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With Kevin Hart's downfall, hosting the Oscars got harder

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Hart's fallout raises questions about the Oscars host problem and the liability of social media. More>>

Cardi B, Pharrell, Kanye draw crowds during Art Basel Miami

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Royalty, Real Housewives and the fathers of two Kardashian babies were among the celebs that fanned out across Miami for a week of glamorous parties toasting the world's best artists during Art Basel. More>>

Items belonging to Sinatra make $9M hit at Sotheby's auction

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The private treasures of Frank Sinatra and his wife Barbara were a big, multimillion-dollar hit at a New York auction. More>>

Rise up: Female voices take center stage at Grammys

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Female musicians who not only write their own lyrics _ but produce their songs too _ are taking center stage at the 2019 Grammy Awards, a year after female voices were shut of the show's major categories. More>>

Kevin Hart quits as Oscars host over his anti-gay tweets

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Kevin Hart's response to criticism over earlier homophobic tweets has further inflamed the backlash to the newly minted Oscar host. More>>

Concert stampede in Italy leaves 6 dead, over 50 hurt

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Officials 6 dead, more than 100 injured in nightclub stampede in Italy. More>>

Lamar leads Grammy noms, where women make a comeback

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Kendrick Lamar, Drake and Brandi Carlile will compete in the top three categories at the 2019 Grammys, where women mark a comeback. More>>

Kanye West surprises crowd honoring late rapper XXXTentacion

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Kanye West surprised fans at a tribute honoring the late rapper XXXTentacion during Art Basel, jumping onstage to perform a new song that features West and the rapper who was gunned down in Florida earlier this year. More>>

'Ralph' tops box office again, 'Aquaman' is a hit in China

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On a quiet weekend at the box office, "Ralph Breaks the Internet" was no. 1 for the third straight week, while the upcoming DC Comics superhero film "Aquaman" made a huge splash in Chinese theaters. More>>

Author Jon Krakauer sues over adaptation of 'Into the Wild'

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Author Jon Krakauer has has filed suit over a musical adaptation of his 1996 book "Into the Wild.". More>>

La Scala premiere 'Attila' speaks to today's global turmoil

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La Scala's season premiere of a new production of Verdi's "Attila" takes on contemporary themes of male leaders selling out to self-interest while the final act of heroism falls to a woman. More>>

Destiny Child's Michelle Williams reveals engagement is off

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Destiny's Child singer Michelle Williams has called it quits with her fiance. More>>

Rome opera hires Gatti, who lost job over #metoo allegations

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Rome's opera house has engaged Daniele Gatti, who was fired by a Dutch orchestra this year over #metoo allegations. More>>

Ex-major leaguers Valbuena, Castillo die in Venezuela crash

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Former Major League Baseball players Luis Valbuena and Jose Castillo have been killed in a car crash in Venezuela. More>>

It's now or never pedestrians: German town has Elvis lights

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Keep your blue suede shoes behind the curb: the German town where Elvis Presley was stationed as a soldier in the 1950s has installed three pedestrian lights with images of the American rock icon. More>>

'Avengers 4' gets a title, trailer and new release date

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The fourth "Avengers" movie finally has a title. More>>

Judge: Cardi B must not contact strip club melee victims

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A judge has issued orders of protection against Platinum rapper Cardi B in a case involving a melee at a New York strip club. More>>

Aniston: Netflix 'Friends' deal a testament to show's value

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Jennifer Aniston calls Netflix deal to keep "Friends" on the streaming service 'amazing,' says it's a testament to the viewers' connection to a show from such a different era. More>>

Russian chemistry teacher accused of setting up a drug lab

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Prosecutors in St. Petersburg have charged two Russian high school teachers of producing and selling drugs, a case that has drawn comparisons with the "Breaking Bad" television series. More>>

After a year full of tears, Ariana Grande comes out on top

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Ariana Grande capped off a successful year as a pop star _ but a trying one as a maturing young woman _ at the 13th annual Billboard Women in Music event, where she was named Woman of the Year. More>>

Dick Cheney biopic 'Vice' tops Golden Globes nominations Video included

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Nominations for the 76th annual Golden Globes Awards will be announced Thursday morning, and both "A Star Is Born" and "Mary Poppins Returns" could be in for a big morning. More>>

