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NEW YORK (AP) — Comedian Patton Oswalt has authored a touching essay nearly two weeks after the unexpected death of his wife, crime writer Michelle McNamara. In the essay posted on time.com , the 47-year-old Oswalt writes that McNamara's "family is devastated but can't help...
It's not a national holiday, yet it might be an intergalactic one. May the Fourth, as in "May the Fourth Be With You" has become a day to celebrate all things Star Wars, especially following last year's revival of the series with "Star Wars: The Force Awakens." Comedy Central's...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Captain America: Civil War" star Chris Evans isn't worried about superhero fatigue at the cineplex. The actor, who dons Captain America's mask and shield a fifth time for the latest Marvel movie, says the studio knows how to satisfy its fans. "Luckily, the...
LONDON (AP) — A London auctioneer says a diamond the size of a tennis ball that is the largest discovered in more than a century could sell for more than $70 million. Sotheby's says it will offer the Lesedi la Rona diamond in London on June 29. The diamond was unearthed in...
BEIJING (AP) — China's military has dispatched ships and planes — even constructed new islands to assert its maritime claims. Now it's deploying a new set of tools to uphold Chinese sovereignty: Magicians, singers and actors. Famed singer of patriotic anthems Song Zuying...
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The operators of Graceland say the Memphis tourist attraction centered on the life and music of Elvis Presley has received its 20 millionth paid visitor. Elvis Presley Enterprises says CEO Jack Soden greeted the 20 millionth visitor, 31-year-old Tiffany...
BEIJING (AP) — China's military is appealing to the younger generation with a slick new recruitment video featuring aircraft carriers, tanks and special forces troops, all set to a rousing rap-rock soundtrack. With lyrics such as "just waiting for the order to kill, kill, kill...
HAVANA (AP) — Wealthy fashionistas and celebrities from around the world flocked beneath klieg lights Wednesday night on a grand Havana colonial avenue transformed into a private runway for French fashion house Chanel. With hundreds of security agents holding ordinary Cubans...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York's highest court has agreed to rule on a case pitting the owner of The Turtles' 1967 hit "Happy Together" against Sirius XM Radio. The issue is whether the copyright owners of recordings made before 1972 have a common law right to make radio stations...
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Paul Ryan is refusing to support Donald Trump as the Republican nominee for...
CHICAGO (AP) — The Miami Marlins and Pittsburgh Pirates will find out within the next few days if they will play...
CHICAGO (AP) — The Miami Marlins and Pittsburgh Pirates will find out within the next few days if they will play...
WASHINGTON (AP) — More than a decade ago, a judge bemoaned that the life sentence she was about to impose on...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Steve Wheatcroft and Andrew Loupe each shot 7-under 65 on Thursday in rain and steady wind...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Steve Wheatcroft and Andrew Loupe each shot 7-under 65 on Thursday in rain and steady wind...