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Letterman drives into retirement with Indy 500 tribute

May 25, 2015 INDIANAPOLIS — David Letterman has a new No. 1 on his personal Top Ten list of reasons he loves the Indianapolis 50. more »»

Actress, comedian Anne Meara dies

May 25, 2015 LOS ANGELES — Anne Meara, the loopy, lovable comedian who launched a standup career with husband Jerry Stiller in the 1950s and found success as an actress in films, on TV and the stage, has died. more »»

Redford to graduates: World needs you

May 25, 2015 WATERVILLE, Maine — Two-time Academy Award winner Robert Redford is encouraging college graduates to be fearless in a world of challenges and to become collaborators with others and the environment... more »»

Sweden wins 60th Eurovision Song Contest

May 24, 2015 VIENNA — Sweden won the 60th Eurovision Song Contest on Saturday, finishing ahead of Russia, whose contestant received some boos as the Ukraine conflict spilled over into the continent's largest... more »»

Cannes hails premiere of a stylish 'Macbeth'

May 24, 2015 CANNES, France — Something wicked came the way of the Cannes Film Festival on Saturday when Justin Kurzel premiered his bloody, stylish adaptation of "Macbeth" with Michael Fassbender and Marion... more »»

B.B. King memorial more cheers than tears in Las Vegas

May 24, 2015 LAS VEGAS — A standing ovation for B.B. King and more cheers than tears marked a family-and-friends memorial of the late blues great’s life and legacy Saturday in Las Vegas. “B.B. more »»

Kasem's widow won't face criminal charges

May 23, 2015 LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles prosecutors said Friday they will not file elder abuse charges against Casey Kasem's widow. more »»

Billy Joel to graduates: Do what you love

May 23, 2015 STONY BROOK, N.Y. — Billy Joel told graduates at Stony Brook University that they're wasting their time if they're not doing what they love. more »»

Rolling Stones rock small LA club

May 22, 2015 LOS ANGELES — The Rolling Stones ripped through the intimate Fonda Theatre Wednesday with enough energy to fuel their entire 15-city North American tou. more »»

B.B. King's daughter to host Vegas Strip event

May 22, 2015 LAS VEGAS — B.B. King's eldest daughter says she'll host a free musical tribute event at a Las Vegas Strip venue after a public viewing of her father's body at a funeral chapel. more »»

David Letterman leaves late night with thanks and a smile

May 22, 2015 NEW YORK — There are those who will argue that the world of television hasn’t suffered such a loss¬†in nearly a generation, and they’re right. more »»

Arts Council unveils annual summer concert series

May 21, 2015 GRINNELL — The 14th Annual Music in the Park, a program of the Grinnell Area Arts Council, will kick off its 2015 season on May 28 in Grinnell’s beloved Central Park within the historic downtown... more »»

Chelsea Clinton book 'It's Your World' coming

May 21, 2015 NEW YORK — Another Clinton is becoming an author. more »»

New exhibit at the Iowa State Memorial Union

May 21, 2015 AMES — Raised on a small farm in Iowa, Joe Lauer’s paintings depict vast expanses, farm fields and straightforward portraiture of family members, animals and machinery. more »»

Duchovny among hosts for 'Red Nose Day'

May 21, 2015 LOS ANGELES — NBC has a trio of hosts for its "Red Nose Day" charity telecast. more »»

First annual Rhubarb Day in the Amana Colonies

May 21, 2015 AMANA — Join the Historical Amana Colonies for Rhubarb Day on June 6 for all that is rhubarb. There’s a unique, hands on experience waiting for all ages during this first annual rhubarb celebration. more »»

David Letterman to sign off as late-night host

May 21, 2015 NEW YORK — After 33 years and 6,028 broadcasts of his late-night show, David Letterman is signing off. more »»

Grand opening for John Wayne Birthplace Museum this weekend

May 21, 2015 WINTERSET — Like many rural communities, the central Iowa city of Winterset has an idyllic town square, variety stores and a historic movie theater. more »»

Serenity and music surrounded by nature

May 21, 2015 The Friends of Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge are presenting the annual Concert on the Prairie at 5 p.m. on June 5 at the Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge, Prairie City. more »»

 
 
 

 

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