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Britney Spears' ex ordered to trial on stalking charge

A judge has found that there is enough evidence against a man once briefly married to Britney Spears to go to trial for felony stalking
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June 27

Podcast dramas morph to TV shows in Hollywood reappraisal

Listened to any good television shows lately
June 27
This image released by Wolf Entertainment shows art for the fiction podcast "Dark Woods," with Corey Stoll and Monica Raymund. (Wolf Entertainment via AP)
June 27

MSNBC appoints Alex Wagner as 4-night prime-time anchor

MSNBC says that journalist Alex Wagner will take over Rachel Maddow's prime-time slot four nights a week, beginning in August
June 27
This image released by Showtime shows journalist Alex Wagner from "The Circus: Inside the Wildest Political Show on Earth." MSNBC named Wagner as host of its 9 p.m. weeknight show on the four nights that Rachel Maddow is not working. (Alison Cohen Rosa/Showtime via AP)
June 27

Feds seize websites after probe of pirated Latin music

Federal authorities have seized six websites that prosecutors say were illegally distributing copyrighted music to millions of users
June 27
June 27

No reruns: Committee tries new approach to break through

Many observers expected the Jan. 6 committee hearings would be nothing more than reruns, but they've proven much more
June 27
The House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol continues to reveal its findings of a year-long investigation, Thursday, June 23, 2022, at the Capitol in Washington. (Mandel Ngan/Pool via AP)
June 27

Grammy Award-winning songwriter Ken Williams dies at 83

Songwriter Kenneth “Ken” Williams, who wrote or co-wrote hundred of tunes for a vast array of performers, including Donny Hathaway, The Four Tops and Peaches & Herb, including The Main Ingredient’s hit “Everybody Plays the Fool,” has died
June 27
June 27

'Elvis' is king, alone, of box office after final tallies

“Elvis” has won its box-office dance-off with “Top Gun: Maverick.”
June 27
This image released by Warner Bros. Pictures shows Austin Butler in a scene from "Elvis." (Warner Bros. Pictures via AP)
June 27

Review: A slice-of-life novel both meaningless and profound

As a freshman, Nina has a crush on her English teacher
June 27
This cover image released by Grand Central Publishing shows "The Most Precious Substance on Earth" by Shashi Bhat. (Grand Central Publishing via AP)
June 27

Review: A hunting trip turns deadly when a blizzard strikes

In “Outside,” four old college friends who haven’t seen each other for a year or more go hunting together on the wild moors of Iceland
June 27
This cover image released by Minotaur shows "Outside" by Ragnar Jonasson. (Minotaur via AP)
June 27

Queen Elizbeth II travels to Scotland for week of events

Queen Elizabeth II has traveled to Scotland and attended a ceremony as part of a week of traditional events
June 27
Britain's Queen Elizabeth II is greeted as she attends the Ceremony of the Keys on the forecourt of the Palace of Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh, Monday, June 27, 2022, as part of her traditional trip to Scotland for Holyrood week. (Jane Barlow/PA via AP)
June 27

Review: 'Elsewhere’ ponders the meaning of motherhood

“Elsewhere,” the new novel from Alexis Schaitkin, transports readers to a mysterious mountain town where mothers occasionally vanish, a fact of life residents call an “affliction.”
June 27
This cover image released by Celadon Books shows "Elsewhere" by Alexis Schaitkin. (Celadon Books via AP)
June 27

Celebrity birthdays for the week of July 3-9

Celebrities having birthdays during the week of July 3-9 include drummer Ringo Starr, rapper 50 Cent and “This Is Us” actor Milo Ventimiglia
June 27
Tom Cruise gestures during a press conference to promote his latest movie Top Gun: Maverick in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, June 20, 2022. The movie is to be released in the country on June 22. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
June 27

Lamar closes Glastonbury with call for women's rights

Rapper Kendrick Lamar has closed this year’s Glastonbury Festival with a powerful headline set that saw him chant “Godspeed for women’s rights” as fake blood poured down his face from a crown of thorns
June 27
Kendrick Lamar performs at the Glastonbury Festival in Worthy Farm, Somerset, England, Sunday, June 26, 2022. (AP Photo/Scott Garfitt)
June 27

