Sherman's Lagoon

Sherman's Lagoon

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MIAMI BEACH (AP) — Cooped-up tourists eager for a taste of Florida's sandy beaches, swaying palm trees and warmer climates are visiting the Sunshine State in droves, topping pre-pandemic levels in recent months.

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NEW YORK (AP) — Transcripts released Monday shed new light on CNN anchor Chris Cuomo's behind-the-scenes role advising his brother, former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, in the face of sexual harassment allegations that forced him from office.

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Kirsten Dunst has done something more than just grow up on screen. In her choice of roles, she has let viewers in on each phase of her life, from child actor to teenager to young adult and now a fully grown woman, exploring the internal lives of her characters with a subtle emotional acuity …

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Actress Rebecca Wisocky never thought of herself as beautiful. And, for her, that’s a good thing. “I don’t believe that I was ever perceived as a great beauty in this business, and I think it’s been a boon and a strength for me because I always played older than I was,” she says.

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CHICAGO — Stephen Sondheim’s death Friday left a gaping hole in the hearts of those who work in the Chicago theater. The iconic composer and lyricist visited relatively often (including a 2011 visit to receive the Tribune Literary Prize, an appearance to support the Chicago Public Library Fo…

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MILAN (AP) — Bryan Adams took a break Monday from his coronavirus quarantine in Milan to virtually unveil the 2022 Pirelli Calendar that he shot featuring fellow musicians including Iggy Pop, Cher and Jennifer Hudson.

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Paul McCartney sits in a chair, bass guitar propped on his knees, and plucks out a riff — nothing fancy, not yet, though he can tell he might be onto something. (His years in the world’s biggest rock band have sharpened his instincts.) Slowly — though not so slowly! — a vocal cadence begins …

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CHICAGO — Artist Jessica Disu, who performs as FM Supreme, may be a Chicagoan, but on the day that we spoke, Disu was in Washington, D.C. Her plan? To support the young students at Howard University in their protests against housing conditions on campus.

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LOS ANGELES — When we last left off, Joaquin Phoenix had just announced Anthony Hopkins as the winner of the evening's final Oscar. Hopkins wasn't on hand to accept. There was scattered applause from the few people sitting inside a nearly empty train station and ... that's all folks. The 93r…

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But what to watch, an old-time favorite or a new-school entry in the Christmas canon? There are plenty of both available across the top streaming services, and that's without resorting to watching the latest big-city-ad-exec-comes-home-for-the-holidays-and-learns-the-true-meaning-of-a-small-…

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When people approach "CODA" writer-director Sian Heder and tell her they saw her crowd-pleasing movie, she knows what's coming — tales of tears flowing while watching the family drama, likely followed by a personal story about what scene in "CODA" made them cry the most. Heder has witnessed …