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Queen tips Prince Charles to follow her as Commonwealth head

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Queen Elizabeth II has opened a summit of the 53-nation Commonwealth, and backed her son Prince Charles to be the next leader of the association of Britain and its former colonies. More>>

Women take fall in Nobel scandal for man's alleged misdeeds

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Another woman wants to resign from the Swedish Academy awarding the Nobel Literature Prize, bringing the total number of board members who have quit to eight. More>>

Nat Geo says 'Frankenstein' author is its next 'Genius'

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National Geographic television network says author Mary Shelley, writer of 'Frankenstein,' will be the subject of its 'Genius' series next year. More>>

The Latest: Judge rejects Cosby team's bid for acquittal

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The judge in Bill Cosby's sexual assault retrial is rejecting the defense's fifth bid for a mistrial. More>>

The Latest: Prince fan says superstar didn't get justice

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A Minnesota doctor accused of illegally prescribing an opioid for Prince a week before the musician died has agreed to pay $30,000 to settle a federal civil claim. More>>

Previously persona non grata, Cannes welcomes back Von Trier

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Seven years after being banned by the Cannes Film Festival for jokingly calling himself a Nazi, Danish director Lars von Trier has been invited back to the French festival. More>>

Study shows TV employment exceeding newspapers

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A study finds that the number of journalists in local television newsrooms exceeds that of newspapers for the first time. More>>

'Fearless Girl' to leave Wall Street's 'Charging Bull'

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New York's 'Fearless Girl' statue that has become a global symbol of female business prowess will be moved from her spot staring down the Wall Street 'Charging Bull' to a location facing the New York Stock Exchange. More>>

'60 Minutes' report details progression of Alzheimer's

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A sobering '60 Minutes' report filmed over a decade shows the toll that Alzheimer's Disease takes on a wife and husband in New York. More>>

Expert: Benadryl, quaaludes could've affected Cosby accuser

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Bill Cosby's lawyers have turned to their star witness in the comedian's sexual assault retrial. More>>

Prosecutor: Prince thought he was taking common painkiller

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A two-year probe into the overdose death of music superstar Prince is reaching a critical stage as a county prosecutor reveals whether criminal charges will be filed. More>>

Police say teen who searched for missing pal was his killer

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Los Angeles County sheriff's investigators say a 16-year-old who was part of a search party looking for a missing high school sports star led the group to discover the boy's body but investigators suspect he was the person who fatally stabbed him. More>>

NBA mourns death of Gregg Popovich's wife, a 'real star'

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The wife of San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich has died. More>>

Lance Armstrong settles $100M lawsuit with US government

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Lance Armstrong has reached a$5 million settlement with the federal government in a civil whistleblower lawsuit that could have sought $100 million in damages from the former cyclist. More>>

IndyCar star Dixon to try skills on "American Ninja Warrior"

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Scott Dixon is the latest IndyCar driver to wade into the reality television world with an audition next week on "American Ninja Warrior.". More>>

8,000 Disneyland tickets stolen from youth farming group

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Authorities say thieves made off with 8,000 Disneyland tickets when they stole a box trailer from a youth agricultural education organization. More>>

Howard commencement to feature "Black Panther" Boseman

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'Black Panther' star Chadwick Boseman will give the commencement address at his alma mater Howard University. More>>

Child of Utah family with TV show dies after house fire

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Police say a 2-year-old boy whose polygamous family is featured on a reality TV show has died following a fire in a southeastern Utah home. More>>

High winds delay opening of Coachella festival camping

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High wind warnings and advisories are posted for Southern California's mountains and deserts, and the blustery gusts are impacting people with plans to arrive early for the second weekend of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. More>>

'Dance Moms' star Miller has cancer, underwent spine surgery

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Former "Dance Moms" reality TV star Abby Lee Miller has been diagnosed with cancer. More>>

Ancient coins, bracelets looted from Romania return home

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Romanian authorities display a treasure trove of coins and bracelets from the 1st century which were stolen from western Romania and illegally secreted out of the country. More>>

Tribeca opens with 'Gilda,' and De Niro comes out swinging

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As the curtain is going up on the 17th Tribeca Film Festival, Robert De Niro is using the spotlight to direct all his ire at President Donald Trump. More>>

