LOS ANGELES (AP) — Detectives arrested a teenager Thursday accused of stealing some wreckage from the Porsche that "Fast & Furious" star Paul Walker was in when he died in a crash, and a second suspect was planning to turn himself in, authorities said.
NEW YORK (AP) — Whew, that was nerve-wracking, right? All those kids and staircases, pillow fights, candles and dancing. But somehow the cast and crew of NBC's three-hour live telecast of "The Sound of Music" pulled it off Thursday night with only a trodden-on dress, some inconsistent sound levels and a flubbed few words.
NEW YORK (AP) — Hang on to your martini: Some of the most famously smooth, sophisticated songs created by American musical icon Burt Bacharach have been youthfully reinterpreted into something new and tasty.
Morgan Freeman, who played Nelson Mandela in the Oscar-nominated film "Invictus" after being chosen by the icon himself as his favored actor, hailed the late South African leader Thursday as a "giant" of the 20th century. "Nelson Mandela was a man of incomparable honor, unconquerable strength, and unyielding resolve---a saint to many, a hero to all who treasure liberty, freedom and the dignity of humankind," he added. Idris Elba, praised for his title role in "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom," said: "What an honor it was to step into the shoes of Nelson Mandela and portray a man who defied odds, broke down barriers, and championed human rights before the eyes of the world.