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Official: Alec Baldwin surrenders phone for shooting probe

Alec Baldwin has surrendered his cellphone as part of the investigation into a fatal shooting on a New Mexico film set last fall
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Out of this world: 555.55-carat black diamond lands in Dubai

The black diamond is likely from outer space.
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An employee of Sotheby's Dubai presents a 555.55 Carat Black Diamond "The Enigma" to be auctioned at Sotheby's Dubai gallery, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Monday, Jan. 17, 2022. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)
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Steve Schapiro, prize-winning photographer, dies at 87

A prize-winning photographer whose indelible images ranged from civil rights marches to the set of “The Godfather” and other films, Steve Schapiro has died at age 87
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January 17

#BettyWhiteChallenge raising money and awareness for animals

The late Betty White was a tireless advocate for animals for her entire life, from caring for homeless animals as a child to launching her own weekly TV show “The Pet Set” dedicated to her celebrity friends and their pets
January 17
A man walks a dog past a new mural of the late actress Betty White by artist Corie Mattie, Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2022, in Los Angeles. Mattie added a QR code to the mural so people walking by can donate to the local shelter Wagmor Pets Dog Rescue in honor of White, an animal welfare advocate. White died Dec. 31, 2021, at age 99. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)
January 17

Birju Maharaj, legend of India's kathak dance form, dies

Birju Maharaj, a legend of classical Indian dance and among the country’s most well-known performing artists, has died
January 17
FILE - Indian classical Kathak dance guru Birju Maharaj teaches students at his studio in New Delhi on Sept. 26, 1997. Birju Maharaj, a legend of classical Indian dance and among the country’s most well-known performing artists, died early on Monday, Jan. 17, 2022. He was 83. (AP Photo/John Moore, File)
January 16

Celebrated Greek painter Alekos Fassianos dies at 86

Alekos Fassianos, one of the most important modern Greek painters, has died at age 86
January 16
FILE - Greek painter Alekos Fassianos attends a ceremony for the presentation of the medal of the Athens Marathon, in Athens, Monday, Nov. 4, 2019. Fassianos, one of the most important modern Greek painters, died Sunday, Jan. 16, 2022, at his home after a long illness, the state news agency ANA reported. He was 86. (Markos Chouzouris/Eurokinissi via AP)
January 16

'Scream' scares off 'Spider-Man' with $30.6M debut

After a month at the top of the box office, “Spider-Man: No Way Home” has finally been overtaken by “Scream."
January 16
This image released by Paramount Pictures shows Ghostface in a scene from "Scream." (Paramount Pictures via AP)
January 16

Ex-Alabama QB Jay Barker charged with domestic violence

Former Alabama quarterback Jay Barker was arrested on a felony domestic violence charge
January 16
FILE - Former Alabama quarterback Jay Barker, left, and his wife country music singer Sara Evans arrive at the 46th annual Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas on April 3, 2011. Barker was arrested Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022, on a felony domestic violence charge, Tennessee authorities said. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File)
January 15

Ralph Emery, famed country music broadcaster, dies at 88

Ralph Emery, who became known as the dean of country music broadcasters over more than a half-century in both radio and television, has died
January 15
FILE - Tammy Genovese, second left, Country Music Association Chief Operating Officer, poses for a photo with Vince Gill, left, Ralph Emery and Mel Tillis, right, Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2007, in Nashville, Tenn., after it was announced that the three men will be inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame. Emery, who became known as the dean of country music broadcasters over more than a half-century in both radio and television, died Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022, his family said. He was 88. (AP Photo/Jeff Adkins, File)
January 15

Final valuation of Prince's estate pegged at $156.4 million

The six-year legal battle over Prince’s estate has ended.
January 15
FILE - In this Feb. 4, 2007, file photo, Prince performs during the halftime show at the Super Bowl XLI football game in Miami. The six-year legal battle over pop superstar Prince’s estate has ended, meaning the process of distributing the artist's wealth could begin in February 2022. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)
January 15

Italian menswear innovator Nino Cerruti dies at 91

Cerruti also gave Giorgio Armani his first fashion break.
January 15
FILE - American-Greek designer Peter Speliopoulos, left, and Nino Cerruti talk on the catwalk after their fall-winter ready-to-wear fashion show presentation in Paris, Thursday March 15, 2001. Cerruti, the Italian fashion designer credited with revolutionizing menswear in the 1960s and who gave Giorgio Armani his first fashion break, has died, Italian media reported Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022. He was 91. (AP Photo/Michel Euler, File)
January 15

