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Prince will be honored at the BET Awards on Sunday. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)

Scoop: The Roots, Erykah Badu, Bilal honor Prince at BET Awards

The Roots, Erykah Badu and Bilal kicked off the first of many…

Prince will be honored at the BET Awards on Sunday. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
Anton Yelchin, a charismatic and rising actor best known for playing Chekov in the new "Star Trek" films, has died at the age of 27. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)

Scoop: ‘Star Trek’ actor Anton Yelchin killed when his car hits him

Anton Yelchin, a rising actor best known for playing Chekov in the…

Anton Yelchin, a charismatic and rising actor best known for playing Chekov in the new "Star Trek" films, has died at the age of 27. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
The publicist for Richard Simmons (pictured in 2013 at the MTV Awards in Brooklyn, N.Y) vehemently denied tabloid reports that the fitness guru is preparing to become a woman. (Evan Agostini/ Invision/AP)

Scoop: Richard Simmons denies sex change rumors

Richard Simmons is denying reports that he’s transitioning into a woman. The…

The publicist for Richard Simmons (pictured in 2013 at the MTV Awards in Brooklyn, N.Y) vehemently denied tabloid reports that the fitness guru is preparing to become a woman. (Evan Agostini/ Invision/AP)
Parishioner Gail Smith prays against the backdrop of a mural during a service at King Solomon Missionary Baptist Church where Muhammad Ali's father worshipped and where Ali would occasionally accompany him, Sunday in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

Scoop: Ali’s hometown joins together in prayer and celebration

Muhammad Ali’s younger brother wept, swayed to hymns and hugged anyone he…

Parishioner Gail Smith prays against the backdrop of a mural during a service at King Solomon Missionary Baptist Church where Muhammad Ali's father worshipped and where Ali would occasionally accompany him, Sunday in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
Lily-Rose Depp defended her father, Johnny Depp, who is accused of domestic abuse by his wife Amber Heard, who filed for divorce from the actor last week. (AP Photo/Joel Ryan, File)

Scoop: Depp’s daughter defends him after abuse allegations

Johnny Depp’s 17-year-old daughter has defended him after his wife raised allegations…

Lily-Rose Depp defended her father, Johnny Depp, who is accused of domestic abuse by his wife Amber Heard, who filed for divorce from the actor last week. (AP Photo/Joel Ryan, File)
In this 1997, file photo, lead guitarist Marty Friedman, left, and lead singer/guitarist Dave Mustaine, center, field questions while bassist David Ellefson, right, high-fives drummer Nick Menza, back left, during a live chat on the Internet held at The Joint inside the Hard Rock hotel-casino in Las Vegas. A family spokesman said Menza, former drummer for influential metal band Megadeth, died after collapsing on stage Saturday during a performance of his progressive jazz trio in Southern California. (Ethan Miller/Las Vegas Sun via AP)

Scoop: Ex-Megadeth drummer Nick Menza dies on stage

Nick Menza, former drummer for the influential metal band Megadeth, died after…

In this 1997, file photo, lead guitarist Marty Friedman, left, and lead singer/guitarist Dave Mustaine, center, field questions while bassist David Ellefson, right, high-fives drummer Nick Menza, back left, during a live chat on the Internet held at The Joint inside the Hard Rock hotel-casino in Las Vegas. A family spokesman said Menza, former drummer for influential metal band Megadeth, died after collapsing on stage Saturday during a performance of his progressive jazz trio in Southern California. (Ethan Miller/Las Vegas Sun via AP)
A Carver County sheriff’s vehicle enters Prince’s Paisley Park home and studio in Chanhassen, Minn., on Tuesday, the same day a warrant revealed that a Minnesota doctor saw the pop star twice in the month before his death, including the day before he died, and prescribed him medication. (AP/Amy Forliti)

Scoop: Warrant reveals doctor prescribed Prince drugs just before he died

The latest in the investigation of Prince’s death: A search warrant reveals…

A Carver County sheriff’s vehicle enters Prince’s Paisley Park home and studio in Chanhassen, Minn., on Tuesday, the same day a warrant revealed that a Minnesota doctor saw the pop star twice in the month before his death, including the day before he died, and prescribed him medication. (AP/Amy Forliti)
Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg said in a touching Mother's Day weekend Facebook post that until her husband's death she never realized how hard it is to be a single parent. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)

Scoop: Facebook’s No. 2 exec pays tribute to single mothers

Facebook’s No. 2 executive Sheryl Sandberg says she never realized how hard…

Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg said in a touching Mother's Day weekend Facebook post that until her husband's death she never realized how hard it is to be a single parent. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)
In this April 30, 2016 photo, chef Ray Roberts, who runs multiple Peoples Organic restaurants with his wife in the Twin Cities, prepares meals at his Edina, Minn., location. Roberts was the personal chef for music megastar Prince until he was found dead on April 21, 2016. (AP Photo/Kevin Burbach)

Scoop: Longtime chef says Prince fought throat, stomach pains lately

On stage, Prince was still captivating audiences at recent performances in Australia…

