Arts and entertainment

FILE - In this Jan. 11, 2018, file photo, Reese Witherspoon arrives at the 23rd annual Critics' Choice Awards at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, Calif. The Oscar-winning actress is collaborating with the audio producer-distributor Audible on audio editions of works highlighted in her Hello Sunshine book club. Witherspoon has recommended Curtis Sittenfeld’s story collection “You Think It, I’ll Say It” and other works by women. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
May 22, 2018 - 8:02 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Reese Witherspoon is launching another literary project. The Oscar-winning actress is collaborating with the audio producer-distributor Audible on audio editions of works highlighted in her Hello Sunshine book club. Witherspoon has recommended Curtis Sittenfeld's story collection "...
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In this May 21, 2018 photo provided by ABC, Maddie Poppe, left, reacts with Ryan Seacrest after being announced the winner of “American Idol” in Los Angeles. The singer-songwriter bested Caleb Lee Hutchinson and Gabby Barrett in the two-hour finale on ABC. (Mitch Haaseth/ABC via AP)
May 22, 2018 - 7:00 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Iowa native Maddie Poppe has won "American Idol." The singer-songwriter bested Caleb Lee Hutchinson and Gabby Barrett in Monday night's two-hour finale on ABC. Poppe and Hutchinson announced on the program that they're dating, surprising judges Katy Perry, Luke Bryan and Lionel...
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Sony Corp. President Kenichiro Yoshida speaks as characters from Peanuts are shown at a press conference at the company's headquarters Tuesday, May 22, 2018, in Tokyo. Electronics and entertainment company Sony Corp. is investing 1 trillion yen ($9 billion) mostly in image sensors over the next three years. Sony Corp. said last week that it is buying a stake in Peanuts Holdings, the company behind Snoopy and Charlie Brown. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
May 22, 2018 - 6:09 am
TOKYO (AP) — Electronics and entertainment company Sony Corp. said Tuesday it plans to spend $2.3 billion acquiring an additional 60 percent stake in EMI Music Publishing, home to the Motown catalog and contemporary artists like Kanye West, Alicia Keys and Pharrell Williams. Sony already owns 30...
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The Most Rev Bishop Michael Curry, primate of the Episcopal Church, speaks during the wedding ceremony of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle at St. George's Chapel in Windsor Castle in Windsor, near London, England, Saturday, May 19, 2018. (Owen Humphreys/pool photo via AP)
May 22, 2018 - 4:34 am
LONDON (AP) — The American bishop whose sermon caused a stir at the wedding of Prince Harry to Meghan Markle thought the invitation was a prank. Rev. Michael Curry told ITV that he thought "somebody was doing an April Fools' joke on me." Curry's sermon, entitled "The Power of Love," was one of the...
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In this photo provided by The Miss Universe Organization, Sarah Rose Summers, Miss Nebraska USA 2018, is crowned Miss USA and congratulated by fellow contestants at the conclusion of the event, Monday, May 21, 2018, in Shreveport, La. (Brittany Elizabeth Strickland/The Miss Universe Organization via AP)
May 22, 2018 - 1:00 am
SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — Sarah Rose Summers from Nebraska has beaten 50 other women to win the crown at this year's Miss USA competition. Summers, a 23-year-old contestant from Omaha, graduated from Texas Christian University with two degrees and is working on becoming a certified child life...
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May 21, 2018 - 11:32 pm
SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — Sarah Rose Summers from Nebraska beat out 50 other women Monday to win this year's Miss USA competition. Summers, a 23-year-old contestant from Omaha, graduated from Texas Christian University with two degrees and is working on becoming a certified child life specialist. She...
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FILE - In this May 14, 2009 file photo, pop artist Robert Indiana, 80, poses in the kitchen at his home on Vinalhaven Island, Maine. Indiana, best known for his 1960s LOVE series, died from respiratory failure Saturday, May 19, 2018, at his home in Maine, Indiana's attorney said. He was 89. (AP Photo/Pat Wellenbach, File)
May 21, 2018 - 10:57 pm
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Pop artist Robert Indiana, best known for his 1960s "LOVE" series, has died at his island home off the coast of Maine. He was 89. Indiana died on Saturday from respiratory failure at his Victorian home in a converted Odd Fellows hall, a fraternal order lodge, where he had...
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FILE - In this April 4, 2017, file photo, the fountains of Bellagio erupt along the Las Vegas Strip in Las Vegas. Tens of thousands of casino workers in Las Vegas whose contracts expire next week were preparing to vote on Tuesday, May 22, 2018, on whether to authorize a strike, a move that could leave more than 30 properties without unionized housekeepers, bartenders, servers and other key employees. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
May 21, 2018 - 8:40 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Tens of thousands of casino workers in Las Vegas whose contracts expire next week were preparing to vote on whether to authorize a strike, a move that could leave more than 30 properties without unionized housekeepers, bartenders, servers and other key employees. A majority of yes...
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FILE - This image released by Twentieth Century Fox shows Shioli Kutsuna, left, and Brianna Hildebrand in a scene from "Deadpool 2." Fox’s “Deadpool 2” brought in $125 million according to studio estimates Sunday, May 20, 2018, and ended the three-week reign of Disney’s “Avengers: Infinity War” at the top of the North American box office. (Joe Lederer/Twentieth Century Fox via AP, File)
May 21, 2018 - 6:08 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The release of "Deadpool 2" this weekend ended "Avengers: Infinity War's" three week stronghold on the top spot at the box office. 20th Century Fox's "Deadpool 2" grossed $125.5 million in its first weekend in theaters, slightly less than the first film's record-breaking $132.4...
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FILE - In this June 30, 2013, file photo, R. Kelly performs onstage at the BET Awards at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. Streaming numbers for R. Kelly has remained intact a week after Spotify announced it had removed the R&B singer’s music from its playlists, citing its new policy on hate content and hateful conduct. (Photo by Frank Micelotta/Invision/AP, File)
May 21, 2018 - 5:28 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Streaming numbers for R. Kelly have remained intact a week after Spotify announced it had removed the R&B singer's music from its playlists, citing its new policy on hate content and hateful conduct. Spotify made the bold declaration on May 10, but R. Kelly's streaming numbers...
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