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Criminal case over handwritten lyrics to 'Hotel California' goes to trial

Feb. 21, 2024 10:30 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A criminal case involving handwritten lyrics to the classic rock megahit “Hotel California” and other Eagles favorites went to trial Wednesday in New York, with three men accused of scheming to thwart band co-founder Don Henley’s efforts to reclaim the allegedly ill-gotten...

Today in History: February 21, Malcolm X shot and killed at age 39

Feb. 21, 2024 00:02 AM EST

Today in History Today is Wednesday, Feb. 21, the 52nd day of 2024. There are 314 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Feb. 21, 1965, minister and civil rights activist Malcolm X, 39, was shot to death inside Harlem’s Audubon...

Review: Choreographer Twyla Tharp, still inventing at 82, displays her latest creations

Feb. 20, 2024 16:56 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — There are many adjectives one might use to describe the force of nature that is Twyla Tharp. “Shy” is not one. This includes at curtain calls. At the opening of her current show at New York’s Joyce Theater, her dancers went to escort the 82-year-old...

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Feb. 25-March 2

Feb. 20, 2024 09:35 AM EST

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Feb. 25-March 2: Feb. 25: Actor Ann McCrea (“The Donna Reed Show”) is 93. Actor Tom Courtenay (“Dr. Zhivago”) is 87. CBS newsman Bob Schieffer is 87. Actor Diane Baker is 86. Actor Karen Grassle (“Little House on the Prairie”) is 82....

'Oppenheimer' wins 7 prizes, including best picture, at the British Academy Film Awards

Feb. 19, 2024 04:51 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — Atom bomb epic “Oppenheimer” won seven prizes, including best picture, director and actor, at the 77th British Academy Film Awards on Sunday, cementing its front-runner status for the Oscars next month. Gothic fantasia “Poor Things” took five prizes and...

“Oppenheimer” wins seven prizes, including best picture, actor and director, at the British Academy Film Awards.

Feb. 18, 2024 14:50 PM EST
LONDON (AP) — “Oppenheimer” wins seven prizes, including best picture, actor and director, at the British Academy Film Awards.

Stars, royalty and a 'Poppenheimer' showdown. Here's what to expect at Britain's BAFTA film awards

Feb. 17, 2024 07:02 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — Prepare for Poppenheimer. “Poor Things” and “Oppenheimer” are the leading contenders for the British Academy Film Awards, which will be handed out Sunday in front of an audience of filmmakers, movie stars and the heir to the British throne. ...

Music Review: Jennifer Lopez returns to her pop music throne with new album, 'This Is Me... Now'

Feb. 16, 2024 17:10 PM EST

On “This Is Me....Now,” Jennifer Lopez's first solo album in a decade, the singer takes back her rightful place on the throne of pop music. In 2002, Jennifer Lopez dropped “This Is Me… Then," her third studio album that married her glossy-eyed romanticism with R&B-pop...

Got back! Paul McCartney's stolen bass is found and returned to the Beatle after more than 50 years

Feb. 16, 2024 13:46 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — Paul McCartney no longer gently weeps for his original bass guitar. A five-year search by the manufacturer of the instrument that was aided by a husband-and-wife team of journalists helped reunite The Beatles star with the distinctive violin-shaped 1961 electric...

Seven-time NASCAR champ Jimmie Johnson welcomes Creed to Daytona 500 with arms wide open

Feb. 16, 2024 09:35 AM EST

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Jimmie Johnson and his Legacy Motor Club race team welcomed Creed to NASCAR with arms wide open. So singer Scott Stapp and the rest of the multi-platinum rock band filled them — they handed Johnson an autographed guitar. Johnson, a two-time Daytona 500...