- Author to face critics of new book about city's rape cases
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Author Jon Krakauer doesn't like to make public appearances, so there will be no book tour to promote his latest work, "Missoula: Rape and the Justice System in a College Town."
- Smashing Pumpkins frontman brings awareness to vets
NEW YORK (AP) — When Smashing Pumpkins takes the stage this summer, part of the band's mission will be to raise awareness of the plight of U.S. military veterans.
- Charlie Hebdo receives PEN award at literary gala in NYC
NEW YORK (AP) — This year's PEN American Center gala was a defense of free expression, of Charlie Hebdo and of PEN itself.
- PHOTOS: Skywriter's message of love, peace and smiley faces
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — High above New Orleans, a small plane rolled in tight barrels, trailing smoke to create inspirational messages: smiley faces, peace signs, hearts and words like "jazz," ''amen" and — in a true testament of flying ability — "transform."
- Van Gogh work fetches over $66 million at New York auction
NEW YORK (AP) — A painting Vincent van Gogh created while briefly working side by side with his friend Paul Gauguin in the south of France brought in $66.3 million at auction Tuesday.
- Indian court says Bollywood actor guilty in 2002 case
MUMBAI, India (AP) — One of India's biggest and most popular movie stars, Salman Khan, has been found guilty of running over five men sleeping on a sidewalk, killing one in a hit-and-run case that has dragged through the courts for more than 12 years.
- Fonda, Tomlin play it 'fierce' in comedy 'Grace and Frankie'
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Age rarely catches a break in pop culture. But when Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin lend their outsized talents to a sitcom, expect something far removed from old-lady cliches and self-negating punchlines.
- Prince announces 'Rally 4 Peace' concert Sunday in Baltimore
BALTIMORE (AP) — Prince has announced plans to perform at a concert in Baltimore following recent unrest in the city over the death of a man who was fatally injured in police custody.
- Bono and U2 set as sole guests on Friday's 'Tonight Show'
NEW YORK (AP) — New Yorkers have been running into Bono and his band, U2, all over town the past few days.
- Review: Schwarzenegger surprises in zombie drama 'Maggie'
Would you stand by your child if she was slowly dying of a gruesome and highly contagious illness? That's the central question that Arnold Schwarzenegger has to face in "Maggie," a terminal illness drama where the malady at hand involves morphing into a member of the flesh-eating undead.