Puppeteer who played Big Bird on 'Sesame Street' retiring

The puppeteer who has played Big Bird on "Sesame Street" is retiring after nearly 50 years on the show

Rapper Yella Beezy shot on Texas highway, still hospitalized

Rapper Yella Beezy remains hospitalized after being shot while driving on a highway in Texas

Prince Harry, Meghan expecting child in spring

Kensington Palace says Prince Harry and his wife the Duchess of Sussex are expecting a child in the spring

The Latest: NYPD probing detective conduct in Weinstein case

The New York Police Department says it is investigating allegations that a detective improperly coached a witness during the Harvey Weinstein investigation

Will Smith reveals first post for Disney’s ‘Aladdin’

Will Smith can't wait for Disney's remake of "Aladdin."

Appeals court: Lynyrd Skynyrd film can be released

A New York federal appeals court says a new Lynyrd Skynyrd film can be released despite a dispute over the band's intentions

The Latest: Swift wins at AMAs, encourages fans to vote

Taylor Swift won artist of the year at the American Music Awards

Amandla Stenberg: I’m still finding my voice

At 19, Amandla Stenberg has become the face of a new Hollywood, one that fuses the personal with the political

Former first daughter Barbara Bush gets married

Former first daughter Barbara Bush has gotten married

University head recommends covering controversial murals

The University of New Mexico president and provost are recommending that curtains cover four controversial murals on campus as a dialogue continues on the pieces that have been protested for decades

Cosby lawyers ask court to void conviction, prison sentence

Bill Cosby's lawyers want a Pennsylvania court to overturn his conviction and 3- to 10-year sentence in his Pennsylvania sex assault case because of what they call a string of trial errors

Comedian Katt Williams jailed on assault charges in Oregon

Comedian Katt Williams has been arrested on suspicion of assaulting a hired driver during an argument about taking him and his dog from the Portland, Oregon, airport to a performance in the city

Banksy artwork self-destructs just after $1.4 million sale

A Banksy artwork has self-destructed moments after being sold at auction for 1.04 million pounds ($1.4 million), in a prank orchestrated by the elusive street artist

28 year prison sentence caps long downfall for ‘Suge’ Knight

Former rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight sentenced to nearly three decades in prison over a fatal 2015 confrontation

Man at center of Nobel Literature scandal convicted of rape

The man at the center of a sex-abuse and financial crimes scandal that is tarnishing the academy that awards the Nobel Prize in Literature, has been found guilty and given a two-year jail sentence for a rape in 2011

Jon Stewart hands out free lunch to construction workers

Comedian and former "Daily Show" host Jon Stewart surprises construction workers at a New Jersey performing arts theater with a free lunch

University of Minnesota awards honorary degree to Prince

University of Minnesota awards late rock star Prince an honorary degree to recognize his influence on music and his role in shaping his hometown of Minneapolis

'Making a Murderer' sequel set to premiere Oct. 19

Sequel to the popular 'Making a Murderer' documentary series set to premiere Oct. 19 on Netflix

Judge dismisses harassment charge against Liev Schreiber

A suburban New York judge has dismissed charges against Liev Schreiber for allegedly attacking a local photographer when the actor was filming the popular Showtime series "Ray Donovan"

'Game of Thrones,' 'Mrs. Maisel' triumph at Emmys

Amazon's "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel" became the first streaming series to win top Emmy comedy honors and HBO's "Game of Thrones" recaptured the best drama series award Monday

Newly minted Emmy winner John Legend joins 'The Voice'

John Legend, fresh off EGOT-minting Emmy win, is joining NBC's 'The Voice' as a coach

Prince family moves suit against doctor to where he died

Attorneys for Prince's family have moved their medical malpractice and wrongful death lawsuit against Dr. Michael Schulenberg and others to Carver County

New study finds fiction reading down, poetry up

A new government study finds adult Americans are reading fewer novels and short stories, but showed a big jump in poetry and increases in attendance at arts festivals, concerts and plays.

Prabal Gurung screams for peace in living color

Prabal Gurung is looking for some peace and says universal color will lead us there

CBS sets aside $120 million for Moonves, but will he see it?

CBS says it's setting aside $120 million in a trust fund for a potential severance payment to ousted chief executive Leslie Moonves, but an outside investigation will determine whether the company chooses to give him the money

Cosby lawyers fight testimony of other women at sentencing

Bill Cosby's lawyers are opposing testimony from other accusers at the actor's sentencing this month on felony sex assault charges

After Moonves, CBS takeover possible in new media landscape

The resignation of longtime CBS chief Les Moonves won't likely lead to drastic changes in network programs, but it could make the company ripe for a takeover as traditional media companies compete with upstarts such as Netflix and Amazon.

Cirque du Soleil offers refunds after vegetable oil sprayed

A mechanical problem during a Cirque du Soleil show in Washington caused a portion of the audience, as well as performers on stage, to be sprayed with vegetable oil

Lawyer: Miss America report finding no bullying a whitewash

The lawyer for former Miss America Cara Mund says a report commissioned by the Miss America Organization finding that Mund was not bullied by pageant leaders is "dishonest" and "a complete whitewash."

Olivia Newton-John diagnosed with cancer for 3rd time

Olivia Newton-John says she has been diagnosed with cancer for the 3rd time in 3 decades

Opening Ceremony puts on a festive drag show at Fashion Week

The fashion label Opening Ceremony, known for its creative and unconventional fashion shows, upped the ante for Fashion Week with a festive drag show

The Latest: Moonves ouster could make CBS takeover target

The resignation of longtime CBS chief Les Moonves won't likely lead to drastic changes in network programs, but it could make the company ripe for a takeover

CBS' Les Moonves quits after new sex misconduct charges

CBS Chief Les Moonves resigned Sunday, just hours after six more women joined others who had previously accused the long-time television executive with sexual misconduct

Vince Vaugh charged with DUI, failing to comply with police

Vince Vaughn has been charged with drunken driving

Charlie Rose, CBS seek to dismiss sexual harassment lawsuit

Charlie Rose says three former employees are trying to spin routine workplace banter into a case of sexual harassment

Aretha Franklin dresses, hats to go up for auction

More than 30 dresses and accessories worn on stage by Aretha Franklin are going up for auction

Clothes for people with disabilities highlighted on catwalk

New York Fashion Week has opened its glamorous tent wider to feature models with disabilities wearing adaptive clothing designs by Tommy Hilfiger, Nike and Target.

Inquest: Cranberries singer O'Riordan drowned after drinking

A coroner says The Cranberries singer Dolores O'Riordan died accidentally from drowning because of alcohol intoxication

Burberry to drop real fur, stop destroying unsold goods

The British luxury fashion brand Burberry will stop using real fur in its products

Bill Cosby’s star on Hollywood Walk of Fame vandalized

Bill Cosby was found guilty in April for sexually assaulting a woman in 2004.

CBS 60 Minutes to rebroadcast La. congressman Steve Scalise interview Sunday on WAFB

Rep. Steve Scalise (R.-LA.) the House Majority Whip who was shot at a Republican Congressional Baseball team practice in June 2017 will be featured in a rebroadcast of a 60 MINUTES interview with Norah O’Donnell. The interview was his first after the shooting.