Artists began picking through an array of stocks, barrels, revolver cylinders, trigger assemblies and other firearm parts spread across the floor of a New Orleans gallery Wednesday to mark the beginning of a project that will turn the weaponry into art.
Republican U.S. Senate hopeful Mike McFadden is taking aim at Democratic incumbent Al Franken in a hockey-themed cable television ad.
Fox News Channel says it's launching a weekday program called "Outnumbered," featuring four female panelists and one male panelist.
A coroner says blunt force injury to the head killed a socialite who was found in her home in a Colorado resort town.
IndyCar has fined driver Sebastian Saavedra $10,000 and placed him on probation through the Indianapolis 500 for a rules violation at Long Beach.
Chelsea Clinton says she's happy right now with her elected representatives — but might come for their jobs if that changes.
Liberal rocker John Mellencamp wants conservative Republican Gov. Scott Walker to know he supports union rights and says Walker should think about that before using his songs on the campaign trail.
Soccer is coming to some U.S. television networks better known for reality shows, dramas or financial news.
Lubbock and Texas Tech University officials have announced that Paul McCartney will perform in the West Texas city June 14.
A few years ago, Dave Morgan got a call from someone asking if he'd be interested in an assortment of oversize fake fruits and veggies. "I said, 'Of course.' Why wouldn't I?" said Morgan, artistic coordinator for Magik Theatre in San Antonio. He was pretty sure he'd find a use for it. And he was right. An enormous strawberry and a giant banana both factored into Morgan's elaborate set for last fall's staging of "Willy Wonka." The giant carrot, however, has yet to strut and fret its hour upon the stage. That's show biz. Live theater — which, in San Antonio, includes Magik, Overtime Theater, The Playhouse San Antonio and Sheldon Vexler Theatre, among others — frequently requires all sorts of odd and everyday items to make shows come to life. So theater companies' storage areas tend to be bursting at the seams with all sorts of stuff.
Blues guitarist B.B. King wants his St. Louis fans to give him another chance after an erratic performance led to a stream of audience catcalls and early departures.
The Boston native who lived long and prospered as Spock in the "Star Trek" television show and movies is being honored by his hometown chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.
This year's Maritime Days festival is expected to be scaled back amid a lack of funding and volunteers.
Romanian poet and translator Nina Cassian, who obtained political asylum in the United States after the Communist-era secret police found her critical poems scribbled in a friend's diary, has died in New York City. She was 89.
The Utah Symphony has announced it will play against southern Utah's soaring red rocks and canyons this August.