Greek singer Demis Roussos dead at 68


ATHENS - The Egyptian-born Greek singer Demis Roussos, 68, who sold more than 60 million records worldwide with a series of international hits in the 1970s and 1980s, has died in Athens after a long illness, media reports said on Monday.

Debbie Reynolds, with SAG lifetime award, says she 'ain't down yet'

LOS ANGELES - Debbie Reynolds, the peppy star of enduring Hollywood musicals like "Singin' in the Rain," accepted a lifetime achievement award from the Screen Actors Guild on Sunday with a few parting words after more than six decades on screen.

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James Franco finds his most despicable character in 'True Story'

PARK CITY, Utah - Killing an exaggerated version of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Sony's controversial comedy "The Interview" wasn't a problem for actor James Franco but he found challenges in playing real-life murderer Christian Longo for thriller "True Story."

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Pop newcomer Meghan Trainor belies being just the 'Bass' girl

LONDON - When her debut single "All About That Bass" topped charts in 58 countries last year, Meghan Trainor knew people were thinking of her as a "one-hit wonder" or simply the "Bass" girl.

Music, 24 Jan 2015

Bradley Cooper to take Broadway's 'Elephant Man' to London

NEW YORK - Best actor Oscar nominee Bradley Cooper and the cast of "The Elephant Man" will be taking the hit Broadway play about a severely deformed man in Victorian England to the London stage this summer.

23 Jan 2015

A Minute With: Anne Hathaway on 'Song One,' producing and Catwoman

LOS ANGELES - After winning an Oscar in 2013 for best supporting actress in the musical "Les Miserables," Anne Hathaway is taking on a new challenge as a producer. | Video

22 Jan 2015

Former British minister and EU commissioner Leon Brittan dies

LONDON - Leon Brittan, a former senior minister in the government of Margaret Thatcher as well as vice president of the European commissioner, has died, his family said on Thursday.

22 Jan 2015

Wendell Ford, last Democratic U.S. senator from Kentucky, dies

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Wendell Ford, a former governor and the last Democratic U.S. senator from Kentucky, died on Thursday. He was 90.

22 Jan 2015

Comedian Jay Leno voices support for Cosby accusers

LOS ANGELES - Former NBC late night host Jay Leno voiced his support on Wednesday for the women who have come forward claiming they were sexually assaulted by comedian Bill Cosby.

22 Jan 2015

Chile to reopen investigation into poet Neruda's death

SANTIAGO - Chile will reopen an investigation into the death of Nobel laureate Pablo Neruda to determine if the poet was poisoned more than 40 years ago by a military dictatorship, after tests on his exhumed body in 2013 found no evidence to back the claims.

21 Jan 2015