PASADENA, Calif. | ABC executive sees silver lining in Oscar flap: interest

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Oscar disarray over the exit of Kevin Hart as the host of…

NEW YORK | Alice Walker defend praise of widely condemned author

NEW YORK— Alice Walker is defending her praise of a British author widely condemned as an…

LAS VEGAS | Morton to Rays and a Tanner-for-Tanner trade at meetings

LAS VEGAS — An All-Star starter to the relief-reliant Rays, a Tanner-for-Tanner trade and a Scott…

NEW YORK | Study finds female-led films outperform male ones

NEW YORK  — A study organized by Time’s Up, the organization formed to promote gender equality,…

WASHINGTON | Pompeo cites ‘positive momentum’ in US-Turkey ties

WASHINGTON— Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says U.S. relations with NATO ally Turkey have improved since…

WASHINGTON | Ready to fight? 2020 Democrats frame the race on their terms

WASHINGTON — Speaking before a gathering of black leaders on Capitol Hill this week, Sen. Kamala…

NEW YORK | Correction: Lin-Manuel Miranda story

NEW YORK— In a story Nov. 11 about the MacDowell artist colony’s annual Chairman’s Evening, The…

PARIS | The Latest: Netanyahu meets Putin at Paris WWI gathering

PARIS— The Latest on commemorations a century after the end of World War I (all times…

WASHINGTON | Trump celebrates GOP gains, threatens House Democrats

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Wednesday celebrated Senate Republican gains in the midterm election but…

BEIJING | The Latest: Trump says he’ll meet China’s Xi at G-20 meeting

BEIJING — The Latest on China and President Donald Trump (all times local): 2:50 a.m. Saturday…

BEIJING | China says Xi-Trump phone call ‘extremely positive’

BEIJING — China’s foreign ministry says a phone conversation between President Xi Jinping and his American…

AP Top 25 Podcast: Playoff race hits full stride Saturday

The College Football Playoff rankings are out, heading into the biggest weekend of the season so…

LOS ANGELES | Actress-writer Waithe: Films fall short of ethnic equality

LOS ANGELES  — Actress and Emmy-winning writer Lena Waithe says Hollywood is falling short of ethnic…

NEW YORK | Contestants accuse Mrs. America pageant CEO of racial bias

NEW YORK— Four contestants in this year’s Mrs. America pageant are calling for an apology from…

Contestants accuse Mrs. America pageant owner of racial bias

NEW YORK — Four contestants in this year’s Mrs. America pageant are calling for an apology…

WASHINGTON | Can we talk? Trump’s riding high _ and he’s got a lot to say

WASHINGTON— Can we talk? Donald Trump would like to chat. And, boy, is he ever. Riding…

Taylor Swift wins big at AMAs and encourages fans to vote

Taylor Swift kicked off her week with a rare political post on social media, and at…

TAMPA, Fla. | Winston practices, Bucs still mum on starting quarterback

TAMPA, Fla.— The Tampa Bay Buccaneers insist they don’t have a quarterback controversy. Jameis Winston practiced…

WASHINGTON | Black female Democrats call for changes in party

WASHINGTON— Insurgent Democratic women running for Congress are pushing the party to rethink its approach to…

NEW YORK | Cardi B escorted out of fashion party after lunging at Minaj

NEW YORK— Nicki Minaj and Cardi B were involved in an altercation Friday night that got…

SOUTH BEND, Ind. | No. 14 Michigan out to change narrative vs No. 12 Notre Dame

SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Michigan could really use a change in the conversation. Since the Wolverines…

LOS ANGELES | Pot industry wants to see ‘stoner’ stereotype go up in smoke

LOS ANGELES — Michelle Janikian, who writes about marijuana for publications like Herb, Playboy and Rolling…

NEW YORK | Ex-CEO sues Barnes & Noble over his firing BC-APFN-US–Barnes & Noble-CEO Lawsuit,1st Ld-Writethru

NEW YORK — The former CEO of Barnes & Noble filed a lawsuit Tuesday against the…

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump slams FBI’s Clinton email investigation

WASHINGTON — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 9:25 a.m. President Donald Trump…

WASHINGTON | Trump’s bad week: A growing list of allies turn against him

WASHINGTON  — On one of the worst days of his presidency, Donald Trump was chatting aboard…

HELENA, Mont. | Montana governor stands by semiautomatic weapons ban comment

HELENA, Mont.  — Montana’s governor is standing by his recent comments that he’d support a ban…

Lupita Nyong’o cheers #Me Too and Time’s Up movements

LOS ANGELES /February 02, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— Lupita Nyong’o is hailing the “public, intimate conversation” about sexual misconduct…