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WASHINGTON (AP) — Puff Daddy is donating $1 million to Howard University, where he once was a student. The rapper and music mogul, whose real name is Sean Combs, made the announcement alongside Howard President Wayne Frederick at his Bad Boy Records reunion tour show Thursday...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — John D. Loudermilk, a singer and songwriter who wrote pop and country songs such as "Tobacco Road" and "Indian Reservation," has died. He was 82. His son, Mike Loudermilk, said that his father died on Wednesday in Christiana, Tennessee. Loudermilk,...
MILAN (AP) — If even Giorgio Armani has a negligee-inspired dress, then baby doll looks are definitely a trend. Armani's take featured a layer of black sheer pleating over a dark floral pattern, finished with poufy translucent shoulders. Baby-doll looks are hot this season on...
NEW YORK (AP) — CBS says it will donate the bow tie that Charles Osgood wears Sunday to host his final edition of "Sunday Morning" to the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History. The 83-year-old newsman is stepping down after 22 years as anchor of the leisurely-paced "...
LONDON (AP) — Terry Jones, one of the founding members of comedy troupe Monty Python, has been diagnosed with dementia. In a statement released by Britain's film academy, a representative says the 74-year-old has primary progressive aphasia, which erodes the ability to use...
TOKYO (AP) — Brian May, guitarist of British rock group Queen, is taking a stand against Japan's dolphin killing, saying the slaughter of animals should end in the same way society has turned against slavery or witch-burning. "Every species, and every individual of every species...
TOKYO (AP) — Brian May, guitarist of British rock group Queen, is taking a stand against Japan's dolphin killing, saying the slaughter of animals should end in the same way society has turned against slavery or witch-burning. "Every species, and every individual of every species...
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Seventeen young filmmakers from around the world gathered in Beverly Hills, California, to utter the six magic words they've been practicing all their lives: "I'd like to thank the academy." The film academy presented its 43rd annual Student Academy...
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese conglomerate Dalian Wanda Group and Sony Pictures Entertainment Motion Picture Group say they've formed a strategic partnership to cooperate on multiple big-budget movies. It's a further step into the global film industry by Wanda, which owns AMC Theaters...
CHICAGO (AP) — Melky Cabrera and Leury Garcia homered to back Chris Sale and the Chicago White Sox routed the...
JERUSALEM (AP) — Shimon Peres, a former Israeli president and prime minister, whose life story mirrored that of...
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese authorities blamed illegal mining activities for a gas explosion at a coal mine that killed...
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — An Illinois agency is encouraging kids to go old school — and walk to school. The...
BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Scott Air Force Base and local leaders in St. Clair County have agreed to a new 25-year...
BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Scott Air Force Base and local leaders in St. Clair County have agreed to a new 25-year...