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Kenzo returns to Japanese roots in history-making moment

It was a fashion history-making moment in Paris for Kenzo as it unveiled the debut for its first Japanese designer since house-founder Kenzo Takada
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A model wears a creation for the Kenzo fall-winter 22/23 men's collection, in Paris, Sunday, Jan. 23, 2022. (AP Photo/Lewis Joly)
January 23

Once allies, Stormy Daniels and Avenatti face off at trial

The porn star who catapulted Michael Avenatti to fame four years ago will get a starring role in a New York courtroom when prosecutors try to prove the California lawyer cheated her of $300,000 in book proceeds
January 23
FILE - Adult film actress Stormy Daniels, left, stands with her lawyer Michael Avenatti during a news conference outside federal court in New York, April 16, 2018. Daniels, the porn star who catapulted Avenatti to fame, will get a starring role in a New York courtroom when prosecutors try to prove the California lawyer cheated her of $300,000 in book proceeds. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
January 23

‘Spider-Man’ comes back swinging, takes No. 1 from ‘Scream'

After a weekend in second place, "Spider-Man: No Way Home" still has some fight.
January 23
FILE - Attendees dressed as Spider-Man gather during New York Comic Con at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center on Saturday, Oct. 9, 2021, in New York. After spending one weekend in second place, “Spider-Man: No Way Home” proved it still had some fight left. Sony's superhero juggernaut swung back to first place in its sixth weekend in theaters and became the sixth highest grossing film of all time, globally, according to studio estimates on Sunday, Jan. 23, 2022. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)
January 23

Don Wilson, guitarist with The Ventures, dies at 88

The co-founder and rhythm guitarist of the instrumental guitar band has died.
January 23
FILE - Bob Spalding, left, and Don Wilson of The Ventures perform at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony in New York, March 10, 2008. Don Wilson, co-founder and rhythm guitarist of the instrumental guitar band The Ventures, has died. He was 88. The News Tribune reports Wilson died Saturday, Jan. 22, 2022 in Tacoma of natural causes, surrounded by his four children. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)
January 22

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows
January 22
January 22

Ian Alexander Jr., only child of Regina King, dies at age 26

He was a DJ who often accompanied King to red carpet events.
January 22
FILE - Regina King arrives at a special screening of "The Harder They Fall" on Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2021, at the Shrine in Los Angeles. Ian Alexander Jr., the only child of award-winning actor and director Regina King, has died. The death was confirmed Saturday, Jan. 22,2022 in a family statement. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
January 22

Arnold Schwarzenegger 'fine' following four-car crash in LA

The crash sent a woman to the hospital with minor injuries.
January 22
January 22
This photo provided by Karjaka Studios shows Ellen Foley. Foley, who collaborated with Meat Loaf on the hit single "Paradise By the Dashboard Light" from his 1977 hit album "Bat Out of Hell," is paying tribute to their "beautiful, feisty, joyful friendship." Meat Loaf died Thursday, Jan. 20, 2022 at age 74. (Aleksandr Karjaka/Karjaka Studios via AP)
January 22

In ‘Watcher,’ a stalker thriller with a female gaze

The stylish, unnerving thriller premiered Friday at the Sundance Film Festival.
January 22
Maika Monroe en una escena de "Watcher" de Chloe Okuno, que se estrena en competencia en el Festival de Cine de Sundance 2022. (Instituto Sundance vía AP)
January 22

Dale Dickey takes center stage at Sundance in 'A Love Song'

Dale Dickey tends to get “those crusty roles,” as she heard someone once call them
January 22
Actor Dale Dickey poses for a portrait in Los Angeles on Jan. 20, 2022, to promote the film "A Love Song," an official selection of the NEXT section at the 2022 Sundance Film Festival. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)
January 22

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows
January 22
January 22
FILE - Priyanka Chopra Jonas, left, and husband Nick Jonas attend the world premiere of "Chasing Happiness," in Los Angeles on June 3, 2019. Chopra Jonas and Jonas announced on their Instagram pages Friday, Jan. 21, 2022, that they welcomed their first baby together. She said a surrogate gave birth to the couple’s baby on Jan. 15. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP, File)
January 22

