- Poised for stardom in Rio, Ledecky shies away from spotlight Updated: May-23-16 2:19 am
NORTH BETHESDA, Maryland - When an athlete is poised to become a huge Olympic star, it's only natural to wonder what might come next.
- Boycott over LGBT law impacts more than just the music fans Updated: May-22-16 11:25 am
GREENSBORO, North Carolina - Stagehand Kery Eller doesn't own any Bruce Springsteen albums, but he would smash them if he did.
- Maroon 5, citing morality, cancels North Carolina concerts Updated: May-20-16 12:14 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - The pop group Maroon 5 on Friday joined the list of entertainers canceling appearances in North Carolina because of its law that denies anti-discrimination protections and dictates which restrooms transgender people can use.
- McCrory lawsuit against feds may shift narrative on LGBT law Updated: May-19-16 7:08 am
RALEIGH, North Carolina - After weeks of taking a beating from critics over North Carolina's law dictating which restrooms transgender people can use, Gov. Pat McCrory adopted a strategy long favored by Southern conservative governors: He went after the federal government.
- Violinist Itzhak Perlman cancels performance over LGBT law Updated: May-17-16 7:29 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - World-renowned violinist Itzhak Perlman said he canceled his Wednesday performance with the North Carolina Symphony after he was told he would not be able to include a personal statement opposing the state's new law limiting antidiscrimination policies for LGBT people in the event program.
- Sweet Honey in the Rock protesting during NC shows Updated: May-14-16 1:56 pm
LOS ANGELES - The a cappella group Sweet Honey in the Rock is protesting North Carolina's law addressing LGBT rights and bathroom use by transgender people during its concerts in the state this weekend.
- 'Folks back home' have varying views on N. Carolina LGBT law Updated: May-13-16 5:37 am
EDEN, North Carolina - In defending a law limiting protections for LGBT people, North Carolina's powerful Republican Senate leader recently said that "folks back home" couldn't understand the outcry that's included loud demonstrations, and dozens of arrests, over the law.
- At LA arena, Dylan rocked, Nixon talked, Clippers flopped Updated: May-12-16 8:34 pm
LOS ANGELES - The dump will jump no more.
- The Latest: LA Memorial Sports Arena has its last hurrah Updated: May-12-16 8:11 pm
LOS ANGELES - The Latest on closing ceremonies for the Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena (all times local):
- ACC: LGBT law could affect whether NC hosts league events Updated: May-12-16 6:40 pm
AMELIA ISLAND, Florida - A North Carolina law that critics say can allow discrimination against members of the LGBT community could impact whether the state hosts Atlantic Coast Conference championship events.
- Lynch: NC transgender law part of civil rights struggle Updated: May-10-16 11:19 am
WASHINGTON - In suing her home state for discriminating against transgender people, Attorney General Loretta Lynch invoked the defining civil rights struggles of the last century and made clear that the federal government sees its dispute with North Carolina as about far more than bathrooms and showers.
- City Council approves plans for new Los Angeles soccer venue Updated: May-06-16 3:24 pm
LOS ANGELES - The City Council on Friday approved plans to build a $250 million stadium for Major League Soccer's expansion Los Angeles Football Club.
- Christie opens music hall, invokes his love of the 'Boss' Updated: May-05-16 2:30 pm
PRINCETON, New Jersey - 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.
- Sidelined: LGBT laws, NCAA policy could keep teams at home Updated: May-04-16 6:05 pm
Teams could pull out of scheduled NCAA events this spring because of new state laws in North Carolina, Mississippi and Tennessee while the sport's governing body's demands for discrimination-free environments at the places where its events are held won't take effect until the fall.
- Country stars plan to continue playing in North Carolina Updated: May-02-16 1:00 pm
INGLEWOOD, California - Bruce Springsteen, Pearl Jam, Ringo Starr and other artists plan to skip North Carolina performances as part of a musicians' boycott over a new law that limits protections to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people, but several stars at Sunday's American Country Countdown Awards said they plan to stand by their fans.
- 'Still Pam': Life with ALS Updated: Apr-30-16 2:05 am
HAVRE, Montana - Everything you do you will eventually do for the last time.