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Carrie Underwood talks 'working Momville' and plans to be on tour with new baby
Mon, 13 Aug 2018 20:23:27 -0400
Carrie Underwood's new album, "Cry Pretty," will be in stores Sept. 14.
Sled Reynolds: How I became an animal trainer for movies and television
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 08:00:05 -0400
From his work on everything from "Dances with Wolves" and "Out of Africa" to "Life of Pi" and "Gladiator," Sled Reynolds has worked in the movie business for most of his life. USA TODAY caught up with Reynolds to talk about his business.
Celebrities send prayers to Aretha Franklin
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 09:36:39 -0400
"This Is Us" stars including Sterling K. Brown, Chrissy Metz and Mandy Moore send their love and best wishes to Aretha Franklin, who is seriously ill. (Aug. 14)
Mom warns of scary sickness after mosquito bite gives her son seizures, brain swelling
Mon, 13 Aug 2018 17:02:19 -0400
A North Carolina mom is warning parents about the scary disease carried by mosquitoes after her son was hospitalized for almost a week.
New book looks into ties between Donald Trump, Russia, but there's more smoke than fire
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 06:00:02 -0400
Journalist Craig Unger looks into the connections between Trump, Putin and maybe the Russian Mafia in 'House of Trump, House of Putin.'
ShowBiz Minute: Beyonce, Young, Schreiber
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 09:44:02 -0400
Beyoncé honors ailing Aretha Franklin at Detroit concert; Sean Young under investigation for alleged laptop theft; Actor Liev Schreiber set to answer harassment charge. (Aug. 14)
Robert Redford in front of and behind the lens
Mon, 6 Aug 2018 09:37:28 -0400
Want to be a comedian? Follow these tips
Mon, 13 Aug 2018 14:08:55 -0400
If you want to be a stand-up comedian, here are a few tips. Keri Lumm tells you about the importance of Open Mic Night.
Shark attacks helicopter! The 5 most outrageous shark-movie moments in honor of 'The Meg'
Mon, 13 Aug 2018 18:43:41 -0400
When it comes to action movies, sharks are truly the primo predator. In honor of Jason Statham's 'The Meg,' we present our five favorite, outrageous shark moments on the big screen.
Police: 'Credible danger' from bomb threat prompted evacuation at Rascal Flatts concert
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 08:02:59 -0400
No one has been arrested in connection with the bomb threat, which resulted in the abrupt end to the country trio's concert last week in Indianapolis.
'Blade Runner' actress Sean Young under investigation for alleged laptop theft
Mon, 13 Aug 2018 17:00:41 -0400
The actress has acknowledged that she mistakenly took the production laptops instead of her personal ones while retrieving her belongings. No charges have been filed against the 58-year-old star of "Blade Runner," but detectives are looking into the matter.
Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul, asking us to say a little prayer
Mon, 13 Aug 2018 12:03:41 -0400
Reports say the music icon is in a Detroit hospital surrounded by family and asking for prayers. Here's a look at her iconic career that spans generations in music and American history.
Ariana Grande and James Corden performed a musical version of 'Titanic'; will never let go
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 11:09:47 -0400
Ariana Grande appeared on "The Late Late Show with James Corden" Monday, during which the two performed a five minute pop musical version of "Titanic."
Twitter slams 'ignorant, disrespectful' Sam Smith over Michael Jackson comments
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 09:40:53 -0400
Adam Lambert posted a video while listening to “Human Nature” on a boat where Sam Smith can be heard saying: “I don’t like Michael Jackson."
John Cleese leaves co-stars 'Speechless'
Mon, 13 Aug 2018 14:45:08 -0400
John Cleese stars in season three of ABC sitcom "Speechless," which has recently been shooting in London. The actor's co-stars discuss what it was like working alongside the comedy legend. (Aug. 13)
'RHONY' star Bethenny Frankel mourns ex-boyfriend Dennis Shields in heartbreaking post
Mon, 13 Aug 2018 21:19:29 -0400
Bethenny Frankel is breaking her silence over the death of ex-boyfriend Dennis Shields. She posted a heartbreaking photo of Shields lying in bed next to her beloved pooch, Cookie. Her dog died in October 2017.
