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  • 'Crazy Rich Asians' shines bright at the box office

    'Crazy Rich Asians' shines bright at the box office

    Sunday, August 19 2018 11:37 AM EDT2018-08-19 15:37:04 GMT
    Monday, August 20 2018 2:38 PM EDT2018-08-20 18:38:43 GMT
    (Sanja Bucko/Warner Bros. Entertainment via AP). This image released by Warner Bros. Entertainment shows Constance Wu in a scene from the film "Crazy Rich Asians."(Sanja Bucko/Warner Bros. Entertainment via AP). This image released by Warner Bros. Entertainment shows Constance Wu in a scene from the film "Crazy Rich Asians."

    Glitz has won out over guns at the North American box office this weekend as the gilded romance "Crazy Rich Asians" took No. 1 over Mark Wahlberg's action-packed "Mile 22".

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    Glitz has won out over guns at the North American box office this weekend as the gilded romance "Crazy Rich Asians" took No. 1 over Mark Wahlberg's action-packed "Mile 22".

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  • Comedian Andy Gross stirs outrage at Purdue University

    Comedian Andy Gross stirs outrage at Purdue University

    Sunday, August 19 2018 3:57 PM EDT2018-08-19 19:57:24 GMT
    Monday, August 20 2018 2:38 PM EDT2018-08-20 18:38:41 GMT
    Comedian Andy Gross stirred outrage at Indiana's Purdue University, which says the Los Angeles-based performer's act during a student orientation was inappropriate.More >>
    Comedian Andy Gross stirred outrage at Indiana's Purdue University, which says the Los Angeles-based performer's act during a student orientation was inappropriate.More >>
  • MTV launches drive to get young people to vote

    MTV launches drive to get young people to vote

    Monday, August 20 2018 11:03 AM EDT2018-08-20 15:03:14 GMT
    Monday, August 20 2018 2:38 PM EDT2018-08-20 18:38:40 GMT
    (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this April 17, 2018, file photo, Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment commissioner Julie Menin, center, Darren Pfeffer, executive vice president of MSG live, left, and Bruce Gillmer, global hea...(Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this April 17, 2018, file photo, Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment commissioner Julie Menin, center, Darren Pfeffer, executive vice president of MSG live, left, and Bruce Gillmer, global hea...
    MTV is launching a drive to get young people registered and voting this fall, the first time the youth-centric network is doing so in a non-presidential election year.More >>
    MTV is launching a drive to get young people registered and voting this fall, the first time the youth-centric network is doing so in a non-presidential election year.More >>
  • Backstreet Boys fans treated for injuries after storm

    Backstreet Boys fans treated for injuries after storm

    Sunday, August 19 2018 2:37 PM EDT2018-08-19 18:37:18 GMT
    Monday, August 20 2018 2:38 PM EDT2018-08-20 18:38:34 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File). FILE - In this June 6, 2018 file photo, Kevin Richardson, Howie Dorough, Nick Carter, Brian Littrell, and AJ McLean of Backstreet Boys, perform "Don't go Breaking My Heart" at the CMT Music Awards at the Bridgestone Aren...(AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File). FILE - In this June 6, 2018 file photo, Kevin Richardson, Howie Dorough, Nick Carter, Brian Littrell, and AJ McLean of Backstreet Boys, perform "Don't go Breaking My Heart" at the CMT Music Awards at the Bridgestone Aren...
    A southern Oklahoma casino says 14 fans suffered cuts and bruises when a powerful rainstorm toppled entrance trusses and disrupted the start of an outdoor concert by the Backstreet Boys.More >>
    A southern Oklahoma casino says 14 fans suffered cuts and bruises when a powerful rainstorm toppled entrance trusses and disrupted the start of an outdoor concert by the Backstreet Boys.More >>
  • Beating King of Pop, The Eagles have No.1 album of all-time

    Beating King of Pop, The Eagles have No.1 album of all-time

    Monday, August 20 2018 7:28 AM EDT2018-08-20 11:28:16 GMT
    Monday, August 20 2018 2:38 PM EDT2018-08-20 18:38:32 GMT
    The Eagles' greatest hits album has moonwalked past Michael Jackson's "Thriller" to become history's best-selling album of all-time.More >>
    The Eagles' greatest hits album has moonwalked past Michael Jackson's "Thriller" to become history's best-selling album of all-time.More >>
  • Report: MeToo activist Argento settled sex assault complaint

    Report: MeToo activist Argento settled sex assault complaint

    Sunday, August 19 2018 10:37 PM EDT2018-08-20 02:37:32 GMT
    Monday, August 20 2018 2:38 PM EDT2018-08-20 18:38:29 GMT
    Asia Argento - one of the most prominent activists of the #MeToo movement against sexual harassment - recently settled a complaint filed against her by a young actor and musician who said she sexually assaulted him when he was 17. (Vianney Le Caer)Asia Argento - one of the most prominent activists of the #MeToo movement against sexual harassment - recently settled a complaint filed against her by a young actor and musician who said she sexually assaulted him when he was 17. (Vianney Le Caer)

    The New York Times reports that Italian actress Asia Argento _ one of the most prominent activists of the #MeToo movement _ recently settled a lawsuit filed against her by a young actor and musician who said she...

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    The New York Times reports that Italian actress Asia Argento _ one of the most prominent activists of the #MeToo movement _ recently settled a lawsuit filed against her by a young actor and musician who said she sexually assaulted him.

