Hong Kong’s divide: Protests for democracy, rally for China

HONG KONG (AP) — Pro-democracy protesters marched on one side of Hong Kong’s famous harbor on Saturday to demand the government heed their demands. Across the water, a pro-government rally...

Hong Kong teachers’ rally starts another weekend of protests

HONG KONG (AP) — Thousands of schoolteachers in Hong Kong marched to the official residence of the city’s leader on Saturday as another weekend of protests got underway in the Chinese terr...

Russi Taylor, longtime voice of Minnie Mouse, dies at 75

GLENDALE, Calif. (AP) — Russi Taylor, an actress who gave voice to Minnie Mouse for more than three decades, has died. Walt Disney Co. chairman Bob Iger announced Taylor's death in a...

Eslite to host summer events for kids in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Eslite bookstores in Taipei have launched a series of summer events for children through September 26 featuring Mickey and Minnie Mouse. The events include music, danci...

Octavia Spencer like you've never seen her before in 'Ma'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Octavia Spencer is a movie star. She has been for almost a decade since audiences and Oscar voters fell in love with her as Minnie in "The Help." Since then she's gotten two more su...

New novel 'Love Actually' meets the horoscopes

"Star-Crossed: A Novel" (Crown), by Minnie Darke A journalist once considered adjusting her newspaper's horoscope to help an astrology-devoted friend. She didn't do it, but in her ne...

Actor Seymour Cassel, frequent Cassavetes collaborator, dies

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Journeyman character actor Seymour Cassel, who appeared frequently in the films of John Cassavetes and Wes Anderson, has died. His daughter Dilyn Cassel Murphy says Monday that he p...

Review: A symphony of debauchery in 'The Beach Bum'

Matthew McConaughey is at his dirt bag finest as a good-time Charlie stoner-poet named Moondog in Harmony Korine's "The Beach Bum," a bizarre and transfixing carnival of vulgarity and vice. ...

Luke Perry has died at 52 after suffering stroke: publicist

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Luke Perry, who gained instant heartthrob status as wealthy rebel Dylan McKay on "Beverly Hills, 90210," died Monday after suffering a massive stroke, his publicist ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Thursday, Jan. 31, the 31st day of 2019. There are 334 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Jan. 31, ...

Panel puts brakes on efforts to unionize Disney Lyft drivers

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A labor relations board has put the brakes on a decision allowing the Teamsters to represent scores of Lyft drivers who haul passengers around the Walt Disney World property in Fl...

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Jan. 27-Feb. 2

Jan. 27: Actor James Cromwell ("Murder in the First," ''Babe") is 79. Actor John Witherspoon (TV's "The Boondocks," ''Friday") is 77. Drummer Nick Mason of Pink Floyd is 75. Singer Nedra Talley of The...

Taiwan’s Taipei Metro launches Mickey trains and promo activity

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – All aboard the Mickey Mouse trains! Passengers riding the Taipei Metro Tamsui-Xinyi Line will find themselves surprised at the dazzling display of Disney characters on the...

Disney On Ice presents Mickey’s Search Party

ELLENTON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 26, 2018--Disney On Ice presents Mickey’s Search Party brings the magic closer to fans than ever before through dynamic and immersive moments that take place on th...

Disney On Ice presents Mickey’s Search Party

ELLENTON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 26, 2018--Disney On Ice presents Mickey’s Search Party brings the magic closer to fans than ever before through dynamic and immersive moments that take place on th...