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Police Recover Body of Missing Arkansas Real Estate Agent


Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office(LITTLE ROCK, Ark.) -- The body of missing Arkansas real estate agent Beverly Carter has been found, authorities have confirmed to ABC News. Police found Carter's body overnight in Cabot, Arkansas, one day after a

Contract Employee Accused of Setting Fire That Grounded Chicago Flights Appears


Vladek/iStockphoto/Thinkstock(CHICAGO) -- Brian Howard, the 36-year-old man who allegedly started the fire at a Federal Aviation Administration facility near Chicago that prompted the delay or cancellation of hundreds of flights, appeared before a federal

Texas Hospital Evaluating Patient for Possible Ebola


Creatas/Thinkstock(DALLAS) -- A patient at a Texas hospital has been isolated and is being evaluated to determine whether or not he or she has contracted the Ebola virus.Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas said the patient was placed into strict iso

Texas 'Black Widow' Killer Found Guilty of Murder


Comstock/Stockbyte/Thinkstock(DALLAS) -- Michele Williams, the Texas woman accused of killing her husband over his insurance policy, was found guilty of murder and tampering with evidence on Monday.Williams, dubbed "the Black Widow" by Dallas-based media,

Texas Doctor Sentenced 10 Years for Poisoning Lover


iStock/Thinkstock(HOUSTON) -- The Texas doctor convicted last week of poisoning her lover was sentenced on Monday to 10 years in prison.Dr. Ana Gonzalez-Angulo, who was found guilty of aggravated assault Friday, was charged after prosecutors said she spik

Suspect in Hannah Graham Disappearance Tied to 2009 Murder: Police


Galveston County Sheriff's Office(CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.) -- A forensic connection has been made between the disappearance of University of Virginia student Hannah Graham and the 2009 murder of a student in Charlottesville.Virginia State police announced Mo

Tony Stewart Willing to Talk to Kevin Ward Jr.'s Family


Andy Lyons/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- A subdued Tony Stewart spoke publicly on Monday for the first time since the death of driver Kevin Ward Jr., but he said he did not feel the need to speak to Ward's family because "I know it was an accident."Stewart wa

Tony Stewart Willing to Talk to Kevin Ward's Family


Andy Lyons/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- A subdued Tony Stewart spoke publicly on Monday for the first time since the death of fellow NASCAR driver Kevin Ward Jr., but he said he did not feel the need to speak to Ward's family because "I know it was an accide

Jodi Arias' Death Penalty Trial: What to Expect


ABC News (PHOENIX) -- About 300 potential jurors arrived at an Arizona courthouse Monday for the start of the final phase of Jodi Arias' marathon murder trial.The selected jurors won’t determine whether Arias, 29, is guilty or innocent in the 2008 s

More Flights Affected as FAA Tries to Rebuild Damaged Aircraft Facility


Ingram Publishing/Thinkstock(CHICAGO) -- More flights have been cancelled in Chicago Monday after thousands were grounded over the weekend, creating chaos across the country because of an alleged act of an employee, sabotaging a large air traffic control

Authorities Apprehend Suspect in Real Estate Agent's Disappearance


Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office(LITTLE ROCK, Ark.) -- A suspect in the disappearance of an Arkansas real estate agent who vanished while showing a home last week has been taken into custody, police said Monday.Aaron Michael Lewis, 33, was picked up

Suspect in Real Estate Agent's Disappearance Slips Away from Authorities


iStock/Thinkstock(LITTLE ROCK, Ark.) -- A warrant has been issued in the disappearance of Arkansas real estate agent Beverly Carter, but too late to prevent the suspect from slipping away before he could be taken into custody.Aaron Michael Lewis, 33, is w

Ward's Aunt Says Tony Stewart Grand Jury Put 'Wrong Man on Trial'


Rich Barnes/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- The aunt of Kevin Ward Jr., the sprint car driver killed when he was struck by NASCAR star Tony Stewart in a race last month, questioned why her nephew was drug tested, but not the driver that hit him, saying it seeme

Indiana State University Student Arrested in Connection with Shooting


digicomphoto/iStockphoto/Thinkstock(TERRE HAUTE, Ind.) -- Police arrested a 21-year-old Indiana State University student on Sunday in connection with a Saturday shooting.According to the Indiana State University Police, Calvin McCauley, 21, is in custody

