Jason Isbell cleans up at Americana Awards
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Singer-songwriter Jason Isbell swept the major awards Wednesday night at the Americana Honors & Awards, creating another special moment with his wife, Amanda Shires.
Wallenda: Spectacle, legacy inspire Chicago walk
CHICAGO (AP) — Nik Wallenda is all about spectacle, a showman who crossed Niagara Falls and an Arizona gorge on a high wire and now has his sights on Chicago's iconic skyscrapers — partly because of the city's reputation for being windy.
Mexico probes Miley Cyrus show over flag-whipping
Monterrey (Mexico) (AFP) - US pop star Miley Cyrus has caused a stir in Mexico after getting whipped on a giant fake buttocks with the country's flag during a concert, prompting an official investigation.
Review: 'Maze Runner' doesn't find its own path
If you see one film about walled-in males this fall, it should be the savage and powerful British prison drama "Starred Up," a superlatively acted father-son story played out behind bars and starring up-and-coming Jack O'Connell.
Correction: Art-Bill Cosby story
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a story Sept. 15 about Bill Cosby loaning African-American art to the Smithsonian Institution, The Associated Press, relying on information from the National Museum of African Art, reported erroneously that Cosby and his wife would lend their entire collection to the museum. They will lend 62 works, not the entire collection of more than 300, according to new information from the museum...
Iconic 'Easy Rider' bike to be sold at auction
Los Angeles (AFP) - The iconic Harley-Davidson motorbike ridden by Peter Fonda in the 1969 classic "Easy Rider" is to go under the hammer in California, and auctioneers predict it will make at least $1 million.
Review: 'Tracks' leaves a mark
The movies, it seems, are increasingly headed down paths in the woods, out to open water and, in the case of John Curran's excellent new film "Tracks," into the deepest reaches of the Australian desert.
Emma Watson 'touched' by reception in Uruguay
MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) — British actor Emma Watson says she is "immensely touched" by the reception she received in Uruguay, where she traveled as a goodwill ambassador for the UN's women's agency.
Review: 'Leave You' _ A-list cast, B-grade result
Somebody dies. Family gathers to mourn. Everybody's stuck in one house, with all their quirks and foibles and enough emotional baggage to fill an aircraft carrier. What could go wrong? Ha ha. What couldn't?