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Zuckerberg urges Harvard grads to build a world of 'purpose'

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Mark Zuckerberg is giving a commencement speech at Harvard, the university he dropped out of to create Facebook. More>>

UK bomber said to have pleaded 'Forgive me' before blast Video included

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Police have arrested two more people and are searching a new site in Manchester suspected of links to the bombing that killed 22 people a pop concert. More>>

A sister uses her gifts to send messages to fallen soldier

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After a roadside bomb killed her brother in Iraq, a Wisconsin violin maker finds solace, and healing, in the creative process. More>>

Blake Lively to lead film from 'Big Little Lies' author

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Blake Lively is set to star in an adaptation of the best seller "The Husband's Secret," from "Big Little Lies" author Liane Moriarty. More>>

Stars turn out for lavish French Riviera AIDS fundraiser

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Will Smith, Nicki Minaj, David Beckham and more stars turn out for lavish French Riviera AIDS fundraiser. More>>

Jeffrey Dean Morgan to drive Indy 500 pace car

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Jeffrey Dean Morgan, one of the stars of the hit show "The Walking Dead," will drive the pace car on Sunday for the 101st running of the Indianapolis 500. More>>

After Manchester attack, Aerosmith still on European tour

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Though others are canceling events and concerts after the terror attacks at a Ariana Grande concert in England, Aerosmith have decided to still perform. More>>

Sotheby's sells Tamayo's 'Bird Charmer' for $4.3M in NY

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"The Bird Charmer" by Mexican artist Rufino Tamayo fetched $4.3 million at Sotheby's Latin American art auction in New York. More>>

Cosby seeking new solidarity with blacks he once alienated Video included

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After two years of silence amid an onslaught of sexual assault allegations, comedian Bill Cosby is sending targeted messages about racial bias across the media landscape ahead of his June 5 trial in suburban Philadelphia. More>>

Mike Huckabee to revive his talk show on TBN

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Former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee will start talk show on Trinity Broadcasting Network this fall. More>>

Cornell funeral to take place Friday; widow pens letter

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Chris Cornell's widow has written a letter addressed to the late Soundgarden frontman days after he took his own life. More>>

The Latest: Trump to hold Iowa rally next week

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President Donald Trump is at the Vatican to meet with Pope Francis, the famously humble pontiff with whom he has publicly clashed. More>>

Police: Tractor-trailer crashes into famed Nevada brothel

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Authorities say a man has been arrested after he backed a tractor-trailer through the front gate of the Moonlite Bunny Ranch brothel and crashed it into the building's front door. More>>

Clarification: Serena Williams-Silicon Valley story

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Tennis star Serena Williams wants to help diversify the tech industry now that she is joining a Silicon Valley boardroom for the first time. More>>

The Latest: Britain resumes sharing bombing intel with US Video included

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British police say officers and the army are responding to an incident at a college in Trafford, a district near Manchester. More>>

USAA pulling ads from Hannity's Fox News show

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Financial services firm USAA is adding itself to the list of companies that have pulled advertising from Sean Hannity's Fox News Channel show. More>>

Mrs. Trump visits Brussels children's hospital, art museum

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Joining spouses of other NATO leaders, Melania Trump cheers ailing children and tours art museum. More>>

Aly Raisman calls out airport worker for 'muscles' comment

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Three-time Olympic gold medalist Aly Raisman is calling out an airport security worker who she says questioned whether she had enough muscles to be a gymnast. More>>

Looted statues, pottery returned to Italy after probe in NYC

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Seven ancient statues and pottery vessels are headed back to their Italian homeland after authorities say they tracked down the stolen items in New York City. More>>

Italy court overturns appointments of 5 museum directors

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An Italian administrative court has nixed the selection of five museum directors, siding with critics of a much-vaunted reform which allowed experts based abroad to compete for top posts. More>>

NBC's live 'Bye Bye Birdie' pushed from December to 2018

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NBC is saying bye-bye this year to its tradition of an annual live holiday musical. More>>

Woman drops lawsuit over assault at 50 Cent's mansion

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A woman who said she was assaulted at rapper 50 Cent's Connecticut mansion in 2009 has dropped a lawsuit against him and his production company. More>>

