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US women's gymnastics team flips over Broadway's 'Hamilton'

US women's gymnastics team flips over Broadway's 'Hamilton'

NEW YORK — How do you follow winning Olympic gold at the Rio Olympics? How about a chance to see "Hamilton" on Broadway? The Tony Award-winning smash musical on Tuesday night welcomed the U.S.
Nick Cannon begins freshman year at Howard University

Nick Cannon begins freshman year at Howard University

LOS ANGELES — Nick Cannon's got talent — and homework. The host of "America's Got Talent" and "Wild 'n Out" has begun his freshman year at Howard University.
Cher insults Trump, with gusto, at Clinton fundraiser

Cher insults Trump, with gusto, at Clinton fundraiser

DES MOINES, Iowa — Entertainer Cher unloaded a freewheeling barrage of insults at Donald Trump during a private fundraiser for Hillary Clinton, comparing him to Hitler and saying he reminded her of the actress who played a murdering child in the film
Harry Belafonte weighs in on Nate Parker and his new film

Harry Belafonte weighs in on Nate Parker and his new film

NEW YORK — Harry Belafonte says it's unfair that Nate Parker's shining moment with his film "The Birth of a Nation" is being overshadowed by a 17-year-old rape case.
Burt Bacharach cancels 2 concerts to recover from broken arm

Burt Bacharach cancels 2 concerts to recover from broken arm

LOS ANGELES — Burt Bacharach is cancelling two September concerts to recover from a broken arm. A spokeswoman for the 88-year-old composer and conductor said Tuesday that Bacharach will skip scheduled performances on Sept. 3 in Curacao and Sept.
Steven Hill, who played 'Law & Order' DA Schiff, dies at 94

Steven Hill, who played 'Law & Order' DA Schiff, dies at 94

LOS ANGELES — Steven Hill, a versatile character actor in theatre , films and television who achieved his greatest success late in life as grumpy District Attorney Adam Schiff on TV's long-running "Law & Order," died Tuesday. He was 94.
Peter Doig 'absolutely did not paint' Canadian-owned work, judge rules

Peter Doig 'absolutely did not paint' Canadian-owned work, judge rules

A painting at the centre of a strange multimillion-dollar civil lawsuit filed by a former Canadian correctional officer who owns the canvas was not the work of famed artist Peter Doig, a Chicago judge ruled Tuesday. In his decision, U.S.

Autopsy: Boy-band promoter died from heart infection

MIAMI — The promoter who helped launch the boy bands 'NSync and the Backstreet Boys and died in federal prison from an infection of the inner lining of the heart.
Probe into Fetty Wap video shoot faults school principal

Probe into Fetty Wap video shoot faults school principal

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Al Waxman, Darryl Sittler, Corey Hart, Jeanne Beker  among Walk of Fame inductees

Al Waxman, Darryl Sittler, Corey Hart, Jeanne Beker among Walk of Fame inductees

TORONTO — With a career spanning a half-century, 1,000 productions and countless accolades, Al Waxman's legacy as a legendary entertainer will soon be permanently cemented with a star on Canada's Walk of Fame.