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'Mockingjay, Part 1' opens with $123 million
NEW YORK (AP) -- "Mockingjay, Part 1" didn't catch fire like the previous installments of "The Hunger Games," but it still had the biggest opening of the year with $123 million at the weekend box office, according to studio estimates Sunday....

Shifting attitudes at play in Cosby allegations
Tamra Wade struggled mightily over whether to go to the police more than a decade ago, when, she says, a trusted professor forced himself on her in an empty classroom. Ultimately she couldn't bring herself to do it....

AP Exclusive: Letter that inspired Kerouac found
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- It's been called the letter that launched a literary genre - 16,000 amphetamine-fueled, stream-of-consciousness words written by Neal Cassady to his friend Jack Kerouac in 1950....

Iggy Azalea, Taylor Swift set for 2014 AMAs
Is this the American Music Awards or the Australian Music Awards?...

For 1 night on stage, embattled Cosby his old self
MELBOURNE, Fla. (AP) -- The protesters didn't show, the would-be hecklers didn't take the bait, the weeks of headlines about sexual assaults disappeared and Bill Cosby, for 90 minutes at least, regained the revered status he long enjoyed....

As Cosby allegations spiral, fallout mounts
Since renewed allegations of sexual assault erupted in late October, Bill Cosby has seen a career resurgence begin to crumble. Here's what's happened since Oct. 31:...

Bill Cosby controversy: A decade in the making
The sexual assault allegations that recently resurfaced against Bill Cosby first became public in 2005 when a former employee of his alma mater, Temple University, claimed he had drugged and abused her a year earlier at his suburban Philadelphia home. Here's how the controversy over the allegations, some dating to the 1960s, has unfolded since then:...

'Blind Massage' big Golden Horse winner in Taiwan
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) -- A Chinese-French film about blind masseurs and Chinese actor and director Chen Jianbin scooped the most accolades at Taiwan's 51st Golden Horse movie awards, considered the Chinese-language equivalent of the Oscars....

Statement: Bill Cosby's lawyer criticizes media
NEW YORK (AP) -- A statement issued Friday by Bill Cosby's lawyer, Martin Singer, in response to allegations of sexual assault against the comic:...

Handler apologizes again, calls his remark racist
NEW YORK (AP) -- Daniel Handler apologized again for racial comments he made while hosting the National Book Awards and promised to back up his words with his wallet....

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