Sean 'Diddy' Combs receives lifetime honor at BET Awards

It is the highest honor at the BET Awards.
June 27
Sean "Diddy" Combs arrives at the BET Awards on Sunday, June 26, 2022, at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
June 26
EDS NOTE: OBSCENITY - Janelle Monae gestures a middle finger as she acknowledges the Supreme Court decision on Roe v. Wade at the BET Awards on Sunday, June 26, 2022, at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)
June 26

'Elvis,' 'Top Gun' tie for box-office crown with $30.5M each

The Elvis biopic shook up theaters with an estimated $30.5 million in sales.
June 26
Austin Butler, from left, director Baz Luhrmann, and Tom Hanks pose for photographers upon arrival for the premiere of the film 'Elvis' in London Tuesday, May 31, 2022. (Photo by Vianney Le Caer/Invision/AP)
June 26

Paul McCartney wows Glastonbury with Dave Grohl and The Boss

The former Beatle pulled out all the stops for the 2½-hour concert.
June 26
Paul McCartney performs at Glastonbury Festival in Worthy Farm, Somerset, England, Saturday, June 25, 2022. (Photo by Joel C Ryan/Invision/AP)
June 26

BET Awards return Sunday with Doja Cat as leading nominee

The BET Awards return Sunday with a live show that could see Doja Cat, Drake and Ari Lennox snag some trophies
June 26
FILE - Doja Cat performs at the Coachella Music & Arts Festival at the Empire Polo Club on Sunday, April 24, 2022, in Indio, Calif. The BET Awards return Sunday, June 26, with a live show that could see Doja Cat, Drake and Ari Lennox snag some trophies. Doja Cat enters the show as the leading nominee with six. (Photo by Amy Harris/Invision/AP, File)
June 25

With new owners, Florida Project motel dwellers must leave

Residents at a motel along a tourist strip not far from Walt Disney World that was used as the setting for the 2017 film “The Florida Project” were told that they must vacate on short notice because the complex has been sold to another owner
June 25
June 25

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows
June 25
June 25

Mishael Morgan is 1st Black lead winner at Daytime Emmys

Mishael Morgan of “The Young and the Restless” won as lead drama actress, becoming the first Black actor to win in a lead category at the Daytime Emmys
June 25
Nancy Lee Grahn arrives with the words "Reproductive Freedom" on her body and carries a purse with the words "Bans Off Our Bodies" at the 49th annual Daytime Emmy Awards on Friday, June 24, 2022, in Pasadena, Calif. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
June 24

Muti's legacy: respect composers, reject revisionists

In the twilight of his music directorship of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Riccardo Muti candidly outlined his legacy and implored musicians to remember his instruction on Giuseppe Verdi’s operas: use the 19th century scores without altered notes
June 24
Italian conductor Riccardo Muti, 80, rehearses Verdi's "Un Ballo in Maschera (A masked Ball)" with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra in Chicago on Wednesday, June 22, 2022. Muti, whose Chicago contract runs through the 2022-23 season, considers himself the descendant of strong Italian conductors reaching back to Arturo Toscanini and Tulio Serafin. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
June 24

Judge makes jury's $10.3M award official in Depp-Heard trial

The judge in the defamation suit also ordered Depp to pay Heard $2 million.
June 24
This combination of photos shows actor Johnny Depp testifying at the Fairfax County Circuit Court in Fairfax, Va., on April 21, 2022, left, and actor Amber Heard testifying in the same courtroom on May 26, 2022. The judge in the Johnny Depp-Amber Heard defamation trial made a jury's award official Friday with a written order for Heard to pay Depp $10.35 million for damaging his reputation by describing herself as a domestic abuse victim in an op-ed piece she wrote. (AP Photo)
June 24

FBI seizes disputed Basquiat artwork from Florida museum

The FBI raided a Florida art museum and seized more than two dozen paintings.
June 24
The exterior of the Orlando Museum of Art is seen where artist Jean-Michel Basquiat paintings were on display, Thursday, June 2, 2022, in Orlando, Fla. On Friday, June 24, 2022, the FBI raided the art museum and seized more than two dozen paintings attributed to Basquiat following questions about their authenticity. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
June 24

