• This image released by the Disney Channel shows the character Elena who  becomes a crown princess in a scene from, "Elena of Avalor," premiering July 22 on Disney Channel. (Disney Channel via AP)

    Disney’s first Latina princess, Elena, takes her bow on TV

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The rarefied sorority of Disney princesses has come a long way since 1937’s Snow White set the tone, gradually expanding to add Asian, African-American, Native American and Middle Eastern tiara-wearers. Prepare to curtsy before another fresh face: Elena, the first Latina to take the vaunted throne.

  • In this April 10, 2016 file photo, Garry Marshall arrives at the 2016 TV Land Icon Awards at Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, Calif. Writer-director Marshall, whose TV hits included "Happy Days” "Laverne & Shirley" and box-office successes included "Pretty Woman" and "Runaway Bride," has died at age 81.
Publicist Michelle Bega says Marshall died Tuesday, July 19, 2016, in at a hospital in Burbank, Calif., of complications from pneumonia after having a stroke. (Photo by Rich Fury/Invision/AP, File)

    ‘Pretty Woman’ filmmaker Garry Marshall dies at age 81

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Garry Marshall knew how to tug at moviegoers’ heartstrings, whether with unlikely love in “Pretty Woman” or sentimental loss in “Beaches.”

  • In this April 10, 2016 file photo, Garry Marshall arrives at the 2016 TV Land Icon Awards at Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, Calif. Writer-director Marshall, whose TV hits included "Happy Days” "Laverne & Shirley" and box-office successes included "Pretty Woman" and "Runaway Bride," has died at age 81.
Publicist Michelle Bega says Marshall died Tuesday, July 19, 2016, in at a hospital in Burbank, Calif., of complications from pneumonia after having a stroke. (Photo by Rich Fury/Invision/AP, File)

    Writer-director Garry Marshall dies at age 81

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Writer-director Garry Marshall, whose deft touch with comedy and romance led to a string of TV hits that included “Happy Days” and “Laverne & Shirley” and the box-office successes “Pretty Woman” and “Runaway Bride,” has died. He was 81.