Arts and entertainment

Russi Taylor, an actress who for more than three decades gave voice to Minnie Mouse, has died on Friday, July 26, 2019, at age 75.
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July 27, 2019 - 7:21 pm
GLENDALE, Calif. (AP) — Russi Taylor, an actress who gave voice to Minnie Mouse for more than three decades, has died. Walt Disney Co. chairman Bob Iger announced Taylor's death in a statement Saturday. Disney says Taylor died Friday in Glendale, California. She was 75. The cause wasn't immediately...
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The Walt Disney Co. is ruling the box office again with the record-breaking debut of “The Lion King” this weekend.
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July 21, 2019 - 12:49 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — If there was any doubt that the 2019 box office belonged to the Walt Disney Co., this weekend put an end to it. Not only did its photorealistic remake of "The Lion King" devour opening weekend records for the month of July and a PG-rated film, but "Avengers: Endgame" also crept...
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FILE - In this April 3, 2019 file photo, actress Felicity Huffman arrives at federal court in Boston to face charges in a nationwide college admissions bribery scandal.
Charles Krupa/AP Photo, File
July 20, 2019 - 11:22 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Felicity Huffman's co-stars in a new Netflix movie say they found her remorseful about her role in a college admissions scandal. Actress Angela Bassett said Huffman appears ready to take whatever steps are necessary in her case. Patricia Arquette said she believes Huffman feels...
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AT&T is pulling “Friends” from Netflix to beef up its own upcoming streaming service.
Kevork Djansezian/AP Photo, File
July 09, 2019 - 2:20 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — AT&T is pulling "Friends" from Netflix to beef up its own upcoming streaming service. With new services launching, popular shows are splintering onto several different platforms. The wireless company, which owns the WarnerMedia entertainment business, also said Tuesday that its...
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Stevie Wonder says he will be receiving a kidney transplant this fall. The 69-year-old music legend made the announcement to concertgoers in England on Saturday, July 6, 2019.
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July 06, 2019 - 9:18 pm
LONDON (AP) — Stevie Wonder surprised concertgoers in London Saturday night by announcing that he will take a break from performing so that he can receive a kidney transplant this fall. The 69-year-old music legend made the announcement after performing "Superstition" at the end of a packed British...
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This undated image provided by Disney/Pixar shows a scene from the movie "Toy Story 4."
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June 30, 2019 - 11:40 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Toy Story 4" is playing at the top of the box office again in its second weekend. The Walt Disney Co. on Sunday estimates that "Toy Story 4" added $57.9 million from North American theaters. Globally the film has already netted $496.5 million. In second place is the third...
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Netflix's show "Queer Eye" says it's bringing fabulousness to the masses for two more seasons.
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June 18, 2019 - 3:11 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Netflix's show "Queer Eye" says it's bringing fabulousness to the masses for two more seasons. The streaming service announced Tuesday that season four will debut July 19. The eight episodes were shot in the Kansas City area, where last season the stars revamped a prison...
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This image released by Sony Pictures shows Tessa Thompson and Chris Hemsworth in a scene from Columbia Pictures' "Men in Black: International."
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June 16, 2019 - 11:38 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Men in Black: International" is the No. 1 movie in North America this weekend but the Tessa Thompson and Chris Hemsworth-led reboot isn't exactly a franchise-revitalizing hit. Hampered by poor reviews, Sony Pictures on Sunday estimates that the film earned only $28.5 million in...
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This image released by DKC O&M Co. shows Patrick Page, left, and Reeve Carney during a performance of "Hadestown," directed by Rachel Chavkin.
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June 09, 2019 - 8:12 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The big question at this year's Tony Awards is whether hell can triumph. The arty and original "Hadestown," which takes place in the underworld of Greek mythology, has a leading 14 Tony nominations going into Sunday night's CBS telecast. That's followed by the jukebox musical "Ain't...
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Belgium’s former monarch Albert II has agreed to a DNA test demanded by a woman who claims to be his love child. King Albert II, who abdicated in 2013 for health reasons, is facing a daily fine of 5,000 euros ($5,600) for failing to provide his DNA in the
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May 28, 2019 - 2:26 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — A decades-old royal paternity scandal is setting Belgium abuzz again. Lawyers said Tuesday that Belgium's former King Albert II, 84, has finally agreed to a DNA test demanded by a woman who claims to be his daughter in what could be a decisive breakthrough in the long-running case...
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