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Lisa Marie Presley to take part in Elvis Week celebration

Aug. 10, 2018 6:26 AM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — An exhibit centered on the career of Lisa Marie Presley, and a launch party marking the release of an album of gospel songs by her late father Elvis Presley, are among the highlights of this year's Elvis Week in Memphis, Tennessee. Elvis Presley died on Aug. 16, 1977, in Memphis...

Whitney Houston's mom expresses 'shock' over abuse claims

Jul. 11, 2018 1:33 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Whitney Houston's mother says allegations that her superstar daughter and her son were molested by her niece, Dee Dee Warwick, are "unfathomable." In a statement to People magazine on behalf of herself and niece, singer Dionne Warwick, Cissy Houston revealed they first learned of the claims...

Sister-in-law says producing Houston doc hit close to home

Jul. 4, 2018 1:27 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Whitney Houston's mother had no clue about allegations that her son and superstar daughter were molested as children until the making of the new documentary "Whitney," says the film's executive producer. Patricia Houston, the sister-in-law of Whitney, is responsible for getting the film,...