BOSTON (AP) — Longtime Boston television personality and entertainer Frank Avruch, who was the star of the popular children's TV program "Bozo the Clown," has died.

NEW YORK (AP) — Ten emerging writers, a mix of poets, dramatists and fiction and nonfiction authors, were the winners of this year's $50,000 Whiting Awards on Wednesday night.

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A federal appeals court on Wednesday upheld a copyright infringement verdict against Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams over the 2013 hit song "Blurred Lines," agreeing with lower courts that it illegally copied from Marvin Gaye's "Got to Give it Up."

NEW YORK (AP) — Sammy Williams, who won a Tony Award in the original Broadway production of "A Chorus Line," has died. He was 69.

NEW YORK (AP) — Gruesome images of a lynched Emmett Till were seared into the minds of many black Americans in 1955 and helped lead to the modern civil rights movement.

NEW YORK (AP) — 'N Sync is finally reuniting — but not for new music or a tour. The boy band will earn a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on April 30.

Paul Thorn, "Don't Let the Devil Ride" (Thirty Tigers) Paul Thorn's excellent gospel album, "Don't Let the Devil Ride," is invigorated by his youthful years making the rounds in Mississippi churches with his Pentecostal preacher father.

iTunes Movies U.S. charts for week ending March 18, 2018: iTunes Movies US Charts: 1. Star Wars: The Last Jedi 2. I, Tonya 3. Justice League 4.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Indianapolis 500, an American staple on ABC for 53 years, will have a new television home next season.

LEESBURG, Va. (AP) — A preliminary hearing for actress Rose McGowan on a drug possession charge in Virginia has been postponed until May 3.

Johann Johannsson, "Englaborn & Variations" (Deutsche Grammophon) "Englaborn" was Icelandic composer Johann Johannsson's debut album, first issued in 2002.

George Ezra, "Staying at Tamara's" (Columbia Records) George Ezra can't stand still. "Staying at Tamara's," his second album, arrives four years after "Wanted for Voyage," which included breakthrough smash "Budapest," and led to two years on tour and plenty of traveling.

Steven Soderbergh, who briefly retired from Hollywood after lamenting its timid small-mindedness, has shot his second post-hiatus film entirely on an iPhone.

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Dolores Huerta formed the first farmworkers union with Cesar Chavez, stood next to Sen. Robert Kennedy minutes before he was assassinated, inspired Barack Obama's 2008 "Yes We Can" presidential campaign slogan with her "Si, Se Puede" rallying cry and has continued her social activism as she approaches her 90th birthday.

NEW YORK (AP) — Justin Timberlake's Wednesday night concert New York City is being postponed due to the spring nor'easter. The pop star posted a video of himself in the snow on Instagram on Wednesday, telling his fans he's "so sorry to announce the show tonight at the Garden has been postponed due to the weather, as you can see."

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Sixteen actresses, including Jane Fonda, Sarah Jessica Parker, Reese Witherspoon and Natalie Portman, are urging New York Gov.

The blockbuster movie "Black Panther" depicts a fictional futuristic country in Africa called Wakanda. But fans might be surprised to learn that many location shoots for the film were done in Georgia.

CHICAGO (AP) — The Weeknd, Bruno Mars, Jack White and Arctic Monkeys will headline this year's Lollapalooza music festival in Chicago.

At the end of the monsters-versus-robots flick "Pacific Rim," a breach at the bottom of the Pacific Ocean is closed, plugging a hole that allowed hellish creatures to emerge and terrorize the globe.

NEW YORK (AP) — "This Is Us" star Chrissy Metz writes about her early struggles with weight and poverty and her later success as an actress in her new memoir.

There is an out-of-body melancholy that sets in about three quarters of the way through Wes Anderson's ninth feature "Isle of Dogs ."

NEW YORK (AP) — After Garry Shandling died two years ago, his longtime friend Judd Apatow went through emails he and the comedian had recently shared.

NEW YORK (AP) — On its face, PBS has a huge challenge in promoting filmmaker Helen Whitney's upcoming documentary on facing mortality.

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Want to go to Wakanda? The blockbuster success of "Black Panther" has created a new, compelling vision of Africa as a continent of smart, technologically savvy people with cool clothes living in a futuristic city amid stunning landscapes.