The WHL cancels the remainder of the '19-'20 season

KENNEWICK, Wash. – The Western Hockey League announced Wednesday afternoon that the remainder of the 2019-20 season will not resume due to the coronavirus. All five remaining Tri-City Americans games, including four home games, have been canceled. The Americans staff…

Idris Elba says he has coronavirus

Actor Idris Elba said he has tested positive for COVID-19.Elba, 47, said he received his test results Monday morning.So far, the "Luther" star said he feels "OK" and is showing no symptoms, according a video posted to Twitter.Elba said he…

A 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory' series is headed to Netflix

(CNN) --"Jojo Rabbit" director Taika Waititi is set to write, direct and executive produce two animated series based on Roald Dahl's "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" for Netflix. The first series from the Oscar winner will center around the characters in "Charlie…

Katy Perry reveals she is pregnant in new music video

Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom are expecting their first child together, the US singer revealed in her latest music video on Thursday.The video for "Never Worn White" sees Perry cradling her baby bump while wearing a white dress."See us in…

Alex Trebek says he's beating his cancer odds

Alex Trebek offered a health update on Wednesday, and it's good news.The official Twitter account of his game show "Jeopardy!" shared of video of Trebek talking about his prognosis a year after his cancer diagnosis.The one-year survival rate for the…

In 'Hillary,' Clinton candidly surveys her ups and downs

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — Since losing the 2016 election to Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton has released a memoir about that defeat, launched a political action committee and penned another book about “gutsy women” with her daughter, Chelsea. But Clinton’s most prominent return to the public eye has come in the form of a new candid four-hour documentary series.

Sean Spicer joining cable TV talk show fray on NewsMax

NEW YORK (AP) — While Sean Spicer says he expects his old boss, President Donald Trump, to be re-elected, he doesn't view his new television talk show as a vehicle for helping accomplish that end.

Chris Matthews retires from MSNBC, cites comments to women

NEW YORK (AP) — Longtime MSNBC host Chris Matthews abruptly retired from his “Hardball” show on Monday, apologizing for making inappropriate comments about women and following a brutal week where he also took heat from supporters of Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren.

'Inside the Actors Studio' host James Lipton dies at 93

LOS ANGELES (AP) — James Lipton, an actor-turned-drama-school-dean who got hundreds of Hollywood luminaries to open up about their life and art and became an unlikely celebrity himself as the longtime host of “Inside the Actors Studio,” died Monday.

Recording Academy fires ousted CEO, citing investigations

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Recording Academy on Monday fired Deborah Dugan, its former president who called into question the integrity of the Grammy Awards nominations process and said she was sexually harassed by a top lawyer for the organization, which she called a boys' club that coddled and favored powerful men.

Public Enemy kicks out Flavor Flav after campaign dispute

NEW YORK (AP) — Public Enemy has abruptly fired founding member Flavor Flav following a public spat over a decision by members of the rap pioneers to perform at a Bernie Sanders campaign event.

France's Louvre stays shut amid staff fears of virus spread

PARIS (AP) — Tourists trying to visit the Louvre Museum on Monday were out of luck, as the world's most visited museum stayed closed for a second straight day because of workers' worries about the potential spread of the new virus.