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Nobel panel to announce winner of peace prize

The winner, or winners, of this year’s Nobel Peace Prize will be announced Friday at the Norwegian Nobel Institute in Oslo
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FILE - A Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2020 file photo of a Nobel medal displayed during a ceremony in New York. (Angela Weiss/Pool Photo via AP, File)
October 06

Review: Broadway revival of '1776' shakes things up nicely

The somewhat antiquated musical “1776” has long been ripe for a radical makeover and it has found it on Broadway
October 06
This image released by Polk & Co. shows the company during a performance of Roundabout Theatre Company's "1776" in New York. ( Joan Marcus/Polk & Co. via AP)
October 06

Judy Tenuta, brash 'Goddess of Love' comedian, dies at 72

Judy Tenuta, a brash standup who cheekily styled herself as the “Goddess of Love” and toured with George Carlin as she built her career in the 1980s golden age of comedy, has died
October 06
FILE - Comedian Judy Tenuta arrives at the 2009 Fox Reality Channel Really Awards in Los Angeles on Oct. 13, 2009. Tenuta, a brash standup who cheekily styled herself as the "Goddess of Love” and toured with George Carlin as she built her career in the 1980s golden age of comedy, died Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022, at age 65, according to her publicist. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File)
October 06

'Queen of the House' singer Jody Miller dies at age 80

Jody Miller, whose “Queen of the House” won the 1966 Grammy Award for best country performance by a woman, has died at age 80
October 06
October 06

Lawyer: Pitt will keep responses to abuse account in court

An attorney for Brad Pitt says he will continue to respond in court to allegations from ex-wife Angelina Jolie that he abused her and their children on a 2016 flight
October 06
October 06

Kevin Spacey faces New York jury in sexual assault lawsuit

Kevin Spacey is facing a jury in a New York City courtroom during a civil trial accusing him of sexually abusing a 14-year-old actor in the 1980s when he was 26
October 06
FILE - Actor Kevin Spacey arrives at the Old Bailey in London on July 14, 2022. Spacey heads to court Thursday, Oct. 6, to defend himself in a lawsuit filed by Anthony Rapp, the actor who in 2017 made the first in a string of sexual misconduct allegations that left the “House of Cards” star's theater and filmmaking career in tatters. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, File)
October 06

Boosted by Judge, Yankees' YES Network viewers increase 27%

Boosted by Aaron Judge’s pursuit of Roger Maris’ American League home run record, Yankees games on the team’s YES Network averaged 368,000 viewers in the New York market this year, up 27% from 2021 and the most in 11 seasons
October 06
October 06

In a first, Netflix's 'Glass Onion' to play in major chains

For the first time, the major U_S_ theater chains will play a Netflix release after exhibitors and the streaming service reached a deal for a nationwide sneak-peak run of Rian Johnson’s “Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery.”
October 06
This image released by Netflix shows, from left, Edward Norton, Madelyn Cline, Kathryn Hahn, Dave Bautista, Leslie Odom Jr., Jessica Henwick, Kate Hudson, Janelle Monae, and Daniel Craig in a scene from "Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery." (Netflix via AP)
October 06

French writer Annie Ernaux awarded Nobel Prize in literature

French author Annie Ernaux has staunchly defended a woman's right to abortion after winning this year's Nobel Prize in Literature
October 06
French author Annie Ernaux attends a book exhibition in Brives La Gaillarde, central France, Sunday, Nov. 9, 2008. 2022's Nobel Prize in literature has been awarded to French author Annie Ernaux. The 82-year-old was cited for “the courage and clinical acuity with which she uncovers the roots, estrangements and collective restraints of personal memory,” the Nobel committee said.(SIPA via AP)
October 06

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US-Best-Sellers-Books-PW for week ending 10/01/2022
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2022 Nobel literature laureate Annie Ernaux strongly defends women's rights to abortion and contraception

2022 Nobel literature laureate Annie Ernaux strongly defends women's rights to abortion and contraception
October 06
October 06

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USA Today Best-Selling Books for the week ending 10/02/2022
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October 06

Venus Williams, Spike Lee set for Black Entrepreneurs Day

A celebration of Black business success and opportunity is back for its third year
October 06
October 06

Jada Pinkett Smith has deal for 'no holds barred' memoir

Jada Pinkett Smith has a lifetime of thoughts she’d like to set down
October 06
October 06

