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Ashley Judd describes how she 'nearly lost' her leg in Congo

Ashley Judd describes how she 'nearly lost' her leg in Congo

NEW YORK — Ashley Judd has recounted a painful ordeal she believes almost cost her leg after tripping in a Congolese rainforest and having to be evacuated by motorbike.
Pioneering Hollywood casting director Lynn Stalmaster dies

Pioneering Hollywood casting director Lynn Stalmaster dies

Lynn Stalmaster, the Oscar-winning casting director whose eye for talent helped launch the careers of John Travolta, Christopher Reeve, Richard Dreyfuss and many other actors, has died. He was 93.
As suicides rise, young survivors make case for hope in film

As suicides rise, young survivors make case for hope in film

LOS ANGELES — “Each and Every Day” represents studies in courage, both in life and in the MTV documentary about young people and suicide.
Fire destroys part of Paul Newman's camp for ill children

Fire destroys part of Paul Newman's camp for ill children

A fire on Friday evening destroyed a large section of Paul Newman's Hole in the Wall Gang Camp for seriously ill children in Connecticut.
Fire destroys part of Paul Newman's camp for ill children

Fire destroys part of Paul Newman's camp for ill children

A fire on Friday evening destroyed a large section of Paul Newman's Hole in the Wall Gang Camp for seriously ill children in Connecticut.
Dwayne Johnson's 'surreal' look back in TV's "Young Rock"

Dwayne Johnson's 'surreal' look back in TV's "Young Rock"

LOS ANGELES — When Dwayne Johnson sold the idea for a TV comedy about his colorful and challenging early life to NBC a year ago, he was delighted to tell his parents that a version of their family was bound for the small screen.

Man charged with threats to politicians, media personalities

NEW YORK — A New York man faces charges alleging that he threatened past and present political figures and media personalities on social media, authorities announced Friday.

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

WASHINGTON — Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows: ABC’s “This Week” — Sens. Bill Cassidy, R-La., and Chris Coons, D-Del.; Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. ___ NBC’s “Meet the Press” — Dr.
Hall of Famer Jordan set for biggest leap yet into NASCAR

Hall of Famer Jordan set for biggest leap yet into NASCAR

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Michael Jordan may take his biggest leap yet -- and he’s trying to change the game again. Jordan enters NASCAR not just as the first Black principal owner of a full-time Cup Series team in nearly 50 years.
New doc to offer behind-the-scenes look at The Weeknd's Super Bowl halftime show

New doc to offer behind-the-scenes look at The Weeknd's Super Bowl halftime show

TORONTO — The Weeknd's massive Super Bowl halftime show is taking centre stage once again in a new behind-the-scenes documentary. U.S.