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Jerry Lewis, comedy icon and telethon host, dies at 91
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Jerry Lewis, the manic, rubber-faced showman who jumped and hollered to fame in a lucrative partnership with Dean Martin, settled down to become a self-conscious screen auteur and found an even greater following as the tireless, teary host of the annual muscular dystrophy telethons, has died. He was 91....



Lewis' MDA telethons were full of emotion, star appearances
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Jerry Lewis, whose career as producer-director-writer and movie star peaked in the 1960s, may be best remembered by younger generations for the muscular dystrophy telethons he conducted every Labor Day weekend....



Comedians, stars react to death of Jerry Lewis
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Reaction to the death of comedy legend Jerry Lewis:...



'The Hitman's Bodyguard' outdoes 'Logan Lucky' at box office
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Critics loved "Logan Lucky" and gave a big collective shrug to "The Hitman's Bodyguard," but when it came to the test of the marketplace, audiences went their own way....






Comedian, civil rights activist Dick Gregory dies at 84
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Dick Gregory, the comedian and activist and who broke racial barriers in the 1960s and used his humor to spread messages of social justice and nutritional health, has died. He was 84....



Broadway ticket-buying now easier for fans, not re-sellers
NEW YORK (AP) -- For longtime Bruce Springsteen fan Debbie Elster, there's never been any doubt the competition to get tickets for his upcoming Broadway shows is going to be fierce....



Penn Jillette apologizes to Newfoundland for insult comedy
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Penn Jillette is apologizing profusely for his wisecracks insulting Newfoundland....



Trump to skip Kennedy Center Honors awards program
BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) -- Acknowledging that he has become a "political distraction," President Donald Trump has decided to skip the festivities surrounding the annual Kennedy Center Honors arts awards later this year, the White House announced Saturday amid the continuing fallout over Trump's stance on last weekend's white supremacist demonstration in Charlottesville, Virginia....



American Girl's first Native Hawaiian doll set to go on sale
HONOLULU (AP) -- American Girl has made its first Native Hawaiian doll....