Comedian Bill Cosby shares fatherly advice before upcoming show at San Manuel Casino

05/15/2014 06:30 PM EDT
Comedian, actor and author Bill Cosby portrayed fictional father Dr. Heathcliff "Cliff" Huxtable in probably his most famous role on "The Cosby Show" from 1984 to 1992. 
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The Accidental Musician: Chad VanGaalen brings his quirky sound to town
05/15/2014 06:08 PM EDT - A funny thing happened to Chad VanGaalen on the way to becoming an accomplished illustrator and animator: He became a hell of a songwriter and musician, too. Full Story

Ayer Shirley students already on road to science careers

Ayer Shirley Regional High School students Shaizee Valentin-Feliciano and Jacob Miska come from disparate backgrounds but they have much in common. Full Story
Swastikas, racist graffiti found at Bromfield School

HARVARD -- Police were notified Friday morning that a rock in front of The Bromfield School in Harvard was vandalized with swastikas and other offensive vandalism. Full Story
Man pleads guilty in Pepperell motor-vehicle homicide case

LOWELL -- More than three years after Kendall Van Schoick was killed in an early-morning car accident in Pepperell, Schoick's friend, the 23-year-old driver, will spend a year behind bars after pleading guilty to motor-vehicle homicide. Full Story
Solange Knowles headlines progressive 'Peace Ball'

01/20/2017 03:43 AM EST
WASHINGTON (AP) — The main attraction, Solange Knowles, didn't hit the stage until close to midnight, but the 3,000 or so enthusiastic guests packed into the National Museum of African American History and Culture weren't going anywhere. 
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Paramount inks $1B film co-finance deal with 2 Chinese firms
01/20/2017 12:07 AM EST - HONG KONG (AP) — Paramount Pictures said Friday it has inked a co-financing deal with two Chinese companies for the Hollywood studio's slate of movies over the next three years. Full Story

Wayne Barrett, tenacious NYC reporter of Trump, dead at 71
01/19/2017 07:12 PM EST - NEW YORK (AP) — Investigative reporter Wayne Barrett, a scourge of New York City power brokers from Rudolph Giuliani to Michael Bloomberg during a decades-long career with the Village Voice and an early and tenacious chronicler of President-elect Donald Trump, died Thursday at age 71. Full Story

'NCIS: Los Angeles' star Miguel Ferrer dies at 61
01/19/2017 05:07 PM EST - NEW YORK (AP) — Miguel Ferrer, who brought stern authority to his featured role on CBS' hit drama "NCIS: Los Angeles" and, before that, to "Crossing Jordan," has died. Full Story

Actors, mayors to join inauguration-eve Trump demonstration
01/19/2017 04:07 PM EST - NEW YORK (AP) — Robert De Niro, Sally Field and other celebrities plan to join the mayors of New York and Minneapolis to rally cities to chart their own course on health care, climate change and other issues during Donald Trump's administration, organizers said ahead of the inauguration-eve demonstration. Full Story

Photomontages from Holocaust memorial selfies go viral
01/19/2017 02:52 PM EST - BERLIN (AP) — A series of photomontages showing people striking poses, taking selfies and even juggling at the Holocaust memorial in Berlin before the background changes to show them posing amid piles of murdered victims of the Holocaust went viral on the internet Thursday. Full Story

A rare, unknown photo of Frederic Chopin probably found
01/19/2017 12:13 PM EST - WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's culture institute in France says it believes a previously unknown photograph of Polish composer and pianist Frederic Chopin has probably been found by private researchers. Full Story