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SAG honoree Alan Alda keeps using acting to make an impact

Jan. 23, 2019 9:34 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — When Alan Alda receives his life achievement award from the Screen Actors Guild on Sunday, it will celebrate a career that includes multiple Emmy awards, an Oscar nomination and social activism over nearly seven decades. And one that continues to thrive, despite a diagnosis of Parkinson's...

Alec Baldwin taking anger class in parking dispute plea deal

Jan. 23, 2019 10:47 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Days after appearing as President Donald Trump in a "Deal or No Deal" parody on "Saturday Night Live," Alec Baldwin took a deal of his own Wednesday, agreeing to attend an anger management class to resolve a criminal case stemming from a skirmish over a parking spot. Baldwin, who was...

Bryan Singer faces allegations of sexual assault with minors

Jan. 23, 2019 5:51 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Bryan Singer, the director of the Oscar-nominated "Bohemian Rhapsody," has been accused of sexually assaulting minors in an expose published by the Atlantic. The Atlantic on Wednesday published a lengthy article based on a 12-month investigation. It details the stories of four alleged...

Overtime games help NFL ratings beat last year

Jan. 23, 2019 6:16 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — There's nothing like two overtime games in the NFL conference championships to keep television viewers glued to their recliners. The New England Patriots' thrilling victory over the Kansas City Chiefs was seen by 53.92 million viewers on Sunday, the Nielsen company said. That's up 22...

Jimmy Page's dragon guitar reborn after 50 years on ice

Jan. 23, 2019 4:51 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — After five decades, Jimmy Page's dragon has re-emerged from its lair. Fender instruments on Wednesday gave the public its first look at its recreation of a Telecaster guitar that Page once painted with a dragon, a long-lost piece of six-string history that marked the guitar hero's last...

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Government shutdown poses increasing risk to wider economy

Jan. 24, 2019 1:03 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — At this time of year, John Sprinkle and his wife would normally be planning their summer vacation. Not now. Sprinkle, a furloughed federal employee, is about to miss his second paycheck since the partial government shutdown began just before Christmas. With no end in sight to the longest...

National Comedy Center to display Kovacs material

Jan. 24, 2019 12:07 AM EST

JAMESTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — The National Comedy Center will give the public its first glimpse of creative papers and artifacts that belonged to the late comedian Ernie Kovacs. The materials have been packed away since Kovacs' death nearly 60 years ago, but his estate is collaborating with the western New York...

Singaporean actor Aloysius Pang dies from military injuries

Jan. 23, 2019 11:04 PM EST

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Singaporean actor Aloysius Pang died Thursday from injuries he sustained during a military training exercise in New Zealand. He was 28. Pang was injured in his chest and abdomen when the gun barrel was lowered on a large artillery device he was helping repair Saturday....

Alec Baldwin taking anger class in parking dispute plea deal

Jan. 23, 2019 10:47 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Days after appearing as President Donald Trump in a "Deal or No Deal" parody on "Saturday Night Live," Alec Baldwin took a deal of his own Wednesday, agreeing to attend an anger management class to resolve a criminal case stemming from a skirmish over a parking spot. Baldwin, who was...

Landon Donovan signs with MASL's San Diego Sockers

Jan. 23, 2019 10:12 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Former U.S. national team and MLS star Landon Donovan is coming out of retirement again, this time to play for the San Diego Sockers of the Major Arena Soccer League. Donovan, 36, signed a contract Wednesday and will be introduced Thursday. He'll make his debut on Feb. 15 when the Sockers...

No hat logo for Halladay's Hall plaque; Mussina uncertain

Jan. 23, 2019 10:12 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Roy Halladay won't have a logo on the cap of his Hall of Fame plaque, and Mike Mussina wants some time before giving his opinion to the Hall, which makes the final decision. Halladay, who died in November 2017, spent 12 of his 16 seasons pitching for the Toronto Blue Jays and four for the...

SAG honoree Alan Alda keeps using acting to make an impact

Jan. 23, 2019 9:34 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — When Alan Alda receives his life achievement award from the Screen Actors Guild on Sunday, it will celebrate a career that includes multiple Emmy awards, an Oscar nomination and social activism over nearly seven decades. And one that continues to thrive, despite a diagnosis of Parkinson's...

Ex-NYPD official: Trump got star treatment from gun bureau

Jan. 23, 2019 8:06 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A disgraced former commander in the New York Police Department's gun licensing bureau claimed in a court filing Wednesday that President Donald Trump and his eldest son were among celebrities and donors who got licenses without proper credentials. The court papers were filed by a lawyer for...

BlocBoy JB sues video game 'Fortnite' over 'Shoot' dance

Jan. 23, 2019 7:19 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rapper BlocBoy JB has become the latest to sue "Fortnite," saying the popular video game is using his "Shoot" dance without permission or compensation. The Memphis, Tennessee-based rapper, real name James Baker, filed a lawsuit against "Fortnite" maker Epic Games in federal court...

Patricia Clarkson, Mario Lopez in pre-Mardi Gras parades

Jan. 23, 2019 6:58 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans-born actress Patricia Clarkson, "Supernatural" star Jensen Ackles and "ExtraTV" host Mario Lopez are among the stars headlining New Orleans parades leading up to Mardi Gras. The Krewe of Muses says Clarkson is the first person to serve twice as Honorary Muse — someone...