'Wuhan, I Am Here': Film follows volunteers in sealed city

The homeless, the sick, the elderly: For people who fell through the cracks of the official system, the then-unprecedented decision to isolate the central Chinese city of Wuhan and its 13 million people was a matter of life or death
January 22
Lan Bo, director of the documentary film "Wuhan, I Am Here," stands in a screening room before a viewing of his movie in Beijing, Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022. The homeless, the sick, the elderly: For people who fell through the cracks of the official system, the then-unprecedented decision to isolate the central Chinese city of Wuhan and its 13 million people was a matter of life or death. Director Lan Bo hopes to sound the alarm with a documentary about volunteers who helped neighbors get food and medical care following the lockdown in early 2020 of the city where the coronavirus pandemic began. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
January 21

Miranda talks about Bruno, and the 'Encanto' phenomenon

A month after “Encanto” debuted in theaters, Lin-Manuel Miranda, who wrote the movie’s Colombia-inflected songs, took a long vacation
January 21
FILE - Lin-Manuel Miranda arrives at the premiere of "Encanto" on Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2021, at the El Capitan Theatre in Los Angeles. Miranda composed the songs for the film. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
January 21

'SNL' comics Jost, Davidson buy Staten Island Ferry boat

“Saturday Night Live” comics Colin Jost and Pete Davidson have purchased a decommissioned Staten Island Ferry boat with plans to turn it into New York’s hottest club
January 21
FILE — The Staten Island Ferry "John F. Kennedy" docks in New York, May 9, 2010. “Saturday Night Live” comics Colin Jost and Pete Davidson have purchased a decommissioned Staten Island Ferry boat with plans to turn it into New York’s hottest club. Jost and Davidson teamed up with comedy club owner Paul Italia on Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2022 winning for $280,100 bid for the John F. Kennedy. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
January 21

Louie Anderson, comic, Emmy winner for 'Baskets,' dies at 68

Louie Anderson, whose four-decade career as a comedian and actor included his unlikely and Emmy-winning performance as mom to twin adult sons in the TV series “Baskets,” has died at age 68
January 21
FILE - Actor-comedian Louie Anderson appears at the 68th Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles on Sept. 18, 2016. A spokesman for Anderson says he is being treated for cancer in a Las Vegas hospital. Anderson's publicist says he was diagnosed with a type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma and “is resting comfortably.” (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
January 21

Meat Loaf, 'Bat out of Hell' rock superstar, dies at 74

The rock superstar loved by millions for his “Bat Out of Hell” album has died.
January 21
FILE - Meat Loaf performs at a concert in New York's Madison Square Garden, Wednesday, July 18, 2007. Meat Loaf, whose "Bat Out Of Hell" album is one of the all time bestsellers, has died, family said on Facebook, Friday, Jan. 21, 2022. (AP Photo/Andy Kropa, File)
January 21

Lin-Manuel Miranda breaks down the songs of 'Encanto'

Lin-Manuel Miranda went song by song through some of the hits of “Encanto” in a recent interview, from the breakout smash “We Don’t Talk About Bruno” to his self-described “’90s Rock en Español throwback” “What Else Can I Do?”
January 21
This image released by Disney shows Mirabel, voiced by Stephanie Beatriz, in a scene from the animated film "Encanto." (Disney via AP)
January 21

Next 'Mission: Impossible' movies delayed to 2023, 2024

It will be another year before a new “Mission: Impossible” movie hits theaters
January 21
FILE - Tom Cruise, foreground, and Hayley Atwell appear during the filming of the movie "Mission: Impossible 7" in Rome on Oct. 13, 2020. It will be another year before a new "Mission: Impossible" movie hits theaters. Paramount Pictures and Skydance announced Friday, Jan. 21, 2022, that the release of "Mission: Impossible 7" will be pushed from Sept. 20 to July 14, 2023. "Mission: Impossible 8," previously set for July 2023, will instead open June 28, 2024. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini, File)
January 21

