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Tale of 2 cakes: Trump's inaugural treat mirrors Obama's

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 14:53:16 GMT2017-01-24T14:53:16Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- A patriotic cake cut by President Donald Trump at one of his inaugural balls Friday night was a replica of one served at an inaugural ball in 2013 for former President Barack Obama....

Book Review: 'The Rising' by Heather Graham and Jon Land

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 12:42:44 GMT2017-01-24T12:42:44Z

"The Rising" (Tor Books), by Heather Graham and Jon Land...

Woody Harrelson jokes about new role in Star Wars spinoff

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 03:31:21 GMT2017-01-24T03:31:21Z

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) -- Woody Harrelson recently confirmed he's playing Han Solo's mentor in the next "Star Wars" movie, but the actor jokes about his own ability to lead....

Influential Estonian choral composer Veljo Tormis dead at 86

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 00:47:08 GMT2017-01-24T00:47:08Z

HELSINKI (AP) -- Veljo Tormis, a prolific Estonian composer whose innovative choral works helped propel his Baltic nation's drive to restore independence, has died at the age of 86....

Minnesota author Kelly Barnhill wins Newbery Medal

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 00:31:13 GMT2017-01-24T00:31:13Z

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Before winning the most prestigious prize in children's literature, Kelly Barnhill took a little detour....

Lewis receives 4 literary awards for 'March: Book Three'

Mon, 23 Jan 2017 23:38:54 GMT2017-01-23T23:38:54Z

NEW YORK (AP) -- U.S. Rep. John Lewis is having quite a run in the literary world....

White House press secretary: 'Our intention is never to lie'

Mon, 23 Jan 2017 22:21:33 GMT2017-01-23T22:21:33Z

NEW YORK (AP) -- White House press secretary Sean Spicer told a roomful of reporters that "our intention is never to lie to you," although sometimes the Trump administration may "disagree with the facts."...

Stephen Colbert to host Emmys on CBS in September

Mon, 23 Jan 2017 22:08:08 GMT2017-01-23T22:08:08Z

NEW YORK (AP) -- Stephen Colbert will host the annual Emmy Awards telecast, this year to be shown on his home network of CBS....

Lady Antebellum to perform pre-race concert at Daytona 500

Mon, 23 Jan 2017 19:22:45 GMT2017-01-23T19:22:45Z

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- Lady Antebellum will perform a pre-race concert at next month's Daytona 500....

'Every Minute Counts' in drive to find Alzheimer's treatment

Mon, 23 Jan 2017 18:32:49 GMT2017-01-23T18:32:49Z

NEW YORK (AP) -- In 2004, PBS aired a film about Alzheimer's disease....