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May 23

Demi Moore, Cher and more stars raise money for AIDS research at amfAR gala near Cannes

Some of the biggest stars in the French Rivera for the Cannes Film Festival made appearances at the 30th annual amfAR gala to raise money for AIDS research
May 23
Paris Jackson, center, poses for photographers upon arrival at the amfAR Cinema Against AIDS benefit at the Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc, during the 77th Cannes international film festival, Cap d'Antibes, southern France, Thursday, May 23, 2024. (Photo by Scott A Garfitt/Invision/AP)
May 23

Rapper Sean Kingston arrested in California after SWAT raids his Florida home; charged with fraud

Rapper Sean Kingston has been arrested in California on fraud charges after a SWAT team raided his rented South Florida mansion and arrested his mother
May 23
Workers attempt to gain access to a Bentley SUV in the driveway at Sean Kingston's Southwest Ranches, Fla., home on Thursday, May 23, 2024. A SWAT team raided rapper Kingston's rented mansion on Thursday, and arrested his mother on fraud and theft charges that an attorney says stems partly from the installation of a massive TV at the home. Broward County detectives arrested Janice Turner, 61, at the home. (Amy Beth Bennett/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP)
May 23

Tennessee attorney general looking into attempt to sell Graceland in foreclosure auction

Tennessee’s attorney general says his office is looking into a company’s attempt to sell Elvis Presley’s home Graceland at a foreclosure auction, a move that was stopped by a judge after the king of rock n’ roll’s granddaughter filed a lawsuit claiming...
May 23
FILE - Fans wait in line outside Graceland Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017, in Memphis, Tenn. A Tennessee judge on Wednesday, May 22, 2024, blocked the auction of Graceland, the former home of Elvis Presley, by a company that claimed his estate failed to repay a loan that used the property as collateral. (AP Photo/Brandon Dill, File)
May 23

Louis Vuitton pays homage to Barcelona architect Antoni Gaudí in 2025 Cruise Collection

Louis Vuitton has unveiled its latest fashion designs at Barcelona’s Park Güell in an homage to one of Antoni Gaudí’s architectural masterpieces
May 23
A model wears a creation by Louis Vuitton during a fashion show for the Cruise 2025 collection in the Park Guell in Barcelona, Spain, Thursday, May 23, 2024. (AP Photo/Joan Mateu)
May 23

Remaining wrongful death lawsuit filed after deadly Astroworld concert has been settled, lawyer says

An attorney says the one remaining wrongful death lawsuit filed after 10 people were killed during a deadly crowd crush at the 2021 Astroworld music festival has been settled
May 23
FILE - This photo provided by Taylor Blount shows Ezra Blount, 9, posing outside the Astroworld music festival in Houston, Nov. 5, 2021. Ezra is the youngest person to die from injuries sustained during a crowd surge at the Astroworld music festival. The one remaining wrongful death lawsuit filed by the family of Ezra after 10 people were killed during a deadly crowd crush at the 2021 Astroworld music festival has been settled, an attorney said Thursday, May 23, 2024. (Taylor Blount via AP, File)
May 23

The Justice Department is suing Ticketmaster and Live Nation. What does that mean for concertgoers?

Will the Justice Department’s lawsuit against Ticketmaster and Live Nation give concertgoers, sports fan and theater patrons some relief from surging ticket prices
May 23
May 23

Dave Chappelle says there's a 'genocide' in the Gaza Strip as Israel-Hamas war rages on there

American comedian Dave Chappelle has said a “genocide” is striking the Gaza Strip amid the Israel-Hamas war to cheers during his performance in the capital of the United Arab Emirates
May 23
FILE - Comedian Dave Chappelle performs at Madison Square Garden during his 50th birthday celebration week on Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2023, in New York. American comedian Dave Chappelle called the Israeli war on Hamas in the Gaza Strip a "genocide" Thursday, May 23, 2024, to cheers while performing in the capital of the United Arab Emirates, while urging Americans to fight antisemitism so Jews don't feel like they need to be protected by Israel. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
May 23

Music Review: Australian EDM twin duo Cosmo’s Midnight want you to 'Stop Thinking and Start Feeling'

Australian duo Cosmo’s Midnight have recorded a party playlist banger of an album by the name of “Stop Thinking and Start Feeling,” says The Associated Press’s Cristina Jaleru
May 23
This album cover image released by RCA shows "Stop Thinking Start Feeling" by Cosmo's Midnight. (RCA Records via AP)
May 23

