LOS ANGELES (AP) — Paula Deen says she relates to football player Michael Sam and his desire to avoid being labeled.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Gia Allemand, who was the girlfriend of NBA Pelicans player Ryan Anderson and appeared on ABC's "The Bachelor" and "Bachelor Pad," has died, her publicist said Wednesday. She was 29.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Two stars of "The Real Housewives of New Jersey" have pleaded not guilty to a number of federal fraud charges.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — ABC says "Grey's Anatomy" star Sandra Oh is leaving the medical drama after the coming season.
CHICAGO (AP) — The company that runs Lollapalooza says restoration of Chicago's Grant Park after this year's festival will be "minimal and swift."
ATLANTA (AP) — The son of Grammy-winning R&B singer Usher has been released from the hospital after nearly drowning in an Atlanta pool, a lawyer for the boy's mother said Tuesday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Lifetime channel says it's renewing "Devious Maids" for a second season.
NEW YORK (AP) — Miley Cyrus and Robin Thicke will perform their summer anthems at the MTV Video Music Awards later this month.
NEW YORK (AP) — Katy Perry is returning to the stage at the MTV Video Music Awards.
NEW YORK (AP) — "Star Wars" creator George Lucas and new wife Mellody Hobson have had a baby daughter.
NEW YORK (AP) — The return of "Breaking Bad" for the start of its final eight episodes on Sunday reached nearly double the biggest audience the show had ever had for an episode.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas police are investigating whether employees went too far for reportedly helping the guitarist of Guns N' Roses execute a grand romantic gesture.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Oprah Winfrey says she's "sorry" that a media frenzy emerged after saying she experienced racism during a trip to Switzerland.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — A federal judge Monday threw out race discrimination claims by a former Savannah restaurant manager whose lawsuit against Paula Deen has already cost the celebrity cook a valuable chunk of her culinary empire.
Karen Black, the prolific actress who appeared in more than 100 movies and was featured in such counterculture favorites as "Easy Rider," ''Five Easy Pieces" and "Nashville," has died in Los Angeles.
ATLANTA (AP) — A judge in Atlanta is set to hear arguments in a child custody battle between R&B singer Usher and his ex-wife.
NEW YORK (AP) — Jimmy Fallon says he and his wife had their baby daughter with the help of a surrogate.
NEW YORK (AP) — Joy Behar (BAY'-hahr) makes her exit from "The View" on daytime television Friday.
PHOENIX (AP) — Margaret Pellegrini, one of the original Munchkins from the 1939 classic movie "The Wizard of Oz," has died. She was 89.
ATLANTA (AP) — A judge has scheduled an emergency custody hearing requested by Usher's ex-wife a day after one of the pair's sons nearly drowned in a pool at the singer's Atlanta home.