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Queen Latifah to receive Harvard black culture award

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 3:39am

Music artist and actress Queen Latifah is among the honorees being recognized by Harvard University for their contributions to black history and culture.

Louvre exhibit acclaims Da Vinci, 500 years after his death

Claire Parker, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 12:27am

Much about Leonardo Da Vinci remains an enigma: the smile of the "Mona Lisa"; why the world's most famous painter left so many works unfinished; and more recently, who bought the contentious "Salvator Mundi."

Nyong'o honors her mother for fueling her passion for art

Mesfin Fekadu, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 11:20pm

As Lupita Nyong'o accepted an award from the Harlem School of Arts — and entered the stage to Beyoncé's anthemic hit "Brown Skin Girl" — the actress mainly had two people to thank for fueling her passion for the arts as a child: her parents.

The most dangerous celebrity online is revealed

Mark Kennedy, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 7:02pm

Actress Alexis Bledel has been bookish and sweet on "Gilmore Girls" and "Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants." But the actress herself is now officially dangerous.

Sen Martha McSally of Arizona has a book coming out next May

Hillel Italie, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 6:02am

Sen. Martha McSally, the Arizona Republican appointed to the seat once held by John McCain, has a book deal.

Television's Weather Channel wades into climate debate

David Bauder, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 5:22am

The Weather Channel is moving beyond cold fronts and heat waves to wade into the politics of climate change, with a special planned for early next month that includes interviews with nine presidential candidates on the topic.

Duchess of Sussex calls 1st year of marriage difficult

Danica Kirka, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 3:09am

The Duchess of Sussex says her first year of marriage to Britain's Prince Harry has been difficult because of the pressure from Britain's tabloid press.

Fire hits UNESCO royal stables in Italian city of Turin

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 2:51am

Firefighters say a fire has burned about one-fourth of the roof of Turin's Cavallerizza Reale, a UNESCO World Heritage site in the center of the northern Italian city, hitting an area of the building once used for the royal stables.

'Maleficent: Mistress of Evil' claims No. 1 over 'Joker'

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 20th - 9:34am

The Walt Disney Co.'s "Maleficent: Mistress of Evil" knocked "Joker" out of the No. 1 spot at the box office, but just barely.

'Captain America' Chris Evans helps dedicate youth theater

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 20th - 9:25am

"Captain America" actor Chris Evans returned to his native Massachusetts this weekend to help dedicate the new home of a youth theater company where as a youngster he honed his acting skills.

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 18th - 5:08pm

Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:

Lady Gaga falls off stage while dancing with fan

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 18th - 1:23pm

Lady Gaga is recovering after falling off the stage while dancing with a fan at a concert.

Dennis Rodman denies slapping guest at Florida party

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 18th - 11:00am

Dennis Rodman is pleading not guilty to a misdemeanor charge of slapping a man who was celebrating the former NBA star's birthday at a Florida bar last May.

'Maude' co-star, character actor Bill Macy dies at 97

Lynn Elber, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 18th - 10:32am

Bill Macy, the character actor whose hangdog expression was a perfect match for his role as the long-suffering foil to Bea Arthur's unyielding feminist on the daring 1970s sitcom "Maude," has died. He was 97.

Netflix releases Panama Papers movie despite lawsuit

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 18th - 8:13am

Netflix has released a movie based on the so-called Panama Papers despite an attempt by two lawyers to stop the streaming premiere.

'The Casagrandes' extols Mexican American life via animation

Russell Contreras, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 9:36pm

"The Casagrandes," Nickelodeon's new original animated series that centers around an 11-year-old girl trying to survive a big city, is one of the first cartoons in the U.S. to feature a multigenerational Mexican American family.

Correction: Obit-Bob Kingsley story

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 3:27pm

In a story Oct. 17 about the death of radio announcer Bob Kingsley, The Associated Press erroneously identified Kingsley's friend Rob Simbeck as a producer. Simbeck is a writer and interviewer for the "Bob Kingsley's Country Top 40" radio program.

Fashion show lets models with Down syndrome strut their stuff

Gary Gerard Hamilton, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 2:27pm

One model sashayed down the runway with a leather jacket and a guitar, basking in applause from the crowd. Another danced and strutted in a multicolored bomber coat.

For Springsteen, 'Western Stars' made sense after book, play

John Carucci, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 12:17pm

"Western Stars" was just the change of pace that Bruce Springsteen needed after baring his soul over the past few years.

'Spirited Away,' other Studio Ghibli films head to HBO Max

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 11:46am

The vast catalog of storied Japanese animation house Studio Ghibli is heading to the new HBO Max streaming service.