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  • 'Sharknado 3' has the Sharks, But Not Ratings of Last Year

    Fearsome sharks rained down once more in the latest "Sharknado" TV movie, but they didn't create the ratings deluge of last year's installment. An estimated 2.8 million viewers tuned in for Syfy's campy "Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No!" starring Ian Ziering and Tara Reid. In comparison, 3.9 million viewers watched 2014's "Sharknado 2."...

  • Street Near CHS Field Renamed 'Positively 4th Street' in Honor of Bob Dylan

    The city of St. Paul is honoring Minnesota native Bob Dylan by renaming a portion of Fourth Street East as “Positively Fourth Street.” The name is a nod to the 1965 single by the same name, which Rolling Stone magazine ranked as one of the greatest 500 songs of all time...

  • In this Nov. 6, 2014, file photo, members of the media tour the Bill and Camille Cosby collection at the Smithsonian's National Museum of African Art in Washington. Public Divided Over Smithsonian Display of Bill Cosby's Art

    The public has begun to weigh in on the Smithsonian's exhibition featuring Bill Cosby's art collection. Some are calling for the exhibit to be dismantled, citing rape allegations against Cosby. Meanwhile, visitors at the museum have left mostly positive messages in a comment book...

  • The New York New York Fun House New Roller Coaster, Fun House Among 2015 State Fair Attractions

    A new roller coaster and fun house are among the attractions coming to the Minnesota State Fair this year. The Great Minnesota Get-Together announced a list of new exhibits, rides and other features that fairgoers can find this summer...

  • Minneapolis Aquatennial Underway

    The Minneapolis Aquatennial kicks off its 2015 celebration Wednesday. This year, for the first time ever, it'll be a four-day event instead of 10 days. But that doesn't mean there's a shortage of ways to get out and have fun...

  • Caitlyn Jenner accepts the Arthur Ashe award for courage at the ESPY Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Wednesday, July 15, 2015, in Los Angeles. ESPY Ratings Soar with Jenner Tribute, Network Platform

    The ESPY Awards, highlighted by Caitlyn Jenner's acceptance of a trophy for bravery, proved a ratings champion. According to Nielsen figures Tuesday, the ceremony drew 7.75 million viewers last Wednesday to rank as the most-watched ESPY ceremony ever....

  • In this April 3, 1934 file photo, author Ernest Hemingway and his wife Pauline Pfeiffer arrive in New York aboard the liner Ernest Hemingway's 'Green Hills of Africa' Reissued

    Eighty years after the release of "Green Hills of Africa," the son and grandson of Ernest Hemingway are urging a fresh look at a work critics have often set aside. Published in 1935, "Green Hills of Africa" was Hemingway's account of a hunting safari on the Serengeti Plains, a chronicle of adventure and a literary challenge Hemingway set up for himself....

  • Miley Cyrus to Host MTV Video Music Awards

    Miley Cyrus is twerking back to the MTV Video Music Awards as the show's host. The 25-year-old singer-actress revealed on her social media accounts Monday that she's helming the Aug. 30 ceremony...

  • Garrison Keillor Keillor Says He's Done After Next Season's 'Prairie Home'

    Garrison Keillor, creator and longtime host of "A Prairie Home Companion," says the next season of the popular radio show will be his last as host. The 72-year-old Keillor has announced his retirement before, then reconsidered...

  • In this July 22, 2013 file photo, actress and comedian Carol Burnett arrives at the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences' An Evening with Carol Burnett at the Leonard H. Goldenson Theatre in Los Angeles. SAG Gives Lifetime Achievement Award to Carol Burnett

    The Screen Actors Guild is recognizing Carol Burnett for her six decades in entertainment. The actors' union announced Monday that Burnett will receive its 52nd Lifetime Achievement Award at the annual SAG Awards in January....

  • Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert Blake Shelton, Miranda Lambert Divorce After 4 years

    After years of tabloid gossip, country music's top couple Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert announced their divorce after four years of marriage. The news was confirmed in a statement Monday to The Associated Press, issued by their representatives...

  • Author Harper Lee New Harper Lee Book Already Million Seller

    Critics dismissed it as a rough draft for "To Kill a Mockingbird" and readers despaired about an aging, racist Atticus Finch. But Harper Lee's "Go Set a Watchman" is still a million seller...
      

  • A police car leaves through a gate at a Beverly Hills, Calif. home owned by actress Demi Moore, Sunday, July 19, 2015. Coroner's officials say a 21-year-old man accidentally drowned in the backyard pool at the home. Actress Demi Moore 'in Shock' after Man Drowns in Her Backyard Pool

    Demi Moore says she's in "absolute shock" over the death of a 21-year-old man in her backyard pool in Los Angeles. The 52-year-old actress says in a statement released through her publicist Sunday that she's out of the country and wasn't home at the time but the death at a party hosted by her assistant is an "unthinkable tragedy."...