After a long, bumpy journey, 'Mowgli' settles in at Netflix

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After a long, bumpy journey, Andy Serkis' 'Jungle Book' adaptation 'Mowgli' settles in at Netflix. More>>

The Latest: Private, graveside service ends; Bush buried Video included

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More than 11,000 people paid their respects to George H.W. Bush as the 41st president lay in repose all night at a Houston church where his family worshipped. More>>

No Sam Elliott and more Golden Globes nomination shockers

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No Sam Elliott and more Golden Globes nomination shockers, including a series snub for 'Atlanta' and shutout of female directors. More>>

Former CBS chief Moonves accused of more sexual misconduct

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Report says a probe by CBS lawyers outlines more allegations of sexual misconduct by longtime chief Les Moonves. More>>

Lawyers for Trump seek to punish porn star in court fines

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Attorneys for President Trump want a Los Angeles judge to award $340,000 in legal fees for successfully defending him against defamation claims by porn actress Stormy Daniels. More>>

Princeton group cuts 'Mermaid' song over 'toxic masculinity'

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An all-male a cappella group at an Ivy League university has pulled a Disney movie song from its act following a student newspaper column that suggested the lyrics helped promote "toxic masculinity.". More>>

Sea reefs and sunsets: Living Coral is color of the year

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The stuff of sea reefs and sunsets: Pantone picks Living Coral as its color of the year. More>>

Buzzcocks co-founder Pete Shelley dies at 63

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The punk band Buzzcocks has confirmed "with great sadness" the death of the band's co-founder, Pete Shelley, whom it called "one of the UK's most influential and prolific songwriters.". More>>

Netflix maintains high-priced relationship with 'Friends'

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Netflix will still be there for fans of the old TV series "Friends," but maintaining the relationship will come at a steep price. More>>

Charlotte Prodger wins Turner art prize for smartphone video

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British artist Charlotte Prodger has won the prestigious Turner Prize for art with a video shot on an iPhone. More>>

Serena Williams launches pop-up shop during Art Basel Miami

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Serena Williams' fashion line is all about power moves and she's hoping it will also inspire woman to find their own voice. More>>

The Latest: Tagovailoa leads Murray 2-1 in POY awards

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Georgia cornerback Deandre Baker is the first Bulldogs' player to win the Thorpe Award as the nation's top defensive back; Wisconsin's Taylor wins Doak Walker. More>>

Leonard scores 36 points as Raptors beat 76ers 113-102

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Leonard makes five 3-pointers and scores 36 points, Valanciunas adds season-high 26 as Raptors beat 76ers 113-102. More>>

Wade crashes into a fan -- Panthers star Aleksander Barkov

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No foul, no penalty: Dwyane Wade crashes into crowd at Heat game, hits Panthers star Aleksander Barkov. More>>

Ohio State coach Urban Meyer to retire after Rose Bowl

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Ohio State coach Urban Meyer to retire after Rose Bowl. More>>

Kennedy Center Honors program features tributes to Bush Video included

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Celebrities and guests are starting to arrive at Washington's Kennedy Center for this year's Kennedy Center Honors program. More>>

Last salute: A guide to George HW Bush's funeral Video included

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Trump, former presidents salute to 41: A guide to George HW Bush's funeral. More>>

Trump odd man out as presidents assemble for Bush funeral Video included

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The death of George H.W. Bush is bringing together the five remaining members of an oh-so-exclusive fraternity _ the presidents club. More>>

Thousands salute Bush funeral train 4141 on final Texas ride Video included

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George H.W. Bush, president and patriarch, is home for Texas burial. More>>

Qatari man in basketball lawsuit gets diplomatic immunity

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A Qatari man who and was accused of stiffing fellow investors in rapper Ice Cube's 3-on-3 pro basketball league has been given diplomatic status. More>>

The Latest: Kennedy Center honors for Cher

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Cher says she never thought she'd be receiving a lifetime artistic achievement award at the Kennedy Center Honors. More>>

Bush gets tributes at Kennedy Center Honors program Video included

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The Kennedy Center Honors program pays tribute to the late President George H.W. Bush. More>>

