Arts and entertainment

Singer Fergie performs the national anthem prior to an NBA All-Star basketball game, Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)
February 19, 2018 - 7:12 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Fergie is apologizing after trying something different with the national anthem at the NBA All-Star Game. "I've always been honored and proud to perform the national anthem and last night I wanted to try something special for the NBA," the Grammy-winning singer said in a...
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Team LeBron's LeBron James, of the Cleveland Cavaliers, holds the MVP trophy after his team defeated Team Stephen at the NBA All-Star basketball game, Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018, in Los Angeles. Team LeBron won 148-145. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)
February 19, 2018 - 6:45 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A new format for the NBA All-Star Game had a negligible impact on television ratings. Total viewership for the game was down slightly compared to last year, although it improved over 2014, the previous time the league's midseason showcase faced competition from the Winter Olympics...
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File-This Nov. 24, 2015, file photo shows Rev. Jesse Jackson speaking to the media during a vigil for 17-year-old Laquan McDonald, who was fatally shot and killed Oct. 20, 2014 in Chicago. Jackson says he’s deeply insulted by a Fox News host’s “attack” on Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James. Political commentator Laura Ingraham criticized the three-time NBA champion for his recent comments about social issues, suggesting he should “shut up and dribble.” Jackson says it’s important for James, Stephen (STEH'-fehn) Curry, Kevin Durant and other NBA players to keep speaking out against injustice and the behavior of President Donald Trump. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty, File)
February 19, 2018 - 5:26 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — The Rev. Jesse Jackson said on Monday he's deeply insulted by a Fox News host's "attack" on Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James and thanked the basketball All-Star for standing up for what he believes in. Political commentator Laura Ingraham criticized the three-time NBA champion...
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February 19, 2018 - 5:21 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Fabiano was singing at the Metropolitan Opera when a key mix-up occurred. The tenor began Rodolfo's famous first act aria in Puccini's "La Boheme" on Friday night when it became clear the orchestra was playing in a different key under conductor Marco Armiliato. "I said, oh,...
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A Model wears a creation by Erdem at the Autumn/Winter 2018 runway show in London, Monday, Feb. 19, 2018. (Photo by Grant Pollard/Invision/AP)
February 19, 2018 - 4:18 pm
LONDON (AP) — London Fashion Week saw a flurry of shows Monday emphasizing romance and femininity, often with exquisite workmanship and dashes of mystery and drama. Dresses dominated the runway. Christopher Kane offered a strong collection of very feminine, sometimes very revealing dresses at his...
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In this Jan. 30, 2018 file photo, Letitia Wright poses for a portrait at the "Black Panther" press junket at the Montage Beverly Hills in Beverly Hills, Calif. The film opens nationwide on Friday, Feb. 16. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP)
February 19, 2018 - 2:12 pm
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Letitia Wright still can't believe she made the "Black Panther" poster. The 24-year-old actress has an out-of-nowhere star-making turn in the Marvel superhero film as the whip-smart Shuri, teenage sister to T'Challa and top scientist in Wakanda. Vibrant, funny and cool...
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A school groups explores an interactive touch table to learn about the objects and images on display at the "Americans" exhibit at the Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian, Friday, Feb. 9, 2018, in Washington. The exhibit uses Native imagery to show how it permeates American culture. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
February 19, 2018 - 1:14 pm
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Bold. Visionary. A spectacular success. The words in an online promotion for a new museum exhibit in Washington, D.C., describe an 1830 U.S. law that forced thousands of American Indians from their lands in the South to areas west of the Mississippi River. Provocative, yes,...
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FILE - This Jan.10 2017 file photo shows French musician Didier Lockwood during a photocall prior to the 22nd Lumieres awards ceremony in Paris. Renowned French jazz violinist Didier Lockwood, whose eclectic career spanned more than four decades with thousands of concerts in the most prestigious festivals and concert halls around the world, died Sunday Feb.18, 2018. He was 62. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena, File)
February 19, 2018 - 12:01 pm
PARIS (AP) — French jazz violinist Didier Lockwood, whose eclectic career spanned more than four decades and the world's most prestigious festivals and concert halls, has died. He was 62. Lockwood's agent, Christophe Deghelt, said in a statement on Twitter that Lockwood died suddenly Sunday, a day...
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Audience members watch the beginning of "Black Panther" during a private screening on Friday, Feb. 16, 2018, in Grand Blanc, Mich. (Bronte Wittpenn /The Flint Journal-MLive.com via AP)
February 19, 2018 - 11:36 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A lavish, headline-grabbing premiere. Lightning word-of-mouth stoked by glowing reviews. Packed movie theaters with sold-out shows, long lines and fans decked out as characters from the film. The phenomenon of "Black Panther" had the look and feel of a classic, bona fide blockbuster...
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Adam Rippon of the United States reacts as his score is posted following his performance in the men's free figure skating final in the Gangneung Ice Arena at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)
February 19, 2018 - 10:59 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Highlights from media coverage of the Pyeongchang Olympics: WARDROBE MALFUNCTION: The Pyeongchang Olympics have had more wardrobe malfunctions than a Super Bowl halftime show, the latest on live television Sunday night when French ice dancer Gabriella Papadakis' costume became...
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