A popular cartoonist said she lost her job over her representation of the late Hugo Chavez's iconic signature as a flat-lined heartbeat to dramatize Venezuela's health care crisis.

A federal judge in Atlanta has tossed out a lawsuit filed against rapper Nicki Minaj by her former wig designer.

The TV Guide Network is rebranding itself as POP, promising to make itself a destination for hard-core pop culture fans.

Gov. Jerry Brown headed to the cradle of the Hollywood film industry Thursday to sign legislation that more than triples the state's tax credit to $330 million a year for films and TV shows produced in California.

Grand Ole Opry Member George Hamilton IV, who was one of country music's first international ambassadors, has died. He was 77.

Five centuries after William Shakespeare wrote "Uneasy lies the head that wears a crown," the Boston Red Sox have been deposed as World Series champions, bouncing from last place to first and again to the cellar in a shift from tragedy to comedy that even the revered playwright would appreciate.

Jazz fans can mark your calendars. The historic Newport Jazz Festival has announced its dates for 2015.

The next guy to play Pippin on Broadway has already proved he has stage magic. He won the latest edition of "The Voice."

Tony Romo just had to get out of the way for the Dallas Cowboys to win for the first time this season.

David Stern might be responsible for the fashionable basketball players in the NBA — well, at least for Dwyane Wade.

Michelle Obama has introduced the newest class of National Student Poets.

Michael Sheen can mold himself into just about any kind of role. He's played British Prime Minister Tony Blair, interviewer David Frost and a vampire in the "Twilight" films.

Jack Elway, the son of Denver Broncos general manager John Elway, has pleaded guilty to disturbing the peace after being accused of pulling his girlfriend from a car and shoving her to the ground.

The newest members of the successful "NCIS" TV franchise understand the importance of their family roots.

Sotheby's auction house is selling nearly 550 photographs by American photographer Edward Weston.

Laverne Cox will host a documentary on MTV and Logo next month that profiles seven young transgender people.

Take 100 Philadelphians drawn from every age group, ethnicity, and neighborhood, put them on a theater stage, and have them share stories about their lives.

Puerto Rico reggaeton star Don Omar has been charged with four counts of domestic violence following his arrest in the U.S. territory, police said Thursday.

Greg Mortenson's best-selling book Three Cups of Tea came under intense scrutiny after 60 Minutes, author Jon Krakauer and some people in the book said some of the stories were fabricated. Here is a glance at some of those stories, what is being disputed and Mortenson's response in a recent interview with The Associated Press.

Greg Mortenson doesn't want to talk about his best-selling "Three Cups of Tea" book, but everybody else does — including his own charity.

A popular music festival in Delaware is hoping to get a boost from a major promoter in the industry.

A Newport magician wowed the audience and came home with the $1 million prize in the NBC talent competition "America's Got Talent."

A familiar face — former cast member Darrell Hammond — is taking over for a familiar voice at "Saturday Night Live."

A Silver Spring teacher has become the third contestant to win more than $1 million on "Wheel of Fortune."

Zachary Quinto got his big acting break on NBC's "Heroes," but he's ruling out any role in the "Heroes Reborn" miniseries due to air on the network next year.

A Massachusetts woman who threatened to blow up, torture and castrate Oscar-winning actor Kevin Spacey in what prosecutors called a "persistent and malevolent" cyberstalking campaign has been sentenced to more than four years in prison.

A few months before she died, Joan Rivers agreed to contribute to a book about Jewish food.

The former longtime director of the Saratoga Performing Arts Center credited with turning it into a top summer entertainment venue has died. Herb Chesbrough (CHEHZ'-broh) was 67.

A fire has gutted a house on the same street as Detroit's Heidelberg Project outdoor art installation.

The leaders of India, Bangladesh, Norway and the United Nations are set to appear at the Global Citizen Festival headlined by Jay Z on Sept. 27 in New York's Central Park.

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