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Scott Rudin says he will 'step back' from film projects also

Scott Rudin says he’s “stepping back” from film and streaming projects, along with his Broadway productions, as the fallout continued for one of the entertainment industry’s most powerful producers following renewed accusations of bullying
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FILE - Scott Rudin arrives at the Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif. on Jan. 16, 2011. Rudin, one of the most successful and powerful producers, with a heap of Oscars and Tonys to show for it, has long been known for his torturous treatment of an ever-churning parade of assistants. Such behavior has long been engrained — and sometimes even celebrated — in show business. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles, File)
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Ted Nugent, who once dismissed COVID-19, sickened by virus

Rocker Ted Nugent is revealing he was in agony after testing positive for coronavirus — months after he said the virus was “not a real pandemic.”
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FILE - Ted Nugent performs at Rams Head Live in Baltimore on Aug. 16, 2013. Nugent revealed he was in agony after testing positive for coronavirus — months after he said the virus was “not a real pandemic.” "I thought I was dying," Nugent says in a Facebook live video posted Monday. (Photo by Owen Sweeney/Invision/AP, File)
3 hours ago

Angie Thomas Scholarship is awarded to aspiring writer

Bestselling author Angie Thomas has surprised an incoming freshman with news of a full college scholarship to her alma mater
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Review: Pandemic makes folkie Todd Snider a funky studio rat

Todd Snider’s weekly Sunday morning livestreams during the past year have been a sanctuary of craziness amid the insanity of the pandemic
3 hours ago
This image released by Aimless Records/Thirty Tigers shows "First Agnostic Church of Hope and Wonder” by Todd Snider. (Aimless Records/Thirty Tigers via AP)
4 hours ago

Bush criticizes GOP isolationism, anti-immigration rhetoric

Bush says the Republican Party he served as president has become "isolationist."
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FILE - In this July 30, 2020 file photo, former President George W. Bush speaks during the funeral service for the late Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta. (Alyssa Pointer/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP, Pool)
4 hours ago

Review: The groove is still the thing for Steve Cropper

Memphis soul man Steve Cropper has spent his career carving out great grooves on guitar, and his new album is all about the beat
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This image released by Provogue Records shows "Fire It Up” by Steve Cropper. (Provogue Records via AP)
April 20

Oscar Predictions: Can anything beat 'Nomadland'?

Ahead of Sunday’s 93rd Academy Awards, Associated Press Film Writers Jake Coyle and Lindsey Bahr share their predictions for a ceremony that may see historic wins in multiple categories
April 20
This combination photo shows poster art for best picture Oscar nominees, top row from left, "The Father," "Judas and the Black Messiah," "Mank," "Minari," bottom row from left, "Nomadland," "Promising Young Woman," Sound of Metal," and The Trial of the Chicago 7." (Sony Pictures Classics/Warner Bros. Pictures, Netflix, A24, Searchlight Pictures, Focus Features, Amazon Studios, Netflix via AP)
April 20

Review: Love, loss and racism in 'The Son of Mr. Suleman'

“The Son of Mr. Suleman,” by the late Eric Jerome Dickey, is the profound story of Professor Pi Suleman
April 20
This cover image released by Dutton shows "The Son of Mr. Suleman" by Eric Jerome Dickey. (Dutton via AP)
April 20

Webby Award nominations for LeBron, Corden and Garner

An eclectic group of people — including LeBron James, James Corden, Jennifer Garner and Sir David Attenborough  — have nabbed nominations for this year’s Webby Awards, recognizing the best internet content and creators
April 20
This combination of photos shows actor-TV host James Corden, from left, actress Jennifer Garner and NBA basketball player LeBron James, who have received nominations for this year's Webby Awards, recognizing the best internet content and creators. (AP Photo)
April 20

Queen enters 'twilight' of reign after farewell to Philip

Now that the Royal Family has said farewell to Prince Philip, attention will turn to Queen Elizabeth II’s 95th birthday on Wednesday and, in coming months, the celebrations marking her 70 years on the throne
April 20
FILE - In this Monday, March 12, 2018 file photo, Britain's Queen Elizabeth II leaves after attending the Commonwealth Service at Westminster Abbey in London. Now that the Royal Family has said farewell to Prince Philip, attention will turn to Queen Elizabeth II’s 95th birthday on Wednesday, April 21, 2021 and, in coming months, the celebrations marking her 70 years on the throne. This combination of events is reminding the United Kingdom that the reign of the queen, the only monarch most of her subjects have ever known, is finite. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, file)
April 20

