Cancer claims PBS 'NewsHour' co-anchor Gwen Ifill at 61

Nov 15, 2016

Cancer claims PBS 'NewsHour' co-anchor Gwen Ifill at 61

Gwen Ifill, co-anchor of PBS’ “NewsHour” with Judy Woodruff and a veteran journalist who moderated two vice presidential debates, died Monday of cancer, the network said. She was 61. A former reporter for The New York Times and The Washington Post, Ifill switched to ...

Dave Chappelle, 'SNL' give thoughtful coda to election

Nov 13, 2016

Dave Chappelle, 'SNL' give thoughtful coda to election

“Saturday Night Live” called on host Dave Chappelle’s wit and Kate McKinnon’s performance of “Hallelujah” for a thoughtful coda to a divisive presidential campaign. Chappelle, claiming to be rusty after a decade largely out of the TV spotlight, proved ready and eager to offer ...

Trump shock kicks in in Hollywood

Nov 11, 2016

Trump shock kicks in in Hollywood

Lady Gaga besieged Trump Tower. Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Lawrence penned a thoughtful essay. Miley Cyrus posted a tearful video. Hillary Clinton’s celebrity supporters were in deep mourning Thursday as Hollywood came to terms with Republican Donald Trump’s stunning election as U.S. president. Pop princess ...

Lady Gaga arrives in Japan to promote new album 'Joanne'

Nov 2, 2016

Lady Gaga arrives in Japan to promote new album 'Joanne'

Dozens of screaming fans holding banners and posters greeted U.S. pop singer Lady Gaga in Tokyo on Tuesday as the Grammy Award-winning artist arrived in Japan to promote her U.S. chart-topping album “Joanne.” Dressed in a backless black outfit and pink hat — an ...

Dylan accepts Nobel, says it left him 'speechless'

Oct 29, 2016

Dylan accepts Nobel, says it left him 'speechless'

Bob Dylan has finally accepted his Nobel Prize for literature, the Swedish Academy that awards it said Friday, breaking his silence on the win, which he said had left him “speechless.” Asked “if I accept the prize,” he answered “Of course,” the U.S. singer-songwriter ...

Man with ax, hammer hacks at Trump's Hollywood star

Oct 27, 2016

Man with ax, hammer hacks at Trump's Hollywood star

An ax-wielding protester hacked out the gold lettering and television logo on Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Wednesday. A man who identified himself to a local news agency as James Lambert Otis said he was the ...