- Even before controversy, blacks cool to Oscars telecast
NEW YORK (AP) — The largest black audience for the Academy Awards over the last dozen years came in 2005, when Chris Rock was host and Jamie Foxx and Morgan Freeman won the top male acting awards.
- Armstrong, Domingo, McDonald picked for Lincoln Center hall
NEW YORK (AP) — Louis Armstrong, Placido Domingo, Yo-Yo Ma, Audra McDonald, Leontyne Price and Harold Prince are this year's selections for the Performing Arts Hall of Fame at Lincoln Center.
- Actress Sarah Steele juggles 'The Good Wife' and Broadway
NEW YORK (AP) — Sarah Steele's return to Broadway is good news. Well, maybe not for everyone.
- Country music returns to Grammys after years away
NEW YORK (AP) — Country music has not had an album or song nominated in the top three categories at the Grammys since 2011 when Lady Antebellum won big, but the genre is back strong, thanks to Chris Stapleton's overall success and Little Big Town's megahit, "Girl Crush."
- 'Star Wars' producers charged over Harrison Ford accident
LONDON (AP) — British health authorities announced Thursday they have issued criminal charges against the producers of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" over an on-set accident in which Harrison Ford broke his leg.
- Born to write: Springsteen memoir coming in September
NEW YORK (AP) — The Boss has a book deal.
- Peyton Manning has a little fun with little brother Eli
NEW YORK (AP) — Peyton Manning had a little fun with little brother Eli's sad face at the Super Bowl during an appearance on NBC's "Tonight Show."
- 'Downton Abbey' star Brendan Coyle banned from driving
LONDON (AP) — Actor Brendan Coyle, who played beleaguered valet John Bates on TV drama "Downton Abbey," has been banned from driving after being caught behind the wheel after drinking.
- Apple co-founder is bringing us an even nerdier 'Comic Con'
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak had a front row seat as the personal computer began to reshape society. So it made perfect sense to him to bring a convention meshing technology with pop culture to Silicon Valley.
- Saint Laurent Palladium show features glam androgynous style
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bow-neck blouses aren't strictly for women anymore.