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  • MTV VMAs to feature Cardi B, J. Lo and Aretha tribute

    MTV VMAs to feature Cardi B, J. Lo and Aretha tribute

    Monday, August 20 2018 11:08 AM EDT2018-08-20 15:08:11 GMT
    Monday, August 20 2018 2:38 PM EDT2018-08-20 18:38:26 GMT
    Cardi B will make her first public appearance since giving birth at the MTV Video Music Awards, and it might be worth it because she could win big.More >>
    Cardi B will make her first public appearance since giving birth at the MTV Video Music Awards, and it might be worth it because she could win big.More >>
  • Ariana Grande tears up as she recalls Manchester tragedy

    Ariana Grande tears up as she recalls Manchester tragedy

    Saturday, August 18 2018 1:15 PM EDT2018-08-18 17:15:44 GMT
    Monday, August 20 2018 2:28 PM EDT2018-08-20 18:28:44 GMT
    The very mention of Manchester still brings Ariana Grande to tears.More >>
    The very mention of Manchester still brings Ariana Grande to tears.More >>
  • New Kevin Spacey film debuts at just $127 on opening day

    New Kevin Spacey film debuts at just $127 on opening day

    Monday, August 20 2018 11:43 AM EDT2018-08-20 15:43:46 GMT
    At the end of last year more than 20 people accused 59-year-old Kevin Spacey of inappropriate behavior, sexual harassment, and assault. (Source: TGV PICTURES/CNN)At the end of last year more than 20 people accused 59-year-old Kevin Spacey of inappropriate behavior, sexual harassment, and assault. (Source: TGV PICTURES/CNN)

    At the end of last year more than 20 people accused 59-year-old Kevin Spacey of inappropriate behavior, sexual harassment, and assault

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    At the end of last year more than 20 people accused 59-year-old Kevin Spacey of inappropriate behavior, sexual harassment, and assault

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  • Priyanka Chopra, Nick Jonas make their engagement official

    Priyanka Chopra, Nick Jonas make their engagement official

    Saturday, August 18 2018 11:11 AM EDT2018-08-18 15:11:03 GMT
    Monday, August 20 2018 11:33 AM EDT2018-08-20 15:33:32 GMT
    (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this May 1, 2017 file photo, Priyanka Chopra, left, and Nick Jonas attend The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute benefit gala celebrating the opening of the Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garçon...(Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this May 1, 2017 file photo, Priyanka Chopra, left, and Nick Jonas attend The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute benefit gala celebrating the opening of the Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garçon...
    Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas have officially announced their engagement.More >>
    Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas have officially announced their engagement.More >>
  • Janet Jackson, Daddy Yankee celebrate release of new song

    Janet Jackson, Daddy Yankee celebrate release of new song

    Saturday, August 18 2018 12:55 AM EDT2018-08-18 04:55:14 GMT
    Monday, August 20 2018 11:03 AM EDT2018-08-20 15:03:43 GMT
    (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP). Singers Daddy Yankee, left, and Janet Jackson attend their "Made For Now" single release party at Samsung on Friday, Aug. 17, 2018, in New York.(Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP). Singers Daddy Yankee, left, and Janet Jackson attend their "Made For Now" single release party at Samsung on Friday, Aug. 17, 2018, in New York.
    Janet Jackson and Daddy Yankee celebrate release of new song "Made for You" in New York.More >>
    Janet Jackson and Daddy Yankee celebrate release of new song "Made for You" in New York.More >>
  • Comedian accused of sexual harassment during Purdue freshman show

    Comedian accused of sexual harassment during Purdue freshman show

    Monday, August 20 2018 9:23 AM EDT2018-08-20 13:23:15 GMT

    Students walked out of an Andy Gross show over the weekend after his punchlines made many students uncomfortable.

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    Students walked out of an Andy Gross show over the weekend after his punchlines made many students uncomfortable.

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  • John Williams composition about ghost making world premiere

    John Williams composition about ghost making world premiere

    Saturday, August 18 2018 10:05 AM EDT2018-08-18 14:05:42 GMT
    Monday, August 20 2018 8:03 AM EDT2018-08-20 12:03:52 GMT
    A new John Williams composition about a ghost said to have scared Leonard Bernstein is making its world premiere.More >>
    A new John Williams composition about a ghost said to have scared Leonard Bernstein is making its world premiere.More >>
  • MTV VMAs working to craft tribute for Aretha Franklin

    MTV VMAs working to craft tribute for Aretha Franklin

    Friday, August 17 2018 4:59 PM EDT2018-08-17 20:59:34 GMT
    Monday, August 20 2018 3:03 AM EDT2018-08-20 07:03:37 GMT
    (Photo by Cheryl Gerber/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this July 8, 2012 file photo, Aretha Franklin performs at the Essence Music Festival in New Orleans. Franklin died Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018 at her home in Detroit.  She was 76.(Photo by Cheryl Gerber/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this July 8, 2012 file photo, Aretha Franklin performs at the Essence Music Festival in New Orleans. Franklin died Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018 at her home in Detroit. She was 76.

    The MTV Video Music Awards plans on honoring the legacy of Aretha Franklin. They're just not sure how they will do it.

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    The MTV Video Music Awards plans on honoring the legacy of Aretha Franklin. They're just not sure how they will do it.