Oklahoma Bus Crash That Killed Four Being Investigated 'Like a Homicide'


Robert Wilson/Hemera/Thinkstock(ARDMORE, Okla.) -- The crash of a bus and a tractor-trailer that left four Texas college softball players dead and 15 others injured is "being investigated like a homicide," police said, as officials try to piece together w

Annie Lennox Says Touring's for Men, Not Women; Calls Beyonce "Feminism Lite"


Credit: Mike OwenAnnie Lennox considers herself a feminist, and is a staunch advocate for women's rights, but she admits that men and women aren't equal when it comes to one particular aspect of a musician's job: touring.Speaking to Billboard, Annie says, "I'm not being sexist when I say this, but it suits the man's life more. When you're a woman and want to have a family...I never liked being away from my kids. I don't think it's healthy. I don't think I can hack that way of life like I used to."A comment like that, however, doesn't mean that Annie can't criticize other female artists for not truly understanding what it means to be a feminist.  Speaking to the website PrideSource, she dismisses Beyonce's claim to feminism -- Bey performed at the MTV VMAs in front of a huge screen that read "FEMINIST," after all -- as "feminist lite.""I'm sorry. It's tokenistic to me," Annie explains. "I mean, I think she's a phenomenal artist -- I just love her performances -- but I'd like to sit down [with her]. I think I'd like to sit down with quite a few artists and talk to them. I'd like to listen to them; I'd like to hear what they truly think.  I see a lot of it as them taking the word hostage and using it to promote themselves, but I don't think they necessarily represent wholeheartedly the depths of feminism.""I think for many it's very convenient and it looks great and it looks radical, but I have some issues with it," she adds. "Of course I do. I think it's a cheap shot."Annie's new album Nostalgia arrives on vinyl on Tuesday and in all other formats on October 21.  Asked if this truly will be her final album, as she's hinted, Annie tells PrideSource she's not sure, but there certainly doesn't seem to be much place in our culture for a female pop singer who's nearly sixty."I actually think that people are so powerful and interesting -- women, especially -- when they reach my age. We've got so much to say, but popular culture is so reductive that we just talk about whether we've got wrinkles, or whether we've put on weight or lost weight, or whether we've changed our hair style," she explains."I just find that so shallow. Because it's a shallow place, it's one of the reasons the music industry and the music scene is really not truly for me and never really has been."Follow --ABCNewsRadio !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs");Copyright 2014 ABC News Radio 

Lady Gaga Gushes Over Kelly Clarkson's Fashionable Baby


Trae Patton/NBCAfter Kelly Clarkson posted a photo of her baby daughter River Rose on Twitter and compared her to Lady Gaga, the real Lady Gaga chimed in with some kind words about the infant.Kelly posted a photo of River in her baby carrier, wearing pink flowered sunglasses, a pink onesie, and a multi-colored white bib that flared out around her neck.  "Watch out Lady Gaga!! River Rose is on the scene!!" she captioned the photo.That caused Lady Gaga to reply, "oh my miss River Rose is givin' me a run for my money!! Look at those shoulders, like Grace Jones! Can I borrow that bib?" For those who are unfamiliar with Grace Jones, she's an actress, model and singer who was popular in the '80s for her extremely angular, gender-bending look, and many of her outfits featured broad or pointy shoulders.Kelly replied to Gaga's comments, "if you ever need an opening act, she's all yours ha!" and added the hashtag "#bornthisway."On Monday at around 2:30 a.m., Kelly tweeted about her daughter again, writing, "Having a hard time falling asleep. Can't stop watching my baby girl sleep. I'm addicted to her."Kelly and husband Brandon Blackstock welcomed River Rose this past June.Watch out Lady Gaga!! River Rose is on the scene!! pic.twitter.com/1lRaHC1GWI— Kelly Clarkson (@kelly_clarkson) September 28, 2014 Follow --ABCNewsRadio!function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs");Copyright 2014 ABC News Radio 

