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Box Office Top 20: 'Deadpool 2' dethrones 'Infinity War'

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 4:11pm

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 million launch.

Despite Spotify change, R. Kelly's streams still intact

Mesfin Fekadu, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 3:54pm

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.

Netflix says it has signed Barack and Michelle Obama

David Bauder, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 12:04pm

Barack and Michelle Obama are getting into the television business with Monday's announcement that they had signed a multi-year deal with Netflix.

Report: Markle nephew warned over knife at London nightclub

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 11:54am

Meghan Markle's nephew was given a warning by police after trying to take a knife into a London nightclub, hours after the royal wedding, the Sun newspaper reported Monday.

Popular Greek comedian Harry Klynn dies at age 78

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 11:43am

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.

George Stevens Jr. adds history to the film academy library

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 11:34am

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.

Palace shares family portrait and other royal wedding photos

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 11:18am

Kensington Palace has released three official wedding photographs taken of Prince Harry and the former Meghan Markle shortly after their wedding.

Richard N. Goodwin, White House speech writer, dead at 86

Hillel Italie, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 10:18am

Richard N. Goodwin, an aide, speechwriter and liberal force for the Kennedys and Lyndon Johnson who helped craft such historic addresses as Robert Kennedy's "ripples of hope" and LBJ's speeches on civil rights and "The Great Society," died Sunday evening at age 86.

Jay and Mark Duplass reveal the secret to their success

Mark Kennedy, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 8:28am

When the filmmaking Duplass brothers sat down to list their top 10 movies of all time, one cinematic masterpiece didn't make the cut.

'Miles to go before I sleep': Robert Frost museum reopens

Lisa Rathke, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 8:28am

On a warm June morning in 1922, Robert Frost sat down at his dining room table in southern Vermont and wrote "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening," one of his most famous poems.

Meghan offers insight into her new role as Duchess of Sussex

Danica Kirka, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 5:39am

Meghan Markle has offered a glimpse of how she sees her new role as the Duchess of Sussex in two new pages posted on the royal website hours after the former actress married Britain's Prince Harry.

Portuguese director drops out of Israel festival over Gaza

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 12:50am

A Portuguese theater director has cancelled his attendance at a major cultural festival opening in Jerusalem this week over Israel's treatment of the Palestinians.

Winners in the top categories at Billboard Music Awards

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 10:08pm

A list of winners in the top categories at the 2018 Billboard Music Awards, held Sunday at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.

Britain basks in royal wedding afterglow; grave gets bouquet

Gregory Katz, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 9:20pm

Unwilling to kiss Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding goodbye just yet, Britain basked Sunday in the scale of the spectacle as major broadcasters kept scenes from the royal nuptials on repeat along with fresh interviews with the bride's dressmaker.

Britain basks in royal wedding afterglow; grave gets bouquet

Gregory Katz, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 9:15pm

Unwilling to kiss Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding goodbye just yet, Britain basked Sunday in the scale of the spectacle as major broadcasters kept scenes from the royal nuptials on repeat along with fresh interviews with the bride's dressmaker.

Red carpet fashion: The best looks from Cannes Film Festival

Thomas Adamson, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 7:58pm

The Cannes Film Festival is about so much more than just movies. It's also one of the biggest celebrity events in the world - pulling in stars ranging from Marion Cotillard to Cate Blanchett, Lupita Nyong'o and Julianne Moore for 12 days of red carpet photo calls. Here are some of the 71st annual festival's most eye-catching looks:

Chrissy Teigen and John Legend reveal name of newborn son

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 4:08pm

Chrissy Teigen and John Legend now have a baby boy to go with their toddler girl.

Patricia Morison, Broadway and Hollywood star, dies at 103

Mark Kennedy and Andrew Dalton, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 3:28pm

Patricia Morison, who originated the role of an overemotional diva in the Broadway musical "Kiss Me, Kate," starred on stage opposite Yul Brynner in "The King and I" and appeared in films alongside Spencer Tracy and Katharine Hepburn, died Sunday at age 103.

Art Spiegelman to receive prestigious MacDowell medal

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 3:28pm

"Maus" cartoonist Art Spiegelman is this year's winner of the Edward MacDowell Medal for lifetime achievement.

Guess who's coming to Windsor? Royal ceremony weds cultures

Errin Haines Whack, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 19th - 7:40pm

With a gospel choir, black cellist and bishop, Oprah, Serena and Idris Elba in the audience and an African-American mother-of-the-bride, Saturday's wedding of Prince Harry to American actress Meghan Markle was a blend of the solemn and the soulful.