Loretta Lynn's songs resonate anew amid abortion debate

Country queen Loretta Lynn spoke honestly about teenage pregnancy, birth control and abortion
October 06
FILE - Loretta Lynn performs at the BBC Music Showcase during South By Southwest on March 17, 2016, in Austin, Texas. Lynn, the Kentucky coal miner’s daughter who became a pillar of country music, died Tuesday at her home in Hurricane Mills, Tenn. She was 90. (Photo by Rich Fury/Invision/AP, File)
October 06

'Scrubs' producer Eric Weinberg charged with sex assaults

Eric Weinberg, an executive producer and writer for the hit TV show “Scrubs” and many others, has been charged with sexually assaulting five women at photo shoots
October 06
Los Angeles District Attorney George Gascon, at podium stands by a photo on display of TV producer Eric Weinberg during a news conference to announce sexual assault charges against Weinberg on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022 in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Christopher Weber)
October 06

Nobel Prize for literature awarded to French writer Annie Ernaux

Nobel Prize for literature awarded to French writer Annie Ernaux
October 06
October 06

Nobel panel to announce winner of literature prize

The winner of the Nobel Prize in literature will be announced Thursday at the Swedish Academy in Stockholm
October 06
FILE - A Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2020 file photo of a Nobel medal displayed during a ceremony in New York. (Angela Weiss/Pool Photo via AP, File)
October 05

'Lindeville' is where Ashley McBryde's characters come alive

Welcome to Lindeville, a fictional town for quirky small-town characters created by Ashley McBryde and her songwriting buddies
October 05
FILE - Ashley McBryde performs during CMA Fest 2022 on June 12, 2022, in Nashville, Tenn. McBryde released her latest album "Ashley McBryde Presents: Lindeville." (Photo by Amy Harris/Invision/AP, File)
October 05

Hilary Swank talks filming new series while expecting twins

Hilary Swank has announced she’s pregnant with twins and says that revelation might explain some of her wardrobe alterations and other actions on set of her new ABC series “Alaska Daily."
October 05
FILE - Hilary Swank attends the Disney 2022 Upfront presentation at Basketball City Pier 36 on May 17, 2022, in New York. Swank announced, Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022, the she's pregnant with twins and says that revelation might explain some of her wardrobe alterations and other actions on set of her new ABC series “Alaska Daily.” (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)
October 05

Review: In 'Tár,' Cate Blanchett is a maestro at work

"Tár” is Todd Fields’ first film in 16 years, following 2006′s uneven “Little Children” and his assured Oscar-nominated 2001 debut, “In the Bedroom.”
October 05
This image released by Focus Features shows Cate Blanchett in a scene from "Tár." (Focus Features via AP)
October 05

Lawsuit settled, film may resume after Alec Baldwin shooting

The family of a cinematographer who was shot and killed by Alec Baldwin on the set of the film “Rust” has agreed to settle a lawsuit against Baldwin and the movie's producers
October 05
FILE - This aerial photo shows part of the Bonanza Creek Ranch film set in Santa Fe, N.M., on Saturday, Oct. 23, 2021, where cinematographer Halyna Hutchins died from a gun fired by actor Alec Baldwin. The family of a cinematographer shot and killed by Alec Baldwin on the set of the film “Rust” has agreed to settle a lawsuit against Baldwin and the movie's producers, and production will resume on the project. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
October 05

Oscar winners chop off their hair for protesters in Iran

Oscar-winning actors Marion Cotillard and Juliette Binoche, as well as other French screen and music stars, have filmed themselves chopping off locks of their hair in a video to support protesters in Iran
October 05
FILE - Marion Cotillard poses for photographers at the photo call for the film 'Brother and Sister' at the 75th international film festival, Cannes, southern France, Saturday, May 21, 2022. Oscar-winning actresses Marion Cotillard and Juliette Binoche, as well as other French stars of screen and music, filmed themselves chopping off locks of their hair in a video posted Wednesday Oct.5, 2022 in support of protesters in Iran. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris, File)
October 05

Boston Symphony Orchestra to embark on 4-city tour of Japan

The Boston Symphony Orchestra is embarking on a four-city tour of Japan next month, for its first overseas engagements since before the coronavirus pandemic forced the cancellation of cultural events around the world
October 05
FILE — Andris Nelsons conducts a joint concert of the Boston Symphony Orchestra and Germany's visiting Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra on Oct. 31, 2019, at Symphony Hall in Boston. The Boston Symphony Orchestra is embarking on a four-city tour of Japan in November 2022, for its first overseas engagements since before the coronavirus pandemic forced the cancellation of cultural events around the world. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)
October 05