Review: Penny and Sparrow push past Americana in 'Olly Olly'

Penny and Sparrow's seventh studio album “Olly Olly" is a collection of songs that signify a shift for duo Andy Baxter and Kyle Jahnke
January 21
This cover image released by I Love You / Thirty Tigers shows "Olly Olly" by Penny and Sparrow. (I Love You / Thirty Tigers via AP)
January 21

Brazil bids farewell to its samba queen, Elza Soares

Brazilians are bidding farewell to their samba queen, the legendary singer and force of nature Elza Soares
January 21
A crown sits on display next to the body of Brazilian samba singer Elza Soares as she lies in state at the Municipal Theater in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Friday, Jan. 21, 2022. Soares died at age 91 of natural causes in her Rio de Janeiro home on Thursday afternoon, family members said on the artist's official Instagram account. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)
January 21

Josh Duggar seeks new trial or acquittal in child porn case

Former reality TV star Josh Duggar has asked a federal judge for a new trial or an acquittal, a little over a month after he was convicted of receiving and possessing child pornography
January 21
January 21

John Mellencamp plumbs mortality and regret in his new album

There’s a brutal calculus that goes on in John Mellencamp’s mind these days
January 21
FILE - John Mellencamp performs at the 33rd annual ASCAP Pop Music Awards in Los Angeles on April 27, 2016. Mellencamp's latest album, "Strictly a One-Eyed Jack" releases on Jan. 21. (Photo by Rich Fury/Invision/AP, File)
January 21

Louie Anderson, an actor and comedian who starred in 'Baskets' and as 'Family Feud' host, has died at age 68

Louie Anderson, an actor and comedian who starred in 'Baskets' and as 'Family Feud' host, has died at age 68
January 21
January 21

Review: Whitmores’ sisterly sonorities shine on duo debut

Sibling harmony can be a contradiction in terms, but it also makes for lovely music
January 21
This cover image released by Red House shows "Ghost Stories" by The Whitmore Sisters. (Red House via AP)
January 21

Adele postpones Las Vegas residency, citing pandemic impact

Adele has postponed a 24-date Las Vegas residency hours before it was to start, citing delivery delays and coronavirus illness in her crew
January 21
FILE - Singer Adele performs onstage at the Brit Awards 2016 at the 02 Arena in London, Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2016. Adele has postponed a 24-date Las Vegas residency hours before it was to start, citing delivery delays and coronavirus illness in her crew. The chart-topping British singer said she was “gutted” and promised to reschedule the shows. In a video message posted on social media, a tearful Adele said: “I’m so sorry but my show ain’t ready.” (Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP, File)
January 21

Netflix stock plunges as subscriber growth worries deepen

Netflix delivered its latest quarter of disappointing subscriber growth during the final three months of last year, a trend that management foresees continuing into the new year as tougher competition is undercutting the video streaming leader
January 21
This photo shows the company logo and view of Netflix headquarters in Los Gatos, Calif., Jan. 29, 2010. Netflix delivered its latest quarter of disappointing subscriber growth during the final three months of last year, a trend that management foresees continuing into the new year in a that tougher competition is undercutting the video streaming leader. The disappointing news announced Thursday, Jan. 20, 2022 caused Netflix's stock price to plunge by more than 19%, deepening a steep decline during the past two months. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
January 21

Legendary singer Meat Loaf dies at 74

His debut album "Bat Out of Hell" is one of the top-selling albums of all time.
January 21
American singer Meat Loaf performs on stage in Zwolle, Netherlands, on May 11, 2013. The Grammy-winning musician, best known for his "Bat Out of Hell" album, died aged 74 on Jan. 20, 2022, according to a statement posted on his official Facebook page.
January 21

Meat Loaf, whose "Bat Out Of Hell" album is one of the all time bestsellers, has died, family says on Facebook

Meat Loaf, whose "Bat Out Of Hell" album is one of the all time bestsellers, has died, family says on Facebook
January 21
January 21

