'Aladdin' soars, but 'Booksmart' barely passes at box office
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Moviegoers voted with their dollars and chose the familiar over the new this Memorial Day weekend. The Walt Disney Co.'s live-action remake of "Aladdin" crushed the competition at the box office, which included two new original R-rated films that opened as counterprogramming to the family pic: The critically acclaimed teen comedy "Booksmart" and the horror movie "Brightburn."
Pelley says complaints to execs led to evening news ouster
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former "CBS Evening News" anchor Scott Pelley says he lost that job because he wouldn't stop complaining to management about the hostile work environment for men and women.
NBC, NHL encouraged about ratings heading into Cup Final
The television ratings for this year's Stanley Cup playoffs have been steady despite many top markets not having teams qualify and finalists from the past two years eliminated in the first round.
Man accused of defrauding comic book icon appears in court
PHOENIX (AP) — A former business manager of the late comic book legend Stan Lee had his initial court appearance early Sunday in Arizona, where he was arrested after fleeing California charges of fiduciary elder abuse.
Stan Lee's former manager arrested on elder abuse charges
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A former business manager of Stan Lee was arrested Saturday on elder abuse charges involving the late comic book legend.
Bong d'Or: Korean director wins Cannes' top prize
CANNES, France (AP) — South Korean director Bong Joon-ho's raucous social satire "Parasite," about a poor family of hustlers who find jobs with a wealthy family, won the Cannes Film Festival's top award, the Palme d'Or, on Saturday.
Bale, Damon set to star in film chronicling 1966 Le Mans
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Christian Bale remembers hunkering down in front of a television set with his father to watch Formula One races, back in the glory days of Alain Prost, Jacques Laffite and Nelson Piquet.
From Elton to Elle, the best images of Cannes
CANNES, France (AP) — The 72nd Cannes Film Festival drew to a close Saturday, but it left behind a trail of memorable moments, from a sparking Elton John to Quentin Tarantino's return to the Croisette.
Fanning says she's been transformed by Cannes experience
CANNES, France (AP) — Elle Fanning, the youngest juror ever at the Cannes Film Festival, said she's been transformed by her experience at the French festival.
California show explores Warhol's social, tech foreshadowing
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Before Instagram and Facebook, before selfies and filters that perfect selfies, there was Andy Warhol, using his art to imbue friends, family, celebrities — even himself — with a certain mystique.
The Latest: Bong Joon-ho's satire "Parasite" wins Palme d'Or
CANNES, France (AP) — The Latest on the Cannes Film Festival (all times local): 8:25 p.m. South Korean director Bong Joon-ho's social satire "Parasite," about a poor family of hustlers who find jobs with a wealthy family, has won the Cannes Film Festival's top award, the Palme d'Or.
Judge: Anheuser-Busch must pull some ads about MillerCoors
MILWAUKEE (AP) — A Wisconsin judge has ordered Anheuser-Busch to stop suggesting in advertising that MillerCoors' light beers contain corn syrup, wading into a fight between two beer giants that are losing market share to small independent brewers.
Naomi Wolf and publisher discussing fixes for new book
NEW YORK (AP) — The publisher of Naomi Wolf says it is discussing possible corrections in her new book after an interviewer challenged some of her conclusions.
Botswana hires Hollywood firm to fight elephant hunting PR
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Botswanan government has enlisted a public relations firm with deep ties to Hollywood to push back against the bad publicity generated by the southern African nation's decision to lift its ban on elephant hunting.
Lil Nas X, Chase Rice to perform at Stanley Cup Final
"Old Town Road" is coming to the Stanley Cup Final. Lil Nas X will perform the top song in the world Monday in Boston as part of the pregame festivities before the series between the Bruins and St.
Who needs a TV cooking show when you can host one online?
NEW YORK (AP) — Almost every Monday night, Gaby Dalkin, hosts a live cooking demo from her home in southern California on her Instagram account, What's Gaby Cooking .
Adam Levine leaving 'The Voice' after 16 seasons
NEW YORK (AP) — Adam Levine is leaving NBC's "The Voice" after 16 seasons. Carson Daly made the announcement Friday morning on the "Today" show.
Quentin Tarantino wins top dog award at Cannes Film Festival
CANNES, France (AP) — Whether or not Quentin Tarantino wins the Palme d'Or this year, at least he's not coming home without a trophy.
Mexican American sisters of 'Vida' back amid gentrification
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Starz drama "Vida" returns for its second season on Sunday with an even deeper exploration of an issue facing many U.S.
'Move along': Stormtroopers ready for Star Wars land crowds
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Disneyland's new Galaxy's Edge attraction promises to transport visitors to a new locale in the Star Wars universe, but any who overstay their visit might not catch their ride on the Millennium Falcon.
Amidst the chaos, Sara Bareilles finds a new voice
NEW YORK (AP) — Feeling "lost" after Donald Trump won the U.S. presidential election, Sara Bareilles found herself in a meditation class to help deal with the new American reality.
Brandon Maxwell talks 'Project Runway,' undressing Lady Gaga
NEW YORK (AP) — Lada Gaga's multiple fashion reveals were a big moment at the Met Gala, and a sweet one for her friend Brandon Maxwell.
World-renowned Spoleto arts festival opens in Charleston
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Charleston is opening 17 days of operas, plays, chamber music and jazz Friday as the world-renowned Spoleto Festival USA returns.
Lawyer: Deal close in Weinstein sexual misconduct lawsuits
NEW YORK (AP) — A tentative deal has been reached to settle multiple lawsuits brought against the television and film company co-founded by Harvey Weinstein, who has been accused of sexual misconduct by scores of women.
A host of celebrities speak out on criminal justice reform
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kim Kardashian West isn't the only celebrity speaking out for prison reform. It's a topic that was also very important to slain rapper Nipsey Hussle, and to Common, Kevin Hart and a host of others who consider the criminal justice system often unfair and dehumanizing.