Arts and entertainment

FILE - In this Oct. 22, 2016, file photo, Miley Cyrus talks with students while campaigning for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton at George Mason University in Fairfax, Va. Cyrus told Billboard magazine for a story published online on May 3, 2017, that she’s “completely clean” after giving up marijuana. (AP Photo/Molly Riley, File)
May 04, 2017 - 12:46 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Miley Cyrus says she's "completely clean" after giving up marijuana. Cyrus told Billboard magazine in an April interview published online Wednesday that she hadn't smoked marijuana in three weeks. She says that's the longest she's ever gone without it. Cyrus also opened up about...
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FILE - In this April 28, 2016 file photo, singer Daddy Yankee performs during the Latin Billboard Awards in Coral Gables, Fla. Daddy Yankee is listed as the top Latino artist on Spotify. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File)
May 04, 2017 - 12:32 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Daddy Yankee feels streaming his music online has finally revealed a hidden reality about Latin artists' popularity. The reggaeton icon, who this week reached the No. 4 spot in Billboard's Hot 100 with a new version of his and Luis Fonsi's megahit "Despacito" featuring Justin Bieber...
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FILE - In this Nov. 10, 2016 file photo, J. K. Rowling attends the world premiere of "Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them" in New York. The stage play "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" will come to Broadway's The Lyric Theatre in the spring of 2018, producers said Thursday, May 4, 2017, with an opening set for April. The play recently won nine Olivier Awards in London, including best new play. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)
May 04, 2017 - 11:43 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The stage play "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" has become London's theater event of the year. Now Broadway will shortly be under its spell, too. Producers said Thursday that the show will come to The Lyric Theatre in the spring of 2018, with an opening set for April. The play...
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In this March 16, 2017, photo, singer and songwriter Angaleena Presley poses in Nashville, Tenn. With her new solo album, “Wrangled," Presley follows a wave of outlaw female artists in Nashville, including Nikki Lane, Margo Price and Sunny Sweeney who have built their own brands from the ground up and attracted a more diverse crowd of fans without the help of major label marketing budgets and country radio. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
May 04, 2017 - 11:42 am
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — As a member of the country trio Pistol Annies, singer-songwriter Angaleena Presley often got questions about the lack of women on country radio, which she responded to with a safe sound bite about musical trends being cyclical and being hopeful for change. But privately, she...
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FILE - In this Monday April 22, 2013, file photo, MSNBC's "Morning Joe" co-hosts Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski, right, attend the 2013 Matrix New York Women in Communications Awards at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York. MSNBC confirmed Thursday, May 4, 2017, that the “Morning Joe” co-hosts are engaged. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
May 04, 2017 - 11:33 am
"Morning Joe" co-hosts Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski say they are engaged, confirming rumors of an off-screen romance that have been swirling since last year. The MSNBC personalities revealed their engagement to Vanity Fair in an interview for an article published just after their show ended...
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Britain's Queen Elizabeth, right, and Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh arrive at Chapel Royal in St James's Palace, London, for an Order of Merit service, Thursday May 4, 2017. Prince Philip, the consort known for his constant support of his wife Queen Elizabeth II as well as for his occasional gaffes, will retire from royal duties this fall, Buckingham Palace said Thursday. (John Stillwell/Pool Photo via AP)
May 04, 2017 - 11:19 am
LONDON (AP) — Prince Philip, the consort known for his constant support of his wife Queen Elizabeth II as well as for his occasional gaffes, will retire from royal duties this fall, Buckingham Palace said Thursday. Philip, 95, made the decision himself with the full support of the queen, the palace...
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Former "Saturday Night Live" comedian and Joe Piscopo speaks to an audience during his Radio Business Breakfast at Bergen County College, Wednesday, May 3, 2017, in Paramus, N.J. During the event, Piscopo announced he will not be launching an independent campaign to succeed Republican Gov. Chris Christie. Piscopo also announced he will endorse New Jersey Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno during her bid in the primary elections for gubernatorial race. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
May 03, 2017 - 10:44 am
PARAMUS, N.J. (AP) — Former "Saturday Night Live" comedian and Donald Trump backer Joe Piscopo said Wednesday that he will not launch an independent campaign to succeed Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie. Piscopo announced the decision during his radio show, telling a live audience at an...
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Paris Jackson attends The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute benefit gala celebrating the opening of the Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garçons: Art of the In-Between exhibition on Monday, May 1, 2017, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
May 03, 2017 - 8:42 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Paris Jackson has agreed to take on a big screen role a few months after making her television acting debut. Deadline and USA Today report that Michael Jackson's daughter will appear opposite David Oyelowo in an untitled dark comedy directed by Nash Edgerton and produced by...
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May 03, 2017 - 7:37 am
LONDON (AP) — Two artists over 50 are among finalists for the prestigious Turner Prize, famed for launching the careers of Damien Hirst and other members of the "Young British Artists" generation. Organizers have removed an upper age limit of 50 for nominees. Finalists announced Wednesday are...
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Honoree former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks at the Planned Parenthood 100th Anniversary Gala on Tuesday, May 2, 2017 in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)
May 03, 2017 - 6:30 am
NEW YORK (AP) — An array of celebrities — from Meryl Streep to Tina Fey to Scarlett Johansson to Julianne Moore to Chelsea Handler — turned out to support Planned Parenthood at its centennial celebration, and to hear Hillary Clinton urge continued activism on behalf of women and girls around the...
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