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Givenchy's Clare Waight Keller designs Markle's sleek dress

Sat, 19 May 2018 13:35:56 -0400

Meghan Markle is wearing a dress by designer Clare Waight Keller for her wedding to Prince Harry. (May 19)


U.S. bishop gives rousing sermon at royal wedding

Sat, 19 May 2018 18:48:05 -0400

The leader of the Episcopal Church has quoted civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. on the "redemptive power of love" as he blessed the marriage of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. (May 19)


Spoilers! Ryan Reynolds discusses that hilariously meta mid-credits scene in 'Deadpool 2'

Mon, 21 May 2018 12:46:14 -0400

Self-deprecating 'Deadpool 2' star Ryan Reynolds has no problem laughing at his past mistakes in the R-rated superhero sequel. So let's talk about that mid-credits scene. (Spoilers, obviously!)


This is what Americans Googled the most during the royal wedding

Mon, 21 May 2018 09:53:51 -0400

If you were one of the Americans who woke up at the crack of dawn to witness the royal wedding, chances are you were groggy and probably had a lot of questions. Susana Victoria Perez (@susana_vp) has more.


Billboard Music Awards 2018: See all the red carpet looks

Sun, 20 May 2018 22:06:18 -0400


Who won at the Billboard Music Awards? See winners in the top categories

Mon, 21 May 2018 08:21:50 -0400

See if your favorite artist was recognized in one of the top categories at the Billboard Music Awards.


Cute kids! Pageboys and bridesmaids at the royal wedding

Sat, 19 May 2018 09:49:52 -0400


'Deadpool 2' takes down 'Infinity War' but falls short of breaking own box-office record

Sun, 20 May 2018 23:08:40 -0400

Ryan Reynolds' foul-mouthed 'Deadpool' sequel was an easy No. 1 with $125 million at the weekend box office, beating out the fourth week of 'Avengers: Infinity War.' But it didn't break the record held by the original movie.


Japan wins Cannes top prize with 'Shoplifters'

Sun, 20 May 2018 14:32:40 -0400

Japan wins Cannes top prize with 'Shoplifters.'


Janet Jackson becomes first black woman to receive the Billboard Icon Award

Mon, 21 May 2018 09:23:39 -0400

Janet Jackson, the first black woman to receive the show's Icon Award used her speech to pay tribute to powerful women. She also gave her first televised performance in nearly a decade.


It's not over: TV shows saved from cancellation

Mon, 21 May 2018 14:11:58 -0400


'The Real SVU': We kicked open the courtroom doors and got justice for sex-crime victims

Mon, 21 May 2018 09:52:50 -0400

I inspired 'Law and Order: SVU' 20 years ago. Now I'm telling the story of how the pioneering 'Real SVU' pursued justice for sex-crime victims.


Gripping 'The Unknowns' follows WWI heroes who buried the Unknown Soldier

Mon, 21 May 2018 16:54:29 -0400

Patrick O'Donnell shows in 'The Unknowns' the eight brave men who brought the nation's first unknown soldier back home. A 3.5-star book review.


Donald Glover: Style Diary

Sun, 20 May 2018 22:10:08 -0400


NYPD probing allegations of sexual misconduct against Mario Batali

Mon, 21 May 2018 07:02:07 -0400

The New York Police Department is investigating allegations of sexual misconduct leveled against celebrity chef Mario Batali.


Jenna Dewan on Janet Jackson receiving Icon Award at the BBMAs

Mon, 21 May 2018 09:05:40 -0400

Janet Jackson is being honored with the Icon Award at the Billboard Music Awards on Sunday.


What's next for Harry & Meghan? New digs, new job, new influence?

Mon, 21 May 2018 16:19:51 -0400

The newlyweds have new titles; soon they'll have new enhanced roles and influence in the royal firm, and eventually, new digs in London and the country.


Ticket prices draining your wallet? 7 ways to save on that concert experience

Mon, 21 May 2018 07:00:01 -0400

Before you drop a few hundred (or thousand) dollars on concert tickets, here are seven ways to save money on a live show. While every tip won’t apply to every show, you can use this list to find the strategies that will work for you.


Kelly Clarkson honors victims of Santa Fe school shooting at Billboard Music Awards

Mon, 21 May 2018 11:45:06 -0400

An emotional Kelly Clarkson opened the 2018 Billboard Music Awards in tribute to the recent school children and teachers who died in Texas.


Scenes from Harry and Meghan's royal wedding

Mon, 21 May 2018 17:12:12 -0400


Patricia Morison, the original 'Kiss Me, Kate' star, dies at 103

Sun, 20 May 2018 19:23:23 -0400

Patricia Morison, who starred on Broadway in 'Kiss Me Kate' and opposite Yul Brynner in "The King and I,' and appeared in films alongside Spencer Tracy and Katharine Hepburn, has died. She was 103.


French filmmaker Luc Besson accused of rape in Paris

Sun, 20 May 2018 18:11:50 -0400

French officials told the Associated Press that a 27-year-old woman filed a rape complaint against "The Fifth Element" director Luc Besson in Paris last week.


Day in celebrities

Mon, 21 May 2018 16:12:09 -0400


How Lando Calrissian and Donald Glover stole 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' from Han Solo

Mon, 21 May 2018 17:19:15 -0400

The movie is called "Solo: A Star Wars Story," but the biggest star in this universe is Donald Glover's Lando Calrissian. Sorry, Han Solo!


See Meghan Markle's stunning Givenchy wedding dress from every angle

Sat, 19 May 2018 10:35:22 -0400


Best moments of the royal wedding

Mon, 21 May 2018 10:54:48 -0400

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle had the ultimate wedding goals, here are the best moments.