Far-right cancels bid to shut Berlin's Berghain techno club

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A local councilwoman in Berlin is being ridiculed online for proposing to close one of the city's most famous techno clubs because of partygoers' drug consumption, long opening hours and lascivious behavior on the dance floor. More>>

'Seinfeld' actor shows up at Devils game with face painted

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Life imitated art at the Stanley Cup playoffs as the actor who played Puddy on the TV sitcom "Seinfeld" showed up at the game with his face painted as a New Jersey Devils fan. More>>

Illusionist Copperfield takes stand in tourist injury case

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David Copperfield told a Nevada jury it would be his fault if an audience participant got hurt because of something Copperfield did wrong in an illusion during one of his shows. More>>

Trump calls sketch released by Daniels 'a total con job'

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Trump says a porn actress is pulling "a total con job" by promoting an artist's sketch of a man she says threatened her to keep silent. More>>

Ex-Playboy model settles lawsuit over alleged Trump affair

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A former Playboy model who said she had an affair with President Donald Trump has settled her lawsuit with a supermarket tabloid over an agreement that prohibited her from discussing the relationship. More>>

First Saudi cinema opens with popcorn and 'Black Panther'

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Saudi Arabia heralds opening of cinemas, screens Hollywood's 'Black Panther' in country's first movie theater. More>>

Eccentric German-Israeli artist Max Weinberg dies aged 90

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German-Israeli artist Max Weinberg, best known for his large, colorful paintings and distinctive personal appearance, has died. More>>

Miss America pageant gets funding to stay in Atlantic City

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New Jersey officials have approved $4.3 million in state subsidies to keep the 2019 Miss America pageant in Atlantic City. More>>

Dubai film festival to become biennial, skipping this year

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Dubai International Film Festival skips this year, says it will instead become biennial and hold next event in 2019. More>>

Kristen Stewart, Ava DuVernay to serve on the Cannes jury

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Kristen Stewart and Ava DuVernay will serve on the Cannes Film Festival jury to be led by Cate Blanchett. More>>

Theron's not leaving the US due to racism but is concerned

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Charlize Theron says she's not leaving the United States over concern about racism and her black children. More>>

Cosby's star witness says accuser spoke about plot to frame

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Jurors could soon hear Bill Cosby's explosive testimony about giving quaaludes to women before sex. More>>

Parkland students David and Lauren Hogg have book deal

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Two survivors of the deadly mass shooting this year at a Florida high school have a book deal. More>>

First Saudi cinema opens with popcorn and 'Black Panther'

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Saudi Arabia will hold a private screening of the Hollywood blockbuster "Black Panther" to herald the launch of movie theaters that are set to open to the public next month. More>>

Minnesota prosecutors plan announcement on Prince death

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Prosecutors in Minnesota plan an announcement on the two-year investigation into Prince's death from a drug overdose. More>>

Simply the best? UK critics praise Tina Turner stage musical

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British theater critics are praising a stage musical about the life of Tina Turner _ and it also has the approval of the star herself. More>>

Groups partner to increase lagging US orchestra diversity

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Hoping to increase diversity in American orchestras, the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation is making a $1.8 million grant over four years to three organizations joining together for a new initiative. More>>

The Latest: First Saudi Arabian movie theater screens film

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Saudi Arabia is screening the Hollywood blockbuster "Black Panther" in the first movie theater to open in the country. More>>

The Latest: Cosby defense case to resume Thursday

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Bill Cosby has arrived at a suburban Philadelphia courthouse for the eighth day of his sexual assault retrial. More>>

Model Alliance fights back against Karl Lagerfeld remarks

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Model Alliance calls for action against Karl Lagerfeld after he's quoted as calling models 'sordid creatures'. More>>

Sara Bareilles and Josh Groban to host the Tonys this summer

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Pop singers-turned-Broadway-stars Sara Bareilles and Josh Groban will co-host this summer's Tony Awards. More>>

Queen to welcome Commonwealth leaders as group seeks mission

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The flags of more than 50 nations are flying outside Buckingham Palace Queen Elizabeth II prepares to welcome leaders from the Commonwealth, an international club with an eclectic membership, an identity problem and an uncertain future. More>>

