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Britney Spears lands 1st high fashion campaign with Kenzo

Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 21st - 11:33am

Britney Spears has landed her first high fashion modeling campaign as the new face of Paris-based Kenzo.

Bad weather forces Justin Timberlake to postpone NYC concert

Mesfin Fekadu, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 21st - 11:02am

Justin Timberlake's Wednesday night concert New York City is being postponed due to the spring nor'easter.

The Weeknd, Bruno Mars to headline Lollapalooza in Chicago

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 21st - 10:08am

The Weeknd, Bruno Mars, Jack White and Arctic Monkeys will headline this year's Lollapalooza music festival in Chicago.

Chrissy Metz writes about struggles, triumph in new memoir

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 21st - 9:11am

"This Is Us" star Chrissy Metz writes about her early struggles with weight and poverty and her later success as an actress in her new memoir.

Judd Apatow memorializes mentor, the late Garry Shandling

Mark Kennedy, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 21st - 8:54am

After Garry Shandling died two years ago, his longtime friend Judd Apatow went through emails he and the comedian had recently shared. Then he started bawling.

PBS film forces viewers to confront mortality

David Bauder, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 21st - 7:56am

PBS would seem to have a huge challenge in promoting filmmaker Helen Whitney's documentary on facing mortality. Most people want to avoid the subject of death, not see a two-hour film about it.

'Black Panther' fans can find glimpses of Wakanda in Africa

Andrew Meldrum, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 21st - 7:22am

Want to go to Wakanda? The blockbuster success of "Black Panther" has created a new, compelling vision of Africa as a continent of smart, technologically savvy people with cool clothes living in a futuristic city amid stunning landscapes.

Selena Gomez responds after bikini pics show scar

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 21st - 7:22am

Selena Gomez took to Instagram after bikini photos of her in Australia showing a scar drew social media comments that she looked "thick."

Jimmy Kimmel brings Katie Couric to his colonoscopy

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 21st - 7:20am

Jimmy Kimmel's audience got to see more of the host than usual when he had his first colonoscopy.

Nazi-looted portrait returned to heirs, will be auctioned

Jocelyn Noveck, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 21st - 6:14am

For nearly 80 years, the trail was stone cold for a missing 16th-century Renaissance portrait, looted by the Nazis from an estate in the Netherlands.

In Tennessee, music is being made deep below Earth's surface

Jeff Martin, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 21st - 5:04am

By the time Nashville songwriter Travis Meadows took the stage on a recent Sunday afternoon, more than 500 music fans had found their way 333 feet (100 meters) below the ground, some taller guests ducking their heads just a bit.

Songs by Bennett, Estefan being added to Recording Registry

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 21st - 1:54am

Songs performed by Tony Bennett, Gloria Estefan and Run-DMC are among 25 recordings being added to the National Recording Registry.

Congolese performance artist wins political asylum in US

Michael Melia, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 10:09pm

For a week, Toto Kisaku was held in a darkened Congolese cell, detained for putting on plays critical of the African nation's government. One at a time, his fellow inmates were led away to their deaths. Kisaku feared he would be executed next until he was set free by a guard who recognized him from his performances.

Fox military analyst says network makes him ashamed

David Bauder, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 7:50pm

A military analyst for Fox News said Tuesday that he was quitting the network because he believed it had turned into a propaganda machine for President Donald Trump's administration.

Cosby lawyers: No T-shirts, flowers or slogans at retrial

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 2:58pm

Bill Cosby's lawyers want T-shirts, buttons and other slogan-filled items banned from his upcoming sexual assault retrial after some accusers were seen with them in the audience at his first trial.

Cash-strapped museum urges judge to OK contentious art sale

Alanna Durkin Richer, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 2:24pm

A cash-strapped Massachusetts museum urged a judge on the state's highest court Tuesday to quickly sign off on a contentious plan to sell dozens of pieces of art, including works by Norman Rockwell.

'The Crown' producers say sorry to stars after pay dispute

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 12:28pm

Producers of the Netflix drama "The Crown" apologized Tuesday to actors Claire Foy and Matt Smith over the revelation that Foy was paid less than her male co-star.

Drumroll please: It's Sir Ringo as ex-Beatle knighted

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 12:22pm

Call him Sir Ringo now, or Sir Richard to be more precise. Either way, it's a fitting honor for the former Beatles drummer, who has waited decades for the recognition.

Twitter: 'Black Panther' is most tweeted about movie ever

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 11:39am

The pop culture sensation "Black Panther" has set another record: most tweeted about movie ever.

Erratic Chicano writer who vanished focus of new documentary

Russell Contreras, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 9:26am

Oscar Zeta Acosta, a volatile Mexican-American writer who was the real-life inspiration for Hunter S. Thompson's Dr. Gonzo in "Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas," is the focus of a new VOCES/PBS documentary.