Wednesday, September 02, 2015 03:37

Zachary Levi replaces Josh Radnor in Broadway revival
NEW YORK (AP) — Zachary Levi is replacing Josh Radnor in the upcoming Broadway revival of "She Loves Me."
The top 10 books on Apple's iBooks-US
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The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store
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6 emerging female writers receive $30,000 Rona Jaffe Awards
NEW YORK (AP) — Fiction writer Vanessa Hua and nonfiction writer Meehan Crist are among this year's recipients of the Rona Jaffe Awards, $30,000 prizes for emerging female authors.
The top 10 movies on the iTunes Store
iTunes Movies U.S. charts for week ending August 31, 2015:
Benedict Cumberbatch, Helen Mirren lead London Film Fest
LONDON (AP) — Helen Mirren, Benedict Cumberbatch and Maggie Smith are among the British stars to attend this year's London Film Festival.
Donald Trump among next week's guests on 'The Tonight Show'
NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump is returning to NBC.
'Mad Max' voted best movie of the year by international critics
International critics have voted "Mad Max: Fury Road" as their best film of the year, their main federation said Tuesday. The action movie shot by Australian director George Miller will be awarded the Grand Prix of the International Federation of Film Critics (FIPRESCI) at the San Sebastian film festival in Spain on September 18. "You could have knocked me over with a feather! It's lovely to have this great cohort of critics acknowledge our collective labours in this way," Miller said in the statement...
North Korean choir gives military-inspired concert in Russia
MOSCOW (AP) — The North Korean National Choir has performed for the first time in the Russian capital, putting on a military-inspired concert.
Alex Morgan featured in series produced by LeBron James
CLEVELAND (AP) — Soccer star Alex Morgan will be the first athlete profiled on Disney's inspirational "Becoming" series produced by LeBron James.
American anti-dolphin-hunt activist arrested in Japan
TOKYO (AP) — Former "Flipper" trainer Ric O'Barry was released by police late Tuesday after being arrested for not carrying his passport while in Japan to protest a dophin hunt due to begin this week.
Pandora to celebrate 10-year anniversary with ad-free day
NEW YORK (AP) — Pandora will celebrate its 10-year anniversary with a day of free advertisements.
Barbara Brecht-Schall, Bertolt Brecht's daughter, dies at 84
BERLIN (AP) — German actress Barbara Brecht-Schall, the daughter and main heir of playwright Bertolt Brecht, has died. She was 84.
'Concussion' director says no compromises were made for NFL
NEW YORK (AP) — A day after its trailer debuted online and months before it hits theaters, the Will Smith football head-trauma film "Concussion" is already sparking controversy.
Argentine blockbuster spins sordid story at Venice
Fresh off a record-breaking opening, Argentine crime flick "The Clan," based on the true story of a well-to-do family of kidnappers, is looking for glory at the Venice Film Festival. The movie tells the sordid tale of the Puccio family, which kidnapped a string of wealthy victims in the 1980s and held them captive at their home in an affluent Buenos Aires neighborhood, then killed them after receiving ransom payments...
Loretta Lynn, Luke Bryan, Eric Church receive ACM Honors
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country singers Loretta Lynn, Luke Bryan, Eric Church and the band Alabama were honored by their peers in country music with special achievement awards from the Academy of Country Music.
Baseball, wings and Ellen: Meet the Miss America hopefuls
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — This year, Georgia is from Oklahoma — Georgia Frazier, that is, a cancer survivor and daughter of a former New York Yankees pitcher who holds an inauspicious World Series record.
Biden to appear on Colbert's 'Late Show'
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden will be among Stephen Colbert's inaugural guests on "The Late Show."
USOC endorses Los Angeles for 2024 Olympics bid
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The U.S. Olympic Committee on Tuesday named Los Angeles as its candidate for the 2024 Games, replacing Boston's soured bid and marking a comeback for LA's dream of becoming a three-time Olympic host.
Wrestler 'Superfly' Snuka charged in girlfriend's 1983 death
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Former professional wrestling star Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka was charged Tuesday with third-degree murder and involuntary manslaughter in the death of his mistress more than three decades ago.