Arts and entertainment

June 28, 2017 - 7:34 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — After releasing a best-selling children's book, Kelly Clarkson is back for an encore. HarperCollins Publishers announced Wednesday that the Grammy winner's "River Rose and the Magical Christmas" is coming out Oct. 24. The picture book is illustrated by Lucy Fleming and continues...
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This combination photo shows actors, from left, Janelle Monae, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Jordan Peele and Priyanka Chopra, who are among the 774 people invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. The film academy revealed its latest invitees on Wednesday, June 28, 2017. (AP Photo/File)
June 28, 2017 - 7:13 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Thor, Captain America, Wonder Woman and Betty White have been invited to join the film academy. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences revealed its latest invitees on Wednesday, which include several artists from the worlds of action and comedy. "We are looking in areas...
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FILE – This April 24, 2016, file photo shows the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, located on the shores of Lake Erie in downtown Cleveland. The museum is opening a $15 million "Power of Rock" exhibit July 1, 2017, that will give fans a taste of the hall's famous induction ceremonies. The exhibit will feature a 12-minute reel of ceremony highlights by Academy Award-winning director Jonathan Demme. (AP Photo/Beth J. Harpaz, File)
June 28, 2017 - 7:11 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is opening a $15 million exhibit that will give fans a taste of its famous induction ceremonies. The Cleveland-based museum will unveil its "Power of Rock" experience this weekend. It gave The Associated Press an early look Wednesday. The exhibit will...
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FILE - This March 29, 2012, file photo, shows the beef product that critics call "pink slime" during a plant tour of Beef Products Inc. in South Sioux City, Neb. Beef Products Inc. says the settlement reached with ABC in a $1.9 billion defamation lawsuit over the network's reports on its lean, finely textured beef product provides a strong foundation on which to grow the business. The terms of the settlement announced Wednesday, June 28, 2017 are confidential. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik, File)
June 28, 2017 - 3:56 pm
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — ABC and a South Dakota meat producer announced a settlement Wednesday in a $1.9 billion lawsuit against the network over its reports on a beef product that critics dubbed "pink slime." The terms of the settlement including its amount are confidential. Dakota Dunes-based...
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June 28, 2017 - 3:55 pm
BOSTON (AP) — In a story June 24 about the auction of items connected to famous gangsters, The Associated Press, relying on information from the auction house, erroneously attributed the music and lyrics of a piece titled "Humoresque." While Al Capone did write down the music and lyrics, the piece...
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FILE - In this Feb. 4, 2007 file photo, Prince performs during the halftime show of the Super Bowl XLI football game at Dolphin Stadium in Miami. Lawyers for Universal Music Group have renewed their request that a Minnesota judge cancel the company's music rights deal with Prince's estate, saying UMG will otherwise have to sue according to a court filing made public Tuesday, June 27, 2017. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)
June 28, 2017 - 3:52 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A new song from Prince's late father, produced at Paisley Park, is being released Thursday to celebrate what would have been his 101th birthday. Prince's half-sister, Sharon Nelson, produced the jazzy "Heart of Mine" by John L. Nelson and said it is the first single from the album...
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FILE - This March 29, 2012, file photo, shows the beef product that critics call "pink slime" during a plant tour of Beef Products Inc. in South Sioux City, Neb. Beef Products Inc. says the settlement reached with ABC in a $1.9 billion defamation lawsuit over the network's reports on its lean, finely textured beef product provides a strong foundation on which to grow the business. The terms of the settlement announced Wednesday, June 28, 2017 are confidential. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik, File)
June 28, 2017 - 3:24 pm
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — ABC and a South Dakota meat producer announced a settlement Wednesday in a $1.9 billion lawsuit against the American network over its reports on a lean, finely textured beef product that critics dubbed "pink slime." The terms of the settlement including its amount are...
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June 28, 2017 - 3:19 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The film academy is inviting 774 new members to join its ranks, including actors Leslie Jones, Dwayne Johnson, Riz Ahmed, Chris Pratt and Anna Faris. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences revealed its latest invitees on Wednesday. The organization reports the new class...
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FILE - A Friday, Sept. 5, 1997 aerial photo taken from files of the island where Princess Diana is buried in the grounds of the Spencer family estate in Althorp, England, near Northampton north of London. Prince William, his wife, Kate, and Prince Harry will attend a private service at the late Princess Diana’s grave on what would have been her 56th birthday. In a brief statement, Kensington Palace said Wednesday, June 28, 2017, that the July 1 service will be conducted by the Archbishop of Canterbury and attended by Diana’s family. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay, File)
June 28, 2017 - 3:16 pm
LONDON (AP) — Prince William, his wife, Kate, and Prince Harry will attend a private service at the late Princess Diana's grave on what would have been her 56th birthday. In a brief statement, Kensington Palace said Wednesday that the July 1 service will be conducted by the Archbishop of Canterbury...
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June 28, 2017 - 3:11 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The film academy is inviting 774 new members to join its ranks, including actors Leslie Jones, Dwayne Johnson, Riz Ahmed, Chris Pratt and Anna Faris. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences revealed its latest invitees on Wednesday. The organization reports the new class...
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