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Melania Trump to tell her story in memoir, 'Melania,' scheduled for this fall

Former first lady Melania Trump has a memoir coming out this fall, “Melania,” billed as “a powerful and inspiring story of a woman who has carved her own path, overcome adversity and defined personal excellence.”
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Republican presidential candidate former President Donald Trump and Melania Trump during the final day of the Republican National Convention Thursday, July 18, 2024, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
July 25

How to watch the 2024 Olympics opening ceremony

The opening ceremony for the Paris Olympics is set for Friday
July 25
A bomb squad boat navigates the Seine River as officials prepare for Friday's opening ceremony, ahead of the 2024 Summer Olympics, Monday, July 22, 2024, in Paris, France. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
July 24

Cartoonist Roz Chast to be honored at the Brooklyn Book Festival, which runs from Sept. 22-30

Lorrie Moore, Attica Locke and Edwidge Danticat will be among hundreds of writers attending this September’s Brooklyn Book Festival, for years one of the literary world’s most anticipated gatherings
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This image shows promotional art for the the Brooklyn Book Festival 2024, running Sept. 22 - 30. (Bria Benjamin/Brooklyn Book Festival via AP)
July 24

NBA says it has signed new 11-year media rights deal with Disney, NBC and Amazon

The NBA signed its 11-year media rights deal with Disney, NBC and Amazon Prime Video on Wednesday after saying it was not accepting Warner Bros
July 24
FILE - An NBA logo is seen on an official game ball before a basketball game, Feb. 1, 2014, in New York. The NBA said Wednesday, July 24, 2024 that it is not accepting Warner Bros. Discovery's $1.8 billion per year offer to continue its longtime relationship with the league and therefore has entered into a deal with Amazon Prime Video, a move that would mean this coming season would end a nearly four-decade run of games being on TNT. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow, file)
July 24

Andrew Tate's defamation lawsuit against human trafficking accuser can proceed, judge says

A judge says controversial social media personality Andrew Tate’s defamation lawsuit against a Florida woman who accused him of imprisoning her in Romania can proceed
July 24
FILE - Andrew Tate arrives at the Court of Appeals building in Bucharest, Romania, Thursday, May 30, 2024. A judge says controversial social media personality Tate's defamation lawsuit against a Florida woman who accused him of imprisoning her in Romania can go to trial. (AP Photo/Andreea Alexandru, File)
July 24

Movie Review: A third-act friendship comedy in ‘The Fabulous Four’

Bette Midler calls on her old friends for bridesmaid duty in Key West in the third-act friendship comedy “The Fabulous Four.”
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This image released by Bleecker Street shows, from left, Susan Sarandon, Megan Mullally, Sheryl Lee Ralph and Bette Midler in a scene from "The Fabulous Four." (Bleecker Street via AP)
July 24

Snoop Dogg aims to inspire global audience at Paris Olympics as torch bearer before opening ceremony

When Snoop Dogg agreed to become an Olympic torch bearer, the hip-hop star recalled an emotional, iconic moment watching Muhammad Ali light the cauldron at the 1996 Atlanta Games
July 24
FILE - Snoop Dogg gets a pole vaulting lesson during the U.S. Track and Field Olympic Team Trials on June 23, 2024, in Eugene, Ore. Snoop will be one of the final torchbearers of the Olympic flame ahead of the Games’ opening ceremony Friday, July 26. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)
July 24

Taylor Swift's museum era is on full display at London's V&A

Taylor Swift fans who missed her world tour or those who can’t get enough of her can catch her at the museum this summer
July 24
Stage costumes from previous concert tours are displayed at the 'Taylor Swift Songbook Trail Exhibition' in the Raphael Gallery at the Victoria & Albert Museum, on Wednesday, July 24, 2024 in London. (Photo by Scott A Garfitt/Invision/AP)
July 24

Conductor John Eliot Gardiner quits the choir and orchestra he founded after musician assault claim

Renowned British conductor John Eliot Gardiner has announced he is quitting the orchestra he has led for six decades
July 24
FILE - Conductor John Eliot Gardiner leads musicians as they perform in Westminster Abbey, ahead of the coronation of King Charles III and Camilla, the Queen Consort, in London, on May 6, 2023. Renowned British conductor John Eliot Gardiner has announced he is quitting the orchestra he has led for six decades. (Richard Pohle /Pool via AP, File)
July 24

