"The Pride of the Yankees: Lou Gehrig, Gary Cooper, and the Making of a Classic" (Hachette), by Richard Sandomir
Monday, June 26, 2017
MADRID (AP) — A Spanish judge on Monday ordered the remains of artist Salvador Dali to be exhumed to settle a paternity suit, despite opposition from the state-run foundation that manages the artist's estate.
Friday, June 23, 2017
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on Johnny Depp's remarks about assassinating President Donald Trump during an appearance at the Glastonbury Festival (all times local):
SYDNEY (AP) — Darren Simpson, who at 21 became Britain's youngest ever Young Chef of the Year and has been a television chef and food writer, has died in Australia, his family said Friday.
Thursday, June 22, 2017
NEW YORK (AP) — In a story June 21 about threats made over a production of Shakespeare's "Julius Caesar," The Associated Press reported erroneously that Bank of America had pulled its sponsorship of the Public Theater. The company withdrew its support from the production of "Julius Caesar," …
LONDON (AP) — Britain's Prince Harry has suggested that no one in the royal family really wishes to rise to the throne — and that it is duty, rather than desire, that prompts them to continue serving the British people.
Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Monday, June 19, 2017
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — When military history author Bill Sloan sought inspiration for his new book on World War II in the Pacific, he found it in a then-96-year-old combat veteran from upstate New York who survived one of the war's bloodiest battles.
Saturday, June 17, 2017
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Stephen Furst, who played naive fraternity pledge Flounder in the hit movie "Animal House," has died of complications from diabetes, his family said Saturday. Furst was 63.
Thursday, June 15, 2017
PRAGUE (AP) — Sculptor Olbram Zoubek, an artist known for taking a death mask of a Charles University student who burned himself to death to protest the 1968 Soviet-led invasion of Czechoslovakia, has died at age 91.
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
NEW YORK (AP) — Anita Pallenberg, a model and actress who had children with Keith Richards and served as a muse for The Rolling Stones, has died. She was 75.
Tuesday, June 13, 2017
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Before Burning Man and Bonnaroo, Coachella and Lollapalooza, Glastonbury and Governors Island, there was Monterey Pop.
BOSTON (AP) — Die-hard Star Wars fans will need to rely on more than the force if they want to bid on an R2-D2 droid that appeared in several of the franchise's movies.
Sunday, June 11, 2017
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — South Korea's Yekwon Sunwoo has won the 15th Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, which is one of the top showcases for the world's best pianists.
Friday, June 09, 2017
Thursday, June 08, 2017
NEW YORK (AP) — Ed Victor, an A-list literary agent whose colorful personality was well-matched by such clients as Keith Richards, Eric Clapton and Andrew Lloyd Webber, has died.
BOSTON (AP) — It was a simple act of kindness by a complete stranger, but it left a lasting impression on a young Polish boy escaping the horrors of Nazi death camps.
Tuesday, June 06, 2017
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Special Olympics founder Eunice Kennedy Shriver will be posthumously honored with the Arthur Ashe Courage Award at the ESPY Awards in July.
CHICAGO (AP) — Poet Gwendolyn Brooks would have turned 100 this week, and that birthday is being commemorated with new books, poetry readings, writing contests and even a bus tour through her hometown of Chicago, all inspired by her.
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago plans to dedicate a nine-story mural to blues music legend Muddy Waters before the city's annual blues festival this weekend.
GATLINBURG, Tennessee (AP) — When Dolly Parton dreamed up the idea of an amusement park in East Tennessee, she said it would be "a fantasy city. a Smoky Mountain fairyland."
Monday, June 05, 2017
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actor Roger Smith, who brought glamour to the TV detective genre as a hip private eye on "77 Sunset Strip," has died. He was 84.
Sunday, June 04, 2017
Saturday, June 03, 2017
MACON, Ga. (AP) — Southern rocker Gregg Allman was laid to rest Saturday near his older brother Duane in the same cemetery where they used to write songs among the tombstones, not far from US Highway 41.
Friday, June 02, 2017
HICKSVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — Jon Stewart fought back tears Friday as he described his friendship with a retired New York City firefighter who worked in the rescue effort following the Sept. 11 terror attacks and died after an eight-year battle with cancer.