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FILE - In this Aug. 28, 2018, file photo, Brian May, from left, Adam Lambert, and Roger Taylor of Queen + Adam Lambert pose for a photo at the "The Crown Jewels" residency press conference at the MGM Resorts aviation hanger in Las Vegas. Queen and Adam Lambert are launching a six-week North America tour following the release of the Freddie Mercury biopic “Bohemian Rhapsody.” Live Nation announced Monday, Dec. 3, the 23-date tour, featuring original band members May and Taylor, will kick off in Vancouver, British Columbia, on July 10. (Photo by Al Powers/Powers Imagery/Invision/AP, File)
December 03, 2018 - 8:03 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Queen and Adam Lambert are launching a six-week North American tour following the release of the Freddie Mercury biopic "Bohemian Rhapsody." Live Nation announced the 23-date tour Monday. It will feature original band members Brian May and Roger Taylor with Adam Lambert singing...
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FILE - In this April 20, 2000, file photo, Dovey Roundtree sits for a portrait in Spotsylvania Va. A memoir by the late civil-rights activist is being reissued, and a film version is in the works. Algonquin Books announced Monday, Dec. 3, 2018, that a 10th anniversary edition of Roundtree’s “Mighty Justice” is coming out next November. (Suzanne Carr/The Free Lance-Star via AP, File)
December 03, 2018 - 8:01 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A memoir by the late civil-rights activist Dovey Johnson Roundtree is being reissued, and a film version is in the works. Algonquin Books announced Monday that a 10th-anniversary edition of Roundtree's "Mighty Justice" is coming out next November. Co-written by Katie McCabe, the...
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2018 Kennedy Center Honorees, front row form left, Wayne Shorter, Cher, Reba McEntire, Philip Glass, back row from left, the co-creators of "Hamilton," Thomas Kail, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Andy Blankenbuehler, Alex Lacamoire pose for the group photo at the State Department for the Kennedy Center Honors State Department Dinner on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Kevin Wolf)
December 03, 2018 - 12:03 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Last year's Kennedy Center Honors ceremony was almost overshadowed by controversy surrounding the sitting president. This year's event took place in the shadow of the death of a former commander-in-chief. Sunday night's ceremony honoring lifetime artistic achievement featured...
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2018 Kennedy Center Honoree Cher arrives at the State Department for the Kennedy Center Honors State Department Dinner on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Kevin Wolf)
December 02, 2018 - 10:54 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Kennedy Center Honors program (all times local): 10:50 p.m. The Kennedy Center Honors ceremony wrapped up with an extended tribute to iconic singer and actress Cher. Comedian Whoopi Goldberg kicked off the tribute in a flowing sparkled gown and joking told Cher...
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Former first lady Michelle Obama reacts as she talks with a group of young women during a panel at The African American Museum in Philadelphia, Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018, in Philadelphia. Obama was in town on a tour stop for her book, 'Becoming," later in the evening. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
November 30, 2018 - 6:00 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Michelle Obama's "Becoming" is selling at a pace rarely seen for a political memoir, or any nonfiction book. Combined hardcover, e-book and audio sales in the U.S. and Canada topped 2 million copies in the first 15 days, Crown Publishing announced Friday. By comparison, former first...
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FILE - In this March 8, 2017 file photo, Boris Epshteyn, then special assistant to President Donald Trump, walks into the West Wing of the White House in Washington. The Sinclair Broadcast Group is distancing itself from commentary by Epshteyn, its chief political analyst, who this week supported the Trump administration's efforts to stop migrants at the U.S. border with Mexico. The commentary has triggered protests, and the National Association of Hispanic Journalists said it is reconsidering allowing Sinclair representatives to attend its job recruitment events. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
November 29, 2018 - 12:31 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Sinclair Broadcast Group is distancing itself from commentary by its chief political analyst Boris Epshteyn, who this week supported the Trump administration's efforts to stop migrants at the U.S. border with Mexico. The commentary has triggered protests, and the National...
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FILE - In this Nov. 18, 2018 file photo, Hugh Jackman arrives at the Governors Awards at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. Jackman will launch his first ever world tour next year, performing at arenas mostly reserved for pop, rock and rap stars. Jackman announced his “The Man. The Music. The Show.” tour on Thursday, Nov. 29, which will feature Jackman singing songs from “The Greatest Showman,” “Les Miserables” and Broadway musicals, among other selections. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
November 29, 2018 - 10:37 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Hugh Jackman will launch his first ever world tour next year, performing at arenas mostly reserved for pop, rock and rap stars. The multi-talented entertainer announced his "The Man. The Music. The Show." tour on Thursday, which will feature Jackman singing songs from "The Greatest...
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FILE - In this May 23, 2017, file photo, former CIA Director John Brennan testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, before the House Intelligence Committee Russia Investigation Task Force. Brennan, the former CIA director and longtime intelligence official, is working on a memoir. Celadon Books, a division of Macmillan Publishers, confirmed to The Associated Press on Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018, that it had a deal with Brennan. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)
November 28, 2018 - 9:40 am
NEW YORK (AP) — John O. Brennan, the former CIA director and longtime intelligence official, is working on a memoir. Celadon Books, a division of Macmillan Publishers, confirmed to The Associated Press on Wednesday that it had acquired Brennan's book. According to Celadon, Brennan will cover his...
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November 28, 2018 - 9:32 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Thanks to public demand, and a certain American president, Margaret Atwood is writing a sequel to her million-selling "The Handmaid's Tale." "The Testaments" will be published next September by Nan A. Talese/Doubleday, the publisher announced Wednesday. The book is set 15 years...
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Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks about his new book, 'Where We Go From Here: Two Years in the Resistance', at a George Washington University/Politics and Prose event, Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
November 28, 2018 - 12:25 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Writing a book has become standard practice for politicians with presidential ambitions, and this year is no different, even though many Democrats haven't formally entered the race. Already, many of the Democrats considering challenging President Donald Trump in 2020 have released...
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