The Seattle Times
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Comedian Famous Los scored 22 points and was selected the MVP in the Home Team’s 82-80 victory over the Visiting Team on Friday night in the highest-scoring NBA All-Star Celebrity Game. Quavo, part of the hip-hop trio Migos, scored 27 points for the Visiting Team, and former NBA star Ray Allen […]
Cox Enterprises’ 14 TV stations, which include some of the nation’s top local television stations, reach 31 million viewers nationwide. It is selling a majority stake in the stations to investment funds affiliated with Apollo Global Management
Best-Selling Books Week Ended February 9. FICTION 1. “Dog Man: Brawl of the Wild” by Dav Pilkey (Graphix) 2. “Connections in Death” by J.D. Robb (St. Martin’s Press) Most Read StoriesAmazon: Canceled New York jobs likely to go elsewhere; company will 'continue to evaluate' growth in SeattleAirbus's A380 failure ripples through its rivalry with Boeing […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe says he never participated in “extended discussions” about using the Constitution to remove President Donald Trump from office. A spokeswoman for McCabe issued a statement Friday saying certain statements in interviews “have been taken out of context and misrepresented.” CBS News, which on Sunday will air […]
STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — NBC Sports will use Mike Tirico as the host of its inaugural Indianapolis 500 coverage in May. Network executives made the announcement Friday. Tirico has anchored some of the world’s biggest sporting events including the Olympics, the World Cup, the Kentucky Derby, The Masters, the British Open golf tournament, Wimbledon and […]
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tichina Arnold knew as a tot she was meant to perform and has been honing her talent since. But she credits more than that for a career that’s paired her with Martin Lawrence, Chris Rock and, in her latest project, Cedric the Entertainer for CBS’ “The Neighborhood.” Listen to the comedic […]
NEW YORK (AP) — Regina King — who is nominated for her first-ever Academy Award for her work in “If Beale Street Could Talk” — discusses sitting in the director’s chair and following up on the promise she made to female filmmakers during her Golden Globes speech in outtakes from a recent interview with The […]
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The main suspect in the theft of royal funeral artifacts from a Swedish cathedral has confessed to stealing them after his DNA was found on the items that were pulled earlier this month from a garbage bin north of Stockholm. Swedish broadcaster SVT, reporting Friday from a Stockholm court, quoted the […]
NEW YORK (AP) — So, Regina King walked into a 99-cent store. And what’d she get? A prophecy on her life. No joke. King was shopping around — “sometimes people will say, ‘You at the 99-cent store?’ I like a bargain too” — when a woman walked up to her with something of a prediction. […]
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police say local media reports that allege the attack against “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett was a hoax are unconfirmed. The reports surfaced late Thursday as detectives were questioning two “persons of interest” who were captured on surveillance cameras in the area of downtown Chicago where Smollett said he was attacked last […]
ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta-based rapper 21 Savage says he didn’t talk about his British citizenship before because he didn’t want to get deported. The Grammy-nominated artist, whose given name is She’yaa Bin Abraham-Joseph, was interviewed by ABC’s “Good Morning America” for a Friday broadcast. He was arrested Feb. 3 in what U.S. Immigration and […]
Set to arrive in movie theaters this year are adaptations of the beloved set-in-Seattle best-seller by Maria Semple, several thrillers by Stephen King, the latest version of Louisa May Alcott's classic "Little Women" (starring Saoirse Ronan as Jo and Meryl Streep as Aunt March), and more.
The throwback R&B/soul/pop septet christens its second album, "The Dip Delivers," with two sold-out shows this weekend.
LONDON (AP) — Prize-winning novelist Andrea Levy has died after suffering from cancer in recent years. She was 62. Georgina Moore of Tinder Press said Levy died Thursday after having been “ill for some time.” Levy was best known for her novel “Small Island” about the Windrush generation of immigrants that came to Britain from […]