The journey is the vacation on this 35-hour train trip

LOS ANGELES (AP) — It was late Friday night and we were scouring the usual sites touting the top things to do in Los Angeles. Uninspired by our options and facing a long weekend without obligations, m...

Charlie Puth charts his own course with album and tour

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Charlie Puth is done playing by the rules. The pop singer says his recently released sophomore album, "Voicenotes," shows growth and reflects his true se...

At a fashion show, Anthony Bourdain, Kate Spade remembered

BURBANK, Calif. (AP) — Actress-model Jaime King is still reeling from the recent deaths of Anthony Bourdain and Kate Spade. She had met both, but was more familiar with Spade, having...

'Arrested Development' stars stand by co-star Tambor

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The cast of "Arrested Development" made it clear they fully support co-star Jeffrey Tambor as the beleaguered actor made one of his first public appearances at the show's premiere. ...

'N Sync reunites to receive Hollywood Walk of Fame star

LOS ANGELES (AP) — There were thousands of screaming fans, songs and jokes — just like old times as 'N Sync reunited to get a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Fans lined the block...

Tambor accuser says she hopes 'Transparent' comes back

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — A transgender actress who accused "Transparent" star Jeffrey Tambor of sexual misconduct says she's grateful for the support she's received and hopes the show is able to c...

In Kiev, borscht, Maidan and a side trip to Chernobyl

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's capital city, Kiev, has remained a vibrant, engaging place to visit despite years of political upheaval and economic turmoil. For travelers, its food a...

'Miracle Season' cast says it highlights female empowerment

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Cast members of "The Miracle Season" say the film's female-empowerment message couldn't come at a better time. The movie follows the true story of Iowa City's West...

Micronesia: Scenic island-hopping and a lesson in letting go

POHNPEI STATE, Micronesia (AP) — A trip to Micronesia means island-hopping, stargazing, wreck-diving and scenic views. But be prepared for the unpredictable. You won't be competing w...

Celebrities at Kids' Choice Awards praise youth marches

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The power of the youth rallies against gun violence that were held across the U.S. this weekend impressed many of the celebrities who turned out at the Kids' Choice Awards. ...

Eva Longoria weaves empowerment throughout her clothing line

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Eva Longoria is a master of multitasking. The 43-year-old actress is producing a new pilot, continuing her work with the Time's Up initiative, launching her clothi...

Mexico wine country: Foodie paradise and tastings in Baja

ENSENADA, Mexico (AP) — Wine lovers, listen up: There's a little-known wine region south of the border called Valle de Guadalupe (VIE-ay day gwah-deh-LOO-peh). It's a bit dustier and rougher around th...

Gigi Hadid bookends Jeremy Scott's Popple-themed runway show

NEW YORK (AP) — Model Gigi Hadid says time's up for abuse in the fashion industry. Before taking the runway at Jeremy Scott's New York Fashion Week show Thursday, Hadid praised those...

Stella McCartney hopes fashion can have a 'Me Too' moment

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Designer Stella McCartney is ready to see the "Me Too" movement sweeping Hollywood make its way to the runways. McCartney, who wore black Tuesday to support the se...

What makes Will Smith's world 'Bright' _ money, he jokes

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Will Smith is at it again as a sci-fi cop in the new Netflix film "Bright." The film, in theaters and on Netflix starting Friday, has not been well reviewed. But S...