Official: Alec Baldwin surrenders phone for shooting probe

Alec Baldwin has surrendered his cellphone as part of the investigation into a fatal shooting on a New Mexico film set last fall
January 15
January 15

Prince Andrew, accuser seek witnesses in sex abuse lawsuit

Lawyers for Prince Andrew and his accuser Virginia Giuffre have filed their initial requests for witnesses in her lawsuit accusing the British royal of sexually abusing her at age 17
January 15
FILE — Prince Andrew, foreground, walks in the procession ahead of Britain Prince Philip's funeral at Windsor Castle, Windsor, England, April 17, 2021. U.S. District Judge Lewis A. Kaplan gave the green light Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2022 to a lawsuit against Prince Andrew by Virginia Giuffre, who says he sexually abused her when she was 17.(Victoria Jones/Pool via AP, File)
January 15

Review: ‘Who We Are’ offers a searing view of racism in US

When Jeffery Robinson became a dad, he knew he had to teach his son about racism
January 15
This image released by Sony Pictures Classics shows Jeffery Robinson and Josephine Bolling McCall, right, in a scene from "Who We Are." (Jesse Wakeman/Sony Pictures Classics via AP)
January 15

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows
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January 15

Netflix upping US, Canada prices with competition growing

Netflix is raising prices for customers in the U.S. and Canada
January 15
FILE - This June 24, 2015, file photo, shows the Netflix Apple TV app icon in South Orange, N.J. Netflix is raising prices for its video streaming customers in the U.S. and Canada, less than a year and a half since its last price increase, as competition from other streaming services increases. (AP Photo/Dan Goodman, File)
January 15

Tiffany Haddish charged with DUI in Georgia

Actor and comedian Tiffany Haddish has been charged with driving under the influence in Georgia
January 15
FILE - Actress Tiffany Haddish poses at the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures Opening Gala at the Academy of Motion Pictures Museum on on Sept. 25, 2021 in Los Angeles. Haddish was arrested Friday, Jan. 14, 2022, and charged with driving under the influence, authorities said. The actor and comedian was detained after Peachtree City Police got a call about 2:30 a.m. regarding a driver asleep at the wheel on a highway, Assistant Police Chief Matt Myers said in a news release. (Photo by Dan Steinberg/Invision/AP, File)
January 14

Iran's Iraj Pezeshkzad, who wrote 'My Uncle Napoleon,' dies

An Iranian author whose bestselling comic novel, “My Uncle Napoleon,” lampooned Persian culture’s self-aggrandizing and paranoid behavior as the country entered the modern era, has died
January 14
In this photo provided by Stanford Iranian Studies Program, Iranian author Iraj Pezeshkzad speaks at an event for Stanford University's Iranian Studies Program while receiving the Seventh Annual Bita Prize for Persian Arts in Stanford, California, on Nov. 7, 2014. Pezeshkzad, an Iranian author whose bestselling comic novel, "My Uncle Napoleon," lampooned Persian culture's self-aggrandizing and paranoid behavior as the country entered the modern era, died Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2021. He was 94. (Roozbeh Jafarzadeh/Stanford Iranian Studies Program via AP)
January 14

Biden picks TV personality Star Jones to lead heritage board

President Joe Biden has selected lawyer and television personality Star Jones Lugo to lead a U.S. government agency that identifies and protects sites of historic significance to the U.S. in Eastern Europe
January 14
January 14

#BettyWhiteChallenge raising money and awareness for animals

The late Betty White was a tireless advocate for animals for her entire life, from caring for homeless animals as a child to launching her own weekly TV show “The Pet Set” dedicated to her celebrity friends and their pets
January 14
FILE - Betty White accepts the legend award at the TV Land Awards at the Saban Theatre April 11, 2015, in Beverly Hills, Calif. The late Betty White was a tireless advocate for animals for her entire life, from caring for homeless animals as a child to launching her own weekly TV show “The Pet Set” dedicated to her celebrity friends and their pets. Her biggest contribution, though, may be yet to come, as fans get set to donate to animal welfare charities and local shelters on Jan. 17, 2022, as part of the #BettyWhiteChallenge. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
January 14

