Jay-Z, Blue Ivy, Kendrick Lamar appear on new Beyonce album
NEW YORK (AP) — Beyonce's new album inspired by "The Lion King" features collaborations with husband Jay-Z and daughter Blue Ivy Carter.
'Game of Thrones' earns a record-breaking 32 Emmy nods
LOS ANGELES (AP) — HBO's "Game of Thrones" has slashed its way to a record-setting 32 Emmy nominations Tuesday for its eighth and final season.
Review: New David Crosby documentary is loving, too loving
The final image of David Crosby in a new documentary about the singer-songwriter shows him in his hippie glory, spotting a video camera filming him.
Jennifer Lopez makes up concert interrupted by power outage
NEW YORK (AP) — Jennifer Lopez kept her word to fans who were disappointed when a power outage in New York City forced her to postpone her concert over the weekend.
Dutch court needs more time to rule on Crimean treasures
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — An appeals court in Amsterdam said Tuesday it needs more time to rule on the ownership of a valuable trove of historical artefacts loaned to a Dutch museum by four museums in Crimea shortly before the region's annexation by Russia in 2014.
Graphic suicide scene edited out of '13 Reasons Why' finale
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Netflix has decided to remove a graphic suicide scene from the Season 1 finale of its show "13 Reasons Why" as the series prepares to launch its third season.
Meek Mill seeks new trial, judge after decade-long probation
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Lawyers for Philadelphia rapper Meek Mill will ask an appeals court Tuesday to overturn a 2008 drug and gun conviction that's kept the Philadelphia rapper on probation for a decade.
R. Kelly expected to appear for court hearing Tuesday
CHICAGO (AP) — R&B singer R. Kelly is expected to appear in a Chicago federal courtroom on charges that he recruited girls and women to have illegal sex with him and then covered up the crimes by paying and threatening the victims and witnesses.
Avenatti: R. Kelly paid $2M to silence girl he assaulted
CHICAGO (AP) — Celebrity attorney Michael Avenatti said Monday that R&B singer R. Kelly paid $2 million to keep the alleged victim in a child pornography case off the witness stand during a 2008 trial that ended with his acquittal on all charges.
Austin Butler to star as Elvis in Baz Luhrmann-helmed biopic
NEW YORK (AP) — Baz Luhrmann's Elvis Presley biopic has found its King. After a competitive casting contest, 27-year-old actor Austin Butler has been cast as Presley.
Young 'Lion King' actors had Beyoncé-size shoes to fill
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — The pressure was on for young actors Shahadi Wright Joseph and JD McCrary when they got word that they'd been cast as the voices of young Nala and young Simba in "The Lion King."
Fox 2000 chief joins Sony after being jettisoned by Disney
NEW YORK (AP) — Elizabeth Gabler, whose Fox 2000 produced acclaimed literary adaptations like "Life of Pi" and "Hidden Figures" before being axed in the aftermath of the Walt Disney Co.
Australian model sentenced for airline flight disturbance
LOS ANGELES (AP) — An Australian model was sentenced Monday in Los Angeles to community service and probation for slapping a flight attendant and going on an obscene tirade during a flight, with a federal judge saying he believed she was deeply remorseful and did not deserve fines or prison time.
State investigating Wally Lamb's inmate writing program
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The state of Connecticut is investigating an inmate writing program run by author Wally Lamb after a lawsuit was filed this spring by participants.
Diddy's 'Making the Band' officially coming back to TV
NEW YORK (AP) — Diddy's "Making the Band" is officially coming back to TV. The music mogul announced Monday that the hit series, where he discovered groups including platinum-sellers Danity Kane, would return to MTV in 2020.
Barbie goes glam rock to honor David Bowie's Ziggy Stardust
NEW YORK (AP) — Barbie has been many things over the years. Now, she's dressed as Ziggy Stardust. In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the release of David Bowie's iconic "Space Oddity," Barbie overseers at Mattel released a collectible version of the doll dressed as Ziggy Stardust, one of his most beloved alter egos.
Sen. Chris Murphy writing book on gun violence
NEW YORK (AP) — One of Washington's leading advocates for gun control, Sen. Chris Murphy, has a book coming out next year. Murphy's "The Violence Inside Us: A Brief History of an Ongoing American Tragedy" will be published Jan.
'Raised in Captivity' reveals author's warped imagination
"Raised in Captivity" (Penguin Press), by Chuck Klosterman Chuck Klosterman seems like a great hang. He's the guy at the party who has everyone spitting out their drinks as they laugh while trying to swallow — the one who is never at a loss for words in a game of "Would You Rather?" It's fun to imagine the genesis of some of the stories billed as "Fictional Nonfiction" on the cover of his latest collection.
Oliver Stone writing memoir, scheduled for 2020
NEW YORK (AP) — Oliver Stone has some memories to share, not all of them happy. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt announced Monday that it had acquired a memoir by the Oscar-winning filmmaker.
Death of British YouTuber raises fears over e-scooter safety
LONDON (AP) — The death of a British YouTuber in an electric scooter accident has raised concerns about the safety of the increasingly popular vehicles.
Oprah Winfrey visits Maui Humane Society following wildfire
WAILUKU, Hawaii (AP) — Oprah Winfrey surprised the Maui Humane Society with a visit to thank the organization for evacuating animals during a wildfire, a report said.
Remains found in Oregon believed to be actor Charles Levin
SELMA, Ore. (AP) — Remains found in a remote area of Oregon are believed to be of missing actor Charles Levin, who played numerous roles on television comedies such as "Seinfeld" and "Night Court."
'Spider-Man' does victory lap over 'Crawl,' 'Stuber'
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Spider-Man: Far From Home" is celebrating another weekend at No. 1, but non-franchise fare continues to struggle at the box office.
Scarlett Johansson: Comments on diversity were misconstrued
Scarlett Johansson says comments she made on the "authentic casting" debate have been taken out of context and asserts that she supports diversity in film.
CBS News takes some chances with new anchor, Norah O'Donnell
NEW YORK (AP) — Long consigned to the evening news ratings basement, CBS News figures it can't hurt to take some chances. The first was the appointment of a new anchor, Norah O'Donnell, who takes over Monday at the start of what promises to be a busy midsummer week.