1. Glastonbury 2014: The Top 10 Best Acts

    June 30, 2014 6:40 PM EDT Just under 180,000 people attended this weekend’s Glastonbury festival – the world’s largest green field music and performing arts festival, which is held annually at the Eavis family-owned Worthy Farm,  located just outside the historic British town of Glastonbury. With over 2,200 performers…

  2. Chris Brown's D.C. Trial Trip Cost More Than $4,000

    June 25, 2014 12:02 AM EDT He didn't fly first class and his hotels weren't five-star. Still, when singer Chris Brown was moved from a Los Angeles jail to Washington for what was to have been the start of his trial on an assault charge, the cost to taxpayers was more than $4,000. The breakdown of the April…

  3. Casey Kasem, Iconic Radio Host, Dies at 82

    June 15, 2014 10:15 AM EDT Casey Kasem, the American Top 40 radio host who crafted a long and lucrative career out of counting down to No. 1, has died. He was 82. Kasem, who hosted the syndicated weekend show for nearly four decades, died of complications from dementia at St. Anthony's Hospital in Gig Harbor, Wash…

  4. 'Orange is the New Black' Receiving Official Soundtrack

    April 01, 2014 9:00 PM EDT The female inmates are still stuck in prison, but the sounds of "Orange Is the New Black" are being readied for release. "Music From the Original Series Orange Is the New Black" will be available on May 13, Universal Music Enterprises announced on Tuesday. The full track…

  5. Lou Pearlman Clings to His Boy-Band Dreams: The First Prison Interview

    January 24, 2014 3:28 PM EST The 'N Sync and Backstreet Boys impresario insists he'll find the next Justin Timberlake when he's released in 2029. Here, he speaks for the first time from prison where he's serving 25 years for a Ponzi scheme This article first appeared in the new issues of The…

  6. David Cassidy Arrested For DUI in L.A.

    January 12, 2014 11:59 PM EST Seventies heartthrob David Cassidy has been arrested in Southern California on suspicion of drunken driving. The California Highway Patrol says the 63-year-old Cassidy was pulled over Friday night near Los Angeles International Airport after an officer spotted him making an illegal right turn…

  7. Freed Pussy Riot Members to Form Prisoners' Rights Organization

    December 27, 2013 8:59 AM EST Giving their first press conference in Moscow since their release, the two punk activists said they have no immediate plans to enter politics, but reiterated their call on Western countries to boycott the Sochi Olympics. Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Maria Alyokhina, the two recently freed Pussy…

  8. Pussy Riot Members Released From Prison

    December 23, 2013 8:59 AM EST Two jailed members of the Russian punk bank Pussy Riot were released Monday following an amnesty law that both described as a Kremlin public relations stunt ahead of the Winter Olympics. Maria Alekhina and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova were granted amnesty last week in a move largely viewed as the…

  9. Bono Pens Essay on Nelson Mandela: 'He Could Charm the Birds Off the Trees'

    December 05, 2013 6:53 PM EST "As an activist I have pretty much been doing what Nelson Mandela tells me since I was a teenager." Bono's essay on Nelson Mandela, published by Time mere minutes after news of the South African leader's death on Thursday, is filled with reason upon reason why the U2…

  10. Michael Jackson's Doctor, Conrad Murray, Released From Jail After 2 Years

    October 28, 2013 6:08 AM EDT The doctor convicted of killing Michael Jackson was released from jail Monday after serving nearly two years of a four-year sentence. Conrad Murray was released from a downtown Los Angeles jail at 12:01 a.m., according to the sheriff's office. A change in California law allowed his…

  11. Lauryn Hill Released From Prison

    October 04, 2013 8:13 PM EDT Lauryn Hill is a free woman. The former Fugees singer has been released from federal prison, the same prison that inspired Netflix's "Orange Is the New Black," as noted by TMZ , after serving a three-month sentence for tax evasion. Hill reported for her sentence on July 8…

  12. Pussy Riot Member's Hunger Strike Raises Questions on Prison Conditions

    October 01, 2013 6:32 AM EDT The hunger strike of Pussy Riot’s Nadezhda Tolokonnikova has put a spotlight on dismal conditions in her prison, but little has been known about her own situation over the past few days. FSIN, Russia’s prison authority, has confirmed that Tolokonnikova was taken to a prison hospital Sept.…

  13. Pussy Riot Member Goes on Prison Hunger Strike

    September 25, 2013 2:13 AM EDT Pussy Riot’s Nadezhda Tolokonnikova has gone on hunger strike in protest against cruel prison conditions and an alleged threat to her life from prison officials. “I refuse to participate in the camp’s slave labor until the prison’s authorities begin to abide the law and treat female…

  14. Lauryn Hill Begins Prison Sentence

    July 08, 2013 2:04 PM EDT Lauryn Hill began serving a three-month prison sentence in Connecticut on Monday for failing to pay about $1 million in taxes over the past decade. Hill reported to federal prison in Danbury, said Ed Ross, a spokesman for the federal Bureau of Prisons. Inmates at the minimum security prison…

  15. Jailed Pussy Riot Member Ends Hunger Strike

    June 01, 2013 10:29 AM EDT A Russian activist says that a jailed member of the punk group Pussy Riot has ended her 11-day hunger strike after prison authorities met her demands. Maria Alekhina had complained that officials at her prison colony in the Ural Mountains attempted to turn fellow inmates against her with a…

  16. Jailed Pussy Riot Member Hospitalized a Week Into Hunger Strike

    May 28, 2013 11:30 AM EDT A jailed member of the Russian punk group Pussy Riot was hospitalized Tuesday on the seventh day of a hunger strike to protest what she calls a persecution campaign against her. Maria Alekhina was transferred to a hospital in her prison colony in the Ural Mountains town of Berezniki, Pyotr…

  17. John Lennon's Killer, Mark David Chapman, Denied Parole

    August 23, 2012 2:35 PM EDT Mark David Chapman, who killed John Lennon, was denied release from prison in his seventh appearance before a parole board, New York corrections officials said. Chapman, 57, was denied parole by a three-member board after a hearing Wednesday, the state Department of Corrections said Thursday.…

  18. Four-Play: Chris Brown, Ne-Yo, Trey Songz & 50 Cent

    June 13, 2012 4:25 PM EDT Chris Brown chases the girl of his dreams, Ne-Yo makes "Lazy Love," Trey Songz hits the club for two reasons, and 50 Cent shows us what life in jail is really like. Check out four virals that deserve extra playtime featuring C.B., Ne-Yo, Trey Songz, and 50. Chris Brown can't…

  19. Mark Collie Shoots for 'Honest and Real' on Prison Album

    May 10, 2012 8:00 PM EDT Sometimes, artists will refer to an album project as being a "long time in the making." For Mark Collie's latest album, "Alive at Brushy Mountain State Penitentiary," that expression proves true. "Alive" dates back more than ten years, to October 17, 2001.…

  20. Lil' Boosie's Rap Lyrics Can Be Used in Murder Trial

    April 25, 2012 4:45 PM EDT Six days before Lil' Boosie goes to trial for first-degree muder, a Louisana judge ruled on Tuesday (April 24) that a select few of the rapper's lyrics can be used against him. Boosie, born Torrence Hatch, is accused of hiring Michael Louding, aka Marlo Mike, to kill Terry Boyd in…

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