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LONDON (AP) — An author from Oman has won the prestigious Man Booker International Prize for "Celestial Bodies," the story of three sisters and of a desert country confronting its slave-owning past and a complex modern world.Jokha Alharthi, the first Arabic-language writer to take the prize, …
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon will use ground-penetrating radar to search for bodies buried on the campus of a now-defunct psychiatric hospital where the movie "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" was filmed before a developer builds housing on the land.The facility, which opened in 1883, once had …
INDEPENDENCE, Iowa (AP) — A judge has delayed sentencing for former "The Bachelor" star Chris Soules for leaving the scene of a fatal 2017 accident.The decision comes after Judge Andrea Dryer ruled Tuesday that she will disregard letters from the deceased driver's relatives. Dryer says the …
Moe Berg was a big league catcher who became a big time spy during World War II. Filmmaker Aviva Kempner tells his story in a new documentary, and tells PodcastOne Sports Now that he was a mysterious character throughout his life.Kempner joins co-hosts Jim Litke and Tim Dahlberg to talk about the …
LOS ANGELES (AP) — In its last blast, "The Big Bang Theory" topped the TV ratings by a light-year.The back-to-back, two-episode finale of the nerdy CBS comedy's 12-season run drew 18.5 million live viewers Thursday night to easily win the week, the Nielsen company said Tuesday.Sunday …
BOSTON (AP) — A New York lawyer and a Napa Valley vintner have admitted to participating in the college admissions bribery scheme.Gordon Caplan and Agustin Huneeus Jr. pleaded guilty Tuesday in Boston federal court.Caplan was co-chairman of the prominent law firm Willkie Farr & …
CANNES, France (AP) — Twenty-five years after premiering "Pulp Fiction" in Cannes, Quentin Tarantino returned to the French film festival with neither great vengeance nor furious anger but a gentler fairy tale about 1960s Los Angeles."Once Upon a Time In ... Hollywood" made its …
Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for May 13-19. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership.1. "The Big Bang Theory," CBS, 18.5 million.2. "Game of Thrones," HBO, 13.61 million.3. "Young Sheldon," CBS, 13.6 million.4. "NCIS," CBS, 11.7 million.5. "Unraveling the Mystery: A …
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's new president on Tuesday formally ordered Ukraine's parliament to dissolve and called an early election for July, hoping to ride the wave of his electoral success to get his supporters into parliament.Volodymyr Zelenskiy, a 41-year-old TV comedian who won 73% …
Morrissey, "California Son" (Etienne/BMG)Morrissey delivers a dozen covers on his new album, "California Sun," which reimagines works by such masters as Bob Dylan, Joni Mitchell and Carly Simon as well as more obscure musicians.It's a bold move by the former Smiths singer, a sonic face-off against …
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Queen of Pop has cleaned up her act.After her much-panned performance in the Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv on Saturday, Madonna's official YouTube channel released a noticeably touched-up version.Music critics and others weighed in online, saying she auto-tuned her …
BERLIN (AP) — German authorities on Tuesday handed over to Israel some 5,000 documents kept by a confidant of Franz Kafka, a trove whose plight could have been plucked from one of the author's surreal stories.The papers returned include a postcard from Kafka from 1910 and personal documents …
iBook charts for week ending May 19, 2019: (Rank, Book Title by Author Name, ISBN, PublisheriBooks US Bestseller List - Paid Books1. Howard Stern Comes Again by Howard Stern - 9781501194313 - (Simon & Schuster)2. Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens - 9780735219113 - (Penguin Publishing …
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — American Airlines says it's cutting the cost of checking oversized sporting gear and musical instruments on flights.American said Tuesday that it eliminated the extra oversize charge for those items and instead will charge regular bag fees, which are lower.Before …
iTunes Movies U.S. charts for week ending May 19, 2019:iTunes Movies US Charts:1. Cold Pursuit2. Apollo 11 (2019)3. The Upside4. John Wick - Double Feature5. Fighting With My Family6. The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part7. John Wick: Chapter 28. What Men Want9. John Wick10. The Mule (2018)iTunes …
CANNES, France (AP) — Asif Kapadia initially passed when, in 2012, producer Paul Martin approached him about making a documentary on Argentine soccer legend Diego Maradona.Kapadia had just finished "Senna," his ground-breaking 2010 documentary on the late Brazilian Formula One racer Ayrton …
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Public Television has chosen not to air an episode of the PBS children's show "Arthur" because it included a same-sex wedding.The episode "Mr. Ratburn and the Special Someone" aired nationally on May 13, showing Arthur attending the wedding of his teacher and …
LOS ANGELES (AP) — In 1992, Disney transported audiences to the mythical land of Agrabah, where they met a street rat with a heart of gold, a flying carpet, a headstrong princess and a magical genie with some oddly current pop culture references. With the music and lyrics of Alan Menken, …
MONTREAL (AP) — In Montreal each spring, an epic bicycle festival demonstrates how 25,000 people can let the good times roll without bumping into each other too much. In Quebec City and its hinterlands, cyclists plunge into a history shaped by French explorers, the Roman Catholic …
LONDON (AP) — Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver's British restaurant chain filed for bankruptcy protection on Tuesday, partly due to increased competition and escalating rents in local commercial districts.The insolvency will leave 1,000 people out of work and reignited worries about local retail …

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