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Finding Beauty in the Beast: A Tale as Old as Time

Dan Stevens as the Beast and Emma Watson as Belle in "Beauty and the Beast." (Disney)
Dan Stevens as the Beast and Emma Watson as Belle in "Beauty and the Beast." (Disney)

It’s hard to believe that it’s been 26 years since the release of the original animated “Beauty and the Beast.” The film was the first...


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    ‘Bitter Harvest’ Gives Director Chance to Shine a Light on Ukrainian Roots and Tragedy

    When longtime director George Mendeluk was approached with a story that would be set in Ukraine in the early 1930s, he was both honored and... Read more

  • Pierre Niney and Paula Beer in "Frantz."  (Mandarin Films)

    Film Review: ‘Frantz’

    Adrien Rivoire and Frantz Hoffmeister were practically like the Crittenden siblings in the American Civil War. The two friends were as close as brothers, yet... Read more

  • Hiroshi Abe and Yôko Maki in “After the Storm.” (Aoi Promotion)

    Film Review: ‘After the Storm’

    Given the more rigid social norms, it must be especially difficult coming to terms with personal and professional failure in conservative Japan, but at least... Read more

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    ‘Riverdale’ oversteps boundaries better left alone

    Archie Andrews is sleeping with Miss Grundy. For those familiar with the original comic, this may take a moment to digest, but Netflix’s new “Riverdale” series... Read more

  • U.S. actress Scarlett Johansson (L) and her partner Romain Dauriac arrive at the 39th French Cesar Awards Ceremony, in Paris on Feb. 28, 2014. (AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau, File)

    Scarlett Johansson Files for Divorce From Romain Dauriac

    Scarlett Johansson’s husband was “shocked” at the star’s divorce filing Tuesday and sees the move as a “pre-emptive strike” in a battle over custody of... Read more

  • In this May 31, 2015, file photo, Bill Paxton arrives at the Critics' Choice Television Awards at the Beverly Hilton hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. A family representative said prolific and charismatic actor Paxton, who played an astronaut in "Apollo 13" and a treasure hunter in "Titanic," died from complications due to surgery. The family representative issued a statement Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017, on the death. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)

    Bill Paxton Died of a Stroke After Surgery

    Bill Paxton’s death certificate states the actor died last month from a stroke days after surgery to replace a heart valve and repair damage to... Read more

  • Singer George Michael in 2008  (AP Photo/Matt Sayles, File)

    George Michael Died of Natural Causes, British Coroner Says

    George Michael died of natural causes as the result of heart disease and a fatty liver, a British coroner said Tuesday. Darren Salter, senior coroner... Read more

  • Robert Osborne attends the 73rd Annual George Foster Peabody Awards in New York on May 19, 2014. (Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

    Robert Osborne, Genial Face of TCM, Dead at 84

    NEW YORK—Robert Osborne, the genial face of Turner Classic Movies and a walking encyclopedia of classic Hollywood, has died. He was 84. Jennifer Dorian, general... Read more

  • Machiko Kyô and Masayuki Mori in “Ugetsu.” (Daiei Studios)

    Film Review: ‘Ugetsu’

    Most Japanese social critics agree Kenji Mizoguchi’s final film, “Street of Shame” played a crucial role bringing about the legal criminalization of prostitution. It was an issue... Read more

  • Martha L. Ruiz (L) and Brian Cullinan from PricewaterhouseCoopers at the Oscars in Los Angeles on Feb. 26, 2017. 
 (Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

    Accountants in Oscar Mistake Are Off the Show

    LOS ANGELES—The president of the film academy says the two accountants responsible for the best-picture flub at Sunday’s Academy Awards will never work the Oscars... Read more

  • Oprah Winfrey at the "'Belief" New York premiere on Oct. 14, 2015. (Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images)

    Oprah Winfrey Rethinks Presidential Run After Trump Win

    Oprah Winfrey says President Donald Trump’s victory has her rethinking whether she could be elected to the White House. Winfrey, a Hillary Clinton supporter, spoke... Read more

