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Museum to fix 'ripples' in Rembrandt's 'Night Watch'

The Netherlands’ national museum is planning to restretch Rembrandt van Rijn’s iconic painting “The Night Watch” to get rid of deformations in its top left corner
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FILE - View of Rembrandt's biggest painting the Night Watch which just got bigger with the help of artificial intelligence, see added sides, in Amsterdam, Netherlands, Wednesday, June 23, 2021. The Netherlands' national museum is planning to re-stretch Rembrandt van Rijn's huge painting "The Night Watch," to get rid of deformations in its top left corner, the Rijksmuseum announced Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2021. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong, File)
28 minutes ago

Closing arguments set in actor Jussie Smollett's trial

Closing arguments are set in the case against former “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett, who is accused of staging a racist, anti-gay attack against himself in downtown Chicago
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Actor Jussie Smollett departs Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2021, with his mother Janet, the Leighton Criminal Courthouse after day six of his trial in Chicago. Closing arguments are scheduled for Wednesday, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
December 07

Prosecution rests in Josh Duggar child pornography trial

The defense has rested in the Arkansas federal trial of former reality TV star Josh Duggar after a prosecutor sharply questioned a computer expert during cross-examination
December 07
FILE - This undated photo provided by the Washington County (Ark.) Jail shows Joshua Duggar. A federal judge says no phones, laptops or recording devices will be allowed at next week's scheduled trial for former reality TV star Josh Duggar, who is facing child pornography charges. U.S. District Judge Timothy L. Brooks issued the order ahead of the trial, which is set to begin Tuesday in Fayetteville. (Washington County Arkansas Jail via AP, File)
December 07

Publisher scraps plans to release book by Chris Cuomo

A planned book by Chris Cuomo has been canceled as fallout continues for the former CNN host who had privately helped his brother, former New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, respond to sexual harassment allegations
December 07
FILE - Chris Cuomo attends The Hollywood Reporter's annual Most Powerful People in Media cocktail reception on April 11, 2019, in New York. CNN fired Cuomo for the role he played in defense of his brother, former Gov. Andrew Cuomo, as he fought sexual harassment charges. CNN said Saturday, Dec. 4, 2021, it was still investigating but additional information had come to light. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
December 07

Defense rests after Jussie Smollett repeatedly denies 'hoax'

Jussie Smollett has repeatedly denied he staged a racist, anti-gay attack on himself for publicity, telling a prosecutor that “there was no hoax on my part” and that two brothers who testified against him are “liars.”
December 07
Actor Jussie Smollett arrives Monday, Dec. 6, 2021, with his mother Janet at the Leighton Criminal Courthouse for day five of his trial in Chicago. Smollett is accused of lying to police when he reported he was the victim of a racist, anti-gay attack in downtown Chicago nearly three years ago, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
December 07

The top 10 audiobooks on Audible.com

Audible best-sellers for week ending December 3rd:
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The top 10 movies on the Apple Store for week ending 12/3/21
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December 07

12 Days of Holidays at 'The View'

'Tis the season of giving!
December 07
"The View" celebrates the season with 12 Days of Holidays in 2021.
December 07

'Rust' armorer's father, Thell Reed, speaks out on fatal incident and investigation

"I'm not worried," Thell Reed told ABC News in an exclusive interview.
December 07
Thell Reed and Hannah Gutierrez Reed pose on the set of "310 to Yuma".
December 07

And in the end: A fan's notes on Peter Jackson's Beatles doc

Peter Jackson’s Beatles documentary “Get Back” runs for nearly eight hours and the only real criticism you can make is that it doesn’t last longer
December 07
This image released by Disney+ shows, from left, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr and John Lennon in a scene from the nearly 8-hour Peter Jackson-produced documentary "Get Back." (Disney+ via AP)
December 07

Alabama statues to feature Hank Aaron, other Hall of Famers

The city of Mobile, Alabama, plans to celebrate its baseball and football Hall of Famers by erecting statues along its riverfront
December 07
December 07

Review: Boy band drama meets romance in ‘If This Gets Out’

“If This Gets Out” follows the fictional band Saturday as its four members navigate the insidious boy band industry
December 07
This cover image released by Wednesday Books shows "If This Gets Out," a novel by Sophie Gonzales and Cale Dietrich. (Wednesday Books via AP)
December 07