Byron Bay locals protest planned Netflix reality series

Angry Byron Bay locals are protesting the filming of a reality television series that some fear will damage the reputation of their trendy Australian tourist town
April 20
April 20

NFL, iHeartMedia teaming up to launch podcast network

The NFL is making a more aggressive push into podcasting
April 20
April 19

Rapper Black Rob, known for hit ‘Whoa!,' dead at 52

Rapper Black Rob, known for his hit “Whoa!”
April 19
April 19

Amy Coney Barrett has book deal with conservative imprint

Supreme Court Justice Amy Coney Barrett has a book deal with a Penguin Random House imprint, The Associated Press has learned
April 19
FILE - Amy Coney Barrett speaks on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Monday, Oct. 26, 2020. Barrett has a book deal with a Penguin Random House imprint, The Associated Press has learned. Adrian Zackheim, who runs the conservative Sentinel imprint, confirmed Monday, April 19, 2021 that he has an agreement with Barrett, who last fall was approved by the Republican-led Senate to joint the court just weeks after the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, file)
April 19

New this week: 'Stowaway,' 'Rutherford Falls' and the Oscars

This week’s new entertainment releases include the final two parts of Eric Church's three-album project, “Heart & Soul.”
April 19
This combination photo shows promotional art for the film "Stowaway," streaming April 22 on Netflix, the new series "Rutherford Falls," premiering April 22 on the Peacock streaming service, and the Oscars, airing on Sunday April 25 on ABC. (Netflix/Peacock/ABC via AP)
April 19

Review: An odd surrogate friendship in ‘Together Together’

In the new film “Together Together” a single, straight man in his 40s played by Ed Helms wants to be a father and decides to hire a surrogate, a 20-something played by Patti Harrison, to help
April 19
This image released by Bleecker Street shows Ed Helms, left, and Patti Harrison in a scene from "Together Together." (Tiffany Roohani/Bleecker Street via AP)
April 19

Chasing Dreams: From UNC linebacker to country music star

Like many young football players growing up in North Carolina, Chase Rice had his sights set on the NFL
April 19
April 19

Ziggy Marley happy to be part of Earth Day concert

The pandemic can’t stop Ziggy Marley from celebrating the Earth
April 19
FILE - Musician Ziggy Marley poses for a portrait in Los Angeles on May 2, 2016. The son of reggae icon Bob Marley and Rita Marley will perform at Nat Geo’s Earth Day Eve 2021 streaming concert on Wednesday. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
April 19

Rejected Broadway posters on sale to help theater community

Letting the world see your failures is usually something most people try to avoid
April 19
This combination of photos shows rejected theatrical poster art from "Cabaret, from left, "Equus," and "Matilda The Musical," designed by Frank Verlizzo and available for purchase. All proceeds go to the aid organization Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. (Frank Verlizzo via AP)
April 19

Leo Carax's 'Annette' to open Cannes Film Festival

Leo Carax’s “Annette,” starring Marion Cotillard and Adam Driver, will open the 74th Cannes Film Festival on July 6, festival organizers said Monday
April 19
FILE - Director Leos Carax attends the premiere of "Holy Motors" during the 2012 New York Film Festival in New York on Oct. 11, 2012. Carax’s “Annette,” starring Marion Cotillard and Adam Driver, will open the 74th Cannes Film Festival on July 6, festival organizers said Monday. “Annette” is Carax’s first English-language film and the French director’s anticipated follow-up to his celebrated, surreal 2012 film “Holy Motors.” (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
April 19

Police: Stalker arrested at Taylor Swift's New York building

He was arrested on a trespassing charge.
April 19
FILE - This Jan. 23, 2020 file photo shows Taylor Swift at the premiere of "Taylor Swift: Miss Americana" in Park City, Utah. A Dublin flight nurse had one of her wildest dreams come true this week when Taylor Swift sent her a handwritten note and a box of clothes and other merchandise after reading about her journey in The Telegraph. Britta Thomason, a Middle Georgia native, recently shared with The Telegraph her love of Swift’s music during an interview that focused on her career as a flight nurse on the frontlines of COVID-19. Monday, April 12, 2021. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)
April 19