Fake protest set for TV shoot on NYC campus sparks real demonstration by pro-Palestinian activists

A fake protest encampment set up for a TV shoot on a New York City college campus sparked a real reaction from pro-Palestinian activists who organized their own demonstration against the filming at a New York City college
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Adam Lambert and Auli’i Cravalho to step into 'Cabaret' on Broadway this fall

Get ready to say willkommen to the next stars to enter the Kit Kat Club on Broadway — Adam Lambert and Auli’i Cravalho
July 24
This image released by DKC O&M Co. shows Adam Lambert, left, and Auli'i Cravalho posing in costume ahead of their run this fall in "Cabaret" on Broadway. They will play the roles if the Emcee and Sally Bowles, respectively. (Gina Manning /DKC O&M Co. via AP)
July 24

Prosecutor says the New Jersey man who stabbed author Salman Rushdie was trying to carry out a fatwa

Government prosecutors have for the first time offered a possible motive for a New Jersey man's knife attack on author Salman Rushdie in western New York two years ago
July 24
FILE - Salman Rushdie poses for a portrait to promote his book "Knife: Meditations After an Attempted Murder", at the Deutsches Theater in Berlin, Germany, Thursday, May 16, 2024. Hadi Matar, the man charged with stabbing Rushdie rejected a plea deal Tuesday, July 2, 2024, that would have shortened his state prison term but exposed him to a federal terrorism-related charge, the suspect's lawyer said.(AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi, File)
July 24

Disney reaches tentative agreement with California theme park workers

Disney has reached a tentative agreement with four unions representing thousands of workers at its California theme parks including ride operators, candy makers and parking attendants
July 24
FILE - The Disneyland Resort entrance is seen, March 9, 2021, in Anaheim, Calif. Disney has reached a tentative agreement with four unions representing thousands of workers at its California theme parks, including ride operators, candy makers and parking attendants. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
July 24

Comic-Con 2024: What to expect as the convention returns to San Diego

Comic-Con International, the comic book and pop culture extravaganza, is kicking off in San Diego
July 24
Chris Perry dressed as Superman attends preview night at Comic-Con International on Wednesday, July 24, 2024, in San Diego. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
July 24

'Deadpool & Wolverine' is here to shake up the Marvel Cinematic Universe

After years of trying and many months of feverish speculation “Deadpool & Wolverine” is here at least
July 24
This image released by 20th Century Studios/Marvel Studios shows Hugh Jackman as Wolverine/Logan in a scene from "Deadpool & Wolverine." (20th Century Studios/Marvel Studios via AP)
July 24

'Cher: The Memoir, Part One' to come out in November. Part Two is set for 2025

Cher has long known only one person could take on the job of telling her story
July 24
This cover image released by Dey Street Books shows "Cher: The Memoir, Part One," releasing on Nov. 19. (Dey Street Books via AP)
July 24
India's house is seen near the canal at Parc de la Villette ahead of the 2024 Summer Olympics, Tuesday, July 23, 2024, in Paris, France. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
July 24

US women’s water polo team hoping to follow in Taylor Swift’s footsteps at the Paris Olympics

Maggie Steffens and the U.S. women’s water polo team are hoping to follow in Taylor Swift’s footsteps at the Paris Olympics
July 24
From left, United States' Maggie Steffens, Ashleigh Johnson, Madeline Musselman, Rachel Fatal and Kaleigh Gilchrist pose for photographers at the end of a news conference of the women's United States team ahead of the 2024 Summer Olympics, Wednesday, July 24, 2024, in Paris, France. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
July 24

Can you guess Olympians' warmup songs? World's top athletes share their favorite tunes

Curious about the songs fueling the Olympians competing in Paris starting this month
July 24
FILE - Rai Benjamin wins a heat men's 400-meter hurdles semi-finals during the U.S. Track and Field Olympic Team Trials on June 28, 2024, in Eugene, Ore. (AP Photo/George Walker IV, File)
July 23

John Mayall, tireless and influential British blues pioneer, dies at 90

John Mayall, the British blues musician whose influential band the Bluesbreakers was a training ground for Eric Clapton, Mick Fleetwood and many other superstars, has died
July 23
FILE - British Blues pioneer John Mayall performs with this band the Bluesbreakers at the Deutsche Museum in Munich, West Germany, on Jan. 21, 1970. Mayall, the British blues musician whose influential band the Bluesbreakers was a training ground for Eric Clapton, Mick Fleetwood and many other superstars, died Monday, July 22, 2024, at his home in California. He was 90. (AP Photo/Claus Hampel, File)
July 23

