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Fun & Games: Lyles wants to win, celebrate just like Bolt

Sep. 21, 2019 2:50 AM EDT

The most promising signal that track and field remains in good hands even after Usain Bolt's retirement comes from a 22-year-old American named Noah Lyles , who appreciates the Jamaican superstar more for what he did after his races than during them. When Lyles spends time studying Bolt on video, he's not only...

The Latest: 3 arrests, missing man found near Area 51 gates

Sep. 21, 2019 12:12 AM EDT

HIKO, Nev. (AP) — The Latest on "Storm Area 51" events in two tiny Nevada towns near the once-secret military research site (all times local): 9 p.m. Authorities arrested two men in the rugged mountains inside the perimeter of the once-secret Area 51 military base in Nevada and one woman who made it clear...

Milan Fashion: J-Lo struts updated jungle dress at Versace

Sep. 20, 2019 8:25 PM EDT

MILAN (AP) — Jennifer Lopez won Milan Fashion Week on Friday, wowing the crowd at Versace when she emerged wearing a version of the jungle dress that nearly broke the internet almost 20 years ago. Building up to the big reveal, Donatella Versace announced from backstage a Google search for "Versace jungle...

Julie Andrews to receive American Film Institute honor

Sep. 20, 2019 7:10 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The American Film Institute is honoring Julie Andrews with its Life Achievement Award. The organization said Friday that Andrews will receive the award at the Gala Tribute on April 25 in Los Angeles. It will be broadcast on TNT. Andrews' acting career has spanned several decades, winning...

Music Review: Brittany Howard shines in new solo album

Sep. 20, 2019 3:19 PM EDT

Brittany Howard, "Jaime" (ATO Records) Solo projects can be hit or miss for artists looking to break from a band. For some, their newfound creative independence allows them to hit their stride. For others (even rock legend Mick Jagger), they seem to function better as part of a collective effort. Brittany Howard...

Review: Andrew Combs' 'Ideal Man' is tuneful and sensitive

Sep. 20, 2019 1:08 PM EDT

Andres Combs, "Ideal Man" (New West Records) On "Ideal Man," Andrew Combs trades in some of the high-gloss finish of his previous work for a trebly kaleidoscope of sounds that underscores a beguiling set of highly-emotional tunes. Combs, Texas-born and Nashville-based, shaped by his recent dedication to painting...

Producer Brian Grazer traces his success in 'Face to Face'

Sep. 20, 2019 12:03 PM EDT

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — Brian Grazer says that if weren't for Eminem making eye contact with him during a tense meeting a few years ago, the rap film "8 Mile" probably wouldn't exist. Getting people to set aside their phones and engage one another and meet eyes has been a priority of late for Grazer,...

About 75 people gather at Area 51 gate, 2 people detained

Sep. 20, 2019 11:08 AM EDT

HIKO, Nev. (AP) — About 75 people arrived early Friday at a gate at the once-secret Area 51 military base in Nevada — at the time appointed by an internet hoaxster to "storm" the facility to see space aliens — and at least two were detained by sheriff's deputies. The "Storm Area 51"...

Top 20 Global Concert Tours from Pollstar

Sep. 19, 2019 6:48 PM EDT

The Top 20 Global Concert Tours ranks artists by average box office gross per city and includes the average ticket price for shows Worldwide. The list is based on data provided to the trade publication Pollstar by concert promoters and venue managers. Week of September 18, 2019: TOP 20 GLOBAL CONCERT TOURS 1. The...

Bus carrying singer Josh Turner's road crew crashes, 1 dead

Sep. 19, 2019 4:55 PM EDT

SHANDON, Calif. (AP) — A tour bus carrying members of the road crew for country singer Josh Turner plunged off a cliff in central California, killing one person and injuring seven others, authorities said Thursday. Turner and his band were not on the bus when it crashed late Wednesday in San Luis Obispo...