Children's entertainment

FILE - In this July 11, 2015 file photo, James Dashner, author of "Maze Runner" attends the 20th Century Fox press line at Comic-Con International in San Diego. Dashner has been dropped by his literary agent. In recent days, Dashner has faced allegations of sexual harassment. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
February 14, 2018 - 7:38 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — "Maze Runner" author James Dashner, facing allegations of sexual misconduct, has been dropped by his literary agent Michael W. Bourret said in a statement to The Associated Press on Wednesday that "under the circumstances" he could no longer represent Dashner. "I couldn't in good...
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February 12, 2018 - 4:13 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Best-selling children's author Jay Asher has been expelled from a prominent writers organization because of allegations about sexual harassment. Lin Oliver, executive director of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators, told The Associated Press on Monday that Asher...
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February 12, 2018 - 11:20 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Erin Entrada Kelly's "Hello, Universe" has won the John Newbery Medal for the outstanding children's book of 2017. The Randolph Caldecott Medal for best illustration went to Matthew Cordell and "Wolf in the Snow." The awards were announced Monday by the American Library Association...
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Bruno Mars accepts the award for record of the year for "24K Magic" at the 60th annual Grammy Awards at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018, in New York. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)
January 29, 2018 - 7:14 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the 60th annual Grammy Awards being presented Sunday night in New York (all times local): 11 p.m. Bruno Mars has won the album of the year Grammy Award for "24K Magic," capping an epic night for the pop star. The award is Mars' sixth win of the day. Mars acknowledged...
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Bruno Mars accepts the award for record of the year for "24K Magic" at the 60th annual Grammy Awards at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018, in New York. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)
January 29, 2018 - 3:13 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the 60th annual Grammy Awards being presented Sunday night in New York (all times local): 11 p.m. Bruno Mars has won the album of the year Grammy Award for "24K Magic," capping an epic night for the pop star. The award is Mars' sixth win of the day. Mars acknowledged...
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Bruno Mars accepts the award for record of the year for "24K Magic" at the 60th annual Grammy Awards at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018, in New York. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)
January 28, 2018 - 11:01 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the 60th annual Grammy Awards being presented Sunday night in New York (all times local): 10:35 p.m. Bruno Mars is the winner of the Grammy Award for record of the year for "24K Magic." It is Mars' fifth win, and he gave a shout-out to his father. Mars says, "My father...
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Hillary Clinton appears on screen reading an excerpt from the book "Fire and Fury" during a skit at the 60th annual Grammy Awards at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018, in New York. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)
January 28, 2018 - 10:30 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the 60th annual Grammy Awards being presented Sunday night in New York (all times local): 10:15 p.m. In one of the more striking moments of a pointedly political Grammy Awards, host James Corden gathered celebrity readers — including Hillary Clinton — to read from...
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Hillary Clinton appears on screen reading an excerpt from the book "Fire and Fury" during a skit at the 60th annual Grammy Awards at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018, in New York. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)
January 28, 2018 - 10:20 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the 60th annual Grammy Awards being presented Sunday night in New York (all times local): 10:10 p.m. In one of the more striking moments of a pointedly political Grammy Awards, host James Cordon gathered celebrity readers — including Hillary Clinton — to read from...
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Chris Stapleton accepts the best country solo performance award for "Either Way" at the 60th annual Grammy Awards at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018, in New York. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)
January 28, 2018 - 9:28 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the 60th annual Grammy Awards being presented Sunday night in New York (all times local): 9:25 p.m. Chris Stapleton is the winner Grammy Award for best country album. Stapleton won for his album "From a Room: Vol. 1." It is the country singer's third Grammy win on...
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Dave Chappelle, left, presents the award for best rap album at the 60th annual Grammy Awards at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018, in New York. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)
January 28, 2018 - 9:00 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the 60th annual Grammy Awards being presented Sunday night in New York (all times local): 9 p.m. Dave Chappelle has won best comedy album at the 90th Grammy Awards for his first comedy album in more than 12 years. Chappelle was presented with the award Sunday for the...
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