Arts and entertainment

May 19, 2017 - 4:13 pm
iTunes' Official Music Charts for the week ending May 18, 2017: Top Songs 1. Despacito (feat. Justin Bieber), Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee 2. Malibu, Miley Cyrus 3. I'm the One (feat. Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance the Rapper & Lil Wayne), DJ Khaled 4. HUMBLE., Kendrick Lamar 5. Believer,...
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FILE - In this July 29, 2015 file photo, Chris Cornell plays guitar during a portrait session at The Paramount Ranch in Agoura Hills, Calif. Cornell, 52, who gained fame as the lead singer of the bands Soundgarden and Audioslave, died at a hotel in Detroit and police said Thursday, May 18, 2017, that his death is being investigated as a possible suicide. (Photo by Casey Curry/Invision/AP, File)
May 19, 2017 - 4:08 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Imagine Dragons will pay tribute to the late Chris Cornell in words at the Billboard Music Awards on Sunday. A spokeswoman for the show's producers, dick clark productions, told The Associated Press on Friday that the rock band will talk about how the Soundgarden and Audioslave...
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FILE - In this Sunday, Aug. 8, 2010, file photo, musician Chris Cornell of Soundgarden performs during the Lollapalooza music festival in Grant Park in Chicago. According to his representative, rocker Chris Cornell, who gained fame as the lead singer of Soundgarden and later Audioslave, has died Wednesday night in Detroit at age 52. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)
May 19, 2017 - 1:54 pm
DETROIT (AP) — The Latest on the death of Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell (all times local): 1:45 p.m. A newspaper is reporting that a Detroit police report says a bodyguard gave singer Chris Cornell two prescription pills for anxiety about an hour before finding him unresponsive on the bathroom...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, May 17, 2017 file photo, Pope Francis waves as he arrives for his weekly general audience in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican. On Friday, May 19, 2017, Focus Features announced that it has acquired worldwide rights to “Pope Francis - A Man of His Word.” The film, directed by Wim Wenders, is a co-production with the Vatican. It’s only the second time the Vatican has collaborated with outside filmmakers and the first to grant direct access to a Pope. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
May 19, 2017 - 1:48 pm
CANNES, France (AP) — In a first for the Vatican, Pope Francis has participated in a documentary that producers tout as "a historic nonfiction film." Focus Features announced Friday at the Cannes Film Festival that it has acquired worldwide rights to "Pope Francis - A Man of His Word." The film,...
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FILE - This July 1, 2013 file photo shows, Kimberly Guilfoyle, from left, Bob Beckel, Eric Bolling, Dana Perino, Greg Gutfeld and Andrea Tantaros co-hosts of Fox News Channel's "The Five," following a taping of the show in New York. Fox News Channel says it has fired Beckel for making an insensitive remark to a black employee. Beckel, who has been a liberal panelist on the show "The Five," was on his second tour of duty at Fox after being bounced in 2015 for substance abuse. (Photo by Carlo Allegri/Invision/AP, File)
May 19, 2017 - 1:45 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Fox News Channel says it has fired prime-time commentator Bob Beckel for making an insensitive remark to a black employee. Beckel, who has been a liberal panelist on the show "The Five," was on his second tour of duty at Fox after being bounced in 2015 for substance abuse. Fox gave...
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In this Tuesday, May 9, 2017, photo University of New Mexico associate professor of sculpture Ellen Babcock holds one of the neon design sketches she found among old business files belonging to Zeon Signs in Albuquerque, N.M. The sketches include designs for some of the most memorable neon signs along historic Route 66 in Albuquerque and elsewhere. They are now preserved at the university's Center for Southwest Research. (AP Photo/Susan Montoya Bryan)
May 19, 2017 - 1:44 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — They were just a bunch of old business records belonging to New Mexico's oldest and largest sign-making shop, the last of the manufacturers from neon's midcentury heyday. No longer needed and deemed a fire hazard, the file drawers were moved outside and placed on pallets...
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May 19, 2017 - 12:28 pm
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Fox Sports will use an on-air team comprised entirely of active NASCAR drivers to call the June 10 Xfinity Series race at Pocono. Fox Sports believes it will be the first time a nationally televised live sporting event will feature an complete on-air team of athletes actively...
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FILE - In this Friday, June 19, 2015 file photo, Pippa Middleton watches the quarterfinal tennis match between Canada's Milos Raonic and France's Gilles Simon on the fifth day of the Queen's Championships in London. 33-year-old Pippa Middleton is marrying a wealthy financier in the village of Englefield, west of London on Saturday May 20, 2017, with a guest list of young A-list royals and reality TV stars looking on. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland, File)
May 19, 2017 - 11:33 am
LONDON (AP) — She played a memorable supporting role at sister Kate's 2011 royal wedding, but Pippa Middleton will take center stage Saturday at what looks to be Britain's high society event of the year. The 33-year-old is marrying a wealthy financier at the oh-so-English 12th-century church of St...
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Flowers sit on a bench at the Sound Garden sculpture, for which the band Soundgarden was named, in Seattle's Magnuson Park in tribute to Chris Cornell, Thursday, May 18, 2017. The sculpture features vertical, organ-like pipes that make sounds depending upon wind direction and speed, and overlooks Lake Washington. Cornell, one of the most lauded and respected contemporary lead singers in rock music with his bands Soundgarden and Audioslave, hanged himself Wednesday in a Detroit hotel room, according to the city's medical examiner. He was 52. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
May 19, 2017 - 9:22 am
SEATTLE (AP) — Grief-stricken Chris Cornell fans left flowers at memorials across Seattle for the musician whose forceful, somber songs helped cement the city's place in rock history. One of the locations where people gathered was the Sound Garden art sculpture at a Seattle park, for which Cornell'...
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FILE - In this May 7, 2017, file photo, Big Sean performs "Jump Out the Window" at the MTV Movie and TV Awards at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. It was announced on May 19, 2017, that Big Sean will headline Billboard’s Hot 100 Music Festival on New York’s Jones Beach. The two-day concert begins Aug. 19. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
May 19, 2017 - 8:31 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Big Sean, Major Lazer and Zedd are set to headline Billboard's Hot 100 Music Festival on New York's Jones Beach this summer. The two-day concert gets underway Aug. 19 and will feature more than 30 stars. Other acts include former Fifth Harmony singer Camila Cabello, DJ Khalen, Gucci...
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