‘Wonderful Life’ stage adaptation gets a little help from Paul McCartney

(Reuters) – Paul McCartney is adding another string to his bow – writing his first musical. FILE PHOTO: British musician Paul McCartney performs during the “One on One” tour... Read more »

R. Kelly pleads not guilty, denied bail on U.S. charges of sex crimes

CHICAGO (Reuters) – R&B singer R. Kelly pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to a raft of federal charges accusing him of running a scheme to force women and girls... Read more »

Australian model avoids U.S. prison sentence after fracas on international flight

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – An Australian model who was found guilty of assault after a fracas on a flight from Melbourne to Los Angeles avoided prison when she was... Read more »

Louisiana police investigate slaying of civil rights activist-historian

(Reuters) – Police in Louisiana are investigating the presumed slaying of a prominent civil rights activist and founder of an African-American history museum whose body was found in the... Read more »

Singer R. Kelly charged in sex scheme of kidnapping and payoffs

CHICAGO (Reuters) – Singer R. Kelly, already charged with sexual assault in Illinois, was indicted in federal courts in New York and Chicago on Friday with transporting women and... Read more »

R&B singer R. Kelly arrested in Chicago on federal sex-crime charges

(Reuters) – Grammy Award-winning singer R. Kelly has been arrested in Chicago on federal sex crime charges after having been indicted there and in New York, his lawyer and... Read more »

R&B singer R. Kelly arrested in Chicago on federal sex crime charges: media

(Reuters) – Grammy Award-winning singer R. Kelly was arrested in Chicago on federal sex crime charges, NBC News said, citing unidentified law enforcement officials. FILE PHOTO: Grammy-winning R&B singer... Read more »

Beyonce leads red carpet stars as ‘The Lion King’ roars back to life

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Beyonce led the stars behind the voices of “The Lion King” down the red carpet on Tuesday at the world premiere of the remake of... Read more »

Former big-leaguer Jim Bouton, author of groundbreaking ‘Ball Four,’ dies at 80

(Reuters) – Former New York Yankees pitcher Jim Bouton, whose irreverent, raunchy baseball memoir, “Ball Four,” attracted both hostility and acclaim, died on Wednesday at his home in Massachusetts,... Read more »

Former big-leaguer Jim Bouton, author of groundbreaking ‘Ball Four,’ dies at 80

(Reuters) – Former New York Yankees pitcher Jim Bouton, whose irreverent, raunchy baseball memoir, “Ball Four,” attracted both hostility and acclaim, died on Wednesday at his home in Massachusetts,... Read more »