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Steven Van Zandt keeps on rocking but avoids the p-word

May. 20, 2019 10:43 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — There's plenty of rock on Steven Van Zandt's first album of original material in 20 years. There's also soul and funk and some mean horn solos. What there isn't plenty of is politics. The bandana-wearing guitarist for Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band, who in the past has never been shy...

Today in History

May. 17, 2019 12:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Friday, May 17, the 137th day of 2019. There are 228 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On May 17, 2004, Massachusetts became the first state to allow same-sex marriages. On this date: In 1536, Archbishop of Canterbury Thomas Cranmer declared the marriage of England's...

Montana Gov. Bullock joins 2020 Democratic presidential race

May. 14, 2019 8:06 PM EDT

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana Gov. Steve Bullock announced Tuesday that he is seeking the Democratic presidential nomination, distinguishing himself among nearly two dozen candidates as the field's only statewide elected official to win a state that President Donald Trump carried in 2016. The 53-year-old...

Today in History

May. 14, 2019 12:06 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Tuesday, May 14, the 134th day of 2019. There are 231 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On May 14, 1955, representatives from eight Communist bloc countries, including the Soviet Union, signed the Warsaw Pact in Poland. (The Pact was dissolved in 1991.) On this date:...

Reactions to the death of Doris Day

May. 13, 2019 6:29 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Tributes to Doris Day, who died Monday at age 97. "Oh Ms. Day, A Cincinnati girl just like me. How many letters I drafted to you and didn't send. I could never get it right but they all said the same thing, I love you. Millions did and do. Godspeed. RIP" — Sarah Jessica Parker, via...

Doris Day, actress who honed wholesome image, dies at 97

May. 13, 2019 4:50 PM EDT

Doris Day, the sunny blond actress and singer whose frothy comedic roles opposite the likes of Rock Hudson and Cary Grant made her one of Hollywood's biggest stars in the 1950s and '60s and a symbol of wholesome American womanhood, died Monday. She was 97. In more recent years, Day had been an animal rights...

Russ Gibb, Detroit DJ, teacher and rock promoter, dies at 87

May. 1, 2019 3:48 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Russ Gibb, a Detroit-area rock promoter, radio DJ, high school teacher and pop culture provocateur, has died. He was 87. Andy Fradkin, Gibb's friend and former student who handles his financial and legal matters, said he died Tuesday of heart failure at a Garden City hospital. The longtime...

Europe looks to remold internet with new copyright rules

Apr. 15, 2019 10:15 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The European Union has approved a copyright overhaul that aims to give more protection to artists and news organizations but which critics say will stifle freedom of speech and online creativity and punish smaller web companies. Artists, celebrities and tech experts have spoken out both in...

Top 20 Global Concert Tours from Pollstar

Apr. 11, 2019 2:11 PM EDT

The Top 20 Global Concert Tours ranks artists by average box office gross per city and includes the average ticket price for shows Worldwide. The list is based on data provided to the trade publication Pollstar by concert promoters and venue managers. Week of April 10, 2019: TOP 20 GLOBAL CONCERT TOURS 1. Paul...

Top 20 Global Concert Tours from Pollstar

Apr. 4, 2019 4:38 PM EDT

The Top 20 Global Concert Tours ranks artists by average box office gross per city and includes the average ticket price for shows Worldwide. The list is based on data provided to the trade publication Pollstar by concert promoters and venue managers. Week of April 3, 2019: TOP 20 GLOBAL CONCERT TOURS 1. Paul...