TOKYO (AP) — French film star Catherine Deneuve has received Japan's most prestigious art award at a ceremony in Tokyo, where she was greeted by Emperor Akihito.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The InStyle Awards have honored Julia Roberts, Jeff Goldblum and the stylists who keep stars looking their best.
NEW YORK (AP) — Sean "Diddy" Combs has pledged $1 million to a network of charter schools for a new location in the Bronx.
NEW YORK (AP) — Business writer and best-selling author William D. Cohan is working on a book on the rise and fall of General Electric.
TOKYO (AP) — Japanese director Naomi Kawase, named Tuesday to make a documentary film about the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, said she hopes to focus on reconstruction efforts in the northern Fukushima region of the country.
NEW YORK (AP) — Rosie O'Donnell is getting married.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Multiple movies and shows are set in Washington, but very few are actually filmed in the nation's capital.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Medical examiners in Las Vegas have determined that artist Dave Dave, who was badly scarred when his father set him on fire as a boy, died of natural causes.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Less than a year after it opened, Washington's Museum of the Bible is admitting that at least some items in its centerpiece collection of Dead Sea Scrolls are fakes.
Amy Schumer took the long way around to announce she's pregnant with husband Chris Fischer.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The world will have to wait a little longer for the "Wonder Woman" sequel, which will now arrive in theaters in summer 2020.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The founder of the infamous Billionaire Boys Club who is serving a life sentence for murder is appealing to California Gov. Jerry Brown for a chance at freedom.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The story of Native America taught in U.S. public schools usually begins at contact with European explorers. Children then get lessons about Thanksgiving, maybe the Trail of Tears or the 19th century wars over the removal of tribes in the American West. Rarely discus…
LONDON (AP) — Michael Caine has been looking back, and on the whole he likes the view. Regrets? He's had few.
NEW YORK (AP) — Two Ernest Hemingway stories written in the mid-1950s and rarely seen since will be published next year.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The sharks on "Shark Tank" are supporting an invention created by a New York City firefighter who died of cancer after helping with the cleanup of ground zero following the Sept. 11 attacks.
NBC Sports is hiring Paul Azinger as its lead golf analyst with hopes he can deliver his own brand of sharp, candid observations that made Johnny Miller such a strong presence in the broadcast booth for three decades.
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Norway's prime minister says World War II saboteur Joachim Roenneberg, who headed the four-man team that blew up a plant producing heavy water which Nazi Germany could have used to produce nuclear weapons, is dead at 99.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Julia Louis-Dreyfus has been recognized with the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor for a lifetime in comedy.
SYDNEY (AP) — Geoffrey Rush's lawyer says the actor had no scandal attached to his name before a Sydney newspaper published allegations of inappropriate behavior toward a female co-star.
TOKYO (AP) — Haruki Murakami says he enjoys writing novels because he doesn't know how they'll end.
CBS Corp. says that Richard Parsons, its interim chairman, has resigned from its board because of illness.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Julia Louis-Dreyfus receiving the 21st annual Mark Twain Award for an iconic career in comedy (all times local):
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Bad weather tested the devotion of 84,000 fans who went to see Garth Brooks at Notre Dame Stadium over the weekend.
AUGUSTA, Ark. (AP) — Actress Jennifer Garner has brought a little fun to a northeast Arkansas childcare and family health center.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida park was renamed after iconic rocker Tom Petty, who played at that park as a boy.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Julia Louis-Dreyfus is one of the best-known comedic actresses of her generation, and now she's being recognized with the Mark Twain Award for lifetime achievement in comedy.
SYDNEY (AP) — The pregnant Princess Meghan has had her schedule cut back during her first royal tour, after a hectic start to her visit to Australia and the South Pacific with husband Prince Harry.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Film and TV actress Selma Blair announced she is dealing with a diagnosis of multiple sclerosis.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Loretta Lynn says she is doing better after a brief hospital visit to treat an illness that kept her from attending a CMT tribute to her and other female country artists.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Yara Shahidi brought the crowd to its feet at the GLSEN Respect Awards as she warned against an "identity blind narrative" in the struggle for acceptance of all.
The Marvel universe just got a slice smaller on Netflix with the cancellation of "Marvel's Luke Cage" after two seasons.
Amy Schumer says don't look for her in a Super Bowl commercial this time around. She's sitting this one out in support of Colin Kaepernick and his take-a-knee protest against racism.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actor Bruce Dern has been hospitalized after a fall during his daily jog in Los Angeles.
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Prosecutors in the Bill Cosby case are calling his bid for a new trial or sentencing hearing "meritless."
MADRID (AP) — American film director Martin Scorsese and Africa's flying doctors are among scientists, mountaineers and intellectuals who received Spain's prestigious Princess of Asturias awards Friday from King Felipe VI.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Britney Spears will return to Las Vegas with a new residency next year.
NEW YORK (AP) — Lena Dunham is shutting down her online feminist newsletter.
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Officials in Poland have taken a step toward creating a museum to tell the stories of Jews who were imprisoned under horrific conditions in the Warsaw Ghetto by Nazi Germany during its World War II occupation of Poland.
NEW YORK (AP) — Hundreds of people have lined up in New York City as rapper Cardi B handed out free winter coats.
SYDNEY (AP) — Prince Harry has scaled the Sydney Harbor Bridge to raise a flag marking the arrival of the Invictus Games, his brainchild and the focus of his current royal tour of Australia and the South Pacific.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Supermodel Karlie Kloss has married businessman Joshua Kushner.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bette Midler and Brooke Shields are among the guest stars dropping in on CBS' "Murphy Brown" revival.
NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump's lawyers hope to persuade an appeals court to dismiss or delay a former "Apprentice" contestant's claim that he defamed her by calling her a liar after she accused him of unwanted kissing and groping.
TORRINGTON, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut restaurant accused of serving alcohol to the wife of ESPN broadcaster Chris Berman before she was killed in a car crash has settled a lawsuit filed by the family of an 87-year-old man who also died in the wreck.
HAILEY, Idaho (AP) — Actor Bruce Willis has sold his 20-acre (8-hectare) ranch in central Idaho for $5.5 million.
NEW YORK (AP) — Paul Schrader's religious thriller "First Reformed" is the leading nominee for the 28th annual Gotham Awards, including nods for best feature and best actor for star Ethan Hawke.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A judge in South Dakota has denied a motion to dismiss a drug charge against rapper Chief Keef.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — This one's for the girls, as CMT honored all female stars, from Loretta Lynn to Carrie Underwood and Kelsea Ballerini, during their annual Artists of the Year show in an empowering night of lifting up each other.
DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Pistons honored Aretha Franklin before their season opener Wednesday night by playing a recording of her singing the national anthem.