  • fantasticbeasts

    Oscars 2017: Costume Awards in Tinseltown

    When the A-listers hit the red carpet and the razzle dazzle of the 89th Annual Academy Awards took over Hollywood, it was time to expect... Read more

  • (pepper&bones)

    Film Review: ‘Karl Marx City’

    Michael Tucker often serves as the director of photography on the documentaries he co-directs with his wife and creative partner, Petra Epperlein, but he has... Read more

  • (YouTube Screenshot)

    Britain’s Tallest Man and ‘Game of Thrones’ Actor Neil Fingleton Dies at 36

    LONDON—Neil Fingleton, a 7-foot 7-inch actor who played the giant Mag the Mighty in “Game of Thrones” has died at 36. The Tall Persons Club... Read more

  • Tupac Shakur isn't alive, but an article is saying he's back after 18 years. FILE - This 1993 file photo originally provided by Columbia Pictures shows rap musician Tupac Shakur is shown in a scene from, "Poetic Justice." Producers said Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014, that "Holler If Ya Hear Me" will open in June at the Palace Theatre under the direction of Kenny Leon, who helmed the Broadway hits "Fences" and "The Mountaintop." The new musical sets Shakur's music to an original story. (AP Photo/Columbia Pictures, file)

    Car in Which Tupac Shakur Was Shot Is for Sale for $1.5M

    LOS ANGELES—The car in which rapper Tupac Shakur was fatally shot is for sale, with an asking price of $1.5 million. California memorabilia dealer Moments... Read more

  • "La La Land" producer Jordan Horowitz (L) shows the card reading Best Film 'Moonlight" next to US actor Warren Beatty after the latter mistakingly read "La La Land" initially at the 89th Oscars in Hollywood, CA., on Feb. 26, 2017. (MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)

    PwC’s Hard-Won Reputation Under Threat After Oscars Mistake

    LONDON—For 82 years, accounting and consulting firm PwC has enjoyed a reputational boon from handling the balloting process at the Academy Awards. Now its hard-won... Read more

  • Pierre Niney and Paula Beer in "Frantz."  (Mandarin Films)

    Film Review: ‘Frantz’

    Adrien Rivoire and Frantz Hoffmeister were practically like the Crittenden siblings in the American Civil War. The two friends were as close as brothers, yet... Read more

  • Hiroshi Abe and Yôko Maki in “After the Storm.” (Aoi Promotion)

    Film Review: ‘After the Storm’

    Given the more rigid social norms, it must be especially difficult coming to terms with personal and professional failure in conservative Japan, but at least... Read more

  • Machiko Kyô and Masayuki Mori in “Ugetsu.” (Daiei Studios)

    Film Review: ‘Ugetsu’

    Most Japanese social critics agree Kenji Mizoguchi’s final film, “Street of Shame” played a crucial role bringing about the legal criminalization of prostitution. It was an issue... Read more

  • (pepper&bones)

    Film Review: ‘Karl Marx City’

    Michael Tucker often serves as the director of photography on the documentaries he co-directs with his wife and creative partner, Petra Epperlein, but he has... Read more

  • (Xin Xu)

    Film Review: ‘Beyond the Curtain’ (short)

    Even though Chinese opera has a long tradition, all but eight so-called “model operas” were banned during the Cultural Revolution. Not surprisingly, comic books faced... Read more

  • (Devil's Harvest Production)

    Film Review: ‘Bitter Harvest’

    On the spectrum of human enormity, the Holodomor, Stalin’s genocidal campaign to starve Ukraine to the brink of extinction, ranks somewhere near the Cambodian Killing... Read more

  • (Die Kulturingenieure 2016)

    Film Review: ‘Kaputt/Broken—The Women’s Prison at Hoheneck’ (short)

    Exploiting vulnerable labor for profit is everything socialist propaganda crusades against. Yet, the exploitation of the inmates at Hoheneck Prison helped keep the financially ailing... Read more

