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New Mitch Albom novel a story of world-famous guitarist

FILE - In this Nov. 7, 2013 file photo, author Mitch Albom is interviewed in Highland Park, Mich. Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, announced Wednesday, April 1, 2015, that Alboms The Magic Strings of Frankie Presto will come out Nov. 10. The title character is a world famous guitar player whose life takes readers through a mini-history of modern music, from Duke Ellington and Hank Williams to Carole King and KISS. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)NEW YORK (AP) Mitch Albom's next novel will have strings attached.

Wed, 01 Apr 2015 21:14:06 -0400
Lucy Lawless is bewitching as a newcomer to WGN's 'Salem'

In this image released by WGN America, Lucy Lawless portrays Countess Marburg, left, and Janet Montgomery portrays Mary Sibley, in WGN Americas breakout hit series "Salem," premiering Sunday, April 5 at 10:00 p.m. ET. (AP Photo/WGN America, William Lothridge)NEW YORK (AP) As if there weren't enough upheaval in 17th-Century Salem, Massachusetts, this haunted village is about to welcome Lucy Lawless.

Wed, 01 Apr 2015 20:53:02 -0400
Antiquities looted from India end up at Honolulu museum

Marc Thomas, chief preparator at the Honolulu Museum of Art, holds one of seven stolen artifacts that were on display in the museums collection, Tuesday, March 31, 2015 in Honolulu. An international investigation into antiquities looted from India and smuggled into the United States has taken authorities to the Honolulu Museum of Art, which handed over the rare artifacts that it acquired without museum officials realizing they were ill-gotten items. Agents from the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement are taking the items back to New York and from there, eventually returning them to the government of India. (AP Photo/Caleb Jones)HONOLULU (AP) An international investigation into antiquities looted from India and smuggled into the United States has taken authorities to the Honolulu Museum of Art.

Wed, 01 Apr 2015 20:38:54 -0400
Jeremy Renner, estranged wife, settle custody dispute

FILE - In this March 1, 2014 file photo, Jeremy Renner arrives at the 2014 Film Independent Spirit Awards, in Santa Monica, Calif. Attorneys for Renner and his estranged wife, model Sonni Pacheco, told a Los Angeles judge on Wednesday, April 1, 2015, that the pair had settled a custody dispute over their 2-year-old daughter. Pacheco filed for divorce from the two-time Academy Award nominee in December, less than a year after their wedding. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)LOS ANGELES (AP) Oscar-nominated actor Jeremy Renner will share joint custody of his 2-year-old daughter with his estranged wife after the pair reached a custody agreement after a day of negotiations on Wednesday.

Wed, 01 Apr 2015 20:20:00 -0400
'Boyhood' actress Patricia Arquette planning memoir

FILE - In this Feb. 22, 2015 file photo, Patricia Arquette arrives at the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. Arquette has a deal with Random House for a memoir about her unconventional family, single parenthood and life in Hollywood, the publisher announced Wednesday, April 1. The book is currently untitled and a release date has not been set. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)NEW YORK (AP) Academy Award winner Patricia Arquette has lot more to say off screen than her Oscar acceptance speech.

Wed, 01 Apr 2015 17:56:00 -0400
'Furious 7' revs up for April box office record

Actors Vin Diesel (L) and Paul Walker arrive for the premiere of Universal's "Fast & Furious" at Universal CityWalk Theaters in Universal City, California on March 12, 2009Hot cars, hot cast and red-hot box office figures -- the juggernaut "Fast & Furious" franchise is revving up for another wild ride. The fast-paced film with a racially diverse cast that has won over audiences both at home and abroad is certain to rake in major cash, but it will also tug at the heartstrings of fans. Star Paul Walker, who has played cop-turned-racer Brian O'Conner in the films, died in a fiery car crash in December 2013 at age 40 -- a tragedy reminiscent of his character's on-screen adventures. "Look for the record for biggest April debut to fall hard this weekend," said Paul Dergarabedian, of the box office tracker Rentrak.

Wed, 01 Apr 2015 17:46:02 -0400
Dish's Internet TV, Sling, gets HBO service for $15 a month

NEW YORK (AP) HBO lovers have one more way to watch "Game of Thrones."

Wed, 01 Apr 2015 17:43:17 -0400
Marlon James among winners of Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards

NEW YORK (AP) Novelist Marlon James and poet Marilyn Chin are among this year's winners of the Anisfield-Wolf (AN'-is-feeld) Book Awards, given for literature that "confronts racism and examines diversity."

Wed, 01 Apr 2015 17:26:40 -0400
Cynthia, first wife of John Lennon, dies: son

John Lennon's former wife Cynthia (R) and their son Julian, in Liverpool on October 9, 2010Cynthia Lennon, the British first wife of The Beatles' songwriter John Lennon, has died aged 75, the couple's son Julian said Wednesday. "Her son Julian Lennon was at her bedside throughout. Julian Lennon wrote and sang a song of tribute to his mother that was posted on the site with a montage of family snapshots and footage. Cynthia met John Lennon at an art class in the British city of Liverpool when she was 18 and the couple married in 1962.

Wed, 01 Apr 2015 17:06:21 -0400
Cynthia Lennon, first wife of John Lennon, dies of cancer

File- In this Sept 26, 2005 file photo, Cynthia Lennon, the first wife of Beatle's band member John Lennon, sits behind copies of her newly released book entitled 'John' during a book signing at Foyle's bookshop in central London. Cynthia Lennon passed away on Wednesday, April 1, 2015 at her home in Mallorca, Spain, following a short but brave battle with cancer. (AP Photo/ Jane Mingay, File)LONDON (AP) Cynthia Lennon, the first wife of former Beatles guitarist John Lennon, died of cancer Wednesday at her home in Spain. She was 75.

Wed, 01 Apr 2015 17:04:59 -0400
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