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Julia Louis-Dreyfus feted for career achievement in comedy

Oct. 21, 2018 1:04 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Julia Louis-Dreyfus is one of the best-known comedic actresses of her generation, and now she's being recognized with the Mark Twain Award for lifetime achievement in comedy. She's set to receive the 21st annual Twain prize Sunday night at Washington's Kennedy Center, with testimonials...

'Halloween' scares up $77.5 million in ticket sales

Oct. 21, 2018 12:08 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Forty years later, Michael Myers is still drawing huge audiences to the movie theaters for a good scare. "Halloween" has opened in first place with an estimated $77.5 million in ticket sales from North American theaters, according to Universal Pictures on Sunday. David Gordon Green...

Lynn says she's better after illness sent her to hospital

Oct. 20, 2018 7:32 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Loretta Lynn says she is doing better after a brief hospital visit to treat an illness that kept her from attending a CMT tribute to her and other female country artists. A message posted on Lynn's official Facebook page Saturday afternoon said she is feeling better and is now...

Marvel universe a slice smaller with Luke Cage cancellation

Oct. 20, 2018 2:56 PM EDT

The Marvel universe just got a slice smaller on Netflix with the cancellation of "Marvel's Luke Cage" after two seasons. The news Friday surprised fans and came soon after Netflix axed another live-action Marvel series, "Iron Fist." Both are part of The Defenders world and ordered up by Netflix among five back in...

Coming clean: Public embrace for celeb addicts offers hope

Oct. 20, 2018 10:03 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Beneath sparkling chandeliers hanging in the famed Rainbow Room, as a gala crowd dotted with rock stars sat around white-clothed dinner tables, Ringo Starr stood at a podium and described what it felt like to be 30 years sober. With wife Barbara Bach Starkey — herself a recovering...

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Julia Louis-Dreyfus feted for career achievement in comedy

Oct. 21, 2018 1:04 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Julia Louis-Dreyfus is one of the best-known comedic actresses of her generation, and now she's being recognized with the Mark Twain Award for lifetime achievement in comedy. She's set to receive the 21st annual Twain prize Sunday night at Washington's Kennedy Center, with testimonials...

Chargers withstand Titans' late rally, hold on for 20-19 win

Oct. 21, 2018 12:52 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Philip Rivers threw for 306 yards with two touchdown passes and the Los Angeles Chargers held on for a 20-19 victory on Sunday in London after the Tennessee Titans failed twice on a go-ahead 2-point conversion with 31 seconds remaining. Marcus Mariota completed 24 of 32 passes for 237 yards...

'Halloween' scares up $77.5 million in ticket sales

Oct. 21, 2018 12:08 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Forty years later, Michael Myers is still drawing huge audiences to the movie theaters for a good scare. "Halloween" has opened in first place with an estimated $77.5 million in ticket sales from North American theaters, according to Universal Pictures on Sunday. David Gordon Green...

Palestinian protest icon goes from jail cell to VIP suite

Oct. 21, 2018 8:03 AM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — When Israel locked up Ahed Tamimi for slapping a soldier last year, it hoped to finally silence the teenage Palestinian activist. Instead, it created an international celebrity. Less than three months after walking out of prison, Tamimi is on a victory tour, crisscrossing Europe and the...

Author Murakami: Joy of writing is to start not knowing end

Oct. 21, 2018 7:24 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Best-selling Japanese author Haruki Murakami says he enjoys writing novels because he doesn't know how they'll end up. Murakami, hosting a special radio show on Sunday, said he starts writing without deciding how the story should end. Ideas pop up as he writes and he goes with the flow while...

Meghan's schedule in Australia cut back after hectic start

Oct. 21, 2018 6:33 AM EDT

SYDNEY (AP) — The pregnant Duchess of Sussex has had her schedule cut back during her first royal tour, after a hectic start to her visit to Australia and the South Pacific with husband Prince Harry. The tour is an extremely busy one, with the royal couple scheduled to attend more than 70 engagements...

Tournament host Sergio Garcia leads at Valderrama

Oct. 20, 2018 9:24 PM EDT

SOTOGRANDE, Spain (AP) — Sergio Garcia shot a 7-under 64 on Saturday to take a four-shot lead in the Andalucia Valderrama Masters, the rain-shortened event hosted by the Spanish star's foundation. The tournament winner last year and in 2011, Garcia had a 10-under 132 total at Valderrama Golf Club. "Every...

NBA vet Willie Reed goes No. 1 overall in G League draft

Oct. 20, 2018 8:45 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Willie Reed was the No. 1 pick Saturday in the G League draft, his rights going to the Salt Lake City Stars. The 28-year-old Reed has spent parts of three seasons in the NBA, appearing in 152 games with the Brooklyn Nets, Miami Heat, Los Angeles Clippers and Detroit Pistons. His career NBA...

Actress Selma Blair say she has been diagnosed with MS

Oct. 20, 2018 8:13 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Film and TV actress Selma Blair announced she is dealing with a diagnosis of multiple sclerosis. In a post Saturday on her Instagram account, Blair, 46, says she was diagnosed with the disease of the central nervous system on Aug. 16. Blair says she is struggling with the disease's...

Yara Shahidi urges fight against 'identity blind narrative'

Oct. 20, 2018 7:35 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Yara Shahidi brought the crowd to its feet at the GLSEN Respect Awards as she warned against an "identity blind narrative" in the struggle for acceptance of all. "We should all feel deserved and supported in expressing our right to being our whole selves, limited by nothing regardless of...