Arts and entertainment

July 17, 2017 - 9:40 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Cameras remained off Monday at the White House press briefing on orders of the Trump administration, sidelining one of daytime television's most popular features on the same day that ABC announced new digital programming tied to it. The last on-camera White House briefing was on...
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This undated image released by PBS shows an endangered Diademed sifaka (Propithecus diadema) at Lemuria Land in Madagascar. National Geographic photographer Joel Sartore is documenting thousands of rare animal species. His quest is detailed in the PBS series "Rare: Creatures of the Photo Ark," a three-part series debuting Tuesday at 9 p.m. EDT. (Joel Sartore/PBS via AP)
July 17, 2017 - 9:36 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The conventional wisdom is that public sympathy is evoked by seeing one person in need of help, not the many. Photographer Joel Sartore has staked a decade of his life, and counting, that the same holds true for animals and the imperiled wonder they represent. As detailed in PBS...
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This undated image released by PBS shows an endangered Diademed sifaka (Propithecus diadema) at Lemuria Land in Madagascar. National Geographic photographer Joel Sartore is documenting thousands of rare animal species. His quest is detailed in the PBS series "Rare: Creatures of the Photo Ark," a three-part series debuting Tuesday at 9 p.m. EDT. (Joel Sartore/PBS via AP)
July 17, 2017 - 9:36 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The conventional wisdom is that public sympathy is evoked by seeing one person in need of help, not the many. Photographer Joel Sartore has staked a decade of his life, and counting, that the same holds true for animals and the imperiled wonder they represent. As detailed in PBS...
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July 17, 2017 - 8:48 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Muppets Studio is blaming "unacceptable business conduct" for its dismissal of Steve Whitmire as the longtime performer of Kermit the Frog. This explanation, issued Monday, follows Whitmire's emotional blog post last week after his firing was made public. He said he learned last...
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July 17, 2017 - 8:48 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Muppets Studio is blaming "unacceptable business conduct" for its dismissal of Steve Whitmire as the longtime performer of Kermit the Frog. This explanation, issued Monday, follows Whitmire's emotional blog post last week after his firing was made public. He said he learned last...
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July 17, 2017 - 6:50 pm
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — A jury awarded $3.9 million Monday to the family of a movie worker killed on a Georgia railroad bridge in 2014, finding the railroad's owner shared in the blame for the deadly freight train collision even though the film crew was trespassing. The parents of Sarah Jones sued CSX...
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July 17, 2017 - 6:50 pm
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — A jury awarded $3.9 million Monday to the family of a movie worker killed on a Georgia railroad bridge in 2014, finding the railroad's owner shared in the blame for the deadly freight train collision even though the film crew was trespassing. The parents of Sarah Jones sued CSX...
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This undated photo provided by the Habersham County Sheriff's Office shows Aaron Carter. Authorities say singer Aaron Carter and his girlfriend have been arrested on DUI and drug charges in Georgia. Habersham County Sheriff's Office spokesman Capt. Floyd Canup says the 29-year-old Carter and Madison Parker were arrested Saturday, July 15, 2017. Carter is accused of drunken driving and possession of less than 1 ounce of marijuana and paraphernalia. (Habersham County Sheriff's Office via AP)
July 17, 2017 - 5:34 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Pop singer Aaron Carter was arrested after another motorist called 911 to report that the musician was "driving all over the road" on a Georgia highway, sheriff's officials said Monday. While being questioned, Carter was unable to maintain his balance, and his eyes were "blood shot...
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This undated photo provided by the Habersham County Sheriff's Office shows Aaron Carter. Authorities say singer Aaron Carter and his girlfriend have been arrested on DUI and drug charges in Georgia. Habersham County Sheriff's Office spokesman Capt. Floyd Canup says the 29-year-old Carter and Madison Parker were arrested Saturday, July 15, 2017. Carter is accused of drunken driving and possession of less than 1 ounce of marijuana and paraphernalia. (Habersham County Sheriff's Office via AP)
July 17, 2017 - 5:34 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Pop singer Aaron Carter was arrested after another motorist called 911 to report that the musician was "driving all over the road" on a Georgia highway, sheriff's officials said Monday. While being questioned, Carter was unable to maintain his balance, and his eyes were "blood shot...
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FILE - In this Oct. 7, 2008, file photo, Tim Robbins, from left, Martin Landau and Bill Murray attend a special screening of "City of Ember" in New York. Landau died Saturday, July 15, 2017, of unexpected complications during a short stay at UCLA Medical Center, his publicist Dick Guttman said. Landau was known as the chameleon-like actor who gained fame as the crafty master of disguise in the 1960s TV show "Mission: Impossible," then capped a long and versatile career with an Oscar for his poignant portrayal of aging horror movie star Bela Lugosi in 1994's "Ed Wood." He was 89. (AP Photo/Evan Agostini, File)
July 17, 2017 - 5:29 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Martin Landau, the chameleon-like actor who gained fame as the crafty master of disguise in the 1960s TV show "Mission: Impossible," then capped a long and versatile career with an Oscar for his poignant portrayal of aging horror movie star Bela Lugosi in 1994's "Ed Wood," has...
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