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July 18
FILE - Republican presidential candidate former President Donald Trump gestures as he is surrounded by U.S. Secret Service agents as he leaves the stage at a campaign rally, July 13, 2024, in Butler, Pa. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
July 17

MLB All-Star Game viewers up 6% to 7.44 million after falling to record low last year

Paul Skenes, Shohei Ohtani, Jarren Duran and the rest of this year’s All-Stars drew 7,443,000 viewers on Fox, up 6% from the 2023 game but the second lowest for the event
July 17
National League's Paul Skenes, left, of the Pittsburgh Pirates, greets William Contreras, of the Milwaukee Brewers, after the first inning of the MLB All-Star baseball game, Tuesday, July 16, 2024, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/LM Otero)
July 17

Selena Gomez gets her due, Netflix and FX top HBO and 2 Queen Elizabeths get nominated for Emmys

The Emmy nominations are out and it's good to be Netflix and FX
July 17
This image released by Hulu shows, from left, Selena Gomez, Martin Short and Steve Martin in a scene from "Only Murders in the Building." (Patrick Harbron/Hulu via AP)
July 17

Tyler James Williams, Nikki Glaser, Eric André and more react to their Emmy nominations

Kali Reis was so taken aback by her historical Emmy nomination that she was almost at a loss for words
July 17
This image released by HBO shows Kali Reis in a scene from "True Detective: Night Country." (HBO via AP)
July 17

Movie Review: A new generation drives into the storm in rousing ‘Twisters’

Nearly thirty years after “Twister,” a new generation of storm chasers has arrived
July 17
This image released by Universal Pictures shows Daisy Edgar-Jones in a scene from "Twisters." (Melinda Sue Gordon/Universal Pictures via AP)
July 17

List of top Emmy nominees

“The Bear” has gone on a tear at Wednesday morning’s Emmy nominations with a comedy-series record 23, and “Shogun” led all nominees with 25 in a dominant year across categories for FX
July 17
FILE - Emmy statues appear on stage at the 70th Primetime Emmy nominations announcement in Los Angeles on July 12, 2018. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
July 17

‘Shogun’ tops all Emmy nominees with 25 and ‘The Bear’ leads comedies with 23, setting a new comedy series record

‘Shogun’ tops all Emmy nominees with 25 and ‘The Bear’ leads comedies with 23, setting a new comedy series record
July 17
July 17

Movie armorer seeks dismissal of her conviction or new trial in fatal shooting by Alec Baldwin

A movie armorer has asked a judge to dismiss her involuntary manslaughter conviction or offer her a new trial in the shooting death of a cinematographer by actor Alec Baldwin
July 17
FILE - This aerial photo shows the movie set of "Rust," at Bonanza Creek Ranch, Oct. 23, 2021, in Santa Fe, N.M. A New Mexico judge is considering an array of restrictions on evidence, testimony and arguments ahead of a trial for Alec Baldwin. The Monday, July 8, 2024, pretrial hearing sets the stage for Baldwin to appear in court this week on a single charge of involuntary manslaughter in the death of a cinematographer. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
July 17

Movie Review: Finding love and followers atop urban heights in 'Skywalkers: A Love Story'

The force is not strong in “Skywalkers: A Love Story,” a shallow “Man on Wire” for social media influencers about a pair of Russian daredevils who stealthily scale urban heights to attain the precious treasure of a much-liked Instagram post, writes Ass...
July 17
This image released by Netflix shows a scene from "Skywalkers: A Love Story." (Netflix via AP)
July 17

Can a lottery winner run an effective foundation? Meet Roy Cockrum

In the early 1980s, soon after graduating from college, Roy Cockrum was trying to make it as an actor in New York
July 17
This image provided by Cynthia Moxley shows lottery winner Roy Cockrum (seated, front) at the 2022 opening night of “Knoxville” in Sarasota, Fla, surrounded by friends and board members of the Roy Cockrum Foundation. The foundation was the play’s major funder. (Cynthia Moxley via AP)
July 17

The last cards have been dealt as the iconic Mirage closes its doors on the Las Vegas Strip

The Mirage's signature volcano has erupted for the last time
July 17
FILE - The Mirage Hotel and Casino is seen in Las Vegas, on May 3, 2018. Gambling ends Wednesday, July 17, 2024, and the doors will close at The Mirage, the iconic tropical island-themed Las Vegas Strip hotel-casino that sparked a resort building boom when it opened in 1989 but became overshadowed while Sin City converted from a desert gambling hub to a worldwide entertainment destination. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
July 17

