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New Orleans is home to mystical academy in new Marvel comic

New Orleans is home to mystical academy in new Marvel comic

NEW ORLEANS — The city known for 19th century Voodoo queen Marie Laveau and for the tarot card readers who tell fortunes in its historic French Quarter is about to play host to a different kind of sorcerer — at least in the Marvel comics universe.
Guns N’ Roses, Maroon 5, Khaled part of pre-Super Bowl shows

Guns N’ Roses, Maroon 5, Khaled part of pre-Super Bowl shows

NEW YORK — Guns N’ Roses, Maroon 5, DJ Khaled and DaBaby will bring the heat to Super Bowl week in Miami. On Location Experiences announced the lineup for its second Bud Light Super Bowl Music Fest, to take place Jan. 30 through Feb.

Authorities say at least 28 killed in landslides in Burundi

NAIROBI, Kenya — At least 28 people have died in landslides in Burundi and that toll could grow with many people missing, local authorities said Thursday, as East Africa continued to struggle with weeks of unusually heavy rains.
Chris Brown must give up monkeys under judge's restrictions

Chris Brown must give up monkeys under judge's restrictions

LOS ANGELES — A Los Angeles judge on Wednesday said Chris Brown must give up all rights to his former pet monkey, pay for its care and not try to buy a new one if he wants charges of illegal animal ownership dropped.
Willie Nelson says he's not smoking, but is still using pot

Willie Nelson says he's not smoking, but is still using pot

SAN ANTONIO — Willie Nelson may have given up smoking, but he hasn't stopped using marijuana.
AFI names 'Joker,' 'Jojo' among top 10 films of the year

AFI names 'Joker,' 'Jojo' among top 10 films of the year

NEW YORK — The American Film Institute on Wednesday named its top 10 movies of the year, including Todd Phillips' comic-book sensation “Joker,” Taika Waititi's World War II romp “Jojo Rabbit” and Lulu Wang's family drama “The Farewell.
Random House to publish Trump impeachment report

Random House to publish Trump impeachment report

NEW YORK — A leading publisher will release a book edition next week of the House Intelligence Committee's findings on President Donald Trump.

Tejano singer convicted of rape to launch comeback tour

HOUSTON — A Tejano singer who was convicted of raping an underage female relative and imprisoned for more than a decade is preparing to relaunch his career with a sold-out show in Houston, despite the original terms of his release barring him from vi
November sweeps victory makes NBC the king of network TV

November sweeps victory makes NBC the king of network TV

NEW YORK — NBC's victory during the November ratings sweeps period means there's a new king of broadcast television — at least for now.
Gabrielle Union, NBC meet over 'America's Got Talent' firing

Gabrielle Union, NBC meet over 'America's Got Talent' firing

LOS ANGELES — Gabrielle Union and NBC both said Wednesday that they have had a “productive" first conversation on her firing from “America's Got Talent" and her allegations that she was removed over her complaints about racism and other troubling on-
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