American Indian actors quit Adam Sandler movie over names
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A group of American Indian actors walked off the set of an Adam Sandler movie this week over complaints about stereotypes, offensive names and scenes they say disrespected Native American religious practices.
Dr. Oz mounts spirited defense against critical letter
NEW YORK (AP) — Dr. Mehmet Oz says last week's attack by 10 doctors who accused him of promoting "quack treatments" on his TV show was spurred by his vocal support for labeling genetically modified foods — a stance he says some if not all of those accusers oppose.
Top 20 Global Concert Tours from Pollstar
The Top 20 Global Concert Tours ranks artists by average box office gross per city and includes the average ticket price for shows World Wide. The list is based on data provided to the trade publication Pollstar by concert promoters and venue managers.
Angelina Jolie rips world powers on Syria's refugee crisis
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Actress Angelina Jolie pleaded with world powers Friday to help the millions of Syrian refugees, sharply criticizing the U.N. Security Council for being paralyzed by its division over Syria's four-year conflict.
'Grey's Anatomy' kills off Dr McDreamy in surprise twist
Fans of hit US television series "Grey's Anatomy" woke up Friday to a world devoid of "Dr McDreamy," a popular character killed off in a car accident, in a devastating blow to devotees. Dr Derek Shepherd, played by actor Patrick Dempsey since the character was first introduced in the show's 2005 pilot, faced unexpected doom in Thursday's episode when he pulled over to help victims of a car accident...
Keith Urban, Jimmy Cliff headline opening day of Jazz Fest
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Friday's opening day of the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival is set to feature about as wide a variety of music as one can compile - from the alternative Chicago-based rock band Wilco to Irish singer-guitarist Hozier and the Jamaican and reggae stylings of singer Jimmy Cliff.