LOS ANGELES | ‘Alita’ leads a slow Presidents Day box office weekend

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The sci-fi fantasy “Alita: Battle Angel” has topped the charts in its first weekend in theaters, but it is leading one of the slowest Presidents Day weekends at the box office in years and has a ways to go to make up its costly production budget. 20th Century Fox says Sunday … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | ‘Alita’ leads a slow Presidents Day box office weekend

NEW YORK | Lee Radziwill, stylish sister of Jackie Kennedy, dies at 85

NEW YORK (AP) — Lee Radziwill, the stylish jet setter and socialite who found friends, lovers and other adventures worldwide while bonding and competing with her sister Jacqueline Kennedy, has died. She was 85. Anna Christina Radziwill told The New York Times her mother died Friday of what she described as natural causes. The Associated … Continue reading NEW YORK | Lee Radziwill, stylish sister of Jackie Kennedy, dies at 85

NEW YORK | Don Cheadle sports political shirts as he hosts ‘SNL’

NEW YORK (AP) — Don Cheadle delivered some political messages along with jokes as he hosted “Saturday Night Live” for the first time. The actor sported a T-shirt that said “Protect Trans Kids” as he introduced musical guest Gary Clark Jr. And in closing Saturday’s show, Cheadle wore a jersey with the former Soviet Union’s … Continue reading NEW YORK | Don Cheadle sports political shirts as he hosts ‘SNL’

LONDON | Beckham family out in force at London Fashion Week

LONDON (AP) — Victoria Beckham doesn’t need celebrities at her fashion shows — her A-list family provides more than enough star power. The designer’s soccer superstar husband David and all their four children turned up as guests of honor Sunday to support her London Fashion Week show, squeezing in the front row next to American … Continue reading LONDON | Beckham family out in force at London Fashion Week

NEW YORK | Retailers, fashion brands struggle with racial insensitivity

NEW YORK (AP) — Retailers and top fashion brands like Gucci and Prada keep apologizing for products that smack of racial insensitivity. The big question is: Why does it keep happening? Experts say many of these fashion companies live in a sort of bubble and lack the diversity in their staff that could vet their … Continue reading NEW YORK | Retailers, fashion brands struggle with racial insensitivity

ARE, Sweden | The Latest: Hirscher wins slalom, leads Austrian clean sweep

ARE, Sweden (AP) — The Latest on skiing world championships (all times local): 3:30 p.m. Marcel Hirscher led an Austrian clean sweep in the slalom by winning by 0.65 seconds for a record-tying seventh career gold medal at the world championships. After producing what he said was one of the best runs of his career … Continue reading ARE, Sweden | The Latest: Hirscher wins slalom, leads Austrian clean sweep

ARE, Sweden | Hirscher wins slalom, leads Austrian clean sweep

ARE, Sweden (AP) — If this was to be Marcel Hirscher‘s last race at the skiing world championships, the Austrian great sure put on a show. Hirscher produced what he described as one of the best runs of his trophy-laden 12-year career, allowing him to coast to victory in the second leg of the slalom … Continue reading ARE, Sweden | Hirscher wins slalom, leads Austrian clean sweep

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. | Byron, Bowman start from front row in 61st Daytona 500

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — William Byron will start from the pole in the 61st running of the Daytona 500, combining with teammate Alex Bowman to create the youngest front row in the history of “The Great American Race.” Byron is 21, and Bowman is 25. Both are driving Chevrolets for Hendrick Motorsports. Six Ford … Continue reading DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. | Byron, Bowman start from front row in 61st Daytona 500