TORONTO - Haviah Mighty has won the 2019 Polaris Music Prize for her album "13th Floor."
The "Downton Abbey " movie isn't exactly a movie. It's more like another season of the popular "Masterpiece Classic" show that's been condensed to 90 minutes instead of 8 hours.
NEW YORK - Ric Ocasek, The Cars frontman whose deadpan vocal delivery and lanky, sunglassed look defined a rock era with chart-topping hits like "Just What I Needed," was discovered dead Sunday afternoon in his Manhattan apartment.
NEW YORK - Between an offensive tweet and a significant revision, the New York Times' handling of a new sexual misconduct allegation against Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh attracted almost as much attention as the accusation itself.
NEW YORK - "Saturday Night Live" has rescinded its invitation to a cast member who posted a video last year in which he used a racial slur for Chinese people and derided Asians trying to learn English.
NEW YORK - The New York City medical examiner says Ric Ocasek, the 75-year-old frontman for The Cars, died of heart disease, worsened by emphysema.
MONTREAL - Vic Vogel, who began playing the piano by ear at the age of five and rose to become one of Canada's jazz stalwarts, has died. He was 84.
TORONTO - As the CBC's hit "Baroness von Sketch Show" enters its fourth season Tuesday, cast member Jennifer Whalen says they've really hit their stride.
Sept. 22: Singer-dancer Toni Basil is 76. Actor Paul Le Mat ("American Graffiti") is 74. Singer David Coverdale (Whitesnake, Deep Purple) is 68. Actress Shari Belafonte is 65. Singer Debby Boone is 63. Country singer June Forester of The Forester Sisters is 63. Singer Nick Cave is 62. Actres…
NEW YORK - Jessica Hecht, the "Special" actress, inherited at least a couple of things from her mother: "I'm lucky to be sample size. My mother gave me many gifts and this was a very specific one."
KIGALI, Rwanda - Friends of Albert Nabonibo, a well-known gospel singer in Rwanda who recently came out as a gay man, do not want their names revealed. It is too shameful, one says. Another says he is anguished because his family knows he often used to socialize with Nabonibo.
NEW YORK - Laurie Halse Anderson, Jason Reynolds and Kwame Alexander are among the 10 authors on the young people's literature longlist for the National Book Awards.
NEW YORK - Last time out, documentary filmmaker Morgan Spurlock ate only fast food for a month. This time, he's the one dishing out the fried stuff.
LOS ANGELES - The upcoming "Ghostbuster" sequel will focus on the descendants of the original ghost-catchers who rushed around New York City in proton packs and jumpsuits.
"Letters from Hollywood: Inside the Private World of Classic American Moviemaking," published by Abrams, compiled and edited by Rocky Lang and Barbara Hall
BALTIMORE - Maryland authorities are searching for a former actor from the Baltimore-based television show "The Wire" who they say escaped custody after being taken to a hospital.
LITHONIA, Ga. - Rapper Kanye West brought his collection of choir singers and musicians to an Atlanta-area megachurch for his religious popup performance called "Sunday Service."
LOS ANGELES - It wasn't quite enough to take down Pennywise the clown, but Jennifer Lopez and the scheming strippers of "Hustlers" topped even the high expectations they brought to the weekend box office.
NEW YORK - Phyllis Newman, a Tony Award-winning Broadway veteran who became the first woman to host "The Tonight Show" before turning her attention to fight for women's health, has died. She was 86.
TORONTO - The Toronto International Film Festival capped off with a surprise win for Taika Waititi's "Jojo Rabbit," which picked up the People's Choice prize on Sunday, putting a global spotlight on the Nazi satire ahead of awards season.
LONDON - Model Naomi Campbell took centre stage at London Fashion Week on Saturday night with a gala charity benefit at the impressive setting of the world famous British Museum.
TORONTO - With the torrential buzz that dominates the biggest movies of the Toronto International Film Festival, it's a given that several gems often get missed by the masses.
LONDON - A unique solid gold toilet that was part of an art exhibit was stolen early Saturday from the magnificent home in England where British wartime leader Winston Churchill was born.
NEW ORLEANS - Two Swiss women have recreated Homer Simpson's gourmandizing tour of New Orleans, snarf for snarf, finger-wiggle for finger-wiggle.
SAN FRANCISCO - Walt Disney Co. CEO Robert Iger has stepped down from Apple's board of directors as the two companies prepare to launch their own video streaming services to compete against market leader Netflix.
BOSTON - "Desperate Housewives" star Felicity Huffman was sentenced Friday to 14 days in prison for paying $15,000 to rig her daughter's SAT scores, tearfully apologizing to the teenager for not trusting her to get into college on her own.
NEW YORK - Sam Smith has declared the pronouns of "they/them" on social media after coming out as non-binary in what the pop star called a "lifetime of being at war with my gender."
LOS ANGELES - John Leguizamo is returning to the Primetime Emmy Awards as a four-time nominee, but he'll have to skip class to attend the ceremony.
BOSTON - Felicity Huffman gets 14 days in prison in admissions scandal, possible sign of what's to come for others charged .
BUDAPEST, Hungary - Gyorgy Konrad, a writer and sociologist who was an iconic figure in Hungary's dissident movement while the country was under communist rule, has died at 86.
Eddie Money, who left behind a career as a New York police officer to become one of the top-selling rock stars of the 1970s and '80s, with hits like "Two Tickets to Paradise" and "Take Me Home Tonight," has died. He was 70.
CHARLESTON, S.C. - Anne Rivers Siddons, a bestselling Southern author known for novels "Heartbreak Hotel" and "Peachtree Road," has died. She was 83.