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Comedian says he'd return to testify in Orleans assault case

NEW ORLEANS — Comedian Andy Dick told a New Orleans news outlet Wednesday that he’s willing to return to the city and testify against a man accused of knocking him unconscious last year.
McConaughey writing book based on life-changing adventures

McConaughey writing book based on life-changing adventures

NEW YORK — Oscar winner Matthew McConaughey didn't want to write an ordinary celebrity book.
Tracy Morgan, wife to divorce after 5 years of marriage

Tracy Morgan, wife to divorce after 5 years of marriage

LOS ANGELES — Tracy Morgan and his wife of five years are ending their marriage The actor-comedian’s representative said in an emailed statement Wednesday that Morgan and Megan Wollover have filed for divorce.
Writer David Hare turns his COVID-19 into a theatre piece

Writer David Hare turns his COVID-19 into a theatre piece

LOS ANGELES — Oscar-nominated writer David Hare says he’s turned his COVID-19 illness into a stage monologue about enduring “this quite extraordinary disease.
Glenda Jackson film to launch PBS' 'Masterpiece' anniversary

Glenda Jackson film to launch PBS' 'Masterpiece' anniversary

LOS ANGELES — Acclaimed actor Glenda Jackson will launch the 50th season of PBS’ “Masterpiece” drama showcase next year.
German economy plunged 10% during 2nd quarter amid pandemic

German economy plunged 10% during 2nd quarter amid pandemic

FRANKFURT — Germany’s economy took a massive hit during the pandemic shutdowns, shrinking by 10.1% per cent during the April-June period from the previous quarter, the official statistics agency said Thursday.

Sarajevo's landmark hotel faces hard times amid pandemic

SARAJEVO, Bosnia — The bright yellow Hotel Holiday in downtown Sarajevo has seen good times and bad times in its 37-year history. Mostly, it has been a symbol of survival in the once-turbulent Bosnian capital.
Epstein's ex-girlfriend tries late bid to seal testimony

Epstein's ex-girlfriend tries late bid to seal testimony

NEW YORK — A British socialite charged with recruiting three girls for Jeffrey Epstein to sexually abuse made a last-minute bid Wednesday to stop the public release of her 2016 testimony in a civil case.
The Latest: Zuckerberg questioned on viral misinformation

The Latest: Zuckerberg questioned on viral misinformation

WASHINGTON — The Latest on testimony before a congressional committee by the CEOs of Facebook, Apple, Amazon and Google (all times local): 6:30 p.m.

US agents to pull back in Portland but will stay on standby

PORTLAND, Ore. — Some federal officers guarding a U.S. courthouse that's been targeted during violent protests in Portland will leave in the next 24 hours, Oregon Gov. Kate Brown said Wednesday.