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TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Jolin Tsai was the big winner at the Golden Melody Awards, honoring some of the biggest names in Asian music. The Taiwanese pop star, nominated in seven categories, won three awards for best Mandarin album for "Play," best vocal recording album and best...
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Federal Bureau of Land Management officials are defending their request for special housing accommodations during the annual Burning Man counterculture festival in Nevada, disputing comments by Sen. Harry Reid and others that the plans are unnecessary and...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Joni Mitchell's friend and conservator says it was an aneurysm that sent the folk singer to the hospital in March. Conservator Leslie Morris acknowledged the aneurysm in a statement posted on Mitchell's website on Sunday, providing the first significant...
NEW YORK (AP) — Chris Squire, the bassist and co-founder of the progressive rock band Yes who recently announced he had leukemia, has died, according to a statement from his band members on Sunday. He was 67. The band posted a statement on its Facebook page saying Squire "...
JAMESTOWN, New York (AP) — Did you hear the one about Bob Hope, Rodney Dangerfield and Andy Kauffman performing on the same stage? It might not be a joke once the National Comedy Center opens its doors. Plans for the museum in an out-of-the-way city in western New York include a...
LONDON (AP) — One of the most talked-about appearances at Britain's Glastonbury music festival wasn't a singer or rocker — it was the Dalai Lama. The exiled Tibetan spiritual leader joined singer Patti Smith on stage Sunday, where she led the crowd to sing "Happy Birthday" to...
Janet Jackson will make one of her first public performances in sometime Sunday at the BET Awards, weeks after the singer caused Internet frenzies with several announcements about her comeback to music. Jackson will be honored with the Ultimate Icon: Music Dance Visual Award at...
NEW YORK (AP) — Readers and critics love Anthony Doerr's "All the Light We Cannot See." And so do librarians. Doerr's World War II novel, a best-seller awarded the Pulitzer Prize in April, has won the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction. The Carnegie Medal for...
NEW YORK (AP) — The Big Apple has a country music radio station, and country music stars of all sizes regularly perform and sell out here: Shania Twain is headlining Madison Square Garden this week. Yet for all the music festivals the city hosts, there hadn't been a major...
LONDON (AP) — In "Amy," performers as diverse as Yasiin Bey and Tony Bennett sing the praises of the late Amy...
WEDNESDAY'S RESULTS MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL Chicago Cubs 2, N.Y. Mets 0, 11 innings Chicago White Sox 7, St. Louis 1...
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Police say they have arrested a man after an improvised explosive device was found in his...
PARIS (AP) — A French appeals court ruled Thursday that a German product-testing company does not have to...
PARIS (AP) — A French appeals court ruled Thursday that a German product-testing company does not have to...
HENRY, Ill. (AP) — More than 1,000 American flags line the Veterans' Walk in a park in the Illinois River town of...