• CBS aims to strike balance with added Super Bowl cameras

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — With some 70 cameras located from the pylons in the end zone to those isolated on single players, the ability to show plays from a 360-degree perspective and tracking technology that determines how fast and far players run, almost no aspect of the Super Bowl will be out of reach for the CBS crew.

  • In this Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016 file photo, Taye Diggs, left, presents Viola Davis with the award for outstanding female actor in a drama series for "How to Get Away with Murder" at the 22nd annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at the Shrine Auditorium & Expo Hall in Los Angeles.  A coalition of advocacy groups is calling on major Hollywood film studios to broaden their diversity efforts to include Hispanics, Asian-Americans and Indians as well as blacks. (Photo by Vince Bucci/Invision/AP, File)

    Multi-Ethnic Media Coalition wants full Hollywood diversity

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Organizations representing Hispanics, Asian-Americans and Native Americans, who joined with the NAACP in 2000 to increase minority hiring in the TV industry, are broadening their focus to the big screen.

  • In this Monday, Feb. 1, 2016 photo, Alden Ehrenreich poses for a portrait in Los Angeles. At the age of only 26, "Hail, Caesar!" star Ehrenreich,  has already caught the attention of the Coens, Steven Spielberg, Francis Ford Coppola, Woody Allen and Warren Beatty. The film opens in U.S. theaters on Friday, Feb. 5. (Photo by Rich Fury/Invision/AP)

    Meet ‘Hail, Caesar!’ breakout Alden Ehrenreich

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — “This is my favorite place,” says Alden Ehrenreich.

  • In this Nov. 12, 2015 file photo, actress Diane Keaton attends the LA Premiere of "Love The Coopers" at The Grove in Los Angeles. The Grove, with its swanky stores, always attracts a slew of movie stars. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)

    5 places in L.A. to soak up Oscars vibes

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — It’s Oscar season in Los Angeles. With the 88th annual Academy Awards scheduled for Feb. 28, here are five places in L.A. to soak up those glitzy Oscars vibes and maybe even run into one of the nominees.

  • Denver Broncos defensive end Antonio Smith (90) speaks to reporters in Santa Clara, Calif., Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

    Broncos’ Smith preparing to play Super Bowl with heavy heart

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — At first, Antonio Smith thought about running out of the team hotel and catching the first flight home after his mother awakened him with news of his father’s death following heart surgery.

  • University of Michigan event raises over $110K for charity

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — A star-studded Signing Day event at the University of Michigan has helped raise more than $110,000 for the Chad Tough Foundation.

  • In this Jan. 24, 2016 photo, recording artist Andra Day poses for a portrait in Atlanta. The 31-year-old soulful singer is nominated for two Grammys for Best R&B Album for her debut album “Cheers to the Fall” and her standout single “Rise Up,” which landed a nod for Best R&B performance. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

    Singer Andra Day rises as soul songstress

    ATLANTA (AP) — A phone call from Stevie Wonder changed Andra Day’s life. He called Day and asked if he could work with her.

  • In this Dec. 19, 2014 file photo, Joseph Simmons, left, and Darryl McDaniels of Run DMC perform at Christmas in Brooklyn at the Barclays Center in the Brooklyn borough of New York. Run DMC is expected to open for the Red Hot Chili Peppers at the sixth-annual DirecTV Super Saturday Night concert in San Francisco the night before the Super Bowl. (Photo by Scott Roth/Invision/AP, File)

    Run-DMC to open for Chili Peppers at pre-Super Bowl concert

    ATLANTA (AP) — Run-DMC will open up for the Red Hot Chili Peppers at a pre-Super Bowl concert in San Francisco.

  • Olympic medalist Michelle Kwan campaigning for Clinton in SC

    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Olympic figure skater Michelle Kwan is coming to South Carolina to campaign for Hillary Clinton.

  • In this Friday, Jan. 22, 2016 photo, glassblower William Gudenrath makes a goblet with techniques used by Renaissance Venetians at the Corning Museum of Glass in Corning, N.Y. Gudenrath spent decades researching how Renaissance-era glassmakers produced objects that are now considered works of art.  (AP Photo/Mike Groll)

    Glass expert digs into secrets of historic Venetian process

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A modern-day glassblower believes he has unraveled the mysteries of Renaissance-era Venetian glassmaking, a trade whose secrets were so closely guarded that anyone who divulged them faced the prospect of death.