  • Hong Kong activist-politician Joshua Wong attends a political forum hosted by Taiwan's grassroot New Power Party (NPP) in Taipei on January 8, 2017. A new documentary film about Wong, "Joshua: Teenager vs Superpower," premiered at the Sundance Festival on Jan. 20, 2017. (Sam Yeh/AFP/Getty Images)

    Film Review—Joshua: Teenager Vs Superpower

    Mention the name “Joshua Wong,” and anyone vaguely interested in the Umbrella Movement and other pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong over the last four years... Read more

  • Joshua Wong holding his hand up with the peace sign. (2016 Sundance Institute)

    Film Review: Joshua: ‘Teenager vs. Superpower’

    A teenager should not feel personally responsible for saving his homeland’s values and way of life, but this is the role Joshua Wong has voluntarily... Read more

  • (L—R) Zhiyong Zhang, Gang Xu, and Weihua Wang in "Free and Easy."(Weihua Wang)

    Film Review: ‘Free and Easy’

    Zhang Zhiyong is a soap salesman just like Ryan O’Neal who sold Bibles in “Paper Moon” and Robert Preston who sold musical instruments in “The... Read more

  • (CNEX)

    Film Review: ‘Plastic China’

    In China, they recycle plastic, but throw away lives. China is the leading importer of plastic waste from the West, but education is a luxury,... Read more

  • (Ama Productions)

    Film Review: ‘What Tears Us Apart’

    If Shen Dai had remained in China, there is no way an Isabelle Huppert-like film star ever would have been part of her social circle... Read more

  • (X-Filme Creative Pool)

    Film Review: ‘Alone in Berlin’

    German novelist Hans Fallada had a complicated relationship with the National Socialists. He survived to watch the regime fall, but not long enough to see... Read more

  • (L–R) Mary Jackson (Janelle Monae, left), Katherine Johnson (Taraji P. Henson) and Dorothy Vaughan (Octavia Spencer) celebrate their stunning achievements in one of the greatest operations in history, in “Hidden Figures.” (Hopper Stone/Twentieth Century Fox Film).

    Movie Review: ‘Hidden Figures’: NASA’s First Black Female Math Wizards

    So there was this African-American woman in the 1960s, see, whose math skills not only outstripped all her male rocket-scientist colleagues, but also put the... Read more

  • (Hey Jude Productions)

    Film Review: ‘On the Map’

    1972 was the worst year ever for international sports. During the notorious Munich Olympics, eleven members of the Israeli delegation were killed by Black September,... Read more

  • (Beijing Skywheel Entertainment Co.)

    Film Review: ‘I am not Madame Bovary’

    To understand Li Xuelian’s situation, you would be better served reading Kafka than Flaubert. Appealing her legal case all the way to Beijing is truly... Read more

  • A view of the atmosphere at The World Premiere of Disney’s "MOANA" at the El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood, Calif. on Nov. 14. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for Disney)

    ‘Moana’ a Celebration of Traditional Culture

    If you’re looking for the next film worthy of taking the entire family to the theater, look no further than “Moana,” a warm, dazzling, and... Read more

  • Tom Sizemore and Matthew Pearson in "USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage." (USS Indianapolis Productions)

    Film Review: ‘USS Indianapolis—Men of Honor’

    There have been a lot of posthumous service medals bestowed in recent years, which maybe isn’t a bad thing, but the Navy has made it... Read more

  • One of the treasures at Mes Aynak. (German Camera Productions)

    Film Review: ‘Saving Mes Aynak’

    It is an ancient Silk Road settlement dating back centuries, but it is built upon the ruins of a 5,000-year-old Bronze Age community. Its archaeological... Read more

  • Stephen Lang in "Beyond Glory." (Young Gunner Films)

    Film Review: ‘Beyond Glory’

    Almost half of all U.S. Medal of Honor honorees served during the Civil War. It has been bestowed posthumously 621 times throughout history. Currently, only... Read more

  • (Roadside Attractions)

