• Marni Nixon, voice of classic movie songs, has died at 86

    NEW YORK (AP) — Hollywood voice double Marni Nixon, whose singing was heard in place of the leading actresses in such classic movie musicals as “West Side Story,” ”The King and I” and “My Fair Lady,” has died. She was 86.

  • In this image released by Boneau/Bryan-Brown, from left, Marq Moss, Lynorris Evans, Rashad Naylor, Jarvis B. Manning and Robert Hartwell appear during a performance of "Motown The Musical," in New York. (Joan Marcus/Boneau/Bryan-Brown via AP)

    ‘Motown: The Musical’ opens on Broadway, then the bad news

    NEW YORK (AP) — Opening night of “Motown: The Musical” went very well until right after the curtain call. With the cast still buzzing at 10:15 p.m., producer Kevin McCollum had bad news: The show was ending its return run on Broadway early.

  • In this June 11, 2016 file photo, Steven Tyler performs at the CMA Music Festival at Nissan Stadium in Nashville, Tenn. Tyler, a frontman for the rock band Aerosmith, released a country album, “We’re All Somebody From Somewhere." (Photo by Al Wagner/Invision/AP, File)

    Steven Tyler hits pause on Aerosmith to go a little country

    NEW YORK (AP) — He’s led the bad-boy rock band Aerosmith for decades, written a book, learned to parasail, and is the father of four children. But Steven Tyler had at least one more goal before hitting 70: his first solo album.

  • In this Oct. 28, 2013 file photo, Kathleen Carroll, executive editor and senior vice president of The Associated Press, appears during a panel discussion titled "Is Journalism a Crime?" at the 80th Annual Associated Press Media Editors' conference at the Indiana State Museum in Indianapolis. Carroll, the executive editor of The Associated Press, who led the news cooperative’s transformation from analog to digital, will leave her post at the end of the year. The news was announced Wednesday by Gary Pruitt, president and chief executive officer of The AP, who said that Carroll will help with the leadership transition. (AP Photo/Doug McSchooler, File)

    Kathleen Carroll, AP’s executive editor, stepping down

    NEW YORK (AP) — Kathleen Carroll, the executive editor of The Associated Press who championed ambitious, investigative journalism and pushed the cooperative forward in a rapidly changing digital world, announced Wednesday that she will step down after 14 years leading the world’s oldest news agency.