UK leader's office apologizes for party before royal funeral

Boris Johnson’s office has apologized to the royal family for a lockdown-breaching staff parties in Downing Street on the eve of Prince Philips funeral
January 14
FILE - Britain's Queen Elizabeth II sits alone in St. George's Chapel during the funeral of Prince Philip, the man who had been by her side for 73 years, at Windsor Castle, Windsor, England, Saturday April 17, 2021. Boris Johnson's former communications chief has apologized "unreservedly" on Friday for a lockdown-breaching party in Downing Street last year. The Daily Telegraph said Downing Street staff drank, danced and socialized on April 16 last year, the night before the funeral of Prince Philip. The next day, the widowed Queen Elizabeth II sat alone in the church during her husband's funeral service in order to adhere to social distancing rules. (Jonathan Brady/Pool via AP, File)
January 14

Netflix's 'Cheer' returns after team's major highs and lows

Netflix's docuseries “Cheer” is back for a second season, picking up where season one left off
January 14
This image released by Netflix shows Trinity Valley Community College cheerleader Maddie Volcik in a scene from "Cheer." (Netflix via AP)
January 14

Biden to hold news conference next Wednesday

The White House says President Joe Biden will hold a news conference on Wednesday, the eve of the one-year anniversary of his inauguration
January 14
January 14

George Lucas, Kathleen Kennedy honored by Producer’s Guild

George Lucas and Kathleen Kennedy, stewards of the Star Wars universe and numerous other notable motion pictures, are being honored by the Producers Guild of America for their contributions to the film industry
January 14
Kathleen Kennedy appears at the 20th annual Costume Designers Guild Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif., on Feb. 20, 2018, left, and George Lucas appears at the premiere of "Solo: A Star Wars Story" in Los Angeles on May 10, 2018. Kennedy and Lucas, stewards of the "Star Wars" universe are being honored by the Producers Guild of America for their contributions to the film industry. The PGA said Friday, Jan. 14, 2022, that the pair will receive the Milestone Award at the Producers Guild Awards in March. (AP Photo)
January 14

Bad luck: Pope acknowledges he got caught at record store

Pope Francis has long lamented that he can’t walk around town unnoticed like he used to before becoming pope
January 14
In this image from video made available by Javier Martinez Brocal of Rome Reports, Pope Francis leaves a record shop in Rome, Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2022. Pope Francis grew up listening to the opera on the radio, is a fan of tango and milonga and thinks Mozart "lifts you to God." But it still came as a something of a shock to see him coming out of a downtown Rome record shop Tuesday evening with a CD in hand, after making an unannounced visit that was caught on camera by a Vatican reporter who happened to be nearby. (Javier Martinez Brocal/Rome Reports via AP)
January 14

Alex Guarnaschelli's delightful dishes to nosh on all through winter

The Food Network star stops by "The View" with some crowd-pleasing dishes.
January 14
In this Oct. 15, 2016 file photo Chef Alex Guarnaschelli is on stage at the Food Network & Cooking Channel New York City Wine & Food Festival at Pier 94 in New York City.
January 14

Review: Jamestown Revival, more than just a roadhouse band

The list of really good Americana roadhouse bands that have emerged from the Texas music scene over the years is a long one, writes Scott Stroud of The Associated Press
January 14
This cover image released by Thirty Tigers shows "Young Man" by Jamestown Revival. (Thirty Tigers via AP)
January 14

In shadow of pandemic, Danish queen marks 50 years on throne

Denmark’s popular monarch Queen Margrethe is marking 50 years on the throne.
January 14
FILE - Denmark's Queen Margrethe waves on arrival during the summer voyage to Esbjerg, Denmark, Aug. 31, 2021. Denmark’s popular monarch Queen Margrethe is marking 50 years on the throne with low-key events on Friday Jan. 14, 2022. The public celebrations of Friday's anniversary have been delayed until September due to the pandemic. (John Randeris/Ritzau Scanpix via AP, File)
January 14

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson's office apologizes to palace for holding staff party on eve of Prince Philip's funeral

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson's office apologizes to palace for holding staff party on eve of Prince Philip's funeral
January 14
January 13

Spider-Man comic page sells for record $3.36M bidding

A single page of artwork from a Spider-Man comic book sold at auction for a record $3.36 million
January 13
This image provided by Heritage Auctions shows Page 25 from the 1984 Marvel comic Secret Wars No. 8, which tells the origin story of Spider-Man's now-iconic black costume. (Heritage Auctions via AP)
January 13