Qatari man in basketball lawsuit gets diplomatic immunity

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A Qatari man accused in a lawsuit of stiffing fellow investors in rapper Ice Cube's 3-on-3 pro basketball league has been given diplomatic status that gives him "full immunity from all aspects of civil litigation.". More>>

Schwarzenegger would time travel to terminate fossil fuels

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Actor and former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger says the United States is "still in" the Paris accord to curb global warming despite President Donald Trump's decision to walk away from the agreement. More>>

Sean Penn working on documentary on Saudi writer's death

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Turkish official says Sean Penn in Turkey working on documentary about slaying of journalist Jamal Khashoggi at Saudi consulate in Istanbul. More>>

Man at center of Nobel Literature scandal loses rape appeal

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The man with ties to the Swedish Academy that awards the literature Nobel Prize has lost his appeal to have his rape conviction and a two-year prison sentence reversed and been convicted of a second rape. More>>

Ralph Fiennes, Sophie Okonedo spar in 'Antony and Cleopatra'

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Antony and Cleopatra," currently running at London's National Theatre, has tragic romance, two top-flight actors and a live snake. More>>

Getty museum says it has right to keep prized Greek statue

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The J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles is vowing to assert its right to keep an important Greek statue after Italy's highest court rejected its appeal of a lower court ruling that ordered the piece returned to Italy. More>>

The Latest: French PM: 89,000 police to be deployed Saturday

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French left-wing opposition parties are seeking a no-confidence vote in President Emmanuel Macron's government amid growing protests and fears of violence. More>>

Turkey seeks arrest of 2 former aides to Saudi crown prince

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Istanbul's chief prosecutor is seeking the arrest of two former aides to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman who were dismissed amid the fallout from the killing of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi. More>>

The Latest: Dutch PM: All must be involved in climate fight

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No global climate summit would be complete without a few celebrities. More>>

Berlin film fest to open with new movie from Lone Scherfig

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Organizers of the Berlin International Film Festival say the 2019 event will open with a premiere of Danish director Lone Scherfig's new movie, "The Kindness of Strangers.". More>>

Muggings mar international charity concert in South Africa

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South African media report numerous muggings after a charity concert at which Beyonce and other international stars performed. More>>

Prince William, wife Kate bring gifts to UK forces in Cyprus

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Santa Time: Prince William and his wife bring Christmas gifts and holiday greets to British servicemen in Cyprus. More>>

Italy's labor minister embroiled in family business scandal

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The father of Italy's labor and development minister has apologized for hiring workers off the books for his small construction firm but insists his "errors" shouldn't reflect badly on his son. More>>

Actor-comedian Kevin Hart will host 2019 Oscars

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Kevin Hart will host the 2019 Academy Awards; actor-comedian says he's 'blown away' by chance to host the ceremony. More>>

The Latest: Kevin Hart steps down as Oscars host

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Kevin Hart says he has stepped down as Oscars host following an outcry over previous anti-gay tweets by the comedian. More>>

'Walking Dead' actor to adopt bonded donkey, emu

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A North Carolina animal rescue group says a donkey and an emu who've bonded with each other can stay together, thanks to actor Jeffrey Dean Morgan, who plays the villainous Negan on TV's "The Walking Dead". More>>

Cardi B 'no longer together' with Offset

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Cardi B is no longer feeling the love after little more than a year of marriage to fellow rapper Offset. More>>

The Latest: 'Vice' director jokes he'll take down 'Poppins'

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The Latest: Stage is set for announcement of the 76th annual Golden Globe Awards. More>>

Apollo Theater plans to build new performance spaces

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New York City's Apollo Theater plans to build two new performance spaces to incubate works by up-and-coming artists. More>>

Chanel's Lagerfeld channels ancient Egypt with mini-Met Gala Video included

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Chanel designer Karl Lagerfeld is known for not skimping or cutting corners with his fashion shows, and he certainly did neither with a lavish fashion show at the Temple of Dendur at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. More>>

Reba McEntire, Oak Ridge Boys sing at Bush's Texas funeral Video included

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Reba McEntire, Oak Ridge Boys sing at Houston funeral service of former President George H.W. Bush. More>>

Met orchestra onstage for bows behind Nezet-Seguin

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Yannick Nezet-Seguin took the rare step of bringing the entire orchestra on stage for curtain calls following his first performance as just the third music director in the Metropolitan Opera's 135-year-history. More>>

