Long-awaited display of restored Memphis Belle set for 2018

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — The fabled World War II bomber Memphis Belle will finally go on public display next spring at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force alongside John F. Kennedy's presidential plane, an early Wright Brothers flyer and other national treasures.

Lobsterman shares his tale of 12 hours floating on his boots

MONTAUK, N.Y. (AP) — The darkest moment of John Aldridge's 12 terrifying hours of floating alone in the Atlantic Ocean came in the first moments after he was flung off his lobster boat.

Phoenix Comicon prop weapons banned after armed man arrested

PHOENIX (AP) — Jack Young showed up at Phoenix Comicon on Friday dressed as the villain from "Sleeping Beauty," complete with black horns, large feathery wings and green paint.

Denis Johnson, author of 'Jesus' Son,' dead at 67

NEW YORK (AP) — Denis Johnson, the prize-winning fiction writer, poet and playwright best known for his surreal and transcendent story collection "Jesus' Son," has died at age 67.

The Latest: Comicon props banned after armed man arrested

PHOENIX (AP) — The Latest on an arrest at Phoenix Comicon (all times local):

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Hard Rock charts different path for Trump's former casino

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Jim Allen once worked for Donald Trump in Atlantic City. Now, the chairman of Hard Rock International is doing all he can to scrub the influence of the man who is now president of the United States from his signature casino.

Painting of Tamir Rice shooting withdrawn from art festival

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The artist of a painting depicting the fatal shooting of Tamir Rice has withdrawn the piece from a Pittsburgh arts festival after an outcry that the white artist was exploiting black pain.

'Big Bang Theory' star shares her wisdom in 'Girling Up'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mayim Bialik plays smart on TV's "The Big Bang Theory" and is smart in real life, with a Ph.D. in neuroscience as evidence.

Sotheby's sells Tamayo's 'Bird Charmer' for $4.3M in NY

NEW YORK (AP) — "The Bird Charmer" by Rufino Tamayo was sold for $4.3 million on Thursday at Sotheby's Latin American art auction in New York.

Leaks from bombing probe antagonize British officials

NEW YORK (AP) — The ongoing leaks of sensitive information that have been a hallmark of the Trump administration are antagonizing one of America's closest allies, with officials in Britain incensed over details of the Manchester bombing investigation finding their way into the news.



Correction: TV-Fox News-Hannity story

NEW YORK (AP) — In a story May 24 about Sean Hannity, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Seth Rich was a Democratic National Committee chairman. He was an employee.

Memoir from dancer David Hallberg coming in November

NEW YORK (AP) — David Hallberg is working on a memoir about his rise from childhood bullying victim to principal dancer for the American Ballet Theatre and the Bolshoi Ballet.

Nobel laureate Toni Morrison honored by Authors Guild

NEW YORK (AP) — Toni Morrison praised the power of literature and the "community" of writers. James Patterson told some jokes, and even sang.

Gold Star father Khizr Khan plans book for young people

NEW YORK (AP) — Khizr Khan, the Gold Star father who became a national celebrity after speaking at last year's Democratic National Convention, has a book planned for young readers.

Playmate tastes shame, ordered to clean up urban grit

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dani Mathers earned fame posing as a nude model. She gained notoriety on the other side of the camera when she snapped a photo of an unwitting and unwilling subject — a naked 71-year-old woman in a gym locker room.

Cops: 4 teens stabbed on NYC street in fight among students

NEW YORK (AP) — An afterschool fight between two high schoolers on a street near Manhattan's Theater District escalated to a stabbing Wednesday that left four boys wounded.

Americans don't trust media, but feel better about favorites

NEW YORK (AP) — While Americans have doubts about how much they should trust the "news media" in general, a poll by the Media Insight Project released Wednesday suggests they have a higher opinion of the sources they personally rely upon to follow the world.

How the Media Insight Project poll was conducted

The Media Insight Project poll on trust in "the media" versus personal media sources was conducted by the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research and the American Press Institute March 8-27. It is based on online and telephone interviews of 2,036 adults who are members of NORC's nationally representative AmeriSpeak panel.

Playboy model who shot nude of unwitting woman in court

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the court case involving a Playboy model who snapped a photo of a naked 71-year-old woman in a gym locker room and posted it on social media mocking the woman's body (all times local):

Broadway's box office coffers soars but attendance retreats

NEW YORK (AP) — On Broadway, there's great financial news to sing about but a sour note amid the flush times: Box offices are enjoying the highest grossing season in history but attendance has dipped after four consecutive seasons of gains.

Some women-only screenings planned for 'Wonder Woman'

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Not exactly Cannes, this film fest is Fargo _ with drones
Fishburne, Mantegna to host Memorial Day concert in DC

Laurence Fishburne

Blake Lively to lead film from 'Big Little Lies' author

Blake Lively

Child actors take the Cannes Film Festival by storm

Child actors take the Cannes Film Festival by storm

Reaction to the death of music legend Gregg Allman

Reaction to the death of music legend Gregg Allman

Jet owned by Elvis auctioned after sitting 35 years
Southern rock founding father Gregg Allman dies at age 69

Southern rock founding father Gregg Allman dies at age 69

Rocker Gregg Allman dies at age 69; sang and lived the blues

Rocker Gregg Allman dies at age 69; sang and lived the blues

Gregg Allman of The Allman Brothers Band dies at age 69

Gregg Allman of The Allman Brothers Band dies at age 69