Los Angeles police investigate Ye after battery complaint

Police say they are investigating after a battery report was filed against Ye, the rapper formerly known as Kanye West
January 13
FILE - Kanye West appears at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party in Beverly Hills, Calif., on Feb. 9, 2020. Police say they are investigating after a battery report was filed Thursday, Jan. 13, 2022, against Ye, formerly known as Kanye West. The incident that spurred the complaint took place in downtown Los Angeles at about 3 a.m. Thursday, LAPD spokeswoman Redina Puentes said. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
January 13

Nude baby on Nirvana's 'Nevermind' refiles dismissed lawsuit

The man who as a 4-month-old appeared nude on the 1991 cover of Nirvana’s album “Nevermind” has filed a new version of his lawsuit alleging the image is child pornography
January 13
FILE - Nirvana band members, from left, Krist Novoselic, Dave Grohl and Kurt Cobain pose after receiving an award for best alternative video at the 10th annual MTV Video Music Awards in Universal City, Calif., on Sept. 2, 1993. A federal judge has dismissed the lawsuit of a 30-year-old man who alleged that the image of him nude as a baby on the 1991 cover of Nirvana’s “Nevermind" is child pornography. Judge Fernando Olguin granted the motion by Nirvana's attorneys to dismiss the case Monday, Jan. 3, 2022 but said plaintiff Spencer Elden can refile an amended version of the suit. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)
January 13

Ashes of Winter the movie star dolphin released into Gulf

The ashes of Winter the dolphin have been returned to the sea, about two months after the beloved marine mammal of movie star fame died at a Florida aquarium
January 13
Clearwater Marine Aquarium vice president of zoological care Kelly Martin, left, and aquarium veterinarian Dr. Shelly Marquardt, release the ashes of Winter the Dolphin into the Gulf of Mexico from the back of a U.S. Coast Guard response boat, Thursday, Jan. 13, 2022, of the coast of Clearwater, Fla. Winter, a prosthetic-tailed dolphin that starred in the “Dolphin Tale” movies, died on Nov. 11, 2021, at age 16 of an inoperable intestinal problem. (Clearwater Marine Aquarium via AP)
January 13

Elvis Costello rocks out from the back porch

Elvis Costello's new album sounds like a tight rock ‘n’ roll combo sweating together on a tiny stage, feeding off each other produce a joyful noise
January 13
FILE - Elvis Costello poses for a portrait at The Redbury New York hotel in New York on Sept. 17, 2018. Costello's new album, the coronavirus-era disc "The Boy Named If" was made in solitary style — four musicians, five if you count a backup singer on one song — all worked from their own homes. He says that conjures the image of a laid-back sound, but the new disc is an up-tempo, guitar-based selection of crankin' rock songs. (Photo by Matt Licari/Invision/AP, File)
January 13

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USA Today Best-Selling Books for the week ending  1/9/2022
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'60 Minutes' streaming spinoff is shuttered by Paramount+

The Paramount+ streaming service has shut down its “60 Minutes+” spinoff that debuted only last year
January 13
January 13

'Anything Goes' to steam into U.S. movie theaters in spring

If you can’t make it to New York to see Sutton Foster on Broadway in the classic musical “The Music Man,” don’t worry
January 13
This image released by Matt Ross Public Relations shows Sutton Foster, foreground center, with the cast of the London production of "Anything Goes." A filmed recording of the London cast of Cole Porter’s romp “Anything Goes” hits more than 700 cinema screens across the U.S. for two days — March 27 and March 30. (Matt Ross Public Relations via AP)
January 13

Dutch king won't use carriage criticized for colonial image

The Dutch king has ruled out using, for now at least, the royal family’s “Golden Carriage.”
January 13
FILE- Footmen walk alongside the Golden Carriage as Netherlands' King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima arrive at Noordeinde Palace, after the King officially opened the new parliamentary year in The Hague, Netherlands, Tuesday Sept. 17, 2013. The Dutch king ruled out Thursday, Jan. 13, 2022, using in the near future the royal family's Golden Carriage, one side of which is decorated with a painting, center, that has drawn fire from critics who say it glorifies the Netherlands' colonial past, including its role in the global slave trade. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong, File)
January 13

Review: 'Wahala' is a solid, slow-burn, page-turning mystery

“Wahala” by debut author Nikki May, follows three Anglo-Nigerian best friends in their 30s, living in London
January 13
This cover image released by William Morrow and Custom House shows "Wahala" by Nikki May. (William Morrow and Custom House via AP)
January 13

