Arts and entertainment

FILE - In this Nov. 10, 2016, file photo, NBC sportscaster Bob Costas appears before an NFL football game between the Baltimore Ravens and the Cleveland Browns, in Baltimore. NBC Sports said Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019, that Costas parted ways with his longtime employer, providing no further details. (AP Photo/Gail Burton, File)
January 16, 2019 - 8:05 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bob Costas, who stepped down as NBC's prime-time Olympics host two years ago, has left the network's sports division altogether. NBC Sports said Wednesday that Costas parted ways with his longtime employer, providing no further details. A representative for Costas didn't...
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This image released by CBS shows Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D- N.Y. with host Stephen Colbert during a taping of "The Late Show With Stephen Colbert," Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019 in New York. The New York Democrat announced that she is forming an exploratory committee to run for President in 2020. (Scott Kowalchyk/CBS via AP)
January 16, 2019 - 5:15 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Kirsten Gillibrand is hitting the television daily double this week. The New York senator announced her presidential candidacy on Stephen Colbert's "Late Show," following it up with an MSNBC interview Wednesday with Rachel Maddow. Her itinerary reflects the importance of those two...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2004, file photo, Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc.'s headquarters stands in Hunt Valley, Md. Sinclair Broadcasting wants to “Stirr” up streaming. The regional TV network is starting a free ad-supported streaming service on Wednesday called Stirr that includes content from local Sinclair stations, joining a bevy of others from NBCUniversal to Amazon who have recently started ad-supported streaming services. (AP Photo/Steve Ruark, File)
January 16, 2019 - 3:10 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Sinclair Broadcast wants to "Stirr" up streaming. The nation's largest owner of television stations launched a free, ad-supported streaming service Wednesday drawing on local news, sports and other programs from the 191 TV stations it owns in 89 U.S. markets. Sinclair said the...
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January 16, 2019 - 1:19 pm
STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — A TV journalist known for confronting would-be child predators has been snared himself in a police investigation alleging he wrote bad checks for $13,000 worth of marketing materials. Former "To Catch a Predator" host Chris Hansen was arrested Monday in his hometown of...
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Pastor of the Sint-Ludgeruskerk, Jan Van Raemdonck holds a photo copy of the work Madonna del Silenzio in his office in Zele, Belgium, Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019. Van Raemdonck is anxiously awaiting news from the police over the theft of the painting from the church that Van Raemdonck believes is from the Renaissance master Michelangelo or another of his pupils. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
January 16, 2019 - 12:55 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — It's probably not a long-lost painting by Michelangelo. It almost certainly wasn't stolen by a sophisticated gang of international art thieves. But the disappearance of a painting that a priest claimed resembled a work by the Renaissance master has Belgian investigators scratching...
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This combination of book cover images released by Publishers Lunch shows "Buzz Books: Young Adult Spring/Summer," includes new fiction from best-seller Mary Weber and debut author Crystal Smith, left, and "Buzz Books 2019: Spring/Summer" which includes new fiction by Nell Zink and T.C. Boyle, a memoir by musician Moby and the first novel by poet Ocean Vuong. (Publishers Lunch via AP)
January 16, 2019 - 9:58 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Former Obama aide Valerie Jarrett's memoir and a new novel by acclaimed author Karl Marlantes are among dozens of upcoming works excerpted in a free online compilation. Jarrett's "Finding My Voice" recalls her time as one of President Barack Obama's most trusted advisers. Marlantes...
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FILE - In this Nov. 14, 2016 file photo, Keith Richards of the Rolling Stones poses for a portrait in New York. Richards is celebrating the 30th anniversary of his solo debut album by reissuing it. Richards originally released “Talk Is Cheap” in 1988 and will reissue the album on March 29. It will include six bonus tracks and will be released digitally, on CD, on vinyl and as a box set. (Photo by Victoria Will/Invision/AP, File)
January 16, 2019 - 9:53 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Keith Richards is celebrating the 30th anniversary of his solo debut album by reissuing it. Richards originally released "Talk Is Cheap" in 1988 and will reissue the album on March 29. It will include six bonus tracks and will be released digitally, on CD, on vinyl and as a box set...
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This image released by ABC shows Marsai Martin, left, and Tracee Ellis Ross in a scene from "black-ish." In the episode airing on Tuesday, Jan. 15, Dre, played by Anthony Anderson, and Bow, played by Ross, are furious after Diane, played by Martin, isn't lit properly in her class photo. The episode outlines the history of colorism in depth while injecting some humor (Ron Tom/ABC via AP)
January 16, 2019 - 9:41 am
The last year has been hailed as a breakthrough for representation in Hollywood with box office hits like "Black Panther" and "Crazy Rich Asians." And that has revived a frequently overlooked discussion about whether prejudice isn't just about the color of a person's skin, but the shade. "Colorism...
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January 16, 2019 - 6:38 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The creative team that brought you the best-selling parody of the Pence family rabbit has a new book coming. Writer Jill Twiss and illustrator EG Keller are collaborating on "The Someone New," HarperCollins Children's Books announced Wednesday. Scheduled for June 4, the book is a...
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The Marc Cox Morning Show
January 16, 2019 - 6:29 am
The charge by Gillette is all men are guilty by chromosome. We all know people who prey on the weak and abuse their power, they’re called bullies. Stripping society of any strong masculine traits is not the answer. It’s a Marc Cox #Soapbox:
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