LOS ANGELES (AP) — O.J. Simpson launched a Twitter account with a video post in which the former football star said he's got a "little gettin' even to do."
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico's film industry appears to be on the brink of a boom thanks to abortion law controversies in other states and expanded incentives.
ROME (AP) — Italian director Franco Zeffirelli, who delighted audiences around the world with his romantic vision and extravagant productions, most famously captured in his cinematic "Romeo and Juliet" and the miniseries "Jesus of Nazareth," died Saturday at 96.
MILAN (AP) — Milan Fashion Week for spring/summer menswear previews has started with a slightly different rhythm, with many mainstays not showing this season.
NEW YORK (AP) — Taylor Swift made a surprise performance at an iconic gay bar a day after releasing a song supporting the LGBTQ community.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — The U.S. Bureau of Land Management is recommending attendance be capped at existing levels for the next 10 years at the annual Burning Man counter-culture festival in the desert 100 miles (160 kilometers) north of Reno.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Zachary Levi plays a bulletproof superhero in "Shazam!," but the actor's nerves of steel are being tested leading up to his hosting duties for the MTV Movie & TV Awards.
NEW YORK (AP) — Julian Castro is the latest Democratic presidential contender to follow the trend of criticizing Fox News Channel while appearing on the network for a town hall.
NEW YORK (AP) — Taylor Swift's latest song has a new target: homophobes.
NEW YORK (AP) — Naomi Wolf's U.S. publisher is postponing the release of her new book, "Outrages," after a BBC interviewer challenged some of her findings. Wolf is openly objecting to the delay.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nick Cannon is coming to radio.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — NBCUniversal announced Friday it will build a state-of-the-art television and film studio in a warehouse district just north of downtown Albuquerque as it seeks to expand its footprint in one of the fastest growing film production hubs in the country.
BERLIN (AP) — The director of Berlin's Jewish Museum is stepping down following strong criticism of the museum's leadership by Germany's Jewish community.
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Netflix's first Arabic original series, the supernatural teen drama "Jinn," has debuted worldwide with much fanfare, but sparked uproar in Jordan where it is set.
PARIS (AP) — Visitors on Friday were given one last chance to admire a 400-year-old painting found in an attic in southern France and attributed to Italian master Caravaggio, or raise questions about the work, before it goes on the auction block.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says his wife, first lady Melania Trump, is an icon on the same order of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis.
ROME (AP) — The Spanish Oscar-winning writer and director Pedro Almodóvar will be awarded the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement by the Venice Film Festival.
BALTIMORE (AP) — The Baltimore Museum of Art has so far this year added more than 70 contemporary and historic artworks to its broad collection.
NEW YORK (AP) — Missy Elliott, the creative mastermind who has written hit songs for a number of female acts and created camaraderie among women in the music industry for more than two decades, felt the love back from her musical sisters as she became the first female rapper inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge on Thursday issued a five-year restraining order forbidding Britney Spears' former manager from contacting the singer or her family or making disparaging statements about them online.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Lew Klein, a broadcast pioneer who helped create "American Bandstand" and launched the careers of Dick Clark and Bob Saget, has died. He was 91.
NEW YORK (AP) — Cuba Gooding Jr. turned himself in and was arrested Thursday on charges he groped a woman in an encounter at a New York City night spot that appears to have been caught on video.
NEW YORK (AP) — The New Yorker's Ronan Farrow sure knows how to get a media crowd buzzing.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Reality star-turned-criminal justice reform advocate Kim Kardashian West returned to the White House on Thursday to help President Donald Trump promote efforts to help those leaving prison get jobs and stay on track.
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Frida Kahlo's voice may have finally been unearthed, say researchers at Mexico's National Sound Library.
NEW YORK (AP) — Emails filed in an ongoing lawsuit show novelist Nicholas Sparks chastised a former headmaster at the private Christian school in North Carolina he runs for promoting a pro-gay "agenda." Sparks denies he discriminates.
