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Will Ferrell

Actor Will Ferrell 'not pursuing' film script about Ronald Reagan's struggle with Alzheimer's disease, spokesperson says - New York Post

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White House (Executive Office of the President of the United States)

Photo: Actress Allison Janney appears at the White House press briefing to raising awareness about opioid addiction epidemic - @agreilingkeane



Netflix orders spin-off TV series for Marvel's 'The Punisher' starring Jon Bernthal - Entertainment Weekly

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United Kingdom

Lawyer for Arthur Simpson-Kent tells court client will admit to killing actress Sian Blake, their 2 children - BBC News

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Musician Prince dies

Coat worn by Prince in 'Purple Rain' motorcycle scene to be auctioned - AP

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Chen Zhongshi

Chen Zhongshi, Chinese literature legend best known for 'White Deer Plain,' dies at 73 - CCTV News


Musician Prince dies

More: Official tells AP says that among the things investigators are looking at is whether doctor was on Prince's plane that made emergency landing less than week before his death

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Musician Prince dies

Official: Investigators looking into possible overdose in Prince's death and whether doctor supplied drugs - AP

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Philip Kives, founder of K-tel and TV pitchman, dies at age 87 - AP

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Musician Prince dies

Judge in Carver County, Minn., authorizes sealing of documents and evidence from Prince's death investigation - CNN

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Cal Ripken Jr.

Orioles' Cal Ripken Jr. and wife have finalized divorce, publicist confirms - CBS Baltimore

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North Carolina LGBT bill

Reality TV star Caitlyn Jenner takes Donald Trump up on offer to use bathroom at Trump Tower in New York City; Trump made offer after saying North Carolina's LGBT law is unnecessary - MSNBC

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DreamWorks Animation shares resume, jump 21% after news it would be acquired by NBCUniversal - CNBC

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NBCUniversal CEO Steve Burke in statement on acquisition of DreamWorks: 'Jeffrey Katzenberg and the DreamWorks organization have created a dynamic film brand and a deep library of intellectual property. DreamWorks will help us grow our film, television, theme parks and consumer products businesses for years to come' - NBCUniversal



More: NBCUniversal's acquisition of DreamWorks Animation valued at $3.8 billion - Wall Street Journal

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Comcast's NBCUniversal to buy Dreamworks Animation for $41 a share - CNBC

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DreamWorks shares trading halted on pending news - MarketWatch


Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve

Ryan Seacrest signs new 4-year deal to continue to host ABC's 'New Year's Rockin' Eve' - Hollywood Reporter

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Viacom quarterly revenue falls 2.5% on lower domestic ad sales, lack of hit movie releases from Paramount - CNBC



Time Warner records best-ever customer growth in 1st quarter; profit jumps 9% - The Wrap