April 22, 2015

James Earl Jones and Cicely Tyson to star together on Broadway this fall in ‘The Gin Game’

By Mark Kennedy THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK _ Broadway-goers this fall will get a special treat _ James Earl Jones and Cicely Tyson sharing the […]
April 22, 2015

Hawks agree to sell NBA team for $850 million to group headed by billionaire Antony Ressler

By Paul Newberry THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ATLANTA _ Seven months after a racially charged email put the Atlanta Hawks on the market, there’s an agreement to […]
April 21, 2015


STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) _ All three members of Migos are facing drug and weapon charges after authorities say they detected “a very potent smell” of marijuana […]
April 20, 2015

Waka Flocka Flame announce his candidacy for President of the United States

Most U-S presidential candidates don’t announce their candidacies by lighting up a joint, but this is Waka Flocka Flame we’re talking about. He says in a […]
April 20, 2015


ATLANTA (AP) _ Bobby Brown has said the words so many have been waiting to hear: “Bobbi is awake.” Brown broke the news to the audience […]
April 20, 2015


KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) _ Johnny Kemp, who had a number-one R-and-B hit in 1989 with “Just Got Paid,” was found dead in Jamaica. Police say Kemp […]
April 17, 2015

Prosecutors in ‘Suge’ Knight murder trial face hurdles including hesitant witness, fuzzy video

By Anthony McCartney THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LOS ANGELES _ On paper, the evidence in the murder case against Marion “Suge” Knight looks strong: Prosecutors have a […]
April 16, 2015

Ex rap mogul ‘Suge’ Knight due back in court for conclusion of key hearing in murder case

LOS ANGELES _ Marion “Suge” Knight is scheduled to return to court Thursday for the conclusion of a hearing in which a judge will decide whether […]
April 14, 2015

Kim Kardashian, Kanye West visit traditional Jerusalem site of Jesus’ burial, head for Paris

JERUSALEM _ An assistant to Kim Kardashian and her husband, Kanye West, says the couple paid an early morning visit to a Crusader-era church marking the […]
April 14, 2015

Percy Sledge, singer of classic ballad ‘When a Man Loves a Woman,’ dies at 74

By Rebecca Santana And Kevin McGill THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW ORLEANS _ Percy Sledge, who soared from part-time singer and hospital orderly to lasting fame with […]
April 14, 2015

Aretha Franklin, Lyle Lovett to help Obama, first lady celebrate gospel in American music

By Darlene Superville THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON _ Michelle Obama says gospel music is a “ray of hope” that fueled her love of music in general. […]
April 14, 2015

Obama, first lady celebrate gospel music with Queen of Soul, Lyle Lovett

By DARLENE SUPERVILLE Associated Press Kicking off a foot-stomping, hand-clapping celebration of gospel music, President Barack Obama said Tuesday that this particular genre of music had […]