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  • Victim’s grieving dad tells Holmes jury of devastating loss

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Jurors struggled to hold back tears Tuesday as a grieving father described how he returns now and then to the Colorado theater where his son was murdered. Tom Sullivan’s voice wavered…

  • Officials probing New Hampshire tent collapse that killed 2

    LANCASTER, N.H. (AP) — It’s unclear why after a widespread warning of impending severe weather a circus put on its planned show in a tent that ended up collapsing in a storm, killing a spectator…

  • Kermit and Miss Piggy split, but team up on ABC comedy

    BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy, who have been on-again, off-again over the years, have now called it quits. But they’re vowing to remain professional on their new prime-time comedy,…

  • The Latest: Governors express condolences in tent collapse

    LANCASTER, N.H. (AP) — The latest on the New Hampshire circus tent collapse (all times local): 5:30 p.m. The governors of two states are expressing their condolences to the family of a Vermont father and…

  • The ‘Fantastic Four’ try to get their franchise footing

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The “first family of Marvel” has had some growing pains. While Marvel’s X-Men and the Avengers have built their big screen empires into well-oiled billion dollar franchises, the Fantastic Four have…

  • Spotify’s Top 10 most streamed tracks

    The following list represents the most streamed tracks on Spotify, based on the number of people who shared it divided by the number who listened to it, from Friday July 24 to Thursday, July 30…

  • Frank Langella to return to Broadway in ‘The Father’

    NEW YORK (AP) — Frank Langella will return to Broadway next spring in the American premiere of “The Father,” a new play by Florian Zeller. Manhattan Theatre Club said Tuesday the three-time Tony Award-winning actor…

  • Invite young people into the Cecil conversation with books

    NEW YORK (AP) — The death of Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe at the hands of an American bow hunter continues to generate outrage around the world, but bringing kids into the conversation may require…

  • Publisher moves up Trump bio from early next year to October

    NEW YORK (AP) — With Donald Trump still leading in Republican presidential polls, the publisher of a biography that features interviews with the real estate mogul is moving up the release date from early next…

  • Matthew McConaughey lends voice to Kevin Morris’ audiobook

    NEW YORK (AP) — Matthew McConaughey isn’t just encouraging people to read his friend’s book. He’s also raising his voice. The Oscar-winner is one of several celebrities to narrate Kevin Morris’ audiobook version of “White…

  • France seizes $27M Picasso masterpiece smuggled from Spain

    PARIS (AP) — French custom officials in the island of Corsica have seized a 24 million-euro ($27.4 million) masterpiece by Pablo Picasso that was banned from leaving Spain where it is considered a national treasure.…

  • Judge nixes extradition in case of painting looted by Nazis

    NEW YORK (AP) — Poland lacks probable cause to extradite a Russian art dealer living in New York on criminal charges accusing him of knowing that an 18th-century painting taken from a Polish museum by…

  • Carol Brown Janeway, award-winning editor, dead at 71

    NEW YORK (AP) — Carol Brown Janeway, a prize-winning editor, executive and translator for Alfred A. Knopf whose authors ranged from biologist E.O. Wilson to Nobel Prize-winning fiction writer Imre Kertesz, has died, Knopf said…

  • Review: James Abel’s ‘Protocol Zero’ disappoints

    “Protocol Zero” (Berkley), by James Abel “Protocol Zero,” James Abel’s follow-up to the stellar “White Plague,” is intriguing, but ultimately doesn’t live up to the premise or anticipation generated by the earlier novel. Marine Joe…

  • Brett Eldredge selected to judge Miss America pageant

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Country singer Brett Eldredge is the first of seven judges to be announced for ABC’s live broadcast of the 2016 Miss America competition. The reigning Country Music Association new artist…