Arts and entertainment

FILE - In this May 31, 2006 file photo, Katie Couric and Matt Lauer, co-hosts of the NBC Today" program, open her farewell broadcast in New York. Couric told People in a story published Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018: “I had no idea this was going on during my tenure or after I left.” She left NBC in 2006 to anchor the “CBS Evening News” and has been criticized for not speaking out in the more than a month since Lauer was fired. The show’s network, NBC, said an investigation of a Lauer colleague’s detailed complaint showed “inappropriate sexual behavior.” Since, other women have reportedly accused him of harassment and assault.(AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
January 13, 2018 - 3:55 pm
Katie Couric, who was Matt Lauer's "Today" co-host for several years, broke her silence Saturday on sexual misconduct allegations against him. Couric told People magazine: "I had no idea this was going on during my tenure or after I left." She departed NBC in 2006 to anchor the "CBS Evening News"...
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FILE - This image released by Sony Pictures shows Michelle Williams, left, and Mark Wahlberg in TriStar Pictures' "All The Money in the World." After an outcry over a significant disparity in pay with Williams, Wahlberg has agreed to donate the $1.5 million he earned for reshoots on the movie to the anti-sexual misconduct initiative Time’s Up, in Williams' name, announced Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018. (Fabio Lovino/Sony-TriStar Pictures via AP)
January 13, 2018 - 2:57 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Following an outcry over a significant disparity in pay between co-stars, Mark Wahlberg agreed Saturday to donate the $1.5 million he earned for reshoots for "All the Money in the World" to the sexual misconduct defense initiative Time's Up. Wahlberg said he'll donate the money in...
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January 13, 2018 - 1:44 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina is promoting the locations where the award-winning "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" was filmed as tourist destinations. The News & Observer of Raleigh reports the state's tourism division has organized a trip planner for the locations where the...
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FILE - In this Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017 file photo, Julia Louis-Dreyfus poses in the press room with her awards for outstanding lead actress in a comedy series and outstanding comedy series for "Veep" at the 69th Primetime Emmy Awards at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. On Friday, Jan. 12, 2018, Julia Louis-Dreyfus marked the end of chemotherapy by posting a video on Instagram of her grown sons lip-syncing to Michael Jackson’s “Beat It.” (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
January 13, 2018 - 1:27 pm
Julia Louis-Dreyfus has marked the end of chemo by posting an Instagram video of her grown sons lip-syncing to Michael Jackson's "Beat It." The "Veep" star and "Seinfeld" alum" said of Charlie and Henry, her two kids with Brad Hall: "Ain't they sweet?" Louis-Dreyfus announced in September she had...
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FILE - In this Sept. 5, 2017 file photo, actress Rebecca Hall poses for photographers at the premiere of the film 'mother!' at the 74th edition of the Venice Film Festival in Venice, Italy, Hall says she’s donating her salary from the latest Woody Allen film to Time’s Up. Hall said on Instagram she was hired for Allen’s “A Rainy Day in New York” but is “profoundly sorry” and “regrets” her decision to work with the filmmaker. She said Friday, Jan. 12, 2018, she reconsidered the job after reviewing molestation accusations by Allen’s daughter Dylan Farrow. (AP Photo/Domenico Stinellis, File)
January 13, 2018 - 12:16 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Actress Rebecca Hall says she's donating her salary from the latest Woody Allen film to Time's Up. Hall says on Instagram she was hired for Allen's "A Rainy Day in New York" but is "profoundly sorry" and "regrets" her decision to work with the filmmaker. She said Friday she...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, July 13, 2016 file photo, Irish actor Liam Neeson speaks during a press conference to promote his new film "Operation Chromite" in Seoul, South Korea. Actor Liam Neeson says that the Hollywood sexual harassment scandal has sparked "a bit of a witch hunt.” (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, File)
January 13, 2018 - 8:32 am
LONDON (AP) — Actor Liam Neeson says the Hollywood sexual harassment scandal has sparked "a bit of a witch hunt." Asked about the issue on the Irish broadcaster RTE, Neeson said: "There's some people, famous people, being suddenly accused of touching some girl's knee or something and suddenly they'...
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FILE - In this July 15, 2011 file photo, former U.S. Sen. John Tunney, left, stands with his arm around Patrick Kennedy on a pier in Hyannis Port, Mass., before Kennedy was to wed Amy Petitgout at the Kennedy Compound in Hyannis Port later in the day. John Tunney, the former U.S. senator from California, has died. His brother Jay Tunney says John Tunney died Friday, Jan. 12, 2018 in Santa Monica, Calif., of cancer. He was 83. John Tunney was the son of heavyweight boxing champion Gene Tunney, and was among the youngest people elected to the U.S. Senate in the past century when he won his seat in 1970 at age 36. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer, File)
January 12, 2018 - 11:37 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — John V. Tunney, whose successful campaign for a California seat in the U.S. Senate became the basis for the 1972 Robert Redford film "The Candidate," has died. He was 83. Tunney died of prostate cancer Friday at a home in the Brentwood section of Los Angeles, his brother, Jay...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017, file photo, halfpipe skier Torin Yater-Wallace poses for a portrait at the U.S. team media summit in Park City, Utah. In spite of many obstacles in his life, Yater-Wallace is on the precipice of making another U.S. Olympic team. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)
January 12, 2018 - 9:59 pm
Freestyle skier Torin Yater-Wallace has a simple picture in his mind: his family all together in South Korea for the Winter Olympics and watching him compete in the halfpipe. His journey there has been much more complicated. The family has been through so much over the years — from dad serving time...
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FILE - In this Oct. 19, 2011 file photo, chief conductor Charles Dutoit rehearses with the Philadelphia Orchestra in Philadelphia. Six more women have stepped forward to accuse the prominent conductor of sexually assaulting them in the United States, France and Canada, including a musician who says the maestro raped her in 1988. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
January 12, 2018 - 7:17 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Conductor Charles Dutoit's name has become so toxic following accusations of sexual assault that Canada's national broadcaster has stopped saying his name on air when radio stations play his music. Canadian Broadcasting Corp. spokeswoman Emma Bedard said Friday that CBC...
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FILE - In this Feb. 7, 2009 file photo, Chris Brown arrives at the Clive Davis pre-Grammy party in Beverly Hills, Calif. California fish and wildlife agents have seized Brown's pet monkey from his Los Angeles home. Capt. Patrick Foy says Friday, Jan. 12, 2018, that investigators determined the singer didn't have a permit for the capuchin monkey, named Fiji. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles, file)
January 12, 2018 - 6:25 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — California fish and wildlife agents have seized Chris Brown's pet monkey from his Los Angeles home. Capt. Patrick Foy says Friday that investigators determined the singer didn't have a permit for the capuchin monkey, named Fiji. The singer posted an Instagram video last month...
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