After rolling out the red carpet Wednesday morning in anticipation of Sunday's Emmy ceremony, host Jimmy Kimmel warned he's planning a prank on folks not watching the show.
Poet and novelist Lucia Perillo dies at 58
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Lucia Perillo, an award-winning author and Pulitzer Prize finalist, has died at the age of 58.
Bill Murray accepts humor prize after gentle roast
In an evening filled with jokes about Bill Murray's elusiveness and quirky personality, it was David Letterman who provided the most touching moment as Murray was honored with the nation's top prize for ...
The Latest: Bill Murray receives prize at Kennedy Center
The Latest on Bill Murray being honored at the Kennedy Center (all times local): 10:43 p.m. Bill Murray accepted a bust of Mark Twain for his lifetime achievement in comedy — and immediately handed it ...
Chicago DJ Herb Kent dies after 7-decade career in radio
CHICAGO (AP) — One of Chicago's earliest African-American disc jockeys, Herb Kent, has died at age 88 after a seven-decade career.
Garth Brooks holds sports camp during West Virginia stop
INSTITUTE, W.Va. (AP) — Garth Brooks has taken time out from a concert tour stop in West Virginia to hold a basketball camp for children.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tyler Perry bested Tom Cruise at the box office this weekend.
DJ Khaled and Fiancée Welcome Baby Boy on Snapchat
LOS ANGELES (AP) — It's a boy for music producer DJ Khaled and his fiancée Nicole Tuck, who welcomed their first child into the world early Sunday morning.
Palestinians aim to promote local cinema with new award
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — A Palestinian film organization has launched a new cinema award in an attempt to stimulate the local filmmaking industry and promote cinema culture in the Palestinian territories.
China's Xi seeks to enforce will at Communist Party meeting
BEIJING (AP) — Having punished more than a million Communist Party members for corruption, Chinese President Xi Jinping will use a key meeting that started Monday to drive home the message that his signature anti-graft campaign is far from over and that his authority remains undiminished.
Seattle, Arizona players not sure how to react after 6-6 tie
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Seattle Seahawks and Arizona Cardinals didn't really know how to react after a 6-6 tie.
France starts clearing 'jungle' migrant camp in Calais
CALAIS, France (Reuters) - Hundreds of migrants carrying suitcases and bundles of possessions queued outside a hangar outside Calais on Monday to be resettled as the French government started clearing a makeshift camp known as the "Jungle". Armed police fanned out around the warehouse and across the squalid shanty-town after a night during which small groups of migrants burned toilet blocks and hurled stones at security forces in protest at the plans to dismantle the camp. "I hope this works out. ...
Tom Hayden, famed 1960s anti-war activist, dies at 76
SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — Famed '60s anti-war activist Tom Hayden, whose name became forever linked with the celebrated Chicago 8 trial, Vietnam War protests and his ex-wife actress Jane Fonda, has died. He was 76.
Belgium's Wallonia says won't meet EU 'ultimatum' on Canada trade pact
Brussels (AFP) - The head of Wallonia's parliament said Monday it would not respect an EU ultimatum to back a massive trade deal with Canada blocked by the Belgian region.
Asia shares gain as Japan trade data better than forecast
TOKYO (AP) — Asian markets mostly rose Monday after the release of improved Japanese manufacturing and trade data that suggest activity is picking up in the world's third biggest economy. Looking ahead, attention is likely to focus this week on Friday's report of U.S. growth data.
Our NBA picks: Warriors over Clippers, Cavs over Celtics
MIAMI (AP) — Happy new NBA season.
France moving more than 6,000 migrants, destroying huge camp
CALAIS, France (AP) — Lines of migrants with their lives in small bags are walking to a registration center in the French port city of Calais, the first day of the mass evacuation and destruction of the filthy camp they called home.
US: Philippines' Duterte sparking distress around the world
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — America's top diplomat for Asia said Monday that Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's controversial remarks and a "real climate of uncertainty" about his government's intentions have sparked distress in the U.S. and other countries.