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Singer Justin Timberlake arrested and accused of driving while intoxicated on New York's Long Island

Jun. 18, 2024 09:51 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Singer Justin Timberlake was arrested early Tuesday and is accused of driving while intoxicated on New York’s Long Island, authorities said. Timberlake was expected to be arraigned in Sag Harbor, on the eastern end of Long Island, according to a statement from the...

Jazz, justice and Juneteenth: Wynton Marsalis and Bryan Stevenson join forces to honor Black protest

Jun. 18, 2024 09:19 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Black music traditions such as jazz are central to celebrations of Juneteenth, says civil rights lawyer and jazz pianist Bryan Stevenson. That’s why he and Pulitzer Prize-winning jazz artist Wynton Marsalis have debuted “Freedom, Justice and Hope,” a live...

French actress Anouk Aimée, a Golden Globe-winner for her role in 'A Man and a Woman,' dies at 92

Jun. 18, 2024 08:04 AM EDT

PARIS (AP) — French actress Anouk Aimée, winner of a Golden Globe for her starring role in “A Man and a Woman” by legendary French director Claude Lelouch, has died, her agent said Tuesday. She was 92. Agent Sébastien Perrolat said in an text message to The Associated Press...

French actress Anouk Aimée, a Golden Globe-winner for her role in 'A Man and a Woman,' has died at 92, her agent says

Jun. 18, 2024 07:17 AM EDT
PARIS (AP) — French actress Anouk Aimée, a Golden Globe-winner for her role in 'A Man and a Woman,' has died at 92, her agent says.

Actor Ian McKellen, 85, is in 'good spirits' and expected to recover from fall off stage in London

Jun. 18, 2024 03:48 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Actor Ian McKellen is expected to make a full recovery after he toppled off a London stage during a fight scene and was hospitalized, producers said. McKellen, 85, was in “good spirits” after doctors said a scan showed he was expected to fully recover from the...

Today in History: June 18, Sally Ride becomes first American woman in space

Jun. 18, 2024 00:14 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Tuesday, June 18, the 170th day of 2024. There are 196 days left in the year. This is Father’s Day. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 18, 1983, astronaut Sally K. Ride became America’s first woman in space as she and...

Celebrity birthdays for the week of June 23-29

Jun. 17, 2024 10:11 AM EDT

Celebrity birthdays for the week of June 23-29: June 23: Singer Diana Trask is 84. Actor Ted Shackelford (“Knots Landing”) is 78. Actor Bryan Brown (“The Thorn Birds”) is 77. Actor Jim Metzler (“North and South”) is 73. Former “American Idol” judge Randy Jackson is...

Noted Japanese author Haruki Murakami is happy with first animated adaptation of his short stories

Jun. 16, 2024 06:36 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Renowned Japanese author Haruki Murakami expressed joy with how several of his short stories were adapted in American director Pierre Földes' animated film “Blind Willow, Sleeping Woman", adding he wanted to see future interpretations of his work with filmmakers’ own spin. ...

Meet Will Butler, the singer-songwriter who makes Broadway's 'Stereophonic' rock

Jun. 15, 2024 10:53 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The assignment was daunting: Write a song for an onstage moment of transcendence. Make it kind of funny and exciting and for a five-piece band. Write it so it justifies an audience sitting in their seats for two hours before they hear it. And, oh, it must plausibly be a rock hit...

Today In History: June 15, More than 1,000 killed in New York steamboat disaster

Jun. 15, 2024 00:09 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Saturday, June 15, the 167th day of 2024. There are 199 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 15, 1904, more than 1,000 people died when fire erupted aboard the steamboat General Slocum in New...