Indonesian Muslims protest Miss World pageant

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian Muslim hard-liners resumed protests Thursday against the Miss World pageant, as organizers insisted that the event would go on as scheduled this weekend on the resort island of Bali. In Jakarta, the capital,…

Review: The 1975 mix it up on debut album

The 1975, “The 1975″ (Dirty Hit/Polydor) The 1975′s self-titled debut is a mixed bag. Jumping from guitar-heavy indie hits to disco funk dance-floor tracks, the boys from Northern England say the varied sound of the album is down…

16 skulls found on streets in Prague

PRAGUE (AP) — Police in Prague say 15 human skulls have been found in a wooden box found on a street, and another was found in a garbage bin. Spokeswoman Jana Roesslerova says police found the 15 skulls…

Cicely Tyson on winning a Tony, Obama & next steps

NEW YORK (AP) — There is a beach with fluffy sand in Cicely Tyson’s future. She can’t wait to get to it. Just don’t ask where it is. The newly crowned Tony Award winner is counting down the…

Arsenio fulfills his dream with late-night return

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Did fate decree that Arsenio Hall would return to late night after two decades’ absence? If so, he’s answering that comeback call on Sept. 9 with the premiere of “The Arsenio Hall Show” (syndicated;…

Obama heads into lion's den in Russia

President Barack Obama is heading into the lion’s den of Russia, confronting Syria’s key patron as well as foreign leaders skeptical of his call for an international military strike against Bashar Assad’s government.