Site that helps book Disney dining reservations shuts down

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A website that helped customers secure dining reservations at Walt Disney World has ceased operations.In a message to customers, Disney...

Leona Lewis aims to inspire with 'I Am'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "I Am" is Leona Lewis' first post-Simon Cowell offering, but the aftermath of their professional split resonates throughout her fifth...

Jazz singer Salvant proves breakout success is no fluke

NEW YORK (AP) — Cecile McLorin Salvant vaulted into the top ranks of female jazz vocalists with her Grammy-nominated 2013 U.S. debut, "WomanChild," displaying...

Popular returning TV shows match Google interest

NEW YORK (AP) — The anticipation among television viewers about new fall shows was foreshadowed by Google.The online information company said Friday the most-searched...

Pope Francis to release album called 'Wake Up!' on Nov. 27

NEW YORK (AP) — Pope Francis is becoming Pop Star Francis: The religious leader is set to release a pop-rock album.Believe Digital, the label...

Bubba The Love Sponge accused of ratings tampering

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Nielsen company and the owner of a chain of radio stations say they are investigating allegations of ratings...

Bubba The Love Sponge accused of ratings tampering

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Nielsen company and the owner of a chain of radio stations say they are investigating allegations of ratings...

Rapper Rick Ross countersues men who say he beat them

FAYETTEVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Rick Ross has filed a countersuit against two men who claimed the rapper attacked them at his home outside Atlanta.Ross,...

Dark Circle writers 'couldn't be prouder' of their new Shield

(c) 2015, The Washington Post.During the development process to create a wave of fresh heroes for Archie Comics' Dark Circle imprint, editor Alex Segura...

Former teen idol David Cassidy's home sells for $2 million

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The South Florida home owned by former teen idol David Cassidy has sold for just over $2 million.Fisher Auction...

Pope, UK band releasing albums of same name on same day

NEW YORK (AP) — Holy musical matrimony? Pope Francis and UK pop group The Vamps are releasing albums of the same name on the...

Kanye West to perform at festival where crowed rushed stage

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — An Arizona music festival is set to resume for a Kanye West performance after as many as 12 people were...

Review: New 'Spring Awakening' opens its arms to all

NEW YORK (AP) — Little can contain the new, electrifying version of "Spring Awakening" now on Broadway.Actors use their faces, mouths and hands to...

Comcast buying majority stake in Universal Studios Japan

NEW YORK (AP) — Comcast is buying a majority stake in theme park operator Universal Studios' Japanese arm for $1.5 billion.Cable operator Comcast, which...

Rosetta comet likely formed from 2 separate objects

BERLIN (AP) — When the Rosetta space probe sent back its first close-up pictures of a comet last year, scientists got a bit of...

Review: 'Black Flags' traces the Islamic State group's rise

"Black Flags" (Doubleday), by Joby Warrick"Once, during a raid in Ramadi, the GIs rounded up several men from a suspected safe house and forced...

Sophia Loren graces Armani front row at Milan Fashion Week

MILAN (AP) — Giorgio Armani had the last word at Milan Fashion Week, which wrapped up six days of womenswear previews for next spring...

Country singer Bonnie Brown says she has lung cancer

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country singer Bonnie Brown of the sibling group The Browns, who are to be inducted into the Country Music Hall...

Jets' Bowles gets surprise radio visit from Gladys Knight

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — New York Jets coach Todd Bowles was doing his weekly radio spot when a special guest was introduced on...

Trevor Noah's first 'Daily Show': What were we all so afraid of?

(c) 2015, The Washington Post.There's no way to judge a brand new "Daily Show" on the strength or weakness of a single episode, especially...