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AP Interview: Ivanka Trump says Africa would inspire her dad

AP Interview: Ivanka Trump says Africa would inspire her dad

ABIDJAN, Cote d'Ivoire — On a trip to Africa to promote women's economic empowerment, Ivanka Trump said Wednesday the White House should be judged by its actions toward a continent that her father has privately disparaged.

Trial date set for woman charged with 1990 clown killing

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — A trial date has been set in Florida for a woman accused of dressing up like a clown in 1990 and fatally shooting the wife of her future husband.
Both sides want Weinstein hearing closed to media, public

Both sides want Weinstein hearing closed to media, public

NEW YORK — Both sides in Harvey Weinstein's sexual assault case want the media and the public barred from the disgraced movie mogul's next court appearance.
Time releases its 100 most influential people issue

Time releases its 100 most influential people issue

NEW YORK — Taylor Swift, TV journalist Gayle King and soccer star Mohamed Salah are among the six famous faces featured on the covers of Time's annual "100 Most Influential People in the World" issue.
India's Jet Airways suspending operations, no money to fly

India's Jet Airways suspending operations, no money to fly

NEW DELHI — Jet Airways, once India's largest airline, says it is temporarily suspending all operations after failing to raise enough money to run its services.
Texts: Chicago prosecutor called Smollett 'washed up celeb'

Texts: Chicago prosecutor called Smollett 'washed up celeb'

CHICAGO — Text messages show the Chicago prosecutor whose office handled the case of "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett told her top deputy that Smollett was a "washed up celeb" who was overcharged.
Michael Jackson estate hits back at 'Leaving Neverland'

Michael Jackson estate hits back at 'Leaving Neverland'

BOSTON — The co-executor of Michael Jackson's estate said Tuesday that he's confident the late superstar's supporters will be able to protect his legacy in the wake of an HBO documentary featuring the disturbing stories of two men who say Jackson sex
Andy Hui apologizes after taxi camera captures infidelity

Andy Hui apologizes after taxi camera captures infidelity

HONG KONG — A tearful Hong Kong celebrity Andy Hui apologized after a newspaper published footage of his apparent dalliance with an actress that was captured on a camera installed in a taxi.

Huerta, Hansberry documentaries among Peabody Award winners

LOS ANGELES — Profiles of activist Dolores Huerta and writer Lorraine Hansberry are among the Peabody Award winners for documentary programs. "Independent Lens: Dolores" and "Lorraine Hansberry: Sighted Eyes-Feeling Heart" both aired on PBS.
NBC, LA 2028 to combine to sell sponsorships, ad time

NBC, LA 2028 to combine to sell sponsorships, ad time

NBC Universal and the LA Olympics are going into business together, combining to package commercial time on all the network's platforms with opportunities to sponsor the American team through 2028.