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  • Broadway's 'On the Town' welcomes 3 special stars
    Associated Press | July 01, 2015 5:04 am
    If theatergoers at Wednesday's matinee of "On the Town" take special attention, they'll get to see the Broadway debut of three special teenagers.
  • Israeli court rules Kafka works to go to National Library
    Associated Press | July 01, 2015 2:00 am
    An Israeli court has stripped an Israeli family of a collection of Franz Kafka manuscripts, ruling that they be transferred to the country's National Library.
  • Pakistani artists look to counter violent extremism
    Associated Press | June 30, 2015 11:36 pm
    At a militant training camp in Pakistan, a new recruit asks his instructor why his comrades are attacking churches and mosques rather than enemy bases. "This world is full of sin. It needs to be bathed in blood," the instructor replies, nurturing seeds of doubt that will eventually lead the young man to turn away from violence.
  • Kim Kardashian says use of selfies can be empowering
    Associated Press | June 30, 2015 11:12 pm
    Kim Kardashian says the large number of selfies she posts on social media empowers her to control her public image, but also contributes to her being viewed by some merely as a sexual object.
  • Misty Copeland named first black female principal at ABT
    Associated Press | June 30, 2015 6:28 pm
    Misty Copeland, the Missouri-born ballerina who's become a forceful voice for diversity in ballet and achieved a celebrity that far transcends that rarified world, was named principal dancer at American Ballet Theatre on Tuesday -- the first African-American woman to reach that status in the company's 75-year history.
  • No bail for Journey drummer Deen Castronovo on rape charge
    Associated Press | June 30, 2015 6:04 pm
    Journey drummer Deen Castronovo will remain in an Oregon jail on rape and other felony charges after prosecutors said he repeatedly violated a court order by calling and texting the victim with messages that included suicide threats and apologies.
  • Trump's pageant woes mount with TV and contestant drop-outs
    Associated Press | June 30, 2015 4:52 pm
    Fallout from outspoken Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's remarks about immigrants from Mexico continued to dog him Tuesday as a TV company backed by Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim said it was scrapping a project in development with him and Mexico announced it won't be sending a contestant to the Miss Universe contest, which he partly owns.
  • Legendary bluesman Robert Johnson's son dies in Mississippi
    Associated Press | June 30, 2015 4:40 pm
    A son of legendary Mississippi blues artist Robert Johnson became rich by winning a court fight over his father's estate. But even when finances were no longer a concern, an attorney said Claud Johnson kept the gravel truck he had driven for years -- a reminder of the hard work that guided his own life.
  • Trump says he's struck back at Univision with $500M lawsuit
    Associated Press | June 30, 2015 4:28 pm
    Donald Trump's lawyers say Trump and the Miss Universe pageant have sued Univision for $500 million in a New York court, claiming Trump's First Amendment rights were violated when the company declined to air the Miss USA contest.
  • Donna Karan stepping down as chief designer for her company
    Associated Press | June 30, 2015 4:20 pm
    Donna Karan will step down from daily duties as chief designer at her namesake company, Donna Karan International, to devote more time to her philanthropic foundation.
  • Canadian government approves Cirque du Soleil sale
    Associated Press | June 30, 2015 4:04 pm
    The Canadian government has approved the sale of Cirque du Soleil to a group headed by a U.S. private equity firm and its Chinese partners.
  • Cheryl Burke, Thomas Roberts won't host Miss USA
    Associated Press | June 30, 2015 3:08 pm
    The Miss USA pageant has lost all of its co-hosts.
  • Disney picks McCarthy as CFO; names Mayer as strategy chief
    Associated Press | June 30, 2015 2:20 pm
    Disney named its treasurer, Christine McCarthy, as its new chief financial officer, replacing Jay Rasulo, a longtime executive who announced he was resigning earlier this month after it became apparent he would not likely be elevated to CEO.
  • Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck say they're getting divorced
    Associated Press | June 30, 2015 2:01 pm
    Actors Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck say they've decided to divorce after 10 years of marriage.
  • The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store
    Associated Press | June 30, 2015 1:24 pm
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