Britain faces most history-shaping election since WWII

LONDON (AP) — Britain is facing the most testing and significant period in its modern history since World War II. The polarized electorate now has a critical choice to make -- but...

Producer, director Marks dies; helmed ‘Perry Mason’ episodes

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Longtime producer and director Arthur Marks, who helmed many episodes of the “Perry Mason” TV series and produced several hit blaxpoitation films, died at age 92. ...

For trans activists, recent setbacks temper long-term hopes

NEW YORK (AP) — Amid their annual vigils for transgender homicide victims, trans rights activists in the U.S. are trying to maintain long-term optimism even as many hard-won protections are under thre...

Two Arkansas chemistry professors accused of making meth

ARKADELPHIA, Ark. (AP) — Two Arkansas college chemistry professors have been arrested on charges of making meth, in an apparent case of life imitating art. The Clark County sheriff’s...

With success and offers, Sterling K. Brown learns to say no

NEW YORK (AP) — With a hit TV series, awards, plus film and TV opportunities, Sterling K. Brown admits he’s experienced “a lot of pinch me moments” in recent years. But, with all those possibilities a...

S. Korean Chef introduces Taiwan's food on TV

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — South Korean chef and entertainer Baek Jong-won (白種元) visited Taiwan and introduced the island's traditional cuisine on an episode of his cooking series "Street F...

'Jeffersons,' 'Diff'rent Strokes' producer Al Burton dies

SAN MATEO, Calif. (AP) — Veteran television producer Al Burton has died. Family friend Damon Schwartz says Burton died Tuesday at his home in San Mateo, California. He was 91. The ca...

The Latest: 'Tarzan' actor Ron Ely's wife and son killed

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on two deaths at the home of "Tarzan" actor Ron Ely (all times local): 3:05 p.m. Authorities say "Tarzan" actor Ron Ely's wi...

Atlantic City transfers power amid corruption - yet again

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — For over a decade, things had been quiet in Atlantic City, the seaside gambling resort known as much for its colorful political corruption as for its slot machines and saltw...

Diahann Carroll, Oscar-nominated, pioneering actress, dies

NEW YORK (AP) — Diahann Carroll, the Oscar-nominated actress and singer who won critical acclaim as the first black woman to star in a non-servant role in a TV series as "Julia," has died. She was 84....

Iconic Taiwan T-shirt featured in American fashion magazine

A T-shirt designed by a group of Taiwanese expatriates in the United States to highlight Taiwan's food culture and wildlife was featured in a recent issue of the online American fashion magazine N...

Next Atlantic City mayor waits in wings after latest scandal

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City will get a new mayor Friday in the wake of yet another scandal in the seaside gambling resort with a history of political corruption that inspired an award-win...

Ruby Rose ready to defend Gotham in The CW’s ‘Batwoman’

NEW YORK (AP) — Ruby Rose says she went public about sustaining serious injuries while performing stunts on her new CW series "Batwoman" because she hated that by keeping it quiet, she was lying. ...

Q&A: One year on, Khashoggi's fiancee still seeking answers

NEW YORK (AP) — Nearly a year ago, a team of 15 Saudi government agents was sent to Istanbul, where it killed Saudi columnist and critic Jamal Khashoggi inside the kingdom's consulate. Khashoggi's bod...

TV producer Dick Wolf making history with 'Law & Order: SVU'

NEW YORK (AP) — That familiar "cha-CHUNG" sound effect from the opening credits of "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" this Thursday will signal the debut of a new season and something else — TV h...