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Philadelphia honors children’s book illustrator, native son

July 19, 2016 • EntertainmentComments (0)

Children’s book illustrator Jerry Pinkney poses in front of two of his illustrations Tuesday, July 19, 2016, at City Hall in Philadelphia. As Pinkney was honored by Philadelphia city officials Tuesday, he said his hometown of Philadelphia and African-American history play powerful roles in his career illustrating more than 100 children’s books....

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The ‘show biz’ in Trump’s GOP convention far short of A-list

July 19, 2016 • EntertainmentComments (0)

The “show biz” in Donald Trump’s Republican National Convention fell considerably short of A-list Monday, kicking off the first of four nights with reality TV hunter Willie Robertson of “Duck Dynasty,” in a flag-motif head scarf,...

Partner of British author Helen Bailey charged with murder

July 16, 2016 • EntertainmentComments (0)

LONDON (AP) — The partner of British children’s author Helen Bailey was charged with murder Saturday after police found her body in the grounds of her home. The Hertfordshire Police force said 55-year-old Ian Stewart appeared in court Saturday and was...

Bonnie Brown of the country music trio the Browns dead at 77

July 16, 2016 • EntertainmentComments (0)

In this Oct. 25, 2015 file photo, from left, Maxine Brown, Bonnie Brown and Becky Brown stand onstage at The Country Music Hall of Fame 2015 Medallion Ceremony at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum in Nashville, Tenn. Brown, one of three siblings whose...

Believe it or not: Fiction authors imagine Trump presidency

July 16, 2016 • EntertainmentComments (0)

In this Monday, July 11, 2016 file photo, Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during an interview after a rally in Virginia Beach, Va. Some authors already have managed to complete and release Trump fiction in time for next week’s...

Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin finalize divorce

July 15, 2016 • EntertainmentComments (0)

This Jan. 11, 2014 file photo shows actress Gwyneth Paltrow, left, and her husband, singer Chris Martin at the 3rd Annual Sean Penn and Friends Help Haiti Home Gala in Beverly Hills, Calif. A Los Angeles judge on Thursday, July 14, 2016, finalized the...

That big pub crawl downtown? It’s just “Pokemon Go” fans

July 15, 2016 • EntertainmentComments (0)

Nicole Warbelton plays during a “Pokemon Go” event at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln, Neb., Thursday, July 14, 2016. Nebraska Athletic Department officials opened Memorial Stadium for two hours Thursday to accommodate “Pokemon Go” players...

CIA declassified papers focus of art exhibit in Argentina

July 15, 2016 • EntertainmentComments (0)

In this July 13, 2016 photo, Chilean artist Voluspa Jarpa poses next to her installation, one day before the inauguration of her exhibit titled, “En nuestra pequeña región de por acá,” or “In Our Little Region Over Here,” at the MALBA...

Police: Tejano singer Emilio Navaira died of natural causes

July 14, 2016 • EntertainmentComments (0)

NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas (AP) — Authorities say their investigation into the death of Grammy-winning Tejano star Emilio Navaira (nah-VY’-rah) shows he died of natural causes due to cardiovascular disease. The New Braunfels Police Department said Thursday...

2 ‘Pokemon Go’ players plunge off cliff

July 14, 2016 • EntertainmentComments (0)

ENCINITAS, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say two men who were playing “Pokemon Go” fell off an ocean bluff in Southern California. Encinitas firefighters say the men climbed through a fence Wednesday afternoon while playing the digital-monster...