• In this July 9, 2016 file photo, Leslie Jones arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of "Ghostbusters." In a series of posts Monday, July 19, Jones said she had been pummeled with racist tweets. She said the messages were deeply hurtful and brought her to tears. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

    Leslie Jones, under hateful barrage on Twitter, fights back

    NEW YORK (AP) — Under a barrage of hateful posts on Twitter, “Ghostbusters” star Leslie Jones said she was “in a personal hell” and urged the social networking service to do more to eradicate abuse.

  • Florida property once owned by Cher sells for more than $23M

    CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — A South Florida property once owned by Cher has sold for more than $23 million.

  • Ex-Michigan State standout Appling ordered to stand trial

    ROMULUS, Mich. (AP) — A judge has ordered former Michigan State basketball player Keith Appling to stand trial on a charge of carrying a concealed weapon.

  • Browns running back attends funeral of slain Dallas officer

    CLEVELAND (AP) — Making good on his promise to “be part of the solution,” Browns running back Isaiah Crowell attended the weekend funeral of one of the five Dallas police officers slain in a recent attack by a gunman.

  • This April 8, 2016 photo released by HBO shows Bill Maher, host of "Real Time with Bill Maher," during a broadcast of the show in Los Angeles. Maher  is supplementing his weekly "Real Time" hour (Fridays at 10 p.m. EDT on HBO) with half-hour pop-ups this Wednesday and Thursday as well as July 27 and 28 for a rapid response to each night's goings-on during the political conventions. (Janet Van Ham/HBO via AP)

    Bill Maher challenges conventions with ‘Real Time’ specials

    NEW YORK (AP) — When did Bill Maher hatch the idea for special “Real Time” broadcasts during the political conventions?

  • In this combination of photos, Melania Trump, left, wife of Republican Presidential Candidate Donald Trump, speaks during the opening day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Monday, July 18, 2016, and Michelle Obama, wife of Democratic presidential candidate, Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., speaks at the Democratic National Convention in Denver, Monday, Aug. 25, 2008. Melania Trump's well-received speech Monday to the Republican National Convention contained passages that match nearly word-for-word the speech that first lady Michelle Obama delivered in 2008 at the Democratic National Convention. (AP Photos)

    Melania Trump speech paints a ‘kind and fair’ Donald Trump

    CLEVELAND (AP) — This was to have been Melania Trump’s moment, her first real introduction to American voters who’d seen her by her husband’s side for months but had barely heard her speak.

  • Republican Presidential Candidate Donald Trump's children Donald Trump, Jr., Ivanka Trump, Eric Trump and Tiffany Trump celebrate on the convention floor during the second day session of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Tuesday, July 19, 2016. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

    After outbreak of dissent, Trump powers toward the prize

    CLEVELAND (AP) — Cementing an extraordinary political takeover, Republicans nominated Donald Trump Tuesday night as their presidential standard-bearer, hitching their hopes of keeping Democrat Hillary Clinton out of the White House on an unorthodox candidate who has sown divisions within the party and across the nation.

  • Love blossoms, wanes in Sarah Polley’s ‘Waltz’

    In this Sept. 11, 2011 photo, director-screenwriter-actress Sarah Polley poses for a portrait during the 36th Toronto International Film Festival in Toronto, Canada.  (AP Photo/Carlo Allegri)

    TORONTO (AP) — Sarah Polley’s getting an earful from reporters asking her just how autobiographical the marital breakup is in her latest film, “Take This Waltz.” The writer-director’s answer: It’s not autobiographical at all.