"Flight of the Navigator" star charged with bank robbery

A man who starred in Disney's 1986 adventure flick, "Flight of the Navigator" when he was a child, has been charged in connection with a bank robbery in British Columbia. Read more

Movie review: 'Mothers and Daughters' is another Mother's Day disappointment

Just what did the moms of America do to deserve not only the "Mother's Day" movie, but now "Mothers and Daughters," a film that might have been rejected by the Lifetime channel for being too heavy-handed? Like the Garry Marshall film that opened last week, "Mothers and Daughters" is a glossy-looking assortment of interlocking stories, in which we learn important lessons like "mothers come in all shapes and sizes," and wonder why every character - even the ones who are financially struggling, physically ill or overwhelmingly busy - has truly spectacular hair. Read more

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Harsh history: Alabama county may cover up slavery murals

As officials across the South wrestle with what to do about public monuments that reflect a racist heritage, an Alabama county may cover up two courthouse murals that some call offensive. Read more

In Atlantic City, a park for art becomes a parking lot

An art park in Atlantic City is being paved over to make way for a parking lot. Read more

Lioness Leia, named for Star Wars princess, debuts in Texas

A lioness named for movie character Princess Leia (LAY'-uh) has been introduced to some Star Wars costume-wearing fans at a Texas zoo. Read more

Poland WWII Museum

Polish government to take control of WWII museum

Poland's conservative government announced Thursday that it is merging a major museum on World War II that was due to open next year with a different museum that doesn't yet exist, a legal maneuver that allows it to take control of an ambitious new institution. Read more

Christie opens music hall, invokes his love of the 'Boss'

Gov. Chris Christie connected his love for Bruce Springsteen to the importance of arts education as he marked the opening of a university music hall. Read more

Supreme Court: Music on phone wasn't evidence of gang ties

Washington's Supreme Court has thrown out the convictions of three men in what police called a gang-related shooting, saying among other things that music on one defendant's phone was not evidence of gang ties. Read more

Sumner Redstone Health Fight

Trial to examine mind and decisions of mogul Sumner Redstone

Illness has robbed Sumner Redstone of his voice, but a trial scheduled to begin Friday will determine whether the ailing media mogul remains competent enough to make key decisions about his life. Read more

Discovery beats 1Q profit forecasts

Discovery Communications Inc. (DISCA) on Thursday reported first-quarter earnings of $263 million. Read more