Movie Review: ‘Dìdi’ is a warm, nostalgic hug straight from 2008

“Dìdi” is the latest coming-of-age movie to hit theaters, simultaneously striking emotional chords and bringing light laughs
July 23
This image released by Focus Features shows Izaac Wang, left, and and Shirley Chen in a scene from "DÌDI." (Focus Features via AP)
July 23

Movie Review: In 'Deadpool & Wolverine,' the superhero movie finally accepts itself for what it is

If one thing is certain about “Deadpool,” it’s that its titular hero, for reasons never explained, understands his place in the world — well, in our world
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This image released by 20th Century Studios/Marvel Studios shows Ryan Reynolds as Deadpool/Wade Wilson and Hugh Jackman as Wolverine/Logan in a scene from "Deadpool & Wolverine." (20th Century Studios/Marvel Studios via AP)
July 23

Police investigate death of Autumn Oxley, Virginia woman featured on '16 and Pregnant'

Authorities are investigating the death a Virginia woman who appeared on the MTV reality show “16 and Pregnant.”
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July 23

WNBA All-Star Game has record 3.44 million viewers, the league's 3rd most watched event ever

The WNBA All-Star Game drew a record number of viewers with 3.44 million people watching the contest in Phoenix on Saturday night
July 23
Arike Ogunbowale, right, of Team WNBA, celebrates after her 3-point basket against Team USA with teammates Caitlin Clark, center, and Aliyah Boston, left, during the second half of a WNBA All-Star basketball game Saturday, July 20, 2024, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
July 23

In Sean Wang's 'Dìdi,' a portrait of an artist as a young skater kid

Within the span of five days in January, Sean Wang’s life changed about as dramatically as is possible for a young filmmaker
July 23
Filmmaker Sean Wang poses for a portrait on Monday, July 22, 2024, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP)
July 23

Biden will address the nation Wednesday on his decision to drop his 2024 Democratic reelection bid

President Joe Biden is now testing negative for COVID-19 prior to his Oval Office address to the nation
July 23
FILE - Vice President Joe Biden walks off of the stage after speaking on the Obama Administration's nuclear security agenda, Feb. 18, 2010, at Ft. McNair in Washington. Historians and political advisers say history will be kinder to President Joe Biden than voters have been. Biden dropped out of the presidential race Sunday, July 21, 2024, clearing the way for a new Democratic nominee. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
July 23

Biden will address the nation at 8 p.m. ET Wednesday on his decision to drop his 2024 Democratic presidential bid

Biden will address the nation at 8 p.m. ET Wednesday on his decision to drop his 2024 Democratic presidential bid
July 23
July 23

Dan Aykroyd revisits the Blues Brothers' remarkable legacy in new Audible Original

The shades are on, the skinny tie is knotted and the fedora is perched just so — Dan Aykroyd is ready to look back
July 23
FILE - Dan Aykroyd attends the world premiere of "Get On Up" in New York on July 21, 2014. Aykroyd writes and narrates the Audible Original “Blues Brothers: The Arc of Gratitude,” which starts with him meeting John Belushi in 1973. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
July 23

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The top 10 audiobooks on Audible
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Antoine Arnault, of the French luxury group LVMH, speaks at an event to open the LVMH Pavilion, showcasing creations of the luxury brand related to the Paris 2024 Summer Olympics, Monday, July 22, 2024, in Paris. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
July 23

Venice Film Festival lineup includes ‘Joker 2,’ films with Pitt, Clooney, Jolie, more

Five years after “Joker” won the top prize at the Venice Film Festival, filmmaker Todd Phillips is returning with the sequel
July 23
This image released by Sony Pictures shows Brad Pitt, left, and George Clooney in a scene from "Wolfs." (Scott Garfield/Columbia-Sony Pictures via AP)
July 23

Tarzan at the Olympics: Johnny Weissmuller won 3 gold medals at the 1924 Paris Games

Before there was Michael Phelps or Mark Spitz winning multiple Olympic gold medals in swimming for the United States — there was Tarzan
July 23
FILE - Johnny Weissmuller competes in an international swimming tournament at the Tamagawa pool on the outskirts of Tokyo, Nov. 1928. Weissmuller played Tarzan in the films but was a swimming superstar in France 100 years ago. (AP Photo, File)
July 23

