Linkin Park singer Bennington dead in apparent suicide: coroner7/21/2017 2:06:03 AMLOS ANGELES - Chester Bennington, the lead singer of Linkin Park, was found dead on Thursday of apparent suicide a week before the California alt-rock band was due to embark on a U.S. tour.Television amps up, movies simmer down at Comic-Con7/20/2017 10:54:30 PMLOS ANGELES - From the dragons of Westeros and the "Walking Dead" zombies to the deadly humanoid robots of "Westworld," the golden age of television is dominating the limelight at San Diego's annual Comic-Con.Ryan Seacrest to return as host of 'American Idol' reboot in 20187/20/2017 10:03:58 PMNEW YORK - Ryan Seacrest confirmed on Thursday that he will return as host of "American Idol," the most popular music reality show in U.S. television history, when it comes back to the screen on ABC TV in 2018.O.J. Simpson granted October release from Nevada prison7/20/2017 11:21:27 PMCARSON CITY, Nev. - O.J. Simpson was granted parole on Thursday and will be released from a Nevada prison in October, following an emotional hearing that centered on the botched armed robbery of his own mementos at a Las Vegas hotel that landed him behind bars for nine years.Judge will not allow auction of Madonna's personal items7/21/2017 12:00:37 AMNEW YORK - A New York state judge on Thursday said an online auction of Madonna's personal items including worn satin panties, a hair brush with her hair, and a break-up letter from a former boyfriend, late rapper Tupac Shakur, cannot go forward.Two new Harry Potter books to be released in October7/19/2017 7:22:50 PM - The Hogwarts universe is set to expand by an additional two new Harry Potter books, published in conjunction with a British Library event, in celebration of the 20th anniversary of the magical series.Nolan's 'Dunkirk' builds suspense of war without the gore7/19/2017 12:36:52 PMLOS ANGELES - For the filmmaker who re-imagined Batman as "The Dark Knight" and explored deep space in "Interstellar," the story of British troops trapped on a French beach during World War Two may seem like an unlikely draw.South Korea gives pop idol T.O.P. suspended jail term for smoking weed7/20/2017 11:55:07 AMSEOUL - A South Korean court on Thursday handed K-pop sensation T.O.P. a suspended 10-month jail sentence for drug use, after he pleaded guilty and sought leniency to avoid a prison term.'Game of Thrones' creators to next tackle civil war in alternative America7/19/2017 10:01:39 PMLOS ANGELES - The creators of HBO's hit medieval fantasy "Game of Thrones" have their next show lined for the premium cable network, but this one has no dragons or an undead army of white walkers.Malaysia bans 'Despacito' on state broadcaster for offensive lyrics7/20/2017 10:13:45 AMKUALA LUMPUR - Malaysia has banned the catchy summer dance song "Despacito" from state radio and television broadcasts after critics in the Muslim-majority country complained the lyrics were obscene.