Adam Levine's a Creepy Crazed Stalker in New "Animals" Video


Vincent Perini/222 Recordings/Interscope RecordsAdam Levine is stalking his own wife in Maroon 5's new video for their single "Animals."In the clip, Adam is a nerdy-looking dude who obsessively takes photos of a beautiful woman, played by Adam's real-life wife Behati Prinsloo.   When he's not poring over the photos, he's hanging out -- literally -- in a meat locker stocked with big, bloody sides of beef, and smearing his naked torso with cow blood.  At one point, Behati's seen sleeping -- in skimpy lingerie, of course -- and is oblivious to the fact that Adam is sitting on a chair right next to her bed, taking photos of her.In another scene, Behati and her friends are partying in a club, and Adam's right next to her at the bar, but she doesn't notice him.  He then tries to put the moves on her, but she isn't having it.  We see him fantasizing about the two of them having sex, and then we see her actually in bed asleep, and he's lying right next to her. Creepy!In more fantasy sequences, Adam and Behati appear to be completely nude, making out and groping one another, as big gushes of blood rain down around them and on them. They continue making out, totally covered in blood. Eww.The clip ends with Adam standing outside in the rain, looking up at Behati's window. Was the whole thing a dream?Samuel Bayer directed the "Animals" clip.  His other credits include the 2010 reboot of A Nightmare on Elm Street, as well as videos for Metallica, Green Day, Nirvana and Justin Timberlake.  His best known clip is the one for Nirvana's "Smells Like Teen Spirit."Follow --ABCNewsRadio !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs");Copyright 2014 ABC News Radio

Melissa Etheridge Excited About New Album, "This Is M.E."


ABC/Lou RoccoMelissa Etheridge's new album, This Is M.E, is out this week. It's the first project the veteran singer/songwriter has produced on her own record label, and Melissa couldn't be more excited."Musically, professionally, it's a very exciting time. A lot of people get a little worried about the music business. But I'm not," she said on Monday's Good Morning America. "It is all about the artist right now. I can reach my fans. I've done it and I have a new album."This year has been an exciting one for Melissa: she also married her partner, Nurse Jackie creator Linda Wallem, in June.On GMA, the singer said she married her best friend. "It's a really amazing experience to be so connected," she added.She'll appear on Live with Kelly and Michael tomorrow.  This Is M.E. is out Tuesday.Follow --ABCNewsRadio !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs");Copyright 2014 ABC News Radio

Taylor Swift's Management Company Named in Lawsuit Over Her Transportation Needs


ABC NewsTaylor Swift's management company is the target of a lawsuit from a company that claims it arranged for Taylor to be driven around New York City this past summer...but then had its contract canceled after being hit with complaints that her alleged demands weren't being met.The New York Post reports that in its complaint, APG Security claims that it was hired as a contractor by Firefly Entertainment, Taylor's management company, to arrange for cars and drivers to ferry Taylor and her entourage around Manhattan in June.  But a month into the job, Firefly's director of security told APG that there were "issues" that the contractor was told to "‘remedy as soon as possible."According to APG security, the "issues" included what kind of food and supplies the vehicles were supposed to be stocked with when Taylor was in them, and "under what circumstances" the drivers were allowed to speak to her.The next day, APG claims, Taylor requested two additional SUVs in addition to the one that was already being used for her transportation needs.  The extra vehicles cost APG $2,000 per month, claims the suit, but then Firefly abruptly canceled the contract on July 22 -- leaving APG stuck with that bill.According to the Post, Taylor's reps have yet to comment on the suit.Follow --ABCNewsRadio !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs");Copyright 2014 ABC News Radio