'Crazy Rich Asians' cast makes history: 'This is bigger than all of us'
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 07:43:57 -0400
'Crazy Rich Asians' hits theaters Wednesday and is everything promised in its title: beautiful billionaires, private jets, jewels, exotic jaunts and closets full of couture. But what it also delivers is a wake-up call for Hollywood.
Who won the Teen Choice Awards? See the full winners' list
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 09:25:03 -0400
At Sunday night's 2018 Teen Choice Awards, "Riverdale" was the big winner in the television categories, while "Avengers: Infinity War," "Black Panther" and "The Greatest Showman" were among the big movies winners.
'This Is Us' new season starts 'with a bang'
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 09:40:50 -0400
Speaking in Los Angeles, actresses Chrissy Metz and Mandy Moore tease the third season of hit drama "This Is Us." (Aug. 14)
Here's your chance to buy John Lennon's Mercedes-Benz wagon
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 10:45:33 -0400
A Mercedes-Benz station wagon, said to have been parked at the Dakota the day John Lennon was killed, is heading to the auction block.
Adorable celebrity baby pictures from this week that will brighten your day
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 10:29:00 -0400
From newborns to too-cute toddlers, these celebrity kids are melting our hearts (and our Instagram feeds). So to help brighten your day, we've rounded up the most adorable, must-see photos of celeb babies from this week.
Photos: The evolution of 'Star Trek'
Sun, 5 Aug 2018 19:32:10 -0400
'Heathers' crew recalls cult classic on 30th anniversary
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 09:47:26 -0400
"Heathers" star and director recall the response to the high school movie on its 1988 release. The 30th anniversary of the dark comedy is being marked by a new, 4K version of the film. (Aug. 14)
Day in celebrities
Mon, 13 Aug 2018 16:41:39 -0400
Beyoncé dedicates Detroit concert to ailing Aretha Franklin
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 08:43:08 -0400
Beyoncé dedicated Monday night's Detroit concert to the ailing Aretha Franklin, drawing a massive roar from the Queen of Soul's hometown crowd.
Omarosa vs. the Trump Administration
Mon, 13 Aug 2018 19:49:05 -0400
Omarosa has revealed that she secretly recorded numerous people within the Donald Trump administration. The announcement fell during the same week of the schedule release of her book "Unhinged." Now, the White House is firing back.
60 great Madonna moments for her 60th birthday
Mon, 13 Aug 2018 23:09:14 -0400
'This Is Us' Season 3 spoilers: Jack and Rebecca go on awkward first date
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 11:08:23 -0400
'This Is Us' will take viewers on Jack and Rebecca's first date in the Season 3 premiere, which also features Michael Angarano playing Jack's brother, Nicky.
'This is Us' stars rise to Drake challenge
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 09:39:00 -0400
Stars of "This Is Us," Sterling K. Brown and Susan Kelechi Watson, joke they're still waiting for a call from Drake after recording a video of them dancing to the rapper's track "In My Feelings." (Aug. 14)
Aretha Franklin is seriously ill and resting at her Detroit home, sources say
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 09:13:23 -0400
According to multiple reports, the Queen of Soul is surrounded by 'family and people close to her' in Detroit
Ailing Aretha Franklin gets love from Beyoncé, Bill Clinton, more celebrities
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 00:17:57 -0400
Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin, who is reported to be gravely ill in a Detroit hospital, received messages of love and support from fans and celebs
Rewriting Oscar history: Who won best popular film?
Mon, 13 Aug 2018 20:46:55 -0400
The Academy Awards are adding a new category for outstanding achievement in popular film. So let's imagine which blockbusters would have won in the past decade of Oscar history, from 'The Dark Knight' to 'Wonder Woman.'
Aretha Franklin: Queen of Soul through the years
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 08:55:26 -0400
George R.R. Martin reveals inspiration behind killing of 'Game of Thrones' characters
Mon, 13 Aug 2018 21:15:14 -0400
In a clip from PBS' “The Great American Read," George R.R. Martin, whose "A Song of Ice and Fire" novels were adapted into the hit HBO show, reveals who opened his eyes to the dramatic tension created by character deaths.
