Fashion trends arrive on Emmys red carpet

Emmy Awards red carpet trends seemed ripped from the runway on Sunday, with romantic lace overlays, graphic black-and-white combinations, strategic skin-baring slashes and tough-girl harnesses. There were a few fashion risks among the early arrivals, including Zosia Mamet…

Shatner, Takei give Ohio events ‘Star Trek’ glow

COLUMBUS (AP) — Captain Kirk in Columbus. Sulu in Cincinnati. Actors William Shatner and George Takei, who played those characters in the original “Star Trek” series, were both in Ohio this weekend headlining separate events. Shatner, who played…

Michigan holocaust center dedicates Frank exhibit

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. (AP) — The Holocaust Memorial Center in suburban Detroit plans to dedicate a permanent exhibit honoring Anne Frank. The exhibit being unveiled Sunday at the Farmington Hills center features a sapling from the chestnut tree…

What if Michael Jackson was still alive?

LOS ANGELES (AP) — If Michael Jackson was/were still alive today, he would have just celebrated his 55th birthday and the world would know the outcome of his comeback efforts. He might be embarking on a new career…

‘Prisoners’ tops box office with $21.4 million

NEW YORK (AP) — The more adult-oriented fall moviegoing season got off to a strong start over the weekend, as the Hugh Jackman kidnapping drama “Prisoners” opened with a box office-leading $21.4 million, according to studio estimates Sunday.…

Hollywood honors British influence before Emmys

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kevin Spacey’s star turn in the Emmy-nominated series “House of Cards” actually had its beginnings on British television. So it was no surprise when the Oscar winner and Emmy nominee walked the red carpet…

Hollywood and Britain team up before Emmys

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kevin Spacey’s Emmy-nominated Netflix series “House of Cards” had British beginnings. So it’s no surprise the actor walked the red carpet Saturday at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts pre-Emmy tea in…

Clinton: ‘Pragmatic and realistic’ about 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton says in an interview with New York Magazine that she is wrestling with running for president but is “pragmatic and realistic” as she considers a potential White House campaign in 2016. The…

Rihanna poses with protected primate in Thailand

BANGKOK (AP) — Pop star Rihanna spent a weekend at the beach in Thailand, leaving behind a trail of racy tweets and incriminating Instagram photographs that led police to arrest two people for allegedly peddling protected primates. On…

Bruno Mars, Justin Timberlake shine at iHeartRadio

LAS VEGAS (AP) — There’s a reason why Bruno Mars is set to perform at the Super Bowl halftime show. The pop crooner was in perfect form at the iHeartRadio music festival Saturday night at the MGM Grand…

Atlanta: Chili Peppers close out wet Music Midtown

ATLANTA (AP) — It was wet, muddy and slippery outdoors on the closing day of Atlanta’s third annual Music Midtown Festival, but the bands rocked on. Rainy weather didn’t dampen the mood of the crowd swarming into Piedmont…

Jackman mingles with fans as Iowa theater reopens

IOWA FALLS, Iowa (AP) — Actor Hugh Jackman didn’t just show up for the reopening of the historic Metropolitan Theater in Iowa Falls. He and his family spent much of the day in the small community. Jackman, his…

Cheadle, Janney, Faris rehearse on Emmy stage

LOS ANGELES (AP) — With the show’s sleek, angular set as a backdrop, Emmy Awards presenters and performers took a few minutes to perfect their lines the day before the ceremony. Allison Janney, Anna Faris, Don Cheadle and…

Writer Carolyn Cassady of Beat generation dies

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A longtime friend of Carolyn Cassady has confirmed the writer who was the former wife of Beatnik Neal Cassady and lover of Jack Kerouac has died. She was 90 years old. Estelle Cimino, co-owner…

Gloria Gaynor fetes Moschino’s 30 years

MILAN (AP) — No one got the message stronger that Milan needs a jolt than Moschino — the iconoclast fashion house that has never shrunk from poking fun at the fashion world. Moschino staged an extravaganza to mark…

Old school rules at iHeartRadio music festival

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Elton John may not have a current hit on the radio, but he earned the most cheers at the iHeartRadio music festival. John was one of top performers Friday night at the MGM Garden…