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Morgan Freeman to get Screen Actors lifetime award

LOS ANGELES Morgan Freeman, the versatile actor known for playing gods, presidents and pimps, will be honored with the 2017 lifetime achievement award by the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) at its annual ceremony in January.

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'Logan Lucky' writer mystery: Is she real? Yes, says Adam Driver

LONDON The mystery over the identity of the screenwriter of "Logan Lucky" deepened on Monday when actor Adam Driver said the woman had been on the set of the heist caper movie. | Video

Aug 21 2017

Dudamel calls Venezuela orchestra tour cancellation heartbreaking

Venezuelan conductor Gustavo Dudamel, a fierce critic of President Nicolas Maduro, said on Monday that the government-backed Venezuela National Youth Orchestra's tour of the United States has been canceled, calling the move heart-breaking.

World, Aug 21 2017

Jerry Lewis, king of low-brow comedy and charity fundraiser, dies at 91

LOS ANGELES Jerry Lewis, the high prince of low-brow comedy on stage and in film as well as a fund-raising powerhouse with his annual Labor Day telethon, died on Sunday at the age of 91, his family said. | Video

People, Film Aug 21 2017

Kesha thanks fans as 'Rainbow' comeback debuts at top of Billboard

LOS ANGELES Kesha scored top billing on the Billboard 200 chart with her comeback album "Rainbow," her first studio album in five years amid a bitter legal battle over her record contract.

Music, People Aug 21 2017

Taylor Swift goes blank on social media, sending fans into frenzy

LOS ANGELES Taylor Swift, one of the most popular celebrities on social media, wiped all her accounts on Friday, sending fans into a frenzy over whether the pop singer had been hacked, was preparing to launch a new album, or was about to reinvent herself. | Video

Aug 18 2017
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British author Rowling says Trump has a right to be bigoted

NEW YORK Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling labeled U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump bigoted after receiving the PEN/Allen Foundation Literary Service Award in New York. | Video