Sandra Oh, Andy Samberg to host Golden Globe ceremony

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Sandra Oh and Andy Samberg will share host duties at next month's Golden Globe ceremony. More>>

Julia Roberts, more movie stars snare Golden Globe TV nods

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Even the sometimes-offbeat Golden Globe awards are unable to resist the allure of movie stars who dabble in television work. More>>

Victoria's Secret show tumbles to lowest ratings

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ABC's showing of troubled Victoria's Secret fashion show reaches its smallest audience since it became a holiday season TV tradition in 2001. More>>

Egyptian actress questioned over revealing dress at gala

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Egyptian actress' lawyer says she was questioned, still faces trial for public obscenity over revealing dress. More>>

Media coverage contrasts George H.W. Bush's era with Trump Video included

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Media coverage of President George H.W. Bush's death has inevitably concentrated on a contrast with present-day, even as President Trump provides no fresh fuel. More>>

Uffizi aims to slash tourist crowds, stop ticket scalpers

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The Uffizi Galleries, Italy's most-visited art museum, aim to discourage visitor overcrowding and ticket scalpers. More>>

The Latest: Kendrick Lamar leads all Grammy nominees with 8

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The Latest: Kendrick Lamar leads all Grammy nominees with 8, a tally aided by his work on 'Black Panther' albumKendrick Lamar is the king of the Grammys: He's the lead nominee with eight. More>>

Drake tops Spotify's 2018 list with 8.2 billion streams

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It's no surprise, but Drake is the king of Spotify: He is the platform's most-streamed artist of the year globally. More>>

Cardi B parties at Miami's Art Basel after announcing split

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Less than 24 hours after announcing her split from her husband, Cardi B was spotted partying at a nightclub to kick off Miami's Art Basel. More>>

Salonen to become San Francisco Symphony music director

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Esa-Pekka Salonen will become music director of the San Francisco Symphony starting with the 2020-21 season. More>>

Pence wife and daughter plan more Marlon Bundo stories

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The wife and daughter of Vice President Mike Pence plan more stories about the family bunny, Marlon Bundo. More>>

'Daily Show' host Trevor Noah silenced by a voice issue

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'Daily Show' host Trevor Noah silenced by vocal problem, show correspondents pitch in to read his monologue. More>>

Honored in NYC, Glenn Close says 'I speak through my work'

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When it comes to making a statement about female empowerment, Glenn Close lets her roles do the talking. More>>

Bruce Springsteen: No tour with E Street band in 2019

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Bruce Springsteen will not be touring with the E Street Band in 2019. More>>

Viola Davis says 'stop taming us' at Hollywood event

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Viola Davis says 'stop taming us' at Hollywood event where she received leadership award. More>>

'Crazy Rich Asians' fails to click with Chinese audiences

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Chinese audiences aren't exactly going nuts over the U.S. box office hit "Crazy Rich Asians," despite its all-Asian cast and theme of rising Asian prosperity. More>>

LL Cool J, Gwen Stefani join in CBS foster-adoption special

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LL Cool J is hosting a TV special that has long spotlighted adoption for children in foster care. More>>

61st annual Grammy Awards nominations to be announced Friday

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Delayed by Bush funeral, nominations for the 61st annual Grammy Awards will be announced Friday morning. More>>

Rapper sues makers of video game 'Fortnite' over dance moves

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Rapper 2 Milly is suing the makers of Fortnite, saying they're illegally using his dance moves in the wildly popular video game. More>>

'Ralph' repeats as No. 1, 'Crazy Rich Asians' flops in China

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'Ralph Breaks the Internet' repeats as no. 1, as Thanksgiving leftovers lead box office in quiet weekend. More>>

Civil-rights lawyer's memoir to be reissued, made into film

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A memoir by the late civil-rights activist Dovey Johnson Roundtree is being reissued, and a film version is in the works. More>>

NTSB: Pilot error caused crash that killed Troy Gentry

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NTSB says pilot error following engine maintenance problems caused September 2017 helicopter crash that killed Montgomery Gentry singer Troy Gentry and pilot in New Jersey. More>>