Celebrities react to the Supreme Court's abortion ruling

Celebrities including Viola Davis, Bette Midler and Stephen King reacted with sorrow and frustration after the Supreme Court on Friday voted 5-3 to overturn Roe v. Wade, which guaranteed a woman’s constitutional right to abortion
June 24
This combination of photos shows actor Patricia Arquette at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party in Beverly Hills, Calif., on March 27, 2022, left, actor Viola Davis promoting her book "Finding Me" in New York on April 27, 2022, center, and actor-singer Bette Midler at the WSJ. Magazine 2019 Innovator Awards in New York on Nov. 6, 2019. Arquette, Davis and Midler are among the many celebrities speaking out about the Supreme Court's 5-3 decision overturning Roe v. Wade. (Photos by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
June 24

Dissident artist, rapper sentenced to prison in Cuba

The rapper and artist were both involved with the so-called San Isidro Movement.
June 24
Diplomats from several countries wait outside the court building where a trial is going on for Cuban artists Luis Manuel Otero Alcantara and Maykel Castillo in Havana, Cuba, Monday May 30, 2022. The artists were arrested and imprisoned in connection with alleged public disorder at a community event they hosted in April 2021. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)
June 24

Dissident artist, rapper sentenced to prison in Cuba

Two members of a loose-knit group of dissident artists have been sentenced to prison in Cuba
June 24
Diplomats from several countries wait outside the court building where a trial is going on for Cuban artists Luis Manuel Otero Alcantara and Maykel Castillo in Havana, Cuba, Monday May 30, 2022. The artists were arrested and imprisoned in connection with alleged public disorder at a community event they hosted in April 2021. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)
June 24

Top 20 Global Concert Tours from Pollstar

Top 20 Global Concert Tours from Pollstar for the week of 6/27/2022 :
June 24
June 24

Zelenskyy urges Glastonbury crowd to spread truth about war

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has urged music fans at the Glastonbury Festival to “spread the truth about Russia’s war” on his country
June 24
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy speaks via video at the Glastonbury Festival in Worthy Farm, Somerset, England, Friday, June 24, 2022. (Photo by Joel C Ryan/Invision/AP)
June 24

Curators apologize for antisemitic work at German art show

The curators of a major art show in Germany have apologized for including a work featuring antisemitic elements that prompted an outcry at the event’s opening this week
June 24
Visitors cue in front of the museum Fridericianum during the press preview of the documenta 15, the world's most significant exhibition of contemporary art, in Kassel, Germany, Wednesday, June 15, 2022. This years documentary is curated by Indonesian artist collective Ruangrupa, every documenta is limited to 100 days of exhibition and takes place every 5 years. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)
June 24

Giffords documentary comes as gun debates stay center stage

For two years, former Congresswoman Gabby Giffords allowed a film crew to shadow her and husband Sen. Mark Kelly
June 24
Gabby Giffords, center, the subject of the documentary film "Gabby Giffords Won't Back Down," poses with the film's co-directors Julie Cohen, left, and Betsy West, Tuesday, June 21, 2022, at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, Calif. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)
June 23

They’ll always have ‘Marcel the Shell with Shoes On’

Jenny Slate and Dean Fleischer-Camp were at a bit of a career crossroads when they manifested Marcel, a one-inch-tall seashell with a tiny voice and a big heart
June 23
June 23

Witnesses drag feet at trial of Nipsey Hussle shooter

A judge has issued a bench warrant for an eyewitness to the shooting.
June 23
FILE - Rapper Nipsey Hussle attends an NBA basketball game between the Golden State Warriors and the Milwaukee Bucks in Oakland, Calif., March 29, 2018. Three years after rapper Hussle was gunned down outside a Los Angeles clothing store that he founded to help revitalize the neighborhood where he grew up, a trial will finally begin Wednesday, June 15, 2022, for the man charged with killing him. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
June 23

Rick Astley revisits his career-making song with 'gratitude'

How does Rick Astley handle one of his songs being part of the biggest internet meme of all time
June 23
June 23

