• Trump says Dems using ‘con game’ to sink Kavanaugh court bid

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump denounced Democratic efforts to block Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court confirmation as a cynical “con job” on Tuesday and launched a dismissive attack on a second woman accusing the nominee of sexual misconduct in the 1980s, asserting she “has nothing.”

    Updated: 8:35 pm

  • Cosby’s day of reckoning comes after 3-year sex assault case

    NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — At an age when other Hollywood stars are settling into retirement and collecting lifetime-achievement awards, an 81-year-old Bill Cosby was led away to prison in handcuffs Tuesday, sentenced to three to 10 years behind bars in what was seen by many of his accusers as a reckoning richly deserved and long overdue.

    Updated: 8:15 pm

  • Review: Paul Collins’ power pop propels ‘Out of My Head’

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  • CBS’ ‘Murphy Brown’ is back, ready to ‘make some noise’

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Last season’s short-lived “Roseanne” revival blew an air kiss to President Donald Trump in its debut episode before it reverted to finding laughs in family and working-class woes, not politics. Expect “Murphy Brown,” another reborn 20th-century sitcom, to be consistently faithful to its own roots.

  • The Latest: Woman in Cosby’s assault case tweets Bible verse

    NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on Bill Cosby’s sentencing hearing (all times local):

  • Judge to decide if Cosby goes to prison for ’04 sex assault

    NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Declaring Bill Cosby doesn’t deserve a free pass because of his advanced age, prosecutors on Monday asked a judge to sentence the comedian to five to 10 years in prison for drugging and sexually assaulting a woman, while the defense argued that he is too old and helpless to do time behind bars.

  • Review: Novel by Hank Green is out of this world

    “An Absolutely Remarkable Thing” (Dutton), by Hank Green

  • Mystery around disappearance of Chinese star Fan Bingbing

    BEIJING (AP) — X-Men star Fan Bingbing’s Beijing management office is dark and abandoned. Her birthday passed almost unremarked in China’s hyper-adrenalized social media environment.

  • Aretha Franklin exhibit debuts with eye toward her legacy

    DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit museum that hosted Aretha Franklin’s public visitations after her death is again holding space for her — this time with an exhibit featuring photographs, videos and the red shoes she wore at the first funeral viewing that drew global attention.

  • Cosby sentencing reveals generational divide over his legacy

    Keon McGuire has no real attachment to Bill Cosby or his landmark show.