'Downton Abbey' cast returns for sequel opening in December

The original principal cast of “Downton Abbey” are returning for a second film that will arrive in theaters December 22 this year
April 19
This image released by Focus Features shows Elizabeth McGovern, left, as Lady Grantham and Hugh Bonneville, as Lord Grantham, in "Downton Abbey". The original principal cast of “Downton Abbey” are returning for a second film that will arrive in theaters December 22 this year, Focus Features announced Monday. “Downton Abbey” creator Julian Fellowes has written the screenplay, and Simon Curtis is directing. (Jaap Buitendijk/Focus Features via AP)
April 19

Review: New collection of columns by the late Jenny Diski

Jenny Diski started contributing to the London Review of Books in 1993 and wrote more than 200 columns before her 2016 death
April 19
This cover image released by Bloomsbury shows "Why Didn't You Just Do What You Were Told" by Jenny Diski. (Bloomsbury via AP)
April 19

Memorabilia from Springsteen to 'Phantom' set for auction

Celebrities including Bruce Springsteen, Hugh Jackman, Elton John, Bette Midler, Christine Baranski, Steve Martin and Tina Fey have raided their closets to offer up personal items for a charity online auction
April 19
This combination photo shows Tuna Fey, Hugh Jackman, Bette Midler and Brice Springsteen, who have raided their closets to offer up personal items for a charity online auction on April 28. (AP Photo)
April 19

Luke Bryan wins top ACM Award, but female acts own the night

Carrie Underwood brought the Academy of Country Music Awards to church
April 19
This combination photo shows Mickey Guyton, from left, Miranda Lambert, Maren Morris and Carrie Underwood performing at the 56th annual Academy of Country Music Awards in Nashville, Tenn. The awards show aired on April 18 with both live and prerecorded segments. Underwood brought the Academy of Country Music Awards to church. Morris won two honors, including song of the year, Lambert performed three times and held onto her record as the most decorated winner in ACM history and Guyton, the first Black woman to host the awards show, gave a powerful, top-notch vocal performance. (AP Photo)
April 19

Celebrity birthdays for the week of April 25-May 1

Celebrities having birthdays during the week of April 25-May 1 include the actors Al Pacino, Jet Li and Sally Hawkins
April 19
This combination photo of celebrities with birthdays from April 25-May 1 shows Al Pacino, from left, Jet Li, Sally Hawkins, Ann-Margret, Jerry Seinfeld, Travis Scott and Tim McGraw. (AP Photo)
April 19

Sale of Chinese painting shows art value rising in pandemic

A Chinese painting from 1924 is expected to fetch at least $45 million in a Hong Kong auction next month
April 19
A painting by Chinese modern artist Xu Beihong, titled "Slave and Lion." is displayed during a Christie's auction preview in Hong Kong, Monday, April 19, 2021. The painting by Xu from 1924 is expected to fetch at least $45 million in an auction in Hong Kong, as the appetite for art continues to rise among collectors even amid global economic uncertainty brought about by the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
April 19

Figure Skating in Harlem finds ways to deal with pandemic

For months last year, Figure Skating in Harlem included no figure skating
April 19
FILE - France's Vanessa James and Morgan Cipres perform their pairs short program during the ISU World Team Trophy Figure Skating competition in Fukuoka, southwestern Japan, in this Friday, April 12, 2019, file photo. Two-time Olympian Vanessa James of France will be performing at Figure Skating in Harlem's 2021 Champions in Life Virtual Gala on Thursday, April 22, 2021. (AP Photo/Toru Hanai, File)
April 19

'Mad Max' prequel shot in Outback to be released in 2023

“Furiosa” is slated for release in mid-2023.
April 19
Actor Chris Hemsworth attends at a press conference to announce the new "Mad Max" film at Fox Studios Australia in Sydney, Monday, April 19, 2021. (Mick Tsikas/AAP Image via AP)
April 19

