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Leslie Jordan, versatile Emmy-winning actor, dies at 67

Leslie Jordan, versatile Emmy-winning actor, dies at 67

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Leslie Jordan, the actor whose wry Southern drawl and versatility made him a comedy and drama standout on TV series including “Will & Grace” and “American Horror Story,” has died.
Mary J. Blige, Jill Biden team up for cancer prevention

Mary J. Blige, Jill Biden team up for cancer prevention

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration's initiative to spur prevention and treatment of cancer got a dose of celebrity support Monday when singer Mary J.
USPS honoring late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg with stamp

USPS honoring late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg with stamp

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Postal Service is honoring the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg as “an icon of American culture” with a stamp in the new year.
'It's about time': Celebrations of Diwali illuminate NYC

'It's about time': Celebrations of Diwali illuminate NYC

NEW YORK (AP) — The week dawned gloomily in New York, but the drab mist was little match for the holiday at hand: Diwali, the festival of lights that symbolizes the triumph over darkness.
For Anthony Hopkins, a grandfather role with personal echoes

For Anthony Hopkins, a grandfather role with personal echoes

NEW YORK (AP) — The “heart and soul” of a film is an often-overused term, but it’s practically unavoidable when it comes to Anthony Hopkins in James Gray’s “Armageddon Time.
Eco-activist David Suzuki to retire from CBC’s ‘The Nature of Things’ in the spring

Eco-activist David Suzuki to retire from CBC’s ‘The Nature of Things’ in the spring

VANCOUVER — Eco-activist David Suzuki says it's time for him to pass the mantle to a new host of CBC’s “The Nature of Things.
Canadian 'Jeopardy' super-champ Mattea Roach to return to Alex Trebek stage

Canadian 'Jeopardy' super-champ Mattea Roach to return to Alex Trebek stage

TORONTO — Canadian "Jeopardy" phenom Mattea Roach will return to TVs everywhere next month for the show's tournament of champions.
3 climate hecklers ejected for disrupting Cruz on 'The View'

3 climate hecklers ejected for disrupting Cruz on 'The View'

NEW YORK (AP) — Three hecklers were hustled off “The View” set on Monday after disrupting a live television interview of U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz with what appeared to be a climate change protest.
Apple raises prices of Apple Music and Apple TV Plus in Canada

Apple raises prices of Apple Music and Apple TV Plus in Canada

TORONTO — Apple Inc. says it's raising the cost of its Apple Music and Apple TV Plus services in Canada.
Review: 'Ted Kennedy' sweeping account of senator's life

Review: 'Ted Kennedy' sweeping account of senator's life

“Ted Kennedy: A Life,” by John A. Farrell (Penguin Press) In his new biography of Ted Kennedy, John A. Farrell describes a letter Joseph Kennedy sent his youngest son telling the teenager he had to choose between a serious or non-serious life.
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