Spirit of Virgil Abloh lives on at Louis Vuitton in Paris

He may have died in November, but Virgil Abloh lives on at Paris Fashion Week in a high-energy runway spectacular for Louis Vuitton menswear
June 23
June 23

Daytime Emmys return to live in-person show, 'Y&R' tops noms

The stars and shows of daytime television are gathering in person to hand out trophies live at the Daytime Emmys for the first time in three years
June 23
June 23

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June 23
June 23

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USA Today Best-Selling Books for the week ending 6/19/2022
June 23
June 23

Chelsea Manning memoir to be published in October

A memoir by Chelsea Manning will come out this fall
June 23
June 23

'Nomadland' author Jessica Bruder works on abortion book

The author of “Nomadland,” the basis for the Oscar-winning movie of the same name, is working on a book about abortion
June 23
June 23

John Williams, 90, steps away from film, but not music

After more than six decades of making bicycles soar, sending swimmers panicking and other spellbinding close encounters, John Williams is putting the final notes on what may be his last film score
June 23
June 23

Director James Burrows looks back on his career in new book

James Burrows loves sitcoms, and he should
June 23
June 23

Ancient home, prayer room open at Rome's Baths of Caracalla

One the most spectacular examples of ancient Roman baths, the Baths of Caracalla, has become more spectacular
June 23
June 23

Ancient home, prayer room open at Rome's Baths of Caracalla

One the most spectacular examples of ancient Roman baths, the Baths of Caracalla, has become more spectacular
June 23
June 22

Broadway's 'MJ' gets a box office bump after the Tony Awards

“MJ,” the hit-filled Broadway musical about the King of Pop, got a huge bump at the box office after nabbing four Tony Awards and getting valuable exposure in front of millions during its electric telecast performance
June 22
Myles Frost and The cast of "MJ" perform at the 75th annual Tony Awards on Sunday, June 12, 2022, at Radio City Music Hall in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)
June 22

Givenchy models walk on water in Paris Fashion Week

For the first major collection of Paris Fashion Week’s menswear season, Givenchy’s models walked on water
June 22
A model wears a creation as part of the Givenchy men's Spring Summer 2023 collection presented in Paris, France, Wednesday, June 22, 2022. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
June 22

James Rado, who co-created groundbreaking ‘Hair,’ dies at 90

James Rado, co-creator of the groundbreaking hippie musical “Hair,” which celebrated protest, pot and free love and paved the way for the sound of rock on Broadway, has died
June 22
FILE - Creators of the "Hair" James Rado, left, and Galt MacDermot attend the opening night of the Broadway musical "Hair", in New York, on March 31, 2009. Rado died Tuesday night, June 21, 2022 in New York of cardio respiratory arrest, according to friend and publicist Merle Frimark. He was 90. (AP Photo/Peter Kramer, File)
June 22

Oscars org adds Marlee Matlin, Jason Reitman to board

Actor Marlee Matlin, director Jason Reitman and producer Jason Blum are joining the Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
June 22
Marlee Matlin appears at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party in Beverly Hills, Calif., on March 27, 2022, left, and director Jason Reitman appears at the premiere of "Ghostbusters: Afterlife" in New York on Nov. 15, 2021. Matlin, Reitman and producer Jason Blum are joining the Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. (AP Photo)
June 22

Review: Thriller 'The Black Phone' is captivating, really

Phones in serial killer movies are usually used by the deranged hunters to taunt the police or carefully tell victims how they’ll die
June 22
This image released by Universal Pictures shows Ethan Hawke, left, and Mason Thames in a scene from "The Black Phone." (Universal Pictures via AP)
June 22

Soccer Mommy's Sophie Allison plays with 'darkness and fun'

Sophie Allison's band Soccer Mommy is back with a third album, a wonderfully varied mix, from the industrial harshness of “Unholy Affliction” to the eerie “Following Eyes” to the airy “With U.”
June 22
FILE - Soccer Mommy performs at the To Nashville, With Love Benefit Concert in Nashville, Tenn., on March 9, 2020. Soccer Mommy's latest album,“Sometimes, Forever,” releases this week. (Photo by Amy Harris/Invision/AP, File)