Legendary comedian Jerry Lewis knew how to laugh and cry

NEW YORK (AP) — Jerry Lewis sometimes didn't know whether to laugh or cry. "There's nothing more dramatic than the comedy I've done," Lewis, who died Sunday at age 91, told The Assoc...

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Today in History Today is Monday, Aug. 21, the 233rd day of 2017. There are 132 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On August 21,...

The Latest: France pays homage to 'laughter genius' Lewis

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the death of comedian and filmmaker Jerry Lewis (all times local): 4:45 p.m. France's culture minister is paying homage to the "laugh...

Jerry Lewis, comedy icon and telethon host, dies at 91

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jerry Lewis, the manic, rubber-faced showman who jumped and hollered to fame in a lucrative partnership with Dean Martin, settled down to become a self-conscious screen auteur...

Comedians, stars react to death of Jerry Lewis

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Reaction to the death of comedy legend Jerry Lewis: "Jerry Lewis has passed on. I sincerely hope his afterlife is a warm, peaceful... ...haven."_...

Publicist: Jerry Lewis, comedian, telethon host, dies at 91

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jerry Lewis, the manic, rubber-faced showman who jumped and hollered to fame in a lucrative partnership with Dean Martin, settled down to become a self-conscious screen auteur and f...

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Today in History Today is Sunday, Aug. 20, the 232nd day of 2017. There are 133 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On August 20,...

Comedian, civil rights activist Dick Gregory dies

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dick Gregory, who broke racial barriers in the 1960s and used his humor to spread messages of social justice and nutritional health, has died. He was 84. Gregory's...

Son of Dick Gregory says the black comedian and civil rights activist has died. He was 84

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Son of Dick Gregory says the black comedian and civil rights activist has died. He was 84.

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

A roundup of some of the most popular, but completely untrue, headlines of the week. None of these stories are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked ...

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Today in History Today is Friday, Aug. 18, the 230th day of 2017. There are 135 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On August 18,...

Review: In 'Patti Cake$,' hip-hop dreams in New Jersey

The Sundance sensation "Patti Cake$" may flow with formulaic beats but it's got spirit for miles (eight of them, at least) and features one of the best mother-daughter relationships of the year. ...

Radio host sues neo-Nazi website for linking him to bombing

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A federal lawsuit accuses the publisher of a notorious neo-Nazi website of defaming a Muslim-American radio host by falsely labeling him the "mastermind" behind a deadly bombin...

2nd defense attorney wants off Bill Cosby's sex assault case

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A second lawyer who defended Bill Cosby in his sex assault trial that ended with a deadlocked jury wants off the case before the start of his retrial that's set for November. ...

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Today in History Today is Tuesday, Aug. 15, the 227th day of 2017. There are 138 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On August 15...