NEW YORK (AP) — Coinciding with Pride Month, the Discovery Family cartoon series "My Little Pony" has introduced a same-sex couple on the show for the first time.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — In a story June 12 about the death of actress Sylvia Miles, The Associated Press reported incorrectly reported the actress' age and that she died in an ambulance on the way to a New York hospital. Miles' niece and a longtime friend say she was 94, and the niece said she was declared dead while at the hospital.
SEATTLE (AP) — Movie director Bryan Singer has agreed to pay $150,000 to settle allegations that he raped a then-17-year-old boy on a yacht 15 years ago.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ask Marta Kauffman if there will be a "Friends" reunion someday, and the answer is a crisp "nope."
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Baby Shark Live" is set to launch a 100-city tour in North America this fall.
NEW YORK (AP) — He has sung for previous award honorees and this year he will be the recipient. Colombian rocker-activist Juanes has been named the 2019 Latin Recording Academy Person of the Year.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A popular Mideast nightclub is opening a branch in Saudi Arabia on Thursday in the latest sign of how far the kingdom has loosened restrictions on entertainment. In line with the country's Islamic laws, though, it will not be serving alcohol.
NEW YORK (AP) — Five 10th and 11th graders have been named National Student Poets and will serve as regional literary ambassadors through readings, workshops and other programs.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actress Jessica Biel says she's not opposed to vaccinations, but she does not support a bill in California that would limit medical exemptions.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The topic of reparations for slavery is headed to Capitol Hill for its first hearing in more than a decade with writer Ta-Nehisi Coates and actor Danny Glover set to testify before a House panel.
NEW YORK (AP) — Latin singer Prince Royce says he's looking forward to headlining the 2019 Major League Soccer All-Star Concert because he loves singing live. But another motive? To gain some new fans.
DRESDEN, Germany (AP) — Around 100 works spanning Rembrandt's career are going on show in the German city of Dresden in an exhibition marking the 350th anniversary of the Dutch artist's death.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A lucky few will be able to live the adventures of Phileas Fogg from Jules Verne's classic "Around the World in 80 Days."
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — In a night of commanding words from some of the most accomplished women in entertainment at the annual Women in Film Gala Wednesday night in Beverly Hills, from the likes of Issa Rae, Viola Davis and producer Cathy Schulman, Amy Poehler put her own unconventional spin on the "empowerment speech."
NEW YORK (AP) — The sequel to Michael Wolff's million-selling "Fire and Fury" is not attracting the same kind of interest, not even from President Donald Trump.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The business partner of Marion "Suge" Knight has pleaded no contest to selling sealed video evidence from his murder trial.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Mira Sorvino revealed Wednesday that she's a survivor of date rape, saying she was talking about it publicly to lend her voice to a push for stronger sexual assault laws in New York.
BOSTON (AP) — A former head sailing coach at Stanford avoided prison time when a judge sentenced him Wednesday for his role in a sweeping college admissions scam at elite U.S. universities.
The largest ancient sphinx in the Western Hemisphere was on the prowl Wednesday for the first time in nearly 100 years.
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NEW YORK (AP) — Actor Cuba Gooding Jr. will turn himself in to New York City police on Thursday to face allegations he groped a woman at a Manhattan night spot, his lawyer said.
BOSTON (AP) — Boston's Museum of Fine Arts has hired an outside law firm to investigate reports that a group of minority middle school students was subjected to racism by staff and patrons during a field trip last month.
NEW YORK (AP) — Dave Chappelle will make his Broadway debut this summer but a word of warning: Ditch the cellphone.
NEW YORK (AP) — The "Men in Black" franchise has a new recruit who isn't a man, but actress Tessa Thompson is fine with keeping the masculine-centered film title — for now.
AMSTERDAM (AP) — For Jacqueline van Maarsen, attending Anne Frank's 13th birthday party in 1942 was a welcome distraction from the grim reality of life in Nazi-occupied Amsterdam during World War II.