Luke Bryan wins top ACM Award, but female acts own the night

Carrie Underwood brought the Academy of Country Music Awards to church
April 19
Miranda Lambert, left, and Elle King perform at the 56th annual Academy of Country Music Awards on Saturday, April 17, 2021, at the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville, Tenn. The awards show airs on April 18 with both live and prerecorded segments. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
April 18

List of winners at the 2021 Academy of Country Music Awards

A list of winners in the top categories at Sunday’s Academy of Country Music Awards, held Sunday at various locations in Nashville, Tennessee
April 18
Maren Morris accepts the award for song of the year for "The Bones" at the 56th annual Academy of Country Music Awards on Sunday, April 18, 2021, at the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
April 17

Felix Silla, Cousin Itt on TV's 'Addams Family,' dies at 84

Felix Silla starred as the hairy Cousin Itt on “The Addams Family,”
April 17
April 17

The queen says goodbye to Philip, continues her reign alone

Queen Elizabeth sat by herself at Prince Philip’s funeral and now will embark on the next phase of her reign alone
April 17
Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge and Prince Harry walk in the procession, ahead of Britain Prince Philip's funeral at Windsor Castle, Windsor, England, Saturday April 17, 2021. Prince Philip died April 9 at the age of 99 after 73 years of marriage to Britain's Queen Elizabeth II. (Victoria Jones/Pool via AP)
April 17

Harry, William seen chatting together after royal funeral

A year after they last saw one another, Prince William and his brother Prince Harry put their fraught relationship aside at their grandfather’s funeral
April 17
Britain's Prince William, left, and Prince Harry follow the coffin as it slowly makes its way in a ceremonial procession during the funeral of Britain's Prince Philip inside Windsor Castle in Windsor, England, Saturday, April 17, 2021. (Gareth Fuller/Pool via AP)
April 17

AP PHOTOS: Reflections on a royal funeral amid a pandemic

With military bands and a royal procession, Prince Philip has been laid to rest in a funeral ceremony that honored his lifetime of service to the country, the crown and his wife of 73 years, Queen Elizabeth II
April 17
Pall Bearers carry the coffin of the Duke of Edinburgh into St George's Chapel for his funeral, as members of the royal family including Princess Anne, right, Prince Andrew, Prince Edward, Prince William and Sir Tim Laurence follow, at Windsor Castle, in Windsor, England, Saturday April 17, 2021. Prince Philip died April 9 at the age of 99 after 73 years of marriage to Britain's Queen Elizabeth II. (Danny Lawson/Pool via AP)
April 17

Scott Rudin will 'step back' after allegations of bullying

Broadway and Hollywood producer Scott Rudin broke his silence Saturday.
April 17
FILE - Scott Rudin arrives at the Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif. on Jan. 16, 2011. Rudin, one of the most successful and powerful producers, with a heap of Oscars and Tonys to show for it, has long been known for his torturous treatment of an ever-churning parade of assistants. Such behavior has long been engrained — and sometimes even celebrated — in show business. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles, File)
April 17

From Russia to Britain, Philip's royal ties spanned Europe

Prince Philip’s life spanned a century of European history
April 17
FILE - In this Saturday, Dec. 11, 2004, file photo, from left: Danish Prince Henrik, Queen Sonja and King Harald from Norway, Britain's Prince Philip, Queen Sofia, and King Juan Carlos from Spain and Queen Silvia and King Carl XVI Gustaf from Sweden during the funeral service of Dutch Prince Bernhard in the Nieuwe Kerk or New Church in Delft, The Netherlands. Prince Philip's life spanned just under an entire century of European history. His genealogy was just as broad, with Britain's longest-serving consort linked by blood and marriage to most of the continent's royal houses. (AP Photo/Jasper Juinen, File)
April 17

The Latest: Crowds line streets to pay respects to Philip

Hundreds of people have lined the streets outside Windsor Castle to pay their respects to Prince Philip
April 17
Military personnel in parade dress uniform march past flowers which where placed on the grass for the funeral of Britain's Prince Philip inside Windsor Castle in Windsor, England, Saturday, April 17, 2021. Prince Philip died April 9 at the age of 99 after 73 years of marriage to Britain's Queen Elizabeth II. (Justin Tallis/Pool via AP)
April 17

