A tour bus for country singer Toby Keith has caught fire on a highway near Indianapolis, though the singer wasn’t on board and no one was injured.
The lightning-sparked fire, which spread to at least 2,000 acres amid triple-digit temperatures, killed 19 firefighters and destroyed 200 homes.
BERLIN (AP) — Random House Inc. and Penguin Group have completed a planned merger that creates the world’s largest publisher of consumer books.
Parent companies Bertelsmann and Pearson said they signed the final contracts on Monday to combine
Charlie Wilson’s red coat. Kendrick Lamar and Miguel. Nicki Minaj’s chair. And just where did Chris Tucker go?
There were a lot of memorable things about Sunday night’s BET Awards at the Staples Center in Los Angeles that
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Actor Jim Kelly, who played a glib American martial artist in “Enter the Dragon” with Bruce Lee, has died. He was 67.
Marilyn Dishman, Kelly’s ex-wife, said he died Saturday of cancer at his
PARIS (AP) — Hedi Slimane delivered an ode to the rockabilly styles of the 1950s with a twist of glam rock in an energetic Saint Laurent Paris menswear show Sunday.
Most of the looks, like pointy buckled “winklepicker”
NEW YORK (AP) — HLN network chief executive Scot Safon resisted any impulse to call his counterpart at CNN, Jeff Zucker, to say “What are you doing to me?” when he learned that CNN scheduled a nightly hour
MUNICH, Germany (AP) — Parodied by everyone from Gilbert and Sullivan to the Marx Brothers, Verdi’s “Il Trovatore” is often dismissed as an absurd story about ridiculous characters redeemed by its glorious music.
Jonas Kaufmann doesn’t see it
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Late movie critic Roger Ebert has been honored by the National Society of Newspaper Columnists.
Ebert, who worked at the Chicago Sun-Times for more than 40 years, took first place for online columns or
NEW YORK (AP) — In a steaming, stuffy classroom downtown, it was time for some talented youngsters to face the music.
Half a dozen high school students from across the country were being critiqued on their singing and
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — It’s difficult enough for actors to perform a play in two languages and make sure the audience understands, but an Alabama-based partnership of Cubans and Americans is tackling that and more with an unusual
MUNICH, Germany (AP) — It’s a question that has long prompted heated arguments among devoted opera fans: Who was the greater composer, Richard Wagner or Giuseppe Verdi?
Both were born exactly 200 years ago, and so in this
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — So you think you’re funny? The Upper Midwest Sitcom Writing Competition is open for entries.
The contest is looking for original television scripts or pilots from Minnesota, Iowa, Wisconsin, North Dakota and South Dakota.
DETROIT (AP) — Author Steve Hamilton’s latest Alex McKnight novel has the fictional hero making the trip from the Upper Peninsula to his old stomping grounds in Detroit.
“Let it Burn” comes out on Tuesday, which is when
WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:
ABC’s “This Week” — Julian Assange, founder of the anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks; Jesselyn Radack, national security and human rights director at the Government Accountability Project; Chad Griffin,