Tim Tebow turns filmmaker with inspirational sports drama 'Run the Race' (exclusive)
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 09:01:01 -0400
Tim Tebow is executive producing his first film with his brother Robby, the inspirational sports drama "Run the Race." He tells USA TODAY about his experience and his first cameo role.
Blake Lively: Style Diary
Sun, 5 Aug 2018 16:19:16 -0400
'Crazy Rich Asians' cast talks food and family
Mon, 13 Aug 2018 16:14:20 -0400
The cast of "Crazy Rich Asians" gather around the dinner table to talk about their favorite dishes growing up.
'The Meg' spoilers! Rainn Wilson explains how the bloody ending could have been way worse
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 00:27:37 -0400
Rainn Wilson talks about the end of "The Meg," which pits Jason Statham against a giant shark, and the fate of his brash billionaire Jack Morris.
Emily Ratajkowski suffers nip slip, shares on Instagram anyway
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 09:36:50 -0400
Nip slip? No problem! At least, according to Emily Ratajkowski's latest Instagram, which shows the model posing at dinner with the wardrobe malfunction in plain sight (but blurred, of course).
'Mulan' first look: See the new warrior princess from Disney's live-action remake
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 11:08:24 -0400
Disney has released the first image of Yifei Liu in character as Mulan, the famed Chinese warrior princess. The live-action remake hits theaters in 2020.
New Omarosa tape has aides talking about Donald Trump possibly using racial slur
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 10:43:30 -0400
The latest tape from Omarosa Manigault Newman includes Donald Trump campaign aides discussing his possible use of the "n" word.
Remembering Charlotte Rae: 1926- 2018
Mon, 6 Aug 2018 09:47:28 -0400
Donald Trump calls former aide Omarosa a 'dog,' triggering outrage
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 11:16:45 -0400
President Donald Trump on Tuesday called former aide Omarosa Manigault Newman a "dog," drawing criticism for his use of incendiary language.
A long-lost Marilyn Monroe nude scene has been discovered. Will it ever be released?
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 08:47:34 -0400
In 1961 Marilyn Monroe dropped a bed sheet and exposed her body while filming a love scene with Clark Gable in “The Misfits." The scene, deemed “unnecessary” by director John Huston, was cut from the film and believed to be destroyed — until now.
Kristen Bell cries, posts 'Please send help' at her daughter's preschool graduation
Mon, 13 Aug 2018 15:46:20 -0400
The star said she was having a great time at her daughter's preschool graduation. Then she amended that on her Instagram story and said, "OK, I was lying before, please send help."
Did Omarosa break the law by secretly taping her firing in White House Situation Room?
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 09:09:01 -0400
It's not entirely clear whether Omarosa's release of her secret tape of her firing in the White House Situation Room violated criminal law, but she probably should get a lawyer anyway.
Love TV? Join our new Facebook Group 'Yes, I'm Still Watching' to talk about it
Fri, 6 Jul 2018 09:25:28 -0400
USA TODAY TV critic Kelly Lawler and digital editor Anika Reed discuss a variety of shows.
Paul McCartney, John Lennon's sons are their dads' identical twins in eerie selfie
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 10:46:24 -0400
A selfie posted by Sean Lennon with James McCartney Monday seemed to be a Beatles throwback to "Yesterday." The guys look eerily similar to their famous dads – John Lennon and Paul McCartney – in a filtered picture shared to Instagram.
The enduring appeal of ‘America’s Got Talent,’ explained
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 09:27:50 -0400
Why are we so obsessed with a show about magicians, singers and ventriloquists? From its emotion to its contestants to its low stakes, here's why we can't get enough of "America's Got Talent."
Stephen Colbert, Seth Meyers, Trevor Noah drag Trump, Omarosa over firing feud
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 09:30:25 -0400
"You know what made Omarosa look legitimate? Putting her in the White House," Seth Meyers said. "You can't hire people to work in the most powerful office in the world paid by taxpayers and then when they turn on you say, 'That person's a crazy liar and no one should trust them.'
Anna Kendrick trolls Ryan Reynolds at 2018 Teen Choice Awards: 'In your face!'
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 09:23:12 -0400
The 'Pitch Perfect' star made sure to rub it in Ryan Reynolds' face that she won the Teen Choice Award for Choice Twit, AKA voters' favorite Twitter personality.