Pink, and her children, grace cover of People beauty issue

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Pink, and her children, selected for People magazine's beauty issue. More>>

Koolhaas: Prada Tower explores effect of space on art

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Dutch architect Rem Koolhaas says the 10-story tower he designed for the Prada Foundation is meant to reveal the interaction between art and architecture. More>>

Abu Dhabi's Warner Bros. indoor amusement park opens in July

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Abu Dhabi's new Warner Bros. indoor amusement park opens in July as massive Dubai park faces $300 million shortfall. More>>

Emily Ratajkowski: Fruit post doesn't mean she's pregnant

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Emily Ratajkowski not signaling that she's pregnant with "bearing fruit" Instagram caption. More>>

Atlantic City's Hard Rock casino sets June 28 opening date

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Atlantic City's Hard Rock casino resort announces June 28 opening date. More>>

Swedish king wants to let Nobel literature selectors resign

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Sweden's king wants to change the statutes of the Swedish Academy, which awards the Nobel Literature Prize each year, to allow its life-appointed board members to resign. More>>

Bill Cosby's graphic testimony could undercut his defense

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Prosecutors are building to the conclusion of their case against comedian Bill Cosby in his sexual assault retrial. More>>

Comic Rebel Wilson fights appeal of her $3.6M defamation win

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Actress Rebel Wilson has returned to an Australian court to fight a magazine publisher's appeal of an order to pay the actress a record 4.6 million Australian dollars ($3.6 million) in damages for defamation. More>>

Police: Man arrested at Taylor Swift house had knife, rope

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Authorities say a man arrested outside a Beverly Hills home owned by Taylor Swift was wearing a mask and rubber gloves, had a knife, rope and ammunition, and told police he had driven from his Colorado home to see the singer who was not there at the time. More>>

Fox News: Sean Hannity has our full support

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Fox News says it was unaware before it was revealed in court that its prime-time host, Sean Hannity, shared a lawyer with President Donald Trump. More>>

Steven Spielberg taking on DC Universe film 'Blackhawk'

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Steven Spielberg is flying into the DC Universe with the World War II action adventure "Blackhawk." Chairman Toby Emmerich says Tuesday that the legendary filmmaker will produce and may direct the film for the studio. More>>

Lawsuit leads to revelations about David Copperfield's act

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A Nevada jury is getting a rare behind-the-scenes look at a David Copperfield disappearing act after a British man claimed he was badly hurt as he participated in a 2013 show. More>>

Newscaster Carl Kasell of NPR's 'Morning Edition' dies at 84

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Veteran radio broadcaster Carl Kasell has died at 84. Kasell brought his gravitas to "Morning Edition" and later his wit to "Wait, Wait ... Don't Tell Me!" has died at 84. More>>

Kendrick Lamar's Pulitzer win hailed as 'big for music'

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Kendrick Lamar's Pulitzer win hailed as 'big for music' by one of the music jurors who picked the album 'DAMN.' as a finalist. More>>

Stormy Daniels' big reveal: sketch of man who threatened her

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The porn actress alleging a sexual affair with President Donald Trump says she is "done being bullied.". More>>

'Mockingbird' Broadway producer sues Harper Lee's estate

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The producer of the Broadway production of Harper Lee's "To Kill a Mockingbird" has filed a lawsuit against the executor of the late author's estate, which has challenged screenwriter Aaron Sorkin's adaptation. More>>

The Latest: Man released after arrest at Taylor Swift house

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A man arrested outside a Beverly Hills home owned by Taylor Swift while wearing a mask and carrying a knife has been released from custody while the investigation continues. More>>

Texas reopens case seen as inspiring 'Three Billboards' film

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Texas authorities are seeking fresh leads in the 1991 death of a woman whose case is seen as an inspiration for the Academy Award-winning film "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri". More>>

Pearl Jam aims to tap into youth movement with Montana show

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Pearl Jam's brief North American tour this summer will include a stop in tiny Missoula, Montana, the part-time home of bassist Jeff Ament. More>>

Conservative enthusiasm helps 'Roseanne' continue domination

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Research indicates that enthusiasm expressed for the success of the 'Roseanne' reboot has enticed conservatives to check it out. More>>

The Latest: Cosby's 2005 deposition undercuts defense

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Bill Cosby has arrived for his sexual assault retrial, where prosecutors are building to a close in their case. More>>

