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It's an election year, and Biden's team is signaling a more aggressive posture toward the press

It's an election year, and Biden's team is signaling a more aggressive posture toward the press

NEW YORK (AP) — Occupants of the White House have grumbled over news coverage practically since the place was built.
Kevin Costner and Christine Baumgartner's divorce is finalized, officially ending their marriage

Kevin Costner and Christine Baumgartner's divorce is finalized, officially ending their marriage

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — A judge has declared that Kevin Costner and his wife of nearly two decades, Christine Baumgartner, are now legally divorced, according to court records filed Tuesday.
Jury selection begins for trial of "Rust" armorer in fatal 2021 shooting by Alec Baldwin

Jury selection begins for trial of "Rust" armorer in fatal 2021 shooting by Alec Baldwin

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Prosecutors in New Mexico want more accountability for the 2021 death of a cinematographer who was fatally shot by actor Alec Baldwin during a rehearsal for the Western film “Rust.
YouTube mom Ruby Franke apologizes at sentencing in child abuse case

YouTube mom Ruby Franke apologizes at sentencing in child abuse case

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Ruby Franke, a Utah mother of six who gave parenting advice to millions via a once-popular a YouTube channel, shared a tearful apology to her children for physically and emotionally abusing them before a judge delivered a senten
American Airlines is raising bag fees and changing how customers earn frequent-flyer points

American Airlines is raising bag fees and changing how customers earn frequent-flyer points

DALLAS (AP) — American Airlines is raising the cost of checking bags and it is making other changes to push customers to buy tickets directly from the airline if they want to earn frequent-flyer points.
Ex-gang leader's murder trial in Tupac Shakur killing pushed back to November

Ex-gang leader's murder trial in Tupac Shakur killing pushed back to November

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Trial for a former Los Angeles-area gang leader accused of killing of hip-hop music icon Tupac Shakur in Las Vegas in 1996 has been pushed back several months, a judge said Tuesday.
Review: Choreographer Twyla Tharp, still inventing at 82, displays her latest creations

Review: Choreographer Twyla Tharp, still inventing at 82, displays her latest creations

NEW YORK (AP) — There are many adjectives one might use to describe the force of nature that is Twyla Tharp. “Shy” is not one. This includes at curtain calls.

San Francisco Opera commissions Huang Ruo's `The Monkey King' for 2025 premiere, based on novel

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The San Francisco Opera commissioned Huang Ruo to compose “The Monkey King,” based on an episode from the 16th century Chinese novel “Journey to the West,” for a fall 2025 premiere.
Ethan Coen and Tricia Cooke give sexploitation cinema a queer spin in 'Drive-Away Dolls'

Ethan Coen and Tricia Cooke give sexploitation cinema a queer spin in 'Drive-Away Dolls'

NEW YORK (AP) — Scripts of all kinds sit in the drawers of Ethan Coen’s home, some to be returned to, some forever abandoned.
Beatles to get a Fab Four of biopics, with a movie each for Paul, John, George and Ringo

Beatles to get a Fab Four of biopics, with a movie each for Paul, John, George and Ringo

NEW YORK (AP) — The Beatles are getting the big-screen biopic treatment in not just one film, but a Fab Four of movies that will give each band member their own spotlight — all of which are to be directed by Sam Mendes.
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