Arts and entertainment

FILE - In this Oct. 10, 2017 file photo, Tom Arnold attends the premiere of "Dead Ant" in Los Angeles. Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former attorney, retweeted a photo posing with Arnold, who is working on a show to hunt down recordings of the president. The photo fueled speculation Friday, June 22, 2018, that Cohen has secret tapes of Trump and is willing to share them. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
June 22, 2018 - 11:27 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — President Donald Trump's former longtime personal attorney Michael Cohen retweeted a photo of himself with comedian Tom Arnold, who is working on a TV show to hunt down recordings of the president, fueling speculation Friday that Cohen has secret tapes of Trump and is willing to...
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Former first lady Michelle Obama speaks at the American Library Association annual conference in New Orleans, Friday, June 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
June 22, 2018 - 10:54 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Former first lady Michelle Obama said Friday that her upcoming memoir "Becoming" is a "re-humanization effort" that shares the "ordinariness of a very extraordinary story" that she hopes will give voice to people who feel voiceless. Obama made the remarks as she helped kick off...
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Former first lady Michelle Obama waves as she arrives to speak at the American Library Association annual conference in New Orleans, Friday, June 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
June 22, 2018 - 9:31 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Former first lady Michelle Obama said Friday her upcoming memoir "Becoming" is a "re-humanization effort" that shares the "ordinariness of a very extraordinary story" that she hopes will give voice to people who feel voiceless. Obama made the remarks as she helped kick off the...
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FILE, In this Oct. 1, 2016 photo, J. Cole performs at the 2016 The Meadows Music and Arts Festivals at Citi Field, in New York. J. Cole is set to perform at the BET Awards on Sunday, June 24, 2018. A person familiar with the awards show, who spoke on the condition of anonymity because the person was not allowed to discuss the plans publicly, tells The Associated Press on Friday, June 22, that the rapper will perform at the show. (Photo by Scott Roth/Invision/AP, File)
June 22, 2018 - 7:25 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — J. Cole is set to perform at Sunday's BET Awards. A person familiar with the awards show, who spoke on the condition of anonymity because the person was not allowed to discuss the plans publicly, tells The Associated Press on Friday that the rapper will perform at the show. Nicki...
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June 22, 2018 - 6:13 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A crying Honduran girl depicted in a widely-seen photograph that became a symbol for many of President Donald Trump's immigration policies was not actually separated from her mother, U.S. government officials said on Friday. Time magazine used an image of the girl, by Getty Images...
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FILE - In this March 13, 2018 file photo, director Ava DuVernay appears at the premiere of "A Wrinkle In Time," in London. DuVernay has checked off another milestone for black female directors. This week her film “A Wrinkle in Time” crossed the $100 million mark domestically, a first for a black woman. (Photo by Joel C Ryan/Invision/AP, File)
June 22, 2018 - 3:57 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Filmmaker Ava DuVernay has checked off another milestone for black female directors. This week her film "A Wrinkle in Time" crossed the $100 million mark domestically, a first for a black woman. The film got a late-game boost playing as a double feature at drive-in theaters with...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015 file photo, Oleg Sentsov gestures as the verdict is delivered, as he stands behind bars at a court in Rostov-on-Don, Russia. A state news agency is quoting a Russian human rights official as saying that jailed Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov is in satisfactory condition despite a month-long hunger strike, it was reported on Thursday, June 21, 2018. (AP Photo, file)
June 22, 2018 - 3:26 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — A lawyer for a Ukrainian filmmaker who has been on hunger strike for more than a month in a Russian prison says his client has lost about 20 kilograms (44 pounds) and is severely weak. Oleg Sentsov, a vehement opponent of Russia's 2014 annexation of Crimea from Ukraine, is serving a...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017 file photo, German tennis legend Boris Becker attends a news conference speaking about his new role in the German Tennis Federation in the town hall in Frankfurt, Germany. Central African Republic's foreign minister says on Friday, June 22, 2018 a reported diplomatic passport for Boris Becker appears to be a fake and the country's prosecutor general will investigate. The retired German tennis star claims that his role as Central African Republic's attache to the European Union on sporting, cultural and humanitarian affairs gives him diplomatic immunity from bankruptcy proceedings in Britain. (AP Photo/Michael Probst, file)
June 22, 2018 - 12:54 pm
BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) — Central African Republic's foreign minister says a reported diplomatic passport for Boris Becker appears to be a fake and the prosecutor general will investigate. The retired German tennis star claims that his role as Central African Republic's attache to the...
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FILE - In this April 27, 2014 file photo, Michael Nesmith performs on the third day of the 2014 Stagecoach Music Festival in Indio, Calif. The Monkees have postponed the last four dates of their tour after Nesmith became ill. The band posted on Facebook, Thursday, June 21, 2018, that Nesmith had “a minor health issue” before a show in Philadelphia and was advised to “rest for the next week.” He has been performing past hits in “The Monkees Present: The Mike & Micky Show” tour with 73-year-old bandmate Micky Dolenz. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
June 22, 2018 - 11:19 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Monkees have postponed the last four dates of their tour after guitarist Mike Nesmith became ill. The band posted on Facebook Thursday that Nesmith had "a minor health issue" before a show in Philadelphia and was advised to "rest for the next week." The 75-year-old has...
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FILE - In this April 24, 2013 file photo, Peruvian writer and Nobel Prize winner in literature Mario Vargas Llosa smiles during a press conference at the presentation of a new theater play in Madrid, Spain. Vargas Llosa is under observation, Thursday, June 21, 2018, at a Madrid hospital after sustaining light injuries in a fall at home. (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza, File)
June 22, 2018 - 10:49 am
MADRID (AP) — Nobel Literature laureate Mario Vargas Llosa has been discharged from a Madrid hospital, 24 hours after sustaining light injuries in a fall at home. The 82-year-old Peruvian writer left the Spanish capital's Hospital Ruber Juan Bravo on Friday. Vargas Llosa spent the night under...
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