    ‘Bitter Harvest’ Gives Director Chance to Shine a Light on Ukrainian Roots and Tragedy

    When longtime director George Mendeluk was approached with a story that would be set in Ukraine in the early 1930s, he was both honored and... Read more

  • Martha L. Ruiz (L) and Brian Cullinan from PricewaterhouseCoopers at the Oscars in Los Angeles on Feb. 26, 2017. 
 (Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

    Accountants in Oscar Mistake Are Off the Show

    LOS ANGELES—The president of the film academy says the two accountants responsible for the best-picture flub at Sunday’s Academy Awards will never work the Oscars... Read more

  • Leonardo DiCaprio walks out with Emma Stone who won Best Actress for 'La La Land' backstage during the 89th Annual Academy Awards in Hollywood, Calif., on Feb. 26.  (Christopher Polk/Getty Images)

    89th Academy Awards Winner List

    List of winners for the 89th annual Academy Awards presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Best Picture: “Moonlight.” Actor: Casey Affleck,... Read more

  • Jordan Horowitz, left, of "La La Land," mistakenly accepts the award for best picture at the Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. It was later determined that "Moonlight," won best picture. (Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

    Oscars Flap Eclipses ‘Moonlight’ Win, but Civility Reigns

    LOS ANGELES—The 89th Academy Awards got off on the right foot, with a song and dance, but ended with the most stunning mistake ever to... Read more

  • (harvestedalive.com)

    New Documentary on Live Organ Harvesting Receives Award

    The crime is appalling and beggars belief—prisoners of conscience in China are being cut up for their organs while still alive in a massive state-run... Read more

  • This Nov. 1, 2016 file photo shows Jamie Lynn Spears at 64th Annual BMI Country Awards in Nashville, Tenn.   (Photo by Sanford Myers/Invision/AP, File)

    Jamie Lynn Spears’ Daughter Injured in Car Accident

    The 8-year-old daughter of actress and singer Jamie Lynn Spears was injured when an all-terrain vehicle she was driving fell into a pond in Louisiana... Read more

  • Oprah Winfrey address the crowd before she marches Edmund Pettus Bridge in honor of Martin Luther King Jr.,  in Selma, Ala., on Jan. 18, 2015. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

    Oprah Winfrey to Be ‘Special Contributor’ to ’60 Minutes’

    NEW YORK—Oprah Winfrey has been named a “special contributor” to CBS News’ “60 Minutes.” Winfrey will bring occasional reports to the newsmagazine starting this fall,... Read more

  • This image released by Universal Pictures shows James McAvoy in a scene from, "Split." (Universal Pictures via AP)

    Shyamalan’s ‘Split’ Divides Competition to Rule Box Office

    NEW YORK—M. Night Shyamalan’s psychological thriller “Split” blew away box-office expectations, earning an estimated $40.2 million in ticket sales over inauguration weekend. Though many were... Read more

  • This file image released by Lucasfilm Ltd. shows Felicity Jones as Jyn Erso in a scene from, "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story." The “Star Wars” spinoff “Rogue One” has led the box office for the third straight week, taking in an estimated $64.3 million over the four-day New Year’s weekend. (Jonathan Olley/Lucasfilm Ltd. via AP, File)

    ‘Rogue One’ Tops Box Office for Third Straight Weekend

    NEW YORK—The new year at the box office is starting where 2016 left off: with Disney on top. The “Star Wars” spinoff “Rogue One” led... Read more

  • This image released by Lucasfilm Ltd. shows Felicity Jones as Jyn Erso in a scene from, "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story." (Jonathan Olley/Lucasfilm Ltd. via AP)

    ‘Rogue One’ Soars to Second-Best December Debut With $155M

    LOS ANGELES—”Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” soared to the top of the weekend box office as expected, scoring the second-best December opening ever with... Read more

  • First lady Michelle Obama speaks after the screening for the movie 'Hidden Figures,' in the South Court Auditorium in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House complex in Washington on Dec. 15, 2016. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

