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Jane Fonda, her life and men star in a revealing documentary

Sep. 21, 2018 7:29 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — As beguiling and powerful as Jane Fonda is onscreen, she has yet to play a role that's a match for her whiplash-inducing life of artistry, celebrity and polarizing activism. Then there's the personal drama, including serial marriages to three very different husbands with their own claims...

Freddy Krueger ready to scare the cast of 'The Goldbergs'

Sep. 21, 2018 2:30 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Freddy Krueger is coming for "The Goldbergs." ABC announced Friday that Robert Englund is reprising his role as the "A Nightmare on Elm Street" slasher for a Halloween episode of the ABC sitcom. The show is keeping with its 1980s setting. The Krueger episode, titled "Nightmare on Elk...

Black Eyed Peas tackle gun violence, immigration in videos

Sep. 21, 2018 1:13 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Black Eyed Peas tackle gun violence at schools and immigration in two new music videos for their song, "Big Love." The trio — it's unclear if Fergie is still part of the group — released the videos Friday. They also announced proceeds from the song will benefit the...

Lauren Daigle wants to break down walls to Christian music

Sep. 21, 2018 10:57 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Three years ago, Lauren Daigle took home three Dove Awards for her debut record, "How Can It Be," and the Louisiana singer-songwriter got her first taste of the weight of genre's expectations on her shoulders. The 2015 album, one of only a few Christian music albums to have been...

Wendy Williams' new hot topic: Helping substance abusers

Sep. 21, 2018 3:02 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Talk show diva Wendy Williams feels lucky to be alive after more than a decade of cocaine abuse and now wants to help others be present in their own lives. Williams has been giving back through the Hunter Foundation, created with husband Kevin Hunter, since 2014. The two recently added a...

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Farm Aid festival benefits Connecticut farmers for 1st time

Sep. 22, 2018 9:11 AM EDT

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The Farm Aid music festival is taking place this year in Hartford. The annual event, which raises money and awareness for family farms, takes place Saturday at the Xfinity Theater, the first time in its 33-year history it has been held in Connecticut. Artists including Willie Nelson,...

Conductor candidate builds community while making music

Sep. 22, 2018 9:01 AM EDT

WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) — Building community while making music remains a hallmark of conductor Timothy Hankewich's approach to the arts. Hankewich, the current music director of Orchestra Iowa, is one of five candidates for music director of the Wheeling Symphony Orchestra. He is conducting the WSO's...

Meet Eugene's young climate 'warriors'

Sep. 22, 2018 3:06 AM EDT

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — There's the punk rocker, the animal lover and the shy performer. A future educator, a taekwondo black belt and an outdoorsman also are part of the group. All six young people from Eugene are among 21 youth plaintiffs suing the federal government in an unprecedented, constitutional...

Music binds couple from Georgia, to Romania to Meridian

Sep. 22, 2018 1:06 AM EDT

MERIDIAN, Miss. (AP) — Living thousands of miles apart as children Levi and Teodora Mitze-Circiumaru never knew their love for music would one day bring the two together - or to Meridian. Levi Mitze-Circiumaru teaches Algebra I at Meridian High School and Teodora is the organist at First Christian Church...

Cubs SS Russell placed on leave before loss to White Sox

Sep. 22, 2018 1:04 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs announced Friday that shortstop Addison Russell had been placed on administrative leave after he was accused of domestic violence by his ex-wife. Then Jose Quintana struggled against his former team. The Cubs dropped their second straight game when Quintana was tagged for a...

Alaska man tied to girl's death pleads not guilty

Sep. 22, 2018 12:39 AM EDT

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska man linked to a 10-year-old girl's death through her cellphone pleaded not guilty Friday to lying to federal authorities investigating the case. After entering his plea in U.S. District Court in Anchorage through an assistant public defender, Peter Wilson was scheduled...

Pardoned Australian filmmaker to be deported from Cambodia

Sep. 21, 2018 11:09 PM EDT

PHNOM PEHN, Cambodia (AP) — An Australian filmmaker was awaiting deportation from Cambodia on Saturday after receiving a royal pardon for his conviction on spying charges for flying a drone over a political rally. A spokesman for immigration police said that James Ricketson will be deported on Saturday...

Vin Scully makes rare public appearance at Dodgers game

Sep. 21, 2018 10:29 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Vin Scully has made a rare public appearance at Dodger Stadium to help honor fellow Hall of Famer Jaime Jarrin. The Spanish-language broadcaster was inducted into the team's Ring of Honor, with his name joining Scully and such Dodgers greats as Sandy Koufax, Jackie Robinson and Roy...

The Latest: Death toll rises to 43 in aftermath of Florence

Sep. 21, 2018 9:21 PM EDT

The Latest on the effects of Hurricane Florence (all times local): 8:15 p.m. Authorities say the death toll has now risen to 43 dead in the aftermath of former Hurricane Florence. A statement released by North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper's office said Friday evening that there are now 32 confirmed dead in that...

Burt Reynolds mourned at small private memorial in Florida

Sep. 21, 2018 8:34 PM EDT

NORTH PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — About 80 of Burt Reynolds' friends and relatives shared memories of the late actor at a private memorial service. Reynolds' ex-wife Loni Anderson and their son Quinton Anderson Reynolds were among the speakers at the Thursday service at Quattlebaum Funeral Home in North Palm...