Steve Cannon, writer and patron of the arts, dead at 84

NEW YORK (AP) — Steve Cannon, a writer, visual artist, gallery owner and patron of multiculturalism, has died. Cannon's sister, Evelyn Cannon, says he died July 7 of apparent septic ...

Diddy's 'Making the Band' officially coming back to TV

NEW YORK (AP) — Diddy's "Making the Band" is officially coming back to TV. The music mogul announced Monday that the hit series, where he discovered groups including...

Timeline of R. Kelly's life and career

CHICAGO (AP) — R&B singer R. Kelly, long trailed by lurid rumors, has been charged with aggravated sexual abuse involving multiple victims dating back two decades. A timeline of his life and caree...

Key anniversaries for the 2019 British Open

PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — A look at key anniversaries during this year's British Open: 150 YEARS AGO (1869) One year after Young Tom Morris became the first...

The Latest: DA says slain teen did not provoke stabbing

PHOENIX (AP) — The Latest on the fatal stabbing of a black youth by a white man for playing rap music (all times local): 10 a.m. An Arizona prosecutor says a black ...

White man indicted in killing of black teen over rap music

PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona prosecutor says a grand jury has returned an indictment charging a white man with first-degree murder in the fatal stabbing of a black youth for playing rap music he said he ...

Blanco Brown has the next country rap hit with 'The Git Up'

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — After "Old Town Road" kicked off a trend of country-trap this year, Blanco Brown felt the timing was just right for his dance hit "The Git Up." Brown, who gre...

The Latest: 1st-degree murder charge in black teen's killing

PHOENIX (AP) — The Latest on outrage over the killing of a black teen by a white man over the youth's rap music (all times local): 5 p.m. County prosecutors in Phoe...

Killing of black teen in Phoenix area trending on Twitter

PHOENIX (AP) — Hundreds of people including a presidential candidate are speaking out on Twitter about the killing of a 17-year-old black youth at a suburban convenience store by a white man who said ...

Greece: Extreme right party seeks recount after poll flop

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's far-right Golden Dawn party said Monday it is planning to challenge a general election result that saw it fail to get enough for support to be represented in Parliament,...

Success has Malaysian rapper Bunga dreaming of music

One of the few Malaysian female rappers, Bunga says she at first didn't consider a career in music. "My initial dream was to be a politician or a lawyer," the 19-year old rapper told...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Saturday, June 29, the 180th day of 2019. There are 185 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On June 29,...

Osaka grannies welcome G20 with English rap video

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An Osaka-based idol group made of grannies aged over 66 released an English rap video last Thursday (June 20) to welcome guests attending the Group of 20 summit. The video s...

Judge upholds $6.6M judgment against rapper Yo Gotti

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina judge is refusing to throw out a $6.6 million judgment against rapper Yo Gotti. The Winston-Salem Journal reports the rapper, whose legal ...

Harris pressed to get more personal about why she's running

WASHINGTON (AP) — Kamala Harris nodded knowingly when a black woman at a weekend candidate forum recounted watching her mother face racial discrimination during her childhood. "You a...