ROME (AP) — Italian director Franco Zeffirelli, famed for operas, films and television, has died in Rome at the age of 96.
MILAN (AP) — The opening shows of Milan Fashion Week on Friday evening underscored a world in transition.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
PARIS (AP) — Visitors were given one last chance to admire a 400-year-old painting attributed to Italian master Caravaggio or raise questions about the work that was found in an attic before it goes on the auction block in Toulouse.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Shazam!" star Zachary Levi says his nerves are building each day leading up to the MTV Movie & TV Awards in what he calls the "biggest thing" he's ever hosted.
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) — Taylor Swift's latest song has a new target: homophobes.
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 th…
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) — The New Yorker's Ronan Farrow sure knows how to get a media crowd buzzing.
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.
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's National Sound Library says it has discovered what could be the first known audio recording of Frida Kahlo's voice.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Reality star and activist Kim Kardashian West is returning to the White House for an event promoting efforts to help those leaving prison return to the workforce.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The creator of TV's "Friends" says there are no plans for a reunion and there won't be any.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Baby Shark Live" is set to launch a 100-city tour in North America this fall.
NEW YORK (AP) — A lawyer for Cuba Gooding Jr. says the actor will go ahead with plans to turn himself in to New York City police amid allegations he groped a woman at a Manhattan night spot.
LONDON (AP) — British police say they are "assessing" a comedian's joke about throwing battery acid at politicians, a quip that was condemned by Brexit Party chief Nigel Farage.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Lew Klein, a broadcast pioneer who helped create "American Bandstand" and launched the careers of Dick Clark and Bob Saget, has died at 91.
NEW YORK (AP) — Colombian rocker-activist Juanes has been named the 2019 Latin Recording Academy Person of the Year.
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) — It's an unusually chilly and overcast Sunday in Los Angeles when the San Francisco filmmaking team and longtime friends Jimmie Fails and Joe Talbot meet for a rooftop brunch a few days after their hometown premiere of "The Last Black Man in San Francisco."
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.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A popular Mideast nightclub is opening a branch in Saudi Arabia in the latest sign of how far the kingdom has loosened restrictions on entertainment in recent years. But in line with the country's Islamic laws it will not be serving alcohol.
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…
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles judge is set to consider Thursday whether to extend a temporary restraining order taken out in the name of Britney Spears against her former manager.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sylvia Miles, whose brief appearances in the films "Midnight Cowboy" and "Farewell, My Lovely" earned her two Academy Award nominations, has died.
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 has revealed that she's a survivor of date rape in an attempt to lend her voice to a push for stronger sexual assault laws in New York.
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.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A California real estate agent and self-proclaimed "super fan" says he's extended an offer to buy the Florida home of rock legend Tom Petty.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey called "Action!" on a new film tax credit program Tuesday, approving its first awards totaling $6.2 million for four projects, including a film starring Chazz Palminteri.
NEW YORK (AP) — Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for June 3-9. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership.
NEW YORK (AP) — Every time a popular HBO series ends, the network faces a round of stories essentially asking, "is there life for HBO after (fill in the blank). This time, it was "Game of Thrones."
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Singer Steve Lawrence revealed Tuesday that he has been diagnosed with the early stages of Alzheimer's Disease.
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