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February 20, 2018 - 3:41 am
FERGIE RIPPED FOR SLOW-JAMMING NATIONAL ANTHEM AT ALL-STAR GAME LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Star-Mangled Banner? Fergie has placed herself among those in the pantheon of singers who have gotten notice for singing the national anthem before a sporting event. Unfortunately for her, she's in the section of...
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Singer Fergie performs the national anthem prior to an NBA All-Star basketball game, Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)
February 19, 2018 - 7:12 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Fergie is apologizing after trying something different with the national anthem at the NBA All-Star Game. "I've always been honored and proud to perform the national anthem and last night I wanted to try something special for the NBA," the Grammy-winning singer said in a...
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FILE - In this Feb. 13, 2018 file photo, Janelle Monae arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of "Annihilation" at the Regency Village Theatre. Monae’s trailer for her new album and film will get a boost when it airs in theaters ahead of “Black Panther” on Friday, Feb. 16. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
February 16, 2018 - 9:00 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Janelle Monae's trailer for her new album and film will get a boost when it airs in theaters ahead of "Black Panther" on Friday. The teaser for "Dirty Computer," the Grammy-nominated singer's third solo album, will play in select theaters nationwide moments before the highly...
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FILE - In this Feb. 12, 2017 file photo, singer and actress Katharine McPhee poses in the press room at the Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. McPhee, who stars in the CBS series, "Scorpion," will appear in the hit musical “Waitress,” marking her Broadway debut. She starts April 10.(Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
February 14, 2018 - 10:30 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Actress Katharine McPhee has already played someone who stars in a Broadway show. Now she's really going to do it herself. The singer-actress told The Associated Press that she is stepping into the hit musical "Waitress," marking the Broadway debut for the former cast member of NBC'...
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Vanessa James and Morgan Cipres of France perform in the pair skating short program team event at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Friday, Feb. 9, 2018. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)
February 13, 2018 - 10:58 pm
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — When the International Skating Union made the popular decision to allow lyrics in all performances, the Paul Simon classic "The Sound of Silence" seemed like it would be a natural choice. The folk tune is light and airy and fits neatly within the confines of...
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FILE - In this Nov. 20, 2016, file photo, former Indianapolis Colts quarterback Peyton Manning claps as the team honored the 2006 Super Bowl winning team during half time of an NFL football game in Indianapolis. Peyton Manning is leading one more drive on a huge stage. The two-time Super Bowl-winning quarterback will serve as honorary pace car driver for the 60th running of the Daytona 500. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File)
February 13, 2018 - 12:56 pm
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Peyton Manning is leading one more drive on a big stage. The two-time Super Bowl-winning quarterback will serve as honorary pace car driver for the 60th running of the Daytona 500. Manning will be behind the wheel of the Toyota pace car and lead the 40-car field to the...
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A member of the Unidos da Tijuca samba school performs on a float during Carnival celebrations at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Monday, Feb. 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)
February 12, 2018 - 10:03 pm
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Rio de Janeiro's top samba schools danced and sang hard Monday as millions of other Brazilians did the same during nationwide Carnival celebrations that ridiculed local and world leaders, called for tolerance and pushed the boundaries of just about everything. Instead of the...
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FILE - In this file photo dated Monday Nov. 27, 2017, Britain's Prince Harry and his fiancee Meghan Markle pose for photographers in the grounds of Kensington Palace in London, following the announcement of their engagement. Prince Harry and his fiancee, American actress Meghan Markle, have released more details about their May 19 wedding, revealing that the event will include a carriage ride through Windsor so they can share the big day with the public. The couple will marry at noon in St George’s Chapel, the 15th-Century church on the grounds of Windsor Castle that has long been the backdrop of choice for royal occasions. Harry's grandmother, Queen Elizabeth II, gave permission for use of the venue and will attend the wedding. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File)
February 12, 2018 - 6:15 am
LONDON (AP) — Forget the Winter Olympics, the World Cup or the Champion's League. The real competition right now is who's going to be invited to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding in May. Everyone who is anyone in Britain is angling for an embossed royal ticket. British heavyweight boxer...
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FILE - In this file photo dated Monday Nov. 27, 2017, Britain's Prince Harry and his fiancee Meghan Markle pose for photographers in the grounds of Kensington Palace in London, following the announcement of their engagement. Prince Harry and his fiancee, American actress Meghan Markle, have released more details about their May 19 wedding, revealing that the event will include a carriage ride through Windsor so they can share the big day with the public. The couple will marry at noon in St George’s Chapel, the 15th-Century church on the grounds of Windsor Castle that has long been the backdrop of choice for royal occasions. Harry's grandmother, Queen Elizabeth II, gave permission for use of the venue and will attend the wedding. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File)
February 11, 2018 - 5:06 pm
LONDON (AP) — Forget the World Cup kicking off in Russia in June. The real competition right now is who's going to be invited to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding in May. Everyone who is anyone in Britain is angling for an embossed royal ticket. British heavyweight boxer Anthony Joshua, who...
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FILE - In this Sept. 25, 2017, file photo, U.S. freestyle skier Gus Kenworthy poses for a portrait at the Team USA Winter Olympics media summit in Park City, Utah. Kenworthy already has an Olympic medal, from Sochi, and the chance for another at the games in Pyeongchang. But what gives the skier even greater satisfaction than winning is when his pioneering and still rare example as an openly gay athlete encourages others be open about themselves, too. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)
February 11, 2018 - 3:42 pm
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — At the Sochi Games, he was the medal-winning athlete who overshadowed that achievement by rescuing five stray dogs. In Pyeongchang, he's vacuuming up attention with his "We're here. We're queer. Get used to it" posts and photos of him kissing skater Adam Rippon, and...
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