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According to his representative, rocker Chris Cornell, who gained fame as the lead singer of Soundgarden and later Audioslave, has died at age 52. In a statement to The Associated Press, Brian Bumbery says Cornell died Wednesday night in Detroit. Bumbery called the death "sudden...
NEW DELHI (AP) — Bollywood actress Reema Lagoo, the ever-smiling screen mother to some of India's top actors, died Thursday. She was 59. Condolences and tributes to the actress poured forth on Twitter, including from Prime Minister Narendra Modi. "Reema Lagoo was a versatile...
HONOLULU (AP) — The wife of "Dog the Bounty Hunter" reality TV star Duane "Dog" Chapman won't have a role in helping select the next chief of the Honolulu Police Department. The police commission during a meeting Wednesday decided to scrap plans for a citizen panel that would...
NEW YORK (AP) — Two short fiction collections by Jhumpa Lahiri have convinced prize judges that she's a worthy recipient of the PEN/Malamud Award for Excellence in the Short Story. Lahiri will receive $5,000 and will read at a December ceremony in Washington, D.C. The award...
LONDON (AP) — Helen Fielding's latest book about the misadventures of indomitable singleton Bridget Jones won the Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize for comic fiction Thursday, gaining the writer rewards that include champagne and a pig. "Bridget Jones's Baby: The Diaries" was...
LONDON (AP) — Helen Fielding's latest book about the misadventures of indomitable singleton Bridget Jones won the Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize for comic fiction Thursday, gaining the writer rewards that include champagne and a pig. "Bridget Jones's Baby: The Diaries" was...
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Right-wing radio host and conspiracy theorist Alex Jones says he has settled a lawsuit filed by Greek yogurt giant Chobani, reversing course from previous claims that he would never back down in the defamation case. Jones read a brief statement at the end of...
NEW YORK (AP) — Jay Z and Beyonce are a billion-dollar couple according to one estimate. Forbes puts the combined wealth of the married superstars at $1.16 billion. The magazine estimates Jay Z's fortune at $810 million. It says Beyonce has amassed $350 million. Forbes says most...
GENEVA (AP) — A heart-shaped diamond billed as the largest of its kind to be auctioned off has sold for less than the pre-sale estimate, fetching a hammer price of 13 million Swiss francs (about $13.3 million.) The 92-carat "La Legende" was the standout piece among some 250...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Air Force is blaming Boeing mechanics for accidental contamination of the oxygen system...
VELDA CITY, Mo. (AP) — St. Louis County police say a teenager who wounded an officer killed himself after police...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Uncertainty over the future of health care for millions grew deeper Monday as insurers released...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Uncertainty over the future of health care for millions grew deeper Monday as insurers released...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on jury selection in Bill Cosby's sex assault case (all times local): 3:45 p.m. Two...