• In this Oct. 6, 2012 file photo, actor Michael Jace attends WordTheatre presents Storytales at Ford Amphitheatre in Los Angeles. Jace's murder trial is scheduled to begin on Monday, May 23, 2016, in downtown Los Angeles. The actor best known for playing a police officer on the FX series "The Shield"� is charged with shooting his wife to death in their Los Angeles home on May 19, 2014 and faces 50 years to life in prison if convicted. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)

    Murder trial for ‘Shield’ actor set to begin in Los Angeles

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A murder trial began Monday for an actor who played a police officer on TV and is accused of shooting and killing his wife while their young children looked on two years ago in their Los Angeles home.

  • In this May 2, 2016 still image from video, members of JourneySongs choir sing for Norman Doelling, left, and his wife Jean at their home in Newton, Mass.  One of a growing number of hospice choirs across the country, the all-volunteer group sings, by invitation only, at the bedsides of the elderly and terminally ill in hospitals, nursing homes and private residences. (AP Photo/Rodrique Ngowi)

    Songs for the dying: Hospice choirs provide peace, comfort

    NEWTON, Mass. (AP) — The singers enter single file, taking slow, deliberate steps as they intone a soft melody.

  • Padres under fire for mishandling gay chorus’ anthem

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — The San Diego Gay Men’s Chorus is criticizing the San Diego Padres for mishandling the group’s scheduled performance of the national anthem.

  • Richy Werenski wins Web.com Tour’s BMW Charity Pro-Am

    GREER, S.C. (AP) — Richy Werenski won the BMW Charity Pro-Am on Sunday for his first Web.com Tour title, finishing with his second straight 6-under 65 for a two-stroke victory.

  • Director Ken Loach, centre, actor Mel Gibson, left and President of the Jury George Miller react after Roach is awarded the Palme d'or for the film I, Daniel Blake, during the awards ceremony at the 69th international film festival, Cannes, southern France, Sunday, May 22, 2016. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)

    Ken Loach wins Palme d’Or at Cannes for “I, Daniel Blake.”

    PARIS (AP) — Veteran British director Ken Loach won his second Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival Sunday for “I, Daniel Blake” — a stark portrayal of a disabled man’s struggle with the crushing benefits system in northern England.

  • Cosby faces preliminary hearing this week on sex charge

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bill Cosby faces a preliminary hearing Tuesday to determine if his criminal sex-assault case in suburban Philadelphia goes to trial.

  • In this July 24, 1997, file photo, lead guitarist Marty Friedman, left, and lead singer/guitarist Dave Mustaine, center, field questions while bassist David Ellefson, right, high-fives drummer Nick Menza, back left, during a live chat on the internet held at The Joint inside the Hard Rock hotel-casino in Las Vegas. A family spokesman said Menza, former drummer for influential metal band Megadeth, died after collapsing on stage Saturday, May 21, 2016, during a performance of his progressive jazz trio in Southern California. (Ethan Miller/Las Vegas Sun via AP) LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL OUT; MANDATORY CREDIT

    Ex-Megadeth drummer Nick Menza collapses on stage, dies

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nick Menza, former drummer for the influential metal band Megadeth, died after collapsing on stage during a performance of his progressive jazz trio in Southern California, a family spokesman said Sunday.

  • This image released by Sony Pictures shows the character Red, voiced by Jason Sudeikis, in a scene from "The Angry Birds Movie." (Sony Pictures via AP)

    ‘Angry Birds’ flocks to No. 1 over ‘Neighbors,’ ‘Nice Guys’

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Captain America” has found a worthy competitor in a bunch of flightless birds. “The Angry Birds Movie” soared to $39 million in its debut weekend, knocking “Captain America: Civil War” off its first-place perch, while new adult comedies “Neighbors 2” and the “The Nice Guys” struggled to get their footing, according to comScore estimates Sunday.

  • HOLD FOR STORY BY ANNA GONEWOLD- In this May 19, 2016 photo, Kery Eller, left, Stephen Willard and Stephen Eller, right, take a smoke break outside the Greensboro Coliseum Complex in Greensboro, N.C. ,where they are setting up for a trade show. The three men work as stage hands with the local union of International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees. Kery Eller estimates in the past two months he has lost nearly $3,000 he expected to earn working at shows that were canceled by artists protesting the state's law limiting anti-discrimination policies for LGBT individuals. (AP Photo/Anna Gronewold)

    Boycott over LGBT law impacts more than just the music fans

    GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Stagehand Kery Eller doesn’t own any Bruce Springsteen albums, but he would smash them if he did.

  • Serbia's Novak Djokovic wear a beret and a as he plays petanque before a training session of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris Saturday, May 21, 2016 . The French Open starts Sunday May 22. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)

    Turning 29, Novak Djokovic still chasing elusive French Open

    PARIS (AP) — Novak Djokovic will be celebrating his 29th birthday when the French Open starts on Sunday. If nothing else, it underlines just how frustrating it has become for the top-ranked Serb to win the only major to elude him.