Arts and entertainment

FILE - In this Feb. 21, 1990 file photo, Rob Pilatus, left, and Fab Morvan of Milli Vanilli give the thumbs-up as they display their Grammys after being presented with the best new artist award in Los Angeles. The Grammys asked the duo to return the award after it was learned that Morvan and Pilatus didn't sing on the duo's 1989 U.S. debut, "Girl You Know It's True." (AP Photo/Douglas C. Pizac, file)
January 22, 2018 - 4:45 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Winning the best new artist Grammy is a goal for most breakthrough performers, but for some of its recipients, it can create pressure to match previous success or surpass it. That's why some feel that winning the award is a slight curse. The Recording Academy has been known for...
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In this combination photo, Jane Fonda appears at the 2017 ACLU SoCal's Bill of Rights Dinner in Beverly Hills, Calif., on Dec. 3, 2017, left, and Megyn Kelly poses on the set of her new show, "Megyn Kelly Today" in New York on Sept, 21, 2017. Kelly says Jane Fonda "has no business lecturing anyone on what qualifies as offensive" after the actress criticized her for bringing up the subject of plastic surgery in an interview last September. Fonda glared at Kelly and objected to the topic and, in an interview with Variety published over the weekend, called the question inappropriate and said she was stunned it was brought up. Kelly noted Monday, Jan. 22, 2018, that Fonda had discussed the topic of her own surgery in the past (Photos by Richard Shotwell, left, Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)
January 22, 2018 - 4:30 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — NBC's Megyn Kelly lashed out at actress Jane Fonda Monday in a simmering dispute over an interview gone awry, even invoking the old "Hanoi Jane" nickname. Fonda had appeared alongside Robert Redford on one of the first "Megyn Kelly Today" installments in September for an interview...
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FILE - In this Nov. 19, 2017 file photo, Diana Ross, lifetime achievement award recipient, poses in the press room at the American Music Awards in Los Angeles. Ross, along with Bob Marley, Chuck Berry, the Beach Boys and Journey, are part of a group of iconic musicians who have never won a Grammy. In 2012, Ross did win the Lifetime Achievement Award, a noncompetitive honor, from The Recoding Academy. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
January 22, 2018 - 1:25 pm
NEW YORK CITY (AP) — Remember when the cast of the TV series "Glee" earned a Grammy nomination for their version of Journey's "Don't Stop Believin'" at the 2011 Grammys, pitting them against Sade, Maroon 5 and Paramore? It's fair that you don't recall that moment — but guess who never earned a...
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FILE - In this Feb. 26, 2017, file photo, Jordan Horowitz, producer of "La La Land," left, shows the envelope revealing "Moonlight" as the true winner of best picture at the Oscars in Los Angeles as presenter Warren Beatty and host Jimmy Kimmel, right, look on. The film academy and its accounting firm, PwC, are announcing a spate of new rules Monday, Jan. 22, 2018, meant to avoid an envelope gaffe like at last year’s show, when “La La Land” was mistakenly announced as the winner instead of “Moonlight.” PwC U.S. Chairman Tim Ryan said the new protocols include additional personnel and oversight, as well as practicing what to do if a presenter reads the wrong name. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
January 22, 2018 - 1:14 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — After taking responsibility for the epic best picture flub at the Oscars last year, Tim Ryan of PwC got down to business. He grilled the partners who made the gaffe, then personally reached out to the dozens of people affected by it: The show's producers, presenters and stage...
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January 22, 2018 - 12:34 pm
BERLIN (AP) — A prolific director of German television dramas has resigned as head of a theater festival following allegations of sexual misconduct. Dieter Wedel has denied claims by several women that he pressured them for sex. The allegations, first published by respected weekly Die Zeit, mostly...
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U.S. Vice President Mike Pence stands after signing the guest book in Israel's parliament in Jerusalem, Monday, Jan. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit, Pool)
January 22, 2018 - 12:08 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on Vice President Mike Pence's interview with The Associated Press (all times local): 12:02 p.m. Vice President Mike Pence says reports that an adult film star had an alleged affair with President Donald Trump are "baseless allegations." Pence spoke to The Associated...
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FILE - In this June 1, 2017, file photo, author Jesmyn Ward speaks at Book Expo America in New York. Ward’s “Sing, Unburied, Sing,” winner of the National Book Award for fiction, is now a nominee for the National Book Critics Circle prize, announced Monday, Jan. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
January 22, 2018 - 11:46 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Jesmyn Ward's "Sing, Unburied, Sing," winner of the National Book Award for fiction, is now a nominee for the National Book Critics Circle prize. Other finalists announced Monday include Mohsin Hamid's "Exit West" for fiction, Roxane Gay's "Hunger" for autobiography and Masha Gessen...
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January 22, 2018 - 11:29 am
BOSTON (AP) — A Boston College hockey player who happens to be Lindsay Lohan's cousin is out indefinitely after he was punched at a Boston restaurant and sent to the hospital. The university said in a statement Sunday that graduate student Kevin Lohan was the victim of an "unprovoked assault."...
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FILE - In this Nov. 26, 2017 file photo, Jay-Z performs on the 4:44 Tour at Barclays Center in New York. The rapper was nominated for eight Grammy nominations. The 60th Annual Grammy Awards will air on CBS, Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018 in New York. (Photo by Scott Roth/Invision/AP, File)
January 22, 2018 - 10:48 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Here at The Associated Press, we've written stories for years about how the Grammys have dissed rap, R&B and other evolving genres before others wrote about the hot topic after Beyonce lost to Adele last year. Check our records. So you could imagine how vindicated and excited we...
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January 22, 2018 - 10:12 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo plans to travel to Utah to attend the screening of girlfriend Sandra Lee's new documentary on her battle with breast cancer. The Democrat leaves Monday for Park City, where "RX Early Detection: A Cancer Journey With Sandra Lee" is being screened at the...
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