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May 07, 2019 - 6:54 am
Marilyn Nelson is receiving a $100,000 lifetime achievement award from the Poetry Foundation, which also is honoring Naomi Shihab Nye and Terrance Hayes. The Chicago-based foundation announced Tuesday that Nelson has won the Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize. Nelson is a three-time National Book Award...
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FILE - At left, in a May 18, 2012, file photo, Vince McMahon is shown at the Republican state convention in Hartford, Conn. At right, in a Feb. 7, 2019, file photo, XFL Commissioner and CEO Oliver Luck makes comments during a news conference in Arlington, Texas. The XFL has reached multiyear agreements with ESPN and Fox Sports to broadcast its games beginning in 2020. The league also announced Monday, May 6, 2019, that its season will start Feb. 8, the weekend after the NFL season ends with the Super Bowl. This is the second time Vince McMahon has launched a football league. (AP Photo/File)
May 06, 2019 - 10:02 am
The XFL reached multiyear agreements with ESPN and Fox Sports on Monday to broadcast its games beginning in 2020. The league also announced its season will start Feb. 8, the weekend after the NFL season ends with the Super Bowl. This is the second time Vince McMahon has launched a football league...
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The Ozwald Boateng collection is modeled during the fashion show at Apollo Theater in New York, Sunday, May 5, 2019. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)
May 06, 2019 - 9:14 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Ozwald Boateng, the one-time wunderkind of London's Savile Row and the bespoke tailor to the stars, filled the historic Apollo Theater to its rafters in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Harlem Renaissance as he launched his first womenswear collection after 30-plus years...
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FILE - This Jan. 24, 2016 file photo shows director Werner Herzog, director of the documentary during the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. Herzog says there's a "subversive message” to his new documentary "Meeting Gorbachev": Talk to your geopolitical enemies. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP, File)
May 04, 2019 - 2:43 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Werner Herzog says there's a "subversive message" to his new documentary "Meeting Gorbachev": Talk to your geopolitical enemies. In particular, the veteran director says good things happen when the U.S. and Russia talk at the highest level. Herzog interviewed former Soviet Union...
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Drake poses in the press room with his awards at the Billboard Music Awards on Wednesday, May 1, 2019, at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Drake won for top artist, top male artist, top billboard 200 artist, top hot 100 artist, top streaming songs artist, top song sales artist, top radio songs artist, top rap artist, top rap male artist, top billboard 200 album and top rap album for "Scorpion," and top streaming song video for "In My Feelings."(Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
May 02, 2019 - 1:13 pm
With Mother's Day around the corner, Drake gave his mom an early gift with a heartfelt speech at the 2019 Billboard Music Awards, where the rap star also broke Taylor Swift's record for most wins. Drake turned up the love for his mom when he picked up top artist, besting Cardi B, Ariana Grande,...
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Paula Abdul performs a medley at the Billboard Music Awards on Wednesday, May 1, 2019, at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
May 01, 2019 - 10:19 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the 2019 Billboard Music Awards being presented Wednesday at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas (all times local): 8 p.m. Dancer and singer Paula Abdul has brought out her tap shoes to close out the Billboard Music Awards with a performance of songs from her...
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Four pages of the Mueller Report lay on a witness table in the House Intelligence Committee hearing room on Capitol Hill, in Washington, Thursday, April 18, 2019. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)
May 01, 2019 - 9:41 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — "The Mueller Report" is now officially a best-seller. A published edition of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into alleged ties between Russian officials and Donald Trump's presidential campaign sold just under 42,000 copies last week, NPD BookScan reported Wednesday...
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Kristen Stewart attends the LA Premiere of "JT LeRoy" at ArcLight Hollywood on Wednesday, April 24, 2019, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
April 30, 2019 - 8:10 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kristen Stewart says she felt a "huge responsibility" to define her sexuality after finding fame in the "Twilight" movie franchise. But she's glad today's young stars don't have to do so. The 29-year-old actress said she was "so gay" on "Saturday Night Live" two years ago. But...
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Taylor Swift attends the 2019 Time 100 Gala, celebrating the 100 most influential people in the world, at Frederick P. Rose Hall, Jazz at Lincoln Center on Tuesday, April 23, 2019, in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)
April 30, 2019 - 8:45 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Taylor Swift just released a new song and now she's ready to perform it live. The pop star will take the stage at the iHeartRadio Wango Tango concert on June 1 at Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, California. Swift released "ME!" — featuring Brendon Urie of Panic! at the Disco...
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FILE - In this March 14, 2019 file photo, Elle Fanning arrives at the iHeartRadio Music Awards at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. “The Baby-Sitters Club” will soon be joining the audiobook revolution. More than 100 books in the beloved middle grade series started by Ann M. Martin will be available Aug. 13 in audio editions, the producer and distributor Audible Inc. announced Tuesday, April 30. The first five installments will be narrated by Fanning, with other readers including Brittany Pressley and Emily Bauer. Fanning said in a statement that she loved bringing to life the books’ “fierce friendships and babysitting adventures.” (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
April 30, 2019 - 7:06 am
NEW YORK (AP) — "The Baby-Sitters Club" will soon be joining the audiobook revolution. More than 100 books in the beloved middle grade series started by Ann M. Martin will be available Aug. 13 in audio editions, the producer and distributor Audible Inc. announced Tuesday. The first five...
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