  • In this Thursday, July 9, 2015 file photo, former AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd arrives for sentencing at the Tauranga District Court in Tauranga, New Zealand. AC/DC Drummer Phil Rudd Arrested Again in New Zealand

    AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd has been arrested in New Zealand, just 10 days after he was sentenced to home detention for threatening to kill a man who used to work for him. The New Zealand Herald reported Sunday that Rudd was arrested at his New Zealand home on Saturday, though police refused to comment on the nature of the arrest....

  • Cosby Paid Women after Sex, Tried to Hide Payments from Wife

    Bill Cosby says he paid women after having sex with them and went to great lengths to hide his behavior and the payments from his wife. The New York Times reports the revelations Saturday after obtaining a copy of a transcript from a deposition Cosby gave a decade ago....

  • In this Oct. 18, 2012 file photo, President Barack Obama talks with Jon Stewart during a taping of his appearance on Obama to Appear on 'The Daily Show' as Stewart Nears End

    President Obama is booked for his seventh appearance on "The Daily Show" Tuesday as Jon Stewart is beginning his final three weeks as host of the show. Obama last appeared alongside Stewart while he was running for re-election in 2012....

  • In this July 7, 2015, file photo, Marion Hugh 'Suge' Knight sits for a hearing in his murder case in Superior Court in Los Angeles. Judge Refuses to Lower Suge Knight's Bail in Murder Case

    A Los Angeles judge has refused to lower bail for former rap music mogul Marion "Suge" Knight from $10 million in a murder case. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Ronald Coen said Friday there was no change in circumstances that would warrant reducing Knight's bail...

  • In this 2007 file photo, Michelle Duggar, left, is surrounded by her children and husband Jim Bob, second from left, after the birth of her 17th child in Rogers, Ark. TLC is cancelling TLC cancels '19 Kids and Counting'

    After weeks in limbo stemming from revelations of sexual misconduct by one of its stars, the TLC reality show "19 Kids and Counting" is officially dead. TLC is not moving forward with an 11th season of "19 Kids" featuring the Duggars, whose show "will no longer appear on the air," the network told The Associated Press on Thursday...
      

  • In this image released by HBO, Emilia Clarke appears in a scene from 'Game of Thrones' Earns a Leading 24 Emmy Award Nominations

    The elaborate fantasy saga "Game of Thrones" received a leading 24 Emmy Awards nominations Thursday, its stature apparently untouched by backlash about a female character's rape scene...

  • Caitlyn Jenner accepts the Arthur Ashe award for courage at the ESPY Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Wednesday. Emotional Caitlyn Jenner Accepts Ashe Courage Award at ESPYs

    Caitlyn Jenner accepted the Arthur Ashe Courage Award at the ESPYs while urging acceptance for others who are transgender. Jenner received a standing ovation from the sporting world's biggest stars after her 10-minute speech Wednesday night during the annual awards honoring the year's top athletes and moments...

  • In this image released by NBC, Per Svensson, from left, Jason Priestley, and Greg Poehler appear in a scene from Amy Poehler Returns for Second Season of Swedish comedy

    Paul Simon, Jack Black, Neve Campbell, Amy Poehler and Jason Priestley make appearances in the second season of the television comedy "Welcome to Sweden," which launches on NBC on Sunday...

  • Weekend Wrap: Middle Eastern Fest, Festa Italiana, Log Jam

    Another warm weekend is on tap for Minnesota, and there are some great events happening around the state. myTalk 107.1's Bradley Traynor shares his picks for this week's Weekend Wrap...

  • Ryan Seacrest Seacrest Hosts New Feel-Good Show 'Knock Knock Live' on Fox

    Ryan Seacrest has noticed a pattern when he knocks on a stranger's door. "Most men answer the door without a shirt on," he said in a recent interview. The "American Idol" host picked up on this while preparing for his new game show, "Knock Knock Live," premiering July 21 on Fox (9 p.m. EDT)...

  • In this Sept. 23, 2009, file photo, DMX arrives at the 2009 VH1 Hip Hop Honors at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, in New York. Rapper DMX Sentenced to 6 Months in New York Jail

    Rapper DMX has been sentenced to serve six months in an upstate New York jail for failing to pay child support. The Erie County Sheriff's Office says the 44-year-old rapper whose real name is Earl Simmons was placed in the Erie County Holding Center in Buffalo on Tuesday...



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