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This Nov. 8, 2019 photo shows Leslie Odom Jr. posing for a portrait in New York his first album of all-original material, the 13-track “Mr.” (Photo by Christopher Smith/Invision/AP)
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December 03, 2019 - 11:22 am
NEW YORK (AP) — He’s sung Broadway tunes and he’s done jazz standards. He’s sung Christmas classics and a commercial jingle for Nationwide. Leslie Odom Jr. might be known primarily for singing other people’s music but that’s no longer the case. The Tony- and Grammy-winner has released his first...
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FILE - This July 28, 2004 file photo shows author Adriana Trigiani in New York. Dutton announced Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019. that it had reached a two-book deal with Trigiani, whose previous works include “The Shoemaker’s Wife” and the “Big Stone Gap” series. (AP Photo/Jim Cooper, File)
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December 03, 2019 - 11:08 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Million-selling novelist Adriana Trigiani has a new publisher, but a familiar editor. Dutton announced Tuesday that it had reached a two-book deal with the author, whose previous works include “The Shoemaker’s Wife” and the “Big Stone Gap” series. Trigiani had for years been...
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December 03, 2019 - 10:24 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The publisher of Barack and Michelle Obama has pledged to donate 300,000 children’s books to a leading educational organization, adding to the 1 million copies already given. Penguin Random House announced Tuesday that it had joined with the former president and former first lady in...
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FILE - In this Oct. 25, 2019, file photo, fans gesture the baby shark as Washington Nationals' Gerardo Parra bats during the sixth inning of Game 3 of the baseball World Series against the Houston Astros, in Washington. Creators of the viral video “Baby Shark,” whose “doo doo doo” song was played at the World Series in October, are developing a version in Navajo. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
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December 03, 2019 - 9:33 am
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Creators of the popular video “Baby Shark,” whose “doo doo doo” song was played at the World Series in October, are developing a version in Navajo. Pinkfong, a brand of the South Korea company SmartStudy, announced last week it is working with the Navajo Nation Museum in...
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FILE - In this June 10, 2009, file photo, Czech-born author living in France Milan Kundera, right, is awarded the Simone and Cino Del Duca Foundation World Prize for his lifetime achievement in Paris, France. On the left is French political historian Helene Carrere d'Encausse. Kundera has regained Czech citizenship after 40 years, daily Pravo writes on Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019, adding that Czech ambassador Petr Drulak handed the relevant document to him in his Paris apartment on November 28. (Remy Vlachos/CTK via AP)
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December 03, 2019 - 6:50 am
PRAGUE (AP) — Milan Kundera, the Czech-born author of “The Unbearable Lightness of Being” has been given back the citizenship of his homeland that he lost 40 years ago. The Czech ambassador to France, Petr Drulak, told Czech public television he handed Kundera his citizenship certificate last week...
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December 02, 2019 - 9:46 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Billie Eilish will be the first recipient of the Apple Music Award for global artist of the year, one of three honors for the pop singer. Apple announced Monday that Eilish’s “When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?” has been named album of the year. Eilish and her brother...
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The Cross Hall leading into the State Dinning Room is decorated during the 2019 Christmas preview at the White House, Monday, Dec. 2, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
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December 02, 2019 - 8:23 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Melania Trump is celebrating American patriotism at the White House this Christmas, incorporating red and blue into the traditional holiday green, adding a timeline of American design, innovation and architecture and studding a Christmas tree with her family’s annual ornament, the...
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December 02, 2019 - 8:17 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Robert K. Massie, the Pulitzer Prize-winning historian who specialized in best-selling and critically praised biographies of the Russian tsars and discovered a personal connection to the country’s past through the blood disorder that afflicted both his son and the son of Nicholas II...
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December 02, 2019 - 5:53 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York City Ballet’s production of “The Nutcracker” has cast a black dancer to play Marie for the first time. The New York Times reports Charlotte Nebres will star in this year’s rendition of the company’s production, which started in 1954 Nebres is a student at the School of...
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FILE - In this Nov. 26, 2019, file photo, Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg speaks to the media in Phoenix. Democrats are narrowing Donald Trump's early spending advantage, with two billionaire White House hopefuls joining established party groups to target the president in key battleground states that are likely to determine the outcome of next year's election.(AP Photo/Rick Scuteri, File)
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December 02, 2019 - 5:49 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump’s campaign said Monday it will no longer give credentials to Bloomberg News reporters to cover campaign events because of coverage “biases,” an accusation that the news organization rejects. The decision comes a week after the news service’s founder,...
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