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Brit Awards adopt white rose symbol to signal 'Time's Up'

Jill Lawless, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 2:18pm

Homegrown London talents Stormzy and Dua Lipa were among winners at Wednesday's Brit Awards, where many music stars wore white roses to support campaigns against sexual harassment and assault.

The Latest: Stormzy, Dua Lipa take solo prizes at BritsBrits

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 1:52pm

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Milan Fashion Week opens with #metoo moment of reflection

Colleen Barry, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 1:38pm

Milan Fashion Week got under way Wednesday with a moment's pause to put focus on women who have come forward as victims of sexual misconduct.

'Jeopardy!' host Alex Trebek to moderate governor's debate

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 1:00pm

"Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek is set to moderate a debate in this year's Pennsylvania governor's race.

Universal launches plans for third 'Jurassic World' film

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 12:24pm

Fourth months before "Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom" hits theaters, Universal Pictures has announced plans Wednesday for a third installment in the rebooted dinosaur franchise.

Geraldo Rivera talks weapons age-limits with Trump

Catherine Lucey, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 10:36am

Television personality Geraldo Rivera says he has discussed the idea of raising the minimum age to purchase assault-type weapons with President Donald Trump, adding that Trump "took it under advisement."

Talk show host Williams taking time off for health reasons

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 10:04am

Daytime talk show host Wendy Williams says she's taking three weeks off on doctor's orders.

Songwriter Diane Warren wants an Oscar already

Kristin M. Hall, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 8:57am

Songwriter Diane Warren is overdue for an Oscar, and she has no reservations about admitting it.

New book by Sen. Bernie Sanders coming in November

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 7:04am

Sen. Bernie Sanders is planning his next move.

Prosecutor-turned-TV personality Pirro admits driving 95 mph

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 6:44am

Fox News personality and former New York prosecutor Jeanine Pirro has pleaded guilty to driving 95 mph in a 65 mph zone.

Wonder Woman and Luke Skywalker expected at the Oscars

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 6:32am

Wonder Woman and Luke Skywalker will be at the Academy Awards — or at least the actors who play them onscreen.

Mitch Albom plans sequel to 'Five People You Meet in Heaven'

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 6:32am

Mitch Albom is giving heaven a sequel.

'On Body And Soul' hopes to continue Hungary's Oscar streak

Pablo Gorondi, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 6:12am

With two Oscars in the past two years, Hungary's film industry has been on a winning streak. Now the creators behind the movie "On Body And Soul," a surreal love story, are hoping to score a third Academy Award.

'Black Panther' screening halted after woman shouts slur

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 4:48am

Police in New Jersey say a movie theater had to halt a showing of "Black Panther" after a woman yelled a racial slur, upsetting the rest of the audience.

Sally Field busts out old outfits at costume guild awards

Sandy Cohen, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 4:18am

Wonder Woman's gilded bustier, the spangled skating dresses in "I, Tonya" and the subdued shades of the 1960s as shown in "The Shape of Water" were among the finest costumes of the year, according to the Costume Designers Guild.

The Latest: 'Wonder Woman,' 'I, Tonya' costumes celebrated

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 4:18am

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Ursula K. Le Guin wins posthumous prize for essay writing

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 20th - 7:16pm

The late Ursula K. Le Guin was among the recipients of literary honors presented Tuesday night by PEN America.

Supreme Court asked to review 'Making a Murderer' confession

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 20th - 4:24pm

Lawyers for a Wisconsin inmate featured in the "Making a Murderer" series on Netflix asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday to review a federal appeals court decision that held his confession was voluntary.

Stephen King in tweet slams congressman as "NRA sweetheart"

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 20th - 4:22pm

Author Stephen King on Tuesday called a Maine congressman an "NRA sweetheart" for receiving thousands of dollars from the gun rights advocacy group.

Q&A: Yance Ford on race, justice and making Oscar history

Jake Coyle, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 20th - 4:02pm

In the Oscar-nominated documentary "Strong Island," Yance Ford stares back at the camera with profound sorrow and calm resilience.