MIAMI (AP) — Country singer Slim Whitman, the high-pitched yodeler who sold millions of records through ever-present TV ads in the 1980s and 1990s and whose song saved the world in the film comedy “Mars Attacks!,” died Wednesday at a Florida hospital. He was 90.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Best-selling author Vince Flynn, who wrote the Mitch Rapp counterterrorism thriller series and sold more than 15 million books in the U.S. alone, died Wednesday in Minnesota after a more than two-year battle with prostate cancer, according to friends and his publisher. He was 47
NEW YORK (AP) — Madonna said there were days when she was exhausted during her recent “MDNA” world tour, but she decided to press on.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Seems Warner Bros. has taken movie marketing to a whole new level — even higher than a bird or a plane.
NEW YORK (AP) — Brad Pitt wanted to build a better blockbuster.
NEW YORK (AP) — Valerie Harper has agreed to give a first-person account of her battle with terminal cancer to NBC News.
By Belinda Goldsmith LONDON (Reuters) – British actor Daniel Radcliffe won plaudits this week for a new stage role as a bullied Irish cripple that takes him a critical step further away from his days as boy wizard Harry Potter. In his third foray onto the stage in six years, Radcliffe adopts an Irish accent to play Billy, the bullied 17-year-old title character in “The Cripple of Inishmaan”, a politically incorrect black comedy by Martin McDonagh.