Maddie Poppe deserves to be your next 'American Idol,' but can she win?

Mon, 21 May 2018 17:03:36 -0400

With only three finalists left going into Monday's season finale, the folksy Iowa native is most deserving of the 'Idol' crown.


Rescues prove TV cancellations are reversible: Is 'Designated Survivor' next?

Mon, 21 May 2018 13:42:36 -0400

As the resurrections of 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' and 'Last Man Standing' show, cancellation no longer means certain death for a TV show. Is ABC's 'Designated Survivor' the next to be saved?


Royal wedding 2018: See Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's official wedding portraits

Mon, 21 May 2018 13:50:12 -0400

The new Duke and Duchess of Sussex released their official wedding portraits two days after their spectacular nuptials at Windsor Castle.


Bob Seger heading back on tour, a year after medical derailment

Mon, 21 May 2018 08:36:58 -0400

The iconic Detroit rock singer has recovered from a painful spinal procedure and will get back on the road later this year.


Mario Batali's company cuts ties over 'chilling' allegations

Mon, 21 May 2018 09:17:35 -0400

World renowned chef Mario Batali is now under investigation by the NYPD for accusations of criminal sexual misconduct. Veuer's Natasha Abellard (@NatashaAbellard) has the story.


Royal wedding 2018: All the guests who attended

Sat, 19 May 2018 09:37:10 -0400


Halle Berry goes for kill, joins Keanu Reeves in assassin-filled 'John Wick: Chapter 3'

Mon, 21 May 2018 14:16:19 -0400

Halle Berry joins a killer cast alongside Keanu Reeves in "John Wick: Chapter 3."


Royal wedding: Everything we know about the evening reception

Sun, 20 May 2018 14:50:10 -0400

Guests changed clothes, the bride debuted a new ring and more details from the private party.


Chrissy Teigen and John Legend introduce new baby's name with photo

Sun, 20 May 2018 16:32:56 -0400

The newest Legend has a name — and to no surprise, he’s a complete cutie.


Miss USA 2018: Meet the gorgeous contestants

Mon, 21 May 2018 14:56:50 -0400


Whatta performance! Salt-N-Pepa slays with En Vogue at Billboard Music Awards 2018

Mon, 21 May 2018 09:47:25 -0400

Salt-N-Pepa pushed it, pushed it real good at Sunday's Billboard Music Awards. The group was joined by En Vogue and treated the audience to a medley of throwbacks.


Prince Harry: 'You look amazing' and 'I'm so lucky'

Sat, 19 May 2018 11:12:37 -0400

Prince Harry told his new bride how lucky he was to have her.


Kelly Clarkson teases laughs, songs, Spanx malfunctions as 'Billboard Music Awards' host

Sun, 20 May 2018 19:46:17 -0400

Kelly Clarkson predicts a few miscues and malfunctions in her first hosting gig at Sunday night's 'Billboard Music Awards' on NBC. "I don't want to pull a John Travolta," she says.


Harry and Meghan release official royal wedding photos

Mon, 21 May 2018 12:03:08 -0400

The magic of the royal wedding isn’t over yet! Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, now known as the Duke and Duchess of Sussex releasing three touching and stunning photos following their vows. Nathan Rousseau Smith has the story.


Royal bio for Duchess Meghan promotes charity work, all but omits acting career

Mon, 21 May 2018 17:16:13 -0400

“I am proud to be a woman and a feminist,” the newly minted duchess is quoted as saying on her new royal bio, which highlight her focus on social issues.


'Solo': Everything you need to know about the 'Star Wars' spinoff

Mon, 21 May 2018 12:34:16 -0400

Everything you need to know about 'Solo: A Star Wars Story,' from Ron Howard dropping into the director's chair to the bond between Han (Alden Ehrenreich) and Chewbacca (Joonas Suotamo).


Christina Aguilera, Demi Lovato debut diva duet at Billboard Music Awards

Mon, 21 May 2018 09:53:54 -0400

The two powerhouse singers hit all the right notes with their 'Fall In Line' performance at the 2018 Billboard Music Awards.


Tina Fey hosts star-studded season finale of 'SNL'

Sun, 20 May 2018 11:05:24 -0400

During "Weekend Update," Kenan Thompson was interviewed as Bishop Michael Curry, who gave a passionate, American-style sermon during the nuptials of Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan earlier that day.


Stephen King's 'The Outsider': Thriller is a witchy brew of crime, horror

Mon, 21 May 2018 15:28:41 -0400

In 'The Outsider,' Stephen King straddles the worlds of crime and horror in the story of a Little League coach accused of murder. A 3.5 star review.


The Obamas are coming to Netflix after signing multi-year deal

Mon, 21 May 2018 14:55:24 -0400

What are the Obamas’ lives like post-presidency? You’ll likely be able to find out soon!


Barack and Michelle Obama sign Netflix deal to produce series and films

Mon, 21 May 2018 16:57:15 -0400

Get ready to bingewatch with the Obamas. Barack and Michelle Obama have joined forces with Netflix, the streaming service announced Monday.


'Westworld' recap: A trip to Shogun World makes Episode 5 the best this season

Mon, 21 May 2018 08:29:56 -0400

An adventure in Shogun World is just what 'Westworld' needs to liven it up as it reaches the middle of its second season.


Chrissy Teigen, John Legend share name and cute first photo of their baby boy

Mon, 21 May 2018 09:04:15 -0400

"We are drowning in his little peeps and nuzzles," Chrissy Teigen wrote Sunday on Twitter, sharing a first photo (and the name!) of her newborn son with John Legend. Big sister Luna is 2.