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  • Aretha Franklin's funeral set for Aug. 31 in Detroit

    Aretha Franklin's funeral set for Aug. 31 in Detroit

    Friday, August 17 2018 4:27 PM EDT2018-08-17 20:27:23 GMT
    Sunday, August 19 2018 7:17 PM EDT2018-08-19 23:17:49 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File). FILE - In this Feb. 5, 2006 file photo, Aretha Franklin and Dr. John, background on piano, perform the national anthem before the Super Bowl XL football game in Detroit. Franklin died Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018 at her home...(AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File). FILE - In this Feb. 5, 2006 file photo, Aretha Franklin and Dr. John, background on piano, perform the national anthem before the Super Bowl XL football game in Detroit. Franklin died Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018 at her home...
    Aretha Franklin's funeral will be held Aug. 30 in her hometown of Detroit.More >>
    Aretha Franklin's funeral will be held Aug. 30 in her hometown of Detroit.More >>
  • No, Netflix is not adding commercials

    No, Netflix is not adding commercials

    Sunday, August 19 2018 4:34 PM EDT2018-08-19 20:34:55 GMT
    The entertainment streaming company wants to pay someone to watch Netflix all day. (Source: CNN)The entertainment streaming company wants to pay someone to watch Netflix all day. (Source: CNN)
    The entertainment streaming company wants to pay someone to watch Netflix all day. (Source: CNN)The entertainment streaming company wants to pay someone to watch Netflix all day. (Source: CNN)

    According to CNN, Netflix is only experimenting with video promotions between episodes. Viewers have the option to skip it.

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    According to CNN, Netflix is only experimenting with video promotions between episodes. Viewers have the option to skip it.

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  • Correction: Backstreet Boys Concert-Oklahoma story

    Correction: Backstreet Boys Concert-Oklahoma story

    Saturday, August 18 2018 10:26 PM EDT2018-08-19 02:26:18 GMT
    Sunday, August 19 2018 2:57 PM EDT2018-08-19 18:57:11 GMT
    A strong storm swept through just before the concert was about to start, causing a structure to collapse, onA strong storm swept through just before the concert was about to start, causing a structure to collapse, on

    At least 14 people have been injured after a strong storm caused the collapse of trusses holding up the entrance to an Oklahoma resort where the Backstreet Boys were set to begin a concert.

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    At least 14 people have been injured after a strong storm caused the collapse of trusses holding up the entrance to an Oklahoma resort where the Backstreet Boys were set to begin a concert.

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  • Stan Lee gets 3-year restraining order against ex-adviser

    Stan Lee gets 3-year restraining order against ex-adviser

    Friday, August 17 2018 3:06 PM EDT2018-08-17 19:06:47 GMT
    Sunday, August 19 2018 12:22 PM EDT2018-08-19 16:22:18 GMT
    (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this June 28, 2017 file photo, Stan Lee arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of "Spider-Man: Homecoming" at the TCL Chinese Theatre. Lee’s restraining order against a former business manager has bee...(Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this June 28, 2017 file photo, Stan Lee arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of "Spider-Man: Homecoming" at the TCL Chinese Theatre. Lee’s restraining order against a former business manager has bee...
    Stan Lee's restraining order against a former business manager has been extended for three years.More >>
    Stan Lee's restraining order against a former business manager has been extended for three years.More >>
  • Aretha Franklin came to Washington to sing _ and for history

    Aretha Franklin came to Washington to sing _ and for history

    Sunday, August 19 2018 10:21 AM EDT2018-08-19 14:21:57 GMT
    Sunday, August 19 2018 10:22 AM EDT2018-08-19 14:22:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ron Edmonds, File). FILE - In this Jan. 20, 2009 file photo, Aretha Franklin performs at the inauguration for President Barack Obama at the U.S. Capitol in Washington. Franklin died Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018, at her home in Detroit. She was 76....(AP Photo/Ron Edmonds, File). FILE - In this Jan. 20, 2009 file photo, Aretha Franklin performs at the inauguration for President Barack Obama at the U.S. Capitol in Washington. Franklin died Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018, at her home in Detroit. She was 76....
    Throughout Aretha Franklin's career, 'The Queen of Soul' often returned to the nation's capital for performances that at times put her in line with key moments of U.S. history.More >>
    Throughout Aretha Franklin's career, 'The Queen of Soul' often returned to the nation's capital for performances that at times put her in line with key moments of U.S. history.More >>
  • Producer who worked with Franklin recalls great performances

    Producer who worked with Franklin recalls great performances

    Friday, August 17 2018 2:09 AM EDT2018-08-17 06:09:21 GMT
    Saturday, August 18 2018 7:51 PM EDT2018-08-18 23:51:39 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ron Frehm, File). FILE - In this April 28, 1993 file photo, Aretha Franklin, foreground left, performs in the finale of "Aretha Franklin: Duets," an AIDS benefit concert for the Gay Men's Health Crisis in New York, as singers Smokey Robinson,...(AP Photo/Ron Frehm, File). FILE - In this April 28, 1993 file photo, Aretha Franklin, foreground left, performs in the finale of "Aretha Franklin: Duets," an AIDS benefit concert for the Gay Men's Health Crisis in New York, as singers Smokey Robinson,...
    Television producer Ken Ehrlich worked with Aretha Franklin to help create some of her most magical performances, including her legendary performance of the aria 'Nessun Dorma' on the 1998 Grammys.More >>
    Television producer Ken Ehrlich worked with Aretha Franklin to help create some of her most magical performances, including her legendary performance of the aria 'Nessun Dorma' on the 1998 Grammys.More >>
  • Jefferson Airplane co-founder: Botched surgery ruined career