Correction: TV-Fox News-Hannity story

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Fox News' Sean Hannity says a media watchdog is guilty of 'liberal fascism' for targeting his advertisers. More>>

Queen Elizabeth visits young survivors of concert blast Video included

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Queen Elizabeth II has met with children injured in the Manchester concert bombing, consoling them and pronouncing the attack "wicked.". More>>

Caroline Kennedy says she's missed JFK every day of her life

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President John F. Kennedy's daughter has reminisced about her father in a new video released ahead of what would have been his 100th birthday. More>>

Pattinson, Sandler lead Oscar contenders out of Cannes

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Robert Pattinson, Adam Sandler and Nicole Kidman are among those earning Oscar buzz at this year's Cannes Film Festival. More>>

British social media celebrity among dead from concert blast Video included

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It was not just family and friends mourning Martyn Hett this week. More>>

Ariana Grande's manager: 'Fear cannot rule the day'

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Ariana Grande's manager says he plans to honor those killed during the bombing of her concert with "love and joy and life.". More>>

Memoir from dancer David Hallberg coming in November

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David Hallberg is working on a memoir about his rise from childhood bullying victim to principal dancer for the American Ballet Theatre and Bolshoi Ballet. More>>

'Modern Family' star Sarah Hyland explains skinny appearance

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"Modern Family" star Sarah Hyland says she has medical condition, isn't promoting anorexia as critics say. More>>

From Trump to Oprah, speakers offer parting advice to grads

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Famous figures from entertainment, politics and business are giving commencement speeches at colleges across the country. More>>

GLAAD reports slim increase in LGBTQ representation in film

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GLAAD reports slim increase in LGBTQ representation in film, but found many characters were included for mere punchlines. More>>

Pattinson, Sandler lead Oscar contenders out of Cannes

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Robert Pattinson, Adam Sandler and Nicole Kidman are among those earning Oscar buzz at this year's Cannes Film Festival. Not since 2011's "The Artist" has a Cannes Palme d'Or winner gone on to win best picture. More>>

Russian activist fined for posting segment of US comedy show

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A Russian opposition activist has been fined for posting a segment from an American comedy show on social media. More>>

Nobel laureate Toni Morrison honored by Authors Guild

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The Authors Guild has honored Nobel literature laureate Toni Morrison and James Patterson at its 25th annual gala. More>>

London premiere for 'The Mummy' scrapped after attack

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Universal has scrapped plans for the London premiere of Tom Cruise's "The Mummy," the latest big, glitzy event cancelled following the terror attack in England. More>>

Gold Star father Khizr Khan plans book for young people

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Khizr Khan, the Gold Star father who became a national celebrity after speaking at last year's Democratic National Convention, has a book planned for young readers. More>>

From fame to shame: Playmate to do time scrubbing graffiti

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A Playboy centerfold who snapped a photo of a naked 71-year-old woman in a gym locker room and posted it on social media with insults about the woman's body is expected to appear in court to resolve a criminal charge in Los Angeles. More>>

US Senate votes to name courthouse after actor Fred Thompson

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U.S. Senate votes to name Nashville's new federal courthouse after former Sen. and "Law & Order" actor Fred Thompson. More>>

Media mogul Jerry Perenchio dies in LA at 86

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Jerry Perenchio, a billionaire media mogul who helped produce hit TV shows and sporting events and turned Univision into a major Spanish-language network, has died at 86. More>>

Writers Guild overwhelmingly ratifies new 3-year contract

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Members of the Writers Guild of America have overwhelmingly approved a new three-year contract with television and film producers. More>>

Man arrested inside Bullock's home convicted of stalking

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A man arrested inside Sandra Bullock's home has pleaded no contest to stalking the Oscar-winning actress and breaking into ther home. More>>

Missing earring halts Philadelphia TV weather forecast

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A Philadelphia meteorologist has a TV news anchor to thank for finding an earring that fell off during her live forecast. More>>

Victims of the bombing: Parents, children, police officer Video included

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Teenager Olivia Campbell-Hardy, who went to school near Manchester, was at the Ariana Grande concert with a friend on Monday night. More>>

Raids, arrests as on-edge UK seeks 'network' of attackers Video included

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Britons will find armed troops at vital locations after the official threat level was raised to its highest point following a suicide bombing that killed 22. More>>

