• Jay-Z, Beyonce release surprise album ‘Everything Is Love’

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jay-Z and Beyonce are keeping up a family tradition, dropping a surprise album before anyone knew it was coming.

  • How Fox’s businesses would match up with Disney and Comcast

    NEW YORK (AP) — Competing bids from Comcast and Disney for the bulk of Twenty-First Century Fox come as the media landscape changes and companies get more involved in both creating and distributing content.

  • Longtime Elvis Presley drummer D.J. Fontana has died

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — D.J. Fontana, a rock ‘n’ roll pioneer who rose from strip joints in his native Shreveport, Louisiana to the heights of musical history as Elvis Presley’s first and longtime drummer, has died at 87, his wife said Thursday.

  • Exhaust-ing ordeal: Woman gets head stuck in tailpipe

    WINSTED, Minn. (AP) — A young woman endured an exhaust-ing ordeal when she got her head stuck in a truck’s oversized tailpipe at a Minnesota music festival.

  • Comcast bid for Fox is next after favorable AT&T ruling

    NEW YORK (AP) — After AT&T-Time Warner comes the deluge.

  • Once sidelined, romantic comedies rise again this summer

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Summer is always full of action and superhero pics, but this year a once dormant yet utterly adored genre is coming back in a big way: the romantic comedy. After a 2017 without any from a major studio, this summer is proving to be a re-birth for this lost Hollywood staple with five notable releases, including “Crazy Rich Asians ” and a “Mamma Mia! ” sequel.

  • Made-for-TV summit puts Trump the Showman in spotlight

    Andersen Air Force Base, GUAM (AP) — From the staged handshake before a watching world, to the debut of an infomercial about an imagined North Korea, the summit between President Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un was a made-for-the-cameras production.

  • Streisand gives early nod of approval to Lady Gaga’s ‘Star’

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Barbra Streisand is giving an early thumbs-up to the remake of “A Star Is Born” with Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper.

  • Film Review: ‘Superfly’ remakes a Blaxploitation classic

    Director X’s “Superfly” transplants the 1972 Blaxploitation classic from Harlem streets to suburban Atlanta mansions, flips Curtis Mayfield’s soul score for Future’s hip-hop soundtrack and forsakes the original’s politically charged grit for shallow music-video indulgence.

  • Trump economic adviser Larry Kudlow suffers heart attack

    NEW YORK (AP) — Larry Kudlow, the prominent economic commentator who joined the Trump administration this year as the president’s top economic adviser, is recovering after suffering a “very mild” heart attack, the White House said Tuesday.