• Review: ‘Contemporary Color’ is a hypnotic concert film

    In 2015, former Talking Heads front man David Byrne staged an unconventional show in which he paired up 10 contemporary musicians and performers with color guard teams — those baton and saber twirling staples of small town parades and high school football games. The musicians, including the likes of St. Vincent, Lucius, Ad-Rock, Zola Jesus and Nelly Furtado, composed original songs that the color guard teams then used to choreograph a corresponding routine. The unique spectacle, which took place at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center, is chronicled with experimental verve in the documentary “Contemporary Color ,” from filmmaking brothers Bill and Turner Ross.

  • Royals working through grieving process after Ventura death

    PHOENIX (AP) — Nearly a month after losing prized pitcher Yordano Ventura in a car accident, manager Ned Yost has thought about so much through all the pain and grief: What could the Kansas City Royals have possibly done to better support him?

  • Facing lawsuit, Armstrong says he ‘loved’ wearing Postal

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Former cyclist Lance Armstrong says he “loved” representing the U.S. Postal Service, even as the government sues to get back the millions it spent sponsoring his teams.

  • Authorities investigating death of Clemson associate AD

    EASLEY, S.C. (AP) — Authorities are investigating the death of an associate athletics director at Clemson University.

  • AP FACT CHECK: Were hands of Obama-era border agents tied?

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Assertions from the White House that immigration-enforcement agents had their hands tied in the last administration are difficult to square with the massive deportations of Barack Obama’s presidency.

  • United, American begin selling cheaper economy-class fare

    DALLAS (AP) — American and United have started selling cheaper “basic economy” fares as they battle discount airlines for the most budget-conscious travelers.

  • Lieutenant governor gets resignation letter _ from husband

    TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey’s lieutenant governor has received a letter of resignation — from her husband.

  • State lawmakers channel grief into fight against opioids

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — In statehouses across the country, lawmakers with loved ones who fell victim to drugs are leading the fight against the nation’s deadly opioid-abuse crisis, drawing on tragic personal experience to attack the problem.

  • Box Office Top 20: ‘Lego Batman,’ ‘Fifty Shades’ stay on top

    NEW YORK (AP) — Holdovers “The Lego Batman Movie” and “Fifty Shades Darker” led the North American box office for a second week, while Matt Damon’s “The Great Wall” — a hit in China, where it was made — struggled in its domestic debut.

  • Dona Ana County man accused of injuring his 2-month-old son

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Police in Las Cruces say they’ve arrested a Dona Ana County man suspected of injuring his 2-month-old son.