• Pallbearers wear a No. 16 jersey in honor of Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez as they carry his casket for a memorial service at St. Brendan's Catholic Church, Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016, in Miami. Fernandez was killed in a boating accident Sunday along with two friends. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

    Family, friends of Marlins’ Fernandez to attend funeral Mass

    MIAMI (AP) — Despite all his accomplishments, Jose Fernandez never pitched a complete game, and on Thursday he was carried out of church in a casket with too much unfinished business.

  • In this Nov. 23, 2015 file photo, actors Brad Pitt attends the premiere of "The Big Short" in New York.  Pitt is skipping his first public appearance after his split with Angelina Jolie. He says he won’t attend the premiere of Terrence Malick’s new documentary Wednesday night as scheduled. Pitt, who narrates “Voyage of Time,” said in a statement Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016, that he’s grateful to have been part of the project, but is “currently focused on my family situation and don’t want to distract attention away from this extraordinary film.”(Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)

    Brad Pitt skips film premiere to focus on ‘family situation’

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A producer says “we all respect his privacy” as Brad Pitt skipped his first public appearance after last week’s split with Angelina Jolie Pitt. He didn’t attend the premiere of Terrence Malick’s new documentary Wednesday night as scheduled.

  • In this Sunday, April 30, 1995, file photo, President Bill Clinton, left, listens to Israeli Foreign Minister Shimon Peres at the American Gathering of Jewish Holocaust Survivors, at the Paramount Theater in New York's Madison Square Garden. Peres, a former Israeli president and prime minister, whose life story mirrored that of the Jewish state and who was celebrated around the world as a Nobel prize-winning visionary who pushed his country toward peace, has died, the Israeli news website YNet reported early Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016. He was 93. (AP Photo/Joe Tabacca, File)

    Shimon Peres witnessed Israel’s history, and shaped it

    JERUSALEM (AP) — At every corner of Israel’s tumultuous history, Shimon Peres was there.

  • Former Iowa star QB Randy Duncan dies

    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The University of Iowa says that former All-American quarterback Randy Duncan has died of cancer. He was 79.

  • In this Dec. 14, 2015, file photo, actors Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell attend the premiere of "The Hateful Eight" at the Ziegfeld Theatre in New York. Hawn tells British chat show "Loose Women" that she "would have been long divorced" is she had gotten married. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)

    Goldie Hawn’s key to romance with Kurt Russell? No marriage

    LONDON (AP) — Goldie Hawn says the key to her successful 33-year Hollywood romance with Kurt Russell is that they never got married.

  • Colorado Rockies including Darin Everson, left, observe a moment of silence for Miami Marlins' pitcher Jose Fernandez prior to a baseball game against the San Francisco Giants, Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016, in San Francisco. Fernandez was killed in a boating accident on Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

    Memorial service set for Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez

    MIAMI (AP) — Somber Miami Marlins players and personnel escorted a hearse carrying the body of star pitcher Jose Fernandez from the team’s ballpark Wednesday, as the farewell for their beloved teammate marched on.

  • This image released by Epix shows Rob Robinson, left, with producer Norman Lear in a scene from the documentary, "America Divided."  The five-week docuseries, which premieres Friday at 9 p.m. EDT on Epix. (Nicole Rivelli/Epix via AP)

    Stars expose problems, seek solutions on ‘America Divided’

    NEW YORK (AP) — Norman Lear, a show business legend and full-throated humanist, set out last spring to rent a modest apartment in the Bronx.

  • In this June 24, 2016, file photo, former Cincinnati Reds player Pete Rose holds his place marker during a ceremony to honor the 1976 World Series champion team, before the Reds' baseball game against the San Diego Padres in Cincinnati.  Rose has appealed directly to the National Baseball Hall of Fame in an effort to restore his eligibility to be elected. In a seven-page letter to the Hall's president on Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016, Rose's longtime attorney Raymond Genco makes the case that the career hits leader's ban from baseball for gambling in 1989 was not intended to make him ineligible for the Hall of Fame. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)

    Banned Rose appeals to Hall of Fame for eligibility

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Pete Rose is appealing directly to baseball’s Hall of Fame to restore his eligibility, arguing the lifetime ban he agreed to in 1989 was never intended to keep him out of Cooperstown.

  • Love blossoms, wanes in Sarah Polley’s ‘Waltz’

    In this Sept. 11, 2011 photo, director-screenwriter-actress Sarah Polley poses for a portrait during the 36th Toronto International Film Festival in Toronto, Canada.  (AP Photo/Carlo Allegri)

    TORONTO (AP) — Sarah Polley’s getting an earful from reporters asking her just how autobiographical the marital breakup is in her latest film, “Take This Waltz.” The writer-director’s answer: It’s not autobiographical at all.