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Hillary Clinton will reflect on 2016 race in new book

Hillary Clinton has a lot of plans for 2017, including some reflections on her stunning loss last fall to Donald Trump. The former secretary of state, senator and first lady …



Bob Dylan’s upcoming triple album will delve deeper into Great American Songbook

Following his 2015 album, “Shadows in the Night,” and last year’s “Fallen Angels,” the newly minted Nobel Prize in Literature laureate will release a triple album on March 31 with …


Jon Stewart dresses as Trump, criticizes ‘vindictive chaos’

The former “Daily Show” host appeared on Tuesday night’s “Late Show” dressed as the Republican. He wore a suit with an overly-long red power tie and mocked President Trump’s hair …


Johnny Depp’s former business managers countersue actor

The countersuit filed Tuesday in Los Angeles Superior Court by The Management Group comes roughly two weeks after Johnny Depp sued the company alleging it grossly mismanaged his earnings.


UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 2, 2017

Stream on Demand: ‘Dory,’ ‘Reacher,’ ‘Swiss Army Man’ arrive in your living room

What’s new for home viewing on video-on-demand and Netflix, Amazon Prime, and other streaming services.


The feud between Donald Trump and Arnold Schwarzenegger continues

Arnold Schwarzenegger, who immigrated to the U.S. from Austria, on Monday said President Trump’s executive order banning immigrants’ entry to the United States was “badly vetted” (that’s an oft-heard criticism) …


Oprah Winfrey joins CBS’ ‘60 Minutes’ as a special contributor

Oprah Winfrey is joining the CBS newsmagazine “60 Minutes” as a contributor. The talk show host, actress, cable network owner and producer will appear in several segments a year on …


Sheriff: Suspect in Righteous Brothers wife slaying is dead

Los Angeles County Sheriff Jim McDonnell said investigators believe Kenneth Eugene Troyer was responsible for the January 1976 slaying of Karen Klaas. She was attacked Jan. 30, 1976 as she …


UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 30, 2017

Actor, former Obama aide Kal Penn raises $500K for refugees

Kal Penn says in an online video that he thought the fundraiser would simply be “an uplifting way to raise $2,500 bucks.” He calls it “a beautiful way to resist” …


UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 30, 2017

Samantha Bee plans counter White House Correspondents Dinner

Scheduled for the same April night as the real dinner, Samantha Bee said Monday she’ll welcome journalists and “non-irritating celebrities to the first annual Not the White House Correspondents Dinner. …


UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 30, 2017

‘A Dog’s Purpose’ opens to $18.4 million amid controversy

Based on early projections, the family film was expected to open in the mid $20-million range, but studio estimates Sunday indicated it took in $18.4 million for a second-place start. …


SATURATE series in Spokane kicks off with ‘Reservation X’ show at Richmond Art Collective

The exhibit will be part of citywide collaboration, “SATURATE,” organized by the nonprofit Spokane Arts. SATURATE seeks to shine a spotlight on Spokane’s diverse, yet under-recognized, artists of color during …


Barbara Hale, who played Della Street on ‘Perry Mason,’ dies at 94

Barbara Hale, a wavy-haired model and Hollywood leading lady of the 1940s and 1950s who warbled with Frank Sinatra in his first big film role and had a long television …


UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 27, 2017

New face of Gerber is 7-month-old baby from Ohio

A 7-month-old boy from Ohio is the new face of Gerber baby products. Though he probably won’t be saying much anytime soon, the spokesbaby named Riley has an “infectious laugh …


Judge restricts Robin Thicke’s contact with his son, ex-wife

Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Colin Leis issued the temporary restraining order after Paula Patton also accused the singer of physically abusing her during their marriage, which ended in March …


North American rhapsody: Queen, Lambert will bring tour to Seattle

Since joining forces with the “American Idol” runner-up for a series of shows in 2012, the band that ruled rock radio in the 1970s and early ’80s has enjoyed tremendous …


Big Bad Voodoo Daddy gets into the swing of things with the Spokane Symphony

Big Bad Voodoo Daddy helped usher in a revival of swing music in the late 1990s, scoring unexpected pop hits with songs that sounded like they were right out of …


Exciting artists emerge from an underwhelming Sasquatch lineup

The Sasquatch Music Festival, which has made the Gorge Amphitheater an annual pilgrimage for thousands of music fans every Memorial Day, recently released its lineup for the upcoming three-day concert. …


Bruno Mars will perform at the Grammy Awards next month

The Recording Academy announced Wednesday that the singer-songwriter-producer will perform at the Feb. 12 show at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.


Butch Trucks, founding member of Allman Brothers, dies at 69

Drummer was recently on tour with his band, Butch Trucks and the Freight Train


Brent Musburger is retiring from sportscasting at age 77

Musburger, who is 77, said he’s leaving active sportscasting to help his family get a sports handicapping business started and to use some of the millions of airline miles he’s …


UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 24, 2017

Erin Andrews had cervical cancer surgery during NFL season

The 38-year-old Fox Sports sideline reporter and “Dancing With the Stars” co-host tells Sports Illustrated’s MMQB she underwent surgery at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles on Oct. 11.


UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 24, 2017

Mel Gibson, girlfriend welcome a son; it’s his ninth child

Girlfriend Rosalind Ross gave birth to the couple’s son, Lars Gerard Gibson, on Friday. Ross is a writer.


With his Oscar nomination, Lin-Manuel Miranda is on the brink of an EGOT

The “Hamilton” star and writer is nominated for an Oscar for his song “How Far I’ll Go,” from the animated Disney film “Moana.”


UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 24, 2017

Oscars go gaga for ‘La La Land’ with record-tying 14 nods

Part-time Sandpoint resident Viggo Mortensen earns a nod for best actor for his work in “Captain Fantastic.”


Box office top 10: Shyamalan’s ‘Split’ trounces ‘xXx’

NEW YORK – M. Night Shyamalan’s psychological thriller “Split” blew away box-office expectations, earning $40 million in ticket sales over inauguration weekend, according to final figures Monday. The director’s second …


‘SNL’ writer suspended for tweet about Barron Trump

A “Saturday Night Live” writer has been suspended indefinitely after tweeting a poorly received joke about Donald Trump’s 10-year-old youngest son, Barron.


UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 23, 2017

Disney reveals ‘The Last Jedi’ as title of newest ‘Star Wars’ film

Whether “the last Jedi” is literally meant to refer to Luke or perhaps Rey (Daisy Ridley), the title certainly signals that Episode VIII will center on family ties and lineage.


UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 23, 2017

Chance the Rapper, Twenty One Pilots join Frank Ocean on the Sasquatch bill

Annual three-day music festival at the Gorge Amphitheatre also will include The Head and the Heart, the Shins, and comedian Fred Armisen.