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This image released by Fox Searchlight Pictures shows Sally Hawkins, left, and Octavia Spencer in a scene from the film "The Shape of Water." On Monday, Dec. 11, 2017, Hawkins was nominated for a Golden Globe for best actress in a motion picture drama for her role in the film. The 75th Golden Globe Awards will be held on Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018 on NBC. (Fox Searchlight Pictures via AP)

‘Shape of Water,’ ‘Big Little Lies’ lead Golden Globes

- Associated Press

Guillermo del Toro’s Cold War-era fairytale “The Shape of Water” swam away with a leading seven nominations from the Golden Globes, while the HBO drama “Big Little Lies” led the television nominees with six nods.

In this Friday, Aug. 25, 2017 photo, Saudi filmmaker Ali Kalthami stands next to the poster for his film "Wasati" or "Moderate" and two other Saudi short films recently shown at Cinema Akil in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Saudi Arabia announced on Monday Dec. 11, 2017, that movie theaters will open in the kingdom next year, for the first time in more than 35 years. (AP Photo/Aya Batrawy, File)

Saudi Arabia to allow movie theaters after decades of ban

- Associated Press

Saudi Arabia announced on Monday it will allow movie theaters to open in the conservative kingdom next year, for the first time in more than 35 years, in the latest social push by the country’s young crown prince.

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This image released by Sony Pictures Classics shows Daniela Vega in a scene from, "A Fantastic Woman." The film was nominated for a Golden Globe award for best foreign language motion picture on Monday, Dec. 11, 2017. The 75th Golden Globe Awards will be held on Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018 on NBC. (Sony Pictures Classics via AP)

'A Fantastic Woman' director celebrates Golden Globe nod

- Associated Press

Director Sebastian Lelio feels that "A Fantastic Woman" has gone beyond the cinematic experience with its social message, to a great extent thanks to the performance of its star, Daniela Vega.

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders listens to a reporter's question during the daily press briefing at the White House, Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

CNN's Acosta complains of White House threat

Associated Press

CNN's Jim Acosta says he was warned by the White House press secretary Sarah Sanders not to ask a question during President Donald Trump's bill signing ceremony on Tuesday, further evidence of sour relations between the network and administration.

Nielsen's top programs for Dec. 4-10

Associated Press

Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for Dec. 4-10. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership.

FILE - This combination of file photos shows director Roman Polanski at the photo call for the film, "Based On A True Story," at the 70th international film festival, Cannes, southern France, on May 27, 2017, left, and Polanski at a Santa Monica, Calif., courthouse on Aug. 8, 1977. Los Angeles police are investigating allegations that Polanski molested a 10-year-old girl in 1975. Although the allegations are so old criminal charges cannot be brought, detectives may be able to use evidence they collect to aid in the prosecution of other cases. The 84-year-old has been a fugitive since he fled to France in 1978 on the eve of sentencing in an unrelated case for sexually assaulting a 13-year-old girl. (AP Photo/Files)

LA police probe claim Roman Polanski molested girl in '75

- Associated Press

Los Angeles detectives said Tuesday they are investigating a woman's claim that Oscar-winning director Roman Polanski molested her in 1975, when she was 10 years old. But the allegations are so old that criminal charges couldn't be brought, even if proven.

The top 10 books on Apple's iBooks-US

- Associated Press

iBook charts for week ending December 10, 2017 (Rank, Book Title by Author Name, ISBN, Publisher ):