L.A. prosecutors reviewing evidence against Bill Cosby


LOS ANGELES - Los Angeles prosecutors are reviewing sexual assault evidence against Bill Cosby, a county official said Thursday, pushing forward a case that could result in the first criminal charges against the comedian.

Spanish tenor Carreras to sing 'A Life in Music' in London

LONDON - Spanish tenor Jose Carreras, 68, a founding member of the Three Tenors classical trio, will give the premiere of a retrospective show entitled "A Life in Music" next year at London's Royal Albert Hall.

Music, 01 Oct 2015

Actress Julie Andrews turns 80

Film and Broadway actress Julie Andrews celebrates her 80th birthday on Thursday. | Video

01 Oct 2015

Court upholds charges against photographer who chased Justin Bieber

LOS ANGELES - A Los Angeles appeals court on Wednesday upheld criminal charges against a photographer who pursued pop star Justin Bieber at high speed on a Los Angeles freeway in 2012, saying the charges did not violate freedom of the press.

01 Oct 2015

Bill Cosby accused of three more sexual assaults as deposition looms

LOS ANGELES - Three more women came forward on Wednesday to accuse veteran comedian Bill Cosby of sexually assaulting them decades ago, charges that come a week before Cosby is scheduled to give a sworn deposition in a separate sexual assault lawsuit. | Video

30 Sep 2015

Dalai Lama leaves U.S. clinic after health check

- Tibet's exiled Buddhist spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, has left the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, after what his office called a routine annual check-up, hospital officials said on Wednesday.

World, U.S., 30 Sep 2015

Caitlyn Jenner will not be charged in fatal car crash: prosecutors

LOS ANGELES - Former Olympic champion and reality TV star Caitlyn Jenner will not be charged in connection with a crash in Malibu earlier this year that killed a 69-year-old woman, Los Angeles prosecutors said on Wednesday.

U.S. 30 Sep 2015

Cindy Crawford says wrote book to mark 50th birthday

American model Cindy Crawford says she decided to write a book to help mark her upcoming 50th birthday. | Video

30 Sep 2015

Trafigura founder, commodity trade giant Claude Dauphin dies

LONDON - Claude Dauphin, the powerful and influential oil and metals trader who built Trafigura into one of the world's biggest commodity players, died on Wednesday after a battle with cancer. He was 64.

30 Sep 2015

Lady Gaga chosen as Billboard's woman of the year

LOS ANGELES - Lady Gaga was named woman of the year by music magazine Billboard after a 2015 that saw her channel Julie Andrews at the Oscars, tour with Tony Bennett and highlight the problem of college sexual assaults.

Music, 29 Sep 2015