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Stacey Abrams adds producer to her resume with book deal

LOS ANGELES — Stacey Abrams' new political thriller was snapped up for a small-screen adaptation.
17:02 11 May 2021

2 Thai pro-democracy activists released on bail

BANGKOK — Two jailed leaders of a student-led pro-democracy movement that attracted both support and controversy last year when it called for reform o...
15:36 11 May 2021

Report: Tebow-Meyer reunion on verge of becoming official

Tim Tebow and Urban Meyer are apparently getting back together, this time in the NFL.
19:32 10 May 2021

Amid outcry, NBC says it will not air Golden Globes in 2022

NEW YORK — Amid growing pressure on the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, NBC said Monday that will not air the Golden Globes in 2022.
19:25 10 May 2021

Review: Witty friends bond in ‘People We Meet on Vacation’

“People We Meet on Vacation,” by Emily Henry (Berkley)
17:08 10 May 2021

Review: CNN anchor Jake Tapper fails in covering a thriller

Devil May Dance,” by Jake Tapper (Little, Brown)
16:28 10 May 2021

Myrtle Beach plans new beautification efforts before summer

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — The next step in Myrtle Beach’s downtown beautification efforts has arrived.
4:01 10 May 2021

2 Catholic bishops at odds over Biden receiving Communion

They share Roman Catholicism as a faith and California as their home base. Yet there’s a deep gulf between Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone of San Fran...
13:03 9 May 2021

Peter Jackson to make original animated content for Weta

Weta Digital, the Academy Award-winning visual effects company that made “The Lord of the Rings” and “Avatar” possible, is making original animated co...
21:00 18 June 2020

Vatican: Climate change efforts go forward even without US

VATICAN CITY — The Vatican stressed Thursday that the movement to combat climate change is unstoppable and worldwide, although it said it would welcom...
13:42 18 June 2020

Trump administration sues to delay release of Bolton book

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration sued former national security adviser John Bolton on Tuesday to delay the publication of a book that the White H...
23:20 16 June 2020

’60 Minutes’ aside, summertime escapism rules network TV

LOS ANGELES — Summertime escapism in the form of talent and game shows ruled on broadcast TV, with “60 Minutes” the exception.
22:49 16 June 2020

Review: Dylan’s ‘Rough and Rowdy Ways’ masterful, reflective

Bob Dylan, “Rough and Rowdy Ways” (Columbia)
14:03 15 June 2020

Review: Ottessa Moshfegh offers an eccentric murder mystery

“Death in Her Hands,” by Ottessa Moshfegh (Penguin Press)
13:34 15 June 2020

Floyd’s death hastens shift in police pop culture portrayals

NEW YORK — Gary Phillips, a prize-winning crime novelist from Los Angeles, grew up on TV shows that showed a world nothing like the one he lived in.
15:22 13 June 2020

Famed Thai temple bars foreigners entry over COVID-19 fears

BANGKOK — One of Thailand’s major tourist attractions is barring entry to foreigners, professing fear that they could spread the coronavirus.
12:01 11 June 2020

Family: Kids missing since September found dead in Idaho

BOISE, Idaho — The bodies of two children uncovered in rural Idaho are a boy and his big sister who have been missing since September, relatives said,...
5:16 11 June 2020

Easing restrictions in Indonesia’s capital triggers concerns

JAKARTA, Indonesia — Eva Rahmi Salama worries that authorities in Jakarta, Indonesia’s sprawling capital, are acting too soon to lift restrictions put...
8:13 10 June 2020

Asia Today: India surge continues with nearly 10,000 cases

NEW DELHI — The number of coronavirus cases in India continued to rapidly increase Wednesday, with officials reporting nearly 10,000 new cases over th...
5:07 10 June 2020

Amid unrest, songs continue to voice the black experience

NEW YORK — After watching the ghastly video of George Floyd dying as a police officer pressed a knee on his neck, Grammy-nominated R&B singer Trey...
14:43 8 June 2020

Following Mattis: More in the GOP frown on Trump’s tone

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s inability to unify the nation at a time of grave unrest is testing his uneasy alliance with mainstream Republica...
21:49 4 June 2020

Brooklyn bishop accused by second man of sex abuse

NEW YORK — The Roman Catholic bishop of Brooklyn, already under a church investigation for alleged sex abuse, has been accused by a second man of abus...
5:07 4 June 2020

Review: Dion gets distinguished help on rocking blues album

Dion, “Blues with Friends” (Keeping the Blues Alive Records)
16:16 3 June 2020

Review: New novel explores race, identity, belonging

“The Vanishing Half,” by Brit Bennett (Riverhead)
13:30 3 June 2020

Man gets 10-month sentence for threatening Muslim politician

A North Carolina man was sentenced Tuesday to 10 months in prison for anonymously threatening on social media to lynch a Muslim-American man who ran f...
19:57 2 June 2020

The Latest: Police say 4 officers shot in St. Louis protests

The Latest on the death in Minneapolis of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man who pleaded for air as a white police officer pressed a knee on his nec...
6:37 2 June 2020

The Latest: South Korea reports 38 new cases of COVID-19

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. COVID-19 causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with e...
2:10 2 June 2020

Review: ‘The Book of Rosy’ is one woman’s tale at the border

“The Book of Rosy: A Mother’s Story of Separation at the Border,” by Rosayra Pablo Cruz and Julie Schwietert Collazo (HarperOne)
13:08 1 June 2020