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  • 'Gone Baby Gone' actor is pulled from water at beach, dies
    Associated Press | July 30, 2015 9:09 am
    Authorities say an actor who had roles in "Gone Baby Gone" and "The Fighter" has died more than a week after he was pulled from the water at a Boston beach.
  • 10 of Jon Stewart's highlights from 'The Daily Show'
    Associated Press | July 30, 2015 9:04 am
    When he leaves Comedy Central's "The Daily Show" on Aug. 6 after hosting nearly 2,600 episodes, Jon Stewart will have logged too many great moments to count. But here are 10 Stewart highlights -- both on and off the show -- worth remembering:
  • David Cassidy prepares to auction Florida mansion
    Associated Press | July 30, 2015 9:01 am
    Like many of his baby boomer peers with grown children and debts to settle, one-time heartthrob David Cassidy is looking to downsize.
  • Jon Stewart: Meeting with Obama wasn't a secret
    Associated Press | July 30, 2015 9:01 am
    Jon Stewart says his "secret" White House meetings with President Barack Obama weren't so secret, and not that big a deal.
  • Judge defends actions in country singers' divorce case
    Associated Press | July 30, 2015 9:00 am
    An Oklahoma judge is defending his actions in allowing country music stars Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert to keep details of their divorce private.
  • UVa grads sue Rolling Stone over retracted campus rape story
    Associated Press | July 30, 2015 8:55 am
    Three University of Virginia graduates and members of a fraternity who were portrayed in a debunked account of a gang rape in a retracted Rolling Stone magazine story filed a lawsuit against the publication and the article's author, court records show.
  • HBO to air two-part U2 tour special
    Associated Press | July 30, 2015 8:29 am
    HBO and U2 are collaborating on a double-barreled special about the veteran Irish rock band's current world tour.
  • 'It's a gift' _ Leslie Odom Jr. relishes his 'Hamilton' shot
    Associated Press | July 30, 2015 8:16 am
    During an early version of the Founding Fathers musical "Hamilton," Leslie Odom Jr. was in the seats with the audience, blown away. The guy playing Aaron Burr was making him a little envious, too.
  • With 5th album, Luke Bryan could reach even greater heights
    Associated Press | July 30, 2015 8:12 am
    Luke Bryan is easily the reigning prince of country music: He's scored 10 No. 1 hits on Billboard's Hot Country songs chart; he's one of a few contemporary acts to sell out stadiums; and he's achieved back-to-back multiplatinum albums.
  • Jon Stewart signing off 'Daily Show' fake newscast for real
    Associated Press | July 30, 2015 8:00 am
    After more than 16 years and nearly 2,600 telecasts, Jon Stewart can feel proud of his scads of Emmys and his pair of Peabody Awards, his cultural gravitas (he hung with the Prez, both on and off the air!), even his reprobate status at Fox News.
  • A few stellar 'Daily Show' alums (besides Jon Stewart)
    Associated Press | July 30, 2015 7:01 am
    You want a great career in comedy? Start by landing a job as a correspondent on "The Daily Show"! Under Jon Stewart's 16-year-long run as host, it became one of TV's best launching pads.
  • Kanye, Sam Smith, the Who set for iHeartRadio Music Festival
    Associated Press | July 30, 2015 6:32 am
    Kanye West, Sam Smith, Janet Jackson and the Who are some of the A-listers set for the iHeartRadio Music Festival this fall.
  • British Embassy in China grants limited visa to Ai Weiwei
    Associated Press | July 30, 2015 5:56 am
    The British Embassy in Beijing has restricted a visa for dissident artist Ai Weiwei, alleging he failed to declare that he had a criminal conviction, a claim that his lawyer disputed on Thursday.
  • Ex-'Top Gear' trio to host new car show for Amazon Prime
    Associated Press | July 30, 2015 3:56 am
    The former hosts of the BBC's popular "Top Gear" program, who left amid scandal over an off-set dustup, have signed up to present a new car show for broadcaster Amazon Prime.
  • Judge to consider fate of convent Katy Perry wants to buy
    Associated Press | July 30, 2015 12:16 am
    A judge is scheduled to hear arguments Thursday about whether the Catholic archbishop of Los Angeles can sell a hilltop convent overlooking Hollywood to pop singer Katy Perry.
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