    Jefferson Airplane co-founder: Botched surgery ruined career

    Friday, August 17 2018 12:45 PM EDT2018-08-17 16:45:48 GMT
    Saturday, August 18 2018 12:55 PM EDT2018-08-18 16:55:51 GMT
    A co-founder of the classic rock band Jefferson Airplane is accusing a New York City hospital of destroying his music career with a botched tracheotomy.More >>
    A co-founder of the classic rock band Jefferson Airplane is accusing a New York City hospital of destroying his music career with a botched tracheotomy.More >>
  • Queen of Soul also leaves a powerful civil rights legacy

    Queen of Soul also leaves a powerful civil rights legacy

    Thursday, August 16 2018 1:55 PM EDT2018-08-16 17:55:36 GMT
    Saturday, August 18 2018 11:09 AM EDT2018-08-18 15:09:23 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jim Wells, File). This March 26, 1972 file photo shows the Rev. Jesse Jackson speaking to reporters at the Operation PUSH Soul Picnic in New York as Tom Todd, vice president of PUSH, from second left, Aretha Franklin and Louis Stokes. Frankli...(AP Photo/Jim Wells, File). This March 26, 1972 file photo shows the Rev. Jesse Jackson speaking to reporters at the Operation PUSH Soul Picnic in New York as Tom Todd, vice president of PUSH, from second left, Aretha Franklin and Louis Stokes. Frankli...
    Queen of Soul gave black Americans "Respect" as a staunch supporter of civil rights.More >>
    Queen of Soul gave black Americans "Respect" as a staunch supporter of civil rights.More >>
  • Tucker automobiles, famed for innovation and scandal, will get a day in the sun

    Tucker automobiles, famed for innovation and scandal, will get a day in the sun

    Aug 18, 2018 08:30 AM2018-08-18 12:30:00 GMT

    Rare car enthusiasts and history buffs will soon gather out west to get an up-close glimpse of a fabled noble failure of the auto industry.

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    Rare car enthusiasts and history buffs will soon gather out west to get an up-close glimpse of a fabled noble failure of the auto industry.

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  • 'Queen of Soul' Aretha Franklin dies at 76

    'Queen of Soul' Aretha Franklin dies at 76

    Thursday, August 16 2018 10:00 AM EDT2018-08-16 14:00:22 GMT
    Saturday, August 18 2018 4:11 AM EDT2018-08-18 08:11:11 GMT
    Singer Aretha Franklin, the iconic "Queen of Soul" who voiced classics such as "Respect," "Think" and "Chain of Fools," has died at 76.More >>
    Singer Aretha Franklin, the iconic "Queen of Soul" who voiced classics such as "Respect," "Think" and "Chain of Fools," has died at 76.More >>
  • The thrill and the truth of Aretha Franklin

    The thrill and the truth of Aretha Franklin

    Thursday, August 16 2018 2:26 PM EDT2018-08-16 18:26:08 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 4:47 PM EDT2018-08-17 20:47:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Dave Pickoff, File). FILE - In this March 13, 1972 file photo, Aretha Franklin holds her Grammy Award for Best Rhythm and Blue performance of the song "Bridge Over Troubled Waters," in New York. Franklin died Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018 at her ho...(AP Photo/Dave Pickoff, File). FILE - In this March 13, 1972 file photo, Aretha Franklin holds her Grammy Award for Best Rhythm and Blue performance of the song "Bridge Over Troubled Waters," in New York. Franklin died Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018 at her ho...
    Like the best actors and poets, nothing came between how Aretha Franklin felt and what she could express, between what she expressed and how we responded.More >>
    Like the best actors and poets, nothing came between how Aretha Franklin felt and what she could express, between what she expressed and how we responded.More >>
  • Bob Mackie's designs for Cher, Carol Burnett up for auction

    Bob Mackie's designs for Cher, Carol Burnett up for auction

    Friday, August 17 2018 10:55 AM EDT2018-08-17 14:55:46 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 3:52 PM EDT2018-08-17 19:52:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth). Fashion and Costume Designer Bob Mackie poses with two of his iconic designs, a scarlet red satin gown worn by Cher in 1975, right, and a marigold jersey jumpsuit worn by Cher between 1971-1976, left, in London, Thursday...(AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth). Fashion and Costume Designer Bob Mackie poses with two of his iconic designs, a scarlet red satin gown worn by Cher in 1975, right, and a marigold jersey jumpsuit worn by Cher between 1971-1976, left, in London, Thursday...
    Bob Mackie-designed outfits worn by Cher, Carol Burnett, Diana Ross and others are going up for auction.More >>
    Bob Mackie-designed outfits worn by Cher, Carol Burnett, Diana Ross and others are going up for auction.More >>
  • Georgia company sues R. Kelly over damage to rental homes

    Georgia company sues R. Kelly over damage to rental homes

    Friday, August 17 2018 1:08 AM EDT2018-08-17 05:08:43 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 3:36 PM EDT2018-08-17 19:36:53 GMT
    A Georgia property company is suing Grammy-winning R&B artist R. Kelly for $203,400 over "extensive damage" to two homes he rented.More >>
    A Georgia property company is suing Grammy-winning R&B artist R. Kelly for $203,400 over "extensive damage" to two homes he rented.More >>
  • The Latest: Fans mourning Franklin in Detroit, New York

