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David Cassidy fighting memory loss, wants to 'enjoy life'

David Cassidy fighting memory loss, wants to 'enjoy life'

NEW YORK — Former "Partridge Family" star David Cassidy says he's struggling with memory loss. The 66-year-old actor-singer tells People magazine his family has a history of dementia and he had sensed "this was coming.

Alaska reality sues 'Life Below Zero' over safety claims

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A star of the Alaska-based reality series "Life Below Zero" is suing the show's producers, alleging she was hurt while forced to perform dangerous acts in support of false story lines. KTUU-TV reported (http://bit.

Tom Petty highlights Ottawa Bluesfest lineup

OTTAWA — Veteran rockers Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers highlight a varied musical buffet for this year's RBC Ottawa Bluesfest. Petty and company will perform on the final night of the festival, which runs from July 6-16 at LeBreton Flats.

Jazz fusion guitarist Larry Coryell dies in NYC at age 73

NEW YORK — Jazz guitarist Larry Coryell, known as the "Godfather of Fusion," has died in New York City. He was 73. His publicist, Kurt Nishimura, said Coryell died Sunday in his hotel room of natural causes.

Noted movie critic Richard Schickel dies at 84

LOS ANGELES — Richard Schickel, a noted movie critic for Life and Time magazines who also wrote dozens of books and made documentaries about Hollywood, has died. He was 84.
Hot sauce and hope for Conan O'Brien in Mexico

Hot sauce and hope for Conan O'Brien in Mexico

MEXICO CITY — The towering U.S. television host Conan O'Brien is drawing stares in Mexico, where he's taping an episode of his show in a bid to "do something positive" about the tensions in U.S.-Mexico relations.
Lindsay Lohan says she was profiled while wearing headscarf

Lindsay Lohan says she was profiled while wearing headscarf

LONDON — Lindsay Lohan claims she was "racially profiled" while wearing a headscarf at London's Heathrow Airport. The actress told a British talk show that she was stopped while travelling to New York.

Books on conservatism and rural whites up for Lukas Prize

NEW YORK — Jane Mayer's "Dark Money" and Zachary Roth's "The Great Suppression" are among several works about the modern conservative movement and rural whites that are on the short list for the J. Anthony Lukas Book Prize.
Conservative group cancels speech by Yiannopoulos

Conservative group cancels speech by Yiannopoulos

LOS ANGELES — Right-wing provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos has been disinvited to this year's Conservative Political Action Conference after his attempt to clarify past comments on relationships between boys and older men fell flat with organizers.
Conservative group cancels speech by Yiannopoulos

Conservative group cancels speech by Yiannopoulos

LOS ANGELES — Right-wing provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos has been disinvited to this year's Conservative Political Action Conference after his attempt to clarify past comments on relationships between boys and older men fell flat with organizers.