Neil Diamond Confirmed to Perform Tonight at His Old High School in Brooklyn


Image Courtesy of Ari MichaelsonNeil Diamond announced earlier this month that he'd be playing his first-ever concert in his hometown of Brooklyn, New York, on September 29 -- that's tonight -- at a secret location.  Now the site of the historic show has been revealed: the legendary singer/songwriter will perform at Erasmus Hall High School, which he attended from 1954 to 1956. Diamond revealed the news this morning via Facebook and Twitter.The show will begin at 6 p.m. ET, with the doors opening an hour earlier.  A limited number of tickets for the concert will be handed out for free and will be available on a first-come, first-served basis.  Organizers are asking fans not to arrive at the venue before 3 p.m.The concert comes on the heels of the news that Diamond will release a new album, Melody Road, on October 21. As previously reported, the 12-track collection is the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer's first release for Capitol Records under a new deal.Incidentally, Erasmus Hall High School also was attended by Barbra Streisand, in 1959, as well as by such other celebrities as Clive Davis, Beverly Sills, Stephanie Mills, Marky Ramone, and Mae West.  In 1994, the facility was divided into five separate schools, and the site is now known as the Erasmus Hall Educational Campus.Follow @ABCNewsRadio !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs");Copyright 2014 ABC News Radio

Lionel Richie Casts Doubt on Miley Cyrus' Staying Power


Alan Silfen/UMG NashvilleMiley Cyrus' career may be hot right now, but where will she be in 20 years?  Lionel Richie, for one, doubts her ability to stick around.Speaking to the press in the U.K. to promote his upcoming tour there, Lionel says that it's all well and good to be shocking and grab headlines for your behavior, but you've got to have the music to back it up. "Madonna was outrageous -- but she had a catalogue of music that was unbelievable," he said, according to the London Evening Standard.  "At the end of all the theatrics with Michael [Jackson], he had nothing but the most fabulous catalogue. Now, we’ve got a lot of theatrics, but where’s the song that is going to stick around forever?""Twenty years from now, let’s take anybody:where’s the body of work?" he continued. "I’m going to judge you not by your popularity but by your longevity, your staying [power]. I’m thinking about Miley, Justin Bieber.”Lionel's All the Hits All Night Long tour comes to London's O2 Arena in March.Follow --ABCNewsRadio !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs");Copyright 2014 ABC News Radio

Rod Stewart Impersonator Roams NYC


Penny LancasterRod Stewart has at least one imposter making his way around New York City and tricking fans and restaurant owners into thinking he's the singer, according to the New York Post.The Stewart lookalike, sporting an English accent and spiked hair, has been spotted riding the subway, partying around town, crashing World Cup soccer parties, and even loitering near a schoolyard, sources tell the newspaper.The sources say several Manhattan shop owners have been so eager to impress, they've showered the imposter with free cocktails and meals.The impersonator, dubbed "Rockaway Rod," may have even been caught on camera, sitting on a subway train earlier this month."Wait, is that Rod Stewart?" the poster writes, accompanied by a picture of a man wearing eyeglasses and sporting the "Maggie May" singer's trademark rooster haircut.The genuine Rod's longtime manager, Arnold Stiefel, has confirmed the man is a fake.  Stiefel tells the Post, “The real Rod has seen the [subway] picture, and he thought it was funny, but he said, ‘Please let people know it isn’t me.’ ”It's unclear whether the sightings are the work of one man or several, nor is it certain that the man in the subway picture is one of the imposters.Stiefel notes, "This has been going on for years."Follow @ABCNewsRadio !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs");Copyright 2014 ABC News Radio 

