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NEW YORK (AP) — Publication has been halted for a provocative satire of children's stories, "Bad Little Children's Books," which had been criticized by online commentators for poor taste and reinforcing racial and cultural stereotypes. Released in September by Abrams and written...
NEW YORK (AP) — In Hollywood's early but rapidly solidifying awards season, two films — radically different in tone and tune — have separated themselves from the pack: "Moonlight" and "La La Land." "Moonlight," Barry Jenkins' lyrical coming-of-age tale, added to its already...
NEW YORK (AP) — The Oscars finally have a host: Jimmy Kimmel will emcee the 89th Academy Awards. The late-night host will be presiding over the ceremony for the first time. Kimmel has been a regular awards host, having twice previously hosted the Emmy Awards (including its...
NEW YORK (AP) — Singer-songwriter Jeff Zentner, whose albums include "A Season Lost" and "The Dying Days of Summer," is a finalist for an award being handed out next month. But this one is for literature. Zentner's "The Serpent King" is among five nominees for the William C...
STOCKHOLM (AP) — He won't be there in person but the Nobel Foundation says Bob Dylan has written a speech that will be read out at the traditional Nobel Prize banquet. Dylan, the winner of this year's Nobel Prize in literature, declined the invitation to the Dec. 10 prize...
Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis have offered some details on the new addition to their family, a baby boy named Dmitri Portwood Kutcher. Kutcher announced on his website that Dmitri was born at 1:21 a.m. on Nov. 30 and weighed in at 8 pounds, 15 ounces. On the subject of baby...
ORONO, Maine (AP) — A transgender student whose battle over the right to use a girls' bathroom led to a landmark court ruling in Maine is being featured in a new HBO documentary. "The Trans List" premieres Monday evening and explores what it means to be a transgender American...
LOWELL, Mass. (AP) — Actor Mark Wahlberg's foundation is hosting a conference this week aimed at keeping teenagers off addictive drugs. More than 4,500 middle and high school-age students are expected at the Tsongas Arena in Lowell on Tuesday for the Massachusetts Youth Summit...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Last Tango in Paris" is making headlines again 44 years after the controversial film came out. A recently unearthed video interview with Italian director Bernardo Bertolucci from 2013 has renewed interest, and outrage, over what happened to actress Maria...
BERLIN (AP) — Switzerland has decided to keep assets of the former presidents of Tunisia, Egypt and Ukraine and...
BERLIN (AP) — The aroma of hot mulled gluehwein wine mingling with the scent of bratwurst, roasted almonds and...
BERLIN (AP) — The aroma of hot mulled gluehwein wine mingling with the scent of bratwurst, roasted almonds and...
CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) — Alcohol will soon be on the menu at Southern Illinois University. WSIL-TV ( http://bit.ly/...
CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs' World Series trophy is hitting the road. In a news release, the team announced...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton decried the rise of fake news as an "epidemic" during a speech on Capitol Hill...