Entertainment

NEW YORK (AP) — Tony Award-winner Lena Hall will join "Hedwig and the Angry Inch" on tour in San Francisco and Los Angeles. And there's also a twist — at some shows she'll play Hedwig. Hall, who won a featured actress Tony as Yitzhak on Broadway, will return to the role opposite...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Republican senator on Tuesday called for Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald to resign after McDonald compared long wait times at VA health care sites to waiting in line at a Disney amusement park. Sen. Roy Blunt of Missouri said McDonald's "...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Republican senator on Tuesday called for Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald to resign after McDonald compared long wait times at VA health care sites to waiting in line at a Disney amusement park. Sen. Roy Blunt of Missouri said McDonald's "...
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on Bill Cosby's preliminary hearing in his Pennsylvania sex-assault case (all times local): 11:50 a.m. A Pennsylvania judge deciding whether prosecutors have enough evidence to bring Bill Cosby to trial has heard excerpts of the comedian's...
TORONTO (AP) — Canadian rootsy rock band The Tragically Hip announced Tuesday that its lead singer, Gord Downie, has been diagnosed with terminal brain cancer. In postings on its website and Facebook page, the band said the 52-year-old Downie, a father of four, was diagnosed...
NEW YORK (AP) — PBS will air a film in September about an American couple that spent two years rescuing Jews in Europe before and after the start of World War II, made by the couple's grandson with documentarian Ken Burns. The 90-minute film, scheduled to air Sept. 20, tells of...
LONDON (AP) — Burt Kwouk, who played martial arts expert Cato in the comic "Pink Panther" films, has died. He was 85. Kwouk's agent, Jean Diamond, said in a statement that he "passed peacefully" on Tuesday. She didn't give a cause of death. Born in northwest England and raised...
ROME (AP) — Rome has pleaded for patrons to help pay for the restoration and maintenance of some of the hundreds of fountains, monuments, archaeological sites and historical streets in the Italian capital. City officials said Tuesday they are grateful that fashion companies like...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Grammy-winning country group Lady Antebellum will host the 10th annual ACM Honors show, which will be televised for the first time. The show will honor Glen Campbell, Tanya Tucker, Carrie Underwood, Keith Urban and Little Big Town. It will be held Aug. 30...
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A group of former presidents has held secret meetings in the Dominican Republic with...
BERLIN (AP) — Police in Germany say 35 people have been taken to the hospital after lightning struck a children's...
BERLIN (AP) — Police in Germany say 35 people have been taken to the hospital after lightning struck a children's...
HAY-ON-WYE, Wales (AP) — Sam Mendes is finished with James Bond. The acclaimed British director of "Skyfall" and "...
HAY-ON-WYE, Wales (AP) — Sam Mendes is finished with James Bond. The acclaimed British director of "Skyfall" and "...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Royals have activated right-hander Chris Young from the disabled list...