'Shogun' leads all Emmy nominees with 25 and 'The Bear' sets comedy series record with 23

“The Bear” has gone on a tear at Wednesday morning’s Emmy nominations with a comedy-series record 23, and “Shogun” led all nominees with 25 in a dominant year across categories for FX
July 17
This image released by Apple TV+ shows Jack Lowden in a scene from "Slow Horses." (Apple TV+ via AP)
July 17

In a media world that loves sharp lines, discussions of the Trump shooting follow a predictable path

Authorities haven't established why a 20-year-old Pennsylvania man attempted to assassinate former President Trump last week
July 17
U.S. Secret Service agents watch as an image of Republican presidential candidate former President Donald Trump is shown on a screen at a campaign rally at Trump National Doral Miami, Tuesday, July 9, 2024, in Doral, Fla. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
July 16

Francis Ford Coppola's 'Megalopolis' wrapped at this Georgia hotel. Soon, it'll be open for business

The newest Coppola family property, The All-Movie, will soon host production companies and tourists in Peachtree City, an Atlanta suburb
July 16
FILE - Director Francis Ford Coppola poses for photographers at the photo call for the film "Megalopolis" at the 77th international film festival, Cannes, southern France, Friday, May 17, 2024. Lionsgate will distribute “Megalopolis” in U.S. and Canadian theaters, the studio announced Monday, ending one of the biggest acquisition dramas of the year. (Photo by Scott A Garfitt/Invision/AP, File)
July 16

Cody Johnson sings anthem smoothly at All-Star Game a night after Ingrid Andress' panned rendition

Country music artist Cody Johnson performed the national anthem without a hitch before the All-Star Game in his home state of Texas
July 16
Cody Johnson performs the national anthem before the MLB All-Star baseball game, Tuesday, July 16, 2024, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
July 16

Sue Bird Barbie: Mattel honors WNBA great with signature doll

WNBA great Sue Bird has been honored with a signature Barbie doll
July 16
FILE - Seattle Storm's Sue Bird talks with media members at the basketball team's media day in Seattle, May 13, 2019. Magic Johnson's love of basketball motivated him to save the Los Angeles Sparks from folding and also put him on the leading edge of what is now a growing WNBA trend. Former WNBA players Sue Bird and Renee Montgomery have joined the ownership groups of the Seattle Storm and Atlanta Dream, respectively. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
July 16

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The top 10 audiobooks on Audible
July 16
July 16

Barstool owner rescued by Coast Guard after losing control of boat off Nantucket

The owner and founder of the website Barstool Sports lost control of a boat off Nantucket before being rescued by the U.S. Coast Guard
July 16
In an image taken from Monday, July 15, 2024, video, provided by Dave Portnoy, Portnoy speaks about his rescue at sea by the U.S. Coast Guard off the coast of the island of Nantucket, Mass. The Coast Guard confirms it rescued the founder of the Barstool Sports website after a boating accident off of Nantucket. (Dave Portnoy via AP)
July 16

Ingrid Andress apologizes for panned anthem rendition at MLB Home Run Derby, saying she was drunk and will get treatment

Ingrid Andress apologizes for panned anthem rendition at MLB Home Run Derby, saying she was drunk and will get treatment
July 16
July 16

Singer Ingrid Andress says she was drunk during panned MLB anthem performance, will get treatment

Country singer and four-time Grammy nominee Ingrid Andress says she was drunk during her widely panned performance of the national anthem at the 2024 MLB Home Run Derby
July 16
FILE - Ingrid Andress appears at the 63rd annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles on March 14, 2021. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
July 16

MSNBC's 'Morning Joe' host says he was surprised and disappointed the show was pulled from the air

MSNBC “Morning Joe” host Joe Scarborough says he was “surprised and disappointed” the news and talk show was pulled off the air the day before and that the explanation he was given didn't hold water
July 16
FILE - MSNBC “Morning Joe” host Joe Scarborough takes questions from the audience, Oct. 11, 2017, on the campus of Harvard University, in Cambridge, Mass. The four-hour morning news and talk show was pulled off the air Monday, July 15, 2024, in favor of a live news feed focused on covering the aftermath of Saturday's assassination attempt on former President Donald Trump. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)
July 16

