Rivera, Halladay top newcomers on Hall of Fame ballot
Career saves leader Mariano Rivera and late pitcher Roy Halladay are among 20 new candidates on the Hall of Fame ballot for the Baseball Writers' Association of America, joined by 15 holdovers headed by Edgar Martinez.
Diddy mourns for Kim Porter, says 'more than soul mates'
Sean "Diddy" Combs is making his first public statements since the loss of longtime former girlfriend and mother of three of his children Kim Porter, saying they were "more than best friends," and "more than soul mates.".
Witness says bloodshed and bribery rampant under 'El Chapo'
A star prosecution witness testifying at the U.S. trial of the Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman is describing the bloodshed and bribery that were trademarks of Guzman's leadership of the Sinaloa cartel.
Saudi king's speech makes no mention of slain journalist
Saudi Arabia's King Salman has given his first major speech since the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi by Saudi agents, expressing support for his son, the crown prince, and making no mention of the accusations that the prince ordered the killing.
Outsiders, academy members to pick Nobel Literature winners
A Swedish newspaper says only half of those who choose the winners of next year's Nobel Prize in literature will be members of the scandal-rocked Swedish Academy that has always previously awarded the prize.
'An Elephant Sitting Still' wins top prize at Golden Horse
The Chinese-language version of the Oscars is being held Saturday night in Taiwan's capital, Taipei, with veteran director Zhang Yimou's monochrome historical epic "Shadow" a leading contender for best picture.
Spirit Awards heap noms on 'Eighth Grade,' 'First Reformed'
The 34th Film Independent Spirt Awards have showered nominations on Bo Burnham's coming-of-age tale 'Eighth Grade,' Lynne Ramsay's thriller 'You Were Never Really Here' and Paul Schrader's religious drama 'First Reformed'.
Polish prosecutors want bail for released US cinematographer
Prosecutors in Poland are seeking to have bail set for an Oscar-nominated American cinematographer after a court ordered his release from the jail where he was held for allegedly attacking paramedics.
Correction: Media-CNN vs Trump story
President Donald Trump's administration claims it has "broad discretion" to regulate access to the White House as it fends off a legal challenge from CNN and other outlets over the revocation of journalist Jim Acosta's "hard pass.".
Marie Antoinette pearl reaps record $36 million, with fees
A large, drop-shaped natural pearl pendant sold for a hammer price of $32 million at an auction of jewelry that once belonged to French queen Marie Antoinette, which Sotheby's is calling a record price for a pearl at auction.
Michelle Obama begins arena tour in talk with Oprah
Former first lady Michelle Obama officially starts her national and international tour to promote her new book, 'Becoming,' by sitting for a conversation with Oprah Winfrey at the home arena of the Chicago Bulls.
Watson reinstated to Predators' roster after suspension
Forward Austin Watson has been reinstated to the Predators' active roster after serving an 18-game suspension for domestic abuse, and he issued a statement apologizing to everyone for the June incident that cost him the start of the season.
Lawyers seek 'Apprentice' tapes in Trump immigration suit
Lawyers alleging President Donald Trump's decision to end special protections shielding certain immigrants from deportation was racially motivated are seeking unaired footage from his reality TV show "The Apprentice" to try to bolster their case.
Cyrus, Hemsworth donate $500K after losing home in wildfire
Though Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth lost their home in the deadly wildfire blazing California, they are donating $500,000 to The Malibu Foundation through Cyrus' charity, The Happy Hippie Foundation.
German Playboy regrets misquoting Morricone in interview
The German edition of Playboy magazine says a freelance reporter may have misquoted Ennio Morricone in an interview published in its latest edition, in which the legendary Italian film composer appears to blast director Quentin Tarantino.