California's governor writes children's book about dyslexia

California Gov. Gavin Newsom has written a children's book about dyslexia
December 07
California Gov. Gavin Newsom poses for a photo with a pair of youngsters after the 90th annual State Capitol Tree Lighting Ceremony in Sacramento, Calif., Thursday, Dec. 2, 2021. Newsom has written a children's book inspired by his experiences dealing with dyslexia as a kid. The book, titled "Ben & Emma's big Hit," co-authored by Ruby Shamir, with illustrations by Alexandra Thompson, tells the story of a young boy who, with the help of a caring teacher and a friend uses baseball to cope with his dyslexia. The book is published by Philomel books and comes out Tuesday, Dec. 7. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
December 07

Picasso, Cassatt art among pieces donated to Boston College

Works by Pablo Picasso, Mary Cassatt and Winslow Homer are among 30 pieces of art worth more than $20 million that alumnus and legendary investment manager Peter Lynch is donating to Boston College’s art museum
December 07
FILE - Former Fidelity Magellan fund manager Peter Lynch is seated during the second quarter of an NBA basketball game in Boston, Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016. Boston College announced that works of art by Pablo Picasso, Mary Cassatt and Winslow Homer are among 30 pieces of art worth more than $20 million that Lynch, alumnus and legendary investment manager, is donating to Boston College's art museum. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)
December 07

Fallon teams with Grande, Megan Thee Stallion for holidays

Jimmy Fallon has always wanted his “That Thing You Do!”
December 07
FILE - Jimmy Fallon poses on the red carpet at the honors gala for the 44th Kennedy Center Honors on Sunday, Dec. 5, 2021, in Washington. On Tuesday, Dec. 7 Fallon will release his holiday single "It Was A… (Masked Christmas)," featuring Ariana Grande and Megan Thee Stallion. (AP Photo/Kevin Wolf, File)
December 06

Drake withdraws 2 Grammy nominations from final ballot

Drake wants no part in competing for a Grammy
December 06
FILE - Drake accepts the artist of the decade award at the Billboard Music Awards on Sunday, May 23, 2021, at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Drake wants no part in competing for a Grammy. The four-time Grammy winner and his management asked the Recording Academy to withdraw his two nominations from the final-round ballot, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press, Monday, Dec. 6, 2021. The person said that Drake’s request was honored by the academy. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File)
December 06

Smollett trial to resume with defense possibly calling him

The actor may testify in his defense at his trial.
December 06
Actor Jussie Smollett arrives Monday, Dec. 6, 2021, with his mother Janet at the Leighton Criminal Courthouse for day five of his trial in Chicago. Smollett is accused of lying to police when he reported he was the victim of a racist, anti-gay attack in downtown Chicago nearly three years ago, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
December 06

Denis O'Brien, former manager of George Harrison, dead at 80

Denis O’Brien, who served as George Harrison’s manager for much of the former Beatle’s solo career and co-founded with Harrison the production company that backed such hits as “Monty Python’s Life of Brian” and “Mona Lisa,” has died at age 80
December 06
December 06

Man charged in death of Jacqueline Avant, music icon’s wife

Prosecutors have filed charges against a 29-year-old man in last week's fatal shooting of philanthropist Jacqueline Avant, the wife of legendary music executive Clarence Avant, at their Beverly Hills, California, home
December 06
ARCHIVO - Jacqueline Avant, izquierda, y Clarence Avant en la 11a entrega anual de los premios AAFCA en Los Angeles el 22 de enero de 2020. Jacqueline Avant, esposa de la leyenda de la música Clarence Avant, fue asesinada a tiros la madrugada del 1 de diciembre de 2021 en Beverly Hills, California. (Foto Mark Von Holden Invision/AP, archivo)
December 06

Fired CNN anchor Chris Cuomo steps away from SiriusXM show

Fired CNN anchor Chris Cuomo says he’s dropping his SiriusXM radio show
December 06
FILE - Chris Cuomo attends The Hollywood Reporter's annual Most Powerful People in Media cocktail reception on April 11, 2019, in New York. CNN fired Cuomo for the role he played in defense of his brother, former Gov. Andrew Cuomo, as he fought sexual harassment charges. CNN said Saturday, Dec. 4, 2021, it was still investigating but additional information had come to light. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
December 06

