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Kiss members Gene Simmons, Ace Frehley reunite on stage

Original Kiss members Gene Simmons and Ace Frehley have reunited for their first public appearance since their group was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2014.

Spicer admits 'mistakes' as press secretary, but says he never lied

Sean Spicer made a surprise appearance at the 69th Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017, at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

Sean Spicer followed his surprise Emmy appearance on Sunday with an interview Thursday on ABC's "Good Morning America," admitting he said he made "mistakes" as White House Press Secretary.


Liz Dawn, former 'Coronation Street' actress, dies aged 77

Liz Dawn, the actress who played tart-tongued Vera Duckworth in the British soap opera "Coronation Street" for more than 30 years, has died, her family said Tuesday. She was 77.


Netflix CEO Reed Hastings donates $5M to alma mater Bowdoin

Netflix chief executive officer and Bowdoin College graduate Reed Hastings says he's donating $5 million to the school to help traditionally underrepresented students graduate.


Prince Harry, Meghan Markle together at official event

Hand in hand, Prince Harry and girlfriend Meghan Markle made their first official public appearance as a couple. Markle might have even left a wedding hint.


Cunard is planning 4th cruise ship to join its fleet

Cunard is planning a fourth ship to join its fleet, according to an announcement Monday from the brand's parent company Carnival Corp.The unnamed cruise ship…


Jennifer Lopez donates $1M to Puerto Rico relief

Jennifer Lopez has pledged $1 million toward hurricane relief efforts in her family's native Puerto Rico.


Singer Art Garfunkel reveals feelings, thoughts in new book

"What Is It All but Luminous: Notes from an Underground Man" (Knopf), by Art GarfunkelArt Garfunkel once envisioned a simple life as a mathematics teacher.…


Sterling K. Brown, Chadwick Boseman support NFL players

Sterling K. Brown and Chadwick Boseman have high praise for the pro football players who took a knee in protest of President Donald Trump.


Airbnb launches local tours in NYC with Sarah Jessica Parker

Airbnb is launching local tours and other experiences in New York City this week, with one listing promising "an unforgettable shoe-shopping experience" led by a…


Rickles' series featuring celeb interviews to debut online

A digital series starring late comedy legend Don Rickles will debut online Monday.


New York Gov. Cuomo pledges state aid effort for Puerto Rico

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Sunday launched a state effort to help hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico.


Inmate wins order forcing Missouri prisons to ban smoking

Missouri prisons have been ordered to eliminate smoking after an asthmatic inmate serving a life sentence for two murders won a court judgment.


Justin Timberlake declares love for Tenn at home state set

Memphis native Justin Timberlake returned to his home state for one of his few performances this year to declare his love for Tennessee.


Demi Lovato to help war-scarred children in Iraq

Demi Lovato was named a Global Citizen ambassador at the organization's annual music festival Saturday, championing the mental health of thousands of children displaced within Iraq and other vulnerable communities.


The Sun rises in new play about Murdoch's tabloid revolution

Rupert Murdoch has power, wealth — and legions of detractors, who say the media mogul's tabloids and TV stations have fueled crass celebrity culture, phone hacking and fake news.


C.J.: Camille Williams is no fashion match for husband, KARE 11 co-anchor Cory Hepola

KARE 11 weekend anchor Cory Hepola is the household fashionista, and his wife and co-anchor, Camille Williams, couldn’t care less. Since…


Reports say Kylie Jenner is pregnant with first child

Is there going to be another addition to the Jenner-Kardashian clan?


Daddy Yankee's fans fill 4 trucks with donations in NY

When Daddy Yankee calls, people answer. So when the reggaeton star went on social media to ask fans to help victims of Hurricane Maria in his native Puerto Rico and the earthquake in Mexico, his fans delivered with an avalanche of donations.