Drake dominates Apple Music as most-streamed artist in 2018

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Drake was a dominate force on Apple Music as the platform's most-streamed artist of the year globally. More>>

Grammy noms to be released Friday instead of Wednesday

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Nominations for the 2019 Grammy Awards will be announced Friday instead of Wednesday. More>>

Cohen Media Group purchases Landmark Theatre chain

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Cohen Media Group, an Oscar-winning production and distribution company, purchases Landmark Theatre chain. More>>

Lego Foundation donates $100mln to aid Rohingya, Syrian kids

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The Lego Foundation says it will donate $100 million to U.S. non-profit organization Sesame Workshop to fund projects aimed at helping young children affected by the Rohingya refugee crisis in Bangladesh and the civil war in Syria. More>>

2019 Pirelli calendar puts lens on women's ambition

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Photographer James Watson is keeping the Pirelli calendar on its arc away from its origins as a pinup calendar, featuring portrayals of four women trying to find their purpose. More>>

Queen, Adam Lambert to launch North America tour

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Queen and Adam Lambert are launching a six-week North America tour following the release of the Freddie Mercury biopic "Bohemian Rhapsody.". More>>

Spanish museum, California family in court over disputed art

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Seventy-nine years after a Jewish woman surrendered her family's priceless Camille Pissarro painting to the Nazis in exchange for safe passage out of Germany her family is going to a U.S. court to try to get it back. More>>

'Black Panther,' 'A Star Is Born' among AFI Awards honorees

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"Black Panther," "A Star Is Born" and "Mary Poppins Returns" are among the American Film Institute's top 10 films of the year. More>>

Philip Bosco, Tony-winning actor, dies at 88

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Philip Bosco, the Tony Award-winning actor known for his roles in films "Working Girl" and "The Savages," has died. More>>

'Nutcracker' prince proposes to stunned Dewdrop Fairy

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The prince in the "Nutcracker" had a special present for his favorite ballerina during a Wichita performance of the holiday classic. More>>

Pete Davidson addresses bullying after Ariana Grande breakup

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Pete Davidson says he's not going to "kill myself" following his short-lived engagement with Ariana Grande. More>>

Kendrick Lamar, Cooper and Lady Gaga earn Golden Globe nods

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Not 'Shallow': Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga earn best original song Golden Globe nomination, along with Kendrick Lamar, Annie Lennox and Dolly Parton. More>>

Hugh Hefner's college typewriter scores $162K at auction

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The typewriter that Hugh Hefner used in college was the top-selling item at an auction of the Playboy magazine founder's possessions. More>>

Eddie Murphy and fiancee have baby boy, his 10th child

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Eddie Murphy and his fiance Paige Butcher have a new baby boy. More>>

R. Kelly documentary screening evacuated over phone threats

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A screening of an upcoming documentary detailing abuse allegations against singer R. Kelly was evacuated after phone threats were made to the Manhattan location where it was being held. More>>

Kanye West apologizes for using phone during Cher musical

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Kanye West has apologized for his lack of phone etiquette while he and his wife, Kim Kardashian West, attended opening night of "The Cher Show" on Broadway. More>>

George H.W. Bush dies at 94; made greatest mark in Gulf War Video included

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President George H.W. Bush, who was praised after Gulf War in 1991 but lost his second bid for the White House amid weak economy, has died. More>>

Ken Berry, star of sitcom 'F Troop,' has died at age 85

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Ken Berry, an actor and dancer who played the affable and clumsy Capt. Wilton Parmenter in the 1960s sitcom "F Troop," has died. More>>

Nick Jonas, Priyanka Chopra post wedding on social media

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Nick Jonas and Priyanka Chopra posted photos of their wedding celebration Saturday amid reports that the couple had wed after a four-month courtship. More>>

Saving Clark's neck? Panic at 'Lampoon's Christmas' display

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A holiday display meant to re-create a scene from "National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation" looked a little too real and caused a veteran to spring into action. More>>

Neil deGrasse Tyson denies sexual misconduct allegations

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Renowned astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson says he will cooperate fully with an "impartial investigation" into allegations of sexual misconduct that have been leveled against him. More>>

Bono to speak in Chicago on fighting AIDS, poverty in Africa

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Bono will speak in Chicago about his efforts to combat AIDS and extreme poverty in Africa. More>>