Washington Post editorial page editor Fred Hiatt dead at 66

Fred Hiatt, a foreign correspondent who rose in 2000 to become The Washington Post’s editorial page editor, died Monday at a hospital in New York City
December 06
FILE - In this photo provided by The Washington Post, Fred Hiatt, Washington Post staff and Editorial page editor, in Washington, Oct. 2, 2019. Hiatt, a foreign correspondent who rose in 2000 to become The Washington Post’s editorial page editor, died Monday at a hospital in New York City. He was 66. (Bill O'Leary/The Washington Post via AP, File)
December 06

Smollett testifies at trial on charges he lied to Chicago police about racist, anti-gay attack: "There was no hoax"

Smollett testifies at trial on charges he lied to Chicago police about racist, anti-gay attack: "There was no hoax"
December 06
December 06

Key moments since Jussie Smollett reported Chicago attack

Jussie Smollett is on trial on charges that he lied to Chicago police when the former “Empire” actor and R&B singer reported being the victim of a racist and homophobic attack nearly three years ago
December 06
FILE - In this March 26, 2019 file photo, actor Jussie Smollett gestures as he leaves Cook County Court after his charges were dropped in Chicago. Smollett faces new charges for reporting an attack that Chicago authorities contend was staged to garner publicity, according to media reports Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020. The charges include disorderly conduct counts, according to the reports that cite unidentified sources. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty, File)
December 06

Jussie Smollett testifies at trial where he is charged with staging racist, anti-gay attack, lying to police about it

Jussie Smollett testifies at trial where he is charged with staging racist, anti-gay attack, lying to police about it
December 06
December 06

Nobel Prizes awarded in pandemic-curtailed local ceremonies

Winners of the 2021 Nobel Prizes are receiving their awards in scaled-down local ceremonies adapted for pandemic times
December 06
Abdulrazak Gurnah, a Tanzanian-born novelist and emeritus professor who lives in the UK, poses for photographs with his 2021 Nobel Prize for Literature medal after being presented it by the Ambassador of Sweden Mikaela Kumlin Granit in a ceremony at the Swedish Ambassador's Residence in London, Monday, Dec. 6, 2021. The 2021 Nobel Prize ceremonies are being reined in and scaled-down for the second year in a row due to the coronavirus pandemic, with the laureates receiving their Nobel Prize medals and diplomas in their home countries. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
December 06

New this week: 'Sex and the City,' Juice Wrld and Will Smith

This week’s new entertainment releases include a double album from Alicia Keys and a posthumous one from Juice Wrld, Sandra Bullock playing an ex-con in the Netflix film “The Unforgivable” and Will Smith testing himself in a wildlife documentary series
December 06
This combination of photos shows promotional art for, “Live in Front of a Studio Audience,” with reenactments of “Diff’rent Strokes” and “The Facts of Life” episodes, airing Dec. 7 on ABC, left, "Welcome to Earth," a six-part limited series premiering Dec. 8, on Disney+, center, and HBO Max's 10-episode “And Just Like That," premiering Dec. 9. (ABC/Disney+/HBO Max via AP)
December 06

Chris Cuomo was accused of harassment days before CNN firing

Chris Cuomo gets fired after defending his brother amid an investigation.
December 06
FILE - Chris Cuomo attends The Hollywood Reporter's annual Most Powerful People in Media cocktail reception on April 11, 2019, in New York. CNN fired Cuomo for the role he played in defense of his brother, former Gov. Andrew Cuomo, as he fought sexual harassment charges. CNN said Saturday, Dec. 4, 2021, it was still investigating but additional information had come to light. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
December 06

Kennedy Center Honors back once more, Biden attends

The Kennedy Center Honors has returned to tradition this year with a real-life gala and the presence of the president for the first time since 2016
December 06
Bette Midler, joined by Lorne Michaels, left and Berry Gordy, right, stands for applause during the Kennedy Center Honorees Reception hosted by President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden at the White House in Washington, Sunday, Dec. 5, 2021. AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
December 06

EXPLAINER: Jussie Smollett's turn to testify. Will he?

