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at 18:20 on September 24, 2016, EDT.

Louisiana accordionist Buckwheat Zydeco has died

NEW ORLEANS — Musician Stanley "Buckwheat" Dural Jr., who rose from a cotton-picking family in southwest Louisiana to introduce zydeco music to the world through his namesake band Buckwheat Zydeco, has died. He was 68.


at 17:47 on September 24, 2016, EDT.

Ashes to auction: Capote remains sell for $45,000

LOS ANGELES — Some people will pay good money for anything involving the late Truman Capote.


at 17:17 on September 24, 2016, EDT.

Bill Nunn, actor in "Do the Right Thing," dead at 63

NEW YORK — Bill Nunn, a veteran character actor whose credits ranged from the "Spider-Man" movie franchise to such Spike Lee films as "Do the Right Thing" and "He Got Game," has died.


at 11:57 on September 24, 2016, EDT.

VIEWER'S GUIDE: Look for trust, temperament themes in debate

WASHINGTON — The most telling moments in presidential debates often come out of the blue — an offhand remark or unrehearsed gesture that helps to reveal the essence of a candidate who's already been poked, prodded and inspected for years.


at 00:09 on September 24, 2016, EDT.

Lady Gaga posts track list online for 'Joanne'

LOS ANGELES — Lady Gaga is introducing "Joanne" to the world.


at 18:06 on September 23, 2016, EDT.

Late dramaturge Iris Turcott remembered as 'force' in Canadian theatre

TORONTO — Tributes poured in Friday for the late Iris Turcott, who was celebrated as a "force" in Canadian theatre and a nurturing creative influence for the country's stage talent.


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