    First Lady: White House Needs a ‘Grown-Up’ to Calm in Crisis

    WASHINGTON—Michelle Obama says the White House needs a “grown-up,” and that the nation will come to appreciate President Barack Obama. In an interview with Oprah... Read more

  • Alan Thicke poses in the pressroom at the 42nd annual Daytime Emmy Awards at Warner Bros. Studios in Burbank, CA., On Dec. 13, 2016. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)

    ‘Growing Pains’ Star and TV Host Alan Thicke Dies at Age 69

    LOS ANGELES—Alan Thicke’s 1980s TV dad credentials were neatly in order on “Growing Pains.” His Dr. Jason Seaver was an open-hearted parent and an enlightened... Read more

  • Actor Arnold Schwarzenegger attends the Spanish promotional photocall for 'Terminator 3' at Villamagna Hotel in Madrid, Spain on July 16, 2003. (Carlos Alvarez/Getty Images)

    Schwarzenegger: OK Trump Is Still ‘Apprentice’ Producer

    UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif.—Arnold Schwarzenegger, star of the new version of “Celebrity Apprentice,” is unfazed that President-elect Donald Trump has retained a producer’s stake in the... Read more

  • Director Martin Scorsese at the American Cinematheque conversation with Director Martin Scorsese and Producer Irwin Winkler at the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood, Calif. on Dec. 3.  (Photo by Jonathan Leibson/Getty Images for Paramount Pictures)

    In ‘Silence,’ Renowned Director Martin Scorsese Explores Freedom of Belief

    What is it like to face the ultimate test of your most fundamental beliefs? Director Martin Scorsese explores this question in his latest film, based... Read more

  • Actress  Joanna Lumley (L) and actor Peter Vaughan, pose for a photo, in London, in this file photo. (Fiona Hanson/PA via AP)

    ‘Game of Thrones’ Actor Peter Vaughan Dies at 93

    LONDON—Veteran British character actor Peter Vaughan, who played the enigmatic Maester Aemon in “Game of Thrones,” has died aged 93. Vaughan’s agent Sally Long-Innes says... Read more

  • Saroo Brierley, Sunny Pawar and Dev Patel attend the "LION" LA Special Screening in Beverly Hills, Calif. on Nov. 22.  (Photo by Tommaso Boddi/Getty Images for TWC - Dimension Films)

    ‘Lion’ Film Based on Harrowing Real-Life Story of Lost Indian Boy

    It was the sight of a small, fried Indian dessert called jalebi at a friend’s house in Australia just a few years ago that shook... Read more

  • CNN news anchor Jake Tapper attends the Turner Network 2016 Upfronts in New York, in this file photo. (Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

    CNN and Jake Tapper Apologize for ‘Unacceptable’ Banner Text

    NEW YORK—CNN and host Jake Tapper have both apologized for an on-screen banner that Tapper said was “unacceptable” and “horrified” him when it appeared during... Read more

  • (Kino Lorber)

    Film Review: ‘Fire at Sea’

    NEW YORK—Gianfranco Rosi had wanted to make a film about the migrant crisis, something to bring attention to the thousands and thousands who flee to Europe via a... Read more

  • Robert Redford as Dan Rather. (Lisa Tomasetti/Sony Pictures Classics)

    Redford Says He’s Retiring From Acting to Focus on Directing

    Film star Robert Redford says he’s retiring soon from acting to focus on directing. In an online interview with his grandson Dylan Redford, the 80-year-old... Read more

  • Fernando Martin Diez-Cabeza with his unfinished painting “The Gentleman With the Red Bow Tie," at his apartment in New York on Aug. 28, 2016. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

    Artist Fernando Martin Diez-Cabeza Unveils ‘The Gentleman With the Red Bow Tie’

    NEW YORK—A painting is not just something to be hung on a wall once finished. It is a creative feat to be celebrated for Fernando... Read more

  • (Roadside Attractions)

    ‘Bitter Harvest’ Gives Director Chance to Shine a Light on Ukrainian Roots and Tragedy

