Arts and entertainment

Rebecca Eaton, left, Kelly Macdonald and Benedict Cumberbatch (via satellite) participate in the "The Child in Time" panel during the PBS Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour on Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018, in Pasadena, Calif. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
January 17, 2018 - 7:56 pm
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on upcoming programming from the TV Critics meeting in Pasadena, California (all times local): 4:55 p.m. Michael Keaton is narrating a 50th anniversary tribute to the late Fred Rogers and his beloved children's program, "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood." "Mister...
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January 17, 2018 - 2:05 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Former "Jersey Shore" reality TV star Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino is expected to plead guilty to federal tax charges this week. A letter filed with the court on Wednesday says Sorrentino and his brother, Marc, plan to plead guilty at a court hearing on Friday in Newark. The...
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FILE - This Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013, file photo shows Google's headquarters in Mountain View, Calif. Google says humans will now review video from its most popular YouTube creators after recent complaints. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
January 17, 2018 - 1:59 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Google says humans will now review video from its most popular YouTube creators after recent complaints. The videos being targeted are ones Google packages to advertisers as "preferred" content. While Google has had human reviewers before, it relies heavily on software to flag...
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FILE - In this Jan. 11, 2018 file photo, Katie Couric poses in the press room at the 23rd annual Critics' Choice Awards in Santa Monica, Calif. NBC is bringing back Katie Couric to co-host the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics next month. She will be co-host with Mike Tirico, who is replacing Bob Costas as prime-time host of the games. The ceremony will take place in South Korea on Feb. 9. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
January 17, 2018 - 12:35 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — NBC is bringing back Katie Couric to co-host the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics next month. Couric will be co-host with Mike Tirico, who is replacing Bob Costas as prime-time host of the games. The ceremony takes place in South Korea on Feb. 9. She's hosted three Olympic...
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January 17, 2018 - 10:00 am
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Chris Stapleton, Arcade Fire and Modest Mouse lead the lineup for the Forecastle Festival in Louisville, Kentucky, along with Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit, Houndmouth and The War on Drugs. The July 13-15 music festival held on Waterfront Park on the banks of the Ohio River...
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This undated image provided by the Mairie de Bayeux (Bayeux city hall), Normandy, France, shows visitors watching a section from the Bayeux tapestry. French officials are considering loaning the historic 70-meter-long Bayeux Tapestry to Britain for the first time. (Stéphane Maurice/Mairie de Bayeux via AP)
January 17, 2018 - 6:31 am
PARIS (AP) — French officials are considering loaning the historic Bayeux Tapestry to Britain for the first time. The mayor of the Normandy town of Bayeux and the director of the museum that houses the 70-meter (230-foot)-long tapestry are holding a meeting about the discussions Wednesday. The...
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A smartphone shows Tuesday's NHK television's news website saying "North Korea appears to have fired a missile," "The government: Seek shelter inside buildings and basements," second from top, in Tokyo Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018. The Japan's public broadcaster mistakenly sent an alert on Tuesday warning citizens of a North Korean missile launch and urging them to seek immediate shelter, then minutes later corrected it, top, days after a similar error in Hawaii. The message at top reads: "The flash of North Korea's missile launch was a mistake." (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
January 17, 2018 - 4:06 am
TOKYO (AP) — Japanese public broadcaster NHK said Wednesday that an erroneous alert about a North Korean missile fired at Japan was sent by a staff member who meant to transmit a different news flash. NHK denied any mechanical flaw and said it is studying preventive measures, though it did not give...
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January 17, 2018 - 12:39 am
SYDNEY (AP) — Australian actress Jessica Falkholt died in a Sydney hospital on Wednesday, three weeks after a two-car collision that had already claimed four lives including three members of her family. The 29-year-old, who played Hope Morrison in more than a dozen episodes of the long-running...
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Angela Lansbury attends a photocall during the PBS Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour on Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018, in Pasadena, Calif. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
January 16, 2018 - 9:25 pm
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Angela Lansbury has words of wisdom for young actors. Lansbury, 92, who plays crusty Aunt March in PBS' new adaptation of "Little Women," advised newcomers to learn everything possible about the character they're playing and "don't just go out there and spout words." Actors...
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Reuters journalist Kyaw Soe Oo, in handcuffs, talks as he leaves court Wednesday, Jan.10, 2018, outskirts of Yangon, Myanmar. (AP Photo/Thein Zaw)
January 16, 2018 - 3:56 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson said Tuesday that he hoped two Reuters journalists will be freed in conjunction with his visit to Myanmar next week as a member of an international advisory panel seeking to resolve the crisis in the country. Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were...
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