Ariana Grande suspends world tour, cancels some Euro stops

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Ariana Grande's management team says tour suspended due to Manchester tragedy. More>>

With catcalls and applause, Cannes debates rise of Netflix

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This year's Cannes Film Festival has been a sprawling, international referendum on Netflix, with votes registered in boos and applause. More>>

The Latest: US lawmaker says UK bomb showed 'sophistication' Video included

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France's interior minister says that the suicide bomber who targeted Manchester is believed to have traveled to Syria and had "proven" links with the Islamic State group. More>>

The Latest: 2 blacks on Cosby case of 12; alternates picked Video included

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With just one black person seated among the first 11 jurors chosen for Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial, the defense is crying foul. More>>

Jury of 12 on Bill Cosby sex assault case includes 2 blacks Video included

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With just one black person seated among the first 11 jurors chosen for Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial, the defense is crying foul. More>>

Why Melania Trump covers her head one day and not the next Video included

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Melania Trump is drawing attention for covering her head for some meetings but not others on President Donald Trump's first international trip. More>>

Father and brother of alleged bomber detained in Libya Video included

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The father of the British-Libyan bomber behind Manchester bombing that killed 22 people during Ariana Grande concert denied his son's links to the bombing and said that he was preparing for a visit to Saudi to perform pilgrimage. More>>

'Hamilton' star to perform at Boston July 4th celebration

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Tony Award-winning musician Leslie Odom Jr., who starred in the Broadway phenomenon "Hamilton," will be among the guest artists at Boston's iconic July Fourth concert and fireworks celebration. More>>

Fox moves to dismiss lawsuit by ex-host Andrea Tantaros

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Fox News has struck back against a lawsuit by ex-anchor Andrea Tantaros, asking a federal court to throw out the case because one of the charges was a sham. More>>

Americans don't trust media, but feel better about favorites

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Americans may not trust the media in general, but have more faith in their favorites, a new survey finds. More>>

Baseball coming June 1 to virtual-reality headsets

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Baseball games will soon arrive on virtual-reality headsets. More>>

London premiere of 'Wonder Woman' is canceled after attack

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The glitzy London premiere of "Wonder Woman" has been scrapped following the terror attack in Manchester. Stars Gal Gadot and Chris Pine had been scheduled to help welcome the super hero film to Europe on May 31 but now will not. More>>

Dustin Hoffman: 'I try to improve each day, but you don't'

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Dustin Hoffman says that his Watergate classic film "All the President's Men" has newfound relevance today under Donald Trump's White House. More>>

Cops: 4 teens stabbed on NYC street in fight among students

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Police say three people have been stabbed on a New York City street, but they are expected to live. More>>

After breaking even, NY City Opera stays with reduced season

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After breaking even in first full season after bankruptcy, NY City Opera will stay with reduced schedule in 2017-18 that includes the U.S. premiere of Charles Wuorinen's "Brokeback Mountain," a work the company originally commissioned in 2008. More>>

Rep: Ronnie Wood has lung lesion successfully removed

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A spokesperson for Ronnie Wood says the Rolling Stones guitarist has had a lung lesion successfully removed and is expected to make a full recovery. More>>

Secret Service budget asks for $25M to protect Trump Tower

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The Trump administration wants more money to protect President Donald Trump's signature New York skyscraper, add hundreds of new Secret Service agents and bolster security at the White House. More>>

Technical problems force HBO to scrap Jon Stewart venture

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HBO says it's scrapping a web-delivered venture that was in the works with Jon Stewart. In a statement Wednesday, the network said the short-form digital animated project had proved too technically difficult for a quick turnaround. More>>

Sistine Chapel Choir to make rare visit to US in September

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The "Pope's Choir" is coming to the U.S. for the first time in three decades. Organizers announced Wednesday that the Sistine Chapel Choir will perform in New York, Washington and Detroit in September. More>>

Kevin Spacey promotes 'House of Cards' on Washington metro

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Actor Kevin Spacey has appeared on Washington's metro as his "House of Cards" character, Frank Underwood, to promote the Netflix political drama. More>>

