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Ocasek's wife says he died while recuperating from surgery

NEW YORK — The New York City medical examiner says Ric Ocasek, the 75-year-old frontman for The Cars, died of heart disease, worsened by emphysema.
Video deleted from Minnesota first lady's tense policy forum

Video deleted from Minnesota first lady's tense policy forum

ST. PAUL, Minn. — A deleted video from a forum that turned tense over racial issues demonstrates some of the political risks in Minnesota first lady Gwen Walz's push for criminal justice reform.
Canadian Luke Kirby wins Emmy for guest role on 'Mrs. Maisel'

Canadian Luke Kirby wins Emmy for guest role on 'Mrs. Maisel'

LOS ANGELES — An Emmy Awards newcomer from Canada upset a category of comedy veterans while a trio of established stage and screen actors were honoured for guest TV performances at Sunday's creative arts Emmys.

Pigeon poops on lawmaker discussing pigeon poop problem

CHICAGO — A pigeon apparently didn't think much of a lawmaker's ideas to address a messy situation at a Chicago Transit Authority stop known by some as "pigeon poop station.
Trump says US locked and loaded in response to drone attack

Trump says US locked and loaded in response to drone attack

WASHINGTON — Tensions are flaring in the Persian Gulf after President Donald Trump said the U.S. is "locked and loaded" to respond to a weekend drone assault on Saudi Arabia's energy infrastructure that his aides blamed on Iran.

Former 'The Wire' actor escapes Baltimore police custody

BALTIMORE — Maryland authorities are searching for a former actor from the Baltimore-based television show "The Wire" who they say escaped custody after being taken to a hospital. Baltimore police say Christopher Clanton Sr. was arrested Sept.
Kanye West brings 'Sunday Service' to Georgia

Kanye West brings 'Sunday Service' to Georgia

LITHONIA, Ga. — Rapper Kanye West brought his collection of choir singers and musicians to an Atlanta-area megachurch for his religious popup performance called "Sunday Service.
"It" is tops again; "Hustlers" full of flash at box office

"It" is tops again; "Hustlers" full of flash at box office

LOS ANGELES — It wasn't quite enough to take down Pennywise the clown, but Jennifer Lopez and the scheming strippers of "Hustlers" topped even the high expectations they brought to the weekend box office. "It: Chapter Two" brought in $40.
'Crazy Ex' star Rachel Bloom wins Emmy, announces pregnancy

'Crazy Ex' star Rachel Bloom wins Emmy, announces pregnancy

LOS ANGELES — Rachel Bloom has won an Emmy for writing music and lyrics, and soon she'll be singing lullabies.
'Handmaid's Tale,' 'Mrs. Maisel' guest stars capture Emmys

'Handmaid's Tale,' 'Mrs. Maisel' guest stars capture Emmys

LOS ANGELES — A trio of Emmy- honoured actors are winners again for their guest performances in TV series, joined by an awards newcomer.