AP advice: don't make polls only subject of campaign stories

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The Associated Press says that its journalists should not use public opinion polls as the sole subject in a political campaign story. More>>

Poet-publisher-activist Sam Hamill dies at age 74

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Sam Hamill, a poet and translator and the founding editor of an independent publishing company in Washington state, has died. More>>

DiCaprio to present Scorsese with award at TCM Film Festival

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Leonardo DiCaprio is stepping out to give his friend and collaborator Martin Scorsese the inaugural Robert Osborne Award for his contributions in keeping classic film alive. More>>

Russell Crowe movie jockstrap gifted to Alaska Blockbuster

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John Oliver of HBO's "Last Week Tonight" is trying to give one of the last Blockbuster Video locations in the world a little help in drawing customers instead of streaming movies online. More>>

The Latest: Daniels releases sketch of man in parking lot

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The porn actress alleging a sexual affair with President Donald Trump has released a composite sketch of the man she says threatened her in a Las Vegas parking lot to stay quiet about the relationship. More>>

MTV's Video Music Awards are heading back to New York

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After spending a year in California, the MTV Video Music Awards are coming back to the East Coast. More>>

Quirky 'Night Court' actor Harry Anderson dies at age 65

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Harry Anderson, actor who played quirky night shift judge in the TV sitcom "Night Court" has died at 65 in North Carolina home. More>>

ABC makes unusual decision to release all of Comey talk

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ABC's unusual decision to release full transcript of George Stephanopoulos' interview with former FBI Director James Comey has turned into a hit for network's website. More>>

Hannity shares world view with Trump, and lawyer, too

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Fox News star Sean Hannity is revealed as a client of Trump attorney Michael Cohen in a New York court hearing. More>>

NYC removes statue of doctor who experimented on slaves

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A statue of a 19th century doctor who did experimental surgery without anesthesia on enslaved African-American women has been removed from New York's Central Park. More>>

Drum roll, please: Khloe Kardashian's baby is True Thompson

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Drum roll, please: Khloe Kardashian and Tristan Thompson have named their baby True. More>>

Times, New Yorker win Pulitzer for Weinstein scandal

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The New York Times and The New Yorker have won the Pulitzer Prize for public service for their reporting on Harvey Weinstein and sexual misconduct that galvanized the #MeToo movement. More>>

Commercial and critical darling Kendrick Lamar wins Pulitzer

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Kendrick Lamar's raw and powerful "DAMN." album has won the Pulitzer Prize for music. More>>

Matthews, Marleau lead Maple Leafs past Bruins 4-2 in Game 3

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Auston Matthews scored the go-ahead goal in the second period, Patrick Marleau had two goals, and the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Boston Bruins 4-2 in Game 3 of their Eastern Conference first-round series. More>>

MacKinnon scores twice, Avs beat Predators 5-3 in Game 3

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Nathan MacKinnon scored twice, including one as part of a three-goal first period and another to chase Nashville goaltender Pekka Rinne from the game, and the Colorado Avalanche held off the Predators 5-3 in Game 3 to pull to 2-1 in the first-round series. More>>

Oscar nominee Baumbach to be honored at Nantucket festival

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Oscar-nominated writer and director Noah Baumbach is being honored at the Nantucket Film Festival in June. More>>

Police: Suspect argued with men before fatal LA studio fire

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Police believe a Los Angeles man had argued with two men before he set a recording studio ablaze, killing those men and leaving two others injured. More>>

Prosecutor wants Meek Mill's drug and gun convictions tossed

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Philadelphia's district attorney says all charges should be dropped against Meek Mill and the rapper needs to have a new trial. More>>

Music Pulitzer goes to rapper Lamar; fiction prize to 'Less'

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Andrew Sean Greer's "Fearless," the comic and misbegotten adventures of a middle-aged novelist, won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction. More>>

What's in those seized records? Trump's biggest new worry

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President Donald Trump and his allies have hit a new level of anxiety after the raid on his personal attorney's office,. More>>

76ers' leading scorer, Hall of Famer Hal Greer dies at 81

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Hal Greer, a Hall of Fame guard and the Philadelphia 76ers' career leading scorer, has died. More>>