Coppola, Kidman put Cannes spotlight on gender imbalance

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Nicole Kidman criticized Hollywood's rate of hiring women directors and vowed to support female filmmakers at the Cannes Film Festival on Wednesday. More>>

PBS airing live nature special from Alaska this summer

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PBS is collaborating with the BBC on a live nature series set in Alaska this summer, where cameras will attempt to capture bears, eagles, wolves and whales in their natural habitat. More>>

Writer shares Mister Rogers' words following terror attack

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The images of people helping one another in the wake of the deadly bombing of an Ariana Grande concert in England has prompted one writer to pay tribute to public television's "Mister Rogers.". More>>

'Clerks' actress Lisa Spoonauer dies in New Jersey at 44

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A funeral is scheduled Saturday for an actress in the 1994 award-winning movie "Clerks.". More>>

Florida Georgia Line, Chainsmokers to perform at CMT Awards

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Country duo Florida Georgia Line will pair with EDM duo Chainsmokers for a CMT Awards performance on June 7. More>>

Tom Cruise reveals 'Top Gun 2' to start filming soon

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The Danger Zone may be getting old and dusty, but Tom Cruise says he's about to fly back in. The 54-year-old actor says the long-discussed sequel to "Top Gun" is a sure thing and should start shooting soon. More>>

Cannes fetes itself with massive 70th anniversary bash

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The Cannes Festival is celebrating its 70th anniversary by bringing together an array of stars, filmmakers and former Palme d'Or winners. More>>

Broadway's box office coffers soars but attendance retreats

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According to season-ending data, box offices on Broadway are enjoying the highest grossing season in history, but attendance has dipped after four consecutive seasons of gains. More>>

FCC: No punishment for late-night host Colbert's Trump joke

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There will be no fine for a risque joke about President Donald Trump by late-night host Stephen Colbert. More>>

Hannity backs off story about murdered DNC staffer

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Fox says it has removed a story from its website where an investigator speculated about a murdered Democratic National Committee member's ties to leaks. More>>

Warning of "imminent" attack, Britain raises threat level Video included

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An explosion struck an Ariana Grande concert attended by thousands of young music fans in northern England, killing at least 19 people and injuring dozens in what police said Tuesday was being treated as a terrorist attack. More>>

The Latest: Cosby defense alleges race bias in jury strikes Video included

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Bill Cosby has arrived for the second day of jury selection in his Pennsylvania sex assault case. More>>

Ariana Grande fans tremble as they recall Manchester attack Video included

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Survivors recount horror of suicide bombing at Ariana Grande concert. More>>

Polish couple among those killed in Manchester blast Video included

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Authorities say 8-year-old Saffie Roussos was the youngest of the 22 victims identified so far in the bombing in Manchester at an Ariana Grande concert. More>>

The Latest: Investigators hunt for accomplices of bomber

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Pop group Take That says it is canceling its show in Liverpool, saying it is "out of respect to all of the people and their families that were affected by the horrific incident last night" in Manchester.. More>>

11 people seated on Cosby jury; defense sees race bias Video included

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Two of the five jurors picked so far for Bill Cosby's criminal trial say they know a victim of sexual assault. More>>

With an arched brow, Roger Moore found humor in Bond, life Video included

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With an arched brow, Roger Moore found humor in Bond, life. More>>

10 Things to Know for Wednesday

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Among 10 Things to Know: Apparent suicide bomber at Ariana Grande concert kills 22; Trump condemns 'evil losers' who carried out concert attack in England; Trump administration sending Congress $4.1 trillion budget. More>>

Fox News finds itself in an unaccustomed spot _ out of first

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Fox News Channel isn't used to losing to its cable news rivals, but was beaten last week by MSNBC. More>>

Alcoholics Anonymous sues for return of 12-step manuscript

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Alcoholics Anonymous is demanding the return of its 1939 original manuscript describing the Twelve Step program of recovery from alcoholism. More>>

NFL Hall of Famer Cortez Kennedy found dead at age 48

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The Orlando Police Department has confirmed that Hall of Fame defensive tackle Cortez Kennedy has died. More>>

Horschel unaware wife ready to go public about alcoholism

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PGA Tour golf Billy Horschel says he didn't know his wife was ready go to public about her alcoholism. More>>

