Arts and entertainment

May 21, 2018 - 11:32 pm
SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — Sarah Rose Summers from Nebraska beat out 50 other women Monday to win this year's Miss USA competition. Summers, a 23-year-old contestant from Omaha, graduated from Texas Christian University with two degrees and is working on becoming a certified child life specialist. She...
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FILE - In this May 14, 2009 file photo, pop artist Robert Indiana, 80, poses in the kitchen at his home on Vinalhaven Island, Maine. Indiana, best known for his 1960s LOVE series, died from respiratory failure Saturday, May 19, 2018, at his home in Maine, Indiana's attorney said. He was 89. (AP Photo/Pat Wellenbach, File)
May 21, 2018 - 10:57 pm
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Pop artist Robert Indiana, best known for his 1960s "LOVE" series, has died at his island home off the coast of Maine. He was 89. Indiana died on Saturday from respiratory failure at his Victorian home in a converted Odd Fellows hall, a fraternal order lodge, where he had...
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FILE - In this April 4, 2017, file photo, the fountains of Bellagio erupt along the Las Vegas Strip in Las Vegas. Tens of thousands of casino workers in Las Vegas whose contracts expire next week were preparing to vote on Tuesday, May 22, 2018, on whether to authorize a strike, a move that could leave more than 30 properties without unionized housekeepers, bartenders, servers and other key employees. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
May 21, 2018 - 8:40 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Tens of thousands of casino workers in Las Vegas whose contracts expire next week were preparing to vote on whether to authorize a strike, a move that could leave more than 30 properties without unionized housekeepers, bartenders, servers and other key employees. A majority of yes...
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FILE - This image released by Twentieth Century Fox shows Shioli Kutsuna, left, and Brianna Hildebrand in a scene from "Deadpool 2." Fox’s “Deadpool 2” brought in $125 million according to studio estimates Sunday, May 20, 2018, and ended the three-week reign of Disney’s “Avengers: Infinity War” at the top of the North American box office. (Joe Lederer/Twentieth Century Fox via AP, File)
May 21, 2018 - 6:08 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The release of "Deadpool 2" this weekend ended "Avengers: Infinity War's" three week stronghold on the top spot at the box office. 20th Century Fox's "Deadpool 2" grossed $125.5 million in its first weekend in theaters, slightly less than the first film's record-breaking $132.4...
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FILE - In this June 30, 2013, file photo, R. Kelly performs onstage at the BET Awards at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. Streaming numbers for R. Kelly has remained intact a week after Spotify announced it had removed the R&B singer’s music from its playlists, citing its new policy on hate content and hateful conduct. (Photo by Frank Micelotta/Invision/AP, File)
May 21, 2018 - 5:28 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Streaming numbers for R. Kelly have remained intact a week after Spotify announced it had removed the R&B singer's music from its playlists, citing its new policy on hate content and hateful conduct. Spotify made the bold declaration on May 10, but R. Kelly's streaming numbers...
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This image released by Netflix shows, from left, Christian Navarro, Dylan Minnette and Brandon Flynn in "13 Reasons Why." Netflix has canceled the premiere of its second season of the teen drama “13 Reasons Why” because of Friday’s school shooting near Houston. The first season of “13 Reasons Why” drew criticism for its graphic depiction of a teenager’s suicide. The second season will focus on the aftermath of the girl’s death, and reportedly includes a storyline about thwarted school shooting. (Beth Dubber/Netflix via AP)
May 21, 2018 - 4:50 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A media watchdog group is calling on Netflix to pull its "13 Reasons Why" series because of potentially harmful content. The Parents Television Council describes the second season of the series as "a ticking time bomb to teens and children." It wants both seasons yanked. A request...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, April 19, 2017, file photo, chef Mario Batali attends an awards event in New York. The New York Police Department is investigating allegations of sexual misconduct leveled celebrity chef Mario Batali. The NYPD confirmed the probe following a “60 Minutes” broadcast Sunday, May 20, 2018, in which an unnamed woman accused Batali of drugging and sexually assaulting her in 2005. Batali issued a statement denying he assaulted the woman. (Photo by Brent N. Clarke/Invision/AP, File)
May 21, 2018 - 2:31 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The restaurant group co-owned by Mario Batali says it has been "actively negotiating" to buy out the celebrity chef facing sexual misconduct allegations. The B&B Hospitality Group says Batali and partner Joe Bastianich have signed a letter of intent and final terms could be set...
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May 21, 2018 - 1:42 pm
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek comedian Harry Klynn, who for decades poked fun at his countrymen and their political leaders, has died at age 78 in his native city of Thessaloniki. Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras expressed condolences for Klynn's family after the comedian's death Monday. Klynn,...
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FILE - In this Nov. 1, 2017 file photo, AFI Founding Director George Stevens, Jr. attends AFI's 50th Anniversary Gala at The Library of Congress in Washington. Stevens is adding another chapter to film history with a significant donation of items spanning five generations of his family to the Margaret Herrick Library and the Academy Film Archive. (Photo by Brent N. Clarke/Invision/AP, File)
May 21, 2018 - 1:30 pm
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — American Film Institute founder and Kennedy Center Honors creator George Stevens Jr. is adding another chapter to film history by donating hundreds of items spanning five generations of his family to film academy's Margaret Herrick Library and its archive. The Academy...
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A photo illustration showing a selection of British Newspaper front pages with pictures from the wedding of Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, in London, Sunday, May 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
May 21, 2018 - 1:01 pm
LONDON (AP) — Britain's Sun newspaper says the nephew of the new Duchess of Sussex was given a warning by police after trying to take a knife into a London nightclub, hours after the royal wedding. The tabloid says 25-year-old Tyler Dooley, nephew of the former Meghan Markle, admitted having the...
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