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Ben Affleck on the pain and catharsis of 'The Way Back'

Ben Affleck on the pain and catharsis of 'The Way Back'

NEW YORK — Of the many stories that have stuck with Ben Affleck from his Alcoholics Anonymous meetings, one has especially resonated for the actor. Recovery is often described as a process of removing a damaging habit from your life.
Plácido Domingo revises apology, as Spain drops more shows

Plácido Domingo revises apology, as Spain drops more shows

SAN FRANCISCO — Opera star Placido Domingo amended his apology to the multiple women who have accused him of sexual misconduct, adding several caveats Thursday to a statement two days earlier in which he said he took “full responsibility” for his act

Ben Affleck on the pain and catharsis of 'The Way Back'

NEW YORK — Of the many stories that have stuck with Ben Affleck from his Alcoholics Anonymous meetings, one has especially resonated for the actor. Recovery is often described as a process of removing a damaging habit from your life.

Review: Kevin Krauter's 'Full Hand' is dreamy introspection

Kevin Krauter, “Full Hand” (Bayonet Records) Kevin Krauter's “Full Hand” draws on the music of his early youth, like emo and ‘90s rock, and on his personal experiences grappling with growing up, religion and sexuality.
A rebel yell: Billy Idol stars in New York anti-idling ads

A rebel yell: Billy Idol stars in New York anti-idling ads

NEW YORK — Rocker Billy Idol is the face of an anti-idling campaign launched Thursday in New York City.
Top nominee Polanski to skip French Oscars after rape claim

Top nominee Polanski to skip French Oscars after rape claim

PARIS — Filmmaker Roman Polanski is skipping the awards ceremony for France's equivalent of the Oscars — where his latest movie leads this year's nominations — because of protests prompted by a new rape accusation against him.
Nanaimo, B.C. teen to audition on 'American Idol' on Sunday's episode

Nanaimo, B.C. teen to audition on 'American Idol' on Sunday's episode

Nanaimo, B.C. teen Lauren Spencer-Smith has always longed to compete on a televised singing competition.
Nanaimo, B.C. teen to audition on 'American Idol' on Sunday's episode

Nanaimo, B.C. teen to audition on 'American Idol' on Sunday's episode

Nanaimo, B.C. teen Lauren Spencer-Smith has always longed to compete on a televised singing competition.
CBC News boss stepping down after more than 10 years with the public broadcaster

CBC News boss stepping down after more than 10 years with the public broadcaster

TORONTO — CBC News says its editor-in-chief and general manager is stepping down at the end of this week after more than 10 years with the public broadcaster.
Disney Plus to revive 'The Proud Family' animated series

Disney Plus to revive 'The Proud Family' animated series

LOS ANGELES — The Proud family is making a comeback. The Disney Plus streaming service said Thursday it’s ordered a revival of the animated series about an African American teenager and her extended family.