Jack Black cancels tour after Tenacious D bandmate makes Trump shooting joke

Kyle Gass apologized for the comment Tuesday, saying it was "inappropriate."
July 16
Kyle Gass and Jack Black of Tenacious D perform at The Theater at Virgin Hotels Las Vegas on December 30, 2022 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
July 16

Educators wonder how to teach the writings of Alice Munro in wake of daughter's revelations

For decades, Robert Lecker has read, taught and written about Alice Munro, the Nobel laureate from Canada renowned for her short stories
July 16
FILE - Canadian author Alice Munro is photographed during an interview in Victoria, B.C. Tuesday, Dec.10, 2013. (Chad Hipolito/The Canadian Press via AP, File)
July 16

‘Time Bandits’ show reinvigorates Monty Python film with Lisa Kudrow-led ensemble

Lisa Kudrow stars in “Time Bandits,” an upcoming Apple TV+ series based on the 1981 movie written by Monty Python legends
July 16
FILE - Lisa Kudrow appears at the taping of the special "Carol Burnett: 90 Years of Laughter and Love" in Los Angeles on March 2, 2023. Kudrow stars in the Apple TV+ series "Time Bandits," premiering July 24. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File)
July 16

Jack Black ends Tenacious D tour after bandmate's Trump shooting comment

The comedy rock duo Tenacious D has cancelled the rest of their tour after band member Kyle Gass' remarks on the assassination attempt on Donald Trump
July 16
FILE - Kyle Gass, left, and Jack Black of Tenacious D perform at the Louder Than Life Music Festival in Louisville, Ky., on Sept. 22, 2022. (Photo by Amy Harris/Invision/AP, File)
July 16

Global music streams are up in 2024. Latin music dominates and multiple releases of same album sell

Halfway through the year and a few music trends have become very apparent
July 16
FILE - Bad Bunny performs during “The Most Wanted Tour” at State Farm Arena in Atlanta on May 15, 2024. (Photo by Paul R. Giunta/Invision/AP, File)
July 15

On an unusually busy news day, did the assassination attempt's aftermath change the media tone?

In a typical presidential campaign, Donald Trump's selection of JD Vance as his running mate on the Republican ticket would have dominated media discussions for a week or two
July 15
President Joe Biden walks from Air Force One as he arrives at Harry Reid International Airport in Las Vegas, Monday, July 15, 2024. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
July 15

'Hillbilly Elegy': JD Vance's rise to vice presidential candidate began with a bestselling memoir

At the heart of JD Vance’s journey from venture capitalist to vice presidential candidate is a memoir he first thought of in law school, “Hillbilly Elegy.”
July 15
Lt. Governor Jon Husted nominates Republican vice presidential candidate Sen. JD Vance, R-Ohio, during the Republican National Convention Monday, July 15, 2024, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
July 15

Judge removed from long-running gang and racketeering case against rapper Young Thug and others

The judge who has been overseeing the long-running racketeering and gang prosecution against Young Thug and others in Atlanta has been removed from the case after two defendants filed motions seeking his recusal citing a meeting the judge held with pro...
July 15
July 15

Music Review: Glass Animals weave heartstring-tugging vignettes on new album

The British indie-pop band Glass Animals is back with a fourth full album
July 15
This cover image released by Republic Records shows "I Love You So F***ing Much" by Glass Animals. (Republic Records via AP)
July 15

Who is carrying the Olympic torch through Paris? A BTS star, a garbage collector and more

Hundreds of people have carried the Olympic torch through the French capital for two days of celebrations before the Summer Games kick off at the end of the month
July 15
Youths carry the Olympic torch during the Bastille Day parade Sunday, July 14, 2024 in Paris. The Olympic flame is lighting up the city's grandiose Bastille Day military parade. It's 12 days before the French capital hosts exceptionally ambitious and high-security Summer Games (AP Photo/Louise Delmotte)
July 15

Book Review: The Knights of Camelot search for a new king in Lev Grossman’s 'The Bright Sword'

A rudderless nation, lost in uncertainty, is the uneasy world of Arthurian England in “The Bright Sword,” the new novel by Lev Grossman
July 15
This cover image released by Viking shows "The Bright Sword" by Lev Grossman. (Viking via AP)
July 15

