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New this week: Lady Gaga, 'Space Force,' Ghibli films on HBO

New this week: Lady Gaga, 'Space Force,' Ghibli films on HBO

Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week.
Latam Airlines seeks bankruptcy protection as travel slumps

Latam Airlines seeks bankruptcy protection as travel slumps

BANGKOK — Latam Airlines, South America’s biggest carrier, sought U.S. bankruptcy protection Tuesday as it grapples with a sharp downturn in air travel sparked by the coronavirus pandemic.
Under-fire UK government aide Cummings has Johnson's loyalty

Under-fire UK government aide Cummings has Johnson's loyalty

LONDON — Dominic Cummings helped Boris Johnson win power by pitting the people against the elite. Johnson’s Conservative administration has branded itself “the People’s Government.
JK Rowling publishes first chapters of new story online

JK Rowling publishes first chapters of new story online

LONDON — JK Rowling is publishing a new story called “The Ickabog,” which will be free to read online to help entertain children and families stuck at home during the coronavirus pandemic.
US new-home sales post slight gain in April

US new-home sales post slight gain in April

BALTIMORE — U.S. new home sales ticked up 0.6% in April, a surprising gain amid the coronavirus outbreak that hints at the relative health of potential buyers.
Stormy weather puts damper on SpaceX's 1st astronaut launch

Stormy weather puts damper on SpaceX's 1st astronaut launch

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Stormy weather is threatening to delay SpaceX’s first astronaut launch.
US home price gains quickened in March as sales plunged

US home price gains quickened in March as sales plunged

WASHINGTON — U.S. home prices accelerated in March even though sales plummeted, as those Americans still house shopping were forced to bid for a sharply diminished supply of homes. The S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller 20-city home price index rose 3.
Jimmy Cobb, 'Kind of Blue' drummer for Miles Davis, dies

Jimmy Cobb, 'Kind of Blue' drummer for Miles Davis, dies

Jimmy Cobb, a percussionist and the last surviving member of Miles Davis’ 1959 “Kind of Blue” groundbreaking jazz album which transformed the genre and sparked several careers, died Sunday.
Biden marks Memorial Day at veterans park near Delaware home

Biden marks Memorial Day at veterans park near Delaware home

NEW CASTLE, Del. — Joe Biden made his first in-person appearance in more than two months on Monday as he marked Memorial Day by laying a wreath at a veterans park near his Delaware home.
Trump honours fallen soldiers as nation battles against virus

Trump honours fallen soldiers as nation battles against virus

BALTIMORE — President Donald Trump honoured America’s war dead in back-to-back Memorial Day appearances colored by an epic struggle off the battlefield, against the coronavirus.
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