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AP Exclusive: Oswalt says heart condition, meds killed wife

February 3, 2017 • Entertainment, National NewsComments (0)

In this Jan. 12, 2012 file photo, Patton Oswalt, left, and his wife Michelle Eileen McNamara arrive at the 17th Annual Critics’ Choice Movie Awards in Los Angeles. Oswalt says coroner’s officials have told him that his wife died last year from a combination of prescription medications and an undiagnosed heart condition. His statement, released...

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Atlanta police backfire with tweet about Beyonce and gunfire

February 3, 2017 • Entertainment, National NewsComments (0)

In this Aug. 28, 2016 file photo, Beyonce Knowles arrives at the MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden, in New York. Beyonce announced on her Instagram account, Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017, that she is expecting twins. (Photo by Evan...

Jenkins & Chazelle: The young directors at center of Oscars

February 2, 2017 • EntertainmentComments (0)

This Jan. 14, 2017 file photo shows Barry Jenkins at the 42nd Annual Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards in Los Angeles. At the center of this year’s Oscars are two filmmakers in their 30s with seemingly limitless careers ahead of them. Jenkins,...

Judge discharges bankruptcy after 50 Cent pays $22 million

February 2, 2017 • EntertainmentComments (0)

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A federal judge has discharged rapper 50 Cent’s bankruptcy case after he paid more than $22 million. Bankruptcy Judge Ann Nevins approved the discharge Thursday in Hartford, Connecticut. The rapper who burst onto the music scene...

Sales soar for Milo book ‘Dangerous'; publisher mum on tour

February 2, 2017 • EntertainmentComments (0)

In this Jan. 25, 2017 file photo, Milo Yiannopoulos speaks on campus in the Mathematics building at the University of Colorado in Boulder, Colo. Sales are soaring for, “Dangerous,” the upcoming book by the right-wing commentator. The book,...

Beyonce announces she’s pregnant with twins on Instagram

February 1, 2017 • EntertainmentComments (0)

In this Aug. 28, 2016 file photo, Beyonce Knowles arrives at the MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden, in New York. Beyonce announced on her Instagram account, Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017, that she is expecting twins. (Photo by Evan...

Actor Frank Pellegrino of ‘The Sopranos’ dies at 72

February 1, 2017 • EntertainmentComments (0)

NEW YORK (AP) — Former “Sopranos” cast member and New York restaurateur Frank Pellegrino has died. Pellegrino died Tuesday in New York of lung cancer, according to publicist Ken Langdon. He was 72. As an actor, he was best known for his role as...

Trump’s Supreme Court unveiling draws 32 million viewers

February 1, 2017 • EntertainmentComments (0)

  LOS ANGELES (AP) — More than 32 million viewers watched President Donald Trump reveal his nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court. The sizeable prime-time audience may reflect how Trump handled Tuesday’s announcement, using his skills honed as a...

Muppets, Edgar Wright headed to SXSW film festival

January 31, 2017 • EntertainmentComments (0)

This image released by Sony Pictures shows Ansel Elgort, right, and Jamie Foxx in a scene from “Baby Driver.” The 24th South by Southwest film festival announced it will premiere the film by writer-director Edgar Wright at the festival running...

PBS’ ‘Nova’ seeking periodic-table fans to fund TV special

January 31, 2017 • EntertainmentComments (0)

This undated image released by WGBH shows David Pogue from NOVA’s “Hunting the Elements.” NOVA is partnering with Pogue in a Kickstarter campaign that invites fans and science lovers to take part in the production of “Beyond the...