Bill Cosby's accuser denies framing him, knowing key witness Video included

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Bill Cosby's chief accuser is back on the witness stand as the comedian's lawyers look to raise doubts about her allegations that he drugged and molested her in 2004. More>>

Busch passes Larson to win rain-delayed race at Bristol

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NASCAR hopes to complete Cup Series race at Bristol a day after rain postponement. More>>

'Night Court' star Harry Anderson, 65, found dead in home

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Harry Anderson, actor who played an off-the-wall judge working the night shift of a Manhattan court room in the TV sitcom "Night Court," has died in North Carolina. More>>

The Latest: Weinstein spokeswoman wants #MeToo recognition

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Rapper Kendrick Lamar has become the first non-classical or jazz performer to win the Pulitzer Prize for music. More>>

The Latest: No immediate ruling on FBI raid of Trump lawyer

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Lawyers for President Donald Trump's personal attorney say investigators "took everything" during raids last week on his residence and office. More>>

Defense cross of Cosby accuser reflects change in strategy

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Bill Cosby's lawyers have changed the way they talk about his chief accuser and her relationship with him. More>>

Case of man found with Rosie O'Donnell's daughter dismissed

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The case against a New Jersey man found with comedian Rosie O'Donnell's missing daughter three years ago has been dismissed. More>>

Beyonce gives $100,000 to 4 historically black schools

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Beyonce paid tribute to historically black colleges during her groundbreaking Coachella performance, and now the singer is donating $100,000 to four black universities. More>>

Pulitzer winner captured Charlottesville tragedy on last day

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A former photographer for the daily newspaper in Charlottesville, Virginia, won a Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News Photography on Monday. More>>

Jack Gantos' next Joey Pigza story is audio only

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For his next tale about the chaotic life of young Joey Pigza, Jack Gantos has a special pitch: Gantos is releasing "The Dented Head of Joey Pigza" as an original audiobook. More>>

Box Office Top 20: 'Rampage' scores No. 1 with $35.8 million

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The Dwayne Johnson movie "Rampage" opened in first place over the weekend, beating out stiff competition from last weekend's champ "A Quiet Place.". More>>

Springsteen, mom dance together to celebrate her birthday

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Bruce Springsteen treated his 92-year-old mother to an early birthday celebration before Mother Nature spoiled the party. More>>

'Full Metal Jacket' actor R. Lee Ermey dies at 74

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R. Lee Ermey, a former marine who made a career in Hollywood playing hard-nosed military men like Gunnery Sergeant Hartman in Stanley Kubrick's "Full Metal Jacket," has died. More>>

John Stamos welcomes son, names him after father

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Actor John Stamos is a father, son Billy named after actor's dad. More>>

Pulitzer Prize winners in journalism, arts to be announced

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The winners of the Pulitzer Prizes in journalism and the arts are set to be announced in New York City. More>>

Stapleton, Lambert, Underwood and Vegas win at ACM Awards

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Country music is making a major return to Las Vegas with the 2018 ACM Awards, six months after a lone gunman killed 58 people at a country music festival in the nation's deadliest mass shooting. More>>

Whoa, Nellie: Keith Jackson remembered at Rose Bowl

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Keith Jackson, the folksy voice of college football for decades on ABC, was remembered as "the Walter Cronkite of sports broadcasting" in a memorial service at the Rose Bowl. More>>

Engaged wrestlers John Cena and Nikki Bella break up

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Engaged pro wrestlers John Cena and Nikki Bella are ending their relationship. More>>

Austrian drag queen Conchita Wurst says she's HIV-positive

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Bearded diva Conchita Wurst says she's HIV-positive and has been living with the virus for many years. More>>

Indians donate $37,000 for hurricane relief in Puerto Rico

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The Cleveland Indians have donated an additional $37,000 to help hurricane recovery. More>>

In a close race, 'Rampage' takes No. 1 from 'A Quiet Place'

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Dwayne Johnson's big budget arcade game-based "Rampage" crept past last week's top film "A Quiet Place" to take the No. 1 spot on the box office charts, but just barely. More>>

Comey: 'Possible' that Russians have leverage over Trump

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President Donald Trump is again calling former FBI Director James Comey a "slimeball" ahead of the publication of his new book. More>>

