NEW YORK (AP) — Federal authorities say a 39-year-old Connecticut man has been caught trying to smuggle nearly three dozen live finches through John F. Kennedy Airport in order to sell them for singing competitions.

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NEW YORK (AP) — Gloria Vanderbilt, the intrepid heiress, artist and romantic who began her extraordinary life as the "poor little rich girl" of the Great Depression, survived family tragedy and multiple marriages and reigned during the 1970s and '80s as a designer jeans pioneer, died Monday …

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While President Abraham Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation lawfully took effect on Jan. 1, 1863, it took some time before the news made it to the farthest corners of the country. Union soldiers eventually landed at Galveston on June 19, 1865, bringing the news with them, and thus, Juneteent…

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Brand familiarity isn't everything when it comes to attracting audiences to the multiplex, and Hollywood is learning that lesson the hard way this summer with a slew of underperforming sequels and reboots. That so-called franchise fatigue came to a head this weekend with t…

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — NBCUniversal announced Friday it will build a state-of-the-art television and film studio in a warehouse district just north of downtown Albuquerque as it seeks to expand its footprint in one of the fastest growing film production hubs in the country.

The Amon Carter Museum of American Art closed on June 3 for rennovations and completion of a building-enhancement project.

After 65 years from its initial development, Bunche Park has come back to life once again.

Conspiracy-promoting website Infowars will pay $15,000 to resolve a copyright infringement lawsuit over its sales of a poster featuring the image of Pepe the Frog, a cartoon character that was hijacked by far-right extremists and racist internet trolls.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — On a recent spring day inside Tim McGraw's sprawling Nashville mansion, the country superstar got a friendly ribbing from his friend and neighbor, Pulitzer Prize-winning presidential biographer Jon Meacham.

NEW YORK (AP) — "Hadestown," the brooding musical about the underworld, has reason to smile broadly: It's the best new musical Tony Award winner and nabbed eight trophies Sunday, including a rare win for a woman director of a musical.

NEW YORK (AP) — When the High Line park opened in New York City, then-Mayor Michael Bloomberg predicted the transformation of the abandoned, elevated freight line into an artsy public promenade would be "an extraordinary gift to our city's future."

If the sweet, animated 2016 film "The Secret Life of Pets" was mostly for kids, its new sequel might be for another segment of the audience altogether — whoever is buying the tickets. Amid the cute critter shenanigans, this one has plenty of lessons for the parents.

About $5.5 million worth of Western art goes on sale this weekend in Oklahoma City at the Prix de West, now in its 47th year, and considered the premier western art show and sale in the nation.

When Levy Motorsports kicked off its Hawg Heaven line of bacon-based concession items at Texas Motor Speedway in 2013, they likely never realized it would still be going strong six years and 17 items later. Chef Lincoln Engstrom, though, is back for the DXC Technology 600 INDYCAR/NASCAR doub…

The Fort Worth Academy of Fine Arts (FWAFA) and Arlington Martin High School were the big winners in this year's Buckley Awards, hosted recently by Casa Manana. Each school came away with three awards at the annual event to honor high school theatre productions.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — More than a month after Randy Travis suffered a near fatal stroke in 2013, doctors were not hopeful about his recovery. Complications were piling up, including a collapsed lung and infections, and the country star was in a near comatose state. His doctors told his the…