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Indictment: Ex-'American Idol' contestant was drug courier

Feb. 13, 2019 10:22 AM EST

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A recently unsealed court document says a former contestant on both "American Idol" and "Fear Factor" worked as a courier for a drug ring and was trying to deliver nearly 2 pounds (830 grams) of fentanyl when she was arrested last year. The Virginian-Pilot reports 32-year-old Antonella...

Kate Gosselin tries G-rated dating in 'Kate Plus Date'

Feb. 12, 2019 5:53 PM EST

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Don't expect anything like "The Bachelorette" with Kate Gosselin's new TLC dating show. Gosselin said it was important to her that her eight children be able to watch "Kate Plus Date" without cringing. She called it a "respectful, G-rated show" on a family friendly network. The...

Nielsen's top programs for Feb. 4-10

Feb. 12, 2019 3:38 PM EST

Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for Feb. 4-10. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership. 1. "The Grammy Awards," CBS, 19.88 million. 2. "The Big Bang Theory," CBS, 14.16 million. 3. "Young Sheldon," CBS, 12.14 million. 4. "State of the Union," Fox News, 11.29 million. 5. "State of the...

Brandon Maxwell's mom joins him for his NY Fashion Week bow

Feb. 11, 2019 6:41 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Tears flowed at the New York Fashion Week show of Brandon Maxwell when his mom accompanied him on the runway for his bow. Pam Woolley has had a rough go of it lately. She was diagnosed with breast cancer after her son's show last season. This time around, he dedicated the show to her and...

Christian Siriano wins best-view award at NY Fashion Week

Feb. 9, 2019 10:50 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — If there were a best-view award at New York Fashion Week, Christian Siriano would win it. The sights outside the designer's runway show atop Rockefeller Center were hard to beat: The Empire State building, the Chrysler Building and other Manhattan landmarks, just as the sun began to set on...

Ted Bundy's murderous charm still polarizes, 40 years later

Feb. 9, 2019 1:07 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — She kept her eyes on the dapper, wavy-haired man who smiled, winked and exuded self-confidence as the courtroom proceedings moved along. "I don't know what it is he has, but he's fascinating," the teenage spectator explained to me at the time. "He's impressive. He just has a kind of...

AP Was There: Exclusive interview with serial killer

Feb. 9, 2019 10:07 AM EST

EDITOR'S NOTE — On July 24, 1979, serial killer Ted Bundy was convicted by a jury in Miami of the murder of two sorority sisters in a rampage a year earlier. Three days later, Associated Press reporter Dan Sewell sat down with Bundy in the Dade County Jail for an exclusive interview. The AP is republishing...

Bundy's deadly charm still polarizes, 40 years later

Feb. 9, 2019 8:54 AM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — She kept her eyes on the dapper, wavy haired man who smiled, winked and exuded self-confidence as the courtroom proceedings moved along. "I don't know what it is he has, but he's fascinating," the teenage spectator explained to me at the time. "He's impressive. He just has a kind of...

Column: NBA trade deadline provides best reality show around

Feb. 8, 2019 4:19 PM EST

The latest episode of "Survivor: NBA" was quite a cliffhanger. All kinds of intrigue. A hefty dose of griping. Some thoroughly unexpected plot twists. Now that's a reality show worth watching. "They always catch me by surprise," said Toronto Raptors coach Nick Nurse, whose team had a major role in the plotline....

R. Kelly says he'd tour internationally, then deletes post

Feb. 6, 2019 1:59 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — R. Kelly said Tuesday he is planning an international tour, but an Australian lawmaker wants the country to bar him from performing there if the concert plan goes forward. The embattled musician announced on social media Tuesday that he'll be going to Australia, New Zealand and Sri Lanka,...