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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration will change the name of North America's tallest mountain peak from Mount McKinley to Denali, the White House said Sunday, a major symbolic gesture to Alaska Natives on the eve of President Barack Obama's historic visit to Alaska.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Wes Craven, the prolific writer-director who thrilled audiences with iconic and bloody suburban slashers like "Nightmare on Elm Street" and "Scream" that made his name synonymous with horror, has died. He was 76.
Pop superstar Taylor Swift took an early lead at the MTV Video Music Awards, winning the first two of her whopping 10 nominations and burying the hatchet with rapper Nicki Minaj. Swift won Best Pop Video and Best Female Video for her hit "Blank Space," beating Beyonce in both categories and former foe Minaj in the second. Swift strode out in a skimpy red dress for the set -- topped with a quick hug -- that appeared to end their Twitter row.