People of color angry, not surprised, by blackface scandal

DETROIT (AP) — In the brightly lit Vintage Barbershop in northwest Detroit, Thomas Carter carefully trimmed the graying hair of a customer as he was asked about photos that depict whites wearing black...

Doo doo doo doo doo doo: 'Baby Shark' bites into the culture

NEW YORK (AP) — In the wise words of James Corden, there comes along a song every so often that defines a generation. Doo doo doo doo doo doo. The late-night TV hos...

Teacher says she didn't know wearing blackface was offensive

DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) — A teacher in an Iowa district that has been criticized for discriminating against minorities says she regrets wearing blackface for a Halloween costume and that she didn't know ...

Megyn Kelly apologizes for suggesting blackface OK

NEW YORK (AP) — Megyn Kelly is apologizing to her NBC News colleagues for questioning why dressing up in blackface for a Halloween costume is wrong. She faced a swift backlash for he...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Wednesday, Oct. 31, the 304th day of 2018. There are 61 days left in the year. This is Halloween. Today's Highlight in History: ...

The Latest: Exchange student accused of school gun threat

UPPER DARBY, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on a Taiwanese exchange student accused of threating to shoot up his Pennsylvania high school (all times local): 4:55 p.m. Police...

Teenage Taiwanese exchange student accused of school threat

UPPER DARBY, Pa. (AP) — A Taiwanese exchange student accused of threatening a shooting at his high school had ammunition in the home where he was staying and researched how to buy weapons, police said...

AP PHOTOS: Egyptian dons Saudi robot Halloween costume

CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian satirist has dressed up for Halloween as 'Sophia the Robot,' an automaton recently declared a citizen of Saudi Arabia, mocking the kingdom's move and generating laughter and s...

Wendy Williams passes out, collapses on-air during chat show

NEW YORK (AP) — Wendy Williams gave viewers a scare Tuesday morning when she passed out on-the-air during a broadcast of her syndicated chat show. Williams was introducing a segment ...

Tomi Lahren's star spangled Halloween costume draws backlash

NEW YORK (AP) — Political commentator Tomi Lahren is getting some backlash for posting a photo of herself wearing a U.S. flag themed Halloween costume. The Instagram photo shows Lahr...

Halloween costume choices stirs debate on college campuses

DURHAM, N.H. (AP) — Some universities are drawing attention to offensive costumes this Halloween season, using educational campaigns that challenge students to consider — or reconsider — their choices...

Scout leader charged with smashing 2 boys' heads together

PINE GROVE, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania Boy Scout leader accused of smashing two Scouts' heads together at a camp meeting has been criminally charged. State police on Tuesday announced...

Review: 'A Ghost Story' casts a bizarre spell

A fatal, off-screen car crash interrupts the picturesque, suburban lives of a young married couple in David Lowery's "A Ghost Story," marooning the deceased husband musician (Casey Affleck) in a kind ...

Get in the holiday mood with Garth Brooks, R. Kelly and more

Just after you throw away your Halloween costume and start marinating your signature dishes for Thanksgiving, you'll usually do one more thing: pull out that dusty Christmas CD or cue up a playlist on...

Taylor Swift gets Ryan Reynolds' help on Deadpool costume

Taylor Swift has turned to her superhero friend Ryan Reynolds for help with her Halloween costume. Swift posted several pictures of herself on Instagram as Marvel's Deadpool alongsid...