The late Colombian artist Botero is celebrated with an open-air sculpture exhibition in Rome

The daughter of the late Colombian artist Fernando Botero has helped to turn the streets and piazzas of the Italian capital into an open-air museum to display eight of her father’s famously voluminous and whimsical sculptures
July 23
Fernando Botero's "Horse with Bridle" sculpture sits before the Saints Ambrogio and Carlo Basilica at Rome's Via del Corso on Saturday, July 20, 2024. Rome's storied streets and piazzas have become a vibrant canvas for Botero's exuberant sculptures, turning the city into an open-air museum of voluminous forms and daring artistry. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
July 23

Sparks fly, Nevada judge sets deadline in bail bid for man charged in Tupac Shakur killing

Sparks flew as a Nevada judge rebuked a defense attorney and a former Los Angeles-area gang leader lashed out against prosecutors during his renewed effort to be freed from jail to house arrest ahead of his trial in the 1996 killing of hip-hop legend T...
July 23
Judge Carli Kierny presides over a hearing to reconsider Duane "Keffe D" Davis', who is accused of orchestrating the 1996 slaying of hip-hop icon Tupac Shakur, bond at the Regional Justice Center, on Tuesday, July. 23, 2024, in Las Vegas. (Bizuayehu Tesfaye/Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP)
July 23

As doctors leave Puerto Rico in droves, a rapper tries to fill the gaps

Puerto Rico has lost thousands of its doctors in the past decade, many having fled to the U.S. mainland for better pay
July 23
Dr. Pedro Juan Vázquez, better known by his stage name PJ Sin Suela, attends to a patient in Loiza, Puerto Rico, Saturday, May 25, 2024. The 34-year-old doctor travels from the San Juan capital to the island’s southern and central regions to treat communities struggling in the aftermath of hurricanes. After hanging up his doctor’s scrubs, Vázquez spends his time producing new music that relays the island’s issues. (AP Photo/Alejandro Granadillo)
July 22

Toronto Film Festival lineup includes movies from Angelina Jolie, Mike Leigh, more

The Angelina Jolie-directed war film “Without Blood,” a documentary about Bruce Springsteen and Mike Leigh’s contemporary tragicomedy “Hard Truths” will have their world premieres at the Toronto International Film Festival this fall
July 22
FILE - Angelina Jolie appears at the 77th Tony Awards in New York on June 16, 2024. The Angelina Jolie-directed war film “Without Blood,” will world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival this fall. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
July 22

Harris steps into the limelight. And the coconut trees and memes have followed

If you’re trying to get up to speed on Vice President Kamala Harris’ swift emergence as Democrats’ possible nominee this fall, you really need to know your memes
July 22
Vice President Kamala Harris boards Air Force Two, Monday, July 22, 2024 at Andrews Air Force Base, Md. (Erin Schaff/The New York Times via AP, Pool)
July 22

Michigan's accused sign-stealing ex-staffer Connor Stalions is subject of upcoming show on Netflix

Connor Stalions is set to share his side of the story from an alleged sign-stealing scheme within Michigan’s football team before the Wolverines went on to win the national championship
July 22
FILE - Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh, front left, watches against Rutgers as analytics assistant Connor Stalions, right, looks on during an NCAA college football game in Ann Arbor, Mich., Sept. 23, 2023. Stalions is set to share his side of the story from an alleged sign-stealing scheme within Michigan’s football team before it went on to win the national championship. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)
July 22

Eminem brings Taylor Swift's historic reign at No. 1 to an end, Stevie Wonder's record stays intact

Eminem’s 12th studio album, “The Death of Slim Shady (Coup de Grâce),” has debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200, unseating Taylor Swift’s “The Tortured Poets Department” after 12 weeks
July 22
Eminem performs at the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival on June 9, 2018, left, and Taylor Swift performs at Wembley Stadium in London as part of her Eras Tour on June 21, 2024. Eminem’s 12th studio album, “The Death of Slim Shady (Coup de Grâce),” has debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200, unseating Taylor Swift’s “The Tortured Poets Department” after 12 weeks. (AP Photo)
July 22

Warner Bros. Discovery informs NBA it will match Amazon Prime Video's offer to air games