With a new War Rig and a fleet of motorbikes, 'Furiosa' restarts the motorized mayhem of 'Mad Max'

Returning to the world of “Mad Max” meant resurrecting the motorized army of “Fury Road,” getting it back into running condition and building an entire new fleet of gas-guzzling, mutant machines of apocalyptic doom
May 23
This image released by Warner Bros. Pictures shows Chris Hemsworth in a scene from "Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga." (Warner Bros. Pictures via AP)
May 23

OpenAI to start using news content from News Corp. as part of a multiyear deal

OpenAI will start using news content from News Corp. as part of a multiyear deal between the two companies
May 23
FILE - The OpenAI logo is seen displayed on a cell phone with an image on a computer monitor generated by ChatGPT's Dall-E text-to-image model, Friday, Dec. 8, 2023, in Boston. OpenAI will start using news content from News Corp. as part of a multiyear deal between the two companies. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer, file)
May 23
Various challenged children's books are displayed at the White Rose Books & More bookstore in Kissimmee, Fla. on Wednesday, May 22, 2024. (Erin Decker/White Rose Books & More via AP)
May 23

At 75, NYC Ballet is getting older. Its audience is skewing younger, and that's the plan

New York City Ballet, one of the world's premier dance troupes, has been celebrating its 75th anniversary all year
May 23
New York City Ballet's associate artistic director Wendy Whelan poses inside the lobby of the David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center, Thursday, Feb. 29, 2024, in New York. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
May 23

White House fetes Kenya with state dinner featuring sunset views, celebrity star power

Thursday’s White House state dinner honoring Kenyan President William Ruto offered hundreds of guests some stunning D
May 23
Roger and Jane Goodell arrive at the Booksellers area of the White House for the State Dinner hosted by President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden for Kenya's President William Ruto and Kenya's first lady Rachel Ruto, Thursday, May 23, 2024, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
May 23

Mohammad Rasoulof fled Iran to debut his film in Cannes. 'I have many more stories to tell,' he says

Mohammad Rasoulof was facing eight years in prison and likely more considering the uncompromising nature of his latest film, “The Seed of the Sacred Fig,” when he decided to flee Iran
May 23
Director Mohammad Rasoulof poses for a portrait photograph for the film 'The Seed of the Sacred Fig' at the 77th international film festival, Cannes, southern France, Thursday, May 23 2024. (Photo by Vianney Le Caer/Invision/AP)
May 23

Ticketmaster Timeline: A running list of clashes between the event organizer, fans and artists

The Justice Department filed a sweeping antitrust lawsuit against Ticketmaster and parent company Live Nation Entertainment on Thursday, accusing them of running an illegal monopoly over live events in America — squelching competition and driving up pr...
May 23
FILE - The City" logo of the Golden State Warriors is displayed after being installed on the floor of Oracle Arena, Nov.16, 2015, in Oakland, Calif. In 2015 StubHub sued Ticketmaster and the Golden State Warriors, alleging it unfairly required fans looking to resell tickets to use Ticketmaster's resale exchange. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)
May 23

Sam Butcher, artist who created Precious Moments figurines of teardrop-eyed children, dies at 85

The artist who created the Precious Moments figurines depicting angelic teardrop-eyed children has died
May 23
A selection of Precious Moments figurines sit on a shelf, Thursday, May 23, 2024, in Blaine, Minn. Sam Butcher, the artist who created the Precious Moments figurines depicting angelic teardrop-eyed children, died early Monday, May 20, 2024, surrounded by family. He was 85. (Lissa Forliti-Aska via AP)
May 23

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May 23

Rolling Stones to swing through new Thunder Ridge Nature Arena in the Ozarks

The Stones will roll through the Ozarks this summer
May 23
This rendering released by ASM Global shows Thunder Ridge Nature Arena in Ridgedale, Mo., built by Bass Pro Shops founder and CEO Johnny Morris. The Rolling Stones announced Thursday, May 23, 2024, that they would close out their North American Hackney Diamonds tour at the 18,000-person capacity arena. (ASM Global via AP)
May 23

With a sequel in the works, 'Red, White & Royal Blue' stars reflect on its success — and R rating

When Amazon Studios debuted “Red, White & Royal Blue” last summer, they did so without fanfare or spectacle, thanks to the timing of its release amid historic Hollywood strikes
May 23
This image released by Amazon Prime shows Taylor Zakhar Perez, left, and Nicholas Galitzine in a scene from "Red, White & Royal Blue." (Prime Video via AP)
May 23

