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Randy Bachman Reunited With Cherished Guitar 45 Years After It Was Stolen

The rocker, who used the Gretsch guitar to write such hits as "American Woman," recalled crying for three days when it disappeared in 1977.

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Randy Bachman Reunited With Cherished Guitar 45 Years After It Was Stolen

Canadian rock legend Randy Bachman’s long search came to an end Friday when he was reunited in Tokyo with a cherished guitar 45 years after it was stolen from a Toronto hotel. “My girlfriend is right there,” said Bachman, 78, a former member of The Guess Who and Bachman-Turner Overdrive, as the Gretsch guitar on […]

Day N Vegas 2022 Canceled Due to “Logistics, Timing and Production Issues”

Festival organizers announced Friday that Day N Vegas 2022, which was originally slated for Labor Day weekend, has been canceled. “We’re sorry to announce that a combination of logistics, timing and production issues have forced us to cancel Day N Vegas for 2022,” read the announcement on the festival’s social media accounts. “The refund process […]

Disney Reveals First Look at Splash Mountain Replacement Attraction Tiana’s Bayou Adventure

Disney announced the name, arrival date and more details about its reimagined Splash Mountain ride on Friday during a special Essence Fest panel held at New Orleans’ Preservation Hall. The revamped attraction, titled Tiana’s Bayou Adventure, will make its debut at Disney World’s Magic Kingdom and Disneyland in late 2024, according to the Disney Parks […]

Denzel Washington, Simone Biles to Receive Presidential Medals of Freedom

President Joe Biden will present the nation’s highest civilian honor, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, to 17 people, including actor Denzel Washington, gymnast Simone Biles and the late John McCain, the Arizona Republican with whom Biden served in the U.S. Senate. Biden will also recognize Sandra Lindsay, the New York City nurse who rolled up […]

Bret Michaels Hospitalized, Leading Poison to Pull Out of Nashville Show

Poison was set to perform alongside Def Leppard, Motley Crüe and Joan Jett at the Nashville stop of their joint stadium tour on Thursday night, but the band pulled out after frontman Bret Michaels was taken to the hospital. The Nashville Tennessean reported that members from Poison stepped onstage to let the Nissan Stadium audience know that Michaels was hospitalized and would […]

Big Ten Votes to Add USC, UCLA as Members Starting in 2024

In a surprising and seismic shift in college athletics, the Big Ten voted Thursday to add Southern California and UCLA as conference members beginning in 2024. The expansion to 16 teams will happen after the Pac-12’s current media rights contracts with Fox and ESPN expire and make the Big Ten the first conference to stretch […]

Ketanji Brown Jackson Sworn In, Becomes First Black Woman on Supreme Court

Ketanji Brown Jackson has been sworn in to the Supreme Court, shattering a glass ceiling as the first Black woman on the nation’s highest court. The 51-year-old Jackson is the court’s 116th justice and she took the place Thursday of the justice she once worked for. Justice Stephen Breyer’s retirement took effect at noon. Moments […]

‘Born in the U.S.A.’: 17 of America’s Most Patriotic (and Un-Patriotic) Musical Offerings

Whether you like a good old-fashioned "Party in the U.S.A." or a hearty slice of "American Pie," there's no shortage of Star Spangled songs to listen to this Fourth of July.

Buckingham Palace Says Findings in Meghan Markle Bullying Claims Review to Remain Private

Buckingham Palace has investigated how staff handled allegations of bullying made against Meghan Markle, the Duchess of Sussex — but the findings will remain private. Palace officials told reporters Wednesday that the details of the independent review were not being released to protect the confidentiality of those who took part. Current and former staff were […]

Supreme Court: Biden Properly Ended Trump-Era Asylum Policy

The Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that the Biden administration properly ended a Trump-era policy forcing some U.S. asylum-seekers to wait in Mexico. The justices’ 5-4 decision for the administration came in a case about the “Remain in Mexico” policy under President Donald Trump. Chief Justice John Roberts wrote the decision and was joined by […]

Mandy Moore Cancels Remaining Tour Dates to Focus on Pregnancy

Mandy Moore is pregnant with her second child, which has made it difficult for her to continue her live touring schedule. The star announced Tuesday that she is canceling her remaining show dates this year to focus on her health during her pregnancy. “When we booked these shows, I wasn’t pregnant and although I truly […]

R. Kelly Sentenced to 30 Years in Sex Trafficking Case

Disgraced R&B superstar R. Kelly was sentenced Wednesday to 30 years in prison for using his fame to sexually abuse young fans, including some who were just children, in a systematic scheme that went on for decades. Through tears and anger, several of Kelly’s accusers told a court, and the singer himself, that he had […]