'Sanford and Son' at 50, 'double-edged' Black sitcom pioneer

It was 50 years ago this month that the sitcom “Sanford and Son” debuted on NBC
January 21
This combination photo shows Comedian Redd Foxx, left, speaking to journalists about the reasons he left the top-rated sitcom "Sanford & Son," March 14, 1974 in New York and actor Demond Wilson participating in a CBS "Face the Nation" discussion on school prayer on May 5, 1984, in Washington. It was 50 years ago this month that the sitcom “Sanford and Son” debuted on NBC. (AP Photo)
January 20

Whitehead, Jeffers among Book Critics Circle nominees

Colson Whitehead’s “Harlem Shuffle,” Honorée Fanonne Jeffers’ “The Love Songs of W
January 20
This combination of book cover images shows "The Love Songs of W.E.B. DuBois" by Honorée Fanonne Jeffers, from left, "Harlem Shuffle" by Colson Whitehead and "Afterparties" by Anthony Veasna So, which are among this year’s nominees for National Book Critics Circle awards. (Harper/Doubleday/Ecco via AP)
January 20

Review: 'The King's Daughter' is truly a royal, watery mess

January is often where bad films are stashed, but Associated Press critic Mark Kennedy says “The King’s Daughter” isn’t just bad, it’s a cloying, cliched mess that’s not worth even the slightest risk of contacting COVID-19 to see in theaters
January 20
This image released by Gravitas shows Pierce Brosnan, left, and Kaya Scodelario in a scene from "The King's Daughter." (Gravitas via AP)
January 20

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USA Today Best-Selling Books for the week ending  1/16/2022
January 20
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January 20
January 20

Correction: Music Review-The Lumineers story

In a music review published January 14, 2022, about the new Lumineers album, The Associated Press erroneously reported the last name of one of the band's founding members
January 20
January 20

Q&A: Aguilera picks up Spanish full force with "LA FUERZA"

Christina Aguilera talks about “LA FUERZA,” her first Spanish-language production in over 20 years
January 20
FILE - Christina Aguilera performs at the Latin Recording Academy Person of the Year gala honoring Ruben Blades in Las Vegas on Nov. 17, 2021. Aguilera's Spanish-Language EP "La Fuerza" releases on Friday, Jan. 21. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File)
January 20

Kilmeade, Jones get Fox News Saturday shows in shuffle

Fox News Channel has shuffled its Saturday night lineup, giving new hourlong shows to network veteran Brian Kilmeade and newcomer Lawrence Jones
January 20
January 20

Brazilian samba singer Elza Soares dies at 91

Brazilian samba singer Elza Soares has died in her Rio de Janeiro home at the age of 91
January 20
FILE - Brazilian singer Elza Soares performs at the Rock in Rio music festival in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, Sept. 29, 2019. Elza Soares has died on Thursday, Jan. 20, 2022. (AP Photo/Leo Correa, File)
January 20

After 2-year hiatus caused by COVID-19, Jazz Fest returns

After a two-year hiatus caused by the coronavirus pandemic, the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival returns this spring with headliners The Who, Stevie Nicks, Foo Fighters, Lionel Richie, Erykah Badu, Ludacris, Nelly and Willie Nelson
January 20
Fans cheer at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival in New Orleans, Thursday, May 2, 2019. After a two-year hiatus brought on by the coronavirus pandemic, the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival returns this spring with headliners The Who, Stevie Nicks, Foo Fighters, Lionel Richie, Erykah Badu, Ludacris, Nelly and Willie Nelson. Festival organizers announced the lineup for the festival Thursday, Jan. 20, 2022. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
January 20

Former Dutch talent show producer apologizes amid scandal

The former producer of Dutch talent show “The Voice of Holland” has apologized after allegations of sexually inappropriate conduct linked to the ratings blockbuster were aired
January 20
FILE- President of Dutch television production company Endemol, John de Mol, gestures while answering a question at his private office in Hilversum, Netherlands, Jan. 23, 2001. De Mol, the former producer of Dutch talent show "The Voice of Holland" apologized Thursday Jan. 20, 2022, after allegations of sexually inappropriate conduct linked to the ratings blockbuster were aired. Police and prosecutors called reports of the alleged abuse "disturbing" and urged victims to come forward with their experiences. (AP Photo/Serge Ligtenberg, File)
January 20

