Indiana museum to tell story of basketball great Larry Bird
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — A planned museum will tell the story of basketball great Larry Bird and his Indiana roots. Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb announced Saturday that the museum will be part of a convention center being built in Terre Haute in western Indiana.
Michael Caine looks back in 'Blowing the Bloody Doors Off'
LONDON (AP) — Michael Caine has been looking back, and on the whole he likes the view. Regrets? He's had few. The 85-year-old star of "Alfie," ''Get Carter" and "The Dark Knight" — among many, many others — reminisces fondly in "Blowing the Bloody Doors Off," whose title adapts a line from his 1969 heist caper "The Italian Job."
AP Exclusive: 2 rarely seen Hemingway stories coming out
NEW YORK (AP) — Two Ernest Hemingway stories written in the mid-1950s and rarely seen since will be published next year. The director of Hemingway's literary estate, Michael Katakis, told The Associated Press recently that "The Monument" and "Indian Country and the White Army" will be included with a special reissue of the author's classic "For Whom the Bell Tolls."
'Shark Tank' backs late 9/11 cleaner's idea, pitched by kids
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The sharks on "Shark Tank" are supporting an invention created by a New York City firefighter who died of cancer after helping clean up the aftermath of the Sept.
Norwegian hero Roenneberg who blew up Nazi plant dies at 99
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Norway on Monday mourned World War II saboteur Joachim Roenneberg, who headed a five-man team that daringly blew up a plant producing heavy water, depriving Nazi Germany of a key ingredient it could have used to make nuclear weapons.
NBC hires Paul Azinger to replace Johnny Miller
NBC Sports is hiring Paul Azinger as its lead golf analyst with hopes he can deliver his own brand of sharp, candid observations that made Johnny Miller such a strong presence in the broadcast booth for three decades.
Geoffrey Rush says he was 'distraught' over paper's articles
SYDNEY (AP) — Geoffrey Rush told the judge hearing his defamation case on Monday he felt distraught and as though his head was filled with lead on seeing a newspaper's publication of allegations he had behaved inappropriately toward a female co-star.
Julia Louis-Dreyfus gets a top award for comedy
WASHINGTON (AP) — After a 35-year acting career and with two iconic television characters to her name — Elaine Benes of "Seinfeld" and foul-mouthed Vice-President Selina Meyer — Julia Louis-Dreyfus has been honored with the Mark Twain Prize for lifetime achievement in comedy.
AP Exclusive: Stephen Hawking's wheelchair, thesis for sale
LONDON (AP) — Stephen Hawking was a cosmic visionary, a figure of inspiration and a global celebrity. His unique status is reflected in an upcoming auction of some of the late physicist's possessions: It includes complex scientific papers, one of the world's most iconic wheelchairs and a script from "The Simpsons."
The Latest: Louis-Dreyfus references Kavanaugh at award
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Julia Louis-Dreyfus receiving the 21st annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor for an iconic career in comedy (all times local): 11 p.m.
Ricky Skaggs, Dottie West enter Country Music Hall of Fame
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Bluegrass and country star Ricky Skaggs, singer Dottie West and fiddler Johnny Gimble are the newest members of the Country Music Hall of Fame.
Murakami enjoys writing because he doesn't know the ending
TOKYO (AP) — Haruki Murakami says he enjoys writing novels because he doesn't know how they'll end. The Japanese author behind global best-sellers like his latest, "Killing Commendatore" hosted a special radio show on Sunday.
'Halloween' scares up $77.5 million in ticket sales
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Forty years after he first appeared in theaters, Michael Myers is still drawing huge audiences for a good scare.
Garth Brooks' concert at Notre Dame success despite weather
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Bad weather tested the devotion of 84,000 fans who went to see Garth Brooks at Notre Dame Stadium over the weekend.
Jennifer Garner plays with Arkansas kids at health center
AUGUSTA, Ark. (AP) — Actress Jennifer Garner has brought a little fun to a northeast Arkansas childcare and family health center.
Family, fans, of Tom Petty gather to name park in his honor
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida park was renamed after iconic rocker Tom Petty, who played at that park as a boy. The Gainesville Sun reports that hundreds of members of the Tom Petty Nation! fan club visited Gainesville on Saturday to celebrate the star's birthday with his music and the dedication of the former Northeast Park as Tom Petty Park.
Meghan's schedule in Australia cut back after hectic start
SYDNEY (AP) — The pregnant Duchess of Sussex has had her schedule cut back during her first royal tour, after a hectic start to her visit to Australia and the South Pacific with husband Prince Harry.
Actress Selma Blair say she has been diagnosed with MS
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Film and TV actress Selma Blair announced she is dealing with a diagnosis of multiple sclerosis. In a post Saturday on her Instagram account, Blair, 46, says she was diagnosed with the disease of the central nervous system on Aug.
Yara Shahidi urges fight against 'identity blind narrative'
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Yara Shahidi brought the crowd to its feet at the GLSEN Respect Awards as she warned against an "identity blind narrative" in the struggle for acceptance of all.
Lynn says she's better after illness sent her to hospital
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Loretta Lynn says she is doing better after a brief hospital visit to treat an illness that kept her from attending a CMT tribute to her and other female country artists.
Amy Schumer supports Kaepernick, sits out Super Bowl ads
Don't look for Amy Schumer in any Super Bowl LIII commercials this time around. She's sitting this one out as she stands with Colin Kaepernick and his take-a-knee protest against racism and police brutality.
Marvel universe a slice smaller with Luke Cage cancellation
The Marvel universe just got a slice smaller on Netflix with the cancellation of "Marvel's Luke Cage" after two seasons. The news Friday surprised fans and came soon after Netflix axed another live-action Marvel series, "Iron Fist."
Coming clean: Public embrace for celeb addicts offers hope
NEW YORK (AP) — Beneath sparkling chandeliers hanging in the famed Rainbow Room, as a gala crowd dotted with rock stars sat around white-clothed dinner tables, Ringo Starr stood at a podium and described what it felt like to be 30 years sober.
Bruce Dern released from hospital after fall while jogging
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actor Bruce Dern has been released from the hospital after a fall during his daily jog in Los Angeles. A representative for the 82-year-old Dern says he was released Friday evening following his fall earlier in the day.
Radio host Delilah shares advice about losing a child
NEW YORK (AP) — One year ago, syndicated radio host Delilah Renee Luke — known professionally as just Delilah — experienced the unimaginable: Her teenage son Zack killed himself at 18.

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