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Tuesday January 28th, 2020 8:25AM
Pilot of Bryant helicopter tried to avoid heavy fog
Authorities say the veteran pilot of a helicopter that crashed near Los Angeles, killing Kobe Bryant and eight others, tried to avoid fog so heavy it grounded police choppers
6:57AM ( 1 hour ago )
10 Things to Know for Today
Get ready for Tuesday, January 28th with a few things to know about the day’s news from The Associated Press
6:42AM ( 1 hour ago )
Harvey Weinstein NYC sex assault trial picks up pace
The closely watched #Metoo era sex assault trial of Harvey Weinstein is moving at a faster pace than predicted
6:14AM ( 1 hour ago )
It's Barty time at Australian Open; local hope is into semis
There's a Barty going on Down Under
5:50AM ( 2 hours ago )
Tears shed, joyful times recalled at Kobe Bryant memorial
Fans call it The House that Kobe Built, and since the basketball superstar's death in a weekend helicopter crash  thousands have streamed into a plaza just outside Los Angeles' Staples Center
4:02AM ( 4 hours ago )
Trial highlights: Bolton takes center stage from afar
One of the nation’s most prominent legal commentators, Alan Dershowitz, brought a touch of star power to the Senate trial of President Donald Trump
3:39AM ( 4 hours ago )
In #metoo era, Kobe and other athletes often get a pass
Some argued that there was no need to dredge up accounts of the 2003 rape allegation against Kobe Bryant when he died suddenly over the weekend
3:13AM ( 4 hours ago )
Kobe helicopter tried to climb to avoid clouds before crash
A federal investigator says the pilot of the helicopter that crashed outside Los Angeles, killing Kobe Bryant and eight others, told air traffic controllers in his last message that he was climbing to avoid a cloud layer before the aircraft plunged more than 1,000 feet into a hillside
11:50PM ( 8 hours ago )
Coach on Bryant helicopter put "heart and soul" in teaching
A school community in California is grieving the loss of Kobe Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter, and former teacher and basketball coach at the school
10:44PM ( 9 hours ago )
APOnline Celebrity News Archive
Other Entertainment
At Sundance, Clinton warns of voter suppression in election
Since losing the 2016 election to Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton has released a memoir about that defeat, launched a political action committee and penned another book about “gutsy women” with her daughter, Chelsea
5:19PM ( 14 hours ago )
Ratings up, future bright: NFL rebounds off troubled seasons
The most compelling dramas in the NFL this season unfolded on the field, not off it
11:28AM ( 20 hours ago )
Bryant's death draws tributes from Asian fans, politicians
Kobe Bryant was a hugely popular figure in Asia, no more so than in China where basketball rivals soccer as the most popular sport
5:00AM ( 1 day ago )
AP Online TV News Archive
TV
'Palm Springs' sets a Sundance record in $17.5M sale
The “Groundhog Day”-esque comedy “Palm Springs,” by Andy Samberg and the Lonely Island, has set an acquisition record at the Sundance Film Festival by 69 cents
3:34AM ( 4 hours ago )
'Palm Springs' sets a new Sundance record in $17.5M sale
The “Groundhog Day”-esque comedy “Palm Springs,” by Andy Samberg and the Lonely Island, has set a new acquisition record at the Sundance Film Festival by 69 cents
1:06AM ( 7 hours ago )
Grandson’s pitch coaxes Redford out of retirement, briefly
Robert Redford has been coaxed briefly out of acting retirement by his grandson in a film that premiered at the Sundance Film Festival
7:23PM ( 12 hours ago )
AP Online Movies News Archive
Movies
Ricky Martin finds inspiration in Puerto Rico protests
Ricky Martin’s wide smile begins to fade as the Puerto Rican superstar talks about his next album
11:02PM ( 9 hours ago )
Nicki Minaj's brother sentenced to 25 years to life
The brother of rapper Nicki Minaj was sentenced Monday to 25 years to life in prison for sexually assaulting an 11-year-old girl at his Long Island home
6:10PM ( 13 hours ago )
Billie Eilish, a voice of the youth, tops the Grammy Awards
Grammy night has proven historic for 18-year-old Billie Eilish
5:10PM ( 14 hours ago )
AP Online Recordings News Archive
Music
Diddy calls out Grammys and demands change in fiery speech
Sean “Diddy” Combs called out the Grammy Awards for dissing rap and R&B stars in its major categories in a blazing speech that earned him a standing ovation from Beyoncé, Jay-Z and several other music industry players
7:02AM ( 2 days ago )
Kobe Bryant's death leaves NBA players, others in shock
NBA players, coaches, entertainers and politicians took to social media and other avenues to express their shock and sadness over the helicopter crash that took the life of former basketball great Kobe Bryant
7:33PM ( 1 day ago )