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Viola Davis to star as Harriet Tubman in HBO movie

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- "How to Get Away with Murder" star Viola Davis will play Harriet Tubman in a HBO movie about the abolitionist hero....

Jayne Meadows, actress and TV personality, dies at 95

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Jayne Meadows, the Emmy-nominated actress and TV personality who often teamed with her husband, Steve Allen, has died. She was 95....

'Hedwig' creator John Cameron Mitchell to get a special Tony

NEW YORK (AP) -- John Cameron Mitchell, who co-created the Broadway hit "Hedwig and the Angry Inch" and then played the lead character this spring, will receive the 2015 Special Tony Award....

'Avengers' stars wary of artificial intelligence

BURBANK, California (AP) -- The cast of "Avengers: Age of Ultron" may battle out-of-control artificial intelligence onscreen but in real life, they're not so sure about cutting-edge technology. The Associated Press talked with the "Ultron" cast about what they embrace and what they fear in today's high-tech landscape:...

Rushdie chastises authors protesting Hebdo tribute

NEW YORK (AP) -- Salman Rushdie on Monday defended the PEN American Center's plans to honor the magazine Charlie Hebdo, saying the decision of six writers to skip the PEN gala in protest will encourage intimidation....

A new Vision for Paul Bettany in 'Avengers'

BURBANK, Calif. (AP) -- Paul Bettany couldn't hear anything....

Kim Kardashian: supports Bruce Jenner's gender transition

NEW YORK (AP) -- Kim Kardashian says she and her family support her stepfather Bruce Jenner 100 percent as he goes through gender transition, even though family members are still adjusting to that news in what she called "a daily process."...

Singer Jamie Barton wins the 'Heisman Trophy' of music

NEW YORK (AP) -- The prize dubbed the Heisman Trophy for singers is going to a Georgia native with an earth-shattering voice - and an earthy style....

Writers withdraw from PEN gala, cite honor for Charlie Hebdo

NEW YORK (AP) -- Michael Ondaatje, Francine Prose and at least four other writers have withdrawn from next month's PEN American Center gala, citing objections to the literary and human rights organization's honoring the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo....

'Call of Duty: Black Ops 3': 5 ways it's different

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) -- "Call of Duty: Black Ops 3" is enlisting a few new recruits....

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