LOS ANGELES (AP) — Michael Jackson's estate paid tribute to his artistry and charity Tuesday as fans make final preparations for gatherings to celebrate his memory on the 10th anniversary of the King of Pop's death.
Tuesday, June 25, 2019
Monday, June 24, 2019
ATLANTA (AP) — Ed Shearer, a longtime sports writer with The Associated Press who covered the Olympics, Super Bowl, World Series and Hank Aaron's 715th homer but left his most lasting mark as the "SEC Seer," a prognosticator of Southern football known throughout the nation, died Monday. He was 82.
Sunday, June 23, 2019
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Dave Bartholomew, a giant of New Orleans music and a rock n' roll pioneer who with Fats Domino co-wrote and produced such classics as "Ain't That a Shame," ''I'm Walkin'" and "Let the Four Winds Blow," has died. He was 100.
Saturday, June 22, 2019
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ten years ago, entertainment lawyer John Branca and Michael Jackson renewed the partnership that had brought the wealth and status of both men to new heights. Eight days later, Jackson would be dead. Yet his role in Branca's life would only become larger.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A look at the status of the major figures in the life and death of Michael Jackson after 10 years, starting with the King of Pop himself:
Thursday, June 20, 2019
PARIS (AP) — Portraits of Karl Lagerfeld, who died in February, lined the walls of Paris' Grand Palais as VIP friends of the Chanel designer staged a final tribute to his iconic life Thursday.
Wednesday, June 19, 2019
MALIBU, Calif. (AP) — A plan by U2 guitarist The Edge to build a cluster of mansions on a ridgeline above Malibu appears to be dead after California's highest court declined to consider his last-ditch appeal.
DALLAS (AP) — Officials say a 1-year-old giraffe at the Dallas Zoo that was named after Cowboys tight end Jason Witten died during a medical exam.
Tuesday, June 18, 2019
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The late Mexican-American singer and activist Jenni Rivera always dreamed of a biopic about her turbulent and inspirational life. Now, seven years after her untimely death, that dream is coming true.
Saturday, June 15, 2019
ROME (AP) — Italian director Franco Zeffirelli, who delighted audiences around the world with his romantic vision and extravagant productions, most famously captured in his cinematic "Romeo and Juliet" and the miniseries "Jesus of Nazareth," died Saturday at 96.
Thursday, June 13, 2019
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — A former day laborer accused of bludgeoning a socialite to death at her family's suburban New York estate has been sentenced to 22 years to life in prison.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — In a story June 12 about the death of actress Sylvia Miles, The Associated Press reported incorrectly reported the actress' age and that she died in an ambulance on the way to a New York hospital. Miles' niece and a longtime friend say she was 94, and the niece said she wa…
Tuesday, June 11, 2019
Monday, June 10, 2019
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — For celebrated Creole chef Leah Chase, the goodbye had all the ingredients of a typical New Orleans sendoff: warm reminiscences and mourning mixed with a Mardi Gras-style celebration of her life.
Saturday, June 08, 2019
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Family, friends and fans of Leah Chase — the Queen of Creole Cuisine — will be gathering to pay their respects to the legendary New Orleans figure who died a week ago.
Friday, June 07, 2019
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Dr. John, the New Orleans singer and piano player who blended black and white musical styles with a hoodoo-infused stage persona and gravelly bayou drawl, died Thursday, his family said. He was 77.
Wednesday, June 05, 2019
NEW YORK (AP) — Avicii was so invested and excited about his new album that even on his flight to Oman, where he later died, he was communicating with his producers about different sounds and melodies he wanted to include, and guest artists they should reach out to about collaborating.
Tuesday, June 04, 2019
NEW YORK (AP) — Former Prince protege and longtime friend Apollonia Kotero said the Purple One had major plans for her before his untimely death in 2016, including new music, a possible film and even a book to follow-up his upcoming memoir.
Sunday, June 02, 2019
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans chef and civil rights icon Leah Chase, who created the city's first white-tablecloth restaurant for black patrons, broke the city's segregation laws by seating white and black customers and introduced countless tourists to Southern Louisiana Creole cooking, die…
Thursday, May 30, 2019
LONDON (AP) — Danish-born socialite Claus von Bulow, who was convicted but later acquitted of trying to kill his wealthy wife in two trials that drew intense international attention in the 1980s, has died. He was 92.
CHASKA, Minn. (AP) — Prince's former bodyguard answered questions from attorneys for seven hours as part of a wrongful death lawsuit filed by relatives of the late rock star.