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Jerry Lewis, king of low-brow comedy and charity fundraiser, dies at 91

LOS ANGELES Jerry Lewis, the high prince of low-brow comedy on stage and in film as well as a fund-raising powerhouse with his annual Labor Day telethon, died on Sunday at the age of 91, his family said. | Video

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British television entertainer Bruce Forsyth dies aged 89: BBC

LONDON Veteran British television presenter and entertainer Bruce Forsyth, who appeared for decades on a string of Saturday night primetime shows, has died at the age of 89, the BBC reported on Friday.

People, 18 Aug 2017

Abba star asks fans to take a chance on new piano album

It might take a few moments for fans of Abba star Benny Andersson's to recognize the songs on his new album "Piano". | Video

Music, 18 Aug 2017

Lights, camera, corona: Hollywood embraces the eclipse

LOS ANGELES The sun is getting ready for its closeup. Producers of feature films and TV commercials will set up at key locations to capture what they hope will be unique scenes using the natural spectacle of Monday's total solar eclipse. | Video

18 Aug 2017

Filmmaker Michael Moore says Trump will 'get us all killed'

NEW YORK Documentary filmmaker Michael Moore is trading screen time for the stage in a one-man show now on Broadway that is a call to action over the current state of U.S. politics. | Video

People 17 Aug 2017

Obi-Wan Kenobi may get his own 'Star Wars' movie: reports

LOS ANGELES Walt Disney Co is developing a "Star Wars" standalone movie based on the beloved character of Obi-Wan Kenobi, the wise and noble Jedi master, The Hollywood Reporter and Variety reported on Thursday. | Video

18 Aug 2017

British author Rowling says Trump has a right to be bigoted

NEW YORK Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling labeled U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump bigoted after receiving the PEN/Allen Foundation Literary Service Award in New York. | Video