    When longtime director George Mendeluk was approached with a story that would be set in Ukraine in the early 1930s, he was both honored and... Read more

  • archiecomicsdoubledigest_276-1

    ‘Riverdale’ oversteps boundaries better left alone

    Archie Andrews is sleeping with Miss Grundy. For those familiar with the original comic, this may take a moment to digest, but Netflix’s new “Riverdale” series... Read more

  • U.S. actress Scarlett Johansson (L) and her partner Romain Dauriac arrive at the 39th French Cesar Awards Ceremony, in Paris on Feb. 28, 2014. (AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau, File)

    Scarlett Johansson Files for Divorce From Romain Dauriac

    Scarlett Johansson’s husband was “shocked” at the star’s divorce filing Tuesday and sees the move as a “pre-emptive strike” in a battle over custody of... Read more

  • In this May 31, 2015, file photo, Bill Paxton arrives at the Critics' Choice Television Awards at the Beverly Hilton hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. A family representative said prolific and charismatic actor Paxton, who played an astronaut in "Apollo 13" and a treasure hunter in "Titanic," died from complications due to surgery. The family representative issued a statement Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017, on the death. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)

    Bill Paxton Died of a Stroke After Surgery

    Bill Paxton’s death certificate states the actor died last month from a stroke days after surgery to replace a heart valve and repair damage to... Read more

  • Singer George Michael in 2008  (AP Photo/Matt Sayles, File)

    George Michael Died of Natural Causes, British Coroner Says

    George Michael died of natural causes as the result of heart disease and a fatty liver, a British coroner said Tuesday. Darren Salter, senior coroner... Read more

  • Robert Osborne attends the 73rd Annual George Foster Peabody Awards in New York on May 19, 2014. (Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

    Robert Osborne, Genial Face of TCM, Dead at 84

    NEW YORK—Robert Osborne, the genial face of Turner Classic Movies and a walking encyclopedia of classic Hollywood, has died. He was 84. Jennifer Dorian, general... Read more

  • Oprah Winfrey at the "'Belief" New York premiere on Oct. 14, 2015. (Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images)

    Oprah Winfrey Rethinks Presidential Run After Trump Win

    Oprah Winfrey says President Donald Trump’s victory has her rethinking whether she could be elected to the White House. Winfrey, a Hillary Clinton supporter, spoke... Read more

  • fantasticbeasts

    Oscars 2017: Costume Awards in Tinseltown

    When the A-listers hit the red carpet and the razzle dazzle of the 89th Annual Academy Awards took over Hollywood, it was time to expect... Read more

  • (YouTube Screenshot)

    Britain’s Tallest Man and ‘Game of Thrones’ Actor Neil Fingleton Dies at 36

    LONDON—Neil Fingleton, a 7-foot 7-inch actor who played the giant Mag the Mighty in “Game of Thrones” has died at 36. The Tall Persons Club... Read more

  • Tupac Shakur isn't alive, but an article is saying he's back after 18 years. FILE - This 1993 file photo originally provided by Columbia Pictures shows rap musician Tupac Shakur is shown in a scene from, "Poetic Justice." Producers said Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014, that "Holler If Ya Hear Me" will open in June at the Palace Theatre under the direction of Kenny Leon, who helmed the Broadway hits "Fences" and "The Mountaintop." The new musical sets Shakur's music to an original story. (AP Photo/Columbia Pictures, file)

    Car in Which Tupac Shakur Was Shot Is for Sale for $1.5M

    LOS ANGELES—The car in which rapper Tupac Shakur was fatally shot is for sale, with an asking price of $1.5 million. California memorabilia dealer Moments... Read more

  • "La La Land" producer Jordan Horowitz (L) shows the card reading Best Film 'Moonlight" next to US actor Warren Beatty after the latter mistakingly read "La La Land" initially at the 89th Oscars in Hollywood, CA., on Feb. 26, 2017. (MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)

