STOCKHOLM (AP) — Italian opera singer Cecilia Bartoli who brought back "long-lost music" to listeners and Swedish hit songwriter Max Martin have won the 2016 Polar Music Prize, the prize committee said Wednesday.
NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump's first place finish among the GOP candidates in the New Hampshire primaries was greeted by a mock online documentary of the brash businessman starring a furiously wigged Johnny Depp.
NEW YORK (AP) — The new Harry Potter play will become a new Harry Potter book. Scholastic Inc. announced Wednesday that a "script book" of "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" will be published July 31.
NEW YORK (AP) — No one would figure going back in time to spare the life of JFK would be easy or quick. But does it have to drag on so long and be this tiresome to watch? On Monday, Hulu launches its first weekly episode of "11.22.63," based on Stephen King's novel.
ARMOY, Northern Ireland (AP) — "Game of Thrones" fans, don't fret: Cleaners are coming. Tourists who flock to Northern Ireland to visit the settings for the hit HBO fantasy series were incensed this week to discover that a road maintenance crew had painted a stark white line down the middle of the Dark Hedges, one of the most eagerly anticipated sights.
NEW YORK (AP) — When the curtain rises on Giuseppe Verdi's "La Battaglia di Legnano" ("The Battle of Legnano") in Sarasota, Florida., later this month, it will cap an achievement as historic in its way as the military victory the opera celebrates.
TOKYO (AP) — The coming-of-age story is familiar: A shy girl has problems fitting in and concocts an imaginary friend. The originality of the Oscar-nominated "When Marnie Was There" comes from how its hand-drawn images express the girl's inner torment.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — ESPN, the sports network that drives Disney's profit engine, has hit a soft patch. Subscribers have fallen by about 7.2 million over the last three years, according to Nielsen, and it's coming off a round of layoffs in the latest quarter.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A medical examiner has determined NFL quarterback Jay Cutler's brother-in-law's death was accidental, saying Michael Cavallari died of hypothermia after he crashed his car during a frigid temperatures while passing through a rocky and rural part of southern Utah.
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Violette Verdy, principal dancer for New York City Ballet for 20 years and former artistic director of the Paris Opera Ballet and Boston Ballet, has died, the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music announced.
BALTIMORE (AP) — Prompted by a podcast that turned millions of listeners into armchair detectives, a judge will now decide whether to grant a new trial to a man convicted as a teenager of murdering his high school girlfriend.
NEW YORK (AP) — A Long Island artist sued ex-pharmaceutical CEO Martin Shkreli and others Tuesday over the use of his art in a Wu-Tang Clan album, saying he never expected portraits he posted on a fan blog two years ago to be used without his permission.
NEW YORK (AP) — Disney has tapped one of Broadway's freshest talents to direct one of its most anticipated musicals, "Frozen." According to a Disney Theatrical Productions announcement Tuesday on Twitter, Alex Timbers will helm the show, which is expected to land on Broadway in 2018 alongside its hits "Aladdin" and "The Lion King."