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'Sesame Street' mainstay Bob McGrath remembered as friendly neighbour in Saskatchewan

'Sesame Street' mainstay Bob McGrath remembered as friendly neighbour in Saskatchewan

REGINA — For decades, Saskatchewan received a double dose of love from Bob McGrath. As one of the original cast members of "Sesame Street," McGrath was known for stealing people's hearts through their television screens.
Man who shot Lady Gaga's dog walker gets 21 years in prison

Man who shot Lady Gaga's dog walker gets 21 years in prison

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The man who shot and wounded Lady Gaga’s dog walker and stole her French bulldogs last year took a plea deal and was sentenced to 21 years in prison on Monday, officials said.
Judd family files notice to dismiss suit over death records

Judd family files notice to dismiss suit over death records

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The family of country singer Naomi Judd on Monday filed a notice to voluntarily dismiss a lawsuit that sought to block journalists from accessing the police investigation records surrounding her death.
Lost Stephen Sondheim musical reveals insight into a giant

Lost Stephen Sondheim musical reveals insight into a giant

NEW YORK (AP) — A copy of what's being called Stephen Sondheim's first original cast recording has been found on a misplaced CD, capturing the legendary composer's budding skills in a student-led musical while at Williams College in 1948.
Clarification: Obit-Aline Kominsky-Crumb story

Clarification: Obit-Aline Kominsky-Crumb story

In a story published December 1, 2022, The Associated Press reported on the death of cartoonist Aline Kominsky-Crumb. The story referred incorrectly to the Five Towns as a suburb.
The women at the center of Harvey Weinstein's LA rape trial

The women at the center of Harvey Weinstein's LA rape trial

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Prosecutors called 44 witnesses to make their case against Harvey Weinstein , but a jury's decision at his Los Angeles trial will hinge largely on the testimony of four: the women he is charged with raping or sexually assaulting, a
Loblaw exec pushes back on claim that grocery giant is profiteering from inflation

Loblaw exec pushes back on claim that grocery giant is profiteering from inflation

OTTAWA — A Loblaw executive is disputing an accusation that the grocery giant is taking advantage of inflation to drive up its own profits.
New this week: Will Smith, 'Pinocchio' and 'George & Tammy'

New this week: Will Smith, 'Pinocchio' and 'George & Tammy'

Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music and video game platforms this week.
Review: A Sugarplum Fairy waves a sweet 'Nutcracker' goodbye

Review: A Sugarplum Fairy waves a sweet 'Nutcracker' goodbye

NEW YORK (AP) — George Balanchine’s “Nutcracker” ends with a big, collective farewell wave.
Lawyer: Man charged in Takeoff killing says he's innocent

Lawyer: Man charged in Takeoff killing says he's innocent

HOUSTON (AP) — An attorney for a man accused of fatally shooting rapper Takeoff last month said Monday that the musician’s death outside a Houston bowling alley was a tragedy but that her client says he's innocent of the crime.