'Peril' co-author Robert Costa moves from Post to CBS News

CBS News announced the hiring of Robert Costa of The Washington Post as the network's chief election and campaign correspondent
January 20
This 2021 image shows journalist and author Robert Costa, who was named chief election and campaign correspondent for CBS News. (Lisa Berg via AP)
January 20

Rey Mysterio flying high as cover star for WWE 2K22

Rey Mysterio was revealed Thursday as the cover star of the WWE 2K22 video game
January 20
FILE - Professional wrestler Rey Mysterio poses at the premiere of the HBO documentary film "Andre the Giant" at the ArcLight Hollywood on Thursday, March 29, 2018, in Los Angeles. Mysterio was revealed Thursday, Jan 20, 2022, as the cover star of the WWE 2K22 video game. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
January 20

Tina Turner, husband snap up vast $76M estate on Lake Zurich

Rock ‘n’ roll icon Tina Turner and her husband have reportedly bought a 70-million Swiss franc ($76 million) estate with 10 buildings, pond, stream, swimming pool and boat dock on Lake Zurich
January 20
January 20

Publisher of 'The Firm,' 'Fire and Fury' has deal for memoir

The publisher of such blockbusters as Dan Brown’s “The Da Vinci Code” and John Grisham’s “The Firm” has a memoir coming out next year
January 20
January 20

Review: ‘Delta Man’ spotlights Allison-Spehar partnership

The new album “Delta Man” collects 15 songs by Bobby Allison and Gerry Spehar, an under-the-radar partnership now in its fifth decade
January 20
This cover image shows "Delta Man," an independent release by Bobby Allison and Gerry Spehar. (LCMedia via AP)
January 20

Jamie Dornan talks 'Belfast', TV and going behind-the-scenes

Jamie Dornan, whose latest film “Belfast” is being recognized with award nominations, says he looks to the movie's director, Kenneth Branagh, as an example of a career to aspire to
January 20
FILE - Jamie Dornan arrives at the premiere of "Belfast" on Nov. 8, 2021, in Los Angeles. Dornan stars in The BBC series “The Tourist” which will air in the U.S. on HBO Max later this year. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
January 20

Review: 'Yinka, Where is Your Huzband' funny and big-hearted

“Yinka Where Is Your Huzband” is the first novel written by Lizzie Damilola Blackburn
January 20
This cover image released by Pamela Dorman Books shows "Yinka, Where is Your Huzband" by Lizzie Damilola Blackburn. (Pamela Dorman Books via AP)
January 20

German actor Hardy Kruger, star of adventure movies, dies

Hardy Kruger, considered one of post-war Germany’s best actors, has died at 93
January 20
File---File picture taken April 12, 2018 shows German actor Hardy Kruger in Hamburg, Germany. Kruger die Wednesday. (Axel Heimken/dpa via AP,file)
January 20

Review: A generic modern fairy tale in 'The Royal Treatment'

In the new Netflix movie “The Royal Treatment,” Laura Marano plays Izzy, the owner of a rundown hair salon in the Bronx who gets an unexpected client in Prince Thomas of Lavania one day
January 20
This image released by Netflix shows Laura Marano in a scene from "The Royal Treatment." (Kirsty Griffin/Netflix via AP)
January 19

Spears case drives California bid to limit conservatorships

Disability rights activists and advocates for Britney Spears are backing a California proposal to provide more protections for those under court-ordered conservatorships, while promoting less-restrictive alternatives
January 19
FILE - This April 12, 2018, file photo shows Britney Spears at the 29th annual GLAAD Media Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif.Disability rights activists and advocates for Britney Spears backed a California proposal Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2022, to provide more protections for those under court-ordered conservatorships, while promoting less-restrictive alternatives. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)