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Jon Batiste to sing for Macron at Biden's 1st state dinner

Nov. 27, 2022 17:58 PM EST

NANTUCKET, Mass. (AP) — Musician Jon Batiste is on tap to perform at President Joe Biden's first White House state dinner on Thursday that will highlight long-standing ties between the United States and France and honor President Emmanuel Macron. “An artist who transcends...

Jay Leno suffers burns in gasoline fire, says he's 'OK'

Nov. 14, 2022 23:39 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jay Leno suffered “serious burns” but said Monday that he was doing OK, according to reports. “I got some serious burns from a gasoline fire,” Leno said in a statement to The Associated Press. "I am ok. Just need a week or two to get back on my feet.” ...

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Nov. 13-19

Nov. 07, 2022 10:29 AM EST

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Nov. 13-19: Nov. 13: Actor Jimmy Hawkins (“It’s A Wonderful Life”) is 81. Blues singer John Hammond is 80. Country singer-songwriter Ray Wylie Hubbard is 76. Actor Joe Mantegna is 75. Actor Sheila Frazier (“Superfly”) is 74. Actor Tracy...

Jimmy Kimmel to host Oscars again: 'Great honor or a trap'

Nov. 07, 2022 09:42 AM EST

Jimmy Kimmel is ready to host the Oscars again, completing a trilogy that started with him presiding over the chaotic “envelope-gate" ceremony. The late-night talk show host will preside over the ceremony in March, the show’s producers said Monday. “We’re super...

Oprah delivers November surprise, endorses Fetterman over Oz

Nov. 03, 2022 22:49 PM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — TV icon Oprah Winfrey on Thursday endorsed Democrat John Fetterman in Pennsylvania's hotly contested Senate race and rejected Republican Dr. Mehmet Oz, whom she had helped launch to stardom nearly two decades ago when she brought him on her popular daytime talk show as a...

3 climate hecklers ejected for disrupting Cruz on 'The View'

Oct. 24, 2022 15:44 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Three hecklers were hustled off “The View” set on Monday after disrupting a live television interview of U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz with what appeared to be a climate change protest. Two women began shouting “Cover climate now” while the Texas Republican was...

Joanna Simon, acclaimed singer, TV correspondent, dies at 85

Oct. 22, 2022 13:29 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Joanna Simon, an acclaimed mezzo-soprano, Emmy-winning TV correspondent and one of the three singing Simon sisters who include pop star Carly, has died at age 85. Simon, the eldest of four, died Wednesday, just a day before her sister Lucy died, according to Lucy's...

Frustration with Ukraine war spills out on Russian state TV

Oct. 03, 2022 17:33 PM EDT

Russia’s retreat from a key Ukrainian city over the weekend elicited outcry from an unlikely crowd – state-run media outlets that typically cast Moscow’s war in glowing terms. A series of embarrassing military losses in recent weeks has presented a challenge for prominent hosts...

Trevor Noah says he's exiting as host of 'The Daily Show'

Sep. 30, 2022 11:05 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Trevor Noah says that he's leaving “The Daily Show” as host, after seven years of a Trump and pandemic-filled tenure on the weeknight Comedy Central show. Noah surprised the studio audience during Thursday's taping, dropping the news after discussing his...

Egyptian cleric revered by Muslim Brotherhood dies at 96

Sep. 26, 2022 13:23 PM EDT

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Youssef al-Qaradawi, an Egyptian cleric who was seen as the spiritual leader of the Muslim Brotherhood and became the Islamist “voice of revolution” during the popular uprisings around the Arab world more than a decade ago, died Monday at the age of 96. ...