Exhibits about Ali, nature, motorcycles opening at Graceland
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A massive new exhibition and entertainment hall is set to open at Elvis Presley's Graceland in Tennessee with three museum-style exhibits, including one focused on the life and career of late boxing great Muhammad Ali.
Nik Wallenda and sister plan highwire walk over Times Square
NEW YORK (AP) — For his next trick, daredevil Nik Wallenda plans to cross New York's Times Square — without his feet touching the ground.
Geoffrey Rush awarded $2 million in Sydney defamation case
SYDNEY (AP) — Oscar-winning actor Geoffrey Rush was awarded an Australian record of 2.9 million Australian dollars ($2 million) damages by a Sydney judge on Thursday in defamation case against a newspaper publisher and journalist over reports he had been accused of inappropriate behavior toward an actress.
Making history: Rihanna launches brand Fenty in Paris store
PARIS (AP) — Rihanna, the first black woman in history to head up a major Parisian luxury house, is unveiling her first fashion designs for Fenty at a pop-up store in Paris.
Celebrity chef Mario Batali facing assault charge in Boston
BOSTON (AP) — Celebrity chef Mario Batali is facing a criminal charge on allegations that he forcibly kissed and groped a woman at a Boston restaurant in 2017.
Texas 8th-grader wins National Geographic contest
WASHINGTON (AP) — Nihar Janga, an eighth-grader from Austin, Texas, with an already impressive array of awards, took home top honors Wednesday in the 31st annual National Geographic GeoBee, an elite test of geographic knowledge.
No charges for actor Rick Schroder after abuse reports
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Prosecutors have declined to file charges against actor Rick Schroder after an arrest on suspicion of domestic violence.
District attorney says Meek Mill should get new trial, judge
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia's top prosecutor called for a new trial and judge for rapper Meek Mill on Wednesday, saying the former judge who sentenced him "abused its discretion" and has been biased against him.
Sciamma's 'Portrait of a Lady on Fire' sends Cannes swooning
CANNES, France (AP) — Since her shimmering, shattering period romance "Portrait of a Lady on Fire" premiered to rapturous acclaim at the Cannes Film Festival, its director Céline Sciamma has had some time to consider the passionate response.
Daniel Craig to undergo minor ankle surgery for Bond injury
LOS ANGELES (AP) — James Bond is out of commission for a few weeks. Star Daniel Craig is undergoing minor ankle surgery after sustaining an injury while filming the 25th installment in the franchise in Jamaica.
The Stray Cats in mostly fine form on 1st album in 26 years
Stray Cats, "40" (Surfdog/BMG) After 26 years, the Stray Cats are back with a new album. And the seasoned felines are in mostly fine form.
Garcia Bernal finds Cannes more relaxing as a director
CANNES, France (AP) — Gael Garcia Bernal is finding it's a lot more relaxing being at the Cannes Film Festival as a director than as an actor.
MTV star's girlfriend gets new lawyer in Las Vegas case
LAS VEGAS (AP) — "Jersey Shore" star Ronnie Ortiz-Magro's on-again-off-again girlfriend got a new lawyer to defend her on a misdemeanor allegation that she attacked Ortiz-Magro at a Las Vegas club on New Year's Eve.
Review: A cool concept lost in execution in 'Brightburn'
"Brightburn " is a one idea movie. What if a baby from another planet crash lands on earth and is adopted and raised by a nice childless couple living on a farm? This kid doesn't get hurt, never bleeds and, right around puberty starts to discover that he has superhuman strength too.
1990s drama 'Party of Five' reboot involves deported parents
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — "Party of Five," a 1990s teen drama that focused on a family grappling with life after the death of their parents, is getting a reboot with a Mexican American family whose parents are deported.
APNewsBreak: Theme park to star 'Hunger Games,' 'Twilight'
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Some of Lionsgate's most popular film franchises from "Hunger Games" to "Twilight" will be brought to life when the studio opens what it calls the world's first vertical theme park in China this summer.
Review: In the winning 'Booksmart,' a teen comedy revolution
The insanely winning "Booksmart" boasts too many breakthroughs to count. There are the two leads, Kaitlyn Dever and Beanie Feldstein, both of whom we've seen before but not like this.
Christopher Nolan's new espionage film gets a title: 'Tenet'
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Filmmaker Christopher Nolan's upcoming international espionage film has a title. Warner Bros. on Wednesday says the action epic is called "Tenet."
Review: Justin Townes Earle sings the blues on fine album
Justin Townes Earle, "The Saint of Lost Causes" (New West) Justin Townes Earle is feeling bad, and his music has never been better.
Jake Black, of Alabama 3 and 'Sopranos' theme fame, dies
LONDON (AP) — Jake Black, co-writer of the song that opened "The Sopranos" and co-founder of the English electronic band Alabama 3, has died.
Adam Driver credits the military for the courage to act
NEW YORK (AP) — Adam Driver was home alone doing the dishes when his agent called with the news that he'd just received a Tony Award nomination.
Donald Trump Jr. has book out later this year
NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump Jr. has a book coming out later this year featuring his "views and perspectives" on the political scene and his father's presidency.
Anita Hill, Bob Woodward honored at annual PEN American gala
NEW YORK (AP) — The featured speakers at the annual benefit gala for PEN America shared stories about truth and the determination to learn it.
Tough act to follow: Young maestro leads Israel Philharmonic
TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — When Zubin Mehta joined the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra in 1969, it would be 20 years before Lahav Shani was even born.
Pitt, DiCaprio talk Tarantino's love letter to Hollywood
CANNES, France (AP) — Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio said they forged a "cinematic bond" making Quentin Tarantino's "Once Upon a Time a Time ...