• The Latest: Cosby returns, says he ‘used to be a comedian’

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on Bill Cosby’s first public performance since 2015 while he awaits the start of his sexual assault case retrial (all times local):

    Updated: 6:28 pm

  • Bill Cosby tells stories at club in 1st show since 2015

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bill Cosby performed in public for the first time since a sex abuse scandal embroiled him in 2015, joking that he “used to be a comedian” and playing with a jazz band in his hometown as a retrial looms in his criminal sexual assault case.

    Updated: 7:04 pm

  • Family: Tom Petty died of accidental drug overdose

    NEW YORK (AP) — Tom Petty died last year because of an accidental drug overdose that his family said occurred on the same day he found out his hip was fully broken after performing dozens of shows with a less serious injury.

  • Papdakis and Cizeron take lead in Europeans ice dance

    MOSCOW (AP) — Javier Fernandez won his sixth consecutive European figure skating championship Friday in a free skate full of flair that matched its Man of La Mancha theme.

  • Paper cup allegedly used by Elvis Presley up for auction

    TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A paper cup allegedly used by Elvis Presley six decades ago in Oklahoma is up for auction, and bids have already surpassed $1,200.

  • Pharrell and N.E.R.D. to headline NBA All-Star halftime show

    NEW YORK (AP) — The NBA announced Thursday that 11-time Grammy winner Pharrell and his hip-hop-rock band N.E.R.D will headline the halftime show at the 2018 NBA All-Star game in Los Angeles next month.

  • Joint Olympic flag deal angers conservatives in South Korea

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — When athletes from the rival Koreas paraded together behind a single flag for the first time at the opening ceremony of the 2000 Sydney Olympics, it was a highly emotional event that came on a wave of hope for reconciliation following their leaders’ first-ever summit talks.

  • DuVernay, ‘black-ish,’ ‘Power’ win at NAACP Image Awards

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A jubilant Ava DuVernay was named entertainer of the year at an NAACP Image Awards ceremony that focused on the black community’s power to create change.

  • The Latest: North Korea to send orchestra to South Korea

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on efforts by the rival Koreas to cooperate on next month’s Winter Olympics in South Korea (all times local):