Cannes festival holds moment of silence for Manchester Video included

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The Cannes Film Festival said it will hold a moment of silence Tuesday for the victims of the Manchester attack at an Ariana Grande concert. More>>

Boston museum doubles reward for stolen artwork to $10M

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A Boston museum has doubled its reward to $10 million for information that leads to the return of 13 works of art stolen in 1990 in the largest art heist in U.S. history. More>>

Hemingway house changes hands, still off limits to public

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The ownership of the Idaho house where Ernest Hemingway wrote some of his last works before killing himself in the main entryway in 1961 has changed hands but will remain off limits to the public. More>>

Reaction to death of actor Roger Moore at age 89 Video included

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Reaction to death of Roger Moore, star of seven James Bond films, at age 89. More>>

CFO of Soup Nazi-inspired company indicted on tax charges

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The chief financial officer for a company licensing recipes from the "Soup Nazi" character on "Seinfeld" has been charged with cheating the government of over a half-million dollars in revenues. More>>

Victims of attack in United's 'hearts,' Jose Mourinho says

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Jose Mourinho says the victims of a deadly bomb attack were in the "minds and hearts" of the Manchester United squad that flew to Stockholm for the Europa League final. More>>

Rapper Meek Mill, theater sued over concert fatal shooting

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Rapper Meek Mill and a Connecticut theater are being sued over a fatal shooting outside the venue following a concert in December. More>>

The top 10 books on Apple's iBooks-US

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The top 10 books on Apple's iBooks-US. More>>

The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

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This week's top 10 paid and free apps for iPhone and iPad on the App Store. More>>

The top 10 movies on the iTunes Store

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The top 10 movies on the iTunes Store. More>>

The top 10 audiobooks on Audible.com

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The top 10 audiobooks on Audible.com. More>>

US Postal Service issues new Thoreau stamp at Walden Pond

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The U.S. Postal Service has dedicated its new Henry David Thoreau postage stamp at a ceremony at Walden Pond. More>>

Nielsen's top programs for May 15-21

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A list of the top 20 prime-time programs in the Nielsen ratings for May 15-21. More>>

Dina Merrill, heiress and actress, dead at 93

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Dina Merrill, the rebellious heiress who defied her super-rich parents to become an actress, often portraying stylish wives or "the other woman," has died at age 93. More>>

Roger Moore had prouder achievements than playing James Bond Video included

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Roger Moore, the longest-serving movie star to play iconic British spy James Bond in the famed film series, has died in Switzerland after a brief bout with cancer. More>>

Stephen King calls Islamic State 'rogue cult' on Twitter

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Horror author Stephen King says Islamic State is a "rogue cult" and that the group's bombings will eventually lead to its undoing. More>>

Zack Snyder exits 'Justice League' after daughter's death

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The recent death of director Zack Snyder's daughter has driven the prominent filmmaker to step away from finishing the ensemble superhero movie "Justice League.". More>>

'Dangal' becomes China's biggest non-Hollywood foreign film

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The Aamir Khan film "Dangal" about an Indian man training his daughters to become wrestlers has become China's biggest grossing non-Hollywood foreign movie. More>>

The Latest: Macron pledges improved intelligence cooperation

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Manchester police say an apparent suicide bomber set off an improvised explosive device at the end of an Ariana Grande concert. More>>

Rebel Wilson tells court Australian articles hurt her career

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A tearful Rebel Wilson has testified in an Australian court that a series of magazine articles were a deliberate attack on her character and damaged her career. More>>

Much-anticipated Ariana Grande concert ends in blood, horror Video included

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A night for which Ariana Grande fans had waited weeks ended in blood, terror and death Monday night as an explosion tore through the foyer of the Manchester Arena moments after Grande left the stage. More>>

Lawsuit: Fyre music fest more 'Hunger Games' than Coachella

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Litigation is piling up against organizers of the Fyre Festival that flamed out in a fiasco in the Bahamas last month. More>>

Jordan Peele's 'Get Out' follow-up set for 2019 release

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Comedian turned filmmaker Jordan Peele is following up the remarkable success of "Get Out" with a provocative original thriller set for release in March 2019. More>>

