January 6, 2016

LeVar Burton, who starred in the influential 1970s miniseries “Roots,” said the remake is arriving at a crucial time

By Lynn Elber THE ASSOCIATED PRESS PASADENA, Calif. _ LeVar Burton, who starred in the influential 1970s miniseries “Roots,” said the remake is arriving at a […]
January 4, 2016

Judge says Cosby’s wife must give deposition in defamation lawsuit

BOSTON (AP)_ Bill Cosby’s wife will be forced to testify in a defamation lawsuit filed by seven women who accuse the comedian of sexually assaulting them […]
January 4, 2016

NATALIE COLE – REMEMBERED

UNDATED (AP) _ Funeral arrangements are still being worked out for Natalie Cole. She died Thursday in Los Angeles at the age of 65 from ongoing […]
January 4, 2016

CHRIS BROWN – INVESTIGATION

LAS VEGAS (AP) _ Las Vegas police are looking into an incident in which Chris Brown is accused of getting in a fight with a woman […]
January 1, 2016

From dad Nat ‘King’ Cole to Aretha Franklin, Natalie Cole thrived on past and present styles

By Sandy Cohen And Hillel Italie THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LOS ANGELES _ She began as a 1970s soul singer hyped as the next Aretha Franklin and […]
January 1, 2016

BIG SEAN – 2015

UNDATED (AP) _ Big Sean is taking advantage of the new year to release new music and stick it to whoever broke into his house. Big […]
January 1, 2016

KANYE WEST – GQ

NEW YORK (AP) — For the second year in a row, Kanye West has been voted GQ’s Most Stylish Man of the year. GQ says West’s […]
January 1, 2016

Sexual assault charge against Bill Cosby represents betrayal for some in black community

By Errin Haines Whack THE ASSOCIATED PRESS PHILADELPHIA _ Bill Cosby, a cultural icon who once stood among America’s most beloved figures, suffered the latest and […]
December 30, 2015

Attorneys for Cosby’s other accusers say women are grateful for charges in Pennsylvania case

By Michael Virtanen THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ALBANY, N.Y. _ Lawyers for dozens of women who have accused Bill Cosby of sex assault or attempted molestation over […]
December 30, 2015

NAT “KING” COLE-TOP 40

LOS ANGELES (AP) — It took more than 50 years for Nat “King” Cole to have a top-40 hit with “The Christmas Song (Merry Christmas To […]
December 30, 2015

Shares of Weight Watchers as Oprah Winfrey commercial begins to air

  NEW YORK (AP)_ Weight Watchers is getting another boost from Oprah Winfrey. The weight loss company’s shares soared Wednesday as a TV commercial starring Winfrey […]
December 28, 2015

William Guest, a member of Gladys Knight and the Pips, dies at 74

By Derrik J. Lang THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LOS ANGELES _ William Guest, a member of Gladys Knight and the Pips, has died. He was 74. Guest’s […]
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