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This photo provided by Rubenstein shows Director Leigh Silverman talking with former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton during a rehearsal for the off-Broadway musical “Suffs” in New York. Clinton and Shaina Taub are joining together as producers of the musical about the suffragist movement. (Jenny Anderson via AP)
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'I was afraid for my life' — Orlando Bloom puts himself in peril for new TV series

Orlando Bloom wanted to test himself for his latest adventure project
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Orlando Bloom arrives at the tenth Breakthrough Prize Ceremony on Saturday, April 13, 2024, at the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
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Milan's famous La Scala names new director of the opera house after months of controversy

Milan’s La Scala, one of the world’s most prestigious and historic opera houses, has named Fortunato Ortombina as its new director
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FILE - A view of La Scala opera house in Milan, Italy, on April 4, 2022. Milan’s La Scala, one of the world’s most prestigious and historic opera houses, has named Fortunato Ortombina as its new director. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno, File)
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2024 Latin Grammys will return home to Miami after a controversial move to Spain

The 2024 Latin Grammys will return home to Miami — where the organization is headquartered
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FILE - Karol G poses in the press room with the award for best musica urbana album for "Manana Sera Bonito" during the 66th annual Grammy Awards on Sunday, Feb. 4, 2024, in Los Angeles. The 2024 Latin Grammys will return to Miami — where the show first started 25 years ago, and where the organization is headquartered. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
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Noah Eagle picked by NBC as play-by-play voice for basketball at the Paris Olympics

Noah Eagle is broadcasting his second Olympics this summer
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FILE - The Olympic rings are set up at Trocadero plaza that overlooks the Eiffel Tower in Paris on Sept. 14, 2017. The United States and China are expected to finish 1-2 in the gold and the overall medal counts at the Paris Olympics, which open in 100 days. (AP Photo/Michel Euler, File)
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Protests, heightened terror threat mean tight security at Eurovision Song Contest in Sweden

Police in Sweden say that security will be tight during next month’s Eurovision Song Contest in the southern city of Malmo
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FILE - Then winner of the 2013 Eurovision Song Contest, Emmelie de Forest of Denmark, who won with her song 'Only Teardrops', holds the winners trophy as she poses for photographers following the final of the Eurovision Song Contest at the Malmo Arena in Malmo, Sweden, Saturday, May 18, 2013. Security will be tight during next month’s Eurovision Song Contest in southern Sweden. Pro-Palestinian activists who want Israel out of the contest, have announced large rallies in downtown Malmo, several kilometers (miles) from the contest venue. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant, File)
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Seinfeld's upcoming Netflix movie about Pop-Tarts to be featured in IndyCar race at Long Beach

Jerry Seinfeld’s upcoming Netflix comedy will be featured during this weekend's IndyCar race at Long Beach as rookie Linus Lundqvist will drive a car painted to look like a Pop-Tart in recognition of the movie “Unfrosted.”
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FILE - Jerry Seinfeld is shown before the men's singles final of the U.S. Open tennis championships between Casper Ruud, of Norway, and Carlos Alcaraz, of Spain, Sunday, Sept. 11, 2022, in New York. Seinfeld's upcoming Netflix comedy will be featured during this weekend's IndyCar race at Long Beach as rookie Linus Lundqvist will drive a car painted to look like a Pop-Tart in recognition of the movie “Unfrosted.”(AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)
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Hugh Grant says he got 'enormous sum' to settle suit against The Sun tabloid

Hugh Grant says he accepted “an enormous sum of money” to settle a lawsuit accusing the publisher of The Sun tabloid of unlawfully tapping his phone, bugging his car and breaking into his home to snoop on him
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FILE - Hugh Grant arrives at the premiere of "Wonka" on Dec. 10, 2023, at Regency Village Theatre in Westwood, Calif. Hugh Grant says he received “an enormous sum of money” to settle a lawsuit accusing the publisher of The Sun tabloid of unlawfully tapping his phone, bugging his car and breaking into his home to snoop on him. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
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Major Berlin show marks 250th anniversary of German Romantic painter Caspar David Friedrich's birth