Turner Sports intends to continue its longtime relationship with the NBA
July 22
FILE - An NBA logo is seen at center court prior to an NBA basketball game between the Los Angeles Clippers and the Los Angeles Lakers, Thursday, July 30, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. The NBA has agreed to terms on its new media deal, an 11-year agreement worth $76 billion that assures player salaries will continue rising for the foreseeable future and one that will surely change how some viewers access the game for years to come. (Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images via AP, Pool, File)
July 22

Calls for Maya Rudolph to reprise her Kamala Harris on 'SNL' are flooding social media

Will Maya Rudolph’s “funt,” aka Vice President Kamala Harris, be back on “Saturday Night Live?”
July 22
Maya Rudolph appears at the Time100 Gala in New York on April 25, 2024, left, and Vice President Kamala Harris appears at a luncheon for Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida at the State Department in Washington on April 11, 2024. (AP Photo)
July 22

Author discusses how refrigeration has reshaped our lives for better or worse

The author wants people to think about the nutritional cost of refrigeration.
July 22
VIDEO: Author discusses how refrigeration has reshaped our lives for better or worse
July 22

Music Review: Canadian trio Wild Rivers' elegant harmonies soar on new album, 'Never Better'

Canadian folk-pop trio Wild Rivers takes the name of its new album from its opening cut, “Never Better.”
July 22
This album cover image released by Nettwerk Music Group shows “Never Better Out” by Wild Rivers. (Nettwerk Music Group via AP)
July 22

Abdul 'Duke' Fakir, last of the original Four Tops, is dead at 88

The last surviving original member of the Four Tops has died
July 22
FILE - Roquel Payton, from left, Alexander Morris, Ronnie McNeir, and Duke Fakir of the Four Tops perform at the All In Music & Arts Festival in Indianapolis on Sept. 3, 2022. (Photo by Amy Harris/Invision/AP, File)
July 22

Abdul 'Duke' Fakir, the last surviving original member of the legendary Motown act the Four Tops, has died at 88

Abdul 'Duke' Fakir, the last surviving original member of the legendary Motown act the Four Tops, has died at 88
July 22
July 22

Hunter Biden drops lawsuit against Fox News over explicit images featured in streaming series

Hunter Biden has dropped a lawsuit accusing Fox News of illegally publishing explicit images of him as part of a streaming series
July 22
FILE - Hunter Biden arrives at federal court, June 3, 2024, in Wilmington, Del. Hunter Biden has dropped a lawsuit accusing Fox News of unlawfully publishing explicit images of him as part of a streaming series. An attorney for the president’s son filed a voluntary dismissal on Sunday, July 21 in federal court in New York City. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, file)
July 22

Celebrity birthdays for the week of July 28-Aug. 3

Celebrities having birthdays during the week of July 28-Aug. 3 include actor Jason Momoa, lifestyle guru Martha Stewart and “Garfield” cartoonist Jim Davis
July 22
FILE - Jason Momoa, left, and Lisa Bonet appear at the premiere of "Aquaman" in Los Angeles on Dec. 12, 2018. Momoa and Bonet are officially divorced. A Los Angeles County judge's dissolution of the actors' nearly seven year marriage took effect on Tuesday. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
July 22

Ukraine's largest music festival returns with a break from the inescapable reality of war

Ukraine’s largest music festival struck a different chord this year
July 22
People enjoy a concert at the Atlas Festival in Kyiv, Ukraine, Sunday, July 21, 2024. This year, Ukraine's largest music festival struck a different chord. Gone were the international headliners, the massive performance halls and the hundreds of thousands of visitors. (AP Photo/Anton Shtuka)
July 22

Adaptation of Colson Whitehead’s ‘Nickel Boys’ to open New York Film Festival this fall

“Nickel Boys,” an adaptation of Colson Whitehead’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, will open the 62nd New York Film Festival in September, organizers said Monday
July 22
This image released by Doubleday shows "The Nickel Boys" by Colson Whitehead. A film adaptation of the Pulitzer Prize winning novel will open the 62nd New York Film Festival in September, organizers said Monday. (Doubleday via AP)
July 21

On a summer Sunday, Biden withdrew with a text statement. News outlets struggled for visuals

The shocking news of President Joe Biden abandoning his race for re-election led news outlets to scramble on a summer Sunday afternoon
July 21
A news crawl appears on the side of the Fox News building in New York, Sunday, July 21, 2024, in the wake of President Joe Biden dropping out of the 2024 race for the White House. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)