Arts and entertainment

FILE - In this May 16, 2015 file photo, Chester Bennington, left, performs during the MMRBQ Music Festival 2015 at the Susquehanna Bank Center in Camden, N.J. The Los Angeles County coroner says Bennington, who sold millions of albums with a unique mix of rock, hip-hop and rap, has died in his home near Los Angeles. He was 41. Coroner spokesman Brian Elias says they are investigating Bennington’s death as an apparent suicide but no additional details are available. (Photo by Owen Sweeney/Invision/AP, File)
July 20, 2017 - 4:44 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Linkin Park lead singer Chester Bennington, whose screeching vocals helped the rock-rap band become one of the most commercially successful acts in the 2000s, was found dead in his home near Los Angeles on Thursday, the Los Angeles County coroner said. He was 41. Coroner...
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July 20, 2017 - 3:42 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on the auction of a bag containing traces of moon dust (all times local): 3:20 p.m. A bag containing traces of moon dust has sold at auction for $1.8 million. The sale at Sotheby's on Thursday was surrounded by some fallout from a galactic court battle. The collection bag...
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Former NFL football star O.J. Simpson enters for his parole hearing at the Lovelock Correctional Center in Lovelock, Nev., on Thursday, July 20, 2017. Simpson was convicted in 2008 of enlisting some men he barely knew, including two who had guns, to retrieve from two sports collectibles sellers some items that Simpson said were stolen from him a decade earlier. (Jason Bean/The Reno Gazette-Journal via AP, Pool)
July 20, 2017 - 2:23 pm
LOVELOCK, Nev. (AP) — The Latest on O.J. Simpson's parole hearing (all times local): 11:25 a.m. A Nevada parole board is heading into deliberations on whether to grant O.J. Simpson release from prison. The four commissioners who questioned Simpson by videoconference walked out of the room after...
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Officers walk toward the entrance to Nevada's Lovelock Correctional Center in Lovelock, Nev., where former NFL football star O.J. Simpson is being held Thursday, July 20, 2017. Simpson is making the case on live TV for his release from prison where he has been serving a 33-year sentence for an armed robbery involving sports memorabilia. (AP Photo/Terry Chea)
July 20, 2017 - 1:11 pm
LOVELOCK, Nev. (AP) — The Latest on O.J. Simpson's parole hearing (all times local): 10:10 a.m. A hearing room at Nevada prison erupted in laughter after a parole commissioner said that O.J. Simpson was 90. A burst of laughter followed the comment Thursday from Connie Bisbee, chairwoman of the...
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July 20, 2017 - 1:08 pm
FIGUERES, Spain (AP) — Salvador Dali's eccentric artistic and personal biography is taking yet another bizarre turn with the exhumation of his embalmed remains in order to find genetic samples that could settle whether one of the founding figures of surrealism fathered a girl. Pilar Abel, a 61-year...
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Officers walk toward the entrance to Nevada's Lovelock Correctional Center in Lovelock, Nev., where former NFL football star O.J. Simpson is being held Thursday, July 20, 2017. Simpson is making the case on live TV for his release from prison where he has been serving a 33-year sentence for an armed robbery involving sports memorabilia. (AP Photo/Terry Chea)
July 20, 2017 - 1:08 pm
LOVELOCK, Nev. (AP) — The Latest on O.J. Simpson's parole hearing (all times local): 10:10 a.m. O.J. Simpson laughed as a parole commissioner told him that he was getting the same hearing as anyone else would. He chuckled Thursday after the comment from Connie Bisbee, chairwoman of the Nevada Board...
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July 20, 2017 - 10:57 am
NEW YORK (AP) — At age 35, the Library of America is in transition. Longtime president Cheryl Hurley and longtime editor-in-chief Geoffrey O'Brien are retiring at the end of the year, the publisher told The Associated Press on Thursday. Hurley will be succeeded by Library of America publisher Max...
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FILE - In a Saturday, May 13, 2017 file photo, Ryan Seacrest arrives at Wango Tango at StubHub Center, in Carson, Calif. Seacrest will be back hosting “American Idol” when it returns for a first season on ABC. Kelly Ripa made the announcement Thursday, July 20, 2017, on “Live with Kelly and Ryan,” which she has co-hosted with Seacrest since he joined her in May. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
July 20, 2017 - 10:51 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Seacrest in! Ryan Seacrest will be back hosting "American Idol" when it returns for its first season on ABC. Kelly Ripa made the announcement on Thursday's "Live with Kelly and Ryan," which she has co-hosted with Seacrest since he joined her in May. "I am happy to confirm ... that...
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FILE - In this March 24, 1978 file photo, O.J. Simpson, left, smiles next to San Francisco 49ers owner Edward DeBartolo Jr. at a news conference where the 49ers announced that Simpson had been traded to them from the Buffalo Bills, in San Francisco. Simpson, the former football star, TV pitchman and now Nevada prison inmate, will have a lot going for him when he appears before state parole board members Thursday, July 20, 2017, seeking his release after more than eight years for an ill-fated bid to retrieve sports memorabilia. (AP Photo/Sal Veder, file)
July 20, 2017 - 9:24 am
LOVELOCK, Nev. (AP) — Former football star and convicted felon O.J. Simpson will command the world's attention once again Thursday when he pleads for his freedom on live TV. Simpson was convicted in 2008 of an armed robbery involving two sports memorabilia dealers in a Las Vegas hotel room. The 70-...
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Britain's Queen Elizabeth II talks with Canada Governor General David Johnston at Canada House in Trafalgar Square, central London, Wednesday July 19, 2017, marking the 150th anniversary of Canada's Confederation. The queen will meet various dignitaries and guests during her visit to celebrate the establishment of modern Canada 150-years ago. (Stefan Rousseau/PA via AP)
July 20, 2017 - 6:56 am
LONDON (AP) — Canada's governor general says he decided to breach royal protocol and touch Queen Elizabeth II to ensure she didn't stumble down slippery steps during an official engagement in London. David Johnston, who met with the 91-year-old monarch on Wednesday to mark Canada's 150th birthday,...
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