The Latest: Police say bomber died in concert attack Video included

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Manchester police say the man who set off an improvised explosive device at an Ariana Grande concert in northern England died in the attack. More>>

Gore says Trump can't stop climate movement

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Al Gore says that the first four months of Donald Trump's presidency have proven that no one person can stop the climate movement, "not even the president.". More>>

The Latest: Corbyn says he, prime minister halting campaigns

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The Latest: British Prime Minister Theresa May says government working to learn full details of the blast that killed 19 people at Ariana Grande concert in Manchester. More>>

Three lawsuits allege foot-dragging by Fox on harassment

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Fox News is hit by three more lawsuits alleging sexual harassment or racial discrimination, which the network says in response has no legal merit. More>>

Blast at Ariana Grande concert in England kills 19 people Video included

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Police says there are "a number of fatalities" after reports of an explosion at an Ariana Grande concert in northern England. More>>

French AIDS drama earns best reviews yet at Cannes Film fest

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The French AIDS drama "120 Beats Per Minute" has debuted at the Cannes Film Festival and has quickly joined the shortlist of favorites for the festival's coveted Palme d'Or prize. More>>

3 white men, 2 white women picked for Bill Cosby jury so far Video included

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Lawyers in Bill Cosby's sex assault case this week hope to find a dozen jurors and six alternates willing to be sequestered nearly 300 miles from home. More>>

The Latest: 3 white men, 2 white woman seated for Cosby jury Video included

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Bill Cosby has arrived at the Pittsburgh courthouse where jury selection in his sex assault case is getting underway. More>>

Q&A: What to expect as Bill Cosby's jury selection continues Video included

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Hundreds of people could be interviewed in Pittsburgh this week as lawyers search for 12 jurors and six alternates for Bill Cosby's sex assault trial. More>>

10 Things to Know for Tuesday

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Among 10 Things to Know: Trump opens first visit to Israel as president; Key lawmakers vow full airing of reasons behind Comey firing; North Korea says ready to deploy, mass-produce new missile. More>>

Box office Top 20: 'Alien: Covenant' dethrones 'Guardians 2'

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Ridley Scott's space horror film "Alien: Covenant" scared reigning box office champ "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2" out of the No. 1 spot this week _ but just barely. More>>

The Latest: Police say 19 killed in blast at Grande concert Video included

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The Latest: Police say 19 dead and roughly 50 people injured after blast at Ariana Grande concert in England. More>>

Judge: Sound engineer can't publish unreleased Prince tracks

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A sound engineer who worked with Prince is barred from publishing or disseminating any unreleased recordings that compromise the late superstar's work. More>>

Man charged in scheme to sell paintings from $500M art heist

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A West Virginia man has been charged in Massachusetts with trying to sell paintings he falsely claimed were stolen in the largest art heist in U.S. history. More>>

The Latest: Trump visit to Israel shadowing by Russia probe Video included

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Israel offered President Donald Trump a warm and smooth welcome in his first visit as president, but the day's events were still shadowed even here by reminders of his tumult back home. More>>

Canadian connection: Drake meets Celine Dion at Billboards

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Even on a record-setting night at the Billboard Music Awards, Drake was appeared a bit star-struck in meeting fellow Canadian music icon Celine Dion backstage. More>>

Mark Zuckerberg says he's not running for public office

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says his quest this year to visit every state he hadn't before is about building relationships, not politics. More>>

Bill Condon will direct 2019 'Bride of Frankenstein' remake

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'Beauty and the Beast' director Bill Condon has been tapped to breathe new life into "Bride of Frankenstein" for 2019. More>>

Texas singer-songwriter Jimmy LaFave, 61, dies of cancer

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Singer-songwriter Jimmy LaFave, whose 2007 album "Cimarron Manifesto" drew critical raves and reached the top of the Americana music chart, has died just days after he appeared at a concert held in his honor. More>>

Not just 'Sgt. Pepper': Many 1967 musical firsts echo today

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'Sgt. Pepper' was only the beginning: 50 years after the Beatles' psychedelic landmark and other astonishments of 1967, much of the music we listen to remains shaped by that year. More>>

Elvis and red velvet boost value of jet up for auction

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A private jet once owned by Elvis Presley is set to be auctioned after sitting on a runway in New Mexico for 30 years. More>>

