Country star Tim McGraw will make a rare one-night appearance in Waco on June 21 when he and co-author Jon Meacham bring their seven-city national book tour to Magnolia Market at the Silos.
PARIS (AP) — Paris police investigators think an electrical short-circuit most likely caused the fire at Notre Dame Cathedral, a police official said Thursday, as France paid a daylong tribute to the firefighters who saved the world-renowned landmark.
Of the many ways for a child to almost die, being submerged in frigid water is one of the more survivable. The body conserves heat for the vital organs, and the cold slows oxygen depletion in the brain.
La Llorona, a woman who according to Mexican legend murdered her own children and now wanders the earth looking for them, snatching other unsuspecting tots and drowning them, gets her close-up in a major Hollywood film, Warner Bros.’ “The Curse of La Llorona.” It’s a pretty terrifying bedtime story popular in the Latino community, used to scare children into behaving with the threat that La Llorona will come and take them if they don’t. Seems like decent enough fodder for a jumpy 93 minutes at the movies.
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Chinese artist Ai Weiwei's interest in studying human rights around the world led to his meeting with relatives of the 43 college students who disappeared in southern Mexico in 2014. That encounter led, in turn, to his new exhibit in Mexico's capital.
NEW YORK (AP) — With the Mueller Report finally out Thursday, at least in redacted form, publishers are hurrying to release book editions. Two Mueller Report books are in the top 15 on Amazon.com even though free pdfs are available online.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — "Real Housewives of New Jersey" husband Joe Giudice (JOO'-dys) has lost his appeal to avoid deportation to Italy.
LEWISTON, N.Y. (AP) — Kodak Black was arrested on drug and weapons charges as the rapper tried to cross from Canada into the United States near Niagara Falls, law enforcement officials said Thursday.
NEW YORK (AP) — A lawsuit seeking to represent any woman with a claim against Harvey Weinstein can proceed on sex-trafficking grounds, a judge ruled Thursday, as he dramatically shrank the scope of an action trying to treat the disgraced movie producer and various companies like a mob organization.
NEW YORK (AP) — The release of a dense, 400-page report on the results of a two-year investigation is an event uniquely unsuited to today's minute-by-minute news cycles.
DALLAS (AP) — A medical examiner says the grandson of actor Clark Gable died of an accidental drug overdose.
CHICAGO (AP) — Phone texts suggest chief Chicago prosecutor Kim Foxx worked closely with attorney Michael Avenatti before bringing sexual abuse charges against singer R. Kelly, including by meeting Avenatti during a layover at O'Hare International Airport.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The campy "Beach Blanket Babylon" musical revue that has been a must-see for San Francisco tourists for 45 years is coming to an end.
SPARKS, Nev. (AP) — In a story April 9 about a Bureau of Land Management hearing on a new permit for the annual Burning Man event, The Associated Press erroneously reported that Burning Man's associate director of government affairs is Marmee Benson. Her name is Marnee Benson.
NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon and Google are ending their nearly 2-year spat, agreeing to bring their video streaming apps to each other's devices.
LONDON (AP) — Judi Dench is back in the world of espionage — but her latest role is a far cry from James Bond's unflappable spy chief, M.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Aquaman" is clean-shaven.
LONDON (AP) — In a story April 17 about (topic), The Associated Press reported erroneously that Michael Palin is 65 and Terry Gilliam is 68. Palin is 75 and Gilliam is 78.
PARIS (AP) — Cannes Film Festival organizers announced its 2019 line-up Thursday, pitting leading names in world cinema including Ken Loach and Pedro Almodóvar against each other in competition for the top prize, the Palme d'Or.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Fleetwood Mac has announced rescheduled dates for its North America tour that were postponed earlier this month because singer Stevie Nicks had the flu.
NEW YORK (AP) — Earth, meet Polo.
Texas country singer-songwriter Josh Ward says he and his band won’t be doing anything different when they come back to the Melody Ranch on Saturday night even though its large dance floor draws a crowd more likely to move to the music.
Waco power couple Chip and Joanna Gaines share the spotlight with Pope Francis, President Donald Trump, Lady Gaga and Tiger Woods on this year’s Time 100.
