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The Who’s Roger Daltrey visits teenage cancer patients

CLEVELAND (AP) — Roger Daltrey’s voice may not soar as it once did. But even after 50 years of touring he hasn’t lost his teenage spirit. The Hall of Fame rocker, who has been advocate for teen cancer patients for nearly three decades visited with children, young adults and their families at Rainbow Babies Hospital on Monday. The Who’s front ... Read More »

The Latest: Bennington’s housekeeper found him hanging

Mike Shinoda, Rob Bourdon, Joe Hahn, Brad Delson, Dave 'Phoenix' Farrell, Chester Bennington

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on announcements related to the death of Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington. (all times EST): 6:29 p.m. Police in Palos Verdes Estates released audio Monday to The Associated Press of a hired driver’s 911 call in the death of Chester Bennington. The driver told authorities he had pulled up for a pickup at Bennington’s ... Read More »

Linkin Park releases statement about band member’s death

Chester Bennington, Dean DeLeo

NEW YORK (AP) — Linkin Park said their hearts are broken following the death of lead singer Chester Bennington, who died by hanging last week. The rock band said Monday that the “shock waves of grief and denial are still sweeping through our family as we come to grips with what has happened.” Bennington, who was 41, hanged himself from ... Read More »

State attorney: No sex assault charges for Michael Irvin

Michael Irvin

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Former Dallas Cowboys star Michael Irvin will not be charged with sexual assault after Florida prosecutors said Monday that hotel video and other evidence aren’t sufficient to prove his accuser’s allegations. Broward County Assistant State Attorney Christine Adler wrote in a report that without additional corroboration of the accuser’s account, prosecutors “would not be able ... Read More »

U2’s Bono meets French President Macron to discuss poverty

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron has received pop singer and philanthropist Bono at the Elysee Palace in Paris for talks about poverty. Bono met with Macron for over an hour Monday to discuss the U2 front man’s non-governmental organization ONE, which — its website says — takes “action to end extreme poverty and preventable disease, particularly in Africa.” ... Read More »

Hilary Duff thankful no one hurt in burglary at home

Hilary Duff

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A representative for Hilary Duff calls a burglary at the star’s Beverly Hills home “a scary and upsetting situation.” Publicist Erica Gerard says Duff is thankful her family and staff weren’t hurt in the burglary last week, which was reported by TMZ on Sunday. TMZ says Duff was vacationing in Canada at the time of the ... Read More »

A vacant White House job: first pet

WASHINGTON (AP) — Politically ambitious pups and kittens: Put your resumes aside. The job of first pet — an enviable White House gig with luxurious live-in privileges, after-hours access to the president and guaranteed positive press coverage — is not currently available. That’s because President Donald Trump is not looking for a fluffy sidekick at the moment. Asked about plans ... Read More »

Linkin Park returns to charts following singer’s death.

Chester Bennington, Mike Shinoda

Linkin Park has returned to the charts after lead singer Chester Bennington’s death last week. Billboard says the band’s latest effort, “One More Light,” re-entered Billboard’s Top 200 album charts at No. 17 on the most recent chart. The band’s popular debut, “Hybrid Theory,” checked in at No. 27. “One More Light” topped Amazon’s list of best-selling albums Monday, while ... Read More »

Phelps loses by 2 seconds to simulated shark in ‘Shark Week’

Michael Phelps

Michael Phelps has finally met his match in the water: a “great white shark.” The Olympic champion swimmer was bested Sunday night in the Discovery Channel’s Shark Week special “Phelps vs. Shark: Great Gold vs. Great White.” But Phelps didn’t swim with a real shark. He competed in the ocean against a computer-simulated fish based on data on the swimming ... Read More »

Kasey Kahne ends victory drought at marathon Brickyard 400

Martin Truex Jr.

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Kasey Kahne needed a break Sunday — and got it. The 37-year-old driver barely reached the overtime line before the last caution flag came out in a crash-marred Brickyard 400, allowing Kahne to complete a six-hour marathon and snap a long winless streak. He crossed the yard of bricks under caution with daylight fading and his muscles ... Read More »