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NEW YORK (AP) — Folks on Sesame Street have a way of making everyone feel accepted. That certainly goes for Julia, a Muppet youngster with blazing red hair, bright green eyes — and autism. Rather than being treated like an outsider, which too often is the plight of kids on the...
HEBER CITY, Utah (AP) — A former wife of actor Charlie Sheen has taken a plea deal on charges she wouldn't stop her car for police. Citing court records, the Deseret News reports ( http://bit.ly/2nHeQwm ) that Brooke Mueller pleaded guilty Wednesday to a misdemeanor charge of...
Chuck Berry's death came just weeks before the debut single off his first new studio album in nearly four decades was scheduled to go on sale, a friend of the rock 'n' roll legend said. Joe Edwards, the owner of the Blueberry Hill club in St. Louis where Berry performed...
NEW YORK (AP) — In May 2002, Associated Press National Writer Jerry Schwartz interviewed the famously blunt-yet-lyric author and columnist Jimmy Breslin about his life and work. Breslin died Sunday at age 88. The following story was originally published on May 25, 2002: ___ At...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Fans mourning Chuck Berry's death can look forward to an album of mostly new material expected this year. The 90-year-old Berry died Saturday at his home near St. Louis. Berry's songs include the classics "Johnny B. Goode" and "Roll Over Beethoven." Friend Joe...
LONDON (AP) — A man has been charged with criminal damage after a painting in Britain's National Gallery was slashed in front of shocked visitors. Witnesses say a man lashed out with what looked like a screwdriver at Thomas Gainsborough's 18th-century portrait of a wealthy young...
NEW YORK (AP) — Author-columnist Jimmy Breslin, the Pulitzer Prize-winning chronicler of wise guys and underdogs who became the brash embodiment of the old-time, street smart New Yorker, dies Sunday. He was 87. Breslin died at his Manhattan home of complications from pneumonia,...
Some key dates in the life of Chuck Berry: —Oct. 18, 1926: Born Charles Edward Anderson Berry in St. Louis. —Oct. 28, 1948: Marries Themetta Suggs with whom he has four children. —Dec. 31, 1952: Needing a replacement for an ailing musician for a New Year's Eve show, pianist/...
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Take me out to the ballgame, A-Rod. You got it, J-Lo. Back at spring training with the New York Yankees as a guest instructor, Alex Rodriguez watched part of Saturday's exhibition game against the Baltimore Orioles in a suite with singer-actress Jennifer Lopez...
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Michael Bradley sees no reason to keep harping on that 4-0 loss at Costa Rica four months...
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Michael Bradley sees no reason to keep harping on that 4-0 loss at Costa Rica four months...
CHICAGO (AP) — The mother of a 15-year-old girl who authorities say was sexually assaulted in an attack streamed...
NEW YORK (AP) — An aging mobster who beat a charge that he took part in a legendary heist retold in the hit film "...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California is courting a "very significant risk" if a damaged spillway on the nation's...
CHICAGO (AP) — The case of a 15-year-old Chicago girl who authorities say was raped while around 40 people watched...