and Alabama Shakes. Maroon 5, which last performed at Jazz Fest in 2013, will close out the Acura Stage on Saturday. The band has some New Orleans ties: their keyboardist PJ...
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April 29, 2017 - 12:51 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A hacker claims to have stolen the upcoming season of Netflix's hit series "Orange Is The New Black," and is demanding that the video streaming service pay an unspecified ransom to prevent all the new episodes from being prematurely released online. The hacker, operating under...
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April 29, 2017 - 12:08 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Bruce Springsteen and Tom Hanks paid tribute Friday night to the late director Jonathan Demme, the man who brought them together on his film "Philadelphia," which won each of them Oscars. "God bless Jonathan Demme, we just lost him," Hanks told the crowd attending an event that was...
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