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Key moments since Jussie Smollett reported Chicago attack

CHICAGO (AP) — Jussie Smollett goes to trial Monday on charges that he lied to Chicago police when the former “Empire” actor and R&B singer reported being the victim of a racist and homophobic att...

Key moments since Jussie Smollett reported Chicago attack

CHICAGO (AP) — Jussie Smollett goes to trial Monday on charges that he lied to Chicago police when the former “Empire” actor and R&B singer reported being the victim of a racist and homophobic att...

'The Falls' wins big at Taiwan's Golden Horse Awards

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Major winners of the 58th Golden Horse Awards shared their inspiration and behind-the-scene stories at the Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall ceremony in Taipei on Saturday (Nov. 2...

Taiwan actors, films receive high praise ahead of 2021 Golden Horse Awards

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Golden Horse Awards 2021, which takes place on Saturday (Nov. 27), will announce the winners online and at the in-person ceremony at Sun Yat-sen Memorial Ha...

Hong Kong actor Shawn Yue attacked for ‘Taiwanese accent’ by Chinese netizens

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hong Kong actor Shawn Yue (余文樂) has taken heat from Chinese netizens who disapprove of his allegedly "heavy Taiwanese accent" since he spoke in Mandarin in a rec...

Janet Hsieh's Audrey Hepburn look goes viral at Taiwan's Golden Bell Awards

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — At the 56th edition of the Golden Bell Awards, the Taiwan actress Janet Hsieh (謝怡芬) graced the red carpet dressed in a creation from APUJAN's latest collection. The...

Whereabouts of Chinese celeb Zhao Wei's daughter unknown

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Like her mother, the whereabouts of the daughter of billionaire Chinese actress Zhao Wei (趙薇, Vicky Zhao) is unknown, with the last sighting in Hong Kong. Last week, Zh...

Taiwan celeb dropped by Chinese brands over Olympic 'national competitors' post

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A social media comment made by Taiwanese singer and TV personality Dee Hsu (徐熙娣) in reference to Taiwan's "national competitors" in the Tokyo Olympics has be...

Kim and Kanye: Tales of an uber celeb marriage gone wrong

NEW YORK (AP) — Holograms and Twitter rants, roving gospel gatherings and billion-dollar business ventures. If there's one word that defines the lives of Kanye West and Kim Kardashian West, it's BIG. ...

Police in Europe bust gang hijacking celeb phones, arrest 10

LONDON (AP) — Police have arrested 10 people in the U.K., Belgium and Malta for allegedly hijacking mobile phones belonging to U.S. celebrities including internet influencers, sports stars and musicia...

Despite bleak 2020, celebrities make effort to brighten year

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Yes, 2020 may seem like a complete fail with all the constant bad news and tragic moments. It’s been filled with gloom and doom, but some celebrities and those inspired by them have...

Egyptian celeb faces backlash over photo with Israeli singer

CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian celebrity has sparked an uproar after a photo of him with an Israeli pop star was posted online, prompting angry rants from newscasters and Ramadan’s suspension from a stage a...

Business Highlights

___ Pfizer says COVID-19 vaccine is looking 90% effective NEW YORK (AP) — Pfizer says an early peek at its vaccine data suggests the shots may be 90% effective at p...

Updated menu, celeb collaborations, pump McDonald's sales

McDonald’s U.S. sales roared back in the third quarter on new menu items and attention-grabbing celebrity collaborations. With new choices like spicy chicken nuggets and a meal deal...

Glamorous Miami club caught in power struggle over the virus

MIAMI (AP) — At LIV, one of the most glamorous, star-studded nightclubs in one of the world's biggest party destinations, there's a velvet-roped VIP area, and then there's a secret VIP area. The parti...