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Michelle Obama's memoir conveys lessons of an eventful life

Chevel Johnson, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 8:56pm

Former first lady Michelle Obama said Friday that her upcoming memoir "Becoming" is a "re-humanization effort" that shares the "ordinariness of a very extraordinary story" that she hopes will give voice to people who feel voiceless.

Michelle Obama says her memoir is a 're-humanization' effort

Chevel Johnson, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 7:32pm

Former first lady Michelle Obama said Friday her upcoming memoir "Becoming" is a "re-humanization effort" that shares the "ordinariness of a very extraordinary story" that she hopes will give voice to people who feel voiceless.

The Latest: Cohen denies discussing Trump with Tom Arnold

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 7:26pm

The Latest on a photo of President Donald Trump's former attorney, Michael Cohen, and comedian Tom Arnold that has fueled speculation Cohen has secret tapes of Trump and is willing to share them (all times local):

AP Source: J. Cole to perform at BET Awards

Mesfin Fekadu, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 5:26pm

J. Cole is set to perform at Sunday's BET Awards.

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 4:38pm

Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:

Honduran girl in symbolic photo not separated from mother

David Bauder, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 4:14pm

A crying Honduran girl depicted in a widely-seen photograph that became a symbol for many of President Donald Trump's immigration policies was not actually separated from her mother, U.S. government officials said on Friday.

Jailed filmmaker in Russia loses 44 pounds on hunger strike

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 1:28pm

A lawyer for a Ukrainian filmmaker who has been on hunger strike for more than a month in a Russian prison says his client has lost about 20 kilograms (44 pounds) and is severely weak.

Ex-Las Vegas headliner loses bid to undo federal porn plea

Ken Ritter, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 12:46pm

A former Las Vegas Strip headliner from Germany lost his bid to withdraw his guilty plea in a federal child pornography case involving thousands of videos and images.

Jerusalem backlash casts shadow over Eurovision contest

Tia Goldenberg, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 10:56am

When the United States recognized Jerusalem as Israel's capital, Israelis hoped other countries would follow suit. Instead, the move has created a backlash. The latest setback threatens the contested city's hopes of hosting the 2019 Eurovision song contest — an affair that has become something of a national obsession.

Actress Betty Buckley wants to 'make America happy again'

Mike Cidoni Lennox, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 10:42am

There's busy. And then there's Betty Buckley busy.

Charles Krauthammer, conservative columnist and pundit, dies

Hillel Italie, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 9:48am

Charles Krauthammer, the Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist and pundit who helped shape and occasionally dissented from the conservative movement as he evolved from "Great Society" Democrat to Iraq War cheerleader to denouncer of Donald Trump, has died at age 68.

So much TV, so little summer: Amy Adams, Kevin Hart, Dr. Pol

Lynn Elber, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 9:44am

The fall television season is months away but that's no reason to stare moodily at a blank screen. In this era of peak TV, there are so many outlets and shows clamoring for your summertime attention that it can be as daunting as choosing between a mojito and a frozen daiquiri.

The Monkees postpone dates after Mike Nesmith became ill

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 9:21am

The Monkees have postponed the last four dates of their tour after guitarist Mike Nesmith became ill.

Nobel laureate Mario Vargas Llosa leaves hospital after fall

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 8:50am

Nobel Literature laureate Mario Vargas Llosa has been discharged from a Madrid hospital, 24 hours after sustaining light injuries in a fall at home.

Paul McCartney drives down memory lane for 'Carpool Karaoke'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 7:19am

It had been a magical mystery tour as Paul McCartney led James Corden through his hometown of Liverpool during a "Carpool Karaoke " segment on CBS' "The Late Late Show."

Brooke Astor collection heads to research room at library

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 6:14am

The New York Public Library is beginning construction on a new study and research room that will house 1,800 books and three portraits that philanthropist Brooke Astor willed to the library after her death at age 105 in 2007.

China blocks John Oliver on social media after scathing show

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 21st - 11:14pm

A popular Chinese social media site is censoring discussion of "Last Week Tonight" and its HBO host John Oliver after he mocked Chinese President Xi Jinping, his apparent sensitivity about being compared to Winnie the Pooh and his country's crackdown on human rights.

Days after rapper's Florida slaying, a suspect is arrested

Josh Replogle and Jennifer Kay, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 21st - 8:50pm

A 22-year-old suspect has been arrested and charged with murder days after the killing of rising rap star XXXTentacion, who was fatally shot in his luxury BMW electric car as he left an upscale motorcycle dealership in Florida.

Rapper Jim Jones among 4 arrested after Atlanta police chase

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 21st - 7:54pm

Rapper Jim Jones has been arrested after a brief police chase in west Georgia.

ABC orders 'Roseanne' spinoff for fall minus Roseanne Barr

Lynn Elber, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 21st - 7:44pm

ABC, which canceled its "Roseanne" revival over its star's racist tweet, said Thursday it will air a Conner family sitcom minus Roseanne Barr this fall.