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Timeline of R. Kelly's life and career

Jul. 12, 2019 2:38 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — R&B singer R. Kelly, long trailed by lurid rumors, has been charged with aggravated sexual abuse involving multiple victims dating back two decades. A timeline of his life and career: — Jan. 8, 1967: Robert Sylvester Kelly is born in Chicago to Joann Kelly, a school teacher. R....

Lady Gaga heralds the coming of her makeup line on Amazon

Jul. 9, 2019 3:01 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The last thing the world needs, Lady Gaga says, is another beauty brand. But that's too bad. The pop star made all her Little Monsters happy Tuesday when she released a video with that message on social media. It heralds the coming of her new beauty line, Haus Laboratories, reportedly to be...

Academy welcomes 842 new members, half of them women

Jul. 1, 2019 5:17 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences on Monday invited 842 members from 59 countries to the Oscars organization and, for the first time, reached gender parity in its new class of inductees. Half of the new invitees to the film academy are women. In 10 of the 17 branches —...

Correction: Stonewall at 50 story

Jun. 29, 2019 3:03 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — In a story June 28 about a gathering at New York City's Stonewall Inn, The Associated Press reported erroneously the location of the Pulse nightclub. It's in Orlando, Florida, not Coral Springs, Florida. A corrected version of the story is below: Thousands gather at Stonewall 50 years after...

The Latest: Celebrities salute Stonewall on 50th anniversary

Jun. 28, 2019 9:38 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall rebellion (all times local): 9:00 p.m. New York Mayor Bill de Blasio joined a rally at Stonewall Inn, saying "Happy Pride, everybody!" to thousands of cheering people celebrating the legacy of the 1969 uprising. He called those who were...

A retail rainbow: Vendors mark LGBTQ Pride on sales racks

Jun. 23, 2019 8:46 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Major retailers have diversified their inventory for Pride month, selling apparel and other goods that celebrate LGBTQ culture to mark the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising . In New York City, Macy's flagship store is adorned with rainbow-colored Pride tribute windows, set in the...

Select few allowed to swim in Hearst Castle pools

Jun. 20, 2019 6:33 PM EDT

SAN SIMEON, Calif. (AP) — The Foundation at Hearst Castle is offering a chance to swim in the California landmark's iconic pools, where Lady Gaga and Hollywood's Golden Age celebrities dipped their toes. The foundation will allow members to pay for a swim in the outdoor Neptune Pool on four dates this...

European Games struggle for attention as Belarus hosts

Jun. 20, 2019 12:01 PM EDT

MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Shrunken in size and struggling for attention, the European Games open Friday as host Belarus seeks to shed its reputation as one of the continent's most isolated countries. Memories of the lavish inaugural event in Azerbaijan four years ago — the opening ceremony alone cost...

Review: Mark Ronson's 'Late Night Feelings' hurts so good

Jun. 19, 2019 12:29 PM EDT

Mark Ronson, "Late Night Feelings" (RCA) British producer Mark Ronson's fifth studio album "Late Night Feelings" is pretty perfect — a cool 13-track compilation uniquely suited for lonesome-hearted cruising — and somber grooving — in the after-hours. In case anybody asks: yes, a song can be...

The Rock and other stars promote positivity at MTV awards

Jun. 17, 2019 11:24 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson didn't make a household name for himself by conforming to someone else's idea of who he should be, an approach he encouraged others to take while accepting a top honor at the MTV Movie & TV Awards. The actor, producer and former professional wrestler said...