Arts and entertainment

Actress Joanna Lumley poses with her Fellowship Award at the British Academy Television Awards at the Royal Festival Hall in London, Sunday, May 14, 2017. (Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP)
May 15, 2017 - 7:16 am
LONDON (AP) — Royal drama "The Crown" has been shut out of the British Academy Television Awards despite nominations in five categories. The Netflix series about the start of Queen Elizabeth II's reign was beaten to the best drama series trophy by gritty police show "Happy Valley." "Happy Valley"...
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FILE - In this Aug. 19, 2014 file photo, actor Powers Boothe attends the Los Angeles premiere of "Sin City: A Dame To Kill For" in Los Angeles. Boothe, the character actor known for his villain roles in TV’s “Deadwood,” and in the movies “Tombstone,” “Sin City” and “The Avengers,” died Sunday, May 14, 2017. He was 68. (Photo by Todd Williamson/Invision/AP, File)
May 15, 2017 - 6:05 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Powers Boothe, the character actor known for his villain roles in TV's "Deadwood," and in the movies "Tombstone," ''Sin City" and "The Avengers," has died. He was 68. Boothe's publicist said he died of natural causes at his home in Los Angeles on Sunday. Fellow actor Beau Bridges...
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Miss District of Columbia USA Kara McCullough reacts after she was crowned the new Miss USA during the Miss USA contest Sunday, May 14, 2017, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
May 15, 2017 - 2:10 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Kara McCullough, a scientist working for the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, has been crowned Miss USA. McCullough, who represented the District of Columbia in the decades-old pageant, was born in Naples, Italy, and raised in Virginia Beach, Virginia. She said she wants to...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, May 9, 2017, file photo, Barry Manilow speaks at the 65th annual BMI Pop Awards at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. Manilow was to perform Sunday, May 14, at the Forum in Inglewood, Calif, but postponed the concert on doctor's orders because of sprained vocal cords. His Chicago show on Wednesday has also been rescheduled. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
May 15, 2017 - 1:54 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Barry Manilow has postponed two concerts in Los Angeles and Chicago on doctor's orders because of sprained vocal cords. The 73-year-old singer was to perform Sunday night at the Forum in Inglewood, California, and at Allstate Arena outside Chicago on Wednesday. A message posted...
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Miss District of Columbia USA Kara McCullough reacts after she was crowned the new Miss USA during the Miss USA contest Sunday, May 14, 2017, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
May 15, 2017 - 12:59 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The District of Columbia has won back-to-back Miss USA titles. Kara McCullough, a 25-year-old scientist working for the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, was crowned Sunday at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center on the Las Vegas Strip. She will go on to compete on the Miss...
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FILE - In this Aug. 19, 2014 file photo, actor Powers Boothe attends the Los Angeles premiere of "Sin City: A Dame To Kill For" in Los Angeles. Boothe, the character actor known for his villain roles in TV’s “Deadwood,” and in the movies “Tombstone,” “Sin City” and “The Avengers,” died Sunday, May 14, 2017. He was 68. (Photo by Todd Williamson/Invision/AP, File)
May 15, 2017 - 12:52 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Powers Boothe, the character actor known for his villain roles in TV's "Deadwood," and in the movies "Tombstone," ''Sin City" and "The Avengers," has died. He was 68. Boothe's publicist says he died of natural causes at his home in Los Angeles Sunday. Beau Bridges tweeted the...
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Miss District of Columbia USA Kara McCullough reacts after she was crowned the new Miss USA during the Miss USA contest Sunday, May 14, 2017, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
May 15, 2017 - 12:30 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The District of Columbia has won back-to-back Miss USA titles. Kara McCullough, a 25-year-old scientist working for the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, was crowned Sunday at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center on the Las Vegas Strip. She will go on to compete on the Miss...
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In this Monday, May 8, 2017 photo artist Richard Neal, of Centerville, Mass., left, talks about his multi-media constructions called "Jackie," center, and "Jack," right, at the John F. Kennedy Hyannis Museum in Hyannis, Mass. The art objects were created from household objects and construction materials removed during a recent renovation of John F. Kennedy's summer home. The items removed from the house were preserved and offered to Cape Cod artists who in turn fashioned them into artwork. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
May 15, 2017 - 12:27 am
HYANNIS PORT, Mass. (AP) — What once were pieces of John F. Kennedy's home are now pieces of art. Floorboards, window panes, shingles, electrical fixtures, faded wallpaper, rusted nails and even a metal hook that once held a porch swing are among the ordinary items salvaged during an overhaul of...
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May 15, 2017 - 12:04 am
LENOX, Mass. (AP) — Preliminary findings from a new study show that Tanglewood —the summer home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra — has an economic impact of more than $103 million on Massachusetts and the Berkshire region. That number represents an increase of approximately $40 million when...
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May 15, 2017 - 12:02 am
LENOX, Mass. (AP) — Preliminary findings from a new study show that Tanglewood —the summer home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra — has an economic impact of more than $103 million on Massachusetts and the Berkshire region. That number represents an increase of approximately $40 million when...
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