Lady Gaga & Tony Bennett Book Post-Grammy Concert, She Says Her Job Is to Make O


PRNewsFoto/Interscope RecordsLady Gaga and Tony Bennett have announced a special live performance in support of their new album Cheek to Cheek, which is currently in a three-way tie for #1 on this week's album chart.  Gaga says the disc features what she considers to be "the greatest songs ever written," and it's up to her to make them relevant to music fans today.Gaga and Bennett will perform Sunday, February 8 at The Wiltern theater in Los Angeles, in a special performance sponsored by Citibank. The 9:30 p.m. show will take place immediately following the Grammy Awards, and will feature the two singers accompanied by a big band and orchestra. Tickets go on sale Friday, October 3 at 10 a.m.  Cheek to Cheek is eligible for to be nominated for a Grammy, since it was released on September 23, and the cutoff for eligibility is September 30.Since its release, Cheek to Cheek has been helping younger fans to become familiar with the decades-old jazz standards that Gaga and Bennett both love. Gaga says, "All of the songs are from the great American songbook, which for Tony and for myself...these are the greatest songs ever written. And it's our job to come together and tell the stories as if they're brand new."After first teaming up for Bennett's album Duets II, and then on Cheek to Cheek, Gaga and Bennett are now the best of friends, but Gaga says initially, she was really intimidated at the prospect of meeting him.  They first encountered one another when they performed at the same New York City charity event several years ago."They said, 'Hey, Tony Bennett wants to talk to you,' and I said, 'Are you sure? Are you sure he was talking about me?'" Gaga recalls. "And I went back to see him and I brought my father and my mother with me and they were so excited and my mom was squeezing my arm so hard!" "We just hit it off right from that moment on," says Bennett. Gaga adds, "You know, instantly, when you're with Tony he makes you feel so at ease, because he's so humble, you know? He's had such an incredible career and he continues to make so many people around the world so happy, it was just a wonderful night to meet him."But even though he might have made her feel at ease, Gaga says she was still jittery about doing an entire album with him."I wasn't as nervous to make the album, because I felt like I knew the music...[it's] already a part of me," she says, noting that she's been singing jazz since she was a teenager.  "But working with Tony, that made me nervous. I thought, 'Okay, well I gotta learn something, I gotta dig deep for this album.'  And the way that we did it is, he just let me be me, and he encouraged me to allow the songs that we choose to be the stories of my life -- and the stories of his."And the Cheek to Cheek experience, Gaga says, has forever changed her approach to her own career."Now that I'm here with Tony and he's requiring of me to be the most creative, most honest vocalist I can be, I don't feel as inclined to do things that I have been doing before because I feel so fulfilled, creatively, just singing with him," she says.Follow --ABCNewsRadio !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs");Copyright 2014 ABC News Radio

Aretha Franklin's New Album Due Out Next Month


Matthew Jordan SmithAretha Franklin's camp has officially announced the release date for the Queen of Soul's upcoming album.A rep confirms to ABC News Radio that Aretha Franklin Sings the Great Diva Classics will be released on October 21. Previously, a rep for Clive Davis, who produced the album, told Billboard it would debut September 30.The first single, a cover of Adele's "Rolling in the Deep," will be released digitally on Monday. Aretha will perform it on CBS' Late Show with David Letterman Monday night.Aretha Franklin Sings the Great Diva Classics also includes the 72-year-old legend's take on Whitney Houston's "I'm Every Woman" and Barbra Streisand's "People," among other hits by popular female artists.Follow @ABCNewsRadio !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs");Copyright 2014 ABC News Radio 

Lorde to Unveil New "Hunger Games" Song, "Yellow Flicker Beat," Monday Morning


Ethan Miller/Getty Images via ABCLorde fans, brace yourselves: you'll be able to hear her brand new song, "Yellow Flicker Beat," at 11 a.m. Eastern time Monday.That's what the singer wrote on Twitter, announcing the debut of the track, which will appear on the soundtrack of The Hunger Games -- Mockingjay Part 1.  In a different tweet, she also revealed the third line of the song: "My blood is a flood of rubies/precious stones."So, for those of you keeping track at home, the song's opening lyrics are: "I'm a princess cut from marble/smoother than a storm/And the scars that mark my body/they're silver and gold/My blood is a flood of rubies/precious stones."So far, there's no word on when the full Hunger Games soundtrack, which Lorde is curating, will arrive in stores, and which artists will be joining her on the project.Follow @ABCNewsRadio !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs");Copyright 2014 ABC News Radio 

Goo Goo Dolls to Headline Environmental Benefit in November


Credit: Chapman BaehlerAfter spending the summer touring with Daughtry, the Goo Goo Dolls are set to headline, for the third year in a row, the Rob Machado Foundation annual benefit concert in November.The two-night event is being held November 10 and 11 at The Belly Up club in San Diego.  The Goo Goo Dolls will headline the second night.  Tickets are now available online.  VIP packages that include a meet-and-greet with the Goos are also available.The Rob Machado Foundation supports charities dedicated to environmental programs worldwide, in particular programs that help kids understand how environmental issues impact the planet.  It's named after champion surfer Rob Machado.Follow --ABCNewsRadio !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs");Copyright 2014 ABC News Radio