With 4 projects at Cannes, Kidman is open to 'bold' material

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Nicole Kidman on Monday said having four films at the Cannes Film Festival was an unexpected confluence, but that it was the result of her intention to "stay bold and open" to challenging material. More>>

Lawyer fee ruling overturned in international custody case

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A court has overturned a nearly $90,000 award for lawyer fees in an international child custody dispute between a Connecticut financier and a British television host. More>>

Italy makes 12 vaccines mandatory for school-age children

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The Italian government has made 12 vaccines mandatory for children attending schools up to age 16 in an effort to combat what it characterized as misinformation. More>>

Oliver Stone to direct Guantanamo Bay TV series

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Oliver Stone has agreed to direct his first scripted project for television, a TV series about the Guantanamo Bay detention center. More>>

First lady Melania Trump visits leading Israeli hospital

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U.S. first lady Melania Trump on Monday visited a leading Israeli hospital that is also known as a center of coexistence between Arabs and Jews. More>>

Not just 'Sgt. Pepper': Many 1967 musical firsts echo today

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'Sgt. Pepper' was only the beginning: 50 years after the Beatles' psychedelic landmark and other astonishments of 1967, much of the music we listen to remains shaped by that year. More>>

Beyonce, Jay Z celebrate twins at star-studded baby shower

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Beyonce and Jay Z have celebrated the impending birth of their twins with a star-studded baby shower. More>>

DJ Khaled calls former Sony executive L.A. Reid a 'legend'

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At Sunday's Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas, music stars including DJ Khaled and Ty Dolla $ign voiced their support for record executive L.A. Reid, who has left Sony's Epic Records. More>>

Hello! Drake breaks Adele's record at Billboard Music Awards

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Drake will walk into the 2017 Billboard Music Awards already a winner: He earned 10 early awards Sunday morning, while he has 12 more nominations. More>>

Fashion industry to honor Gloria Steinem, Cecile Richards

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Feminist icon Gloria Steinem and Planned Parenthood head Cecile Richards are among the honorees at the annual CFDA awards, the fashion industry's version of the Oscars. More>>

Justices won't hear appeal over release of federal mug shots

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The Supreme Court won't hear an appeal from the Detroit Free Press that asked the government to release mug shots of federal criminal defendants in Michigan and three other states. More>>

Katy Perry's 'backpack kid' steals show during 'SNL' gig

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A teen Instagram dancing sensation has gone from online to on-air after Katy Perry invited him to show off his moves during her "Saturday Night Live" performance over the weekend. More>>

Circus performer falls from Wheel of Death at New York show

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A circus performer is recovering after he fell from a spinning cage called the "Wheel of Death" during a suburban New York performance. More>>

Drake dominates, Cher reflects at Billboard Music Awards

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Drake gets a lucky 13 wins at the Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas beating Adele's previous record, while Cher and Celine Dion reflect back on iconic songs and careers. More>>

Billy Bush says he's ready to get back into television

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Former "Today" host Billy Bush says he's a better man now and ready to get back into television. More>>

Ringling Bros. shuts down the big top after 146 years

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The Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus that has wowed crowds for 146 years with its "Greatest Show on Earth" is taking its final bow. More>>

List of winners in top categories at Billboard Music Awards

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A partial list of winners in the top categories at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards, held Sunday at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. More>>

Rebel Wilson's defamation trial against publisher begins

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Rebel Wilson's lawyer says his client was devastated by a series of magazine articles the actress says painted her as a liar and subsequently cost her roles in Hollywood. More>>

The Latest: Ringling Bros. shuts down the big top Video included

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The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus has shut down the big top. More>>

The Latest: Cher delivers homage to her best looks, songs

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Drake will walk into the 2017 Billboard Music Awards already a winner after earning 10 early awards Sunday morning. More>>

The Black Eyed Peas to be Champions League final warm-up act

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The Black Eyed Peas will perform on the field before Real Madrid plays Juventus in the Champions League final. More>>

Q&A: Cosby jury: A look at what to expect during selection

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A key phase of comedian Bill Cosby's sex assault trial starts Monday when lawyers gather in Pittsburgh to pick a jury to weigh his case. More>>