    The Latest: Fans mourning Franklin in Detroit, New York

    Thursday, August 16 2018 11:55 AM EDT2018-08-16 15:55:50 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 11:52 AM EDT2018-08-17 15:52:30 GMT
    (AP Photo/Amy Sancetta, File). FILE - In this Jan. 19, 1993 file photo, singer Aretha Franklin performs at the inaugural gala for President Bill Clinton in Washington.  Franklin died Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018 at her home in Detroit.  She was 76.(AP Photo/Amy Sancetta, File). FILE - In this Jan. 19, 1993 file photo, singer Aretha Franklin performs at the inaugural gala for President Bill Clinton in Washington. Franklin died Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018 at her home in Detroit. She was 76.
    Aretha Franklin, the iconic "Queen of Soul" who voiced classics such as "Respect," "Think" and "Chain of Fools," has died at 76.More >>
    Aretha Franklin, the iconic "Queen of Soul" who voiced classics such as "Respect," "Think" and "Chain of Fools," has died at 76.More >>
  • Cards Against Humanity is looking for new writers

    Cards Against Humanity is looking for new writers

    Friday, August 17 2018 9:37 AM EDT2018-08-17 13:37:24 GMT
    Cards Against Humanity is a party game in which players complete fill-in-the-blank statements. (Source: Wikimedia Commons)Cards Against Humanity is a party game in which players complete fill-in-the-blank statements. (Source: Wikimedia Commons)

    If you've ever offended someone or said something politically incorrect - this may be the job for you. Cards Against Humanity is looking for people to join the company's pool of remote contributors. Where else can you write poop jokes and get paid $40 and hour? 

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    If you've ever offended someone or said something politically incorrect - this may be the job for you. Cards Against Humanity is looking for people to join the company's pool of remote contributors. Where else can you write poop jokes and get paid $40 and hour? 

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  • Detroit residents remember Aretha Franklin, impact on city

    Detroit residents remember Aretha Franklin, impact on city

    Thursday, August 16 2018 4:17 PM EDT2018-08-16 20:17:11 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 9:31 AM EDT2018-08-17 13:31:24 GMT
    (AP Photo/Paul Sancya). Daniel Sturgis pauses outside New Bethel Baptist Church in Detroit, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018. Aretha Franklin, the undisputed "Queen of Soul" who sang with matchless style on such classics as "Think," ''I Say a Little Prayer" and...(AP Photo/Paul Sancya). Daniel Sturgis pauses outside New Bethel Baptist Church in Detroit, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018. Aretha Franklin, the undisputed "Queen of Soul" who sang with matchless style on such classics as "Think," ''I Say a Little Prayer" and...

    Aretha Franklin was Detroit's favorite daughter, often singing at the church where her father once led and headlining charity functions for kids or the less fortunate.

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    Aretha Franklin was Detroit's favorite daughter, often singing at the church where her father once led and headlining charity functions for kids or the less fortunate.

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  • Ugandan pop star, a government critic, faces military court

    Ugandan pop star, a government critic, faces military court

    Thursday, August 16 2018 6:27 AM EDT2018-08-16 10:27:03 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 4:11 AM EDT2018-08-17 08:11:40 GMT
    Ugandan pop star, an outspoken government critic, to face military court after clashes.More >>
    Ugandan pop star, an outspoken government critic, to face military court after clashes.More >>
  • Aretha Franklin's several ties to Augusta including close friendship with James Brown

    Aretha Franklin's several ties to Augusta including close friendship with James Brown

    Thursday, August 16 2018 11:22 PM EDT2018-08-17 03:22:28 GMT

    Aretha Franklin was 76-years-old when she passed away earlier today surrounded by family and friends. The queen of Soul made her mark touching millions around the world. She shared a special relationship with our very own James Brown. "Her voice was everything. She was trained in the church and that's where it all started for her from her father CL Franklin," says Noura Gordon, Pyramid Music Manager.   An iconic legend that needs no introduction. Her voice a...

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    Aretha Franklin was 76-years-old when she passed away earlier today surrounded by family and friends. The queen of Soul made her mark touching millions around the world. She shared a special relationship with our very own James Brown. "Her voice was everything. She was trained in the church and that's where it all started for her from her father CL Franklin," says Noura Gordon, Pyramid Music Manager.   An iconic legend that needs no introduction. Her voice a...

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  • Paul Walker's brothers open to 'Fast' franchise return

    Paul Walker's brothers open to 'Fast' franchise return

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 8:08 PM EDT2018-08-16 00:08:58 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 4:23 PM EDT2018-08-16 20:23:14 GMT
    Nearly five years after Paul Walker's death, his brothers say they're open to playing his character again in the "Fast and Furious" franchise.More >>
    Nearly five years after Paul Walker's death, his brothers say they're open to playing his character again in the "Fast and Furious" franchise.More >>
  • Reese Witherspoon, Keith Urban on board for cancer telethon

    Reese Witherspoon, Keith Urban on board for cancer telethon

    Thursday, August 16 2018 7:05 AM EDT2018-08-16 11:05:15 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 2:05 PM EDT2018-08-16 18:05:42 GMT
    (AP Photo). This combination photo shows, top row from left, Ed helms, Bradley Cooper, Reese Witherspoon and Keith Urban, and bottom row from left, Mahershala Ali, Jennifer Garner, Maria Menounos and Marg Helgenberger, who are among the stars joining t...(AP Photo). This combination photo shows, top row from left, Ed helms, Bradley Cooper, Reese Witherspoon and Keith Urban, and bottom row from left, Mahershala Ali, Jennifer Garner, Maria Menounos and Marg Helgenberger, who are among the stars joining t...
    Reese Witherspoon and Keith Urban are among the stars joining the sixth Stand Up To Cancer telethon on Sept. 7.More >>
    Reese Witherspoon and Keith Urban are among the stars joining the sixth Stand Up To Cancer telethon on Sept. 7.More >>
  • New McCartney love song takes direct, 'raunchy' approach

