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K-pop group BTS members face possible military conscription

K-pop group BTS members face possible military conscription

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea’s military appears to want to conscript members of the K-pop supergroup BTS for mandatory military duties, as the public remains sharply divided over whether they should be given exemptions.
Actor tells jury Kevin Spacey abused him when he was 14

Actor tells jury Kevin Spacey abused him when he was 14

NEW YORK (AP) — An actor who’s accused Kevin Spacey of making a sexual advance on him as a 14-year-old recounted the episode for a New York City jury on Friday, testifying he felt helpless when Spacey climbed on top of him in bed.
Peter Robinson, Toronto-based crime writer behind Inspector Banks series, dies at 72

Peter Robinson, Toronto-based crime writer behind Inspector Banks series, dies at 72

TORONTO — As the author of the long-running Inspector Banks series, British-Canadian novelist Peter Robinson delved into the cruelest impulses of human nature, spinning intricately plotted tales of deception, revenge and murder.
Rita Wilson creates conversations with '70s-era duets

Rita Wilson creates conversations with '70s-era duets

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — When actor and singer Rita Wilson was a young girl, she and her Greek mother would bond over listening to songs on the radio, especially '70s singer-songwriters.
Nobel Peace Prize to activists from Belarus, Russia, Ukraine

Nobel Peace Prize to activists from Belarus, Russia, Ukraine

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Human rights activists from Ukraine, Belarus and Russia won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday, a strong rebuke to Russian President Vladimir Putin, whose invasion of Ukraine ruptured decades of nearly uninterrupted peace in Europe,
Judge eyes summer trial in Kesha's legal clash with Dr. Luke

Judge eyes summer trial in Kesha's legal clash with Dr. Luke

NEW YORK (AP) — After almost a decade, the legal fight between pop singer Kesha and producer Dr. Luke is headed to trial in New York next summer, a judge said Friday.
Liverpool to host 2023 Eurovision Song Contest for Ukraine

Liverpool to host 2023 Eurovision Song Contest for Ukraine

LONDON (AP) — The 2023 Eurovision Song Contest will be staged in the English city of Liverpool, the BBC said Friday, after Britain was asked to hold the event on behalf of designated host country Ukraine.
Cookbook looks back at dynamic Popeyes founder and his food

Cookbook looks back at dynamic Popeyes founder and his food

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Louisiana is known for delivering food with big, bold flavor.
Europe praises, Belarus scorns Nobel for rights defenders

Europe praises, Belarus scorns Nobel for rights defenders

BERLIN (AP) — Officials in Europe praised the awarding of this year's Nobel Peace Prize to activists standing up for human rights and democracy in Russia, Belarus and Ukraine while authorities in Belarus scorned the move.
Robin Roberts, George Stephanopoulos hit milestone on 'GMA'

Robin Roberts, George Stephanopoulos hit milestone on 'GMA'

NEW YORK (AP) — During a getting-to-know-you dinner shortly after being named co-hosts of “Good Morning America” in 2009, George Stephanopoulos told Robin Roberts that he didn't really want to do the job.