Trove of author Ray Bradbury's papers set for preservation

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A vast trove of manuscripts, correspondence and memorabilia that science fiction-fantasy writer Ray Bradbury amassed during his more than 70-year career is headed into a yearslong undertaking to sort and preserve his legacy for the ages. More>>

Eagles release cornerback Daryl Worley after his arrest

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The Philadelphia Eagles have released cornerback Daryl Worley, hours after he was arrested. More>>

Beyonce's Coachella set includes Destiny's Child reunion

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Beyonce's headlining set at Coachella may have been delayed by a year, but it did not disappoint. More>>

Robert Caro talks Lyndon Johnson, music and the 1960s

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Robert Caro has been thinking a lot about the 1960s: The Pulitzer Prize winning historian shared observations about the decade in address to the New-York Historical Society. More>>

DA to air more evidence in eccentric heir's murder case

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Three years after the arrest of New York real estate heir Robert Durst in the fatal shooting of his best friend in Los Angeles there's still no trial scheduled. More>>

The Latest: Aldean wins ACM entertainer of the year award

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The Latest: ACM Awards open with somber tribute from some of country's biggest names; Miranda Lambert wins song of the year award for 'Tin Man'. More>>

Stevie Ray Vaughan's 1951 Fender fetches $250,000 at auction

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The electric guitar that blues legend Stevie Ray Vaughan used in his first studio recording and early performances has fetched $250,000 at auction in his hometown of Dallas. More>>

Miami University to give early copies of Wil Haygood's book

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Miami University will be handing out early copies of a Pulitzer Prize-nominated author Wil Haygood's newest work to students who will hear him speak at the college's 2018 convocation. More>>

Bon Jovi, Nina Simone, Moody Blues make it into Rock Hall

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Bon Jovi, the Cars and four first-time nominees, including Nina Simone, will be inducted as the 2018 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame class. More>>

Auction of Zsa Zsa Gabor's personal items earns $909,000

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Costumes, memorabilia and other items owned by late actress Zsa Zsa Gabor have sold at auction for more than $909,000. More>>

Milos Forman, Oscar-winning director, dies at 86

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Milos Forman, Oscar-winning director of "Cuckoo's Nest," "Amadeus," dies at 86. More>>

The Latest: Completion of Bristol race postponed to Monday

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NASCAR is still hoping the Cup Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway will be run on Sunday. More>>

Nevada sheriff: Radio show host Art Bell dead at 72

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Art Bell, a radio host best known for a paranormal-themed nightly show syndicated on hundreds of stations in the 1990s, has died at his home in southern Nevada. More>>

Activist party backs Cynthia Nixon in NY governor's race

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The progressive Working Families Party has endorsed "Sex and the City" actress Cynthia Nixon against incumbent Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo. More>>

The Latest: Past due, Moody Blues inducted into Rock Hall

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New Jersey rockers Bon Jovi headline 2018 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame class. More>>

'Your friends': Constand tells Cosby jury of pills, assault Video included

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Bill Cosby's chief accuser sent jurors into the weekend with a stark portrait of the night she says the man she viewed as a friend and mentor tricked her into taking a powerful drug and then humiliated her for his own sexual gratification. More>>

Gay rights lawyer immolates self in NYC in ecology protest

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A well-known gay rights lawyer and environmental advocate has burned himself to death in a grisly protest against ecological destruction. More>>

Mavis Staples to receive Underground Railroad museum award

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The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center in Cincinnati says it plans to celebrate singer and activist Mavis Staples with one of the museum's highest honors. More>>

Police: singer arrested with stolen guitars in California

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Authorities say the singer of the metal band American Head Charge was arrested in Southern California after police found more than a dozen stolen guitars in his possession. More>>

Chief Cosby accuser says she was too weak to 'fight him off' Video included

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Bill Cosby's chief accuser is set to take the witness stand at his sexual assault retrial. More>>

New Jersey Gov hails 'Bon Jovi Day' for Rock Hall inductees

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New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy declares "Bon Jovi Day" in the state. More>>

MeToo founder Tarana Burke: Focus on survivors, not blaming Video included

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MeToo founder Tarana Burke was honored along with Hollywood actresses and media and literary stars at the annual Variety Power of Women event, where the recent cultural reckoning over sexual misconduct was a major topic. More>>