The real stars of Cannes may be the dogs

It’s been a dog’s life at this year’s Cannes Film Festival — or should that be the Canine Film Festival
May 23
A fan, left, poses for a photo with Eddie Peng and his dog Xin during an interview for the film 'Black Dog' at the 77th international film festival, Cannes, southern France, Tuesday, May 21, 2024. (Photo by Andreea Alexandru/Invision/AP)
May 23

Red Nose Day 2024 fights child poverty with the 'whimsy' of a candy castle, monster truck and Legos

Red Nose Day has raised $370 million since 2015 to fund anti-poverty efforts
May 23
This undated combination of images provided by Comic Relief's Red Nose Day shows social media users taking selfies with the campaign's filters. (Comic Relief's Red Nose Day via AP)
May 23

Three little piggies at a yoga class = maximum happiness

If goat yoga is a trend, piglet yoga may not be far behind
May 23
May 23

Sony says focus is on creativity, with games, movies, music, sensors, IP, and not gadgets

Japanese electronics and entertainment company Sony says it's focusing on creativity in movies, animation and video games, rather than old-fashioned gadgetry
May 23
FILE - A logo of Sony is seen at the headquarters of Sony Corp. on May 10, 2022, in Tokyo. Japanese electronics and entertainment company Sony says it’s focusing on creativity in movies, animation and video games, rather than old-fashioned gadgetry. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko, File)
May 23

Donald Trump may be stuck in a Manhattan courtroom, but he knows his fave legal analysts

Donald Trump may be stuck in a Manhattan courtroom for his hush money trial, but he knows his favorite television analysts
May 23
Former President Donald Trump speaks alongside his attorney Todd Blanche following the day's proceedings in his trial Tuesday, May 21, 2024, in Manhattan Criminal Court in New York. (Michael M. Santiago/Pool Photo via AP)
May 22

Javier Milei, the hard rocker in Argentina's highest office, turns his book talk into wild show

A book presentation about neoclassical economic theory may not sound like a crowd-pleaser
May 22
Argentine President Javier Milei sings at a promotional event for his new book in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Wednesday, May 22, 2024. (AP Photo/Gustavo Garello)
May 22

Charlie Colin, founding member of the band Train, dies at 58 after slipping in shower

Train bassist and founding member Charlie Colin has died at 58
May 22
FILE - Charlie Colin appears at the Friendly House Los Angeles' 24th Annual Awards Luncheon on Oct. 26, 2013 in Los Angeles. Colin, bassist and founding member of the American pop-rock band Train, best known for their early-aughts hits like “Drops of Jupiter" and “Meet Virginia,” has died. He was 58. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
May 22

New York Senate passes bill to tighten legal standard Harvey Weinstein used to toss rape conviction

The New York state Senate has passed a bill to explicitly allow evidence of prior sexual offenses in sex crimes cases
May 22
FILE - Harvey Weinstein appears at Manhattan criminal court for a preliminary hearing on May 1, 2024, in New York. The New York state Senate has passed a bill to explicitly allow evidence of prior sexual offenses in sex crimes cases, a move to change the legal standard Harvey Weinstein used to overturn his rape conviction. The Senate on Wednesday , May 22, 2024, approved the proposal, sending the bill to the state Assembly. (Steven Hirsch/New York Post via AP, Pool, File)
May 22

Nashville council rejects proposed sign for Morgan Wallen's new bar, decrying his behavior

Nashville councilmembers have rejected a plan to erect a glowing sign at Morgan Wallen’s new bar along a neon-lit strip of honky tonks in the city's downtown
May 22
FILE - Morgan Wallen performs during the 56th annual CMA Awards, Nov. 9, 2022, at the in Nashville, Tenn. On Tuesday, May 21, 2024, Nashville councilmembers rejected plans for a glowing sign at Wallen's new bar along the city's neon-lit strip of honky tonks, citing his use of a racial slur publicized in 2021 and his recent criminal charges of throwing a chair off a rooftop and nearly hitting two police officers. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)
May 22

National Folk Festival to be held in Mississippi's capital from 2025 through 2027

Mississippi’s capital city has been tapped to host the National Folk Festival from 2025 through 2027
May 22
May 22

TNT will begin airing College Football Playoff games through sublicense with ESPN

TNT Sports will begin airing College Football Playoff games this upcoming season through a sublicense with ESPN
May 22
FILE - The College Football Playoff logo is shown on the field at AT&T Stadium before the Rose Bowl NCAA college football game between Notre Dame and Alabama in Arlington, Texas, Jan. 1, 2021. TNT Sports will begin airing College Football Playoff games this upcoming season through a sublicense with ESPN. The five-year agreement gives TNT two first-round games the first two years. Beginning in 2026, it expands to two first-round and two quarterfinals.(AP Photo/Roger Steinman, File)
May 22

