• Trevor Noah among nominees for Thurber humor prize

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Trevor Noah is upholding a "Daily Show" tradition: He's a nominee for the Thurber Prize for American Humor. The Comedy Central host's memoir "Born a Crime" was among three finalists prize officials announced Wednesday. The other nominees for the $5,000 honor are...

  • Rod Stewart to perform remotely on MTV Video Music Awards

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Rod Stewart will perform a reworked version of his hit "Da Ya Think I'm Sexy?" remotely from Las Vegas at the MTV Video Music Awards, to be held in California. MTV announced Wednesday that Stewart will perform the 1978 song with pop band DNCE on Sunday. The network...

  • Showtime to air rare Prince music film, 'Sign O' the Times'

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — A rare Prince music film, "Sign O' the Times," will air on Showtime beginning Sept. 16. Directed by Prince himself, the film was created as an in-theater companion to his 1987 double album of the same name. The movie features performances and other scenes shot mostly...

  • LOCKN' festival to bring positive vibes to Charlottesville

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Though the LOCKN' Festival had been in the works for more than six months, the event taking place about 40 minutes from Charlottesville, Virginia, will now serve as an uplifting moment for the city following its racially charged rally that left one dead and others...

  • Lindsey Vonn, Tiger Woods, Miley Cyrus among celeb photo hack victims

    The Associated Press
    Updated: 5 hr ago

    NEW YORK — A representative for Lindsey Vonn calls the theft and publishing of “intimate” personal photos of her and former boyfriend Tiger Woods “an outrageous and despicable invasion of privacy.” Photos of Vonn, Woods and other celebrities including Miley Cyrus, Kristen Stewart and...

  • Putin hails dialogue between Vatican, Russia Orthodox Church

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin has hailed ongoing dialogue between the Vatican and the Russian Orthodox Church. Putin said at Wednesday's meeting with the Vatican secretary of state, Cardinal Pietro Parolin, that "universal humanitarian values" form the basis for...

  • Western brand, Chinese characteristics: Club Med at Guilin

    Updated: 9 hr ago

    GUILIN, China (AP) — After 10 days of crisscrossing southwestern China by high-speed train with two young children in tow, exploring minority villages amid rugged scenery and often sleeping in grimy hotels, it was time for a break. And what better way to decompress from our...

  • Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Wednesday, August 23

    Carlotta Olson
    Updated: 10 hr ago

    Here's a look at a variety of events Wednesday around Colorado Springs and beyond:      STAGE  “After Dark” — Through Aug. 24, The Butte Theater, 130 Bennett Ave., Cripple Creek, $11-$20; buttetheater.com. “Annie, Get Your Gun” — Through Aug. 26,...

  • Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Thursday, August 24

    Carlotta Olson
    Updated: Sat, Aug 19, 2017

    Here's a look at a variety of events Thursday around Colorado Springs and beyond:

  • White House renews request for privacy for Trump's young son

    Updated: 20 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House on Tuesday renewed its request to the news media for privacy for President Donald Trump's young son, Barron, after a conservative news and opinion website criticized the casual attire he wore home after the family's summer vacation. The 11-year-old...

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