Steinbeck's letter to son on love, 'the best thing,' on sale

A tender letter that author John Steinbeck penned to his son after the teen confessed he was in love for the first time is going up for auction
October 05
October 05

SXSW's Pierson steps down after 15 years leading film fest

After 15 years running SXSW’s film festival, director Janet Pierson is stepping down
October 05
FILE - Janet Pierson attends the Sundance IFC breakfast in Park City, Utah on Jan. 19, 2009. SXSW announced that film festival director Pierson, a longtime champion of independent film, will shift to a director emeritus role. Her longtime deputy, Claudette Godfrey, will take over leading the annual Austin, Texas, gathering, (AP Photo/Shea Walsh, File)
October 05

Jake Lacy becomes a lead after years of supporting roles

For more than a decade, Jake Lacy has been a recognizable actor appearing in film and television
October 05
Jake Lacy poses for portraits on Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2022, in New York to promote his Peacock limited series “A Friend of the Family." (Photo by Matt Licari/Invision/AP)
October 05

Review: A spiky social satire in ‘Triangle of Sadness’

Writer-director Ruben Östlund’s “Triangle of Sadness" is a handsomely grotesque satire about the guests and workers aboard a luxury yacht
October 05
This image released by Neon shows Charlbi Dean Kriek, left, and Harris Dickinson in a scene from "Triangle of Sadness." (Neon via AP)
October 05

Alec Baldwin's 'Rust' to resume filming after settlement

Alec Baldwin accidentally shot Hutchins on set of the movie Western.
October 05
An image of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins, who died after being shot by Alec Baldwin on the set of his movie "Rust", is displayed at a vigil in her honor in Albuquerque, N.M., Oct. 23, 2021.
October 05

Princess Anne takes the Staten Island ferry to Manhattan

Princess Anne took a ride on the Staten Island Ferry during a visit to New York City
October 05
This photo, provided by the New York City Department of Transportation shows Britain's Princess Anne, accompanied by the agency's Commissioner Ydanis Rodriguez, left, as she rides in the pilothouse of the Staten Island Ferry "Sandy Ground," in New York Harbor, Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022. The trip on a the commuter ferry came after the princess was given a tour of Staten Island's National Lighthouse Museum that included an an unveiling of a miniature figurine of Needles Lighthouse, in the Isle of Wight, in memory of her parents. (Sigurjon Gudjonsson/New York City Department of Transportation via AP)
October 05

Review: Tyler Childers goes his own way again, in triplicate

Tyler Childers probably doesn’t care what you think
October 05
This cover image released by Hickman Holler Records/RCA Records shows "Can I Tae My Hounds to Heaven" by Tyler Childers and The Food Stamps. (Hickman Holler Records/RCA Records via AP)
October 05

'Matilda' leads celebrity-filled lineup at London film fest

After a pared down, pandemic-affected edition in 2021, the BFI London Film Festival is back in full swing
October 05
Alisha Weir, left, and Emma Thompson pose for photographers at the photo call for the film 'Roald Dahl's Matilda The Musical' during the 2022 BFI London Film Festival in London, Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022. (Photo by Scott Garfitt/Invision/AP)
October 05

Ukraine orchestra's leader debuts at Met with Russian opera

It's been quite a year for conductor Keri-Lynn Wilson
October 05
This image released by the Metropolitan Opera shows Keri-Lynn Wilson conducting a rehearsal for Shostakovich's "Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk" at the Metropolitan Opera in New York on Sept. 8, 2022. (Jonathan Tichler/Metropolitan Opera via AP)
October 05

Ukraine orchestra's leader debuts at Met with Russian opera

It's been quite a year for conductor Keri-Lynn Wilson
October 05
This image released by the Metropolitan Opera shows Keri-Lynn Wilson conducting a rehearsal for Shostakovich's "Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk" at the Metropolitan Opera in New York on Sept. 8, 2022. (Jonathan Tichler/Metropolitan Opera via AP)
October 05

Winfrey, Letterman among moderators for Michelle Obama tour

Oprah Winfrey, David Letterman and Ellen DeGeneres are among the celebrity moderators joining former first lady Michelle Obama on tour for her upcoming book, “The Light We Carry: Overcoming in Uncertain Times.”
October 05
October 05

Jolie details Brad Pitt abuse allegations in court filing

A new court filing from Angelina Jolie alleges that on a 2016 flight, Brad Pitt grabbed her by the head and shook her then choked one of their children and struck another when they tried to defend her
October 05
October 04