    New McCartney love song takes direct, 'raunchy' approach

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 5:33 PM EDT2018-08-15 21:33:07 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 1:35 PM EDT2018-08-16 17:35:59 GMT
    Paul McCartney releases a new song with a fudged version of a common obscenity in its title.More >>
    Paul McCartney releases a new song with a fudged version of a common obscenity in its title.More >>
  • FCC shuts down Alex Jones' pirate flagship radio station

    FCC shuts down Alex Jones' pirate flagship radio station

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 7:53 PM EDT2018-08-15 23:53:57 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 12:01 PM EDT2018-08-16 16:01:07 GMT
    The Federal Communications Commission has shut down a pirate radio station that had served as the flagship outlet for conspiracy theorist Alex Jones.More >>
    The Federal Communications Commission has shut down a pirate radio station that had served as the flagship outlet for conspiracy theorist Alex Jones.More >>
  • Grime star Stormzy launches scholarship for black students

    Grime star Stormzy launches scholarship for black students

    Thursday, August 16 2018 6:35 AM EDT2018-08-16 10:35:17 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 10:51 AM EDT2018-08-16 14:51:26 GMT
    London rapper Stormzy is setting up a scholarship to help black students attend Britain's prestigious Cambridge University.More >>
    London rapper Stormzy is setting up a scholarship to help black students attend Britain's prestigious Cambridge University.More >>
  • Vigil held at Detroit church for Aretha Franklin

    Vigil held at Detroit church for Aretha Franklin

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 6:17 AM EDT2018-08-15 10:17:28 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 10:00 AM EDT2018-08-16 14:00:49 GMT
    (AP Photo/Lawrence Jackson, File). FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2005 file photo, President George W. Bush awards singer Aretha Franklin the Presidential Medal of Freedom Award, the highest civilian award, in the East Room of the White House in Washington. A ...(AP Photo/Lawrence Jackson, File). FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2005 file photo, President George W. Bush awards singer Aretha Franklin the Presidential Medal of Freedom Award, the highest civilian award, in the East Room of the White House in Washington. A ...

    A person close to Franklin, who spoke on the condition of anonymity, told The Associated Press on Monday that the singer is ill.

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    A person close to Franklin, who spoke on the condition of anonymity, told The Associated Press on Monday that the singer is ill.

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  • Thousands remember Elvis on 41st anniversary of death

    Thousands remember Elvis on 41st anniversary of death

    Thursday, August 16 2018 6:37 AM EDT2018-08-16 10:37:34 GMT
    Crowds gather at Graceland on Aug. 15, 2018 (Source: WMC Action News 5)Crowds gather at Graceland on Aug. 15, 2018 (Source: WMC Action News 5)

    Fans from all around the world gathered to pay their respects to the King of Rock and Roll as they observed the 41st anniversary of Elvis Presley’s death. 

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    Fans from all around the world gathered to pay their respects to the King of Rock and Roll as they observed the 41st anniversary of Elvis Presley’s death. 

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  • New York names new state author and poet

    New York names new state author and poet

    Thursday, August 16 2018 12:40 AM EDT2018-08-16 04:40:11 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 12:45 AM EDT2018-08-16 04:45:10 GMT
    New York state has named two new writers as the state poet and author.More >>
    New York state has named two new writers as the state poet and author.More >>
  • 'Not an easy time' for Chris Pratt after Gunn firing

    'Not an easy time' for Chris Pratt after Gunn firing

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 7:56 PM EDT2018-08-14 23:56:06 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 6:03 PM EDT2018-08-15 22:03:20 GMT
    Chris Pratt says "it's not an easy time" as he and the rest of the "Guardians of the Galaxy" cast look to the future of the hit superhero franchise after Disney fired writer-director James Gunn.More >>
    Chris Pratt says "it's not an easy time" as he and the rest of the "Guardians of the Galaxy" cast look to the future of the hit superhero franchise after Disney fired writer-director James Gunn.More >>
  • Boyz II Men, Charlie Wilson to join Bruno Mars on tour

    Boyz II Men, Charlie Wilson to join Bruno Mars on tour

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 6:59 PM EDT2018-08-14 22:59:11 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 5:03 PM EDT2018-08-15 21:03:16 GMT
    Cardi B may have backed out of the Bruno Mars tour, but he's found four other acts to hit the road with him.More >>
    Cardi B may have backed out of the Bruno Mars tour, but he's found four other acts to hit the road with him.More >>
  • Actor Liev Schreiber denies hitting photographer

    Actor Liev Schreiber denies hitting photographer

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 10:52 PM EDT2018-08-15 02:52:52 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 12:36 PM EDT2018-08-15 16:36:40 GMT
    Liev Schreiber is denying allegations that he attacked a local New York photographer while he was in town filming the popular Showtime series "Ray Donovan.".More >>
    Liev Schreiber is denying allegations that he attacked a local New York photographer while he was in town filming the popular Showtime series "Ray Donovan.".More >>
  • Beatles flashback: Lennon and McCartney sons post selfie

    Beatles flashback: Lennon and McCartney sons post selfie

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 11:17 AM EDT2018-08-15 15:17:47 GMT
    Sean Ono Lennon posted a selfie on Instagram with James McCartney. (Source: Instagram/sean_ono_lennon/CNN)Sean Ono Lennon posted a selfie on Instagram with James McCartney. (Source: Instagram/sean_ono_lennon/CNN)

    Sean Ono Lennon posted a selfie on Instagram with James McCartney.

