SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Former California State Librarian Kevin Starr, who is deemed the pre-eminent historian of the Golden State, has died. He was 76.
New York (AP) — Two of John Lewis' books have sold out on Amazon after the Democratic congressman claimed the top spots on the retailer's best-seller list.
MILAN (AP) — Restorers at Milan's famous Brera Art Gallery have taken measures to protect the collection after its humidity control system failed during a "once-in-a-decade" dry, cold spell that moved through Milan last weekend, officials said.
MILAN (AP) — This is the season of renewal, with new faces at some of Milan's top fashion brands.
ELLENTON, Fla. (AP) - The owners of Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey Circus announced Saturday that they will close the 146-year-old show in May.
ELLENTON, Fla. (AP) — From New York to Wisconsin to London and beyond, the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus has performed for millions of fans during its 146-year reign as one of the world's biggest big tops.
ELLENTON, Fla. (AP) — After 146 years, the curtain is coming down on "The Greatest Show on Earth." The owner of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus told The Associated Press that the show will close forever in May.
ELLENTON, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the announcement that the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus is closing after 146 years (all times local):
ELLENTON, Fla. (AP) — APNewsBreak: Ringling Bros. circus says it is closing down 'The Greatest Show on Earth,' following a 146-year run.
NEW YORK (AP) — Novelist and filmmaker William Peter Blatty, a former Jesuit school valedictorian who conjured a tale of demonic possession and gave millions the fright of their lives with the best-selling novel and Oscar-winning movie "The Exorcist," has died. He was 89.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two years after guiding the company through an unprecedented email hack, Sony Entertainment CEO Michael Lynton is leaving the company to become the chairman of the board for Snap Inc., the company behind Snapchat.
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — A suburban New York community group says in a lawsuit it was racially profiled for producing a play about police violence called "A Clean Shoot."
NEW YORK (AP) — Excerpts from upcoming works by Dennis Lehane, Nora Roberts and Roxane Gay are among dozens featured in a pair of free digital "Buzz Books" compilations.
LONDON (AP) — Victor Lownes, a former executive of Playboy who helped forge the brand's hedonistic ethos and put much of the swing into the "Swinging London" era, has died at 88.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A former HBO employee who stole nearly $1 million from the cable company has been sentenced to 30 months in federal prison.
LONDON (AP) — A British Labour Party lawmaker has been appointed the new director of London's Victoria & Albert Museum, the museum announced Friday. The move triggers a special election for his seat.
BOSTON (AP) — America's leading poets are averse to Donald Trump, and they're not about to go gentle into that good night.
NEW YORK (AP) — Cassandra Clare and Laurie Halse Anderson are among more than 160 Simon & Schuster children's authors and illustrators who added their names to a letter sent to the company's chief executive in protest of the recent decision to publish a book by the far-right commentator Milo Yiannopoulos.
NEW YORK (AP) — Hollywood heavyweight Robert De Niro has come to the defense of Meryl Streep, saying her speech at the Golden Globes was "great."
NEW YORK (AP) — The Tony Awards are going back to their old — and much larger — stomping grounds.