Book Review: East Texas P.I. turns vigilante in funny and savage 'Sugar on the Bones'

Minnie Polson was in trouble, but when she met with private eye Hap Collins, she didn’t like his wise-cracking attitude
July 15
This image released by Mulholland Books shows "Sugar on the Bones" by Joe R. Lansdale. (Mulholland Books via AP)
July 15

A journey through the films of Powell and Pressburger, courtesy of Scorsese and Schoonmaker

“Made in England: The Films of Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger" is a poignant crescendo in one of the great love affairs in movies
July 15
This image released by Cohen Media Group shows promotional art for the documentary "Made in England." (Cohen Media Group via AP)
July 15

Celebrity birthdays for the week of July 21-27

Celebrities having birthdays during the week of July 21-27 include actor-singer Jennifer Lopez, director Patty Jenkins who helmed “Wonder Woman” and musician Alison Krauss
July 15
Jennifer Lopez attends the Dior Haute Couture Fall-Winter 2024-2025 collection presented Monday, June 24, 2024 in Paris. (Photo by Vianney Le Caer/Invision/AP)
July 15

What to watch as the Republican National Convention kicks off days after Trump assassination attempt

The Republican National Convention starts Monday in Milwaukee, two days after Donald Trump was injured in an assassination attempt, with the violent scene at his campaign rally horrifying the country and amplifying already intense political divisions
July 15
A general view during rehearsals at the 2024 Republican National Convention at the Fiserv Forum, Sunday, July 14, 2024, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
July 15

In a world of moving pictures, photographs capture indelible moments in Trump assassination attempt

Video of Saturday's assassination attempt on former President Donald Trump was available almost instantly, but still photographs had a potent story to tell as well
July 15
Republican presidential candidate former President Donald Trump gestures as he is surrounded by U.S. Secret Service agents as he leaves the stage at a campaign rally, Saturday, July 13, 2024, in Butler, Pa. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
July 14

James Sikking, star of 'Hill Street Blues' and 'Doogie Howser, MD,' dies at 90

James Sikking of “Hill Street Blues” has died at 90
July 14
FILE - Actor James Sikking poses for a photograph at the Los Angeles gala celebrating the 20th anniversary of the National Organization for Women, Dec. 1, 1986. Sikking, who starred as a hardened police lieutenant on “Hill Street Blues” and as the titular character's kindhearted dad on “Doogie Howser, M.D.,” has died of complications from dementia, his publicist Cynthia Snyder said in a statement Sunday, July 14, 2024. (AP Photo/Avery, File)
July 14

King Charles III to visit Australia and Samoa as he recovers from cancer

King Charles III is preparing to visit Australia and Samoa in October, an itinerary that will span 12 time zones and test the monarch’s stamina as he recovers from cancer treatment
July 14
FILE - Britain's King Charles III and Queen Camilla, wave as they formally bid farewell to Japan's Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako on the final day of their state visit to Britain at Buckingham Palace, London, Thursday, June 27, 2024. King Charles III is preparing to visit Australia and Samoa in October 2024, an itinerary that will span 12 time zones and test the monarch’s stamina as he recovers from cancer treatment. The trip was announced on Sunday, July 14, 2024, by Buckingham Palace. (Chris Jackson/Pool Photo via AP, File)
July 14

Acclaimed video artist Bill Viola dies at 73, created landmark `Tristan und Isolde' production

Bill Viola, a video artist who combined with director Peter Sellars on a groundbreaking production of Wagner’s “Tristan und Isolde” originally seen in Los Angeles, Paris and New York, has died at age 73
July 14
FILE - Video artist Bill Viola speaks at a news conference, Oct. 18, 2011, in Tokyo. Viola, a video artist who combined with director Peter Sellars on a groundbreaking production of Wagner's “Tristan und Isolde” originally seen in Los Angeles, Paris and New York, died Friday, July 12, 2024, at age 73. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi, File)
July 14

‘Despicable Me 4’ reigns at box office, while ‘Longlegs’ gets impressive start

Gru and the minions are celebrating a second week in first place at the North American box office
July 14
Nicolas Cage, left, and Maika Monroe arrive at the Los Angeles Premiere 2of "Longlegs" at the Egyptian Theatre on Monday July 8, 2024, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
July 14

Extravagant wedding celebrations for the son of Asia's richest man conclude with a reception