After two brothers spent hours telling a jury how Jussie Smollett paid them to carry out a fake racist and anti-gay attack on himself, the big question when the actor's trial resumes is whether he will tell his side of the story
December 06
December 06

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Dec. 12-18

Celebrities having birthdays during the week of Dec. 12-18 include actor Regina Hall, actor Eugene Levy and singer and songwriter Taylor Swift
December 06
This combination photo of celebrities with birthdays from Dec. 12-18 shows Regina Hall, from left, Taylor Swift, Vanessa Hudgens, Alana Haim, JB Smoove, Eugene Levy and Alejandro Sanz. (AP Photo)
December 06

Justin Bieber performs at Saudi F1 race after boycott calls

Pop star Justin Bieber has performed to a packed crowd in the Saudi city of Jiddah, singing some of his most popular hits on stage to excited fans
December 06
Canadian pop star Justin Bieber performs at a concert marking the end of Formula One, in Jiddah, Saudi Arabia, Sunday, Dec. 5, 2021. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
December 05

Tom Holland’s next dance: Playing Fred Astaire

Tom Holland is trading in his Spidey suit for some tap shoes
December 05
Tom Holland poses for photographers at the photo call for the film 'Spider-Man: No Way Home' in London Sunday, Dec. 5, 2021. (Photo by Joel C Ryan/Invision/AP)
December 05

Review: Broadway's 'Mrs. Doubtfire' follows safe formula

One sure sign that Broadway is bouncing back is the arrival of new shows based on hit movies
December 05
This image released by Boneau/Bryan-Brown shows Rob McClure during a performance of "Mrs. Doubtfire." (Joan Marcus/Boneau/Bryan-Brown via AP)
December 05

Audiences go for a second helping of ‘Encanto’

“Encanto,” “Ghostbusters: Afterlife” and “House of Gucci” repeated as 1-2-3.
December 05
This image released by Disney shows Mirabel, voiced by Stephanie Beatriz, in a scene from the animated film "Encanto." (Disney via AP)
December 05

Rosalia, Lizzo, Cardi B wrap up over the top Miami art week

The over-the-top parties and star-studded shows surrounding Miami’s Art Basel wrapped up this weekend with performances by Rosalia, Lizzo, Cardi B and rocker Lenny Kravitz
December 05
Rosalia arrives for an event celebrating 100 years of the fragrance Chanel No. 5 during Miami Art Week, Friday, Dec. 3, 2021, in the Design District neighborhood of Miami. Artist Es Devlin was commissioned by Chanel to create an installation titled "Five Echoes" for the celebration. Miami Art Week is an annual event centered around the Art Basel Miami Beach fair. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
December 05

Jussie Smollett's turn to testify. Will he?

The reasons why Smollett might testify begin with how bizarre the case is.
December 05
December 05

Grand Ole Opry country singer Stonewall Jackson dies at 89

Jackson sang on the Grand Ole Opry for more than 50 years.
December 05
FILE - Grand Ole Opry singer Stonewall Jackson smiles in Nashville, Tenn., on Jan. 11, 2007. Jackson, who sang on the Grand Ole Opry for more than 50 years and had No. 1 hits with "Waterloo" and others, died Saturday, Dec. 4, 2021, after a long battle with vascular dementia. He was 89. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)
December 04

CNN fires Chris Cuomo for helping brother deal with scandal

Details emerged about how he assisted his brother, former N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo
December 04
FILE - Chris Cuomo attends The Hollywood Reporter's annual Most Powerful People in Media cocktail reception on April 11, 2019, in New York. CNN said Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2021, it was suspending the anchor indefinitely after details emerged about how he helped his brother, former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, as he faced charges of sexual harassment. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
December 04

Penobscots don't want ancestors' scalping to be whitewashed

Most Americans know about atrocities endured by Native Americans after the arrival of European settlers — wars, disease, stolen land
December 04
December 04

Former Dutch queen Beatrix tests positive for coronavirus

The royal house said Beatrix got tested after feeling “mild cold symptoms."
December 04
FILE - Dutch Queen Beatrix smiles when touring a museum in the Netherlands, in this Monday April 8, 2013 file photo. Princess Beatrix, the 83-year-old former Dutch queen, has tested positive for the coronavirus, the royal house announced Saturday. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong, File).
December 04

