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Netflix takes aim at the theatrical window

In this image released by Netflix, Michelle Yeoh appears in a scene from”Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: The Green Legend,” which will premiere on Netflix and in selected global IMAX theaters on Aug. 28, 2015. (AP Photo/Netflix, Rico Torres) In this image released by...
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‘Gigi’ cast adds a phantom, a nanny and a newsie

This undated image released by Boneau/Bryan-Brown shows actor Howard McGillin, who will star in “Gigi,” on Broadway with actress Vanessa Hudgens. McGillin, who has starred in “The Phantom of the Opera,” joins Corey Cott and Steffanie Leigh in the musical...

Nicole Kidman reveals heartbreak at father’s death

SYDNEY (AP) — Actress Nicole Kidman has broken her public silence since the death of her father more than two weeks ago by sharing her heartbreak and thanking well-wishers for their comforting thoughts and prayers. Kidman and her singer husband Keith Urban posted a joint...
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Attorney: ‘Appalling’ for Wal-Mart to blame Morgan

FILE – In this April 9, 2014 file photo, actor Tracy Morgan attends the FX Networks Upfront premiere screening of “Fargo” at the SVA Theater in New York. Wal-Mart says actor-comedian Morgan and other people in a vehicle struck from behind by a company truck on a...
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Clippers return focus to team post-Sterling

Los Angeles Clippers’ Blake Griffin, left, and Chris Paul pose for photos during the NBA basketball team’s media day Monday, Sept. 29, 2014, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong) Los Angeles Clippers’ Blake Griffin, left, and Chris Paul pose for photos during...
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AP INTERVIEW: US should hit all militants in Syria

Syria’s Deputy Prime Minister Walid Al-Moualem addresses the 69th session of the United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters, Monday, Sept. 29, 2014. (AP Photo/John Minchillo) Syria’s Deputy Prime Minister Walid Al-Moualem addresses the 69th session of the...

Dozens of possible jurors rejected in Arias case

PHOENIX (AP) — Roughly a third of 300 potential jurors were dismissed Monday in the penalty retrial of convicted murderer Jodi Arias after telling a judge they had seen too much media coverage of her first trial to be impartial or had already made up their minds about her...

Firing proposed for 6 NYC guards in inmate beating

NEW YORK (AP) — An administrative law judge has proposed that six New York City jail guards be fired for the brutal 2012 beating of a handcuffed Rikers Island inmate. Photos of Robert Hinton’s beating, in a now-shuttered solitary confinement dorm for mentally ill...
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Road salt supply low, demand high as winter looms

In a this Sept. 16, 2014 photo salt is unloaded at the Scio Township, Mich. maintenance yard. The rewards for surviving last year’s punishing winter are tight supplies of road salt and some drastic price spikes for the commodity across much of the U.S. as the next cold...