Bishop faces backlash after tweet about Pride Month

U.S. 06/02/19, 14:57

Rhode Island's Roman Catholic bishop on Sunday defended a tweet urging Catholics to not support or attend LGBTQ Pride Month events, saying it was his obligation to teach the faith "clearly and compassionately, even on very difficult and sensitive issues." Diocese of Providence Bishop Thomas Tobin sparked a backlash beginning Saturday ...

Mia Farrow pursues anti-hunger work in South Sudan visit

Africa 04/15/19, 04:17

Mia Farrow will never forget the day she watched a baby die in her mother's arms."It was a little girl staring at her mother and finally she just stopped breathing. I just moved away and listened to the mother's cry," the actress and human rights activist told The Associated Press ...

Dozens of Hollywood celebrities oppose latest abortion bill

Entertainment 03/28/19, 15:51

More than 40 Hollywood celebrities have signed a letter sent to Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp and House Speaker David Ralston saying they will urge TV and film production companies to abandon the state if a "heartbeat" abortion bill becomes law.The bill prohibits most abortions after six weeks from conception and ...

Andre Previn, Oscar-winning composer, has died at 89

Entertainment 02/28/19, 13:09

Andre Previn, the pianist, composer and conductor whose broad reach took in the worlds of Hollywood, jazz and classical music, always rejecting suggestions that his bop 'n' blues moonlighting lessened his stature, died Thursday. He was 89. His manager Linda Petrikova said Previn passed away in his Manhattan home. His ex-wife Mia ...

Friends and fellow writers pay tribute at Roth memorial

New York 09/25/18, 21:14

Hundreds of friends and fellow writers were in attendance for a memorial tribute to Philip Roth at the New York Public Library.Attendees on Tuesday included Robert Caro, Salman Rushdie, Mia Farrow and Don DeLillo. The speakers, whom Roth had selected years before his death in May at age 85, included ...

Soon-Yi Previn defends husband Woody Allen, attacks mother

Entertainment 09/17/18, 07:31

NEW YORK (AP) — Soon-Yi Previn, the wife of Woody Allen and the estranged adopted daughter of Mia Farrow, defended her husband against what she contends is unfair treatment in the #MeToo era and attacked her adoptive mother in her first public comments about the relationships in decades.

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