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FILE - In this Oct. 25, 2010 file photo, author Ntozake Shange attends a special screening of 'For Colored Girls' at the Ziegfeld Theatre in New York. Playwright, poet and author Shange, whose most acclaimed theater piece is the 1975 Tony Award-nominated play "For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When the Rainbow is Enuf," has died Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018, according to her daughter, Savannah Sange. She was 70. (AP Photo/Evan Agostini, File)
October 27, 2018 - 11:37 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Playwright, poet and author Ntozake Shange, whose most acclaimed theater piece is the 1975 Tony Award-nominated play "For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When the Rainbow is Enuf," died Saturday, according to her daughter. She was 70. Shange's "For Colored Girls" describes...
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Postal service police screen employees entering the Royal Palm processing and Distribution Center, Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018 in Opa-locka, Fla. A law enforcement source tells The Associated Press that Miami-Dade police have gone to the mail-sorting facility in Opa-Locka, Florida, at the request of the FBI in connection with the suspicious package investigation. The source says it was a precautionary measure.(AP Photo/Josh Replogle)
October 25, 2018 - 9:19 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Investigators searched coast-to-coast Thursday for the culprit and motives behind the bizarre mail-bomb plot aimed at critics of the president, analyzing the innards of the crude devices to reveal whether they were intended to detonate or simply sow fear two weeks before Election...
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FILE - In this Feb. 4, 2018 file photo, Justin Timberlake performs during halftime of the NFL Super Bowl 52 football game in Minneapolis. Timberlake says he is postponing his Wednesday night concert in New York City because his vocal chords are “severely bruised.” He says he has rescheduled the Madison Square Garden concert for January 31, which is his 38th birthday. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)
October 25, 2018 - 11:01 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Justin Timberlake is postponing another concert as he recovers his bruised vocal cords. Live Nation announced Thursday that the pop star's show in Buffalo, New York, planned for Sunday, will now take place Dec. 19. Just hours before his concert at New York's Madison Square Garden on...
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This image released by The CW shows Nicole Maines in a scene from "Supergirl." A study says there are a record number of LGBTQ characters on network TV series airing this season. Maines, a Maine transgender activist who won a discrimination lawsuit over using the girls' bathroom at her school, portrays the character Nia Nal. (Bettina Strauss/The CW via AP)
October 25, 2018 - 11:00 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A study says a record-high percentage of LGBTQ characters are part of the new network TV season. The annual study by media advocacy group GLAAD also found an increase in the characters' ethnic diversity, with slightly more LGBTQ people of color than white for the first time...
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October 24, 2018 - 11:41 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — One of the country's top artist colonies is naming its library after James Baldwin. The MacDowell Colony announced Wednesday that the James Baldwin Library will be dedicated Nov. 4, in Peterborough, New Hampshire. Poet Kevin Young and educator-writer Florence Ladd are scheduled to...
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FILE - This Sept. 21, 2017 file photo shows Megyn Kelly on the set of her show, "Megyn Kelly Today" at NBC Studios in New York. Kelly is apologizing to her NBC News colleagues for questioning why dressing up in blackface for a Halloween costume is wrong. She faced a swift backlash for her morning show segment on Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018, and wrote later that she realized that such behavior is wrong. She says she’s never been a “PC” kind of person, but does understand that she needs to be more sensitive on issues of race and ethnicity. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)
October 23, 2018 - 5:07 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — NBC's Megyn Kelly swiftly apologized Tuesday for a morning show segment that questioned why dressing up in blackface for a Halloween costume is wrong. Following a social media backlash, Kelly wrote in an email to NBC News colleagues that she realized such behavior is wrong, that the...
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FILE - In this April 3, 2016, file photo, Roman Reigns holds up the championship belt after defeating Triple H during WrestleMania 32 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. WWE wrestler Reigns says he will step away from the ring because he has leukemia. The 33-year-old Reigns, whose real name is Joe Anoa'i, made the announcement Monday, Oct. 22, 2018, to open the episode of "Raw."(Jae S. Lee/The Dallas Morning News via AP, File)
October 22, 2018 - 11:03 pm
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — WWE wrestler Roman Reigns says he will step away from the ring because he has leukemia. The 33-year-old Reigns, whose real name is Joe Anoa'i, made the announcement Monday night to open the episode of "Raw." He was originally diagnosed in 2008 at age 22, though he quickly...
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FILE - In this Oct. 30, 2017, file photo, security workers stand inside a large open stairwell area at the Museum of the Bible in Washington. Less than a year after it opened, Washington’s Museum of the Bible is admitting that at least part of its centerpiece collection of Dead Sea Scrolls are fakes. The embarrassing announcement on Oct. 22, 2018, is the culmination of a technical analysis by a team of German scholars. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
October 22, 2018 - 8:26 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — When Washington's $500 million Museum of the Bible held its grand opening in November 2017, attended by Vice President Mike Pence, there were questions even then about the authenticity of its centerpiece collection of Dead Sea Scrolls. Now the museum has been forced to admit a...
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FILE - In this June 10, 2018 file photo, Amy Schumer, left, and Chris Fischer arrive at the 72nd annual Tony Awards in New York. Schumer announced she’s pregnant with husband Fischer. She broke her baby news Monday on the Instagram stories of friend and journalist Jessica Yellin. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
October 22, 2018 - 5:35 pm
Amy Schumer took the long way around to announce she's pregnant with husband Chris Fischer. The comedian and actress broke her baby news Monday on the Instagram stories of friend and journalist Jessica Yellin . Yellin, of the site NewsNotNoise.org, showed at the end of a list of Schumer's...
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October 22, 2018 - 4:41 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington police say a man was shot by a security guard in the lobby of the building housing the local Fox broadcast affiliate. The incident Monday afternoon in Washington's Friendship Heights neighborhood put the Fox 5 news crew in the unusual position of covering their own...
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