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    Sean Ono Lennon posted a selfie on Instagram with James McCartney.

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  • Twitter suspends conspiracy theorist Alex Jones for 1 week

    Twitter suspends conspiracy theorist Alex Jones for 1 week

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 11:43 PM EDT2018-08-15 03:43:31 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 10:25 AM EDT2018-08-15 14:25:15 GMT
    Twitter has suspended conspiracy theorist Alex Jones for one week. (Source: KEYE/WABC via CNN)Twitter has suspended conspiracy theorist Alex Jones for one week. (Source: KEYE/WABC via CNN)

    Twitter says it is suspending the account of the far-right conspiracy theorist Alex Jones for one week after he violated the company's rules against inciting violence.

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    Twitter says it is suspending the account of the far-right conspiracy theorist Alex Jones for one week after he violated the company's rules against inciting violence.

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  • Indiana police say bomb threat halted Rascal Flatts concert

    Indiana police say bomb threat halted Rascal Flatts concert

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 11:32 AM EDT2018-08-14 15:32:03 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 6:18 AM EDT2018-08-15 10:18:04 GMT
    Authorities say a bomb threat is what prompted country group Rascal Flatts to abruptly end a concert in Indiana last week.More >>
    Authorities say a bomb threat is what prompted country group Rascal Flatts to abruptly end a concert in Indiana last week.More >>
  • 'Southern Charm' star to quit show amid rape allegations

    'Southern Charm' star to quit show amid rape allegations

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 10:15 PM EDT2018-08-15 02:15:45 GMT
    Former South Carolina Treasurer Thomas Ravenel talks to reporters after applying to run as an independent candidate for the U.S. Senate seat held by Lindsey Graham at the state Election Commission headquarters on July 14, 2014, in Columbia. (AP Photo)Former South Carolina Treasurer Thomas Ravenel talks to reporters after applying to run as an independent candidate for the U.S. Senate seat held by Lindsey Graham at the state Election Commission headquarters on July 14, 2014, in Columbia. (AP Photo)

    An original cast member on the Bravo reality TV show "Southern Charm" has announced he's quitting amid rape allegations.

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    An original cast member on the Bravo reality TV show "Southern Charm" has announced he's quitting amid rape allegations.

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  • Actress returns laptops, calls theft claims publicity stunt

    Actress returns laptops, calls theft claims publicity stunt

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 2:01 PM EDT2018-08-14 18:01:17 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 4:48 PM EDT2018-08-14 20:48:31 GMT
    (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this Jan. 16, 2018 file photo, actress Sean Young attends the premiere of TNT's "The Alienist" in New York. Police say Young is still under investigation in New York on suspicion she stole two lapto...(Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this Jan. 16, 2018 file photo, actress Sean Young attends the premiere of TNT's "The Alienist" in New York. Police say Young is still under investigation in New York on suspicion she stole two lapto...
    Actress Sean Young says the producers who fired her from the "Charlie Boy" movie are trying to get publicity by accusing her of stealing two production computers.More >>
    Actress Sean Young says the producers who fired her from the "Charlie Boy" movie are trying to get publicity by accusing her of stealing two production computers.More >>
  • Box office Top 20: 'The Meg' reels in $45.4 million debut

    Box office Top 20: 'The Meg' reels in $45.4 million debut

    Monday, August 13 2018 6:08 PM EDT2018-08-13 22:08:06 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 4:20 PM EDT2018-08-14 20:20:14 GMT
    (Daniel Smith/Warner Bros. Entertainment via AP, File). FILE - This file image released by Warner Bros. Entertainment shows Jason Statham in a scene from the film, "The Meg." The shark thriller “The Meg” became the latest success in Hollywood’s sizzlin...(Daniel Smith/Warner Bros. Entertainment via AP, File). FILE - This file image released by Warner Bros. Entertainment shows Jason Statham in a scene from the film, "The Meg." The shark thriller “The Meg” became the latest success in Hollywood’s sizzlin...
    It took until mid-August, but an original movie is finally No. 1 at the box office.More >>
    It took until mid-August, but an original movie is finally No. 1 at the box office.More >>
  • Sean Young under investigation for alleged laptop theft

    Sean Young under investigation for alleged laptop theft

    Monday, August 13 2018 3:16 PM EDT2018-08-13 19:16:24 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 1:36 PM EDT2018-08-14 17:36:44 GMT
    New York police say actress-director Sean Young is still under investigation after the alleged theft of two laptops belonging to a production company that fired her.More >>
    New York police say actress-director Sean Young is still under investigation after the alleged theft of two laptops belonging to a production company that fired her.More >>
  • AP Source: Soul icon Aretha Franklin is seriously ill

    AP Source: Soul icon Aretha Franklin is seriously ill

    Monday, August 13 2018 9:45 AM EDT2018-08-13 13:45:25 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 12:50 PM EDT2018-08-14 16:50:23 GMT
    Aretha Franklin attends the Elton John AIDS Foundation's 25th Anniversary Gala at The Cathedral of St. John the Divine on Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017, in New York. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP)Aretha Franklin attends the Elton John AIDS Foundation's 25th Anniversary Gala at The Cathedral of St. John the Divine on Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017, in New York. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP)

    Aretha Franklin is seriously ill, according to a person close with the singer.

