Arts and entertainment

March 21, 2018 - 4:13 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Gruesome images of a lynched Emmett Till were seared into the minds of many black Americans in 1955 and helped lead to the modern civil rights movement. But few whites knew of their existence at the time. That reality is at the top of NBC's two-hour documentary of how images...
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Graham Rahal (15) races into turn two before finishing second in the IndyCar Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg Sunday, March 11, 2018, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Jason Behnken)
March 21, 2018 - 3:37 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Indianapolis 500, an American staple on ABC for 53 years, will have a new television home next season. In fact, the entire IndyCar package is moving to NBC in 2019 in what could turn out to be an exceptional deal for the series because of promised increased exposure...
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March 21, 2018 - 6:31 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Selena Gomez took to Instagram after bikini photos of her in Australia showing a scar drew social media comments that she looked "thick." The singer wrote that the beauty myth was "an obsession with physical perfection that traps modern woman in an endless cycle of hopelessness,...
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FILE - In this Dec. 13, 2017 file photo, Harry Belafonte attends the 2017 Ripple of Hope Awards in New York. On Wednesday, March 21, the Librarian of Congress announced Belafonte as an inductee into the National Recording Registry. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP, File)
March 21, 2018 - 3:53 am
WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) — Songs performed by Tony Bennett, Gloria Estefan and Run-DMC are among 25 recordings being added to the National Recording Registry. The Library of Congress announced on Wednesday the list of titles being honored for their cultural and historic importance to the American...
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March 20, 2018 - 4:57 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — After Shepard Smith set off some internal Fox News Channel bickering over his description of "entertaining" opinion programming, a glance at the cable television rankings reveals the extent to which political talk has become a pastime for millions of Americans. The Nielsen company...
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FILE- In this June 17, 2017, file photo, Bill Cosby exits the Montgomery County Courthouse after a mistrial was declared in Norristown, Pa. On Thursday, March 15, 2018, a judge agreed to let five additional Cosby accusers testify at his April 2 sexual assault retrial, giving prosecutors a chance to portray the man once known as "America's Dad" as a serial predator who made a habit of drugging and molesting women. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
March 20, 2018 - 4:56 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bill Cosby's lawyers want T-shirts, buttons and other slogan-filled items banned from his upcoming sexual assault retrial after some accusers were seen with them in the audience at his first trial. Cosby's lawyers argued in court papers on Tuesday that slogans like "We Stand in...
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March 20, 2018 - 3:55 pm
WILMINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A private Vermont ski resort that was the setting for "The Bachelor Winter Games" on ABC has been shut down for failing to pay taxes. The resort missed a required payment to the state and was ordered to close until it is paid, Meridith Dennes, a spokeswoman for The Hermitage...
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FILE - This file image released by Disney and Marvel Studios' shows Chadwick Boseman in a scene from "Black Panther." “Black Panther” has become the first film since 2000’s “Avatar” to top the weekend box office five straight weekends. According to studio estimates Sunday, March 18, 2018, “Black Panther” grossed $27 million in ticket sales over the weekend, pushing its domestic haul to $605.4 million. (Marvel Studios/Disney via AP, File)
March 20, 2018 - 1:38 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The pop culture sensation "Black Panther" has set another record: most tweeted about movie ever. Twitter said Tuesday that Ryan Coogler's box-office smash has been tweeted about more than 35 million times. That pushes it ahead of the previous record-holder, "Star Wars: The Force...
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Former Beatle Ringo Starr, speaks with Britain's Prince William after receiving his knighthood at Buckingham Palace during an Investiture ceremony in London Tuesday March 20, 2018. (Yui Mok/PA via AP)
March 20, 2018 - 10:46 am
LONDON (AP) — Call him Sir Ringo now, or Sir Richard to be more precise. Either way, it's a fitting honor for the former Beatles drummer, who has waited decades for the recognition. The 77-year-old Ringo Starr received his long-awaited knighthood from Prince William Tuesday. He used his real name...
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March 20, 2018 - 10:15 am
VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican is planting 10 chapels in the woods of one of Venice's lagoon islands for its first-ever contribution to the Venice Architecture Biennale. Cardinal Gianfranco Ravasi, the Vatican's culture minister, unveiled plans for "Vatican Chapels" on Tuesday, saying the project...
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