A major show of Caspar David Friedrich’s iconic landscapes that marks the 250th anniversary of his birth is opening in Berlin, where he made his breakthrough and where a 1906 exhibition kicked off an enduring revival of interest in the German Romantic ...
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A woman walks near Caspar David Friedrich's painting 'The Sea of Ice' during a press preview of the exhibition 'Caspar David Friedrich. Infinite Landscapes' at the Alte Nationalgalerie museum in Berlin, Wednesday, April 17, 2024. The exhibition marking the 250th birthday of Caspar David Friedrich and will run from April 19 until August 4, 2024. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
April 17

Southern California city council gives a key approval for Disneyland expansion plan

Disney has received a key approval to expand its theme park offerings in California as it seeks to build new, immersive lands for visitors
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FILE - Visitors pass through Disneyland in Anaheim, Calif., April 30, 2021. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
April 16

OJ Simpson was chilling with a beer on a couch before Easter, lawyer says. 2 weeks later he was dead

O.J. Simpson's longtime lawyer in Las Vegas says the end came quickly
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FILE - In this Sept. 16, 2007 file photo, O.J. Simpson is taken from the Las Vegas Police Investigative Services Division in Las Vegas. O.J. Simpson's attorney Malcolm LaVergne is now handling the deceased former football star, actor and famous murder defendant's financial estate. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
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Kate Hudson had a lifetime to make a record. The result is 'Glorious,' out in May

On May 17, lifelong music obsessive Kate Hudson will release her debut album, “Glorious.”
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This album cover image released by Sandbox Entertainment/Virgin Music shows "Glorious" by Kate Hudson. (Sandbox Entertainment/Virgin Music via AP)
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NPR suspends editor who criticized his employer for what he calls an unquestioned liberal worldview

National Public Radio has reportedly suspended a veteran editor who wrote an essay for an outside outlet that criticized his employer for what he says is an unquestioned liberal point of view
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Visa fees for international artists to tour in the US shot up 250% in April. It could be devastating

Performing in the U.S. for international musicians just got a lot more complicated
April 16
Festivalgoers attend the first weekend of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival at the Empire Polo Club on Sunday, April 14, 2024, in Indio, Calif. (Photo by Amy Harris/Invision/AP)
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Participant, studio behind 'Spotlight,’ ‘An Inconvenient Truth,’ shutters after 20 years

Participant, the activist film and television studio that has financed Oscar winners and socially conscious documentaries, is closing its doors after 20 years
April 16
FILE - Jeff Skoll arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of "An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power" at the Arclight Hollywood, July 25, 2017, in Los Angeles. Participant, the activist film and television studio that has financed Oscar winners like “Spotlight” and socially conscious documentaries like “Food, Inc,” and “Waiting For Superman” is closing its doors after 20 years. Billionaire Skoll told his staff of 100 in a memo shared with The Associated Press on Tuesday, April 16, 2024, that they were winding down company operations. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP, File)
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Travis Kelce named host of 'Are You Smarter than a Celebrity?' for Prime Video

Travis Kelce is bulking up his resume off the football field
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FILE - Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce (87) waves after the NFL Super Bowl 58 football game against the San Francisco 49ers Sunday, Feb. 11, 2024, in Las Vegas. The tight end is the host of a new game show called “Are You Smarter Than a Celebrity” for Prime Video, the streamer confirmed Tuesday, April 16, 2024. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File)
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The top 10 audiobooks on Audible
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A painting of Winston Churchill by an artist whose work he hated is up for auction

A portrait of Winston Churchill by an artist whose work the British leader loathed is going up for auction
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A member of staff from Sotheby's poses for the media with a portrait of the iconic former British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, painted by Graham Sutherland in 1954, at Blenheim Palace, Woodstock, England, Tuesday, April 16, 2024. The portrait will be sold at auction on June 6 with an estimated price of 500-800,000 pounds sterling (US621, 000-1,000,000). Churchill was born at Blenheim Palace on Nov. 30, 1874. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
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'Rust' timeline: What led up to charges for Alec Baldwin