TNT Sports will begin airing College Football Playoff games this upcoming season through a sublicense with ESPN

TNT Sports will begin airing College Football Playoff games this upcoming season through a sublicense with ESPN
May 22
May 22

New Big Ten schools will make at least 1 appearance on Fox's Friday night college football package

Each of the Big Ten Conference's new West Coast schools will make at least one appearance this coming season on Fox Sports' “College Football Friday” package
May 22
May 22

Movie Review: Glen Powell gives big leading man energy in ‘Hit Man’

Glen Powell plays an fake hit man working undercover for the cops in “Hit Man."
May 22
This image released by Netflix shows Glen Powell, left, and Richard Robichaux in a scene from "Hit Man." (Netflix via AP)
May 22

From 'Anora' to 'The Substance,' tales of beauty and its price galvanize Cannes

After the competition lineup at the Cannes Film Festival got a lackluster start last week, the festival was enlivened by a string of films both fleshy and carnal
May 22
Gary Oldman poses for photographers at the photo call for the film 'Parthenope' at the 77th international film festival, Cannes, southern France, Wednesday, May 22, 2024. (Photo by Scott A Garfitt/Invision/AP)
May 22

Music Review: Lenny Kravitz leans on the funk with glorious 'Blue Electric Light'

The bass is banging, the guitars are shrieking and Lenny Kravitz is howling on “Blue Electric Light,” the rocker’s best stuff in years, offering a welcome blast of funk in 2024
May 22
This cover image released by Roxie Records shows "Blue Electric Light" by Lenny Kravitz. (Roxie Records via AP)
May 22

Clark, Reese and Brink have already been a huge boon for WNBA with high attendance and ratings

Fueled by its sensational rookie class of Caitlin Clark, Angel Reese and Cameron Brink, the WNBA had a huge first week in terms of attendance, ratings and digital media
May 22
Los Angeles Sparks' Cameron Brink, left, and Rickea Jackson, right, throw the ceremonial first pitches before a baseball game between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Arizona Diamondbacks, Monday, May 20, 2024, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
May 22

Sarah Pidgeon finds her voice, her inner rock god and a Tony nomination in Broadway's 'Stereophonic'

Sarah Pidgeon is making her Broadway debut this season in a celebrated, thoughtful show about how art is created
May 22
This image released by O&M/DKC shows promotional art for "Stereophonic." (Julieta Cervantes/O&M/DKC via AP)
May 22

Graceland foreclosure sale halted as Presley estate's lawsuit moves forward

A judge has halted the auction of Graceland by a company that claimed Elvis Presley's estate failed to repay a loan that used the property as collateral
May 22
FILE - Fans wait in line outside Graceland Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017, in Memphis, Tenn. A Tennessee judge on Wednesday, May 22, 2024, blocked the auction of Graceland, the former home of Elvis Presley, by a company that claimed his estate failed to repay a loan that used the property as collateral. (AP Photo/Brandon Dill, File)
May 22

Judge in Tennessee blocks effort to put Elvis Presley's former home Graceland up for sale

Judge in Tennessee blocks effort to put Elvis Presley's former home Graceland up for sale
May 22
May 22

Former Republican presidential candidate Vivek Ramaswamy takes a 7.7% stake in BuzzFeed

Former Republican presidential candidate and biotech entrepreneur Vivek Ramaswamy has purchased a minority stake in BuzzFeed
May 22
FILE - Vivek Ramaswamy speaks during the Conservative Political Action Conference, CPAC 2024, at National Harbor, in Oxon Hill, Md., Saturday, Feb. 24, 2024. Ramaswamy had purchased a 7.7% stake in Buzzfeed, the Pulitzer Prize winning digital media outlet that went into restructuring last year. Shares skyrocketed more than 50% before the market open on Wednesday, May 22. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
May 22
FILE - Kendrick Lamar performs at Coachella Music & Arts Festival at the Empire Polo Club on Sunday, April 16, 2017, in Indio, Calif. Apple Music announced on Wednesday, May 22, 2024, their 10 greatest albums of all time and Lamar's 2012 “good kid, m.A.A.d city” came in seventh on the list. (Photo by Amy Harris/Invision/AP, File)
May 22

Fox's Greg Olsen wins top analyst at Sports Emmy Awards and CBS' Super Bowl coverage wins top event

