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Timberlake pops in on patients at Texas children’s hospital

By 92.3 News | January 19, 2019 | Comments Off on Timberlake pops in on patients at Texas children’s hospital

DALLAS (AP) — Justin Timberlake has pulled some sunshine from his pocket for the patients at a Texas children’s hospital. Timberlake took a break from his “Man of the Woods” tour to pop in and pose for pictures with the young patients at HCA Healthcare’s Methodist Children’s Hospital in San Antonio. A video of the …

Film airing on PBS highlights Native American links to rock

By 92.3 News | January 19, 2019 | Comments Off on Film airing on PBS highlights Native American links to rock
George Harrison, Klaus Voorman, Jesse Ed Davis, Eric Clapton

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — As a child, Fred Lincoln “Link” Wray Jr. hid under a bed when the Ku Klux Klan came to his parents’ home in rural North Carolina. Racist groups often targeted the poor family of Shawnee Native American ancestry as the Wrays endured segregation in the American South just like African-Americans. Wray …

Pope puts Sistine choir under aide’s eye after scandal

By 92.3 News | January 19, 2019 | Comments Off on Pope puts Sistine choir under aide’s eye after scandal

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has put a close aide in charge of the Sistine Chapel Choir following a funding scandal. The Vatican said Saturday that the all-male ensemble, believed to be the world’s oldest choir, is now being led by Monsignor Guido Marini, who assists Francis during church ceremonies. Francis named another monsignor, …

Reports: Sony drops R. Kelly after furor over allegations

By 92.3 News | January 18, 2019 | Comments Off on Reports: Sony drops R. Kelly after furor over allegations
R. Kelly

NEW YORK (AP) — Multiple outlets have reported that Sony Music has dropped embattled R&B star R. Kelly from its roster. The announcement comes two weeks after the popular documentary series “Surviving R. Kelly” drew fresh attention to the sex abuse allegations against R. Kelly, which have dogged him most of his career. The #MeToo …

Met Opera offers free tickets to federal employees

By 92.3 News | January 18, 2019 | Comments Off on Met Opera offers free tickets to federal employees

NEW YORK (AP) — Federal government employees affected by the government shutdown can get some free entertainment in New York. The Metropolitan Opera says it is offering free tickets to people with government IDs from Saturday through the end of the month. A pair of tickets per performance can be reserved in advance by telephone …

Man accused of threat linked to R Kelly turns self in

By 92.3 News | January 18, 2019 | Comments Off on Man accused of threat linked to R Kelly turns self in

MCDONOUGH, Ga. (AP) — A man accused of threatening a father who says singer R. Kelly kept his daughter from her family has turned himself in. Henry County Sheriff’s Office Maj. Bobby Sloan says Henry James Mason turned himself in around 8:30 a.m. Friday. A judge had issued a warrant for Mason on charges of …

Harvey Weinstein breaks with his criminal defense lawyer

By 92.3 News | January 17, 2019 | Comments Off on Harvey Weinstein breaks with his criminal defense lawyer
Benjamin Brafman, Harvey Weinstein

NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein is recasting his legal team a month after losing a hard-fought bid to get his sexual assault case thrown out. Weinstein and high-profile defense attorney Benjamin Brafman said in a statement Thursday that they “have agreed to part ways” and that new lawyers would be introduced next week. The …

Metallica, Miley Cyrus perform at Chris Cornell tribute

By 92.3 News | January 17, 2019 | Comments Off on Metallica, Miley Cyrus perform at Chris Cornell tribute
Toni Cornell, Ziggy Marley

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Many from Metallica and the Foo Fighters rocked on with electrifying performances as family members gave heartfelt speeches in memory of the late Chris Cornell. Cornell’s wife, Vicky, stepped onstage struggling to speak at first. But after gathering herself, she eventually thanked everyone for their support and spoke about her husband’s …

Fans buy ‘Little House on the Prairie’ star’s memorabilia

By 92.3 News | January 17, 2019 | Comments Off on Fans buy ‘Little House on the Prairie’ star’s memorabilia
Luomo, Moore

GENOA TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — More than 200 items belonging to “Little House on the Prairie” star Melissa Gilbert and her husband, Emmy-winning actor Timothy Busfield, have been purchased in an estate sale in Michigan. Items sold in the American Eagle Auction & Appraisal Company online auction this month included a red wedding dress, signed …

Grammys performers: Cardi B, Kacey Musgraves, Janelle Monae

By 92.3 News | January 17, 2019 | Comments Off on Grammys performers: Cardi B, Kacey Musgraves, Janelle Monae
Cardi B

NEW YORK (AP) — Album of the year nominees Cardi B, Kacey Musgraves, Janelle Monae and Post Malone will perform at next month’s Grammy Awards. The Recording Academy announced Thursday that Shawn Mendes, Camila Cabello and Dan + Shay will also hit the stage at the Feb. 10 event. The Grammys will air live on …