Pharrell Williams' New G I R L Fragrance Now Available at Sephora


PRNewsFoto/SEPHORAPharrell Williams has officially launched his first-ever fragrance, G I R L, which is a unisex line that everyone can enjoy.The Voice coach described the scent as "super good" in a video posted on his YouTube channel. "You're going to like it," he assured fans, "I like it, girls like it, and people like it."  The word "boys" also flashes on screen when he makes those comments.He adds that aside from the cool design of the collector's edition bottle, which was designed by Kaws, the scent will be popular because it smells good.  On Twitter, he described the fragrance as a "scent for humans."The fragrance is a "stylish, unisex, wood-based fragrance for 'girls and boys' that strikes a balance of femininity and masculinity," according to comments posted with the YouTube video.  Among its ingredients: patchouli, cedar, sandalwood, violet, lavender and white pepper.Pharrell collaborated with the Japanese fashion label Comme des Garçons [come day garr-SOHN] on the scent, marking the first time Comme des Garçons worked with a musician on a fragrance.Pharrell's GIRL is available exclusively at Sephora and Sephora.com.Follow --ABCNewsRadio !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs");Copyright 2014 ABC News Radio

Cher Postpones & Reschedules Even More Dates Due to Illness


Peter Kramer/NBCCher's Dressed to Kill tour isn't going back on the road anytime soon.  The legendary diva's recent illness is causing her to postpone and reschedule even more shows.The tour will to resume in Lubbock, Texas, on November 9, and a schedule will be posted on Cher.com of all the new dates.  A rep for Cher says in a statement that the viral infection that the singer Cher was stricken with has "affected her kidneys" and "delayed [her] recovery time," adding, "Cher's doctors have advised her to extend her rest period and expect her to make a full recovery."In a statement, Cher says, "I want to thank all my fans for their good wishes, patience and prayers.  The doctors assure me that I will be totally well by November 9th and ready to perform my show.  I'm truly sorry that I can't get on the stage sooner.  But, the good news is that I'm on the mend and feeling better every day.  I can't wait to see you all.  I'll be 'Dressed to Kill' in my unbelievable new Bob Mackie gowns and promise you an unforgettable night."On Twitter, Cher also apologized for "screwing up plans" and "disappointing every 1."  She wrote, "I Am desolate, because I've disappointed u."  However, she takes issue with a recent story in the tabloid The Globe claiming that she'll be the next celebrity to die. "I will b going strong when Ur 6 ft under & being used 2 Wrap [fish]," she tweeted.  "Nxt Time i Step on Stage I Will Wipe my Feet on U."Follow --ABCNewsRadio!function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs");Copyright 2014 ABC News Radio

Taylor Swift, No Doubt, John Legend to Headline First-Ever US Edition of Rock in


ABC/Jon LeMayThe long-running music Rock in Rio festival will make its U.S. debut in May in Las Vegas, and the headliners have now been announced.  They include Taylor Swift, John Legend and No Doubt, as well as rock bands Metallica and Linkin Park. The festival will take place May 8, 9, 15 and 16 in Vegas, in a purpose-built concert venue called City of Rock.  The venue will take up 37 acres and will accommodate 85,000 people per day; a VIP area will welcome an additional 4,000 people.  City of Rock will feature six stages, three themed "Rock Streets" that highlight the culture and music of the U.S., U.K. and Brazil, and a 64-foot-high zip line.Now in its 30th year, Rock in Rio has been attended by over 7.4 million fans, and has featured over 1200 different artists.The 2015 edition of Rock in Rio Brazil, meanwhile, will feature Katy Perry and John Legend.Follow --ABCNewsRadio!function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs");Copyright 2014 ABC News Radio

"Black-ish" Star Anthony Anderson Credits 'Vegan-ish' Choices for 47-Pound Weigh


ABC/Randy Holmes(NEW YORK) -- Anthony Anderson, the star of the new ABC series Black-ish, credits “healthier choices” for his stunning 47-pound weight loss.The 44-year-old actor and self-described “husky” man said he never had a pr

Ben Affleck Reveals How Much the Batsuit Cost for "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Ju


Warner Bros.(NEW YORK) -- Like most people would be, Ben Affleck was pretty impressed with his batsuit.However, even he couldn't convince the powers that be to let him keep it."I asked them, 'So, how about maybe taking the suit home at the end of this thi

