Arts and entertainment

FILE - In this July 7, 2018 file photo, Missy Elliott performs at the 2018 Essence Festival in New Orleans. Missy Elliott is making history as the first female rapper inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame, whose 2019 class also includes legendary British singer Cat Stevens and country-folk icon John Prine. The organization announced the new group of inductees Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019. (Photo by Amy Harris/Invision/AP, File)
January 12, 2019 - 7:40 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Missy Elliott is making history as the first female rapper inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame, whose 2019 class also includes legendary British singer Cat Stevens and country-folk icon John Prine. The organization announced the new group of inductees Saturday. Other...
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Lin-Manuel Miranda, composer and creator of the award-winning Broadway musical, Hamilton, receives a standing ovation with tears at the ending of the play's premiere held at the Santurce Fine Arts Center, in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Friday, Jan. 11, 2019. The musical is set to run for two weeks and will raise money for local arts programs. (AP Photo/Carlos Giusti)
January 11, 2019 - 10:24 pm
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Lin-Manuel Miranda reprised his lead role in the hit musical "Hamilton" on Friday night to start a two-week run in Puerto Rico expected to raise thousands of dollars for artists and cultural groups struggling in the wake of Hurricane Maria. The audience giggled, hooted...
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Steve Greenberg, an attorney for R Kelly, speaks during an Associated Press interview Friday, Jan. 11, 2019, in Chicago. Greenberg said that the R&B star denies all the allegations of sexual misconduct made by women in a recent television special and others, saying that he never knowingly had sex with a minor, sexually abused any woman or held anyone against their will. (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato)
January 11, 2019 - 9:18 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — An attorney for R. Kelly said Friday that the R&B star denies all allegations of sexual misconduct involving women and underage girls, including those made in a recent documentary, although he says neither he nor Kelly has watched the entire movie. Attorney Steve Greenberg...
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January 11, 2019 - 8:40 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — NBC News has reached its professional divorce agreement with anchor Megyn Kelly. The network announced the deal Friday night after more than two months of negotiations, giving no details. The former Fox News Channel transplant has been off the air since late October after suggesting...
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This undated Clark County Detention Center booking photo shows Larissa Dos Santos Lima, 32, of Brazil. Las Vegas police say she was arrested on a misdemeanor domestic battery charge early Friday, Jan. 11, 2019, at a home east of the Las Vegas Strip where she was accused of attacking her husband. Dos Santos Lima and husband Colt Johnson are featured on on the TLC show "90 Day Fiance." (Clark County Detention Center/Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department via AP)
January 11, 2019 - 6:49 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Police say a Brazilian woman featured on a TV show about people who receive U.S. immigration visas while planning marriage has been arrested and accused of attacking her husband in Las Vegas. Officer Jacinto Rivera said 32-year-old Larissa Dos Santos Lima was jailed early Friday on...
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January 11, 2019 - 3:42 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Green Book" co-writer Nick Vallelonga has apologized for a 2015 tweet about Muslims and 9/11 that has resurfaced. In the tweet, he said then-presidential-candidate Donald Trump was correct that television news on 9/11 showed Muslims in Jersey City cheering and he had seen it...
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January 11, 2019 - 1:41 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Police say a Utah teenager crashed into another car when she covered her eyes as part of the so-called "Bird Box Challenge." Layton police Lt. Travis Lyman said Friday that the 17-year-old drifted into oncoming traffic and hit another car after she pulled a hat over her eyes...
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U.S. Senate candidate Beto O'Rourke speaks during a town hall meeting
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January 11, 2019 - 12:26 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Former Texas Rep. Beto O'Rourke will head to New York next month for a live interview with Oprah Winfrey as he continues to mull a 2020 presidential run. O'Rourke will be part of "Oprah's SuperSoul Conversations from Times Square" on Feb. 5. He'll speak to Winfrey one-on-one as...
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Alessandro Nivola attends HBO's "The Sopranos" 20th anniversary at the SVA Theatre on Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019, in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)
January 11, 2019 - 9:42 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The star of the upcoming "The Sopranos" prequel says a young Tony Soprano will be a part of the film — but had good reason to be careful about how much else he revealed about "The Many Saints of Newark." Alessandro Nivola talked to The Associated Press about the project on the red...
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FILE - In this June 12, 2014 file photo, people watch the "Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare" video game trailer at the Activision booth at the Electronic Entertainment Expo, in Los Angeles. Shares in video game publisher Activision fell more than 9 percent in premarket trading, Friday, Jan. 11, 2019, a day after an announcement that its eight-year partnership with game developer Bungie was ending. In the companies’ joint announcement, Bungie said the separation process had already begun and that it would begin to self-publish its titles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
January 11, 2019 - 9:00 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Shares in video game publisher Activision fell more than 11 percent in morning trading Friday, a day after an announcement that its eight-year partnership with game developer Bungie was ending. In the companies' joint announcement, Bungie said the separation process had started and...
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