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Actor-comedian Sammy Shore, father of Pauly, dies at 92

May. 18, 2019 5:29 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Sammy Shore, an actor and standup comedian who co-founded the Comedy Store, died Saturday. He was 92. Through a spokeswoman, Shore's family said he died at his Las Vegas home surrounded by family. He was the father of actor-comedian Pauly Shore. Shore's nearly seven-decade career stretched...

Today in History

May. 1, 2019 12:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Wednesday, May 1, the 121st day of 2019. There are 244 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On May 1, 1707, the Kingdom of Great Britain was created as a treaty merging England and Scotland took effect. On this date: In 1786, Mozart's opera "The Marriage of Figaro"...

Michelle Branch, Black Keys' Patrick Carney tie the knot

Apr. 21, 2019 12:40 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Michelle Branch and Patrick Carney of the Black Keys are married. The Grammy-winning musicians tied the knot Saturday at the Marigny Opera House in New Orleans in front of close friends and family, a representative for Carney told The Associated Press on Sunday. Among those attending the...

Peyton Manning goes deep with pass at NFL's storied history

Apr. 15, 2019 2:50 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Just as he had the true touch when he threw passes, set records and won two Super Bowls, Peyton Manning has the right approach when looking at some of the NFL's greatest moments. ESPN, NFL Films and the league itself clearly felt that way. Manning, a lock for the Pro Football Hall of Fame...

Graceland boss says he is not threatening to leave Memphis

Apr. 13, 2019 2:06 PM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The head of the company that controls Graceland says he is not threatening to move the Memphis, Tennessee-based tourist attraction centered on the life of singer Elvis Presley, despite comments that had suggested otherwise to many fans. The Memphis City Council is considering a $100...

Exuberant Met exhibit explores the art of rock 'n' roll

Apr. 3, 2019 3:11 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Museum exhibits tend to be quiet. Not this one. In "Play It Loud," an exuberant show that can be heard as well as seen, the Metropolitan Museum of Art takes on the history of rock 'n' roll through iconic instruments on loan from some of rock's biggest names. There are flamboyant costumes...

Game of Thrones takes over Bellagio fountains in Las Vegas

Apr. 1, 2019 6:42 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Winter came to Las Vegas. Fire-breathing dragons held court over the world-famous fountains at the Bellagio casino-resort Sunday, as familiar elements from the TV phenomenon "Game of Thrones" were projected on the rising water. The jets danced to a score incorporating the recognizable...

Def Leppard's Joe Elliott nervous about rock hall speech

Mar. 28, 2019 12:58 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Joe Elliott has no problem addressing huge crowds at concerts and festivals. But when his band Def Leppard gets inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame on Friday, it's the speech that will make him uneasy. "Getting up and going 'How's everybody doing? Are we ready to rock?' is a lot...

Today in History

Mar. 24, 2019 12:02 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Sunday, March 24, the 83rd day of 2019. There are 282 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On March 24, 2015, Germanwings Flight 9525, an Airbus A320, crashed into the French Alps, killing all 150 people on board; investigators said the jetliner was deliberately downed by...