Terrorist attack feared after Jackson arrest

NEW YORK (AP) — Police concerns about a terrorist attack stemming from the 2003 arrest of Michael Jackson led to a request for federal...

Megan Mullally returns to B’way in ‘Lips Together’

NEW YORK (AP) — Megan Mullally (muh-LAHL'-lee) will return to Broadway in the Roundabout Theatre Company revival of "Lips Together, Teeth Apart," Terrence McNally's...

Usher is slowly building a lifestyle brand

NEW YORK (AP) — Usher knows his stuff when it comes to fashion. The R&B singer describes his style as "flashy classy" and he is...

Terrorist attack feared after ’03 Jackson arrest

NEW YORK (AP) — Police concerns about a terrorist attack stemming from the 2003 arrest of Michael Jackson led to a request for federal...

Rage Against the Machine humbles Simon Cowell

LONDON (AP) — A grass-roots Facebook campaign has spoiled American Idol mogul Simon Cowell's Christmas by denying one of his new acts the prestigious...

Ricky Gervais headed to HBO in an animated series

NEW YORK (AP) — HBO says Ricky Gervais (jur-VAYS') will be a star voice in a 13-episode animated comedy series early next year. The cable...

Coroner looking into leak of Brittany Murphy info

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Coroner's officials are looking into how the celebrity Web site TMZ obtained details on prescription drugs contained in an investigator's...

FBI helped Calif officials in 1993 Jackson probe

NEW YORK (AP) — Newly released documents show the FBI helped facilitate interviews in the Philippines carried out by California authorities investigating Michael Jackson...

FBI assisted authorities in Jackson probes

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Newly released documents show the FBI assisted local authorities in the U.S. and in Britain as they investigated Michael Jackson...

Gehry-designed theater set for 2012 opening in NYC

NEW YORK (AP) — An independent theater company that had once planned to move to ground zero will get a new home designed by...

SC priest wins $100,000 for church in poker game

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina priest missed the $1 million top prize in a poker tournament to be televised this weekend but...

Documentary on Jackson doctor planned

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When Michael Jackson's embattled personal physician returned to work last month, cameras were rolling. Miranda Sevcik (SEHV'sik), a spokeswoman for Dr....

Russian author Grigory Baklanov dies at 86

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian author and editor Grigory Baklanov has died at the age of 86. The Moscow Writers Union says Baklanov died in Moscow...

Gehry to design arts center in NY theater district

NEW YORK (AP) — A nonprofit theater selling tickets for just $20 is bringing one of the world's most renowned architects to New York's...

Rocker icon Hallyday leaves Los Angeles hospital

PARIS (AP) — France's top rocker and entertainment icon Johnny Hallyday has left a Los Angeles hospital after riveting France for some two weeks...

Brother: Simon Cowell to leave ‘Idol’ next year

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Simon Cowell's brother says the next season of "American Idol" will be the judge's last. Tony Cowell said in his weekly...

Susan Sarandon, Tim Robbins split after 23 years

LOS ANGELES (AP) — One of Hollywood's most enduring couples has separated. Susan Sarandon and Tim Robbins, partners for 23 years and parents of two...

Billy Ray Cyrus becomes his dad in Hallmark movie

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Billy Ray Cyrus has been preparing his whole life for the role of Daniel Burton in the Hallmark Channel movie...

NJ lawmakers ask MTV to cancel ‘Jersey Shore’

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — MTV is getting more pressure to cancel its "Jersey Shore" reality show. The latest criticism comes from the New Jersey Italian...

Latin Grammy winner freed from Mexican jail

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Latin Grammy winner Ramon Ayala was released from jail for health reasons Wednesday, but authorities said he remains under investigation...