Elvis Presley

FILE - In this Dec. 9, 2009 file photo, Paul MacLeod stands before a poster of Elvis Presley in the antebellum home and a private Elvis Presley museum he calls "Graceland Too," in Holly Springs, Miss. MacLeod, a lifetime Elvis fanatic, was found dead on the porch of his home early Thursday, July 17, 2014, two days after authorities say he shot and killed a man who forced his way into the attraction. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File)

Owner of offbeat Elvis museum found dead

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A man who converted his antebellum home into a cluttered, quirky Elvis Presley shrine was found dead Thursday on the front porch, two days after police said he fatally shot a […]

07/17/2014

A new "60 years of Elvis" exhibit sits inside an annex at Graceland on Friday, Feb. 21, 2014, in Memphis, Tenn. The exhibit features jump suits worn by Presley, an organ played in his California home, a copy of the original “That’s All Right” record and other miscellaneous Elvis items. (AP Photo/Lance Murphey)

Graceland exhibit gives glimpse into young Elvis

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The telegram sent by Elvis Presley to his parents in November 1954 gives a glimpse into the young singer’s priorities and his optimism, as he begins what will become a career […]

02/24/2014

(In this AP file photo, Joan Fontaine with actress Argentina Brunetti in a scene from the Biblical epic "The Story of Judith.")

Joan Fontaine, Oscar-winner for ‘Suspicion,’ dies

CARMEL, Calif. (AP) — Academy Award-winning actress Joan Fontaine, who found stardom playing naive wives in Alfred Hitchcock’s “Suspicion” and “Rebecca” and also was featured in films by Billy Wilder, Fritz Lang and Nicholas Ray, […]

12/15/2013

A memorial to Elvis Presley is displayed outside Graceland, Presley's Memphis, Tenn. home on Aug. 15, 2012. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)

New Graceland owners discussing upgrades

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — An executive with the company that purchased Elvis Presley’s intellectual property says it is discussing ways to expand the rock and roll icon’s brand and potential upgrades to the Graceland tourist […]

11/26/2013

Elvis Presley (AP Photo)

Elvis Presley’s intellectual property rights sold

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Authentic Brands Group says it has bought Elvis Presley’s intellectual property and the right to operate the Graceland tourist attraction from CORE Media Group. Authentic Brands said Tuesday the purchase gives […]

11/19/2013

Fans of the late Elvis Presley gather at Graceland, Presley's home, for the annual candlelight vigil on Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/The Commercial Appeal, Nikki Boertman)

Thousands honor Elvis Presley at Graceland vigil

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Elvis Presley fans from around the world made their annual pilgrimage to Graceland on Thursday to pay their respects to the rock n’ roll icon with a solemn candlelight vigil on […]

08/16/2013

An airplane flies over The Forum in Inglewood, Calif., on July 26, 2013. (AP Photo/Los Angeles Times, Mel Melcon)

Makeover planned to reinvigorate the Forum

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — The Forum, where the likes of Elvis Presley and the Rolling Stones played to thousands of screaming fans, wants to rock again in January 2014 with a $100 million makeover that […]

07/30/2013

Country singer Slim Whitman (AP Photo)

Family: Country singer Slim Whitman dies at age 90

MIAMI (AP) — Country singer Slim Whitman, the high-pitched yodeler who sold millions of records through ever-present TV ads in the 1980s and 1990s and whose song saved the world in the film comedy “Mars […]

06/19/2013

Willie Nelson is among the headliner acts at this year's Farm & Food and Farm Aid concert in Saratoga Springs, NY

Accidental outlaw Willie Nelson celebrates 80th

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — America loves its outlaws, and few are as admired and lionized as Willie Nelson.

04/28/2013

Gulp book cover. (Photo credit: MaryRoach.com)

Book provides an entertaining look at digestion

We love food. We savor it, digest it, absorb the best and pass the rest. That journey between the tip of your tongue and the seat of your pants might seem like a humdrum subject for a science book. But Mary Roach manages to make it not only fun, but also funny.

04/01/2013

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