Jeff Cook, guitarist and co-founder of the band Alabama, has died at the age of 73

Jeff Cook, guitarist and co-founder of the band Alabama, has died at the age of 73

CNN — Jeff Cook, one of the original members of the country band Alabama, has died, according to the group’s representative, Don Murry Grubbs. He was 73. Cook died at his vacation home in Destin, Florida on Monday “with his family and close friends by his side,” according to a press release and statement posted … Read more

Jeff Cook, co-founder of the country band Alabama, dies at age 73

Jeff Cook, co-founder of the country band Alabama, dies at age 73

NEW YORK — Guitarist Jeff Cook, who co-founded the successful country group Alabama and steered them up the charts with hits like “Song of the South” and “Dixieland Delight,” has died. He was 73. Cook had Parkinson’s disease and disclosed his diagnosis in 2017. He died Tuesday at his home in Destin, Florida, said Don … Read more

‘The Crown’ returns to blur the line between royalty, fiction

‘The Crown’ returns to blur the line between royalty, fiction

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When “The Crown” returns Wednesday after a two-year absence, Charles and Diana’s fractured marriage and more problems for Queen Elizabeth II are in the drama’s elegant but intrusive spotlight. There’s also swirling off-stage drama for the Netflix series that began with Elizabeth’s marriage in the late 1940s and in its fifth … Read more

Nick Carter remembers his ‘baby brother’ Aaron Carter

Nick Carter remembers his ‘baby brother’ Aaron Carter

NEW YORK (AP) – The day after 34-year-old singer Aaron Carter was found dead at his Southern California home, Backstreet Boys member Nick Carter remembered his younger brother, saying that despite “a complicated relationship” his love for him “never faltered.” In a post on Sunday on Instagram with photos of the two over the years, … Read more

‘Dancing with the Stars’ has a double elimination night

‘Dancing with the Stars’ has a double elimination night

CNN — Two pairs of partners were sent home Monday night on “Dancing with the Stars.” The theme of the episode was 90’s night. Daniel Durant and Britt Stewart danced to Depeche Mode’s “Enjoy the Silence.” Derek Hough loved the performance, telling the duo, “It was so insanely powerful. It made me realize how much … Read more

2015 Paris Terror Attacks | CNN

2015 Paris Terror Attacks | CNN

Editor’s Note: Read CNN’s Fast Facts about the Charlie Hebdo attacks in Paris in 2015. CNN  —  Here is a look at the November 2015 terror attacks in Paris that killed 130 people and wounded 494. The attackers, armed with assault rifles and explosives, targeted six locations across the city. ISIS claimed responsibility for the … Read more

‘Black Adam’ tops the box office again on quiet weekend

‘Black Adam’ tops the box office again on quiet weekend

NEW YORK (AP) – On a quiet weekend in theaters ahead of the upcoming release of “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” Warner Bros.′ “Black Adam” topped the box office for the third weekend in a row with $18.5 million in ticket sales, according to studio ratings Sunday. “Black Adam,” Dwayne Johnson’s bid to launch a new … Read more

Duran Duran stumbles, Dolly Parton rolls into Rock Hall

Duran Duran stumbles, Dolly Parton rolls into Rock Hall

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Lionel Richie soared. Pat Benatar bellowed. Duran Duran stumbled but remained sophisticated. Eminem was Eminem. The four acts found very different ways to celebrate Saturday night, but all can now forever say they are Rock & Roll Hall of Famers. So are Carly Simon, Eurythmics, Harry Belafonte, Judas Priest and Dolly … Read more

Musk threatens to launch copycat Twitter accounts

Musk threatens to launch copycat Twitter accounts

BOSTON (AP) — Elon Musk tweeted Sunday that Twitter will permanently suspend any account on the social media platform that impersonates another. The platform’s new owner issued the warning after some celebrities changed their Twitter screen names – not their account names – and tweeted as ‘Elon Musk’ in response to the billionaire’s decision to … Read more

Amy Schumer’s son was hospitalized with RSV, comedian reveals

Amy Schumer’s son was hospitalized with RSV, comedian reveals

CNN — Comedian and actress Amy Schumer has revealed that her young son, Gene, was admitted to the emergency room this week with RSV. “This was the hardest week of my life,” Schumer wrote in an Instagram post published Sunday. “Shout out to all the parents going through this right now.” The ordeal was even … Read more