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Another "Empire" actor arrested, but on traffic offence

Another "Empire" actor arrested, but on traffic offence

CHICAGO — Another "Empire" actor has been arrested in Chicago, but this time on a traffic-related offence .
Gloria Vanderbilt, heiress, jeans queen, dies at 95

Gloria Vanderbilt, heiress, jeans queen, dies at 95

NEW YORK — Gloria Vanderbilt, the intrepid heiress, artist and romantic who began her extraordinary life as the "poor little rich girl" of the Great Depression, survived family tragedy and multiple marriages and reigned during the 1970s and '80s as a
High court avoids new case over same-sex wedding cake

High court avoids new case over same-sex wedding cake

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court decided Monday against a high-stakes, election-year case about the competing rights of gay and lesbian couples and merchants who refuse to provide services for same-sex weddings.
Prince Harry champions mother's cause: clearing land mines

Prince Harry champions mother's cause: clearing land mines

LONDON — Prince Harry has offered his support to a new initiative to clear land mines from a wilderness area in Angola, saying it will protect lives and help communities.

Avalanche strands 4 Italian, 3 local climbers in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD — An Italian diplomat and two mountaineering workers in Pakistan said on Monday that an avalanche had stranded a group of four Italian and three Pakistani climbers on a mountain in the country's north.
Syrian insurgents shell government-held rural area, kill 12

Syrian insurgents shell government-held rural area, kill 12

DAMASCUS, Syria — Syrian insurgents fired rockets into residential parts of the government-held northern province of Aleppo, striking a wedding party and killing at least 12 civilians and wounding 15, state media said Monday.
Huawei says US sanctions will cost it billions in revenue

Huawei says US sanctions will cost it billions in revenue

SHENZHEN, China — Huawei's founder said Monday that the Chinese telecom giant's revenue will be $30 billion less than forecast over the next two years, as he compared the company to a "badly damaged plane" as a result of U.S.
Taylor Swift makes surprise performance at gay bar Stonewall

Taylor Swift makes surprise performance at gay bar Stonewall

NEW YORK — Taylor Swift made a surprise performance at an iconic gay bar a day after releasing a song supporting the LGBTQ community. Swift celebrated Pride Month by appearing at New York City's Stonewall Inn on Friday night.
Shania Twain set to party again in Vegas with new residency

Shania Twain set to party again in Vegas with new residency

NEW YORK — Since Shania Twain launched her first residency in Las Vegas seven years ago, Sin City has been invaded with contemporary pop stars, from Lady Gaga to Drake to Christina Aguilera, jumping on the residency trend.

30 killed in Nigeria suicide bombing while watching TV match

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria — Authorities in northeastern Nigeria say at least 30 people have been killed by a suicide bomber. The victims had been watching a soccer match on television Sunday night in the town of Konduga in Nigeria's Borno state.