Tom Brady is coming into the booth of Fox Sports top NFL team with seven Super Bowl rings
May 22
FILE - Former NFL tight end Greg Olsen gives a report during pregame warmups prior to the start of the first half of an NFL football game between the Washington Football Team and the Dallas Cowboys, Sunday, Dec. 12, 2021, in Landover, Md. Olsen won a Sports Emmy for Outstanding Event Analyst. Olsen will not be Fox Sports top NFL analyst this upcoming season as Tom Brady joins the network. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)
May 22

Barbie will make dolls to honor Venus Williams and other star athletes

Barbie dolls will honor tennis champion Venus Williams and eight other athletes as part of a project announced by Mattel
May 22
This undated photo provided by Mattel Inc., shows Venus Williams holding a Venus Williams Barbie Doll. Barbie dolls will honor tennis champion Venus Williams and eight other athletes as part of a project announced by Mattel on Wednesday, May 22, 2024. (Mattel Inc. via AP)
May 21

Sean 'Diddy' Combs accused of 2003 sexual assault in lawsuit

A former model accused Sean “Diddy” Combs of sexually assaulting her at his New York City recording studio in 2003 in a lawsuit filed in the city
May 21
FILE -Sean 'Diddy' Combs participates in "The Four" panel during the FOX Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour in Pasadena, Calif., Jan. 4, 2018. A former model accused Combs of sexually assaulting her at his New York City recording studio in 2003 in a lawsuit filed Tuesday, May 21, 2024, the latest in a series of allegations against the embattled hip-hop mogul. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
May 21

German author Jenny Erpenbeck wins International Booker Prize for tale of tangled love affair

German author Jenny Erpenbeck and translator Michael Hofmann have won the International Booker Prize for the novel “Kairos.”
May 21
Jenny Erpenbeck, author of 'Kariros' , right, and translator Michael Hofman pose ahead of the International Booker Prize, in London, Tuesday, May 21, 2024. (AP Photo/Alberto Pezzali)
May 21

Israel's block of AP transmission shows how ambiguity in law could restrict war coverage

The shutdown and seizure by Israel of an Associated Press video camera that provided a live glimpse into Gaza raised concerns about how a new media law could be used to restrict war coverage
May 21
AP video equipment is laid on the floor of an apartment block in Sderot, Southern Israel, shortly before it was seized by Israeli officials, Tuesday, May 21, 2024. Israeli officials seized the camera and broadcasting equipment belonging to The Associated Press in southern Israel on Tuesday, accusing the news organization of violating the country's new ban on Al Jazeera. Shortly before the equipment was seized, it was broadcasting a general view of northern Gaza. (AP Photo/Josphat Kasire)
May 21

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The top 10 audiobooks on Audible
May 21
May 21

Matthew Perry's death under investigation in connection with ketamine level found in actor's blood

An investigation has been opened into the death of Matthew Perry and how the “Friends” actor received the anesthetic ketamine, which was ruled contributing factor in his death
May 21
FILE - Matthew Perry poses for a portrait on Feb. 17, 2015, in New York. Authorities are investigating the death of Perry and how the beloved actor received the anesthetic ketamine, which was ruled a contributing factor in his death. Los Angeles Police Capt. Scot Williams told the Los Angeles Times Tuesday, May 21, 2024, that detectives were looking into why the “Friends” star had so much ketamine in his system when he died in October. (Photo by Brian Ach/Invision/AP, File)
May 21
FILE - Jan. A.P. Kaczmarek poses with the Oscar for best original score for his work on "Finding Neverland" during the 77th Academy Awards, Feb. 27, 2005, in Los Angeles. Polish composer Kaczmarek, who won a 2005 Oscar for the movie “Finding Neverland,” has died on Tuesday, May 21, 2024, at age 71. Kaczmarek’s death was announced by Poland’s Music Foundation. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File)
May 21

Attorneys stop representing a Utah mom and children's grief author accused of killing her husband

A team of attorneys has withdrawn from representing a Utah mother accused of killing her husband with fentanyl then publishing a children’s book about loss and grief
May 21
Defense attorney Skye Lazaro, left, talks to Summit County Chief Prosecutor Brad Bloodworth about delaying until June a preliminary hearing for Lazaro's client, Kouri Richins, during a hearing Wednesday, May 15, 2024, in Park City, Utah. Richins, a Utah mother of three, who wrote a children's book about coping with grief after her husband's death, was later accused of fatally poisoning him. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, Pool)