Ghana mourns loss of poet killed in Kenya

ACCRA, Ghana (AP) — Mourners sang funeral dirges and traditional leaders poured libations Wednesday for beloved poet Kofi Awoonor as hundred…

Nielsen’s top programs for Sept. 16-22

Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for Sept. 16-22. Listings include the week’s ranking and viewership. 1. NFL Football: Chic…

A simple approach works for Elton John

NEW YORK (AP) — A step back in time proved to be a forward-looking move for Elton John. Upon the suggestion of producer T Bone Burnett, the …

Spain selects movie to compete for Oscar

MADRID (AP) — Spain has selected the movie “15 Anos y un día” (15 Years and a Day) directed by Gracia Querejeta as its entry for Best Foreig…

Lawyer: Jackson died from own bad choices

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The long running trial of Katherine Jackson vs. AEG Live LLC took a cinematic turn during closing arguments as a lawyer f…

James Levine shines in return to Met opera

NEW YORK (AP) — It wasn’t opening night, it wasn’t a new production, it wasn’t even a gala — but it was nonetheless a momentous event in the…