Trumps to attend state funeral for George H.W. Bush Video included

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President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump are mourning the passing of former President George H.W. Bush. More>>

Beyonce and other stars to perform at Mandela festival

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Beyonce and other international stars gather in South Africa for a charity concert honoring Nelson Mandela, a century after he was born. More>>

Lena Dunham sorry for supporting writer accused of assault

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Lena Dunham is apologizing to actress Aurora Perrineau for defending a writer who Perrineau accused of sexual misconduct. More>>

Tariff tensions shadow US, Canada, Mexico trade pact signing Video included

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President Trump kicks off two days of diplomacy at the Group of 20 nations meeting in Argentina on Friday. More>>

La Scala struck falling bridge from 'Attila' after Genoa

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Director Davide Livermore had envisioned a falling bridge to emphasize a dramatic encounter in Verdi's "Attila," a opens La Scala's season next week with a new production. More>>

Police review: No evidence of a crime in Casey Kasem's death

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Police in Washington state say they've found no evidence of wrongdoing after investigating allegations that relatives of radio personality Casey Kasem were responsible for his 2014 death. More>>

Title bout: author alleges plagiarism, then retracts

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In a literary title bout, romance novelist Nora Roberts had a few words for fellow author Tomi Adeyemi. More>>

To encourage more use, Instagram to allow sharing with fewer

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Instagram is adding a deceptively simple tool to its Stories tool that will likely mean people sharing even more on this already-popular feature. More>>

Sales for Michelle Obama memoir top 2 million copies

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Michelle Obama's "Becoming" is selling at a pace rarely seen for a political memoir, or any nonfiction book. More>>

China actor arrested in Tokyo in alleged abuse of girlfriend

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Japanese police have arrested Chinese actor Jiang Jinfu on suspicion of assaulting his former girlfriend, causing injuries. More>>

Egypt actress says revealing dress wasn't meant to offend

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Egyptian actress facing trial on public obscenity charges says she did not mean to offend anyone when she wore a reveling dress. More>>

Quentin Tarantino marries singer and model Daniella Pick

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Quentin Tarantino has married Israeli singer and model Daniella Pick. More>>

'Avengers' director says Evans' Cap days may not be over

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'Avengers' director says Chris Evans' Captain America days may not be over. More>>

CNN fires analyst Marc Lamont Hill after UN speech on Israel

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CNN has parted ways with contributor Marc Lamont Hill after a speech the college professor made on Israel and Palestine at the United Nations. More>>

Photo thought to be of Vincent van Gogh is his brother

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A photo long thought to be of a young Vincent van Gogh turns out to be of his brother, Theo. More>>

You will be able to hear Hugh Jackman sing on tour next year

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Hugh Jackman will launch his first ever world tour next year, performing at arenas mostly reserved for pop, rock and rap stars. More>>

Kid Rock booted from leading parade after profane TV remarks

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Nashville Mayor David Briley's office says he's "inclined not to participate" in a Christmas parade if Kid Rock remains grand marshal. More>>

Sprucing up NYC: Rockefeller Center lights Christmas tree

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A massive Norway spruce is ready for stardom in a New York City holiday tradition: the lighting of the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree. More>>

Oprah offers rousing tribute to Mandela in S. Africa visit

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Oprah speaks on gender equality at Mandela event in South Africa, to cheers. More>>

Reggae music put on UNESCO intangible cultural heritage list

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Reggae music has been inscribed on the prized intangible cultural heritage list of UNESCO, the UN's cultural agency. More>>

From Barron to casserole, first lady opens up on White House Video included

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First lady Melania Trump is calling the opioid epidemic the 'worst drug crisis in American history'. More>>

Beyonce to perform at South African concert honoring Mandela

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Beyonce, Jay-Z to perform at South African concert honoring Mandela a century after his birth. More>>

Dolce&Gabbana fiasco shows importance, risks of China market

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Dolce&Gabbana learns the hard way: Don't mess with China and its 770 million internet users. More>>

The Latest: A&M: Bush to be buried at presidential library Video included

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Obamas praise service of former President Bush. More>>