    PwC’s Hard-Won Reputation Under Threat After Oscars Mistake

    LONDON—For 82 years, accounting and consulting firm PwC has enjoyed a reputational boon from handling the balloting process at the Academy Awards. Now its hard-won... Read more

  • Bill Cosby arrives for a pretrial hearing in his sexual assault case at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa., on Feb. 27, 2017. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

    Judge Rules Bill Cosby Case to Be Decided by Outside Jury

    NORRISTOWN, Pa.—A jury from outside the Philadelphia suburbs will be brought in to decide the sexual assault case against Bill Cosby, a judge ruled Monday,... Read more

  • In this Friday, Oct. 13, 1989, file photo, retired Judge Joseph A. Wapner of TV's 'The People's Court' congratulates his son, Judge Frederick N. Wapner (R) as he was enrobed as a Municipal Court judge in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Nick Ut, File)

    Joseph Wapner, Star of ‘The People’s Court,’ Dead at 97

    LOS ANGELES—Joseph Wapner, the retired Los Angeles judge who presided over “The People’s Court” with steady force during the heyday of the reality courtroom show,... Read more

  • In this May 31, 2015, file photo, Bill Paxton arrives at the Critics' Choice Television Awards at the Beverly Hilton hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. A family representative said prolific and charismatic actor Paxton, who played an astronaut in "Apollo 13" and a treasure hunter in "Titanic," died from complications due to surgery. The family representative issued a statement Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017, on the death. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)

    Family Representative: ‘Titanic’ Actor Bill Paxton Has Died

    LOS ANGELES—Bill Paxton, a prolific and charismatic actor who had memorable roles in such blockbusters as “Apollo 13” and “Titanic” while also cherishing his work... Read more

  • Harrison Ford arrives at the 73rd annual Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif. in this Jan. 10, 2016 file photo. (Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

    Video Shows Harrison Ford’s Mistaken Flyover at Airport

    SANTA ANA, Calif.—Newly released video shows a plane piloted by Harrison Ford suddenly and mistakenly flying low over an airliner with 110 people aboard at... Read more

  • Angelina Jolie holds a press conference at Al- Azraq camp for Syrian refugees, in Azraq, Jordan on Sep. 9, 2016. (Jordan Pix/ Getty Images)

    Jolie Hopes Family Will Come out ‘Stronger’ After Breakup

    NEW YORK—Angelina Jolie says that she and her family have been going through a “difficult time” since the breakup of her marriage to Brad Pitt,... Read more

  • Moderator and CBS News reporter Josh Elliot attends the PaleyFest: Made in New York Opening Night: HOMELAND event on October 6, 2016 in New York City.  (Photo by Brian Ach/Getty Images for Showtime Networks)

    Josh Elliott Fired From CBS News After On-Air Error: Reports

    Josh Elliott, a CBS News reporter, was fired after making an error while on the air. Elliott, a regular anchor on CBS’s streaming service, CBSN,... Read more

  • LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 01:  Actor Hugh Jackman attends the MPTF 95th anniversary celebration with "Hollywood's Night Under The Stars" at MPTF Wasserman Campus on October 1, 2016 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for MPTF)

    Hugh Jackman Shows Off Bandaged Nose After Cancer Treatment

    Hugh Jackman has revealed another treatment for skin cancer. The 48-year-old star of the X-Men and Wolverine franchises posted a selfie on social media Monday... Read more

  • Singer Joy Villa attends The 59th GRAMMY Awards at STAPLES Center on February 12, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

    Singer Joy Villa Makes Statement With Trump Dress at Grammys, Music Sales Skyrocket

    Singer Joy Villa walked the red carpet with a custom made gown emblazoned with President Donald Trump’s “Make America Great Again” slogan, garnering much praise... Read more

  • Al Jarreau performs at the Rock in Rio music festival in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in this file photo. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

    Grammy-Winning Jazz Singer Al Jarreau Dies at 76

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Grammy-winning jazz singer Al Jarreau, who transcended genres over a 50-year career, died at a Los Angeles hospital Sunday, just days... Read more

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