Lenny Kravitz wows at private party during Miami Art week

Legendary rocker Lenny Kravitz gave a private performance for a star-studded crowd that included Leonardo DiCaprio and local Latin boy band CNCO during Miami’s Art week
December 04
FILE - In this image taken from video, Musician Lenny Kravitz stands in front of one of his photos from his exhibit "Flash", which is running in conjunction with Art Basel in Miami Beach, Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2015. Kravitz gave a private performance, Friday, Dec. 3, 2021, for a star-studded crowd that included Leonardo DiCaprio and local Latin boy band CNCO during Miami’s Art week. (AP Photo/Joshua Replogle, File)
December 03

NBR Awards name 'Licorice Pizza' its best film of 2021

Paul Thomas Anderson’s “Licorice Pizza” has been named the best film of the year by the National Board of Review
December 03
This image released by MGM shows Cooper Hoffman, left, and Alana Haim in a scene from "Licorice Pizza." The National Board of Review named the "Licorice Pizza" as best film of the year. (MGM via AP)
December 03

Late musician Tom Petty receives posthumous Ph.D. for music

More than four years after his death, Tom Petty was awarded a Ph.D.
December 03
FILE - In a Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017, file photo, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers perform at KAABOO 2017 at the Del Mar Racetrack and Fairgrounds, in San Diego. Nearly two decades after earning a place in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and more than four years after his death, rock icon Petty has been awarded an honorary Ph.D. from the University of Florida, the school’s board of trustees announced Friday, Dec. 3, 2021. (Photo by Amy Harris/Invision/AP, File)
December 03

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows
December 03
December 03

Duggar trial focusing on computer where child porn was found

Computer forensics experts have testified that a computer used by Josh Duggar at work contained child pornography behind a partition that allowed the user to circumvent an application that monitors internet use
December 03
FILE - This undated photo provided by the Washington County (Ark.) Jail shows Joshua Duggar. A federal judge says no phones, laptops or recording devices will be allowed at next week's scheduled trial for former reality TV star Josh Duggar, who is facing child pornography charges. U.S. District Judge Timothy L. Brooks issued the order ahead of the trial, which is set to begin Tuesday in Fayetteville. (Washington County Arkansas Jail via AP, File)
December 03

Breonna Taylor honored by peaceful augmented-reality garden

Say her name with flowers on your tongue
December 03
Artist Lady PheOnix poses for a photograph in an augmented reality (AR) garden titled "Breonna's Garden" honoring the late Breonna Taylor at the Maurice A. Ferre Park next to the Perez Art Museum during Miami Art Week, Friday, Dec. 3, 2021, in Miami. The project was created in a collaboration between Lady PheOnix and Taylor's sister Ju'Niyah Palmer. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
December 03

Court mulls: Was Trump's reply to rape claim part of job?

Federal appeals judges are weighing whether former President Donald Trump can be held liable in a defamation case that concerns his response to a rape allegation
December 03
FILE - E. Jean Carroll, center, waits to enter a courtroom in New York for her defamation lawsuit against President Donald Trump, March 4, 2020. At a hearing Friday, Dec. 3, 2021, lawyers for former President Trump argued before a federal appeals court that the U.S. government should take his place as the defendant in the lawsuit filed by Carroll, who accused him of rape. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
December 03

New York film critics name 'Drive My Car' best film of 2021

The New York Film Critics Circle on Friday named “Drive My Car,” Ryusuke Hamaguchi’s three-hour emotional epic and Haruki Murakami’s short story adaptation, the best film of the year
December 03
This image released by Janus Films and Sideshow shows Hidetoshi Nishijima, left, and Toko Miura in a scene from "Drive My Car." (Janus Films and Sideshow via AP)
December 03

In 'Flee,' an Afghan refugee's tale in vivid animation

The documentary “Flee” uses animation to tell the true tale of a refugee's journey from Afghanistan to Denmark, vividly rendering a kind of story usually only filtered through blunter mediums like journalism and traditional documentary
December 03
This image released by Neon shows a scene from the film "Flee." (Neon via AP)
December 03

Nearing 100, Betty White's life is a page-turner in new book

A new coffee table book celebrates Betty White's life and career as she nears 100
December 03
This cover image released by becker&mayer! shows "Betty White: 100 Remarkable Moments in an Extraordinary Life." (becker&mayer! via AP)