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AFI names 'Joker,' 'Jojo' among top 10 films of the year

AFI names 'Joker,' 'Jojo' among top 10 films of the year

NEW YORK — The American Film Institute on Wednesday named its top 10 movies of the year, including Todd Phillips' comic-book sensation “Joker,” Taika Waititi's World War II romp “Jojo Rabbit” and Lulu Wang's family drama “The Farewell.
Random House to publish Trump impeachment report

Random House to publish Trump impeachment report

NEW YORK — A leading publisher will release a book edition next week of the House Intelligence Committee's findings on President Donald Trump.

Tejano singer convicted of rape to launch comeback tour

HOUSTON — A Tejano singer who was convicted of raping an underage female relative and imprisoned for more than a decade is preparing to relaunch his career with a sold-out show in Houston, despite the original terms of his release barring him from vi
Gabrielle Union, NBC meet over 'America's Got Talent' firing

Gabrielle Union, NBC meet over 'America's Got Talent' firing

LOS ANGELES — Gabrielle Union and NBC both said Wednesday that they have had a “productive" first conversation on her firing from “America's Got Talent" and her allegations that she was removed over her complaints about racism and other troubling on-
Booksellers get holiday bonuses from James Patterson

Booksellers get holiday bonuses from James Patterson

NEW YORK — Bookstore employees from Mystic, Connecticut to Houston and San Francisco all have a happy holiday story to share: a $500 bonus from bestselling author James Patterson.

Girlfriend of teen suspect accused of aiding him post-escape

NASHVILLE — Police in Tennessee have arrested a 15-year-old girl who allegedly helped her boyfriend avoid authorities after he escaped from a juvenile detention centre .
Pelosi to deliver public statement on Trump impeachment

Pelosi to deliver public statement on Trump impeachment

WASHINGTON — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced Thursday she would deliver an unusual public statement on the status of the House impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump.
New Zealand leader finds perfect spokesman: Stephen Colbert

New Zealand leader finds perfect spokesman: Stephen Colbert

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — New Zealand has relied on hobbits, bungy jumping and rugby to entice tourists in the past.
AP Interview: New Zealand PM aims to limit spread of hate

AP Interview: New Zealand PM aims to limit spread of hate

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — New Zealand’s prime minister said she will do all she can to stop a man accused of killing 51 Muslim worshippers from spreading his message of hate at his trial, while she hopes artificial intelligence will one day stop such
Sailor kills 2 civilians, self at Pearl Harbor shipyard

Sailor kills 2 civilians, self at Pearl Harbor shipyard

PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii — An active duty U.S.