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  • The top 10 books on Apple’s iBooks-US

    iBook charts for week ending January 26, 2015: Top Paid Books 1. American Sniper (Enhanced Edition) by Chris Kyle, Jim DeFelice & Scott Mcewen – 9780062190963 – (William Morrow) 2. The Girl on the Train…

  • Smithsonian working to finalize deal for new site in London

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Smithsonian Institution, the world’s largest museum and research complex, is working to establish its first international museum outpost in London as that city redevelops its Olympic park, officials said Tuesday. London’s…

  • Q&A: Opera star Deborah Voigt writes of turbulent life

    NEW YORK (AP) — Soprano Deborah Voigt keeps a picture of herself performing alongside tenor Placido Domingo at the Metropolitan Opera — both as a treasured memory of a great triumph and as a stark…

  • Most Broadway theaters reopen Tuesday in New York City

    NEW YORK (AP) — Most Broadway theaters reopened Tuesday, a day after a heavy snow wiped out shows in New York for one night. The Broadway League said all current plays and musicals will be…

  • Update on the latest religion news

    BRITAIN-FEMALE BISHOP Church of England ordains first female bishop LONDON (AP) — The male monopoly in the leadership of the Church of England has ended with Monday’s consecration of the 500-year-old institution’s first female bishop.…

  • As storm rushes in, airlines cancel while salt sellers gain

    Businesses large and small are feeling the effects of a huge snowstorm sweeping into the Northeast Monday. For some, wintry weather is derailing activity: Airlines canceled thousands of flights. Car dealers expect to lose a…

  • Kate Hudson reveals derriere at Versace, Portman hits Dior

    PARIS (AP) — At Paris’ high-octane couture week, what happens on the catwalk is only half the story. Academy Award winner Goldie Hawn and her daughter Kate Hudson made a surprise appearance at Atelier Versace…

  • Colombians celebrate Miss Universe title

    BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Carnival has come a few weeks early to the Caribbean city of Barranquilla where residents took to the streets on Monday to show their hometown pride after local beauty queen Paulina…

  • AP Explains: The three-ring circus of Super Bowl Media Day

    PHOENIX (AP) — Media Day at the Super Bowl is unlike any other media day — or any other event, for that matter. Though the primary purpose still is to help journalists do their jobs,…

  • Broadway theaters shutter as snowstorm blasts New York City

    NEW YORK (AP) — Broadway theaters are shuttering as a snowstorm blasts Times Square. The Broadway League said all plays and musicals will be closed on Monday, a traditionally quiet night with only a few…

  • Colombian hometown for Miss Universe celebrating

    BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Carnival has come a few weeks early to the Caribbean city of Barranquilla where residents took to the streets to show their hometown pride after local girl Paulina Vega was crowned…

  • Sundance Watch: ‘Cobain’ premieres, women talk Hollywood

    PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — The Associated Press is all over the Sundance Film Festival, from its premieres to the Hollywood glitz. Here’s what they’ve seen and heard: ____ AMATEUR PORN SPOTLIGHTED IN ‘HOT GIRLS…

  • Broadway’s ‘Curious Incident of the Dog’ recoups capital

    NEW YORK (AP) — The British have another hit on Broadway: “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time.” Producers of the London hit said Monday that the play has recouped its $4.75 million…

  • ‘Jersey Belle’ star writing memoir, planned for fall release

    NEW YORK (AP) — “Jersey Belle” star Jaime Primak Sullivan has more than one way of getting real. Sullivan has a deal with Touchstone for a “hilarious and frank fish-out-of-water memoir” about living in Birmingham,…

  • Book tells of gang-related homicides in black neighborhoods

    “Ghettoside: A True Story of Murder in America” (Spiegel & Grau), by Jill Leovy The killings of unarmed black men by police in Missouri and New York have dominated recent headlines, but the slayings of…