Geoffrey Rush awarded $2 million in Sydney defamation case

SYDNEY (AP) — Oscar-winning actor Geoffrey Rush was awarded an Australian record of 2.9 million Australian dollars ($2 million) damages by a Sydney judge on Thursday in defamation case against a newsp...

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Today in History Today is Thursday, May 23, the 143rd day of 2019. There are 222 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On May 23, 1...

3 more parents plead guilty in college admissions scam

BOSTON (AP) — A married couple and a California businessman are the latest parents to plead guilty in the sweeping college admissions scam. Gregory and Marcia Abbott and Peter Jan Sa...

Search warrants tied to former Trump lawyer Cohen released

WASHINGTON (AP) — Five search warrants have been made public in special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer. Th...

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Today in History Today is Wednesday, May 22, the 142nd day of 2019. There are 223 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On May 22, ...

McDonald's says it's offering training to combat harassment

McDonald's Corp. says it's enhancing training and offering a new hotline for workers in response to mounting allegations of sexual harassment. On Tuesday, the labor group Fight for $...

Lawyer, vintner plead guilty in college admissions case

BOSTON (AP) — A New York lawyer and a Napa Valley vintner have admitted to participating in the college admissions bribery scheme. Gordon Caplan and Agustin Huneeus Jr. pleaded guilt...

Recreating 'Aladdin's' magic with Will Smith and fresh faces

LOS ANGELES (AP) — In 1992, Disney transported audiences to the mythical land of Agrabah, where they met a street rat with a heart of gold, a flying carpet, a headstrong princess and a magical genie w...

Priyanka Chopra promotes refugee education on Ethiopia visit

ASSOSA, Ethiopia (AP) — Actress Priyanka Chopra is in Ethiopia to promote access to education for refugee children. Chopra is a goodwill ambassador for the United Nations children's ...

Elle Fanning OK after fainting at Cannes dinner

CANNES, France (AP) — Elle Fanning says she fainted at a Cannes Film Festival dinner because he dress was too tight. The 21-year-old actress collapsed at the Chopard Trophee dinner M...

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Today in History Today is Tuesday, May 21, the 141st day of 2019. There are 224 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On May 21, 19...

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Today in History Today is Tuesday, May 21, the 141st day of 2019. There are 224 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On May 21, 19...

Witness: Self-help guru wanted women to be 'hungry dogs'

NEW YORK (AP) — Self-help guru Keith Raniere was a taskmaster who expected his female followers to be as obedient as "hungry dogs," whether he wanted them to send nude photos to him or buy him groceri...

Celebrity birthdays for the week of May 26-June 1

May 26: Drummer Garry Peterson of The Guess Who is 74. Singer Stevie Nicks is 71. Actor Philip Michael Thomas ("Miami Vice") is 70. Actress Pam Grier is 70. Country singer Hank Williams Jr. is 70. Act...

For 'Hot Zone,' Margulies confronts claustrophobia and Ebola

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actress Julianna Margulies knew she was claustrophobic, but she didn't realize just how much until she had to wear a sealed, full-body biosafety suit while filming the upcoming limi...