'Alien: Covenant' edges 'Guardians' at weekend box office

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"Alien: Covenant" edges "Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2" in weekend box-office space fight. More>>

Soundgarden frontman Cornell's funeral will be Friday in LA

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Musician Chris Cornell will be buried at a private service Friday at Hollywood Forever Cemetery in Los Angeles. More>>

Trump briefly sees country star Toby Keith's Saudi show

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American country singer Toby Keith held a concert in the Saudi capital, Riyadh, on the sidelines of President Donald Trump's first overseas visit. More>>

'Migrant Mother' photographer's images of oppressed resonate

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A California museum is exhibiting photographs by the late Dorothea Lange, whose work highlighted the lives of impoverished migrants, unemployed laborers and Japanese Americans incarcerated during World War II. More>>

With Bong leading the way, Gyllenhaal goes big in 'Okja'

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The collaboration between Jake Gyllenhaal and South Korean director Bong Joon-ho was long in coming. More>>

Adam Sandler earns raves at Cannes Film Fest (yes, really)

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Adam Sandler is far from a Cannes Film Festival regular, but on Sunday the comedian was the toast of the festival, earning some of the best reviews of his career for Noah Baumbach's "The Meyerowitz Stories.". More>>

Clint Eastwood tells Cannes he might act again some day

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Clint Eastwood regaled the Cannes Film Festival on Sunday with stories from his long career, and left open a possible return to acting. More>>

Oprah Winfrey tells grads to seek fulfillment in service

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Oprah Winfrey says Smith College graduates should seek fulfillment by serving others. More>>

Facebook CEO, wife celebrate 5th anniversary with Maine hike

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan have followed up on their fifth wedding anniversary with a day hiking around Mount Katahdin and meeting with local residents. More>>

Ark bearing popular Saint Nicholas' relics come to Moscow

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Relics of Saint Nicholas, one of the Russian Orthodox Church's most revered figures and the inspiration for Santa Claus, are headed to Moscow from an Italian church where they have lain for more than 900 years. More>>

Prince Harry brings girlfriend Meghan Markle to wedding fest

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Privacy-hungry Prince Harry was nearly able to bring his American actress girlfriend to Pippa Middleton's wedding reception without being photographed. More>>

English wedding: Pippa Middleton marries as royals look on

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Pippa Middleton is set to marry a wealthy financier with a party of senior royals looking on. More>>

Harvard student submits rap album as his senior thesis

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A senior at Harvard University is earning praise _ and an honor's degree _ for his debut rap album. More>>

Fans thankful to see 'Greatest Show on Earth' a final time

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The final shows of what was billed as "The Greatest Show on Earth" are being held at the Nassau Coliseum outside New York City. More>>

'Deadliest Catch' star pleads not guilty in Uber incident

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Celebrity crab-boat captain Sig Hansen has pleaded not guilty to misdemeanor charges that he spit on an Uber driver last week in Seattle. More>>

Cast member Vanessa Bayer leaving 'SNL'

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'Saturday Night Live' is losing cast member Vanessa Bayer following Saturday's season finale. More>>

In Saudi Arabia, Melania Trump opts to keep her head bare Video included

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Melania Trump's decision not to wear a headscarf upon arrival in the Middle East is drawing attention on social media. More>>

Actor Tom Hanks is on the beat, flagging car for police

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Actor Tom Hanks is on the beat in New York City, using Twitter to alert police to a car with a slew of tickets on its windshield. More>>

Bands pay tribute to Chris Cornell at Ohio music festival

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Soundgarden had been scheduled to headline the Rock on the Range festival Friday night in Columbus. More>>

Ducks captain Getzlaf fined for apparent homophobic slur

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Anaheim Ducks captain Ryan Getzlaf has been fined for apparently using a homophobic slur during Game 4 of the Western Conference finals. More>>

The Latest: Trump gets royal treatment from Saudis. Video included

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Trump opens his first trip abroad since taking office, visiting Saudi Arabia as he tries to build stronger partnerships to combat terrorism. More>>

Lena Dunham cancels live Lenny tour to recover from surgery

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Lena Dunham is canceling her feminist newsletter's "America IRL" tour this summer to tend to her health. More>>

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