Cinematographer Halyna Hutchins was killed on Oct. 21, 2021.
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In this Oct. 23, 2021, file photo, The Bonanza Creek Ranch is shown in Santa Fe, N.M.
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No weed, just beer: Bavaria bans smoking cannabis at Oktoberfest and beer gardens

The southern German state of Bavaria says it will ban the smoking of cannabis at public festivals, inside beer gardens and even at the world’s most popular beer festival, the Oktoberfest
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FILE - Women with glasses of beer pose for a photo on day one of the 188th 'Oktoberfest' beer festival in Munich, Germany, Saturday, Sept. 16, 2023. The southern German state of Bavaria will ban the smoking of cannabis at public festivals, inside beer gardens, and even at the world’s most popular beer festival, the Oktoberfest. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader, File)
April 16

Artist and curators refuse to open Israel pavilion at Venice Biennale until cease-fire, hostage deal

The artist and curators representing Israel at this year’s Venice Biennale have announced they won’t open the Israeli exhibition until there's a cease-fire in Gaza and an agreement to release hostages
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A woman takes a photo as an Italian soldier patrols the Israeli national pavilion at the Biennale contemporary art fair in Venice, Italy, Tuesday, April 16, 2024. The artist and curators representing Israel at this year's Venice Biennale have announced Tuesday they won't open the Israeli pavilion until there is a cease-fire in Gaza and an agreement to release hostages taken Oct. 7.(AP Photo/Colleen Barry)
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ABBA, Blondie, and the Notorious B.I.G. enter the National Recording Registry

Albums from ABBA, Blondie and the Notorious B
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FILE - Notorious B.I.G., who won rap artist and rap single of the year, clutches his awards at the podium during the Billboard Music Awards in New York, on evening, Dec. 6, 1995. Albums from ABBA, Blondie and the Notorious B.I.G. are entering the National Recording Registry at the Library of Congress. They're among the 25 titles announced Tuesday, April 16, 2024, that have been selected for preservation as “defining sounds of the nation’s history and culture." (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
April 16

What to know about the prison sentence for a movie armorer in a fatal shooting by Alec Baldwin

A movie weapons armorer has received the maximum sentence of 18 months in jail for involuntary manslaughter in the fatal shooting of a cinematographer by Alec Baldwin on the set of the Western film “Rust.”
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Hannah Gutierrez-Reed wipes her tears at her sentencing hearing in state district court in Santa Fe, New Mexico, on Monday, April 15, 2024. Gutierrez-Reed, the armorer on the set of the Western film "Rust," was sentenced to 18 months in prison for involuntary manslaughter in the death of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins, who was fatally shot by Alec Baldwin in 2021. (Luis Sánchez Saturno/Santa Fe New Mexican via AP, Pool)
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What Winnie the Pooh and Mickey Mouse can tell us about the public domain and remix culture

Winnie the Pooh and Mickey Mouse have recently entered the public domain, making it possible for artists to use them freely
April 16
FILE - Ariana Grande, left, and Cynthia Erivo, cast members in the upcoming film "Wicked," discuss the film onstage at CinemaCon 2024, Wednesday, April 10, 2024, in Las Vegas. The forthcoming “Wicked,” starring Grande and Erivo, will be yet another attempt at using the public-domain work of author Frank Baum’s Oz — filtered through a hit novel and Broadway show — to try to draft off the classic status of the 1939 “Wizard of Oz” film. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File)
April 15

John Sterling retires from Yankees broadcast booth at age 85 a few weeks into 36th season

Yankees radio broadcaster John Sterling has announced his immediate retirement at age 85, a few weeks into his 36th season in New York’s broadcast booth
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FILE - New York Yankees broadcaster John Sterling sits in his booth before a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox at Yankee Stadium in New York, Sept. 25, 2009. Sterling announced his immediate retirement Monday, April 15, 2024, at age 85 a few weeks into his 34th season in New York's broadcast booth. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun, File)
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Paris Hilton backs California bill to bring more transparency to youth treatment facilities

