Malaysian jet mystery a big TV ratings draw
NEW YORK (AP) — The mystery of the missing Malaysian Airlines jet has become a hot television story, particularly on CNN.
Authorities: Chris Brown arrested on warrant
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Chris Brown was arrested Friday and will be held without bail on a warrant issued by probation officials in the latest legal entanglement for the R&B singer who has struggled to put his 2009 attack on Rihanna behind him.
Obama's 'Funny or Die' skit over 15 million hits
NEW YORK (AP) — President Barack Obama's appearance on the "Between Two Ferns" satirical online talk show this week has reached 15 million views — almost at Justin Bieber levels.
Lil Wayne says 'Tha Carter V' will be last solo LP
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Lil Wayne said during an appearance at South By Southwest that he plans to make "Tha Carter V" his last solo album and that the first single from the still-in-progress LP will be out in the next week.
Spandau Ballet makes return to US at SXSW
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — It's been nearly three decades since Spandau Ballet played in the United States. After a successful return to America at South By Southwest, members of the influential British pop group now wonder why they stayed away for so long.
TV movie dramatizes 'Grim Sleeper' killings
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Journalist Christine Pelisek was taken aback when a producer contacted her about making a TV movie about a relentless serial killer dubbed the Grim Sleeper and her pursuit of the story.
Toronto mayor slams actor Kevin Spacey
TORONTO (AP) — Toronto's combative mayor claimed Friday that he wouldn't know Kevin Spacey "if I ran over him," a week after the "House of Cards" star poked fun at Rob Ford when both appeared on a late night talk show. Ford's brother called the actor "an arrogant SOB."
Lady Gaga addresses difficulties in SXSW keynote
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Lady Gaga vowed to quit pop music rather than compromise, detailing a difficult year that included an underperforming new album during her much-anticipated keynote session at South By Southwest on Friday.
Directing 'Bad Words' was 'privilege' for Bateman
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — After audiences see Jason Bateman's new movie, "Bad Words," the actor, who makes his feature-film directorial debut with the comedy, will have one question: "Do I need to apologize?"
'Divergent' star Shailene Woodley hugs it out
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Shailene Woodley is known for her hugs. The 22-year-old "Divergent" star gives hearty embraces — often more than one —to everyone she meets.