WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Colombian superstar Shakira is learning how to balance her demanding work schedule with being a new mom one day at a time.
"It's part of motherhood you know," she said of juggling personal and professional life. "You got to figure it out as you go."
The 36-year-old singer and her soccer
NEW YORK (AP) — Neil Patrick Harris will be back for his fourth turn as host of the Tony Awards.
The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing, joint producers of the show that honors the best of Broadway, said Thursday the 67th annual awards will be broadcast live by CBS from Radio City Music Hall on June 9.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — She wouldn't even serve up a little taste.
When asked for details about next week's "Scandal" finale on ABC, the best that series star Kerry Washington would do was lift the cover off the pot, then quickly replace it, leaving us with just an aroma.
But it was a mouth-watering tease.
LONDON — When Ray Harryhausen was 13, he was so overwhelmed by "King Kong" that he vowed he would create otherworldly creatures on film. He fulfilled his desire as an adult, thrilling audiences with skeletons in a sword fight, a gigantic octopus destroying the Golden Gate Bridge, and a six-armed dancing goddess.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Before he passed away last month, George Jones had scheduled a star-packed final concert for November. It turns out the show will go on.
Jones' widow, Nancy, said Tuesday that Garth Brooks, Kid Rock and several more performers have agreed to keep the Nov. 22 date and appear in tribute to Jones at the Bridg
CARSON CITY, Nev. — A cameo by actor Nicolas Cage lent some pizazz to a hearing in the Nevada Legislature on Tuesday about a bill proposing tax incentives to entice filmmakers to the Silver State.
In a three-piece suit with slightly rumpled hair, Cage guest-starred in the Senate Finance Committee meeting as Sen. Aaron Ford,
The producer who made Colorado a destination for the biggest names in music died Sunday. Barry Fey was 73.
The cause of death was not immediately available, but Fey told The Denver Post last week that he was recovering from hip replacement surgery.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — A public funeral will be held at the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville for country music superstar George Jones, who died Friday at the age of 81.
Publicist Kirt Webster said in statement that the public funeral will be held Thursday starting at 10 a.m. Webster said Jones would have wanted his fans everywh
Michael Jordan got married over the weekend in front of a few hundred of his family and closest friends.
The Charlotte Bobcats owner exchanged vows with 35-year-old former model Yvette Prieto on Saturday in Palm Beach, Fla., Jordan's manager Estee Portnoy told The Associated Press Sunday
The wedding took place at the Episc
LOS ANGELES — For one night only, the Rolling Stones were an up-and-coming band again.
The legendary group rocked a small club in Los Angeles on Saturday night for a miniscule crowd compared to the thousands set to see them launch their "50 and Counting" anniversary tour a week later on May 3 at the Staples Center.
NEW YORK — Clint Eastwood may be 82 years old, but he dreams of making films for two more decades.
In a wide-ranging conversation Saturday about the art of film directing, Eastwood expressed admiration for the 104-year-old Portuguese director Manoel de Oliveira.
"It would be great to be 105 and still making films," E
ATLANTA — Reese Witherspoon is "deeply embarrassed" about what she said to police officers after she and her husband were arrested during a traffic stop in Atlanta.
The Oscar-winning actress released a statement late Sunday apologizing for her behavior to police that began when her husband, Hollywood agent Jim Toth, was arre
NEWARK, N.J. — A judge in New Jersey has postponed the tax evasion sentencing of singer Lauryn Hill and scolded the eight-time Grammy winner for reneging on a promise to make restitution.
Hill pleaded guilty last year to not paying federal taxes on $1.8 million earned from 2005 to 2007. At that time, her attorney said she wo
FALLS CHURCH, Va. — E.L. Konigsburg, an author who twice won one of the top honors for children's literature, has died. She was 83.
Her son Paul Konigsburg says the longtime Florida resident died Friday at a hospital in Falls Church, Va., where she'd been living for the past few years with another son. She had suffered a str
LOS ANGELES — Aubrey Plaza interrupted Will Ferrell's acceptance speech at the MTV Movie Awards, then left the building.
MTV officials confirmed Monday that the "Parks and Recreation" actress was asked to leave the ceremony after unexpectedly walking on stage and trying to take Ferrell's trophy as he accepted the Comedic Gen
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Faith Hill is out of the football game.
The country star announced Monday morning on Twitter that she won't be doing the "Sunday Night Football" theme song this year.
She's been featured at the top of the broadcast for six years now.
Hill says in her tweet it's been an honor to appear on th
WASHINGTON — Alicia Keys says she wants to spark a global conversation about HIV/AIDS.
The Grammy Award-winning singer says that when she traveled to Africa and India she felt connected to women with the virus because "they looked like they could be my sister, or they could be my aunt, or they could be my cousin."
WASHINGTON — Watch out, Joe Biden. The other vice president is in the house.
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, who plays Vice President Selina Meyer on the HBO comedy "Veep," came to the White House on Friday to have lunch with Biden.
While in the West Wing, Louis-Dreyfus took the opportunity to try out the vice president's desk
LOS ANGELES — Jonathan Winters, the cherub-faced comedian whose breakneck improvisations and misfit characters inspired the likes of Robin Williams and Jim Carrey, has died. He was 87.
The Ohio native died Thursday evening at his Montecito, Calif., home of natural causes, said Joe Petro III, a longtime friend. He was surroun
LOS ANGELES — Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries are getting another chance to settle their divorce case, and this time a judge wants the NBA player to attend.
Humphries was a no-show for settlement talks Friday, and Superior Court Judge Hank Goldberg set another hearing for April 19. The judge also set a hearing for whether
Southern white men don't usually drive racial dialogue. For as long as race has riven America, they have been depicted more often as the problem than the solution.
So after country music star Brad Paisley released his new song "Accidental Racist" this week, what ha
WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. — They've been larger-than-life performers for decades, but now Steven Tyler and Joe Perry's songwriting skills are getting the attention.
The Aerosmith veterans will be inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in June and will receive the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers' Founde
SNOWMASS VILLAGE — The 950-acre property that John Denver bought in the late 1970s as headquarters for his Windstar Foundation is being sold, a move seen by some environmentalists as the unofficial end to the singer's vision to protect some of the land west of Aspen from being overrun by developers.
The property in Old Snowm
NEW YORK — Sarah Jessica Parker is auctioning three pairs of shoes from her Carrie Bradshaw days to raise money for a New York high school.
Her "Sex and the City" shoes from Prada, Jonathan Kelsey and Dolce Vita will be sold alongside Elvis Presley's brown leather boots, Shaquille O'Neal basketball shoes — size 22 &mda
NEW YORK — Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton has a book deal.
She is working on a memoir and policy book about her years as secretary of state, Simon & Schuster told The Associated Press. The book has yet to be titled and is tentatively scheduled for June 2014. Financial terms were not disclosed. Clinton r