Hotel heiress and media personality Paris Hilton is backing California legislation that aims to bring more transparency to discipline used at facilities for troubled teens
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Hotel heiress and media personalty Paris Hilton, center, discusses a proposed bill calling on more transparency for youth treatment facilities during a news conference in Sacramento, Calif., Monday, April 15, 2024. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
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In war saga 'The Sympathizer,' Vietnamese voices are no longer stuck in the background

For decades, Vietnamese people often been relegated to the background in popular cinematic depictions of the Vietnam War
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This image released by Warner Bros. Discovery shows Vy Le in a scene from the HBO television mini series "The Sympathizer." (Beth Dubber/Warner Bros. Discovery via AP
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New Mexico judge sentences “Rust” movie armorer to 18 months in prison for fatal on-set shooting by Alec Baldwin

New Mexico judge sentences “Rust” movie armorer to 18 months in prison for fatal on-set shooting by Alec Baldwin
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Cardi B, Queen Latifah and The Roots to headline the BET Experience concerts in Los Angeles

Cardi B, Queen Latifah and The Roots will headline concerts celebrating the return of the BET Experience in Los Angeles just days before the 2024 BET Awards
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File - Queen Latifah speaks to the audience during the NAACP Image Awards Saturday, March 16, 2024, at The Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. Cardi B, Queen Latifah and The Roots will headline concerts in the return of the BET Experience in Los Angeles just days before the 2024 BET Awards. The BET Experience makes a return after a five-year hiatus. The BET Awards will take place June 30. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File)
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Music Review: Jazz pianist Fred Hersch creates subdued, lovely colors on 'Silent, Listening'

Jazz pianist Fred Hersch fully embraces the freedom that comes with improvisation on his new solo album “Silent, Listening.”
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This cover image released by ECM Records shows "Silent, Listening" by Fred Hersch. (ECM Records via AP)
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Beyoncé is bringing her fans of color to country music. Will they be welcomed in?

Tayhlor Coleman grew up with a love for country music
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Hellen Obiri repeats as Boston Marathon champion. The Kenyan is the first woman to win back-to-back since 2005

Hellen Obiri repeats as Boston Marathon champion. The Kenyan is the first woman to win back-to-back since 2005
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This image released by The Metropolitan Museum of Art shows a British waistcoat. The waistcoat is one of many items included in The Costume Institute's 2024 exhibition, "Sleeping Beauties: Reawakening Fashion," on view from May 10 through Sept. 2, 2024. (Nick Knight/The Metropolitan Museum of Art via AP)
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Sisay Lemma of Ethiopia wins the Boston Marathon in a blistering pace. He finished in an unofficial 2:06:17

Sisay Lemma of Ethiopia wins the Boston Marathon in a blistering pace. He finished in an unofficial 2:06:17
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22-year-old Eden Rainbow-Cooper of Britain wins the women's wheelchair race at the Boston Marathon

22-year-old Eden Rainbow-Cooper of Britain wins the women's wheelchair race at the Boston Marathon
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Switzerland's Marcel Hug breaks his own course record in the men's wheelchair race at Boston Marathon despite crash

Switzerland's Marcel Hug breaks his own course record in the men's wheelchair race at Boston Marathon despite crash
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Celebrity birthdays for the week of April 21-27

Celebrities having birthdays during the week of April 21-27 include musicians and twins Jake and Josh Kiszka of Greta Van Fleet, actor Hank Azaria and singer Lizzo
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American Josh Kiszka, lead vocals of Greta Van Fleet band, performs during the Vive Latino music festival in Mexico City, Saturday, March 16, 2024. (AP Photo/Ginnette Riquelme)
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Paris prepares for 100-day countdown to the Olympics. It wants to rekindle love for the Games

April 17 marks the 100 days countdown to the Paris Olympics ambitious opening ceremony
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Paris city, with the Eiffel Tower at center, are pictured Monday, April 15, 2024 in Paris. (AP Photo/Aurelien Morissard)
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Hug recovers from crash for 7th Boston Marathon wheelchair title. Rainbow-Cooper takes women's race