Viewers head to Weather Channel for Hurricane Ian coverage

The Weather Channel had its biggest audience in five years on Wednesday, when Hurricane Ian made its devastating landfall in western Florida
October 04
October 04

FITE to air upcoming Rugby League World Cup

The upcoming Rugby League World Cup will be available in the United States and Canada via pay-per-view on cable and satellite as well as the FITE streaming service
October 04
October 04

Loretta Lynn, coal miner's daughter and country queen, dies

Loretta Lynn, the Kentucky coal miner’s daughter who became a pillar of country music, has died
October 04
FILE - Country music great Loretta Lynn poses for a portrait in September 2000 in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Christoper Berkey, File)
October 04

‘A Soldier’s Play’ playwright Charles Fuller dies at 83

Charles Fuller, the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright of the searing and acclaimed “A Soldier’s Play” who often explored and exposed how social institutions can perpetuate racism, has died
October 04
FILE - Playwright Charles Fuller appears at a news conference on April 14, 1982, in Philadelphia, Pa. Fuller, the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright of the searing and acclaimed “A Soldier’s Play” who often explored and exposed how social institutions can perpetuate racism, died of natural causes on Monday, Oct. 3, 2022 in Toronto. He was 83. (AP Photo/Bill Ingraham, File)
October 04

'Lindeville' is where Ashley McBryde's characters come alive

Welcome to Lindeville, a fictional town for quirky small-town characters created by Ashley McBryde and her songwriting buddies
October 04
FILE - Ashley McBryde performs during CMA Fest 2022 on June 12, 2022, in Nashville, Tenn. McBryde released her latest album "Ashley McBryde Presents: Lindeville." (Photo by Amy Harris/Invision/AP, File)
October 04

Mexican actor guilty in Miami road rage death

A Mexican actor has been convicted in South Florida of fatally punching a man during a road rage confrontation
October 04
October 04

The top 10 audiobooks on Audible.com

Audible best-sellers for week ending September 30th
October 04
October 04

Gayl Jones, Tommie Smith among National Book Award finalists

Finalists for the National Book Awards were announced Tuesday
October 04
This combination of photos shows "His Name Is George Floyd: One Man's Life and the Struggle for Racial Justice" by Robert Samuels and Toluse Olorunnipa, left, and "Victory. Stand!: Raising My Fist for Justice," a collaboration among Tommie Smith, Derrick Barnes and Dawud Anyabwile. (Viking/Norton Young Readers via AP)
October 04

Man charged with damaging Scott Joplin House

A man was charged Tuesday with breaking into the historic home of ragtime composer Scott Joplin and causing tens of thousands of dollars’ worth of damage
October 04
October 04

Hollywood sign gets makeover ahead of its centennial in 2023

The Hollywood sign is getting a makeover befitting its status as a Tinseltown icon
October 04
FILE - The Hollywood sign is pictured on Sept. 29, 2022, in Los Angeles. The Hollywood sign is getting a makeover befitting its status as a Tinseltown icon. After a pressure-wash and some rust removal, workers this week began using 250 gallons of primer and white paint to spruce up the sign ahead of its centennial next year. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File)
October 04

Rebecca Vardy to pay $1.7M in costs after losing court fight

Rebekah Vardy, the wife of English soccer player Jamie Vardy, has to pay about 1.5 million pounds ($1.7 million) in legal costs to fellow soccer spouse Coleen Rooney after losing the high-profile libel lawsuit she brought against Rooney
October 04
October 04

Musicians, fans react to death of country star Loretta Lynn

Loretta Lynn, the country star known for hits like “Coal Miner’s Daughter,” “You Ain’t Woman Enough,” “The Pill,” died Tuesday at age 90
October 04
FILE - Loretta Lynn waves to the crowd after performing during the Americana Music Honors and Awards show Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, in Nashville, Tenn. Lynn, the Kentucky coal miner’s daughter who became a pillar of country music, died Tuesday at her home in Hurricane Mills, Tenn. She was 90. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski, File)
October 04

Donovan, Dempsey to broadcast World Cup in US for Fox

Landon Donovan is teaming with Clint Dempsey again at a World Cup
October 04
FILE - Los Angeles Galaxy's Landon Donovan acknowledges fans after the team's MLS soccer match against Orlando City in Carson, Calif., Sept. 11, 2016. Landon Donovan is teaming with Clint Dempsey again at a World Cup. The pair, who share the American record of 57 international goals, will work for Fox at this year’s tournament in Qatar. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong. File)
October 04

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The top 10 books on the Apple Store for week ending 10/02/2022
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