Lionel Richie to receive Gershwin Prize for pop music

Lionel Richie will be honored all night long for his musical achievements
January 13
FILE - Lionel Richie performs at KAABOO Texas in Arlington, Texas on May 10, 2019. The Library of Congress said Thursday that Richie will receive the national library’s Gershwin Prize for Popular Song. He will be bestowed the prize at an all-star tribute in Washington, D.C., on March 9. (Photo by Amy Harris/Invision/AP, File)
January 13

Jason Momoa, Lisa Bonet split after 16 years together

Jason Momoa and wife Lisa Bonet have ended their 16-year relationship
January 13
FILE - Lisa Bonet, left, and Jason Momoa arrive at the 77th annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday, Jan. 5, 2020, in Beverly Hills, Calif. The couple have ended their 16-year relationship. A joint statement posted on the “Aquaman” star’s Instagram page Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2022, said that Momoa and his wife were parting ways. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, file)
January 13

Ronnie Spector, '60s icon who sang ‘Be My Baby,’ dies at 78

Spector died Wednesday after a brief battle with cancer, her family said.
January 13
Ronnie Spector performs during the Women of the World Festival in London, March 9, 2014.
January 13

EXPLAINER: What's next in Prince Andrew sex abuse lawsuit?

A judge’s ruling against Prince Andrew in a sexual abuse lawsuit is bad news for the British Royal
January 13
FILE - Virginia Giuffre speaks during a news conference outside a Manhattan court in New York, Aug. 27, 2019. A judge has given the green light to a lawsuit against Prince Andrew by an American woman who says he sexually abused her when she was 17. U.S. District Judge Lewis A. Kaplan wrote in an opinion Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2022 that Andrew's lawyers failed to successfully challenge the constitutionality of the lawsuit Virginia Giuffre filed against him in August. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)
January 13

Machine Gun Kelly takes knee under tree, Megan Fox says yes

Megan Fox and Machine Gun Kelly are engaged
January 13
FILE - Megan Fox, right, and Machine Gun Kelly attend the iHeartRadio Music Awards on May 27, 2021, in Los Angeles. Fox and Kelly are engaged. The actor and rapper have decided to legalize their dramatically eccentric coupling, according to Instagram videos that each posted Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2022. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File)
January 13

Film armorer blames ammo supplier in deadly 'Rust' shooting

A new lawsuit accuses an ammunition supplier of creating dangerous conditions on a movie set where a gun held by actor Alec Baldwin killed a cinematographer, by including live ammunition in a box that was supposed to include only dummy rounds
January 13
FILE - Alec Baldwin performs emcee duties at the Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Ripple of Hope Award Gala at New York Hilton Midtown on Dec. 9, 2021, in New York. Baldwin said Saturday, Jan. 8, 2022, any suggestion that he's not cooperating with a probe into last fall's shooting on his movie set that killed cinematographer Halyna Hutchins is a lie. He responded via Instagram to stories that discussed why authorities who served him with a search warrant for his phone haven't gotten it yet. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
January 12

Musicians, friends react to the death of Ronnie Spector

Ronnie Spector, who as leader of the girl group The Ronettes sang 1960s hits including “Be My Baby,” “Baby I Love You” and “Walking in the Rain,” died Wednesday after a brief battle with cancer
January 12
FILE - Ronnie Spector, of The Ronettes, performs after being inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame at the induction ceremony in New York on March 12, 2007. Spector, the cat-eyed, bee-hived rock 'n' roll siren who sang such 1960s hits as "Be My Baby," "Baby I Love You" and "Walking in the Rain" as the leader of the girl group the Ronettes, has died. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
January 12

Review: ‘Who We Are’ offers a searing view of racism in US

When Jeffery Robinson became a father, he knew he had to learn how to teach his son about racism
January 12
This image released by Sony Pictures Classics shows Jeffery Robinson and Josephine Bolling McCall, right, in a scene from "Who We Are." (Jesse Wakeman/Sony Pictures Classics via AP)
January 12

Fact checkers say YouTube lets its platform be 'weaponized'

More than 80 fact checking organizations are calling on YouTube to address what they say is rampant misinformation on the platform
January 12
FILE - The YouTube app is shown on an iPad on March 20, 2018. A group of more than 80 fact checking organizations is calling on YouTube to address rampant misinformation on its platform. In a letter to CEO Susan Wojcicki published Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2022, the groups said the Google-owned video platform is “one of the major conduits of online disinformation and misinformation worldwide.” (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
January 12

US Mint begins shipping quarters honoring Maya Angelou

The United States Mint says it has begun shipping quarters featuring the image of poet Maya Angelou
January 12