NORRISTOWN, Pa. — Bill Cosby was convicted Thursday of drugging and molesting a woman in the first big celebrity trial of the #MeToo era, completing the spectacular late-life downfall of a comedian who broke racial barriers in Hollywood on his way to TV superstardom as America’s Dad.
Imagine being on a roller-coaster for two-and-a-half hours that pauses for only the briefest of moments for you to gasp for air. Now you have a pretty good idea of what Avengers: Infinity War is like.
LOS ANGELES — Steven Bochco, a writer and producer known for creating the groundbreaking police drama “Hill Street Blues,” died Sunday. He was 74. A family spokesman says Bochco died in his sleep after a battle with cancer.
LOS ANGELES — Anyone who has seen Kristen Bell break down in (happy) hysterics over a sloth knows the actress’ affinity for animals, especially those of the cute and cuddly variety. So when the people behind the new IMAX original film “Pandas” asked “The Good Place” star if she would consider narrating the documentary, it was a no-brainer.
EDMONTON — Matthew Good’s concert scheduled for Wednesday night in Prince George, B.C., was postponed for a day as the Canadian rocker recovered from pneumonia.
NEW YORK — Chrissy Metz calls news stories focusing on abusive behaviour by her stepfather while growing up mere “clickbait.”
Justin Bieber has been named Saturday Night Live’s worst-ever musical guest by former show staffer Bill Hader.
LOS ANGELES — A representative for Lorna Luft says the singer has had successful brain surgery after being diagnosed with a tumour.
NEW YORK — A New York City firefighter died early Friday after he became separated from his unit as they battled a fierce, smoky blaze that broke out in the cellar of a former Harlem jazz club being used as a film set.
NEW YORK — Sean Bean is as famous for his rugged looks and thick northern British accent as the many creative ways in which he dies onscreen.
ATLANTA — Talk about an assembly.
Success, it has been said, is earned.
LOS ANGELES — A man was arrested and is accused of stealing Frances McDormand’s Oscars trophy after the Academy Awards on Sunday night, Los Angeles police said.
Toronto producer J. Miles Dale has won the best picture Oscar for “The Shape of Water” along with director Guillermo del Toro.
A Newfoundland pizza deliveryman who lost his collection of rock and roll CDs to a thief has been re-upped by the godfather of metal himself: Ozzy Osbourne.
Evan Rachel Wood has detailed the years of sexual abuse she was subjected to in a powerful testimony to America’s Congress.
Bellamy Young has apologized to Ryan Seacrest for suggesting he should “step aside” from his red carpet hosting gig at the Academy Awards following unproven allegations of sexual misconduct.
LONDON -- The British police investigation into claims of sexual assaults by Harvey Weinstein has expanded to include 10 alleged victims.
A French Muslim woman has quit a TV singing competition amid criticism of comments she posted on Facebook after Islamic extremist attacks in 2016.