Cuomo retreats from open news briefings that made him a star

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has lately shied away from coming face to face with reporters as sexual harassment allegations him have mounted
April 17
FILE — In this March 24, 2020 file photo, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, center, speaks while practicing social distancing, during a news conference at the Jacob Javits Center, in New York. Cuomo has lately shied away from coming face to face with reporters as he faces sexual harassment allegations. The Democratic governor gained national attention last spring for televised news briefings at which he answered barrages of questions from journalists. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)
April 17

Prince Philip's coffin is lowered into the Royal Vault as his funeral service nears its close

Prince Philip's coffin is lowered into the Royal Vault as his funeral service nears its close
April 17
April 17

27 Wyeth paintings donated to Maine's Farnsworth Museum

Twenty-seven paintings by three generations of Wyeths have been donated to Maine's Farnsworth Art Museum thanks to the late Betsy Wyeth
April 17
April 17

Britain observes one minute of silence to honor the late Prince Philip as the royal ceremonial funeral gets underway

Britain observes one minute of silence to honor the late Prince Philip as the royal ceremonial funeral gets underway
April 17
April 17

Queen Elizabeth II seen in public for the first time since Prince Philip's death as she joins family for his funeral

Queen Elizabeth II seen in public for the first time since Prince Philip's death as she joins family for his funeral
April 17
April 17

Star British choreographer Liam Scarlett dies at 35

Choreographer Liam Scarlett, a dance star whose career was clouded by abuse allegations, has died at age 35
April 17
FILE - In this Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2012 file photo, Royal Ballet choreographer Liam Scarlett works with Miami City Ballet dancers in Miami Beach, Fla. Choreographer Liam Scarlett, a dance star whose career was clouded by abuse allegations, has died aged 35. Scarlett’s family said Saturday, April 17, 2021 that “it is with great sadness that we announce the tragic, untimely death of our beloved Liam.” (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, file)
April 17

Order of Service for the funeral of Prince Philip

This is the Order of Service for the funeral of Prince Philip on Saturday
April 17
Artist Kaya Mar holds a portrait of Prince Philip ahead of the Prince's funeral in Windsor, England Saturday April 17, 2021. Philip died April 9 at the age of 99 after 73 years of marriage to Britain's Queen Elizabeth II. Coronavirus restrictions mean there will be only 30 mourners for the service, including the widowed queen, her four children and her eight grandchildren. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
April 17

List of mourners attending the funeral of Prince Philip

Coronavirus restrictions mean only 30 mourners will attend the funeral of Prince Philip on Saturday at St. George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle
April 17
Wardens and armed police guard the Henry VIII gate in Windsor, England, Friday, April 16, 2021. Prince Philip husband of Britain's Queen Elizabeth II died April 9, aged 99, his funeral will take place Saturday at Windsor Castle in St George's Chapel. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
April 17

Chicago video tests newsroom handling of graphic footage

The release of body camera footage showing a Chicago police officer fatally shooting a 13-year-old was another test for news organizations
April 17
This image from Chicago Police Department body cam video shows the moment before Chicago Police officer Eric Stillman fatally shot Adam Toledo, 13, on March 29, 2021, in Chicago. (Chicago Police Department via AP)
April 16

Celebrities make a stand for COVID vaccines on TV special

Celebrities make a stand for COVID vaccines on a TV special.
April 16
Lin-Manuel Miranda arrives at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party in Beverly Hills, Calif. on Feb. 9, 2020, left, and Michelle Obama participates in the International Day of the Girl on NBC's "Today" show in New York on Oct. 11, 2018. Miranda and Obama will join other celebrities in “Roll Up Your Sleeves,” a vaccine initiative airing at 7 p.m. EDT Sunday on NBC,(AP Photo)
April 16

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows
April 16
April 16
FILE – In this Nov. 16, 2016, file photo, J.D. Vance, author of the best-selling memoir "Hillbilly Elegy," poses for a photograph at Miami University's student center in Oxford, Ohio. Vance, whose book helped explain to the nation Donald Trump's popularity among the Appalachian working class, is "thinking seriously" about running for the U.S. Senate seat Republican two-term incumbent Rob Portman decided against seeking again in 2022. (AP Photo/Dan Sewell, File)