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WHAT'S HAPPENING: Trump to discuss border amid outrage

Jun. 19, 2018 6:41 PM EDT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — President Donald Trump's immigration policies have come under intense scrutiny because of the forced separation of more than 2,300 migrant children from their parents. Democrats and some Republicans are urging an end to the practice at the U.S.-Mexico border. A look at the latest...

The list of celebrities upset by US border policy grows

Jun. 19, 2018 4:03 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Country music icon Willie Nelson has extended an offer to meet President Donald Trump at one of the detention centers at the U.S.-Mexico border to better understand what's happening, the latest attempt by a celebrity hoping to end the administration's policy of separating families at border...

Stars urge Indonesia to ban 'brutal' trade in dog meat

May. 21, 2018 6:51 AM EDT

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — International stars of acting, music and sports have urged Indonesia's president to ban what they say is a "brutal" trade in dog and cat meat for human consumption. The appeal comes after Indonesian campaigners against animal cruelty and Humane Society International in January...

Goldman's second crime novel takes off when the puck drops

May. 17, 2018 1:04 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Author Matt Goldman was a "literary fiction snob," a former standup comedian and "Seinfeld" writer from Minnesota who had never read a crime novel. Then he read Raymond Chandler's stories of private investigator Philip Marlowe walking the mean streets of Los Angeles, and everything...

Audio clip spurs social media debate over yanny or laurel

May. 16, 2018 1:27 PM EDT

Do you hear what I hear? That was the question Wednesday as a short audio clip sparked a social media debate about whether the word being heard is "yanny" or "laurel." How one hears it is similar to how people viewed a dress on the internet three years ago and raised questions of whether the mind and ear can be...

NBC speeding up trend of revived comedy series

May. 13, 2018 3:13 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — NBC is turbo-charging the trend of reviving canceled comedies with its pickup of "Brooklyn Nine-Nine." The network quickly swooped in after Fox dumped it last week, adding it to NBC's midseason schedule. While the fan outcry was heartening, NBC Entertainment Chairman Robert Greenblatt said...

'N Sync reunites to receive Hollywood Walk of Fame star

May. 1, 2018 12:00 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — There were thousands of screaming fans, songs and jokes — just like old times as 'N Sync reunited to get their star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. It was one of the largest crowds for a star unveiling as fans lined the block to catch a glimpse of Justin Timberlake, JC Chasez,...

Kim Kardashian West says Khloe-Tristan situation is a mess

Apr. 30, 2018 4:12 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Kim Kardashian West is speaking out publicly about her sister Khloe's relationship with NBA player Tristan Thompson. Khloe gave birth to a baby girl named True earlier this month, days after a video surfaced of Thompson where it appeared he was cheating on her. On Monday's "The Ellen...

Shot taker: Ogunbowale set for Dancing With the Stars

Apr. 30, 2018 1:55 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Hooping with Kobe and Ellen. Going from the big dance to a big dance competition. Making the cover of Sports Illustrated. Oh, and those two shots. "It's definitely been a great few weeks," Notre Dame guard Arike Ogunbowale said in a phone interview with The Associated Press. Fresh off...

Today in History

Apr. 30, 2018 12:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Monday, April 30, the 120th day of 2018. There are 245 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On April 30, 1945, as Soviet troops approached his Berlin bunker, Adolf Hitler committed suicide along with his wife of one day, Eva Braun. On this date: In 1789, George Washington...