The Latest: Cosby lawyers ask accuser about pyramid scheme Video included

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Bill Cosby's chief accuser is telling jurors at his sexual assault retrial that she's seeking justice. More>>

CNN's Don Lemon to contributor: be honest

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CNN's Don Lemon cut off a former Donald Trump aide _ and a paid CNN contributor _ accusing Jason Miller of lying on the air. More>>

Trial begins in civil case focused on David Copperfield show

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An attorney for a British man who says he slipped, fell and injured while he participated in a disappearing illusion at magician David Copperfield's Las Vegas show says the act was "an accident waiting to happen.". More>>

Former U2 stage to be centerpiece of Utah aquarium expansion

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The former centerpiece of a U2 world tour is finding a new home as the backdrop for an aquarium expansion in suburban Salt Lake City. More>>

Cosby accuser's account remains consistent through 2 trials Video included

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For the second time in less than a year, Bill Cosby's chief accuser has taken the witness stand and told a jury that he tricked her into taking a powerful drug and then humiliated her for his own sexual gratification. More>>

Huey Lewis, suffering hearing loss, cancels 2018 tour

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Huey Lewis and The News has canceled its 2018 tour while frontman Lewis deals with the sudden loss of his hearing. More>>

AP investigation: Doctors keep licenses despite sex abuse

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An Associated Press investigation finds that even as Hollywood moguls, elite journalists and politicians have been pushed out of their jobs or resigned amid allegations of sexual misconduct, the world of medicine is more forgiving. More>>

Romanian caricaturist whose art irked Communists dies at 78

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Romanian caricaturist Mihai Stanescu, censored for mocking the Communist regime of Nicolae Ceausescu, has died at 78. Daiana Stanescu says her father died Saturday following a long illness. More>>

A somber close to the bridal fashion career of Amsale Aberra

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A somber close to the career of bridal designer Amsale Aberra with the showing of her last collection. More>>

Leader of secretive group ordered by judge to stay in jail

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The leader of a secretive group accused of coercing female followers into having sex and getting branded with his initials remains behind bars after a federal court appearance. More>>

The Latest: GOP congressmen want Comey's memos on Trump

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President Donald Trump says former FBI Director James Comey is an "untruthful slime ball" who should be prosecuted for leaking classified information. Trump tweets: "It was my great honor to fire him.". More>>

Trump cries "slime ball" after former FBI director slams him Video included

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Former FBI Director James Comey blasts President Donald Trump as "unethical and untethered to truth" and his leadership of the country as "ego driven and about personal loyalty.". More>>

Video: Will Ferrell treated after rollover freeway crash

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Video shows that actor Will Ferrell treated by paramedics after a rollover crash on a Los Angeles-area freeway. More>>

Cuomo says he won't seek Working Families Party ballot line

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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he will not seek the ballot line of the progressive Working Families Party. More>>

Outdoors humor columnist Patrick F. McManus dies at 84

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Patrick F. McManus, a prolific writer best known for his humor columns in fishing and hunting magazines who also wrote mystery novels and one-man comedy plays, has died. More>>

Arnold Schwarzenegger: 'I'm good' but 'not great yet'

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Arnold Schwarzenegger says he's good, but not great, following heart surgery. More>>

French rocker's will tears family apart months after death

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The first legal chapter of a high-drama case over the inheritance of deceased French rock star Johnny Hallyday that is tearing up his family has ended with a court ruling giving each side a partial win. More>>

Stevie Ray Vaughan's 1951 Fender for sale at Dallas auction

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The electric guitar that late blues legend Stevie Ray Vaughan used in his first studio recording is expected to sell for about $400,000 at auction in Dallas. More>>

Common, Usher, Dave Matthews Band set for memorial concert

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Top musical acts including Common, Usher and the Dave Matthews Band are set to perform at a concert marking a new memorial to lynching victims in Montgomery, Alabama. More>>

'This Is Us' and 'Master of None' receive GLAAD Media Awards Video included

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'This Is Us' has been named outstanding television drama at the GLAAD Media Awards at a ceremony that also honored Britney Spears. More>>

Outrage in Sweden as 2 women pressured to leave Nobel group

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