- 'Avengers' sequel is second biggest US opener of all time
May 3, 20153:17 PM ET
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Avengers are mighty, but not enough to beat themselves. The Marvel and Disney sequel earned a staggering $187.7 million in its debut weekend, making it the second biggest U.S. opening of all time according to Rentrak estimates Sunday.
- Mayweather-Pacquiao prizefight delayed amid high TV demand
May 3, 20151:52 AM ET
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The most anticipated boxing fight in years was delayed because of high pay-per-view demand causing problems for cable and satellite systems.
- Gaiman, Bechdel among new table hosts at PEN gala
May 3, 201511:01 AM ET
NEW YORK (AP) — Neil Gaiman, Art Spiegelman and Alison Bechdel are among the writers who have agreed to be table hosts at next week's PEN American Center gala after six authors withdrew in protest of an award being given to the satirical French magazine Charlie Hebdo.
- Alice, Charlotte, Diana? Guessing game for royal baby's name
May 3, 201511:47 AM ET
LONDON (AP) — Princess Charlotte has a certain ring to it. Or how about Princess Alice?
- What to see on closing day of New Orleans' Jazz Fest
May 3, 20152:43 PM ET
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival wraps up its last of seven days of music, food and culture on Sunday. The festival, a celebration of Louisiana's heritage, features music stages dotted around the city's fairgrounds and booths selling food.
- Ashes of ballerina Plisetskaya to be spread over Russia
May 3, 201512:28 PM ET
MOSCOW (AP) — The ashes of Maya Plisetskaya, the renowned Bolshoi Theater ballerina who died this weekend, will be spread over Russia in accordance with her wishes.
- Stars speak out about Baltimore; others won't risk it
May 2, 20152:30 PM ET
LOS ANGELES (AP) — As the events in Baltimore continue to grip the nation, a few celebrities are raising their voices for the city and the cause. But experts say many stars are reluctant to address such heated emotional issues publicly.
- Russian ballerina Plisetskaya dies at 89
May 2, 20159:19 PM ET
MOSCOW (AP) — Maya Plisetskaya, regarded as one of the greatest ballerinas of the 20th century and whose career at the Bolshoi Theater spanned more than 35 years, has died at age 89.
- AP PHOTOS: At Derby, a passion for hats
May 2, 20155:44 PM ET
The Kentucky Derby is known for women's fashion, especially the hats. But 48-year-old Jeff Rieg wasn't going to let the women upstage him.
- Celebrities: fight-watching, betting and making Vegas money
May 2, 20152:28 AM ET
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Celebrities are taking sides in the Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao matchup just like everyone else. Unlike most of us, some of the stars are close friends of the fighters, can scoff at a $100,000 wager or a $10,000 ticket and will get to be center stage on the Las Vegas club scene during a weekend where watchers are willing to pony up $50,000 for a table.