Celebrities

Katy Perry may get chance to live at disputed ex-convent in Los Angeles

Published 31/07/2015

LOS ANGELES (This story corrects paragraph 2: nuns no longer live at the property in July 30 story)Katy Perry, who grew up the daughter of [more…]

Judge weighs lawsuit seeking Kurt Cobain’s death-scene photos

Published 31/07/2015

SEATTLE A Washington state judge should dismiss a lawsuit seeking photos from the death scene of Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain because public-disclosure laws do not [more…]

One Direction releases surprise first single as a foursome

Published 31/07/2015

LONDON Best-selling boy band One Direction released a surprise first single as a foursome on Friday, two days after former member Zayn Malik announced a [more…]

Georgia’s Spelman College ends professorship tied to Bill Cosby

Published 26/07/2015

Spelman College in Georgia has discontinued a professorship named after disgraced comedian Bill Cosby and returned the money meant to pay for it, a spokeswoman [more…]

South Africa’s Tutu discharged from hospital after treatment

Published 21/07/2015

CAPE TOWN Veteran South African anti-apartheid campaigner Desmond Tutu was discharged from hospital on Tuesday after a week fighting a persistent infection that is not [more…]

From twerk to work: Miley Cyrus to host MTV Video Music Awards

Published 21/07/2015

Two years after twerking her way into MTV history, Miley Cyrus will be hosting the cable channel's Video Music Awards.In a tweet on Monday, the [more…]

Palace scolds Sun for publishing Queen’s childhood ‘Nazi salute’ image

Published 18/07/2015

LONDON Buckingham Palace scolded Rupert Murdoch's top-selling Sun tabloid on Saturday for publishing a previously unknown film from 1933 that appears to show Britain's Queen [more…]

Cable channel cancels ’19 Kids and Counting’ after Duggar molestation disclosure

Published 16/07/2015

LOS ANGELES Cable television channel TLC canceled its reality show "19 Kids and Counting" on Thursday, citing controversy surrounding the disclosure of child molestation in [more…]

Oklahoma woman named Miss USA- Trump a no-show

Published 13/07/2015

Oklahoma's Olivia Jordan was crowned Miss USA on Sunday, capping weeks of controversy in the run-up to the annual beauty pageant after its co-owner Donald [more…]

From ‘Star Wars’ to horror scares, six Comic-Con highlights

Published 12/07/2015

LOS ANGELES Superhero movies made the biggest splash at San Diego's Comic-Con this year, but the convention's 130,000 comic book and pop culture fans were [more…]