Celebrity causes

April 08, 2017 - 6:44 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Carolina Hurricanes forward Bryan Bickell says he's retiring after the season as he fights multiple sclerosis. Bickell told NHL.com before Saturday night's game against St. Louis that he and his family decided these final two games would be his last. Carolina wraps up the...
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Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player wipe tears from their eyes as a chair is draped with a green jacket to honor Arnold Palmer before the start of the first round of the Masters golf tournament Thursday, April 6, 2017, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
April 06, 2017 - 5:55 pm
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — The Masters began Thursday with two ceremonial tee shots and one empty chair. In a somber tribute to Arnold Palmer, who died in September, Augusta National chairman Billy Payne escorted Palmer's widow to the first tee for the honorary start. Payne also carried Palmer's green...
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FILE - In this March 15, 2016 file photo, Shonda Rhimes attends the 33rd Annual Paleyfest: "Scandal" event in Los Angeles. Rhimes told Elle magazine for a story published online on April 6, 2017, that she is joining the national board of Planned Parenthood. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
April 06, 2017 - 2:03 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Scandal" and "Grey's Anatomy" creator Shonda Rhimes is joining the national board of Planned Parenthood. Rhimes made the announcement in an interview with Elle magazine alongside Planned Parenthood's president, Cecile Richards. Rhimes says she decided to join the board because "...
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Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player wipe tears from their eyes as a chair is draped with a green jacket to honor Arnold Palmer before the start of the first round of the Masters golf tournament Thursday, April 6, 2017, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
April 06, 2017 - 11:02 am
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — The Masters began Thursday with two ceremonial tee shots and one empty chair. In a somber tribute to Arnold Palmer, who died in September, Augusta National chairman Billy Payne escorted Palmer's widow to the first tee for the honorary start. Payne also carried Palmer's green...
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In this March 31, 2017 photo released by NBC, Chris Hardwick wears a red nose for NBC's third annual "The Red Nose Day Special," which will air on May 25, from 10-11 p.m. EDT. Hardwick, host of Comedy Central's "@midnight," will host. (Paul Drinkwater/NBC via AP)
April 05, 2017 - 12:56 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — NBC is expanding its Red Nose Day charity programming with help from Julia Roberts and other stars. The network said Wednesday that its prime-time schedule on May 25 will be devoted to the Comic Relief fundraiser for children in need. "Running Wild with Bear Grylls for Red Nose...
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In this March 31, 2017 photo released by NBC, Chris Hardwick wears a red nose for NBC's third annual "The Red Nose Day Special," which will air on May 25, from 10-11 p.m. EDT. Hardwick, host of Comedy Central's "@midnight," will host. (Paul Drinkwater/NBC via AP)
April 05, 2017 - 12:47 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — NBC is expanding its Red Nose Day charity programming with help from Julia Roberts and other stars. The network said Wednesday that its prime-time schedule on May 25 will be devoted to the Comic Relief fundraiser for children in need. "Running Wild with Bear Grylls for Red Nose...
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April 05, 2017 - 12:45 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — NBC is expanding its Red Nose Day charity programming with help from Julia Roberts and other stars. The network said Wednesday that its prime-time schedule on May 25 will be devoted to the Comic Relief fundraiser for children in need. "Running Wild with Bear Grylls for Red Nose...
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FILE - This Feb. 25, 2015 file photo shows filmmaker Roman Polanski during a break in a hearing concerning a U.S. request for his extradition over 1977 charges of sex with a minor, in Krakow, Poland. A Los Angeles judge on Monday, April 3, 2017 rejected a request by Polanski to end his 40-year-old case for unlawful sex with a minor without the director's presence in court, as well as other request that would draw the case to a close. (AP Photo/Alik Keplicz, File)
April 03, 2017 - 10:53 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles judge on Monday rejected Roman Polanski's bid to end his long-running underage sex abuse case without the fugitive director appearing in court or being sentenced to more prison time. Superior Court Judge Scott M. Gordon refused to address how Polanski would be...
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FILE - This Feb. 25, 2015 file photo shows filmmaker Roman Polanski during a break in a hearing concerning a U.S. request for his extradition over 1977 charges of sex with a minor, in Krakow, Poland. A Los Angeles judge on Monday, April 3, 2017 rejected a request by Polanski to end his 40-year-old case for unlawful sex with a minor without the director's presence in court, as well as other request that would draw the case to a close. (AP Photo/Alik Keplicz, File)
April 03, 2017 - 7:54 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles judge on Monday rejected Roman Polanski's bid to end his long-running underage sex abuse case without the fugitive director appearing in court or being sentenced to more prison time. Superior Court Judge Scott M. Gordon refused to address how Polanski would be...
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In this combination photo, former Fox News contributor Wendy Walsh, left, appears at a news conference in the Woodland Hills section of Los Angeles on Monday, April 3, 2017, and Fox News personality Bill O'Reilly appears on the set of his show, "The O'Reilly Factor" on Oct. 1, 2015 in New York. Walsh says she lost a segment on "The O'Reilly Factor" after she refused to go to O'Reilly's bedroom following a 2013 dinner in Los Angeles. She's seeking an investigation by New York City's Commission on Human Rights. (AP Photo/Anthony McCartney, left, and Richard Drew)
April 03, 2017 - 7:10 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on sexual-harassment allegations at Fox News (all times local): 6:45 p.m. New York City's Commission on Human Rights says it hasn't gotten a claim calling for an investigation into Fox News host Bill O'Reilly over sexual-harassment allegations from a former guest. Lisa...
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