Prosecutors seek 3-year sentence in 'celebgate' hacking case

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Federal prosecutors have recommended a sentence of nearly three years in prison for a former Virginia high school teacher convicted of hacking into private digital accounts of cel...

Oakland teachers head into 2nd day of strike

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Teachers in Oakland, California, headed into another day of strikes Friday after parents and students applauded their demands by keeping city classrooms empty. ...

Celebrities, athletes, others accused of lying to the public

CHICAGO (AP) — Actor Jussie Smollett was arrested in Chicago early Thursday, one day after prosecutors charged him with filing a false police report for what he claimed was a racist and homophobic att...

DeRozan likely to receive warm welcome in Toronto return

TORONTO (AP) — From fellow athletes to star entertainers, DeMar DeRozan has seen plenty of celebrities soaking up an extended round of appreciative applause from fans. "When they get...

Smollett reactions epitomize polarized state of US politics

Democratic politicians and celebrities called it a shocking instance of Trump-era racism and hate. Republicans now depict it as yet another example of liberals and mainstream media rushing to judgment...

Zion's freak injury ripples in basketball, business worlds

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Soon after Zion Williamson's shoe ripped apart, Nike's stock price took a hit. The freak injury during one of the college basketball season's marquee games immedi...

No. 1 Duke, Zion figuring out what's next after knee injury

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Duke might have to figure out what the Zion Show will look like without its namesake. And Zion Williamson could have some things of his own to consider, too. ...

'Empire' actor goes from victim to accused felon in 3 weeks

CHICAGO (AP) — The whispers about "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett started with reports that he had not fully cooperated with police after telling authorities he was attacked in Chicago by two men who h...

Key moments since Jussie Smollett reported Chicago attack

CHICAGO (AP) — "Empire" actor and R&B singer Jussie Smollett told Chicago police last month that two men physically attacked him and yelled racial and homophobic slurs. Some key moments in the sto...

Ego, publicity at stake when stars and TV critics meet

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Jerrod Carmichael, lamenting what he called the "terrible" state of TV comedy, asked his audience if they'd seen some of it. Staring back at the comedian was a hotel ballroom f...

Key moments since Jussie Smollett reported Chicago attack

CHICAGO (AP) — "Empire" actor and R&B singer Jussie Smollett told Chicago police last month that two men physically attacked him and yelled racial and homophobic slurs. Some key ...

'What a talent': Celebrities react to death of Lagerfeld

Some reaction to the death of fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld. "His humor, wit, love and passion for fashion will live on forever. Thank you for the inspiration that you gave to this...

Smollett developments leave some baffled, others outraged

LOS ANGELES (AP) — New developments in the Jussie Smollett case are making the once cut-and-dry narrative around his reported attack a divisive topic on social media. Smollett, who i...

Beckham family out in force at London Fashion Week

LONDON (AP) — Victoria Beckham doesn't need celebrities at her fashion shows — her A-list family provides more than enough star power. The designer's soccer superstar husband David a...

A year after Olympic gold, US curlers reflect on success

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Nearly a year has passed since he won gold in South Korea, and John Shuster can still smile about his transformation from obscure curler to Olympic sensation. ...