'Jeopardy!' host Trebek says he's resumed chemotherapy
NEW YORK (AP) — "Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek says he's had a setback in his battle with pancreatic cancer and is undergoing chemotherapy again.
Kane Brown, Luke Combs among CMT Artists of the Year
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Carrie Underwood, Kane Brown, Luke Combs, Dan + Shay and Thomas Rhett will be honored as the country's top stars at the 10th annual CMT Artists of the Year television special.
Weinstein attorney: He's a sinner, but not 'a rapist'
NEW YORK (AP) — An attorney for Harvey Weinstein said on Tuesday that her client is not without sin — but he's also not "a rapist."
Colson Whitehead among Kirkus Prize finalists
NEW YORK (AP) — Colson Whitehead's novel "The Nickel Boys" and Kwame Alexander's picture story "The Undefeated" are among the finalists for the Kirkus Prize, a $50,000 honor given for the year's outstanding fiction, nonfiction and young readers' books.
The New York Times faces questions over Kavanaugh story
NEW YORK (AP) — Between an offensive tweet and a significant revision, The New York Times' handling of a new sexual misconduct allegation against Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh attracted almost as much attention as the accusation itself.
Celebs to read bedtime story to help fight homelessness
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Will Smith and Dame Helen Mirren will read a bedtime story during a one-night fundraising event to help fight global homelessness.
Brad Pitt asks astronaut: Who was better? Clooney or me?
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Brad Pitt, star of the new space movie "Ad Astra," had a burning question for a real-life astronaut. "Who was more believable? Clooney or Pitt?" In a televised call Monday, NASA astronaut Nick Hague answered Pitt — "absolutely" — getting a big laugh.
Yada yada yada: Netflix to air 'Seinfeld' starting in 2021
LOS GATOS, Calif. (AP) — Move aside, "Friends" and "The Office." Netflix now has a new gem — a show about nothing. The company announced Monday it would start streaming all 180 episodes of "Seinfeld" in 2021, gaining a hugely popular addition to its library as the battle for viewers heats up.
Ocasek's wife says he died while recuperating from surgery
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York City medical examiner says Ric Ocasek , the 75-year-old frontman for The Cars, died of heart disease, worsened by emphysema.
'SNL' rescinds cast invitation to Gillis over YouTube video
NEW YORK (AP) — "Saturday Night Live" has rescinded its invitation to a cast member who posted a video last year in which he used a racial slur for Chinese people and derided Asians trying to learn English.
Hurt Christie Brinkley pulls out of 'Dancing with the Stars'
NEW YORK (AP) — Christie Brinkley has been sidelined for Monday's season premiere of "Dancing with the Stars." ABC said in a statement that Brinkley is unable to continue this season following surgery to her wrist and arm.
Actress Jessica Hecht's Emmy night comes down to the dress
NEW YORK (AP) — Jessica Hecht, the "Special" actress, inherited at least a couple of things from her mother: "I'm lucky to be sample size.
Rwandan gospel singer comes out as gay, to country's shock
KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) — Friends of Albert Nabonibo, a well-known gospel singer in Rwanda who recently came out as a gay man, do not want their names revealed.
Morgan Spurlock takes a second bite of the fast food world
NEW YORK (AP) — Last time out, documentary filmmaker Morgan Spurlock ate only fast food for a month. This time, he's the one dishing out the fried stuff.
Young people's longlist announced for National Book Awards
NEW YORK (AP) — Laurie Halse Anderson, Jason Reynolds and Kwame Alexander are among the 10 authors on the young people's literature longlist for the National Book Awards.
Race, family and history converge in 'Heaven, My Home'
"Heaven, My Home" (Mulholland), by Attica Locke Race, family and history converge in Attica Locke's second intense novel about African American Texas Ranger Darren Mathews.
Review: 'Red at the Bone' is Woodson's dazzling new novel
"Red at the Bone" (Riverhead Books), by Jacqueline Woodson Jacqueline Woodson begins her dazzling new novel, "Red at the Bone," with an afterthought, in the middle of things, and breaking all the rules of grammar by starting with a "but": "But that afternoon there was an orchestra playing."
Review: 'Letters from Hollywood' is a movie nerd's dream
"Letters from Hollywood: Inside the Private World of Classic American Moviemaking," published by Abrams, compiled and edited by Rocky Lang and Barbara Hall Paul Newman passes on an offer to co-star with Barbra Streisand in "Funny Girl," saying he can't carry a tune or dance.
'Handmaid's Tale,' 'Mrs. Maisel' guest stars capture Emmys
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A trio of Emmy-honored actors are winners again for their guest performances in TV series, joined by an awards newcomer.
'Crazy Ex' star Rachel Bloom wins Emmy, announces pregnancy
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rachel Bloom has won an Emmy for writing music and lyrics, and soon she'll be singing lullabies. The "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend" creator and star announced backstage at the Creative Arts Emmy Awards on Saturday night that she and husband Dan Gregor are expecting a baby.
Tony-winner and women's health advocate Phyllis Newman dies
NEW YORK (AP) — Phyllis Newman, a Tony Award-winning Broadway veteran who became the first woman to host "The Tonight Show" before turning her attention to fight for women's health, has died.
Dreamy, confident shows mark London Fashion Week
LONDON (AP) — Fashion devotees basked in sunny weather and strong, sometimes whimsical collections as London Fashion Week neared its climax Sunday with runway shows by Roland Mouret, Victoria Beckham, Simone Rocha and others throughout the city.
'Jojo Rabbit' wins Toronto's sought-after audience award
NEW YORK (AP) — Taika Waititi's Nazi Germany-set satire "Jojo Rabbit" won the People's Choice award Sunday at the Toronto International Film Festival, a prize that has historically been one of the most ironclad predicators of Academy Awards chances.
"It" is tops again; "Hustlers" full of flash at box office
LOS ANGELES (AP) — It wasn't quite enough to take down Pennywise the clown, but Jennifer Lopez and the scheming strippers of "Hustlers" topped even the high expectations they brought to the weekend box office.
Women's Hall of Fame inducts Sotomayor, Fonda, Allred
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, actress Jane Fonda and attorney Gloria Allred were among the inductees at the National Women's Hall of Fame on Saturday.