INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — U2's latest live show included a call to fight AIDS, condemnation of the 1974 car bombings in Ireland, the voice of Stephen Hawking, high-tech stage gimmicks and just over two hours of music, including most of its 2014 album, "Songs of Innocence."
ROME (AP) — The United States on Tuesday officially returned 25 artifacts looted over the decades from Italy, including Etruscan vases, 1st-century frescoes and precious books that ended up in U.S. museums, universities and private collections.
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Actor and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Sam Shepard was arrested Monday on suspicion of drunken driving after a Santa Fe restaurant's security complained about a possibly intoxicated driver.
Sci-fi adventure-drama "Tomorrowland" starring George Clooney went straight to the top of the North American box office on its debut on a US holiday weekend, data showed Tuesday. The Disney movie, which has received mixed reviews, pulled in $42.7 million over the Memorial Day long weekend, according to box office tracker Exhibitor Relations. The movie relegated musical comedy sequel "Pitch Perfect 2" into second place in the box office standings, raking in $38.3 million over four days to Monday in the United States and Canada.
NEW YORK (AP) — Most theater professionals like to say that whatever they're working on is very relevant to what's going on in the real world. That was not possibly more true than in Baltimore this spring.
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Stone and wood carvings displayed by street vendors in Zimbabwe reflect a long tradition of sculpture, and despite economic and other challenges, the country's artists are forging new paths and even have displays at one of the world's most prestigious art fairs.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Two B.B. King heirs who've been most outspoken about the blues legend's care in his final days have accused King's two closest aides of poisoning him, but the attorney for King's estate called the claims ridiculous and police said there was no active homicide investigation.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — 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.