Rather than make Shakespeare more approachable by changing a play’s time period or setting, McLennan Theatre’s production of “Twelfth Night, or What You Will” aims to narrow the distance between play and audience by, well, narrowing the distance.
For those who find life offers plenty to laugh at, Texas’ Steve Treviño is a comic more than willing to share his life for others’ laughs.
Art, work and celebrity mingle for China Spring photographers Michael Larsen and Tracy Talbert, who will talk about their work as celebrity and lifestyle photographers in a Thursday talk sponsored by the Art Center of Waco.
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PARIS (AP) — The latest on the fire that tore through the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris (all times local):
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A professional sports gambler from Las Vegas has broken his own single-episode winnings record on "Jeopardy!"
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt are officially single, though more work is left before the terms of their divorce are final.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Writers Guild of America sued the entertainment industry's four biggest talent agencies Wednesday in the latest and boldest move in an increasingly bitter and protracted fight between the two sides over the way Hollywood does business.
PARIS (AP) — Bells of cathedrals across France rang in a moving tribute Wednesday to Notre Dame as firefighters and experts continued to keep the beloved but weakened landmark under close surveillance.
NEW YORK (AP) — Sen. Amy Klobuchar agreed on Wednesday to become the second Democratic presidential candidate to hold a town hall meeting on Fox News Channel, and others are soon to follow.
CHICAGO (AP) — Despite recusing herself from the case, Chicago's top prosecutor weighed in on the allegations against Jussie Smollett last month, telling a deputy that she believed her office had overcharged the "Empire" actor, according to newly released texts and emails.
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Lindsay Lohan's stepmother has pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct after state police said she tried to commandeer an occupied bus and attacked its driver.
NEW YORK (AP) — "Bridesmaids" writers Kristen Wiig and Annie Mumolo are finally reuniting, eight years after their smash hit comedy.
WASHINGTON (AP) — From Ben Affleck and Susan Sarandon to Anna Wintour and Willie Nelson, celebrities lined up to give money — and a dash of star power — to their favorite Democratic presidential candidates ahead of this week's first quarter fundraising deadline.
NEW YORK (AP) — Two of Robert Ludlum's blockbuster creations, the maverick-spy Jason Bourne and the top secret Treadstone program, will soon be at work again
NEW YORK (AP) — Both sides in Harvey Weinstein's sexual assault case want the media and the public barred from the disgraced movie mogul's next court appearance.
NANCY, France (AP) — They literally made Notre Dame tremble and made hearts sing. And they're anxious to do so again.
NEW YORK (AP) — Taylor Swift, TV journalist Gayle King and soccer star Mohamed Salah are among the six famous faces featured on the covers of Time's annual "100 Most Influential People in the World" issue.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Beyoncé has surprised her fans by releasing a soundtrack to her Netflix documentary "Homecoming."
NEW YORK (AP) — Nine years after her book deal was first announced, Demi Moore is ready to release a memoir her publisher calls "deeply candid and insightful."
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis encouraged Swedish teenage environmental activist Greta Thunberg on Wednesday to continue her campaign to fight climate change, during a brief meeting at the end of his weekly general audience.
NBC Universal and the LA Olympics are going into business together, combining to package commercial time on all the network's platforms with opportunities to sponsor the American team through 2028.
TOKYO (AP) — Cartoonist Monkey Punch, best known as the creator of the Japanese megahit comic series Lupin III, has died at age of 81.
HONG KONG (AP) — A tearful Hong Kong celebrity Andy Hui apologized after a newspaper published footage of his apparent dalliance with an actress that was captured on a camera installed in a taxi.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Profiles of activist Dolores Huerta and writer Lorraine Hansberry are among the Peabody Award winners for documentary programs.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Georgia Engel, who played the charmingly innocent, small-voiced Georgette on "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" and amassed a string of other TV and stage credits, has died. She was 70.
NEW YORK (AP) — Sen. Bernie Sanders took heat from some Democrats for holding a town hall on Fox News Channel but there's one result hard to argue with: it was the most-watched candidate event in the election campaign so far.
BOSTON (AP) — The co-executor of Michael Jackson's estate said Tuesday that he's confident the late superstar's supporters will be able to protect his legacy in the wake of an HBO documentary featuring the disturbing stories of two men who say Jackson sexually abused them as boys.