'Stop this chaos:' Weinstein lawyer urges sex case dismissal

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Harvey Weinstein's lawyer says his sexual assault case has devolved into a mess of lying witnesses and hidden evidence and should be thrown out. More>>

Egyptian actress to be tried for wearing revealing dress

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Egyptian actress faces trial next month charged with public obscenity after she showed up at the closing ceremony of a film festival in Cairo wearing a see-through dress that revealed the entirety of her legs. More>>

Neil deGrasse Tyson investigated by Fox, NatGeo Networks

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Fox and National Geographic Networks say they will probe sexual misconduct allegations against renowned astrophysicist Neil DeGrasse Tyson. More>>

Chiefs cut RB Kareem Hunt after video of assault surfaces

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A person with knowledge of the move tells The Associated Press that Kansas City Chiefs running back Kareem Hunt appears headed to the NFL's Commissioner Exempt List, sidelining him while the league investigates a video of Hunt striking a woman in February. More>>

Presidents, others praise former President George H.W. Bush Video included

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Presidents, others praise former President George H.W. Bush. More>>

The Latest: Trump open to 2nd meeting with North Korea's Kim Video included

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President Donald Trump is blasting the investigation in which his former lawyer pleaded guilty to lying to Congress about a Moscow real estate deal he pursued for Trump during the 2016 presidential campaign. More>>

Report: Aaron Hernandez emotional, yet hopeful, after arrest

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Newly released jailhouse telephone calls show that the late New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez expected to be released from jail and resume his football career shortly after his arrest on a murder charge. More>>

'Roma' named best film by New York film critics

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Alfonso Cuaron's "Roma" has dominated the New York Film Critics Circle Awards, winning best film, best director and best cinematography. More>>

Viola Davis to star as Shirley Chisholm in Amazon project

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Viola Davis to star as trailblazing politician Shirley Chisholm in Amazon Studios film. More>>

Japanese prince wants royals to fund Shinto rite, not public

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Japan's Prince Akishino says a highly religious ritual that is part of next year's succession ceremonies should be covered privately by the imperial family, questioning the government's decision to use public money. More>>

Writers' group won't honor prosecutor tied to Central Park 5

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The Mystery Writers of America group has withdrawn a major award given to author Linda Fairstein (FAYR'-steen) after other writers condemned the ex-prosecutor's role in New York's notorious Central Park Five case. More>>

Mayweather, DJ Khaled settle over digital coin promotions

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Boxing legend Floyd Mayweather and music producer DJ Khaled have agreed to pay a total $750,000 to settle federal regulators' charges of failing to disclose payments they received for promoting investments in digital currency securities. More>>

University of Michigan to livestream Auschwitz music concert

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The University of Michigan plans to livestream the performance of a musical arrangement not heard in concert since it was performed by prisoners at Auschwitz during World War II. More>>

Dennis Krausnick, founding member of Shakespeare & Co., dies

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Dennis Krausnick, a founding member of the Massachusetts theater company Shakespeare & Co., who in the organization's 40 years served as an actor, director, writer and teacher, has died. More>>

Sinclair distances itself from commentary after protest

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The Sinclair Broadcast Group is distancing itself from a segment by its chief political analyst, who defended President Trump's efforts to halt migration at the U.S. border with Mexico. More>>

Nelson, Henley to honor Parton at Grammy MusiCares concert

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Willie Nelson, Vince Gill, Don Henley and Mavis Staples will perform in tribute to Dolly Parton when she's honored as the 2019 MusiCares Person of the Year by the Recording Academy. More>>

Gloria Katz, 'American Graffiti' screenwriter, dies at 76

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A Hollywood writer and director has announced the death of his wife, Gloria Katz, who co-wrote "American Graffiti" and helped give Princess Leia her power in "Star Wars.". More>>

Sundance Film Festival unveils 2019 feature film slate

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From a Harvey Weinstein documentary to Annette Bening as Senator Dianne Feinstein, Sundance unveils diverse slate for 2019 festival. More>>

Rita Moreno joins Steven Spielberg's 'West Side Story' film

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Rita Moreno signed for remake of 'West Side Story' directed by Steven Spielberg after her Oscar turn in 1961. More>>

Once a sensation, 'Walking Dead' is another show

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Once a television sensation, AMC's 'The Walking Dead' is now just another show. More>>