A wedding reception in India completes the monthslong celebrations as the youngest son of Mukesh Ambani, Asia’s richest man, married his longtime girlfriend
July 14
British author Jay Shetty poses for a photograph with his wife Radhi Devlukia-Shetty at the wedding reception of billionaire Mukesh Ambani's son Anant Ambani and Radhika Merchant in Mumbai, India, Sunday, July 14, 2024. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)
July 14

Shannen Doherty, ‘Beverly Hills, 90210’ star, dies at 53

The "Beverly Hills, 90210" star whose life and career were roiled by tabloid stories, Shannen Doherty has died at 53
July 14
FILE - In this Jan. 14, 2012, file photo, Shannen Doherty participates in a panel for the television show "Shannen Says" on WE tv during the AMC Networks portion of the Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour in Pasadena, Calif. Doherty, the "Beverly Hills, 90210" star, has died, Saturday, July 13, 2024. She was 53. (AP Photo/Danny Moloshok, File)
July 14

Shannen Doherty, the "Beverly Hills, 90210" and "Charmed" television star, dies at 53 after years with breast cancer

Shannen Doherty, the "Beverly Hills, 90210" and "Charmed" television star, dies at 53 after years with breast cancer
July 14
July 14

Kate, the Princess of Wales, hands Carlos Alcaraz his Wimbledon trophy in a rare appearance for her

The Princess of Wales attended the men’s Wimbledon final at the All England Club and handed out the winner’s trophy to Carlos Alcaraz in only her second public appearance since announcing she was diagnosed with cancer
July 14
Carlos Alcaraz of Spain bows as he waits to receive his trophy from Kate, Princess of Wales after defeating Novak Djokovic of Serbia in the men's singles final at the Wimbledon tennis championships in London, Sunday, July 14, 2024. (AP Photo/Alberto Pezzali)
July 14

How reggaeton stars are driving a basketball boom in Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico’s professional basketball league is experiencing a renaissance thanks to reggaeton stars like Bad Bunny, Ozuna and Anuel AA
July 14
Guaynabo Mets Jermaine Miranda dribbles the ball against Bayamón Vaqueros Bryan Gonzalez during their basketball game at the Ruben Rodríguez Coliseum in Bayamón, Puerto Rico, Monday, July 1, 2024. Puerto Rico’s professional basketball league is experiencing a renaissance thanks to reggaeton stars like Bad Bunny, Ozuna and Anuel AA, who are stepping into the financial game, buying local teams and helping to stack up a loyal fan base. (AP Photo/Alejandro Granadillo)
July 14

Reviving Hollywood glamor of the silent movie era, experts piece together a century-old pipe organ

A pipe organ that provided the live music for silent movies in an ornate Detroit theater nearly a century ago is set to become the centerpiece of a performing arts center on a New York college campus
July 14
Carlton Smith installs the reed into on of the horns that are part of the Barton Opus 234 theater organ that is undergoing restoration at Carlton Smith Pipe Organ Restorations in Indianapolis, Tuesday, July 2, 2024. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
July 13

Colombia coach Néstor Lorenzo critical of extended Copa America final halftime for Shakira concert

Colombia coach Néstor Lorenzo was critical of the extended halftime planned for Sunday night’s Copa America final to allow a concert by Shakira
July 13
FILE - Shakira performs with Bizarrap during the first weekend of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival at Empire Polo Club in Indio, Calif., April 12, 2024. Colombia coach Néstor Lorenzo was critical of the extended halftime planned for the Sunday, July 14, Copa America final to allow a concert by Shakira. (Photo by Amy Harris/Invision/AP, File)
July 13
FILE - Richard Simmons at St. Patty's Day Slimdown benefiting the Lollipop Theatre Network held at Slimmons on Sunday, Mar., 17, 2013 in Beverly Hills, Calif. Simmons, a fitness guru who urged the overweight to exercise and eat better, died Saturday, July 13, 2024, at the age of 76. (Photo by Eric Charbonneau/Invision for Lollipop Theatre Network/AP Images, File)
July 13

Richard Simmons, fitness guru who mixed laughs and sweat with TV show and 'Sweatin' to the Oldies,' dies at 76

Richard Simmons, fitness guru who mixed laughs and sweat with TV show and 'Sweatin' to the Oldies,' dies at 76
July 13