In this April 30, 2016 photo, chef Ray Roberts, who runs multiple Peoples Organic restaurants with his wife in the Twin Cities, prepares meals at his Edina, Minn., location. Roberts was the personal chef for music megastar Prince until he was found dead on April 21, 2016. (AP Photo/Kevin Burbach)
Tyka Nelson, pictured outside the home of her brother Prince in Chanhassen, Minn., has filed court papers regarding the late musician’s estate. (AP/Steve Karnowski))

Scoop: Prince’s sister says star had no will, takes action

As the world continues to mourn for Prince, his family is beginning…

Tyka Nelson, pictured outside the home of her brother Prince in Chanhassen, Minn., has filed court papers regarding the late musician’s estate. (AP/Steve Karnowski))
George Clooney hosted weekend fundraisers in California on behalf of Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. (AP Photo/Axel Schmidt, File)

Scoop: Hosting Clinton fundraisers, Clooney decries political cash

Actor George Clooney would like to get big money out of politics…

George Clooney hosted weekend fundraisers in California on behalf of Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. (AP Photo/Axel Schmidt, File)
In this April 19, 1998 photo, Beverly Cleary signs books at the Monterey Bay Book Festival in Monterey. Even as she turns 100, the feisty and witty author, Cleary remembers the Oregon childhood that inspired the likes of characters Ramona and Beezus Quimby and Henry Huggins in the children's books that sold millions and enthralled generations of youngsters. (Vern Fisher/Monterey Herald via AP)

Scoop: Author Beverly Cleary turns 100 with wit, candor

As she turns 100, the feisty and witty author Beverly Cleary remembers…

In this April 19, 1998 photo, Beverly Cleary signs books at the Monterey Bay Book Festival in Monterey. Even as she turns 100, the feisty and witty author, Cleary remembers the Oregon childhood that inspired the likes of characters Ramona and Beezus Quimby and Henry Huggins in the children's books that sold millions and enthralled generations of youngsters. (Vern Fisher/Monterey Herald via AP)
Russian President Vladimir Putin, pictured in March, is rumored to be romantically involved with Rupert Murdoch's ex-wife Wendi Deng. (Courtesy/Maxim Shemetov/Pool photo via AP)

Scoop: New couple alert — Russian president and Murdoch’s ex

Us Weekly has a wild, international, corridors-of-power new couple alert: Rumors are…

Russian President Vladimir Putin, pictured in March, is rumored to be romantically involved with Rupert Murdoch's ex-wife Wendi Deng. (Courtesy/Maxim Shemetov/Pool photo via AP)
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Scoop: ‘Batman v Superman’ shrugs off bad reviews, opens at $170M

Faster than a speeding bullet and impervious to lousy reviews, the superhero…

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Actor Matt Damon, co-founder of Water.org, takes part in a panel discussion on the global water crisis during the 2016 Sundance Film Festival on Saturday in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

Scoop: Damon says Hollywood must do more to support diversity

Matt Damon says the movie business has “a long, long, long way…

Actor Matt Damon, co-founder of Water.org, takes part in a panel discussion on the global water crisis during the 2016 Sundance Film Festival on Saturday in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

All lanes of westbound Bay Bridge open after paint spill

The California Highway Patrol has reopened all lanes of westbound Interstate Highway 80 on…

Oakland Raiders team owner Mark Davis walks on the field before an NFL football game against the Detroit Lions on Sunday in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Would NFL bail out Raiders in Oakland?

Would the NFL lead the charge to build a new Oakland stadium…

Oakland Raiders team owner Mark Davis walks on the field before an NFL football game against the Detroit Lions on Sunday in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
Stanford's Christian McCaffrey, left, runs against Southern California's Noah Jefferson during the first quarter of a Pac-12 Conference championship NCAA college football game Saturday, Dec. 5, 2015, in Santa Clara, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Final Four set; Stanford gets Iowa in Rose

A college football season filled with fantastic finishes led to a sleepy…

Stanford's Christian McCaffrey, left, runs against Southern California's Noah Jefferson during the first quarter of a Pac-12 Conference championship NCAA college football game Saturday, Dec. 5, 2015, in Santa Clara, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Morgan Freeman said he was aboard his plane when it had to make an unexpected landing in Tunica, Miss., Saturday, but nobody was injured. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File)

Scoop: Morgan Freeman unhurt after plane’s forced landing

A plane carrying actor Morgan Freeman and his pilot blew a tire…

Morgan Freeman said he was aboard his plane when it had to make an unexpected landing in Tunica, Miss., Saturday, but nobody was injured. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File)
Richie Gallardo, of Santa Rosa, holds a sign as fellow Oakland Raiders fans wait in line for a meeting with a NFL officials at the Paramount Theatre in Oakland, Calif., on Thursday, Oct. 29, 2015. (Ray Chavez/Bay Area News Group via AP)

Will Jan. 13 mark end of Oakland Raiders?

Are the Raiders down to their final few weeks in their outdated…

Richie Gallardo, of Santa Rosa, holds a sign as fellow Oakland Raiders fans wait in line for a meeting with a NFL officials at the Paramount Theatre in Oakland, Calif., on Thursday, Oct. 29, 2015. (Ray Chavez/Bay Area News Group via AP)