Actors Ben Affleck, Jennifer Garner announce plans to divorce


LOS ANGELES - Hollywood A-list couple Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner on Tuesday announced plans to divorce, a day after their 10th wedding anniversary. | Video

Jacques Pépin preps book, TV series ahead of 80th birthday

NEW YORK - Renowned celebrity chef Jacques Pépin may be approaching his 80th birthday, but the award-winning cook is still going strong.

Life 30 Jun 2015

Misty Copeland leaps past racial barrier in U.S. ballet

NEW YORK - Misty Copeland on Tuesday became the first African-American female principal ballerina with the American Ballet Theatre in the dance company's 75-year history. | Video

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Bristol Palin says unmarried pregnancy was planned

- Bristol Palin, the daughter of former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin and an advocate of sexual abstinence before marriage, says in a blog post that her second out-of-wedlock pregnancy was "actually planned".

30 Jun 2015

Bill Cosby's lawyer says revealing court documents would cause 'embarrassment'

- A lawyer for Bill Cosby argued that unsealing court documents from a 2005 Pennsylvania sexual assault case filed against the comedian would cause severe "embarrassment," court records show.

27 Jun 2015

Actors, celebrities whoop with joy at U.S. gay marriage ruling

NEW YORK - Actors, singers and Hollywood celebrities, many of whom have played a major role in driving acceptance of gay rights in mainstream culture, whooped with joy at the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling that made gay marriage legal nationwide on Friday.

26 Jun 2015

Sarah Palin's daughter, advocate for abstinence, says she is pregnant

- Bristol Palin, the daughter of former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin who has spoken out in favor of sexual abstinence before marriage, is pregnant with her second child, she said in an contrite blog post.

26 Jun 2015

Jimmy Fallon injures hand, cancels 'Tonight Show' taping

NEW YORK - Jimmy Fallon, host of NBC's "Tonight Show," had minor surgery after injuring his hand in his New York apartment, his representative said, forcing the cancellation of Friday's taping of the show. | Video

26 Jun 2015

'AMY' biopic gives 'organic' picture of Winehouse, filmmaker says

- A much-anticipated documentary about the late British singer Amy Winehouse hits cinemas next week amid a dispute between its makers and her father, who has called the film misleading. | Video

Music, 26 Jun 2015

Taylor Swift to put hit album '1989' on Apple Music

- Pop star Taylor Swift said she would put her latest hit album "1989" on Apple Music, days after Apple Inc did an about-face, agreeing to pay artists during a free trial of its new streaming music service.

Music 25 Jun 2015