• This Tuesday, July 19, 2016 photo provided by Nick Stern shows a six-inch high, concrete-appearing 'wall,' created by an artist known as Plastic Jesus, surrounding the Hollywood Walk of Fame star of Donald Trump in Los Angeles. It appeared the day the former reality TV star and entrepreneur secured the Republican nomination for president. Tourists snapped photos of the wall, topped with razor wire and plastered with "keep out" signs. The tiny wall was gone by Wednesday morning. (Nick Stern via AP)

    Miniature wall appears around Trump’s Hollywood star

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — On the day Donald Trump secured the Republican nomination for president, a miniature wall appeared around the former reality TV host’s star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

  • Stacy Lewis chips onto the 17th green during the third round of the Marathon Classic LPGA golf tournament at Highland Meadows Golf Club in Sylvania, Ohio, Saturday, July 16, 2016. (Katie Rausch/The Blade via AP)

    UL Crown first step on run-up to women’s golf at Rio Games

    GURNEE, Ill. (AP) — Women’s golf gets off to a running start this week on its return to the Olympics with the UL International Crown, a 32-player, eight-team event that could provide a preview to which nation rules the upcoming Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro.

  • Miniature wall appears around Trump’s Hollywood star

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — On the day Donald Trump secured the Republican nomination for president, a miniature wall appeared around the former reality TV host’s star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

  • Melania Trump, wife of Republican Presidential Candidate Donald Trump waves to the delegates after her speech during the opening day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Monday, July 18, 2016. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

    Trump speechwriter apologizes for Melania Trump’s speech

    CLEVELAND (AP) — With Donald Trump’s campaign reeling from charges of plagiarism, a speechwriter for his company took the blame and offered to resign over nearly identical passages from Melania Trump’s Republican convention speech and Michelle Obama’s remarks eight years ago.

  • Melania Trump’s speechwriter admits mistake, says she has offered resignation; Trump rejects it.

    CLEVELAND (AP) — Melania Trump’s speechwriter admits mistake, says she has offered resignation; Trump rejects it.

  • Caitlyn Jenner, right, speaks at an American Unity Fund brunch at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland on July 20, 2016, on the sidelines of the Republican National Convention. Jenner said it was easier to come out as transgender than it was as a Republican. The transgender activist and Olympic gold medalist is speaking at a breakfast at the Republican National Convention to promote LGBT inclusion in the GOP.  On the dais with Jenner is Margaret Hoover of the American Unity Fund.  (AP Photo/Josh Lederman)

    Caitlyn Jenner: Easier to come out as trans than Republican

    CLEVELAND (AP) — Prodding her party, Caitlyn Jenner said Wednesday it was easier to come out as transgender than as a Republican and conceded Democrats promote more inclusive policies.

  • This is an undated image of British actor Ralph Fiennes as Richard III made available by the Almeida Theatre in London on Wednesday July 20, 2016. World events give a powerful resonance to Ralph Fiennes' performance as  Richard III the ruthless ruler, determined to eliminate all rivals, in a Rupert Goold directed production of the play at London's Almeida Theatre. London Viewers can see it in movie theaters around the world starting with a live broadcast Thursday in Britain and several other countries. (Marc Brenner/Almeida Theatre via AP)

    Real-life dramas echo in Ralph Fiennes’ ‘Richard III’

    LONDON (AP) — Now is the summer of our discontent.

  • In this image released by TFA, Tami Sagher, from left, Gillian Jacobs, Keegan-Michael Key. Mike Birbiglia, Chris Gethard and Kate Micucci appear in a scene from, "Don't Think Twice." Mike Birbiglia's "Don't Think Twice" lovingly dramatizes the communal but competitive lives of a fictional improv troupe, one whose members bob and weave like featherweight boxers on stage and off it navigate painfully disparate opportunities in show business. (Jon Pack/TFA via AP)

    Birbiglia gives improv its first close-up on the big screen

    NEW YORK (AP) — Good improv is like a magic act, conjured out of thin air. A handful of people step onto the stage with nothing prepared, and — poof! — an hour of laughs tumbles forth from unpredictable, off-the-cuff scenarios.

  • In this image released by Paramount Pictures, Zoe Saldana, left, as Uhura and John Cho as Sulu appear in a scene from, "Star Trek Beyond." The movie releases in the U.S. on July 22, 2016. (Kimberley French/Paramount Pictures via AP)

    Why Sulu’s husband is Asian in ‘Star Trek Beyond’

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Much has been made of the decision to reveal that the “Star Trek” character Sulu is gay in the latest franchise installment “Star Trek Beyond ,” but for actor John Cho, one of the most important things was ensuring that Sulu’s husband was also of Asian descent.

  • In this image released by HBO, Lena Headey appears in a scene from "Game of Thrones." This week's Comic Con  extravaganza is expected to draw more than 160,000 fans for high-energy sessions featuring casts and crews from such films and TV shows as "Game of Thrones," "Star Trek," "Suicide Squad," "South Park," "Teen Wolf," "Aliens" and "The Walking Dead." (HBO via AP)

    Comic-Con launches with preview night, ‘Trek’ premiere

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — The hordes of zombies, legions of Stormtroopers, leagues of superheroes and crews of Starfleet officers have already begun crawling, marching, flying and beaming into San Diego for that other big convention this week: Comic-Con International.