Switzerland’s Marcel Hug righted himself after crashing into a barrier when he took a turn too fast and still coasted to victory in the Boston Marathon
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Sisay Lemma, of Ethiopia, breaks the tape to win the Boston Marathon, Monday, April 15, 2024, in Boston. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
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Attorneys for rapper Travis Scott say he was not responsible for safety at deadly Astroworld concert

Attorneys for rap star Travis Scott say he should be dismissed from hundreds of lawsuits filed over the deadly 2021 Astroworld festival he headlined in Houston
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FILE - Two people who knew an unidentified victim of a fatal incident at the Houston Astroworld concert embrace at a memorial on Nov. 7, 2021, in Houston. A judge in Texas is expected hear arguments Monday, April 15 2024, in rap star Travis Scott's request to be dismissed from a lawsuit over the deadly 2021 Astroworld festival. (AP Photo/Robert Bumsted, File)
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Gun supervisor for ‘Rust’ movie gets 18 months in prison for fatal shooting by Alec Baldwin on set

A movie weapons supervisor has been sentenced to 18 months in prison for the fatal shooting of a cinematographer by Alec Baldwin on the set of the Western film “Rust.”
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FILE - This aerial photo shows the Bonanza Creek Ranch in Santa Fe, New Mexico, Oct. 23, 2021, used for the film "Rust." A New Mexico judge Monday, April 15, 2024, sentenced “Rust” movie armorer to 18 months in prison for fatal on-set shooting by Alec Baldwin. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
April 14

OJ Simpson's public life crossed decades and boundaries, leaving lasting echoes. Here are a few

O.J. Simpson's death is leaving a legacy across multiple areas of American life including sports, entertainment and the criminal justice system
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FILE - In this June 17, 1994, file photo, a white Ford Bronco, driven by Al Cowlings carrying O.J. Simpson, is trailed by Los Angeles police cars as it travels on a freeway in Los Angeles. Simpson, the decorated football superstar and Hollywood actor who was acquitted of charges he killed his former wife and her friend but later found liable in a separate civil trial, has died. He was 76. (AP Photo/Joseph Villarin, File)
April 14

Survivors of 2017 Ariana Grande concert bombing take legal action against UK intelligence agency

More than 250 survivors of the bombing that killed 22 people at an Ariana Grande concert are taking legal action against the U.K.'s domestic intelligence agency
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FILE - A man stands next to flowers for the victims of a bombing at St. Ann's Square in central Manchester, England, May 26, 2017. More than 250 survivors of the suicide bombing that killed 22 people at a 2017 Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England, are taking legal action against Britain's domestic intelligence agency, lawyers said Sunday, April 14, 2024. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti, File)
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Winners of the 2024 Olivier Awards celebrating work on the London stage

Winners of the 2024 Olivier Awards, handed out Sunday for achievement in London theater, opera and dance include “Sunset Boulevard,” which won seven prizes including best musical revival
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Nicole Scherzinger poses for photographers upon arrival at the Olivier Awards on Sunday, April 14, 2024, in London. (Photo by Vianney Le Caer/Invision/AP)
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Divisive? Not for moviegoers: ‘Civil War’ declares victory at box office

It surpassed expectations and earned $25.7 million in North America.
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This image released by A24 shows a scene from "Civil War." (A24 via AP)
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Iowa star Caitlin Clark makes surprise appearance on 'Saturday Night Live'

Caitlin Clark made a surprise appearance on “Saturday Night Live” during the show’s “Weekend Update” segment
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Iowa guard Catlin Clark, left, guard Gabbie Marshall, center and guard Kate Martin speak to reporters during a news conference at the women's college basketball NCAA Tournament in Albany, N.Y., Friday, March 29, 2024. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
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Broadway-bound 'Sunset Boulevard' and star Nicole Scherzinger win big at London's Olivier awards

A radical restaging of Hollywood film noir musical “Sunset Boulevard” was the big winner on Sunday at the London stage Olivier Awards
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David Tennant, left, and Georgia Tennant pose for photographers upon arrival at the Olivier Awards on Sunday, April 14, 2024, in London. (Photo by Vianney Le Caer/Invision/AP)