LOS ANGELES (AP) — HBO and James Gandolfini's managers say the actor famous for his role in "The Sopranos" has died in Italy.
NEW YORK (AP) — Microsoft is rolling back a much-criticized requirement that its upcoming Xbox One gaming console be regularly connected to the Internet and making clear that there will be no limitations on sharing games.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Celebrity cook Paula Deen says she has used racial slurs in the past but insists she and her brother, who are accused of racial and sexual discrimination in a lawsuit by a former manager of their restaurant, don't tolerate hateful behavior.
NEW YORK (AP) — Madonna said there were days she was exhausted during her recent "MDNA" world tour, but she decided to press on.
MIAMI (AP) — Country singer Slim Whitman has died at the age of 90 in Florida.
NEW YORK (AP) — ABC News "Nightline" anchor Terry Moran is getting a new posting as the network's London-based chief foreign correspondent.
NEW YORK (AP) — Thousands of screaming fans brought Times Square to a standstill as they waited to catch a glimpse of Brad Pitt at the premiere of his new thriller, "World War Z."
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles police say Justin Bieber struck a pedestrian with his car in Hollywood, but there was no crime and the injuries aren't life-threatening.
CHICAGO (AP) — Second City fans and alumni are remembering Bernie Sahlins, who co-founded the Chicago comedy club more than a half-century ago.
NEW YORK (AP) — Dave Chappelle is making his most substantial return to stand-up comedy with a one-month tour for Funny Or Die.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kris Jenner says her daughter Kim Kardashian is thrilled to have a new baby.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Man of Steel" leaped over box office expectations in a single weekend.
CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — Google is launching Internet-beaming antennas into the stratosphere aboard giant, jellyfish-shaped balloons with the lofty goal of getting the entire planet online.
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Blackhawks sweaters are commonplace around the city these days — though not all wearers realize that's what hockey players and die-hard fans call those "jerseys."
SUNDERLAND, Mass. (AP) — Robert Downey Jr. may not be a real superhero, but he sure acted like one for a little Massachusetts boy.
NEW YORK (AP) — Chicago's 4-3 triple-overtime win over Boston attracted the most TV viewers for an opening game of the Stanley Cup finals in 16 years.
MANCHESTER, Tenn. (AP) — The headliners usually get all the ink and this year's group at the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival is definitely ink-worthy: Paul McCartney, Mumford & Sons and Tom Petty.
NEW YORK (AP) — ESPN's announcement Wednesday that it will shut down its 3-D channel by the end of the year is the latest sign the format won't revolutionize entertainment as the industry once hoped.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A rare copy of the comic book featuring Superman's first appearance that went undiscovered for over 70 years in the insulation of a Minnesota house has been sold for $175,000.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Worried about filling up your DVR? The nation's largest cable TV provider, Comcast Corp., is rolling out a new TV platform that does away with the hard drive and saves your TV shows online.