Amanda Bynes Arrested on DUI Charge


Neilson Barnard/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) -- Amanda Bynes has been arrested for alleged DUI, ABC News has confirmed.The California Highway Patrol confirmed that the actress was arrested at 4:10 a.m. on Sunday and charged with a misdemeanor. She was booke

Wal-Mart Blames Tracy Morgan After Fatal Crash


ABC/Randy Holmes(NEW YORK) -- Wal-Mart is pointing fingers, saying Tracy Morgan and his fellow passengers should've worn seatbelts, in a formal response to the lawsuit over the June crash on the New Jersey Turnpike involving one of its drivers.In court pa

Michael Strahan Reveals He'll Be in "Magic Mike XXL"


ABC/Ida Mae Astute(NEW YORK) -- Michael Strahan stunned viewers on Live with Kelly and Michael back in 2012 by breaking out into his very own stripper dance for Channing Tatum, who was promoting Magic Mike at the time.Well, it seems for Strahan showing o

George Clooney Marries Amal Alamuddin in Civil Ceremony


PIERRE TEYSSOT/AFP/Getty Images(VENICE, Italy) -- George Clooney tied the knot -- again -- to his wife Amal Alamuddin during a civil ceremony in Italy Monday.The ceremony at the Ca' Farsetti Palace in Venice was short, lasting just about 12 minutes. The c

It's 'Movie Night' on "Dancing with the Stars" Monday Night


ABC(LOS ANGELES) -- Have your popcorn ready on Monday night, because Dancing with the Stars is going to the movies.The 11 remaining couples will dance to songs from their favorite movies. Lea Thompson's most popular acting credit is Back to the Future, so

Jennifer Lopez & Leah Remini Rear-Ended by Alleged Drunk Driver


Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic(LOS ANGELES) -- Jennifer Lopez is apparently okay following a fender-bender in Malibu, California, on Saturday, but she's still pretty upset about the incident.The 45-year-old American Idol judge posted a photo on Instagram of herse

Clooney Wedding Celebration Continues in Venice


PVS/GC Images(VENICE, Italy) -- George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin are expected to make their weekend wedding official Monday with a civil ceremony in the Venice town hall. It's expected to take place between 12 p.m. and 2 p.m. local time -- or 6 a.m. and

Randy Jackson's Wife Files for Divorce


Frazer Harrison/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) -- Randy Jackson's wife has filed for divorce from the former American Idol judge and season 13 mentor after 18 years of marriage, according to court papers obtained by E! News.Erika Jackson cited irreconcilable d

Vanessa Williams Is Engaged


Steve Granitz/WireImage(NEW YORK) -- Vanessa Williams has exciting news to share: She's engaged.The actress, 50, is set to wed her boyfriend of more than a year, Jim Skrip."I've had a lot of good things happen while I've been on this lovely trip," she tol

Nick Lachey Returns as Host of VH1's "Big Morning Buzz Live"


Miller Mobley/VH1(NEW YORK) -- Nick Lachey returns as host of VH1's Big Morning Buzz Live.  The 98 Degrees singer told ABC News Radio his morning show stands out from the rest."I think the biggest thing for me that sets us apart is that we have live

"Saturday Night Live" Returns with New Faces for Its 40th Season


NBC (NEW YORK) -- There were a couple of "firsts" on the 40th-season premiere of NBC's Saturday Night Live over the weekend.It marked the first appearance of new SNL featured player Pete Davidson. The 20-year-old comedian took part in a memorable bit on "

"The Equalizer" Comes Out Ahead at Box Office


Sony/Columbia(NEW YORK) -- Denzel Washington's The Equalizer won the box office this weekend, unseating The Maze Runner.The movie, based on the 1980s television show of the same name, also stars Chloe Grace Moretz, Bill Pullman and Melissa Leo. On its ope

Family, Friends Gather at Memorial for Robin Williams


ABC/Randy Holmes(SAN FRANCISCO) -- Hundreds gathered on Saturday to honor late actor and comedian Robin Williams.According to The Hollywood Reporter, numerous celebrities attended the memorial, including Ben Stiller, Better Midler, George Lucas, Danny DeV

Taylor Swift "Shake It Off"