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5 burning questions ahead of Tuesday's Oscar nominations

Jake Coyle, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 21st - 5:37pm

The Oscars still don't have a host, but on Tuesday morning, they'll at least have nominees.

NAACP wants newscaster fired after Martin Luther King slur

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 21st - 5:21pm

The NAACP wants a St. Louis-area TV station to fire a newscaster for what he called an unintentional racial slur while talking about Martin Luther King Jr.

At Sundance, powerhouse documentaries will be everywhere

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 21st - 2:58pm

For documentary filmmakers, there's no place like the Sundance Film Festival.

Mezzo J'Nai Bridges rising fast in opera world

Mike Silverman, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 21st - 9:15am

J'Nai Bridges was just 24 and still in school when she sang her first "Carmen" as a young artist at the Glimmerglass Festival in 2011.

Unclothed Emperor? Costumes for opera stolen in Germany

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 21st - 6:38am

The emperor has no clothes in this production of Puccini's "Turandot" by the Lithuanian National Opera, but then again neither does any other character.

Bon Jovi's restaurant gives free meal to furloughed workers

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 21st - 3:51am

A restaurant owned by musician and New Jersey native Jon Bon Jovi is providing free meals to local government workers and their families during the federal government shutdown.

'Gotti' leads Razzie nominations, Trump up for worst actor

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 21st - 2:15am

John Travolta's John Gotti biopic "Gotti" has topped the 39th annual Razzie Awards with a co-leading six nominations, while President Donald Trump also earned a nod for worst actor.

Singapore actor Aloysius Pang injured in military exercise

Nick Perry, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 20th - 11:21pm

Singaporean actor Aloysius Pang sustained serious injuries to his chest and abdomen during a military training exercise in New Zealand, Singapore's defense ministry said Monday.

M. Night Shyamalan's 'Glass' is No. 1 with $40.6M debut

Jake Coyle, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 20th - 3:10pm

M. Night Shyamalan scored his fifth No. 1 movie as the director's "Glass," while not quite the blockbuster some expected, nevertheless dominated Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend at the box office with $40.6 million in ticket sales according to studio estimates Sunday.

Former CIA officer portrayed in 'Argo' film dead at 78

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 20th - 11:02am

A former CIA technical operations officer who helped rescue six U.S. diplomats from Iran in 1980 and was portrayed by Ben Affleck in the film "Argo," has died. He was 78.

Founder of Dead Poets Society is published, posthumously

David Sharp, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 20th - 8:04am

The late founder of the Dead Poets Society of America can be inducted to the society of fallen bards now that he's now a published poet.

'Green Book' takes top honor at the Producers Guild Awards

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 19th - 11:37pm

The Oscars race may have gotten a little clearer Saturday night as the race-themed road trip drama "Green Book" drove off with the top honor at the Producers Guild Awards, winning out over presumed front-runners like "Roma," ''A Star Is Born" and "Black Panther."

Sociologist and intellectual, Nathan Glazer, dead at 95

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 19th - 8:44pm

Sociologist Nathan Glazer, who assisted on a classic study of conformity, "The Lonely Crowd," and co-authored a groundbreaking document of non-conformity, "Beyond the Melting Pot," has died. He was 95.  

Timberlake pops in on patients at Texas children's hospital

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 19th - 4:14pm

Justin Timberlake has pulled some sunshine from his pocket for the patients at a Texas children's hospital.

Diana Ross add to 2019 lineup, Bob Seger cancels

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 19th - 1:30pm

The legendary Diana Ross has been added to this year's lineup for the 50th anniversary of the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival.

PBS films tackles Native American links to rock, blues, jazz

Russell Contreras, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 19th - 12:45pm

As a child, Fred Lincoln "Link" Wray, Jr. hid under a bed when the Ku Klux Klan came to his parent's home in rural North Carolina. Racist groups often targeted the poor family of Shawnee Native American ancestry as the Wrays endured segregation in the American South just like African-Americans.

Thom Browne goes for spectacle at Paris Fashion Week

Thomas Adamson, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 19th - 11:51am

Thom Browne provided the biggest spectacle on a relatively quiet day at Paris Fashion Week as some fashion houses decided to switch presentation dates or showing times to avoid Saturday's yellow vest protesters who took to the streets in the French capital and beyond.

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 19th - 9:28am

Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:

Met Opera offers free tickets to federal employees

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 18th - 3:41pm

Federal government employees affected by the government shutdown can get some free entertainment in New York.

Reports: Sony drops R. Kelly after furor over allegations

Mesfin Fekadu, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 18th - 3:39pm

Multiple outlets have reported that Sony Music has dropped embattled R&B star R. Kelly from its roster.