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    Aretha Franklin is seriously ill, according to a person close with the singer.

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  • Actor Liev Schreiber set to answer harassment charge

    Actor Liev Schreiber set to answer harassment charge

    Monday, August 13 2018 6:38 PM EDT2018-08-13 22:38:14 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 11:18 AM EDT2018-08-14 15:18:18 GMT
    Liev Schreiber is facing a harassment charge in suburban New York, where his lawyer says the actor is accused of shoving a photographer's camera.More >>
    Liev Schreiber is facing a harassment charge in suburban New York, where his lawyer says the actor is accused of shoving a photographer's camera.More >>
  • 'The Meg' chomps $44.5M, 'BlacKkKlansman' opens strong

    'The Meg' chomps $44.5M, 'BlacKkKlansman' opens strong

    Sunday, August 12 2018 12:18 PM EDT2018-08-12 16:18:21 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 11:17 AM EDT2018-08-14 15:17:51 GMT
    The shark thriller "The Meg" became the latest success in Hollywood's sizzling summer, opening well above expectations with $44.5 million in ticket sales, according to box office estimates Sunday. (Source:CNN)The shark thriller "The Meg" became the latest success in Hollywood's sizzling summer, opening well above expectations with $44.5 million in ticket sales, according to box office estimates Sunday. (Source:CNN)

    The shark thriller "The Meg" became the latest success in Hollywood's sizzling summer, opening well above expectations with $44.5 million in ticket sales, according to box office estimates Sunday.

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    The shark thriller "The Meg" became the latest success in Hollywood's sizzling summer, opening well above expectations with $44.5 million in ticket sales, according to box office estimates Sunday.

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  • Beyonce honors ailing Aretha Franklin at Detroit concert

    Beyonce honors ailing Aretha Franklin at Detroit concert

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 12:56 AM EDT2018-08-14 04:56:21 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 7:40 AM EDT2018-08-14 11:40:32 GMT

    Fans and friends, including Mariah Carey and Missy Elliott, have also offered prayers and well wishes to the iconic soul singer.

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    Fans and friends, including Mariah Carey and Missy Elliott, have also offered prayers and well wishes to the iconic soul singer.

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  • Issa Rae, Childish Gambino part of Rihanna's Diamond Ball

    Issa Rae, Childish Gambino part of Rihanna's Diamond Ball

    Monday, August 13 2018 9:05 AM EDT2018-08-13 13:05:26 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 6:01 AM EDT2018-08-14 10:01:49 GMT
    Issa Rae will host Rihanna's fourth annual Diamond Ball next month, where Childish Gambino will perform.More >>
    Issa Rae will host Rihanna's fourth annual Diamond Ball next month, where Childish Gambino will perform.More >>
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  • The Latest: The new alternative facts: 'Truth isn't truth'

    The Latest: The new alternative facts: 'Truth isn't truth'

    Sunday, August 19 2018 12:02 PM EDT2018-08-19 16:02:01 GMT
    Monday, August 20 2018 2:38 PM EDT2018-08-20 18:38:44 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). President Donald Trump walks down the stairs as he arrives on Air Force One at Morristown Municipal Airport in Morristown, N.J., Friday, Aug. 17, 2018, en route to Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, N.J.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). President Donald Trump walks down the stairs as he arrives on Air Force One at Morristown Municipal Airport in Morristown, N.J., Friday, Aug. 17, 2018, en route to Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, N.J.
    Move over, alternative facts. Now, truth isn't truth.More >>
    Move over, alternative facts. Now, truth isn't truth.More >>
  • 'Crazy Rich Asians' shines bright at the box office

    'Crazy Rich Asians' shines bright at the box office

    Sunday, August 19 2018 11:37 AM EDT2018-08-19 15:37:04 GMT
    Monday, August 20 2018 2:38 PM EDT2018-08-20 18:38:43 GMT
    (Sanja Bucko/Warner Bros. Entertainment via AP). This image released by Warner Bros. Entertainment shows Constance Wu in a scene from the film "Crazy Rich Asians."(Sanja Bucko/Warner Bros. Entertainment via AP). This image released by Warner Bros. Entertainment shows Constance Wu in a scene from the film "Crazy Rich Asians."

    Glitz has won out over guns at the North American box office this weekend as the gilded romance "Crazy Rich Asians" took No. 1 over Mark Wahlberg's action-packed "Mile 22".

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    Glitz has won out over guns at the North American box office this weekend as the gilded romance "Crazy Rich Asians" took No. 1 over Mark Wahlberg's action-packed "Mile 22".

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  • Comedian Andy Gross stirs outrage at Purdue University

    Comedian Andy Gross stirs outrage at Purdue University

    Sunday, August 19 2018 3:57 PM EDT2018-08-19 19:57:24 GMT
    Monday, August 20 2018 2:38 PM EDT2018-08-20 18:38:41 GMT
    Comedian Andy Gross stirred outrage at Indiana's Purdue University, which says the Los Angeles-based performer's act during a student orientation was inappropriate.More >>
    Comedian Andy Gross stirred outrage at Indiana's Purdue University, which says the Los Angeles-based performer's act during a student orientation was inappropriate.More >>
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