Ariana Grande in new four-part docu-series on YouTube

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Ariana Grande is giving fans an all-access pass into her musical life through a new documentary series on YouTube. More>>

Former CIA head John O. Brennan writing memoir, due in 2020

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John O. Brennan, the former CIA director and longtime intelligence official, is working on a memoir. More>>

Atwood writing 'Handmaid's Tale' sequel, out in 2019

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Thanks to public demand, and a certain American president, Margaret Atwood is writing a sequel to her million-selling "The Handmaid's Tale.". More>>

NPR fires critic David Edelstein after 'Last Tango' joke

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NPR's 'Fresh Air' fires contributor David Edelestein after the film critic made a joke about the rape scene in 'Last Tango in Paris' following the death of director Bernardo Bertolucci. More>>

U of Wisconsin head chides chancellor over porn star invite

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University of Wisconsin System President Ray Cross is reprimanding a chancellor for inviting a porn star to speak at his campus. More>>

National Board of Review names 'Green Book' year's best film

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The National Board of Review has named the feel-good road-trip drama "Green Book" the best film of the year, and its star, Viggo Mortensen, best actor. More>>

Foo Fighters to headline pre-Super Bowl concert in Atlanta

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Foo Fighters will headline a pre-Super Bowl concert in Atlanta. More>>

Write then run: Dems pen books while weighing 2020 campaigns

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Write then run: Dems pen books while weighing 2020 campaigns. More>>

'SpongeBob' creator Stephen Hillenburg dies at 57

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Stephen Hillenburg, whose daffy animated 'SpongeBob SquarePants' became an international hit, dies at 57 . More>>

Fox disciplines employees who set up Trump aide appearance

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Fox News Channel says that it has disciplined employees involved in working with the Trump administration to craft a 'Fox & Friends' interview with former EPA administrator Scott Pruitt. More>>

Star Trek's interracial kiss 50 years ago heralded change

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The kiss between Star Trek's Captain Kirk and Lieutenant Uhura 50 years ago heralded a change in television where interracial romance is now accepted. More>>

Redskins claim Reuben Foster off waivers from 49ers

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The Washington Redskins have claimed Reuben Foster off waivers after the San Francisco 49ers released the linebacker following a domestic violence arrest. More>>

Stevie Wonder announces plan to help California fire victims

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Stevie Wonder wants to raise money through a benefit concert for California fire victims impacted by the catastrophic wildfires. More>>

William, Kate pay tribute to UK soccer team owner

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Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge have paid tribute to Leicester City owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha and those who died with him in an Oct. 27 helicopter crash. More>>

10 gang members charged in Los Angeles celebrity burglaries

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Court documents show 10 alleged gang members face felony charges in connection with a series of burglaries that targeted the Los Angeles homes of celebrities including Rihanna, Dodgers star Yasiel Puig and Rams wide receiver Robert Woods. More>>

Disney says 'no merit' to Malaysia resort company lawsuit

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Disney says 'no merit' to Malaysian resort developer complaints over Fox Entertainment-related theme park. More>>

200 years of 'Silent Night': Singers mark carol's birthday

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One of the most famous songs of Christmas is being celebrated as it approaches its 200th anniversary. More>>

Zimmern apologizes for comments about Chinese restaurants

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"Bizarre Foods" host Andrew Zimmern is apologizing for comments he made about Chinese restaurants that some said were culturally insensitive. More>>

'The Rider' tops Gotham Awards, kicking off awards season Video included

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Chloe Zhao's lyrical Western "The Rider," about a Lakota cowboy rodeo rider, won best feature film at the 28th annual Gotham Awards. More>>

Trump proposes 'worldwide network' to counter CNN overseas

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President Donald Trump is raising the possibility of starting "our own Worldwide Network" to counter news spread internationally by CNN. More>>

Alec Baldwin's lawyer: Video will clear him in parking clash

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Alec Baldwin is due to answer assault and harassment charges in a New York court after being accused of striking a man in the face over a parking space. More>>

Michigan professor unearths inmates' music from Auschwitz

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A University of Michigan ensemble is going to play a musical arrangement that hasn't been heard since it was performed by prisoners at Auschwitz during World War II. More>>

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